On TV this Tuesday: About a Boy is now a sophomore, NBC invites you to Marry Me, NCIS: New Orleans goes back to school, The Flash is seeing sextuple, Shonda Rhimes tries her hand at comedy and more. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Today
About a Boy Returns, Shonda Visits Mindy and More
After failing to nab six gunmen who storm an event honoring scientist Simon Stagg, Barry comes to realize that “they” were actually one metahuman who can make multiples of himself. (Get preview from Jesse L. Martin.)
BET Hip Hop Awards
Hosted by Uncle Snoop, the kudoscast’s performers include Birdman, Bobby Shmurda, Common, Jay Electronica, Migos, T.I., Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples and Young Thug. Oh my god, my name just got boring.
Henry and Eliza discover that their most valuable office relationship might be their own, after Saperstein orders employees to work on their interpersonal connectivity. (Watch a sneak peek.)
NCIS: New Orleans
After a Navy SEAL is found murdered in a sorority house, Pride’s team must determine if the motive pertained to a classified mission or simple collegiate tomfoolery. Vanessa Marano (Switched at Birth) guest-stars. (Watch a sneak peek.)
As Dean grows ever aggressive, Crowley surmises the Mark of Cain must be fed. Meanwhile, Sam is captured by an angry man who blames Dean for his dad’s death.
Series premiere: This new comedy — about the highs and woes of a longtime couple — kicks off with Annie (Happy Endings‘ Casey Wilson) fuming about boyfriend Jake’s (Veronica Mars‘ Ken Marino) inability to commit… just as he’s about to propose. (Read preview.)
The Mindy Project
Peter puts his grudge against Jeremy aside when he discovers that his colleague’s beer pong skills could help him beat TV uberproducer Shonda Rhimes (guest-starring as herself), who also happens to be Dartmouth’s reigning alumni champion.
About a Boy
Season 2 premiere: When Will returns to San Francisco to sort out his finances, he finds himself having to convince Fiona that Marcus’ new “friends” are in fact up to no good.
Dawson tries to strike a balance with Casey during her first day as a candidate; Mills ponders an uncertain future; Severide faces his demons; and a city inspector visits Molly’s.
While investigating the fatal overdose of a reformed junkie-turned community activist, Henry flashes back to the 1890s tenement where he worked as a doctor to help the poor.
At the annual senior bonfire, conditions could be described as “incendiary” when Jenna and Tamara learn of a jock girl-rating tradition known as the Phone Book.