It’s a step forward that all the filmmakers involved in the new wildlife nature series “Queens” (National Geographic, 8 p.m.) are women. But having all the animal subjects of the series female as well may be pushing the gender point (if the title doesn’t already). Angela Bassett narrates; three of the seven episodes run tonight. 

“So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox, 8 p.m.) returns for its 18th season with a new, documentary style format and two new judges, Alison Holder and Maksim Chmerkovskiy joining the returning JoJo Siwa. Cat Deeley returns to host. 

Another toy turns entertainment star with the debut of the kiddie animation series “Hot Wheels Let’s Race” (Netflix, streaming).

With “Bachelor” on break, host Jesse Palmer hosts a new season of “Spring Backing Championship” (Food, 8 p.m.) with judges Duff Goldman, Nancy Fuller and Kardea Brown. 

Baking is in the air, with a ninth season start for “MasterChef Junior” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

“The Voice” (Fox, 9 p.m.) continues its blind auditions for a couple of hours. 

Perhaps the people who are “Seeking Sister Wife” (TLC, 9 p.m.), back for a new season, should be watching “Secrets of Polygamy” (A&E, 10 p.m.). 

“Rock the Block” (HGTV, 9 p.m.) returns, with kitchens first for renovation.

Babies are on the mind of women on the first of two episodes of “Bob Hearts Abishola” (CBS, 8 p.m.). 

“Deal or No Deal Island” (NBC, 10 p.m.) settles into its regular time slot. 

A Navy pilot is found murdered at a local military resort on “NCIS: Hawai’i” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

“NCIS” (CBS, 9 p.m.) looks for an officer that goes missing during his wedding proposal. 

Time for hometown visits for “The Bachelor” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

“Below Deck” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) gets some more terrible guests. 

Bad candy is being smuggled on “Contraband: Seized at the Border” (Discovery, 9 p.m.).

“The Playboy Murders” (Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.) looks at the death of yet another model in 2010. 

Capt. Kidd’s missing loot is one of “History’s Greatest Mysteries” (History, 9 p.m.).

“Stupid Pet Tricks” (TBS, 9 p.m. gets a visit from Jon Hamm. 

Turner Classic Movies’ 31 days of Oscar has best picture nominees and winners with “Five Star Final” (6 a.m.), “The Human Comedy” (8 a.m.), “The Little Foxes” (10 a.m.), “Stagecoach” (noon), “The Caine Mutiny” (1:45 p.m.), “Picnic” (4 p.m.), “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” (6 p.m.), “An American in Paris” (8 p.m.), “It Happened One Night” (10 p.m.), “Mrs. Miniver” (midnight), “Cavalcade” (2:30 a.m.) and “Grand Hotel” (4:30 a.m.). 

Basketball includes Clippers at Milwaukee (NBA, 8 p.m.) and Oklahoma City at Lakers (NBA, 10:30 p.m.).

Men’s college hoops include Duke at NC State (ESPN, 7 p.m.) and Texas at Baylor (ESPN, 9 p.m.) and Weber State at Montana State (ESPNU, 9 p.m.). 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos: Scott Foley, Linsey Davis. The View: Rita Moreno. The Talk: Denise Richards. Drew Barrymore: Robin Wright, Britt Waters. Kelly Clarkson: Joe Manganiello, Matt Iseman, Karen Huger. Jennifer Hudson: Tichina Arnold, Dorothea Taylor. Tamron Hall: Resa Teesa, Jennifer Faison, Blake Butler, Dr. Ramani Durvasula. 

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: RuPaul, Yuval Noah Harari. Jimmy Kimmel: Selena Gomez, Ebon Moss-Bachrach (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Julianne Moore, Lindsay Lohan, Joe List. Seth Meyers: Josh Brolin, David Sedaris, Paloma Faith, Adrian Young. Taylor Tomlinson: Rob Riggle, Adam Ray, Monét X Change, Jeff Probst.