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Tuesday's TV Highlights: Patti helps an entrepenuer on 'The Millionaire Matchmaker'

TELEVISION

MAKE ME A MATCH: Patti Stanger helps a man who embodies "the feminization of the American male," on "The Millionaire Matchmaker," at 10 p.m. on Bravo.

January 26, 2010

SERIES

Shatner's Raw Nerve: Whoopi Goldberg sits down with William Shatner (7 p.m. Biography).

American Idol: Hopefuls audition in Los Angeles with Avril Lavigne and Katy Perry sitting in as guest judges (8 p.m. Fox).

Better Off Ted: After Ted (Jay Harrington) helps his brother (Eddie McClintock) get a sales job with one of Veridian's biggest suppliers of lab equipment, Veridian ends up with more of the stuff than it can possibly use in this new episode (8:30 p.m. ABC).

Frontline: With public anger toward credit card companies sharply on the rise, Lowell Bergman takes a look at the future of the consumer loan industry and its effect on the very fragile national economy, talking to industry insiders, lobbyists, consumer advocates and politicians (9 p.m. KCET).

Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal: Believing they are haunted by spirits and terrified by nightmares, young Caitlyn and Tori must learn to cope with the spirits they believe they see (9 p.m. A&E).

How the Earth Was Made: This new episode studies Death Valley, a place of natural splendor where geologists have found evidence of the coldest period on the planet (9 p.m. History).

Life After People: This new episode explores the fate of mankind's food (10 p.m. History).

Teen Mom: The unscripted series wraps up its season (10 p.m. MTV).

Paranormal Cops: A former student, haunted ever since her graduation by stories of murder and mysteries, asks Ron and his colleagues to investigate an abandoned women's college (10:30 p.m. A&E).

SPECIALS

Iran and the West: Former President Carter, former Iranian presidents Mohammad Khatami and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and their top advisors talk about America's relationship with Iran over the last 30 years. Former secretaries of State George P. Shultz, Warren Christopher and Madeleine Albright also are featured (5 and 8 p.m. National Geographic).

MOVIES

The Major and the Minor: The need to save money leads to unfulfilled romance in this 1942 comedy directed by Billy Wilder. Ginger Rogers stars an unemployed woman who poses as an underage girl in order to afford a ticket home to Iowa. On the train, she meets and falls for Maj. Philip Kirby (Ray Milland), who can't get past her supposed age. Rita Johnson and Lela Rogers costar (5 p.m. TCM).

Spy Game: Robert Redford stars in this 2001 thriller as a CIA agent ready for retirement when his former protégé (Brad Pitt) gets arrested and sentenced to die while on a mission in China (8 p.m. AMC).

SPORTS

Pro basketball: The Lakers visit the Washington Wizards (4 p.m. KCAL).

College basketball: Michigan State at Michigan (4 p.m. ESPN); Clemson at Boston College (4 p.m. ESPN2); Kentucky at South Carolina (6 p.m. ESPN).

Hockey: The Ducks visit the Atlanta Thrashers (4 p.m. FS Prime).

Tennis: Australian Open, Men's and Women's Quarterfinals, from Melbourne, Australia. (6 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. ESPN2).

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