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Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation
Wed, 10/02/2013 - 8:00pm

Japanese cranes dance in the snow, swallows and swifts visit the Forbidden City, lorikeets, cockatoos and budgies form giant flocks in Australia, pigeons guide viewers through India, and geese fly miles above the Himalayas.

Latino Americans
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 8:00pm

Pride and Prejudice 8:00pm

Witness the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos, the inclusion of Latino studies and empowerment in the political process.

Peril and Promise 9:00pm

Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.S., creating a debate over undocumented immigrants that leads to calls for tightened borders, English-only laws and efforts to brand the undocumented as a drain on public resources. Simultaneously, the Latino influence is booming in business, sports, media, politics and entertainment. Latino Americans become the largest and youngest growing sector of the American population.

Independent Lens
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 10:00pm

For Arnel Pineda, the past five years have been the stuff of dreams. Neal Schon, guitarist for the iconic rock band Journey, saw a YouTube video of the aspiring Filipino singer and flew him to San Francisco to audition for the band. The rest is history. But Pineda’s personal journey had just begun. He wasn’t prepared for the grueling physical and emotional strains that come with fronting a rock band on a whirlwind world tour. Can a man who has overcome many obstacles — orphaned at 12, living on the streets, no music training — deal with the demands of his newfound fame? By Ramona Diaz.

Genealogy Roadshow
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 9:00pm

The GENEALOGY ROADSHOW team connects Detroit citizens to world events with ancestral findings at the Daley Rhea Mansion in “Motor City.” A Ford Motor Company’s first female design engineer learns details of her parents’ secret World War II activities and her father’s untimely death. A Mexican-American woman discovers the truth about her family’s groundbreaking presence in Michigan, and a Civil War-era ancestor charged with murder. A long-held question about a woman’s relation to Abraham Lincoln is answered. And a husband’s amateur sleuthing gets a once-over from ROADSHOW researchers who confirm his wife’s connection to a legendary explorer.

Masterpiece Mystery!
Sun, 09/29/2013 - 9:00pm

Foyle is tasked with protecting Karl Strasser, a Nazi officer turned MI5 informant who believes he is in danger. America wants Strasser extradited for his involvement in a wartime event, but British Intelligence is determined to protect him. As Foyle nears a solution to the case, the unfathomable truth of  “Operation Sunflower” is revealed.

Sun, 09/29/2013 - 8:00pm

A police search begins for Alan and Celia, who are locked inside the hall without phone service. Fearing for their parents and unable to sleep, Caroline and Gillian open up to one another and form a supportive bond. In the morning, the curator and his assistant find Alan and Celia.

Artist Café
Sun, 09/29/2013 - 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 local storyteller - Actor/Writer/Director/Producer, Santino DeAngelo, Cirque Du Soleil performer and jump rope champion Adrienn Banhegyi, metal artist Jaydan Moore, and the iconic Hollywood Sign.

Sat, 09/28/2013 - 10:00pm

When Scotland Yard dismisses the women’s theories, they realize it’s up to them to stop the killer before he takes his next victim. They identify a suspect and use Lucy to lure him into a trap, but their plan goes badly awry and Lucy is assaulted. Shaken, the women take a different approach, contacting former war department members. Susan plans to meet with a psychiatrist whom she believes has helpful information, completely unaware of the danger that awaits her.

Sat, 09/28/2013 - 12:00pm

For the second year in a row, American Graduate Day 2013, will premiere live, Saturday, September 28 from 12 noon - 7 pm, on public media, marking a long term commitment to helping communities tackle the nation’s dropout crisis and preparing students for success with a high school diploma. Through the power and reach of public media, communities across the county will be invited to take an active role and become an “American Graduate Champion” for local youth by volunteering their time, talent, or other resources.

Great Performances
Fri, 09/27/2013 - 9:00pm

The heir to the throne, Prince Hal (Tom Hiddleston), defies his father, King Henry (Jeremy Irons), by spending his time at Mistress Quickly’s (Julie Walters) tavern in the company of the dissolute Falstaff (Simon Russell Beale) and his companions. The king is threatened by a rebellion led by Hal’s rival, Hotspur (Joe Armstrong), Hotspur’s father Northumberland (Alun Armstrong) and his uncle Worcester (David Hayman). In the face of this danger to the state, Prince Hal joins his father to defeat the rebels at the Battle of Shrewsbury and kill Hotspur in hand-to-hand combat. Michelle Dockery plays Hotspur’s wife, Kate Percy.

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