l Africa’s Freaky Five, Nat Geo Wild, 18.00

South Africa may be known for the Big Five. But Lucy Cooke is on a safari for the more enigmatic Freaky Five: Cape vultures, sun- gazer girdled lizards, golden-brown baboon tarantulas, ground pangolins and chacma baboons.

l The Big Bang Theory, M-Net, 19.30

The fifth season premiere picks up as the gang deals with the aftermath of Penny and Raj’s night together. While Penny worries that she’s screwed things up permanently with her friends, Sheldon takes command of the paintball team.

l The Big Bounce, M-Net Stars, 19.30

Jack Ryan goes to Hawaii and gets a job looking after a judge which leads to him getting involved with a woman who is the girlfriend of a property tycoon and long-time rival of the judge.

l Ru Paul’s Drag Race, Vuzu, 21.30

The queens compete in a star-studded TV game show where they must pull off their best celebrity impersonations. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges’ – actress-comedienne Aisha Tyler and model, actress and socialite Amber Rose.