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Tuesday's TV Highlights: Shaq is back with a new challenge!

August 25, 2009 | 12:01 pm

P.O.V.: Filmmaker Georgi Lazarevski's new documentary 'This Way Up' explores the social, economic and religious barriers resulting from the security wall being constructed by Israel on the West Bank at 10 p.m. on KCET.


Hell's Kitchen: The chefs roll dice to determine which ingredients they will use in a dish (8 p.m. Fox).

America's Got Talent: The final group of 10 from the top 40 perform (9 p.m. NBC).

Shaq Vs.: Shaquille O'Neal challenges Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh to a beach volleyball match, then visits and trains with Serena Williams (9 p.m. ABC).

Nova scienceNow: This science magazine series reports on a repair mission for the Hubble Space Telescope and scientists studying the link between brain structure and memory (9 p.m. KCET).

The Universe: This new episode imagines the Earth without the moon, a desolate place with just four hours of sunlight, giant hurricanes that would last for months and no complex life forms (9 p.m. History).

18 Kids and Counting:

The Cleaner: While watching a dance recital rehearsal, William (Benjamin Bratt) begins to suspect that the star ballerina, whom his daughter, Lula (Liliana Mumy), idolizes, might be addicted to drugs (10 p.m. A&E).

Tiny & Toya: The unscripted series wraps its season (10 p.m. BET).

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GoodFellas: Brooklynite Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) takes the gangland route to fame and fortune in Martin Scorsese's masterful 1990 exploration of organized crime, which features a brilliant, Oscar-winning performance by supporting actor Joe Pesci. Robert De Niro and Lorraine Bracco also star (8 p.m. AMC).


Little league baseball: World Series pool play: Saudi Arabia vs. Venezuela (9 a.m. ESPN2); Canada vs. Germany (11 a.m. ESPN2); Peabody (Mass.) vs. Russellville (Ky.) (1 p.m. ESPN); Chinese Taipei vs. Mexico (3 p.m. ESPN2); Chula Vista (Calif.) vs. San Antonio (5 p.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: The Dodgers visit the Colorado Rockies (5:30 p.m. KCAL); the Detroit Tigers visit the Angels (7 p.m. FSN).

WNBA basketball: The Chicago Sky visit the Sparks (7 p.m. ESPN2).

Photo: Georgi Lazarevski / PBS