Tuesday TV: AIDS in the Black Community, ‘NY Med’ with Dr. Oz

Some think the AIDS crisis is over, but every 10 minutes, someone in the U.S. contracts AIDS and half of them are black. The AIDS rate in Washington D.C. is worse than in many countries in Africa.

And despite the public effort of Magic Johnson and others, there is still a kind of silence in the black community over prevention and treatment, according to a new report on “Frontline” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings).

Renata Simone’s “Endgame” AIDS in Black America” may at times be meandering and too long at two hours, but it hits on some tough truths, such as the black church’s failure to grapple with the issue, how an abstinence only sex education policy fails students and the fundamental misinformation that still bedevils the community.

Terence Wrong’s summertime forays into city hospitals is some of the most compelling television in summer. But for this summer’s “NY Med” (ABC, 10 p.m.) he seems to be succumbing to network demands to make it more like other ABC shows. Hence, a celebrity, Dr. Oz, at the hospital doing rounds (and surprising patients) and including a lot of “fun” segments about a Cialis incident or a patient trying to date a nurse among the life or death operations into brains, hearts and livers that are the core of the show. Still: worth watching.

More so than its incongruous lead-in, “Trust Us With Your Life” (ABC, 9 and 9:30 p.m.). Fred Willard rather nervously leads the show, which blends the improvisation of the old “Whose Line is It” with, you guessed it, celebrities, who are brought on to tell anecdotes that the comics act out. Your first guests: Serena Williams and Jack and Kelly Osbourne.

Sharon Osbourne will be on another channel, meanwhile, presiding as one of the judges as another dozen acts from the Top 48 perform for home votes on “America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

“White Collar” (USA, 9 p.m.) returns for its fourth season, spending a few episodes to get back on track after a disruptive cliffhanger last season that sent Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay’s Neal and Mozzie on the lam, to a completely different island than Manhattan.

Imminent changes are also in store for the accompanying “Covert Action” (USA, 10 p.m.), the Piper Perabo CIA drama with Christopher Gorham, in reaction to something happens at the outset of the season. Sarah Chalke is a good addition to an already sturdy supporting cast that includes Kari Matchett, Anne Dudek and Peter Gallagher.

Now that the new Barnes Museum has opened with some hoopla in downtown Philadelphia, the battle behind the move is explored again in the 2010 documentary “The Art of the Steal” (Sundance, 8 p.m.).

The crews are just now getting out of the ice that has jammed them up for weeks, but they have to avoid icebergs to do it on “Deadliest Catch” (Discovery, 9 p.m.).

The Pine Ridge Indian reservation in South Dakota is visited on a new “Our America with Lisa Ling” (OWN, 10 p.m.).

Josh Gates and his team travel to Vietnam to track Bigfoot on the sason premiere of “Destination Truth” (Syfy, 8 p.m.).

Jenna has a birthday party on “Pretty Little Liars” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

Revenge is a dish best served by girl dancers on “Dance Moms” (Lifetime, 9 p.m.).

A new season comes for “Hardcore Pawn” (truTV, 9 p.m.).

A season finale comes for “Hip Hop Squares” (MTV2, 11 p.m.) followed by a sheak peak of the second season of “Guy Code” (MTV2, 11:30 p.m.), the second season starts next Tuesday.

The month-long Tuesday night salute to Leslie Howard continues with “The Petrified Forest” (8 p.m.), “It’s Love I’m After” (9:30 p.m.), “Of Human Bondage” (11:15 p.m.), “Never the Twain Shall Meet” (12:45 a.m.) and “Five and Ten” (2:15 a.m.).

Baseball’s All-Star Game (Fox, 8 p.m.) originates from Kansas City. The National League won last year, but this year Prince Fielder, who won his second Home Run Derby Monday, is on the American League team this year.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa: Matt Bomer, Allison Williams, Seth Meyers. The View: Denis Leary, James Carville. The Talk: Linda Gray, Michael Weatherley, Carnie Wilson. Ellen DeGeneres: Jesse Tyler Ferbuson, Ellie Kemper, Justin Bieber, Mindless Behavior (rerun).

Late Talk

David Letterman: Queen Latifah, Fred Armisen, Cory Chisel, Buddy Guy. Jay Leno: Zachary Levi, Bubba Watson, B.o.B. Jimmy Kimmel: Gary Oldman, Rob Ribble, the Dirty Heads. Jimmy Fallon: Kelly Ropa, Kristen Johnston, Tom Waits. Craig Ferguson: Ellen Page, Lee Brice (rerun). Tavis Smiley: Glenn Frey. Carson Daly: Chloe Grace Moretz, Yuna, Tenis (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Schirripa, Sharon Van Etten (rerun).

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