Monday TV: Babies, Babies Everywhere

MotherlandYou may think your hospital is busy. But likely not as busy as the Dr. Jose Labella Memorial Hospital in Philippines, serving poor pregnant women, which has an average of 60 births a day, with some mothers sharing single beds. It’s captured in Ramona S. Diaz’s film “Motherland,” making its debut on “POV” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings). It won the Sundance World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Commanding Vision earlier this year.

On the six-episode Irish import “Acceptable Risk” (Acorn TV, streaming), Elaine Cassidy plays a woman who investigates the murder of her husband in Montreal, which opens up a global conspiracy.

A second season starts for the woozy “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” (VH1, 10 p.m.) in which Martha Stewart joins forces with Snoop Dogg, who happens to be celebrating a birthday. Jamie Foxx, Patti LaBelle and Charlie Wilson stop by. And there is helium.

Battle rounds begin on “The Voice” (NBC, 8 p.m.) with Joe Jonas advising Adam Levine’s team, Billy Ray Cyrus helping his daughter Miley’s team, Kelly Rowland aiding Jennifer Hudson’s group and Rascal Flatts on call for Blake Shelton.

The NBA’s Derek Fisher was voted off “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC, 8 p.m.) last week, though Nick Lachey has had consistently lower scores. Tonight there’s synergy in the air with Disney Night. Disney is the corporate owner of ABC.

“Supergirl” (The CW, 8 p.m.) battles a thief with psychic powers.

“The Good Doctor” (ABC, 10 p.m.) treats a patient that looks like his brother.

Maze decides to go to Canada on “Lucifer” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

On “The Gifted” (Fox, 9 p.m.), Thunderbird begins to teach Blink how to control her powers.

Wolowitz and Sheldon drive to the desert to shoot off a rocket on “Big Bang Theory” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

The team on “Scorpion” (CBS, 10 p.m.) are exposed to toxic vapor.

Already looking for a crossover between the warriors on “The Brave” (NBC, 10 p.m.) and those on “Valor” (The CW, 9 p.m.).

Kevin is dating Vanessa on “Kevin Can Wait” (CBS, 9 p.m.). Soon, he’ll truly be King of Queens.

Josh befriends an upstairs neighbor on “9JKL” (CBS, 8:30 p.m.).

It’s all about “Star Wars” on “Me, Myself & I” (CBS, 9:30 p.m.).

Kaitlyn goes to Saint Thomas (before the hurricane) on “Teen Mom 2” (MTV, 9 p.m.).

A 13th season starts for “Fast N’ Loud” (Discovery, 9 p.m.).

Brandi has her holiday party on “The Real Housewives of Dallas” (Bravo, 10 p.m.) and glass breaks.

The Turner Classic Movies salute to trailblazing women continues with the work of some distinguished editors, Anne Bauchens’  “Madame Satan” (8 p.m.), Dede Allen’s “Bonnie and Clyde” (10:15 p.m.), Margaret Booth’s “Mutiny on the Bounty” (12:15 a.m.), Verna Fields’ “What’s Up, Doc?” (2:45 a.m.) and Marcia Lucas’ “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” (4:30 a.m.).

Monday Night Football has Indianapolis at Tennessee (ESPN, 8:30 p.m.).

In Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, it’s Houston at Yankees (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.).

Soccer has Colombia vs. Germany (Fox Sports 2, 7:30 a.m.) and U.S. vs. Paraguay (Fox Sports 2, 10:30 a.m.) in the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: The View: Dolly Parton. The Talk: Tyler Perry, Ellen K, Carrie Ann Inaba. Harry Connick: Katharine McPhee, Melissa Ben-Ishay. Steve Harvey: Chadwick Boseman, Monica Potter. Ellen DeGeneres: Cate Blanchett, Taylor Kitsch. Wendy Williams: Joiee Thorpe. The Real: Michelle Hurd.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Emma Stone (rerun). Jimmy Kimmel: Amy Schumer, DJ Khaled, LCD Soundsystem, Paul Shaffer. Jimmy Fallon: Demi Lovato, John Cleese (rerun). Seth Meyers: Jeffrey Tambor, Walton Loggins, Action Bronson, Elaine Bradley (rerun). James Corden: Jim Gaffigan, James Van Der Beek, Liam Payne (rerun). Carson Daly: Danny Pudi, Pup, Angela Johnson (rerun). Jordan Klepper: David Litt. Conan O’Brien: Bryan Cranston, Sebastian Maniscalco, Aimee Mann (rerun).


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