Fresh Off the Boat
When things appear to be going perfectly, one shouldn't get too comfortable -- a lesson learned anew by Louis (Randall Park) in the new episode "Showdown at the Golden Saddle." His well-placed billboard becomes the repeated target of vandals. Eddie's (Hudson Yang) crush on a young woman (guest star Luna Blaise) takes a hit when Jessica (Constance Wu) enlists her to be his babysitter. Ray Wise ("Twin Peaks") also guest stars.
Pretty Little Liars
Aria, Emily and Hanna (Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Ashley Benson) intensify their efforts to prove Ali's (Sasha Pieterse) innocence without implicating Mike (Cody Christian), especially after the district attorney offers Ali an attractive plea bargain ... if she names one of the Liars as her accomplice. Far away from all this suspenseful drama, Spencer (Troian Bellisario) enjoys a night out on the town in London in the new episode "To Plea or Not to Plea."
During a Coast Guard and NCIS training exercise at sea, Gibbs and Agent Borin (Mark Harmon, recurring guest star Diane Neal) spot a body in the water that turns out to be the remains of a missing crew member from a ship 60 nautical miles away. Upon boarding that other vessel, Gibbs discovers too late that he's on a ship that has been seized by pirates in "The San Dominick." Jim Beaver ("Supernatural") also guest stars.
Former "Smash" regular Andy Mientus plays Dr. Wells' (Tom Cavanagh) former protege -- now his enemy -- in "The Sound and the Fury." The one-time pupil uses sound as his weapon in seeking vengeance. Iris (Candice Patton) gets a reporting job ... and a difficult colleague (guest star Roger Howarth). Joe (Jesse L. Martin) tries to keep a request he's made of Eddie (Rick Cosnett) from Barry (Grant Gustin). Danielle Panabaker also stars.
It isn't kids' stuff as Gordon Ramsay segues from the latest Junior Edition of "MasterChef" into the 14th round of this competition, in which the rivals are old enough to handle whatever he dishes out ... supposedly. The opening episode, "18 Chefs Compete," divides the new contenders into male and female teams, with the winners getting an up-close celebrity encounter with William Shatner. One aspiring chef will be gone by the hour's end.
The Life of Muhammad
An encore of this 2011 miniseries begins with "The Seeker," as host and journalist Ragah Omaar recalls the society into which the prophet Muhammad was born and in which he was nurtured in Mecca. This first of three parts also traces Muhammad s marriage to Khadijah and the initial revelations that set him on his path in life ... a journey that he had early struggles with, en route to his contributions to Islam.
This best-picture Oscar winner is an affectionate tribute to movie history, with director Michel Hazanavicius going so far as to make it a silent film. Jean Dujardin also earned an Academy Award as an actor who fears what the dawn of talking pictures may mean for his career -- and who falls for a chorus girl (Berenice Bejo) whose star is rising. John Goodman and James Cromwell also are in the cast ... as is Uggie, a dog who comes close to stealing the show.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Fresh dangers replace others for the agents as the second season resumes with the new episode "Aftershocks." The literally empowered Skye's (Chloe Bennet) father (guest star Kyle MacLachlan) has a score to settle with Coulson (Clark Gregg), while the transformed Raina (guest star Ruth Negga) also is vengeful. Ward (Brett Dalton) has a dangerous new comrade. Hydra's latest scheme may involve a S.H.I.E.L.D. traitor. Ming-Na Wen and Elizabeth Henstridge also star.
Switched at Birth
In the new episode "The Player's Choice," Bay (Vanessa Marano) decides to get involved when Travis's UKMC baseball celebrity starts to affect his relationship with Mary Beth (B.K. Cannon). Elsewhere, Iris (Sharon Pierce-Louis) tries to get Daphne (Katie Leclerc) to enhance her college experience by rushing a sorority, while Toby (Lucas Grabeel) tries to find the courage to ask Lily (Rachel Shenton) to move in with him.
NCIS: New Orleans
A petty officer's murder might be solved if Pride (Scott Bakula) and his team can locate the girlfriend the victim apparently was about to ask to marry him in "Love Hurts." The hunt gets complicated, though, when the woman in question can't be found. Daryl Mitchell ("The John Larroquette Show") guest stars. Zoe McLellan, Lucas Black and CCH Pounder also star.
You never know what you might find on the Internet, as Sam (Jared Padalecki) discovers anew in "There's No Place Like Home." He sees video footage of what appears to be Charlie (Felicia Day) assaulting a prosecutor, and Dean (Jensen Ackles) believes there's more to it -- such as the lawyer being a demon. The Winchester brothers are surprised when they learn the truth.
About to star with Billy Crystal in the FX series "The Comedians," Josh Gad -- known to "Frozen" fans as the voice of Olaf -- guest stars in the new episode "Walk of Shame." He plays party host Bearclaw, whose attendees include Jess and Cece (Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone). Coach (Damon Wayans Jr.) fears letting Nick and Winston (Jake Johnson, Lamorne Morris) close to his new girlfriend (guest star Meaghan Rath). Justin Long also guest stars.