What To Watch: Monday

by | January 25, 2010 at 8:48 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Damages‘ (10pm on FX)

In the season premiere, Patty Hewes has been appointed by the U.S. government to recover billions of dollars lost to the largest investment fraud in Wall Street history. The new case pits Patty against the powerful Tobin family, which includes Joe Tobin (Campbell Scott), Marilyn Tobin (Lily Tomlin), and the family’s trusted attorney Leonard Winstone (Martin Short). Meanwhile, Ellen Parsons adjusts to the challenges of her new job, and life, away from Patty Hewes.

KEY EPISODE:Greek‘ (10pm on ABC Family)

The season begins with an episode entitled “I Know What You Did Last Semester” as the ZBZ ladies are on edge thinking they may have been responsible for the Gamma Psi house burning down. Casey (Spencer Grammer), Ashleigh (Amber Stevens), and Rebecca (Dilshad Vadsaria) lead their sorority sisters in an effort to hide all evidence pointing to the fact that they snuck into the Gamma Psi house prior to the big fire. Additionally, Casey struggles to hide their big secret from Cappie (Scott Michael Foster) which clearly puts a strain their new relationship

WATCH:Life Unexpected‘ (9pm ET on The CW)

Cate (Shiri Appleby) and Baze (Kristoffer Polaha) are paid a visit by a social worker whose job it is to evaluate both of them and determine if they are fit parents. Lux is torn when her boyfriend, Bug, and best friend, Natasha, suggest that Cate and Baze may not be in it for the long haul and that Lux should return to her old life and the people who love her most of all. Meanwhile, Cate is pressured by the executives at the radio station to deny that she has a daughter in order to save her job.

DVR:The Inbetweeners‘ (9pm on BBC America)

The Inbetweeners offers a painfully funny take on the squirming humiliations of teenage life. It begins with the new kid in town, Will (Simon Bird), who has unwillingly had to move, change schools and, as a result, make new friends. He soon meets Simon (Joe Thomas), Jay (James Buckley) and Neil (Blake Harrison), who are neither that cool nor that credible.

DVR:House‘ (8pm ET on Fox)

The team takes on the case of Valerie, an attractive female executive experiencing random episodes of excruciating pain. House agrees to take the case based on Valerie’s looks, and while treating her, the men on the team are charmed by Valerie’s beauty and personality, with Thirteen looking beyond the superficial to try to discover a link to her illness. Meanwhile, House uncharacteristically attempts to alleviate his conscience by reaching out to a former medical school colleague he wronged.