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  • "How I Met Your Mother" (8 p.m., CBS): In this new flashback episode, the gang considers the future of the love triangle involving Ted, Robin and Barney. Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad") guest stars.

  • "American Experience: JFK" (9 p.m, PBS): The bulk of this month's John F. Kennedy-themed programs mostly recalls and dissects the circumstances surrounding his assassination. This rich, two-part portrait instead focuses on the life and legacy of the 35th president, beginning with his childhood years. The film also re-evaluates JFK's strengths and weaknesses in the Oval Office and provides fresh insights into his private life.

    In a flashback episode, Bryan Cranston returns as Hammond Druthers on "How I Met Your Mother."
    In a flashback episode, Bryan Cranston returns as Hammond Druthers on "How I Met Your Mother." (Richard Cartwright/FOX )

  • "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1" (9 p.m., HBO): A sobering documentary that introduces viewers to trained responders who take calls from military vets struggling with PTSD, depression, addiction and suicidal thoughts.

    Also Monday:

  • "Dancing With the Stars" (8 p.m., ABC; For recaps of the show, go to www.mercurynews.com/tv)

  • "The Voice" (8 p.m., NBC)

  • "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (8 p.m., Bravo)

  • "Mike & Molly" (9 p.m., CBS)

  • "Sleepy Hollow" (9 p.m., Fox)

  • "Castle" (10 p.m., ABC)

  • "Hostages" (10 p.m., CBS)