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The Bachelor Remembers When Jason Mesnick Enraged America

ALSO: Mapleworth Murders, Surviving Jeffrey Epstein, 10 Things You Don’t Know, and more.
  • Jason Mesnick in a 2009 promotional image for The Bachelor. (ABC)
    Jason Mesnick in a 2009 promotional image for The Bachelor. (ABC)

    Do you remember the season America fell in love with single dad Jason Mesnick? What about when he turned around and enraged half the country? The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons Ever does, and tonight they're revisiting every twist and turn on his journey to love (and infamy). Also today: Four of Netflix's biggest shows join forces for Game On, Lorne Michaels presents Mappleworth Murders, and E! returns to its roots with 10 Things You Don’t Know. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:

    NEW EPISODE: Jason Mesnick was a single dad looking for love when he stepped into the spotlight on The Bachelor, but as The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons Ever reminds us, his romantic escapades were not all sunshine and lollipops. By the end of the season, he had ticked off several of the show's contestants and much of America. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Shaquille O'Neal returns to Shark Week in Shaqattack, which follows the NBA legend as he researches which shark species have the deadliest attack methods. 9:00 PM ET on Discovery

    CROSSOVER SPECIAL: Four of Netflix's most popular comedy series are joining forces for Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event. The special combines the worlds of Mr. Iglesias, Family Reunion, The Big Show Show, and Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love as the characters go head to head in a competitive event for the ages. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    SERIES PREMIERE: Lorne Michaels joins forces with a who's who of comedy heavyweights in Mapleworth Murders, which follows a mystery writer (played by SNL's Paula Pell) as she investigates the snow-balling series of violent murders in the once peaceful village of New Woodstream. Watch the preview. Streaming on Quibi

    DOCUSERIES PREMIERE: Lifetime airs the second half of its two-night four-hour limited series Surviving Jeffrey Epstein, which gives the notorious abuser's victims a chance to tell their stories, and details their chilling experiences on Epstein's private island. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    NEW EPISODE: Simon (Aml Ameen) drops some jolting news on Arabella (Michaela Coel) on I May Destroy You. Meanwhile, Kwame (Paapa Essiedu) makes an unexpected connection when he meets Tyrone (Gershwyn Eustache Jnr). 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    SERIES PREMIERE: E! is launching its new celebrity profile series 10 Things You Don’t Know with back-to-back episodes about Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lopez. 10:00 PM ET on E!

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: The Bachelor Summer Games, ABC, The Bachelor, The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever!