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"Prison Break" is back (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) a, and it's dumber than ever.

When the series ended in May 2009, the lead character — Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) — was dead and buried. This nine-episode revival opens with two tedious episodes in which it's hinted (and eventually confirmed) that Michael is alive (despite that fatal brain tumor) and in a Middle Eastern prison.

It's exceptionally dumb, but nothing new. In Season 3, Sara (Sarah Wayne Callies) was beheaded and her head was delivered to Lincoln (Dominic Purcell) in a box. But Sara returned in Season 4.

It's utter nonsense. Mind-numbingly stupid.

Worse yet, it's a bore.

Elsewhere on TV ...

• "NCIS" (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A ransom-seeking hacker infiltrates a vice admiral's laptop.

• "The Middle" (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Frankie is hurt when Sue declines to tell her who she has a crush on; Brick hangs out with Axl at college.

• "The Voice" (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The knockout rounds continue.

• "The Last Days of Jesus" (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): This program examines new information gathered from archaeological finds, Roman histories and new interpretations of religious texts that suggests Roman power politics may have led to Jesus' death.

• "New Girl" (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jess is prepared to reveal her true feelings to Nick; Cece and Schmidt receive big news. (Season finale)

• "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): The Legends must break a cardinal rule of time travel. (Season finale)

• "If Loving You is Wrong" (7 p.m., OWN): Travis loses his mind and becomes a crazed predator.

• "American Housewife" (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Greg blames Katie for setting a bad example when Taylor quits her school activities.

• "The Mick" (7:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Mickey and Alba go on a gambling spree.

• "Bull" (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Bull helps the man suspected of murdering Chunk's fashion mentor.

• "Fresh Off the Boat" (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Louis and the boys splurge on a pricey pay-per-view wrestling match,

• "Trial & Error" (8 and 8:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Josh's boss reveals a gigantic hole in his case; when the trial gets national attention, Josh's boss decides to take over the case and suggests Larry plead insanity.

• "iZombie" (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Liv finds there are more zombies in Seattle than she previously thought. (Season 3 premiere)

• "The Detour (8 p.m., TBS): Threatened with losing his job, Nate tries to land a new customer and brings the family along.

• "Imaginary Mary" (8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mary learns that even simple parenting tasks have challenges; Andy enlists Alice's help to overcome his fear of taking a driving test.

• NBA (8:30 p.m., ROOT): Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz

• "NCIS: New Orleans" (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The team finds a link between an international drug ring and the New Orleans Police Department.

• "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Daisy and Simmons are the only hope to save everyone in a world controlled by Hydra.

• "Chicago Fire" (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A new trainee gets Dawson and Brett into trouble; Severide gets an unexpected visit from his father.

• "The Fosters" (9 p.m., Freeform): Secrets begin spilling out in the Adams Foster household.

• "Switched at Birth" (10 p.m., Freeform): Travis' dinner with his birth mother dredges up painful memories.

• "Face Off" (10 p.m., Syfy): The remaining artists must create an alien delegate for an intergalactic congress.

• "Outsiders" (10 and 11 p.m. WGN): Haylie gets a crash course in Farrell culture.

• "Rebel" (11 p.m., BET): In the premiere of ths new police drama — created and produced by John Singleton — Oakland, Calif., police officer Rebecca "Rebel" Knight (Danielle Moné Truitt) leaves the force when her brother is killed by police, and she becomes a private investigator. Giancarlo Esposito, Brandon Quinn and Mykelti Williamson also star.

• "Imposters" (11 p.m. Bravo): As the wedding nears, Maddie struggles to keep her plan on track.

• "The Americans" (11 p.m., FX): Philip and Elizabeth receive shattering news about a past operation.

• "Cosplay Melee" (11 p.m., Syfy): The cosplayers choose between creating an angel or a devil.

• "Chrisley Knows Best" (11 p.m., USA): When Savannah decides she is ready to date again, Todd and Julie compete to find her perfect match.

• "Detroiters" (11:30 p.m., Comedy Central): Tim and Sam struggle to create a great tagline for a department store ad that caters to husky boys.