"Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" (7 p.m. PST/10 p.m. EST, BBC America): This snazzy new four-part miniseries explores the early life of author Ian Fleming, who brought James Bond to life. In the opener, our hero begins work with British naval intelligence.
"Hawking" (10 p.m., PBS): This new documentary chronicles the remarkable life and career of British physicist Stephen Hawking. With contributions from the man himself, and plenty of interviews with interesting folks, it basically shows why he's so much smarter than us.
"American Horror Story: Coven" (10 p.m., FX): Alas, it's time to say farewell to the witchy women. The season finale features the dramatic rise of a new Supereme to succeed Fiona (Jessica Lange).
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