The Assets (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) is an eight-part, fact-based miniseries set in 1985. A CIA counter-intelligence officer searches for a mole inside the agency.
It's based on the infamous Aldrich Ames case. And while the first couple of episodes of "The Assets" seem rather kindly disposed toward the CIA, it did take the agency nearly a decade to figure out that a guy who made $60,000 a year and was running up $30,000 a month in credit card bills was the mole.
Elsewhere on TV ...
Men's college basketball: Oregon at Utah (6 p.m., P12N); Southern Utah at North Dakota (7 p.m., FCSP)
College football (6:30 p.m., ESPN): Sugar Bowl - Alabama vs. Oklahoma
The Big Bang Theory (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Sheldon tries to learn how to be funny.
The Taste (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Auditions begin in the season premiere of this cooking competition.
Community (7 and 7:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): This sitcom returns to NBC's lineup with a pair of new episodes and an old face behind the scene. Creator/executive producer Dan Harmon, who was fired after Season 3, is back in charge for Season 5.
Women's college basketball (7 p.m., BYUtv): Pacific at BYU
Project Runway All-Stars (7 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): The remaining contestants create ready-to-wear looks.
NBA (7 p.m., ROOT): Milwaukee Bucks at Utah Jazz
The Millers (7:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Debbie thinks Carol and Nathan are reading her diary.
The Crazy Ones (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Sydney becomes addicted to a video game.
Sean Saves the World (8 p.m,. NBC/Ch. 5): Liz and Hunter become roommates.
Two and a Half Men (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Alan gives Jenny advice about her girlfriend.
The Michael J. Fox Show (8:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Mike throws a party in Harris' honor.
Elementary (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Moriarty (Natalie Dormer) is brought in as a consultant on a kidnapping case.
Parenthood (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Joel confronts Julia about her relationship with Ed.
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