“American Idol” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Fox (New, season premiere)
This is season 12 of the singing competition, and there’s a new judges panel featuring Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Oh, and Randy Jackson is still hanging around, too.
“The Middle” 7 p.m., ABC (New)
Frankie and Mike spend an entire day with each kid over a three-day weekend. Among the highlights are a paintball range, a 17-point itinerary and a sci-fi convention.
“Criminal Minds” 8 p.m., CBS (New)
Reid’s girlfriend is kidnapped by her stalker, and the team must conduct a search to find her.
“Arrow” 7 p.m., CW (New)
Oliver loses confidence in himself and tries to take a step back from his heroic adventures.
“Modern Family” 8 p.m. to 8:31 p.m., ABC (New)
Jay and Gloria plan a surprise party for Manny’s 14th birthday, and Haley’s interest in an older man is a concern for her parents.
“Suburgatory” 8:31 p.m., ABC (New)
George has to put up with the hysterical behavior of Fred Shay, who is hiding out in the Altman’s basement following a career setback.
“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” 9 p.m., CBS (New)
A local news anchor is killed during a live broadcast.
“Nashville” 9 p.m., ABC (New)
Rayna and Juliette prepare to share billing on their big concert tour. Off stage, Rayna is struggling to perform without Deacon, and Juliette is using the press to communicate with new husband Sean.
“Workaholics” 9 p.m., Comedy Central (New, season premiere)
Omaha native Adam DeVine’s comedy series returns with an episode where the guys set out to prove they’re the funniest people in the office at an employee’s roast.
— Laura King
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