Monday TV: It’s All About the Benjamin

Mandy Patinkin provides the voice of statesman, scientist, inventor and publisher and namesake of Ken Burns’ latest documentary series “Benjamin Franklin” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings). Tonight’s two-hour  initial installment of the four part series covers his early years through 1774. 

Adam McKay is behind the three-part documentary series about a daredevil husband and father who jumped of a bridge in 1977 and may have faked his death, “The Invisible Pilot” (HBO, 9 p.m.). 

Final How are your brackets? March Madness ends four days into April with the NCAA men’s basketball championship, with North Carolina vs. Kansas (TBS, 9:20 p.m.). 

The new four part series “Mud, Sweat & Beards” (USA, 11 p.m.) follows a couple of pals who are wilderness experts, best friends Donny Dust and Ray Livingston, as they go to remote locations in extreme conditions, where they’ll build shelters and try to find natural food sources. 

“Secrets of Playboy” (A&E, 9 p.m.) concludes its season with a talk among former Playmates, girlfriends and employees speaking with a sex trauma therapist. 

Sam if fighting zombies on “Better Things” (FX, 10 p.m.). 

Jane Seymour stars as a retired literature professor who helps her detective son becomes a private investigator in the new series “Harry Wild” (AcornTV, streaming). 

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