Monday's TV Highlights: James Earl Jones on 'House'
AILING: James Earl Jones guest stars as a visiting African dignitary with a serious medical condition on a new episode of the drama "House," at 8 p.m. on Fox.
Sherri: "The View's" Sherri Shephard stars in a new sitcom loosely based on her own life (7 p.m. Lifetime).
Rita Rocks: The comedy series starring Nicole Sullivan returns with new episodes (7:30 p.m. Lifetime).
How I Met Your Mother: Robin (Colbie Smulders) suspects Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) of infidelity (8 p.m. CBS).
Two and a Half Men: Jake (Angus T. Jones) attempts to blackmail Charlie (Charlie Sheen) in this new episode of the sitcom (9 p.m. CBS).
Trauma: EMTs respond when a car plows into a street fair in this new episode of the action drama (9 p.m. NBC).
Gossip Girl: Hilary Duff and Tyra Banks guest star in a new episode of the teen-themed drama (9 p.m. KTLA).
CSI: Miami: The team investigates the mysterious deaths of a trio of volleyball players (10 p.m. CBS)
The Rachel Zoe Project: Rachel and Brad head to Paris for fashion week (10 p.m. Bravo).
Clash of the Gods: The writings of "The Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien are explored (10 p.m. History).
The Decorating Adventures of Ambrose Price: This new reality series gets you close to the fledgling interior decorator (10 and 10:30 p.m. Logo).
Madventures: The Philippines is the latest destination for this thrill-seeking travelogue (10 p.m. Travel).
The Mo'Nique Show: The actress-comedian launches her new talk show (11 p.m. BET).
Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times: This documentary profiles the family that helped make this newspaper what it is today (9 p.m. KCET).
Chain Gang: Maricopa County: One Arizona community's unusual approach to overseeing its inmate population is examined (9 p.m. Discovery).
Rio Breaks: This new documentary follows a group of underprivileged Brazilian youths who have taken up surfing (9 p.m. Sundance).
An American in Paris: Turner Classic Movies' salute to Leslie Caron includes the actress opposite Gene Kelly in this romantic 1951 musical (6 p.m. TCM).
Hannah and Her Sisters: Woody Allen wrote, directed and costars in this seriocomic 1986 fable; Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey, Michael Caine and Max von Sydow also star (9:45 p.m. IFC).
Soccer: Aston Villa vs. Manchester City (11:55 a.m. ESPN2).
Hockey: The New York Rangers visit the New Jersey Devils (4 p.m. VS).
Football: The Minnesota Vikings, led by quarterback Brett Farve, face his former team the Green Bay Packers (5:30 p.m. ESPN).
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