FOX, 8:00 pm ET
Fifteen people of various ages, cities and walks of life are given one year to build their own environment and society from scratch. What possibly could go wrong? Enough to keep viewers hooked, or so the makers of this unscripted series hope as it premieres. Those behind the show, which is based on a successful Dutch program, have more than a little experience in this: Creator and executive producer John de Mol's firm also is the company behind "Big Brother."
Super Soul Sunday
OWN, 11:00 am ET
Oprah Winfrey interviews top thinkers, authors, filmmakers and spiritual leaders. This season, Oprah’s interviews include Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of "The Alchemist"; Madonna Badger, an ad executive and survivor of a fire that killed her three children and parents; author and actress Ali MacGraw; and Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön.
OWN, 12:00 pm ET
Spiritual teacher Gotham Chopra and today’s top thought leaders offer free advice at a “help desk” in a busy public place. Spiritual wisdom is brought to the streets, offering life-changing answers to hard-hitting questions about relationships, health, spirituality and personal transformation.
OWN, 2:30 pm ET
This groundbreaking 13-part half-hour series, airing back to back today in its entirety, chronicles the daily lives of Sam, Hilly, Lucy, Lewis and Megan, all of whom are living with intellectual disabilities in England. Friends since childhood and all between the ages of 19 and 23, the quintet share a house as well as the ups and downs of life. The series originally aired in the UK in the form of 10-minute webisodes.
The ABC's of Schoolhouse Rock
ABC, 7:00 pm ET
One of television's most classic children's-programming efforts is celebrated in this new special, which recalls the shorts that aired between weekend-morning shows and offered compact lessons through animation and music. Most of the major subjects taught in school, from grammar and history to science and math, were covered. Such songs as "Conjunction Junction" and "I'm Just a Bill" became so popular, they took on lives of their own.
ABC, 8:00 pm ET
If certain college organizations are natural rivals, imagine the competition in a "Fraternity vs. Sorority Tournament of Champions." That's the theme of this new two-hour episode -- and however any player thinks he or she will fare, one never can be sure until they've made it over the Big Balls. (Which, as regular viewers know, few contestants do.) Jill Wagner monitors the action on the field while John Anderson and John Henson crack wise with their commentary.
ANIMAL, 8:00 pm ET
The title of the new episode "Stretched Too Thin" says it all, as the team at Gator Boys Alligator Rescue struggle to handle the workload now that Jimmy has quit. Ashley pressures the guys to try to lure him back, but when that proves impossible and work at Everglades Holiday Park starts to pile up, Paul reluctantly decides he has no choice but to find a replacement.
Rachael vs. Guy Kids Cook-Off
FOOD, 8:00 pm ET
For their mini-challenge, the young chefs sample some retro dishes their parents enjoyed as kids, then try to recreate and modernize them. The pressure is on for the main challenge, as the contestants try to create a quintessential Southern barbecue dish -- and their efforts are to be judged by an Atlanta barbecue wizard, Chef G. Garvin, in the new episode "Barbecue Bonanza."
Secrets of Westminster
PBS, 8:00 pm ET
The backgrounds of some of London's most distinctive landmarks are probed in this new special. The political intrigue of the House of Commons and the House of Lords is considered, as are some of the more questionable aspects of Westminster Abbey -- such as extortion and death. Numerous coronations and royal weddings have been staged at the Abbey, but this hour concerns itself much more with its not-so-public, less-than-glowing operations over history.
9/10: The Final Hours
NGC, 8:00 pm ET
Instead of focusing on the all-too-familiar images of death and destruction on 9/11, this new two-hour documentary focuses on the last day of normalcy and routine at the World Trade Center in New York in the hours leading up to the attacks. The film, however, also includes interviews with those who confronted terrorist mastermind Mohamed Atta during his still-unexplained detour to Portland, Maine.
ESPN, 8:00 pm ET
Two teams fighting for postseason berths clash tonight at Detroit's Comerica Park, where Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers conclude a three-game series against Buster Posey and the San Francisco Giants. After coming into the season as the AL Central favorites, the Tigers fell flat and dropped behind the Royals, sabotaged by a leaky bullpen. The Giants, too, were the pick of many in the NL West but an anemic offense has made it difficult for them to catch the Dodgers.
NBC, 8:20 pm ET
A reunion of sorts is on tap tonight at Sports Authority Field in Denver, where Peyton Manning and the Broncos take on Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts in Manning's first game against his old team since bolting Indy in 2012. Led by Manning, the AFC champion Broncos had the league's best offense in 2013, averaging nearly 38 points per game. Luck has proved to be no slouch in replacing Manning; he's thrown for more than 3,800 yards in 2012 and 2013.
PBS, 9:00 pm ET
The new three-part drama "Breathless" concludes as -- of all things -- a swimsuit contest sets in motion a series of events that has pronounced, lasting results for most of the 1960s-set saga's major characters. The marriage of Otto and Elizabeth (Jack Davenport, Natasha Little) takes a turn, Jean and Margaret (Zoe Boyle, Sarah Parish) make a connection, and Mulligan (Iain Glen) has a drastic incident.
