On TV this Monday: Team Scorpion hits the quad, a Desperate housewife serves up soapy farce, U2 goes live from the City of Light, ABC stages a Light Fight and an NCIS agent is guilty until proven innocent. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Scorpion Goes Back to School, U2 Live From Paris and More
TV's Funniest Animated Stars
The Paley Center for Media celebrates 40 of the most iconic animated characters, including Homer and Bart Simpson, Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny and more.
The Great Christmas Light Fight
Season 3 premiere: Families overcompensate with holiday displays, some of which boast 500,000 lights and 22-foot Christmas trees, for a chance at $50,000.
As National City is rocked by an earthquake, Alex and Hank get trapped at DEO HQ with an alien escapee (Constantine‘s Charles Halford). (Get casting scoop.)
U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE LIVE IN PARIS
The iconic rock band performs live from the Bercy Arena in Paris (after initial concert plans were derailed by the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks).
Team Scorpion goes deep undercover at a university to find a student responsible for
hacky-sackinghacking the Federal Reserve.
Sharon and the team investigate the death of a jewel thief; Rusty’s relationship with Slider is discovered by Marianna’s brother. (“Bonus” arc premiere date.)
Ed and Peggy proceed with their plan at the Motor Motel; Hanzee reports to the Gerhardts. (Fargo is one of TVLine’s Top 10 dramas of 2015.)
The Great Holiday Baking Show
The bakers prep a holiday fruitcake inspired by “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but not before serving up a traditional yule log.
NCIS: Los Angeles
The team must prove Deeks’ innocence after he’s arrested for the murder of his former partner; Pamela Reed returns as Mama Deeks.
Sneak preview (two episodes): An actress (Eva Longoria, Desperate Housewives) struggles when her ex-husband is cast on her show; Amaury Nolasco (Prison Break), Diana Maria Riva (The Bridge) and Alex Meneses (Everybody Loves Raymond) co-star; Zachary Levi (Heroes Reborn) guest-stars. (Read our review.)