The X Factor, 8-9 PM on FOX: America sends performers from the top 11 home.
Bones, 9-10 PM on FOX: In Season 7’s “The Hot Dog in the Competition,” a new squintern with a delinquent past (Luke Kleintank) proves to be an immense help in the investigation of the death of a competitive eater. Meanwhile, Brennan’s (Emily Deschanel) announcement about the baby irks Booth (David Boreanaz). [SNEAK A PEEK]
The Vampire Diaries, 8-9 PM on The CW: On the night of the “Homecoming” dance, Rebekah (guest star Claire Holt) opens up to Elena (Nina Dobrev) about why the evening is so important to her. Tyler’s (Michael Trevino) behavior shocks Caroline (Candice Accola) and Matt (Zach Roerig), and the night takes a surreal turn when Klaus (Joseph Morgan) puts his latest plan into action. Determined to outsmart Klaus, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) enters into a dangerous partnership, leading to a terrifying turn of events. My Morning Jacket rocks out at the Mystic High party. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
The Secret Circle, 9-10 PM on The CW: In the all-new episode “Balcoin,” Cassie (Britt Robertson) and Jake (guest star Chris Zylka) look into her father’s side of the family, hoping to discover more about her lineage and why she has powers separate from the Circle. But is Faye (Phoebe Tonkin) telling the truth when she reveals that Jake might be hiding something dangerous from them? [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Parks and Recreation, 8:30-9 PM on NBC: Leslie (Amy Poehler) enlists Ben (Adam Scott), Andy (Chris Pratt), and April’s (Aubrey Plaza) help to host a Model U.N. for Pawnee Central High School. Chris (Rob Lowe) asks Ann (Rashida Jones) for her advice on love when a date cancels on him, and Ron (Nick Offerman) struggles to find a replacement for Tom (Aziz Ansari) in “The Treaty.”
Grey’s Anatomy, 9-10 PM on ABC: Henry (guest star Scott Foley) is sent to the OR for emergency surgery while Teddy (Kim Raver) is away, and Callie (Sara Ramirez) and Jackson (Jesse Williams) take heat for their patient's post-op complications. While treating a sick baby at a neighboring hospital, Meredith and Alex (Justin Chambers) get involved in a life-threatening situation in “Dark Was the Night.”[SNEAK A PEEK]
Glee, 8-9 PM on FOX: Under Artie’s (Kevin McHale) directorial leadership, the kids prepare to perform West Side Story as the school musical. Meanwhile, Finn (Cory Monteith) meets with a recruiter, and Coach Bieste (Dot-Marie Jones) has an admirer. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
New Girl, 9-9:30 PM on FOX: In “Cece Crashes,” Jess (Zooey Deschanel) becomes convinced that Nick (Jake Johnson) wants to be more than just friends, and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) tries to seal the deal with Cece (Hannah Simone) when she crashes at the apartment. [SNEAK A PEEK]
90210, 8-9 PM on The CW: The gang heads to Las Vegas, where Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) meets Austin’s (guest star Justin Deeley) dad, country superstar Judd Ridge (guest star Billy Ray Cyrus). The guys run into their own celebrity — a guy named Vinnie G., played by none other than Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino — at the pool, and he invites Liam (Matt Lanter) to play in a celebrity poker tournament. Teddy (Trevor Donovan) and Shane (guest star Ryan Rottman) decide to tie the knot (yay!), and Dixon (Tristan Wilds) and Adrianna (Jessica Lowndes) grow closer in “Vegas, Maybe?” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Ringer, 9-10 PM on The CW: Bridget (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Andrew (Ioan Gruffudd) receive upsetting news, Agent Machado (Nestor Carbonell) confronts Malcolm (Mike Colter), and Siobhan’s (also Gellar) relationship with Tyler (Justin Bruening) faces a threat in “Maybe We Can Get a Dog Instead?” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
The 45th Annual CMA Awards, 8-11 PM on ABC: Can’t get enough country music? Don’t miss the genre’s biggest night of the year! Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley host, and performers include The Voice coach Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift.
The X Factor, 8-10 PM on FOX: The top 11 acts — the remaining finalists from the boys, girls, over 30s, and groups categories — perform.
America’s Next Top Model, 9-10 PM on The CW: In the ninth episode of the All-Star Cycle, the women head to Greece, where they’re given the opportunity to collaborate with designer Michael Cinco on what could potentially be their final runway gown. André Leon Tally and Nigel Barker join guest judge Nikos Papadopoulos and Tyra Banks on the judges’ panel for the elimination. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
American Horror Story, 10-11 PM on FX: Constance (Jessica Lange) enlists Violet’s (Taissa Farmiga) help in dealing with Tate (Evan Peters), and Ben (Dylan McDermott) helps a new patient confront his fears.
Top Chef, 10-11 PM on Bravo: Down in the Lone Star State, the remaining cheftestants duke it out in the kitchen for a spot in the final 16.
Once Upon a Time, 8-9 on ABC: In “The Price of Gold,” Emma (Jennifer Morrison) tries to help a young pregnant woman escape the clutches of Mr. Gold (Robert Carlyle). Meanwhile, back in the fairy-tale world that was, Cinderella (Jessy Schram) makes a regrettable deal with Rumplestiltskin (also Carlyle).
