What to Watch on Tuesday: David Blaine creeping everyone out

11/19/2013 6:00 AM

11/18/2013 5:40 PM

David Blaine: Real or Magic (9:30pm, ABC) - David Blaine entertains stars and newsmakers, including Will Smith, Olivia Wilde, Woody Allen and Stephen Hawking, to get their reactions to his magic tricks. He also travels to Africa to explain how he learned one of his most recent moves.

Also on . . .

NCIS (8pm, CBS) - NSA analyst Eleanor Bishop works with NCIS when the Secretary of the Navy is bugged during a confidential briefing. Two years earlier, Bishop accurately predicted in detail that the security breach would happen.

Lincoln@Gettysburg (9pm, UNC-TV) - An examination of Abraham Lincoln's embrace of the telegraph, which enabled him to both communicate with generals in the field and feel the pulse of the nation faster than before, and the role it played in shaping the 272-word Gettysburg Address. Included: the Battle of Gettysburg , the establishment of the Gettysburg National Cemetery and Lincoln's last-minute invitation to speak at the cemetery's dedication ceremony.

The Mindy Project (9:30pm, Fox) - A public relations fiasco ensues after Danny asks one of his patients to write about the practice on her mommy blog, but she turns out to be a white supremacist. To take control of the situation, they hire a PR guru to give Danny media training, but she ends up seducing him.

Chicago Fire (10pm, NBC) - I've seen the previews for tonight's episode and I just won't be able to stand it if they let Chief die. But that's the way they make it look when the firehouse squad is on the scene of a major accident involving a tanker and a commuter train that collide and then crash into a warehouse. Also, if anyone is keeping score, I'm over Shay and Severide's father. Over.

Happiness is a Warm TV logo

Happiness is a Warm TV

It's must read television! We have DVRs. We have cable. We have armchairs. That makes us highly qualified to talk about television. Join us as we explore what's good, what's bad, what's too bad to miss, and anything else TV has to offer. Contributors are Brooke Cain and Thad Ogburn.

Join the Discussion

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service