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What to Watch Tonight: Christina Applegate on The Grinder, Kristin Chenoweth on The Muppets, and Dr. Light on The Flash

What to watch on Tuesday, November 3...

12:01am, Hulu
The Mindy Project
In “Later Baby,” Mindy reluctantly takes on a business partner to help steer her practice out of the financial skids. Long story short, all the stirrups in the clinic are now sponsored by TD Ameritrade.

8pm, CBS
NCIS
One of Ducky’s extracurricular activities is revealed in “16 Years”: a secret society dedicated to solving cold cases, one of whose members has just been murdered. Can not-murdered membersJessica Walter and Richard Riehle help the team nab the culprit?

8pm, ABC
The Muppets
Kermit asks Miss Piggy’s advice on the perfect birthday gift for Denise in “The Ex-Factor.” In other awkwardness, Kristin Chenoweth signs up for a gig with the Electric Mayhem, inadvertently sparking intra-band conflict.

8pm, The CW
The Flash
Dr. Light is the latest Earth-2er (Earth-2ite? Earth-2vian?) to cross over, and Barry is determined to track her down despite Jay’s insistence that she wasn’t a threat on their world. But might this lord of luminosity still offer a new clue about Zoom? For that matter, might the newly arrived Harrison Wells? Elsewhere in “The Darkness and the Light,” Barry and Patty go on a date.

8pm, Cartoon Network
Adventure Time
Bubblegum seeks help from Marceline to defend her homeland in “Varmints.” Then in “Bonny & Neddy,” a quest from the King of Ooo lead Finn and Jake to discover one of the realm’s deepest secrets.

8pm, Fox
Grandfathered
Jimmy fills in for Gerald at an interview with an elite preschool in “Edie’s Two Dads.” Naturally, as soon as he meets the admissions official (Joanna Garcia Swisher), he makes a cock-up of things.

8:30pm, Fox
The Grinder
A lovelorn Dean finds his faith in romance restored by a chance reunion with a former flame (Christina Applegate) in “A Bittersweet Grind (Une Mouture Amer).” In other matters of the heart, Deb persuades Stewart to let Lizzie go on an unchaperoned date.

8:30pm, ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
Louis promotes Cattleman’s Ranch on a local morning show in “Good Morning Orlando,” while Eddie and the gang try to figure out which of them is dating which girl during a group date at the skating rink.

9pm, The CW
iZombie
In “Love & Basketball,” the suspicious demise of a pee-wee hoops coach brings out Liv’s motivational side, which she channels into giving Major an overdue pep talk. (Hopefully she also takes him out for ice cream afterward.) Elsewhere, Clive is visited by Suzuki’s widow.

9pm, Fox
Scream Queens
The Kappas bust out the Ouija board to communicate with the spirit of Chanel No. 2, who shares a dire warning but then makes them spell out “fart” over and over just for grins. Meanwhile in “Beware of Young Girls,” Dean Munsch has a run-in with her ex-husband’s mistress.

9pm, ABC
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
“Among Us Hide…” finds May and Hunter hot on the trail of Ward and Hydra, while Daisy and Coulson suspect that the A.T.C.U. has been less than forthcoming with them. Man, if you can’t trust shadowy paramilitary organizations these days, who can you trust?

9pm, WGN America
Manhattan
“Overlord” finds Charlie in a precarious situation thanks to Oppenheimer, and since the logline doesn’t elaborate, I’ll guess that means a rickety suspension bridge over a huge vat of piranhas.

10pm, BET
Being Mary Jane
Mary Jane’s bestie takes center stage in “Being Kara,” and a guilt-ridden, Prozac-fueled show it promises to be. As for the title character, she’s busy helping Niecy secure gainful employment.

10pm, CBS
Limitless
Deciding he’s earned some R&R, Brian takes a sick day from the FBI. But the CIA has other ideas, as they abduct him and his NZT mojo for “Brian Finch’s Black Op.”

10pm, NBC
Chicago Fire
The squad rallies around of their own in a time of crisis in “Your Day Is Coming.” Elsewhere, Hermann has his own problems thinking up a way to reopen the shuttered Molly’s, while Severide plunges further into the arson investigation.

10pm, FX
The Bastard Executioner
Wilkin, Milus, and Toran join forces to pursue a fugitive in “Broken Thing/Toredig Pethau.” But first, an epic match of rock-paper-scissors to determine which of them gets to wear the ten-gallon hat.

10:30pm, Comedy Central
Drunk History
Tales in “New Mexico” include Popé and his fellow Pueblo rising up against Spanish colonizers, the cofounder of the Boy Scouts tracking a wolf, and the Roswell conspiracy coming to light at long last. Participants from the Land of Enchantment include Colin Hanks, Jason Mantzoukas,Rob Huebel, Tom Lennon, and Patton Oswalt.

LATE-NITE:
– Gloria Steinem on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, 11pm, Comedy Central
– Ron Perlman on The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Bill O’Reilly, Paul Bettany, and Alanis Morissette on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– Antonio Banderas, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and John Irving on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 11:35pm, CBS
– Sharon Stone, Dave Bautista, and Jason Aldean from Nashville on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Allison Janney, Roger Bennett & Michael Davies, and Jon Theodore on Late Night with Seth Meyers, 12:35am, NBC
– Josh Duhamel on The Late Late Show with James Corden, 12:37am, CBS

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