Also airing Monday, Sept. 12, 2016: “American Ninja Warrior” on NBC and “Major Crimes” on TNT.
‘Dancing With the Stars’
The popular dance competition is back for its 23rd season (23 seasons? Really?). Those competing for the mirrorball trophy this season include Amber Rose, Calvin Johnson Jr., Jake T. Austin, James Hinchcliffe, Jana Kramer, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Laurie Hernandez, Marilu Henner, Maureen McCormick, Rick Perry, Ryan Lochte, Terra Jolé and Vanilla Ice. Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews are back as hosts. Season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, on ABC.
Also on Monday
“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Live).
“American Ninja Warrior,” 8 p.m. (NBC): The top competitors from the city finals face the last three stages of Mount Midoriyama, with five new obstacles, including the Giant Ring Swing, the Hourglass to Atari and the Double Wedge.
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“So You Think You Can Dance,” 9 p.m. (Fox): The final four dancers perform, and America’s favorite dancer is crowned.
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“Major Crimes,” 10 p.m. (TNT): The Major Crimes unit continues to investigate the conspiracy behind Dwight Darnell’s murders.
“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” 10:30 p.m. (TBS): Speaking with the Mexican immigrant behind “Latinos for Trump.”