TV Watch List: Tuesday, Oct. 15

Jon Lovitz guest stars on "New Girl."
Jon Lovitz guest stars on “New Girl.”

‘Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle’
SPECIAL. Hey, nerds, this one’s for you. This special, narrated by Liev Schreiber, explores the evolution of comic book superheroes from the Great Depression through modern times. At three hours, it’s a commitment, but you don’t have anything better to do anyway, right?
8 p.m., PBS

‘New Girl’
COMEDY. Jon Lovitz guest stars as a rabbi who Schmidt turns to in his search for the meaning of life. When was the last time Jon Lovitz was in anything? Thinking about Jon Lovitz makes us want to watch “A League of Their Own.”
9 p.m., FOX

‘The Real Husbands of Hollywood’
REALITY. The fact that this show is in its second season is unbelievable — mostly because it’s unbelievable that these dudes agreed to do it again. Is this not the most emasculating title of a show, ever? Spoiler alert: Robin Thicke is no longer on this show, probably because Robin Thicke has a career now.
Season Premiere, 10 p.m., BET

‘Criss Angel BeLIEve’
REALITY. This is a new show starring super weirdo Criss Angel, in which he performs magical feats. In the opener, he performs one for Ludacris. That should be pretty funny.
Series Premiere, 10 p.m., SPIKE


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