Tuesday TV: Chili Peppers Return, Big Women Flaunt It

There may be a lot of pent up demand to hear the new album from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Los Angeles group that hasn’t put out a new record in nine years. “I’m with You” is out in stores today.

To celebrate, the band plays a lot of it in the concert special “Red Hot Chili Peppers Live from the Roxy Theatre” (Fuse, 9 p.m.) preceded by a 30-minute interview show that will get you used to their new looks (Anthony Keidis has a Selleck-style ‘stache; purple haired Flea is 48, believe it or not).

Elsewhere, enough with the extreme diets and weight loss programs. The new series “Big Sexy” (TLC, 10 p.m.) follows a group of plus sized New Yorkers perfectly happy with their sizes and ready to flaunt them. Trouble is, the clubs put them on the stall line or make them pay top dollar for admission. Fighting discrimination is all part of the life of a big girl apparently.

It’s the finale for now on “Pretty Little Liars” (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) in which the girls are punished by “A” for talking to a therapist about their situation and now putting her life in jeopardy.

What are the greatest documentaries of all time? The summer-long series “50 Documentaries to See Before You Die” (Current, 9 p.m.) finally reaches the top of the list. Morgan Spurlock hosts.

Sixteen past winners of the series “Chopped” return to chop and compete some more, four at a time, in the new “Chopped Champions” (Food, 10 p.m.).

I keep hoping that Woody Allen has something to do with the reality money-hiding series “Take the Money and Run” (ABC, 9 p.m.). But he doesn’t.

The new series “Quirky” (Sundance, 10 p.m.) takes viewers inside the headquarters of the design firm of the same name in Brooklyn, run by Ben Kaufman. For the purposes of this show, they take ideas from amateur inventors and try to find way to turn them into marketable products. A lot of them seem to have something to do with helping make the cords and gadgets of modern electronics easier to handle. And a little design and color go a long way.

Earlier, Ludo and Krissy recall their travels putting up pop-up restaurants across the country in “Ludo Bites America” (Sundance, 8 p.m.).

Another dozen perform on the second semifinal round of “America’s Got Talent”(NBC, 9 p.m.). It follows a new episode of “It’s Worth What?” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

In a week’s worth of tenth anniversary remembrances, the question is posed: “9/11: Where Were You?” (National Geographic, 10 p.m.).

MTV does something unusual: Praising bright young women in a special co-sponsored by Seventeen magazine, which asked readers why their stories should qualify them to be on the cover of the magazine. Miranda Cosgrove was among the panelists who decided on the winning entries in “Pretty Amazing” (MTV, 8 p.m.). The winners will provide a nice contrast with the young women usually celebrated on the network, on “Teen Mom” (MTV, 10 p.m.).

Anyone recall the 1985 sequel “Return to Oz” (Flix, 8 p.m.) with Fairuza Balik, Nicol Williamson and Jean Marsh?

“Tavis Smiley” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings), pays tribute to Nick Ashford, the songwriter who died last week.

The U.S. Open (ESPN2, 1 and 7 pm.) continues early round play in Flushing.

It’s Howard Keel all day on Turner Classic Movies. In prime time, that means “Three Guys Named Mike” (8 p.m.), followed by “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” (9:45 p.m.), “Kiss Me Kate” (11:30 p.m.), “Callaway Went Thataway” (1:30 a.m.), “Pagan Love Song” (3 a.m.) and “Texas Carnival” (4:30 a.m.).

Daytime Talk

Regis and Kelly: Scotty McCreery, Kevin James. The View: Bryan Cranston, Terry & Linda Jamison (rerun). The Talk: Johnny galecki (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Justin Timberlake, Graeme Taylor (rerun). Wendy Williams: Wayne Brady, Perez Hilton, Oakland’s Interfaith Gospel Choir (rerun).

Late Talk

David Letterman: Joe Namath, Alec Baldwin, Lenny Kravitz. Jay Leno:  Jeff Bridges, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi. Jimmy Kimmel: Jesse Eisenberg, Jerry Springer, Incubus (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Will Forte, Amy Sedaris, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, Killer Mike. Craig Ferguson: Chi McBride, Ariel Tweto. Carson Daly: Adam Carolla, Mark Woollen, the Airborne Toxic Event. Jon Stewart: Jason Bateman (rerun). Stephen Colbert: Gloria Steinem (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Steve Martin, Atticus Shaffer (rerun). Chelsea Handler: Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, Jo Koy, Fortune Feimser Lavell Crawford.

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