Fonda, Nixon and Happy Bday Harry Potter
By Elise DeVoe
The dog days of summer are here. Luckily, that doesn't translate to boring TV.
Tonight, TCM kicks off its Summer Under the Stars series with a tribute to AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Jane Fonda. The month-long series celebrates a different icon, like Audrey and Marlon, every day throughout August.
On Monday, HBO Documentaries presents Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words. The many different sides of former President Richard Nixon are revealed through the work of the team at the Presidential Recordings Program at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center.
Speaking of HBO, Project Greenlight is back. Executive producers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are looking for the next great director and submissions are open now through August 8. Don't be shy! Go ahead and submit a video.
The Times They are A-Changin'. The penultimate episode of CNN's original series The Sixties airs August 7. Learn more about the decade that shaped America here.
Also on Thursday, Black Jesus premieres on Adult Swim. It's a comeback story for the ages from the creator of The Boondocks.
Did you know yesterday was Harry Potter's birthday? Well, it was. And the WB Shop is celebrating with 40% off through August 6.
OK, can we go back to HBO for a second? Because Hard Knocks is back and I'm. So. Excited. In the ninth installment of the hit series, the Atlanta Falcons are front and center and it looks like it's going to be one tough training camp.