HBO doc on Hitchcock, Hedrin airs Oct. 20

Sir Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in "Hitchcock" Sir Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in "Hitchcock" directed by Sacha Gervasi. Released date: February 2013. Photo Credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures

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HITCHCOCK HOMEWORK HBO's docudrama "The Girl" premieres Oct. 20, exploring the relationship of director Alfred Hitchcock and star Tippi Hedren. Study up by seeing the pair's 1963 thriller, "The Birds," on the big screen Wednesday, as part of Turner Classic Movies' in-theaters salute to Universal Pictures' 100th anniversary. Local theater locations and times at fathomevents.com.

VINTAGE KIDS TV Remember "Wonderama"? Host Sonny Fox recalls his New York TV career in a chat with Whoopi Goldberg at Manhattan's Paley Center for Media. Reserve for Sept. 24's 6:30 p.m. event, at paleycenter.org/events.

PANEL OF INTEREST See a preview of the second-season premiere of CBS' New York-based drama, "Person of Interest," at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at 92YTribeca. It's followed by a cast panel discussion. (Season 2 starts Sept. 27.) Details and tickets at 92ytribeca.com.

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MORE 'LIVE' MUSIC Two more "Live on Letterman" Web concerts -- Band of Horses Monday at 8 p.m. and Gotye Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. Watch/listen at cbs.com/liveonletterman.

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