Television remembers and pays tribute to Nelson Mandela.

The official memorial service for Nelson Mandela, from the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, will begin at 1 a.m. PST, Tuesday (11 a.m. locally in South Africa),  and will be covered as breaking news by the major networks and cable news channels. CSPAN and CSPAN2 will air live coverage from 1 a.m. thru 5 a.m., Tuesday,  repeating at 5 p.m., Tuesday. President Obama is scheduled to speak.

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Thursday

Mandela: The Leader You Know, The Man You Didn't 8 p.m., IFC

Behind-the-scenes footage, cast interviews with Idris Elba and Naomie Harris, and the process of making the movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” (N)