During an interview about his career, Walter Clark Jr. reminisces about his meteoric rise from detective to police commissioner in this premiere. Thus begins the epic story of an ambitious cop determined to succeed at almost any cost. CBS/CTV, 9 p.m.
Benedict Cumberbatch (PBS's Sherlock) and Rebecca Hall (The Town) star in this sweeping Brit-import miniseries about a principled aristocrat clinging to 18th-century values as 20th-century advances overtake him. HBO Canada, 10 p.m.
Robot Combat League
Winnipeg-born WWE star Chris Jericho hosts this new crash-and-bash competition, in which two-person teams control full-sized robots in an all-out fighting tournament with a $100,000 prize on the line. Space, 9 p.m.
George Stroumboulopoulos: Shirley Douglas
Jay Leno: Colin Farrell, Boz Scaggs
David Letterman: Joan Rivers, Daytona 500 winner
Jimmy Kimmel: Terrence Howard, Morrissey
Craig Ferguson: Sharon Osbourne, Matthew Lillard
Jimmy Fallon: Donald Trump, Rebecca Hall
The Daily Show: Lori Silverbush & Kristi Jacobson
Conan O'Brien: Kevin Nealon, Nicholas Hoult