On TV this Tuesday: NCIS agents are rushin’ to Russia, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are in rebuilding mode, Chicago Fire reveals who got burned, life remains Awkward for Jenna and a Person of Interest joins… well, you know which show. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
NCIS, S.H.I.E.L.D., POI, Chicago Fire and 3 Other Premieres
Repeat to Revisit: No, Season 3 doesn’t arrive until Wednesday, Oct. 8 — but get extra-psyched for it with this encore of the “Unthinkable” finale.
NCIS: New Orleans
Series premiere: The latest NCIS off-shoot — starring Scott Bakula (Quantum Leap), Lucas Black (The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift), Zoe McLellan (Dirty Sexy Money), CCH Pounder (Sons of Anarchy) and Rob Kerkovich (Chasing Life) — officially debuts, as Special Agent Pride’s team seeks out a Petty Officer’s killer.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Season 2 premiere (new time slot): Coulson and his team are now wanted fugitives with limited resources — as if that’s gonna stop them! Get preview from guest star Lucy Lawless (Xena).
The Mindy Project
When Danny’s mom (guest star Rhea Perlman, Cheers) comes to the city, Mindy is determined to win her approval.
Season 3 premiere: The Firehouse 51 team deals with the explosion’s aftermath, Newhouse has surprising news about Mills’ family and Hermann and Otis make a decision about Molly’s.
Person of Interest
Flying under the radar using new identities created by Root, some team members find it hard to ignore The Machine’s numbers, which puts them all at risk of being found by Samaritan. Cara Buno (Mad Men) debuts as a mystery woman. (Watch trailer.)
Regular time slot premiere: After Henry pegs the case of a bridge jumper as a homicide versus suicide, he and Jo go on a rogue investigation. Meanwhile, Henry’s anonymous caller resurfaces.
Season 4B premiere: Following the events of the disastrous ski trip, Jenna attempts to repair her relationship with Luke as a scandal rips through the halls of Palos Hills High. Meanwhile, the seniors buckle under the pressure of final exams.
Season 2 premiere: As Karma deals with the aftermath of Amy’s love confession, Amy is wracked with guilt over her secret tryst with Liam. Meanwhile, Lauren and Shane devise a devious plan to protect Lauren’s secret.
NEXT TUESDAY: ABC’s Selfie anmd Manhattan Love Story, MTV’s Happyland premiere.