What to Watch Tonight: El Rey Launches With From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Lady Sif Visits S.H.I.E.L.D., and Glee Goes to Nationals
What to watch on Tuesday, March 11...
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
What’s this? That sinister siren Lorelei on the lam in Midgard and terrorizing the team? Only an even more formidable femme fatale can foil the foe—the Lady Sif (Jaimie Alexander)! But can the Asgardian adventurer stop the enticing enchantress from working her witchy wiles on Coulson? Tune in to “Yes Men” to find out—same S.H.I.E.L.D.-t.i.m.e., same S.H.I.E.L.D.-c.h.a.n.n.e.l.!
Marlee Matlin, Jackée Harry, and Skylar Astin are among the guest-stars visiting “City of Angels,” site of the Nationals competition in which the New Directioninos hope to make a splash.
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee
“Fleeing Syria: Children of War” chronicles the lives of Syrian youths who have escaped that nation’s civil war and settled in Jordanian refugee camps.
8pm, The CW
“Despite Klaus’s rage,” opens the logline for “Farewell to Storyville,” practically daring me not to follow up with, “he’s still just a rat in a cage.” Which he kind of is, what with being mystically trapped in the cemetery with his siblings and gunning for Rebekah’s hide. Outside the barrier, Marcel takes drastic steps to get her out unscathed.
8pm, ABC Family
Pretty Little Liars
In a mission that may as well have been delivered by their unseen benefactor over an intercom, the Liars sign up for a bridal fashion show in order to investigate a suspicious Mrs. DiLaurentis in “Unbridled.” No word on whether Lucas or Caleb will be acting as Bosley in this scenario.
Carson on TCM
Go on the road with tonight’s batch of interviews, including Bob Hope from 1978, Bing Crosby from 1976, Tony Randall from 1974, Truman Capote from 1972, Gregory Peck from 1976, and Lauren Bacall from 1980.
SERIES PREMIERE, 9pm, El Rey
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series
Robert Rodriguez brings his 1996 cult film to the small screen as the flagship program of his own newly launched TV network. A pair of outlaws try to stay ahead of the law en route to the Mexican border, but their plans are diverted by the irresistible pull of a strip club swarming with vampires.
9pm, BBC America
24 Hours on Earth
This two-part documentary examines how flora and fauna have evolved to exploit the advantages of Earth’s daily rotation. The first part, “Day,” focuses on how different life forms have adapted to the sunnier portion of the cycle.
About a Boy
Organizing a guys’ night out proves more vexing than expected for Will in “About a Godfather,” which has to make Andy and Laurie wonder whether he’s truly cut to be Jonah’s godfather, a role they ask him to fill.
Adam hits the rink in hopes of impressing Murray in “Lame Gretzky,” but his hockey career ends ignominiously. Meanwhile, Beverly scores a perfect 2400 in the “haranguing Erica about the SATs” category.
In “Fired Up,” Jess hires Coach to perform his eponymous role for her school’s volleyball team, and everything works out perfec—nope, hang on, that plan collapsed in a hot minute, now she’s gotta can him. Elsewhere, Cece is wooed by a young suitor and Schmidt ropes Nick and Winston into helping him handle a deposition.
Charles taps Jake as his best man in “Fancy Brugdom,” because who better to lend a hand with meticulous wedding planning? Around the station, "sorry" seems to be the hardest word for Rosa, and a crazy diet fad entices Terry, Amy, and Gina.
Loose-cannon U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens teams up with a loose-cannon DEA agent (Eric Roberts) in “Wrong Roads,” and I can’t help but wonder if there’s a loose-cannon Bureau of Labor Statistics actuary somewhere out there just waiting to hook up with these guys. Boyd actually knows a loose-cannon Office of Management and Budget file clerk, but she can’t do much to help him keep Ava safe behind bars.
Severide is Det. Lindsay’s prime suspect in the disappearance of Vince Keeler, and not just because he tried to sneak out of the firehouse lugging a person-sized sack that he kept insisting was “laundry” despite what sounded like muffled pleas emanating from it. Elsewhere in “A Rocket Blasting Off,” Jones’ troublemaking lands her on HQ’s radar, and Hermann’s 20th anniversary gift for his wife raises a few eyebrows.
“Too Good to Be True” sees Travis launching an open mic night at Coffee Bucks, then immediately regretting that decision when wannabe comic Andy takes the stage. In other unpersuasive performances, the gang humors Tom’s visiting daughter, who believes her dad is one of the cool kids.
SERIES PREMIERE, 10pm & 10:30pm, USA
Chrisley Knows Best
Well-heeled Atlantan Todd Chrisley and his family form the center of this new reality series, which opens with Todd disciplining his teenage son Chase in “Patriarch of Perfection.” Then in “Not So Sweet Sixteen,” daughter Savannah gears up for her milestone birthday and its associated blowout party.
– Kathy Griffin, Lance Gross, and George Wallace on The Arsenio Hall Show, Syndicated, check local listings
– Ricky Gervais, Gillian Jacobs, and Goo Goo Dolls on Conan, 11pm, TBS
– Emily Mortimer on Chelsea Lately, 11pm, E!
– Andrew Napolitano on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 11pm, Comedy Central
– Ronan Farrow on The Colbert Report, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Tyler Perry, Billy Eichner, and Juanes on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– Jason Bateman and Gary Allan on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35pm, CBS
– From South by Southwest, Rosario Dawson, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Aloe Blacc, and Jimmy Vaughn on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Rachel Maddow and Ike Barinholtz, on Late Night with Seth Meyers, 12:35pm, NBC
– Jeff Goldblum and Lauren Cohan on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37am, CBS
WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING TONIGHT?
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