Week of January 26 2014

  • 8:00 pm - *New Series* NOVA: Alien Planets Revealed -

    It's a golden age for planet hunters: NASA's Kepler mission has identified more than 3,500 potential planets orbiting stars beyond our sun. Some of them, like a planet called Kepler-22b, might even be able to harbor life. How did we come upon this distant planet?

  • 9:00 pm - 1964: American Experience -

    It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in viol

  • 9:30 pm - Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg: Child Safety on Planes & Hidden Gems of Panama -

    Why child safety seats should be required on airplanes; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Panama; correspondent Tracy Gallagher shows some tricks for childproofing a hotel room.

  • 9:00 pm - Doc Martin: Revealed -

    DOC MARTIN: REVEALED features behind-the-scenes footage from the newest DOC MARTIN series shot on location in Port Isaac, Cornwall, England.

  • 10:00 pm - Vera: Little Lazarus -

    A woman is brutally murdered in a hedgerow. Her son escapes the violent attack, only to fall through the ice of a frozen pond, where Vera finds him many minutes later. She wades in and pulls him out and, against all the odds, the boy survives.

  • 8:00 pm - *New Series* Great Continental Railway Journeys: London to Monte Carlo -

    Michael Portillo ventures onto the European rail network to retrace journeys featured in Bradshaw, beginning with London to Monte Carlo. His first stop is Paris, where he absorbs the atmosphere, before heading south to the Cote d'Azur and ending his journey at Monaco's gaming tables.

  • 10:00 pm - Produced by George Martin -

    PRODUCED BY GEORGE MARTIN is a profile of Sir George Martin, Britain's most celebrated record producer. While Martin is perhaps best known for his work with The Beatles, he has enjoyed a long and varied career in a variety of musical genres, including the classical world.

  • 8:00 pm - NATURE: Elsa's Legacy - The Born Free Story -

    "Born Free" - a book and then a film that changed forever the way we think about wildlife, marked its 50th anniversary of the publication in 2010. What has happened to lions since this story? What has happened to the people featured in the film? What has "Born Free" taught us?

  • 8:00 pm - Antiques Roadshow: Boise, Hour 3 -

    In Boise, Idaho, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Colleene Fesko at the Boise Art Museum to learn about the works of outsider artist James Castle.

  • 10:00 pm - Midsomer Murders: Bad Tidings, Part 2 -

    A local woman is found murdered following a row with her husband at a residents' association Spanish-themed evening.

  • 8:00 pm - Great Performances at The Met: Boris Godunov -

    Rene Pape takes on one of the greatest bass roles in a new production by Stephen Wadsworth. Valery Gergiev conducts Mussorgsky's epic spectacle that captures the suffering and ambition of a nation, with Aleksandrs Antonenko, Vladimir Ognovenko, and Ekaterina Semenchuk.

  • 8:00 pm - Moyers & Company -

    Moyers & Company is 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. The program also features Moyers’ hallmark essays on democracy.

  • 8:30 pm - Truth About Money with Ric Edelman -

    Ric will entertain and educate you about personal finance, covering investments, retirement, paying for college, handling mortgages, supporting aging parents and much more.

  • 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?

  • 8:30 pm - Heartbeat to Heartbeat: Women and Heart Disease -

    Helene Lerner hosts HEARTBEAT TO HEARTBEAT: WOMEN AND HEART DISEASE, an urgent wake-up call for women to improve their cardiovascular health.

  • 9:00 pm - Jimi Hendrix: American Masters -

    This documentary unveils previously unseen performance footage and home movies while sourcing photographs, drawings, family letters and more to provide new insight into the musician's personality and genius.

  • 9:00 pm - PBS NewsHour Special Report “State of the Union Address” -

    Live coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address.{Photo: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode}

  • 9:00 pm - Saturday Night Movie: Easter Parade -

    A New York dancer (Fred Astaire) grooms a chorus girl (Judy Garland) to be his new partner, falling in love along the way. Cast: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford.

  • 10:00 pm - Austin City Limits: Sarah Jarosz/The Milk Carton Kids -

    ACL showcases new acoustic music with Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids. Multi-instrumentalist Jarosz highlights her album Build Me Up From Bones; the Milk Carton Kids play folk songs from their LP The Ash & Clay.

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