What to Watch on Tuesday: Documentary tells story of ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’

Posted by Brooke Cain on February 11, 2014 

The Fort Worth Five. Left to right: Harry Alonzo Longabaugh (The Sundance Kid), William Carver (News Carver), Benjamin Kilpatrick (The Tall Texan), Harvey Logan (Kid Curry), and Robert Leroy Parker (Butch Cassidy).

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (9pm, UNC-TV) - An American Experience documentary telling the true story of the outlaws, whose turn-of-the-century exploits made headlines and inspired the popular 1969 film starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman.

2014 Winter Olympics (8pm, NBC) - NBC’s primetime coverage continues. Tonight: snowboarding’s half-pipe event, plus medals in women’s freestyle skiing (slope style) and women’s ski jumping (normal hill). Also tonight, figure skating pairs. NBC will continue their winter sport coverage through Feb. 23 on NBC, NBC-Sports, USA, MSNBC and CNBC. What you see in prime time will have been taped earlier, but all of the competitions will also be live-streamed on nbcolympics.com. For a full schedule, go to nbcolympics.com/tv-listings.

New Girl (9pm, Fox) - Chaos reigns at the loft when Jess’ unpredictable sister ( Linda Cardellini) visits. Meanwhile, Schmidt plans to crash a bar mitzvah and persuades Nick to accompany him.

Frontline: Syria’s Second Front (10pm, UNC-TV) - Inside the Syrian conflict, where moderate rebel forces are fighting against an Al Qaeda-linked group. Also, a report from the besieged city of Aleppo, where more than 2,000 children have been killed.

Justified (10pm, FX) - Raylan is out for revenge after Alison is attacked, while Boyd scrambles to protect Ava.

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