Cristin Milioti in the season premiere of "How I Met Your Mother" on CBS.

Cristin Milioti has a pivotal role in the final season of "How I Met Your Mother" on CBS. (Cliff Lipson / CBS / July 17, 2013)

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This week's TV Movies  

 



How I Met Your Mother Robin and Barney (Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris) make a startling discovery about a family matter as they head to Long Island for their wedding. Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Josh Radnor also star in the two-episode season premiere. 8 and 8:30 p.m. CBS

The Voice The singing competition returns for a new season. 8 p.m. NBC

2 Broke Girls In the season premiere, Max and Caroline (Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs) have more business than they can handle at their cupcake walk-up window. 9 p.m. CBS

Genealogy Roadshow This new series attempts to verify family legends. Up first are people who believe Davy Crockett is their ancestor. 9 p.m. KOCE

Mom Anna Faris stars as a newly sober single mother who tries to mend fences with her own mom (Allison Janney), who's got lots of issues of her own, in this new sitcom from Chuck Lorre ("Two and a Half Men" and "The Big Bang Theory"). Sadie Calvano and Blake Garrett Rosenthal play Christy's children, and French Stewart plays a work colleague. 9:30 p.m. CBS

Hostages This new drama stars Toni Collette as a prominent surgeon who's scheduled to operate on the president of the United States (James Naughton), but before the surgery, she and her family are taken hostage in their home by a rogue FBI agent (Dylan McDermott), who threatens to kill them all if the president survives the procedure. 10 p.m. CBS

The Blacklist James Spader stars in this new drama as a fugitive who resurfaces after 20 years of brokering shady deals for criminals around the world and turns himself in at FBI headquarters with an intriguing offer. 10 p.m. NBC

Castle In the season premiere, Beckett (Stana Katic) struggles with two life-changing offers: a job in Washington, D.C., and a marriage proposal from Castle (Nathan Fillion). 10 p.m. ABC

POV The new episode "Best Kept Secret" tells the story of a teacher who works with severely autistic boys at the John F. Kennedy School in New Jersey, preparing them for an independent life after graduation. 10 p.m. KOCE

MOVIES

First Cousin Once Removed In this heart-wrenching 2012 documentary, filmmaker Alan Berliner chronicles five years in the life of poet, professor and translator Edwin Honig, his mother's cousin, as he struggles with Alzheimer's. 9 p.m. HBO

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Toni Collette; Nancy O'Dell. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today James Spader; Cher performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC