Monday:MY LIFE AS A CHILD
7 p.m. on TLC
For this six-part documentary series, producers provided 20 kids from ages 7 to 12 with cameras and asked them to keep video diaries of their lives. The results give an uncensored glimpse into youth culture and the challenges they face from their own perspectives.
Building a dream: the oprah winfrey leadership academy 10 p.m. on ABC
Oprah Winfrey brings the cameras behind the scenes of a years-long project that was a personal dream: opening a school for disadvantaged girls in South Africa. The program includes the stories of some of the school's 152 students.
ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER?
9:30 p.m. on Fox
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy hosts this new quiz show that spotlights how much we don't remember from fifth grade.
Adult contestants will be tested on such common elementary school subjects as art and social studies. An added twist allows the "students" to cheat: They can get advice from actual grade schoolers who've done their homework.
The show airs after "American Idol" Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. It will air regularly on Thursdays.
TO IRAQ AND BACK: BOB WOODRUFF REPORTS
10 p.m. on ABC
While reporting in Iraq early last year, Bob Woodruff (right) sustained serious injuries from a roadside bomb. His broadcasting comeback follows his own journey, from injury to recovery.
"Some of the images are terribly jolting," said executive producer Tom Yellin. "He had a severe brain injury. But Bob didn't want this to be just his story. He wanted to report on the people who are coming back from Iraq injured. We're seeing that traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, seem to be the signature of this war. Bob wanted to know how [Veterans Affairs hospitals] are coping with this tsunami of new injuries."
7 p.m. on Cinemax
French painter and filmmaker Hugues de Montalembert was living in New York when two burglars threw paint thinner in his eyes, causing him to go blind.
This first-person narrative tells how he learned to cope -- eventually traveling solo to India and writing a book.
8:30 p.m. on Animal Planet
The plight of a baby otter, abandoned by its mother, touched the hearts of a British wildlife cameraman and his wife, who took the little creature into their home. Their story, complete with bottle-feedings, is chronicled in this new series.
SACRIFICES OF THE HEART
9 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
Written by Patti Davis, Ronald Reagan's daughter, this film follows the ordeal of a family coping with Alzheimer's disease. Ken Howard, whose father had Alzheimer's, stars with Melissa Gilbert.
-- Written and compiled by the TV Week staff