On your TV this Tuesday: ABC adds another testosterone-touting sitcom, Flashpoint returns and the Sons get in way over their heads. As but a supplement to TVLine’s original features and reporting, here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm NCIS (CBS) | Somewhere amid this week’s search for a killer, Tony and McGee try to find the perfect woman for Gibbs — let’s hope they’re not the same person! Diane Neal reprises her role as CGIS Special Agent Abigail Borin, and 24 alum Shohreh Aghdashloo guest-stars.
8 pm The X Factor (Fox) | Part 3 of the visits to the judges’ homes ends with the reveal of the final 16.
8 pm Last Man Standing (ABC) | While attending Grandparents Day at Boyd’s pre-school, Mike (Tim Allen) manages to get the tyke expelled while Vanessa (Nancy Travis) realizes she needs a younger wardrobe. Hey, as long as she doesn’t take a cue from Adam Braverman.
8:30 pm Man Up! (ABC) | This new series follows three best buds — a family man (played by Reno 911‘s Mather Zickel), a divorcé (Tony winner Dan Fogler) and a jilted romantic (Coupling‘s Christopher Moynihan) — as they commit to regaining their manly-manness. Teri Polo (Meet the Parents), Amanda Detmer (Private Practice) and Henry Simmons (NYPD Blue) round out the adult cast.
9 pm Ringer (The CW) | “Shivet” wonders why she can’t seem to get in touch with Gemma, Juliet’s teacher (Veronica Mars‘ Jason Dohring; watch video here) rescues her from a bully, and Agent Machado looks into Malcolm’s disappearance.
9 pm NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) | Sam’s most prized possession is stolen. An autographed Ridikolus CD?
9 pm Scream Awards 2011 (Spike, VH1) | True Blood hunks and Games of Thrones scene-stealers are among this year’s winners.
10 pm Flashpoint (ION) | The Canadian production and onetime CBS Friday staple returns with new episodes at a new home, on ION. The first fresh episode out of the gate revolves around a passenger jet hijacked by terrorists.
10 pm Parenthood (NBC) | Adam and Crosby prepare to woo Cee Le Green, Zeke plants doubts in Julia’s head, and Mark does that thing that guys do when their girlfriend’s ex proves to be a handful.
10 pm Body of Proof (ABC) | In the wake of a house fire, Megan spars with the arson investigators while Peter is rattled by the death of one person he didn’t save.
10 pm Unforgettable (CBS) | This is the episode Poppy Montgomery told us about a few weeks back, where a personal setback for Al has Carrie debating how “there” to be there for her old flame — ‘specially since he has a girlfriend and all.
10 pm Sons of Anarchy (FX) | The “death threat” against Tara puts everyone — including the sheriff — on guard, as tensions rise between SAMCRO, Romeo’s gang and an unexpected adversary. It all leads to the shocking call for a vote and a very dark closing scene.