What to Watch Tonight

Maya & Marty Take the Stage, Simon Cowell's Got Talent, Peaky Blinders, POI No. 100 and More

MAYA & MARTY -- "Promo Shoot" -- Pictured: (l-r) Martin Short, Maya Rudolph -- (Photo by: Lisa Rose/NBC)

On TV this Tuesday: Maya Rudolph and Martin Short attempt to revive the variety show format, Simon Cowell makes his return to reality television and a Big Bang fave acquires new Powers. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Netflix
    Peaky Blinders

    Season 3 premiere (all six episodes): Tommy endures his most dangerous mission yet as he is set on a path of deadly vengeance.

  • Hulu
    The Mindy Project

    Mindy tries to seduce an attractive stranger while visiting Peter in Texas; Peter keeps a secret from Lauren.

  • PlayStation Network
    Powers

    Season 2 premiere (three episodes): Michael Madsen (Kill Bill), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica), Enrico Colantoni (Person of Interest) and Wil Wheaton (Big Bang Theory) join the cast as Detective Walker investigates the death of Retro Girl. (Subsequent episodes will be released every Tuesday hereafter.)

  • NBC
    America's Got Talent

    Season 11 premiere: American Idol/X Factor vet Simon Cowell joins Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel at the judges’ table as auditions commence.

  • Fox
    Hotel Hell

    Gordon helps a husband and wife in Massachusetts when unfavorable rumors swirl about their B&B.

  • The CW
    The Flash

    Repeat to Revisit: In the Season 2 premiere, Barry tries to save Central City from Atom-Smasher. (Grant Gustin talks Season 3.)

  • History, A&E and Lifetime
    Roots

    Part 2 of 4: Redcoats try to persuade slaves to join the English army; after Kunta Kinte is apprehended by slave catchers, John Weller sells him to his younger brother, William.

  • The CW
    Containment

    Lex feuds with Captain Lee Scott; Jana steps up following an attack on the data recovery center; Lex’s world is turned upside down. (Bad news, folks.)

  • NBC
    Maya & Marty

    Series premiere: Maya Rudolph and Martin Short’s weekly variety show features SNL‘s Kenan Thompson and a parade of special guests, starting with Miley Cyrus, Larry David, Jimmy Fallon and Tom Hanks.

  • CBS
    Person of Interest

    Episode 100: Finch’s cover identity is blown, setting off a deadly chain of encounters with Samaritan’s operatives. (Read preview.)

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8 Comments
  1. Josh says:

    America’s Got Talent
    Containment

  2. Dan the critic says:

    America’s Got Talent, Containment

  3. Kevin K says:

    Person of Interest

  4. Joey Padron says:

    The Mindy Project, America’s Got Talent and check out Maya and Marty.

  5. Jess says:

    Person of Interest

  6. sunshine says:

    A good variety show is needed. Is this it?

  7. tvjunkie says:

    POI is pretty much the only thing worth watching tonight. This summer appears to have far less worth watching then the last few summers. That’s a good thing, I’ve got at least 40-60 hours of stuff sitting on the DVR.