/ 8:00pm (4) Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron continue their annual tradition of staging a live musical with the hit show based on John Waters’ purposely kitschy movie. The cast is filled with performing veterans including Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein and Martin Short — but newcomer Maddie Baillio gets the central role of Tracy Turnblad, a teen who attains her dream of dancing on a 1960s Baltimore television show, then lobbies to integrate it.
/ 8:30pm (7) Jimmy (John Ross Bowie) has reservations about JJ (Micah Fowler) joining a sled hockey team, though the squad and its members seem well-suited to the young man, in this new episode. Maya (Minnie Driver) reconsiders her stance on Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough) when they take a CPR class together and she observes others’ very positive reactions to him. Mason Cook and Kyla Kenedy also star.
/ 9:00pm (History Ch) As Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) endeavors to gather a crew and equip his voyage to Wessex, the locals of Kattegat disapprovingly tell him their gods have deserted him in a new episode called “The Vision.” Elsewhere, an excited Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) prepares to fulfill his long-held dream of exploring the Mediterranean.
/ 9:31pm (7) Dre (Anthony Anderson) resists Bow’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) appeal to land Zoey (Yara Shahidi) a fellowship in the new episode “Nothing but Nepotism.” Bow then uses her own contacts to help Zoey, prompting Dre’s about-face. Junior’s (Marcus Scribner) intention to be a good employee backfires when information he gives about his workplace gets it closed. Daveed Diggs (“Hamilton”) continues his guest role, and Teen Vogue editor Elaine Welteroth also appears.