Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Tuesday night

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The Wil Wheaton Project 10 p.m., Syfy

You may remember him from his role in the classic coming-of-age movie “Stand By Me.” Or perhaps you recall his work as Wesley Crusher on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Or maybe it’s his stint playing a nefarious version of himself as Sheldon Cooper’s arch-nemesis on “The Big Bang Theory” that makes Wil Wheaton’s name ring a bell. Whatever your connection, this new weekly series aims to introduce the real guy — actor, author, podcaster — via a comedic half-hour celebrating all things geek culture, including video games, movies, TV, viral videos, and more.


The Night Shift 10 p.m., NBC

Paging all medical show fans: You have a new patient on the ward. This drama revolves around the docs working the wee hours at San Antonio Memorial Hospital and the nutty cases that come through the ambulance bay doors.

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Coming Back With Wes Moore 8 p.m., Channel 2

This series on returning veterans concludes with service personnel seeking out new missions on the homefront.

America’s Got Talent 8 p.m., NBC


. . . And would like to share it with you. America’s good like that.

Little Women: L.A. 9 p.m., Lifetime

A little person’s look at navigating life and love in the City of Angels.

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