Tuesday TV: ‘Swamp Thing’ Premieres

“Frontline” (PBS, 10 p.m.) delves into the lack of medical supply equipment that occurred when the pandemic began earlier this year. 

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s activist father is profiled in the documentary “Siempre, Luis” (HBO, 9 p.m.).

The efforts to attract election year supporters is the focus of “Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings).

Bill Murphy shows up on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (ABC, 8 p.m.) before “NBA Countdown” (ABC, 8:30 p.m.) and Game 4 of Lakers vs. Miami (ABC, 9 p.m.) that Los Angeles is leading 2-1.

Amazon Prime release four horror movies this month in conjunction with the Blumhouse studio, home of “The Purge” and “Paranormal Activity.” The first two premiere today. 

In the sci-fi “Black Box” (Amazon Prime, streaming) Mamoudou Athie plays a man seeking treatment to restore his memory that causes him questioning his identity. In “The Lie” (Amazon, streaming) Joey King confesses she killed her best friend and her parents try to cover it up. Peter Sarsgaard and Mireille Enos also star; Veena Sud directs. 

“Kal Penn Approves This Message” (Freeform, 10:30 p.m.) looks at the judicial system. 

“Ellen’s Game of Games” (NBC, 9 p.m.) returns for a new season alongside the recently revived “Weakest Link” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

“Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch” (Discovery, 8 p.m.) is the latest spinoff of the popular series. 

A new version of “16 and Pregnant” (MTV, 9 p.m.) begins, 10 years after the first one aired. 

The legacy of Soviet geneticist Nikolai Vavilov is told on “Cosmos: Possible Worlds” (Fox, 8 p.m.)

“Don’t Be Tardy…” (Bravo, 10 p.m.) returns for a new season, with the family taking an RV trip before Ariana goes to college. 

Eid is celebrated for the first time in a broadcast series on a new “Transplant” (NBC, 10 p.m.). 

A tornado causes evacuation from the mobile home on “Sweet Home Sextuplets” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

Casey takes on the hottest food on “Man v. Food Hall of Fame” (Cooking, 9 p.m.). There’s a pancake challenge on “Eddie Eats America” (Cooking, 10 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies has the sixth episode of “Women Make Film” (8 and 11:15 p.m.) and some examples of movies it mentions including “The Ascent” (9:15 p.m.), “Meek’s Cutoff” (12:30 a.m.), “Cameraperson” (2:30 a.m.) and “Daisies” (4:30 a.m.), “Meshes of the Afternoon” (6 a.m.) and “Angry Inuk” 6:30 a.m.). 

During the day is a salute to Carole Lombard, born this day in 1908, with “Vigil in the Night” (7:30 a.m.), “The Gay Bride” (9:15 a.m.), “Swing High, Swing Low” (10:45 a.m.), “Love Before Breakfast” (12:15 p.m.), “Nothing Sacred” (1:30 p.m.), “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” (3 p.m.), “To Be or Not to Be” (4:45 p.m.). and “The Golden Age of Comedy” (6:30 p.m.). 

National League begins its divisional series with Miami vs. Atlanta (Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.) and San Diego vs. Dodgers (Fox Sports 1, 9:30 p.m.) and the American League continues its divisional battles with Houston vs. Oakland (TBS, 4:30 p.m.) and Yankees vs. Tampa Bay (TBS, 8 p.m.). 

Game 3 of the WNBA Finals has Las Vegas vs. Seattle (ESPN, 7 p.m.).

Hockey has the NHL Draft (NBC Sports, 7 p.m.).

The French Open (Tennis, 5 a.m.) reaches quarterfinals this morning and picks it up again really late tonight at 3 a.m.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Kal Penn, Monica Margin. The View: Alyssa Milano. The Talk: Gloria Estefan, Deepak Chopra. Ellen DeGeneres: Brad Paisley, Jurnee Smollett. Drew Barrymore: Jane Lynch, Jay Shetty, Debbie Gibson. Kelly Clarkson: Jane Lynch, Matt Bomer. Tamron Hall: Lindsay Ell. Wendy Williams: Kim and Brielle Zoiciak. The Real: Ziggy Marley. 

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Jerry Seinfeld, Ella Mai. Jimmy Kimmel: Armie Hammer, Marlon Wayans, Jaden Smith. Jimmy Fallon: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis Miranda, Ruby Rose, the Highwomen. Seth Meyers: Timothy Elephant, Bob Woodward, Benee. James Corden: Whoopi Goldberg, Bishop Briggs. Lilly Singh: Thomas Middleditch, Martin Starr, Zach Woods, Amanda Crew (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Method Man (rerun). 

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