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Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Monday night

Jeremy Freeman

Deon Cole’s Black Box 10:30 p.m., TBS

Chicago-bred comedian Cole (pictured) is an Emmy-nominated writer for the Conan O’Brien show. When he came to the boss with an idea for his own series, commenting on trending pop culture stories from around the Web and the news, O’Brien liked it so much he decided to launch the series under the Team Coco banner. Cole brings a good balance to his snark. He can dance up to the edge when joking about social issues but generally keeps the proceedings affable as he guides us through the absurdity of tabloid tales, viral videos, and nonsensical news.

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Major Crimes 9 p.m., TNT

Feeling “Mad Men” withdrawal? One way to get your fix would be to check out this spinoff of “The Closer” as Ben Feldman, a.k.a. Michael Ginsberg of “Mad Men,” drops by for a guest spot. Feldman will be playing a noodge of a TV writer who does a ride-along for background with Tao and Sanchez and swiftly becomes a problematic presence. Pictured: Tony Denison (left) and G.W. Bailey.

Mistresses 10 p.m., ABC

Savi proves not so savvy about birth control.

Warehouse 13 10 p.m., Syfy

“Buffy” alum alert: Anthony Head drops by. Giles would have loved the Warehouse.

Under the Dome 10 p.m., CBS

It’s good to be King.

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