Highlights April 17 to April 23
Posted on Apr 14, 2023
Monday, April 17
You won't be-leaf the top treasure at the Idaho Botanical Garden treasure among a 1980 Topps basketball cards box, Marvel The Amazing Spider-Man comics, and an Alexej von Jawlensky Meditation oil. Can you guess the $50,000 to $100,000 find? Antiques Roadshow Idaho Botanical Garden Hour 3 at 7:00 pm.
Discover Virginia Beach's hidden treasures, such as a 1554 Giorgio Ghisi engraving after Bronzino, a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, ca. 1890, and a 1962 Mercury Capsule antenna. Can you guess which is the top find of the hour? Antiques Roadshow Virginia Beach Hour 3 at 8:00 pm.
Pati Jinich travels the New Mexico and Chihuahua border region, one of the most unique and bio-diverse places. She meets architect Ronald Rael, observes migratory species, visits a remote Mennonite camp, and more. La Frontera with Pati Jinich Back to the Middle at 9:00 pm.
Hidden Canary Islands is a one-hour special hosted by CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg. Peter takes viewers on a delightful exploration of all eight Spanish islands: El Hierro Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, La Gomera, La Graciosa Lanzarote, La Palma, and Tenerife. Hidden Canary Islands at 10:00 pm.
Tuesday, April 18
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Slave Trade at 7:00 pm.
Follow actress Keira Knightley as she learns, through conversations with family members and historians, of the extraordinary triumphs and tragedies her grandparents faced during some of the biggest conflicts of World War II. My Grandparents' War Keira Knightley at 8:00 pm.
Musician David "Saba" Wisnia always believed that he survived the horrors of Auschwitz by entertaining the Nazi guards with his beautiful singing voice. When his curious grandson, Avi, suspects there's more to the story, the pair embark on a journey that leads them into the mystery of Saba's past. How Saba Kept Singing tells a story about faith, family and the power of discovery, proving love can grow and take hold in even the grimmest of places. How Saba Kept Singing at 9:00 pm.
POV Shorts "You Are My Sunshine" features three stories about care and connection: My Dudas - A Polish mother grieves when her only child leaves their home in the suburbs of Chicago to study in Poland. While her son is away, she finds a baby squirrel in her backyard and forges a unique and powerful bond with the animal, raising him as if he were her own child.
Chilly & Milly - Eleven years after filming a documentary about his family, director William D. Caballero returns home to revisit scenes with his parents in the animated short, Chilly and Milly. Chilly, William’s father, is a diabetic with kidney failure while Milly sees herself as a caretaker. Watching the documentary, Chilly and Milly discuss their life together, including their successes and setbacks. A co-release with Latino Public Broadcasting.
Some Kind of Intimacy - Director Toby Bull tries to find greater meaning from the sheep living on the land where his parents were buried several years ago. The film is an original perspective on bereavement, tackled with humor and tenderness. POV Shorts You Are My Sunshine at 10:00 pm.
Veterans who were the first women in their fields. After Action Glass Ceiling at 10:30 pm.
Wednesday, April 19
Embark to this geological wonder and witness its stunning beauty and a wide variety of wildlife mammals, birds, and reptiles that call it home. Three separate waterfalls combine to form the second largest waterfall in the world. Nature Niagara Falls at 7:00 pm.
Join conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan as he explores efforts to confront climate change in Australia, Brazil, California and Kenya. Knowledge from Indigenous communities and the latest science combine to create innovative and inspiring solutions. Changing Planet Episode 1 at 8:00 pm.
Enjoy a pair of up and coming, Austin-based singer/songwriters with Jade Bird and Dayglow. The UK-born Bird plays tunes from her album Different Kinds of Light. Sloan Struble, AKA Dayglow, performs cuts from his LP Harmony House. Austin City Limits Jade Bird/Dayglow at 10:00 pm.
Thursday, April 20
In the 1950s, the creation of interstate highways, environmental disasters and unemployment begins to take a toll on Route 66 and the many small towns affected. Throughout it all, women were at the forefront to keep their main streets alive, from the first Latina mayor of San Bernardino, CA who created legislation for an off-ramp into a Mexican American neighborhood bypassed by the new highway; to Amy Inouye in Los Angeles, CA who has worked tirelessly to save the beloved "ChickenBoy", a gigantic roadside statue. Women have been leading revitalization projects that keep the lights on in their communities, boost the local economy and preserve American history for generations to come. Route 66 Women: The Untold Story of the Mother Road The Death and Rebirth of the Mother Road at 7:00 pm.
