What to Watch Tuesday: Pretty Little Finale, New Girl-y Action, Fey in the Actors Studio and More

IAN HARDING, LUCY HALEOn 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.

PREVIEW | NCIS: LA Boss Talks ‘Red’ Spin-Off, Mulls All-NCIS Tuesdays, Teases Kensi/Deeks Twist

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.

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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?)

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!



Comments (32)

  • repeat of hod, go on new normal

    Comment by ollie – March 19, 2013 04:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Justified
    Cougar Town

    Comment by Tori Melching (@lizjaxe) – March 19, 2013 04:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Whens Henry Cusack going to get a new show of his own? He’s been floating around for too long.

    Comment by mia – March 19, 2013 05:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Henry Ian Cusick has been cast as a regular in the upcoming pilot The Hundred on The CW. So hopefully we’ll be seeing plenty of him each week if the show gets picked up!

      Comment by Kathy – March 19, 2013 07:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NCIS
    NCIS LA
    Possibly Body of Proof for the first time – so love Henry Ian Cusick. He sure is making rounds guest starring – Fringe, CSI, Mentalist etc – good for him. Shonda made a HUGE mistake there re: Scandal.

    Comment by kirads09 – March 19, 2013 05:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Kim Raver, ‘nough said

    Comment by B – March 19, 2013 05:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • For the Tina Fey fans out there, she will be on a new INSIDE THE ACTOR’S STUDIO @ 8pm on Bravo.

    Comment by Yibbet – March 19, 2013 05:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • How could you even mention Splash?

    Comment by Boiler – March 19, 2013 05:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Oh my god. Pretty Little Liars for sure. Can’t wait to confirm all of the “A” team members. I’ve been waiting forever to know who you can trust! New girl, I missed you..DVR Body of proof!

    Comment by Daniella. – March 19, 2013 06:02 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NCIS and NCIS Los Angeles! :-)

    Comment by Marla (@zoyaroses) – March 19, 2013 06:02 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NCIS
    NCIS: Los Angeles
    Pretty Little liars

    Comment by Zorkel567 – March 19, 2013 06:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • There’s a new episode of Golden Boy on tonight

    Comment by LynnH – March 19, 2013 06:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can’t wait for New Girl!

    Comment by Dane – March 19, 2013 06:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • It was an amazing episode!

      Comment by Xime – March 19, 2013 09:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Pretty Little Liars!!!
    The New Normal
    SMASH!!!
    Cougar Town!!!

    Comment by Eric – March 19, 2013 07:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • PLL, Smash

    Comment by Brandy – March 19, 2013 07:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • New Normal

    Comment by SusieQ – March 19, 2013 07:43 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, Golden Boy, Go On, The New Normal, New Girl, and The Mindy Project

    Comment by Andy – March 19, 2013 07:53 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Pretty Little Liars season finale. Guess I’ll be thinking about tuning in for Season Four beginning in June.

    Comment by Nicholas Brody 2.0 – March 19, 2013 08:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam isn’t on “Guys with Kids.” That’s Tempestt Bledsoe. Wrong Cosby kid.

    Comment by CC – March 19, 2013 08:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Amended! — KSR

      Comment by Kimberly Roots – March 19, 2013 01:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I need help. Is this the first new episode of New Girl since Tinfinity? Since the whole Dish Network debacle ( not wanting to renew contracts etc.) my DVR had to be completely reset and I think I have missed some shows I used to have set. Thanks!

    Comment by S – March 19, 2013 08:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NCIS,NCIS LA and BOP

    Comment by Joe Petitjean – March 19, 2013 09:02 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Body of Proof! Can’t wait.

    Comment by Norah – March 19, 2013 09:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • GOLDEN BOY is HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER in drag. It’s the same theme and will go on and on and on…well you get the drift just like HIMYM. For me, enough already. It’s not original and it’s annoying.

    Comment by Naturally Curlie – March 19, 2013 09:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yeah, that’s for sure! I, for one, no longer CARE how he met their mother… that show “jumped the shark” for me ages ago.

      Comment by Drew – March 19, 2013 12:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • New Girl
    The Mindy Project
    Go On
    The New Normal
    Smash

    Comment by sdexta – March 19, 2013 10:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • For me, US TOP GEAR and COUGAR TOWN. Unless they’re repeats, then it’s time to go to the DVR stockpile.

    Comment by JP – March 19, 2013 10:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Pretty Little Liars, Go On, Chopped, Face Off, Income Property.

    Comment by Roni – March 19, 2013 11:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • PRETTY LITTLE LIARS!!! :)

    Comment by Elyse – March 19, 2013 01:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hell’s Kitchen
    Betty White’s Off Their Rockers
    Go On
    The New Normal
    Cougar Town
    Body of Proof

    Comment by nick1372 – March 19, 2013 01:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Justified
    Go On
    Cougar Town
    New Girl
    I like tuesdays.

    Comment by Eduard K, – March 19, 2013 01:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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