UNLOCKING SHERLOCK reveals how Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the television hit SHERLOCK by unlocking the “Mind Palace” of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. We show the voyage Moffat and Gatiss took through the myriad incarnations of Holmes -- the original stories, the factual inspirations, the countless film versions -- to arrive at the thoroughly modern Sherlock. UNLOCKING SHERLOCK breaks down clips from SHERLOCK through the lens of featured characters, with interviews with the cast, including Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, and reflections from co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
Sun, 01/12/2014 - 3:00pm
Each program is designed to be an information-packed presentation of woodworking furniture projects, along with the tips and techniques to build them. Whether viewers are just starting out, or have been woodworking for years, they’ll find something new in every episode. All of the cast members are experienced woodworkers who are eager to share their woodworking expertise and helpful opinions. Host and Cast: Host Don Peschke is the founding editor of Woodsmith magazine. He’s joined by four editors from the magazine.
Sun, 01/12/2014 - 12:30pm
Award-winning MOTORWEEK, television’s longest-running automotive series, gives viewers a front row seat as automakers try to strike a balance between giving car buyers the performance they desire — and the fuel economy they demand. MOTORWEEK’s weekly Road Tests show which carmakers are hitting it out of the park with game-changing vehicles that offer the complete package of safety, versatility, value, performance and efficiency … and which ones are sitting on the sidelines. Hosted by nationally recognized car expert John Davis, MOTORWEEK travels the globe, covering new vehicle launches, auto shows and advances in automotive technology. MOTORWEEK’s regular features include: Master technician Pat Goss gives advice on keeping cars on the road and out of the shop; consumer reporter Yolanda Vazquez tackles safety issues, the latest trends and technological advances in “FYI”; roving reporter Steven Chupnick goes “Over the Edge” with a quirky and fun look at the auto world in overdrive, as well the latest in aftermarket accessories in “Gear”; and Brian Robinson goes “Two Wheelin’” with reviews of the newest motorcycles and scooters.
Sat, 01/11/2014 - 10:00pm
Sherlock and Watson pursue the trail of the Baskerville experiments — top-secret government research on genetically engineered gigantic animals for military use. Or so it is rumored. Whatever the truth, something big is up on the moors.
Live from Lincoln Center
Fri, 01/10/2014 - 9:00pm
This year’s Richard Tucker Foundation Gala — a perennial highlight of the opera season — celebrates Richard Tucker’s centennial with performances by many of the world’s greatest voices and a salute to this year’s award winner, Isabel Leonard.
Thu, 01/09/2014 - 9:00pm
Mischief Night is approaching, when the residents of Lark Rise and Candleford play tricks on their neighbours under cover of darkness. Laura, however, is in no mood for silly pranks - Fisher Bloom has returned and it has thrown her feelings for Daniel into confusion. Pearl, too, is unsettled by Fisher's return. She is fond of Daniel and doesn't want to see him hurt. So she is horrified when she hears that Daniel has befriended Fisher - unaware of his history with Laura - and convinced him to stay in Candleford to fix his newspaper printing press.
Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:00pm
Veteran polar explorer Tim Jarvis is on a mission to discover exactly what happened on the most famous survival story in expedition history — Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 800-mile boat journey across the Southern Ocean and deadly mountain crossing of South Georgia.
Wed, 01/08/2014 - 9:00pm
NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has discovered thousands of exotic new worlds far beyond our solar system. Are any of them like Earth? And what sort of life could flourish on them? With vivid animation and input from expert astrophysicists and astrobiologists, NOVA takes you on a mind-bending exploration of these strange worlds and the possible creatures we might one day encounter there.
Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:00pm
In just over two decades, Steven A. Cohen has amassed a gigantic fortune: a sprawling 35,000-square-foot mansion on Connecticut’s gold coast; a $62-million beach house in the Hamptons; and several New York apartments, including a $115-million mid-town duplex – all of them furnished with some of the world’s most expensive art. How did he do it? From small-time options trader to King of Wall Street hedge fund managers, FRONTLINE investigates Cohen and his company, SAC Capital, and other Wall Street characters with never-before-seen video and incriminating FBI wiretaps. The film is a taut crime drama with a cast of colorful characters: from cheating traders with their “Mr. Whisper” sources to some of the most respected figures in American business. To date, the government has convicted 76 people of securities fraud and conspiracy. Will Cohen be the next to fall? FRONTLINE tracks an ongoing seven-year investigation into the largest insider trading scandal in U.S. history.