Happy birthday, “Inside the Actors Studio” (Bravo at 7 p.m.). The James Lipton-hosted series celebrates 250 episodes with a two-hour special, looking back at highlights from the best celebrity interviews over the years. Plus, new interviews from stars including Conan O’Brien, Bradley Cooper, Barbara Walters, Spike Lee, Jennifer Lopez and more.
RETURNING SERIES: It’s a big night for ABC Family, starting with “Melissa & Joey” (at 8). Season 3 begins as Mel panics when Joe gets a career opportunity and might quit his job as her “manny.” Later, “Baby Daddy” (at 8:30) returns with single dad Ben realizing that he might like his childhood pal Riley as more than just a friend.
SERIES PREMIERE: Reality show “The American Baking Competition” (CBS at 8), based on a similar British format, pits amateur cooks against each other in baking competitions; winner gets a cookbook publishing deal and $250,000. First up: A challenge to make delicious pies and tarts.