1) Basketball championship, 9 p.m. ET, TBS, TNT and TruTV. After much fuss and occasional upsets, the college tournament concludes. On Saturday, Villanova faced Kansas and Duke (shown here in a previous game) faced North Carolina; now the winners go for the title. TBS has a pre-game show at 7 p.m. and a post-game one at about 11:30.
2) “Benjamin Franklin,” 8 p.m., PBS, repeating at 10; concludes Tuesday. Franklin didn’t really fit in with the other founding fathers. They were younger – Washington by 26 years, Jefferson by 37. They were landed gentry; he had run away from an apprenticeship at 17. But he was what the revolution needed – a clever writer, a calming force, a diplomat who got crucial support from the French. His story is told in a masterful Ken Burns documentary.
3) “Killing Eve,” 9 p.m., AMC. If you missed this episode Sunday (on BBC America), catch it now. It’s a good one and sets up a terrific series finale next Sunday (BBC) or Monday (AMC). Villanelle (the terrific Jodie Comer) starts this hour with an arrow in her back and ends it in hand-to-hand combat with another assassin. In between are all the quirks that make “Killing Eve” exceptional.
4) “The Invisible Pilot” opener, 9 p.m., HBO. In 1977, a seemingly happy man jumped off a bridge. Much later, people discovered a story that included secrets and hypnosis. The three-week documentary starts on a strong night for HBO. At 6:15 p.m. is Steve Spielberg’s great “West Side Story” (2021); at 10 is the season’s fourth episode (of six) of “My Brilliant Friend.”
5) “Harry Wild,” any time, www.acorn.tv. The world needs some lightweight mysteries and this streamer has them. It debuts a new “Murdoch Mysteries” each Monday, has other shows in its library and now launches this pleasant-enough series. Jane Seymour plays a literature professor who likes to catch crooks (to the dismay of her son, a police detective) and correct grammar (to the dismay of everyone).
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