TV Show Recommendations for Monday, September 10, 2012
Wagner, football, soul music and M*A*S*H aren’t usually thought of together. But, they are tonight. These are just some of our TV show recommendations for Monday, September 10, 2012.
Starz in Black has Respect Yourself: The Stax Record Story at 6:05. This documentary film, featuring Bono, Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Moore and others, documents the history of the influential music label responsible for some of the best soul music from the 1960′s and 1970′s from artists including Otis Redding, Booker T. & the MG’s, Eddie Floyd, and the Staple Singers.
Encore brings us The Crimson Petal and the White, a 2011 UK mini-series based on the 2002 Victorian novel, at 8:00. The critics appreciate the lush atmosphere but are mixed on the end result.
Basketball Wives: Los Angeles starts its second season on VH1 at 8:00. This reality show spin-off of Basketball Wives, follows the lives of a group of women who have all been somehow romantically linked to professional basketball players.
The season premiere of Bath Crashers is on DIY Network at 10:30. In this show Matt Muenster ambushes homeowners while they’re home improvement shopping, follows the lucky homeowner home and totally overhauls a bathroom in need of repair.
And, for all of you sophistacates out there, certain PBS stations have Wagner’s Dream as part of Great Performances at the Met, the show is a documentary that follows the Metropolitan Opera’s ambitious new production of the operatic epic, Richard Wagner’s four-part, 16-hour Ring Cycle. Check local listings.
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