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:
What to Watch Today
Maya & Marty Take the Stage, Simon Cowell's Got Talent, Peaky Blinders, POI No. 100 and More
Season 3 premiere (all six episodes): Tommy endures his most dangerous mission yet as he is set on a path of deadly vengeance.
The Mindy Project
Mindy tries to seduce an attractive stranger while visiting Peter in Texas; Peter keeps a secret from Lauren.
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.)
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.
Gordon helps a husband and wife in Massachusetts when unfavorable rumors swirl about their B&B.
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.
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.)
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.
Person of Interest
Episode 100: Finch’s cover identity is blown, setting off a deadly chain of encounters with Samaritan’s operatives. (Read preview.)