Monday Montage

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

Longtime UNC-TV viewers may recall the name of Michael Wood. Over the years, this accomplished historian has presented incredible television documentary series covering subjects as interesting and varied as The Conquistadors, William Shakespeare, Alexander The Great, The Trojan War and The Origins Of Civilization. Now Michael Wood heads to Asia to explore the people, places and fascinating history of the world’s most populous country. The Story Of China begins Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

The airline industry hasn’t had a good year. Now Reading Rainbow‘s LeVar Burton is adding to the bad publicity with a tale of in-flight woes.

As Endeavour explored the early years of Inspector Morse, a new series delves into the origins of Jane Tennison. Starting Sunday, Masterpiece Mystery! chronicles the story of Tennison’s early years in the police force. Don’t miss Prime Suspect: Tennison – Sunday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Speaking of Masterpiece Mystery! – host Alan Cumming is set to star in a new TV series on CBS. Continue reading