MINISERIES PREMIERE World's Deadliest Towns, 8 p.m., Animal Planet: A three-parter about towns in India and Africa where animals have a habit of munching or stomping the locals. First up, West Bengal, where the elephants overrun everyone, often after getting drunk.
V, 9 p.m., ABC: Tyler's phosphorus levels are too low for Anna, even after the Red Rain. Well, maybe if he didn't spend all his time trashing churches and hanging out on the mother ship, he'd get more toxic exposure.
Minute to Win It, 8 p.m., NBC: Aron Ralston, of 127 Hours fame, takes on several challenges to win $1 million for charity.
American Idol, 8 p.m., Fox: The Top 20 are finally chosen — 10 boys and 10 girls. Could we maybe eliminate one of each every week to speed things up?
Hall of Game, 7 p.m., Cartoon: Tony Hawk hosts the first kid-themed sports awards. He wins for Athlete Least Able to Sustain a Happy Marriage.