'The Voice,' 'How I Met Your Mother' and other Monday, September 23 premieres
To help you plan your viewing schedule, check out all the premieres to look forward to on your Monday night.
8 p.m. ET/PT:
"The Voice" (Season 5 premiere, NBC): The blind auditions kick off Season 5 with original coaches Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green returning to their big red chairs alongside mainstays Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. Check out Zap2It's preview of the premiere here.
"How I Met Your Mother" (Season 9 premiere, CBS): On their way to Long Island for their wedding weekend, Robin ( Cobie Smulders) and Barney ( Neil Patrick Harris) come across a startling family discovery. Meanwhile, Marshall ( Jason Segel) sees something online that changes the course of his journey east, while Lily ( Alyson Hannigan) confronts Ted (Josh Radnor) about letting go of Robin during the special one-hour premiere. Oh yeah, and Cristin Milioti starts her series regular stint as The Mother.
9 p.m. ET/PT:
"2 Broke Girls" (Season 3 premiere, CBS): Business booms for Max ( Kat Dennings) and Caroline's ( Beth Behrs) new cupcake walk-up window when word spreads about a shocking incident involving a rock star.
9:30 p.m. ET/PT:
"Mom" (Series premiere, CBS): Christy ( Anna Faris), a newly sober single mother, is trying to get her life together in this new comedy from multi-cam maestro Chuck Lorre. She is challenged when her estranged mother, Bonnie ( Allison Janney), comes back into the picture.
10 p.m. ET/PT:
"Castle" (Season 6 premiere, ABC): Castle ( Nathan Fillion) and Beckett ( Stana Katic) deal with the consequences of their decisions against the backdrop of a high-stakes investigation. Lisa Edelstein begins a three-episode arc as a Federal investigator who will play a vital role in Beckett's decision about her future.
"Hostages" (Series premiere, CBS): After Dr. Ellen Sanders ( Toni Collette), a prominent Washington D.C. surgeon, is handpicked to operate on the President of the United States, rogue FBI agent Duncan Carlisle ( Dylan McDermott) and armed intruders suddenly take her and her family hostage, demanding she kill the President during surgery or they will murder her family.
"The Blacklist" (Series premiere, NBC): Ex-government agent and one of the FBI's Most Wanted fugitives, Raymond "Red" Reddington ( James Spader) mysteriously turns himself in to the FBI and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with including a long-thought-dead terrorist but under one condition -- he'll only talk to newly-minted female FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen ( Megan Boone) with whom he seemingly has no connection. On her first day on the job, Liz finds herself in a race to stop a terrorist.
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