Survivor (CBS at 8) Two castaways are voted out in back-to-back episodes.
Riverdale (CW at 8) Archie and Jughead’s friendship is tested when Penny Peabody, the Southside Serpent-aligned attorney, decides to call in that favor Juggie owes her.
Star (Fox at 9) Star’s jealousy gets the best of her in an episode packed with guest stars including CNN’s Don Lemon, who makes a cameo as himself.
Mythbusters (Science at 9) How destructive can a water heater be? That’s the question at the center of this week’s installment.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon streaming) This dramedy, from “Gilmore Girls” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, follows a young woman (Rachel Brosnahan) who tries her hand at a controversial new career in 1958 Manhattan: stand-up comedian. Alex Borstein and Tony Shalhoub also star.
Christmas in Rockefeller Center (NBC at 8) Leslie Odom Jr. (“Hamilton”), Gwen Stefani, Seal and Jennifer Nettles are among the performers at the 85th annual holiday special.
Dancing With the Stars (ABC at 8) The couples team up with past season winners including Alfonso Ribeiro, Corbin Bleu, Kelly Monaco, Kristi Yamaguchi, Laurie Hernandez and Rashad Jennings.
Ride With Norman Reedus (AMC at 9) The “Walking Dead” star explores the South Carolina Lowcountry with comedian and Washington native Dave Chappelle.
Scorpion (CBS at 10) Tina Majorino (“Grey’s Anatomy”) guest stars.
Rebecka Martinsson (Acorn TV streaming) This eight-part drama series, based on Asa Larsson’s crime novels, follows a Swedish lawyer who returns to her hometown only to be drawn into a sinister mystery surrounding the death of a childhood friend.
The Healer (TLC at 10) This reality series follows Australian “energy healer” Charlie Goldsmith, who is on a quest to help people unable to find relief through traditional medicine.
Independent Lens: Chasing Trane: (MPT at 10; WETA at 10:30) The documentary series opens its latest season with a look at
Major networks are starting to release details about their upcoming fall schedules.
Discovery Channel has a packed line-up for the fall with a variety of all-new unscripted series, documentaries and the highly-anticipated return of the network’s most iconic game show. The Emmy winning series Cash Cab will return to Discovery in 2017, with a new spin as unsuspecting passengers will be ambushed by America’s favourite celebrities and Host Ben Bailey in the driver’s seat. Monday nights will rev up even more with the return of such iconic Motor Monday series as Diesel Brothers and Street Outlaws along with the all-new series Gear Dogs. Other key programming highlights will include The Bush League (W/T), an all-new competition series that takes bush crafting to the next level; Hot Grease, an all-new Discovery Impact film about the green energy frontier; Killing Fields: Isle of Wight (W/T), a new spin off of the popular Discovery
The Edge of Seventeen (Showtime at 9) This coming-of-age comedy, featuring the Oscar-nominated Hailee Steinfeld (“True Grit”) as an angsty teen, comes to premium cable. Kyra Sedgwick and Woody Harrelson also star.
American Ninja Warrior Competitors from the Los Angeles qualifier return to tackle more obstacles. Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila are the hosts, with Kristine Leahy as cohost. 8 p.m. NBC
The Bachelorette The three remaining suitors head to Dallas to meet Rachel’s family in a new episode of the reality series. 8 p.m. ABC
So You Think You Can Dance The remaining dancers give it their all to earn a callback and stay in the competition in this new episode. With judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and Vanessa Hudgens and host Cat Deeley. 8 p.m. Fox
Cooper) races against the clock to save Tulip and Cassidy (Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun) in a new episode of the supernatural drama. 9 p.m. AMC
Gone The disappearance of a Texas teen is probed in the premiere of this true-crime series. 9 p.m. Investigation Discovery
The Bachelorette Rachel makes the customary visits to the respective hometowns of the remaining bachelors in this new episode of the reality series. 8 p.m. ABC
American Ninja Warrior New obstacles are added to the course as this season’s qualifying rounds end in Denver in this new episode. Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila and Kristine Leahy are the hosts. 8 p.m. NBC
So You Think You Can Dance Some of the dancers learn whether they’re getting callbacks to move on to “The Academy” and stay in the contest in this new episode of the reality competition. With judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and Vanessa Hudgens. Cat Deeley hosts. 8 p.m. Fox
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Will In the new episode “Two Gentlemen,” Will (Laurie Davidson) has an artistic epiphany that could put him on the road to success, but he’s going to
Reign After four seasons, this period drama starring Adelaide Kane as the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, ends its run. With Rachel Skarsten as Queen Elizabeth I. 9 p.m. KTLA
Ginormous Food Host Josh Denny samples supersize eats in Pittsburgh in this new installment. 8 p.m. Food Network
The Great British Baking Show Twelve amateur cooks do battle as this culinary competition returns for its fourth American season. With returning judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood and hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. 9 and 10 p.m. KOCE
Brett Eldredge rocks out in Las Vegas on a new edition of the concert series. 10 p.m. CMT
Wynonna Earp The arrival in Purgatory of one of Wynonna’s (Melanie Scrofano) old friends complicates matters for the team on a new episode of this supernatural western. 10 p.m. Syfy
2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (HBO at 8, Saturday) Joan Baez, ELO, Journey, Yes, Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur are honored, along with producer-songwriter Nile Rodgers. The ceremony, taped earlier this month in New York, will also feature performances by Alicia Keys, Mary Chapin Carpenter, T.I. and Lenny Kravitz.
White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner (C-SPAN at 9:30) “Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj will tell the jokes at this year’s event, which will not be attended by President Trump.
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee — Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (TBS at 10) Samantha Bee toasts the press in this comedy special, taped earlier in the day at her WHCD alternative event in Washington.