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Invasion Roswell 9 p.m., Syfy

I used to want to name paint colors. But now, I think coming up with titles for Syfy movies is the ticket. How satisfying it must be to develop titles such as “Independence Day-Saster,” “Sharktopus,” “Piranhaconda,” and “Sharknado.” So what’s up with “Invasion Roswell”? What a snore. This new Syfy flick is about retired, over-the-hill commandos fighting to stop an alien attack. I think I’ll just refer to it as “Oldmandos.”

Wilfred 10 p.m., FX

An ongoing theme on this show is whether Ryan is psychotic, since he sees a man in a dog suit. So casting James Remar (pictured) as Ryan’s father, who often appears in his dreams, is perfect. Remar is well known for playing Dexter’s ghost dad on “Dexter,” and Dexter definitely has his own psychosis issues. I’ve liked this season of “Wilfred” so far. The show has pushed beyond whimsy and fun guest stars in order to look more closely at Ryan’s character.

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L.A. Hair 9 p.m., WE

A stuck updo.

Wipeout 8 p.m., ABC

The Trippity Skippity Flippity Doo. It’s the Doo that scares me.

Big Brother 9 p.m., CBS

Ratings are up, which brings me down.


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