Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘About a Boy’ on NBC

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The Flash Barry’s (Grant Gustin) latest potential opponent (Greg Finley) can will himself to turn into steel in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA

MasterChef The young chefs attempt to bake while in a three-legged race. Gordon Ramsay’s mother challenges them with re-creating one of Gordon’s favorites childhood dishes. 8 p.m. Fox

Marry Me Determined to prove she can stage a Thanksgiving dinner, Annie (Casey Wilson) finds herself in conflict with Jake’s (Ken Marino) mother (JoBeth Williams) — who’s used to overseeing the holiday gathering —in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC


About a Boy A former flame (Aimee Garcia) takes Will (David Walton) to court over a song she claims the two of them allegedly co-wrote, and Fiona (Minnie Driver) takes her side in this new episode. 9:30 p.m. NBC

The Mindy Project Danny (Chris Messina) finds, and wants to read, Mindy’s (Mindy Kaling) diary in this new episode. Niecy Nash guest stars. 9:30 p.m. Fox

Frontline The link between Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., of the world’s most famous tire companies, and Charles Taylor, the controversial former president of Liberia who was convicted of war crimes, is probed in this new episode. 10 p.m. KOCE


American Experience The new episode “Cold War Road Show” documents the 1959 two-week tour of the U.S. by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. 9 p.m. KOCE

Saving Africa’s Giants With Yao Ming The former NBA star goes on a mission to end the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade. 10 p.m. Animal Planet


CBS This Morning Author Brian Krebs; Jimmy Page. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS


Today Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani; Al Michaels; Russell Brand. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Kiera Knightley; Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis; Trisha Yearwood; Barbara Corcoran and Daymond John. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Dean Cain (“The Three Dogateers”); Kevin Harvick, winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Kevin Garvin (“Neiman Marcus Cooks”); Teri Polo (“The Christmas Shephard”); Blake Mycoskie (“Toms For Target”); Twitch. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Keira Knightley; Charlie Day; Kevin Harvick. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Naya Rivera; Shaquille O’Neal; Evangeline Lilly. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Safety of rice and rice products; arsenic; NeNe Leakes. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors A smile makeover for a young woman with a rare condition; Lou Ferrigno. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Tyler James Williams (“The Walking Dead”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV


The Talk Sam Claflin; Kevin Frazier; Soleil Moon Frye. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Katherine Heigl. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Kris Jenner; David Tennant (“Gracepoint”). (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Adam Brody; Barbara Corcoran. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil The stepmother of a severely malnourished 5-year-old who was found locked in a closet. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Julianne Moore; science guy Steve Spangler. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Benedict Cumberbatch. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Hilary Swank; Jimmy Pardo; Hoodie Allen. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

Tavis Smiley Peter Yarrow and Noel “Paul” Stookey. (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Colbert Report Eva Longoria. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Russell Brand; Brooke Shields; U2 performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Charlie Day; Kevin Harvick, winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Hiss Golden Messenger performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live People’s Sexiest Man Alive cover reveal; Jason Bateman. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night: Seth Meyers Shaquille O’Neal; Eddie Redmayne; Gary Vaynerchuk. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

Late Late Show Jane Lynch; Metallica performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Cillian Murphy; Hector Tobar; Colleen Green performs. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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