8 p.m. on WCYB WLEX
Minute to Win It:
A young mother and a recent graduate compete together in hopes of winning $1 million. Among the 10 challenges they must win: Octopus, which requires them to remove a ribbon from an upside down water bottle without knocking the bottle over. Guy Fieri is host for the new episode “Perfect Strangers.”
9 p.m. on USA
Still going strong in its fourth season, this hit crime drama rarely resorts to anything like stunt casting, thanks to its four razor-sharp principals, but veteran actor Burt Reynolds makes a memorable guest appearance in the new episode “Past & Future Tense” as a former CIA operative whose current situation could be a cautionary tale for Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan). Bruce Campbell, Gabrielle Anwar and Sharon Gless also star.
9 p.m. on SYFY
Wil Wheaton (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”) guest stars as Dr. Isaac Parrish, an underappreciated scientist whose hostility appears to have gone viral. Blind rage is infecting everyone at Global Dynamics, with potentially catastrophic results — especially for Fargo (Neil Grayston). Colin Ferguson also stars in the new episode “All the Rage.”
10 p.m. on MAX
(500) Days of Summer:
One of 2009’s top hits on the independent film circuit, this engrossing romance plays around liberally with time as it charts the affair of a greeting card writer (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and a free spirit (Zooey Deschanel). As the title suggests, a year and a half is the life span of the relationship, which the story picks up at various points. Matthew Gray Gubler (“Criminal Minds”), Clark Gregg and Minka Kelly (“Friday Night Lights”) also appear.
9 p.m. on HBO
Bill’s (Stephen Moyer) fate lies in Lorena’s (Mariana Klaveno) hands. Tara (Rutina Wesley) tries to stave off Franklin’s (James Frain) advances. Tommy (Marshall Allman) finds it hard to leave his family. Jason and Crystal’s (Ryan Kwanten, Lindsay Pulsipher) romance hits a snag. Russell (Denis O’Hare) visits Louisiana to put his plan into action in the new episode “I Got a Right to Sing the Blues.”
10 p.m. on TNT
Rizzoli & Isles:
Jane and Maura (Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander) investigate the mysterious death of a boy who may have lost his life during an attempted exorcism, but Jane’s focus is divided when her meddling mother (Lorraine Bracco) sets her up on a surprise date. Donnie Wahlberg guest stars in the new episode “Sympathy for the Devil.”
9 p.m. on WEMT WDKY
Amateur chefs compete to become a culinary master and earn the title (and very cool apron) of MasterChef in this new competitive reality series hosted by intimidating chef Gordon Ramsay. Contestants are put through a series of challenges designed to test their palates, food knowledge, passion and culinary skills. They’re evaluated by Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and young four-star chef Graham Elliot.