How great thou art

"Civilizations" provides one more reason to respect art museums. This ambitious docuseries examines history through the cave drawings, sculptures and paintings created by our ancestors with leading academics serving as tour guides. Liev Schreiber narrates this heady but fascinating class.

7 p.m., TPT, Ch. 2

The maverick

John McCain played a significant supporting role in last week's "Frontline" look at "Trump's Takeover." This week, the long-running series puts the Arizona senator center stage for "McCain," which looks at everything from his time as a prisoner of war to his decision to select Sarah Palin as running mate in 2008.

9 p.m., TPT, Ch. 2

Party crashers

Jimmy Fallon got a lot of digital hits when he surprised a Twin Cities family at dinnertime during Super Bowl week. Either he's capitalizing on that bit's success or he's really, really hungry. The host of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and the frontman for the Roots, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, are getting a home-cooked meal from folks in Philadelphia who won an online contest held last week. The event will be streamed live on Facebook. It's unclear exactly what time appetizers will be served, but you may want to start checking the site around 5 p.m. Twin Cities time.

Neal Justin