“Pioneers of Television” (8 p.m., PBS). Tonight, it’s a look back at classic crime dramas, from “Mission Impossible” to “Hawaii Five-O” to “Rockford Files.” Cool.
“The Space Age: NASA’s Story” (9 p.m., PBS). Not a very cheery installment tonight: First, there’s the near tragedy of Apollo 13, then it moves on to the space shuttle Challenger and Columbia disasters.
“Lights Out” (10 p.m., FX). Patrick gets sucked in deeper when he has to bail out his brother Johnny, who lost a ton of money to a bookie and is in way over his head with promoter Barry Word.
“Conan” (11 p.m., TBS). Pretty solid lineup: Jennifer Aniston, Nick Offerman (aka Ron F–ing Swanson) and musical guests Peter, Bjorn and John.
“Parenthood” (10 p.m., NBC). Haddie moves in with her grandparents, and Zeek and Max’s camping trip hits a snag.
“Southland” (10 p.m. TNT). The officers try to deal with last week’s surprise death, but the cases keep on coming. Tonight John deals with a homeless teen and Lydia and Josie work on a rape case.
“White Collar” (10 p.m., USA). Peter and Neal delve into the world of jewel smuggling to help prove the innocence of an imprisoned U.S. diplomat’s son in Burma.
“Seriously Funny Kids” (9 and 9:30 p.m., Lifetime). Series premiere. Heidi Klum hosts her version of “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” Yawn.
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