Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Chasing Life’ on ABC Family

Italia Ricci in “Chasing Life” on ABC Family
Chemotherapy begins for April (Italia Ricci) on “Chasing Life” on ABC.
(Tony Rivetti / ABC Family)

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This week’s TV Movies



Food Fighters Duff Goldman is among the professional chefs posing challenges to a hopeful amateur in this new episode Adam Richman hosts. 8 p.m. NBC

Pretty Little Liars In this new episode Ali (Sasha Pieterse) is pressured by the police to identify the man they have in custody for her kidnapping, but her friends know if she does that an innocent man may go to prison. Shay Mitchell, Troian Bellisario and Ashley Benson also star. 8 and 10 p.m. Family

4th and Loud This new 10-episode unscripted docu-series follows the inaugural season of the L.A. KISS Arena Football League team, from the perspectives of team owners Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons. 9 and 10 p.m. AMC

Nature’s Weirdest This new episode of the documentary series examines how French bees make multi-colored honey and why whales and dolphins have forged an unexpected yet mutually beneficial friendship. 9 p.m. BBC America. In a second new episode at, 10, fist attack birds on land, and a possum fakes its own death.


Below Deck In the second-season premiere, members get ready for their first charter guests, fun-loving Southerners. 9 p.m. Bravo

Chasing Life April (Italia Ricci) checks into the hospital for her monthlong stay that will include an intense round of chemotherapy in this new episode. Richard Brancatisano guest stars. 9 p.m. Family

Dance Moms When Maddie is away doing a guest appearance on “Ellen,” Abby realizes she needs someone who can win in her absence in this new episode of the unscripted series. 9 p.m. Lifetime

Royal Pains In this new episode Boris (Campbell Scott) takes Hank and Divya (Mark Feuerstein, Reshma Shetty) to Argentina, to meet a potential patient (Cristian de la Fuentes). 9 p.m. USA

Covert Affairs Information from a reliable source prompts Annie and Auggie (Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham) to delve into a conspiracy theory that may provide new insight into a violent attack on the CIA. Kari Matchett and Hill Harper also star in this a new episode with guest stars Perrey Reeves and Amy Jo Johnson. 10 p.m. USA

Cement Heads This new unscripted series is set in a family-run concrete business. 10:30 p.m. A&E


Shark Week In the new special “Alien Sharks: Return to the Abyss " researchers investigate a shark species that has never been filmed and look into a reported sighting of the ghost shark, 9 p.m. Discovery. That’s followed at 10 by Jeff Kerr and Andy Cassagrande investigating reported sightings of a 20-foot white shark off New Zealand in “Lair of the Mega Shark”



CBS This Morning Filmmaker Jason Silva. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Meryl Streep; Kim Kardashian; Passenger performs; Susan Lucci; Sean Bean. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Jessica Alba; shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder and cameraman Andy Casagrande. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day LA Terry Crews and Kellan Lutz (“The Expendables 3"); Jesse Bradford (“Sequestered”); Brooke Burns (“The Chase”); Lakers Coach Byron Scott. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Jessica Alba (“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”); Patrick J. Adams; Whitney Cummings. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Stephanie Ruhle; Eric Stonestreet. 10 a.m. KABC


The Talk Sasha Alexander; Ian Harding; chef David Meyers. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Dr. Phil A 56-year-old widow has given her life savings to her “boyfriend” in person she has never met . 3 p.m. KCBS

Tavis Smiley Rapper Nas. 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Helen Thorpe. 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Liv Tyler. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Damon Wayans Jr.; Ali Larter; Lake Street Dive performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Michael Fassbender. 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jessica Alba; Rob Riggle; Kings of Leon; Ace Frehley. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Eric Stonestreet. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Andi Dorfman; Clayton Kershaw. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Meredith Vieira; Dane DeHaan; Magic Man performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Jeff Foxworthy. 12:37 a.m. KCBS