After breaking out on Matt James’ season of The Bachelor, 28-year-old Michelle Young is ABC’s new Bachelorette. Young, a Division I basketball player turned fifth-grade teacher, is looking for a partner with big dreams and a supportive attitude as the show kicks off its 18th season tonight, but with 30 suitors competing for her attention, finding her Superman may prove difficult.
Also today: Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton, and Nadine Velazquez play an estranged nineties girl group in Queens, Only Murders in the Building reaches its season finale, and the Monica Lewinsky scandal breaks in Impeachment: American Crime Story. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:
The Bachelorette: Season premiere. 30 captivating men arrive in Indian Wells, California, where they try to make a good impression on fifth-grade teacher Michelle Young. Franchise alums Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe return as hosts for Michelle's season. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
Queens: Series premiere. 20 years after their successful hip-hop group broke up, four women (Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton, and Nadine Velazquez) reunite in hopes of recapturing their fame and regaining the swagger they once had. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on ABC
Only Murders in the Building: Season finale. Charles (Steve Martin), Oliver (Martin Short), and Mabel (Selena Gomez) race towards a resolution to the case, but find their own in danger. The Hulu comedy was renewed for a second season last month, just two weeks after it became Hulu's most-watched comedy premiere. Streaming on Hulu
In For a Murder: Original film. This Polish mystery-comedy, which shares similar DNA with Only Murders, follows a stay-at-home mom and avid reader of crime stories who becomes obsessed with a murder in her small town when she discovers the crime is connected to her best friend’s disappearance. Streaming on Netflix
Impeachment: American Crime Story: The world learns about President Clinton (Clive Owen) and Monica Lewinsky’s (Beanie Feldstein) affair, making her the most famous woman in America. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on FX
NBA Basketball: The 2021-22 NBA season gets underway with two marquee matchups:
La Brea: The sight of a crashing plane spreads a wave of unexpected hope through the clearing as Eve (Natalie Zea) and the other survivors search for its fallen pilot. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on NBC
Chucky: On Halloween night, Chucky targets one of Jake’s (Zackary Arthur) frenemies at a costume party, forcing Jake to either stop the killer doll, or help him. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on SYFY and USA
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: The HBO docuseries explores the NCAA's new name, image, and likeness (NIL) policy, Jalen Rose's decision to open up his own school in Detroit, and the NBA's tallest players in a new episode. 10:00 PM ET on HBO
The Price of Freedom: Original documentary. Director Judd Ehrlich looks at the gun violence epidemic in America and the role of the NRA over time. Watch preview. Streaming on HBO Max
Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.