Tuesday's TV Highlights: The cop drama 'Southland' returns with new episodes
'SOUTHLAND': The multi-character police drama starring Ben McKenzie, above, moves to cable for its second season, at 10 p.m. on TNT.
NCIS: Gena Rowlands guest stars as Gibbs' (Mark Harmon) former mother-in-law in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS).
Nova: The controversy surrounding astronomers' demotion of Pluto from planet to "plutoid" is explored (8 p.m. KCET).
Frontline: Filmmaker John Zaritsky explores the volatile topic of whether a person has the right to end his or her own life in the last stages of painful terminal illness (9 p.m. KCET).
The Good Wife: Alan Cumming and Gary Cole guest star in this new episode of the legal drama (10 p.m. CBS).
Parenthood: Lauren Graham, Peter Krause, Craig T. Nelson and Bonnie Bedelia star in this new series (10 p.m. NBC).
Madman of the Sea: This new series charts the adventures of sports fisherman Matt Watson (10 p.m. Animal Planet).
Players: Two brothers clash while running a sports bar in this new sitcom (10:30 p.m. Spike).
To Kill a Mockingbird: Oscar winner Gregory Peck stars in this 1962 adaptation of author Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (8 p.m. AMC).
Hockey: The Kings visit the Dallas Stars (5:30 p.m. FS Prime).
Pro basketball: The Lakers welcome the Indiana Pacers (7:30 p.m. FSN).
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