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Nature
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 8:00pm

From the wilds of Costa Rica to the suburbs of our own country, NATURE explores the difficulties of raising parrots, why some breeders and owners become rescuers, and conservation efforts in the wild. Owners and rescuers of the popular bird talk about the ups and downs of caring for these colorful characters and the impact of “Baretta.”

American Experience
Tue, 11/12/2013 - 9:00pm

Follow Kennedy into the White House through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency. Offering fresh assessments of the successes and failures of his tenure, this episode features frank appraisals by administration officials, including John Siegenthaler, Thomas Hughes and Harris Wofford, civil rights leaders Andrew Young and Julian Bond, and journalists Evan Thomas and Richard Reeves.

American Experience
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 9:00pm

Follow JFK’s rise to power from his birth to his election as president in 1960 — the youngest man ever to be elected to the office. With illuminating interviews from family members including sister Jean Kennedy Smith, niece Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, historian Robert Dallek and author Robert Caro, this episode offers new insight into Kennedy’s early years, from his transformation from a sickly youth to Washington’s most eligible bachelor to the nation’s president.

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 6:30am
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 6:30am
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 6:30am

All New Episodes all week long!!

Based on the best-selling children's book series by Susan Meddaugh, the MARTHA SPEAKS animated TV series follows the adventures of Martha, a loveable dog whose appetite for alphabet soup gives her the ability to speak. Using her newfound abilities, Martha gets jobs, wears disguises, foils bad guys, wins contests and orders lots of steaks. A dog's breakfast of messes and hilarious entanglements ensue for Martha, her family and the unsuspecting people of her town who make up the comic heart of the series.

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 7:00am
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 4:00pm
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 7:00am
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 4:00pm
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 7:00am
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 4:00pm

All New Episodes all week long!!

A six-time Emmy Award-winner, this daily half-hour animated series, based on Marc Brown's best-selling Arthur adventure books, shows how Arthur and his friends use effective, age-appropriate problem-solving skills. Each episode consists of two independent stories focusing on themes and events central to children's lives. Whether facing down a bully, worrying about a new teacher or being the very last person on earth to lose his baby teeth, Arthur and his friends manage to solve their crises with imagination, kindness and a lot of humor. The series promotes literacy and is complemented by a comprehensive outreach campaign targeted to teachers, librarians, parents and daycare providers.

Masterpiece Classic
Sun, 11/10/2013 - 10:00pm

As the war nears its end, Downton’s aristocrats and servants put their lives back together. Mary and Sir Richard go estate hunting. A mysterious wounded officer makes a shocking revelation.

Masterpiece Classic
Sun, 11/10/2013 - 9:00pm

With her high-profile nuptials just around the corner, Katherine turns The Paradise upside-down as she prepares for what promises to be a dazzling society event. Across the street, Denise proves her aptitude for business once again, though not all the shopkeepers are easily convinced. When Glendenning spots Moray consoling Denise, he warns Katherine of the threat. Will the wedding go ahead as planned or will Moray follow his heart?

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 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 the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit of Punk art, Steve Cinnamon and his Cigar Box Guitars, composer Gabriela Frank, and Captain America Artist Allen Bellman.

Great Performances
Fri, 11/08/2013 - 9:00pm

Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical Company centers on Bobby, a confirmed bachelor celebrating his 35th birthday with his 10 closest friends (five couples). This 2011 New York Philharmonic concert production starring Neil Patrick Harris as Bobby won rave reviews. Harris’ co-stars include Patti LuPone, Stephen Colbert, Christina Hendricks, Anika Noni Rose, Jon Cryer and Martha Plimpton performing the show’s many Sondheim standards.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:00pm

It’s harvest time and, when Alf is crowned “king of the mowers”, he vows to bring in the harvest in record time. Every man, woman and child in the hamlet is employed cutting the wheat and collecting the “leazings”, or leftover wheat, which will feed them through the winter. Dorcas decides a day of fun with the Lark Rise children at the harvest is just what her serious little boy, Sydney, needs.

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