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Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NovaScienceNow' wraps its season with a look at earthquakes.

September 1, 2009 | 10:15 am

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ISLAND: The premiere of the new series "Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre World" at 10 p.m. Travel, visits Cuba.

SERIES

Hell's Kitchen: The chefs compete in a blind taste-test challenge and one team serves raw meat while the other team runs out of potatoes (8 p.m. Fox).

10 Things I Hate About You: In this new episode, when Walter (Larry Miller) goes out of town, his daughters throw a house party that Bianca (Meaghan Martin) hopes will make her legendary in her high school circle (8 p.m. ABC Family).

Ruby & the Rockits: A magazine reporter follows David and Ruby on their father-daughter day (8:30 p.m. ABC Family).

Shaq Vs.: O'Neal challenges St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols to a home-run derby (9 p.m. ABC).

Nova scienceNow: The season finale asks how and why earthquakes strike in the heartland and shows the importance of sleep in strengthening memories (9 p.m. KCET).

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Warehouse 13 Pete and Myka are sent to investigate a rash of unexplained suicides at a Florida prison in this new episode (9 p.m. SyFy).

18 Kids and Counting: The Duggars are in Washington, D.C., where they visit landmarks, perform volunteer work and dine at an Ethiopian restaurant (9 p.m. TLC).

P.O.V.: The documentary "Ella Es el Matador (She Is the Matador)" profiles Mari Paz Vega, an acclaimed veteran, and neophyte Eva Florencia, who share a passion for bullfighting and have become female pioneers (10 p.m. KCET).

Rescue Me: At first Uncle Teddy appears surprisingly stoic after a staggering personal loss in the season finale (10 p.m. FX).

Surviving Disaster: Navy SEAL Cade Courtley fights terrorists in a simulated aircraft hijacking in the premiere of this new series (10 p.m. Spike).

Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre World: Andrew takes part in a Santeria ritual that leaves him covered in blood in the premiere of this unique travel series (10 p.m. Travel).

SPECIALS

Rehab: Party at the Hard Rock Hotel: Rowdy guests clash and staff members argue with management as a record 6,000 revelers attend the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's Rehab pool party in Las Vegas (10 p.m. TRU).

MOVIES

Matilda: Children's author Roald Dahl's heroine (Mara Wilson) uses mysterious powers only on those who need a lesson. Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman and Pam Ferris also star (9 p.m. ABC Family).

The X-Files: I Want to Believe: Ten years after the first movie spinoff of the long-running sci-fi series, Mulder and Scully (David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson) are brought back into the FBI to resume their search for the truth behind paranormal occurrences. Series mentor Chris Carter returns as director. Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly and hip-hop star Xzibit also appear. (10 p.m. Cinemax).

SPORTS

Tennis: U.S. Open, early round (10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: The Houston Astros visit the Chicago Cubs (5 p.m. WGN); the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Dodgers (7 p.m. KCAL); the Angels visit the Seattle Mariners (7 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Travel Channel
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