WATCH THIS:

  • "The Story of the Jews With Simon Schama" (8 p.m., PBS): This ambitious five-part documentary series has the author exploring the imprint that Jewish culture has made on the world.

  • "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge" (10 p.m., Syfy): Expect the fabric to fly. It's a new competition that has 10 wannabe designers vying to create spectacular new critters. The winner nabs a contract with the studio that's home to Kermit and his pals.

  • "Person of Interest" (10:01 p.m., CBS): On the latest episode of TV's most unpredictable crime series, Reese and Finch (Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson) are forced to play politics when their latest POI -- a former government contractor -- is found to be stalking a United Nations diplomat.

    Kermit the Frog.
    Kermit the Frog. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Also on Tuesday:

  • "NCIS" (8 p.m., CBS)

  • "Glee" (8 p.m., Fox)

  • "The 100" (8 p.m., The CW)

  • "The Voice" (8 p.m., NBC)

  • "New Girl" (9 p.m., Fox)

  • "Supernatural" (9 p.m., The CW)

  • "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9 p.m., CBS)

  • "Andrew Zimmerman's Big Departure" (9 p.m., Travel)

  • "About a Boy" (9:01 p.m., NBC)

  • "Justified" (10 p.m., FX)

  • "Game of Arms" (10 p.m., AMC)

  • "Cougar Town" (10 p.m., TBS)

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