1 October 2012 7:50 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "Boardwalk Empire," "Hell on Wheels," "Copper," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week. "Half the Sky" Monday, October 1, at 9pm on PBS PBS' four-hour TV and transmedia special about inspiring women around the world who are working against sex trafficking, forced prostitution, gender-based violence and maternal mortality airs in two parts, with the second showing at the same time October 2. Inspired by the book of the same name from Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, "Half the Sky" includes a social media campaign, a Facebook-hosted game component, mobile apps and educational videos. The on-air portion features celebs America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union »

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