It took me a while to get used to the four-act format of "Life in Pieces," but now consider me hooked. The approach, which at first seemed like an all-too-obvious play for the short-attention-span audience, has settled in as an innovative way of creating tight, economical comedy, giving all of the rich cast, which includes James Brolin and Colin Hanks, a chance to play in the sandbox. 7:30 p.m. WCCO, Ch. 4

High art

Bid on "The Art of More," if only for a chance to see the inner workings of a high-end auction house with everyone battling for the attention of Dennis Quaid, who is clearly having a ball channeling Donald Trump. The drama behind such a lucrative setting is intriguing enough to get our attention. Too bad the writers don't trust themselves, forcing in ridiculous story lines about mobsters and post-traumatic stress. Now streaming on

Batter up

"Cupcake Wars" celebrates the 60th anniversary of the "I Love Lucy" premiere, which should make good use of all those chocolates Lucy and Ethel failed to retrieve off the conveyor belt. Let's hope for an invite to the after-party, featuring wine from Lucy-stomped grapes. 7 p.m. Cooking Channel

Neal Justin