Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and more

Lucy Lawless in “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Lucy Lawless joins the cast of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on ABC.
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This week’s TV Movies



NCIS Gibbs and McGee (Mark Harmon, Sean Murray) are on a mission in Russia in the season premiere. 8 p.m. CBS

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. Stephen King explores his genealogy in the season premiere. 8 p.m. KOCE

NCIS: New Orleans Scott Bakula heads the cast of this second “NCIS” spinoff series. 9 p.m. CBS


Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Lucy Lawless (“Xena”) joins the cast in the second season premiere. Patton Oswalt, Hayley Atwell and George Stephanopoulos guest star. 9 p.m. ABC

The Mindy Project Rhea Perlman (“Cheers”) guest stars as Danny’s (Chris Messina) mother. 9:30 p.m. Fox

Person of Interest A new season begins with Reese (Jim Caviezel) and the other team members adopting new identities. 10:01 p.m. CBS


Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football This documentary salutes the African American players who broke the sport’s color barrier back in the 1940s. 8 p.m. Epix

American Masters In “The Boomer List,” filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders interviews 19 notable people born between 1946 and 1964, including Billy Joel, Deepak Chopra, Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Wozniak, Kim Cattrall, Maria Shriver, Amy Tan and Rosie O’Donnell. 9 p.m. KOCE

American Masters The 2010 documentary “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work” shows the comic in her element over a span of 14 months, both on the stage and off. 10:30 p.m. KOCE



Baseball The Dodgers host the San Francisco Giants and the Angels visit the Oakland Athletics. 6:30 p.m. KDOC and 7 p.m. SNLA; 7 p.m. FSN


CBS This Morning Bill O’Reilly; Geena Davis. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Mariska Hargitay; Kenny Chesney performs; Theresa Caputo; Taylor Kinney; Andrew Rannells. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Denzel Washington; Kerry Washington; Tim Tebow. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day LA Comic Dana Gould; Cristina Ferrare and Mark Steines; “Saturday Night Live’s” Bobby Moynihan and Kate McKinnon; Michael B. Jordan. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Kerry Washington; Bill O’Reilly. (N) 9 a.m. KABC


The Wendy Williams Show Anderson Cooper. 9 a.m. KCOP

The View Andrea Martin. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Dangers of eating wheat. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP, 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors A woman struck by lightning. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Laz Alonso. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Scott Bakula; Brooke Anderson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Dr. Ian Smith helps Michael Strahan’s parents to lose weight. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Sharon Osbourne. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Debra Messing. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil Abusive husband. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Jennifer Hudson. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Wendi McLendon-Covey; Thirty Seconds to Mars. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR, 12:30 a.m. KOCE, 1 a.m. KLCS

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Gen. Anthony Zinni (USMC-retired). (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Kirsten Dunst; Ike Barinholtz. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Author Naomi Klein. (N) 11:31 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Kerry Washington; Carson Daly; Julian Casablancas performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Denzel Washington; Lenny Kravitz performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Viola Davis; Anthony Bourdain. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley Former National Security Advisor Sandy Berger; author James Ellroy. (N) midnight KOCE

Late Night With Seth Meyers Patrick Wilson; Jennifer Hudson performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Lauren Graham; Ed Weeks. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

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