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Wednesday’s TV Highlights: MasterChef on Fox

“MasterChef’s” Christina Tosi, Wolfgang Puck and Gordon Ramsay
Wolfgang Puck, second from right, is a guest judge, along with Christina Tosi, second from left, and Gordon Ramsay in a new episode of “MasterChef” on Fox.
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SERIES

Jay Leno’s Garage The former “Tonight Show” host continues his celebration of everything automotive as this series returns for a new season. Guests: Robert Herjavec, Nick Cannon and comedian Alonzo Bodden. 7 and 10 p.m. CNBC

MasterChef Wolfgang Puck serves as a guest judge and presents the 20 contestants a new Mystery Box Challenge. 8 p.m. Fox

Wayward Pines Xander (Josh Helman) finds his way back to town and Shannyn Sossamon and Tim Griffin return in their roles from the drama’s first season.  9 p.m. Fox

Dual Survival Grady and Josh work together to navigate the cold, fast-moving rapids in the canyons of Velebit Mountain in Croatia as the unscripted series returns for a new season. 9 p.m. Discovery

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Maron Marc (Marc Maron) accepts a writing position on a new TV show.  9 p.m. IFC

Little Women: NY Baby Kinzley finally arrives in the season finale. 9 p.m. Lifetime

The Night Shift Drew (Brendan Fehr) returns, but emotionally he hasn’t left Afghanistan behind. Lindsey Morgan guest stars. 10 p.m. NBC

Another Period Lillian and Beatrice (Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome) meet Harriet Tubman (Bebe Drake) in the season premiere of this sendup of historical dramas.  With Christina Hendricks and Michael Ian Black. 10 p.m. Comedy Central

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Lopez  Car troubles strand George (George Lopez) in the desert on his way to Las Vegas, but a couple with a secret comes to his aid. 10 p.m. TV Land

Royal Pains Divya (Reshma Shetty) meets Hank’s (Mark Feuerstein) mentor in this new episode. 10 p.m. USA

SPECIALS

The Best of Big Blue Live Culled from material originally presented in the “Big Blue Live” miniseries, this special surveys the ecosystem of Monterey Bay. 8 p.m. KOCE

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Williams Five-time Academy Award-winner John Williams becomes the first composer to receive this prestigious award in a ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Steven Spielberg makes the presentation to Williams. 10 p.m. TNT

MOVIES

The Odd Couple Before Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon and before  Jack Klugman and Tony Randall, there were Walter Matthau (re-creating his role on stage) and Jack Lemmon in the 1968 film adaptation of Neil Simon’s Broadway smash. 5 p.m. TCM

In a Perfect World ... Filmmaker Daphne McWilliams’ 2015 documentary explores what it is like for boys to be raised without a father. 8 p.m. Showtime

The Boy Next Door A high-school teacher (Jennifer Lopez) regrets her moment of weakness when the student (Ryan Guzman) with whom she had a brief fling terrorizes her in this 2015 thriller. John Corbett, Ian Nelson, Kristin Chenoweth and Hill Harper also star. 9 p.m. HBO

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Jeff Goldblum. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

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Today Matthew McConaughey; Jay Leno; volleyball players Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross; Adam Goldberg, Michael Ian Black and Ashley Williams; the Eiffel Tower; Kongos performs; Ricky Gervais; Tim Simons; Lou Manfredini. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Shanghai Disney Resort; chefs Wolfgang Puck and Alan Orreal. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Marissa Jaret Winokur; Tori Spelling (“Mother May I Sleep With Danger?”); Jesse Metcalfe (“Dead Rising: Endgame”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

The View (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Vivica A. Fox (“Independence Day: Resurgence”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Taye Diggs; Freddie Prinze Jr.; Rachel Bloom and comic Retta; Jessica Radloff. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Bobby Brown; Kym Whitley. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show Howie Mandel. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Director Roland Emmerich. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Fred Armisen; Nikki Glaser; Barns Courtney. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore Timothy Simons. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jay Leno; Jeff Goldblum; Wale performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Liam Hemsworth; Ana Gasteyer; Paul Mecurio. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Oprah Winfrey; Garbage performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Kevin Hart. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Martin Short; Ezra Edelman; Fortune Feimster; John Tempesta performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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


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