When terrorists hijacked multiple airliners on Sept. 11, 2001, one of the planes never made it to its intended target, thanks to the gallant sacrifice of several passengers who forced United Flight 93 to crash in rural Pennsylvania. This new one-hour documentary pieces together previously classified bits of evidence to present a gripping moment-by-moment account of the final moments on that doomed flight, including phone records and air traffic control transmissions.
A clash of National League East playoff contenders is in the offing tonight in the nation’s capital, where Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals open up a three-game series against Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves. While the Nats have languished under .500, the Braves have managed to keep pace with the division-leading Miami Marlins thanks to stellar performances by outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. and starting pitcher Max Fried.
“Romeo and Juliet,” Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy of young star-crossed lovers, loses none of its passion, fury and romance in its translation to the ballet stage, to a soaring, muscular score by 20th-century Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev. Dancers of London’s Royal Ballet, led by William Bracewell and Francesca Hayward in the title roles, perform Kenneth McMillan’s dazzling choreography, filmed on opulent, atmospheric sets and locations across Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.
Real estate agent Brittany Picolo-Ramos helps potential homebuyers find their dream home in historic New Orleans while making the whole experience as much fun as possible in this new series. The premiere, “Uptown Mansion vs. Lakefront Estate,” finds Brittany working with a couple who relocated to New Orleans and made a fast purchase to accommodate their move on a temporary basis. Now they’re ready to find a forever home, although one loves historic New Orleans architecture, while the other is hoping for a modern touch. Another episode follows.