On TV this Monday: It’s the beginning of the end for Legion, Emma Thompson gets political for HBO and The Hills are alive with the sound of… Natasha Bedingfield. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Legion's End Begins, The Hills Revival and More
Series premiere (all eight episodes): Londoners partake in an illegal street race in order to escape a deadly virus and increasingly tyrannical government;
Julian Slink hosts. Sean Bean (Game of Thrones), Adam Brody (The O.C.) and Billy Zane (Titanic) star. (Watch trailer.)
American Ninja Warrior
The competition heads indoors for the first time ever in Seattle’s Tacoma Dome for the city qualifiers; obstacles include Lunatic Ledges and Barrel Roll.
Hannah takes her first one-on-one date bungee-jumping (as one does), then learns about a Latvian spa ritual (because, sure).
When the kids accidentally get stuck on a cruise ship alone, Raven and Chelsea try to catch up to them… via jet ski.
Years & Years
Limited series premiere: From creator Russell T Davies (Queer as Folk) comes this six-part family drama set in a technologically advanced future, where no one can tell political right from left; Emma Thompson (Angels in America) stars.
The Hills: New Beginnings
Revival premiere: The O.C.’s Mischa Barton joins returning cast members Brody Jenner, Audrina Patridge, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Justin Bobby, Stephanie Pratt, Frankie Delgado and Whitney Port — who amazingly were all available! (Watch the first three minutes.)
Final season premiere (68 minutes): David reemerges as a robe-clad cult leader and gains a following. (Watch trailer.)
Gigi tries to save the hotel after El Rey’s performance gets out of hand; Danny’s cover is blown; Javi is forced to take responsibility for his actions.
Francine helps Hayley take a break from their respective marriages, while Stan and Jeff pretend to be frontiersmen.
Season 2 premiere (new network): Gary starts over with a new ship and a new A.I. (Glee’s Jane Lynch); additional voice cast includes Conan O’Brien, Fred Armisen, David Tennant, Keith David, Ron Funches (Undateable), Alan Tudyk (Doom Patrol), Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish) and Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead). (Season 1 aired on TBS.)