1) “Resident Alien” season-finale, 9 p.m. Syfy. Desperate to keep the town’s only doctor, the mayor plans a surprise party for when Harry returns to his cabin. What he doesn’t realize is … well, “Harry” is really an alien (shown here in a previous episode) who took over the body of the real Harry – who was a crook, ducking other crooks. And “Harry” is carrying the egg of a half-alien that could hatch and start eating people. The result is a dandy mix of humor and drama, with some of the best moments centering on the mayor’s wife.
2) “Beyond the Edge” debut, 9 p.m., CBS. “Survivor” (at 8 p.m.) seems tough enough, but the “Naked and Afraid” producers have concocted something more, dumping nine semi-celebrities into a Panama jungle. There are country singers Lauren Alaina and Craig Morgan, basketball’s Metta World Peace, actress Jodi Sweetin, model Paulina Porizkova and “Real Housewife” Eboni Williams, plus three football guys — Ray Lewis, Mike Singletary and Colton Underwood, who was also “The Bachelor.”
3) “Kung Fu,” 9 p.m., CW. The season’s second episode, like the first, mixes big visuals and a strong story. It’s the Lunar New Year and Russell Tan’s mobsters are planning something lethal. Tan also wants to kidnap Mia, Nicky’s newly-discovered cousin. And in a prison, Zhilan’s mind wanders into imaginary conversations. Her big scene strains believability, but offers cinematic spectacle.
4) Basketball, 6:30 and 9 p.m., TruTV. On Thursday, the full-scale NCAA tournament will take over CBS (even bumping soap operas) and three cable networks. Before that, we have this preview, filling the final two spots in the 64-team field. The first game has Wright State (playing in its home town of Dayton, Ohio) and Bryant; the second has Notre Dame and Rutgers.
5) “The Masked Singer,” 8 p.m., Fox. We wouldn’t have guessed that the first person unmasked would be Duff Goldman. Then again, that’s because we’d never heard of him; the word “celebrity” gets spread thin sometimes. Goldman is the guy in “Ace of Cakes” and other Food Channel shows. Tonight sticks with his group; Eric Stonestreet, whose “Domino Masters” follows, is the guest judge.