TCM is finally celebrating Poitier’s 90th birthday (his birthday is in February when 31 Days of Oscar airs) with 12 films including one TCM premiere, 1971’s A Warm December.
The Defiant Ones (1958-10 pm/9 pm c)
Sidney and Tony Curtis are chained together and on the run. Both men received Best Actor nominations losing to David Niven for Separate Tables.
In the Heat of the Night (1967-midnight/11 pm c)
Just watch for this scene.