"The Wendy Williams Show" (3 p.m., WFLD-Channel 32): The first guest on the couch for the new talk show is the host's personal Oprah, Vanessa Williams.
"Teddy: In His Own Words" (8 p.m., HBO): A tribute to the 46-year Senator, through archival materials and never-before-seen home movies. Say what you will about the man, but Kennedy can make a speech.
"History Detectives" (9 p.m., WTTW-Channel 11): Were premature babies on display at the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago? Local urbanist, writer and architecture critic Lee Bey helps investigate.
"Here Come the Newlyweds" (9:02 p.m., WLS-Channel 7): Season finale. But before a couple wins the big prize, the finalists visit a retirement home to get advice on sustaining a long, healthy marriage. Rule 1: Stay away from reality show humiliation.