What to Watch Today

NCIS and #OneChicago Crossovers, New Girl Returns and More


On TV this Tuesday: D.C. and NOLA join forces on NCISNew Girl navigates the Royal Pains of engagement, NBC stages its umpteenth Chicago crossover and MTV adapts The Shannara Chronicles. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar:

  • NBC
    Hollywood Game Night

    Season 4 premiere: Celebs include Telenovela‘s Eva Longoria, Amaury Nolasco and Diana-Maria Riva, Camilla Luddington (Grey’s Anatomy), Kevin Pollak (Angel From Hell) and comedian Nick Swardson.

  • CBS
    NCIS

    Crossover, Part 1: Gibbs works with Agent Pride and the New Orleans team when Abby’s brother (Tyler Ritter) is suspected in a poisoning aboard a private plane. (Watch trailer.)

  • Fox
    New Girl

    Season 5 premiere: Nick and Jess plan Schmidt and Cece’s engagement party; Cece’s mom (Anna George, Royal Pains) arrives. (Get scoop.)

  • Fox
    Grandfathered

    New time slot! Sara and Gerald trick Jimmy into visiting with their family physician (played by TV’s Dr. Phil McGraw), who makes a startling discovery.

  • CBS
    NCIS: New Orleans

    Crossover, Part 2: Pride and the team investigate a link between Abby Sciuto’s brother and a Russian sleeper agent; Sebastian works with Abby on forensics.

  • MTV
    Teen Wolf

    Season 5B premiere: Scott and Stiles try to figure out what’s behind the infection plaguing the town sheriff. (A marathon of Season 5A precedes at 11 am.)

  • OWN
    The Haves and the Have Nots

    Season 3 premiere: Jeffrey and Candace face Quincy; the Harringtons and the Cryers face ramifications for their actions.

  • ABC
    Shark Tank

    Special night: Pitches include a protein-filled pancake mix, a heavy-equipment adventure company and a fix for unflattering ties.

  • NBC
    Chicago Fire

    Crossover, Part 1: Firehouse 51 anxiously awaits word on the fate of one of their own at Chicago Med. Meanwhile, P.D. attempts to track down Freddie. (Watch trailerget 10 spinoff ideas.)

  • Fox
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    New time slot! Charles’ ex-wife (Transparent‘s Kathryn Hahn) puts a strain on his romance with Genevieve; Terry pens Amy a recommendation letter.

  • Fox
    The Grinder

    New time slot! Dean takes on a case to “win” Claire back after seeing her kiss Timothy Olyphant; Jimmy Kimmel guest-stars. (Get casting news.)

  • MTV
    The Shannara Chronicles

    Series premiere (2 hours): An unlikely trio must save the world from demonic threats; Austin Butler (The Carrie Diaries), Manu Bennett (Arrow), Poppy Drayton (When Calls the Heart), John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones) and Ivana Baquero co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • ABC
    Beyond the Tank

    Sneak preview: Barbara checks in with Grace and Lace; Lori visits with the inventor of the Scrub Daddy. (Season 2 officially premieres Thursday at 8 pm.)

  • NBC
    Chicago Med

    Crossover, Part 2: A member of the team is in critical condition following a stabbing; P.D. investigates whether a woman saved by Firehouse 51 was attempting suicide. (This latest #OneChicago event concludes on Wednesday’s P.D.)

  • CBS
    Limitless

    After Edward Morra (Bradley Cooper) is nearly assassinated, Brian tampers with an FBI investigation to prevent exposure of the senator’s tie to NZT.