Monday's TV Highlights: 'Bates Motel' on A&E

When confronted with reality, Norman (Freddie Highmore) agrees to get help in a new "Bates Motel" on A&E.

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2 Broke Girls Max and Caroline (Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs) aren't wild about the bridesmaids' dresses Sophie (Jennifer Coolidge) has picked out for them. 8 p.m. CBS

The Originals In this new episode, Dahlia (Claudia Black) sets a deadline for Klaus and Hayley (Joseph Morgan, Phoebe Tonkin) to hand over baby Hope. 8 p.m. KTLA

Gotham Gordon's (Ben McKenzie) hunt for the Ogre (Milo Ventimiglia) takes a personal in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

Mike & Molly Peggy (Rondi Reed) is thrilled when Kay (Kathy Bates) comes back to town, and Molly (Melissa McCarthy, who directs this new episode) does her best to cheer Kay up. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Scorpion The team reassembles to save one of their own in the season finale. 9 p.m. CBS

Bates Motel A huge mess is waiting for Norma (Vera Farmiga) when she returns home in this new episode, and when confronted with reality, Norman (Freddie Highmore) agrees to get help. 9 p.m. A&E

NCIS: Los Angeles Someone Callen and Sam (Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J) thought was murdered suddenly shows up seeking their help in this new episode. 10 p.m. CBS

Independent Lens Margaret Brown's documentary "The Great Invisible" traces the story of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the ongoing environmental effects since the 2010 explosion that sank the rig off the Louisiana coast. 10 p.m. KOCE

TURN: Washington's Spies Ben (Seth Numrich) sets a trap to ferret out a traitor among Gen. Washington's troops in this new episode. 10 p.m. AMC

StarTalk George Takei discusses how themes in the "Star Trek" franchise relate to moral and social issues of today in the premiere of this new series hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson. 11 p.m. National Geographic


Hubble's Cosmic Journey This new special commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope launch, incorporating recollections of those who built, launched, repaired and upgraded it, including current NASA Chief Charles Bolden and theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. Neil deGrasse Tyson narrates. 10 p.m. National Geographic


CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Kate Bolick; Taylor Schilling; Rove McManus; Kathryn Hahn; Joy Bauer. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Zabryna Guevara ("Gotham"); Paul Feig ("Other Space"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael LL Cool J ("NCIS: Los Angeles"); Rachael Ray. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Gina Rodriguez and Hannah Storm; Taryn Manning. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Josh Gad; Shelley Wade. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Jessica Alba; Christopher Kimball ("America's Test Kitchen"). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Nick Cannon ("America's Got Talent"); Veronica Webb. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Powdered alcohol; Drs. Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow ("Botched"); Elvis Duran. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A man says his 29-year-old brother has struggled with cocaine, alcohol and anger issues for years. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Bethenny Frankel; Mariana van Zeller and Michael Voltaggio ("Breaking Borders"). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Felicity Huffman ("American Crime"); Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess; the War on Drugs performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; midnight KOCE

The Daily Show (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan 11 p.m. TBS

Tavis Smiley Author Ann Louise Bardach. (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon LL Cool J; Rose Byrne; Big Sean performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman John Travolta; Amy Schumer; the Waterboys perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Helen Mirren; Lindsey Vonn; Buzzocks perform; Jeremy Gara performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show: James Corden Rosario Dawson. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call With Carson Daly Teresa Palmer; Bxrns performs; Amanda Crew. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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