Tonight's CBS movie is not great, maybe, but Robert Duvall's good ol' boy mechanic in "Days of Thunder" is well worth watching. A cable documentary also takes an alarming look at the spread of deadly viruses.
* "The Best of Maryland State of Mind" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- This special highlights previous stories aired in a quarterly series that Maryland Public Television produces with the University of Maryland System. Host Scott Simon, of National Public Radio, introduces stories that range from robots being designed for space to Towson State University's dance company, which tutors football players in the graceful art. MPT.
* "Beverly Hills, 90210" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- Here's a chance to catch up on things if you missed the waning weeks of the season. In the next-to-last episode of the spring, Andrea (Gabrielle Carteris) leaves the show (to enable the actress to start a syndicated talk show). Fox.
* "Days of Thunder" (9 p.m.-11 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- Stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman got a lot of attention when this 1990 film was released, because their relationship in real life led to marriage. But Robert Duvall cleanly steals the movie as a veteran pit crew boss on the stock car racing circuit. CBS.
* "Torvill and Dean: Facing the Music" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- Were they robbed? The English ice-dancing duo missed the gold medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics, although many viewers thought they earned it. This repeat chronicles their efforts.
* "Down, Out & Dangerous" (9 p.m.-11 p.m., USA) -- John Boy is history. Richard Thomas, who has had trouble shaking typecasting from his role as the sensitive son of "The Waltons," plays a murdering convict in this original cable thriller. Bruce Davison also stars.
* "Killer Virus" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., The Learning Channel) -- Recent interviews with rare survivors are included in this new report on the Ebola virus, which has claimed more than 200 lives in Africa in recent months. The show also reveals that there are other new viruses out there.
* "20th Century" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., A&E; Network) -- Maryland history has an unhappy piece of this report on the development of media and public scrutiny of the private lives of public figures. Spiro T. Agnew, the former Maryland governor and U.S. vice president, is among those whose fall is recalled.