Monday, February 19, 2018
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TV week of March 31: 'How I Met Your Mother', 'The Good Wife', 'The Mindy Project'

MONDAY

Dancing with the Stars, 8 p.m., ABC

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts shows up as the first of many guest judges tonight alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. It's also the episode where contestants commemorate the most memorable year of their life, which is always great for a good cry. Plus, that horrid idea the Switch Up, where the partner-pro pairings will change, is now in full swing; Twitter voting is going on now and the new dance pairings will be revealed April 7. You can vote by tweeting #DWTS followed by the first name of the celebrity and the first name of the professional dancer you'd like to see together. Let's all give pro Derek Hough a terrible partner so someone else has a chance to win! Sorry, too mean?

SERIES FINALE How I Met Your Mother, 8 p.m., CBS

The series wraps up its nine-season run tonight. It's going to be legen — we've been waiting nine long years for this moment so I really don't think we need to wait any longer — dary.

Friends With Better Lives, 9 p.m., CBS

This new series created by Dana Klein, who worked on Friends, focuses on how six pals relate to one another 12 years after their single student days. But the real draw here is James Van Der Beek, who's returning to TV after a funny and charming role on the now-canceled Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.

TUESDAY

The Price Is Right, 11 a.m., CBS

Hey, this is pretty cool! The Drew Carey Show alum Craig Ferguson fills in for his old pal Carey as the game show's host today, while Carey takes over on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson tonight. April Fools' Day fun, perhaps?

The Mindy Project, 9 p.m., Fox

The Mindy Project FINALLY returns from one of the cruelest cliffhangers in all of TV history: During the last episode on Jan. 21, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny (the dreamy Chris Messina) locked lips at last. The show returns with two terrific back-to-back episodes that serve as perfect examples of everything it does best — steamy Danny-Mindy chemistry, bizarre humor (keep an eye out for a hilarious gag with a skeleton), and boatloads of heart. The eps kick off what the showrunners are calling an eight-episode "miniseries" of sorts that'll close out the second season. Which, as long as it continues to focus on the Mindy-Danny relationship, should be worth tuning in for.

THURSDAY

Surviving Jack, 9 p.m., NBC

Christopher Meloni, comedic genius! Who knew? The Law & Order alum shines in this new sitcom set in the '90s about a tough dad (Meloni) who chooses to stay home with his kids after his wife (Rachael Harris, who at this point doesn't have nearly enough comedy to play) decides to go back to law school.

SUNDAY

The Good Wife, 9 p.m., CBS

Now, wait just a second, Good Wife. Don't go trying to cheer us up by promising fun guest stars like Michael J. Fox later this season. We're still very mad at you for killing Will Gardner.

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