Tuesday TV: Entrepreneurs, Other Reality

TIM DUFFY (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), MIKE DUFFY (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), TIM DRAPER (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), CHARLIE TAIBI, SEQUOIA BLODGETTLet’s get bullish on business shows! To add to things from “Shark Tank” to “West Texas Investors Club” (CNBC, 10 p.m.), here’s “Startup U” (ABC Family, 10 p.m.) that follows 10 entrepreneurs at Draper University, an institution started by venture capitalist Tim Draper.

Draper, who held a recent session at the TV Critics Association summer press tour with the pledge students have to take at his school (“I will promote freedom at all costs!… My brand, my network and my reputation are paramount!”) says the show is meant to show that “you don’t have to be from Silicon Valley to come up with a great idea and ultimately launch your own company.”

It’s one of two new reality shows for ABC Family, which is stepping up its efforts in that area. The other is “Next Step Reality: NYC” (ABC Family, 9 p.m.), which, instead of helping millionaires, aids recent grads find their first apartments in the city.

It’s a different set of agents — real estate agents — featured in the new series “The Agents” (Esquire, 10 p.m.), one of a handful of startup shows as the football season approaches, the most prominent being “Hard Knocks” (HBO, 10 p.m.), this time focusing on the Houston Texans.

Earlier, “Pretty Little Liars” (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) ends its summer season with a meeting with “A,” something that should have happened about two dozen episodes ago.

In advance of a replay of the landmark series, the filmmaker takes a look behind his 25 year old series on “Ken Burns: The Civil War” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings).

Live rounds begin on “America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.) with the first dozen of the final 36 on stage.

“Boss Nails” (Oxygen, 9 p.m.) set in Miami, is not exactly the first reality show about a nail salon.

The season ends for the exercise club series “Hollywood Cycle” (E!, 10 p.m.). So let’s all just cool down.

A new “Hollywood Game Night” (NBC, 10 p.m.), lures Kevin Smith, Jay Pharaoh, Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment and Elisha Cuthbert.

There’s hardly any time to practice for nationals when Abby opens her studio a day before on “Dance Moms” (Lifetime, 9 p.m.).

“The Real Housewives of New York City” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) ends its season. So now they can get out of those heels.

The murder of a college student is investigated by “Rizzoli & Isles” (TNT, 9 p.m.).

On “Zoo” (CBS, 9 p.m.), the team goes to Paris to look for bears. They’ll probably stop for a fine meal as well.

Carolyn struggles with a heart transplant case on “Proof” (TNT, 10 p.m.).

But returning to ensure more bad behavior: “Bad Girls Club: Back for More” (Oxygen, 8 p.m.).

The star all day on Turner Classic Movies is the actor Rex Turner with “Tarzan’s Hidden Jungle” (6 a.m.), “Watusi” (7:15 a.m.), “Escort West” (8:45 a.m.), “The Talk of the Town” (10:15 a.m.), “God’s Little Acre” (12:15 p.m.), “A Thousand and One Nights” (2:15 p.m.), “The Thief of Bagdad” (4 p.m.), “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (6 p.m.), “The Green Pastures” (8 p.m.), “Cabin in the Sky” (10 p.m.), “Sahara” (midnight), “Anna Lucasta” (2 a.m.) and “Your Cheatin’ Heart” (4 a.m.).

Baseball includes Detroit at Kansas City (MLB, 8 p.m.).

WNBA action includes Chicago at New York (NBA, 7 p.m.) and Seattle at Sparks (NBA, 7:30 p.m.).

And the Little League World Series begins with the Southeast Regional semifinals of Taylors, S.C. vs. Tampa, Fla. (ESPN 3 p.m.)  and Pearland, Texas vs. Boulder, Colo. (ESPN, 9 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly & Michael: Armie Hammer, Nick Cannon, Lucy Liu. The View: Taya Kyle, Noah Galloway, J.R. Martinez, David Petraeus, Jose Armenta, Lee Ann Womack. The Talk: Laverne Cox, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Chi-Lan Lieu. Ellen DeGeneres: Matt Lauer, Jeff Garlin, Taniya Nayak (rerun). Wendy Williams: Carolina Bermudez, Lorraine Toussaint (rerun). Meredith Vieira: Padma Lakshmi, Tia Mowry (rerun). Queen Latifah: Kate Walsh, Lamorne Morris (rerun).

Late Talk

Jimmy Fallon: Kristen Stewart, Jim Belushi, Yolanda Adams. Jimmy Kimmel: Christina Applegate, Rick Springfield, Tyler the Creator (rerun). Seth Meyers: Greta Gerwig, Tig Notaro. James Corden: Carl Reiner, Jason Segel, Marc Maron. Carson Daly: Randall Park, Halsey, Rose McIver (rerun). Tavis Smiley: Mayor Bill de Blasio, Anne Heche (rerun). Jon Stewart: Doris Kearns Goodwin (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Ice Cube, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Adam Pally, Alabama Shakes.

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