The Scotiabank Giller Prize
Jian Ghomeshi hosts as this year's shortlisted authors attend a black-tie dinner and ceremony where the winner will be announced. Founded by Jack Rabinovitch, the Giller Prize honours excellence in Canadian fiction, long format or short stories. CBC, 9 p.m.
Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A-Comin'
This new instalment of PBS's American Masters examines the legendary guitarist's life from his difficult childhood in Seattle and his stint in the U.S. military through to his meteoric rise in rock 'n' roll and his tragic death in 1970. PBS, 8 p.m.
In the Spotlight With Robin Roberts
Robin Roberts takes an in-depth look at today's country music industry in this premiere. The one-hour special will reveal the results of an ABC News online poll asking fans to vote for their favourite country music duet of all time. ABC, 9 p.m.
George Stroumboulopoulos: Don Newman
Jay Leno: Liam Hemsworth, JB Smoove
David Letterman: Kathy Griffin, Bruce McCall
Jimmy Kimmel: Demi Lovato, Mark Consuelos
Craig Ferguson: Kevin Kline, Jenna Devan-Tatum
Jimmy Fallon: Lucy Liu, Giada De Laurentiis
The Daily Show: John Goodman
Conan O'Brien: David Mizejewski, Artie Lange