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What to Watch on Tuesday: True story of ‘Pilgrims’ on PBS

Roger Rees as William Bradford at Plimoth Plantation.
Roger Rees as William Bradford at Plimoth Plantation. PBS

The Pilgrims (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – This American Experience documentary (with re-enactments) by Ric Burns looks at the details behind how the pilgrims arrive in the New World, and explores the myths about Thanksgiving.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (8 p.m., ABC) – The Peanuts gather around Charlie's pingpong table for a feast.

Chicago Med (9 p.m., NBC) – Ethan finds himself at odds with Natalie and Sharon when it comes to treatment of a troubled teenager who has just given birth.

Dancing with the Stars (9 p.m., ABC) – A winner is selected in the season finale.

Scream Queens (9 p.m., Fox) – Chad takes Chanel home for Thanksgiving to meet his family. Another person connected to Kappa House dies.

Secrets of the Dead (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – In the "Jamestown's Dark Winter" episode, Forensic anthropologists excavate the early American colony of Jamestown, Va., and find the bones of a 14-year-old English girl.