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Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Covert Affairs' on USA

October 15, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • A Russian mission goes awry for Annie (Piper Perabo), landing her in prison in a new episode of "Covert Affairs," at 10 p.m. on USA. With Oded Fehr.
A Russian mission goes awry for Annie (Piper Perabo), landing her in prison… (Steve Wilkie / USA )

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This week's TV Movies  

 


 
SERIES

30 for 30: In the new episode "There's No Place Like Home" filmmakers Maura Mandt and Josh Swade document one man's quest to purchase at auction James Naismith's original rules of basketball and return it to Lawrence, Kan., where Naismith coached and taught for more than 40 years (5 p.m. ESPN and 10 p.m. ESPN2).

Hart of Dixie:  When her alumni magazine reports that she's retired, Zoe (Rachel Bilson) invites the reporter to town to prove she is practicing medicine in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA).

Raising Hope: A two-part tale concludes with the Chances hatching a plan to get Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) out of the state nursing facility where she's been placed but when Virginia (Martha Plimpton) sees how well the staff treats her, however, she thinks Maw Maw might be better off there (8 p.m. Fox).

Iconoclasts:  Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham are featured in this new episode (8 p.m. Sundance).

Emily Owens, M.D.: This new drama revolves around a young doctor (Mamie Gummer) dealing with personal and romantic trauma along with the challenges of the job. Aja Naomi King and Justin Hartley also star (9 p.m. KTLA).

The Men Who Built America: This eight-hour series chronicles how five men shaped the future of America, transforming the country into a global superpower. The series includes interviews with Mark Cuban, Alan Greenspan, Charles Schwab, Jack Welch, Steve Wozniak and others (9 p.m. History).

Underemployed: In this new comedy, five friends are ready to pursue their dreams after college but find the real world isn't so kind. Michelle Ang, Charlie Weber, Diego Boneta, Inbar Lavi and Jared Kusnitz star (10 p.m. MTV).

SPECIALS

Presidential debate: From Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y; Candy Crowley moderates (6 p.m. CBS; NBC; ABC; KCAL; Fox; MyNet; KOCE; CNBC; CNN; CSPN; Fox News Channel; Fox Business; MSNBC).

SPORTS

Soccer: World Cup Qualifier: U.S. vs. Guatemala (3:30 p.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: The New York Yankees visit the Detroit Tigers (5 p.m. TBS).

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