It hasn't been without its stumbles, but ABC's revamped Dancing With the Stars makes it to the finish line tonight as the four remaining dance partners — Justina Machado and Sasha Farber, Nev Schulman and Jenna Johnson, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev, and Nelly and Daniella Karagach — battle it out for Season 29's coveted mirror ball trophy.
Also today: the Gilmore Girls return to The CW for a week-long event, Shawn Mendes gives fans VIP access in a new Netflix tour doc, and His Dark Materials continues the search for answers. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:
SEASON FINALE: Who will be crowned the Season 29 champion of Dancing With the Stars? We'll find out tonight, but first it's time for the freestyles. Also: Nelly performs some of his greatest hits and judge Derek Hough takes to the dance floor for a special performance. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
LIMITED SERIES PREMIERE: The FX/BBC coproduction of Black Narcissus follows Sister Clodagh (Gemma Arterton) and the nuns of St. Faith as they start a school at the mysterious palace of Mopu in the Himalayas, all the while facing the possibility that the palace may be haunted. Watch trailer. All three episodes are airing tonight beginning at 8:00 PM ET on FX
BROADCAST DEBUT: The ladies of Stars Hollow are returning home to The CW with the broadcast debut of Netflix's 2016 four-episode reunion series Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, in which Lorelai (Lauren Graham), Rory (Alexis Bledel), and Emily (Kelly Bishop) experience four seasons of change. In Winter, Lorelai struggles with making decisions. Rory embarks on her career as a journalist, and Emily struggles with Richard's death. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on The CW
DOCUMENTARY: Shawn Mendes opens up about his stardom, relationships, and his musical future in the new documentary Shawn Mendes: In Wonder, shot during his 2019 world tour. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix
REUNION SPECIAL: Is VH1 Celebreality poised for a comeback? As Primetimer's Kevin O'Keeffe writes, tonight's return of Tiffany "New York" Pollard in I Love New York: Reunited has us hoping so. Vivica A. Fox hosts. 8:00 PM ET on VH1
NEW EPISODE: Episode two of His Dark Materials' second season follows Lyra (Dafne Keen) and Will (Amir Wilson) as they head to Oxford in search of answers. Meanwhile, the Magisterium is faced with a choice. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on HBO
NEW EPISODE: The Knockouts continue tonight on The Voice, with former coach Usher returning as Mega Mentor. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.