What's on TV this week

"Hollywood Game Night"

8 p.m. on KNPG

Emmy winner Jane Lynch returns with new episodes of engaging parlor games that might be lifted from one of your own parties, if your parties were frequented by some of Tinseltown’s brightest stars. As of this writing, NBC hasn’t announced which of those celebrities will appear in tonight’s episode, but among those reportedly on tap in the weeks to come are “Superstore” colleagues Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn and Nico Santos, and Jameela Jamil, D’Arcy Carden and Marc Evan Jackson from “The Good Place.”

"The Outpost"

8 p.m. on KNPG2

Season 2 of this adventure fantasy opens with a premierecalled “We Only Kill to Survive,” which finds Talon (Jessica Green) recalling the ghosts of her childhood as she summons a new threat. Elsewhere, as Garret (JakeStormoen) searches for Dred, Gwynn (Imogen Waterhouse) focuses on getting the Outpost ready for war. Meanwhile, a messenger brings news that is utterly devastating.

"Ax Men"

8 p.m. on HIST

Since this long-running reality series left the air after Season 9 in 2016, many of the featured logging families in the Pacific Northwest have been fractured under the pressures of economic hardships and changing climate conditions. Family businesses have been thrust into jeopardy by these and other challenges. A new generation of loggers is ready to start wielding their axes again, reflecting at least a temporary upswing in the timber industry. Meanwhile, the old guard seeks redemption as Season 10 launches.

"The Dead Files"

9 p.m. on TRAV

Former New York Police Department homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and physical medium Amy Allan return to launch their 11th season of explorations into the occult in a premiere called “Darkness Rises,” which takes them to Tonawanda, N.Y. There, they learn from a frightened woman that she has endured years of paranormal activity in her home, but now it seems to be getting more dangerously violent. Steve’s investigation turns up the past case of a deranged teenager who poisoned area children.


9:03 p.m. on HIST

The survivalists desperately scour the landscape for food, knowing that harsh Arctic winter weather is creeping up on them in the new episode “The Kill.” While most of them choose to go after smaller, more manageable prey, one gets a chance to harvest a big game animal — consequently attracting the unwanted and aggressive interest of predators in the area.