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TV: Five shows worth watching tonight: March 14

A select viewing guide for Wednesday, March 14

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FOOD Eat St. Food Network, 7 p.m. ET; 8 p.m. PT Ah, the unbridled pleasures of street food. Now in its second season, this popular series takes host James Cunningham all over North America in search of uniquely different street vendors. The most impressive aspect of most outings is the range of culinary fare being served. In tonight's show, he travels to San Francisco for some rotisserie-cooked chicken and pork sandwiches from the mobile truck known as “Roli Roti.” Next stop: Los Angeles, where the host samples a massive meatball sandwich from the rolling restaurant known as Great Balls on Tires. And in Washington, D.C., Cunningham tucks into some delectable Vietnamese-Cuban inspired banh mi sandwiches served by the mobile truck known as Rebel Heroes.

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REALITY American Restoration History, 8 p.m. ET; 5 p.m. PT A spinoff from the hugely popular series Pawn Stars, this U.S. cable series documents the daily routine at the Las Vegas-based Rick's Restorations, which is operated by professional restorer Rick Dale and his teenaged son, Tyler. Tonight's double-episode run documents the restoration process of a pair of two-wheeled vehicles. In the first show, father and son are suitably impressed when someone wheels a classic 1967 Honda Scrambler motorbike into the shop. They're less thrilled in the second show, in which someone brings in a vintage 1967 Czechoslovakian motor scooter.

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COMEDY Suburgatory ABC, CITY-TV, 8:30 p.m. ET/PT Remember Robin Givens? Best known for her stint on the short-lived eighties sitcom Head of the Class and her year-long marriage to boxer Mike Tyson, the pert actress has worked sparingly in recent years. In tonight's episode of this hit rookie sitcom, Givens guest-stars as the mean-spirited Tulsa, who tries her level best to ruin the opening of the crystal store owned by the dizzy suburban hausfrau Dallas (Cheryl Hines). In other news, Tessa (Jane Levy) makes a move toward buying her own car – by taking a part-time job at Dallas's store. Welcome to the work force, kid.

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COMEDY Modern Family ABC, CITY-TV, 9 p.m. ET/PT Anyone who's watched this show with any regularity knows that the character of Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) was once a professional clown named “Fizbo.” Those old memories come surging back in tonight's episode when Cameron attends the funeral of his beloved clown mentor and bumps into his estranged clown partner, Lewis (Bobby Cannavale). At the same time, Phil (Ty Burrell) is stymied in his efforts to advance his career in real estate by a veteran – and very tough – agent named Verna (Ellen Barkin).

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MOVIE Agnes Browne Vision, midnight ET; 9 p.m. PT Although she’s won an Oscar for acting (for the 1985 film Prizzi's Honor) and currently stars in the NBC drama Smash, Angelica Huston has directing in her blood. The daughter of legendary director John Huston, who directed such classics as The Maltese Falcon and The African Queen, Ms. Huston produced and directed this charming 1999 film and also took on the title character. Set in Dublin, circa 1967, the story focuses on the hard-luck Agnes, whose husband dies and leaves her with seven kids and considerable debt. To make ends meet, she's forced to borrow money from a loan shark and take a humbling job selling fruit and vegetables in the market. In the midst of her woes, Agnes secretly wishes to attend an upcoming Tom Jones concert. Sometimes dreams do come true.

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