Ivan "Zack" Rock in "Independent Lens: Indian Relay" on PBS

Ivan "Zack" Rock in "Independent Lens: Indian Relay" on PBS (Aaron Pruitt / PBS / November 15, 2013)

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How I Met Your Mother Barney's (Neil Patrick Harris) father (John Lithgow) arrives at the hotel in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

Almost Human In this new episode, Kennex and Dorian's (Karl Urban, Mark Ealy) investigation of a murder and missing persons case leads them into the high-stakes world of "sexbots," or Intimate Robot Companions. 8 p.m. Fox

Beauty and the Beast After a mission that puts Vincent's (Jay Ryan) life in jeopardy, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) urges him to join her for Thanksgiving dinner with her father (Ted Whittall) in hopes of getting information. Sendhil Ramamurthy, Amber Skye Noyes, Austin Basis and Nina Lisandrello also star in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

Independent Lens The new documentary "Indian Relay" takes viewers inside the equestrian sport popular with Native American communities where participants ride bareback around a track, then leap from their moving horses onto new ones, then do it again. 10 p.m. KOCE


Doctor Who: Tales From the TARDIS Cast members and producers share their memories of the long-running and influential science-fiction series, 9 p.m. BBC America. Then scientists examine the concepts and ideas of "The Science of Doctor Who." 10 p.m. BBC America

Pure Evel American Legend: Lives On The original modern daredevil is profiled in this new special. 10 p.m. Discovery


Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley This new documentary looks back on the life and boundary-breaking career of comedian Jackie "Moms" Mabley via recently discovered photos and performance footage and commentary from fellow entertainers including Harry Belafonte, Anne Meara and Robin Williams. 9 p.m. HBO


CBS This Morning Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.); Steve McQueen. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today (N) 7 a.m. KNBC