Monday Montage

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

Two and a half millennia ago, a new religion was born in northern India, generated from the ideas of a single man. Explore the life of The Buddha – Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam has finally done it! After nearly two decades, the animator turned director wrapped on his film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.

Twelve bakers … ten weeks … who will be crowned Britain’s best? Find out as The Great British Baking Show returns with a two-hour premiere – Friday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Whether or not Sherlock is done as a series seems open to debate. However, Andrew Scott (Moriarty) doesn’t believe it will happen anytime soon (if it happens at all).

Witness the trials and tribulations of students in a charismatic show-style high school marching band at a historically African-American high school in Durham. Don’t miss One Band Indivisible – Wednesday at 8pm on the North Carolina Channel.

Congratulations to astrophysicist and former NOVA ScienceNow host Neil deGrasse Tyson – he’s the first American scientist to win the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication.

Now see who’s blowing out the candles this week…

June 12

Sonia Manzano (Sesame Street) turns 67

June 13

Simon Callow (David Copperfield) celebrates 68

Bob McGrath (Sesame Street) has his 85th

June 14

Antony Sher (The Jury, Mrs. Brown) is 68

June 16

Michael Culver (Cadfael) marks 79 years

Carole Ann Ford (Doctor Who) turns 77

June 17

Arthur Darvill (Little Dorrit) celebrates 35

June 18

Sean Teale (Mr. Selfridge) has his 25th

Philip Jackson (Agatha Christie’s Poirot) is 69