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Tuesday’s Highlights: 'The 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors' on CBS

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Meryl Streep is among those feted for their artistic achievements at “The 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors,” airing at 9 p.m. on CBS.

SERIES

Best in the Business:
Grocery baggers, excavators, blacksmiths and oyster shuckers face off against their respective counterparts on the debut installments of this reality competition (8 and 8:30 p.m. Discovery).

Texas Multi Mamas:
Lone Star State mothers of twins, triplets, etc. are featured in this new reality series (8 and 9 p.m. WE).

Dirty Jobs:
Host Mike Rowe checks in with the Millennium Seed Bank Project, which preserves seeds for replanting in the event of a catastrophe (9 p.m. Discovery).

Extreme Couponing All-Stars:
They clip and save like no one’s business in this new reality spin-off (10 and 10:30 p.m. TLC).

SPECIALS

The Botany of Desire:
This encore special, based on a book by Michael Pollan, explores the human relationship with the plant world by detailing the cultivation of four specific plants: apples, tulips, potatoes and marijuana (8 p.m. KOCE).

MOVIES

Close Encounters of the Third Kind:
Turner Classic Movies kicks off an evening of sci-fi thrillers with director Steven Spielberg’s special effects-laden 1977 tale; Richard Dreyfuss stars ?(5 p.m. TCM).

Cedar Rapids:
Ed Helms and John C. Reilly star in this 2011 comedy set at a convention in Iowa (8:30 p.m. Cinemax).

Ondine:
Colin Farrell stars in this Ireland-set 2009 supernatural drama directed by Neil Jordan (10 p.m. Showtime).

SPORTS

College football:
Purdue meets Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Bowl (1:30 p.m. ESPN) and Louisville faces North Carolina State in the Belk Bowl (5 p.m. ESPN).

College basketball:
Pittsburgh plays Notre Dame (4 p.m. ESPN2) and Wisconsin visits Nebraska (6 p.m. ESPN2).

Hockey:
The St. Louis Blues battle the Detroit Red Wings ?(4:30 p.m. VS).

Basketball:
The Boston Celtics meet the Miami Heat (5 p.m. TNT) and the Lakers welcome the Utah Jazz (7:30 p.m. TNT).

Photo: John Paul Filo / CBS

 
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