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What to Watch on Tuesday: 'Frontline' season opens with anthrax investigation

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Last Man Standing (8pm, ABC) - Tim Allen deserves better than the grouchy male chauvinist role he's playing in this new series. Allen is a macho sporting-goods marketer living with (and complaining about) his wife (Nancy Travis), three teenaged daughters, and infant grandson. The entire series is built around continuous rants that men aren't as manly as they used to be. More here.

Hip Hop Awards '11 (8pm, BET) - Mike Epps hosts the sixth annual awards honoring hip hop artists like Wale, Big Sean, Roscoe Dash and Meek Mill.

Frontline: The Anthrax Files (9pm, UNC-TV) - The season premiere of "Frontline" looks at the 2001 anthrax attacks on the U.S. Senate offices, network news divisions, and a tabloid newspaper. In 2008, the FBI pinned responsibility on Army scientist Bruce Ivins after Ivins committed suicide. This report, however, questions the FBI's investigative methods and whether Ivins really did it. The report is based on a joint investigation with ProPublica and McClatchy.

Women, War, and Peace: I Came to Testify (10pm, UNC-TV) - This five-hour series about the evolving roles of women in war and peace opens with this story of 16 women who testified in international court about their experiences during the Bosnian war of the 1990s, when they imprisoned and raped by Serb-led forces in the town of Foca. As a result of their courage, new international laws about sexual violence in war have been enacted. Narrated by Matt Damon.

Reed Between the Lines (10pm, BET) - A new sitcom series starring Malcolm-Jamal Warner ("Cosby Show") as a married dad with three kids juggling the demands of career and family. Two new back-to-back episodes air tonight. Adrienne has a review.

Unforgettable (10pm, CBS) - Carrie's memories of a crime scene become the only clues to a murder investigation after the scene is destroyed by an explosion.

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Brooke Cain isn't always proud of the number of hours she logs in front of the TV, but her loss of brain cells can be your gain. From reality shows to sitcoms to the more serious stuff, Brooke keeps her DVR smoking so that she can help keep you in the know. Brooke also tweets for Happiness is a Warm TV (you can follow @WarmTV) and updates the blog's Facebook page.
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