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Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Top Gear' on History

August 13, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • Police cars are featured on the season premiere of "Top Gear" at 9 p.m. on History. With Adam Ferrara, left, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood.
Police cars are featured on the season premiere of "Top Gear"… (Stuart Pettican / History )

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This week's TV Movies



Rizzoli & Isles:  Jane and Maura (Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander) investigate when a dead woman's body is found when a statue breaks. Eddie Cibrian and Alexandra Holden also star in the season finale (9 p.m. TNT).

White Collar:  A female art thief makes Neal an offer in exchange for important information in this new episode (9 p.m. USA).

Counting Cars: In this new series, Danny "The Count" Koker, a frequent visitor to "Pawn Stars," flips cars, meaning he buys interesting cars and takes them back to his Las Vegas shop, where he and his team restore, customize and sell them (10 and 10:30 p.m. History).

The Week the Women Went: The premise of this new reality series, based on a British show, is a social experiment. The females of a small South Carolina town are whisked away for a week, leaving the males in charge of things such as child care and housekeeping (10 p.m. Lifetime).

The Glee Project: Chris Colfer is the guest mentor in the season finale (10 p.m. Oxygen).

Collection Intervention:  A woman turns her home into a Star War museum in this new episode (10 p.m. Syfy).

Franklin & Bash: Beau Bridges returns as Jared's (Breckin Meyer) dad, who wants to buy the firm from Stanton (Malcolm McDowell), in the season finale. Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Chris Klein also star (10 p.m. TNT).


Jaws Comes Home: Reloaded:  This new special, about a shark sighting off the beaches at Chatham, Mass, opens the evening's Shark Week fare (8 p.m. Discovery). That's followed by the specials. "How 'Jaws' Changed the World" (9 p.m.) and "Adrift: 47 Days With Sharks" (10 p.m. Discovery).

Bullying: Celebs Speak Out:  Celebrities with a personal experience of being bullied include President Bill Clinton and Mike Tyson (8 p.m. E!).


Baseball: The Dodgers visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (4 p.m. KCAL); the Cleveland Indians visit the Angels (7 p.m. FSN).

Little League softball: Semifinals (4 and 6:30 p.m. ESPN2).

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