Coming Up

Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special

This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career.

Eating Alaska
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Eating Alaska

A serious and humorous film about connecting to where you live and eating locally. It is about trying to break away from the industrial food system when that means not only buying fresh seasonal food from local farmers, but taking part in a world of hunting and gathering. {Photo: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons}

Theater Talk
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Theater Talk

Drama critic Alysa Solomon on her book Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of 'Fiddler on the Roof' in which she traces how and why the story of Tevye the milkman, the creation of the great Yiddish writer Sholem-Aleichem, was transformed into a blockbuster musical, which became a cultural touchstone, not only for Jews but for audiences around the world.

Live from the Artists Den: Norah Jones
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Live from the Artists Den: Norah Jones

Norah Jones didn't have to travel far from home to film her episode of "Live from the Artists Den." In front of 200 invited guests, she performed a stunning career-spanning set at the historic Green Building in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens neighborhood. The rough-hewn beauty of the former brass foundry was a spectacular backdrop the 20-song retrospective, ranging from her breakthrough hit, "Don't Know Why," to her latest single, "Happy Pills.

Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild - A Long Hard Struggle
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild - A Long Hard Struggle

This two-part documentary, based on the book of the same name by Nebraska photographer Michael Forsberg, examines the remaining "wildness" in the states that compose the Great Plains. It captures the places and creatures that survive after 150 years of settlement, as well as the people who care for and preserve this fragile ecosystem.

 

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A Look Ahead

Living with Parkinson's
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Living with Parkinson's

LIVING WITH PARKINSON'S reveals the realities of this progressive, degenerative and incurable brain disorder through the personal stories of those coping with it. In addition to covering The World Parkinson's Disease Congress in Montreal (October 2013), it also looks at the history of Parkinson's medical research, treatment strategies and the ongoing search for a cure.

On Story: James Franco: A Look Inside 127 Hours
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00pm - 8:30pm
On Story: James Franco: A Look Inside 127 Hours

James Franco reveals his unique experience working on 127 HOURS, including his faith in director Danny Boyle's vision, and the collaborative approach from cast and crew to fulfill the tension needed to capture this true and tantalizing story. Followed by VOICE OVER, directed by Martin Rosete, about a few extreme situations that literally take your breath away.

Johnny Carson: American Masters
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Johnny Carson: American Masters

Johnny Carson was seen by more people than anyone else in American history. In exploring the career, the complexities and contradictions of the biggest star television has ever produced, AMERICAN MASTERS had his estate's cooperation and permission -- into his personal archives and, perhaps, Carson's greatest legacy -- all episodes of "The Tonight Show" from 1970-1992.

Live from the Artists Den: Mumford & Sons
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Live from the Artists Den: Mumford & Sons

The 1920s glamour of the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles provided a stunning setting for a triumphant performance by Mumford & Sons. The band delivered songs from its recent Number One album. Mumford & Sons thrilled the invitation-only crowd, closing the evening with a blistering rendition of "The Cave" from the classic, multi-platinum debut Sigh No More.

 

Week At A Glance

Week of September 28 2014

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8:00 pm
 
8:00 pm - Moyers & Company: America’s New War in the Middle East
 
 
 
8:30 pm - Theater Talk
8:00 pm - Live from the Artists Den: Norah Jones
9:00 pm
9:00 pm - My Wild Affair: The Seal Who Came Home
 
 
9:00 pm - Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special
 
 
 
10:00 pm
 
 
10:00 pm - Cuba's Secret Side - The Truth Revealed
 
10:00 pm - Eating Alaska
 
 
 
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