On May 13, 1985, a longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a deadly climax. By order of local authorities, police dropped military-grade explosives onto a MOVE-occupied rowhouse. TV cameras captured the conflagration that quickly escalated — and resulted in the tragic deaths of 11 people (including five children) and the destruction of 61 homes. It was only later discovered that authorities decided to “...let the fire burn.” Using archival news coverage and interviews, first-time filmmaker Jason Osder brings to life one of the most tumultuous and largely forgotten clashes between government and citizens in modern American history.
Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:00pm
In Richmond, Virginia, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Reid Dunavant travel to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art to talk about silver coffee and teapots. Highlights include a late 19th-century Albert Neuhuys watercolor that was bought by a very young collector for $2.00 and is now valued at $1,000 to $1,500; a 1982 UNC championship signed basketball featuring teammates Michael Jordan, James Worthy, Sam Perkins and more; and an early 20th-century Alice R.H. Smith watercolor that originally belonged to the owner’s mother, a close family friend of the artist, now appraised for $85,000.
Sun, 05/11/2014 - 8:00pm
Sister Julienne calms an anxious new mother who has put her baby in grave danger. Jenny returns from the Mother House restored and is seconded to The London. Impressed at first with the facilities and efficiency, she soon begins to see cracks in the establishment, especially when her patient suffers complications and she’s stopped from looking after her. Chummy is upset to learn that her mother has walked out on her father, leaving Lady Browne penniless. As Dr. Turner and Shelagh continue the adoption process, they uncover a devastating secret. Trixie struggles to hide her disappointment when Tom cancels a date.
Sun, 05/11/2014 - 5:30pm
WSKG’s Artist Café showcases an expansive variety of national and local artists including photographers, dancers, poets and many more. In this episode we feature local sculptor Momoko Takeshita Keane, animator Mark Simon, painter Joseph Watson,and glassblower Michelle Kaptur. View Momoko's segment here.
Sat, 05/10/2014 - 10:30pm
Tim is given extra incentive to rekindle his romance with Caitlin after, thanks to Moritz, finding himself on an assassin's hit list. Marcus, meanwhile, has been biding his time and is in prime position to humiliate rival Nick at Justine's dinner party.
Sat, 05/10/2014 - 8:00pm
A prize-winning author is murdered on the eve of the Midsomer Literary Festival. Barnaby and Scott discover the seemingly highbrow literary community of Midsomer St. Michael is in fact a hotbed of corruption, sexual scandal and financial mismanagement. But before they can discover which of their suspects is telling the truth, the death toll begins to rise.
Sat, 05/10/2014 - 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 the Joe Weber Band.