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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.”

3

Mom

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.

4

Way­ward Pines

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.

Matt Dil­lon

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