Monday’s TV Highlights: ‘Independent Lens: Medora’ on PBS

Rusty Rogers in “Independent Lens: Medora.”
Dan Busta and Ryan Schude / PBS Basketball in a small town on “Independent Lens: Medora.” Pictured: Rusty Rogers.
(Dan Busta and Ryan Schude / PBS)

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This week’s TV Movies



How I Met Your Mother The comedy wraps up its nine-season run tonight and if all goes well, Barney and Robin (Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders) will tie the knot, and Ted (Josh Radnor) will meet his children’s mother (Cristin Milioti) and the kids will finally learn how their parents met. Alyson Hannigan and Jason Segel also star in the hourlong finale. 8 p.m. CBS

Dancing With the Stars In this new episode, each couple dances to a song that encompasses an important time in the celebrity’s life. Robin Roberts sits in as a guest judge. 8 p.m. ABC

Friends With Better Lives In this new comedy, old friends (Kevin Connolly, Majandra Delfino, Brooklyn Decker, Rick Donald, James Van Der Beek and Zoe Lister-Jones) reunite 12 years after their single student days. 9 p.m. CBS

The Tomorrow People Stephen (Robbie Amell) has had enough of Jedikiah’s (Mark Pellegrino) lies about his father and makes a decision about his alliances in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA


Worst Cooks in America It’s winner take all as the remaining two recruits battle it out in the season finale. 9 p.m. Food
Intelligence Gabriel and Riley (Josh Holloway, Meghan Ory) discover that there are sleeper agents in the U.S. government. Marg Helgenberger, Michael Rady, John Billingsley and P.J. Byrne also star in the season finale, with guest stars Faye Kingslee and Peter Coyote. 10 p.m. CBS

Independent Lens The new documentary “Medora” covers a year in the life of a troubled high-school basketball team in Indiana. 10 p.m. KOCE
House of Food “The Real World” meets “Top Chef” in this new cooking competition genre. An apprenticeship at a Los Angeles restaurant awaits the winner. With Brooke Williamson, Brendan Collins, Casey Lane and Chris Nirschel. 10 p.m. MTV

CBS This Morning The cast of “How I Met Your Mother.” (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Katherine Schwarzenegger; Broadway’s “Rocky"; Frances Largeman-Roth; Chloë Moretz; Elton John. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC
Good Morning America Chris Evans; Nick Cannon; behind the scenes of “Dancing With the Stars"; MKTO performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Brett Dalton (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”); Adrianne Palicki (“From Dusk Till Dawn”); Lou Ferrigno. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Extreme makeup habits; James Van Der Beek; a maple turkey burger with bacon, blue cheese and onion. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Talk-show host Seth Meyers; Cedric the Entertainer; the latest “American Idol” castoff performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The Doctors (N) 11 a.m. KCAL
The Talk Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson; Marie Osmond; Carnie Wilson; Jessica Radloff; Christy Jordan. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS


The Queen Latifah Show The cast of “RuPaul’s Drag Race"; Linda Gray; Rico Love. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS;7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Bad habits; Giuliana and Bill Rancic; sleep complaints; handwriting. (N) 2 p.m. KABC
Dr. Phil A woman says she was forced to work in a brothel and fears her daughter may be too. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey A video with Jimmy Fallon; Dorothy Hamill. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Lindsay Lohan; Amy Schumer. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Arsenio Hall Show Glynn Turman (“House of Lies”); the Golden Sisters; Wiz Khalifa performs. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA
Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

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

Chelsea Lately Author Bradley Trevor Greive. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Adam Sandler; Tig Notaro. (N) 11 p.m. TBS


The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Chris Evans; Rick Jay performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC
Late Show: David Letterman Cobie Smulders; Nick Cannon; Manchester Orchestra performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Mindy Kaling; Jim Jefferies. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC
Late Night With Seth Meyers Kevin Bacon; Kevin Millar and Sean Casey; Katherine Schwarzenegger. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Drew Carey; Carl Reiner; Connie Schultz; Joan Jett & the Blackhearts perform. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS
Last Call Christopher Meloni; Liquor Store performs. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC