Plain Janes

Charlotte, Emily and Anne may have been the most successful sister act in literary history, but their real-life tale isn’t exactly a page turner. It’s hard to come to any other conclusion after watching “To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters,” a well-meaning but tedious biopic that does little to capture the brilliance and personalities of the women behind “Jane Eyre” and “Wuthering Heights.” Perhaps director/writer Sally Wainwright purposely churned out a yawner in hopes that viewers would switch off their sets and crack open a classic novel.

8 p.m. Sunday, TPT, Ch. 2

Playing make believe

Jenna Elfman’s hippy-dippy act has had a hard time finding a home since “Dharma & Greg” ran its course. Her latest, “Imaginary Mary,” may come the closest to playing to her strengths. She’s a PR specialist who revives a make-believe character for support when a relationship with a new beau gets serious. The cartoon buddy wears out her welcome after about 31 seconds, but Elfman is plenty animated on her own.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, KSTP, Ch. 5

The heat

Melissa McCarthy is barely in “Nobodies,” but her presence looms large in her production’s company’s new sitcom about a group of comedy writers trying to climb the showbiz ladder after an ex-improv partner (you know who) makes it to the big time. The stars, McCarthy’s real-life buddies, are charming goofballs, especially while they’re toiling away at an animated series called “The Farteltons,” but a little too stupid to be credible. McCarthy, who makes a cameo a few episodes in, might want to give the characters a few more IQ points in the second season, which has already been guaranteed.

8 p.m. Wednesday, TV Land

Neal Justin