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American Masters
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 9:00pm

America’s foremost humorist and social pundit, Garrison Keillor takes his skits and monologues across the country in his popular radio show, A Prairie Home Companion. American Masters trails this yarn-smith and his crew of actors and musicians as they spin stories and song into American gold in Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes.

British Antiques Roadshow
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:30pm

Fiona Bruce and the experts pay a return visit to Tatton Park in Cheshire. They uncover more objects and stories rich in history, including a silver inkstand reputed to be given to Admiral Nelson by his lover Lady Emma Hamilton in 1805 and an oak coffer that arrives via an unusual mode of transport. Plus, John Benjamin finds an unlikely looking gem lurking within a box of costume jewellery.

Lark Rise to Candleford
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 9:00pm

The series opens with a wonderfully captivating seasonal tale that unites the past and the present. When Dorcas and Emma each want to give Laura the same gift for Christmas, an old family wound is opened up and Laura finds herself torn between two mothers.

NOVA
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 9:00pm

The great apes —  which include chimps, orangutans, gorillas and bonobos —  seem to have rich emotional lives similar to our own. But just how smart are these animals? A new generation of investigators is revealing the secret mental lives of great apes; our evolutionary next-of-kin are turning out to be far smarter than most experts ever imagined. But just as clever experiments are exposing the extraordinary abilities of great apes, new research is redefining the mental talents of our own species. Scientists are at last zeroing in on what separates us from our closest living relatives.

NOVA
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 9:00pm

The great apes —  which include chimps, orangutans, gorillas and bonobos —  seem to have rich emotional lives similar to our own. But just how smart are these animals? A new generation of investigators is revealing the secret mental lives of great apes; our evolutionary next-of-kin are turning out to be far smarter than most experts ever imagined. But just as clever experiments are exposing the extraordinary abilities of great apes, new research is redefining the mental talents of our own species. Scientists are at last zeroing in on what separates us from our closest living relatives.

Martin Clunes
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 8:00pm

The island of Madagascar is home to an abundance of unique wildlife species – including 101 endangered types of the small primates known as lemur. They live only on Madagascar, and one by one, they are dying there. In the special MARTIN CLUNES: THE LEMURS OF MADAGASCAR, British actor Clunes (Doc Martin)travels to the island to explore and expose the urgent plight of this rare – and endearing – species. In this beautiful and deeply moving film, Clunes travels down to the Indian Ocean to witness what many fear is the lemur's last stand.

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 8:00pm

Historian Bettany Hughes (THE SPARTANS) travels across the eastern Mediterranean on an epic journey to find out the truth about Helen of Troy, known as “the face that launched a thousand ships.” Helen has been blamed for causing the Trojan War, a conflict that resulted in countless deaths. During her voyage in Helen’s wake, Hughes sorts the reality from the myths told about Helen. She travels from the city where it is said Helen was born — Sparta in the mountains of Greece — to the archaeological site in modern Turkey that will be forever linked with the war fought in Helen’s name: Troy.

Super Why!
Mon, 06/10/2013 - 9:00am
Mon, 06/10/2013 - 2:00pm
Tue, 06/11/2013 - 9:00am
Tue, 06/11/2013 - 2:00pm
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 9:00am
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 2:00pm

With a breakthrough interactive approach to reading education, classic fairytales with an innovative preschool twist and colorful and empowering young heroes, SUPER WHY is the only preschool property created to help kids learn the fundamentals of reading through interactive storybook adventures. The standout, imagination-stimulating series focuses on the adventures of four fairytale friends who transform into reading-powered superheroes: Alpha Pig with Alphabet Power, Wonder Red with Word Power, Princess Presto with Spelling Power, Super Why with the Power to Read and Super YOU with the Power to Help. Together, they are the "Super Readers"! The Super Readers jump into books (literally) to find answers to everyday preschool challenges and embark on exciting adventures, where they play interactive reading games to overcome obstacles and save the day. In every fantastical episode of Super WHY!, young viewers dive directly into a pop-up story to experience a brightly-illustrated children's tale brought to magical life.

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 11:00am

When Bill Moyers sat across from Joseph Campbell a quarter-century ago to begin a series of conversations that would continue over two summers, neither of them could anticipate the extraordinary impact of their collaboration. When JOSEPH CAMPBELL AND THE POWER OF MYTH WITH BILL MOYERS was originally broadcast on PBS, it fired the imagination and intellect of millions. Now updated, the series is a vibrant collection of exceptional insights by a great storyteller, teacher and lecturer. In lively, expansive dialogues, the two men discuss how myths are clues to the spiritual core of human nature and open vistas into the human experience across the ages, revealing our innermost dreams and aspirations for self-fulfillment, social collaboration and the possibility of transcendence.

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated
Sat, 06/08/2013 - 2:20pm

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the best Spicy Pork Tacos on the grill. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his favorite grilling tools in the Equipment Corner, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Chris Kimball how to make perfect Jerk Chicken at home. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite mortar and pestle.

Join us for an America's Test Kitchen marathon, starting with Great Italian Pasta Sauces at 1:00pm and Asian Takeout Favorites at 1:40pm.

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