Week of September 1 2013

  • 9:00 pm - Dinosaur Wars: American Experience -

    In the summer of 1868, paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh boarded a Union Pacific train for a sight-seeing excursion through the heart of the newly-opened American West.

  • 10:00 pm - Southwestern Gems: Our Desert National Parks -

    SOUTHWESTERN GEMS: OUR DESERT NATIONAL PARKS showcases the top national parks, monuments, preserves and historic sites within the four major North American deserts.

  • 8:00 pm - Rick Steves' Europe: Iran's Historic Capitals -

    Iran's rich history goes back millennia, to the days when Persepolis was home to "the king of kings." In this episode, Rick Steves explores three historic capitals of Iran: Persepolis, with its splendid monuments; Shiraz, with the tombs of Iran's most beloved poets; and Esfahan, with its

  • 8:00 pm - Ballykissangel - Smoke Signals -

    The last ever episode of BallykissangelFather Mac confronts Vincent when he finds out that Lyn and Barry are married, and Vincent doesn't handle it very well. Louis's dog becomes ill after eating some strange plants, and Frankie goes to investigate.

  • 9:00 pm - Doc Martin: The Departed -

    Martin is in London to meet with Robert Dashwood, who is leading the selection process for the prestigious London surgeon's job that he has applied for. Pleased that Martin has finally conquered his debilitating blood phobia, Robert is confident that Martin will be hired.

  • 10:00 pm - MI-5 -

    On his way to MI6, Calum Reed (Geoffrey Streatfeild) is mugged, and his laptop containing the identities of five high level assets is stolen, one of which is Martha Ford (Lydia Leonard), who is close to one of Gavrik's companies.

  • 8:00 pm - Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo: Going Deep -

    A walk through Napolean's ancient wine tunnels; terroir - how wine gets its flavor; experimental vineyards produce new superstars; Roasted Cauliflower Salad; Canederli (Tyrolean dumplings).

  • 10:00 pm - Truth About Exercise with Michael Mosley -

    Whether you're running, swimming, cycling or hula hooping, we have always been told that doing regular exercise will improve our bodies and is one of the keys to a healthy and happy life.

  • 8:00 pm - Great Performances at The Met: Il Trovatore -

    David McVicar's stirring production of Verdi's intense drama premiered in the 2008-09 Met season. James Levine leads this revival, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Alvarez and Dmitri Hvorostovsky -- in what might be the composer's most melodically rich score.

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company -

    Continuing his long-running conversation with the American public, Bill Moyers returned to television in January 2012 with Moyers & Company, a weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping viewers make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers.

  • 10:00 pm - Building The Dream -

    Building the Dream recounts the journey of an idea for a national monument honoring Martin Luther King Jr. - from a group of friends talking around a kitchen table to the creation of this permanent symbol - to ensure King's Dream will remain alive for future generations.

  • 9:00 pm - Death In Paradise -

    Dwayne ends up embroiled in a murder investigation when a piece of incriminating evidence is found at the scene of the crime. Can Richard solve the case and meet a deadline that means he'll finally get what he wants - a return home?

  • 10:00 pm - Ballykissangel - Smoke Signals -

    The last ever episode of BallykissangelFather Mac confronts Vincent when he finds out that Lyn and Barry are married, and Vincent doesn't handle it very well. Louis's dog becomes ill after eating some strange plants, and Frankie goes to investigate.

  • 10:00 pm - Globe Trekker: Greek Islands -

    Megan celebrates Greek independence on Hydra, walks in St.

  • 9:00 pm - 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.

  • 10:00 pm - Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild - We Live With The Land -

    This two-part program follows photographer Michael Forsberg, as he examines what wildness remains in the plains of North America. Stretching nearly one million square miles down the heart of the continent, the Great Plains is a fragile and threatened ecosystem.

  • 8:00 pm - Antiques Roadshow: Vintage Richmond -

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW revisits items appraised in Richmond, Virginia, back in 1998. A Cartier desk clock has increased in value from a 1998 appraisal of $10,000 to $15,000 to an updated estimate of $25,000 to $3 5,000.

  • 9:00 pm - Saturday Night Movie: Fiddler on The Roof -

    A poor Jewish milkman (Topol) and his wife (Norma Crane) try to marry off their five daughters in czarist Russia. Cast: Topol, Molly Picon, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey.

  • 10:00 pm - Room to Breathe -

    Room To Breathe is a surprising story of transformation as struggling kids in a San Francisco public middle school are introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation.

  • 9:00 pm - American Masters: Merle Haggard - Learning to Live With Myself -

    This candid documentary about Merle Haggard includes interviews with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Ray Price, Dwight Yoakam, Lucinda Williams and Allison Krauss.

  • 8:00 pm - Infinity Hall Live: Fountains of Wayne -

    If you love serious, brooding, sonically experimental musical artists, then Fountains of Wayne is not the group for you.

  • 10:00 pm - MI-5 -

    As Harry faces deportation to the United States, Elena wishes to talk to him regarding an upcoming attack. Ruth and Section D decide to break Harry out of custody and meet up in an abandoned Ministry of Defence site.

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