TV highlight for Tuesday, Nov. 9: Michael J. Fox guest-stars on ‘The Good Wife'

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Coach Beiste might regret her decision to take on that football coaching job at McKinley High School -- no matter how much fun it is to see students sing and dance all the time -- after Tuesday's episode, in which she finds out in an unconventional way that the glee club guys have been "controlling their urges" on "Glee" (Fox at 8).

DiNozzo's father comes back to "NCIS" (CBS at 8), and winds up being an important part of a murder investigation that could have catastrophic implications for the team.

Ever wonder if your puppy can tell you've had a bad day? "Nova" (WETA at 8, MPT at 9:30) looks at the relationship between people and their dogs, including whether canines can pick up on human emotions, and also delves into the differences between dog and wolf genetics.

Performers on the "Dancing With the Stars" (ABC at 9) results show include John Legend and the Roots, followed by Taio Cruz, all before another couple is sent packing to leave the final four pairs.

George W. Bush sits down on "Hannity" (Fox News Channel at 9) to discuss his new book with Sean Hannity.

New series "Auction Hunters" (Spike at 10) follows the world of storage-unit auctions, which happen all over the country, starting with a few odd items in California.

Michael J. Fox guest stars on "The Good Wife" (CBS at 10) as a brilliant attorney who uses a medical condition to sway the jury while going up against Alicia's firm in a class action suit involving a pharmaceutical company; meanwhile, Kalinda tries to get an old friend to keep quiet about secrets in her past.

"Frontline: The Confessions" (WETA at 10, MPT at 10:30) looks in the "Norfolk Four" case from 1997, when four Navy sailors were convicted of murdering a woman from Norfolk, Va., and what happened in the tumultuous aftermath.

Designing competition series "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" (Bravo at 10) kicks off Season 2 as the 12 contestants are immediately split up into two competing "fashion houses" for competitions each week, starting with a challenge involving designs from show host Iman.

Night two of "Conan" (TBS at 11) features actors Tom Hanks and Jack McBrayer, plus a performance by Soundgarden.

"Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS at 11:35) hosts actor Denzel Washington and musical guest Bon Jovi.

Animal expert Dave Salmoni stops by "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC at 11:35), along with actor Chris Pine and "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze.

-- Emily Yahr

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