On TV this Tuesday: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. puts everything on the line, NCIS pays tribute, a bomb is dropped on About a Boy and a Person of Interest battle reaches its climax. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) | Season finale: Dark secrets are uncovered as Coulson & Co. risk everything to stop Garrett and the forces of HYDRA. (Just renewed. Read preview from Bill Paxton.)
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | Season finale: Gibbs travels home in the wake of his father’s passing — as the show pays tribute to Ralph Waite — while the NCIS team investigates a fire on a Navy ship. (Already renewed, with everyone re-signed.)
9 pm NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) | Season finale: Callen and Sam must search for a missing submarine that the cartel plans to use to smuggle billions of dollars of cocaine into the U.S. (Already renewed.)
9 pm Riot (Fox) | Series premiere: From exec producer Steve Carell, celebrities and comedians facing unpredictable song, dance and sketch challenges while navigating a set tilted at a 22-degree angle.
9 pm The Goldbergs (ABC) | Season finale: Murray finds out that his high school free throw record has been broken and must begrudgingly attend a banquet as the guest of honor. (Just renewed.)
9:30 pm About a Boy (NBC) | Season finale: Following the usual 9 pm episode, Will is heartbroken when Sam receives a job offer in New York she can’t refuse; Marcus and Fiona try to comfort him. (Just renewed.)
10 pm Chicago Fire (NBC) | Season finale: Casey attempts some political maneuverings on Dawson’s behalf as she retakes the fireman’s exam. (Already renewed.)
12:30 am Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC) | Second Chance Theater — in which rejected Saturday Night Live bits find new life — debuts with Will Forte performing “Jenjamin Franklin.”
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