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What to Watch on Monday: Fox debuts new ‘Passage’ drama, Oxygen examines ‘Dirty John’

THE PASSAGE: L-R: Saniyya Sidney and Mark-Paul Gosselaar in THE PASSAGE premiering Monday, Jan. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. © 2019 FOX Broadcasting. CR: Eliza Morse / FOX
THE PASSAGE: L-R: Saniyya Sidney and Mark-Paul Gosselaar in THE PASSAGE premiering Monday, Jan. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. © 2019 FOX Broadcasting. CR: Eliza Morse / FOX FOX

The Passage (9 p.m., Fox) - In this new dramatic series, a flu epidemic threatens the U.S. and a federal agent (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) is tasked with bringing a 10-year-old girl (Saniyya Sidney) to be used as a test subject to a secret medical facility. But after meeting the kid, the agent has second thoughts and his loyalties are tested. Henry Ian Cusick (“Lost”) also stars.

Also on tonight . . .

Dirty John, The Dirty Truth (8 p.m., Oxygen) - You’ve heard the true crime podcast and maybe you’ve watched the Bravo dramatic series with Connie Britton and Eric Bana. Now there’s a two-hour documentary tracing the story of conman John Meehan’s trail of manipulation that started long before he met Debra Newell. The story of Meehan’s “relationship” with Newell was made famous by the articles and podcast by Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard.

The Bachelor (8 p.m., ABC) - Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman help guide one of the group dates tonight, and on another group date, Billy Eichner oversees three challenges at “Camp Bachelor.” Our two North Carolina contestants both attend this Camp Bachelor date. We understand that Catherine (the one with the dog) is in rare form tonight.

Rodents of an Unusual Size (10 p.m., PBS / UNC-TV) - An Independent Lens documentary about Louisiana fisherman Thomas Gonzales, and a pack of bounty hunters, fight back against an invasive species of 20-pound swamp rats that threaten coastal wetlands.

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