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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).

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