What to Watch Tonight: The premieres of The Mindy Project, New Girl, and Vegas

What to watch on Tuesday, September 25...

The premieres just keep flowing in and I couldn't be happier to report it. Mostly because it gives me something to write about in these intros! Woohoo! Time to check out what's on TV tonight:

SEASON 2 PREMIERE, 8pm, Fox
New Girl
Zoey Deschanel will swoop in to take over for the So You Think You Can Dance time-slot, now that it has run its course. And we couldn't be happier to have her back—twice, technically, because New Girl will air two new episodes tonight: One at 8 p.m. and the other at 9 p.m. In the first, the second season premiere called "Re-launch," Jess gets laid off from her teaching gig and so decides to work as a shot girl at Schmidt's 'rebranding' party. Of course, Winston gets a little loose after a couple of drink-tastings. And in other news, Cece introduces her new boyfriend to the gang. Oh! And Parker Posey guest stars as an apathetic cocktail waitress.


SERIES PREMIERE, 8:30pm, Fox
Ben and Kate
Smack in the center of two New Girls, it's Fox's new Ben and Kate. In it we meet Kate, a single mom whose older brother Ben shows up one day to "help out," but it soon comes to light that Ben is really back in town because he's planning on trying to reunite with an ex—who's engaged to be married. In the meantime, Kate prepares for a date after years of being out of the game. Will this quirky duo win your hearts and thusly this Tuesday night time-slot? It's yet to be determined!

SERIES PREMIERE, 9:30pm, Fox
The Mindy Project
Mindy Kaling jumps networks and stars as Mindy Lahiri in this new Fox comedy: Lahiri is an Ob-gyn struggling to make sense of the disaster that is her personal life. The pilot kicks off with a toast no one will forget at her ex-boyfriend's wedding... that's just the beginning. As events unfold, Mindy bumps elbows with the law and it turns out to be even more embarrassing than the toast.

SERIES PREMIERE, 10pm, CBS
Vegas
Hey, it's a network that's not Fox on this list! CBS's new drama is set in 1960s Nevada where ex-rancher Ralph Lamb reigns as the reluctant sheriff for a little town called Las Vegas. In the pilot, Ralph begins to investigate a murder that involved the governor's niece—and it casts him into high waters with a mobster from Chicago who runs a posh casino on what will one day be called the Vegas strip. Based on historical facts (though I'm not sure how closely), this one should be fun for anyone who liked to imagine how "sin city" first built its reputation.

SERIES PREMIERE, 10:30pm, Comedy Central
Brickleberry
Comedy Central is trying its hand at another animated series. In "Welcome to Brickleberry" we are introduced to the completely inept forest rangers who roam the grounds of Brickleberry National Park. Steve, who has Ranger of the Month on lockdown, starts to worry about his position on the team now that new ranger Ethel is arriving to the park. Also, Malloy gets put on a diet after his taste for chocolate becomes too much for him to handle.


PLUS ALL NEW EPISODES OF...
Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars, 8 p.m., ABC
NCIS, SEASON 10 PREMIERE, 8 p.m., CBS
The Voice, 9 p.m., NBC
19 Kids and Counting, 9 p.m., TLC
Dance Moms, REUNION PART 2, 9 p.m., Lifetime
Face Off, 9 p.m., Syfy
Frontline, 9 p.m., PBS
Go On, 9 p.m., NBC
Hard Time, 9 p.m., NatGeo
Mysteries at the Museum, 9 p.m., Travel
New Girl, 9 p.m., Fox
NCIS: Los Angeles, SEASON 4 PREMIERE, 9 p.m., CBS
Property Virgins, 9 p.m., HGTV
Top Gear, 9 p.m., History
The New Normal, 9:30 p.m., NBC
Abby & Brittany, 10 p.m., TLC
Addicted, 10 p.m., Discovery Fitness & Health
All the Right Moves, 10 p.m., Oxygen
Bomb Girls, 10 p.m., Reelz
Chopped, 10 p.m., Food
Counting Cars, 10 p.m., History
Flipping Out, 10 p.m., Bravo
Gangsters: America's Most Evil, 10 p.m., Bio
House Hunters, 10 p.m., HGTV
Hot Set, 10 p.m., Syfy
Man, Fire, Food, 10 p.m., Cooking
Parenthood, 10 p.m., NBC
Private Practice, SEASON 6 PREMIERE, 10 p.m., ABC
Sons of Anarchy, 10 p.m., FX
Twisted, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery
Tosh.0, 10 p.m., Comedy Central
TV Guide Magazine's Top 25 Best Oprah Show Moments, SPECIAL, 10 p.m., OWN
House Hunters International, 10:30 p.m., HGTV


LATE-NITE PICKS:
Kaley Cuoco on Late Show With David Letterman, 11:35 p.m., CBS
Ann Romney and Seth MacFarlane on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, 11:35 p.m., NBC
Melanie Griffith, Kerry Washington, and Dancing With the Stars' runners up on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 12 a.m., ABC
Jerry Seinfeld, Anthony Anderson, Zach Cregger, and Jesse Bradford on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, 12:37 a.m., NBC
Tom Selleck and June Diane Raphael on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, 12:37 a.m., CBS

 

What are you watching tonight?

