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‘Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge’

In this new reality series, 10 aspiring designers compete in challenges to create creature designs. The lead judge is Brian Henson, chairman of the Jim Henson Company and the Creature Shop. Additional judges include Beth Hathaway, Kirk R. Thatcher and Gigi Edgley, who’ve worked on “Jurassic Park,” “Gremlins” and “Farscape.” Series premiere, 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, on Syfy (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff

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Also on Tuesday

“The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama,” 8 p.m. (KCTS): Tracing the Jewish experience from tribal beginnings to the destruction of the Jewish High Temple by the Romans.

“Twisted,” 9 p.m. (ABC Family): Danny visits an old confidant when his guilty conscience becomes too much to bear; Jo questions a friend’s motives; Lacey struggles to define her complex relationship with Whitney; Tess receives bad news.

“About a Boy,” 9:01 p.m. (NBC): Marcus hints that Will and Fiona should start dating; after Dakota (Leslie Bibb) gives her dating advice, Fiona asks out her plumber.

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” 9:30 p.m. (Fox): When Jake’s investigation into a philanthropic leader is shut down, he turns to Amy and reluctant Capt. Holt for help; premarital problems leave Charles devastated.

“Justified,” 10 p.m. (FX): A shooting close to home forces Raylan and Boyd to decide which lines they’re willing to cross.

“Person of Interest,” 10:01 p.m. (CBS): When Reese and Finch have to protect a former government contractor who is following a U.N. diplomat, they are thrust into the murky waters of international politics.

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