Monday's TV Highlights: 'Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story' on Lifetime
When Rome Ruled: The empire’s storied military legions (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic) and the rise of Christianity (7 and 10 p.m.) are explored in new installments.
Hell’s Kitchen: The culinary-themed reality competition hosted by chef Gordon Ramsay returns for a new season (8 p.m. Fox).
Man vs. Wild: Host Bear Grylls visits New Zealand on a new episode of the outdoor-adventure series (9 p.m. Discovery).
Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided: President Abraham Lincoln’s issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation is recalled in this new episode (10 p.m. KOCE).
Martha Stewart Presents: Women With Vision: The home-makeover maven profiles three women who are outstanding in their respective fields in this new special (8 p.m. Hallmark).
Mann v. Ford: This documentary explores a class-action lawsuit over industrial waste filed against the automobile maker by a tribe of Native Americans (9 p.m. HBO).
Baseball: The Yankees play the Rays (4 p.m. ESPN) and Dodgers face the Giants (7 p.m. FS Prime).
Soccer: The Vancouver Whitecaps meet Manchester City in an exhibition match (7 p.m. ESPN2)
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