Tuesday TV: Several Short Comedy Sets

Comedy-Lineup-Season-1Netflix has been churning out a lot of comedy specials in recent months. Tonight, they start giving lesser-known comics a shot at that kind of fame with 15-minute sets on a show called “The Comedy Lineup” (Netflix, streaming). Among the performers are Sabrina Jalees, pictured, along with Tim Dillon, Michelle Buteau, Jak Knight, Sam Jay, Phil Wang, Ian Karmel and Taylor Tomlinson.

The defense team tries out its strategy for retrial on “The Last Defense” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

“Civilizations” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings) looks at art in the time of rapid change.

The story of ASPCA is explored, woozily, on “Drunk History” (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.).

“America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.) looks at auditions so far.

Kat doesn’t like the lack of diversity among applicants for the social team on “The Bold Type” (Freeform, 8 p.m.).

J tries to make his relationship with Nicky work on “Animal Kingdom” (TNT, 9 p.m.).

On “Younger” (TV Land, 10 p.m.), Liza’s secret forces her to think on her feet.

It’s birthdays times five for the quints on a three hour “Outdaughtered” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

“Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern” (Travel, 9 p.m.) starts its 14th season.

Beginning its fourth season is “Burgers, Brew and ‘Que” (Cooking, 9 p.m.) with Michael Symon.

Martha Stewart is guest judge on “Chopped” (Food, 9 p.m.).

Tarot cards are the inspiration on “Face Off” (Syfy, 9 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies’ “50 States in 50 Movies” turns to cities on the Eastern seaboard with the famous new York City scenes of “King Kong” (8 p.m.), “On the Waterfront” (10 p.m.) in New Jersey, “The Philadelphia Story” (midnight), “Christmas in Connecticut” (2 a.m.). “Meet the People” (4 a.m.), which originates in Delaware;  and “Shipmates Forever” (5:45 a.m.), set at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

The World Cup round of 16 has Sweden vs. Switzerland (Fox Sports 1, 10 a.m.) and Colombia vs. England (Fox, 2 p.m.).

Baseball includes Detroit at Cubs (MLB, 2 p.m.), Atlanta at Yankees (MLB, 7 p.m.) and Angels at Seattle (MLB, 10 p.m.).

The NBA summer league has Atlanta vs. San Antonio (NBA, 7 p.m.), Miami vs. Lakers (ESPN2, 9 p.m.), Memphis vs. Utah (NBA, 9 p.m.) and Golden State vs. Sacramento (NBA, 11 p.m.).

The Special Olympics begins its 2018 USA Games (ESPN2, 6 p.m.).

First round play continues at Wimbledon (ESPN, 7 a.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Idina Menzel, Vanessa and Veronica Merrell, the Vamps. The View: Martha Stewart (rerun). The Talk: Alison Brie, Jack Reynor. Harry Connick: Alfonso Ribeiro, James Burrows, Christmas Abbott, Tiffany Aliche (rerun). Steve Harvey: Terry Crews, Maria Menounos, Keven Unergaro, Dmitry Chaplin (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Lauren Graham, Ben Feldman, Kacey Musgraves (rerun). Wendy Williams: Kristin Cavallari. The Real: Asiah Collins, Kid Ink (rerun).

Late Talk

All reruns: Stephen Colbert: Ethan Hawke, Toni Collette, Jeff Arcuri. Jimmy Kimmel: Drew Barrymore, David Harbour, Andrea Bocelli. Jimmy Fallon: John Travolta, Sophia Bush, Dierks Bentley. Seth Meyers: Claire Danes, Hannibal Buress, Amber Mark, Brian Frasier-Moore. James Corden: Jennifer Garner, Freddie Highmore, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Adam Cayton-Holland. Carson Daly: Natalie Martinez, the Fever 333, Leland Melvin.


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