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TV Junkie: Tuesday

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Looks like big media service companies aren't immune to the temptation of outsourcing their workforce - the most recent case is the media metrics leader, Nielsen Co. After taking millions of dollars in tax breaks for promising jobs at a Florida data center, Nielsen has outsourced the positions to an Indian-based offshore provider - makes one respect the numbers Nielsen spews out even less.

8:00pm Wipeout ABC - This is only listed here because you told the TV Junkie that you like to watch people hurt themselves.

8:00pm Big Brother CBS - Season Premiere (Tuesday edition).

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9:00pm Hurl! G4 - Series Premiere. As profiled in TV Junkie earlier this month, this is the show where the contestants pig out and then are "stressed" until they puke/hurl. Since LAist readers have stated a preference for "Wipeout", this is another in the genre.

9:00pm America's Got Talent NBC - Who advances to the "Vegas Callbacks"?

9:00pm Deadliest Catch DISCOVERY - Season Finale

10:00pm Flipping Out BRAVO - Jeff must decide if, after so many chances, he must finally fire Chris Elwood.

10:00pm From G's to Gents MTV - Series Premiere

10:00pm The Cleaner A&E - Series Premiere. Yet another basic cable drama with religious overtones.

11:35pm The Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Meryl Streep; actor Aaron Eckhart; Randy Travis performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel LIVE ABC - Actor Andy Samberg; actress Minnie Driver; Shwayze performs. One wonders if Kimmel will mention his breakup with Sarah Silverman.

"America's Got Talent" pic via NBC