The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Tuesday

On TV this Tuesday: Parenthood‘s Sarah has babies on the brain, the NCIS: LA team races to save Sam’s Sudan “sweetheart,” Carrie Wells makes a wrong turn down “memory lane” and more. Here are nine shows to keep on your radar.

8 pm NCIS (CBS) | When a Navy commander is found dead in a building under construction, NCIS must search for a killer while dealing with interruptions from her distraught detective husband; Ray’s return (and a ring he’s packing!) has Ziva thinking about her future.

8 pm Switched at Birth (ABC Family) | Bay tries to impress Melody with her sign language knowledge — trying to earn some points as Emmet’s girlfriend – to no avail; Kathyrn is approached by a local reporter to turn their baby-swap story into a book.

8 pm Last Man Standing (ABC) | Mike is taken aback when he finds out that Ed hired his own daughter (The Sopranos‘ Jamie-Lynn Sigler) to replace him as Outdoor Man’s marketing consultant.

8:30 pm Work It (ABC) | TVLine-Up Free Pass No. 2 (of two): When Lee and Angel go out into the field as sales reps for the first time, Angel’s flirtatious ways earn him sales while Lee constantly strikes out, causing Lee to subtly elicit advice from his wife.

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9 pm NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) | When a vehicle transporting Jada Khaled is ambushed, the team must track down the culprit to save her and their case, while Sam is forced to confront Jada for the first time since returning from Sudan.

9 pm The Game (BET) | Season 5 premiere: Melanie grapples with Derwin’s accusations that she had an abortion; Tasha confronts Malik about his relationship with Jenna; a wild night comes back to haunt Jason. R&B star Brandy Norwood joins the cast.

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10 pm Parenthood (NBC) | Crosby is frustrated when Adam becomes the focus for a newspaper’s piece on The Luncheonette; Amber struggles to find her place in a new job; Sarah becomes overwhelmed with thoughts of having a baby; Julia and Joel try to resist interfering in Zoe’s personal life. (Watch preview.)

10 pm Body of Proof (ABC) | When an undercover cop is found executed at a truck stop, the search for the killer hits close to home. Deirdre Lovejoy (Bones, The Wire) guest-stars as Bud’s wife.

10 pm Unforgettable (CBS) | A routine investigation into a college student’s death takes a disturbing turn when a suspect makes a dangerous move to compromise Carrie’s memory. Wait, what? We can’t have that! Her memory is what the show is about.

Which of the above is must-see TV for you? Also, hit the Comments to politely offer tune-in suggestions of your own.

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