Monday Montage

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

Meet three young men who bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. Tune in as POV presents the Oscar-nominated film MINDING THE GAP – tonight at 10 on UNC-TV.

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) is the latest addition to the cast of the upcoming TV series Good Omens based on the fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Cumberbatch joins stars David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Michael Sheen (Gallowglass) as … I don’t know … could it be … Satan?!

He was a singer, musician, dancer, actor, vaudevillian, comedian and he was one of the previous century’s favorite entertainers. Explore the vast talent and journey for identity of SAMMY DAVIS, JR. on AMERICAN MASTERS – Tuesday at 9pm on UNC-TV. Continue reading

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Monday Montage

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

FRONTLINE investigates the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners. Don’t miss COAL’S DEADLY DUST – Tuesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Benedict Cumberbatch in Monty Python’s Spamalot? Not so fast – it appear’s the Sherlock actor’s commitments to the Marvel Cinematic Universe prevents that possibility. 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 …

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 …

Explore the little-known story of an immigrant whose building designs came to define LA and cities across America. Don’t miss ICONIC VISION: JOHN PARKINSON, ARCHITECT OF LOS ANGELES – Tuesday night at 8 on the Explorer Channel.

Congrats to the star of SHERLOCK! Although he didn’t win an Emmy last week, Benedict Cumberbatch revealed on the red carpet that he and wife Sophie Hunter are expecting their third child. Continue reading

Sounds Familiar

“It’s murder, all of them. I don’t know how. But they’re not suicides, they’re killings, serial killings. We’ve got ourselves a serial killer. I love those. There’s always something to look forward to. ” – Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), SHERLOCK (“A Study In Pink”)