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What to Watch Tonight: The Series Premieres of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah and I'll Have What Phil's Having, and the Season Finale of Chasing Life


What to watch on Monday, September 28...

8pm, CBS
The Big Bang Theory
Hoping to set Penny at ease, Leonard pays a visit to his illicit lip-locking partner… which, on paper, sounds like it would have the exact opposite effect, but hey, I’m sure he knows what he’s doing. Elsewhere in “The Separation Oscillation,” Sheldon handles his breakup with Amy by shooting a special installment of “Fun With Flags,” and Bernadette deals with her guilt over keeping a secret from Penny.

8pm, Fox
Gordon’s back on the job just in time to track down all the lunatics who escaped from Arkham in “Rise of the Villains: Knock, Knock.” Meanwhile, Bruce consults an old friend of his father’s, Galavan considers his next move, and Nygma attempts to woo Kristin Kringle.

8pm, ABC Family
Switched at Birth
Daphne and Mingo introduce their parents to one another in “Borrowing Your Enemy’s Arrows,” only to discover that they appear to be in a Montagues-and-Capulets situation. In other awkwardness, Bay and Garrett’s date hits an unexpected snag.

8:30pm, CBS
Life in Pieces
In “Interruptus Date Breast Movin’,” Heather and Tim employ the services of ex-convict movers, and Jen employs the services of breastfeeding consultants (Stephnie Weir and Rhys Darby) who presumably have no criminal record. Meanwhile, Joan holds a family meeting after Matt walks in on her and John having adult time, and Matt and Colleen have an off-kilter date.

SEASON 2 FINALE, 9pm, ABC Family
Chasing Life
April and Beth get ready to visit the Eternal City in “La Dolce Vita,” and they’re leaving plenty of room in their luggage for authentic googly-eyed Caesar souvenirs. In more permanent relocations, Greer announces that she’s moving back to Boston.

9pm, HBO
San Francisco 2.0
Filmmaker and San Francisco native Alexandra Pelosi examines the changing nature of the city, long known as a counter-culture center but lately largely shaped by the pricey sway of the tech industry.

9pm, CBS
“Cuba Libre” sends Los Escorpiones to the Caribbean nation in pursuit of a Serbian war criminal, at the request of a woman from Cabe’s past. On the personal front, Walter makes a new buddy (Kevin Weisman) during his court-mandated community service.

9pm, The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Fashion expert Carson Kressley guest stars just in time to share some tips on accessorizing for the fall season. Guest comic Heather Anne Campbell’s scarf game is already on point.

9pm, Fox
Minority Report
“Mr. Nice Guy” finds Dash and Vega on the trail of a heartbroken killer, even as Dash continues trying to connect with his siblings for help.

9pm, MTV
Tamara’s fake engagement forces Jenna to arrange a real shindig in “The Dis-Engagement Dinner.” Meanwhile, Gabby divulges a secret about Matty that puts Jenna on a quest for the truth.

9:30pm, MTV
Faking It
In “Boiling Point,” the gang earns a stay in detention, where they may learn that each one of them is a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a teen movie homage.

I’ll Have What Phil’s Having
TV producer Phil Rosenthal tours some of the globe’s most renowned culinary centers to experience their unique cuisine. The victual voyage commences in Tokyo.

10pm, NBC
Jane’s Tattoo Clue of the Week points to an Air Force pilot with a deadly plan in “A Stray Howl.” Meanwhile, Jane unlocks pieces of an unsettling memory, and Weller has a hunch about her true identity.

10pm, ABC
“XX” shifts to Beckett’s perspective and reveals the circumstances of her mysterious disappearance. Who could be the fiend that wants her out of the picture? A criminal she had locked up? A deranged Browncoat convinced she’s getting in the way of a Firefly revival? Tune in and find out, if that’s your thing!

10pm, CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles
DEA agent Talia Del Campo needs the NCIS team’s help in “Citadel”—and this time, it’s personal. No, really. Like “her partner got killed” personal. Off the beat, Deeks answers Kensi’s suspicions with a surprise—and this time, it’s personal. Like “introducing her to his mother” personal.” Which, okay, is a little less dramatic than the other kind.

SERIES PREMIERE, 11pm, Comedy Central
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
TDS returns with a new host and guest Kevin Hart.

– Terry Crews, Jenna Coleman, and Ed Gamble on Conan, 11pm, TBS
– Rory Albanese and Mike Yard on The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Rob Lowe, Kat Dennings & Beth Behrs, and Hozier on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– First Lady Michelle Obama and John Legend on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 11:35pm, CBS
– Dr. Phil McGraw, Priyanka Chopra, and Fidlar on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Cindy Crawford, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and AWOLNATION on Late Night with Seth Meyers, 12:35am, NBC
– Carol Burnett, Fred Savage, Marcia Gay Harden, and Catfish & The Bottlemen on The Late Late Show with James Corden, 12:37am, CBS

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