Enslaved With Samuel L Jackson
9pm, BBC Two
Following his narration for Raoul Peck’s 2016 film on James Baldwin, I Am Not Your Negro, Samuel L Jackson delves deeper into the history of the black American experience in this four-part series charting 400 years of slavery. Accompanied by writer Afua Hirsch and journalist Simcha Jacobovici, the trio use scientific investigation, reportage and dramatic reconstruction to locate sunken slave ships and present the harrowing story of the transatlantic slave trade. Ammar Kalia
Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime
8pm, BBC Two
The ex-Python’s reflections on his second career continue with this recap of his ambitious trek starting in the Arctic and following a longitude line south. Pole to Pole was first broadcast in 1992 and featured the final days of the USSR, plus a magical rooftop train ride to Khartoum. Ellen E Jones
9pm, BBC One
Having finally tracked down Albie, Douglas is on a mission to patch things up with his son before returning home to salvage his marriage in the final instalment of this emotional series adapted from David Nicholls’s bestseller. There are a few more gut-punches to come, though, namely in the shape of an unexpected hospital stay. AK
9pm, Channel 4
It’s a classic team-building exercise-turned-gameshow: 12 strangers, including talkshow host Trisha Goddard’s daughter Billie, have 20 days to build an 850ft bridge by hand to reach a prize of £100,000 lying on an island in a lake. Cue: squabbles, fierce rivalries and uneasily forged alliances. Ali Catterall
Diana: The Interview That Shocked the World
9pm, Channel 5
A huge cut above most backward-looking royal docs, this programme hacks through the thriller-esque knot of intrigue that led to Princess Diana’s bombshell TV encounter with Martin Bashir in 1995. The BBC gossip about how the exclusive was handled is even riper than the palace tittle-tattle. Jack Seale
Imagine: Marina Abramović – The Ugly Duckling
10.30pm, BBC Two
Alan Yentob’s arts strand returns with a profile of the lauded performance artist Marina Abramović. Famed for her works exemplifying the adrenalised nature of modern performance art, Abramović here travels with Yentob to her home town of Belgrade. AK
A United Kingdom, 11pm, BBC Two
In London, 1947, law student Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) falls in love with lonely typist Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). But Seretse is also a prince of Bechuanaland (now Botswana), and their subsequent marriage is frowned on in his home country, while creating a British imperial crisis. An affecting romance. Paul Howlett
Tennis: French Open, 1.30pm; 1.55pm, ITV/Eurosport 1. The men’s singles final.
Uefa Nations League Football: Republic of Ireland v Wales, 1.30pm, Sky Sports Main Event. England v Belgium follows at 4pm and Scotland v Slovakia at 7.30pm.
PGA Tour Golf: The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, 8pm, Sky Sports Golf. Day four coverage.