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Friday TV Picks: PBS' 'The Barnes Collection' on KCTS

TV picks for Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, include PBS' "The Barnes Collection" on KCTS; swimming, track and field, diving, volleyball and trampoline on the "XXX Summer Olympics"; and "Common Law" on USA.

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'The Barnes Collection'

The "PBS Arts Summer Festival" continues with this look at Dr. Albert Barnes and his place in the world of modern art. His collection, now housed in a new Philadelphia museum, includes works by Picasso, Cézanne, Matisse and Renoir. 10 p.m. Friday on KCTS (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Friday

"XXX Summer Olympics," 8 p.m. (NBC): From London. Swimming, finals: men's 100m butterfly, men's 50m freestyle, women's 200m backstroke, women's 800m freestyle; track and field: men's shot put final; diving: women's springboard; women's volleyball: USA vs. Serbia; men's trampoline.

"Hollywood Heights," 9 p.m. (Nickelodeon): Chloe follows Eddie to Loren's house party in the valley; Eddie and Loren grow closer.

"You Live in What?," 9 p.m. (HGTV): A cliff-side home over a waterfall; a house made of cargo containers; Brazilian rain-forest home; whale-shaped abode.

"3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay," 10 p.m. (Food): An upscale comfort-food lounge; no head chef; forgettable cocktails; six-figure debt.

"Common Law," 10 p.m. (USA): Wes admits he has been having erotic dreams about Dr. Ryan; Dr. Ryan's fiancé may have information about a dead body.

"Real Life: The Musical," 10 p.m. (OWN): Marilu Henner's son wants to thank a teacher who changed his life.

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