Monday Montage

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

She’s one of the most beloved actresses of her time. Take a definitive look at the life and career of BETTY WHITE: FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION – Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

It’s not quite the DOWNTON ABBEY movie but three of the show’s stars had a mini-reunion in Hollywood recently. Michelle Dockery posted a photo of herself with Dan Stevens and Allen Leech as the stars socialized in Los Angeles. Continue reading

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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

Sounds Familiar

“Now, look here, O’Reilly, I want my dining room door put back in and this other one taken away by one o’clock, do you understand? No, no, no, I don’t want to debate about it. If you’re not over here in 20 minutes with my door, I shall come over there and insert a large garden gnome in you. Good day.” – Basil Fawlty (John Cleese), talking on the phone to a contractor after discovering he’s botched a job, FAWLTY TOWERS (“The Builders”)

Monday Montage

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

Examine the dangerous rivalry that has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. Join FRONTLINE for part one of Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

John Cleese’s new situation comedy, HOLD THE SUNSET, debuted last night in the UK. Unfortunately, it didn’t get the best reviews. Continue reading

Monday Montage (On Tuesday)

A day later due to the holiday, but let’s see what’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

A century ago, North Carolina experienced the Great Flood of 1916. It came at a time when people were prepared for a such challenges and had knowledge to protect themselves. But how would such a flood affect the Tar Heels today – a population without those same survival skills? Find out on Come Hell Or Highwater – Wednesday night at 8 on the North Carolina Channel.

Judi Dench is teaming up with Kenneth Branagh again – this time for an adaptation of Artemis Fowl, the wildly successful sci-fi book series by Eoin Colfer. Continue reading