Tuesday Night TV: Cougar Town, Breaking In, Justified & More

News & Notes

Get Cougar Town S.2 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the first season finale of The River.

Over on cable, ABC Family has the first season finale of Switched at Birth, Comedy Central has the first season finale of Key & Peele, Cooking Channel has the third season finale of United Tastes of America, TLC has the fifth season premiere of The Little Couple, TNT has the fourth season finale of Southland, and truTV has the fifth spring season premiere of Hardcore Pawn and the series premiere of The Wiener’s Circle.

Prime Picks

Raising Hope (FOX): New. Burt and Virginia are trying to help the teenage daughter of a client of Virginia.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Grayson gets a big surprise, which turns out to be quite the surprise for Jules as well. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

New Girl (FOX): New. Jess, with some reservations, decides to go on a date with the father of a student.
Breaking In (FOX): New. Oz doesn’t like the new intern Veronica hires. Melanie and Cam end up on an awkward stakeout.

Justified (FX): New. Raylan is working to keep Dickie Bennett behind bars and also dealing with the Quarles. Things come to a head in the Harlan election for Sheriff. Runs 61 minutes. Plays twice and again later. Last week’s episode, “Loose Ends,” replays in late night as well.

Solid Selections

Switched at Birth (ABC Family): Season Finale. Daphne asks Wilke to the prom. Emmett is still holding on to his secret. Angelo reappears. Plays again later. The previous nine episodes replay right before. Season two premieres Fall 2012.

NCIS (CBS): New. The Secretary of the Navy investigates along with Gibbs after some classified information gets leaked.

Southland (TNT): Season Finale. Tang is getting ready to change precincts. Ben tracks down a prostitute. Lydia must decide on what to do regarding her police duties and her pregnancy. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Last Man Standing (ABC): New. Mike doesn’t get along with Mandy’s new boyfriend, the animal rights activist. Runs 31 minutes.
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): New. The team is searching for the person that shot a man outside the Vietnamese Consulate.
  • Ringer (The CW): New. Another attempt is made on Bridget’s life. Agent Machado investigates. Juliet disappears.
  • The River (ABC): Season Finale. The crew travels to their final destination.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball with quarterfinal action from the NIT.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball with second round action from the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.
  • NBA TV has the Phoenix Suns at the Miami Heat.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader NHL action.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has 10 episodes of Switched at Birth.
ION has six episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike TV has eight episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
USA Network has 17 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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