“We’ll always love each other… but in what way I’m not sure.” – Sarah Adams (Marta Dusseldorp) to George Bligh (Brett Climo) on A Place To Call Home
On the sitcom Moone Boy, what was the name of Martin’s imaginary friend? Continue reading
NOVA ScienceNow‘s Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the world’s most famous astrophysicists and all he wanted was someone to read Goodnight Moon to him. So guess who stepped up? Reading Rainbow‘s LeVar Burton. The result? One mega-cool team-up that rivals the Mister Rogers-Bill Nye rendezvous from a few weeks back.
What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
Explore the remarkable, two-year, 25,000-mile attempt to retrace Marco Polo’s legendary trek from Venice, Italy to China. Tune in and travel In the Footsteps of Marco Polo – Tuesday night at 8 on the Explorer Channel.
Doctor Who fans may already know that David Tennant is voicing Scrooge McDuck on the Disney remake of Ducktales. But did you know Tennant will soon be joined by former companion Catherine Tate? Continue reading
“Step right up and spin the wheel!”
Got this shot of the North Carolina Bookwatch prize wheel sitting in our Community Engagement department. I’ve never seen the wheel in action but I assume it’s one of the many items of interest when UNC-TV is out and about at festivals and fairs and gatherings of all sizes across the state. What are the prizes? Who knows … it’s a mystery to me. But does it really matter? I mean, who doesn’t enjoy spinning a prize wheel?
“Two words: boarding school.” – Cary Warleggan (Pip Torrens) advising George (Jack Farthing) about his son on Poldark
What Academy Award-nominated actor guest starred as an animated version of himself on a 2007 episode of Arthur? Continue reading