On TV this Tuesday: Cougar Town‘s season finishes like a bold cabernet – hearty and satisfying. Meanwhile, NCIS‘ Ziva channels Emily Thorne, Hart of Dixie courts the Spring Breakers crowd and one of Mindy‘s former men beckons. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | Tony suspects that Ziva is planning a risky move to avenge her father’s death. (Get ‘Ziva’ scoop!)
8 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | Lavon has big plans for turning Bluebell into a Spring Break destination; Zoe makes George jealous by partying with Jonah.
9 pm Ready for Love (NBC) | Two-hour series premiere: Plain White Ts lead singer Tim Lopez searches for a mate – I guess a long distance relationship with Delilah just wasn’t in the cards — and gets a little help from some relationship experts. Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) exec-produces, and Giuliana & Bill‘s Giuliana and Bill Rancic host.
9 pm Dancing With the Stars (ABC) | Tonight’s results show features a performance by Brad Paisley and a duet by Andrea Bocelli and Jennifer Lopez.
9 pm NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) | The team investigates whether cyanide found in a communal water jug is an isolated incident or an early test for large-scale contamination.
9 pm New Girl (Fox) | Jess decides to throw Cece a surprise bachelorette party, leaving Nick and Winston to (awkwardly) take Shivrang out for the night.
9:30 pm The Mindy Project (Fox) |
Lying scumbag Josh resurfaces and wants to talk with Mindy, who’s preparing for a medical conference in his new town of Santa Fe. But wait until you hear why he moved! Green Bay Packers star Clay Matthews makes a guest cameo.
10 pm Golden Boy (CBS) | Arroyo competes with Owen to make a key arrest after finding out they’re both up for promotions. Polly Draper (thirtysomething) returns as Nora; Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: SVU) also guest-stars.
10 pm Body of Proof (ABC) | A young girl is found murdered – and Tommy is covered in blood without any memory of how he got that way. Ruh-roh. Can Megan get past her doubts to help him? James Lawson (Pretty Little Liars) guest-stars.
10 pm Cougar Town (TBS) | Back-to-back season finale: When it becomes clear that Chick (returning guest star Ken Jenkins, Scrubs) has health issues, the gang decides to stop at nothing so he can meet one of his favorites stars: Tippi Hedren. Meanwhile, Laurie and Travis try to set up the perfect first kiss (Check out what Dan Byrd has to say about the season-ender.) (Yep, already renewed.)
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