On TV this Tuesday: Court is adjourned for Benched Season 1, Mindy again finds herself the butt of jokes, an Undateable guy visits Ground Floor, HBO’s Wire-thon wraps and more. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Memorable Mindys, Benched Finale, Dead-athon and More
The Walking Dead Marathon
Through 6 am | Revisit the smash hit’s first three seasons, beginning with this 18-episode salvo. (Continues Wednesday at 9 am.)
The Wire HD Marathon
Through 10 pm | HBO’s hi-def, every-episode marathon winds down with Season 5. (Missed out? Read about the Blu-ray release.)
Through 11 pm | This run of a half-dozen Season 4 episodes includes “The Blue Butterfly” and the Jennifer Beals-fronted sweeps two-parter.
Out of sight, out of mind? Not if ABC can help it. Ergo, this back-to-back-to-back rebroadcast of Episodes 3 (“Fountain of Youth”), 4 (“The Art of Murder”) and
6 (“The Frustrating Thing About Psychopaths”).
“What, ABC is repeating three episodes of its Tuesdays-at-10 drama? Hell, we can do that, too!” [Cue the first three hours of Season 3.]
The Mindy Project
Repeats to Revisit: First up, we meet Danny’s mom, as played by Emmy winner Rhea Perlman. Then at 9:30, Mindy and Danny plunge into uncharted waters with the episode “I Slipped.”
The Kennedy Center Honors
Singer Al Green, actor/filmmaker Tom Hanks, ballerina Patricia McBride, singer-songwriter Sting and comedienne Lily Tomlin receive kudos at the 37th annual soiree.
First, Nina tries to help Phil win Public Defender of the Year, while Trent brings his “Little Brother” (Trophy Wife‘s Albert Tsai) to court. Then in the 10:30 season finale, Nina has hard choices to make after secretly reuniting with Trent; Community‘s Yvette Nicole Brown guest-stars. (Not yet renewed.)
“Crossover” alert! When a rival (guest star Brent Morin aka Undateable‘s “Baby Bird”) starts poaching Mansfield’s top guys, Brody expects to get his old job back; Jenny has to “break up” with Harvard so he can move on and pursue other women.
Real World: Skeletons
Wild partying and hookups cause tension between the guys and girls, while Jason’s battle with Violetta leads to the revelation of another shocking secret.