Tuesday on TV: "The L.A. Complex" debuts on The CW; President Obama visits Jimmy Fallon
The L.A. Complex (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) is sort of the Canadian version of "Melrose Place." Set in Los Angeles. Really.
It's a Canadian production (which aired in The Great White North earlier this year) about a group of show biz wannabes who live in the same apartment complex, dream big dreams and sleep with each other.
It's all very soapy. But there's nothing wrong with a good soap opera. And this shows promise of being a decent soap opera.
Also tonight, President Obama makes his first appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (11:35 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5).
Fallon won't be in his home studio in New York City - the episode is being taped on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Elsewhere on TV ...
The Biggest Loser (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A third finalist is revealed.
Glee (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Oh, gag. The glee club pays homage to Whitney Houston. Which is sort of nauseating on so many levels.
90210 (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Naomi throws a party to introduce her friends to P.J.
Cougar Town (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Laurie's business is doing surprisingly well.
Dancing with the Stars (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Another pair is eliminated.
The Voice (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Contestants face elimination.
Frontline (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A report on the events that led to the largest government bailout in American history.
New Girl (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jess worries that Russell doesn't love her as much as he loved his ex-wife.
NBA (8:30 p.m., TNT): It's a big game for the Utah Jazz. If they beat the Phoenix Suns, they clinch a spot in the NBA playoffs.
Private of Practice (9:01 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Pete and Violet see a marriage counselor.
Deadliest Catch (10 and 11 p.m., Discovery): The Time Bandit bids farewell to a crewmate.