TV picks: Tuesday, June 12

Trapper Felides, left, and his students prepare for a show at The Apollo on "The Next Big Thing: NY."

“The Next Big Thing: NY”
REALITY. The title of this new reality series refers to performance coach Trapper Felides shaping bright young stars. But considering the reality TV trend focused on delusional stage parents, we’re guessing it’s a bossy mom who’s going to break out on this show.
Series premiere, 11 p.m., Oxygen

“Dance Moms”
REALITY. See above.
9 p.m., Lifetime

MINISERIES. David Morrissey will soon step into the iconic role of The Governor on Season 3 of “The Walking Dead.” But acquainted with the actor now in the British miniseries “Thorne,” a taut thriller in which he plays a brooding detective whose skills are tested by a twisted serial killer.
8 p.m., Encore

“Barter Kings”
REALITY. Who needs cash when you — or these guys, at least — can trade for pretty much everything they want and/or need?
Series premiere, 9 p.m., A&E

“Franklin & Bash”
DRAMA. Jane Seymour guest stars as Bash’s indecisive mom, who arrives with some news.
10 p.m., TNT


Girl, 10, dies after being pulled from water…

A 10-year-old girl died after being pulled from the waters off Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, police said.


NY judge throws out lawsuit by Empire State…

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Mysterious white flags appear over Brooklyn Bridge

Two white flags mysteriously appeared over the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday in place of the American flags that are a traditional fixture.


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Zac Posen talks 'Project Runway' and what it…

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'Face Off' contestant David 'DOC' O'Connell sounds off…

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David Tyree hiring has gay rights advocates angry

Former Giants Super Bowl hero David Tyree will re-join the franchise as its new director of player development.


Ben McAdoo's new offense has Giants excited to…

Even Tom Coughlin feels he has a lot to learn about offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo’s new offense, which makes the veteran coach very excited.


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MLB Power Rankings: A's, Angels, Dodgers, Brewers lead pack


2014 NFL season betting odds: Which team will…

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Learn Braille with these gloves

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Recipe: Wolfgang Puck's Buttermilk French Toast

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