What to Watch: Tues, October 9

The second season of Ink Master beings tonight with back-to-back episodes as 16 top tattoo artists compete for the $100,000 prize

Ink Master (New Season)
7 p.m. & 8 p.m.; 10 p.m. & 11 p.m., Spike
In two back-to-back episodes, this artistic competition returns for a second season to find a new Ink Master among 16 top tattoo artists from across the U.S. Each week, they compete in challenges that test their skills and creativity until only one takes home the US$100,000 grand prize.

Frontline (New Season)
6 p.m. & 11:30 p.m., WTVS; 9 p.m., KCTS
The acclaimed PBS newsmagazine returns with an in-depth look at Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, including examinations of their campaign strategies as well as voter opinions on the presidential hopefuls and their plans for the country.

Raising Hope
8 p.m., Citytv & Fox
When a social worker visits the Chance household to investigate a claim, she is shocked to see some of the tactics the family uses to keep Maw Maw under control and threatens to take the woman away when she suspects they’re guilty of elder abuse.

Hart of Dixie
8 p.m., CHEK & The CW
Zoe is trying hard to stay away from Wade, but when Rose (guest star McKaley Miller) enlists her help in throwing the first BlueBellapalooza, she is forced to ask Wade to convince his old band mate to be the musical act on short notice.

Criminal Minds
10:01 p.m., CTV
Kim Wayans and Mackenzie Phillips guest star as relatives of the victims of two similar murders that happen just hours apart in San Diego and Los Angeles, leading the BAU team to suspect that more than one killer is on the loose.

10:30 p.m. & 3:30 a.m., Comedy
In order to secure the only available handicapped parking stall left in front of their office, the boys concoct an elaborate scheme that involves Adam’s obese cousin getting a job there.

11 p.m., KCTS
In the documentary Escaramuza: Riding From the Heart, a group of first-generation Mexican-American girls learn the traditional equestrian sport of their ancestors, which leads them to discover a beautiful life full of possibilities outside their crime-ridden urban neighbourhoods.