Week of August 31 2014

  • 8:00 pm - NOVA: Australia's First 4 Billion Years - Awakening -

    This is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all. Hidden in the red hills of Australia are clues to the mysteries of Earth's birth, how life arose and how it transformed the planet into the world we now live in.

  • 9:00 pm - NOVA: Australia's First 4 Billion Years - Life Explodes -

    This is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all. How did life storm the beaches and dominate planet Earth? Ancient Australian fossils offer clues.

  • 10:00 pm - History Project: Chateau Down Under -

    In the 1970s, Australian wine was a joke around the world. Forty years later, Australian wine is everywhere and it is the world's fourth largest wine exporter.

  • 8:00 pm - NATURE: White Falcon, White Wolf -

    On Canada's remote Ellesmere Island, where June is spring, July is summer and August is already autumn, the race is on for two remarkable species to raise their families.

  • 10:00 pm - Globe Trekker Special: Planet of the Apes -

    Our Trekkers visit the last strongholds of many rare and sometimes endangered species of primates. Justine heads to Thailand in search of the White-Handed Gibbon.

  • 8:00 pm - Father Brown: The Prize of Colonel Gerard -

    Ex-colonel Gerard is poisoned after arguing with his nephew Edward. Edward is a former POW from Korea and the colonel claims he has been brain-washed but Edward sticks to his story that Gerard killed his father in order to marry his widow Ada.

  • 9:00 pm - Doc Martin: Movement -

    In a life-changing decision, Bert Large abandons his plumbing business to open his own restaurant. The opening of Large's restaurant is far from a success, when Doc Martin, who has a phobia about blood, finds a spot of blood on his plate.

  • 10:00 pm - Scott & Bailey -

    The detectives investigate the murder of a wealthy man whose double life left him vulnerable to exploitation.

  • 8:00 pm - Chasing Shackleton -

    Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and renowned racing skipper Paul Larsen attempts to navigate the notorious Southern Ocean using only a sextant and compass.

  • 9:00 pm - My Wild Affair: The Elephant Who Found A Mom -

    This is the heartbreaking story of Aisha, the baby elephant orphan, and Daphne Sheldrick, the woman who became her human foster parent.

  • 9:00 pm - Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Framed for Murder -

    A journey into the twilight world of silent movies. Hollywood has a stranglehold on the Australian industry and with 'talkies' on the way, the exotic 'Bride of Babylon' production is in serious jeopardy.

  • 10:00 pm - Midsomer Murders: Hidden Depths, Part 2 -

    Solicitor Nick Turner falls from his roof in an apparent suicide. However, Barnaby uncovers evidence to suggest the opposite as Turner's neighbor Jack Wilmot is missing and a number of dodgy deals are discovered.

  • 8:00 pm - Death In Paradise -

    Sent to the tiny island of Saint-Marie to solve a mysterious murder, Detective Inspector Richard Poole is a total fish out of water. He would much prefer the London drizzle and a freshly pressed shirt to blue seas, sparkling sands and gorgeous tropical weather.

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company: Stiglitz on Tax Reform to Save the Middle Class -

    The Nobel Laureate economist Joseph E. Stiglitz says he’s infuriated by America’s growing inequality and at how the tax code has been manipulated and abused to place the burden on the earners of ordinary income -- instead of the rich and powerful most able to pay.

  • 10:00 pm - On Story: A Conversation with Chris Carter, Creator of the X-Files -

    Legendary television writer Chris Carter reveals the secret behind the creation and success of The X-Files and how he stirred audiences using the power of mythology.

  • 10:00 pm - Passions and Politics of Ed Edelman: An Untold Story of Leadership -

    A political visionary whose courage and humanity transformed the fabric of life in Southern California.

  • 8:00 pm - Antiques Roadshow: Vintage Des Moines -

    Fifteen years after first visiting Des Moines, Iowa, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW looks back on featured items to see if their value has changed. Highlights include a Rambling Mickey Mouse toy with its original box, ca.

  • 10:00 pm - Latest Procedure: Endovascular Leg Therapies -

    This program helps viewers understand the risk factors of this sweeping national epidemic. PVD (peripheral vascular disease) is caused by blockages in blood vessels that decrease blood flow to the legs and feet.

  • 9:00 pm - American Masters: Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun -

    Discover the inspiring story of the ballerina paralyzed by polio at age 27, who was muse to George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, and who influenced dance forever. See rare archival footage and interviews with Jacques d'Amboise and Arthur Mitchell.

  • 8:00 pm - Live from the Artists Den: Tim McGraw -

    Country superstar Tim McGraw tore through a dozen songs during his taping of Live from the Artists Den, including hits "Southern Girl" and "One of Those Nights" as well as his latest single, "Lookin' For That Girl." McGraw also previewed a

  • 10:00 pm - On Story: A Conversation with Chris Carter, Creator of the X-Files -

    Legendary television writer Chris Carter reveals the secret behind the creation and success of The X-Files and how he stirred audiences using the power of mythology.

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