On TV tonight
SERIES PREMIERE Hacking the Planet, 8 p.m., Weather Scientists look to prevent, weaken or redirect weather systems in a reality show that sounds like the plot of a James Bond movie. Just you wait until they try to deal with the hot hail.
SERIES PREMIERE The Ben Show, 10 p.m., Comedy As in Ben Hoffman, not Ben Stein. Ben seeks to try something new, then enlists expert help to accomplish that goal. You could do that, too, but you'd have to pay the people.
Archer, 10 p.m., FX Anthony Bourdain is a guest voice on tonight's episode. Just when you thought the show's humor couldn't get any more sarcastic.
Nathan For You, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Nathan Fielder hits the road to help small-business owners turn their faltering firms around. First: Try opening a business you know how to do.
— Joshua Gillin