Dirk Langeveld is filling in for Elissa Bass while she is on vacation. She will resume this column on Aug. 28.
Oh Sit!, 8 p.m., CW
“The series premiere of a competition based on musical chairs in which contestants race through obstacle courses to—” OK, no. No. Are they just coming up with punny not-quite-expletives and basing shows around them now? And how the puck do they keep this going through an hour-long runtime?
Haunted Collector, 9 p.m., SyFy
It doesn’t say exactly where, but a Connecticut home is one of two places featured tonight. The other is a Kentucky museum.
Futurama, 10 p.m., Comedy
“The Professor’s parents are unretired from virtual retirement aboard the Near-Death Star and he’s not too thrilled about it.” And I’m nerdy enough to remember that the last person “unretired” from the Near-Death Star had to be done so by a rescue mission, so I’ll be curious to see how this one shakes out.