His name is Alexander Hamilton and he’s (again) coming to your TV.
A 90-minute Hamilton documentary film, Hamilton’s America, will air as a part of PBS’ Great Performances series on Monday, Oct. 17, Playbill reports.
Creator/star Lin-Manuel Miranda says he filmed sit-down interviews for the documentary, and his performance in the Tony-winning Broadway show will be filmed in front of a live audience later this month.
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* Season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars — featuring Adore Delano, Alaska, Alyssa Edwards, Coco Montrese, Detox, Ginger Minj, Katya, Phi Phi O’Hara, Roxxxy Andrews and Tatiana — will premiere Thursday, Aug. 25 at 8/7c on Logo, with a 90-minute episode.
* Showtime’s Masters of Sex has added guest stars Alysia Reiner (Orange Is the New Black), Jeremy Strong (The Good Wife) and Ashley Zukerman (Manhattan) to its upcoming fourth season (premiering Sunday, Sept. 11). Reiner will play a blunt feminist activist, Strong will play a psychologist/Johnson’s potential new partner and Zukerman will play a clinic patient who is upset he no longer pleases his wife.
* Funnyman Will Arnett has been tapped to host Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con, the cabler’s special broadcast from San Diego for three consecutive nights beginning Thursday, July 21 at 8 pm.
* Film star Ben Affleck and former NBA star Charles Barkley will be the first guests on Bill Simmons new weekly HBO talk-show, Any Given Wednesday, premiering Wednesday, June 22 at 10 pm, per The Hollywood Reporter.