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Scott D. Pierce
Scott D. Pierce writes about television for the Salt Lake Tribune. Vice president of the Television Critics Associationn, he's covered TV in Utah since 1990.

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Monday on TV: Grown men are "Mama's Boys of the Bronx" on TLC

TLC couldn't get people to watch a worthwhile show like "All-American Muslims." So it's back to junk like Mama's Boys of the Bronx (11 and 11:30 p.m., TLC), the latest in a long line of mind-numbing "reality" shows.

It follows five sort of "Jersey Shore"-ish men - many of them pushing 40 - who live at home with their mommies.

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By the way, it's been 14 years since TLC became simply TLC, dropping The Learning Channel from its thoughts and programming.

Elsewhere on TV ...

How I Met Your Mother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Barney and Quinn move in together.

Dancing With the Stars (7 p.m., ABC/C h. 4): The remaining couples perform.

The Voice (7 p.m., NBC/Ch 5): Hopefuls from two of the teams compete in this "live" episode, which is tape-delayed in this time zone..

Bones (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): An extreme couponer's remains are found on the side of a road.

NBA (7 p.m., ROOT): San Antonio Spurs at Utah Jazz

Gossip Girl (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Serena decides to step out of the spotlight; Chuck asks Blair for advice.

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (7 and 10 p.m., Travel): In the season premiere, Tony travels to Mozambique.

Two and a Half Men (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Walden tells his girlfriend he's going into business with his ex-wife.

House (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): A hockey fight leaves a young player collapsed on the ice.

Hart of Dixie (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Zoe isn't sure how she feels about her father's visit.

NewNowNext Awards 2012 (8 and 10:30 p.m., Logo): Kelly Osbourne hosts.

Save the Titanic with Bob Ballard (8 and 11 p.m., National Geographic Channel): The man who discovered the shipwreck fights to keep it from being looted.

Hotel Impossible (8 and 11 p.m., Travel): This is sort of the hotel version of "Kitchen Nightmares" - only the guy on this show, Anthony Melchiorri, is tough but he doesn't scraem like Gordon Ramsay. In the premiere, Melchiorri tries to help the family that owns a fading hotel in Mantauk, N.Y.

Mike & Molly (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Mike and Molly are looking for somewhere to get married after Molly has confrontation with a priest.

Hawaii Five-0 (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Max reveals a shocking secret from his past.

Castle (9:01 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4):

Smash (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): When the show's new star gets stuck in Cuba, Karen goes on.

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (9 and 11 p.m., ABC Family): The girls' fathers try to end their feud.

Make It Or Break It (10 p.m., ABC Family): The team isn't happy about Coach Mac's training techniques.



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