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Scott D. Pierce
Scott D. Pierce writes about television for the Salt Lake Tribune. Vice president of the Television Critics Associationn, he's covered TV in Utah since 1990.

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This image provided by the Nevada Historical Society shows the famous group portrait taken in Fort Worth, Texas shortly after Butch Cassidy and his gang robbed the Einnemucca, Nev., bank in 1900. They sent the photo to the bank with a thank you note. Shown are Bill Carver, top left, the Sundance Kid, bottom left, and Butch Cassidy, bottom right. The other two members of the gang are not identified. A collector of rare books and documents has obtained a manuscript with new evidence that Butch Cassidy wasn’t killed in a 1908 shootout in Bolivia but returned to the U.S. and lived on in Washington State for almost three decades. (AP Photo/Nevada Historical Society, File)
Tuesday on TV: Learn the real story of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

American Experience (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7) looks at the legend of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and separates fact from fiction.

We're familiar with the characters Paul Newman and Robert Redford played in the 1969 movie. But the real Robert Leroy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh were fascinating in their own right.

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Elsewhere on TV ...

Men's college basketball (7:15 p.m., CBSSN): Utah State at Colorado State

American Experience (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A look at the truth behind the legend of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

New Girl (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jess' sister visits.

Cougar Town (8 and 10 p.m., TBS): Bobby tries to overcome his fear of roller coasters.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jake intervenes in Detective Boyle's relationship.

NBA (8:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers

Killer Women (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A basketball star is murdered.

Frontline (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): In a report titled "Syria's Second Front," rebel forces battle ihadis from the extreme Islamist group known as ISIS.

Pretty Little Liars (9 and 11 p.m., ABC Family): Spencer hallucinates a world of film noir.

Twisted (10 p.m., ABC Family): Danny overhears something shocking about his father.

Justified (11 p.m., FX): Alison is attacked and Raylan goes after Harlan.



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