Burgers, Brew & Que (10:30 p.m., Food) – It’s the second episode of this series and the second time the “barbecue” portion of the show has been based in New York. Tonight, Carolina-style whole hog barbecue – in Brooklyn! Hey, spread the love, we say!
Also on tonight . . .
Defiance (8 p.m., Syfy) – Defiance is under siege, so Nolan, Amanda, Irisa and the militia defend the town.
The Messengers (9 p.m., CW) – In the series finale, the messengers face off against the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, who plan to break the seal and destroy everything.
Missing in Alaska (10 p.m., History) – The start of a new series about a military transport plane that disappeared in northwest Alaska in 1950 with 44 people on board. The area where the plane disappeared is the site of more unsolved missing persons cases than anywhere else in the world. The first episode examines the possibility that a space-time vortex could have transported the plane to another dimension.