Is it possible to engineer an absolutely safe world for ourselves? Host David Pogue explores the extent to which science and technology can protect us from monumental forces of nature such as earthquakes and epidemics. He challenges researchers to save us from dangers of our own making, such as traffic accidents and contact sports. Our increasing reliance on the internet makes us vulnerable to new risks: Pogue delves into cyber security, where computer experts work to shield us from attacks from hackers and terrorists. Risk is all around us — but we can be smart about it.
Wed, 11/06/2013 - 8:00pm
Animals dance, sing, flirt and compete with everything they’ve got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share as a couple are what enable the next generation to survive. Can we call these bonds love? In this delightful, provocative look at the love life of animals, watch the feminine wiles of a young gorilla, the search for Mr. Right among a thousand flamingos, the open “marriages” of blue-footed boobies, the soap opera arrangements of gibbons and all the subtle, outrageous, romantic antics that go into finding a partner.
Tue, 11/05/2013 - 9:00pm
Experience the pioneering guitarist Jimi Hendrix’s life and music through never-before-seen performance footage, archival interviews, photographs and family letters. The film features new interviews with Hendrix family members, band mates, Paul McCartney and others.
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 8:00pm
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW packed a trunkful of treasures to share from the six cities visited during the Season 17 tour. “Junk in the Trunk 3” is a new episode with never-before-seen appraisals from ROADSHOW’s 2013 season, including a Myrtle Beach guest with a sports collection that would make any Celtics fan turn green with envy, a diamond and platinum ring in Corpus Christi, and a valuable old book with a mysterious past in Rapid City that is valued at $35,000 to $50,000.
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 3:30pm
Tue, 11/05/2013 - 3:30pm
Wed, 11/06/2013 - 3:30pm
New Episodes this week! In the world of CYBERCHASE, the dastardly villain Hacker is on a mad mission to take over Cyberspace with the help of his blundering henchbots, Buzz and Delete. But heroes Inez, Jackie, and Matt, are three curious kids determined to stop him with the help of their cyberpal, Digit. Their weapon: brain power.
Each episode takes the heroes on a thrilling adventure driven by a different math concept, and kids learn that math is everywhere and fun to use! In For Real, the live-action segment following each animated episode, Harry and Bianca show kids how math can help solve life's wacky problems in the real world.
Sun, 11/03/2013 - 9:00pm
Exotic lovebirds arrive at The Paradise to be sold as the latest attraction, and Denise struggles to keep her feelings for Moray to herself. Miss Audrey, seeing the telltale signs of love, advises her to keep quiet, but will Denise be able to hide her emotions?
Sun, 11/03/2013 - 8:00pm
Two words are synonymous with Selfridges: luxury and London. However, Selfridges was the brainchild of an American — Harry Gordon Selfridge — whose life was depicted in the MASTERPIECE series “Mr. Selfridge.” The real, flamboyant Mr. Selfridge brought about a complete revolution in the way Londoners shopped, introducing a new American retail model that made shopping less a practical pursuit and more a luxurious adventure. Keen to put the shopper’s experience above anything else, Selfridge coined the expression “The customer is always right,” which has become the mantra of shops all over the world. The program reveals the grandiose store’s hidden stories and delves deep into the mind of its ambitious creator.
Sun, 11/03/2013 - 5:30pm
WSKG’s Artist Café showcases an expansive variety of national and local artists including photographers, dancers, poets and many more. This week we feature charcoal artist Heidi Jung, learn about piano restoration, meet the young artists of Transitive Flux, and take a trip through Exxopolis.
Sat, 11/02/2013 - 10:00pm
Three generations of a family open the doors of their welcoming seaside cafe for the return of this enchanting comedy drama. From the makers of the award winning The Royle Family, the series revisits the lives of Sarah, a struggling writer who moved back home after her London life fell apart, her divorced mum Carol who owns the cafe, and grandmother Mary, a broad-minded soul who’s now moved on from knitting to tweeting. As the world of these three women intertwines with the lives of a colourful bunch of local friends and customers, Sarah has to face the reality of her ex Richard's forthcoming wedding – although the arrival of a gorgeous man with a chequered history is a welcome distraction! The unexpected appearance of a face from the past upsets Stan's plans to propose to Carol, and Mary's looking to rekindle an old romance. And how will the cafe cope with an influx of urban clowns and street performers demanding fancy coffee?