Keri Russell as KGB spy Elizabeth Jennings in M-Nets The Americans.

• Girls Just Want To Have Fun, M-Net Comedy, 19.00

A girl at a new school discovers the exciting world of Dance TV. But her father and rivals become obstacles on her path to fame.

• The Americans, M-Net, 21:30

A period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington DC shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected president. The arranged marriage of Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings, who have two children, grows more genuine by the day, but is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War and the intimate and dangerous relationships they must maintain with a network of spies and informants. Complicating their relationship is Phillip’s growing sense of affinity for America’s values and way of life.

• Reign of the Dinosaurs, Discovery HD, 22.00

This series brings you face-to-face with giant beasts sporting Freddy Krueger-style clawed hands, Jurassic flying squirrels, a pygmy T-Rex and frogs so big they could eat dinosaurs.

• Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, Animal Planet, 22.00

Join actor Dominic Monaghan as he travels the globe in search of the biggest, scariest and rarest insects known to man. In each episode Dominic gets up close with some of the most dangerous and elusive creatures. From backpacking through the Ecuadorian rainforest on the hunt for flesh-slicing army ants, to scouring the desert of Namibia to face a deadly scorpion, he dispels the myths about these creatures and reveals their importance to Earth’s ecosystem.