Tonight’s top picks
7:30 p.m. on WMPB WHYY All Creatures Great and Small: Between the Pages
This new 90-minute behindthe-scenes documentary takes fans inside the production of the hit period drama “All Creatures Great and Small on Masterpiece,” which is scheduled to return for Season 2 in early 2022. Such cast members including Nicholas Ralph, Samuel West, Callum Woodhouse and Anna Madeley reflect on their series roles and speculate on the new season, which will see actress Patricia Hodge taking over the late Diana Rigg’s role as the wealthy Mrs. Pumphrey.
8 p.m. on HALL Chesapeake Shores
After an extended hiatus, the hit romantic drama returns for Season 5 with a new showrunner at the reins: TV veteran Phoef Sutton, an Emmy winner for his work on “Cheers.” Robert Buckley (“iZombie”) joins the cast as Evan McKenzie, a successful young entrepreneur who brings a new development project into the community. That may put him at odds with Abby O’Brien (Meghan Ory), now a business partner of her father, Mick (Treat Williams). Original cast member Jesse Metcalfe (Trace) is leaving the show early this season.
9 p.m. on WNUV Wellington Paranormal
Officers Minogue and O’Leary (Mike Minogue, Karen O’Leary) definitely are not in for a day at the beach when an investigation takes them to the ocean, accompanied by Sergeant Maaka (Maaka Pohatu). The trio are making this trip to get to the bottom of reports that as many as 10 anglers have disappeared under mysterious circumstances from around Wellington Harbour.