Broadway star Marissa Jaret Winokur ("Hairs pray") has joined the cast of "Retired at 35" (10 p.m., TV Land, TV-PG), now entering its second season.
For the uninitiated, "Re tired" follows the travails of a New York City burnout, David
(Johnathan McClain), who decides to "retire" to Florida. This upends the plans of his harried parents (George Segal and Jessica Walter), who were about to embark on their "golden years."
Winokur plays David's sister, Amy, who competes with him for their parents' time, attention and affection. If shows were judged by casting alone, "Retired" would be a hit. Unfortunately, contrived situations and obvious dialogue can scuttle a series with even the best talent.
---Does America have a dental crisis? "Frontline" (10 p.m., PBS) examines the enormous social and financial costs arising from the poor-to-nonexistent dental care available to millions of Americans who are poor or barely getting by.
"Dollars and Dentists" shows how many people forgo dental care entirely, leading to serious health problems and surgery that can lead to bankruptcy. Medicaid has also been burdened by excessive costs for surgeries, often performed in emergency rooms, which could have been prevented with regular checkups and dental care. Even poor families who are entitled to dental benefits often have trouble finding a dentist who will treat them.
Hosted by Miles O'Brien, "Dentists" also discusses recent proposals to repair the holes in America's dental safety net.
---Unless you subscribe to Direct TV, you probably didn't have a chance to catch the fourth season of "Damages." A DVD of season four arrives in stores today. One of television's most consistently rewarding dramas, "Damages" stars Glenn Close as the powerful lawyer Patty Hewes and Rose Byrne ("Bridesmaids") as her estranged legal protege, Ellen Parsons. In this season, they take on a wrongful death suit against a powerful military contractor (John Goodman). Dylan Baker stars as a CIA agent whose scruffy demeanor cannot mask his homicidal
---U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials (8 p.m., NBC).
---A dozen compete on "Hell's Kitchen" (8 p.m., Fox, TV-14).
---In "Don Juan DeMarco" (8 p.m., Ovation), Marlon Brando plays a therapist treating a patient (Johnny Depp) who has convinced himself (and others) that he is the world's greatest lover. Remember when Depp made interesting movies?
---Secrets both kept and divulged on "Pretty Little Liars" (8 p.m., ABC Family, TV-14).
---Only 13 remain on "Master Chef" (9 p.m., Fox, TV-14).
---Jane and Ben have opposite takes on their mother's return on "Jane by Design" (9 p.m., ABC Family, TV-14).
---Video footage of a snake navigating a river in Iceland attracts the sleuths of "Fact or Faked: Par anormal Files" (9 p.m., Syfy).
---Ice takes its toll on two deck hands on "Deadliest Catch" (9 p.m., Discovery). Sig Hansen and Keith Colburn are scheduled on "The Tonight Show" (11:35 p.m., NBC), along with Matt LeBlanc.
---An FBI agent (Keanu Reeves) infiltrates a gang of bank-robbing surfers in the 1991 thriller "Point Break" (9 p.m., Fuse), directed by Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker").
---A soldier may have murdered his lover on "48 Hours Mystery" (10 p.m., CBS).
---"Hollywood Treasure" (10 p.m., Syfy) visits Greg Cannom, a nine-time Oscar-nominated makeup artist. He shares a tour of his collectibles from the underrated 1992 horror adaptation "Bram Stoker's Dracula," directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
---A limited amount of school supplies shapes the destinies and designs of the participants on "Craft Wars" (10 p.m., TLC, TV-PG).
Gregory Peck stars in the 1977 film biography "MacArthur" (8 p.m., TCM), covering Gen. Douglas MacArthur's return to the Philippines, his role in creating postwar Japan and his clashes with President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
---Tony asks Gibbs for guidance on "NCIS" (8 p.m., CBS, r, TV-PG).
---Temperatures soar on "The Catalina" (8 p.m., CW, TV-14.)
---The team investigates an ambush on "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9 p.m., CBS, r, TV-14).
---Tariq and Kal leave town for a bit on "The L.A. Complex" (9 p.m., CW, r, TV-14).
---Russell Brand and Big K.R.I.T. appear on "Conan" (11 p.m., TBS).
---Louis C.K. and Zoe Kazan appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (midnight, ABC).
---Emma Stone, Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Mark Sweet visit "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (12:35 a.m., NBC).
---Craig Ferguson hosts Breckin Meyer on "The Late Late Show" (12:35 a.m., CBS).
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