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Monday on Utah TV: "Stars Earn Stripes"; "Closer" ends and "Major Crimes" begins; "Teen Wolf" howls

Published August 13, 2012 3:42 pm

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Stars Earn Stripes (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A dozen celebrities undergo training inspired by the military.

The "stars" - Laila Ali, Dean Cain,Terry Crews, Nick Lachey, Todd Palin,Dolvett Quince, Picabo Street and Eve Torres - will be challenged to execute complicated missions inspired by real military exercises.

It's a competition, but it's supposed to be a tribute to the military and first responders. And the prize money goes to charity.

• In the finale of The Closer (7 and 9 p.m., TNT), Brenda's obsession with Philip Stroh threatens her career and her life. That's followed immediately by Major Crimes (8 and 10 p.m., TNT), a "new" series that features most of of the "Closer" cast, with the exception of Kyra Sedgwick.

• In the season finale of Teen Wolf (11 p.m., MTV), Scott and his friends try to figure out Gerard's master plan.

Elsewhere on TV ...

'Bachelor Pad (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The contestants ask each other questions.

Hotel Hell (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): In Gordon's Ramsay's latest series, he tries to fix hotels the way he tries to fix restaurants in "Kitchen Nightmares."

Warehouse 13 (7 and 9 p.m., Syfy): There's a deadly artifact at a prep school.

Hell's Kitchen (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The chefs compete against a team of runners-up from past seasons.

Alphas (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Nina goes AWOL.

Grimm (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): This series kicks off its new season rather early

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (9 p.m., ABC Family): Amy and Ben evaluate their relationship.

Jaws Apocalypse: Reloaded (9 p.m., Discovery): Cameras capture a 14-foot, 13-foot great white shark.

Bunheads (10 and 11 p.m., ABC Family): Michelle clashes with a barista.

Sharkzilla (10 p.m., Discovery): Researchers try to build a replica of a 52-foot-long, prehistoric shark.

Mythbusters (11 p.m., Discovery): The team explores the top 25 shark myths of all time.