Lucy Worsley gets into bed with Britain’s past monarchs to uncover the secrets of the royal bedchamber. She reveals that the obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of the royals’ magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself.
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:00pm
Series 2 Episode 3 – The Pride of the Prydes
The grand opening of Pryde Castle ends in disaster when a guide is
struck by an arrow. Contrary to Inspector Sullivan, Father Brown
becomes convinced that the motive lies buried in the family's past.
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 8:00pm
Episode #815 & #816 - "Midsomer Rhapsody"
Old music teacher Arthur Leggot is bludgeoned to death when confronting an intruder in his home who apparently came for the manuscript of a piece of music by the late composer Joan Alder. And, predictably, where the manuscript goes, murders follow.
Victory Garden's Edible Feast
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:30pm
VICTORY GARDEN’s Edible Feast takes viewers on a journey across America, traveling from garden to sea, mountains to fields, to learn about fresh local foods and the people who grow and produce them.
Journey across America, traveling from garden to sea, mountains to fields, to learn about fresh local foods and the people who grow and produce them. Hosted by passionate foodie and TV personality Amy Devers, each episode features the work of 2013 James Beard Award-winning filmmaker and chef Daniel Klein, who introduces you to gardeners, farmers and food producers around the country. Employing a magazine-style format, each of the 13 episodes begins with three 4-6 minute segments from Klein’s travels, enjoying what Michael Pollan has described as “real food TV, in every sense.” Then it’s back home to the Victory Garden, concluding with a gardening piece with Roger Swain, followed by recipes and garden-to-table cooking with Chef Marian Morash.
Sun, 01/04/2015 - 9:00pm
Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt and others. Written and created by Julian Fellowes.
In episode one: A working-class prime minister is elected and old attitudes start to change. Robert is snubbed by the village. Baxter tells all, and Edith plays with fire.
Live from Lincoln Center
Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:00pm
Continuing a broadcasting tradition, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER presents the annual New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve celebration concert. This year's gala rings in 2015 with George Gershwin favorites, featuring Dianne Reeves and Norm Lewis. Bramwell Tovey conducts.
The Great British Baking Show
Sun, 12/28/2014 - 8:00pm
Follow 12 amateur bakers as they enter the competition tent for their first hurdle: cake. The Signature Bake requires a Swiss roll, a seemingly simple task fraught with risks. For the Technical Bake, bakers must duplicate Mary Berry’s classic cherry cake, to Berry’s exacting standard. In the Showstopper Bake, the competitors tackle classic British cakes — in perfect miniature — 36 of them.
Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds. Mary Berry, a leading cookbook writer, and Paul Hollywood, a top artisan baker, serve as judges. Together with hosts and comic foils Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc, Berry and Hollywood search for the country’s best amateur baker by testing the competitors’ skills on cakes, breads, pastries and desserts, crowning a winner after 10 weeks of competition.
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:00pm
Legendary rocker Rod Stewart’s first solo holiday special, with songs produced by “Hitman” David Foster, features 13 classic songs, ranging from “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” to “Auld Lang Syne,” and including duets with Michael Bublé (“Winter Wonderland”), Cee-Lo Green (“Merry Christmas, Baby”), Mary J. Blige (“We Three Kings”) and even Ella Fitzgerald (“What Are You Doing on New Year’s Eve?”).
Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:00pm
Veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw (left) greets Gail “Hal” Halvorsen, the American “candy bomber” who dropped gum and chocolate for German children during the Berlin airlift of 1948-49.
As seen and heard by more than 80,000 people in the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, this program features renowned TV personality Tom Brokaw and Tony Award-winning Les Misérables tenor Alfie Boe in a concert of holiday favorites. Boe’s moving signature performance of “Bring Him Home” is a highlight. The choir also welcomes a surprise guest, Gail “Hal” Halvorsen, the famous candy bomber of the Berlin airlift. Together with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, these special guests bring attendees to their feet more than once during the night.