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What to Watch on Tuesday: Denis Leary joins new season of 'Animal Kingdom'

Denis Leary as Billy in TNT's "Animal Kingdom."
Denis Leary as Billy in TNT's "Animal Kingdom." Courtesy of Turner Broadcasting

Animal Kingdom (9 p.m., TNT) — Baz fights for his life as the Cody boys figure out their next move in the aftermath of the shooting. Denis Leary joins the cast this season as Deran's estranged father. Smurf (Ellen Barkin), currently in jail, doesn’t like it one bit.

Also on tonight . . .

America’s Got Talent (8 p.m., NBC) — Season 13 of this talent show is back and all four judges — Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel — plus first-year host Tyra Banks return.

The Chinese Exclusion Act (8 p.m., PBS / UNC-TV) — This American Experience documentary explores the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already there to become U.S. citizens.

Beat Shazam (8 p.m., Fox) — Teams of 911 dispatchers, teachers and firefighters compete for the chance to win $1 million in the Season 2 premiere of this Jamie Foxx-hosted show. Jamie’s daughter Corinne joins the show as the new DJ.

Love Connection (9 p.m., Fox) — The second season of this dating show starts. Andy Cohen hosts.

World of Dance (10 p.m., NBC) — It's the Season 2 premiere of this dance competition show. Judges are Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and Ne-Yo, with host-mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum.

Our Wild Life (10 p.m., TLC) — Love is in the air at the zoo, and 7-year-old Jaxon has a lot of questions. Read more about this hilarious North Carolina family running an exotic petting zoo in Pinetops.

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