“The Ultimate Fighter”
8 p.m., FX (new)
Mixed martial arts fighters and coaches Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen have their teams down to the quarterfinals to see who gets a prized contract with the UFC.
8 p.m., National Geographic Channel (new)
Survivalists show us their craft on “Apocalypse 101.” In the episode “Guns, Bunkers and Grease,” two former Marines take on an interesting client at their survival skills company. Jeffrey camps year round and lives out of his truck, but he’s worried about security.
“Body of Proof”
9:01 p.m., ABC (new)
Rabies is spreading. After arriving at a murder scene, a rabid neighbor bites one of the team. Shortly thereafter, another victim dies of rabies, so the health commissioner gets called in to join the investigation.
“The Car Chasers”
9 p.m., CNBC (new)
Gearheads will love this. The hosts head to Las Vegas for an automotive show — and later a swap meet — and have some amazing finds. There’s a 1965 Malibu in pristine condition, and they have their eyes on a few hot rods, too.
“Cool Hand Luke”
9 p.m. to 11:15 p.m., TCM (1967)
“What we’ve got here is ... failure to communicate.” That famous line comes during Paul Newman’s memorable portrayal of a prisoner serving on a Florida chain gang.
“Deep Space Marvels”
10 p.m., Science
How did life form on Earth? No one knows exactly, but some scientists have theories how meteors and comets may have “seeded” our planet.
— Kevin Coffey
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