Drunk History (10pm, Comedy Central) - Tonight's inebriated narrations include the following stories from Charleston, S.C.: Charles Sumner ( Patton Oswalt) is beaten on the Senate floor; Judge J. Waties Waring ( Rich Fulcher) advocates for civil rights; and a slave named Robert Smalls ( Brendon T. Jackson) commandeers a Confederate ship and assails it to his freedom.
Also on tonight . . .
Chasing Life (9pm, ABC Family) - April plays hooky from work to hang out with Ben and folks from her support group, and she uncovers something pleasantly surprising about Leo.
Rizzoli & Isles (9pm, TNT) - A seller of rare books is murdered, drawing Jane and Maura into a real of Celtic writings and coded confessions. Meanwhile, Angela's relationship with Cavenaugh begins to change.
Covert Affairs (10pm, USA) - Annie accepts an invitation to the Russian Embassy while undercover in Paris. Elsewhere, Auggie juggles her relationships and Joan unravels the details of Arthur's latest business trip.
Frontline: Losing Iraq (10pm, UNC-TV) - A look at the situation in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict. The report chronicles the U.S. role from the 2003 invasion to the present, and features remarks from policymakers and military leaders.
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