Upcoming TV Highlights
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 8:00pm
My Wild Affair: The Rhino Who Joined the Family
Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet’s four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend’s fate.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:00pm
NOVA: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters
Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia. NOVA resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. more info
Friday, August 1, 2014 at 9:00pm
Great Performances: Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl
In commemoration of the Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial in 2013, Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform a thrilling concert of Verdi’s towering Requiem Mass at the Hollywood Bowl. more info
Sex In The Wild
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:00pm
Sex In The Wild: Kangaroos
In Australia, Joy and Mark uncover the reproductive secrets of some of the strangest mammals on Earth — the pouch-wearing marsupials.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10:00pm
Sex In The Wild: Dolphins
Joy and Mark investigate the reproductive secrets of marine mammals to learn how animals that breathe air manage to mate, give birth and raise their young underwater. Joy travels to New Zealand to uncover the mating strategy of dusky dolphins.
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 8:00pm
Last Tango in Halifax: Season 2: Episode 6
A surprise visitor makes Alan's day. Caroline promises to keep Gillian’s formidable secret, as long as she steers clear of Robbie. Kate’s gesture at Alan and Celia’s wedding stuns both Caroline and the crowd.
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 9:00pm
Masterpiece: Mystery!: Poirot: Dead Man's Folly
A wealthy financier and his wife stage a grand party at their new summer home. Poirot (David Suchet) is a reluctant guest, urged to attend by his old friend Ariadne Oliver (Zoë Wanamaker), who suspects the “murder hunt” game she is preparing may turn out to be a real murder. more info
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 10:30pm
Vicious: Episode 6
Freddie and Stuart expect a long-awaited guest at their anniversary party. When Ash accidentally mentions the party to Stuart’s mother, Stuart decides, finally, to tell her that he and Freddie are a couple. The whole clan comes around again to celebrate a typically awkward and eventful evening. Freddie is excited about the arrival of a celebrity actor guest he invited, but Stuart doubts she’ll show up.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:00pm
The Mon, The Al and The O
This somewhat zany program looks at the dams, the locks, the history, and some of the good stories that are told on and about Pittsburgh’s rivers. We meet many people who work and play on these rivers: on tow boats, barges, packet boats, the Gateway Clippers, and assorted pleasure boats. more info |
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:00pm
Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop
Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney host this nostalgic trip back to the 1950s. The program’s mix of live performance and archival footage takes viewers back to the era’s pop music days with classic moments from Patti Page, Perry Como, Debbie Reynolds, the McGuire Sisters and more. support this program |
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:00pm
Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii
Elvis Presley was at the pinnacle of his superstardom when he made television history in 1973 with this live concert special, televised globally via satellite. Now, 40 years later, don’t miss one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career as Elvis sings “Suspicious Minds,” “Hound Dog,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “My Way,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and many more. support this program |
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:30pm
Rick Steves Delicious Europe
When it comes to good eating, Europe is a food lover's wonderland: elegant cuisine, rustic delights, seasonal treats, beloved bakeries, a passion for wine, and slow food rather than fast food. However you slice it, Europeans take pride in their food: eating well is living well. In this tasty, half-hour pledge event, we dine with Rick Steves as he enjoys Europe's very best. more info
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 8:00pm
My Wild Affair: The Seal Who Came Home
“The Seal Who Came Home” is the true story of Andre, a two-day-old wild harbor seal who, in 1961, was rescued from certain death by Harry Goodridge, an arborist from Rockport, Maine.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 9:00pm
NOVA: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures
After the asteroid impact 65 million years ago — believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs — Australia was set adrift on a lonely voyage in southern seas. With host Richard Smith at the wheel, NOVA travels this walkabout continent to uncover how it became the strange island it is today. more info
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:30pm
Austin City Limits: Emeli Sandé/Michael Kiwanuka
The best in British pop comes to ACL with Emeli Sandé and Michael Kiwanuka. Scotswoman Sandé performs hits from her LP Our Version of Events, while Kiwanuka plays tunes from his debut LP Home Again. more info