Nature: A Sloth Named Velcro (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – This is pretty irresistible: the story of an orphaned sloth named Velcro and the journalist who raised it for two years. The documentary includes information about sloths, sloth societies and the increase in sloth sanctuaries and rehab centers across the Americas.
CMA Awards (8 p.m., ABC) – The 48th annual gala, emceed by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, features performances by Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Perry, Eric Church and others.
L&O: SVU (9 p.m., NBC) – Tonight’s episode is a take on the “Slender Man” stabbing, which is ripped from the headlines: Three girls enter the woods and two of them vanish while the third is injured trying to find the mythical Glasgowman. Benson must attempt to separate stories of fantasy from reality.
Red Band Society (9 p.m., Fox) – Leo abandons Emma, so Jordi steps in, while a new patient shocks Kara.
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American Horror Story (10 p.m., FX) – Stanley and Maggie hatch a plan to murder the freaks.
The Game (10 p.m., BBC America) – A new series about British spies in 1972 London attempting to stop a secret Soviet plot to destroy Britain. Tonight, a defecting KGB officer reveals the plot to an MI5 agent, and a secret team is created to investigate.
Key & Peele (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central) – Sketches include a sex crimes detective using unconventional methods to solve a case and an action hero rescuing his girlfriend.