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Monday on TV: Cat Grant returns to 'Supergirl,' and she's been sorely missed

Published May 15, 2017 5:37 pm
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When "Supergirl" (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) moved from CBS to The CW this season, it also moved production from Los Angeles to Vancouver. And, as a result, it lost Calista Flockhart, who starred as Cat Grant — Supergirl/Kara's boss and sort-of mentor — in Season 1.

And this has proven to be very bad indeed for the show. Season 2 has been pretty blah, and it has sorely missed the presence of the caustic, tart Cat.

Fortunately, Flockhart returns in tonight's episode. Unfortunately, it will just remind you how her absence has adversely affected "Supergirl."



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• "The Voice" (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The top eight perform

• "Dancing with the Stars" (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The competition continues.

• "Gotham" (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Gordon discovers the weapon the Court of Owls will use to destroy Gotham; Ivy comes to Selina's aid.

• "Man with a Plan" (7:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Adam and Andi toy with the idea of having another baby. (Season finale)

• "Lucifer" (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The prime suspect in a grisly murder at an insane asylum calls himself God.

• "Jane the Virgin" (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Jane struggles to plan her parents' wedding; Petra and Rafael both ask Jane for relationship advice.

• "Angie Tribeca" (8:30 p.m., TBS): The team heads to the Big Apple to track a serial killer.

• "Scorpion" (9 p.m., CS/Ch. 2): The team is stranded on a deserted island. (Season finale)

• "Quantico" (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Alex and the team make a last stand against the Collaborators at the Constitutional Convention. (Season finale)

• "Young & Hungry" (9 p.m., Freeform): Gabi and Josh's friends-with-benefits relationship is jeopardized when one of them meets somebody else.

• "Baby Daddy" (9:30 p.m., Freeform): Danny and Ben are eager to find out the sex of Riley's baby.

• "Better Call Saul" (11 p.m., AMC): Chuck pushes himself to the limit; Nacho fis caught in a power struggle.

 

 

 

 

 

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