Week of October 13 2013

  • 8:00 pm - Great Performances At The Met: Nixon In China -

    "All of my operas have dealt on deep psychological levels with our American mythology," says composer John Adams, who conducts the Met premiere of his most famous opera.

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company: Citizens United: The Sequel -

    This week, as the government shutdown continues, the Supreme Court began its new term and justices heard arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.

  • 10:00 pm - Well Read: Mark Bowden, The Finish - The Killing of Osama Bin Laden -

    Bowden traces the United States' war on terror from 9/11 to the Navy Seals' daring elimination of Al Qaeda mastermind Osama Bin Laden.

  • 10:00 pm - Overdraft -

    OVERDRAFT is a one-hour documentary that informs and inspires viewers on one of the most pressing issues the country faces: the federal debt crisis. This film takes an unbiased, and visually unique look at the subject.

  • 8:00 pm - NOVA: Ground Zero Supertower -

    NOVA returns to Ground Zero to witness the completion of One World Trade Center, the skyscraper rising up 104 stories and 1,776 feet from the site where the Twin Towers once stood.

  • 9:00 pm - Latino Americans: Foreigners In Their Own Land - Empire of Dreams -

    Foreigners in Their Own Land - Survey the history and people from 1565 -1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U. S.

  • 10:00 pm - Globe Trekker: Southern Mexico -

    Ian participates in the unique Day of the Dead festival in Pazcuaro, he also goes to the old colonial town of Guanajuato. From there Ian goes to Acapulco, where he takes in the glitzy nightlife before watching the famous cliff divers.

  • 8:00 pm - Father Brown: The Bride of Christ -

    Father Brown is visiting St Agnes convent where he is chaplain when novice Sister Mary Magdalene is poisoned,leading to the father speaking to the convent's vintner Sister Boniface,a fan of detective stories who is keen to help him solve the murder.

  • 9:00 pm - Doc Martin: Born With A Shotgun -

    Sleepless nights are taking their toll on Martin and Louisa. Tempers are frayed as they try to find ways to comfort their constantly wailing baby. Aunt Ruth has problems of her own: She is dealing with an intruder on the farm who has stolen the hub caps from her car.

  • 10:00 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?

  • 10:00 pm - Genealogy Roadshow: San Francisco -

    This ground-breaking documentary series aims to reunite people from all walks of life with their past, present and future. Expert genealogists will uncover rich and surprising history about the people and places that make up our incredibly diverse and fascinating country.

  • 8:00 pm - Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation: Flying High -

    A behind-the-scenes look at how Earthflight was made, including the extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Microlights, paragliders, drones, and camera-carrying birds and much more helped along the way.

  • 9:00 pm - NATURE: Attenborough's Life Stories - Our Fragile Planet -

    In honor of Sir David Attenborough's 60th anniversary on television, this three-part miniseries focuses on three fields that David Attenborough feels have been transformed most profoundly: filmmaking, science and the environment.

  • 9:00 pm - Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Blood and Circuses -

    The carnival is in town. Innocent fun turns to horror when one of the sideshow acts is murdered. Phryne poses as the magician's assistant, Fern, to investigate.

  • 10:00 pm - Midsomer Murders: Ring Out Your Dead, Part 1 -

    In Midsomer Wellow, the church bell-ringers are being murdered one by one. In hopes of winning a national striking competition, the determined bell group continues with rehearsals despite the growing number of deaths.

  • 9:00 pm - Saturday Night Movie: Raising Arizona -

    A loser (Nicolas Cage) and his wife (Holly Hunter) kidnap a quintuplet from an unfinished-furniture store magnate. Cast: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson.

  • 11:00 pm - Austin City Limits - The Lumineers/Shovels & Rope -

    The Lumineers and Shovels & Rope bring the best in Americana to the ACL stage. Denver's Lumineers perform their hits "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love," while South Carolina's Shovels & Rope rocks songs from the LP O' Be Joyful.

  • 9:00 pm - Death In Paradise -

    When an English tourist is found dead in her luxury villa, strangled by her own scarf, the crime scene initially indicates a robbery gone wrong. However, shrewd Richard notes that the situation is eerily similar to a case he heard about back in London.

  • 10:00 pm - Father Brown: The Bride of Christ -

    Father Brown is visiting St Agnes convent where he is chaplain when novice Sister Mary Magdalene is poisoned,leading to the father speaking to the convent's vintner Sister Boniface,a fan of detective stories who is keen to help him solve the murder.

  • 10:00 pm - Not As I Pictured: A Pulitzer Prize - Winning Photographer's Journey Through Lymphoma -

    Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Kaplan was at the top of his world. Never before ill, he was used to documenting the life ordeals of others. But when suddenly diagnosed with a rare case of potentially deadly Lymphoma, it was a blind side.

  • 9:00 pm - American Masters: I.M. P.E.I: Building China Modern -

    Now in his early 90s, I.M. Pei was invited to design a modern museum to house the antiquities of Suzhou. This film follows this personal and architectural journey from west to east, an expansive full-circle, a literal coming home -- a realization of Pei's lifelong dream.

  • 10:00 pm - Austin City Limits - The Lumineers/Shovels & Rope -

    The Lumineers and Shovels & Rope bring the best in Americana to the ACL stage. Denver's Lumineers perform their hits "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love," while South Carolina's Shovels & Rope rocks songs from the LP O' Be Joyful.

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