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What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Premiere, ‘MasterChef’ on Wednesday

American Ninja Warrior is back for Season 8 opposite the season premiere of MasterChef! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Wednesday 06/01/2016:

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: American Ninja Warrior [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Los Angeles Qualifier”) – Contestants gear up for the qualifying round of the extreme obstacle course competition; floating steps, tic toc, escalator and ring jump are among the new obstacles for Season 8. (NBC)

500 Questions [SEASON FINALE] – Journalist Dan Harris hosts a unique game show — created by Mike Darnell and Mark Burnett — in which the smartest people from across the country try to answer difficult general knowledge questions without ever getting three wrong in a row. (ABC)

MasterChef [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Battle for a White Apron, Part 1”) – Forty of the country’s best home cooks compete in the Battle of the Apron challenge; the judges assess the contestants based on their culinary skills, a passion for food and the determination to out-perform their rivals. (FOX)

Young & Hungry [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Young & Hawaii”) – Gabi and a fellow traveler pose as newlyweds at a couples-only resort in Hawaii; Yolanda, Elliot and Alan are mistaken for an unconventional couple. (Freeform)

iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party – Scheduled performers at the Fontainebleu Miami Beach include Flo Rida, DNCE, Hailee Steinfeld, Tinashe, Lukas Graham, Kygo, and Jason Derulo. (The CW)

8:30 PM ET

Baby Daddy [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Trial by Liar”) – Riley puts Danny on trial for breaking her heart after she discovers he was intimate with Sam in high school; Ben learns that Zoey’s ex wants to get back together with her. (Freeform)

9:00 PM ET

Wayward Pines (“Blood Harvest”) – Theo leverages his status as the only surgeon in town to get answers about his wife and information from Jason Higgins; Megan Fisher leads research being conducted on the Abbies. (FOX)

Roots (“Part 3”) – George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of Chicken George; George marries Matilda, a preacher’s daughter, and fathers many children; Tom Lea loses a wager with an Englishman and sells George to save his farm. (History, A&E, Lifetime, LMN)

10:00 PM ET

The Americans (“A Roy Rogers in Franconia”) – Paige begins to see her mother in a new light. (FX)

The Night Shift [SEASON PREMIERE] (“The Times They Are A-Changin'”) – The crew works to save a woman injured in a bizarre car accident; In Afghanistan, Drew and his colleague must work around a cultural divide to treat a young patient; a new recruit on the night shift is rubbing some of the staff the wrong way. (NBC)

The Challenge: Rivals III (“Where The Ratchet Things Are”) – After a name-calling fight, one cast member must choose between helping their best friend or having their teammate’s back; TJ brings in a replacement team. (MTV)

Royal Pains (“Fly Me to Kowloon”) – Hank finds romance in Hong Kong; Divya treats a repo man; Paige convinces Evan to rethink their parenting path. (USA Network)

11:00 PM ET

The Challenge: Rivals III (“Mucho Mas – When Partners Attack”) – Simone has to answer for meddling; Ashley’s true feelings about Jamie are revealed; Corey and Tom discuss partners. (MTV)

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What's On TV Tonight - 'American Ninja Warrior' Premiere, 'MasterChef' on Wednesday

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