The simple premise of the sports variety show “Hono no Taikukai” (“Blazing Athletics Club”; TBS, Mon., 7 p.m.) is to have groups of male comedians compete against solo female athletes in the latter’s sport of expertise. The idea is that it takes several bumbling comedians to defeat one trained woman, though, of course, they never do.
This week, however, only one funnyman, Masumi Yagi of the comedy group Savannah, will take on Amanda Lucas, the daughter of “Star Wars” impresario George, in a martial arts bout. Amanda is an expert in a certain style of Brazilian fighting, but Yagi has 20 years of experience in various martial arts, including judo. Amanda’s dad is promised as a “special guest.”