The plus-one, four-team playoff we're getting next year isn't a huge improvement, but it is an improvement.
Elsewhere on TV ...
The Bachelor (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) • Juan Pablo meets the 27 women, none of whom is from Utah. I, for one, am relieved.
Almost Human (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) • Kennex and Dorian go after a killer who straps bombs to his victim's necks.
Major Crimes (7 and 9 p.m., TNT) • The squad pursues a serial killer.
Hostages (8 and 9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) • Ellen operates on the president. (Finale)
Castle (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) • An arsonist becomes a killer.
Teen Wolf (11 p.m., MTV) • Scott, Stiles and Allison suffer side effects from the ritual sacrifice. (Mid-season premiere)