'Evolution of a Criminal' finds director and subject Darius Clarke Monroe examining his past, Jack Bruce's mastery of multiple musical genres shines on 'The 50th Birthday Concerts,' and more top picks.
The Smithsonian Channel's 'Legend of Lead Belly' tells the story of influential American folk and blues musician Huddie 'Lead Belly' Ledbetter, the documentary 'American Denial' investigates where America stands today in terms of race relations, and more top picks.
Amazon's show 'Mozart in the Jungle' is one of the best of the new shows created by the bookselling behemoth, PBS's 'The Great British Baking Show' features lovable and quirky amateur bakers, and more top picks.
The series 'A Path Appears' shows celebrity activists exploring topics like teen mothers and child slavery, photographer Amos Chapple's series shows how the residents of frigid Yakutsk, Russia go about their day, and more top picks.
Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.
Singer Al Green and ballerina Patricia McBride were also awarded this year's Kennedy Center Honors, which will be broadcast on CBS on Dec. 30. The show was hosted by Stephen Colbert of 'The Colbert Report.'
Fathom Events programming includes Bolshoi Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' and 'White Christmas: The 60th Anniversary,' the documentary 'Song By Song: Lindsay Stirling' examines the electronic dubstep violinist and dancer's meteoric rise, and more top picks.
'Losing your shadow... As a kid you just accept it,' Williams said. 'But as an adult, I've spent a lot of time thinking about what it means.' Williams will take on the role of Peter Pan in the live musical version of the story airing on NBC on Dec. 4.
'Bing Crosby Rediscovered' on PBS's 'American Masters' looks beyond the crooner's holiday songs, NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!' stars actors Allison Williams and Christopher Walken as well as Broadway vets like Christian Borle and Kelli O'Hara, and more top picks.
The website NatGeoFood.com helps raise awareness of the stories behind the food we eat, the HBO series and Foo Fighters album 'Sonic Highways' taps into America's musical heritage through the cultural fabric of eight cities, and more top picks.
Strong is a fairly recent addition to the 'Saturday Night Live' cast and formerly hosted the 'Weekend Update' segment of the program. Strong will be the fourth woman to headline the Correspondents' Dinner.