What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Premiere, ‘Teen Wolf’ 5B Premiere on Tuesday

The Shannara Chronicles premieres on a stacked night of dramas! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Tuesday 01/05/2016:

8:00 PM ET

NCIS (“Sister City: Part One”) – Abby’s brother becomes the prime suspect when the passengers and crew of a private plane traveling from New Orleans are poisoned. (CBS)

Hollywood Game Night [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Hannigan, Hale & Hunt … Oh My!”) – Contestants play party games with celebrities, including Kevin Smith, Dave Foley, Tony Hale, Alyson Hannigan, Justin Long and Helen Hunt. (NBC)

New Girl [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Big Mama P”) – Jess plans an engagement party for Schmidt and Cece, not realizing Cece’s mom isn’t aware her daughter is getting married. (FOX)

Dance Moms (“No Moms Allowed”) – The girls get together to discuss their mothers, Abby’s crazy behavior last season and Maddie’s new movie career; the girls perform a dance they choreographed themselves. (Lifetime)

8:30 PM ET

Grandfathered (“Perfect Physical Specimen”) – When Sara and Gerald learn Jimmy hasn’t been to a doctor in more than a decade, they trick him into seeing their doctor; Gerald and Vanessa fret over Edie’s surgery; Annelise and Ravi discover Jimmy’s secret. (FOX)

9:00 PM ET

Teen Wolf [MIDSEASON PREMIERE] (“The Last Chimera”) – Scott and Stiles try to learn what is behind the mysterious infection that is killing the town sheriff. (MTV)

Shark Tank – Equipment for people who want to run a crane or crush a car; a protein-filled pancake mix; keeping ties looking sharp; checking in with Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac of Cousins Maine Lobster. (ABC)

NCIS: New Orleans (“Sister City: Part Two”) – Special Agent Pride and the team investigate a Russian sleeper agent involved with Abby’s brother; Sebastian goes to Washington, D.C., to work with Abby; Bishop drives all night to deliver a package and help the New Orleans team. (CBS)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (“Hostage Situation”) – Charles’ ex-wife tries to interfere with his relationship with Genevieve; Amy asks Terry for a recommendation letter; Holt and Rose turn to Gina for help with a case. (FOX)

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (“Hamptons, 90210”) – In New York, the women travel to the Hamptons to celebrate Lisa Vanderpump’s appearance on the cover of Bella Magazine; Yolanda’s struggle with Lyme disease finds her going under the knife in Cleveland; Kyle receives devastating news about Kim. (Bravo)

Dance Moms [SEASON PREMIERE] (“New Season, New Rules”) – Abby makes an announcement that will change the future of the team; Maddie shoots her first movie; Jill and Kendall are insulted by Maddie’s substitute on the team; Jeanette and her BDA team return. (Lifetime)

Chicago Fire (“The Beating Heart”) – A member of Firehouse 51 is treated for life-threatening injuries; Cruz searches for Freddie; Mouch has a surprise for Trudy; Chili’s behavior worries Brett and Jimmy. (NBC)

The Haves and the Have Nots [SEASON PREMIERE] (“The Waters Run Deep”) – Candace and Jeffery face Quincy; the Cryers and the Harringtons deal with the consequences of their actions. (OWN)

9:30 PM ET

The Grinder (“The Olyphant in the Room”) – Dean catches Claire making out with Timothy Olyphant; a reporter is writing a story about Stewart, who gets upset when Dean steals the spotlight. (FOX)

What's On TV Tonight - 'The Shannara Chronicles' Premiere, 'Teen Wolf' 5B Premiere on Tuesday

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10:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: The Shannara Chronicles [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Chosen”) – When Four Lands is in danger, the fate of the world rests on the shoulders of an unlikely trio. (MTV)

Beyond the Tank [SEASON PREMIERE] – Barbara Corcoran offers advice to Grace and Lace co-founder Melissa Hinnant; Daymond John visits Matt Reed’s upstate New York property to check on his smartly designed urban beehives; Lori Griener checks in with Scrub Daddy creator Aaron Krause. (ABC)

Christina Milian Turned Up (“Goodbye to Love”) – Dom leaves for France after a tearful goodbye; Danielle’s relationship with Richard continues to fall apart after he refuses to participate in a family function; the countdown toward Christina’s store opening continues. (E!)

Limitless (“The Assassination of Eddie Morra”) – When a former member of Sen. Morra’s inner circle makes an attempt on his life, Brian must sabotage the FBI’s investigation of the attack. (CBS)

Chicago Med (“Malignant”) – Rhodes and Zanetti race to save a member of Firehouse 51; April’s brother struggles during his first day at the hospital; a woman saved from a burning building leads to a bigger mystery. (NBC)

The Expanse (“Back to the Butcher”) – Holden and crew make a deal with an unlikely ally; Miller’s conspiracy theories about the missing girl continue to grow. (Syfy)

11:00 PM ET

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


The Wendy Williams Show (“All New”) – Hot Topics; Big Daddy Kane (“Exposed”) performs; Caitlyn Becker (“HuffPost Live”) provides the latest news from Hollywood. (BET)

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Doug Benson; Matt Besser. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by Director Ryan Coogler. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features Quentin Tarantino; pilots Yves Rossey & Vince Reffet. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Watch What Happens: Live welcomes TV personality Erika Girardi; actor Cheyenne Jackson. (11:00 PM, Bravo)

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore has a panel of guests with comedic views on current events. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is joined by Actress Kristen Stewart; actor Michael Shannon; Cage the Elephant performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Late Show With Stephen Colbert welcomes Actor John Krasinski; hip-hop artist Killer Mike; geneticist George Church. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Late Night With Seth Meyers features Actor Samuel L. Jackson; The Kids in the Hall; comic book creator Sana Amanat; Matt Sorum sits in with the 8G Band. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden has Actress Sarah Hyland; actor Jack McBrayer; actor Rami Malek. (12:35 AM, CBS)

What, if anything, do you plan on watching on TV tonight? Sound off in the comments!

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