The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

The complete version – Parts I & II screened back-to-back – of BC on TV’s all-time favourite film make it easy to go outside of BC on TV’s normally strict 6pm-10pm primetime to include the earlier starting time of I. The DIRECTV Channel offers a real treat for lovers of female voice with back-to-back concerts by four of the best singers alive, Norah Jones at 9pm, Joan Baez, the Grandmother of Folk at 10 and the awe-inspiring Joss Stone, with Mavis Staples, who inspired her, at 11pm.

Today’s Number One Film:

Picture courtesy adamiThe Godfather Part I, 3pm AMC Ch 511. Watch this if you liked Casino, Goodfellas or the HBO series The Sopranos. Part I of BC on TV’s favourite film of all time and the American Film Institute’s No. 3 begins the story of the rise of the crime figure – Marlon Brando in his best role ever (except possibly for Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire or Kurtz in Apocalyspe Now)

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