Tuesday TV: The Mystery Atop Everest

EverestThe documentary “Lost on Everest” (National Geographic, 9 p.m.) looks into the 1924 disappearance of early Everest pioneer Sandy Irvine and the mystery over whether he and George Mallory were the first to ascent to its summit. Climber Mark Synnott hosts with National Geographic photographer Renan Ozturk.

It’s followed by “Expedition Everest” (National Geographic, 10 p.m.), in which a team of scientists lead an expedition up the mountain to install the world’s highest weather stations. Tate Donovan narrates.

The struggles of the LGBTQ community in the the Russian republic of Chechnya are recounted in the documentary “Welcome to Chechnya” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

The two part documentary “And She Could Be Next” winds up with the aftermath of the 2018 elections on “POV” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings).

It’s still unusual to see an hour-long standup comedy show on broadcast TV, but here’s “Barry Brewer: Chicago, I’m Home” (CW, 9 p.m.), recorded in the Windy City.

“The Genetic Detective” (ABC, 10 p.m.) ends her brief first season.

“Homemade” (Netflix, streaming) collects short films made during the pandemic by stars with nothing better to do, including Kristen Stewart, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Paolo Sorrentino.

“George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half” (Netflix, streaming) is a stand-up comedy special filmed in San Francisco.

A scripted drama gets its own kind of reunion special with “If Loving You is Wrong: Oh So Right” (OWN, 8 p.m.).

On “OWN Spotlight: Oprah and 100 Black Fathers” (OWN, 10 p.m.) Oprah Winfrey talks to 100 black fathers about racial injustice.

Betty makes the mistake of trying to represent herself during divorce proceedings on “Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story” (USA, 10 p.m.).

“America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.) continues its auditions.

Duels begin on “World of Dance” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

On “Greenleaf” (OWN, 9 p.m.), Noah returns to Memphis to help out Grace.

A party pad that once belonged to Howard Hughes gets a rockin’ open house on “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

“Stargirl” (CW, 8 p.m.) gets a lesson in teamwork.

Bill’s backup block goes missing on “Deadliest Catch” (Discovery, 8 p.m.).

The quarantined cast of “OutDaughtered” (TLC, 9 p.m.) have to shoot their own episodes.

“Celebrity Show-Off” (TBS, 10 p.m.) has its second episode.

Discipline is doled out to the “Sweet Home Sextuplets” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

The Ann Sheridan showcase on Turner Classic Movies concludes with “City for Conquest” (8 p.m.), “Silver River” (10 p.m.), “One More Tomorrow” (midnight), “San Quentin” (1:45 a.m.) and “Juke Girl” (3 a.m.). Earlier are films set on Southern nights: “Whistling in Dixie” (5 a.m.), “Home from the Hill” (7:15 a.m.), “Storm Warning” (10 a.m.), “A Streetcar Named Desire” (11:45 a.m.), “The Phenix City Story” (2 p.m.), “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” (4 p.m.) and “Cape Fear” (6 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Christina Applegate, Liza Koshy, Anna Kaiser, Leslie Odom Jr. The View: Dr. Jill Biden. The Talk: Joel McHale, Tabitha Brown. Kelly Clarkson: Jon Stewart, Laverne Cox. Tamron Hall: Bevy Smith (rerun). Wendy Williams: A.J. Gibson, Makho Ndlovu (rerun). The Real: Rep. Maxine Waters, Omar Miller, Tisha Campbell (rerun).

Late Talk

All reruns: Stephen Colbert: Jake Tapper, Tame Impala. Jimmy Kimmel: Howie Mandel. Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Lopez, Henry Winkler, Twenty One Pilots. Seth Meyers: John Mulaney. James Corden: Gayle King, Adam Lambert. Lilly Singh: Fortune Feimster. Conan O’Brien: Hank Azaria.

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