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What to Watch on Tuesday: Clay Aiken series starts on Esquire

Clay Aiken is the focus of a new Esquire Network documentary called “The Runner-Up.”
Clay Aiken is the focus of a new Esquire Network documentary called “The Runner-Up.” Lightbox Entertainment

The Runner-Up (10 p.m., Esquire) – The first episode in a four-part docuseries following singer Clay Aiken as he runs for a congressional seat in North Carolina. Tonight’s premiere covers Aiken’s primary race against Keith Crisco and chronicles his increasing frustration with the nastiness of politics. Locally, the Esquire Network is on Time Warner Cable channel 114; DirecTV channel 235; DISH channel 191; and AT&T UVerse channels 380 and 1380. Read our full review of “The Runner-Up.”

Also on tonight . . .

Twice Born (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – The second installment in the locally produced series about a Philadelphia hospital operating on babies inside the womb.

NCIS: New Orleans (9 p.m., CBS) – During an autopsy, an armed man holds Wade, Sebastian and Danny hostage in a morgue.

Justified (10 p.m., FX) – A big showdown between Raylan and Boyd when their paths cross as they both search for Ava.

Younger (10 p.m., TV Land) – Liz worries about sleeping with her much-younger boyfriend, and Kelsey makes an immature mistake while trying to land a new author.

Forever (10 p.m., ABC) – Henry helps investigate when a human foot in a blood-soaked ballet slipper is found in a bin at a theater.

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