Ryan Adams and his band Whiskeytown formed in Raleigh, and his on-stage antics became the stuff of legends. Tour manager Thomas O’Keefe was the band manager, and his tales from the road are in the new book, “Waiting to Derail: Ryan Adams and Whiskeytown, Alt-Country’s Brilliant Wreck.”
The Investigation Discovery (ID) channel on Tuesday, July 24 premieres “Bad Henry,” a true-crime documentary about Charlotte, NC, serial killer Henry Louis Wallace, who strangled 10 women. Detective Garry McFadden of “I Am Homicide” is featured.
The Respirate app developed by two students at Enloe High School in Raleigh helps people who have COPD learn how to breathe easier. It won the Fan Favorite vote in the 2018 Lenovo Scholar Network National Mobile App Development Competition.
The 30th Shark Week starts on Discovery with specials featuring Bear Grylls, Shaq (Shaquille O’Neal) and Ronda Rousey. FX airs the “Pose” finale and the second episode of Showtime’s “Who Is America?” with Sacha Baron Cohen.
Serendipity – an unexpected delight – is the word that comes to mind when describing the seven- day hike my wife and I recently did in the wild and undeveloped northwest coast of Galicia, Spain. Simply put, anyone who is adventurous, loves traveling to Europe and is fit enough to do 10-mile hikes should seriously consider doing this hike.
CBS airs the series finales of two canceled freshman sitcoms: “Me Myself & I” starring John Larroquette, Sharon Lawrence and Bobby Moynihan, and “Living Biblically.” Discovery has a pre-Shark Week airing of “JAWS.”
The Investigation Discovery Channel (ID) looks at the 2001 Raleigh murder of Eric Miller, a pediatric AIDS researcher at UNC, poisoned by his wife Ann and Derril Willard, who both worked at Glaxo Smith Kline GSK.
Sejal Patel of Raleigh cooks for a contest on “Live with Kelly and Ryan” on July 20. Patel competed on the “Rachael Ray Show” in 2016. The former co-owner of The Oxford is the cousin of Viceroy (Durham) owner BJ Patel.