On TV this Tuesday: Jenna & Co. make an Awkward return, a new series wonders Who Gets the Last Laugh?, Hart of Dixie is star-crossed and Megan’s team looks for Proof of life. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | George and Zoe agree to play Romeo and Juliet in a performance of Shakespeare’s most iconic scenes – y’know, to prove they’re over each other. Riiiight. Hark, what BS through yonder window breaks?
8 pm Hell’s Kitchen (Fox) | Yan Can Cook‘s Martin Yan judges the contestants’ Chinese dishes.
8 pm In Performance at the White House (PBS) | Queen Latifah hosts as the President and Mrs. Obama celebrate Memphis soul of the 1960s. Performers include Justin Timberlake, Alabama Shakes, Cyndi Lauper, Mavis Staples and American Idol‘s Joshua Ledet.
9 pm Ready for Love (NBC) | Businessman Ben Patton and “charitable entrepreneur” Ernesto Arguello get help finding a mate. (But is there any kind of help that can keep Ready for Love on the air?)
9 pm Dancing With the Stars (ABC) | Selena Gomez and The Band Perry perform; the Macy’s Stars of Dance number is choreographed by So You Think You Can Dance‘s Stacey Tookey.
10 pm Awkward (MTV) | Back-to-back season 3 premiere: The death of a classmate pushes Jenna to reflect on her life. (Find out what’s ahead for Ms. Hamilton and her friends.)
10 pm Body of Proof (ABC) | A rich investment-fund manager on trial for defrauding his investors is kidnapped as he leaves court – despite being protected by Tommy and Adam – and may have faked his death.
10 pm Golden Boy (CBS) | A priest’s killer appears to be a criminal informant from another case; Agnes’ mother Nora goes missing.
10 pm Chopped (Food Network) | The baskets come from Down Under in an evening full of Australia-themed challenges. (If they cook a koala, I’m out.)
10 pm Who Gets the Last Laugh? (TBS) | Series premiere: Scrubs‘ Donald Faison hosts this new comedy from the people behind Punk’d. Each week, three comedians – tonight, Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory), Bill Bellamy and Jeff Dye – dream up outlandish pranks and then pull them on the public. The funny man (or woman) nabbing the biggest laugh gets $10,000 awarded to the charity of his or her choice. (Check out cast photos!)
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