Few people captured the surreality of the 2020 Presidential campaign better than Jordan Klepper, whose reporting from Trump rallies for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah amassed hundreds of millions of views online. For one night only, he's returning to the Trump beat with a new half-hour special, Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse - Into The MAGAverse.
Also today: A freeway pileup hits close to home on 9-1-1, Snoop Dogg stops by The Voice, and VH1 sends a group of celebreality stars on a Couples Retreat. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Jordan Klepper recalls his year-long stint covering Trump rallies for the Daily Show in Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse - Into The MAGAverse, a new half-hour specal featuring never-before-seen footage and new interviews with the people he met along the way. Watch preview. 11:00 PM ET on Comedy Central
SPRING PREMIERE: Athena (Angela Bassett) and the 118 race to save lives after a drunk driver causes a deadly pile-up on 9-1-1. Meanwhile, Maddie (Jennifer Love Hewitt) goes into labor and Hen (Aisha Hinds) and Karen (Tracie Thoms) are devastated as they prepare their foster daughter Nia to be reunited with her birth mother. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on FOX
NEW EPISODE: Snoop Dogg serves as Mega Mentor on the first night of the Knockouts as The Voice coaches prepare their artists to perform individually against a teammate, then select a winner to move on to the Live Playoffs. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
SERIES PREMIERE: They may be on holiday, but for the celebrity couples of VH1 Couples Retreat this is no vacation. The show's cast members will use their time away to discuss the challenges and triumphs of their relationships, and explore what it takes to successfully navigate the stormy seas of love. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on VH1
NEW EPISODE: In an American Idol first, ten finalists from last season will sing for America's vote, with the top vote-getter joining this season's top 10. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
NBA BASKETBALL: The NBA on ESPN returns for Week 18 with a Monday night doubleheader:
SEASON PREMIERE: This can't end well. Roger and Steve set to become "venom harvesters" as American Dad! returns for its sixteenth season. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on TBS
SEASON PREMIERE: Back with its first new episode in a year, Black Ink Crew kicks off its ninth season with a new flagship shop in Brooklyn — and a backup plan when COVID restrictions shut them down. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on VH1
SPRING PREMIERE: Grace (Sierra McClain) and Judd (Jim Parrack) fight for their lives in the aftermath of a horrific car accident on 9-1-1: Lone Star as flashbacks show how the pair first fell in love. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on FOX
Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.