TV picks for Tuesday, Feb. 13
2018 Winter Olympics: Tonight’s schedule includes the gold-medal final in the men’s snowboarding half pipe, where American Shaun White is attempting to regain past glory. Also: Figure-skating pairs and alpine skiing.
“The Bachelor Winter Games” (8 p.m., ABC): While the Olympians chase gold medals in South Korea, the contestants here have their eyes on red roses. In this new offshoot of the dating franchise, 26 eligible singles from around the world gather at a luxurious ski resort in Vermont to participate in challenges and, of course, dabble in romance. In the premiere, the participants meet in the streets of Vermont for a grand celebration. Bachelor royalty Trista and Ryan Sutter serve as grand marshals kicking off the festivities. ESPN “SportsCenter” anchor and sports journalist Hannah Storm, and KABC-TV sports anchor and correspondent Ashley Brewer join host Chris Harrison for the action. Following a featured performance by country music singer Ruthie Collins, the singles move into their villa and the games of love begin.
“We’ll Meet Again” (8 p.m., PBS): During the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, DC, strangers were thrown together in unimaginable situations. Patrick, a businessman visiting New York, searches for Emily, the photographer’s assistant who comforted him after the collapse of the World Trade Center. Tim, a military chaplain plunged into chaos at the Pentagon, hopes to thank the fellow chaplain who gave him the courage to carry on.
“Black Lightning” (9 p.m., The CW): An unexpected phone call unearths the long-buried need for Jefferson to investigate the murder of his father. Meanwhile, Anissa wrestles with the fact that her actions have dire consequences. Lastly, Jennifer learns the importance of controlling her temper – in all situations.
“20/20: “Lights, Camera, Romance!” (10 p.m., ABC): Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the program features the stars of the most influential romantic movies, takes viewers behind the scenes and dissects the most memorable moments from these classics. The special includes interviews with, among others, Katherine Heigl, from “27 Dresses”; Nia Vardalos and Andrea Martin from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”; and Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan from the” Fifty Shades” films.
“Frontline” (10 p.m., PBS): Tonight’s installment, “The Gang Crackdown,” looks at why MS-13 became a talking point in President Trump’s State of the Union speech and how law enforcement’s crackdown on the violent gang in Long Island led to immigrant teens being unlawfully detained. The documentary investigates how law enforcement has increasingly partnered with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to target minors perceived as threats for detention and deportation.
“Bellevue” (10 p.m., WGN America): Although there’s a major break in the case, Annie feels at odds with her fellow detectives and decides to continue the investigation into her possible “Riddler,” finding herself face-to-face with the man who could be him. Meanwhile, as Eddie quickly begins to explore a connection with Brady’s sister Briana, tensions and mistrust rise between Annie and Peter (Shawn Doyle).
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Also on Tuesday:
NHL hockey: Coyotes at Sharks (7:30 p.m., NBCSCA)
”WWE SmackDown” (8 p.m., USA)
“The Fosters” (8 p.m., Freeform)
“K.C. Undercover” (8 p.m., Disney Channel)
“America’s Next Top Model” (8 p.m., VH1)
“Moonshiners” (8 p.m., Discovery)
“Fixer Upper” (9 p.m., HGTV)
“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (9 p.m., Bravo)
“The Curse of Oak Island” (9 p.m., History)
“Chopped” (10 p.m., Food Network)
“Baskets” (10 p.m., FX)
“Drunk History” (10 p.m., Comedy Central)
“The Detour” (10:30 p.m., TBS)
“Another Period” (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central)