What to Watch Tuesday: Cougar Town, Justified and 5 Other Premieres, S.H.I.E.L.D. and More

Cougar Town On TV this Tuesday: Cougar Town kicks off a grape great new season; Justified, the Liars and Ravenswood get going again; Intelligence and Killer Women make dangerous look pretty and a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent gets some answers about the afterlife. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm NCIS (CBS) | The team works with the DoD – including Gibbs’ former girlfriend Hollis Mann (returning guest star Susanna Thompson, Arrow) – to track down a stolen device before it’s used for a terrorist attack. William deVry (All My Children/General Hospital) guest-stars. (Read our Q&A with newcomer Emily Wickersham aka Bishop and get showrunner Gary Glasberg’s preview of coming episodes.)

8 pm Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) | Coulson uncovers vital information related to his death – sorry, his trip to Tahiti – but it may come at the cost of one of the team. Aiden Turner (All My Children) and Rob Huebel (Childrens Hospital) guest-star. (Find out what star Clark Gregg has to say about his alter ego’s time in the islands, and why he says the “true” S.H.I.E.L.D. is coming.)

8 pm Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) | Midseason premiere: Hanna suggests that the girls find out who’s really buried in Alison’s grave. (Read what EP Oliver Goldstick says is ahead for Alison and the Liars.)

8:30 pm Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox) | One of Rosa’s perps (played by The Office‘s Craig Robinson) has information on a car thief Jake has been tracking for years.

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9 pm Intelligence (CBS) | Sneak preview: Lost‘s Josh Holloway stars in this action-thriller about an intelligence operative outfitted with a super-computer microchip in his brain. Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), Marg Helgenberger (CSI), John Billingsley (True Blood) and Michael Rady (Melrose Place) co-star.

9 pm Ravenswood (ABC Family) | Midseason premiere: Mrs. Grunwald gets a ghostly visitor in the form of Miranda, but she’s not the only specter around…

9:30 pm Trophy Wife (ABC) | Kate completely underestimates Pete’s birthday curse, which makes planning for his big 5-0 quite complicated.

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10 pm Justified (FX) | Season 5 premiere: Raylan tangles with the Crowes, while Boyd goes into the dark heart of the collapsing Detroit Mob. (Watch a promo, review the roster of guest stars and get intel from Walton Goggins.)

10 pm Killer Women (ABC) | Series premiere: In this new drama exec-produced by Sofia Vergara, Battlestar Galactica‘s Tricia Helfer stars as one of the first women to infiltrate the Texas Rangers. (Spoiler alert: She ain’t no Walker.) Marc Blucas (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) plays the DEA agent with whom the nearly divorced Molly Parker dallies, while Helfer’s Galactica co-star Michael Trucco plays her brother. (Watch a steamy clip.)

10 pm Cougar Town (TBS) | Season 5 premiere: Jules is determined to be cool about Laurie and Travis dating. When Penny Can goes global and Bobby starts spending freely, Grayson confronts him about years of unpaid bar tabs.

NEXT TUESDAY: The Originals, NCIS: LA and Supernatural return; Face Off has its Season 6 premiere.

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  1. Elyse says:

    Live: Pretty Little Liars :D :D
    DVR: everything else

  2. canadian ninja says:

    Anyone know where Cougar Town is airing in Canada? City TV had it last season but it’s not on their schedule now.

    • Newo says:

      as of right now, there are no Canadian broadcasters airing the new season

      • cails says:

        BOOO :( Hopefully City gets their act together – Love this show.
        but most excited for the new Mindy Project tonight!

      • Liana says:

        Is there any way we can watch it somehere online if we are in Canada? ( COUGAR TOWN ) that sucks it’s not airing here! I’ve been searching, now I know why I couldn’t find it!

  3. SK says:

    Will check out Intelligence. Looks interesting plus it has Sawyer, Catherine and Ruby. :)

  4. Justin says:

    NCIS, NCIS:LA, Person of Interest, SHIELD, Cougartown and maybe Killer Women. Busy night for me!!

