What to Watch: Monday, January 11

January 11, 2010
Hot off the heels of The Simpsons' landmark 450th episode, How I Met Your Mother hits its own milestone tonight with a musical 100th episode. Tune in to see Neil Patrick Harris and his castmates belt out some hilarious tunes. Monday, January 11 8:00 pm How I Met Your Mother, CBS (30 min) 100th EPISODE HIMYM celebrates its 100th episode tonight with a musical half hour, which should make Broadway vet (and Gay Man of the Decade) Neil Patrick Harris feel right at home. In the special episode, Barney considers giving up wearing suits for a bartender and Ted comes ever closer to meeting the fabled mother.

Neil Patrick Harris and co. take to the streets for a dapper musical number

8:00 pm House, Fox (1 hr) NEW Thirteen, Chase and Taub try to play a practical joke on Foreman while the team tries to solve the case of a drug deal who mysteriously collapsed, a job complicated by the man’s partner-in-crime who refuses to reveal personal information which might help the doctors. 8:00 pm The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ABC Family (1 hr) NEW Ben is caught between a rock and a hard place as his Italian summer fling comes to town and he is forced to choose between her and Amy. Watch to see if Ashley’s gay BFF Griffin shows up. 9:00 pm Heroes, NBC (1 hr) NEW Claire’s lesbian bestie Gretchen may appear tonight as the heroes hatch a plan to take down evil Samuel using his long-lost love as bait. 10:00 pm Chef Academy, Bravo (1 hr) NEW The chefs must cook and serve for a gala dinner for other chefs and VIPs. Out private chef Leonard is a contestant, and Chef Novelli’s personal assistant, Joel, is also gay.