Monday Montage

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

Explore the internal mechanics of the human body through pioneering graphics and captivating scientific case studies. Don’t miss THE AMAZING HUMAN BODY – a three-part event – Wednesday at 8pm on UNC-TV.

The DOWNTON ABBEY movie is officially filming! Need proof? Michelle Dockery shared a behind the scenes snap on her Instagram account as proof. Continue reading

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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

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

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

Travel the Tar Heel State and meet four senior citizens striving to better themselves and their communities. Catch BOOMING – Tuesday night at 9 on the North Carolina Channel and Thursday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

Eric Idle is writing a memoira sortabiography – and it’s due out in the fall. Continue reading

Downton Downtown?

Downton Abbey is coming back! Well, sort of. The show isn’t returning but an exhibition based on the beloved series opens in New York next week for a limited engagement. Then the exhibit makes its way across the US, maybe even to your town (I’ve not seen any tour dates but fingers crossed it will come to North Carolina).

Here’s a description based on Masterpiece promotion:

The first-ever fully immersive Downton Abbey experience is coming stateside! Downton Abbey: The Exhibition will make its US debut in New York City on Saturday Nov. 18, before traveling throughout the US. Tickets are now available to purchase at www.downtonexhibition.com. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Governor Roy Cooper delivers his first State of the State address to the General Assembly tonight and you can catch complete coverage live at 7pm on UNC-TV. Too early for you? A re-broadcast follows at 9pm on the North Carolina Channel.

Congratulations to Vivien Howard. The star of A Chef’s Life was awarded “cookbook of the year” by the International Association of Culinary Professionals for her book Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South.

Tom Paxton, Kathy Mattea, Janis Ian and more perform on Swannanoa Gathering: The 25th Anniversary Show. Tune in Tuesday night at 8 on the North Carolina Channel for this incredible concert.

Former American Experience host David McCullough will be the recipient of the very first Ken Burns American Heritage Prize. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

American Experience profiles the scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. Mary-Louise Parker is the voice of Rachel Carson – Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

Sherlock fans may have reason for a glimmer of hope. Series co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have suggested that the season four finale might not be as final as has been believed. (Bottom line: don’t despair but don’t hold your breath.)

Explore an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease on Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts – Wednesday at 10pm on UNC-TV.

Some excellent news for fans of Downton Abbey‘s Michelle Dockery (and supporters of North Carolina’s film and television community) – Dockery’s series Good Behavior has been renewed for a second season and is set to film in Wilmington.

UNC-TV’s original series Front Row begins a second season this week. Tune in as national media strategist Marc Rotterman discusses state and national politics and policy – Friday nights on UNC-TV and the North Carolina Channel. Continue reading