“The Taste” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., ABC (New, series premiere)
This new cooking competition begins with 29 cooks auditioning for 16 spots by preparing a dish that will be rated by four celebrity chefs during a blind taste test.
“Pioneers of Television” 7 p.m., PBS (New)
The latest installment of the series focuses on primetime soaps, including “Dallas,” “Dynasty” and “Knots Landing,” as well as their predecessor “Peyton Place” (1964-69). Interviews with cast members of the shows include Patrick Duffy, Larry Hagman, Diahann Carroll, Joan Collins and Donna Mills, among others.
“Raising Hope” 7 p.m., Fox (New)
Due to a history of irresponsible behavior, Jimmy balks at Frank’s idea for a bachelor party, but he gives in when Sabrina persuades him to have fun.
“Dual Survival” 8 p.m., Discovery (New)
Cody searches for water and fire-making tools on an uninhabited Hawaiian island while Joe battles feral boars. Well, at least Joe has a food source if he is successful.
“Go On” 8 p.m., NBC (New)
Ryan (Matthew Perry) worries that the group chemistry will transform for the worse when a popular and attractive member returns.
“New Girl” 8 p.m., Fox (New)
Nick suspects that one of Jess’s night school students is hiding something.
“The New Normal” 8:30 p.m., NBC (New)
Shania claims that Rocky’s new crush is gay, and Jane suspects her fellow realtor is, too. So Bryan throws a dinner party as a front to investigate their claims.
“Parenthood” 9 p.m., NBC (New, season finale)
Jasmine and Crosby receive exciting news during their anniversary, and Kristina gets ready for her next round of treatment.
“Justified” 9 p.m., FX (New)
Raylan finds himself in trouble with the FBI. Meanwhile, the new traveling church strikes back at Boyd. They may regret that little move. Have they heard about his talent for explosives?
— Laura King
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