Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Tuesday night

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David Blaine: Real or Magic, 9:30 p.m., ABC

Everyone’s favorite magician (Sorry Criss Angel) thinks you’ll be more impressed by his sleight of hand if he tricks a few actors and pop stars in his new special. I’m less fascinated by the tricks and much more interested to hear how Blaine (pictured) got the likes of Kanye West, Harrison Ford, and Ricky Gervais to agree to be upstaged by a deck of cards. Blaine also seeks celebrity affirmation from Katy Perry, Bryan Cranston, and, wait for it, Woody Allen.

Real Husbands of Hollywood, 10 p.m. BET


Spoofing reality shows such as Bravo’s “Real Housewives” franchise is easier than eating a can of frosting. These shows are already high camp and about as real as a pair of pert. . . OK, you get the idea. So for Kevin Hart and company to smartly mock reality TV in a semi-scripted format — and make it hilarious — is a testament to the strength of his cast. What I’m trying to say is that you need to clear room in your DVR for the “Husbands.” Tonight’s episode features Wayne Brady, David Faustino, Eric Benet, and Bow Wow.

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Dads, 8 p.m., Fox

Parental regression advised.

Baggage Battles, 9 p.m. Travel Channel

Case closed.


iHeartRadio Album Release Party With Lady Gaga, 8 p.m. CW

Freshly hatched.