On TV this Tuesday: The New Normal says yes to the (tiny) dress, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog tunes up for its TV debut, a Breaking Bad guy takes a chance on Vegas and Parenthood cues up a guaranteed weeper. Here are 10 programs to look for tonight.
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | Bored while on medical leave, Ducky digs up an old friend — meaning, he orders the exhumation of a Navy commander’s body from a case closed 12 years ago.
8 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | Zoe’s internal vow to stay away from Wade takes a hit when she must ask him to convince his old bandmate to play BlueBellapalooza.
8 pm Iconoclasts (Sundance) | Season 6 premiere: James Franco (127 Hours) and artist Marina Abramovic talk about acting, fame and conceptual art – I wonder if General Hospital comes up? – in the avant garde interview series’ season opener.
8 pm Raising Hope (Fox) | In the first half of a two-part episode, a social worker suspecting that the Chances are guilty of elder abuse threatens to take Maw Maw away from them.
9 pm Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (The CW) | Joss Whedon’s 5-year-old cult web hit – about a shy guy plotting world domination — makes its television debut. (Prepare for the Horrible event with TVLine’s helpful guide to who’s who.)
9 pm New Girl (Fox) | Jess and Schmidt are determined to befriend the group of young twentysomethings that moves in across the hall. On a perhaps related note, Nick comes up with a series of pranks designed to make Schmidt feel old.
9:30 pm The New Normal (NBC) | David Tutera’s got nothing on Bryan, who goes above and beyond
the realm of sanity to prep Shania for a pretend wedding to her school chum.
10 pm Sons of Anarchy (FX) | Surprise, surprise! (Translation: There’s a surprise tonight.)
10 pm Vegas (CBS) | Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad) makes his first appearance as a Chicago gangster spending time in Sin City, and Mia’s father’s visit to the Savoy causes trouble for both Savino and Lamb.
10 pm Parenthood (NBC) | Get the Kleenex ready: Tonight, Kristina shares the news of her illness with the rest of the Bravermans.
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