Chet heads to the "Pecan Capital of the World" where he learns about the 1000 or so different varieties of this nut. He drives across a historic suspension bridge, stands below the famed "Wedding Oak," and shops at a western store that's five buildings wide. The Daytripper San Saba, TX at 8:00 pm.
Oliver is welcomed into the colorful and seductive world of Fagin and his gang, and before long Dodger is teaching Oliver "the graft." Oliver Twist Episode 2 at 8:30 pm.
When Mary witnesses Joss’ drunken confession to murder and ship-wrecking, she is compelled to confide in the local vicar, Francis Davey, and his sister Hannah. A secret outing to the market with Jem leads to some overwhelming feelings. And her return to the Inn is met with an unpleasant surprise. Jamaica Inn Episode 2 at 9:00 pm.
When actress Kiki Delaine accuses Hector of assaulting her, Bel scrambles to cover for his absence and prove his innocence. Freddie pursues a story on black immigration juxtaposed with the growing Fascist movement in Britain, challenging the BBC's position on free speech and upsetting Camille and Sissy. The Hour Fascists and False Accusations at 10:00 pm.
Friday, April 21
Visit the playa lakes and learn about their vital role as a recharge feature of the Ogallala aquifer. An examination of these treasured wetlands reveals the diverse community leading the efforts in restoration and conservation. Playas: The Land of Little Lakes at 7:30 pm.
Origins of a Green Identity explores Austin's earliest efforts to preserve Barton Springs and Barton Creek, and ultimately to create a city with publicly-accessible green spaces along Austin's waterways throughout the City. Origins of a Green Identity at 8:00 pm.
A non-fiction motion-picture filmed through the eyes of everyday people around the world confronting the impacts of unsustainable population growth in their lives, work and research. Compelling stories, arresting cinematography, beautiful soundtrack and a hopeful message draws the viewer into an immersive and emotional journey. 8 Billion Angels at 9:00 pm.
Music icons Jason Moran and Christian McBride collaborate for an electrifying jazz performance at the Kennedy Center. They share stories about their legendary teachers and introduce us to their remarkable proteges. Next at the Kennedy Center Continuum: Jason Moran & Christian McBride at 10:00 pm.
Saturday, April 22
Chef Maria Loi travels to Crete, the largest island in Greece. Maria and world-renowned Chef Giannis Baxevanis make a Lavraki Gemisto (Stuffed Branzino), while Chef Poppy Kurultai demonstrates a variation on the traditional way of making Dolmadakia (Stuffed Grape Leaves And New York seafood expert Øyvind Ihle stops by to enjoy Chef Loi’s Greek Stone Bass filet stuffed with vegetables. Life of Loi: Mediterranean Secrets The Magic of Crete at 1:30 pm.
While early Americans worked the land to survive, the job market of today allows greater freedom of choice. But is it harder to find purpose in our work now? And are we any happier than before? Special guest Mike Rowe helps Gabe figure out if working hard is worth all the hard work. Reconnecting Roots Working: Working on a Dream at 4:30 pm.
Sicily is a rugged island forged from the collision of two tectonic plates, with Europe's most active volcano puncturing those plates. Doug ascends the erupting snow-capped Mount Etna and roams Sicily's rocky coast and the hill towns and mountains of the interior. Durable limestone, originating at the bottom of the sea, has been a mainstay of Sicilian art and architecture for millenia. Doug’s Geology Journal Two Tasty Plates at 6:00 pm.
Savor the boundary-pushing roots music of Grammy winners Sarah Jarosz and Billy Strings. Texas native Jarosz plays songs from her heralded LP World on the Ground. Midwesterner Strings performs tunes from his album Renewal. Austin City Limits Sarah Jarosz/Billy Strings at 7:00 pm.
A true-crime podcaster is murdered while on the hunt for a child who disappeared on Christmas Eve 1977 - and Selwyn's past comes back to haunt him. There's just one case that Selwyn has never solved - and this Christmas it will return to haunt him. As the inhabitants of Saint Marie prepare for the festive season, true-crime podcaster Jennifer Langan is found shot dead. Langan had been investigating the strange disappearance of a nine-year old boy on Christmas Eve in 1977.When recordings from the night of the murder are uncovered, the team are left with a chilling question. Are supernatural forces at work? And, in the biggest shock of them all, will Neville find love just in time for Christmas Death in Paradise Christmas 2022, Part 2 at 9:00 pm.
