On TV this Monday: American Ninja Warrior faces new obstacles, the Goodwin Games reach the finish line, “reality” sets in on Siberia and things (literally) heat up Under the Dome. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm American Ninja Warrior (NBC) | Two-hour Season 5 premiere: Competitors tackle the world’s most difficult obstacle courses for a chance at $500,000. (Episodes will also air Sundays on G4.)
8 pm Switched at Birth (ABC Family) | Kathryn learns about the difficulties of being a politician’s wife, while Alicia Florrick and Mellie Grant are both, “Honey, please….”
8:30 pm The Goodwin Games (FOX) | Series finale: The siblings figure out the answer to the final clue.
9 pm Gideon’s Army (HBO) | Part of the network’s summer documentary series, this film follows three young public defenders in the Deep South who challenge a strained criminal justice system.
9 pm The Glades (A&E) | Jim investigates the death of a local bank’s VP.
9 pm Major Crimes (TNT) | A material witness becomes the key suspect in a new murder; stress takes its toll on Flynn.
9 pm Defiance (Syfy) | As the mayoral race comes to a head, will Amanda’s life be in jeopardy? And could Nolan end up costing her the election?
10 pm Siberia (NBC) | Series premiere: This scripted drama, presented as a reality program, follows 16 contestants who are left in Siberia to battle the elements, the area’s mysterious past and each other in a quest to claim a cash prize. Think: Survivor meets Lost meets Harper’s Island.
10 pm Teen Wolf (MTV) | Scott and his friends flash back to the events of a preemptive strike against the Alphas. (Get deadly scoop.)
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