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The Mindy Project

Brickleberry

Parenthood

Go On

Tosh.0
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Brickleberry is definitely gonna get cancelled, but it's really funny. I recommend everyone here should check it out.
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Vegas
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the NCIS's and Vegas. Taping New Girl and Cold Case.
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If you have seen the movie no stings attached I think that is where Mindy came up with the idea for her show.
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If you have seen the movie no stings attached I think that is where Mindy came up with the idea for her show.
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New Girl, Ben and Kate, Mindy Project, Vegas, Parenthood, and SOA.
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NCIS returns tonight. I'm also interested in Vegas so it looks like I'll be watching CBS (or Global) all evening.

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NCIS, NCIS LA, Private Practice
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Brickleberry before it gets canceled

NCIS

maybe NCIS LA and Face Off

Top Gear US (congrats 2 weeks in a row the right channel!)

Tosh.0

Craig Ferguson's Menagerie of Hilarity
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Go On, New Girl, NCIS, NCIS: L.A., might give Vegas a try
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Lightest night of the week. The only thing that is a must is Vegas. (May take a look at the Fox comedies if I get curious).
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I really don't have a desire to watch Vegas, but as a fan of The Shield, I feel like I owe it to Michael Chicklis. (4 episode test)
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ABC: Nothing

CBS: Vegas

NBC: Go On & The New Normal

FOX: New Girl

CW: Nothing

Dance moms, Face off & Hot set
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ABC: Nothing

CBS: Vegas

NBC: Go On & The New Normal

FOX: New Girl

CW: Nothing

Dance moms, Face off & Hot set
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ABC: Nothing

CBS: Vegas

NBC: Go On & The New Normal

FOX: New Girl

CW: Nothing

Dance moms, Face off & Hot set
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ABC: Nothing

CBS: Vegas

NBC: Go On & The New Normal

FOX: New Girl

CW: Nothing

Dance moms, Face off & Hot set
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NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, DWTS
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The Voice, Go On, Parenthood, New Girl, maybe Brickleberry.
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NCIS, Face Off, Go On, The New Normal, Parenthood & Bomb Girls
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The New Normal, New Girl, maybe Ben & Kate, and The Mindy Project.
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Sons of Anarchy, Vegas, The New Normal, New Girl, Go On, Hard Time, Parenthood, Ben & Kate, Mindy Project, and MLB Baseball Braves vs Marlins. Hope i have enough space on my DVR!!
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New Girl, The Mindy Project, Brickleberry, Chopped, Face Off
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New Girl x2, NCIS, Go On, The Mindy Project, Vegas, Parenthood, Bomb Girls, Sons of Anarchy, Face Off
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NCIS: Los Angeles
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New Girl, The Mindy Project, Parenthood
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Go On, The New Normal, The Mindy Project. and I might re-watch last nights episode of Parenthood. It was great.
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NCIS! I have to see what happened after the explosion. And I want to check out The Mindy Project.
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New Girl, Go On, NCIS & spin-off, also checking out The Mindy Project and Vegas
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Oh, Fall TV programming, how I've missed you.

New Girl (X2!), Go On, Vegas.
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New Girl. Go On. Sin .
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Sons of Anarchy, Go On, Vegas, and New Girl. Craig Ferguson, too.
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Mindy Project, and maybe 66 kids and counting.
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NCIS. NCIS:LA, new girl and go on!
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private practice, new girl, ben&kate, the mindy prohject
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Vegas and Sons of Anarchy :)
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New Girl, Go On, Vegas (not really interested in it, but I just have to see how it starts, and Carrie-Anne Moss).
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Carrie-Anne Moss is all you had to say my friend.
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NCIS, The New Normal, Vegas
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New Girl, Go On, Vegas, Ferguson.

Go On seems rather good. But it can be better, let's hope it will.
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New Girl , NCIS , Go On
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NCIS, NCIS:LA

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Ben & Kate, New Girl, The Mindy Project, Go On, Parenthood, Sons of Anarchy..maybe Brickleberry
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NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, Vegas, Go On, and I might check out some of the other new shows online...
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Face Off & Hot Set
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NCIS, Bomb Girls, ...will try Vegas
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The Voice, Go On, The New Normal, The Mindy Project, Brickleberry
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