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Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘A Little Chaos’ on Cinemax

Alan Rickman.
The late Alan Rickman portrays King Louis XIV in “A Little Chaos” on Cinemax. Rickman also directed.
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SERIES

Zoo Jackson (James Wolk) learns his mother is missing in Africa, and Jamie (Kristen Connolly) discovers a shocking secret about Abraham (Nonso Anozie).  9 p.m. CBS

MADtv Debra Wilson and Aries Spears are guests on this rebooted version of their old sketch comedy series. 9 p.m. KTLA

Dead of Summer After Deputy Sykes (Alberto Frezza) and the camp counselors working for Deb (Elizabeth Mitchell) piece together clues to what’s happening at Camp Stillwater, Sykes comes up with a risky plan that he hopes will end the string of attacks before another person is seriously injured, or worse. Charles Mesure, Andrew J. West and Dan Payne guest star. 9 p.m. Freeform

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Animal Kingdom Baz (Scott Speedman) hunts down every lead he can find in Catherine’s (Daniella Alonso) disappearance, which he finds bewildering, and J (Finn Cole) is caught in the middle as the police close in on the Codys and threaten to take them all down. Shawn Hatosy and Ellen Barkin also star in the crime drama’s season finale. 9 p.m. TNT

Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern The season finale features stuffed grape leaves and pork belly in Cyprus and the world’s oldest cookie.  9 p.m. Travel

Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Los Angeles Rams The Rams move back to Los Angeles hoping to establish a new NFL tradition in Southern California. 10 p.m. HBO

SPECIALS

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson had critical decisions to make, two involving the advancements of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act, in this new documentary, narrated by Morgan Freeman. Doris Kearns Goodwin and Roger Mudd contribute,  8 p.m. KOCE. That’s followed by the conclusion of the two-part “American Experience” documentary on JFK that began on Monday. 9 p.m. KOCE

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MOVIES

Streetdance Family This new 2016 British documentary from filmmakers Debbie Shuter and Adam Tysoe follows Entity Allstars — the under-16 street dance crew that made it to the finals of “Britain’s Got Talent” — as its diverse members strive to overcome personal differences so they can focus in unison on realizing their dream of becoming the United Kingdom’s first team to win the International Dance Organization’s hip-hop world championship. 8 p.m. Showtime

A Little Chaos In 17th century France, King Louis XIV’s (Alan Rickman, who also directed) chief landscape architect, Andre Le Notre (Matthias Schoenaerts), makes the then-unusual decision to hire a woman (Kate Winslet) to create a lavish garden at Versailles in this lavish 2014 British period drama. 8:05 p.m. Cinemax

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TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Journalist Steven Brill. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Rio Olympics. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Meryl Streep; the Rio Olympic; innovative new foods. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

The View Tap dancing with the Manzari Brothers; promoting body positivity. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Jack Huston; Heather Tom; Naturi Naughton. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Tavis Smiley Viggo Mortensen. 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore Abdullah Saeed. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

RIO OLYMPICS

Beach volleyball, rugby The men’s rugby qualifying competition begins, marking the sport’s return to the Olympics for the first time since 1924 (featuring U.S. vs. Argentina). Also: beach volleyball (preliminary round). (Live) 6 a.m. NBCSP

Equestrian Germany looks for its third consecutive gold and the U.S. also hopes to be in contention in the jumping final of the team eventing competition.  (Live) 6 a.m. USA 

Tennis Men’s singles (second round), men’s doubles (quarterfinals), women’s singles (third round), women’s doubles (second round and quarterfinals). (Live) 6:30 a.m. Bravo

Men’s volleyball: Russia vs. Argentina Russia takes on Argentina in a pool A preliminary round match. (N) 8:30 a.m. USA

Beach volleyball, archery, water polo Beach volleyball (preliminary round); archery (individual eliminations); women’s water polo: Russia vs. Australia. (Live) 9 a.m. MSNBC

Tennis Men’s singles (second round), men’s doubles (quarterfinals), women’s singles (third round), women’s doubles (second round and quarterfinals). (Live) 9:30 a.m. Bravo

Beach volleyball, water polo Men’s beach volleyball: Dalhausser/Lucena (U.S.) vs. Virgen/Ontiveros (Mexico); women’s water polo: U.S. vs. Spain. (N) 10 a.m. NBC

