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Originally published Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 5:30 AM

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Tuesday TV Picks: ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ on TLC

TV picks for Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, include “Who Do You Think You Are” on TLC, “Face Off” on Syfy and “Perception” on TNT.

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‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

This celebrity/ancestry show (produced by Lisa Kudrow) has moved to a new network but retained its odd appeal. How interesting was it to see comedian Chelsea Handler investigate her German roots a few weeks back? Tonight Chris O’Donnell (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) looks into his family history. 9 p.m. on TLC (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Tuesday

“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics (Live).

“Extreme Weight Loss,” 8 p.m. (ABC): Chris helps a woman — who blames her obesity for her daughter’s death — to get healthy.

“Whose Line is it Anyway?,” 8 p.m. (CW): Actor Keegan-Michael Key helps the cast with improv games.

“Face Off,” 9 p.m. (Syfy): The contestants must make a far-future monster.

“Perception,” 10 p.m. (TNT): Donnie tries to help a war hero who suffers from a neurological disorder; Pierce is surprised by an old flame.

“Drunk History,” 10 p.m. (Comedy Central): Lewis and Clark explore the dangerous west; Dolly Parton has to leave the man who made her famous.

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