TCM Programming Alert for the Week of 01-16-17

Highlights from the week ahead.
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This week at TCM the highlights include civil-rights documentaries, Golden Globe-winning director Damien Chazelle programming a night, and evenings focused on The Saint, star-of-the-month Jane Wyman and the Stars Behind Bars spotlight.


Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963) Monday, January 16 at 12:00 a.m. (ET) 
President John F. Kennedy and his brother work to get two black students enrolled at the University of Alabama.

Jailhouse Rock

TCM Spotlight: Stars Behind Bars - Jailhouse Rock (1957) Tuesday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
After learning to play the guitar in prison, a young man becomes a rock 'n' roll sensation.

Guest Programmer: Damien Chazelle - It's Always Fair Weather (1955) Wednesday, January 18 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.

Here Comes the Groom

Star of the Month: Jane Wyman - Here Comes the Groom (1951) Thursday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he's adopted.

The Saint in New York

The Saint in New York (1938) Friday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
The Saint goes undercover to get the goods on New York's mob kingpins


Boomerang! (1947) Saturday, January 21 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A prosecutor fights to prove the defendant in a scandalous murder case is innocent.

The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther (1964) Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
In the first Inspector Clouseau film, the bumbling French police detective tries to stop a notorious jewel thief from nabbing a princess's diamond.

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