Utahn Angie Layton is out, but Survivor: Philippines (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) goes on.
Layton didn’t fare particularly well on the series. Not only was she the third person voted out, not only was her tribe pretty much a disaster, but she may go down in "Survivor" history for offering up one of the dumbest answers ever.
Two episodes ago, when host Jeff Probst asked what the tribe what would make things better for them, Angie replied, "Cookies."
I think she was trying to be funny. Didn’t work, but she tried.
I also think she’s smarter than she came off in her three episodes on the show. But she’s going to live with this forever.
Most of the time, viewers forget the first few people voted off by the time the season ends. But the cookies answer is going to make Angie more memorable.
Also tonight, not one, not two, but three new shows premiere tonight. One of them is really good; one is good; and the other is OK.
• The really good one is Nashville (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4).
• The good one is Arrow (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30).
• And the OK one is Chicago Fire (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5).
All three of them are reviewed here on this blog.
Elsewhere on TV ...
The Middle (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Frankie and Mike agree to get Brick a pet.
Animal Practice (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Dr. Yamamoto operates on the mayor’s dog.
Nature (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Searching for Siberian tigers.
The X Factor (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Auditions continue.
The Neighbors (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Marty and Debbie decide to spend some time with their human friends.
Guys with Kids (7:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Gary tries some unconventional discipline tactics.
Modern Family (8 and 8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Claire and Phil embarrass Haley; Phil gets a vasectomy.
Nova (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Learning the "Secrets of the Viking Sword."
Criminal Minds (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 30): Murders in San Diego and Los Angeles may have been committed by a the same pair of people.
Law & Order: SVU (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A TV host assaults the author of an erotic novel.
Supernatural (8 p.m., CW/Ch.30): Sam and Dean run up against Crowley and his demonds.
CSI (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The team goes to eat at their favorite diner - and discovers eight dead bodies.
Nova scienceNOW (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Scientists explore what separates humans from animals.
South Park (11 p.m., Comedy Central): Cartman signs up for a home security system.
Key & Peele (11:30 p.m., Comedy Central): Sketches include Ice-T as a naughty puppy; Rihanna and Chris Brown make up.
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