WYES to host 'Downton Abbey' reception to celebrate the PBS series' final season _lowres

Invision/AP file photo by Richard Shotwell -- Actors Joanne Froggatt, from left, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville speak onstage during the 'Downton Abbey' panel at the PBS 2015 Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

In anticipation of the PBS series’ final season debuting in January, WYES will host “Northshore Celebrates ‘Downton Abbey’” Sunday, Nov. 15, at the home of Kathy and Scott Gutterman, 85 Cardinal Lane, Mandeville.

Period attire is optional.

The patron reception starts at 5 p.m., and general-ticket patrons will be admitted 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Patron space is limited.

Included will be cocktails and refreshments befitting the Crawleys, picture-taking in front of “Highclere Castle,” jazz music, and bidding on a variety of special-themed silent auction items.

Proceeds support WYES and its programming.

Ticket are $150, patron; $100, general party, and are available by calling (504) 486-5511 or visiting wyes.org.

Millionaires wanted

CNBC’s reality series “Blue Collar Millionaires” is returning.

Doron Ofir Casting and CNBC are searching nationwide “for more inspirational stories of those who have risen up from dirty jobs, labor-intensive and traditionally blue-collar careers to become self-made millionaires,” a news release says.

All applicants must meet eligibility requirements, which includes being at least 21 years old, being legally authorized to live, work and participate in the show in the U.S., and owning a properly licensed business, among other requirements.

For more information or to apply, visit www.bluecollarmillionairescasting.com.

Worth a look

“BRAIN SURGERY LIVE WITH MENTAL FLOSS”: 8 p.m. Sunday, Nat Geo Channel (cable Channel 106). The special will follow a surgical team at University Hospitals Case Medical Center as it performs an awake deep brain stimulation surgery. The live filming of this neurological procedure is a television first.

“I’LL HAVE WHAT PHIL’S HAVING”: 9 p.m. Monday, WYES, Channel 12 (cable Channel 12). In PBS’ new travel/food/humor series, comedy writer Phil Rosenthal heads to the capital of Catalonia in search of the best tapas, to celebrate the Sant Joan festival and to get a lesson in the art of slicing jamon, one of Spain’s most prized culinary exports.

“EXORCISM: LIVE!”: 8 p.m. Friday , Destination America (cable Channel 102). The real-life exorcism of Roland Doe went on to inspire the book and the movie “The Exorcist.” Now, 66 years after the original event, paranormal experts will return to the home where it all happened to conduct the first live televised exorcism in U.S. history and “cleanse the house once and for all.”

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