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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 Utah TV: "Gossip Girl" is just 10 episodes from over

My sort-of-like/hate relationship with Gossip Girl (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) is about to end.

I can't say that I ever really loved the show, but I used to like it. I'm a sucker for a good prime-time soap, and for a while "Gossip Girl" was just that.

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But it has long since degenerated into a bad soap. "Gossip Girl" jumped the shark at the beginning of Season 2 when Blair started dating a prince. The show got ridiculous, and never recovered.

Why am I still watching it? Because I'm sort of stupid. Stupid enough to think a show that had jumped the shark might jump back.

The good news is that tonight marks the beginning of the sixth and final season. The better news is that there will be only 10 episodes, and we're promised some sort of a finale.

Once "Gossip Girl" is over, what will I do when I want to watch a show that used to be good and now I just complain about bitterly?

Oh, yeah. There's always "Grey's Anatomy."

Elsewhere on TV ...

NFL (6:30 p.m., ESPN): Houston Texans at New York Jets

How I Met Your Mother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Barney complicates Lily and Marshall's search for a nanny.

Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The competition continues.

Bones (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): A murder is linked to illegal animal trafficking.

90210 (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Max and Naomi's plans go horribly wrong. (Season premiere)

The Voice (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The battle rounds begin.

Major Crimes (7 and 9 p.m., TNT): Rusty and Raydor don't think they can trust Dunn.

Partners (7:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Joe blabs a secret about Ali to Louis.

2 Broke Girls (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The diner is robbed.

The Mob Doctor (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Grace saves an old friend's life.

Mike & Molly (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Mike doesn't look good in the wedding photos.

NBA preseason (8:30 p.m., NBATV): Utah Jazz at Golden State Warriors

Hawaii Five-0 (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Steve and Danny's boat is hijacked.

Castle (9:01 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A woman's murder is linked to a repossessed storage unit.

Revolution (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Nate tracks Charlie and Miles.

Switched at Birth (9 p.m., ABC Family): Will Bay come to Zarra's rescue?



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