Tuesday’s TV highlights
The O’Reilly Factor: Former President Bill Clinton makes his first-ever appearance on this Bill O’Reilly-hosted news-and-commentary program (5 and 8 p.m. Fox News).
The E! True Hollywood Story: The hip-hop record producer known as Timbaland, responsible for hit tracks by Justin Timberlake and others, is profiled in this new episode (9 p.m. E!).
Chopped: The culinary challenge returns for another season
(10 p.m. Food).
Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel: Mr. Gumbel and guests engage in a round-table discussion of some of the year’s hottest sports stories (10 p.m. HBO).
Hidden City: The seamier side of Los Angeles is explored in this new installment (10 p.m. Travel).
Telling Amy’s Story: A shocking 2001 incident of domestic violence is explored in this documentary hosted by Mariska Hargitay (8 p.m. KCET).
Saturday Night Live Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas: Kristen Wiig’s impish Gilly is featured in this encore special recapping classic “SNL” holiday sketches (9 p.m. NBC).
Bracing for a Quake: This encore special hopes to get us all prepared for that proverbial Big One (9:30 p.m. KCET).
Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker: The flame-haired, tart-tongued comic is back in another stand-up special (10 p.m. Bravo).
Monsters: The U.S.-Mexico border region is overrun by behemoths from another world in this 2010 sci-fi indie (8 p.m. TMC).
Deck the Halls: Kathy Najimy stars in this holiday-themed mystery (9 p.m. TNT).
Hockey: The Chicago Blackhawks play the Pittsburgh Penguins (4:30 p.m. VS).
College football: Florida International meets Marshall in the St. Petersburg Bowl (5 p.m. ESPN).
College basketball: Butler battles Gonzaga (6 p.m. ESPN2) and the UCLA Bruins welcome UC Irvine (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).
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