Tuesday TV: ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ the Movie

President Elect Joe Biden gives his first extensive post-election interview to Lester Holt on “NBC Nightly News” (NBC, 6:30 p.m., check local listings).

Much later, Barack Obama appears on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS, 11:35 p.m.). 

The partisan war for the Supreme Court is reported on “Frontline” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings). 

“Rise of the Nazis” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) reaches the Night of Long Knives. 

Shea is reunited by someone from her fast by the rogue program on “Next” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

“FBI” (CBS, 9 p.m.) goes after a serial killer. 

A hacker triggers a car crash on “FBI: Most Wanted” (CBS, 10 p.m.). 

“Cosmos: Possible Worlds” (Fox, 8 p.m.) looks into the work of the robotic explorer Cassini. 

A woman planning the town’s holiday festival must win over a firefighter to obtain his spruce tree in another Yuletide romance, “A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado” (hallmark, 8 p.m.), with Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor. 

“NCIS” (CBS, 8 p.m.) flashes back to when Gibbs was first introduced to the outfit and Ducky just got to America. 

Moms on “Teen Mom 2” (MTV, 8 p.m.) have enough to do, but now they have to do their own camerawork as well because of the coronavirus. 

Suitors have to sing to Tayshia on tonight’s “The Bachelorette” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

“The Voice” (NBC, 8 p.m.) continues its knockout rounds.

Mac and cheese is the assignment on “Chopped” (Food, 9 p.m.).

On “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” (TLC, 9 p.m.), Chase asks Whitney to move in with him. 

An explosion occurs near the hospital on “Transplant” (NBC, 10 p.m.). 

On “Welcome to Plathville” (TLC, 10 p.m.), Olivia gets a body piercing. 

The saga continues on “Big Sky” (ABC, 10 p.m.). 

“The Best of All the Smoke” (Showtime, 10 p.m.) has Allen Iverson and Swyane Wade share family stories. 

Turner Classic Movies’ penultimate episode of “Women Make Film” (8 and midnight) amid the examples “An Angel at My Table” (9:15 p.m.), “Sweet Bean” (1:15 a.m.) and “27 Missing Kisses” (3 a.m.) and “The Kite” (4:45 a.m.).

This morning TCM has more Shelley Winters with “Enter Laughing” (6:15 a.m.), “The Chapman Report” (8:15 a.m.) and “Wild in the Streets” (10:30 a.m.). 

This afternoon are films about outsiders on campus, with “Goodbye, My Fancy” (12:30 p.m.), “A Yank at Oxford” (2:30 p.m.), “A Yank at Eton” (4:30 p.m.) and “Mr. Belvedere Goes to College” (6:15 p.m.). 

The announcements of the College Football Playoff Rankings (ESPN, 7 p.m.) becomes a show. 

Major league soccer playoffs have Nashville SC vs. Toronto FC (Fox Sports 1, 6 p.m.), New England at Philadelphia (ESPN, 8 p.m.) and Los Angeles FC at Seattle (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.). 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Hugh Grant, Mark Consuelos, Kaitlyn Bristoe, Nev Schulman. The View: John Bolton, Katheryn Winnick. The Talk: Michael J. Fox, Elaine Welteroth. Ellen DeGeneres: Jake Tapper, Dierks Bentley. Drew Barrymore: Camila Alves McConaughey, Kay McConaughey, Paul Scheer, Billy Turner. Kelly Clarkson: Debbie Allen, Mandy Moore. Tamron Hall: Kelly Rowland, the cast of “The Unicorn.” Wendy Williams: Jerry Springer. The Real: John Ridley, Queen Naija, Dr. Shawn Nassei. 

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Barack Obama. Jimmy Kimmel: Kristen Stewart, Josh Duhamel, James Taylor. Jimmy Fallon: Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Paul Bethany, Internet Money with Gunna, Don Toliver and Nav. Seth Meyers: Amy Adams, Adam Davidson. James Corden: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell. Lilly Singh: Adam Devine (rerun). Trevor Noah: Kevin Hart (rerun).

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