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What’s On Tonight: Tom Hiddleston Goes Full James Bond In ‘The Night Manager’

The Night Manager (AMC, 10:00 p.m.) – Reasons to watch the premiere of this six-part series that follows a former British soldier-turned-hotelier tasked with infiltrating the inner group of an international arms dealer: Tom Hiddleston’s “For Your Consideration” James Bond performance and Hugh Laurie existing in his natural state of badassery.

NBA Playoffs: Game 2: Celtics at Hawks (TNT, 7:00 p.m.) – Boston takes on Atlanta in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

Stanley Cup Playoff: Game 3: Penguins at Rangers (USA, 7:00 p.m.) – Pittsburgh takes on New York in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. (Can one of these sports not come up with a cleverer name for their tournaments? Just saying. )

NCIS (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) – The team partners with the FBI and Homeland Security after two British prisoners – one a former spy – escape custody and arrive stateside via a shipping container.

New Girl (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) – Buying a new car is difficult if you’re a woman and the salesman is a sexist creep, so Jess decides to invent a male alter-ego in order to avoid any potential sleaziness. This backfires, of course, as does Schmidt’s plan to get Winston’s cat his first Hollywood audition.

The Flash (CW, 8:00 p.m.) – We find out what happened to Hunter Zolomon on Earth-2, and it’s not good. Meanwhile Barry’s convinced he knows how to stop Zoom and wants to open the breaches in order to catch him, something Harry is definitely not in favor of.

The Voice (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) – Say goodbye to another young dreamer because their budding music career probably ends tonight.

The Real O’Neals (ABC, 8:30 p.m.) – Kenny’s not happy when Pat joins him for a round of gay dodgeball – pretty sure that’s just when a bunch of gays get together to play the sport of dodgeball, not some weird sexual reference – and Eileen discovers her own family drama is just what the ladies in her book club need to start bitching about their own lives.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) – In the season three finale, the precinct must come up with a way to save Holt after an attempt to find Adrian Pimento’s hit man backfires.

Chicago Med (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) – “An erratic patient arrives, claiming that his heart is pounding inside his head as he takes drastic measures to stop it.” Yeah, pretty sure that’s called a migraine, buddy.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) – Daisy finally gets her rag-tag band of Inhumans together for a proper mission this week. The Secret Warriors — I know, the name sucks – assemble to save Coulson and the crew while the team learns something about HIVE’s powers that may make them question everyone they trust.

 NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 9:00 p.m.) – When a Navy lieutenant is murdered after a top secret visit to a general’s hotel room, the team must break protocol to find out what really happened.

Containment (CW, 9:00 p.m.) – The series premiere of this drama from Vampire Diaries creator Julie Plec is virus thriller at its most predictable. The tagline: a mysterious and fatal disease breaks out causing part of Atlanta to fall under quarantine. Expect plenty of coughing and sneezing with some blood and suspicious looks by seemingly healthy people thrown in for good measure.

Outsiders (WGN America, 9:00 p.m.) – We’ve already run down a list of reasons why Outsiders is worth a watch – ATV-jousting and hallucinatory moonshine are at the top – but tonight’s season finale is promising even more drama. A death in the clan prompts the Sheriff to finally take on Big Foster and his group in the ultimate showdown for their mountain-top safe haven.

The Grinder (Fox, 9:30 p.m.) – When mom comes to town, everyone panics. Especially Dean, who worries his mother still doesn’t approve of his lifestyle.

Chicago Fire (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) – Casey gets involved after a high-school student becomes the victim of gang violence, and Severide helps Det. Holloway by babysitting her son while she works undercover.

Ink Master (SPIKE, 10:00 p.m.) – A Flash Challenge guaranteed to push the artists to their limits ends up solidifying strategies.

Limitless (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) – Part one of the show’s season finale sees the FBI’s worst nightmare become reality after NZT hits the streets of New York City. A manhunt is launched to track down the lab the drug is being made in while Brian’s search for Piper comes to an abrupt halt after he runs out of resources.

LATE NIGHT GUESTS

Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Geena Davis, Alfie Allen, Iwan Rheon, Michael McElhatton, Shawn Hook

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Kevin Spacey, Thomas Middleditch, The Flaming Lips, Arturo Sandoval

The Late Late Show With James Corden: Gwyneth Paltrow, Andrew Rannells, The Last Shadow Puppets

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Dr. Ben Carson

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night With Seth Meyers and Conan are repeats.

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