Men’s basketball: Spain vs. Brazil Host Brazil faces a powerful Spanish team, led by NBA big men Marc and Pau Gasol. Spain has been the runner-up in the last two Olympic basketball tournaments. (Live) 10 a.m. NBCSP

Equestrian, table tennis Two-time gold medalist Phillip Dutton represents the U.S. in the jumping portion of the individual eventing competition. Also: women’s table tennis (quarterfinal). (Live) 10 a.m. USA

Beach volleyball, rugby Beach volleyball (preliminary round); men’s rugby (preliminary round). (Live) 11:30 a.m. USA

Swimming, rowing American Nathan Adrian races in the 100-meter freestyle, and the U.S. team competes in the 4-by-200-meter freestyle relay. Also: rowing semifinals and quarterfinals. (N) 12 p.m. NBC

Table tennis, handball, sailing Men’s table tennis (quarterfinal); men’s handball: Germany vs. Poland; sailing. (Live) 12 p.m. MSNBC

Soccer, archery Two of the strongest women’s soccer teams face off when Germany takes on 2012 bronze medalist Canada. Also: archery (individual eliminations). (Live) 12 p.m. NBCSP

Tennis Men’s singles (second round), men’s doubles (quarterfinals), women’s singles (third round), women’s doubles (second round and quarterfinals). (Live) 12:30 p.m. Bravo

Men’s volleyball: U.S. vs. Italy The U.S. men’s volleyball team faces 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Italy in a preliminary-round match. (N) 2 p.m. NBC

Rugby, beach volleyball Zack Test leads the U.S. men’s rugby team when it takes on Brazil in a pool-round match. Also: beach volleyball (preliminary round). (Live) 2 p.m. CNBC

Tennis Men’s singles (second round), men’s doubles (quarterfinals), women’s singles (third round), women’s doubles (second round and quarterfinals). (Live) 2:45 p.m. Bravo

Women’s soccer: U.S. vs. Colombia Carli Lloyd and the U.S. women’s soccer team takes on Colombia in a Group F match. The U.S. is in search of its fourth straight Olympic gold. (Live) 3 p.m. NBCSP

Beach volleyball, canoe/kayak Women’s beach volleyball: Fendrick/Sweat (U.S.) vs. Larissa/Talita (Brazil); men’s canoe/kayak (whitewater C-1 gold medal final). (N) 3:45 p.m. NBC

Judo, weightlifting, table tennis Judo (gold medal finals); weightlifting (gold medal finals); men’s table tennis (quarterfinals). (N) 5 p.m. NBCSP

Volleyball, boxing Canada faces a powerful Brazilian team in men’s volleyball. Brazil was runner-up in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. Also: boxing (elimination matches). (Live) 6:30 p.m. NBCSP

Swimming, diving, gymnastics Swimming (men’s 100-meter freestyle, women’s 200-meter freestyle final, men’s 200-meter butterfly final, women’s 200-meter butterfly, men’s 200-meter breaststroke, women’s 200-meter individual medley final, men’s 4x200-meter freestyle relay final); women’s diving; women’s gymnastics. (N) 8 p.m. NBC

Judo, weightlifting, table tennis, volleyball, boxing Judo (gold medal finals); weightlifting (gold medal finals); men’s table tennis (quarterfinals); men’s volleyball: Brazil vs. Canada; boxing (elimination matches). 11 p.m. NBCSP

Gymnastics, rugby Women’s gymnastics (team gold-medal final); men’s rugby (U.S. vs. Brazil). (N) 12:35 a.m. NBC

Swimming, diving, gymnastics Swimming (men’s 100-meter freestyle, women’s 200-meter freestyle final, men’s 200-meter butterfly final, women’s 200-meter butterfly, men’s 200-meter breaststroke, women’s 200-meter individual medley final, men’s 4x200-meter freestyle relay final); women’s diving; women’s gymnastics. 1:35 a.m. NBC

Gymnastics, rugby Women’s gymnastics (team gold-medal final); men’s rugby (U.S. vs. Brazil). (Tape) 3 a.m. NBCSP

Women’s cycling Two-time reigning Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong and fellow American Evelyn Stevens compete in the women’s cycling time trial. (Live) 4:30 a.m. NBCSP


Rio Olympics broadcast and cable TV schedule is available here: Rio Olympics TV Schedule

Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

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