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What to Watch on Wednesday: A filmmaker's obsession in 'The Mountain Lion and Me'

One of Mama Mo's kittens discovers Casey Anderson's camera in "The Mountain Lion and Me."
One of Mama Mo's kittens discovers Casey Anderson's camera in "The Mountain Lion and Me." Smithsonian Channel

The Mountain Lion and Me (8 p.m., Smithsonian Channel) — In this astonishing documentary, Montana filmmaker Casey Anderson forms an unlikely relationship with a mountain lion named Mama Mo. Anderson first encounters Mama Mo when he sees her tracks outside his Montana home. It sparks a one-year obsession with the adult lion and her cubs, who are hunting in his backyard. Mama Mo lets Anderson into her world, and Anderson uses the latest high-tech tools to capture an unprecedented view into the intimate lives of mountain lions in the wild.

Also on tonight . . .

NCAA Tournament (6:40 p.m., truTV) — Tonight's games include No. 16 North Carolina Central vs. No. 16 Texas Southern, followed by No. 11 Arizona State vs. No. 11 Syracuse around 9:10. For the full schedule, including how to find all those channels and details on streaming options, check out our March Madness viewing guide.

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