On TV this Tuesday: The Bastard Executioner‘s reign begins, Mindy Lahiri gets in bed with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Neil Patrick Harris promises the Best Time Ever and Zoo faces a ferocious final obstacle. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Bastard Unleashed, NPH's Best, Mindy on Hulu and More
The Mindy Project
Season 4 premiere (episodes released weekly): Mindy dreams of life with someone (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) other than Danny; Danny attempts to stop Mindy’s parents from marrying her off to an eligible bachelor (Kunal Nayyar, Big Bang Theory).
America's Got Talent
Season 10 finale (Night 1 of 2): The Top 10 acts compete one last time in hope of securing the $1 million prize. (Already renewed.)
Special night: With Thursday Night Football invading its usual turf, the reality veteran comes to Tuesday for one-night only.
Dancing With the Stars
The “stars” are interviewed as they reflect upon Monday night’s performances.
Season 1 finale: Jackson and the team face their biggest obstacle yet as they make one last attempt to find a cure. (Watch a sneak peek; not yet renewed.)
In the first episode of its kind, the artists are tasked with competing in three intense rounds of foundation challenges.
The Bastard Executioner
Series premiere (126 minutes): In this 14th-century drama from Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy), a violent past forces Wilkin Brattle (played by Lee Jones) to pick up the bloodiest sword of all. Stephen Moyer (True Blood) and Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy) co-star.
Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris
Series premiere: The live variety show promises games, music, stunts, surprises and more; Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon serves as guest announcer.
Muldoon and Latucci go on a double date; O’Bannon arrests a couple of hookers; Kane begins to avenge Mr. O’s death.
Pirate John Lafitte aids Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812; Louis Armstrong becomes a jazz legend.
COMING NEXT TUESDAY: The season premieres of Fresh Off the Boat, NCIS and NCIS: New Orleans, plus the series premieres of CBS’ Limitless, Fox’s Scream Queens and ABC’s The Muppets.