Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Face Off’ on Syfy

McKenzie Westmore in the season premiere of “Face Off” on Syfy.
“Face Off” returns for a new season with host McKenzie Westmore on Syfy.
(Tommy Garcia / Syfy)

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Food Fighters Adam Richman is the host of this new competition that pits amateur cooks against professional chefs. 8 p.m. NBC

History Detectives Special Investigations The fate of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa, who vanished almost 40 years ago, has been one of the great modern mysteries. This series’ finale, “Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?,” puts the show’s investigators on the trail via FBI files that recently were declassified. 9 p.m. KOCE

The Real Housewives of New York City Sonja confronts Harry and LuAnn about their alleged night together in the season finale of the unscripted series. 9 p.m. Bravo

Face Off Sixteen new contestants aren’t officially on the show until they survive one final audition in the season premiere of the unscripted series. 9 p.m. Syfy


Rizzoli & Isles While Maura (Sasha Alexander) is away at a convention for medical examiners, Jane (Angie Harmon) tries to solve a “perfect murder” with some help from Susie (guest star Tina Huang). Bruce McGill also stars. 9 p.m. TNT

Underground BBQ Challenge In the new episode host and head judge G. Garvin heads to the hip Texas city of Austin, to meet this week’s teams, led by rock musician David Rodriguez and Chris Nixon, a cowboy. 9 p.m. Travel

Frontline The new episode “Poor Kids” examines modern American poverty through the eyes of three children living in the Quad Cities, on the border of Iowa and Illinois. 10 p.m. KOCE

Perception After an infant is reported stolen, Moretti (Rachael Leigh Cook) makes an incredibly bizarre discovery when she hunts down the kidnapper. As she and Pierce (Eric McCormack) look into a related murder, they discover that yet another child in distress may be out there. 10 p.m. TNT


Al Capone: Icon This new special looks back at the more violent aspects of the infamous Chicago gangster’s life and public persona, as reinforced by such portrayals as Robert De Niro’s in “The Untouchables.” 8 p.m. KOCE


CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS


Today Rachel McAdams; Dwayne Johnson; Mel B.; Kate Hudson; Adam Richman. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”); Irina Shayk (“Hercules”); cookbook author Clare Thomas (“The Kitchy Kitchen: New Classics for Living Deliciously”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Dwayne Johnson; Sarah McLachlan performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Sunny Hostin and Jason Biggs; Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane; Piper Kerman and Larry Smith. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Trina and Towanda Braxton (“Braxton Family Values”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Laura Prepon (“Orange Is the New Black”); model Beverly Johnson; Odessa performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL


The Dr. Oz Show Dr. Andrew Weil; Raynaud’s phenomenon. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman’s ex-husband’s former girlfriend is stalking her. 3 p.m. KCBS

Katie Taking a career in a new direction; a corporate lawyer becomes a Lego artist; Lori Loughlin. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Kristen Bell. 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Author Max Brooks; Marsha Ambrosius. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Daily Show (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Lela Loren. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Gabriel Iglesias; the Hold Steady performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Arsenio Hall Show The cast of “Being Mary Jane”; Michael Rapaport. 11:30 p.m. KTLA

The Colbert Report French street artist, JR. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Dwayne Johnson; Mel B.; Chronixx performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Ricky Gervais; Taylor Schilling; Eli Young Band performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Kate Hudson; David Remnick. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

Late Late Show: Craig Ferguson Model Irina Shayk. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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