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Utahn Bruce Pitcher on ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss." Courtesy ABC
Tuesday on TV: Utahn confronts his weight and his abusive father on ‘Extreme Weight Loss’

Utahn Bruce Pitcher confronts his weight and the father who abused him on Extreme Weight Loss (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4). It’s an amazing two-hour show.

Also tonight, Utahns Kaiulani Delgado and Roxanne Bodell set out to win Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker (10 p.m., TLC).

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Elsewhere on TV ...

World Cup soccer: Italy vs. Uruguay (10 a.m., ESPN); Costa Rica vs. England (10 a.m., ESPN2); Columbia vs. Japan (2 p.m., ESPN); Greece vs. Ivory Coast (2 p..m,., ESPN2)

America’s Got Talent (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Auditions continue.

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A profile of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, who co-designing New York’s Central Park; campaigned to protect Niagara Falls; amd designed the U.S. Capitol grounds..

Rizzoli & Isles (7 and 9 p.m., TNT): A woman claims she killed someone but she can’t remember who.

American Experience (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): "Freedom Summer" looks back at the summer of 1964 in Mississippi, when student volunteers from around the country joined local activists in an effort to register to vote as many African-Americans as possible.

I Wanna Marry Harry (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The women participate in a military boot-camp obstacle course.

Sullivan & Son (8 and 8:30 p.m., TBS): In the Season 3 premiere, Susan and Jason’s marriage is in trouble; Roy, Owen and Ahmed plan a trip to Atlantic City.

Perception (8 and 10 p.m., TNT): A prosecutor drops dead in the courtroom.

Celebrity Wife Swap (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Amanda Beard and Heidi Pratt swap places.

The Night Shift (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A violent storm floods the ER with patients.

Pretty Little Liars (9 p.m., ABC Family): Alison has trouble dealing with her mom’s death.

Chasing Life (10 p.m., ABC Family): April has doubts about Dominic.

Royal Pains (10 p.m., USA): Hank, Evan and Paige encourage a relationship between Eddie and Emma.

POV (11 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Jason DaSilva’s "When I Walk," in which the filmmaker chronicles his life for five years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 25.

Tyrant (11 p.m., FX): Outstanding series debut.

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