TV TOP picks
1 The Astronaut Wives Club
9 p.m. on (ABC)
Against the backdrop of the civil rights movement, the astronauts and their wives deal with a variety of issues in the new episode “Flashpoint.” John Glenn (Sam Reid) mulls running for a seat in the U.S. government, while Trudy Cooper (Odette Annable) takes up the cause of women who have the desire to go into space. JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Desmond Harrington, Bret Harrison, Wilson Bethel and Erin Cummings also are in the ensemble cast.
2 Kids’ Choice Sports 2015
9 p.m. on (YTV)
From the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hosts this second annual awards ceremony honoring children’s favorite athletes, teams and sports moments from the year. Derek Jeter, who ended his 20-season career with the New York Yankees last fall, will receive the Legend Award. Other athletes will be honored in categories such as best male and female athletes and favorite newcomer, as well as less conventional picks such as “most enthusiastic player” and “king and queen of swag.”
9:31 p.m. on (CBS)
The therapy is meant for Violet (Sadie Calvano), but Christy and Bonnie (Anna Faris, Allison Janney) are the ones who come forth with the biggest revelations in “Free Therapy and a Dead Lady’s Yard Sale.” They participate in one of Violet’s sessions and end up voicing some rather personal information.
10 p.m. on (FOX)
Harold’s (Reed Diamond) efforts to get through the fence that keeps people in Wayward Pines draws Ethan’s (Matt Dillon) curiosity in the new episode “A Reckoning.” Amy’s (guest star Sarah Jeffery) illness becomes even more of a concern, and Nurse Pam (Melissa Leo) asks Theresa (Shannyn Sossamon) to do some probing. Megan (guest star Hope Davis) wants student Ben (Charlie Tahan) to talk about what’s happening in the town. Terrence Howard also stars.
5 Time Traveling With Brian Unger
10 p.m. on (DTOU)
In the new episode “Key West Defense & NOLA Pirate,” host Brian Unger takes a virtual trip back in time to 1962 Key West, Fla., which became a front line of defense in a chilling, near-apocalyptic incident known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. Later, he travels back even further, to late 19th century New Orleans, to meet the infamous Jean Lafitte, one of the most powerful pirates in American history.