What to Watch Tuesday: NBA Finals, Design Star Vs. Kardashians, Glee Project Liplock and More

NBA FinalsOn TV this Tuesday: The NBA Finals forecast calls for Heat and Thunder, Pretty Little Emily is haunted by bad memories, Design Star gives the Kardashians an extreme makeover, a liplock rocks The Glee Project and more. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night (ABC) | Teeing up ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals, Kimmel welcomes guest David Spade while New York Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin faces Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert in “Skype Scavenger Hunt.”

8 pm Hell’s Kitchen (Fox) | The teams not only have to cook four different lamb dishes (Look away, Mary!), but also tackle one of Chef Ramsay’s most outrageous challenges to earn the ingredients they need.

8 pm Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) | A new message from “A” sets the girls on edge; Emily’s efforts to refocus on school are jeopardized when she recalls information from “that night.”‘

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9 pm NBA Finals (ABC) | It’s Game 1, as the Miami Heat visit the Oklahoma City Thunder. Hey, a poll!

9 pm Thorne (Encore) | This two-night contemporary adaptation of Mark Billingham’s bestselling novels stars David Morrissey (State of Play, soon to be The Walking Dead‘s Governor) as the complex Detective Inspector Tom Thorne.

9 pm HGTV Design Star (HGTV) | The designers are tasked with converting a 30-year-old chiropractor’s office into the new Jenner Communications headquarters — aka home base for the Kardashian empire. SOMEONE STOP THEM.

9 pm Rizzoli & Isles (TNT) | As tensions continue to mount between Jane and Maura, they must put aside their differences when they investigate the case of a college student who died in a tunnel.

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10 pm World’s Worst Tenants (Spike) | Series premiere: An elite team of eviction specialists forcibly remove problematic tenants.

10 pm Chopped (Food Network) | Poultry intestines and red miso are in the first basket this week — which is the absolute oddest coincidence, because for breakfast this morning I had….

10 pm The Glee Project (Oxygen) | During “Dance-ability” week, a passionate kiss spurs jealousy as the group performs LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem.” Well damn, that’s juicier than regular-flavor Glee! (That said, when did “Party Rock” become the new “Let’s Get It On”?)

Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.

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26 Comments
  1. Elyse says:

    pretty little liars :)

  2. Tran says:

    Come on guys, I’ll be more than disappointed if the Miami Heat doesn’t win the NBA title just like what it did last year when the Dallas Mavericks beat them to the curve. :-(

  3. LizB says:

    THUNDER UP!!!!! Can’t wait for the game tonight.

    • leahbh says:

      me too! I’m anxious for it to start!! THUNDER UP!!! Beat the Heat!!

    • Bandwagon usher says:

      All aboard the OKC bandwagon. Here come all the “I was born and raised in OKC” folks. Lived their in the late 70s and 80s, and never found a person in my military career who even acknowledges visting the state (GIs get around). I can’t forget you guys from Seattle who will claim them now, cause they are doing big things. Living in Kentucky, and watching first hand the ushering of the Calipari era and a sudden blue wash of the state. You couldn’t find a proud wearing UK fan before that and up ’til after they won in the late 90’s. They win this year and its funny to say “Hey, you are a UK fan? Been living here for 15 years and its weird how you failed to mention it up until March Madness this year.” Everyone knows that person, and if you don’t you are probably him/her. Facts provided by obscure cities/states (i.e. Green Bay, New Orleans,KY) whose fan base exceed their population when a franchise has success.

      • leahbh says:

        I don’t get the point of your long winded post. I live in Oklahoma (1.5 hrs from okc) and have attended many thunder games. I’ve been a fan since the beginning (most real thunder fans don’t include the seattle days, we think of our team as a completely new team, we don’t want anyone else’s history or records). I am a real fan, not a bandwagon, fair weather fan.

      • TheBeach says:

        Weird…if you’ve been living in Kentucky for 15 years, you must have been living under a rock. I lived in Lexington for 20 years and can testify there are no more loyal basketball fans, year in and year out, winning or losing, than KY fans who truly bleed blue.

  4. Aftjunkie says:

    For Me its

    Pretty Little Liars and Rizzoli and Isles Tonight !! :)

  5. Jessica says:

    PLL and Jane by Design live, R&I dvr, and Finals on commercials.

  6. Liz says:

    What about Jane By Design?!

  7. theresa says:

    Pretty Little Liars & Chopped

  8. Lizi says:

    Thunder Up!

  9. Nick says:

    Hell’s Kitchen & MasterChef

  10. Brandy says:

    PLL, Jane by Design, Rizzoli&Isles

  11. Joe says:

    What about Sean Astin on Franklin and Bash??

  12. Melissa says:

    NBA Finals for me!!! Thunder the F Up!!!

    DVRing- PLL, Jane by Design, and Designstar (which i may end up deleting, on the pure fact that a Kardashian is on it)

  13. Chyrstal says:

    Thunder Up!!!!

  14. L says:

    just glee project for me…

    • Phil says:

      The Glee Project is just as stupid as Glee. They prioritize LGBT people over “straight” talented people. That’s discrimination too.

      • D.J. says:

        Come again? The two winners last year (Damien and Sam) were both straight white men. One was also a Christian. And a little secret Phil…you may find more than a few gays in musical theater.

  15. Shaun says:

    Hells and Masterchef.

  16. icywinter2 says:

    HDTV should never have done anything associated with those annoying, pathetic Kardashians. We all are sick of them, they are just a bunch of idiots that lack any sort of intelligence. HDTV will get low ratings for that show, what were they thinking. No one wants to sit there and watch that..

  17. kathy says:

    Let me know when KK is off Drop Dead Diva so I can turne back in.