Monday TV: ‘Valor’ Added to Military Push

ValorOn “Valor” (The CW, 9 p.m.), the least-bad of the three new network military dramas, Christina Ochoa plays part of an elite unit of U.S. Army pilots who share a secret about a botched mission in Somalia. With Matt Barr and Charlie Barnett.

It accompanies the third season start of “Supergirl” (The CW, 8 p.m.) — it’s second on this network.

Mike Day’s film “The Islands and the Whales,” on “POV” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings) looks at the problems for fisherman on the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic who for generations depended on whaling to live, but now are confronted with higher mercury levels and international anti-whaling laws.

It looks like a hit: “The Good Doctor” (ABC, 10 p.m.) has been amassing good numbers.

The new “Southern and Hungry” (Cooking, 10 p.m.) looks for food south of the Mason-Dixon line.

Blind auditions continue on “The Voice” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

A character on “The Gifted” (Fox, 9 p.m.) has already exerted her powers beyond their limits.

“Lucifer” (Fox, 8 p.m.) doffs the wings.

The weirdest reaction to the Las Vegas shooting may have been on “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC, 8 p.m.), where, in respect to the dead, there was no elimination last week. There will be this week.

Sheldon has a more relaxed side, Amy discovers on “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

The three stages of “Me, Myself & I” (CBS, 9:30 p.m.) all have problems to overcome.

The team on “Scorpion” (CBS, 10 p.m.) has a smaller task than usual: saving a deer.

“The Brave” (NBC, 10 p.m.) go after a major arms dealer in Mexico.

The ever-creepy “Kevin Can Wait” (CBS, 9 p.m.) goes undercover to find if Sara has a secret boyfriend.

Romance is a problem for Josh on “9JKL” (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) with his parents living next door.

A hotel near the Noah’s Ark replica in Kentucky needs assistance on “Hotel Impossible” (Travel, 10 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies’ month-long Monday night salute to trailblazing female screenwriters continues with Leigh Brackett’s “The Big Sleep” (8 p.m.), Ruth Gordon’s “Adam’s Rib” (10:15 p.m.), Betty Comden’s “Singin’ in the Rain” (12:15 a.m.), Jay Presson Allen’s “Cabaret” (2:15 a.m.) and Lenore Coffee’s “The Great Lie” (4:30 a.m.). Otherwise, it’s musicals all day with “Rosalie” (6 a.m.), “Born to Dance” (8:15 a.m.), “High Society” (10 a.m.), “Les Girls” (noon), “Silk Stockings” (2 p.m.), “Easy to Love” (4 p.m.) and “The Pirate” (5:45 p.m.).

There’s a whole lot of postseason baseball, with Houston at Boston (Fox Sports 1, 1 p.m.) and Cleveland at Yankees (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.) in the American League Division Series and Washington at Cubs (TBS, 4 p.m.) and Dodgers at Arizona (TBS, 10 p.m.) in the National League.

Monday Night Football has Minnesota at Chicago (ESPN, 8:15 p.m.).

Preseason basketball includes Houston at New York (NBA, 7:30 p.m.) and Portland at Sacramento (NBA, 10 p.m.).

In soccer, it’s U.S. vs. Ghana (Fox Sports 2, 7:30 a.m.) and Wales vs. Ireland (Fox Sports 2, 2:30 p.m.) in World Cup qualifiers.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Tyler Perry, Grant Show, Neon Trees. The View: Jason Ritter. The Talk: Kunal Nayyar, Natalie Morales, Carrie Ann Inaba. Harry Connick: Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy. Steve Harvey: Milo Ventimiglia, Toni Braxton. Ellen DeGeneres: Harrison Ford. Wendy Williams: Ian Drew, Ashlee Glazer. The Real: Kim Zolciak-Biermann, Kroy Biermann, Keshia Ka’oir.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Jackie Chan, Tig Notaro, Bob Schieffer, Trombone Shorty. Jimmy Kimmel: Chadwick Boseman, January Jones, Dhani Harrison. Jimmy Fallon: Tyler Perry, Lea Michele, Jhene Aiko, Big Sean. Seth Meyers: Sen. Cory Booker, Mackenzie Davis, Phoenix, Joe Russo. James Corden: Jeff Bridges, David Boreanaz, Liam Gallagher. Carson Daly: Adrianne Palicki, the Shelters, Lauren Lapkus (rerun). Trevor Noah: Katy Tur (rerun). Jordan Klepper: DeRay McKesson (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Will Arnett, Rory Shovel, Luis Fonsi (rerun).

 

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