On TV this Tuesday: The Young and the Restless remembers a great lady (and the woman she played), Luther is back on the beat, Jon Stewart reclaims his Daily Show throne and one of Lisa Kudrow’s Friends makes a Therapy appointment. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Check local listings The Young and the Restless (CBS) | The daytime staple honors its grande dame Jeanne Cooper (who passed away in May) with the first episode of a two-part memorial service for her character Katherine Chancellor. Cooper’s real-life son Corbin Bernsen (Psych) returns as Father Todd, who presides over the event, while Lauralee Bell, Tricia Cast, Adrienne Frantz and Michael Damian are among the past cast members on hand for the tribute.
8 pm Extreme Weight Loss (ABC) | Season finale: Chris helps an obese police officer who must pass a fitness test in order to keep his job. (Yep, renewed.)
8 pm So You Think You Can Dance (Fox) | It’s down to Jasmine, Amy, Aaron and Fik-Shun. Get those voting fingers ready, America!
8 pm Whose Line Is It Anyway? (The CW) | Nikita star Maggie Q joins the improv troupe for the evening.
9 pm The Haves and the Have Nots (OWN) | Midseason finale: Jeffrey finally tells his parents that he is gay; Hanna accidentally reveals to Benny that Tony is his father.
9 pm Covert Affairs (USA Network) | Annie convinces Teo to turn on one of his own, in the hopes of bringing Henry down.
10 pm Luther (BBC America) | Season 3 premiere: Detective Chief Inspector John Luther is back, and he’s got his hands full with a murder with similarities to a cold case from the ’80s, a dead scourge of the Internet and a new love interest. (Watch a sneak peek here and here!)
10 pm Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Cincinnati Bengals (HBO) | Season finale: As the pre-season draws to a close and the team preps to face the Indianapolis Colts, the coaches get ready to make final roster cuts. (Already renewed.)
11 pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central) | Daddy’s home! Stewart returns to the satirical news show after a summer abroad.
11 pm Web Therapy (Showtime) | Friends reunion alert: Matt LeBlanc guest-stars as Nick Jericho, a gambler who’s a new client of Fiona’s.
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