What’s on Monday: How I Met Your Mother, Eureka S.5 Premiere, Castle & More

by Jason the TVaholic on April 16, 2012

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News & Notes

Download Castle S.4 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, BBC America has a Top Gear: India special and the series premiere of Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, Syfy has the fifth season premiere of Being Human and the second season premiere of Lost Girl, and TV Guide has a Where are They Now: The Cast of Full House special.

A show normally mentioned below is CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, but it is a repeat tonight.

Prime Picks

How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Ted is trying to get used to living alone, but Barney attempts to get him out on the town each night. Robin gets famous.
2 Broke Girls (CBS): New. Caroline gets sidetracked running an errand for Earl after she finds out that Max has never filed her taxes.

Eureka (Syfy): Season Premiere. Season five picks up right where season four left off with the Astraeus launch having problems. I don’t want to say anything more about what happens in the episode other than it is awesome. The next two are awesome as well. Plays again later. The previous 10 episodes of the series replay leading up to tonight’s fifth season premiere.

Castle (ABC): New. Tension between Beckett and Castle has risen, so he decides to tag along with another detective, guest star Adam Baldwin (Chuck, Firefly), and sees another side of police work that puts him in more danger. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

Bones (FOX): New. A body that has been dyed blue is found in a landfill. Bones is not feeling well about her post baby body.

Hart of Dixie (The CW): New. Zoe connects romantically with a patient, guest star Justin Hartley (Smallville). Magnolia plans Lemon’s bachelorette party. Wade is planning a hunting trip for George.

Lost Girl (Syfy): Season Premiere. A nomadic sideshow arrives in town with plans to takeover the land held by the Light Fae in the wake of the bombing. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Some places that are “Crankin’ Up the Classics” are checked out. Four repeats play right before and another after. All six play again later.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Dan and Blair decide to put on an event to announce their couplehood. Lola gets a big audition. Diana and Serena are both hiding something.
  • House (FOX): New. House and the team treat a patient that is crying tears of blood.
  • The Killing (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Ogi Jun,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Make It or Break It (ABC Family): New. Family members come for a visit at the training center. Lauren needs to see a doctor about her condition. Payson’s father has some unwanted news.
  • Smash (NBC): New. Karen and Ivy try to team up to deal with the arrival of a movie star, guest star Uma Thurman.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Zoey and her daughter agree to move in with Walden. Alan is getting more than he thought from Lyndsey.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball MLB action with the Minnesota Twins at the New York Yankees.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action tonight.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader NHL Stanley Cup Playoff action tonight.

Late Night

  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Signal 30,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Psych (USA Network): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s sixth season finale episode, “Santabarbaratown,” replays.

TV Marathons

AMC has five episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.
Spike TV has eight episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Syfy has 12 episodes of Eureka.
USA Network has five episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent today followed by six episodes of NCIS tonight.
WE tv has 14 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.

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