Brooklyn Nine-Nine (9:30pm, Fox) - The first season – a Golden Globe winner! – ends with Jake investigating a civic leader. After Commissioner Podalski shuts down the case, Jake turns to Amy and Capt. Holt to help him continue to find evidence. Elsewhere, Boyle encounters problems in his relationship with Vivian, causing Gina to try to cheer him up.
Also on tonight . . .
The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama (8pm, UNC-TV) - Tonight, the first two parts of a five-part series in which noted historian Simon Schama explores 3,000 years of Jewish history.
Growing Up Fisher (9:30pm, NBC) - Joyce lands a job at Mel’s law firm. Surprisingly, the ex-marrieds work well together, but a feud soon erupts between Joyce and Mel’s secretary.
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (10pm, HBO) - One of the segments of tonight’s show is called “Gaming the System,” which is a look at NCAA academic requirements for student athletes. Of course, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of the schools they spotlight. More about UNC on “Real Sports.”
Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge (10pm, Syfy ) - Ten designers compete in various challenges in this series premiere, building everything from whimsical beasts to mechanical characters and, in tonight’s opener, creatures that live in an undersea world that has remained untouched by humans.
Frontline : TB Silent Killer (10pm, UNC-TV) - “Frontline” examines the battle against tuberculosis. TB was once deemed a disease of the past, but has re-emerged, including a virulent, multi-drug resistant form. The report travels to Swaziland, which has the world’s highest incidence of the disease, for the story of a 10-year-old girl whose mother died from the disease.
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