TV highlights: SundanceTV’s ‘The Writers’ Room’ returns


HANNIBAL: The crew investigates how a woman's body ended up inside a horse. (Brooke Palmer/NBC)
April 17

Host Greta Van Susteren goes deep inside the mystery behind 24-year-old Jennifer Kesse, a Florida woman who vanished in January 2006, on “Greta Investigates: The Mysterious Disappearance of Jennifer Kesse” (Fox News Channel at 7 p.m.).

The one-hour country music concert event “Outnumber Hunger” (CBS at 8) will highlight the ongoing and local hunger crises, with performances from Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett and more.

A two-hour “Kitchen Nightmares” (Fox at 8) has Chef Ramsay attempting to help the struggling owners of Old Neighborhood in Arvada, Colo., and Kati Allo in Queens.

A three-episode marathon of “Say Yes to the Dress” (TLC at 8:30) begins with a bride contemplating a glitzy gown to complement her lifestyle and a sports fan bride looking for her perfect dress.

“Shark Tank” (ABC at 9) hears pitches ranging from a high-tech cork replacement to a subscription service for children’s books to fort-building construction kits for kids.

RETURNING SHOW: “The Writers’ Room” (SundanceTV at 9) returns with a behind-the-scenes look at “Scandal” in the Season 2 opener.

After a 24-year-old woman’s violent death, a war begins between the family and a powerful sheriff on “Dateline NBC” (NBC at 9).

The special “Cesar Millan: Love My Pit Bull” (Nat Geo Wild at 9) attempts to end the deep-rooted prejudice against the breed with the hugely successful dog trainer and his pit bull companion, Junior, making the case that it’s not just pit bulls but also humans who need to be trained to get along.

Marc Petrocci and Valerie Harmon star in “Peter Pan From the Milwaukee Ballet” (WETA at 9:30), a recent adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s most memorable work, with choreography by Michael Pink and a score by Philip Feeney.

Will and the investigative team look into the unusual case of a woman’s body found inside a horse on “Hannibal” (NBC at 10).

Justin Timberlake comes to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC at 11:35) and performs the fifth installment of “History of Rap” with Fallon on this repeat episode.

Actors Bryan Cranston and Melissa Rauch are on the “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with a musical performance from Le1f.

Actors Tracy Morgan and Kate Mara swing by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35). Music from Birds of Tokyo.

Rachel Lubitz

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