The Endgame makes good on its name tonight as the heist drama closes out its first season. (No word yet from NBC on whether it'll return for Season 2.) Also today: We Own This City and Better Call Saul air new episodes, E! broadcasts live from the 2022 Met Gala red carpet, and rapper Lil Jon ventures into the world of home renovation in HGTV’s Lil Jon Wants To Do What? Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:
The Endgame: Season 1 finale. As Val (Ryan Michelle Bathé) learns a secret about Own (Kamal Angelo Bolden), an escape plan goes haywire when old foes face off. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on NBC
Better Call Saul: New episode. Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) takes extreme measures; Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) and Kim (Rhea Seehorn) enlist a local pro to put on a show for Cliff Main (Ed Begley Jr.). Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on AMC
We Own This City: New episode. Jenkins (Jon Bernthal) learns the true weight of city politics in policing his first day on the job. Elsewhere, Jensen (Dagmara Dominczyk) and Sieracki (Don Harvey) interview someone eager to talk about the GTTF's tactics, and Sean Suiter (Jamie Hector) is assigned to a new murder case. 9:00 PM ET on HBO
Lil Jon Wants To Do What?: Series premiere. Rapper Lil Jon helps homeowners find their design wild side by providing startlingly unconventional renovation ideas that seem impossible to execute. Then, Anitra Mecadon, an expert builder and designer, attempts to make Lil Jon’s creative vision a reality. Read our review. 10:00 PM ET on HGTV
E! Live From the Red Carpet: Met Gala 2022: Special presentation. Celebrities gather on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for fashion’s biggest night. This year’s theme is “In America: An Anthology of Fashion.” Three hours of coverage begin at 6:00 PM ET/3:00 PM PT on E!
Gentleman Jack: New episode. After another former flame threatens to derail their idyllic honeymoon, Lister (Suranne Jones) tells Ann (Sophie Rundle) about her complicated relationship with Mariana, but withholds some crucial information. 10:00 PM ET on HBO
American Song Contest: New episode. The remaining groups perform their original song for a chance to advance to next week’s finale. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
American Idol: The Great Idol Reunion: Special presentation. Idol greats Ruben Studdard, Scotty McCreery, Jordin Sparks, and Kris Allen reunite onstage for a night of performances and surprise appearances to commemorate the show’s milestone 20th season. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
NCIS: New episode. The team investigates a ring of clever teenage partygoers when a string of break-ins takes place at Marine Base Quantico. While working the case, McGee (Sean Murray) forms a bond with one of the teens, Teagan Fields (guest star Cay Ryan Murray, Sean Murray’s daughter). Followed by a new episode of NCIS: Hawai’i. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on CBS
9-1-1: New episode. The 118 races to the rescue when the 9-1-1 Call Center goes up in flames. Later, as Bobby (Peter Krause) risks his life to save a trapped May (Corinne Massiah) and Claudette (Vanessa E. Williams), while Buck (Oliver Stark) and Eddie (Ryan Guzman) work together to help an injured electrician. Followed by a new episode of 9-1-1: Lone Star. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on FOX
Independent Lens: Try Harder!: Original documentary. Debbie Lum (My Tiger Mom) explores life for students at Lowell High School, San Francisco’s academic pressure cooker. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on PBS
NBA Playoffs: The conference semifinals continue with two Game 1 matchups:
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TOPICS: The Endgame, HGTV, NBC, Better Call Saul, Lil Jon Wants to Do What?, We Own This City, Met Gala