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What to Watch on Thursday: A new season of ‘A Chef’s Life’ and the final season of ‘Scandal’

Chef Vivian Howard, star of “A Chef’s Life” on PBS.
Chef Vivian Howard, star of “A Chef’s Life” on PBS.

A Chef’s Life (9:30 p.m., UNC-TV) – In the Season 5 premiere, Vivian Howard searches for ripe tomatoes to serve at the restaurant's 10th birthday celebration. Howard also prepares an old-school tomato dish with Miss Lillie.

Also on tonight . . .

Scandal (9 p.m., ABC) – It’s 100 days into Mellie’s presidency in the Season 7 premiere (the show’s final season), and Olivia faces her toughest call as she works to avoid an international incident.

Will & Grace (9 p.m., NBC) – Will and Jack try to date younger guys but find it challenging. Grace and Karen experience a crisis that reveals Grace's true feelings about Karen.

The Orville (9 p.m., Fox) – The crew saves a stranded ship and its attractive captain, with whom Ed becomes smitten.

Ghost Wars (10 p.m., Syfy) – In this series premiere, a troubled medium prepares to leave his small town in Alaska when an earthquake strikes and awakens a dangerous supernatural force.

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