On TV this first Monday of May Sweeps: NCIS: LA responds to a hostage crisis, The Voice supports the troops, Jane the Virgin celebrates Mother’s Day and Castle hosts (another) Firefly reunion. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
NCIS: LA Finale, Jane in Jeopardy, Odd Couple and More
Michelle Obama and Jill Biden stop by to discuss the Joining Forces initiative as the Top 10 perform for active and retired service members.
Strange sends a newly resurrected Galavan to confront Gordon, who is sniffing around Project Chimera. (Watch sneak peek/get scoop.)
Mike & Molly
Two episodes: First up, Vince gives up on a D.I.Y. project. Then at 8:30 pm, Molly brings home a former student she learns is both pregnant and homeless. #Anvil
Houdini & Doyle
Miniseries premiere: Harry Houdini (Michael Weston, House) and Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan, Episodes) investigate murders alongside the London Police Force. (Read Michael Slezak’s D+ review.)
Cole and Cassie track down a dangerous member of the Twelve in World War II-era New York.
Norman realizes that everyone has changed in his absence; Norma is torn between Norman and Romero.
Jane the Virgin
Petra invites the Villanuevas to a Mother’s Day brunch; Jane’s TA job is at risk; Rogelio learns Dina didn’t invite him to a party. (Get May Sweeps preview.)
The Odd Couple
Time slot premiere: Oscar tries to impress Charlotte by making a charitable purchase; Dani meets Teddy’s wife (The Talk‘s Sheryl Underwood).
NCIS: Los Angeles
Season 7 finale: Callen, Kensi and Deeks assist Sam when Aiden calls and says his school has been taken over by an extremist group. (Get renewal status.)