Monday Montage

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

Frontline joins forces with NPR to investigate the billions spent on housing the poor and why so few get the help they need. Don’t miss Poverty, Politics and Profit – Tuesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Would like to have breakfast with David Tennant and six other Doctors? Of course you would. Well, now there’s a chance that could happen. It requires a charitable contribution and a lot of luck.

Spend a day at the shore as the North Carolina Channel presents four specials about our Carolina coast. On Thursday, tour the Outer Banks: North Carolina’s Coastal Treasure at 8. Next, discover a legendary but long lost site for summer memories on Lumina: Remembering The Light at 8:45. Then, Meryl Streep narrates Ribbon of Sand at 9:30. And the night is capped off by Fort Fisher Hermit: The Life And Death of Robert E. Harrill at 10. It all happens Thursday night on the North Carolina Channel.

Former NOVA ScienceNOW host Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses his new book and his favorite planet, among other things. (It’s Saturn, by the way.) Continue reading