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What to Watch on Tuesday: WGN debuts ‘Outsiders’ series

Ryan Hurst, left, and Gillian Alexy in WGN’s “Outsiders.”
Ryan Hurst, left, and Gillian Alexy in WGN’s “Outsiders.” WGN

Outsiders (9 p.m., WGN) – A new series set in present-day Kentucky about a family clan living off the grid on a mountaintop homestead who must fight a major coal company and the government to hold on to their outlaw way of life. It stars Ryan Hurst (Opie from “Sons of Anarchy”) and David Morse.

Also on tonight . . .

Finding Your Roots (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – Three men known for comedy – Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel and Bill Hader – learn about the triumphs and tragedies in their family histories.

The Mine Wars (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – This American Experience documentary recounts efforts by West Virginia coal miners in 1901 to join a Union, which led to the largest armed insurrection since the Civil War.

Chicago Med (9 p.m., NBC) – A patient's life is in jeopardy when legal issues complicate an essential bone marrow transplant.

The Grinder (9:30 p.m., Fox) – Stewart and Dean are on opposite sides in a divorce case.

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (10 p.m., HBO) –A new season starts with a look at the integrity of medical care given to college athletes, another look at the NFL's stance on marijuana use and a profile of heavyweight champ Tyson Fury.

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