TV Picks for Tuesday, April 29: ‘Pioneers of Television, ‘Trophy Wife’ and ‘Person of Interest’
Tonight in Prime Time
‘Pioneers of Television’
In tonight’s episode (titled “Breaking Barriers”), this great PBS documentary series looks at people of color on television, including breakthroughs by Diahann Carroll, Bill Cosby, Desi Arnaz, Edward James Olmos and George Takei. 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Tuesday
“MLB Baseball,” 4 p.m. (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees (Live).
“Supernatural,” 9 p.m. (The CW): Dean and Sam learn that mafialike monster families are running the underbelly of Chicago; Ennis refuses to listen to a warning from the brothers.
“About a Boy,” 9:01 p.m. (NBC): Marcus is thrilled when his father, Hugh (Tony Hale), visits unexpectedly; Fiona fights her attraction to Hugh as she also notices his lack of interest in father-son bonding; Sam’s work schedule gets in the way of romance.
“Trophy Wife,” 9:31 p.m. (ABC): Kate tries to help Warren improve his social life, but her efforts backfire; Hillary turns to Jackie for help with an art assignment; Pete teaches Bert about money’s value.
“Fargo,” 10 p.m. (FX): Malvo flips the script on the blackmail operation; Molly sets a trap; Lester’s return to work has complicated repercussions.
“Person of Interest,” 10:01 p.m. (CBS): Reese and Shaw are hunted by Decima; Greer uses Finch’s greatest weakness — his former fiancee — to lure him out of hiding.
The New York Times