PBS has a the premiere of a two part look at the life of the man that built the Mouse House, Walt Disney, part of American Experience at 9:00 (but check local listings). Most of the critics found this to be a well made and fascinating documentary, leaving the viewer with a new appreciation for the man behind the Disney name, here are the reviews.
Lifetime has a biopic of the singer, Whitney, directed by Angela Bassett, at 8:00. And for more on the late singer, keep it tuned to Lifetime at 10:02 for Bobby Brown: Remembering Whitney, and at 11:02, Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest for an hour of notable live performances.
Whoopi Goldberg has directed a documentary of comedienne Moms Mabley, Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley, on HBO at 9:00. The profile of the vaudeville star includes interviews with Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Arsenio Hall, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, and emphasizes how Mabley paved the way for female comedians and performers everywhere in provocative stand-up routines that challenged racism, sexism and ageism.