AELFWINE writes: On Friday, January 23, the Biography Channel will feature its “Biography Extra: The Lord of the Rings” at 1pm and 7pm (EST). This Bio Channel exclusive examines the films that make up the Trilogy (The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King). Cast and crew discuss their involvement, familiarity with author J.R.R. Tolkien, and their approach to their craft. Interviews include director Peter Jackson, Hobbits Elijah Wood (Frodo), Sean Astin (Sam), Billy Boyd (Pippin), and Dominic Monaghan (Merry), Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn, aka Strider), and Miranda Otto (Eowyn of Rohan). []