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Explore the story of Florida’s Everglades, America’s greatest wetland, as AMERICAN EXPERIENCE enters THE SWAMP – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Historian Lucy Worsley (Tales from the Royal Bedchamber) talks about history, Queen Victoria and her new book. Continue reading

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Monday Montage

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Uncover the stories behind six dictators, from Mussolini to Noriega. How did they seize and lose power? What forces were against them? Learn the answers in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power. Discover THE DICTATOR’S PLAYBOOK – beginning Wednesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Check out Helen Mirren in her new role as Catherine the Great in the Sky Atlantic drama of the same name. Continue reading

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Countdown to 2019 with a quintet of concerts by major artists performing in locations close to their hearts. Don’t miss Andrea Bocelli, Alicia Keys, will.i.am, Foo Fighters and Brad Paisley in a LANDMARKS LIVE IN CONCERT MARATHON – beginning tonight at 8 on the Explorer Channel.

At last, the Tom Hanks’ Fred Rogers biopic now has an official name! A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood will be released in the fall.

Ring in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the Musikverein. Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville hosts FROM VIENNA: THE NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION 2019 on GREAT PERFORMANCES – Tuesday at 9pm on UNC-TV. Continue reading

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A new nun and four Chinese orphans arrive unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, causing both joy and chaos. Join the celebrations on the CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Good news if you’re in the City of Brotherly Love on January 26. Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect) will join the Philadelphia Orchestra next month for the Academy of Music 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball fundraiser. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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After a Texas minister sets himself on fire to protest the virulent racism of his community, friends and neighbors search for an explanation. INDEPENDENT LENS presents MAN ON FIRE – tonight at 10 on UNC-TV.

The 30th annual Palm Springs Film Festival opens on January 3rd with Kenneth Branagh’s new film All Is True. Branagh stars as William Shakespeare and Judi Dench is his wife Anne. Ian McKellen plays the Earl of Southampton. Continue reading

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After a senseless massacre, a community attempts to heal through music. Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a special concert in remembrance of the city’s Tree of Life Synagogue tragedy. Don’t miss THE TREE OF LIFE: A CONCERT FOR PEACE AND UNITY – Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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See how one family turned heartache into heroism on FOR THE LOVE OF THEIR BROTHER – Wednesday night at 9 on the North Carolina Channel.

Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and Colin Farrell (Ballykissangel) have joined the cast of Guy Ritchie’s new crime drama film Toff Guys. Continue reading