It’s just a fantasy

What if “Survivor” met “Lord of the Rings?” That’s the premise behind “The Quest,” a new reality series in which a dozen people participate in fantasy games that test their stamina and imagination The competitors include an MMA fighter, a school counselor, a marketing director and someone who goes by the name “Gollum.” 7 p.m. KSTP, Ch. 5

Peace plan

The always unpredictable Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in “The Honorable Woman,” an eight-part miniseries about the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer who inherits his company and vows to invert its purpose to try to reconcile differences between the Israelis and Palestinians. 9 p.m. Sundance

Revenge of the nerds

Investigate the species known as “the geek” from the safety of your own living room during “Comic-Con All Access,” a one-hour collection of highlights from the San Diego festival that has become a haven for sci-fi and superhero fans. Programming will be partly controlled by viewers via social media. 10 p.m. Spike

Neal Justin