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What to Watch on Tuesday: Will ‘American Ripper’ finale answer HH Holmes - Jack the Ripper connection?

An actor portrays Jack the Ripper in the History Channel series “American Ripper.”
An actor portrays Jack the Ripper in the History Channel series “American Ripper.” HISTORY/Eric Ogden

American Ripper (10 p.m., History) – In the finale of this docuseries, in which H.H. Holmes’ great-great grandson investigates the theory that Holmes and Jack the Ripper were the same person, Holmes’ grave is exhumed in an attempt to prove he escaped his own execution.

Also on tonight . . .

Animal Kingdom (9 p.m., TNT) – When Smurf realizes she may be in jail a lot longer than expected, she pits her sons against each other in the Season 2 finale.

Being Mary Jane (10 p.m., BET) – Word of Lee’s brimming success and new girlfriend throws Mary Jane’s already tenuous relationship with Justin into doubt.

The Murder of Laci Peterson (10 p.m., A&E) – The bodies of Laci Peterson and her child turn up in the San Francisco Bay, and police arrest Scott Peterson, who becomes a national villain.

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