Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge’

Brian Henson in “Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge” on Syfy.
Not just Muppets on “Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge” with Brian Henson.
(Justin Stephens / Syfy)

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NCIS Gibbs reunites with NCIS Special Agent Pride (Scott Bakula) to investigate a murder in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS
Glee April (Kristin Chenoweth) and Holly (Gwyneth Paltrow) try to save the glee club in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

The Story of the Jews With Simon Schama This new five-part series traces the Jewish experience through the centuries. 8 and 9 p.m. KOCE
Nature programs BBC America devotes the evening to the natural world starting with “The Blue Planet.” 8 p.m.; followed at 9, by the new series “Life” and the season premiere of “Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan” at 10.

About a Boy Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) begins dropping hints that Will (David Walton) should start dating Fiona (Minnie Driver) in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC

Supernatural A report of mild-mannered people turning into violent killers has Sam (Jared Padalecki) suspecting possession and wants to investigate with Dean (Jensen Ackles) in this new episode directed by series star Misha Collins. 9 p.m. KTLA


Growing Up Fisher Mel (J.K. Simmons) supports Joyce’s (Jenna Elfman) decision to get a job in this new episode. 9:30 p.m. NBC

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Jake’s (Andy Samberg) investigation into a philanthropic leader is shut down, so he turns to Amy and Capt. Holt (Melissa Fumero, Andre Braugher) for help in the season finale. 9:30 p.m. Fox

Frontline The new episode “TB Silent Killer” documents the effect of new strains of tuberculosis resistant to drug treatments. 10 p.m. KOCE
Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge Ten designers compete in this new reality series designing creatures for film and TV productions. Brian Henson heads up the judging panel. 10 p.m. Syfy

Andrew Zimmern’s Big Departure In this new special, Andrew Zimmern shares 10 preconceived notions about a place, then spends a week there. 9 p.m. Travel

CBS This Morning Craig Kreeger, Virgin Atlantic; Ed Bastian, Delta Airlines. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Michael C. Hall; Timothy Olyphant; Jane Green. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC
Good Morning America Rachel Zoe; Dario Franchitti; Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli; Karmin; Miranda Kerr. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Live With Kelly and Michael Zach Braff; Rachel Zoe; Aloe Blacc performs; co-host Maria Menounos. (N) 9 a.m. KABC
The View Judy Gold; George Wallace, Tammy Pescatelli, Carlos Oscar, Karen Bergreen and Ted Greenberg. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Lawrence Zarian; Dr. Travis Stork’s diet. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL
The Wendy Williams Show America Ferrera and Diego Luna; the cast of Cirque du Soleil’s “Amaluna” performs. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV


The Talk Mary Steenburgen; Michael Yo; Frank Pellegrino Jr. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS
The Queen Latifah Show Quincy Jones; Eric Christian Olsen; chef Marcela Valladolid; 12-year-old Emily Bear performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick (“Hot in Cleveland”). (N) 2 p.m. KABC
Dr. Phil A man says he is part human and part dog. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Antoinette Tuff; George Wallace; Jerry Seinfeld. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC
Katie Ed Burns; Danielle Bradbery performs. 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Eva Mendes.m. KNBC
The Arsenio Hall Show Dulé Hill; Danny Brown performs. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Robert Reich; musician Benmont Tench. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE
Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Amy Yates Wuelfing and Gibby Haynes. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately John Caparulo; Sarah Colonna; Ron G; Jayma Mays. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein; Lucius performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS


The Colbert Report President Jimmy Carter. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jude Law; Shakira performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Emma Watson; Nick Offerman; musical tribute to Johnny Cash. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS
Jimmy Kimmel Live Nicole Kidman; Alyson Hannigan. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night: Seth Meyers Kim Kardashian; Taran Killam; Arianna Huffington. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC
The Late Late Show: Craig Ferguson Howie Mandel; Ginger Gonzaga; the Belle Brigade performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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