The New Edition Story (9 p.m., BET) – The opener of a three-night miniseries chronicling the ups and downs of music group New Edition, starting with their humble beginnings in Boston. Stars Bryshere Y. Gray, Keith Powers, Elijah Kelley, Yvette Nicole Brown and La La Anthony.
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American Experience: Rachel Carson (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – An exploration of scientist Rachel Carson’s book “Silent Spring” and other writings that advance the global environmental movement.
This is Us (9 p.m., NBC) – Jack and Rebecca try to throw Kate, Kevin and Randall three separate birthday parties.
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Bones (9 p.m., Fox) – The team investigates the death of a person from Booth and Brennan’s past.
Outsiders (9 p.m., WGN) – In the second season premiere, the Farrell clan defend Shay Mountain as the conflict between the family and the town escalates.
Frontline: Trump’s Road to the White House (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – Interviews with key players reveal how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the White House.