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Tues­day’s high­lights on TV in­clude:

“At­lanta”: Don­ald Glover (“Com­mu­nity”) shines in this im­pres­sive new com­edy se­ries. He plays Earnest “Earn” Marks, a broke young man strug­gling to gain some trac­tion in life. A chance to re­verse his for­tunes comes when he dis­cov­ers that his cousin (Bryan Tyree Henry) is a wannabe rap­per whose homemade mix tape is start­ing to catch on in the streets of At­lanta. Earn of­fers to be his man­ager, but their busi­ness re­la­tion­ship gets off to a rocky start. 10 p.m. Tues­day, FX.

“9/11 In­side the Pen­tagon” is a spe­cial that sheds some light on what hap­pened af­ter Amer­i­can Air­lines Flight 77 slammed into the U.S. De­part­ment of De­fense head­quar­ters. In­cluded: Ac­counts from sur­vivors and first re­spon­ders. 8 p.m., PBS.

From film­maker Ava Du­Ver­nay (“Selma”) comes the com­pelling new drama se­ries “Queen Su­gar.” It fol­lows three es­tranged sib­lings in Louisiana who, af­ter a fam­ily tragedy, re­unite to run the fam­ily’s ail­ing su­gar­cane farm. 10 p.m., OWN. — Chuck Bar­ney,

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