Week of January 12 2014

  • 8:00 pm - NOVA: Extreme Ice -

    In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras in risky, remote locations in the Arctic, Alaska, and the Alps.

  • 9:00 pm - Greely Expedition: American Experience -

    In 1881, 25 men led by Lieutenant Adolphus Greely sailed from the harbor of St. John's, Newfoundland. Their destination was Lady Franklin Bay in the high Arctic, where they planned to collect a wealth of scientific data from a vast area of the world's surface.

  • 9:30 pm - Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg: How Safe Is Your Cruise? & Hidden Gems of Australia -

    Cruise ship safety; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Australia; correspondent Alyssa Caverley takes a "One-Tank Trip" from Manhattan to New York's Hudson Valley.

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

    The 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 - Vera: Telling Tales -

    It was only after Jeanie Long's suicide hit the headlines that evidence came to light exonerating her for the murder of 15-year-old Abigail Mantel 11 years before. Jeanie had always insisted she was innocent but no one, including her own family, believed her.

  • 8:00 pm - Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey - The Islands -

    Joanna explores some of the 1,400 Greek Islands that make up this maritime nation. Each have a story to tell, often a fascinating history spanning thousands of years.

  • 10:00 pm - Chatsworth House -

    A series that provides an access-all-areas experience inside one of Britain's most majestic stately homes. What is life like today for the 12th Duke of Devonshire who inherited the estate which has been in his family for 450 years? What really transpires behind closed doors?

  • 8:00 pm - Great Performances: Macbeth -

    Shakespeare's "Scottish play" enthralled Broadway audiences with this production starring Patrick Stewart in a triumphant, Tony-nominated performance.

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company: Neil deGrasse Tyson on the New Cosmos and our Dark Universe -

    Tyson appears on "Moyers & Company" as he hosts a new and updated version of the hit television series "Cosmos." It's been almost 35 years since PBS premiered the original "Cosmos," hosted by the late Carl Sagan. It was one the most successful public television series of all time.

  • 10:00 pm - To Catch A Dollar: Muhammed Yunus Banks on America -

    This episode follows Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Yunus as he brings his unique and revolutionary microfinance program to the U.S.

  • 8:00 pm - Antiques Roadshow: Junk In The Trunk -

    "Junk in the Trunk" is a new episode of never-before-seen appraisals from ROADSHOW's 2011 season. Highlights include a drawing and lithograph by iconic American artist Grant Wood, as well as a trunk containing some of his possessions valued at $14,000 to $22,000.

  • 8:00 pm - NATURE: The White Lions -

    This is the story of two remarkable and extremely rare white lion cubs on their journey to adulthood. Both are female, sisters born as white as snow in May 2009, in South Africa's Kruger Park.

  • 8:00 pm - *New Series* Antiques Roadshow: Boise, Hour 1 -

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW kicks off season 18 with a treasure-filled visit to Boise, Idaho! During ROADSHOW's first-ever trip to Idaho, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Peter J. Shemonsky take a trip to the Egyptian Theatre to look at dazzling Egyptian Revival jewelry.

  • 10:00 pm - *New Series* Midsomer Murders: The Green Man, Part 2 -

    DS Troy is over the moon when he learns that he has qualified as a Detective Inspector and that there may be a job for him in another county. In what may be his last case in Midsomer, he follows up on an anonymous tip that teenagers are harassing a local hermit, Tom.

  • 9:00 pm - Saturday Night Movie: West Side Story -

    In this homage to Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, two young lovers (Richard Beymer, Natalie Wood) attempt to overcome the fact that they are from rival gangs in New York. Winner of 10 Academy Awards.

  • 8:30 pm - Your Turn To Care -

    This series explores the challenges of, and offers solutions for, those caring for ailing or aging loved ones.

  • 9:00 pm - American Masters: Charles and Ray Eames - The Architect and The Painter -

    From 1941 to 1978, this husband-and-wife team brought unique talents to their partnership. He was an architect by training, she was a painter and sculptor.

  • 9:00 pm - Front and Center: Jack Johnson -

    Jack Johnson's simple songs about life, love and the universe take viewers on a lyrical journey, including fan favorites "Better Together, " "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing" and "As I Was Saying," plus songs from his new album From Here to Now to You.

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