“Revolution,” 7 p.m., NBC (new)
Season two starts with Miles, Aaron and Rachel finding themselves in a small Texas town meeting a figure from Rachel's past.
“The Middle,” 7 p.m., ABC (new)
The fifth season begins with Axl going to college — with the whole family along for the ride, of course.
“Back in the Game,” 7:30 p.m., ABC (new)
In this pilot, a former softball all‑star takes on coaching her son's baseball team, getting help from her father, a former ballplayer.
“Law & Order: SVU,” 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., NBC (new)
Benson is being held captive in the opener of this show's 15th season, and the squad goes to extremes to find her.
“Criminal Minds,” 8 p.m., CBS (new)
The ninth season is underway with the gang searching for a methodical killer in Arizona.
“Modern Family,” 8 p.m., ABC (new)
The Pritchetts are back in this two-part season premiere. First, Phil and Claire try to finagle some alone time; then, Cameron becomes a substitute teacher, leaving Lily in Mitchell's hands.
“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” 9 p.m., CBS (new)
Season 14 begins with the investigators looking for Ellie Brass and Morgan after their kidnapping.
“Nashville,” 9 p.m., ABC (new)
The second season starts with the fallout from the car crash, Deacon awaiting sentencing and Rayna lying in a coma.