Monday Montage

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

Twenty years ago, a woman sat on a jury ago that handed down the death penalty to a man convicted in a double homicide. Now, living with an unbearable feeling of guilt, she commits to tracking down her fellow jurors to tackle past demons. Tune in as POV presents LINDY LOU, JUROR NUMBER 2 – tonight at 10 on UNC-TV.

The DOWNTON ABBEY MOVIE is a go! By all reports, the hit MASTERPIECE series will make it to the big screen with most, if not all, of the original cast. Is it too early to Fandango that? [Update: Looks like Lily James is not part of the film.] Continue reading

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Monday Montage

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

In 2022, Qatar will host the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA World Cup. But right now, the tournament is being built on the backs of 1.6 million African and Asian migrant workers. POV explores THE WORKERS CUP – tonight at 10 on UNC-TV.

The Muppets are taking over London’s O2 with at least two Doctors in tow. David Tennant and Peter Davison are among the announced guests for the three-show Muppet extravaganza scheduled for later in the week. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Discover why the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico, is a festival unlike any other in the world. POV presents BRIMSTONE & GLORY – tonight at 10 on UNC-TV.

Lily James (DOWNTON ABBEY) and Gillian Anderson (BLEAK HOUSE) are signed on to star in a stage adaptation of the Bette Davis film All About Eve next year in London.

Join Sue Perkins (THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW) as she travels from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal to explore THE GANGES. Don’t miss part one of this three-part adventure – Tuesday at 8pm on the Explorer Channel. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Join Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from across the political spectrum. Don’t miss FIRING LINE – Friday nights at 10:30 on the North Carolina Channel.

Michelle Dockery talks about life after Downton Abbey and her role in the Netflix western GODLESS. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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Explore the life of North Carolina’s own John Coltrane, an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. Tune in as INDEPENDENT LENS present CHASING TRANE – Wednesday night at 8 on the North Carolina Channel.

You may have heard that Stephen Hawking was interred last week in Westminster Abbey. But did you know Benedict Cumberbatch gave a reading at the service? The SHERLOCK star played Hawking in 2004 television movie. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Wednesday night on the North Carolina Channel, tune in for a night of special programming tackling the issue of drug abuse. The evening begins with DO NO HARM: THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC, followed by A CRISIS: NC’S OPIOID BATTLE, capped off with SECOND OPINION SPECIAL: OVERDOSE: INSIDE THE EPIDEMIC. It all starts Wednesday at 8pm on the North Carolina Channel. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Discover the story of the 415 miles of Colorado wilderness known as Rocky Mountain National Park. Celebrate the centennial of this extraordinary landscape on THE LIVING DREAM – Tuesday night at 8 on the Explorer Channel.

A new documentary about the life and career of Ian McKellen (VICIOUS) premieres next week in selected cinemas. Continue reading