Monday TV Picks: ‘The Million Second Quiz’ on NBC
TV picks for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, include the new “The Million Second Quiz” on NBC, “Mistresses” on ABC and “Breaking Pointe” on The CW.
Tonight in Prime Time
‘The Million Second Quiz’
A new prime-time game show in which contestants go head-to-head to test their trivia knowledge. Hosted by the man who never seems to take a day off, Ryan Seacrest (pictured). Series premiere, 8 p.m. Monday on NBC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @dougknoop
Also on Monday
“Katie,” 7 p.m. (KONG): Rapper Lil’ Wayne; talk-show host Michael Strahan helps to surprise several people from recent news headlines.
“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners (Live).
“The General” (1927), 8:15 p.m. (TCM): Union spies pursue an engineer who chased them to recover his stolen train. Silent.
“Mistresses,” 9 p.m. (ABC): A birthday road trip takes an unexpected turn; April makes a decision about the men in her life; Elizabeth and Karen have a final showdown.
“Breaking Pointe,” 9 p.m. (CW): As the closing night of “Cinderella’’ approaches, the dancers continue to give it their all; Allison gets closer to Rex.
“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” 10 p.m. (Food): Braised beef short ribs and spicy shrimp and gravy; chicken noodle with matzo ball soup and potato latkes; pork belly and short rib kojas.
Call To Readers/TV Poll
The fall TV season will soon be under way. Tell us which new and returning shows you’re most excited to see, by going to seattletimes.com/entertainment. We’ll tally the responses and report on our readers’ picks in the Sept. 22 edition of NW Arts & Life.
The New York Times