Also on Tuesday: Online Space Comedy

other-space-trailerFrom “Freaks and Geeks” co-creator Paul Feig comes the eight-episode space comedy “Other Space” (Yahoo, streaming) featuring Joel Jodgson and Trace Beaulieu from “Mystery Science Theatre 3000″ as well as a jerry rigged, wise-cracking stowaway robot that might have been from that series. It’s a decidedly low budget adventure but has a couple of smart ideas in it. Karan Soni and Bess Rous lead the cast as siblings who are in competition for control of the ship; the crew’s cast also┬áincludes Milana Vayntrub, the cute person from the AT&T ads. It’s fairly amusing, which may be all you can expect from a show most people will be watching on their phones, if at all.

As a commemorative vigil goes on tonight at the actual Ford’s Theater (which wasn’t a theater for a century or more until they recreated it inside to look as it did in 1865), here’s a documentary about where Lincoln was shot 150 years ago, “Ford’s Theater: America’s Playhouse” (Ovation, 10 p.m.).

Other fare along those lines is “Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color” (History, 8 and 9 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne was surprised during a session at the Mantalban Theatre in Hollywood last year for a “This is Your Life” type tribute thrown by Alex Trebek on the occasion of his 20th anniversary with the indispensable movie channel. “Robert Osborne’s 20th Anniversary Tribute” (TCM, 8 and 11:30 p.m.) gets its premiere on cable tonight, accompanied by films featuring guests at the tribute — Eva Marie Saint, in “North By Northwest” (TCM, 9 p.m.), Diane Baker in “Mirage” (TCM, 12:30 a.m.), Robert Wagner in “Harper” (TCM, 2:30 a.m.) and Jill St. John in “The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone” (4:45 a.m.).

In the new series “Arranged” (FYI, 10:15 p.m.), couples cope with having had their marriages arranged by their families.

“Behind the Story with the Paley Center” (Sundance, 8 p.m.), Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina talk about “The Mindy Project,” in whose slot is, instead, “Weird Loners” (Fox, 9:30 p.m.).

“Botched” (E!, 9 p.m.) returns for a second season and the plastic surgeon fix-it show isn’t just about bad previous jobs. One in the season premiere is a burn victim (but the other one had cement injected in her face).

Coincidentally, there’s also a plastic surgery-related fix to a problem on the season finale of “Twice Born: Stories from the Special Delivery Unit” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings), which is still surprising to find on public television instead of cable.

Ray needs help with his atom suit on “The Flash” (The CW, 8 p.m.). It’s pilling or something.

The parents volunteer at school on a new “Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

John Ratzenberger is guest judge on a “Hell’s Kitchen” (Fox, 8 p.m.) on which Greek food is the focus. But what does the former Cliff Clavin know about chow?

Liza is a little worried about her date with Josh, who doesn’t know that she’s 40, on “Younger” (TV Land, 10 p.m.).

“Being Mary Jane” (BET, 9 p.m.) reaches its second season finale in a two hour episode.

Baseball inclues Detroit at Pittsburgh (MLB, 7 p.m.) and Seattle at Dodgers (MLB, 10 p.m.).

“Deadliest Catch” (Discovery, 9 p.m.) is back for its 11th season with a 12 million pound crab quota.

NBA action has Washington at Indiana (TNT, 8 p.m.) and Clippers at Phoenix (TNT, 10:30 pm.).

In addition to Lincoln’s death, April 15 is known as the date of the sinking of the “Titanic” (ABC Family, 6:30 p.m.), so they show the 1997 flick again.

Daytime Talk

Kelly & Michael: Matthew Morrison, Pauley Perrett, Suzanne Somers, Tony Dovolani. The View: Vanessa Hudgens, Train, Candace Cameron Bure, Michelle Collins. The Talk: Danny DeVito, Jenny Hutt, Brooke Williamson (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Chris Hemsworth, Randall Park. Wendy Williams: Dr. Paul Nassif, Dr. Terry Dubrow, Julie Alexandria. Meredith Vieira: Jon Cryer, Freida Pinto. Queen Latifah: Zoe Saldana, B.J. Novak (rerun).

Late Talk

David Letterman: Billy Crystal, Julie Chen, Chris Stapleton. Jimmy Fallon: Taylor Swift, John Oliver, Imagine Dragons (rerun). Jimmy Kimmel: Cobie Smulders, Aaron Franklin, Chic. Seth Meyers: Jeremy Piven, David Benioff & Dan Weiss, Marina and the Diamonds (rerun). James Corden: Jon Cryer, Grace Helbig, Freida Pinto, Andy Grammer. Carson Daly: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Gorgon City, Jonny Two Bags (rerun). Tavis Smiley: Philip K. Howard, Isaiah Washington. Jon Stewart: Fareed Zakaria. Conan O’Brien: Timothy Olyphant, Angela Kinsey, David O’Doherty.

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