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

Corinne Foster in “Face Off” on Syfy.
Beasts, to be paired with beauties, are the first challenge on “Face Off” on Syfy.
(Nicole Wilder / Syfy)

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The Biggest Loser The contestants train at the Utah Olympic Park, and athletes, including speed skater Apolo Ohno and hurdler Lolo Jones, share stories in this new episode. 8 p.m. NBC

American Experience: 1964 Prominent figures, inlcuding President Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., Barry Goldwater and Betty Friedman, start to turn the United States onto a new course during a pivotal year. 8 p.m. KOCE

Pretty Little Liars Hanna, Aria, Emily and Spencer (Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Troian Bellisario) hope to find some answers in Ali’s (Sasha Pieterse) diary, but all the entries are in code in this new episode. 8 and 10 p.m. ABC Family


NCIS: Los Angeles While in Afghanistan, Kensi and Granger (Daniela Ruah, Miguel Ferrer) work with their team back home when they learn a slain federal agent had ties to an ancient money transfer system. Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, Linda Hunt and Eric Christian Olsen also star in this new episode. 9 p.m. CBS

New Girl Jess (Zooey Deschanel) makes an effort to cement her friendship with Coach (Damon Wayans Jr.) in this new episode. 9 p.m.

Face Off Contestants create beasts to be paired with beauties in this new episode. 9 p.m. Syfy

Killer Women Following a murder at a black-tie gala, Molly (Tricia Helfer) pursues an assassin targeting abusive husbands in this new episode. 10 p.m. ABC

Frontline The new episode “Secret State of North Korea” profiles Kim Jong Un, the world’s youngest dictator. 10 p.m. KOCE


CBS This Morning Kelly McGonigal; James Dyson; Howard Schatz. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Maria Shriver; Jillian Michaels; Jennifer Nettles; Elisabeth Rohm; Jill Hennessy. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC


Good Morning America Drew Barrymore; Tricia Helfer. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Elisabeth Rohm (“American Hustle”); Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave "); Tyler Blackburn and Nicole Gale Anderson (“Ravenswood”); Harry Connick Jr.; Valorie Curry (“The Following”); Rocco DiSpirito. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Debra Messing; Lucy Hale performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Chris Matthews; pollster Frank Luntz. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Will Arnett; Terrence Jenkins; Susan Feniger. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Betty White; Melonie Diaz (“Fruitvale Station”); Master P performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS and 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Health myths; birth order; zinc; dry skin; gaining muscle weight. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman says she fears for the life of her 17-year-old, who has an eating disorder. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS


Steve Harvey Carter Oosterhouse. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Etiquette; Elisabeth Röhm, Jill Hennessy and S. Epatha Merkerson (“Law & Order”). (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Julianna Margulies; Chiwetel Ejiofor; tWitch; John Newman performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors Embarrassing health questions; a man’s ankle helps to save his severed hand. (N) 5 p.m. KCAL

The Arsenio Hall Show Evelyn, Tamar, Towanda, Traci, Trina and Toni Braxton; Yvonne Strahovski; Neal Brennan. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Lupita Nyong’o. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

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

Chelsea Lately Mary McCormack; Whitney Cummings; John Leguizamo. (N) 11 p.m. E

Conan Joel McHale; Lauren Ash. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Deborah Solomon. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Matt Damon; Larry the Cable Guy; Chris Isaak performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Michael Strahan; Jennifer Nettles performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Matt LeBlanc; Lupita Nyong’o; the Fray. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Aaron Eckhart; Rhea Perlman. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Kellan Lutz; STR performs; musical group Run River North. (N) 1:36 a.m. KNBC