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.

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  1. Roger Canada says:

    PLL+Covert Affairs+Saving Hope

  2. LynnH says:

    Drunk History! One of the funniest shows ever!

  3. Eric7740 says:

    Pretty Little Liars
    Rizzoli & Isles

  4. Jared says:

    Pretty Little Liars
    The Haves and Have Nots

  5. Gwen says:

    Whose Line Is It Anyway, Who Do You Think You Are and Covert Affairs

  6. Magali says:


  7. Brandy says:

    PLL,R & I

  8. Amy says:

    Pretty Little Liars
    Covert Affairs
    and the premiere of Tickle, my guilty pleasure

  9. nsd40306 says:

    When is that unbelievably stupid Covert Affairs going to go the way?

  10. Miles says:

    Pretty Little Liars!

  11. John says:

    Covert Affairs, Suits, something off my DVR collection, maybe some of that America’s Cup action, those catamarans are wild (40 mph???)

  12. Justin says:

    Rizzoli &Isles, Perception, Suits and Covert Affairs

  13. Andy says:

    Whose Line, Perception, and Twisted

  14. Roni says:

    Too much on tonight! PLL, Covert Affairs, Drunk History, Web Therapy, Chopped, Face Off, Interior Therapy.

  15. Face Off, Covert Affairs, Rizzoli & Isles. I have Suits and Perception tomorrow :)

  16. Nicole says:


  17. Lyn says:

    Hope Augie takes up with someone else while Annie is gone; maybe the show would get interesting & fun again!

  18. Magically Suspicious says:

    P.S. You can keep Debbie Allen. I’ll have my fast forward finger warmed up.

  19. G says:

    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.