Note that all times listed below are for the EASTERN time zone but should air the same time Pacific unless otherwise stated.
We aren't quiet back into the full swing of wall to wall TV, well we always are but you know what I mean. Still Monday night has some good options. Living sporting events. Fantasy films. One of a genres great films. It makes me glad I have a DVR.
TOP PICK TCM - The Third Man - TCM 9:30 – The Third Man is essential viewing for any film lover. A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna. Starring a menacing Orson Wells The Third Man is considered by some to be the height of Film Noir.
Starz - The Princess Bride - 7:15 p.m. – Fun Fact: The Princess Bride kicked off my love for sword fights in film! Like Columbo Grandpa says, it has everything Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate. Revenge. Giants. Hunters. Bad men. Good men. Beautifulest ladies. Snakes. Spiders. Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passion. Miracles."
ABC - The Bachelor - 8 p.m. – Now, normally, I would not recommend watching such reality TV…but I’m actually just a tad interested and it’s the first episode so a few canned blow ups are bowned to happen. WHO IS HE GOING TO GIVE THE ROSE TO!!!!!!1!!!!!!
ESPN - BCS Championship Game: Auburn vs. Florida State - 8:25/5:25 est/pst p.m. – Ah, the BCS Championship Game, I don’t know much about sports outside of MMA but I do know a thing or two about College Football. The final BCS game created by a mixture of computers and rankings is upon us as Auburn, winner of the spectacular Iron Bowl, takes on Florida State.
CBS - Hostages - 9 p.m. – O this show. I remember watching your first episode all excited at the possibility of a tuant thriller, instead, I got banal white people problems and clichés as attributes. That said, this show has apparently gone totally bonkers so maybe just watch the finale for the lulz? Don’t worry fans of bad network limited run series, The Following is coming back soon.