For Tuesday, October 15 2013 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
The Biggest Loser (NBC, 8 p.m.) - On the season premiere, for the first time ever in the show's history, trainers sat in on casting sessions and helped select the new contestants, and also received a "trainer save," allowing each one to save one eliminated contestant from going home. Contestants eager for a second chance to reclaim their health and re-write their future include American Idol winner Ruben Studdard, this season's heaviest contestant at 462 pounds. David Brown, who lost his first wife to an almost decade-long battle with cancer and is now fighting for his life so he cane be there for his daughters, and Tanya Winfield, a single mom addicted to food who grew up with a teenage mom addicted to drugs, who is eager to break the cycle of addiction in her family. Also competing this season will be Olympic weight lifter Holley Mangold, hoping to get in the best shape possible for a second chance at gold in the 2016 Olympics, and Matt Hooper, who postponed his wedding to be on the show so he could give his fiance the best physical version of himself.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX, 8:30 p.m.) - "The Vulture" - Jake (Adam Samberg) seeks revenge after a rival detective steals his thunder on a murder case, while Terry (Terry Crews) seeks Captain Holt's (Andre Braugher) help in getting re-certified to carry a gun.
Supernatural (The CW, 9 p.m.) - "Devil May Care" - Dean (Jensen Ackles) shocks Sam (Jared Padalecki) by popping open the trunk of the Impala and showing him that he has kidnapped Crowley (Mark Sheppard). Kevin (guest star Osric Chau) freaks out when he sees the King of Hell, but Sam and Dean convince him that they need Crowley to find the demons on Earth. Meanwhile, Abaddon (guest star Alaina Huffman) re-emerges and plans to take over Hell.
Trophy Wife (ABC, 9:30 p.m.) - "The Breakup" - When Meg (Natalie Morales) stays with Kate (Malin Akerman) and Pete (Bradley Whitford) after a break-up, Kate is torn between her friendship and obligations as a wife and step-mom. Meg’s criticism of Kate’s life causes the long time friends to have a falling out and it’s up to Pete to help them work it out. Meanwhile, Warren (Ryan Scott Lee) struggles with the pressures of figuring out his future but gets a glimpse of his true talent when he helps Bert (Albert Tsai) with a Lego project.
The Mindy Project (ABC, 9:30 p.m.) - "Wiener Night" - Mindy (Mindy Kaling) meets a journalist (guest star Ben Feldman) who thinks she's too boring, so she invites him to Christina's (Chloe Sevigny) photography show, only to find it comprised of more photos of Danny (Chris Messina)-- nude.
Which will you watch??
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