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What to Watch on Thursday: Durham filmmaker’s ‘Private Violence’ on Reel South

Director Cynthia Hill’s documentary, “Private Violence,” airs as part of the “Reel South” documentary series on UNC-TV.
Director Cynthia Hill’s documentary, “Private Violence,” airs as part of the “Reel South” documentary series on UNC-TV. Courtesy of Rex Miller

Reel South (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – In the documentary “Private Violence,” by Durham filmmaker Cynthia Hill, a woman seeks justice for crimes committed against her by her estranged husband. “Private Violence” played Sundance in 2014 and premiered on HBO later that year.

Also on tonight . . .

Powerless (8:30 p.m., NBC) – The team loses a client due to Van’s blunders, so Emily tries to make a deal with Atlantis.

Riverdale (9 p.m., The CW) – Jughead fights to keep the local drive-in open after hearing an anonymous buyer’s plans to tear it down.

Life in Pieces (9:30 p.m., CBS) – Tim gets tickets to the Grammys from a patient and takes Samantha to impress her.

The History of Comedy (10 p.m., CNN) – The second episode celebrates the greatest female comedians of all time and how they were able to succeed despite rampant sexism.

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