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Just saw this on Twitter. If you’re not a fan of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, I don’t think we can be friends.

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My Top Five: Life-Changing Programs

UNC-TV has often used the slogan “life-changing television” because we believe the programming we offer can indeed alter a person’s life. It doesn’t have to be in a major way; the smallest thing can make a difference and change a life, whether it’s receiving a GED by watching telecourses, building something with your bare hands after viewing a how-to program or making the most of your Italian honeymoon after seeing Rick Steves show you how.

So I got to thinking: What shows have changed my life? There were more than a few that sprang to mind but I narrowed it down to the usual quintet. So here they are – MY TOP FIVE LIFE-CHANGING SHOWS. Continue reading

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 …

Uncover the hidden past of the Southern California region through documents, photos and archives that give a new perspective on the creation of modern-day Los Angeles. Tune in for the premiere of LOST LA – Tuesday night at 8 on the Explorer Channel.

David Tennant’s next project appears to be an animated series called Gen:LOCK. The DOCTOR WHO star will voice a scientist in charge of giant robots during a global war. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Experience the people and animals of Australia’s Kimberley region: a vast, rugged and remote wilderness, bursting with character. Don’t miss the premiere of OUTBACK – Wednesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

If you’re in London between September and February, you might want to take in Pinter at the Pinter. Some of the actors gracing the stage during this Harold Pinter celebration include Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey), Russell Tovey (Little Dorrit), Martin Freeman (Sherlock), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), Jane Horrocks (Amazing Mrs. Pritchard), Celia Imrie (Kingdom), David Suchet (Poirot) and Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall). Continue reading

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