What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Greenville and Pitt County residents pull together to cope with its aftermath. Tune in for Down River, tonight at 9 on UNC-TV.
Sherlock fans are no doubt in heaven now that series four has debuted on Masterpiece (Sundays at 9). Well, you can feed that high as co-creator Mark Gatiss discusses the new season.
Journey through the life’s work of the socially conscious director of Serpico, 12 Angry Men and Network in a never-before-seen interview. American Masters profiles Sidney Lumet – Tuesday at 9pm on UNC-TV.
What would everyone’s special TV neighbor make of today’s culture of bullying? Here’s a rather interesting piece on Mister Rogers and his history of protecting children from the bullies around us.
The southern documentary series Reel South returns for a second season Thursday night with a double feature of docs – “Soul City” relives civil rights activists attempt to build a multiracial utopia in the 1970s and “Eat White Dirt” examines the phenomenon known as geophagy. Reel South premieres Thursday night at 10 on UNC-TV.
And sad news for Sherlock fans – although they’re married on the show, stars Martin Freeman (John Watson) and Amanda Abbington (Mary Watson) have split in real life after a 15 year relationship.
Now let’s see who’s celebrating birthdays this week…
Deborah Watling (Doctor Who) has her 69th
Ann Magnuson (Alive From Off Center) is 61
Doris Kearns Goodwin (The Roosevelts) turns 74
Charlie Rose (Charlie Rose) celebrates 75 years
Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) has his 62nd
Eddie Redmayne (Birdsong) celebrates his 35th
Angus Deayton (One Foot In The Grave) is 61
Robin Ellis (Poldark) turns 75
Sarah Polley (Ramona) has her 38th