Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Muppets’ on ABC

Reese Witherspoon and Miss Piggy in “The Muppets” on ABC.

Volunteering for charity heightens the rivalry between Reese Witherspoon and Miss Piggy on ABC’s “The Muppets.”

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NCIS A petty officer’s death strongly resembles the work of a serial killer in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

The Muppets Miss Piggy and Reese Witherspoon (as herself) volunteer for Habitat for Humanity in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC

30 for 30 This new episode documents the story of Olympic gold-medal wrester Dave Schultz, who was murdered by multi-millionaire John du Pont, the tragedy that inspired the 2014 film “Foxcatcher.” 8 p.m. ESPN2


Chopped Junior Kids are back in the kitchen on the Food Channel as boys and girls ages 9 to 15 make meals out of mystery ingredients in the premiere of this new series. 8 p.m. Food

NCIS: New Orleans Pride (Scott Bakula) and his crew are looking forward to participating in the city’s annual Red Dress Run, but their plans are interrupted when an officer is found dead of a drug overdose in the French Quarter in this new episode. Steven Weber reprises his recurring guest role. 9 p.m. CBS

iZombie Liv (Rose McIver) is singing the country blues while investigating the death of a waitress who loved to sing in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Details of what happened to Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) after the monolith swallowed her and transported her to another planet become clearer in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC


Face Off The finalists continue to work on their characters for the short film shoots in the season finale. 9 p.m. Syfy

Limitless Sen. Morris (Bradley Cooper, reprising his recurring guest role) returns with more demands for Brian (Jake McDorman) in this new episode. Jennifer Carpenter also stars. 10 p.m. CBS

Wicked City A murder circa 1982 is linked to a serial killer targeting aspiring actresses in Los Angeles in the period melodrama, with Erika Christensen, Jeremy Sisto, Ed Westwick and Taissa Farmiga. 10 p.m. ABC

Frontline The new episode reports from government-controlled areas of Syria as their civil war rages. 10 p.m. KOCE and KPBS

Drunk History Vigilantes led by Andres Pico enact some rough street justice in a new episode titled “Los Angeles.” 10:30 p.m. Comedy Central


CBS This Morning Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) and Mary Pat Christie; Ted Koppel; Darlene Love and Steven Van Zandt. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Ellen DeGeneres; Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams; David Spade; Seth MacFarlane; Squire Rushnell; Donatella Arpaia.. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC


Good Morning America Brooke Burke; Andrea Bocelli. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Live With Kelly and Michael Adam Levine; Mike Tyson. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Wendi McLendon-Covey (“The Goldbergs”). (N) 11 a.m. KNBC

The Doctors Alana Stewart. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Dick Van Dyke; Nancy O’Dell; Elle King performs. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachel Ray Buddy Valastro. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Brain fog; Donna Karan. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV


Dr. Phil Sisters say their father has stolen nearly $2 million to give to his former mistress. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Dolvett Quince (“The Biggest Loser”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Melissa Joan Hart (“God’s Not Dead 2"). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Carrie Underwood performs; Will Forte. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Kevin Costner; Jon Baird. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

Conan Kate Bosworth; Michael Carbonaro; Jack Garratt. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Drew Barrymore; Stephen Moyer; 5 Seconds of Summer performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show Hillary Rodham Clinton; Anthony Bourdain; Carrie Brownstein; Lianne La Havas. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Julie Bowen; Carrie Underwood performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Rebecca Romijn; Kygo performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night: Seth Meyers Eve Hewson; Blake Shelton performs; Jeremy Gara. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

Last Call Terry Gilliam; Goldroom performs; Phoebe Robinson. (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC


2015 World Series The Mets visit the Royals for game one. 5 p.m. Fox

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