What to watch TUESDAY Prodigal Son
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The Night Caller
Sundance Now New Series
This four-part true-crime docuseries explores the legacy of one Australia’s most notorious serial killers.
NCIS CBS, 7 p.m.
Two new NCIS episodes air tonight. A vacation in the Bahamas for McGee (Sean Murray) and his wife, Delilah (returning guest star Margo Harshman), turns into a high-stakes mission when a case NCIS is tracking has ties to the island in “Sunburn.” Then in “Head of the Snake,” the hunt for the head of the drug ring responsible for Fornell’s (returning guest star Joe Spano) daughter’s overdose comes to a climax.
The Resident FOX, 7 p.m.
In the new episode “Mina’s Kangaroo Court,” conflicts within the staff arise when Cain’s (Morris Chestnut) elective-surgery patient returns with complications.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
NBC, 7 p.m.
In “Zoey’s Extraordinary Dreams,” Mr. Sandman is not doing Zoey (Jane Levy) any favors when nightmares start impacting those closest to her.
Finding Your Roots
PBS, 8 p.m. Season Premiere
In “To the Manor Born,” Henry Louis Gates Jr. discovers the privileged lineages that claim actor Glenn Close and director John Waters as descendants, introducing ancestors who are as bold and independent as they are.
Trickster The CW, 8 p.m.
In “Episode 2,” while trying to ignore increasingly weird happenings and with Richie (Joel Thomas Hynes) invading his home, Jared (Joel Oulette) experiences an even bigger upset when he meets Wade (Kalani Queypo), who claims to be his real father.
Chopped: Grudge Match Food Network, 8 p.m.
In “Battle 3,” week three of the five-part tournament finds four former Chopped competitors returning to be judged by the very chefs who beat them earlier. And with sardines in the Mystery Basket, you know things are gonna get salty.
FOX, 8 p.m.
In the new episode “Speak of the Devil,” Malcolm (Tom Payne) grapples with his own trauma after a priest is found murdered.
Fixer to Fabulous HGTV, 8 p.m.
In “A Closed-Off House Turns Character-Filled Home,” a young couple loves their downtown Bentonville home, but they don’t like how closed-off it feels — inside and out. With some added charm, Dave and Jenny Marrs create the warm and inviting open space they’ve been dreaming of for their growing family.
This Is Us NBC, 8 p.m.
In “There,” Kevin (Justin Hartley) embarks on a stressful road trip; Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and young Kevin go to a football training camp.
Life Below Zero: Northern Territories National Geographic, 9 p.m. New Series
Meet a fresh crop of rugged, quirky North Americans, some from First Nations tribes, in this Canadian import. Can fishing guide “Pike” Mike Harrison evade grizzlies while stockpiling berries?
Nurses NBC, 9 p.m.
In “What Size Are Your Feet?” as Dr. Hamilton (Peter Stebbings) makes his presence felt at St. Mary’s, Grace (Tiera Skovbye) is catapulted into a high-stakes medical procedure while trying to protect Naz (Sandy Sidhu) from a dangerous situation. Meanwhile, Keon (Jordan Johnson-Hinds) gets hazed by Nurse Molly (Molly Atkinson).