What to Watch Monday: HBO examines Mapplethorpe
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PICK OF THE NIGHT
Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
HBO, 9 p.m.
HBO’s weekly Monday-night documentary showcase is an especially good one on Monday night. The movie focuses on the story of famed (and infamous) photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, whose controversial works led to a congressional hubbub. Find out more about the movie by checking out our critic’s review here.
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon Network, 6 p.m.
The bygone animated kids’ show gets the reboot, because in case you haven’t noticed yet, all of pop culture is now being held hostage by millennials.
NBC, 10 p.m.
Jane has a confusing memory. Then again, that’s, like, 85 percent of this show.
To this day, every American of a certain age can still tell you exactly where they were when they first learned what a “James Franco” was.