Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox

"MasterChef" takes over a Los Angeles restaurant.

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SERIES

Tom Reed's for Members Only TV This new episode recalls the "Soul Sisters" including Ella Fitzgerald, the Supremes, Kim Weston, Fanita Jams/Blossoms, the Shirelles and the Caravans. 11 a.m. KSCI

Running Wild With Bear Grylls Tamron Hall ("Today") takes part in a survivalist challenge for two days in the remote Utah desert in this new episode. 8 p.m. NBC

MasterChef In a takeover of a Los Angeles restaurant, the six remaining contestants must prepare an elegant meal flawlessly. Chef Michael Schlow joins Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot in judging the meal. 8 p.m. Fox

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FOR THE RECORD:

Chef Michael Schlow: In the TV Highlights column in the Sept. 1 Calendar section, the listing for the "Master Chef" show and a caption on a photo misspelled the last name of chef Michael Schlow as Schgaus. —
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Houdini Adrien Brody stars as the magician, escape artist and skeptic in this new biography. 9 p.m. History (Part 1, concludes Tuesday)

Dallas In this new episode Elena (Jordana Brewster) has a showdown with the Ewings. Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Brenda Strong, Julie Gonzalo and Juan Pablo Di Pace also star. 9 p.m. TNT

POV The documentary "After Tiller" focuses on the four U.S. doctors still performing third-trimester abortions following the Kansas assassination of Dr. George Tiller in 2009. 10 p.m. KOCE

Mistresses The finale of the drama's second season revolves around an engagement party for Joss (Jes Macallan). Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, Alyssa Milano and Jason George also star. 10 p.m. ABC

SPECIALS

Heroes With Greta Van Susteren This new special focuses on five military couples after one of each couple comes home from war physically and/or mentally wounded. 4 and 11 p.m. Fox News Channel

Hasselhoff vs. The Berlin Wall Celebrity David Hasselhoff visits Berlin to recall the history of the Berlin Wall and meet people who lived in its shadow. 10 p.m. National Geographic

MOVIES

The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Robin Lippin, who was a casting director on the original "Saved by the Bell" TV series, picked the actors who step in as surrogates for the original cast members in this new TV movie, which chronicles how Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Dylan Everett), Mario Lopez (Julian Works), Elizabeth Berkley (Tiera Skovbye), Dustin Diamond (Sam Kindseth) and others adjusted to life in the spotlight while appearing on their TV show. 9 p.m. Lifetime

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning (N) 6 a.m. KCBS

Today Laila Ali; Maroon 5 performs; the benefits of sacrifice. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Matt Barnes; Julian Works ("The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story"); Matt Iseman and Ben Melick ("American Ninja Warriors"); Sutter Zachman. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Lea Michele; ideas for healthy school lunches. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Nicolle Wallace and Kayleigh McEnany; Clive Owen. 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors A mother saves her twin toddlers from a rolling car; a woman who lost 150 pounds; summer skin care. 11 a.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Tracy Anderson; avoiding illness when dining out; foods that make one look younger; fainting; fitness myths. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey A female professional bull-rider; Patti LaBelle; X-Cube. 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Michael Ealy; Romany Malco; firefighters tell of reviving puppies; Keith Urban performs. 4 p.m. KNBC

The Queen Latifah Show Adam Sandler; Jane Leeves ("Hot in Cleveland"); bridal fashion; Joe Nichols performs. 7 p.m. KCAL

Conan Michael Sheen; actor Joe Manganiello; Marsha Ambrosius performs. 11 p.m. TBS

Tavis Smiley (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Director Clint Eastwood; Jack White performs. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Novak Djokovic; Robby Johnson. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live 11:35 p.m. KABC

Charlie Rose (N) midnight KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

Late Night Taylor Swift; Boy George; Derek Waters. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Ray Liotta; Annaleigh Ashford. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call With Carson Daly Judy Greer; Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion perform. 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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