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United we stand

If all you care about on late-night TV is the monologues, sample "Punchline," a new weeknight show in which teams of stand-up comics compete to see who can come up with the best riffs on the day's headlines. Marc Istook hosts.

10 p.m., WFTC, Ch. 29

Money changes everything

In "Loaded," a group of British video game programmers score big, only to discover that being rich isn't all it's cracked up to be. Mary McCormack ("In Plain Sight") plays "a sexy Darth Vader" determined to keep the boys' heads focused on business. It's great fun watching McCormack tap into her villainous side, but to keep me tuned in she'll need to swing her light saber a lot more than she does in the premiere episode.

9 p.m., AMC

Over their dead bodies

Graham Hetrick looks back at 26 years of analyzing corpses in "The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead," which in no way should be misconstrued as a sequel to "The Sixth Sense." In the premiere, Hetrick uses a rare forensic technology method to investigate a mysterious poisoning.

9 p.m., Investigation Discovery

Neal Justin