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.
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.
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 (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 (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.