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What’s on TV Monday: ‘I Am the Night’ and ‘Agatha Raisin’

What’s on TV Monday: ‘I Am the Night’ and ‘Agatha Raisin’

A search for family ties takes a dark turn in “I Am the Night” on TNT, and a London publicist finds the humor in detective work in “Agatha Raisin” on Acorn TV.

I AM THE NIGHT 9 p.m. on TNT. Chris Pine and the director Patty Jenkins, who worked together on the megahit “Wonder Woman,” partner again for a limited series inspired by true events. The show, set in 1965, follows Fauna Hodel (India Eisley) as she begins to trace her family origins with the help of the tormented journalist Jay Singletary, played by Pine. They soon discover that her past may be tied to the infamous gynecologist George Hodel (Jefferson Mays), a chief suspect in the gruesome Black Dahlia murder. Dr. Hodel remains an ominous figure whose powerful connections and desire to keep secrets buried may put Fauna and Jay in serious danger as they edge closer to the truth.

BRESLIN AND HAMILL: DEADLINE ARTISTS (2018) 8 p.m. on HBO; stream on HBO Go or HBO Now. In timing that can only be called bittersweet, this documentary highlighting two of New York’s most prolific journalists comes to HBO just a few days after the death of their counterpart Russell Baker. Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill receive a thorough examination of their lives and careers, and how the intersection of the two created stories that resonated with the masses and helped define one of the greatest periods of journalism.

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