Susan, noticing a pattern in a string of London murders, contacts her old friends from Bletchley — Millie, Lucy and Jean — to try to identify the killer. Treating the crimes like a code to be cracked, the women gather all available information and evidence and then, through a sequence of clever deductions, determine how the killer is finding his victims and where a missing girl must have been abducted. Can they reach her before the killer claims his fifth victim?
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 9:00pm
Life in the beautiful Cornish village of Portwenn has become ever more infuriating for Dr. Martin Ellingham since the heart-wrenching decision to call off his marriage to local headmistress Louisa. Louisa has left, and Martin has begun to question what keeps him in Cornwall. It’s certainly not his relentlessly annoying patients.
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 8:00pm
In Midsomer Wellow, the church bell-ringers are being murdered one by one. In hopes of winning a national striking competition, the determined bell group continues with rehearsals despite the growing number of deaths. As each is murdered, the killer leaves a line from a nursery rhyme by the body, though one of these notes has been altered to allude to a long-ago incident in Midsomer Wellow’s past. Barnaby & Troy must find the connection between this note and a past Midsomer Wellow murder to stop one villager's quest for bloody revenge.
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 9:00pm
King Richard (Ben Whishaw) is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke (Rory Kinnear) and Thomas Mowbray (James Purefoy). Richard calls for a duel, but then halts it just before swords clash. Both men are banished from the realm. Richard visits John of Gaunt (Patrick Stewart), Bolingbroke’s father, who, in the throes of death, reprimands the king. After seizing Gaunt’s money and lands, Richard leaves for wars against the rebels in Ireland. Bolingbroke returns to claim his inheritance. Supported by his allies, Northumberland (David Morrissey) and the Duke of York (David Suchet), Bolingbroke takes Richard prisoner and lays claim to the throne.
Thu, 09/19/2013 - 9:30pm
Elvis Presley was at the pinnacle of his superstardom when he made television history in 1973 with this live concert special, televised globally via satellite. Now, 40 years later, don’t miss one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career as Elvis sings “Suspicious Minds,” “Hound Dog,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “My Way,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and many more.
Thu, 09/19/2013 - 8:00pm
Celebrate 150 years of the famed Saratoga Race Course with 'The Track at Saratoga, America's Grandest Race Course.' This hour-long historical documentary will transport viewers through 150 years of owners, trainers, jockeys and horses. We'll experience the track beginning with four thrilling days in August 1863 and continue through the pageantry of today.
Brains On Trial with Aian Alda
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 10:00pm
Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing phase of the trial, Judge Rakoff hears arguments from the court-appointed psychiatrist, the attorneys, the victim’s husband and Jimmy himself. Meanwhile, Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants — especially young defendants — by revealing how the immature teenage brain is vulnerable to foolish and impulsive acts. Before Judge Rakoff pronounces Jimmy’s sentence, Alda meets a judge who has volunteered to have his own brain probed as he makes sentencing decisions.
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 8:00pm
Cranes and geese rise over Venice, Dover, Edinburgh and the monkey-guarded Rock of Gibraltar. In Rome, the Loire Valley, Holland and Hungary, birds gather by the millions to breed and two-by-two to raise their families.
Tue, 09/17/2013 - 10:00pm
It took 80 years to rise to power, but now, after only 12 months, the Muslim Brotherhood has been ousted by its longtime foe — the Egyptian military. In a special FRONTLINE report, veteran Middle East correspondents Martin Smith (“Obama’s War,” “Return of the Taliban,” “Revolution in Cairo”) and Charles Sennott of GlobalPost (“Revolution in Cairo”) examine the rise and rapid fall of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. How did the Brotherhood lose control? Could the U.S. have done anything to alter the course of events in Egypt? With unique access to the Brotherhood’s leadership, FRONTLINE follows the Islamist movement as it plots its next move.
Tue, 09/17/2013 - 8:00pm
Actor Benjamin Bratt narrates this landmark six-hour series, the first major television documentary series to chronicle the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States and have become the country’s largest minority group.