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‘The Approval Matrix’

Brush up on your pop culture with this new talk show hosted by comedian Neal Brennan. Tonight, panelists Matt Roush, Whitney Cummings, Willie Geist and Julie Klausner discuss the “Golden Age of TV.” Series premiere, 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, on Sundance (

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Also on Monday

“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Toronto Blue Jays at Seattle Mariners (Live).

“MasterChef,” 8 p.m. (Fox): The home cooks split into two teams and create menus of healthy football-game concessions for an entire stadium.

“Switched at Birth,” 8 p.m. (ABC Family): Regina, Kathryn and John set ground rules after they learn the extent of Daphne’s self-destructive behavior; a new dress code causes Bay to reconsider attending her school’s prom.

“On the Waterfront” (1954), 8:45 p.m. (TCM): A conscience-stricken ex-boxer stands up to a corrupt union boss after unwittingly participating in a fellow longshoreman’s murder.

“Under the Dome,” 10 p.m. (CBS): As Barbie descends further into the mysterious tunnel in hopes of finding Sam, he comes across a world filled with unanswered questions.

“Murder in the First,” 10:01 p.m. (TNT): Inspectors English and Mulligan discover a series of shocking secrets while trying to solve the Kevin Neyers murder.

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