The fiancée of Philip Ridgeway asks Poirot to prove his innocence. Ridgeway, the nephew the joint general manager of the London and Scottish Bank, had a million dollars of bonds go missing whilst in his care. Poirot meets Ridgeway at the Cheshire Cheese to hear the facts of the case. Ridgeway was entrusted by his uncle, Mr Vavasour, and the other general manager, Mr Shaw, with taking a million dollars of Liberty bonds to New York to extend the bank's credit line. The bonds were counted in Ridgeway's presence in London, sealed in a packet and then put in his portmanteau that had a special lock on it. The packet disappeared just a few hours before the liner on which Ridgeway was traveling, the Olympia, docked in New York. Customs were alerted and they sealed the ship and searched but to no avail. Agatha Christie's Poirot The Million Dollar Bond Robbery at 8:45 pm.
When Mary witnesses Joss’ drunken confession to murder and ship-wrecking, she is compelled to confide in the local vicar, Francis Davey, and his sister Hannah. A secret outing to the market with Jem leads to some overwhelming feelings. And her return to the Inn is met with an unpleasant surprise. Jamaica Inn Episode 2 at 9:40 pm.
Louis may now be King, but Marie Antoinette is determined to launch her reign as the Queen of France. First steps--organize a glittering Inauguration Ball and convince Louis to choose her pro-Austrian candidate as his new Prime Minister. Marie Antoinette Rebel Queen at 10:40 pm.
Sunday, April 23
Jeff sets sail with family and friends on a Caribbean adventure in the British Virgin Islands. Two catamarans, gentle breezes, and the spectacular seascapes of the BVIs bring this journey to life. From hidden white sand beaches to the thrill of sailing a bareboat charter into open waters, the beauty of this run is all captured on camera. Outside: Beyond The Lens Sailing The British Virgin Islands at 12:00 pm.
A rare opportunity to explore the Snake River through the eyes and voices of Native American Leaders from the Tribes that intimately understand the land, the River and the importance of the Salmon. Ride the rapids and float through this dramatic landscape that connects the past to the present - all while having a great time on the river. Wild Rivers with Tillie The Snake River - Fighting for Survival at 12:30 pm.
Experience the creation of music from this Japanese American composer with host Scott Yoo using "found" instruments. To develop a music video, the two visit New York City and explore the creative process with an interactive light show and more. Great Performances Now Hear This: Andy Akiho Found (his) Sound at 1:00 pm.
A documentary that reveals California's complex struggle over who gets fresh water, and how moneyed interests game the system. Constant battling over uncertain water supplies heralds an impending crisis - not just in California, but around the world. River's End: California's Latest Water War at 5:00 pm.
The electric grid, and all its attached generators and transformers, has been called the largest machine in the world. In part 1, we'll discuss how it powers our lives and the modern world, and as our electricity demands grow, how it could better meet them in the future.ERCOT CEO, Brad Jones, and Southern California Edison CEO, Steven Powell, discuss. Energy Switch Understanding The Electric Grid, Part 1 at 6:00 pm.
One of the boys of Buckle's paper shop becomes unwell. Sister Veronica spearheads a new council initiative to monitor the health of working children in the borough. Trixie is thrown into a challenging case involving an underage mother. Call the Midwife at 7:00 pm.
Charlotte desperately wants to tell Colbourne the truth about her feelings, but a shocking revelation stops her in her tracks. Having opened her heart, Georgiana's worst fears are realized when she discovers she has been abandoned. Sanditon on Masterpiece at 8:00 pm.
Surprisingly, the person who comes to Versailles to save the royal marriage is Marie Antoinette's brother, Joseph, who realizes he will have his work cut out if he's going to unite the couple and save the Franco-Austrian alliance. Marie Antoinette Deus Ex Machina at 9:00 pm.
Massimo and Candela are at odds with the companions of their respective mothers, both sources of doubt and suspicion. Massimo and Candela get closer and closer to their Visions. Could the complicity that is bringing them closer together be the start of something more? Love, Inevitably at 10:00 pm.