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Dancing with the Stars Shakes Things Up For "Next Level" Season 29

ALSO: We Are Who We Are, Monday Night Football, The Third Day, American Dad!, and more.
  • Tyra Banks takes over hosting duties tonight on Dancing with the Stars. (ABC)
    Tyra Banks takes over hosting duties tonight on Dancing with the Stars. (ABC)

    ABC's longtime reality ratings hit Dancing With the Stars made headlines over the summer when it dumped host Tom Bergerson and Erin Andrews. Set to fill their shoes beginning tonight is Tyra Banks, who promises the revamped show will be "so next level." Also today: Monday Night Football returns, HBO looks at the lives of two American teenagers on a military base in Italy, and American Dad celebrates a milestone. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:

    SEASON PREMIERE: Tiger King's Carole Baskin, Selling Sunset's Chrishell Stause, actress Anne Heche and Backstreet Boy AJ McLean are among the headline-grabbing stars set to hit the dance floor as Dancing With the Stars kicks off its 29th season with a new look, a new host (Tyra Banks) and a new judge (Derek Hough, filling in for a quarantined Len Goodman). Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    SERIES PREMIERE: As Primetimer's Joe Reid writes today, We Are Who We Are is the changing face of coming-of-age TV. Directed by Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name), the new series stars Jack Dylan Grazer and Jordan Kristine Seamon as two American teenagers who adapt to life on a U.S. military base in Italy. Watch the trailer. 10:00 PM ET on HBO

    NFL FOOTBALL: With professional sports learning to navigate competition in the time of COVID-19, Monday Night Football returns for its 51st season. Tonight, the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New York Giants at 7:10 PM ET/4:10pm PT on ESPN, followed by the Tennessee Titans squaring off against the Denver Broncos at 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT on ESPN

    LIMITED SERIES PREMIERE: Jude Law and Naomie Harris headline The Third Day, HBO's new three-part miniseries about two strangers drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    NEW EPISODE: The post-Casa Amor recoupling left some Islanders reshuffled, while some favorites are now single. How will Love Island continue to change moving forward? 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    MILLESTONE EPISODE: Roger's past comes back to haunt him as American Dad becomes the 25th scripted primetime show in the history of television to reach 300 episodes. 10:00 PM ET on TBS

    DOCUSERIES FINALE: Amazon's original sports docuseries All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur concludes today with episodes 7 - 9. Tom Hardy narrates. Streaming on Prime Video

    MARATHON: To celebrate the show's 15th anniversary, TNT is beginning a week-long, fan-selected Supernatural Marathon beginning at 10:00 AM ET on TNT

    DOCUMENTARY: PBS's POV presents Love Child, which follows an Iranian couple's plight as they flee their country with their young son. Watch the trailer. 10:00 PM ET on PBS

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

    TOPICS: Dancing with the Stars, ABC, Tyra Banks, Reality TV