MasterChef / 8:00pm (5) Just about anything the remaining cooks need for a recipe is at hand in the new episode “Holy Cannoli.” All sorts of food providers, from butchers to beekeepers, offer their wares — then serve as additional judges as they weigh in on the resulting dishes. The team that loses is faced with preparing the Italian delicacy known as the cannoli, with regular judges Gordon Ramsay (also the host), Christina Tosi and Aaron Sanchez then deciding who stays or leaves.
Ireland’s Wild Coast / 8:00pm (22) 12:00am (22) 3:00am (22) 8:00pm (26.4) Though this new documentary obviously is a portrait of the title country, it’s also a very personal journey for wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson, who leads the twohour trek. In addition to showing the visual wonders of the Atlantic coast of Ireland, he profiles its vast variety of creatures — including humpback whales, eagles, salmon and red deer stags — and discusses the individual challenges they face in keeping the region their home.
Modern Family / 9:00pm (7) Haley (Sarah Hyland) has doubts about her romance when she tries to bond with her beau’s teenage daughter in “The Alliance.” Luke (Nolan Gould) has a very surprising encounter with a widow (guest star Joely Fisher) at the club.
The Sinner / 10:01pm (USA) 1:00am (USA) For the first time since her days on “7th Heaven,” Jessica Biel stars in a series with this new limited-run drama, playing a wife and mother who suddenly exhibits unlikely and lethal behavior. She has no idea why she committed an act of violence, nor does the detective on the case (Bill Pullman), but he’s determined to find out. Biel also is an executive producer of the show, which is based on the same-named novel by Petra Hammesfahr and also stars Christopher Abbott.
Bill Pullman stars in “The Sinner” Wednesday on USA Network.