Ramsay Behind Bars: Gordon Ramsay seems right at home as he teaches culinary skills to inmates of a British prison in this new series (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America).
The Taste: This new cooking competition features celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey mentoring a field of amateur and professional cooks through individual and group challenges (8 p.m. ABC).
Pioneers of Television: The new episode "Primetime Soaps" revisits the nighttime drama. Interviewees include Joan Collins, Linda Evans, Diahann Carroll, Linda Gray, Patrick Duffy, Michele Lee, Joan Van Ark, Donna Mills and the late Larry Hagman (8 p.m. KOCE).
American Experience: The Abolitionists: In the conclusion of the documentary series John Brown is captured and executed and Abraham Lincoln is elected president then emancipates the slaves in rebel territory during the civil war (9 p.m. KOCE).
Parenthood: The family drama's season comes to an end (10 p.m. NBC).
Frontline: The new episode "The Untouchables" reveals that Wall Street executives avoided prosecution for fraudulent practices leading to the financial meltdown (10 p.m. KOCE).
Justified: The widow of a mysterious figure in the center of the mystery Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) is investigating turns up in this new episode (10 p.m. FX).
White Collar: Peter and Neal (Tim DeKay, Matt Bomer) attempt to find the truth behind Neal's father's (Treat Williams) crime as the drama returns with new episodes (10 p.m. USA).
College basketball: Michigan State at Wisconsin (4 p.m. ESPN); Pittsburgh at Providence (4 p.m. ESPN2); North Carolina State at Wake Forest (4 p.m. FS Prime); Kentucky at Alabama (6 p.m. ESPN).
Hockey: The Kings visit the Colorado Avalanche (6 p.m. FSN).
Tennis: Australian Open Men's and Women's quarterfinals (6 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. ESPN2).
Pro basketball: The Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Clippers (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).