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What to Watch on Monday: ‘Frontline’ begins its ‘Facebook Dilemma’ series on PBS

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens while testifying before a joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2018.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens while testifying before a joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2018. REUTERS

Frontline: The Facebook Dilemma (9 p.m., PBS / UNC-TV) - In the first part of this two-part Frontline series, which is an in-depth examination of the powerful social media platform’s impact on privacy and democracy in America and around the world. The documentary uses dozens of original interviews and rare footage as it investigates a series of warnings to Facebook and how the company responded. Part 2 airs Tuesday night.

A Very Wicked Halloween (10 p.m., NBC) — The multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway musical celebrates 15 years on stage with a star-studded night of performances from original and current cast members — including hosts Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel — as well as special guests.

The Good Doctor (10 p.m., CBS) - Claire suggests an experimental surgery on an anorexic heart patient who can’t gain the necessary weight for surgery.

Wildland (10 p.m., PBS / UNC-TV) - This Independent Lens documentary follows a small wildland firefighting crew as they struggle with fear, loyalty, love and defeat during a single fire season. It was filmed during two recent wildfire seasons and tells a rich story of working-class men. Online streaming starts Oct. 30 on pbs.org.

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