On your TV this Tuesday: Glee gets a touch o’ the Irish, the New Girl gets an eyeful, Annie Walker gets a taste of a hot dish, and more. As but a supplement to TVLine’s original feature stories, here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Glee (Fox) | A foreign exchange student (Damian McGinty of The Glee Project) clashes with Brittany, who thinks he’s a leprechaun; Mercedes tries to recruit members for Shelby’s newly formed glee club; Sue’s congressional campaign heats up.
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | The NCIS team searches for answers when the current husband of both Gibbs’s and Fornell’s ex-wife (Mad Men‘s Melinda McGraw) is suspiciously kidnapped.
9 pm Ringer (The CW) | “Siobhan” is forced to reveal she has a twin to Andrew and Henry when Machado starts closing in; Henry becomes a suspect in Gemma’s whereabouts; Malcolm escapes his kidnappers.
9 pm Dancing With the Stars results show (ABC) | Accompanied by dancers Mark Ballas and Chelsie Hightower, Justin Bieber and Boyz II Men collaborate on performance of “Fa La La,” a new single from Beebs’ Christmas album. Bieber will also perform his megahit, “Never Say Never.”
9 pm New Girl (Fox) | Jess stumbles upon — and laughs at — a naked Nick at the very worst moment: just as he’s about to go on a date with Lake Bell’s hot-yet-hinky bartender; Winston labors to catch up on all the pop-culture references he missed when playing basketball overseas.
9:30 pm Raising Hope (Fox) | After learning that Hope hit a boy at day care, the family attempts to stop arguing, fearing that she will follow in her serial killer mom’s footsteps.
10 pm Covert Affairs (USA Network) | Midseason premiere: Coming off a run of bad luck (including getting the boot from her sister’s home), Annie unwittingly gets sucked into a new assignment when she meets a chef (Heroes‘ Santiago Cabrera) who cooks the future!!! No, actually it’s just Spanish food. On the subject of eye candy, the ladies get much shirtless, sweaty Jai, while the guys get Annie wielding [swoon] power tools.
10 pm Parenthood (NBC) | A much-needed family night doesn’t go as Kristina expected; Julia oversteps her boundaries with Zoe; Zeek continues to have mixed emotions about Sarah’s involvement with Seth.
10 pm Sons of Anarchy (FX) | In an episode that should furnish some of Katey Sagal’s 2012 Emmy reel, Piney’s body is quietly discovered, SAMCRO’s association with the Galindo Cartel his yet another snag and fuels yet another massive shootout, and a fed-up Jax tells Clay how it’s gonna be.
10 pm Unforgettable (CBS) | Carrie’s investigation into the death of her sister moves forward, until it threatens to hinder the search for a missing infant.
What will you be watching this Tuesday evening?