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Monday TV Picks: The new ‘Defiance’ on Syfy
TV Picks for Monday, April 15, 2013, include the new series “Defiance” on Syfy, “The Voice” on NBC and “Rules of Engagement” on CBS.
Tonight in Prime Time
The year is 2046, and it’s a new Earth. Alien races now live among humans, and the city of St. Louis is now called Defiance. That’s the premise of this big deal, very expensive-looking, new sci-fi series starring Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas and Julie Benz. Series premiere, 9 p.m. on Syfy (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Also on Monday
“The Voice,” 8 p.m. (NBC): The battle rounds begin; advisers Hillary Scott, Pharrell Williams, Sheryl Crow and Joel Madden help the coaches decide which artists to keep.
“Rules of Engagement,” 8:30 p.m. (CBS): A healthy cooking class turns into a competition between Jen and Audrey; Russell’s new girlfriend bears a resemblance to Timmy.
“90210,” 9 p.m. (CW): When Naomi is hired to plan a launch party for Author X, Annie is forced to make a confession; Silver worries that her relationship with Mark is upsetting Adrianna; Dixon realizes Michaela has feelings for Navid.
“Independent Lens,” 10 p.m. (KCTS): “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines”: The evolution of “Wonder Woman’’ began with a comic book in the 1940s.
“Dallas,” 10 p.m. (TNT): The Ewings unite to execute J.R.’s master plan; each of the family members tries to ensure the plan’s success; J.R.’s killer is revealed.
“Castle,” 10:01 p.m. (ABC): Beckett and Castle discover giant footprints at the site of a vicious murder, leading the team to wonder if Bigfoot is the killer.
The New York Times