SERIESThe Big Bang Theory: A comic book fan starts romancing Penny (Kaley Cuoco); Wolowitz and Leonard (Simon Helberg, Johnny Galecki) decide to check out Ladies' Night at a local bar. Kevin Sussman guest stars in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS).
Chuck: After Chuck's father (Scott Bakula) is kidnapped by Fulcrum, Chuck (Zachary Levi) is forced to turn to his untrustworthy ex-girlfriend (Jordana Brewster) for help (8 p.m. NBC).
Greek: Casey (Spencer Grammer) wants Max and Cappie (Michael Rady, Scott Michael Foster) to get along as friends, so she turns to her new women's studies professor (Janeane Garofalo) for help (8 p.m. ABC Family).
American Experience: The five-part series "We Shall Remain" spans 300 years to chronicle key moments in American history from a Native American perspective. Benjamin Bratt narrates (9 p.m. KCET).
Roommates: Series star Tamera Mowry is reunited with her former TV dad, Tim Reid, who guest stars in this new episode as the father of Mowry's character (9 p.m. ABC Family).
In Treatment: Walter (John Mahoney) reluctantly admits to Paul (Gabriel Byrne) that he recently had another episode in an office elevator (9 p.m. HBO).
Sophie: Sophie's (Natalie Brown) plans to have a naming ceremony for her baby hit some turbulence when her mom (Mimi Kuzyk) tries to take control of everything, including enrolling the tot in a prestigious baby academy and trying to persuade Rick (Sebastian Spence) to be a father figure to the child. Jeff Geddis and Amy Lalonde costar in this new show (9:30 p.m. ABC Family).
Medium: After she and Devalos (Miguel Sandoval) are gunned down by a mysterious man, Allison (Patricia Arquette) wakes up five years in the past, nine months pregnant with her daughter Marie (10 p.m. NBC).
Doing Da Vinci: In the premiere of this new series, engineers try to build Leonardo da Vinci's version of an armored tank (10 p.m. Discovery).
Saving Grace: Grace and Rhetta (Holly Hunter, Laura San Giacomo) have the same dream while Leon (Bookeem Woodbine) is in his final hours on death row in the season finale (10 p.m. TNT).
College Life: Freshmen at the University of Wisconsin cope with academic pressure, homesickness and romantic heartbreak as they start their college years in this new series shot without a crew, a producer or a script (10:30 p.m. MTV).
MOVIESGrand Illusion: Director Jean Renoir -- son of Auguste the painter -- brings his artistic eye to this 1937 drama about French officers held prisoner by the Germans during World War I. Erich von Stroheim gives a career-making performance as the camp's commandant (7 p.m. TCM).
SPORTSBaseball: The Colorado Rockies visit the Chicago Cubs (11 a.m. WGN); the San Francisco Giants visit the Dodgers (1 p.m. FS Prime); the San Diego Padres visit the New York Mets (4 p.m. ESPN).
Basketball: The Clippers visit the Utah Jazz (6 p.m. KTLA).Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times