Also on Tuesday: Young Legal Drama

SUSANNAH FLOOD, BEN RAPPAPORT, REGE-JEAN PAGE, VONDIE CURTIS-HALLAs a non-Shondaland enthusiast, I was surprised how much I didn’t mind “For the People” (ABC, 10 p.m.), its new legal series. Perhaps because the pilot is the first day of work for the very young prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Southern District of New York Federal Court — and before the procedural settles into a three-cases-a-week routine.

But a lot of these shows, dating back to “Grey’s Anatomy,” are rooted in casting, and this one has a good bunch of fresh faces including Jasmin Savoy Brown (all grown up from “The Leftovers”), Susannah Flood, Britt Robertson, Wesam Keesh and Regé-Jean Page. But there are some formidable ones on the sidelines including Hope Davis, Anna Deavere Smith and Ben Shenkman.

The Madness begins with what used to be called play-in games. Now they’re calling them the First Four: Redford vs. LIU-Brooklyn (truTV, 6:40 p.m.) and St. Bonaventure vs. UCLA (truTV, 9:10 p.m.).

I wish he’d devise a new comedy series, but in the mean time here’s a new standup comedy special, “Ricky Gervais: Humanity” (Netflix, streaming)

There are also two new Japanese imports on the service today: The manga series “Children of the Whales” (Netflix, streaming) and the reality series “Terrace House: Opening New Doors” (Netflix, streaming).

 Kate gets married on the second season finale of “This is Us” (NBC, 9 p.m.).

“Bellevue” (WGN America, 10 p.m.) ends its first season with answers about Jesse’s disappearance.

The remaining half dozen on “America’s Next Top Model” (VH1, 8 p.m.) pose for Paper Magazine.

Chairs keep spinning as auditions continue on another two hour “The Voice” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

Jack and Diane get in trouble at school on “Black-ish” (ABC, 9:30 p.m.).

Detroit style is celebrated on “The Pizza Show” (Viceland, 7 p.m.).

Mike is offered a promotion on “The Middle” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

“Black Lightning” (The CW, 9 p.m.) tries to clear his name.

Melting Pot is a new foe on “The Flash” (The CW, 8 p.m.).

Nate goes up in a questionable plane on “The Detour” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.).

On “NCIS” (CBS, 8 p.m.), an antique could be the missing murder weapon in a cold case.

Kyle wonders whether she should move on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

“Bull” (CBS, 9 p.m.) helps Chunk’s daughter, Anna.

A babysitting assignment goes awry on “The Mick” (Fox, 9:30 p.m.)

“The Fosters” (Freeform, 8 p.m.) reaches its 100th episode with a pair of episodes that begin with Brandon and Grace going on a road trip.

Ronnie is evicted from her apartment on “LA > Vegas” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

Louis tries to relax on “Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC, 8:30 p.m.).

The couples on “Married at First Sight” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) mark their one-month anniversaries.

Buddy has to decide between a sober living facility or Whitney’s house on “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

A captain searching for treasure is murdered on “NCIS: New Orleans” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

This week’s Elizabeth Taylor extravaganza on Turner Classic Movies continues with “Conspirator” (5 p.m.), “The Big Hangover” (6:30 p.m.), “Father of the Bride” (8 p.m.), “Father’s Little Dividend” (9:45 p.m.), “Love is Better Than Ever” (11:15 p.m.), “The Girl Who Had Everything” (12:45 a.m.), “The Last Time I Saw Paris” (2 a.m.) and “Rhapsody” (4 a.m.).

NBA action includes Denver at Lakers (NBA, 10:30 p.m.).

Hockey has Colorado at Minnesota (NBC Sports, 8:30 p.m.).

In spring baseball, it’s Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia (MLB, 1 p.m.) and Cubs vs. San Diego (MLB, 4 p.m.).

For the men’s college basketball teams that didn’t get in the NCAA tournament, there is always the NIT tournament which gets underway with Louisville vs. Northern Kentucky (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Baylor vs. Wagner (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Notre Dame vs. Hampton (ESPN, 9 p.m.), Oklahoma State vs. Florida Gulf Coast (ESPN2, 9 p.m.), Saint Mary’s Calif. vs. Southeastern Louisiana (ESPNU, 9 p.m.) and USC vs. North Carolina Asheville (ESPN2, 11 p.m.).

In the Paralympics, there is hockey and curling (NBC Sports, 2 p.m.) and Alpine skiing, cross country and more curling at midnight.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Alan Cumming, Colin Jost, Farnoosh Torabi. The View: Mindy Kling, Bernadette Peters, Victor Gerber. The Talk: Lionel Richie, Nancy O’Dell. Harry Connick: Dorit Kemsley. Steve Harvey: Jamie Presley, Craig Bierko. Ellen DeGeneres: Dana Carvey, Ronda Rousey, 21 Savage. Wendy Williams: Ruben Studdard, Milly Almodovar, Jerry O’Connell. The Real: Ava DuVernay, Mel B.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Angela Bassett, Jimmy O. Yang, Jack Johnson. Jimmy Kimmel: Andy Samberg, Lena Waithe, Buddy Guy. Jimmy Fallon: Ricky Gervais, Chris Sullivan, Amy Shark. Seth Meyers: Alan Cumming, Christiane Amanpour, Beth Ditto, Brendan Canty. James Corden: Adam Scott, Patton Oswalt, Darren Criss, ZZ Ward with Fitz. Carson Daly: Eric Bana, Matoma, Keiynan Lonsdale. Trevor Noah: David Byrne. Jordan Klepper: Tom Nichols. Conan O’Brien: Terry Crews, Robert Reich, Mark Normand.

 

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