Tuesday’s TV Highlights: “Royal Pains” on USA

Reshma Shetty in “Royal Pains” on USA.
Coming Home from Argentina is complicated for Divya (Reshma Shetty) in “Royal Pains” on USA.
(Patrick Harbron / USA)

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Restaurant Startup Two hopefuls from Los Angeles claim to have the best mac ‘n’ cheese ever and hope to earn an opportunity from investors Joe Bastianich and Tim Love to launch their own place and see how well their idea goes over with the public. 7 and 10 p.m. CNBC

Face Off In this new episode the special effects/makeup artists have to mash-up two animals to create a new species. 9 p.m. Syfy

Next Great Baker The top three teams remain, only two will move on to Vegas; where they each create a masterpiece in the season finale. 9 p.m. TLC


Rizzoli & Isles Korsak (Bruce McGill) turns to the team for help when he starts to investigate an old and still unsolved crime, while Jane (Angie Harmon) refuses to believe she’s not ready to return to duty and tries to stay in the loop. Sasha Alexander also stars in this new episode. 9 p.m. TNT

Royal Pains Jeremiah and Divya (Ben Shenkman, Reshma Shetty) put aside their differences to treat a model (Stephanie Corneliussen) with an eating disorder in this new episode. 9 p.m. USA

Wizard Wars In the this new series, illiusionists and magicians use everyday objects for their tricks. Penn & Teller are on the judges panel. 10 p.m. Syfy

Sullivan & Son In the new episode Susan and Steve’s (Vivian Bang, Steve Byrne) plans to throw a perfect birthday celebration for Ok Cha (Jodi Long) hit a snag when the Cousin Jenny (Margaret Cho) visits and reignites an old feud over a family heirloom. Owen Benjamin, Ahmed Ahmed and Roy Wood Jr. also star. 10 p.m. TBS

Perception In the summer finale, Donnie (Scott Wolf) turns to Pierce (Eric McCormack) for help when he finds himself in a compromising situation. Rachael Leigh Cook also stars with guest star Peter Coyote. Series regular LeVar Burton directed this episode. 10 p.m. TNT

Covert Affairs Annie (Piper Perabo) begins a new operation without support from the agency in this new episode. 10 p.m. USA


CBS This Morning Adam Rapoport and Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS


Today Pat O’Brien; Jennifer Hudson performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Royksopp & Robyn perform; Ansel Elgort. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Jamie Chung (“Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For”); Darryl and Tracy Strawberry (“The Imperfect Marriage”); The Zombies perform. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Emma Stone; Howie Mandel; Maia Mitchell; the co-winners of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Sunny Hostin; Jane Lynch; Teresa Giudice, Dina Manzo and Melissa Gorga. 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Florence Henderson. 1 p.m. KCBS

Dr. Phil The family of a 16-year-old gang member urges him to turn his life around. 3 p.m. KCBS


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

Chelsea Lately Jeff Wild; Jen Kirkman; Brad Wollack. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Jessica Alba; photographer Marcus Haney; Tove Lo performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Pierce Brosnan; Tavi Gevinson; the Madden Brothers perform. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Novak Djokovic; Robby Johnson. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Chloë Grace Moretz; Jon “Bones” Jones. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley David Crosby. midnight KOCE

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Susan Sarandon. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

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