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What to Watch on Tuesday: PBS airs Olympics documentaries

The University of Washington’s varsity crew team at the Poughkeepsie Regatta Races in June 1936. Pictured from left to right: Bob Moch, Coxwain; Don Hume, Stroke; Joe Rantz, 7; George Hunt, 6; Jim McMillin, 5; John White, 4; Gordon Adams, 3; Charles Day, 2; and Roger Morris, 1.
The University of Washington’s varsity crew team at the Poughkeepsie Regatta Races in June 1936. Pictured from left to right: Bob Moch, Coxwain; Don Hume, Stroke; Joe Rantz, 7; George Hunt, 6; Jim McMillin, 5; John White, 4; Gordon Adams, 3; Charles Day, 2; and Roger Morris, 1. Courtesy of ©Corbis

The Boys of ’36 (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – An American Experience documentary about a group of working-class boys from the University of Washington who capture a gold medal in rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin.

Animal Kingdom (9 p.m., TNT) – The family goes after a big score and the police put J in an impossible situation.

T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – In this Independent Lens documentary, 17-year-old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields of Flint, Mich., wins a gold medal in boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Feed the Beast (10 p.m., AMC) – In the season finale (renewal unlikely), Tommy makes a bold offer to the Tooth Fairy to settle Dion’s debt.

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