NOVA: Dawn of Humanity (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – A special episode covering the discovery of ancient human ancestors in South Africa — the Homo naledi. Features exclusive footage of the hair-raising descent deep into a nearly inaccessible cave to retrieve more than 1,500 hominid fossils.
Also on tonight . . .
MasterChef (8 p.m., Fox) – Two cooks create a three-course meal and one is named the season’s winner.
America’s Got Talent (9 p.m., NBC) – A winner is revealed in the Season 10 finale.
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Undrafted (10 p.m., CBS) – The Season 2 premiere of this NFL Network docuseries airs on CBS, but subsequent episodes will air on the NFL network. They’re trying to hook you! The series – highly rated on the NLF Network – looks at underrated football players chasing their NFL dreams.