“Survivor” with leashes? Not really, but the “137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show” offers its own brand of rugged competition. Round 1 begins tonight at Madison Square Garden. 8 p.m., CNBC.
Anyone for some fresh snakehead? That’s one of the offbeat meals in the spotlight as “Bizarre Foods America” pays a visit to Washington, D.C. 9 p.m., Travel Channel.
“The Face” is a new supermodel search that has 12 attractive wannabes moving into a posh loft and trying to prove that they’re ready for their close-ups. Naomi Campbell and fellow models Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha oversee the competition. 9 p.m., Bravo.
“Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites” pits 10 “ultra fans” of the show against 10 former castaways as host Jeff Probst eggs them on the whole way. 8 p.m., CBS.
Season 5 of the terrific cop series “Southland” finds Cooper (Michael Cudlitz) at odds with a new trainee, an Afghanistan War veteran. Meanwhile, Lydia (Regina King) tries to juggle the demands of motherhood with detective work. 10 p.m., TNT.
Anthony Edwards (Remember “ER”?) returns to series television in “Zero Hour.” He plays the publisher of a myth-busting magazine who is drawn into a centuries-old conspiracy after his wife (Jacinda Barrett) is abducted. 8 p.m., ABC.
In the first of a two-part installment of “Kitchen Nightmares,” Chef Gordon Ramsay heads to Norwalk, Ohio, where he encounters an inflexible owner with a bad attitude. We’re guessing that some yelling ensues. 8 p.m., Fox.
— Chuck Barney, Contra Costa Times