Monday Montage

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

Frontline tells the story of White House advisor Stephen Bannon’s fight to deliver on Donald Trump’s promises, with a confrontational style based on his personal crusade to dramatically transform America. Bannon’s War premieres Tuesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? Apparently, you just need to head to the Sunshine State. SeaWorld has announced a new Sesame Street land will open at its Orlando theme park by fall 2022.

High Point University president Nido Qubein continues his interviews with the world’s most influential people. This week: Celia Sandys. Don’t miss High Point University Presents: Celia Sandys – Thursday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

David Tennant and Billie Piper are reuniting for new Doctor Who adventures! Big Finish Productions plans three new hour-long audio plays featuring the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler.

Join co-hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna for the 28th broadcast of a celebrated night of remembrance honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. The 2017 National Memorial Day Concert airs live Sunday at 8pm on UNC-TV.

And if you want an insider’s view on the future of public broadcasting, check out PBS President Paula Kerger’s keynote speech delivered at the PBS Annual Meeting in San Diego.

And did someone say “birthday?” A few folks are indeed celebrating this week:

May 22

Tom Chambers (Father Brown) celebrates 40

May 23

Beverly Leech (Square One TV) has her 58th

May 24

Kristin Scott Thomas (Body & Soul) is 57

Jim Broadbent (Any Human Heart) marks 68 years

Rob Edwards (By The Sword Divided) turns 68

Jo Joyner (EastEnders) celebrates 40

May 25

Ian McKellen (Vicious) has his 81st

Frank Oz (Sesame Street) turns 73

David Burke (Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes) is 83

Lauren Crace (Mr. Selfridge) celebrates 31

May 26

Laurence Fox (Inspector Lewis) has his 39th

Patsy Palmer (EastEnders) marks 45 years

May 28

Anne Reid (Last Tango In Halifax) turns 82

Carey Mulligan (Bleak House) celebrates 32

Calum Callaghan (Mr. Selfridge) is 31

Michelle Collins (EastEnders) has her 56th