  5. Jonas says:

    lol, there is no new episode of ncis:la tonight! :D

  6. Loreen says:

    Just Chicago Fire for me tonight.

  7. rachel says:

    well, i’ll be watching the unlisted New Girl – 9pm FOX

  8. Eric7740 says:

    Pretty Little Liars
    Cougar Town!!!

  9. Francine says:

    Justified!!!! That is all.

  10. wrstlgirl says:

    Chicago Fire and Raylan !!! :-) And I’ll probably check out Intelligence because of Josh Holloway.

  11. Jen says:

    NCIS, Trophy Wife and Cougar Town. YAY Cougar Town is back!!!! Lots to watch tonight and I love it!

  12. Kissan says:

    PRETTY LITTLE LIARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oh yeah, I’m DVR’ing SHIELD, Brooklyn 99, Killer Women, Haves & Have Nots and Being Mary Jane.

    I also watching Goldbergs and Trophy Wife.

  13. Joey says:

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl, and The Mindy Project.

  14. ollie says:

    Intelligence poi cougar town

  15. Rae says:

    NCIS, Intelligence, and JUSTIFIED!!!! I am so excited for Justified! Love Tuesday night!!
    DVR: PLL and POI

  16. Lecholls says:

    New Girl and B99! So glad they’re back!

  17. sarah says:

    Person of Interest
    Chicago Fire
    Intelligence (recording)

  18. kirads09 says:


  19. Megan says:

    PENNY CAAAAAANNNN!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. anonymous says:

    Pretty Little Liars

  21. James D says:

    busy night
    New Girl
    might check out Killer Woman

  22. Amy says:

    Justified!!! Cannot wait. I will try Intelligence for Sawyer, but it’s a total Chuck ripoff. DVR Cougar Town.

  23. Et al says:

    Goldbergs . Trophy Wife. Shield. PLL. Ravenswood.

  24. Tran 2.0 says:

    Pretty Little Liars, Agents of SHIELD (don’t let this series down) and Chicago Fire. Don’t know if I’m in the mood to watch the premiere of Killer Women.

  25. Roberta says:


  26. Pat says:

    No competition for me, NCIS, ( waiting for NCIS LA) but I will watch the new show Intelligence and last but not least Person of Interest.

  27. Jared says:

    Pretty Little Liars
    Chicago Fire
    Cougar Town

  28. mandy says:

    New Girl

  29. Kendall says:

    Intelligence and Chicago fire for me

  30. Alan says:

    oh god so many things coming back while i am in the middle of college exams, just from tonight there is agents of shield, ncis, justified (finally!) and brooklyn nine nine, add in ncis la and supernatural next week and im going to be so distracted.

  31. Steve F. says:

    Agents of SHIELD, Intelligence, and Killer Women will be on my agenda.

  32. Mikael says:

    YES! Cougar Town is back!!!!!!!

  33. katie says:


  34. The Goldbergs and Chicago Fire. That is all.

  35. Winter says:

    Cougar Town

  36. Leah says:

    Person of Interest & JUSTIFIED. Everything else can wait.

  37. Karen says:

    So excited NCIS xColonel Mann coming back tonight Thought she should have stayed with Gibbs they were SOOOO good together

  38. Fernando says:

    PLL & Chicago Fire Live

    DVR: SHIELD. Bad girls all star, and Being Mary Jane

  39. Meg says:

    I had no interest in watching Killer Women until you said Michael Trucco was on it. Will be tuning in tonight.

  40. GildedRose says:

    Sounds like NCIS, potential Brooklyn 9-9, Intelligence and Justified for me tonight!

  41. Ded says:

    Justified all the way. DVR everything else.

  42. Britta Unfiltered says:

    So, so, so excited for Justified. I’ve missed you, cowboy!!!!!

  43. DanielleZ says:

    Intelligence, POI

  44. Steve says:

    The Genie is going into high gear tonight.

    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D
    Chicago Fire
    Person of Interest
    Killer Women

  45. K. says:

    Raveswood is so good! Hoping they can bring Miranda back to life some how…..Love her and Caleb together!