“Hawaii Five-0,” 9 p.m., CBS.
At 83, Carol Burnett
has a key place in TV history, including six Emmys and almost 30
nominations. Most of those are for sketch-comedy brilliance, but she
also has three nominations for dramas.
Here's the third
“Five-0” visit for Burnett, playing McGarrett's aunt, a cancer
survivor. This time, she returns with his sister (Taryn Manning),
plus her own bucket list and her husband's ashes. That offers some
emotional moments, against the backdrop of a search for stolen World
War II bombs.
II: Olympic gymnsastics trials, 9-11 p.m., NBC.
Last month, viewers
saw Simone Biles leap to her fourth straight national championship.
Biles – 19 years old and a mere 4-foot-9 -- totaled 125 points,
easily topping two Olympic gold-medalists – Aly Raisman (121.1) and
Gabrielle Doublas (117.8), plus Lauren Hernandez (120.5).
That still leaves
one more step to clinching a spot on the Olympic team. The first
round of the trials are today, with the finals on Sunday.
ALTERNATIVE: “Dark Matters,” 10 p.m., Syfy.
It's time for the
sort of mission that show-business loves – one with impossible
odds. The good news is that there's lots of swirling action; the bad
is that it ... well, still feels kind of impossible.
Crew members finally
know why they don't remember who they are. (Trying to wipe out one
memory, a tech whiz inadvertently wiped out every memory on a rogue
ship.) They're learning who they really are ... but now they must
escape from a prison. The result is long on great action, short on
ALTERNATIVE II: “Say Anything” (1989), 8-10 p.m., Pop.
and directed by Cameron Crowe, this clever film is a teen classic,
with John Cusack and Ione Skye as the maybe-couple.
And yes, Crowe's
skills remain sharp, 27 years later. At 11 p.m., Showtime reruns the
second episode of “Roadies,” his terrific series about the people
working a rock tour. The third episode is Sunday.
Olumpic trials, 6-8 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network, then 8-9 p.m., NBC.
The trials continue today on cable, then move to NBC for the rest of
Angeles,” 8 p.m., CBS. Deeks has been arrested and is being
interrogated as a murder suspect. The others scramble to clear him.
p.m., Fox. So far, “Joo-Joo” has worked well as a confidential
informant. Now, however, he's a murder suspect; the case offers fresh
surprises about his life.
Teller: Fool Us,” 9 p.m., CW. New episodes will start Wednesday.
Meanwhile, here's a rerun with magic from Derek Hughes, Reuben
Moreland and Suzanne and Jared Kopf.
p.m., Syfy. This one – like the “Dark Matters” that follows –
involves a semi-impossible task. In this case, the team must yank
escaped convicts out of the criminal-run Old Town.
10 p.m., CBS. When a mobster is killed, there are fears of a mob war;
Danny tries to catch the killer quickly. Also, his dad, the police
commissioner, hesitates when someone wants the same shield number
that was worn by his late son.