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Tuesday's TV highlights

April 17, 2012


Glee: The kids get their groove on with a salute to the 1977 disco flick "Saturday Night Fever" in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox).

Lidia Celebrates America: Chef Lidia Bastianich looks at different wedding traditions around the country in this new installment of her four-part series (8 p.m. KOCE).

Cougar Town: "Rich Man, Poor Man's" Susan Blakely guest stars as Ellie's (Christa Miller) mom on a new episode of the sitcom (8:31 p.m. ABC).

New Girl: Jeanne Tripplehorn ("Basic Instinct") guest stars as Russell's (Dermot Mulroney) ex-wife on a new episode of the sitcom (9 p.m. Fox).

Raising Hope: This off-beat comedy about a multi-generational family ends its season (9:31 p.m. Fox).

Frontline: The newsmagazine takes those procedural shows to task in the new episode "The Real CSI" (10 p.m. KOCE).

Amish: Out of Order: This new docu-series profiles former adherents who've left their close-knit religious communities (10 p.m. National Geographic).

Off Limits: The former island prison of Alcatraz is just one stop in this unusual travelogue's season premiere (10 p.m. Travel).


Macy's Million Dollar Makeover: Three finalists get the chance to make their entrepreneurial dreams come true in this new special (7 p.m. TLC).


Dinner for Schmucks: "Anchorman's" Steve Carell and Paul Rudd re-teamed for this quirky 2010 comedy (10 p.m. Cinemax).


Hockey: The NHL playoffs continue as the Predators play the Red Wings (4:30 p.m. NBCSP) and the Coyotes battle the Blackhawks (6 p.m. CNBC).

Baseball: The Dodgers visit the Brewers (5 p.m. KCAL) and the Angels host the Athletics (7 p.m. FSN).

Basketball: The Celtics meet the Knicks (5 p.m. TNT) and the Lakers welcome the Spurs (7:30 p.m. FS Prime, TNT).

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