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Monday's TV Highlights: 'Bizarre Foods America' on Travel

August 05, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • Hungry diners in Los Angeles feast on meals inspired by the travels of host Andrew Zimmern, right, on "Bizarre Foods America" at 9 p.m. on Travel. With Chef Lee Hefter.
Hungry diners in Los Angeles feast on meals inspired by the travels of host… ( Christopher Marino / Travel )

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This week's TV Movies


Market Warriors: Pickers Miller, John, Bob and Kevin visit Brimfield, Mass., home of the largest outdoor market in the world in this new episode (8 p.m. KOCE).

The Closer:  A security guard and a veteran are found dead outside a home in a new episode of the mystery series (9 p.m. TNT).

Miss Advised: In the season finale, Amy tries to get in touch with her vulnerable side in her new relationship, and a good-looking math teacher has Julia casting aside her checklist (10 p.m. Bravo).

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives:  In this new episode, Guy samples lau lau stew and other traditional Hawaiian dishes at a general store on the east coast of Oahu. He also checks out a family-owned Chicago eatery that serves Sicilian sandwiches and visits an underground cafe in Mississippi with an unusual twist on French toast (10 p.m. Food).

Locked Up Abroad:  This new episode tells the story of Tom Hart Dyke and Paul Winder, two young British backpackers searching for orchids who are kidnapped as they try to cross from Panama to Colombia via the notoriously dangerous Darien Gap (10 p.m. National Geographic).

Perception: Pierce and Moretti (Eric McCormack, Rachael Leigh Cook) investigate the murder of a young man who claimed to hear the word of God. Roger Bart guest stars as an Internal Revenue Service agent in this new episode (10 p.m. TNT).


2012 Summer Olympics: Beach volleyball, basketball, water polo, wrestling, table tennis, shooting (6 a.m. MSNBC). Basketball, soccer, boxing, field hockey, volleyball, weightlifting, shooting (6 a.m. NBCSP). Track and field, beach volleyball, water polo, volleyball, equestrian, cycling, synchronized swimming, Canoeing (N) (9 a.m. NBC). Boxing (N) (2 p.m. CNBC). Gymnastics, track and field, beach volleyball, diving, cycling (N) (8 p.m. NBC). Track and field, cycling (N) (Mon./Tue. 12:35 a.m. NBC). Soccer, triathlon, basketball, weightlifting, equestrian, canoeing, field hockey, handball (Mon./Tue. 1 a.m. NBCSP). Gymnastics, track and field, beach volleyball, diving, cycling (Mon./Tue. 1:35 a.m. NBC).

Baseball: The New York Yankees visit the Detroit Tigers (4 p.m. ESPN); the Angels visit the Oakland Athletics (7 p.m. FSN); the Colorado Rockies visit the Dodgers (7 p.m. FS Prime).

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