Week of January 13 2013

  • 8:00 pm - Great Performances: Chicago Symphone - Pierre Boulez -

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez leads the
    Windy City's internationally renowned orchestra in Gustav Mahler's
    "Symphony No. 7," taped over two nights, October 14 and 15 for GREAT
    PERFORMANCES. Boulez replaces the orchestra's ailing Music Director

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company
  • 10:00 pm - Great Conversations: Billy Collins and Garrison Keillor -

    Billy Collins, former United States Poet Laureate (2001-2003) and
    author of nine collections of poetry, including the forthcoming
    Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems, talks with Garrison Keillor, host and
    writer of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac.

  • 8:00 pm - NOVA: Riddles of The Sphinx -

    The Great Sphinx is disappearing. It would not be the first time in
    its nearly 5,000-year history that the sands of Egypt have buried this
    wonder of the ancient world. But today the Sphinx confronts a threat far worse
    than being blanketed by dunes. Along the way, they'll also solve the

  • 9:00 pm - Carrier: Super Secrets -

    The ship's location and itinerary are classified. Details of how the
    nuclear reactor works are top secret. Many aspects of life on a
    nuclear aircraft carrier are hush-hush. Dating and sex aboard ship are
    strictly forbidden, but according to one sailor, with 5,000 people on

  • 10:00 pm - Carrier: Squared Away -

    Mentoring and camaraderie are what hold the ship together. But life
    on deployment is stressful for everyone aboard, and there can be
    considerable friction between enlisted personnel and their superiors.
    Port calls allow sailors to blow off steam, but they don't relieve all

  • 8:00 pm - Rick Stevens' European Travel Skills, Part 2 -

    The second episode in this three-part mini-series distills Rick
    Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 30 minutes of practical
    advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening
    trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland,

  • 9:30 pm - Journeys In India: India's Natural Beauties - Udaipur and Jaipur -

    Whether you refer to Udaipur as the City of Lakes or the City of Dawn,
    you are sure to agree that romance and beauty fill the air. While
    traveling by boat, we visit the many palaces and temples on the shore.
    We also tour the majestic City Palace and the Garden of the Maids of

  • 8:00 pm - Ballykissangel: The Odd Couple -

    Donal's rescue of a former circus bear proves to be more than he can
    handle. Kevin secretly helps Sean Dillon to restore an old motorbike,
    but is soon found out. Brendan is finding life as an absent parent
    something of a strain.

  • 9:00 pm - Doc Martin Going Bodman -

    As Martin moves in and meets the locals, he realizes that adjusting
    to village life is not going to be smooth sailing. In his sharp suits
    and flashy car, he's a fish out of water. His first patient is Sir
    Gilbert Spencer, a retired lieutenant colonel, with an embarrassing

  • 10:00 pm - MI-5 -

    The award-winning, sophisticated spy drama returns for a rip-roaring
    eighth series. The fallout from Russia's attack on London finds the
    team in a race against time to rescue Harry, who has been kidnapped by
    rogue Russian agents. But as they dig deeper into his disappearance,

  • 10:00 pm - Inventions that Shook the World - The 1900's -

    The first decade of the1900s ushers in crucial inventions that will
    help shape the rest of the century. Communication gets a boost as a
    voice is transmitted wirelessly by Radio for the first time. Shaving
    gets a new edge with the appearance of the safety razor blade. The

  • 9:00 pm - Death In Paradise -

    Death in Paradise is a crime drama/comedy joint UK/French television programme filmed in Guadeloupe, an overseas region of France. The plot centres on the character of strait-laced British policeman Richard Poole (Ben Miller), a detective from London's Metropolitan Police.

  • 10:00 pm - Autism: Coming of Age -

    In the next 10 to 15 years, an estimated 800,000 children with autism
    will age out of the school system and transition into adulthood. Then,
    they will look to ill-prepared state and federal governments for the
    support services and resources to meet their many needs - a situation

  • 9:00 pm - American Masters: Glenn Gould - Genius Within -

    AMERICAN MASTERS pierces through the myths and misconceptions about
    Glenn Gould to unravel the layers of an iconic, but intensely private,
    musician who had revolutionary understanding of the Baroque masters.
    Gould followed his sensational 1955 New York City concert debut at the

  • 10:00 pm - Austin City Limits: Norah Jones/Kat Edmondson -

    Jazz and pop cross on ACL with Norah Jones and Kat Edmonson. Jones
    sings songs from her Dangermouse-produced album Little Broken Hearts.
    Edmonson showcases the song stylings of her LP Way Down Low.

  • 8:00 pm - America's Chefs on Tour: Atlanta-Cat Cora, Jason Ellis, Scott Serpas -

    We head south this week as celebrity chef Cat Cora makes her version
    of grilled lamb chops. Jason Ellis of Buckhead Bottle Bar & Bistro has
    fun with host Devin Alexander while making crab fritters. Scott Serpas
    of Serpas restaurant shows our audience how he makes tuna and apple
    tartar.

  • 10:00 pm - Inventions that Shook the World - The 1910's -

    Saving lives and taking lives are the hallmarks of the inventions of
    the 1910s. The umbrella supplies the inspiration for a new device that
    lets airplane pilots parachute to safety. Sonar navigation comes to
    the aid of ships at sea; and a garment manufacturer develops the first

  • 8:00 pm - NATURE: Drakensberg - Barrier of Spears -

    The Drakensberg Mountains are Southern Africa's Alps, rising more
    than 11,000 feet into the sky. But beneath their shimmering beauty
    lies an incredibly hostile environment for the surprising number of
    creatures that manage to live there. Each spring, drenching rains

  • 9:00 pm - Wild South America :Amazon Jungles -

    The Amazon rainforest, home to more varieties of plants and animals than anywhere else on Earth. Despite the profusion of life, finding food can be a challenge for both people and animals. Many plants have poisonous leaves, seeds and fruit to protect themselves against attack.

  • 9:50 pm - Wild South America: Penguin Shores -

    This program begins in the Falkland Islands, where thousands of Rockhopper penguins negotiate the treacherous wave-swept coast and sea cliffs as they come ashore to breed. Huge shoals of krill live in the cold, oxygen-rich waters of the surrounding ocean.

  • 8:00 pm - Antiques Roadshow, Corpus Cristi, Hour One -

    In Corpus Christi, Texas, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW discovers a milliondollar
    item when a guest brings in a Diego Rivera oil painting created
    in 1904 when the artist was just 18 years old! Other highlights
    include a 1967 painting by Alexander Calder; a Japanese bronze

  • 9:00 pm - DCI Banks: Playing With Fire -

    DCI Banks and DS Annie Cabbot are called to investigate an arson
    attack that caused two narrow boats to go up in flames. They discover
    a body in each boat. But who was the intended victim - the lonely book
    dealer, or the young girl, out of it on heroin?

  • 8:00 pm - Death In Paradise -

    Death in Paradise is a crime drama/comedy joint UK/French television programme filmed in Guadeloupe, an overseas region of France. The plot centres on the character of strait-laced British policeman Richard Poole (Ben Miller), a detective from London's Metropolitan Police.

  • 9:00 pm - Hollywood Stars Film Package: Affair To Remember -

    Engaged to others, two people (Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr) meet aboard
    a cruise-ship and then plan to reunite six months later atop the
    Empire State Building. Cast: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning.

  • 11:00 pm - Austin City Limits: Norah Jones/Kat Edmondson -

    Jazz and pop cross on ACL with Norah Jones and Kat Edmonson. Jones
    sings songs from her Dangermouse-produced album Little Broken Hearts.
    Edmonson showcases the song stylings of her LP Way Down Low.

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