On TV this Tuesday: Happy Endings does the hora, Anarchy reigns for a full 90 minutes, there’s significant fallout from a Jericho alum’s NCIS visit and the New Girl in Schmidt’s life has him tied up in knots. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | In the first of a two-part episode, Gibbs realizes a Marine captain (Jericho‘s Brad Beyer) is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and thinks his experiences overseas can provide a key link to the crime.
8 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | With the mayoral election on the horizon, Lavon and Ruby are tied in the polls… so Lemon has to get creative in order for her candidate to win. Kelen Coleman (The Newsroom) guest-stars.
8 pm Raising Hope (Fox) | Jimmy finds a childhood photo of him with an older boy, which leads Burt and Virginia to confess that they temporarily gave him up for adoption when they were teen parents (!). So Sabrina helps him reconnect with his affluent, nurturing would-have-been family, which includes older brother Brad (American Pie‘s Chris Klein).
9 pm Emily Owens, M.D. (The CW) | Emily assists Dr. Hamada (Political Animals‘ Brittany Ishibashi) and Dr. Bandari with a risky surgery involving an in-utero baby’s defective heart.
9 pm Happy Endings (ABC) | Max and Brad team up to work as bar mitzvah hosts; Dave and Alex attempt romantic gestures that don’t quite hit the mark.
9 pm Go On (NBC) | Noticing that Owen needs a brotherly figure in his life, Ryan takes the young man under his wing. NBA star Chris Bosh guest-stars.
9:30 pm Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 (ABC) | Chloe storms the People magazine offices to get James chosen as this year’s Sexiest Man Alive, and all of a sudden, June can’t peel her eyes away from ol’ Dawson. Lee Meriwether (All My Children) guest-stars.
10 pm Sons of Anarchy (FX) | Jax shifts his own agenda into high gear in tonight’s 90-minute episode.
10 pm Private Practice (ABC) | Alfre Woodward (True Blood) guest-stars as Sam’s mom and Richard Roundtree (Shaft) as her boss in an episode that features a reality show centered on Addison’s castoff the dashing doc. (Postponed from an earlier date.)
10 pm Parenthood (NBC) | Kristina recovers from surgery and preps for the next phase of her treatment; Sarah and Zeek worry about Amber and Ryan’s escalating relationship.
Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.