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What to Watch on Tuesday: ‘Frontline’ on an American terrorist

The Taj Mahal hotel is seen engulfed in smoke during a gun battle in Mumbai November 29, 2008. American-born David Coleman Headley helped plan the attack.
The Taj Mahal hotel is seen engulfed in smoke during a gun battle in Mumbai November 29, 2008. American-born David Coleman Headley helped plan the attack. © ARKO DATTA/Reuters/Corbis

Frontline: American Terrorist (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – Frontline investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. In collaboration with ProPublica, this report – an updated and expanded version of “A Perfect Terrorist” – reveals how secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters, and how Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.

Also on tonight . . .

Fresh Off the Boat (8 p.m., ABC) – In the season finale, Jessica worries that her family has lost their Chinese identity, so she wants them to reconnect with their culture.

The Runner-Up (10 p.m., Esquire) – In the series’ third installment, Clay Aiken performs strongly in a debate, but receives no fundraising help from the Democratic party. Also, Clay’s position on same-sex marriage creates a political firestorm as Election Day draws nearer.

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (10 p.m., HBO) – Seattle Seahawks (and former N.C. State) quarterback Russell Wilson is profiled. Also, an interview with Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh.

Younger (10 p.m., TV Land) – After helping Kelsey, Liza joins her inner circle (which means neglecting Maggie at a bad time).

Chicago Fire (10 p.m., NBC) – Casey has doubts about Jack Nesbitt. Also, Hermann and the guys get the peewee hockey team ready for the championship.

Inside Amy Schumer (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central) – In the Season 3 premiere, Amy meets her heroes and tries to get birth control.

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