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Jeopardy! Crowns a College Champ, Netflix Gets Interactive With Cat Burglar

ALSO: Abbott Elementary, RACE: Bubba Wallace, Love is Blind: Japan, FBI, and more.
  • Photos: ABC, Netflix.
    Photos: ABC, Netflix.

    Who is the Jeopardy! National College champion? Students from three colleges and universities will face off tonight in the primetime finale for a chance to win $250,000. Also today: The creators of Black Mirror bring an unsual new interactive special to Netflix, NASCAR’s only full-time Black driver opens up about his journey in RACE: Bubba Wallace, Love is Blind: Japan reaches its finale, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:

    Jeopardy! National College Championship: Tournament finale. Three college-aged contestants step behind the podium for a two-game final to determine who will claim the $250,000 grand prize. With host Mayim Bialik. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    Cat Burglar: Interactive special. Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones (Black Mirror) look to Tex Avery for inspiration in a new adult-oriented special that asks viewers to help Rowdy Cat answer trivia questions to avoid Peanut the Security Pup and successfully commit a museum heist. The actual special runs just 15 minutes, but with over 90 minutes of animation to explore, viewers can play the special 100 times and never see the same cartoon twice. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    RACE: Bubba Wallace: Complete docuseries. Netflix’s cameras follow NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, tracing his rise to the elite ranks of NASCAR, his decision to speak out about racial injustice, and the realities of being the only full-time Black driver in a notoriously white, conservative sport. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Love is Blind: Japan: Season finale. The couples meet at the altar, where they must make a decision that will forever change their lives. Streaming on Netflix

    Abbott Elementary: New episode. Janine (Quinta Brunson) is thrilled when Ava (Janelle James) asks her to teach the after-school step class, but the two don’t see eye to eye on the program. Later, when Barbara (Sheryl Lee Ralph), Melissa (Lisa Ann Walter), and Jacob (Chris Perfetti) plan a pizza “eat-off,” Gregory (Tyler James Williams) is forced to reveal a secret. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    FBI: New episode. When a Muslim college student and his younger brother are murdered, the team works with the imam of OA’s (Zeeko Zaki) former mosque, who insists the victims were wrongly targeted as terrorists. Followed by new episodes of FBI: International and FBI: Most Wanted. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    American Auto: New episode. Katherine (Ana Gasteyer) and the team attempt to boost employee morale after the Payne CFO announces his resignation. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    The Real Dirty Dancing: Season finale. The final two couples return to the lake to practice the most important part of their final performance: the iconic lift. The duo that does it best will be crowned the winning “Baby” and “Johnny.” 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    This Is Us: New episode. Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) prepares her dancers for their first big dance recital. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    Fannie Lou Hamer’s America: Special presentation. PBS opens America ReFramed Season 10 with this documentary about civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who made it her life’s work to enfranchise and increase Black political representation. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on PBS

    Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: New episode. The HBO series explores the dark side of Olympic sliding sports like bobsled and skeleton, opioid abuse in young athletes, and a surf spot that's been dubbed "Bitcoin Beach." 10:00 PM ET on HBO

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Jeopardy!, Abbott Elementary, Love Is Blind, RACE: Bubba Wallace, Bubba Wallace, Mayim Bialik