Wild thing

Denise Richards, best known for playing a brainy Bond girl in “The World Is Not Enough” and conniving with Neve Campbell in “Wild Things,” joins the cast of “The Bold and the Beautiful” as a single mother entangled in a baby swap. In addition, Charlie Sheen’s ex is part of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”

12:30 p.m. WCCO, Ch. 4

Flying blind

Murphy isn’t TV’s first blind character, but she may be the most caustic blind character to date. Newcomer Perry Mattfeld plays the drunken lead in “In the Dark,” who has to sober up when she stumbles into a murder mystery. Minnesotan Rich Sommer, best known for playing Harry Crane on “Mad Men,” is the cop who befriends her.

8 p.m. WUCW, Ch. 23

This land is your land

After a long delay, “The American Farm” is finally ready for market. This eight-part docuseries centers on the lives of five farming families from across the country, each facing challenges to stay in business. The project, which spans an entire year, comes from the same folks who brought you “Storage Wars” and “Ice Road Truckers.”

9 p.m. History Channel

Neal Justin