TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: “New Girl” and
“The Mindy Project,” 9 and 9:30 p.m., Fox.
It's a possible turning point for
“Project,” as Mindy fumes about her medical partners and decides
to be her own boss. Before that is a “New Girl” rerun, with
romance being tattered in hilarious ways.
Jess tries to shrug off the fact that
Nick kissed her, but grants that “I saw through space and time for
a moment,” Now she tries to hide this from her handsome boyfriend
Also, Cece goes to a marriage
convention for people who share her East Indian roots. Schmidt –
not even remotely East Indian – goes there to win her back.
TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE II: “NCIS,” 8
Ziva (Cote de Pablo) has been on a
personal mission to catch the man who killed her father, the head of
Israel's Mossad force. Now she believes Bodnar (Oded Fehr) is in
Berlin; she heads there with Tony.
That's in an hour that also has
flashbacks to her early years with her dad. Also, a Mossad operative
has been killed in the U.S.; the NCIS team tackles the case amid
TONIGHT'S ALTERNATIVE: “The Dust
Bowl,” 8-10 p.m., PBS (check local listings).
A week after Ken Burns' compelling
“Central Park Five,” PBS starts a rerun (on two Tuesdays) of a
Burns classic with a much different time and tone.
The setting is the American prairie.
Lured by speculators, outsiders bought so-so farm land and were
encouraged by the government to plow it up. Then the winds. The
stories – of moving on or of withstanding a decade without money or
hope – are deeply moving.
Other choices include:
– “The Voice,” 8 p.m., NBC. This
is the last of the “battle rounds,” with dueling duos. Next week,
the “knockout “ rounds begin.
--Basketball, 8 and 10:30 p.m., TNT. In
the weeks ahead, the pro play-offs will take up large chunks of
cable. Tonight's double-header has the second game in two
best-of-seven series; it's the Boston Celtics at the New York Knicks,
then the Golden State Warriors at the Denver Nuggets.
– “16 Wishes” (2010), 8:30 p.m.,
Disney. Before getting her own series (“Jessie”), Debby Ryan was
the likable lead in this light (and fairly funny) film. On her 16th
birthday, wishes start to come true.
– “NCIS: Los Angeles,” 9 p.m.,
CBS.After a task force killed a drug-cartel boss, his body was
stolen. The NCIS people search for a leak … and for the body. Kensi
and Deeks head to Mexico.
– “Golden Boy,” 10 p.m., CBS.
Clark has been secretly dating a reporter. Now he's accused of
leaking information in the latest case, about the murder of an
– “Frontline,” 10 p.m., PBS
(check local listings). Americans have invested $10 trillion toward
their retirements … but are the financial institutions really on
their side? This probe looks at fees, kickbacks and “self-dealing”
– “Body of Proof,” 10:01 p.m.,
ABC. A teen-ager has been killed at a mental institution and another
patient says she saw the killer emerge from a heating vent.
Meanwhile, Megan persists in trying to prove her dad didn't commit
suicide; she wants her mother to approve exhuming the body.