Tony Award-winner Alfie Boe shares interpretations of his favorite songs in this concert taped at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. Backed by a full 19-piece band, Boe performs a wide variety of selections from his repertoire, including tracks from his new album, Storyteller, classical arias and “Bring Him Home,” his signature song from his acclaimed turn as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables.
Fri, 09/13/2013 - 9:00pm
Paul Byrom, a former star of the Irish music phenomenon Celtic Thunder, comes to public television as a solo artist in PAUL BYROM – THIS IS THE MOMENT. Recorded live at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton, Penn., the concert features stunning pop ballads, Broadway hits, Irish classics and a duo with Glee star Damien McGintey. Recently named 2012's "Best Irish Tenor" at the annual Irish Music Awards, Byron's 2011 album, "This Is the Moment," also debuted at No.1 on the World Billboard Chart.
Sun, 06/08/2014 - 9:00pm
Go behind the scenes of the acclaimed, must-see WWII series and learn secrets about the articulate sleuth in the sharp fedora. The program features a sneak peek at the upcoming new season premiering on MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! in September 2013, as well as interviews with the creators and co-stars of this enormously popular murder mystery series.
Brains On Trial with Aian Alda
Wed, 09/11/2013 - 10:00pm
On trial is Jimmy Moran, who at 18 took part in a store robbery during which the storeowner’s wife was shot and grievously injured. Presiding is distinguished U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, who has a longstanding interest in neuroscience and its conceivable effect on criminal law. The trial raises common questions: Is a witness lying? ¬How reliable is eyewitness testimony? What’s the best way to avoid a biased jury? How well can the defendant’s intentions be judged? Alan Alda explores how brain-scanning technology is providing insights into these questions and discusses the implications of neuroscience entering the courtroom.
Wed, 09/11/2013 - 9:00pm
NOVA kicks off the fall season with a return to Ground Zero to witness the final chapter in an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit: the completion of One World Trade Center. "Ground Zero Supertower" examines the new skyscraper rising up 104 stories and 1,776 feet from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. In this update of NOVA’s Emmy-nominated special "Engineering Ground Zero," which featured extraordinary behind-the-scenes access to the struggles of the engineers and architects working at 1 WTC and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, NOVA goes inside the construction of the tower’s final floors and the installation of its soaring, 800-ton spire and beacon. NOVA also goes underground to see another engineering marvel taking shape here: the construction of a museum that will house artifacts from 9/11. The greatest test is still to come, though: Will the final product be a fitting site for national remembrance?
Tue, 09/10/2013 - 10:00pm
The series’ first profile of a sports figure commemorates the 40th anniversaries of the famous Billie Jean King v. Bobby Riggs “The Battle of the Sexes” tennis match and the launch of the Women’s Tennis Association. King presents her own story, with perspective from Serena and Venus Williams, Hillary Clinton, Sir Elton John, Maria Sharapova, members of the Virginia Slims Circuit “Original 9” including Rosie Casals, Gloria Steinem, Chris Evert, Margaret Court, Bobby Riggs’ son Larry, family, friends, and many others.
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 9:30pm
Join host Mary Wilson of the Supremes as she celebrates the greatest girl groups and solo singers of the 1960s, including archival performances from The Supremes, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Petula Clark, Martha & the Vandellas, Jackie DeShannon and many other favorites.
Sun, 09/08/2013 - 9:00pm
Both Martha and Clive have their Silk interviews and Martha takes on the biggest case of her life: defending a repeat offender on a murder charge at the Old Bailey. When the case begins to fall apart, Martha struggles to remain focused as the stress on her personal and private life grows. All the while, the pupils’ future and the fate of chambers hang in the balance.