On TV this Tuesday: NCIS makes a new friend, Ravenswood flies off for the holidays, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. hammers out a “crossover” and David Blaine freaks out the famous. As a supplement to our original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Ravenswood (ABC Family) | Midseason finale: Remy uncovers a new clue that could break the curse. (Returns Jan. 7.)
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | NSA analyst Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop (new series regular Emily Wickersham, The Bridge) helps NCIS after SecNav is bugged during a confidential briefing – something that Ellie predicted two years ago. (Watch Ellie meet Gibbs’ team and see what showrunner Gary Glasberg says about the new addition.)
8 pm Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) | In the aftermath of the events chronicled in Thor: The Dark World, Coulson & Co. pick up the pieces — one of which threatens to destroy a member of the team. P.S. Ming Na says you’ll be A-OK if you didn’t catch the movie, yet. Peter MacNicol (Ally McBeal), Erin Way (Alphas) and Michael Graziadei (The Young and the Restless) guest-star.
8:30 pm Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox) | Patton Oswalt (Justified) guest-stars as the fire marshal, who assumes that the owner of Sal’s Pizza was somehow involved in the establishment’s fiery demise. So Jake sets out to prove him wrong.
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9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | As the Winchesters help out at an old friend’s home for delinquent boys, Dean realizes there are things he doesn’t know about his brother’s childhood.
9:30 pm David Blaine: Real or Magic (ABC) | The magician returns for a 90-minute special that includes appearances by Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, Derek‘s Ricky Gervais, House‘s Olivia Wilde, pop star Katy Perry and others.
9:30 pm The Mindy Project (Fox) | Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg) shows up as a PR guru hired to help the firm fix its image… but things get messy when she ends up seducing Danny. Larenz Tate (House of Lies) and Missi Pyle (Heroes) also guest-star.
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10 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | The Machine suddenly gives out Reese’s number – is he the hero destined to fall (per that super-tense promo)? Lee Tergesen (Oz) guest-stars.
10:30 pm Awkward (MTV) | Back-to-back episodes: Mr. Hart’s class writes and produces an after-school special; Jenna’s night on the town ends with her needing a rescue.
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