Tuesday TV: Another New Superhero Show

stargirl-If superhero mania is ever exhausted, it will happen on the CW, where the seventh (!) such show on its schedule begins tonight. “DC’s Stargirl” (CW, 8 p.m.) stars Brec Bassinger as a Nebraska high school girl with sudden powers. The show, which premiered on the streaming service Monday, was shifted to broadcast to help them out of the production drought caused by the pandemic. Luke Wilson and Amy Smart co-star.

Patton Oswalt returns with a new stand-up comedy special, “I Love Everything” (Netflix, streaming).

The new series “Sweet Magnolias” (Netflix, streaming) follows the lives, careers and romances of three small town Southern women who have been friends since high school, based on the romance novels of Sherryl Woods. JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott and Heather Headley star.

A new “Frontline” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings) goes into a hospital in Northern Italy battling Covid-19.

It’s been a tradition to get an add-on talk show to take advantage of hit series from “Tiger King” to “Too Hot to Handle.” But the one for the hit Michael Jordan documentary series “The Last Dance” moves from cable to broadcast with “After the Dance with Stephen A. Smith: A SportsCenter Special” (ABC, 8 p.m.), featuring Magic Johnson and other NBA stars from the series. (Disney owns both ABC and ESPN).

“American Experience” (PBS, 9 p.m.) profiles the pioneering meteorologist who changed the science of studying tornadoes, Ted Fujita.

How have soap operas affected show biz? Stars including Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Bryan Cranston, Vivica A. Fox, Jon Hamm, Susan Lucci and John Stamos talk up the genre on the two hour special “The Story of Soaps” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

The season finale comes for “The Voice” (NBC, 9 p.m.), preceded by a season-long review at 8.

Its own finale isn’t until Wednesday, but tonight there’s a replay of all the season’s unmasking so far on “The Masked Singer” (Fox, 8 p.m.). (Part of Obamagate, no doubt).

Tray takes Paul to the club on “The Last O.G.” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.).

On “If Loving You is Wrong” (OWN, 10 p.m), relationships are put to the test.

Lisa throws a party to celebrate TomTom’s one year anniversary on the season finale of “Vanderpump Rules” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

“Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line” (BET, 9 p.m.) gets a replay on cable.

Immortality lasts for just 24 hours on “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” (CW, 9 p.m.).

Anna prepares for college on “7 Little Johnstons” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

John tries to drill beneath a waterfall on “Lost Gold of World War II” (History, 9 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies has trailblazing women all night with “Sister Kenny” (8 p.m.), “The Girl in White” (10:15 p.m.), “The White Angel” (midnight), “The Nun’s Story” (1:45 a.m.), “I Was an American Spy” (4:30 a.m.) and “Madame Curie” (6 a.m.).

Earlier are films about madness in several guises: “The Mad Genius” (6 a.m.), “Grey Gardens” (7:30 a.m.), “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” (9:15 a.m.), “Mad Love” (11:45 a.m.), “The Red Shoes” (1 p.m.), “Hamlet” (3:30 p.m.) and “Black Narcissus” (6:15 p.m.).

It you missed it Sunday (and there was nobody in the stands), there’s a replay of NASCAR’s Darlington 200 (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Susan Lucci, Arthur Gunn, Dr. Doris Day. The View: Rep. Mike Kelly. The Talk: Kathryn Hahn, Kristin Davis. Ellen DeGeneres: Allison Janney, Kesha. Kelly Clarkson: Dylan McDermott, Natalie Dormer. Tamron Hall: Dylan McDermott. Wendy Williams: Rakim (rerun). The Real: Logan Browning.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Gayle King, Amy Sedaris. Jimmy Kimmel: Janelle Monáe. Jimmy Fallon: Ben Stiller, Hannah Gadsby, Tim McGraw. Seth Meyers: Issa Rae, Tom Papa. James Corden: Ken Jong, Ava Max. Lilly Singh: Nikki Glaser (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Sophie Turner (rerun).

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