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Monday's TV Highlights: “Virgin Galactic: Will It Fly?” on National Geographic.

October 17, 2010 |  8:05 pm

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The new special “Virgin Galactic: Will It Fly?” looks at billionaire Richard Branson's plans to provide spaceflights to the paying public at 7 and 10 p.m., National Geographic. 


Chuck: As Casey's (Adam Baldwin) former team returns to look for him, Chuck (Zachary Levi) has to decide what he is willing to sacrifice to find his mother. Joshua Gomez, Yvonne Strahovski, Sarah Lancaster and Ryan McPartlin also star in the new episode (8 p.m. NBC). 

House: A new mother (Jennifer Grey) faces a difficult decision that could have repercussions for her own health as well as her newborn baby's after House (Hugh Laurie) and his team make some disturbing discoveries in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox). 

Lie to Me: Cal (Tim Roth) and his team are hired to examine profiling techniques used by police in the wake of an incident involving Wallowski (Monique Curnen), and Internal Affairs tries to use Cal's relationship with Wallowski to get him to incriminate her. Anna Gunn also guest stars in this new episode (9 p.m. Fox). 

Hawaii Five-0: One daughter of the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines is found dead, and another is abducted in this new episode (10 p.m. CBS). 

Castle: Two bodies fall out of a casket pallbearers drop at a funeral in this new episode (10 p.m. ABC). 

Hoarders: A cancer patient must make her home habitable to ensure that her vital treatment continues without interruption in this new episode (10 p.m. A&E). 

Weeds: Nancy and Andy (Mary-Louise Parker, Justin Kirk) try to find a pediatrician when little Stevie gets sick in this new episode (10 p.m. Showtime). 

Bret Michaels: Life as I Know It: Poison singer and “Celebrity Apprentice” winner Bret Michaels and his on-again, off-again girlfriend Kristi Gibson, and their two daughters, Raine and Jorja, are featured in this new unscripted series (10 p.m. VH1). 

The Buried Life: Working as bounty hunters, the guys must apprehend a violent criminal, in this new episode (10:30 p.m. MTV). 

The Big C: Cathy (Laura Linney) gets more bad news from Dr. Todd (Reid Scott) and Paul (Oliver Platt) makes a serious decision about his marriage after he catches an Ecstasy-enhanced Cathy and Lenny (Idris Elba) in a compromising situation in this new episode (10:30 p.m. Showtime). 


Baseball: Playoffs: The Texas Rangers visit the New York Yankees (5 p.m. TBS). 

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