Monday TV: A Whole New Different ‘4400’

The new “4440” (CW, 9 p.m.) is a a wholesale remake of the USA sci-fi series “The 4,400” that ran from 2004 to 2007. The new version does more than remove “The” and the comma from the title. The story of four thousand forty people who had disappeared over the previous century and suddenly reappear without having aged but with having some extra powers, as in the original series. But this time all of the returnees are from marginalized communities and they come back to Detroit; the show’s subtext is showing the history of white supremacy. Joseph David-Jones and Khailah Johnson star.

It runs alongside the fourth season premiere of  “All American” (CW, 8 p.m.), with last season’s championship still in question. 

A new film on “POV” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings) demonstrates how transphobia can be even worse in a small Mexican village. “Things We Dare Not Do” follows the world of a 16-year-old who wants to become a trans woman.

“Below Deck” (Bravo, 9 p.m.), traveling the Caribbean, returns for its ninth season with a considerably new cast. 

It’s horror night on “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC, 8 p.m.), or at least more of a horror than usual. Last week, Sporty Spice was booted, although a half dozen others have been averaging lower scores. 

Missy Pyle guest stars on a new episode of “The Big Leap” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

“The Masked Singer” (Fox, 8 p.m.) airs on a special night, counting down the best in past performances. 

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