On TV this Monday: America’s Got Talent brings back past champions, The Bachelor kicks off with an inexplicably long premiere and Manifest resumes following a brief holiday layover. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
Manifest Returns, Bachelor, AGT: Champions and More
College Football National Championship
The Alabama Crimson Tide (14-0, 8-0 SEC) take on the Clemson Tigers (14-0, 8-0 ACC) for the third time in four years.
Season 23 premiere (three mind-numbing hours): Thirty bachelorettes arrive, hoping to make a good first impression on new bachelor Colton Underwood; Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Terry Crews, Billy Eichner and Fred Willard
have the worst agentsappear.
America's Got Talent: The Champions
Spinoff premiere (two hours): Ten fan-favorite acts from past seasons (and global editions) compete; Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Terry Crews hosts.
The Flash / Arrow
“Elseworlds” crossover encore (Parts 1 and 2): Barry and Oliver wake up to discover that they’ve switched bodies, then travel to Earth-38 to meet with Supergirl, Superman and Lois Lane. Later, Kate Kane aka Batwoman makes her debut. (Supergirl/Part 3 airs Tuesday at 8.)
Season 23 premiere: You know the drill! Family heirlooms and rare thrift store are discovered to be worth obscene amounts of money.
The Big Bang Theory
Repeat to Revisit: Sheldon and Amy’s families arrive for their wedding in the Season 11 finale. (Get final season casting scoop.)
In the (series?) penultimate episode, Jake and Claire decide to take their wedding vows literally. (Get Man With a Plan return date.)
Michaela’s next-level calling brings her relationship with Jared to a head; Ben forms an alliance and gains a powerful new adversary.