What to Watch on Tuesday: Duke surgeon lends a hand on ‘Royal Pains’

07/15/2014 6:00 AM

07/15/2014 1:41 PM

Royal Pains (9pm, USA) - Duke neurosurgeon Oren Gottfried consulted on this episode, in which Hank feels there may be more to Ray’s new chef’s seemingly drunken behavior on the job, and Divya treats a NASCAR crew chief whose anxiety takes a dangerous turn. Also, Jeremiah is concerned about the future of HankMed’s new lab.

Also on tonight . . .

Pretty Little Liars (8pm, ABC Family) - Ali is frazzled and considers leaving Rosewood for her safety, but her pals want her to stay so they can protect her.

History Detectives (9pm, UNC-TV) - The unsolved case of the Servant Girl Murders in 1884-85 in Austin, Texas, is investigated. Over the course of a year, six African American servants and two white women were brutally murdered in Austin. The modus operandi was similar in each instance: the assailant attacked the victim with an ax while she slept in bed, then dragged her body outside and raped and mutilated her.

Rizzoli & Isles (9pm, TNT) - The murder of a wealthy woman with terminal cancer is investigated. Meanwhile, Maura teaches a class and meets a man, yet doubts in her scientific mind may not allow her to proceed with the potential romance.

Frontline: Separate and Unequal (10pm, UNC-TV) - This Frontline report looks at the effort by some in East Baton Rouge, La., to forma new city and school system in order to provide their children with schools better than those provided by the current East Baton Rouge Parish School District. If they succeed, the new school district will be mostly affluent and white and the old school district be mostly blacks from low-income families.

Drunk History (10pm, Comedy Central) - Tonight’s inebriated tales feature great moments in American music history: Disc jockey Alan Freed ( Jack McBrayer) plays rock and roll for the first time; Kris Kristofferson ( Jon Daly) gets his big break with some help from Johnny Cash ( Johnny Knoxville); and music producer Sylvia Robinson ( Retta) assembles the Sugar Hill Gang.

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