TV picks: Tuesday, Nov. 20

David Geffen, right, helped launch the career of Don Henley and the Eagles.

“American Masters: Inventing David Geffen”
DOCUMENTARY. An impresario of the music (Joni Mitchell, Guns N’ Roses), movie (“American Beauty,” “A Beautiful Mind”) and theater (“Cats,” “Dreamgirls”) worlds, David Geffen receives a tribute from famous friends and colleagues who love and yes, sometimes even loathe, the hardworking, arrogant man. As the story of a working-class Brooklyn kid who became an unparalleled entertainment mastermind unfolds, one thing becomes clear — everyone respects this guy.
8 p.m., PBS

“Happy Endings”
COMEDY. The gang is thankful for … the season of “The Real World” that never made it to air — because, we learn, that’s where Max and Brad met.
9 p.m., ABC

“The Mindy Project”
COMEDY. Mindy is not thankful for … her former blind date (Ed Helms), who shows up with his new girlfriend at the Thanksgiving dinner the doc prepares at Gwen’s house.
9:30 p.m., Fox

“New Girl”
COMEDY. Jess tries to reunite her divorced mom (Jamie Lee Curtis) and dad (Rob Reiner), “Parent Trap”-style when they visit the loft for Thanksgiving.
9 p.m., Fox



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