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Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS' and more

The late Ralph Waite is remembered on the season finale of the CBS drama "NCIS"
A new edition of Nickelodeon's "Nick News With Linda Ellerbee" talks kids and peer pressure
"Frontline" probes the NSA scandal in "United States of Secrets" on PBS SoCal

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NCIS The season finale pays tribute to Ralph Waite, who had a recurring role as Gibbs' (Mark Harmon) father on the drama before he died earlier this year. 8 p.m. CBS

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Coulson (Clark Gregg) and the team try to win the day against HYDRA in the action drama's freshman-season finale. 8 p.m. ABC

Glee Shirley MacLaine and "30 Rock's" Kristen Schaal guest star in the season finale. 8 p.m. Fox

Coming Back With Wes Moore This new three-part series details the tough times some veterans face after returning home from combat overseas. 8 p.m. KOCE

Nick News With Linda Ellerbee Children talk about coping with peer pressure in this new episode. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

Riot Famous faces including Steve Carell take part in wacky challenges in this new series. 9 p.m. Fox

Frontline The new two-part exposé "United States of Secrets" explores the controversy surrounding the National Security Agency. 9 p.m. KOCE


Surviving the Kill Zone Life-or-death struggles play out for African animals in Zambia's Luangwa Valley in this nature documentary. 8 p.m. Animal Planet


The Ghost Army This 2013 documentary salutes an American unit that specialized in battlefield trickery (inflatable tanks, sound effects, bogus radio messages, etc.) in World War II. 7 p.m. KOCE


CBS This Morning Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner ("Freakonomics"). (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Financial expert Suze Orman; Emma Roberts; Dolly Parton performs; Robert Duvall. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) ?7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Valerie Harper; Matt Bomer; Blondie performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Ione Skye; Joey King; Jason Priestley. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Matt Bomer; Willie Randolph. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

Dr. Phil 9 a.m. KCAL

The View (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Dolly Parton. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Carrie Ann Inaba; Sheryl Underwood; Daniela Ruah and Eric Christian Olsen ("NCIS: Los Angeles"). (N) 2 p.m. KCBS, 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Organic food. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil Teen's overdose death. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Bishop T.D. Jakes. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Clark Gregg. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Maya Rudolph; Zony and Yony. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Arsenio Hall Show Carl Reiner; Jermaine Dupri. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Author Jonathan M. Katz; Connie Britton. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR, 11:30 p.m. KOCE, 1 a.m. KLCS

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Author Ron Suskind. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Sandra Oh. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Lisa Kudrow; novelist George R.R. Martin; Wild Cub performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report The Black Keys perform. (N) 11:31 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Taylor Kitsch; Dolly Parton performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Jim Parsons; Julie Chen; Hozier performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Sally Field; Julia Roberts; Future Islands performs. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Will Forte. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Billy Gardell; Lennon Parham. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call With Carson Daly John Slattery; Night Terrors of 1927 performs. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC


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