Today’s Top TV Picks – Tuesday October 13

Today’s Top Picks


The Rhythm Section

8 p.m. on EPIX – Premiere

Mark Burnell adapted his novel of the same title for Reed Morano’s 2020 action thriller starring Blake Lively as Stephanie Patrick, who descends into drug addiction and prostitution after the rest of her family dies in a plane crash. When she discovers the crash was caused by a terrorist attack, however, Stephanie cleans up her act and finds a new purpose for her life: getting revenge. Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”) co-star; Max Casella and Daniel Mays also are featured.


Tell Me a Story

9 p.m. on CW – Season Premiere

New characters and stories are introduced as this thriller launches Season 2 with a premiere called “The Curse.” A tragic event threatens to derail the happiness of rising country music star Ashley Rose Pruitt (Natalie Alyn Lind) as she celebrates the launch of her debut album. Meanwhile, Jackson Pruitt (Matt Lauria), a troubled musician, resolves to break old habits when a provocative stranger named Simone (Ashley Madekwe) enters his life. Elsewhere, Maddie Pruitt (Odette Annable) worries as her fiancée, struggling novelist Tucker Reed (Paul Wesley), seems to be drifting away.


The FBI Declassified

10 p.m. ET on CBS

Actress Alana De La Garza, one of the stars of the hit CBS procedural drama “FBI,” provides the narration for this new six-part docuseries from the CBS News “48 Hours” team. Here, cameras are turned on real-life FBI agents and analysts to give viewers unprecedented access to some of the biggest cases ever handled by the bureau. Tonight’s premiere, “The Spies Next Door,” goes inside one of the Bureau’s most important counterintelligence investigations to track Russian operatives living in America and seeking critical secrets.


Eddie Eats America

10 p.m. ET on COOKING

A new episode finds strongman Eddie Hall in San Antonio, where his featured food challenge involves consuming a 21-ounce prime beef steak, double-battered and fried, in just 12 minutes, along with all sides and bread. Before that, though, he samples a traditional Mexican breakfast at the Mi Tierra eatery, then works up an appetite on an “American Ninja Warrior”-style obstacle course with David Yarter, a local veteran of that physically daunting TV competition series.

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