What to Watch Today

Manifest Returns, Bachelor, AGT: Champions and More

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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:

  • ESPN
    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.

  • ABC
    The Bachelor

    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 agents appear.

  • NBC
    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 CW
    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.)

  • PBS
    Antiques Roadshow

    Season 23 premiere: You know the drill! Family heirlooms and rare thrift store are discovered to be worth obscene amounts of money.

  • CBS
    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.)

  • CBS
    Happy Together

    In the (series?) penultimate episode, Jake and Claire decide to take their wedding vows literally. (Get Man With a Plan return date.)

  • NBC
    Manifest

    Michaela’s next-level calling brings her relationship with Jared to a head; Ben forms an alliance and gains a powerful new adversary.