Monday TV: Continuum S.1 Finale, The Following, Castle & More

News & Notes

Get The Following Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, ABC has the 16th season premiere of Dancing With the Stars and NBC has the 14th season finale of The Biggest Loser followed by the first season finale of Deception.

Over on cable, A&E has the fourth season premiere of Storage Wars and the series premiere of Bates Motel, ABC Family has the fifth spring season premiere of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, BBC America has the 19th season finale of Top Gear, and Syfy has the first season finale of Continuum.

Prime Picks

Continuum (Syfy): Season Finale. Kiera attempts to stop a bombing and change the future. Alec ends up getting captured while trying to help Julian. Plays again later. The first nine episodes of the season replay earlier today. This is a really good episode that ties up a few things, but leaves things in an interesting spot going into season two.

The Following (FOX): New. Ryan and Parker try to work around their new leader. Joe wants Ryan to tell him Claire’s location. Some past followers come back. Replays Friday night.

Castle (ABC): New. Castle and Beckett work a case where it appears that a woman died after watching a scary DVD. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Robin thinks it’s time for Barney to sell his bachelor pad, but he is hesitant. Lily working for the Captain puts a strain on her relationship.
Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Jeff forgets to make a reservation at a popular place and hatches a plan to fix his mistake.

Being Human (Syfy): New. Aidan sacrifices for Josh and Aidan. Plays again later.

Lost Girl (Syfy): New. Bo confronts her ultimate challenge. Trick wonders about the meaning of something he has seen. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Bates Motel (A&E): Series Premiere. Widow Norma Bates and her shy teenage son, Norman, seek a fresh start in a coastal town filled with secrets; the arrival of an unexpected guest turns the Bates’ lives upside down. Plays again later. Haven’t seen this yet, but have heard some good things.
  • Bones (FOX): New. The investigation into the death of a Marine leads the team to a group of people preparing for the apocalypse.
  • The Carrie Diaries (The CW): New. Carrie is finding it hard to decide between spending her birthday with friends or an opportunity in New York.
  • Dallas (TNT): New. J.R.’s will is read. Pamela shows some loyalty to John Ross. Christopher and Elena’s relationship is tested. Plays again later.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places that serve up “Layers of Flavors.” Plays again later.
  • Feherty (Golf Channel): New. Golf personality David Feherty interviews Jack Welch. Plays again later.
  • The Haney Project (Golf Channel): New. Golf instructor Hank Haney works with multiple Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps. Plays again later.
  • Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. Catherine goes undercover at a roller derby. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Show followed by doubleheader NBA action.

Late Night

  • Inside Comedy (Showtime): New. David Steinberg talks with Will Ferrell and Betty White. Plays again later.

Monday TV Marathons

Castle (TNT): Five episodes tonight.
Continuum (Syfy): Nine episodes early.
Criminal Minds (A&E): Eight episodes early.
Criminal Minds (ION): Nine episodes tonight.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Martin (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 14 episodes.
Roseanne (WE tv): Has 18 episodes tonight.
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family): Has 10 episodes today.

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