Tuesday TV: Wall Street Bombs Again

Wall-Street-Bombing-1920-Explosion-Terrorist-Attack-23-Wall-Street-J.P.Morgan-NYC-2Wall Street has had its ups and downs in recent weeks, but not so down as Sept. 16, 1920, when hundreds of pounds of dynamite on a horse-drawn cart exploded in front of Morgan Bank, killing 38 and injuring hundreds.

The first terror attack on lower Manhattan 98 years ago is brought back on “American Experience” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings), a kind of sequel to last week’s “The Gilded Age” in that it involves J.P. Morgan and some of the same historians. A radical reaction to the rich was suspected and young J. Edgar Hoover went on a tear about Communists, immigrants and cracking down in order to protect the nation. As heard of the FBI’s new “Radical Division,” he amassed more than 200,000 files on radical activities. And in November, a massive raid deported nearly 250 Russian immigrants including Emma Goldman.

The same sort of fear-mongering is going on now, of course, and a new “Frontline” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings) finds that some teenagers detained on Long Island for wearing colors associated with the gang MS-13 have been jailed without charges for months.

Counter programming the Winter Games has been an opportunity for competing network to put on rushed, foreshortened versions of popular reality shows. In addition to the Omarosa showcase of “Celebrity Big Brother,” now there is the odd international feel of “The Bachelor Winter Games” (ABC, 8 p.m.), in which 26 past contestants from U.S. and international versions gather at a winter resort in Manchester, Vermont for competitions and flirting. Chris Harrison, who is already hosting Monday’s two hour episodes of “The Bachelor,” does double duty by hosting the four-episode series.

Prime time Olympics (NBC, 8 p.m.), by the way, includes figure skating, alpine skiing and snowboarding.

The second season of Jamali Maddix’s “Hate Thy Neighbor” (Viceland, 10 p.m.) concentrates on extremists from the U.S., starting with a pair of anti-abortion preachers.

Chip adjusts his clown act on “Baskets” (FX, 10 p.m.).

Margaret Sanger and Gloria Steinem are subjects of a “Drunk History” (Comedy, 10 p.m.) that stars Abbi Jacobson, Josh Charles, Amber Tamblyn and Jane Krakowski.

On “Another Period” (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.), Lillian and Beatrice fight over a Spanish meteorologist.

Jefferson looks into the murder of his father on “Black Lightning” (The CW, 9 p.m.).

Eva is pulled over for driving while black on “The Quad” (BET, 10 p.m.).

Edie poses as an assistant hockey coach on “The Detour” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.).

“America’s Next Top Model” (VH1, 8 p.m.) takes part in LA Pride Week.

Templar history is considered on “The Curse of Oak Island” (History, 9 p.m.).

Stef’s mom visits on “The Fosters” (Freeform, 8 p.m.).

A fight cuts short the beach house weekend on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

Jazz goes through regression hypnosis on “I Am Jazz” (TLC, 9 p.m.).

Heroin is the big problem on “Intervention” (A&E, 9 p.m.).

Whitney prepares for her Hawaii trip on “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

The focus on “Undercover High” (A&E, 10 p.m.) is teen pregnancy, sex ed and maybe “Teen Mom 2” (MTV, 8 p.m.).

A Nazi support point in Uruguay and a secret plot to attack the U.S. are investigated on “Hunting Hitler” (History, 10:12 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies celebrates past foreign language film Oscar winners and nominees with “My Night at Maud’s” (6 a.m.), “Immortal Love” (8 a.m.), “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” (10 a.m.), “Capo” (noon), “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” (2 p.m.), “Day for Night” (4 p.m.), “Babette’s Feast” (6 p.m.), “La Strada” (8 p.m.), “Mon Oncle” (10 p.m.), “Antonia’s Line” (12:15 a.m.), “Black Orpheus” (2:15 a.m.) and “Dersu Uzala” (4:15 a.m.).

In NBA action, it’s Cleveland at Oklahoma City (TNT, 8 p.m.) and San Antonio at Denver (TNT, 10:30 p.m.).

Men’s college basketball includes Georgetown at Butler (CBS Sports, 6:30 p.m.), Oklahoma at Texas Tech (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Kansas at Iowa State (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Texas A&M at Missouri (ESPNU, 7 p.m.), Boston College at Pittsburgh (ESPNews, 7 p.m.), Bemidji State at Creighton (Fox Sports 2, 8 p.m.), Richmond at Rhode Island (CBS Sports, 8:30 p.m.), Virginia at Miami (ESPN, 9 p.m.), Michigan State at Minnesota (ESPN2, 9 p.m.) and South Carolina at Tennessee (ESPNU, 9 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Holly Hunter, Anna Chlumsky, Phillip Phillips. The View: Chadwick Boseman, Sherri Shepherd. The Talk: Regina King, Keltie Knight. Harry Connick: Thomas Worsted, Adam Lathan. Steve Harvey: Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete. Ellen DeGeneres: Jerry Seinfeld, Nick Foles, Nigerian bobsled team, Dua Lipa. Wendy Williams: Cast of “Queer Eye.” The Real: DJ Envy, Gia Casey.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Ricky Gervais, Matt Czuchry, Bon Jovi (rerun). Jimmy Kimmel: Oscar Isaac, Massimo Bottura. James Corden: Armie Hammer, Juno Temple, Charlie Puth, Kelly Clarkson (rerun). Jordan Klepper: Stephanie Schriock (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Barked Abdi, Dina Hashem (rerun).


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