Whether you prefer salacious, bare-chested dramas or buttoned-up comedy, there’s something for everyone on television today. Hulu leads the day with Welcome to Chippendales, a docudrama about the rise and fall of Chippendales founder Steve Banerjee, played by Kumail Nanjiani.
Over on Netflix, Trevor Noah prepares for his Daily Show departure with a new comedy special, Peacock looks to Tiger King for inspiration with Deadly Breed: Crime. Cons. Cats., Morgan Freeman narrates nature docuseries Our Universe, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:
Welcome to Chippendales: Limited series premiere. Kumail Nanjiani and Murray Bartlett headline this outrageous true-crime drama about the dark underbelly of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire. Nanjiani plays Chippendales founder Steve Banerjee, while Bartlett embraces his theatricality as Nick De Noia, the group’s choreographer who met a tragic end in the mid-1980s. Also stars Juliette Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and Andrew Rannells. Read our review. Streaming on Hulu
Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would: Comedy special. The soon-to-be-former Daily Show host shares revelations about learning to speak German, modern communication, and his love for curry in his third Netflix special. Shortly after the special drops, Noah will embark on a global comedy tour. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix
Dangerous Breed: Crime. Cons. Cats: Complete docuseries. Canadian filmmaker Frederick Kroetsch spent 10 years trying to make a reality show about controversial wrestler and Persian cat breeder Teddy Hart, but after accumulating years of footage, multiple women come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct against Teddy. As he begins to reexamine his footage, Frederick is drawn further into a stranger than fiction tale centered around a Joe Exotic-like figure. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock
Our Universe: Complete Season 1. Morgan Freeman narrates a new nature series from BBC Studios about the connections that drive our natural world, from the birth of the Sun to the romance of two penguins. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix
Bachelor in Paradise: Season 8 finale. As their time in paradise comes to an end, the Bachelor Nation alums have one last chance to couple up. Will anyone attempt to bring their relationship into the real world? 8:00 PM ET on ABC
Below Deck Mediterranean: Season 7 reunion. Andy Cohen sits down with the crew of motor yacht Home to hash out the biggest moments and most dramatic fights of the season. 8:00 PM ET on Bravo
FBI: New episode. When a deadly truck heist arms the killers with enough ammonium nitrate to construct a massive bomb, the team discovers a link to a terrorist group Maggie (Missy Peregrym) is working to infiltrate. Followed by new episodes of FBI: International and FBI: Most Wanted. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS
The Winchesters: New episode. Mary (Meg Donnelly) gets a call from an old family friend who’s looking for some help, but when the team arrives, they learn that some crucial details were left out. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW
New Amsterdam: Season 5 fall finale (special time). As Reynolds (Jocko Sims) gets creative to help a prospective mother in need, Max (Ryan Eggold) takes a chance with Wilder (Sandra Mae Frank) and learns a hard truth. The fall finale is part of a special two-episode event. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on NBC
Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.