The Real Housewives of Atlanta, 9-10 PM on Bravo: NeNe, Cynthia, and Kandi head to Miami for the weekend, Phaedra considers opening a funeral business, and Kim gets a surprise birthday party in “Surprisingly Rich.”
The Good Wife, 9-10 on CBS: In “Death Row Tip,” Alicia (Julianna Margulies) races to win a stay of execution for a guilty man who has information that will keep another client from a murder conviction. Meanwhile, Eli (Alan Cumming) tries to get ahead of a client’s potential scandal, and Kalinda (Archie Panjabi) may have met her match.
Dexter, 9-10 PM on Showtime: Dexter (Michael C. Hall) heads to Middle America to tie up some loose ends, and Debra’s (Jennifer Carpenter) lieutenant rank complicates her investigation into the Doomsday Murders in “Nebraska.”
Pan Am, 10-11 PM on ABC: As the crew flies to Caracas in “Unscheduled Departure,” Miguel (Aaron Diaz) — a dashing, wealthy passenger — charms the stewardesses with invitations to his yacht. Meanwhile another passenger, Henry Belson, suffers a heart attack, but there is no doctor on board to help out. The only hope of saving his life is to land in nearby Haiti, but the Caribbean nation poses its own set of threats. Will the crew win the race against time?
Dancing With the Stars, 8:00-10 PM on ABC: Don’t miss the eighth week of Season 13 performances. Ron Artest, Elisabetta Canalis, Kristin Cavallari, Chynna Phillips, Carson Kressley, Chaz Bono, and David Arquette have already gotten the boot; who will screw up tonight?
Castle, 10-11 PM on ABC: In the all-new “Heartbreak Hotel,” the investigation of the murder of an Atlantic City casino owner turns up strong leads in both New York and Atlantic City. As Beckett (Stana Katic) and Captain Gates (Penny Johnson) work the New York leads, Castle (Nathan Fillion) heads on a road trip to “America’s Playground” with the other detectives. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Gossip Girl, 8-9 PM on The CW: Blair (Leighton Meester) makes her former minions and Charlie (Kaylee DeFer) compete to secure the coveted bridesmaid spots in her upcoming royal wedding. Tired of keeping his relationship with Diana (guest star Elizabeth Hurley) a secret, Nate (Chace Crawford) decides to use Charlie to make his older ladylove jealous. Serena’s (Blake Lively) boss is determined to acquire the film rights to Dan’s (Penn Badgley) book, so Serena puts her personal feelings about Dan and the book aside to close the deal in “I Am Number Nine.”[WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Hart of Dixie, 9-10 PM on The CW: Zoe (Rachel Bilson) hits a man while driving — only to later learn (after he mysteriously disappears) that he’s already been dead for over a year. Meanwhile, Lavon (Cress Williams) refuses to authorize the sale of the house of Lemon (Jaime King) and George’s (Scott Porter) dreams, and Zoe’s mother (JoBeth Williams) arrives to make amends in “The Undead and the Unsaid.”
Bored to Death, 9-9:30 on HBO: In “I Keep Taking Baths Like Lady Macbeth,” Jonathan (Jason Schwartzman) investigates a rival’s business practices, George (Ted Danson) signs up for singing lessons, and Ray (Zach Galifianakis) finds himself with an embarrassment of romantic riches.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, 9-10 PM on Bravo: Paul's night of beauty treatments teases out the true cause of Kim's erratic, and spirits at Kyle's séance provide insight into the past and future in the all-new Season 2 episode “Your Face or Mine?” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Hawaii Five-0, 10-11 PM on CBS: Five-0's investigation into the death of a customs agent in a suspicious plane crash takes an unexpected turn when they learn that the victim was dead before takeoff. Meanwhile, Danny (Scott Caan) finds himself the proud caretaker of an orphaned dog, and actor Greg Grunberg reunites with his Heroes co-star Masi Oka when he guest-stars as Jeff Morrison, a customs supervisory agent in “Lapa’au.”[WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Nikita, 8-9 PM on The CW: Michael (Shane West) rushes off to help Cassandra (guest star Helena Mattsson) when he discovers that General Tupelov (guest star Paulino Nunes) has accused her of stealing $2 million — and has threatened to kill her if she doesn’t return it. However, Nikita (Maggie Q) grows suspicious when Cassandra’s story doesn’t add up. Meanwhile, Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) receives a very tempting offer from Percy (Xander Berekley) that could give her the resources to eliminate Semak in “London Calling.”[SNEAK A PEEK]
Supernatural, 9-10 PM on The CW: The episode title says it all: “Season 7, Time for a wedding!” While on a hunt, Sam (Jared Padalecki) runs into someone from his past. Meanwhile, Dean (Jensen Ackles) reluctantly teams up with a quirky, laid-back hunter named Garth (guest star DJ Qualls) when he finds himself in a situation he just can’t explain.
Grimm, 9-10 PM on NBC: An innocent flash mob results in a gruesome homicide, and Nick (David Giuntoli) finds himself at odds with the investigation when he and Hank (Russell Hornsby) are assigned to protect a dark character from his recent past in “Beeware.”