TV Picks: ‘Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley’ on HBO
TV picks for Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, include “Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley” on HBO, “Hart of Dixie” on The CW and “Mom” on CBS.
Tonight in Prime Time
‘Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley’
Goldberg makes her directorial debut with this homage to Mabley, a comedian whose career spanned five decades. The documentary features photographs, performance footage and interviews with Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers, Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Bill Cosby, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. 9 p.m. Monday on HBO (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Monday
“The Elephant Man” (1980), 7 p.m. (TCM): Victorian Dr. Treves rescues deformed Joseph (John) Merrick from a London sideshow and shows him humanity.
“Hart of Dixie,” 8 p.m. (The CW): Zoe worries about how much time Joel and Wade spend together, especially when it starts to interfere with Joel’s writing; Lavon tries to avoid talking to AnnaBeth; Lemon thinks Brick should start dating again.
“Almost Human,” 8 p.m. (Fox): The investigation into a murder and a missing persons case leads Kennex and Dorian into the world of sexbots; Kennex tries to deal with his past.
“Bizarre Foods America,” 9 p.m. (Travel): Tasty facts; raw tweets; behind-the-scenes crew commentary.
“Mom,” 9:30 p.m. (CBS): Bonnie struggles to keep her life together when she loses her job; Christy tries to help Bonnie get back on track.
“Castle,” 10:01 p.m. (ABC): When a woman who looks very similar to Lanie is murdered, the team thinks the killer may be targeting members of the 12th precinct.
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