Monday TV: Portrait of Robin Williams

robin-williamsDespite the title, the sweet and sad documentary “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind” (HBO, 8 p.m.) only offers a glimpse at what made the mile-a-minute connections made by the manic comic possible. Director Marina Zenovich suggests a rich interior life from being an only child, the influence of a nutty mom and, later, drugs, helped create the famous mercurial routines, many of which are excerpted. Some sober assessments are offered by friends and colleagues, from Billy Crystal to Steve Martin and Bobcat Goldthwait that, after Williams’ 2014 death, sound like a wake.

In another documentary tonight,  woman on a death row case second guesses their decision and seeks other jury members decades later to discuss their decision in “Lindy Jou, Juror Number 2,” making its debut on “POV” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings).

Time for the hometown visits to the four finalists on “The Bachelorette” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

Holmes tries to protect his father on “Elementary” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

On “Salvation” (CBS, 9 p.m.), grace goes on a dangerous mission.

Can’t believe “The Proposal” (ABC, 10 p.m.) is still on the air.

“American Ninja Warrior” (NBC, 8 p.m.) moves to the Los Angeles finals.

The Top 20 are named on “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

Plum has a new purpose on “Dietland” (AMC, 9 p.m.).

Nat Geo Wild is starting its shark week a week before the other now, with shows like “Big Sharks Rule” (Nat Geo Wild, 9 p.m.).

A new season starts for “The Real Housewives of Orange County” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) with three of them divorced.

A former winner of “Celebrity Apprentice” has a new show, “Serial Killer with Piers Morgan” (Oxygen, 7 p.m.).

Keegan-Michael Key might bump things up as guest on “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” (CW, 9 p.m.).

Last week’s premiere of “Floribama Shore” (MTV, 10 p.m.) was its most watched episodes.

In lieu of “Freaks & Geeks” being on, there’s a documentary about it on “Cultureshock” (A&E, 9 p.m.).

World leaders instead of magicians should appear on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW, 8 p.m.).

On “Basketball Wives” (VH1, 9 p.m.), Jackie stars in a play.

The 1 percent are victims and targets on the true crime series “Deadly Rich” (CNBC, 10 p.m.). Similarly “Deadly Power” (Oxygen, 7 .m.) is about people in power who commit crimes.

One son of Warren Jeffs tries to help his brother on “Escaping Polygamy” (Lifetime, 10 p.m.).

Hannah has an ultimatum on “Southern Charm Savannah” (Bravo, 10 p.m.).

The reunion winds up on “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” (VH1, 8 p.m.).

Tara Lipinski demands an anniversary cake on “Wedding Cake Championship” (Food, 9 p.m.).

On “Teen Mom 2” (MTV, 9 p.m.), Leah and Kailyn go to Hawaii.

Turner Classic Movies continues its 50 movies in 50 States effort into the Midwest with “The Man Who Came to Dinner” (8 p.m.) representing Ohio, “Anatomy of a Murder” (10:15 p.m.) from Michigan, “Some Came Running” (1:15 a.m.) in Indiana, “The Front Page” (3:45 a.m.) from Illinois and “Primary” (5:45 a.m.) in Wisconsin.

But it’s Barbara Stanwyck all day in “Gambling Lady” (6 a.m.), “The Woman in Red” (7:15 a.m.), “East Side, West Side” (8:30 a.m.), “These Wilder Years” (10:30 a.m.), “Clash by Night” (12:15 p.m.), “Night Nurse” (2:15 p.m.), “Ever in My Heart” (3:30 p.m.), “Lady of Burlesque” (4:45 p.m.) and “The Mad Miss Manton” (6:30 p.m.).

All-Star activities begin with the Home Run Derby (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

In the NBA Summer League playoffs it’s Lakers vs. Cleveland (ESPN2, 8:30 p.m.) and Portland vs. Memphis (ESPN2, 10:30 p.m.) in the semifinals.

In the lacrosse FIL world championships it’s Canada vs. Iroquois Nationals (ESPNU, 2 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: J.K. Simmons, Liza Koshy, Oz Pearlman. The View: Sherri Shepherd. The Talk: Mike Colter, Joshua Morrow. Harry Connick: Carol Burnett (rerun). Steve Harvey: Carson Kressley, Nene Leakes, cast members from “WAGS LA” and “Married to Medicine.” Ellen DeGeneres: Charlize Theron, Danai Gurira (rerun). Wendy Williams: Melissa Garcia, Devyn Simone. The Real: Kim Kolciak, Kroy Biermann, Keyshia Ka’oir (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Armie Hammer Colleen Ballinger, Paula Poundstone. Jimmy Kimmel: Jason Sudeikis, Danica Patrick, Michael Ray. Jimmy Fallon: Jamie Foxx, Taron Egerton, Zoey Deutch, Mark Normand. Seth Meyers: Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Rannells, Emmanuelle Caplette. James Corden: Elizabeth Olsen, David Tennant, Anne-Marie (rerun). Carson Daly: Titus Welliver, Coin, David Costabile (rerun). Trevor Noah: Boots Riley. Conan O’Brien: Kunal Nayyar, Adam Pally, Harrison Greenbaum (rerun).

 

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