l Pizza outside the Box, Food Network, 20.10

When people think of pizza, no longer do they just picture cheese, sauce and pepperoni. Whether it’s mashed potatoes, sweet corn, clams or even wild elk, new ingredients and even newer techniques are being used to create some of the most popular and adored foods. This special showcases some of the most innovative pizzas across the US.

l The Bachelor, Vuzu, 20.30

Brad and Emily make their appearance for the first time as a couple and talk about being away from each other for the past month. They answer questions and get advice from previous bachelors who now have successful relationships.

l Comedy Central Presents: Conrad Koch Live At Parker’s, Comedy Central, 20.55

Stand-up comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch headlines Comedy Central Presents Conrad Koch Live At Parker’s, the new live comedy showcase and TV series that salutes African stand-up comedy and comedians. Complementing Koch are SA funnymen Simmi Areff, Dave Levinsohn and Siya B Koch. One of SA’s most in-demand comedy talents combines hilarious comedy with world-class puppetry and ventriloquism and, er, anthropology.

l Strike Back, M-Net, 21.30

The series mixes suspense, action and drama, spanning the globe from India to SA, and England to Chechnya. It was shot on location in SA and Hungary. When a resourceful international terrorist group plots an attack, a charismatic former US Special Forces operative joins forces with a stealth British military unit to stop them.