What’s on Tuesday: NCIS, Happy Endings, Leverage & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 18, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Leverage Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, NBC has the third season finale of The Voice.

On cable tonight, A&E has the third season finale of Storage Wars, BBC America has a Ramsay’s Christmas Cookalong special, Bravo has the first season finale of Start-Ups: Silicon Valley, Cooking Channel has the first season finale of Man Fire Food, Discovery Channel has a Zombie Apocalypse special, E! has an Infamous 911 Calls special and a Stories of Survival special, Golf Channel has the 18th season finale of Big Break, History has the first season finale of Mankind: the Story of All of Us, Spike TV has the second season finale of Ink Master, and TLC has the first season finale of Little People Big World: Wedding Farm and a My Three Wives special.

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): New. Tony’s father is in town for Christmas. The team investigates a case. Abby is super excited for the holidays.

Happy Endings (ABC): New. The whole gang attempts to throw a birthday party for Jane, whose birthday is on Christmas, that doesn’t get overshadowed by the holiday.
Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 (ABC): New. Chloe gets everyone to go with her to the Hamptons to crash a big party.

Leverage (TNT): New. The team goes after the CEO of a company that is about to release a dangerous toy into the marketplace. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

A Charlie Brown Christmas (ABC): Repeat. Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang are searching for the meaning of Christmas in this animated holiday classic. The animated short Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa follows.

NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): New. The team spends the Christmas holiday investigating the death of another agent on an aircraft carrier.

Vegas (CBS): New. Lamb puts Dixon undercover at the Savoy after a bunch of robberies. Lamb thinks the mob is involved when the biggest contractor in Vegas is found murdered.

Other Options

  • Dexter (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Surprise, Motherf**ker!,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.
  • It’s a Very Muppet Christmas Movie (The CW): Repeat. Kermit and his pals are trying to save the theater from a banker that wants to shut it down to open up a trendy new nightclub. Runs two hours.
  • Homeland (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s second season finale episode, “The Choice,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.
  • Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): New. The squad is investigating the stabbing of a college football player at a fundraiser. Frost’s mother comes for a visit. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Virtual Love,” replays right before.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has women’s college basketball action with Tennessee at Baylor.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action with Richmond at Kansas followed by Stanford at North Carolina State.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight.
  • NBC Sports has college basketball action with Western Kentucky at Virginia Commonwealth.

Late Night

  • Flashpoint (ION): New. Parker and Ed bring their sons along on what looks to be a routine call, but things quickly change for the worse.

Tuesday TV Marathons

Centric has 20 episodes of Girlfriends.
ION has nine episodes of Criminal Minds.
TNT has six episodes of Bones.
TV One has 12 episodes of The Jeffersons early and 12 episodes of Martin later.
USA Network has 14 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
WE tv has five episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.

What will you watch Tuesday?

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