IFC COMEDY TOUR If you've been loving IFC's Friday night "Comedy Bang! Bang! Live!" series, now you can catch its participants in person. The TV-titled comedy tour comes to Manhattan's Highline Ballroom Tuesday. Info: ifc.com/shows/comedy-bang-bang /tour.
QUALITY TV IN NYC Two imminent offerings at Manhattan's Paley Center for Media span seven decades. "The Trip to Bountiful" next Sunday (Aug. 12) is a 12:30 p.m. screening of Horton Foote's 1953 drama written for "Goodyear Television Playhouse" with stars Lillian Gish, Eva Marie Saint and Eileen Heckart (and later turned into a Broadway play and 1985's Oscar-winning feature film). Then it's Aug. 16's 6:30 p.m. preview and panel discussion with producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, presenting their 19th century New York police drama "Copper" (premiering Aug. 19 on BBC America). Details at paleycenter.org/events.
SPORTS-THEMED FUNERALS Well, sports has infiltrated every other aspect of American life, so why not death? The eight-minute docufilm "Team Spirit" was made by Hewlett-born award-winner Errol Morris ("The Thin Blue Line," "First Person") for ESPN. Watch at youtube.com/watch?v=2EWrPIsDvmU.