For Monday, March 4th 2013 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
The Carrie Diaries (The CW, 8 p.m.) – “Hush, Hush” – Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) is thrilled when the junior-senior lock-in provides the perfect cover for a night out in Manhattan with Larissa (Freema Agyeman) and her Interview co-workers– until a surprising encounter turns her night upside down. Maggie (Katie Findlay) and Mouse (Ellen Wong) confront Sebastian (Austin Butler) about his feelings for Carrie and tell him he better make a grand gesture if he stands any chance of winning her back. Harlan (guest star Scott Cohen) finally convinces Tom (Matt Letscher) to go on a double date, with surprising results. Meanwhile, Maggie tries to find the courage to tell Walt (Brendan Dooling) about Simon (guest star Josh Salatin) before Donna LaDonna (Chloe Bridges) does.
The Biggest Loser (NBC, 8 p.m.) – “Makeover” – It’s the eagerly-anticipated makeover week for the final five contestants, who also get the promise of immunity at the next weigh-in if they each lose a certain percentage of body weight. The makeover fun begins with fashion expert Tim Gunn, who works his magic helping the contestants pick out stylish new outfits to flatter their new slimmer selves. And celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves crafts incredible new looks for each player, leading to amazing and dramatic transformations. Then for the first time ever in Biggest Loser history, the contestants will all go home for their makeover reveals, where family and friends will all gather to celebrate their transformations in heartwarming, emotional reunions. Later, back at the ranch, the anxious contestants weigh in to see if they all lost enough weight to keep everyone safe from elimination.
Switched at Birth (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) – “Uprising” – When news of the school’s closing spreads throughout campus, Daphne (Katie Leclerc) leads the students of Carlton School for the Deaf in arranging a demonstration to take place on the eve of the “Romeo and Juliet” play, in which Daphne has the lead role. Meanwhile, as one of a handful of hearing students in the school, Bay’s (Vanessa Marano) attempt to be part of the campaign is challenged. The storyline was inspired by the real-life “Deaf President Now” protests at Gallaudet University that took place 25 years ago this March. This is an all-ASL episode.
The Following (FOX, 9 p.m.) – “Let Me Go” – With the help of his new lawyer, Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) makes a convincing argument to be moved to another facility, while Emma (Valorie Curry) and Joey (Kyle Catlett) meet up with one of Roderick’s men, who is harboring a secret of his own.
Dallas (TNT, 9 p.m.) – “The Furious and the Fast” – Bobby (Patrick Duffy) and his brother retaliate when Ewing Energies is overtaken, but a clash between cousins leads to a winner-take-all race that may overshadow everything else with its sheer flash.
What will you watch??
For more television news and recommendations, be sure to follow LA TV Insider Examiner on Twitter.