It's a pirate's life for John Malkovich, who stars as the dreaded pirate Blackbeard in this new series. In the première, Tom Lowe (Richard Coyle) searches for Blackbeard and finds himself in over his head when he discovers the pirate's whereabouts. NBC/Global, 9 p.m.
What Would You Do?
John Quinones and his team of actors and camera crew return with more drama in this new episode. Unwitting bystanders are put to the test as actors play out scenes featuring moral and legal dilemmas ranging from abuse to theft. ABC, 8 p.m.
The chairwoman of Donato's Pizza, Jane Grote Abell, goes undercover to observe the employees of her family business in this rebroadcast. What she finds is not exactly what she hopes for, as it turns out that more than pizzas are getting baked at work. CBS, 7 p.m.
David Letterman: Shailene Woodley, Peyton Manning
Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Bacon, Jeff Musial
Jimmy Kimmel: Adam Sandler, Elle Fanning
Craig Ferguson: Jane Lynch
Seth Meyers: Maya Rudolph, Lake Bell