Culinary competitors compete to impress a panel of esteemed judges, including Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson, in this season premiere. Four culinary superstars coach teams of four in the hopes of creating the best flavours, which will later be evaluated in a "blind spoon" challenge. ABC, 7 p.m.
The Nature of Things
Evolutionary biologist Hendrik Poinar leads the charge to unlock the secrets of the Black Death, a disease that wiped out half the population of Europe in the 14th century. Scientists believe it could be the key to fighting some infectious diseases. CBC, 7 p.m.
This new episode entitled Trip to Vienna continues the mini-series based on the real-life experiences of CIA counter-intelligence officer Sandy Grimes (Jodie Whittaker). Set in the 1980s, the program explores the final showdown of the Cold War. ABC 9 p.m.
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Jimmy Kimmel: Chris Pine, Kevin O'Leary
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Jon Stewart: Steven Brill