On TV this Monday: It’s the beginning of the end for Pamela Adlon’s Better Things, The Good Doctor must face his (former?) fiancée and My Brilliant Friend returns for Season 3. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Better Things, Brilliant Friend, Good Doctor and 4 More Returns
Trayvon Martin: 10 Years Later
The hour-long special revisits the horrific murder of Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman, and addresses race and racism in America; Gayle King hosts.
9-1-1: Lone Star
After receiving a devastating call, Owen and T.K. hop a(n extremely turbulent) flight to New York City. (The Cleaning Lady follows.)
Bob Hearts Abishola
Loved ones weigh in when they discover that Bob and Abishola might be trying to have a baby. (The Neighborhood is also new; get crossover news!)
All American: Homecoming
Simone finds motivation to keep going from a group assignment with Damon and Thea. (All American is also new; spinoff premiere earned an average grade of “B.”)
In a highly emotional episode co-written by cast member Brian Dietzen (read Q&A), Jimmy and Kasie are exposed to a deadly biotoxin. (NCIS: Hawai’i follows.)
Layton comes to terms with his past decisions and is forced to make an irreversible call.
Final season premiere (two episodes): Sam and Marion learn more about their ancestry; Sam makes an important career choice. (Read Pamela Adlon preview.)
Elena orchestrates a kidnapping, putting Val to the test; the task force contends with an unexpected turn of events. (Episode 1 earned an average grade of “B+.”)
My Brilliant Friend
Season 3 premiere: The return of Elena’s childhood crush leads her to doubt her engagement to fiancé Pietro. (Watch trailer.)