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What to Watch on Monday: Jackie Robinson doc, ‘Detour’ debut

As Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball, he dealt with death threats on and off the field.
As Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball, he dealt with death threats on and off the field. Courtesy of Hulton Archive

Jackie Robinson (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – In part 1 of Ken Burns’ two-part documentary, Jackie Robinson rises from humble origins to become a Major League Baseball player, integrating the sport and playing strong despite death threats on and off the field.

Also on tonight . . .

Super girl (8 p.m., CBS) – Kara must free her friend when Non and Indigo implement mind control to turn National City citizens into their own army.

The Detour (9 p.m., TBS) – In this new series, a couple with kids set off on a trip from Syracuse to Ft. Lauderdale. In a second episode at 9:30, they drive their van into a ditch and spend the night in a hotel. Created by Jason Jones and Samantha Bee. Jones and Natalie Zea star. TBS has already renewed this for a second season, even before the premiere.

Jane the Virgin (9 p.m., CW) – Rogelio tries to plan the perfect bachelor party for Michael.

Better Call Saul (10 p.m., AMC) – Someone questions Chuck’s capabilities.

Castle (10 p.m., ABC) – Castle and Beckett search for a stolen antique that may have been Aladdin’s lamp in the hope it will lead them to a smuggler’s murderer.

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