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Originally published Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 5:30 AM

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TV Picks: 'Face Off,' 'America's Got Talent'

TV picks for Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, include the third-season premiere of "Face Off" on Syfy, another chance for 12 acts on "America's Got Talent" and "Pretty Little Liars."

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'Face Off'

In the third-season premiere of this competition series, 11 special-effects makeup artists must create aliens for the "Star Wars" cantina scene. Also, Sean Astin ("Rudy," "The Lord of the Rings") makes a guest appearance. 9 p.m. Tuesday on Syfy (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Tuesday

"MLB Baseball," 7 p.m. (ROOT): Cleveland Indians at Seattle Mariners (live).

"America's Got Talent," 8 p.m. (NBC): The judges bring back 12 previously eliminated acts for another chance at a spot in the semifinals.

"Pretty Little Liars," 8 p.m. (ABC Family): Spencer uncovers Paige's sordid history with Alison, but Emily is reluctant to heed her warning; Aria tries to help Ezra move on from his past.

"The L.A. Complex," 9 p.m. (CW): Connor encounters someone from Jennifer's past; Beth's protective nature takes over; Abby starts to feel overwhelmed.

"Mysteries at the Museum," 9 p.m. (Travel): World's first and furriest astronauts; pair of human heads; photograph depicting the ghostly image of a former president.

"The Week Women Went," 10 p.m. (Lifetime): The men must host a formal tea party for socialites from nearby towns; a Marine throws a birthday party for his girlfriend's daughter; one woman considers an early departure from the camp.

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