Mercury 13 (Netflix) — A Netflix original documentary about the women who were tested for spaceflight in 1961 before their dreams of being the first to make the trip beyond Earth were dashed. Thirteen female pilots were screened as part of Project Mercury, but in private. Some of them even performed better than the men, who were known as The Mercury 7, but were the wrong gender. Directed by David Sington.
Sutton Foster in Concert (9 p.m., UNC-TV) — Two-time Tony Award-winner (and star of TV shows “Bunheads” and “Younger”) Sutton Foster performs in the Appel Room with guest Jonathan Groff.
Meghan Markle: American Princess (10 p.m., CBS) — Gayle King hosts a look at the relationship between Markle and Prince Harry, telling Markle’s story from being a child activist to becoming an international star.
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