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What's New Next Week? December 28, 2018

Carole Lombard and William Powell star in the 1936 comedy "My Man Godfrey."

 

 

Next week, GPB rings in the new year with classic comedy from the states and across the pond, and concerts both classical and contemporary. Take a look below at what's coming up!

Live from Lincoln Center New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve with Renee Fleming - Monday, December 31 at 9:00 PM

Music Director Jaap van Zweden and opera great Renee Fleming lead the New York Philharmonic in an elegant New Year's Eve celebration at the intersection of classical music and dance.

My Man Godfrey - Monday, December 31 at 10:30 PM

Ring in the New Year with William Powell and Carole Lombard in the 1936 screwball comedy, My Man Godfrey. Powell plays Godfrey, a "forgotten man" who finds himself working for the family of socialite Irene Bullock (Lombard). Hijinks ensue. 

Austin City Limits Hall of Fame New Year's Special - Tuesday, January 1 at Midnight

Celebrate the 2018 ACL Hall of Fame with host Chris Isaak as Ray Charles, Marcia Bell and Los Lobos are inducted. Performers include Norah Jones, Robert Randolph, Gary Clark Jr. and more.

Fawlty Towers - Saturday, January 5 at 10:00 PM

Monty Python alum John Cleese joins our British Comedy Block this month with his classic sitcom, Fawlty Towers. Cleese stars as cantankerous hotel owner Basil Fawlty, whose interactions with staff, guests and his wife will make you wonder if he isn't in the wrong line of work. Although (very) short-lived, the series was ranked #1 on a list compiled by the British Film Institute of the 100 Greatest British Television Programs.

Let us know if you plan on tuning in in the comments and Happy New Year from GPB!