Monday TV: A Day in the Life of America

Actor and rock star Jared Leto is also a documentarian. He’s the director of a simultaneous check in of the nation that occurred in what seems eons ago — July 4, 2017. “A Day in the Life of America,” which involved 90 different film crews in every state, makes its debut on “Independent Lens” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings).

College Football holds its National Championship in Florida with Alabama vs. Ohio State (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

The life of codebreaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman, who helped bring down Al Capone and a Nazi spy ring is recalled on a new “American Experience” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings). 

A period of revolving interim hosts begin today to fill the shows of the late Alex Trebek on “Jeopardy!” (Syndicated, check local listings). First up this week is its biggest former winner Ken Jennings. 

A documentary about real life athletes, “All American Stories” (CW, 8 p.m.) sounds a lot like one of the network’s dramatic series.

ABC News produced the one hour special “24 Hours: Assault on the Capitol” (Hulu, streaming), but is only available online.

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