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What to Watch on Wednesday: Cooks battle in new ‘MasterChef’ season

Contestant Terry Mueller, left, and Judge Christina Tosi in the season premiere episode of “MasterChef” on Fox.
Contestant Terry Mueller, left, and Judge Christina Tosi in the season premiere episode of “MasterChef” on Fox. FOX

MasterChef (8 p.m., Fox) – 40 home cooks battle for a chance to compete in Season 11.

500 Questions (8 p.m., ABC) – The quiz show has its 2-hour season finale.

Schitt’s Creek (8 p.m., Pop) – Season 2 ends with Johnny and Moira seeing a couple they new in their past life.

American Ninja Warrior (8 p.m., NBC) – New contestants for Season 8.

Roots (9 p.m., A&E, History, Lifetime)– George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and acquires the nickname Chicken George.

Wayward Pines (9 p.m., Fox) – Theo leverages his status as the only surgeon in town to get answers about his wife.

The Night Shift (10 p.m., NBC) – In the Season 3 opener, the crew works to save a woman injured in a bizarre car accident.

The Americans (10 p.m., FX) – Still reeling from last week’s attack, Paige sees her mother in a new light.

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