Monday’s Highlight: American Experience on KOCE
HISTORICAL: Ulysses S. Grant, the Civil War general who went on to become U.S. president, is profiled on a new “American Experience” at 9 p.m. on KOCE.
The Gayle King Show: Oprah’s gal-pal gets her own talk show on her friend’s new cable network (10 a.m. and 5 p.m. OWN).
Inside the Actors Studio: Jim Carrey stops by for some career Q&A in this new installment (8 p.m. Bravo).
Alaska Wing Men: This new three-part series follows bush pilots plying their trade in the skies of our 49th state (8, 9 and 10 p.m. National Geographic).
The Bad Girls Club: The reality series about less-than-proper young ladies returns for another season (9 p.m. Oxygen).
You’re Cut Off: This reality series about young ladies with an inflated sense of entitlement also returns (9 p.m. VH1).
Hoarders: The docu-series about people for whom too much stuff is never enough ends its season (10 p.m. A&E).
True Life: A special episodes catches fans up with the people featured on past episodes of the youth-oriented reality series (10 p.m. MTV).
Men of a Certain Age: The guys head to Palm Springs for colonoscopies in this new episode (10 p.m. TNT).
The X Life: Get up close and personal with your favorite extreme-sports stars in this new series (10 p.m. VH1).
Castle: A magic shop owner is found dead on a new episode of the Nathan Fillion mystery series (10:01 p.m. ABC).
21: Jim Sturgess and Kevin Spacey star in this gambling-themed 2008 drama (8 p.m. KDOC).
Mystery Men: Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, Janeane Garofalo are wannabe superheroes in this 1999 comedy (8 p.m. Cinemax).
Hockey: The Bruins play the Penguins (4:30 p.m. VS) and the Kings welcome the Maple Leafs (7:30 p.m. FSN).
College football: Auburn battles Oregon in the BCS National Championship game (5:37 p.m. ESPN).
Photo: Matthew Brady / Library of Congress