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Tuesday's TV highlights

July 05, 2011


History Detectives: Abolitionist John Brown's legendary raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry, W. Va., is revisited in this installment (8 p.m. KOCE).

America's Got Talent: Performers shoot for a spot in the top 48 on a new episode of the reality series (9 p.m. NBC).

Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern: Your intrepid host samples the local fare on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia in this new episode (9 p.m. Travel).

Combat Hospital: Tia Carrere ("Wayne's World") guest stars on a new episode of the medical drama (10 p.m. ABC).

How the States Got Their Shapes: The great state of California is featured on a new installment of this geographically minded series (10 p.m. History).

Teen Mom: The hit docu-series about young women who find themselves "in the family way" returns with new episodes

(10 p.m. MTV).

Love Lust: This new installment looks to uncover a few secrets about so-called secret societies (10 p.m. Sundance).


Despicable Me: Steve Carell voices the not-so-bad-as-all-that villain in this delightful 2010 animated tale (8 p.m. HBO).

The Sheik: Rudolph Valentino is every bit the matinee idol in this silent 1921 romantic tale (10 p.m. TCM).


Women's soccer: Play continues at the FIFA World Cup with England vs. Japan (9 a.m. ESPN); New Zealand vs. Mexico

(9 a.m. ESPN2); France vs. Germany (11:30 a.m. ESPN); and Canada vs. Nigeria (11:30 a.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: The Reds face the Cardinals (4 p.m. ESPN), the Dodgers meet the Mets (7 p.m. KCAL) and the Angels take on the Tigers (7 p.m. FSN).

Women's basketball: The Sparks play the Phoenix Mercury

(6 p.m. ESPN2).

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