Tuesday’s TV Highlights: Desmond’s in a bad place on ‘Lost’


NCIS: Dina Meyer reprises her guest role as Washington, D.C., madam Holly Snow in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS).

Dancing With the Stars: Country music’s Reba McEntire performs on the results show (8 p.m. ABC).

American Idol: The top nine take a crack at the songs of Lennon and McCartney (8 p.m. Fox).

NOVA: The science series presents “Hunting the Edge of Space: The Mystery of the Milky Way” (8 p.m. KCET).

Southland: The police drama about the men and woman of the LAPD ends its second season (10 p.m. TNT).

Paris Hilton’s British Best Friend: The celebutante seeks companionship across the pond in this new reality competition (10 and 11 p.m. TV Guide).


Awesome Pawsome 2: The Next Generation: Wildlife experts work with the rare Sumatran tiger (8 p.m. Animal Planet).

The Cast of Friends: Where Are They Now: This new special catches up with the stars of the hit sitcom (8 p.m. TV Guide).

How the States Got Their Shapes: This new special surveys the boundries of America’s 50 states (9 p.m. History).


Magnificent Obsession: Turner Classic Movies’ salute to Robert Taylor kicks of with this 1935 melodrama (5 p.m. TCM).

The Mist: Thomas Jane stars in this chilling 2007 adaptation of the Stephen King terror tale (5:50 p.m. TMC).


Soccer: Barcelona battles Arsenal (11:30 a.m. FSN).

Baseball: The Yankees visit the Red Sox (4 p.m. MLB) and the Angels host the Twins (7 p.m. FSN, MLB).

Hockey: The Kings visit the Ducks (7 p.m. FS Prime).

Women’s college basketball: Connecticut faces Stanford in the NCAA Tournament final (5:30 p.m. ESPN).