What to Watch Tuesday: Pretty Little Finale, New Girl-y Action, Fey in the Actors Studio and More
On TV this Tuesday: The Pretty Little Liars face a pretty big reveal, NCIS: Los Angeles has a ‘Red’-letter night, ABC Family gets Twisted, Tina Fey opens up a fresh season of Inside the Actors Studio and a New Girl catches Nick’s eye. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) | Season 3 finale: Spencer is home and seems OK, but Aria, Hanna and Emily aren’t so sure – and then a shocking revelation takes their attention elsewhere. (Yep, ‘A’lready renewed.)
8 pm Inside the Actors Studio (Bravo) | Season 19 premiere: 30 Rock frontwoman/Saturday Night Live alum Tina Fey sits down with James Lipton and his blue cards. Fun tidbit: She reveals that SNL svengali Lorne Michaels’ doorman was the first person to notice she bore a resemblance to Vice Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin.
8 pm Splash (ABC) | Series premiere: “Celebrity” contestants – including Baywatch‘s Nicole Eggert, The Cosby Show‘s Keshia Knight Pulliam and comedian Louie Anderson – train with Olympic diver Greg Louganis and then take the plunge in this American version of a Dutch diving competition.
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | Cast member Michael Weatherly directed this episode, in which the wife of a Marine bomb detector urges the NCIS team to investigate her husband’s recent death in Afghanistan. Elsewhere, Vance needs a nanny. Michael Grant Terry (Bones) guest-stars.
9 pm Twisted (ABC Family) | Sneak preview: Though it doesn’t officially premiere until June, the cabler’s offering a full-episode peek at this new teen mystery series. Avan Jogia (Victorious), Maddie Hasson (The Finder) and Denise Richards (Wild Things) star in the drama about a 16-year-old who reconnects with his two female best friends from childhood and becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a fellow teen.
9 pm New Girl (Fox) | Jess-Nick ‘shippers, this is the one to watch. Also, Odette Annable (House) guest-stars as Shane, the randy owner of Nick’s bar (watch a video sneak peek).
9:30 pm The New Normal (NBC) | Bryan and David explore natural childbirth techniques. Here there be dragons, guys.
10 pm Justified (FX) | Boyd and the Detroit Mob use every dirty trick to stop Raylan and Drew Thompson from leaving Harlan alive.
10 pm Body of Proof (ABC) | Henry Ian Cusick (Lost) guest-stars as a grief counselor who offers to help Megan deal with issues concerning her father’s suicide – but she’s unprepared for what she finds in his waiting room. Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad) also guest-stars.
10 pm Smash (NBC) | Eileen’s daughter Katie (guest star Grace Gummer, Gigantic) returns from Microneeeeeeesia or wherever she was to help her mom find the key to saving Bombshell. (Got any ideas for Smash‘s higher-ups, Katie?)
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