TV highlights: ‘50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus’ on HBO

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FINALE WATCH: No word yet on whether freshman mid-season drama “The Carrie Diaries” (CW at 8) will see a second season — although Sarah Jessica Parker has been openly dismissive of the series, a “Sex and the City” prequel about Carrie Bradshaw in her teen years. Anyway, in the finale, Carrie faces junior prom, which is filled with lots of drama when some secrets are revealed.

FINALE WATCH: The American version of “Being Human” (Syfy at 9) wraps up Season 3 on Monday night. (So far, Syfy is mum about a fourth season, although the original British show just ended its fifth and final season last month.) As the season ends, two of the four paranormal roommates — a vampire, a ghost and two werewolves — face off against Liam for the final time.

The Documentary “50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus” (HBO at 9) is directed by Steven Pressman, whose wife, Liz Perle, is the granddaughter of a couple who traveled to Nazi Germany in 1939 to save 50 Jewish children. The film, narrated by Alan Alda and Mamie Gummer, uses archival photos and Perle’s recollections to tell the story of her grandparents, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus.

A follower gets in touch with the FBI on “The Following” (Fox at 9), and gives Ryan and the team a chance to make contact with Carroll.

FINALE WATCH: A man refuses to follow his dying mother’s last wishes on the Season 1 finale of “Monday Mornings” (TNT at 10) and winds up in court, while a hospital staffer gets into a dangerous situation involving a patient.

Things between Charlie and Rachel tentatively start to improve on “Revolution” (NBC at 10), but Rachel wrecks everything when she takes off on a solo journey to gain more power.

Similar to how Matt Damon hijacked Jimmy Kimmel’s show earlier this year, the Kardashian family stages an attack on “Chelsea Lately” (E! at 11). They kick Chelsea and staff out of the building, and Kim, Kourtney and Khloe take over.

“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35) hosts actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 17-year-old entrepreneur Nick D’Aloisio and a performance by Vintage Trouble.

Actress Rachel McAdams is on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35), along with author Kelly Oxford and musical guest Kid Rock.

— Emily Yahr

 
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