What to Watch Tuesday: Covert Cut-Off, Face Off Premiere, Zooey Climbs Her Family Tree & More

Covert AffairsOn TV this Tuesday: Covert Affairs‘ Auggie gets left high and dry, Face Off returns with a fanciful first challenge, Ken Marino plays Drunk and Zooey Deschanel muses Who Do You Think You Are? As a supplement to TVLine’s original features, here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm So You Think You Can Dance (Fox) | The Top 10 perform with All-Stars, and Debbie Allen sits in as a guest judge. (P.S. You can keep your Anna Kendricks and Jesse Tyler Fergusons; I’m all-Allen, all the way.)

8 pm Runner (ESPN) | This documentary, another in the Nine for IX series, follows runner Mary Decker’s dramatic showdown with Zola Budd at the 1984 Olympic games.

8 pm Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) | Ezra receives crushing news about his son; Hanna’s mother’s good fortune runs out; “A” toys with an emotional Toby.

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9 pm Face Off (Syfy) | Season 5 premiere: Eight former contestants and eight newbies must create five original fantasy characters, including an ogre and a troll, in tonight’s 90-minute ep.

9 pm Covert Affairs (USA Network) | Annie travels to Vienna on an undercover op that forces her to curtail all communication with Auggie.

9 pm Twisted (ABC Family) | In the wake of the soccer-team poisoning scandal, Regina’s mother wants Danny expelled from school.

who-do-you-think-deschanel9 pm Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC) | New Girl Zooey Deschanel travels Pennsylvania as she searches for abolitionists among her father’s ancestors.

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10 pm Suits (USA Network) | When Mike invites Rachel to join him on a case, her parents come dangerously close to figuring out his secret.

10 pm Drunk History (Comedy Central) | Ken Marino (Childrens Hospital) and Alfred Molina (Monday Mornings) breathe inebriated life into an anecdote about magician Houdini and author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

10:30 pm Heroes of Cosplay (Syfy) | Series premiere: This new docu-series follows nine fans involved in “competitive cosplay” – aka when they dress up for ‘Con, they really dress up for ‘Con.

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



Comments (24)

  • Pretty Little Liars

    Comment by Jack Bauer 2.0 – August 13, 2013 05:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • PLL+Covert Affairs+Saving Hope

    Comment by Roger Canada – August 13, 2013 05:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Drunk History! One of the funniest shows ever!

    Comment by LynnH – August 13, 2013 05:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Pretty Little Liars
    Rizzoli & Isles

    Comment by Eric7740 – August 13, 2013 05:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Pretty Little Liars
    Twisted
    R&I
    The Haves and Have Nots

    Comment by Jared – August 13, 2013 06:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Suits

    Comment by Joey – August 13, 2013 06:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Whose Line Is It Anyway, Who Do You Think You Are and Covert Affairs

    Comment by Gwen – August 13, 2013 06:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Perception?

    Comment by Magali – August 13, 2013 06:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Oups my bad I see it now!

      Comment by Magali – August 13, 2013 06:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • PLL,R & I

    Comment by Brandy – August 13, 2013 07:45 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Pretty Little Liars
    Covert Affairs
    and the premiere of Tickle, my guilty pleasure

    Comment by Amy – August 13, 2013 07:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • When is that unbelievably stupid Covert Affairs going to go the way?

    Comment by nsd40306 – August 13, 2013 08:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Just curious – why do you think it’s stupid?

      Comment by Roni – August 13, 2013 10:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • sytycd

    Comment by ollie – August 13, 2013 09:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Pretty Little Liars!

    Comment by Miles – August 13, 2013 09:29 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Covert Affairs, Suits, something off my DVR collection, maybe some of that America’s Cup action, those catamarans are wild (40 mph???)

    Comment by John – August 13, 2013 10:04 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rizzoli &Isles, Perception, Suits and Covert Affairs

    Comment by Justin – August 13, 2013 10:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Whose Line, Perception, and Twisted

    Comment by Andy – August 13, 2013 10:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Too much on tonight! PLL, Covert Affairs, Drunk History, Web Therapy, Chopped, Face Off, Interior Therapy.

    Comment by Roni – August 13, 2013 10:43 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Face Off, Covert Affairs, Rizzoli & Isles. I have Suits and Perception tomorrow :)

    Comment by Andrea Sperling – August 13, 2013 11:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • PLL
    Suits

    Comment by Nicole – August 13, 2013 11:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hope Augie takes up with someone else while Annie is gone; maybe the show would get interesting & fun again!

    Comment by Lyn – August 13, 2013 01:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • P.S. You can keep Debbie Allen. I’ll have my fast forward finger warmed up.

    Comment by Magically Suspicious – August 13, 2013 01:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Whose Line, PLL, AGT. Though at this point I’m only watching PLL since I have been with it since the beginning. I am quickly losing interest as NOTHING is being answered.

    Comment by G – August 14, 2013 10:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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