L.A. story

For decades, James Garner was considered one of TV's most beloved actors. Now I'm not even sure he'd make the top 10. For those too young to remember the amiable star in his heyday, check out 1994's "The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A.," a reunion movie in which the laid-back detective must go to work against the backdrop of the Los Angeles riots.

6 p.m., Hallmark Movies and Mysteries

Illegal formation

High school football in Texas has inspired lots of films, the latest being "30 for 30: What Carter Lost," a documentary on the 1988 Dallas Carter Cowboys, who took on all comers — including the squad that inspired "Friday Night Lights" — but lost credibility in the public eye after a heartbreaking scandal.

8:30 p.m., ESPN

Stuck in the middle

Tensions between Cuba and the United States may have cooled over the past 17 years, but the story of 7-year-old Elian Gonzalez still burns bright in the memories of those hooked on cable news before Donald Trump's latest takeover. "Elian" looks back at the custody battle between two countries with no winner in the cards.

9 p.m., CNN

Neal Justin