Monday Montage

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

Explore the cultural history and present-day economy of Hickory. Don’t miss CATAWBANS – tonight at 9 on UNC-TV (repeating Thursday at 8pm on the North Carolina Channel and Thursday at 10pm on UNC-TV).

Good Liar, a new film starring Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect) and Ian McKellen (Vicious), is due this time next year. The Bill Condon-directed movie has a release date of November 15, 2019. Continue reading

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Monday Montage

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

Join Ann Curry for a new series of dramatic reunions featuring people whose lives crossed at pivotal moments. Don’t miss the season premiere of WE’LL MEET AGAIN – Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

Bad news for fans of Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and the North Carolina economy – Dockery’s series Good Behavior (which is filmed in the Tar Heel State) has been cancelled by TNT after two seasons. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Join the stars of the beloved series All Creatures Great & Small, Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison, as they get behind the wheel of the 1936 designed Morgan 4/4 and set out along some of Britain’s most beautiful old roads. Take a trip on VINTAGE ROADS GREAT & SMALL – Thursday night at 10pm on UNC-TV and repeating Saturday at 8pm on the Explorer Channel.

Shakespeare! Dench! Branagh! Three names that individually would be worth your time but together? No question. Kenneth Branagh (Wallander) and Judi Dench (A Fine Romance) team up to portray William Shakespeare and his wife Anne in the film All Is True, scheduled for 2019. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Is Facebook more harmful than helpful? FRONTLINE examines the powerful social media platform’s impact on privacy and democracy on a special two-night event. Don’t miss THE FACEBOOK DILEMMA – beginning tonight at 9 (and concluding Tuesday at 10) on UNC-TV.

David Tennant (Doctor Who) is set to co-star with Emily Watson (Little Women) in the psychological thriller Quicksand. Filming begins in April on the Greek island of Crete. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Travel through 15,000-years and rediscover a past whose splendor and sophistication is only now being realized and whose story has for too long remained untold. Witness the world made by America’s first peoples on the new four-part series NATIVE AMERICA – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Dame Judi Dench (As Time Goes By) is the latest addition to the cast of the star-studded Cats movie. Dench joins Idris Elba (Luther) and Ian McKellen (Vicious) in the upcoming cinematic adaptation of the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

Meet the planet’s ultimate cats – cheetahs, snow leopards, Canada lynxes, African leopards and more – as NATURE kicks off a new three-part series. Roar with the SUPERCATS – Wednesday night at 8 on UNC-TV Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Learn the story of the unlikely – and largely unknown – campaign to create a “better” American race. Tune in as AMERICAN EXPERIENCE traces the rise of the EUGENICS CRUSADE – premiering Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

How sad is this – a crew member died in an accident on the set of Tom Hanks’ Mister Rogers film, You Are My Friend.

Travel through the colorful landscapes of New England to meet unforgettable wild characters and experience the best autumn has to offer. Catch the incredible three-night event AUTUMNWATCH NEW ENGLAND – beginning Wednesday at 8pm on the Explorer Channel. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Travel back to 1793 Philadelphia, when America’s first circus was established, and witness its crash into American culture. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE explores the rise and fall of THE CIRCUS – beginning tonight at 9 (and concluding Tuesday at 9) on UNC-TV.

The extremely versatile Alan Cumming (Masterpiece Mystery) is mounting a one-man show tackling anti-immigration sentiment in the US. Continue reading