What to Watch: Tues, Aug 14
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When Fish Attack 3
5 p.m. & 9 p.m., Discovery
If the shocking footage of people being attacked by marine life isn’t enough to lure you into watching this new special, graphic CGI re-enactments and expert analysis help fill in the holes that panicked tourists with shaking Handycams couldn’t capture.
6 p.m. & 10 p.m., OWN
This series of specials compiles the best bits from the long-running reality series, concentrating on the showier drug busts and prostitution stings, to bring you the finest examples of the female side of U.S. law enforcement in action.
NCIS: Los Angeles
9 p.m., Global & CBS
In tonight’s episode, the NCIS investigate a shooting outside of the Vietnamese embassy that occurred just prior to the arrival of the Secretary of the Navy, which leads the team to an underground sweatshop using forced labour.
He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley
9:30 p.m., KCTS
This documentary special looks at the success of Elvis’s non-secular recordings (several of which garnered him Grammy Awards when none of his rock hits ever did) and what drew the singer to that genre of music, through interviews and archival video with never-before-seen offstage gospel performances.
In Plain Sight
10 p.m., Global
A former New Orleans drag queen risks his new life in witness protection after seeing a murder and refusing to give up cross-dressing despite the danger of being recognized. Meanwhile, Marshall announces his engagement to Abigail, and Mary receives a surprise visitor.
The Burn With Jeff Ross
10:30 p.m. & 3:30 a.m., Comedy
For years, Jeff Ross, known as “the meanest man in comedy,” has crushed the biggest of egos with cutting putdowns at the Friar’s Club roasts. Now, in this six-episode series, the world of pop culture is his target, as he — and his celebrity guests — skewer the hottest topics of the day, as well as “public enemies” (think meter readers and the paparazzi) and the recently departed. Rest assured, no one and nothing is sacred to the “Roastmaster General.”