Tuesday TV: Morgan Freeman vs. The Devil

SearchForTheDevilWho is the devil? The third season of “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman” (National Geographic, 9 p.m.) begins with the deep-voiced actor making inquiries and running up the frequent flyer miles by talking with an exorcist priest in Rome and a Buddhist lama in Nepal

When we last left “The Bachelor” (ABC, 8 p.m.) on Monday, Colton Underwood had finally jumped the fence, a scene they’ve been teasing all season. Host Chris Harrison was looking for him in the Portuguese coastal town like he was a lost labrador. Presumably they find him in time for a two hour “Women Tell All” session in which he’s probably no more articulate about his choices than he’s been so far.

We already have a “Dr. Pimple Popper” (TLC, 10 p.m.), so why not a gross dude doctor as well? So opposite her is “The Toe Bro” (A&E, 10 p.m.) in which Dr. Jonathan Tomines treats ugly foot cases.

Hasn’t there already been a few other shows named “Deadly Recall” (Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.)? This one features Pat Postiglione, a detective with a photographic memory.

“Drunk History” (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.) looks at mysterious deaths of a colonial gossip columnist and a Hollywood producer.

It’s Valentine’s Day on “Teachers” (TV Land, 10 p.m.).

“Temptation Island” (USA, 10 p.m.) begins to wind up.

A prison bush crashes on “The Rookie” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

Elan and Jenny get a recording contract on “Mexican Dynasties” (Bravo, 10 p.m.).

A celebrity showdown on a two-hour “MasterChef” (Fox, 8 p.m.) includes Cheryl Hines, NeNe Leakes, Joel Madden, Anthony Anderson, Tiki Barber and Jordan Brewster.

On “Miracle Workers” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.), Craig helps God recruit a prophet.

Max bonds with his fellow chemo patients on “New Amsterdam” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

Gorilla Grodd fights King Shark on “The Flash” (CW, 8 p.m.).

On “Roswell, New Mexico” (CW, 9 p.m.) Liz uncovers a secret about Rosa’s death.

Blind auditions continue on “The Voice” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

“This is Us” (NBC, 9 p.m.) recalls high school graduation.

A couple battles with their city over 250 of stuff they’ve amassed on “Hoarders” (A&E, 8 p.m.).

Whitney has a near death experience that would put an end to “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

On “American Soul” (BET, 9 p.m.), Little Richard threatens to skip his performance.

Four female butchers battle on “Chopped” (Food, 9 p.m.).

Jared drinks and Pauly is arrested on “Siesta Key” (MTV, 9 p.m.).

A story about a dog dominates “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

Bryson and Simone kiss on a new “Boomerang” (BET, 10 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies begins a month-long, 27 film, Tuesday night salute to Fredric March with “Design for Living” (8 p.m.), “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (9:45 p.m.), “Smilin’ Through” (11:30 p.m.), “The Barretts of Wimpole Street” (1:30 a.m.), “The Dark Angel” (3:30 a.m.) and “There Goes My Heart” (5:30 a.m.). Earlier today,  it’s Rex Harrison all day in “Over the Moon” (6 a.m.), “The Reluctant Debutante” (7:30 a.m.), “Blithe Spirit” (9:15 a.m.), “King Richard and the Crusaders” (11 a.m.), “The Yellow Rolls-Royce” (1 p.m.), “Night Train to Munich” (3:15 p.m.) and, of course, “My Fair Lady” (5 p.m.).

NBA action has Houston at Toronto (TNT, 8 p.m.) and Boston at Golden State (TNT, 10:30 p.m.).

Hockey has Minnesota at Nashville (NBC Sports, 8 p.m.).

In spring baseball, it’s Minnesota at Nashville (NBC Sports, 8 p.m.).

Men’s college basketball includes Xavier at Butler (Fox Sports 1, 6 p.m.), Wake Forest at Duke (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Nebraska at Michigan State (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Virginia Tech at Florida State (ESPNU, 7 p.m.), Rhode Island at Saint Joseph’s (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.), Kentucky at Mississippi (ESPN, 9 p.m.), Kansas at Oklahoma (ESPN2, 9 p.m.), Auburn at Alabama (ESPNU, 9 p.m.), East Carolina at Wichita State (CBS Sports, 9 p.m.) and Nevada at Air Force (ESPN2, 11 p.m.).

In soccer, it’s Brazil at U.S. women (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.) in the SheBelieves Cup.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Julianne Moore, Brandon Michael Hall. The View: Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Ryan Seacrest. The Talk: Avril Lavigne. Ellen Degeneres: Alec Baldwin (rerun). Wendy Williams: Tamar Braxton, Dr. Evan Antin. The Real: Quincy Brown.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Kit Harrington, Amber Tamblyn, Hozier. Jimmy Kimmel: Samuel L. Jackson, Camila Mendes, X Ambassadors. Jimmy Fallon: Liam Hemsworth, Jessica Williams, Rob Gronkowski, Ronnie Milsap and Little Big. Seth Meyers: James McAvoy, D’Arcy Carden, Janelle James, Jason McGerr (rerun). James Corden: Isla Fisher, Chiwetel Ejiofor, the Jonas Brothers. Carson Daly: Flula Borg, Alex Simmons, Julien Baker, Aldis Hodge (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Daniel Sloss.

 

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