Chiefs return in 'Monday Night Football'

Fall is coming, and there's nothing you can do about it. Al Michaels and John Madden return for a new season of "Monday Night Football" (7 p.m., ABC), as the Green Bay Packers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in exhibition action at the Hall of Fame Game live from Canton, Ohio.

The thoroughly engaging series "History Detectives" (7 p.m., PBS) shifts focus to the Lone Star State. A Dallas historian asks our experts if a railroad station in the middle of the city was the first such depot in Texas and wonders what role it played in the city's development. When a San Antonio native discovered Mexican currency among his late great-grandfather's possessions, he wondered if the cash was linked to Mexico's 1910 revolution, or connected to Pancho Villa or Emiliano Zapata. And if so, how did it end up in the hands of a quiet and unassuming man? Finally, a librarian from Texas City wonders if the spyglass in her possession once belonged to the pirate Jean Lafitte.

Turner Classic Movies celebrates the films and career of Joan Crawford. Anjelica Huston narrates the 2002 documentary "Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star" (5:30 p.m., TCM), a survey of Crawford's movies and public image from the silent era to her final appearance in the 1970 exploitation movie "Trog." Tonight's other Crawford classics include "Mildred Pierce" (7 p.m., TCM), "The Women" (9 p.m., TCM) and the 1926 silent "The Boob" (3:30 a.m., TCM).

Turner Classics will dedicate every night in August to a major actor or actress.

Tonight's other highlights

Robert visits Amy's folks (Fred Willard and Georgia Engel) on "Everybody Loves Raymond" (8 p.m., CBS).

Erin's potential suitors are offered cash to leave the party on "For Love or Money 2" (8 p.m., NBC).

Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer and D.L. Hughley team up in the 2000 concert film "The Original Kings of Comedy" (7 p.m., Comedy Central), directed by Spike Lee. While not rated by the network, the film contains adult material and strong language.

The Muellers evaluate the last three women during all-day dates on "Who Wants to Marry My Dad?" (9:08 p.m., NBC).

Cult choice

An ambitious burger joint manager (Maura Tierney) manipulates her husband (James LeGros) into murder and intrigue in "Scotland, Pa." (10 p.m., Showtime), a goofy 2001 update of Shakespeare's "Macbeth."


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