HBO, 9:00 pm ET
The end of Prohibition looms as the period drama returns for an abbreviated (eight episodes) fifth and final season, which opens with Nucky (Steve Buscemi) reflecting on his pier-boy days, when the Commodore (John Ellison Conlee) first noticed him. Back in the present, Nucky joins Sally Wheet (Patricia Arquette) in Cuba to initiate ties with Bacardi Rum, while on Wall Street, Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) lands in the hot seat as her boss is investigated in the new episode "Golden Days for Boys and Girls."
CBS, 9:00 pm ET
As popular as matchmaking services are, working for one has a fatal result for the victim in the new episode "True Identity." Carrie and Al (Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh) have an ever-expanding list of suspects as they probe the murder, since virtually every clue opens a new avenue of investigation for them to pursue. Guest stars include former "Criminal Minds" regular Lola Glaudini and Troy Garity, the son of Jane Fonda.
OWN, 9:00 pm ET
Emmy Award-winning "Oprah’s Lifeclass" is a richly interactive worldwide social experience allowing millions of students to participate in inspiring conversations with Oprah Winfrey on-air, online and via social media. TV host and comedian Steve Harvey joins Oprah and offers humorous relationship advice.
Witches of East End
LIFETIME, 9:00 pm ET
As twins Freya and Fredrick (Jenna Dewan Tatum, Christian Cooke) celebrate a milestone birthday, Tarkoff (guest star James Marsters) leans on the latter to step up his covert plan. Elsewhere, Dash and Ingrid (Eric Winter, Rachel Boston) grow closer and Wendy (Madchen Amick) gives Tommy (Ignacio Serricchio) a surprise, but Joanna (Julia Ormond) faces one of her worst fears in the new episode "Sex, Lies and Birthday Cake."
ABC, 10:00 pm ET
Just as there's Shark Week, there's also "Shark Tank" Week -- which gets another workout with encore episodes nightly through Friday. Here, the success of a husband and wife's knee-high boot socks business takes the Sharks by surprise. Two publicists pitch a clutch designed to hold just the essentials. Also, the Sharks hear pitches for customizable school lunchboxes and chocolate bars, and revisit a gourmet grilled-cheese sandwich business.
CBS, 10:00 pm ET
Jamie (Anna Wood) tries to help Vi (Kim Wayans) when her doctor ex-husband (guest star Henry Simmons, "NYPD Blue") faces a malpractice charge in the new episode "And So It Begins." The situation gets more complicated when his relationship with an ex-patient is discovered. A potential juror who may have been planted throws a wrench into Lee Anne's (Georgina Haig) case. The ties among Jamie, Roy (Cam Gigandet) and Preston (Adam Rodriguez) become more tangled.
FX, 10:00 pm ET
After racing to make sure his family is safe, Eph (Corey Stoll) is dismayed to discover that Kelly (Natalie Brown) is missing in the new episode "The Disappeared." Meanwhile, Gus (Miguel Gomez) has to make a very difficult decision about Felix (Pedro Miguel Arce) and Dutch (Ruta Gedmintas) reveals her role in Palmer's (Jonathan Hyde) plan.
HBO, 10:00 pm ET
In the season finale, "The Prodigal Son Returns," an unexpected ally helps Kevin (Justin Theroux) get out of a jam near the town of Cairo, while Mapleton is plunged into chaos by the Guilty Remnant's elaborate Memorial Day initiative. Elsewhere, Holy Wayne (Paterson Joseph) grants a final wish, Tom (Chris Zylka) copes with his new reality and Nora (Carrie Coon) makes a decision that could well change her life.
Ice Lake Rebels
ANIMAL, 10:00 pm ET
In the new episode "Sink or Swim," the seasonal softening off the ice prompts the rebels to hold a community safety meeting, which proves very well-timed: Soon after that, Bryan falls through the ice, but Henry is able to rescue him. As Gary teaches Molly what to do if she falls through the ice, Randy begins work building a floating mobile home, which he looks forward to using during the summer.
Angels Among Us
TLC, 10:00 pm ET
A wife and mother from upstate New York, Rosie Cepero possesses a special gift that allows her to see, hear and converse with guardian angels. In this new 12-part series, cameras follow Rosie as she connects with angels and conveys critical — and often life-changing — messages to the people they protect on earth. See our interview on the Lifestyle page.
LIFETIME, 10:01 pm ET
Alison and James (Marley Shelton, David Alpay) share their theory about what is causing the fertility crisis with Vanessa (Athena Karkanis), who subsequently discovers that Darius (Martin Donovan) has some co-conspirators in his plot to take over the lottery in the new episode "St. Michael." The MayTwos pressure Kyle (Michael Graziadei) to compromise his relationship with Alison. Gabrielle (Shelley Conn) gives the press a look behind the scenes as lottery contestants face their psychological evaluations.
PBS, 10:30 pm ET
Ash's (Iwan Rheon) success makes Freddie (Ian McKellen) even more upset than he was in "Episode 3." As he frets about an audition, Freddie learns that Ash scores a job immediately upon his first try for it. If Freddie was anxious before, that news makes him even more so. He may not be in a frame of mind to give advice to Violet (Frances de la Tour), who seeks it from him and Stuart (Derek Jacobi).