The top-five concert tours, ranked by average box-office gross per city. Includes the average ticket
The top-five concert tours, ranked by average box-office gross per city. Includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week’s ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
v (1) George Strait: $1,367,779; $84.13
v (2) Justin Bieber: $1,276,481; $71.95
v (3) Dave Matthews Band: $967,758; $73.76
v (4) Leonard Cohen: $964,307; $102.08
v (5) The Who: $896,505; $92.88
“Dancing With the Stars” (8 p.m., ABC): Let’s get ready to rumba. “Dancing With the Stars” is back for its 16th season with a roster that includes wannabe hoofers Wynonna Judd, Kellie Pickler, Andy Dick, D.L. Hughley and Dorothy Hamill.
“Justin Timberlake Special” (8 p.m., CW): First “Saturday Night Live,” then Jimmy Fallon’s show, now The CW. At this rate, JT will be singing on infomercials next week.
“The Biggest Loser” (8 p.m., NBC): You win some and you lose some. In this case, Season 14’s champion wins a quarter of a million dollars for losing some weight.
“TOP OF THE LAKE” (9 p.m., Sundance Channel): Elisabeth Moss of “Mad Men” delivers an Emmy-worthy performance in this edgy, disturbing and altogether fascinating miniseries mystery from Jane Campion (“The Piano”). Moss plays a detective from Sydney who is investigating the disappearance of a pregnant 12-year-old among the beautiful but forbidding backwoods of New Zealand. The saga is full of intriguing twists and eccentric characters, including a bizarre mystic (Holly Hunter) who heads up an all-female commune.
“Bates Motel” (10 p.m., A&E): Is it time to avoid the shower again? In “Bates Motel,” a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s landmark film “Psycho,” we’re introduced to troubled teen Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his domineering mother (Vera Farmiga).
“Deception” (10 p.m., NBC): Vivian’s murder case is reopened in the first- season finale.
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Movies available Tuesday on DVD and through digital providers include:
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (PG-13): Bilbo Baggins joins a group of dwarves on a quest. Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Lee Pace.
“Les Miserables” (PG-13): An escaped con promises to look after an orphaned girl in France. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway.
“Zero Dark Thirty (R): True story of SEAL Team 6 and the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Starring Joel Edgerton, Kyle Chandler and Jessica Chastain.
“This is 40” (R): A married couple copes with raising kids and middle age. Starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and Megan Fox.
The Dana School of Music will present a free recital featuring 17 vocal students of instructor Misook Yun at 3 p.m. Sunday in Bliss Recital Hall, inside Bliss Hall. The program will include works by a variety of composers.