Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Scream Queens’ on Fox

Abigail Breslin, left, Billie Lourd and Lea Michele in “Scream Queens” on Fox.
Abigail Breslin, left, Billie Lourd and Lea Michele in “Scream Queens” on Fox.
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NCIS Vance (Rocky Carroll) leads a team assigned to protect a congresswoman  (Mary Stuart Masterson) who is the target of threats that appear to be escalating. Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, David McCallum, Emily Wickersham, Wilmer Valderrama and Jennifer Esposito also star. 8 p.m. CBS

The Flash The ongoing threat from Savitar during the holiday season prompts Barry (Grant Gustin) to travel to Earth-3 and consult with Garrick (John Wesley Shipp), while Cisco (Carlos Valdes) reflects on his brother on their first Christmas not shared. 8 p.m. KTLA

The Middle A neighbor (Brooke Shields) convinces Frankie (Patricia Heaton) to go on a road trip with her. Neil Flynn, Eden Sher and Charlie McDermott also star with guest star Greer Grammer. 8 p.m. ABC

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Capt. “C.J.” (guest star Ken Marino) needs help on a case, and Jake and Holt (Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher) step up in the new episode. 8 p.m. Fox


American Housewife Oliver (Daniel DiMaggio) doesn’t want Katie (Katy Mixon) to know he’s taking lessons in dance and manners, hoping he can convince a girl he likes to go with him to the fancy “Westport Cotillion.” 8:30 p.m. ABC

New Girl Billy Gardell guest stars as the contractor working on Schmidt and Cece’s (Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone) house who doesn’t show Schmidt much respect. 8:30 p.m. Fox

Bull Yara Martinez guest stars as Bull’s (Michael Weatherly) ex-wife —  she’s also is Benny’s (Freddy Rodriguez) sister —  who needs help with a wrongful death case. Geneva Carr, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Christopher Jackson and Annabelle Attanasio also star. 9 p.m. CBS

This Is Us Gerald McRaney returns as the doctor who delivered Rebecca and Jack’s (Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia) babies as young Kate goes to the hospital on Christmas Eve with appendicitis.  9 p.m. NBC


Fresh Off the Boat Gail O’Grady appears as herself in the new episode as Eddie and Alison (Hudson Yang, guest star Isabella Crouch) hit choppy waters while marking their first year of dating by attending an update of “Romeo and Juliet.”  9 p.m. ABC

Scream Queens Zayday and Chamberlain’s (Keke Palmer, James Earl) investigation of the Green Meanie killer has a startling outcome in this new episode, directed by series star Jamie Lee Curtis. 9 p.m. Fox

The Real O’Neals Kenny (Noah Galvin) joins Jimmy’s (Matt Shively) wrestling team, but the experience is nearly ruined when a competitor from a rival schools refuses to wrestle him. 9:30 p.m. ABC

NCIS: New Orleans A kid who saw the murder of his petty-officer aunt —  a member of the U.S. Navy Band — is placed in Pride’s (Scott Bakula) protective custody in this new episode. Lucas Black, Vanessa Ferlito, Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and CCH Pounder also star. 10 p.m. CBS

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The fate of Los Angeles and its population are in the hands of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Ghost Rider (guest star Gabriel Luna) in the adventure series’ winter finale. John Hannah, Jason O’Mara and Mallory Jansen also continue their guest roles. 10 p.m. ABC

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Leah visits Clearwater, Fla., to hear the story of Mike Rinder, the former head of Scientology’s Office of Special Affairs in this new episode.10 p.m. A&E

Shooter After Bob (Ryan Phillippe) fakes his own death he tries to figure out what to do next, while Isaac (Omar Epps) ties up some loose ends. 10 p.m. USA




CBS This Morning Meghan Trainor; Brendan Iribe; Michael Lewis. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Annette Bening; Olivia Culpo; Neil Diamond performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Olivia Munn; Kate McKinnon; Katie Holmes; Naomi Judd. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live with Kelly Kate McKinnon (“Office Christmas Party”); Riz Ahmed; Ilana Glazer. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Queen Latifah; Andy Cohen. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

Rachael Ray Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”); Barbara Corcoran (“Shark Tank”); Curtis Stone. (N) 10 a.m. KCAL

The Doctors A champagne party for a 13-year-old; a first-date vacation; Heather Dubrow. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Leah Remini; Dave Koz and Valerie Simpson perform. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Valerie Bertinelli; Ashley Graham. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Kathy Bates; Tamron Hall; chef Rocco DiSpirito. (N) 1 p.m. KTTV

Evelyn Lozada. 1 p.m. KCOP

Steve Harvey Kathy Griffin; Anderson Cooper. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Harry Author Tim Tebow (“Shaken”); Buddy Valastro (“Cake Boss”); Jordan Smith (“The Voice”) performs. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A woman’s adult daughters say she mentally and physically abused them, but she denies it. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Amy Schumer (“The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo”); Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Lee Daniels (“Empire,” “Star”); Evelyn Lozada. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah John Legend. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Molly Shannon; Joe Buck. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Chris Pratt; Katie Holmes; John Mayer performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Vice President Joe Biden; DJ Khaled. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Ryan Seacrest; Zoey Deutch; James Vincent McMorrow performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley (N) midnight KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 12:30 a.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Late Late Show With James Corden Billy Crystal; Taron Egerton; CRX performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Shaquille O’Neal; Abbi Jacobson; Miranda Lambert; Abe Cunningham. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Anna Camp; Banks & Steelz perform; Josh McDermitt. (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC

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