ABC, 10:01 p.m. ET
This week, survivalist Bear Grylls puts Kate Winslet through her paces. But since she's already survived the Titanic, this should be easy for her to Bear.
TCM, 8:00 p.m. ET
This 1947 movie has a fairly absurd comic premise – and, for the times, a potentially risqué one. Cary Grant plays an artist, and hedonistic bachelor, whose art studio apartment is broken into by a smitten teenager, who wants to model for him. The girl’s older sister, a judge played by Myrna Loy, reacts to the incriminating encounter by forcing the playboy to date the impressionable young teen until her crush wears off. It’s an odd plot, made even odder by the fact that the girl is played, at age 17, by former child star Shirley Temple.
Comedy Central, 11:00 p.m. ET
Some TV hosts, on their last weeks at work, might just go through the motions and pilot their programs on cruise control. Today and tomorrow, Jon Stewart is doing just that, but only in terms of his guests. Tomorrow’s guest is actor Tom Cruise, and tonight’s guest is Republican Senator, and presidential candidate, Ted Cruz.
E!, 8:00 p.m. ET
The Caitlyn Jenner reality series premiered last night on E!, and doubtlessly will remain a topic of conversation for the next several days. So if you missed it then, here’s a next-day prime-time repeat, courtesy of E! Or, if courtesy has nothing to do with it, perhaps greed or opportunism do…
Starz!, 9:00 p.m. ET
There’s lots of talk these days about the cinematic universe of Marvel Comics – but here’s a 2007 film rarely associated with Marvel, though it’s the comic-book house from whence it came. Nicolas Cage plays a biker avenger from hell, with a flaming skull and a souped-up motorcycle.