Human nature

Brandon Stanton, whose viral blog “Humans of New York” has inspired legions of young people to shoot more than selfies, tries to show he has more than street smarts on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” He’s part of “Hometown Heroes Week,” which celebrates those trying to make the world a better place.

4 p.m., KSTP, Ch. 5

Country strong

“The CMA Awards” is celebrating its golden anniversary in style with one of the broadcast’s most star-studded lineups to date. Get an early splash of nostalgia with the academy’s new video, “Country Forever,” a mash-up of “Country Roads, Take Me Home,” “On the Road Again” and “I Will Always Love You,” now available on YouTube.

7 p.m., KSTP, Ch. 5

The witching hour

Dana Gould, a longtime favorite at the Acme Comedy Co., is the mastermind behind “Stan Against Evil,” a blood-drenched new comedy in which murdered Salem witches rise from the dead to wreak havoc on modern-day Stan (the delightfully cantankerous “Scrubs” vet John McGinley) and his fellow residents in Willard’s Mill. Think “Walking Dead” with (intentional) laughs.

9 p.m., IFC

Neal Justin