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Taking flight

“Marlon” would be a utterly forgettable family sitcom if it weren’t for the frenzied energy of its star, Marlon Wayans. It’s worth sitting through the Season 2 premiere, which offers yet another twist on daddy-knows-worst, to watch the comic actor re-create scenes from a half-dozen flight-disaster movies. The “Scary Movie” veteran may not be as famous as some of his older brothers, but it’s not for lack of trying.

8 p.m., KARE, Ch. 11

Roughing it

Seems as if the Twin Cities’ own Larry Roberts is craving more “Alone” time. The 46-year-old electrician, who was runner-up on Season 2 of the reality-survival series, returns in an all-star edition set in Mongolia. Roberts will compete against nine other veterans in this extreme version of “Survivor,” relying on only a few carefully chosen items, including a fishing rod, trapping wire and a saw.

9 p.m., History Channel

Weird science

CBS All Access, the streaming service that offers “The Good Fight” and “Star Trek: Discovery,” has added an original drama, “Strange Angel,” based on the life of Jack Parsons, a pioneer in rocketry who also dabbled in the occult. Jack Reynor (“Transformers: Age of Extinction”) plays the controversial scientist, who died at 37 in a mysterious explosion at home.

Streaming on CBS.com

Neal Justin