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Tuesday's TV Highlights: Josie Bissett guest stars on 'Melrose Place.'

September 28, 2009 | 11:00 pm

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Sydney's sister Jane, Josie Bissett, left, comes to 'Melrose Place' at 9 p.m. on KTLA. With Katie Cassidy as Ella.


Executive Vision: This new series opens with a look at innovation in the healthcare field (6 p.m. CNBC).

Explorer: Scientists use high-tech aerial laser surveys and breathtaking imagery to help reveal the little-explored environments of the redwoods (7 and 10 p.m. National Geographic).

The Biggest Loser: The contestants get an offer that is very hard to refuse, although it means losing trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels for the week. Alison Sweeney hosts (8 p.m. NBC).

90210: Dixon and Sasha (Tristan Wilds, Mekia Cox) drive to Napa for a romantic weekend, but the return trip is even more eventful (8 p.m. KTLA).

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? The quiz show returns with a new season of kids versus grown-ups (8 p.m. MyNet).

The National Parks: America's Best Idea: Stephen Mather, the first director of the Park Service, campaigns to establish the Grand Canyon as a national park (8 p.m. KCET).

Weird, True & Freaky: This uncomfortable series returns with an episode about insects living in humans (9 p.m. Animal Planet).

The Good Wife: Alicia and Will (Julianna Margulies, Josh Charles) take the case of a stripper who claims she was sexually assaulted while working the bachelor party of one of Chicago's most prominent businessmen (10 p.m. CBS).

Chopped: In the season finale, champions face off to reclaim the title and another $10,000 (10 p.m. Food).

The Hills: The unscripted series returns for a new season (10 p.m. MTV).

The City: Whitney Port pursues her career in New York in the season premiere (10:30 p.m. MTV).


The Bride Wore Black: Francois Truffaut's stylish 1968 French thriller starring Jeanne Moreau as a young bride who swears revenge on the five men who made her a widow on her wedding day, tracking down and killing each of them using a variety of methods. Michel Bouquet, Jean-Claude Brialy, Charles Denner and Michael Lonsdale also star; Bernard Herrmann composed the effective score (5 p.m. TCM).

Any Given Sunday: Al Pacino stars as a football coach whose team's owner dies, leaving the franchise in the hands of the widow (Ann-Margret), who couldn't care less, and his daughter (Cameron Diaz), who treats it like a business. Jamie Foxx and James Woods also star. (8 p.m. AMC).

Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London: Frankie Muniz returns as the young CIA Agent Banks in this enjoyable 2004 sequel (8 p.m. Disney).

Wanted: An office drone (James McAvoy) doesn't realize that, like his father, he has secret skills as an assassin in this fast-paced adventure (9 p.m. HBO).


Soccer: FIFA U-20 World Cup: United States vs. Cameroon, from Egypt (9:30 a.m. ESPN2).

WNBA basketball: Finals Game 1 (5 p.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: The Dodgers visit the San Diego Padres (7 p.m. KCAL); the Texas Rangers visit the Angels (7 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Michael Desmond / The CW