How to Watch “Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches” HBO documentary
“Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches” airs tonight at 9pm on HBO. “Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches” echoes the words of one of this country’s most impactful anti-slavery activists. Revisiting five legendary speeches from Douglass’ life in 19th century America, the special invites actors to highlight various moments throughout the history of a movement to which Douglass gave so much. More information and access to resources referenced in the documentary available hereWhere to watch:You can tune in tonight at 9pm on HBO to watch the documentary air live, or register for HBO Max and stream “Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches” over and over again. About the documentary, from HBO:The HBO documentary Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches brings to life the words of our country’s most famous anti-slavery activist.mlive.com
'Lovecraft Country' part of virtual festival celebrating TV
This image released by HBO shows Jurnee Smollett, from left, Jonathan Majors and Courtney B. Vance in a scene from "Lovecraft Country." The Queens Gambit, Lovecraft Country and What We Do in the Shadows are among the series featured in a virtual edition of the Paley Centers annual festival. (HBO via AP)LOS ANGELES – "Lovecraft Country,” “The Queen’s Gambit” and “What We Do in the Shadows” are among the series featured in a virtual edition of the Paley Center’s annual festival celebrating TV programs and their makers. Sessions with stars and creators of “The Good Doctor” and “Big Sky” round out the festival lineup. Highlights of PaleyFest events past, including for “The Golden Girls” and “The Big Bang Theory,” are available on the Paley Center’s YouTube page at youtube.com/user/paleycenter.
New this week: Spike Lee flick, 'Artemis Fowl,' Norah Jones
This image released by Netflix shows, from left, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters, Delroy Lindo and Jonathan Majors in a scene from the Spike Lee film "Da 5 Bloods." (David Lee/Netflix via AP)Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIESDa 5 Bloods: Its always the right time for a Spike Lee joint and thankfully Netflix has his latest ready to debut Friday. AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISIONGabrielle Union, engaged in a battle with NBC over her firing from Americas Got Talent, is firmly in control on L.A.s Finest, the drama she produces and stars in with Jessica Alba. Also back are closeted man of the cloth Leonard (Al Weaver) and Tessa-Peake Jones as an indispensable if stern housekeeper.