What To Watch: Tuesday

TOP PICK:Rescue Me‘ (10pm on FX)

The heat is on as Tommy Gavin and the boys are back for an all-new season. Truly one of the summer’s best shows, look for Peter Gallagher to turn up in a few episodes as a priest, but in the meantime the focus is on Mr. Gavin – which we have no problems with.

A terrifying vision of the afterlife leaves Tommy shaken as he attempts to reconnect with his friends and family back on the outside. At the firehouse, the crew’s fate hangs in the balance when the department decides to cut costs.

KEY EPISODE:Pretty Little Liars‘ (8pm on ABC Family)

This show is red hot, as evidenced by ABC Family’s decision to order 12 more episodes. It is now Tuesday’s No. 1 series among female teens and is pulling in on average 2.7 million viewers overall.

Tired of being harassed by “A,” the girls decide to put a stop to the anonymous emails and text messages by blocking all unknown users. But even with the mysterious ghost no longer looming over their heads, the girls’ problems are far from over.

WATCH:Louie‘ (11pm on FX)

The single-camera comedy is a mix of Louis C.K.’s stand-up comedy and scripted stories. Guest starring appearances include Ricky Gervais, Pamela Adlon and Bobby Cannavale.

‘Louie’ is a brand-new comedy filtered through the observational humor of Louis C.K. Each episode puts a spotlight on Louis’ hectic life as a successful stand-up comedian and newly single father raising his two daughters in New York. Tonight is the series premiere.

DVR:Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List‘ (10pm on Bravo)

Kathy + Bristol Palin’s baby daddy = comedy gold.

Kathy takes a stand-up gig in Alaska; Kathy and Levi Johnston do a book signing together.

DVR:Wipeout‘ (8pm ET on ABC)

Ole! ‘Wipeout’ gets World Cup fever in honor of the world’s most popular sport.

In celebration of the 2010 World Cup, ‘Wipeout’s’ signature obstacle — Big Balls — transforms into Big Soccer Balls that go head-to-head against contestants, along with the Trampoline Sweeper and the Fling Set, two of the new wild and crazy obstacles contestants will face this week.

Talk Show Listings:

  • The View: Bristol Palin
  • Live With Regis And Kelly:
  • Late Show With David Letterman: Dolly Parton
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Kevin James
  • The Daily Show With Jon Stewart: Helen Mirren
  • Lopez Tonight: Salma Hayek
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