Monday’s TV Highlights: ‘Night Shift’ on NBC

Trace Adkins in “The Night Shift” on NBC.
A group therapy leader (Trace Adkins) delivers a message on NBC’s “Night Shift.”
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2 Broke Girls Max and Caroline’s (Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs) hopes of cashing in on Nash’s (Austin Falk) career as a model are put on hold when his mom comes to New York to take him back home to Ireland. 8 p.m. CBS

Gotham Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith, who has announced she’s leaving the show) has her ultimate showdown with Penguin and Maroni (Robin Lord Taylor, David Zayas) for control of the city in the season finale. 8 p.m. Fox

Mike & Molly Mike (Billy Gardell) doesn’t listen when Molly (Melissa McCarthy) expresses frustration over having Peggy (Rondi Reed) as a writing partner, and the resulting blow-up causes a rift between the them. 8:30 p.m. CBS


Jane the Virgin Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is having second thoughts about attending her high school reunion in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

Bates Motel Norman (Freddie Highmore) spends the day with a surprising visitor, while Norma (Vera Farmiga) struggles to keep family secrets from being exposed. 9 p.m. A&E

The Night Shift Country-music star Trace Adkins — a winner of “The Celebrity Apprentice” — guest stars as TC’s (Eoin Macken) group-therapy leader, who delivers a message from the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden also appear in this new episode. 10 p.m. NBC

Castle The murder victim in this new episode was the creator of a popular sketch-comedy series titled “Saturday Night Tonight.” Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic star with guest stars Carly Rae Jepsen and Jaleel White. 10 p.m. ABC

Independent Lens Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson’s film “Kumu Hina” profiles Hina Wong-Kalu, a transgender teacher counseling a Hawaiian youngster about embracing masculine and feminine traits alike. 10 p.m. KOCE


David Letterman: A Life on Television With the host’s final “Late Show” slated for May 20, this new 90-minute special offers highlights from his 22-year tenure on the program. 9:30 p.m. CBS



Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck Filmmaker Brett Morgen’s new feature documentary uses material from the family’s personal archives to construct an in-depth examination of the Nirvana frontman’s childhood, music career and untimely death by suicide at age 27. Cobain’s daughter, visual artist Frances Bean Cobain, serves as an executive producer. 9 p.m. HBO


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

Today Melissa Rivers; Elizabeth Banks; Brad Garrett; Bill Rancic; Kristin Davis. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Day L.A. Author Sharon Wyeth; Rachel Zalis. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Elizabeth Banks; Darren Criss. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View 10 a.m. KABC


The Doctors (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Mark Harmon; Jessica Radloff. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray LL Cool J (“Lip Sync Battle,” “NCIS: Los Angeles”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show NeNe Leakes (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”); Kristin Davis. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show The Pegan diet; NASCAR driver Danica Patrick; finding clothes that celebrate the body. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Todd Chrisley and his mom (“Chrisley Knows Best”); co-host Marjorie Harvey. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Sofía Vergara (“Hot Pursuit”); Melissa Rivers (“The Book of Joan”). (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Dana Perino. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

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

StarTalk Dan Savage, Helen Fisher and Chuck Nice. (N) 11 p.m. National Geographic

Conan Jeremy Renner; T.J. Miller; Mikal Cronin performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jack Black; Melissa Rivers; Jeff Garlin. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Will Ferrell; the Avett Brothers and Brandi Carlile perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Lily Tomlin; Abigail Breslin; Chris Distefano. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Mark Harmon; Zoe McLellan; Gavin James performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

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