Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (10 p.m., ABC) – This is maybe my favorite new show of the season. A troubled man named Kevin (Jason Ritter) returns to his childhood home, where a celestial being helps him power up his soul so he can save the world.
Also on tonight . . .
Finding Your Roots (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. investigates the family histories of comic Larry David and Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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The Middle (8 p.m., ABC) – Axl returns home from Europe in the Season 9 premiere.
Fresh Off the Boat (8:30 p.m., ABC) – The Huangs are still homeless in the Season 4 premiere, and move in with Honey and Marvin.
blackish (9 p.m., ABC) – Dre works on a catchy song to raise awareness about a black holiday in the Season 4 premiere.
The Mayor (9:30 p.m., ABC) – In this new sitcom, a young rapper runs for mayor as a publicity stunt and actually wins.