Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

In 1966, a mass shooting at the University of Texas left 16 dead. “Tower” reframes the events of that day via the perspectives of those who lived through it and examines the effects of the shooting over the last 50 years. Don’t miss a special Independent Lens – Tuesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Congratulations to Monty Python’s Michael Palin who’s been honored with the Edward Stanford Prize for travel writing.

Witness the complex realities of intimate partner violence through the eyes of two survivors. Tune in as Thursday at 10 on UNC-TV as Reel South presents “Private Violence.”

SNL’s Kate McKinnon is taking the Ms. Frizzle role in Netflix’s Magic Schoolbus remake. The original series (with Lily Tomlin voicing the adventurous bus driving teacher) was a favorite of PBS Kids viewers back in the 1990s. Continue reading