TV Highlights Tuesday, April 5: ‘Restaurant Bet’ Debuts on Food Network | Entertainment

“Big Restaurant Bet” (9 p.m., Food Network) arrives, offering future chefs their chance to impress a major investor and have the opportunity to open the restaurant of their dreams. It’s nothing you haven’t seen a dozen times before.

Eight contestants must impress restaurant giant Geoffrey Zakarian, also known as GZ. Their first competition is both simple and profound: they must prepare a simple dish of chicken in their restaurant’s signature style. The first chicken dish to earn GZ’s disapproval will send a hopeful contestant home.

Other highlights from tonightThe last two hours of “Benjamin Franklin” (7 p.m. on Channel 10, 8 p.m. on Channel 11, PBS) focus on his role in drafting the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

Play by Nashville Rules on “Young Rock” (7 p.m., NBC).

stomach problems on “The Resident” (7 p.m., Fox).

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Hammer to Hammer “Law” cover on “Judge Steve Harvey” (7 p.m., ABC).

A not so sweet 15 on “Superman & Lois” (7 p.m., CW).

A derailed birthday party “This Is Us” (8 p.m., NBC).

Hire the superintendent “Abbott Elementary” (8 p.m., ABC).

Pop and Ruby hit the road “blackish” (8:30 p.m., ABC).

Overexposure “Dateline” on “The Thing About Pam” (9 p.m., NBC).

Tony Hawk What’s it like to be a former statesman for a youth-obsessed sport? We saw it earlier this year at the Winter Olympics when Shaun White did his farewell snowboarding races. The 2022 documentary “Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Drop” (8 p.m., HBO) portrays a familiar figure who has been the face of the skateboarding world for about 40 years. What are you doing for an encore at the venerable age of 53?

The film also explores Hawk’s troubled relationship with fame, something he considered far more dangerous than the rigors of his sport.

Cult choiceThe lovers (Richard Gere and Brooke Adams) pretend to be siblings in order to trick a dying farmer (Sam Shepherd) into a fictitious marriage in “Days of Heaven” (9 p.m., TMC), director Terrence Malick’s magnificent 1978 evocation of life on the plains of Texas in the early 20th century.

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