On TV this Tuesday: Cougar Town returns on TBS to find out how merlot the Cul-de-Sac Crew can go, a Pretty Little Liar slips back to the fold, it’s Lying Game on for Sutton and Emma, Jimmy Kimmel goes Live a bit earlier and you’re Justified in your joy at the FX drama’s return. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (always linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) | Midseason premiere: Mona’s headed back to Rosewood High after her sanitarium stint, but is she really cured? Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer are about to find out…. (See what’s ahead for the Liars!)
8 pm Raising Hope (Fox) | Burt and Virginia played a massive role in making Jimmy’s credit score plummet, so they beg a bank representative (Back to the Future‘s Christopher Lloyd) to clear their debt. C’mon, Virginia, just flash him that 1.21 gigawatt smile, and everything should be fine.
8:30 pm Ben and Kate (Fox) | Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman) guest-stars as BJ’s mother, who has a surprising introduction to Buddy (Rob Corddry); Kate blames herself when Maddie fails a test to get into the gifted program at her school.
9 pm The Lying Game (ABC Family) | Season 2 premiere: Alec is in jail after his arrest for Derek’s murder, and Rebecca and Sutton bond as they form a plan for the Mercer family. Meanwhile, Mads runs into a mysterious new guy. (Watch a video sneak preview!)
9:30 pm The New Normal (NBC) | White Collar‘s Matt Bomer guest-stars as Monty, an ex of Bryan’s whom the guys want to set up with Expanding Families’ Gary. Soon, though, Monty’s asking Goldie to be his surrogate. (Side note: What pretty, pretty babies would result, right?)
10 pm Private Practice (ABC) | In the third-to-last episode of the series, Amelia goes on a series of disastrous blind dates – but then a work sesh and dinner with James turns into something very unexpected.
10 pm Africa (Discovery) | In the premiere of this seven-part series, the team behind Life documents the animals (rhinoceri! chimps! giraffes! lions!) and natural wonders of the vast continent. The footage is so impressive, you’ll think it’s nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do….
10 pm Justified (FX) | Season 4 premiere: Raylan starts to investigate a decades-old cold case that might be tied to his criminal dad’s shady past.
10 pm Cougar Town (TBS) | Season 4 premiere: In their first week of marriage, Grayson becomes Jules’ “coffee and wine bitch.” What’s more, he won’t apologize for something unseemly he did… in Jules’ dream. Also, Bobby tries to make up for lost time by teaching Travis lessons about being a man.
11:35 pm Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) | New time slot debut: The late-night chat fest moves up from midnight and brings along guests Jennifer Aniston (Friends) and No Doubt.
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