The Netflix streaming site has “Springsteen on Broadway” landing Dec. 16. New Christmas movies from Hallmark, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Lifetime and ION. Also, the 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball and the Miss Universe pageant.
If you need last-minute gift ideas for the TV fans on your Christmas shopping list, check out our gift guide of some of the best DVD and Blu-ray releases (including full series, box sets and collectors editions) of 2018.
Vigils around the US are being held on the sixth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Students at Raleigh’s Sanderson High School have remembered the event with “26 Pebbles.” a play that documents the impact of the shootings.
Netflix premieres a six-part true-crime documentary series based on John Grisham’s best-selling non-fiction book, “The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town.” Netflix also releases new seasons of “Fuller House” and “Travelers.”
ABC gives us the original “Disney’s Prep & Landing” and its followup “Naughty and Nice.” We get another airing of the “Saturday Night Live” special of Christmas sketches and a new episode of “Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition.”
The Beach Boys will bring their Christmas tour supporting their latest album, “Reason for the Season” to the Durham Performing Arts Center. Mike Love talks about whether he would reunite with Brian Wilson.
Reverend Horton Heat brings Horton’s Holiday Hayride with Junior Brown, The Blasters and Big Sandy to the Cat’s Cradle. They’re showcasing tracks from the new album, “Whole New Life,” delivering holiday songs.
Chatham County Line’s Electric Holiday Tour will continue its December tradition with a set Dec. 15, at downtown Raleigh’s Lincoln Theatre, marking a homecoming show for the Raleigh-based entertainers.
UNC Rex Healthcare has opened the Triangle’s first hospital-based food pantry for patients who may need help eating well in the days after going home. The pantry is managed by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and stocked by Food Lion, which contributed $125,000 to get it started.
Investigation Discovery looks into the disappearance of 28-year-old mother of two, Susan Powell, who vanished from her Utah home in December 2009. Detectives investigate her husband Josh, but the story ends tragically.
The new ESPN 30 for 30 documentary “42 to 1” tells the story of James “Buster” Douglas knocking out Mike Tyson for the world heavyweight championship title in 1990. On PBS, “Letters from Baghdad” about Gertrude Bell.