Week of October 19 2014

  • 8:00 pm - NOVA: Vaccines - Calling The Shots -

    Diseases that were largely eradicated 40 years ago are returning. Across the world, children are getting sick and dying from preventable conditions because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots.

  • 10:00 pm - The Boomer List: American Masters -

    From the time of its birth, the boomer generation has significantly and uniquely changed our world. In 2014, the last boomer turns 50.

  • 11:30 pm - Pioneers of Television: Carol Burnett & The Funny Ladies -

    This program is comprised largely of material from the "Funny Ladies" episode that led off season 3 of PIONEERS OF TELEVISION.

  • 8:00 pm - Rick Steves Special: The Holy Land, Israelis and Palestinians Today -

    The RICK STEVES'Special weaves together both the Israeli and the Palestinian narratives to better understand a place that is, for a third of humanity, literally holy land.

  • 9:30 pm - Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser: Italy's Aeolian Islands -

    Just north of Sicily's eastern coast lies a volcanic archipelago renowned for perfect weather, beautiful scenery, deep caverns, blue grottos, steep cliffs, ancient ruins, thermal healing resorts and volcanos ...

  • 9:00 pm - Martin Clunes: The Lemurs of Madagascar -

    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.

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company: Keeping Faith in Democracy -

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson on keeping faith in democracy.

  • 10:00 pm - Thinking Money: The Psychology Behind Our Best and Worst Financial Decisions -

    THINKING MONEY leads viewers on an exploration of how and why people spend, save (or don't), and think about money.

  • 8:00 pm - Father Brown: The Eye of Apollo -

    The Church of Apollo comes to the village, led by Kalon,who claims that the path of happiness lies in the power of the sun. Polish domestic Susie is impressed when he says he can commune with her dead parents and wants to join his cult but Father Brown sees him as a charlatan.

  • 9:00 pm - Doc Martin: Uneasy Lies The Head -

    Martin struggles to deal with the news of Louisa's pregnancy. But Louisa is adamant that she does not want Martin involved. She is hired to teach at the local school, but the Headmaster is acting strangely.

  • 10:00 pm - Scott & Bailey -

    Having coerced Nick into buying her a flat, Rachel finds out that she is pregnant with his child. She successfully traps the murderer of housewife Susan Metcalfe but gets an unexpected and grisly bonus which leads to another death and another charge.

  • 8:00 pm - Wild West with Ray Mears: The Great Plains -

    Ray Mears explores how this half a million square miles of flat, treeless grassland was the setting for some of the Wild West's most dramatic stories of Plains Indians, wagon trains, homesteaders and cattle drives.

  • 9:30 pm - Hometime: Creekside Home Bracket Install -

    See how the decorative cedar brackets are fit, finished and installed as the new home construction progresses.

  • 8:00 pm - NATURE: Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions -

    The returning saga of Cloud, the wild, white stallion finds us back in the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana. Cloud is now a confident band stallion in his prime.

  • 9:00 pm - Martin Clunes - Heavy Horsepower -

    Doc Martin star examines the role of the world's working horses as he begins training his own beloved Clydesdales, Ronnie and Bruce, and puts them through their paces on his Dorset farm.

  • 10:00 pm - NATURE: Legendary White Stallions -

    This story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions focuses on the bond that develops between the horses and their caregivers, beginning at the moment of their birth and culminating in the perfect harmony between horse and rider demonstrated at the famous S

  • 8:00 pm - Antiques Roadshow: Boston, Hour 2 -

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits the Boston Public Library to explore sketches from the beloved children's book Make Way for Ducklings, which inspired the creation of Boston's famous duckling sculptures.

  • 9:00 pm - All-Star Film Collection: That's Entertainment II -

    A history of Hollywood films and musicals produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, featuring excerpts from many beloved classics.

  • 9:00 pm - Death In Paradise -

    As DI Richard Poole desperately searches for a decent cup of tea, a bride is murdered on her wedding day. It is a tragedy DS Camille Bordey can't help but notice, whilst Richard is more interested in housekeeping signs.

  • 10:00 pm - Father Brown: The Eye of Apollo -

    The Church of Apollo comes to the village, led by Kalon,who claims that the path of happiness lies in the power of the sun. Polish domestic Susie is impressed when he says he can commune with her dead parents and wants to join his cult but Father Brown sees him as a charlatan.

  • 10:00 pm - Growing Cities -

    GROWING CITIES examines the role of urban agriculture in the United States and its potential for revitalizing cities and changing the way Americans eat.

  • 9:00 pm - The Boomer List: American Masters -

    From the time of its birth, the boomer generation has significantly and uniquely changed our world. In 2014, the last boomer turns 50. This documentary is a comprehensive look at 19 iconic boomers -- one born each year of the baby boom from 1946-1964.

  • 9:00 pm - Front and Center: John Hiatt -

    At the Iridium, Grammy-nominated rock guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter John Hiatt performs hits from his 1974 debut, Hangin' Around the Observatory, through his 22nd studio album, 2014's Terms of My Surrender.

  • 9:00 pm - NOVA #4123 "Surviving Ebola" -

    In December 2013, in a small village in West Africa, a young boy died from the dreaded disease, Ebola. Over the next nine months, the virulent killer would claim more victims than all previous Ebola epidemics put together.

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