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

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Monday Montage

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

Explore the story of Florida’s Everglades, America’s greatest wetland, as AMERICAN EXPERIENCE enters THE SWAMP – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Historian Lucy Worsley (Tales from the Royal Bedchamber) talks about history, Queen Victoria and her new book. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

See how one family turned heartache into heroism on FOR THE LOVE OF THEIR BROTHER – Wednesday night at 9 on the North Carolina Channel.

Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and Colin Farrell (Ballykissangel) have joined the cast of Guy Ritchie’s new crime drama film Toff Guys. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

Explore the cultural history and present-day economy of Hickory. Don’t miss CATAWBANS – tonight at 9 on UNC-TV (repeating Thursday at 8pm on the North Carolina Channel and Thursday at 10pm on UNC-TV).

Good Liar, a new film starring Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect) and Ian McKellen (Vicious), is due this time next year. The Bill Condon-directed movie has a release date of November 15, 2019. Continue reading

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