This summer, USA Network starts airing the eighth and final season of Monk. Obsessive-compulsive detective Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) returns for 16 brand-new episodes, the return of Sharona (Bitty Schram), and the long-promised resolution of the only case Monk has never been able to solve: The murder of his beloved wife, Trudy. Updates at usanetwork.com/series/monk.
Meanwhile, Season Seven comes to DVD July 21 (Info at TVShowsonDVD). And the latest tie-in novel in stores is Mr. Monk is Miserable, by Monk writer Lee Goldberg.
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