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Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'History Detectives' on KOCE

August 06, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • A relic from the Titanic or the Lusitania is brought to the team by cousins whose grandmother claimed it was made from the banister of an infamous luxury liner's grand staircase, on a new episode of "History Detectives," at 8 p.m. on KOCE.
A relic from the Titanic or the Lusitania is brought to the team by cousins… (Tierney Bonini / PBS )

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This week's TV Movies


Shipping Wars: The cutthroat world of heavy-duty movers is the subject of this unscripted series, returning for a new season tonight with back-to-back episodes that follow Roy Garber, Scott and Suzanne Bawcom, and three other independent contractors (9 and 9:30 p.m. A&E).

Beverly Hills Nannies:  In this new episode Amanda readies for a blind date by getting a colonic (9 p.m. ABC Family).

American Gypsies:  The Johns brothers travel to Florida in this new episode where Nicky pushes his luck trying to open a new psychic shop in South Beach, causing friction with rival Romani and his wife, Christine (9 p.m. National Geographic).

Destination Truth:  The team travels to Romania to investigate reports of a vampire monster (9 p.m. Syfy).

Love Broker: In this new episode, Lori challenges a client's belief that he can know if a woman is for him the moment he meets her (10 p.m. Bravo).

Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Miami Dolphins: After skipping last season due to the lockout, NFL Films teams up with HBO for a new edition of the "Hard Knocks" series, this time featuring the Miami Dolphins (10 p.m. HBO).


2012 Summer Olympics: Beach volleyball, volleyball, water polo, synchronized swimming, wrestling, table tennis (6 a.m. MSNBC). Soccer, triathlon, basketball, weightlifting, equestrian, canoeing, field hockey, handball (6 a.m. NBCSP). Track and field, beach volleyball, volleyball, diving, water polo, cycling (N) (9 a.m. NBC). Boxing (N) (2 p.m. CNBC). Gymnastics, track and field, beach volleyball (N) (8 p.m. NBC). Diving, track and field (N) (12:35 a.m. NBC). Gymnastics, track and field, beach volleyball (1:35 a.m. NBC). Basketball, boxing, field hockey, handball, table tennis (3 a.m. NBCSP).

Cycling: Tour of Utah (1 p.m. FSN).

Little League baseball: World Series Southwest Regional, semifinals (2 p.m. ESPN2; 5 p.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: The Colorado Rockies visit the Dodgers (7 p.m. KCAL); the Angels visit the Oakland Athletics (7 p.m. FSN).

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