June 24 TV Picks: ‘Tyrant’ series premiere on FX
TV picks for Tuesday, June 24, 2014, include “Tyrant” on FX, “Extreme Weight Loss” on ABC and “Sullivan & Son” on TBS.
Tonight in Prime Time
A new dramatic series, from Howard Gordon and Glenn Gordon Caron (“Homeland” and “Medium”), that tells the story of an American man (Adam Rayner) who returns to his Middle Eastern homeland for a family wedding and gets drawn back into his dictator/father’s world. Series premiere, 10 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, on FX (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Tuesday
“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners (Live).
“Extreme Weight Loss,” 8 p.m. (ABC): Bruce, who turned to food for comfort after allegedly suffering abuse as a child, tries to lose half his body weight; NFL legends Jerry Rice and Raghib “Rocket’’ Ismail meet with Bruce.
“Freedom Summer: American Experience,” 8 p.m. (KCTS): In the summer of 1964, more than 700 students join with organizers and local blacks to canvass for voter registration, create Freedom Schools and establish the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
“Cake Boss: Next Great Baker,” 9 p.m. (TLC): Buddy judges 10 pairs of bakers with two new experts by his side as contestants race to iconic city locations to find inspiration for a Big Apple cake challenge.
“Sullivan & Son,” 10 p.m. (TBS): Susan and Jason’s marriage is tested when Jason realizes he has never fully pleased his wife; Jack and Hank are on separate sides in a Civil War re-enactment.
“The Night Shift,” 10:01 p.m. (NBC): A storm causes massive power outages; T.C. and Dr. Scott Clemmens treat a mother and son who were injured in a mudslide; Scott considers an offer from Ragosa.
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