What to Watch Monday: Carrie Gives Thanks, a Being Human Return, Castle Kidnapping and More

EndgameOn TV this Monday: It’s Turkey Day on The Carrie Diaries, Dallas better watch its back, 2 Broke Girls tangle with a puppeteer and Castle kicks off its annual two-parter. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

PREVIEW | How I Met Your Mother: The Captain Returns! Plus, Another Barney Doppelganger?

8 pm Bones (Fox) | The Jeffersonian team’s investigation uncovers something even more unappetizing than usual: The teen boy they’re working on might’ve raped a girl weeks before his death. (But the episode’s not all dark – watch this fun Booth-and-Brennan video.)

8 pm The Carrie Diaries (The CW) | Happy Thanksgiving! Carrie tries to cook the perfect holiday dinner for her family (as well as new boyfriend George and his dad), which means… Mouse to the rescue!

8 pm Switched at Birth (ABC Family) | Daphne comes to a decision about Travis; Toby meets a new volunteer at his father’s campaign headquarters.

8:30 pm Rules of Engagement (CBS) | When Liz decides to have a baby, Russell is her last resort.

PREVIEW | The Following‘s Annie Parisse Teases a Big Twist Where ‘Everything Changes’

PREVIEW | The Following First Look: Ryan Is Deputized – Will He Abuse His Newfound Power?

PREVIEW | Bunheads‘ Sutton Foster Previews the Condom Shocker That Sets Paradise Ablaze

9 pm Being Human (Syfy) | Mark Pellegrino (Lost) returns as Bishop when Aidan has a flashback to the American Revolution and his first meeting with his maker. Also, Megahan Rath’s real-life brother Jesse guest-stars as Sally’s brother — aka the roommates’ new landlord.

9 pm Dallas (TNT) | Ryland tries to destroy Ann by exposing her secrets, while an enemy from the Ewings’ past resurfaces.

9 pm 90210 (The CW) | Charlie Weber (Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Ben-is-Glory) guest-stars in an episode that finds Liam experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder while prepping to testify against Ashley.

9 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Max and Caroline pay a high price for attempting to move a street puppeteer – guest star Andy Dick (Less Than Perfect) – away from the entry to their cupcake shop.

PREVIEW | Deception First Look: Will Julian Push the Button?

10 pm Castle (ABC) | Part 1 of 2: Castle and Beckett begin a murder investigation that also exposes a kidnapping plot. Dylan Walsh (Nip/Tuck) guest-stars as FBI Agent Harris. (Watch a video sneak peek!)

10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | During an All-Pro football weekend, Five-0 investigates the murder of a tech executive with the help of a star football player. Train lead singer Pat Monahan, Larry Manetti (Magnum P.I.) and Houston Texans running back Arian Foster guest-star.

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  1. gemma says:

    watching bones!!

  2. Teri says:

    Castle can’t come soon enough!

  3. Andrea says:

    Is it time for Castle yet?!?

  4. Astrid says:

    Can’t wait for Castle!

  5. Steph says:

    My excitement for tonight’s Castle cannot be contained. Today is going to be a long day.

  6. Becca says:

    HIMYM, Bones, and CASTLE!!!

  7. madbengalsfan85 says:


  8. c-mo says:

    Castle marathon on TNT and then Castle tonight…my day off ROCKS!!!

  9. Shawna says:

    Bones! :D

  10. mia says:

    Mondays are busy!! Switched at Birth, Bunheads, Carrie, Castle, 2 Broke Girls, The Following + Being Human.

  11. Brandy says:

    Switched at Birth,Bunheads,Carrie Diaries,2 Broke Girls,90210

  12. kirads09 says:

    Watching Live:
    Continuum (SyFy)
    The Following

    Lizard Lick Towing
    Pawn Stars
    (I know – guilty pleasures)

  13. Tran says:

    Switched at Birth & WWE Monday Night Raw (fallout from the Elimination Chamber PPV). On Demand: Castle and Hawaii Five-O.

  14. Jen says:

    The Following

  15. Mack says:

    No love for Dallas?

  16. Jade says:

    What’s with The Carrie Diaries and all the holiday episodes?..Halloween,Thanksgiving obviously they didn’t get the memo that they were scheduled for mid season.

  17. L says:

    2 broke girls
    mike and molly

    maybe: himym and rules of engagement

  18. TMW says:

    Double Ds-Dallas and Deception.

  19. James says:

    and Castle again :)
    seriously can’t wait to see Castle

  20. nick1372 says:

    Monday Mornings

  21. King says:

    2 Broke Girls and The Following. Odd pairing huh?

  22. Mo says:

    Being Human. Everything is better with Mark Pellegrino.

  23. Andy says:

    HIMYM, RoE, 2 Broke Girls, Castle, Bones, The Following, Deception, and The Carrie Diaries

  24. H says:

    Highlighting Rules of Engagement tonight on CBS. TV Line should have mentioned Jason Dohring is the guest star this evening. Opportunity missed…

  25. Roni says:

    Lost Girl, HIMYM, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bunheads, Antiques Roadshow, American Pickers

  26. ollie says:

    himym,2bg, castle

  27. Pati D says:

    Why is Continuum never mention on your Monday listing? I am sure I am not the only one enjoying it.

    • Matt Webb Mitovich says:

      It’s a holiday and I have spare time to do the math, so… WTW has featured CONTINUUM 3 out of 6 weeks.Mgmt.

  28. Mary says:

    Last week’s “Dallas” was SO good!!! Can’t wait to watch it tonight!!!

  29. Kate says:

    Can’t wait for Castle!

  30. Mari says:

    Castle part 1!!!

  31. Ray says:

    Carrie diaries
    (Watching 90210 live for sure!)