What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
Victoria is taking a bit of a break after the season three so the writers can decide where to take the show next.
From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, FRONTLINE investigates how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the Supreme Court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts. Go inside the no-holds-barred war for SUPREME REVENGE – Tuesday at 10pm on UNC-TV.
Congrats to Rita Moreno (The Electric Company) – she just became the first Latina to achieve PEGOT status.
Join Irish chef Neven Maguire as he travels around the Emerald Isle meeting interesting food producers, chefs and craftspeople. Follow NEVEN’S IRISH FOOD TRAILS – premiering Wednesday night at 9:30 on the Explorer Channel.
A new do? Check out Helen Mirren’s pink hair at the Cannes Film Festival.
Live from the West Lawn of the US Capitol, Joe Mantegna and Mary McCormack host the 30th anniversary broadcast of America’s national night of remembrance. Tune in for THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT – Sunday night at 8 on UNC-TV.
And John Barrowman (Doctor Who) taught David Tennant (Doctor Who) how to floss (the dance move, not the teeth cleaning thingie) – and it apparently did not go well.
Now let’s meet the birthday celebrants of the week…
Jenny Funnell (As Time Goes By) is 56
Emma Williams (Bleak House) turns 36
Owen Teale (Island at War) has his 58th
Jacqueline Tong (Upstairs Downstairs) is 68
Fergus Drysdale (Lark Rise to Candleford) turns 20
Trevor Cooper (Star Cops) has his 66th
Tom Chambers (Father Brown) is 42
Heida Reed (Poldark) marks 31 years
Cheryl Campbell (Breathless) celebrates 70
Beverly Leech (Mathnet) hits 60
Kristin Scott Thomas (Body & Soul) turns 59
Jim Broadbent (Any Human Heart) celebrates 70
Fiona Walker (Jude the Obscure) is 75
Naomi Ryan (Mr. Selfridge) marks 42 years
Rob Edwards (By the Sword Divided) turns 70
Jo Joyner (EastEnders) is 42
Ian McKellen (Vicious) celebrates 80
Frank Oz (Sesame Street) has his 75th
Daragh O’Malley (Sharpe) turns 65
Cathryn Harrison (The Choir) hits 60
David Burke (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) is 85
Lauren Crace (Mr. Selfridge) marks 33 years
Cillian Murphy (The Way We Live Now) is 43
Laurence Fox (Inspector Lewis) turns 41
Patsy Palmer (EastEnders) has her 47th
Helena Bonham Carter (Henry VIII) celebrates 53