What to Watch Tuesday: Finch's Ex Is a POI, USA Is Playing House, the Super Spin-Off and More

BetaOn TV this Tuesday: About a Boy‘s father is in town, Faking It is homecoming-out, Person of Interest’s weakness is exploited and Chicago Fire and P.D. team up for an explosive event. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

PHOTOS | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. First Look: Cobie Smulders’ Agent Hill Finds an Ally
PREVIEW | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s J. August Richards Talks Deathlok: Mike Is Still Alive!
PHOTOS | The Originals Sneak Peek: A Ghost From Klaus’ Past Crashes [Spoiler’s] Funeral

8 pm Glee (Fox) | Rachel jeopardizes her lead in Funny Girl when she auditions for a TV pilot; Shirley MacLaine guest-stars as a rich socialite who Blaine befriends. (Get a first look.)

8 pm NCIS (CBS) | When a Marine photographer disappears before providing his testimony, the NCIS team must investigate the murder he witnessed as well as his piece on homeless military veterans. (Get scoop.)

PREVIEW | Supernatural‘s ‘Relationship-Oriented’ Spin-Off Episode Leaves Winchesters Disadvantaged
PHOTOS | Supernatural: Bloodlines Exposes Chicago’s Warring Monsters & a Forbidden Love
VIDEO | The Goldbergs Sneak Peek: Barry Translates Erica’s Hysterical Blubbering

9 pm NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) | Sam is convinced that there is a connection between the theft of software for a new unmanned aerial vehicle and the disappearance of the lead engineer’s daughter.

9 pm About a Boy (NBC) | Marcus’ father Hugh Womple (played by Veep‘s Tony Hale) takes a break from his penguin research to visit, but Fiona is concerned about Hugh’s indifference towards Marcus’ interests.

9:30 pm The Mindy Project (Fox) | Danny gives Mindy the chance to buy the other condo he owns in his building but the green-eyed monster visits Danny as he gets jealous of Mindy and Charlie (Tim Daly).

9:30 pm Trophy Wife (ABC) | When Kate is concerned about Warren’s social life, she encourages him to make new friends — but it does not go as planned.

PREVIEW | Chicago Fire/P.D.: Sophia Bush Talks ‘Heart-Wrenching’ Crossover, Lindsay/Severide ‘Connection’
PREVIEW | Awkward‘s Ashley Rickards: ‘Realistic’ Adoption Storyline Will Reveal ‘A Deeper Side of Matty’

10 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | Greer uses Finch’s weakness – his love for his former fiancée, Grace (returning guest star Carrie Preston) – to lure him of out hiding.

10 pm Fargo (FX) | Molly sets a trap while Gus considers coming clean.

10 pm Playing House (USA Network) | Series premiere: When Maggie (Lennon Parham, Best Friends Forever) finds out that her husband (Brad Morris, Cougar Town) is having an online affair, her childhood best friend Emma (Jessica St. Clair, Best Friends Forever) gives up her business in China to stay in their hometown of Pinebrook, Conn. to help Maggie raise her baby. Also starring are Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele) and Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle).

10:30 pm Faking It (MTV) | Lauren threatens to out Amy to her conservative mother as Hester High prepares for a same-sex Homecoming dance.

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  1. Tessa says:

    New Girl-DVR

  2. Britt says:

    First I love Carrie Preston!!!!
    Second This is a busy tv night for me!!!!!
    NCIS: LA
    Chicago Fire
    The Originals
    Trophy Wife
    Faking It
    Dance Moms

  3. sarah says:

    Person of Interest
    The Originals
    Chicago Fire

  4. Eric7740 says:

    Maybe The Originals (I’ve still got the past 2 weeks on my DVR, on the fence about dumping this show or not) Someone help sway me either way. Thanks!

  5. TexMike says:

    From Dusk til Dawn, Fargo, Knife Fight

  6. Steve F. says:

    AOS and The Goldbergs. Have Glee on DVR,

  7. Aries says:


  8. Brian says:

    Glee and Fargo

  9. Rich Abey says:

    It’s the start of the Person of Interest showdown..gonna be epic!

  10. Darren says:

    Chicago Fire Event, of course!

  11. Maryann says:

    The Originals
    Supernatural planted spinoff
    Person of Interest
    Chicago PD – pt 1 of crossoverwith Chicago PD

  12. Tran says:

    Agents of SHIELD (fingers crossed for Season Two), Person of Interest and the Chicago Fire/PD crossover event (concludes tomorrow with CPD).

  13. Joey Padron says:

    Agents of Shield, New Girl, The Mindy Project, Awkward, and Jimmy Fallon. DVR About a Boy and Fargo.

  14. rflairfan1 says:

    Faking It
    Person of Interest
    Playing House
    The Goldbergs
    Growing up Fisher

  15. LuLu says:

    New Girl
    The Mindy Project

  16. Justin says:

    Person of Interest
    NCIS: LA

  17. Now I am ready to do my breakfast, once having my breakfast coming yet again to read further news.