Week of January 27 2013

  • 8:00 pm - NOVA: Doomsday Volcanoes -

    The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010 turned
    much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But
    Eyjafjallajokull was just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10
    times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble. Two more giants, Hekla

  • 9:00 pm - Carrier: Rites of Passage -

    The last day in the Gulf is the last chance to drop bombs before the
    Nimitz heads home. The jets take off, laden with ordnance, and return
    hours later, still carrying the same bombs. As the Nimitz crosses the
    equator, the entire ship takes part in the Crossing the Line Ceremony,

  • 10:00 pm - Carrier: True Believers -

    This episode explores the many expressions of faith onboard the USS
    Nimitz: faith in self, faith in one's shipmates, faith in the mission
    of the ship and the president's call to arms. The major religious
    groups on board are Catholic and Protestant, but there also is a coven

  • 8:00 pm - Rick Stevens' Europe: Rome - Ancient Glory -

    Part one of three on the Eternal City, this episode resurrects the
    rubble and brings back to life the capital of the ancient world.
    Focusing on the grandeur of classical Rome, we marvel at the Colosseum,
    the Pantheon, and the empire's exquisite art. Then we go offbeat by

  • 10:00 pm - Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia -

    Merrilees Parker takes a culinary tour around Scandinavia, a region
    infused with Viking history and heritage. She begins her travels at a
    Viking festival, learns how to smoke herring in a Swedish village,
    assists with the smorgasbord at the Midsummer Festival, prepares moose

  • 8:00 pm - Ballykissangel: It's a Family Affair -

    The opening of Brian's golf club doesn't go according to plan.
    Danny's horse causes problems for Emma. Orla reveals her choice among
    the men of Ballykissangel.

  • 9:00 pm - Doc Martin: SH*T Happens -

    Dr. Martin makes his on-air debut at Radio Portwenn, the local radio
    station and, no surprise, he's not a natural in front of the
    microphone. Meanwhile, a nasty stomach bug is sweeping through
    Portwenn. People are dropping like flies, and filling Martin's office.

  • 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,

  • 8:00 pm - America's Chefs on Tour : San Diego: Johnny Iuzzini, Brian Malarkey, William Bradley -

    Highly decorated pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini heats things up by
    demonstrating his recipe for chocolate mousse with flambeed bananas.
    Brian Malarkey of Burlap restaurant keeps things lively with his "Paw
    of the Lion" scallops. And William Bradley of Addison restaurant

  • 10:00 pm - Inventions that Shook the World - The 1930's -

    Though overshadowed by the Great Depression, there is no shortage of
    ingenuity in the 1930s. The 2 way radio gets miniaturized and the
    world's first portable walkie talkie goes on the air. The electric
    guitar changes popular music forever and commuters become a cash cow

  • 8:00 pm - NATURE: Kilauea - Mountain of Fire -

    Kilauea, on Hawaii's Big Island is the world's most active volcano.
    Its latest eruption began in 1983 and it hasn't stopped since. Since
    that time it has created 544 acres of new land and has consumed 200
    homes. But as we watch nature's own fireworks display and witness the

  • 9:00 pm - Wild Carribbean: Hurricane Hell -

    Every year the Caribbean paradise is turned into a Hurricane Hell. From the beginning of June until the end of November it's hurricane season in the islands.

  • 9:50 pm - Wild Carribbean: Secret Shores -

    A journey along the Caribbean shore of Central America, which runs for 1700 miles from Panama to Mexico. The Panama Canal is 25m above sea level and relies on outflow from rivers in the surrounding rainforest to maintain the water level.

  • 8:00 pm - Great Performaces at the Met: Armida -

    This mythical story of a sorceress who enthralls men in her island
    prison has inspired operatic settings by a multitude of composers,
    including Gluck, Haydn, and Dvorak. Renee Fleming stars in the title
    role of Rossini's version, opposite no fewer than six tenors. Tony

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company: What's Fueling the Modern Abortion Debate? -

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that overturned many federal and state restrictions on a woman’s right to an abortion.

  • 10:00 pm - Inventions that Shook the World - The 1920's -

    Mobsters, jazz, and turbulent economic times mark the 1920s. Silent
    film makes the transition to the talkies as sound comes to the silver
    screen. The refrigerator gets a makeover from the smartest man in the
    world; and poverty inspires a desperate inventor to come up with a

  • 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, created by Robert Thorogood and starring Ben Miller and Sara Martins.

  • 10:00 pm - Do Not Go Gently -

    Do Not Go Gently celebrates the lives, work and wisdom of three
    remarkable artists who have maintained their creative productivity
    well into their golden years. It follows 82-year-old quilter Arlonzia
    Pettway, 90-year-old ballet dancer Frederic Franklin and 109-year-old

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

    In Corpus Christi, Texas, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kevin
    Zavian discuss the somber, yet fascinating, topic of antique mourning
    jewelry. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW finds art that spans the 20th century in
    the sparkling city by the sea, including a 1912 portrait by Charles

  • 9:00 pm - DCI Banks:Cold Is The Grave -

    A case terrifyingly close to home as Banks is asked by his boss,
    Chief Superintendent Gerry Rydell, to find his missing teenage
    daughter...

  • 8:00 pm - Death In Paradise -

    A confession of murder proves problematic for DI Richard Poole and
    the team when a wife admits to killing her husband but the body is
    nowhere to be found. Can Richard solve the mystery? And could his
    feelings be clouding his judgment?

  • 9:00 pm - Hollywood Stars Film Package: Top Hat -

    Dale Tremont (Ginger Rogers) is attracted to dancer (Fred Astaire)
    but in a case of mistaken identity believes he is her best friend's
    husband. Cast: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton,
    Lucille Ball.

  • 11:00 pm - Austin City Limits: Tim McGraw -

    Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the ACL stage with his greatest
    hits and new material.

  • 9:00 pm - American Masters: The Doors - When Your Strange -

    The creative chemistry of four brilliant artists -- drummer John
    Densmore, guitarist Robby Krieger, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and singer
    Jim Morrison -- made The Doors one of America's most iconic and
    influential, theatrical and mysterious, thrilling and sometimes

  • 10:00 pm - Austin City Limits: Tim McGraw -

    Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the ACL stage with his greatest
    hits and new material.

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