On TV this Tuesday: TBS’ comedic take on Lost is ready for takeoff, Mike Epps attempts to fill John Candy’s shoes and Ellen Barkin inhabits Animal Kingdom. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
TBS Gets Wrecked, Animal Kingdom Unleashed and More
Valerie builds a new friendship with Jennifer; Alex contemplates an offer to keep Snooger from going under; Laura considers joining a study group.
To Tell the Truth
Series premiere (two episodes): In this game-show revival, a celeb guest must figure out who is telling the truth when three individuals present themselves as the same person. Anthony Anderson (black-ish) hosts, Betty White and NeNe Leakes serve as panelists.
Series premiere (two episodes): A teen (Finn Cole, Peaky Blinders) moves in with his law-breaking family after his mother dies of an overdose; Ellen Barkin (The New Normal), Scott Speedman (Felicity) and Shawn Hatosy (Southland) co-star. (Read review.)
30 for 30: O.J. Made in America
Part 2 of 5: In an effort to maintain his perfect public image, O.J. avoids growing racial tensions in ’90s L.A. by staying close to his Brentwood mansion.
Cannerts makes a potentially major breakthrough in his mission to find a cure; Katie and Jake learn more about Patient Zero; Jana and Suzy plan to escape the cordon.
Adnan Syed: Innocent or Guilty?
This docu-special explores the figure at the center of the Serial podcast as key players — including potential alibi witness Asia McClain — are interviewed amid his fight for a new trial.
Series premiere (two episodes): A hustler (Mike Epps, Survivor’s Remorse) agrees to be his brother’s nanny; Nia Long (House of Lies) and James Lesure (Las Vegas) co-star; Regina Hall (Grandfathered) guest-stars.
Series premiere (two episodes): Strangers must figure out how to survive together after their plane crashes on a deserted isle; Zach Cregger (About a Boy), Ginger Gonzaga (Togetherness), Asif Ali (Mr. Robinson), Ally Maki (New Girl), Will Greenberg (The Grinder), Brooke Dillman (The Middle), James Scott (Days of Our Lives), Rhys Darby (Flight of the Concords) and George Basil and Jessica Lowe (Flaked) star. (Read preview.)
Maya & Marty
Rudolph and Short are joined this week by Eva Longoria, Ben Stiller, John Cena and Nick Jonas.
Person of Interest
In the series’ penultimate hour, Finch infiltrates a max- security government building, posing a risk not only to Samaritan but also to himself and The Machine.