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Spy
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 10:30pm

Marcus is obnoxiously bright and the kind of child you imagine becoming a world leader one day, or, alternatively, criminal mastermind. After being sent on work experience, however, he develops a taste for retail. Elsewhere, it's no surprise to learn that The Examiner's appraisal doesn't go too well, considering his unorthodox approach to his job.

Spy
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 10:00pm

Any chance of a rekindled romance between Tim and Judith was a long shot, however, those odds shrink remarkably when Judith recieves a blow to the head and comes to thinking she's still married to the sleuth. Philip is devastated, but on hand to pick up the pieces is Chris, who believes the best course of action is to reintroduce him to the dating scene right away. While that's going on, Owen tries to help Marcus with his music recital.

Doc Martin
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 9:00pm

Martin's mother returns to Portwenn with some interesting news. Penhale spreads pandemonium throughout the village at the drop of the word "asbestos" and Bert has a question for Jennifer.

Midsomer Murders
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 8:00pm

Womanizing landowner Gareth Heldman is killed by a violent blow from a Celtic spear, reawakening memories of a tragic archaeological dig at the ancient mound of Midsomer Barrow. Barnaby and Scott's investigation stirs up a maze of twisted relationships, professional jealousies and lies festering within the picturesque village community.

Let's Polka!
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 6:30pm

Each half-hour episode of Let's Polka! is full of bona fide polka fun hosted by Bill Flynn. Tap your toes to the polka beat or dance along in your living room with our live studio audience. Plus, you'll get to know the music and musicians as each episode contains an interview with Bill Flynn and the leader of the band! This week we welcome back into our studio, Kickin' Polkas with Charlie Lawrisky.

Great Performances
Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:00pm

Choreographer Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty marks the choreographer’s return to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete his acclaimed reinterpretations of the composer’s trio of masterworks that began in 1992 with Nutcracker! and followed in 1995 with Swan Lake. This timeless fairy tale about a princess cursed to sleep for a hundred years was adapted into a ballet by Tchaikovsky and choreographer Marius Petipa in 1890. In a highly theatrical production, Bourne takes this date as his starting point, setting the story at the height of the fin de siècle epoch when fairies, vampires and decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination. As the heroine Aurora matures into a young woman, the period shifts to the confines of the Edwardian era. Decades later, awakening from her century-long slumber, Aurora finds herself in the modern day — a world she finds more mysterious and wonderful than any fairy tale. Bourne’s haunting new scenario is a romance for all ages.

Your Inner Fish
Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:00pm

Our primate progenitors had bodies a lot like those of modern monkeys and spent tens of millions of years living in trees. From them we inherited our versatile hands, amazing vision and capable brains — but also some less beneficial traits, including our bad backs and terrible sense of smell.

NOVA
Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:00pm

What makes an animal smart? Many scientists believe the secret lies in relationships. Throughout the animal kingdom, some of the cleverest creatures — including humans — seem to be those who live in complex social groups, like dolphins, elephants and apes. Could the skills required to keep track of friend and foe make animals smarter? To find out, NOVA goes inside the social lives of some of the smartest animals on the planet.

Artist Cafe

View segments from Artist Cafe here. This week Binghamton artist Ted Whipple is featured for the regional segment.

Nature
Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:00pm

In the frigid valleys of Japan’s Shiga Highlands, a troop of snow monkeys functions in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows his and her place. Their leader is still new to the job and something of a solitary grouch. One innocent little monkey, unaware of his own low status, reaches out to this lonely leader and they form a rare and remarkable bond that alters both their lives. Changing seasons bring new babies, family disagreements and tragedies. Mating season brings competition for females as the days grow shorter and colder in the rush to winter. With their now confident leader to guide them and their families to shelter and care for them, these snow monkeys are ready to face the world.

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