Tuesday TV: ‘MasterChef’ Finale, ‘Downsized’ Returns

A second “MasterChef” (Fox, 8 p.m.) is named on the two hour season two finale, pocketing $250,000. It’s down to server Adrien Nieto, 28 of Ventura, Calif.; stay at home dad Christian Collins, 31, of Gloucester, Mass.; and realtor Jennifer Behm, 34, of Wilmington, Del. Neural engineer Suzy Singh, 27 of Chicago, was cut in Monday’s episode.

And when it’s over, the presiding star moves on to a battle between French restaurants on “Gordon Ramsay’s F Word” (BBC America, 10 p.m.).

Speaking of cooking, the new “Family Restaurant” (We TV, 10 and 10:30 p.m.) follows a Chinese family running an eatery in Edmonton, Alberta, and having some generational squabbles along the way.

It comes alongside a new season for “Downsized” (WE, 9 p.m.). And things don’t look much easier for the Bruces, considering buying a new house after having two houses in foreclosure and losing a business.

Will we never get to the finals? “America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 9 p.m.) judges open the door to 12 previously eliminated contestants for a second chance on the wild

“Memphis Beat” (TNT, 9 p.m.) reaches a season finale, as does the odd season of “HawthoRNe” (TNT, 10 p.m.).

A cliffhanger is promised for the midseason finale of “The Nine Lives of Chloe King” (ABC Family, 9 p.m.).

A pair of sisters in Miami’s South Beach try to hide the money in “Take the Money & Run” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

North Carolina is the destination on “Ludo Bites America” (Sundance, 9 p.m.).

The countdown “50 Documentaries to See Before You Die” (Current, 9 p.m.), hosted by Morgan Spurlock, continues with films that include “Murderball,” Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 9/11” and “Exit Through the Gift Shop.”

The assistant to Jenny McCarthy and dancer Cheryl Burke gets the makeover treatment on the season premiere of “What Not to Wear” (TLC, 9 p.m.). I rather admire the people who shun the dictatorial rules of Stacy London and Clinton Kelly (as if they dress so perfectly). Hence let us praise the “What not to Wear: Top 10 Fashion Resistas” ((TLC, 10 p.m.).

Farrah takes her daughter to see her dad’s grave on “Teen Mom” (MTV, 10 p.m.) though she’s too young to comprehend it.

Joanne Woodward is the star of the day on Turner Classic Movies. Primetime offerings are “A Kiss Before Dying” (8 p.m.) and “The Sound and the Fury” (10 p.m.), followed by “Rachel, Rachel” (midnight), “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” (2 a.m.) and “The End” (4 a.m.).

Daytime Talk

Regis and Kelly: Joel McHale, Pia Toscano, Joy Philbin. The View: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick (rerun). The Talk: Gene Simmons, Lea Thompson, Wayne Brady (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Christina Aguilera, chef Roberto Martin (rerun). Wendy Williams: Sinbad, Maria Menounos, Michelle Tan (rerun).

Late Talk

David Letterman: Chaz Bono, Ray LaMonagne and the Pariah Dogs (rerun). Jay Leno: Ryan Reynolds, Sheryl Crow, Matt Nathanson (rerun). Jimmy Kimmel: Jamie Foxx, Affion Crocket, the Vaccines. Jimmy Fallon: Alec Baldwin, Maggie Q, Louis Katz (rerun). Craig Ferguson: Rosie Perez (rerun). Carson Daly: Evan Glodell, Black Milk, the Black Angels, Nicole Atkins and the Black Sea (rerun). Jon Stewart: Matt Long. Stephen Colbert: STS-135 astronauts. Conan O’Brien: Anne Hathaway, Jason Momoa, Sean O’Connor. Chelsea Handler: Denis Leary, Jo Koy, Loni Love, Jeff Wild.

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