Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Mindy Project’ on Fox

Chris Messina and Mindy Kaling in “The Mindy Project” on Fox.
Now that they’re a couple, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny (Chris Messina) try to avoid complications at work on “The Mindy Project” on Fox.
(Isabella Vosmikova / Fox)

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This week’s TV Movies



The Roosevelts: An Intimate History President Theodore Roosevelt (voice of Paul Giamatti) risks dividing his party and pushes for the United States to get involved in World War I in part 3 of the Ken Burns documentary. 8 and 10 p.m. KOCE

America’s Got Talent The final six acts perform for the last time in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC

New Girl Jessica Biel guest stars as a scientist who becomes Jess’ (Zooey Deschanel) rival for the best man (Reid Scott) at a wedding in the season premiere. Jake Johnson and Max Greenfield also star. 9 p.m. Fox


The Mindy Project With their romance back on track, Mindy and Danny (Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina) are officially a couple and try to readjust to each other in the workplace as the comedy returns for a new season. Ed Weeks, Adam Pally, Ike Barinholtz also star with guest stars Tracey Wigfield and Rob McElhenney. 9:30 p.m. Fox

Chopped In this new episode Laila Ali, Brandi Chastain, Gillian Vigman and Carnie Wilson compete for the last spot in the finale. Maneet Chauhan, Marc Murphy and Aaron Sanchez are the judges and Ted Allen is host. 10 p.m. Food


Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass The star of “MASH"works with a group of promising, young actors in the art of improvisation. 7:30 p.m. HBO


CBS This Morning Peter Thiel, PayPal. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Billy Crystal; Kirsten Dunst; Jordan Belfort. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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


Good Morning America Barbra Streisand; Dwyane Wade; Tim McGraw performs; Meryl Davis. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Jennie Garth; Cybill Shepard; Dave Annable (“Red Band Society”); the Bacon Brothers perform. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Rose Byrne; Miss America 2015; Jason Mraz performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Kirsten Dunst; chef Rachael Ray. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Fat-loss hormones; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors Healthy weight-loss recipes; hairstyle tricks for looking years younger; urinary incontinence. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Anderson Cooper. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Drew Carey; Ellen K; Jet Tila. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS


Rachael Ray Dr. Phil. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Toni Braxton; Mark Cuban; the Golden Sisters go skydiving. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Meredith Vieira Show Regis Philbin; a woman tells of going blind and deaf. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil A mother discusses her attempt to kill herself and her daughter. (Part 2 of 2) (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey A “master sniffer.” (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Zooey Deschanel; Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley. (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 Bill Hader. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Nick Griffin. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Musicians Unlocking the Truth. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Julianna Margulies; Jerry Lewis; Public Enemy. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Tina Fey. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Keegan-Michael Key; Jordan Peele; David Muir; Fall Out Boy. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley Chita Rivera and Maurice Hines. (N) midnight KOCE

Late Night With Seth Meyers Octavia Spencer; author James Ellroy. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Terry Bradshaw; Joel Stein. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS