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August 12, 2014

What to Watch on Tuesday: Concert celebrates ‘Woody’s Children’

This celebration of the 45th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s “Woody’s Children” folk-music radio show features Noel Paul Stookey, Tom Chapin and the Chapin Sisters and many others.

Woody’s Children (8pm, UNC-TV) - This celebration of the 45th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s “Woody’s Children” folk-music radio show features Noel Paul Stookey, David Amran, Tom Chapin and the Chapin Sisters, Emma’s Revolution, Christine Lavin, Holly Near and others. Also appearing, Nora Guthrie.

America’s Got Talent (9pm, NBC) - Twelve of the Top 48 acts perform at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, including Chapel Hill native Anna Clendening.

The Australian Bee Gees Show (9pm, UNC-TV) - The music of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb is performed by a Bee Gees Tribute band, including such early hits as “To Love Somebody” and late 70s disco anthems “Stayin’ Alive.” By the way, this group is coming to DPAC in March 2015.

Royal Pains (9pm, USA) - Hank and Boris go to Argentina to meet a potential patient for Boris’ clinical trial. Elsewhere, Russel tries to make amends with Paige.

Chasing Life (9pm, ABC Family) - April starts her treatments but begins to panic as the chemo and hospital confinement take their toll on her, so she reaches out to someone unexpected.

Drunk History (10pm, Comedy Central) - Stories from Hawaii are on tap tonight (see what I did there?): British explorer James Cook socializes with natives in Hawaii; future senator Daniel Inouye fights in WWII; and surfer Eddie Aikau earns a reputation for riding big waves.

Perception (10pm, TNT) - A sniper targets the Federal Building lobby, putting Moretti and Donnie in the crosshairs. Before long, Pierce concludes that the shooter fears low-frequency radio waves.

The Wil Wheaton Project (10pm, Syfy) - In the Season 1 finale, Wil looks at the box-office battle of “Guardians of the Galaxy” vs. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”

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