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What to Watch on Monday: Reel South series features local docs

Randy Lewis, an Alamance farmer, tries to keep both his dairy and the rural tradition of a barn dance alive in “The Last Barn Dance.”
Randy Lewis, an Alamance farmer, tries to keep both his dairy and the rural tradition of a barn dance alive in “The Last Barn Dance.”

Reel South (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – This new documentary series features regional independent filmmakers. The first, “The Last Barn Dance,” is by Triangle filmmakers and chronicles an Alamance County farmer struggling to save his dairy farm and the old-time barn dance tradition. At 9:30, “Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me” is about a 60-year-old man with autism who dreams of singing with a big band.

Also on tonight . . .

Superhuman (8 p.m., Fox) – Kal Penn hosts a competition that tests 12 contestants who have special abilities. There’s $100,00 at stake.

The Bachelor (8 p.m., ABC) – Season 20 has Ben meeting a group of women that includes identical twins, a war veteran and a chicken enthusiast.

The Biggest Loser (9 p.m., NBC) – The new season starts with seven teams competing, one of which includes famous strangers: Richard Hatch of “Survivor” and Erin Willett from “The Voice.”

Chuck Norris vs. Communism (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – In this Independent Lens documentary, a black market VHS racketeer and a translator bring the magic of film to Romanians in the 1980s.

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