Masterpiece Classic
Sun, 12/07/2014 - 8:00pm
Sun, 12/07/2014 - 10:00pm
Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary and Allen Leech as Branson

In anticipation of the premiere of Season Five, watch Season 4 in just a few weeks! In this season change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. Paul Giamatti makes an appearance alongside the beloved returning ensemble, including Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, guest star Shirley MacLaine and many others. Carnival/MASTERPIECE co-production.

Season 4 Part 1 December 7 at 8 pm 

Season 4 Part 2 December 7 at 10 pm

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 4:00pm
Sogne Fjord in Norway

Travel across Europe for a delightful sampling of some of the most dramatic and fascinating railway journeys in the world. From the frozen wastes of Norway to the sunny shores of the Italian Adriatic coast, host Julian Davison guides viewers through breathtaking scenery, providing cultural and historical insights along the way.

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:00pm

Recorded at 2013’s MusiCares® Person of the Year benefit, this special features an all-star lineup performing Springsteen’s biggest hits, including “Because the Night,” “Born in the USA,” “Born to Run,” “Glory Days” and “Thunder Road.” Guests are Patti Scialfa, Zac Brown, Mavis Staples and John Legend.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 8:00pm

Celebrate the magic of the season with the acclaimed soprano and guests Kurt Elling, Kelli O’Hara, Gregory Porter and Rufus Wainwright. The most wonderful time of the year is captured in unique musical performances of favorite holiday songs and carols.

My Music
Sun, 12/07/2014 - 6:00pm

Experience the beauty, romance and dramatic power of musical masterpieces in this visual and auditory joyride through the world of classical hits. Host Martin Goldsmith guides viewers on this fresh and engaging exploration of the world of classical music, with personal reflections from Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell and Stewart Copeland of The Police, among others.

Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!
Sat, 12/06/2014 - 8:00pm

Treat yourself to a big dose of laughter and hilarious routines from the master of music and comedy. Host Itzhak Perlman presents the legendary performer’s funniest and most memorable skits.

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:00pm
Buzz Aldrin with the American flag on the surface of the moon. 21 July 1969.

View a preview here.

NOVA presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, through interviews with Armstrong’s family and friends. The film reveals his achievements as a Navy combat veteran and pioneer of high-speed flight and  revisits the final moments of the Apollo 11 landing, when Armstrong brought the Eagle down safely with seconds to spare.

Armstrong forever regretted that he got so much credit for the team effort that the lunar landing represented. In its exploration of this quietly effective man, NOVA explores his achievements following Apollo. This is an inspiring story of heroic risk-taking and humble dedication to advancing humanity’s adventure in space.

Nature archives
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 8:00pm
Sword-billed hummingbird. Ecuador.

Watch a compilation of the most compelling, emotional and even humorous stories about bird behavior, intelligence and flight from the NATURE archives. Introduced by the series’ executive producer Fred Kaufman, this special presentation draws from 16 notable films, including the Emmy-award winning “My Life as a Turkey” and “An Original DUCKumentary.” Also represented are sequences from “Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air,” “Birds of the Gods,” “Raptor Force,” “Moment of Impact,” “A Murder of Crows,” “Love in the Animal Kingdom,” “Deep Jungle” and more.

American Masters
Tue, 12/02/2014 - 8:00pm

Explore the life and legend of this iconic entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews with his immediate family and Tony Bennett. Narrated by Stanley Tucci, this documentary reveals a man far more complex than his public persona.

50 Years With Peter, Paul and Mary
Mon, 12/01/2014 - 9:30pm
Noel Paul Stookey, Mary Travers and Peter Yarrow performing at the 1963 March on Washington.

Celebrate the impact of the trio that provided America’s soundtrack for generations and combined artistry with activism for five decades.

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