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How about this for a new comic duo and premise? Kelsey Grammer (“Frasier”) and Martin Lawrence (“Big Momma’s House”) play odd-couple lawyers ordered to partner up. Now, if the writing can live up to the promising coupling, we could have a hit. Series premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, on FX (

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Also on Monday

“The Clock” (1945), 7:15 p.m. (TCM): An office worker meets and marries a corporal on two-day leave in New York.

“Bachelor in Paradise,” 8 p.m. (ABC): Stars and villains return for a second chance at finding love in an isolated romantic paradise in Mexico.

“Whose Line is It, Anyway?,” 8 p.m. (The CW): Guest comic Jeff Davis.

“American Ninja Warrior,” 9 p.m. (NBC): The top competitors from the Denver qualifier face the Denver finals course.

“Major Crimes,” 9 p.m. (TNT): The team works overtime to solve the murder of a tech entrepreneur; Rusty struggles to feel accepted when Raydor’s son comes home to visit; Fritz Howard prepares to assume command of the LAPD’s Special Operations Bureau.

“Longmire,” 10 p.m. (A&E): Walt seeks closure in his wife’s murder and Henry’s case; Branch is suspended but continues to investigate Jacob Nighthorse.

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