Monday’s TV Highlights: Sheldon takes care of Penny on ‘The Big Bang Theory’

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Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 15 - 21 in PDF format This week’s TV Movies

A FRIEND IN NEED: Penny (Kaley Cuoco) injures her arm while all the guys but Sheldon (Jim Parsons) are off camping on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ at 9:30 p.m. on CBS. SERIES

House: House (Hugh Laurie) reclaims his role as head of diagnostics in time to treat an adult film star (Troy Garity), admitted to the hospital. Robert Sean Leonard and Omar Epps also star (8 p.m. Fox).

The Prisoner: Six becomes a spy for Two and 313 is fearful of her gift as the quirky miniseries continues (8 p.m. AMC).


Inside the Actors Studio: Jon Bon Jovi is James Lipton’s guest in this new episode (8 p.m. Bravo).

Accidentally on Purpose: When Billie (Jenna Elfman) starts seeing a guy from work, Zack’s (Jon Foster) becomes jealous (8:30 p.m. CBS).

Trauma: A high-speed boat collision interrupts a wedding celebration at sea, where things get lost in translation as the team tries to help the injured. Anastasia Griffith, Aimee Garcia and Cliff Curtis also star in this new episode (9 p.m. NBC).

Gossip Girl: Blair (Leighton Meester) tries to impress the snobbish NYU theater students with a private Lady Gaga (herself) concert (9 p.m. KTLA).

WWII in HD: The documentary series continues with a look at a U.S. Marines assault on Japanese-held Tarawa in the Pacific (9 p.m. History). A second new episode recalls the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Gary Sinise narrates (10 p.m).

Jon & Kate Plus 8: Kate enrolls the children in gymnastics and Jon takes the kids to a baseball game (9 p.m. TLC). In a second new episode Kate shares footage from the cutting room floor (9:30 p.m.).

CSI: Miami: Laker Pau Gasol guest stars as a ‘person of interest’ in Horatio’s (David Caruso) investigation into a horrific automobile accident (10 p.m. CBS).

Million Dollar Listing: Josh hopes to move a less-than-ideal home in the Hollywood Hills by emphasizing its spectacular views in this new episode (10 p.m. Bravo).

Chef Academy: London-based Chef Jean Christophe Novelli opens a test program for a top-notch culinary institute in Los Angeles, choosing nine students based on interviews -- and their ability to prepare an egg in a beat-up frying pan in this new, unscripted series (11 p.m. Bravo).

Wright Out of Bounds: In the premiere of this new travel series, Ian Wright visits Damascus, Syria, during the month of Ramadan (11 p.m. Travel).


Expedition Great White: Off the coast of Baja California, a team of expert anglers and scientists work to land a great white shark, so they can tag it with a transmitter, collect data and get DNA samples (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic).


Father Goose: Cary Grant stars as a happily aimless seafarer reluctantly enlisted to help Australia’s navy during World War II. Supposedly alone on a South Seas island, he ends up protecting a teacher (Leslie Caron) and her students (3 p.m. TCM).


Hockey: The Kings visit the Florida Panthers (4:30 p.m. FSN); the Ducks visit the Pittsburgh Penguins (4:30 p.m. FS Prime).

Football: The Baltimore Ravens visit the Cleveland Browns (5:30 p.m. ESPN).

College basketball: Cal State Fullerton at UCLA (9 p.m. ESPN); San Diego State at St. Mary’s (11 p.m. ESPN).