Highlights April 25 to May 1
Posted on Apr 22, 2022
Monday, April 25th
Garden State treasures bloom when ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits the Grounds For Sculpture for a second hour! Antiques Roadshow Grounds for Sculpture Hour 2 at 7:00 pm Monday.
Journey through the Gateway to the West for treasures such as a 1901 "Longest Bearded Man" banner, a 1602 Adam Islip-published book of Chaucer's complete works, and a 15th-century Chinese Bodhisattva gilt bronze. One is valued at $100,000-$125,000! Antiques Roadshow St. Louis, Hour One at 8:00 pm Monday.
What begins as a science film emerges far beyond the explicable. Follow six brilliant researchers approaching consciousness from different perspectives. Independent Lens Aware: Glimpses of Consciousness at 9:00 pm Monday.
For 20 years, students enrolled in Western Kentucky University's VAMPY program, a summer camp for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth, have designed and created murals about the Holocaust. Watch as students work on the 2017 mural and explore Never Again, an exhibition of past murals at Louisville's Jewish Community Center. Murals of the Holocaust at 10:30 pm Monday.
Tuesday, April 26th
Holocaust survivors partner with songwriters to turn their life experiences into powerful music for a community concert. The resulting songs, filled with joy and healing, celebrate the extraordinary lives of this resilient generation. We Remember: Songs of Survivors at 7:00 pm Tuesday.
After Stalingrad, Hitler's stress intensifies. For once there is no master plan. Hitler leaves it to the men around him to pull Germany back from the abyss. Rise of the Nazis: Dictators at War The Home Front at 8:00 pm Tuesday.
The fossil fuel industry's history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change. Tracing decades of casting doubt on the science, missed opportunities and the ongoing attempts to hold Big Oil to account. Frontline The Power of Big Oil, Part 2 at 9:00 pm Tuesday.
PBS NewsHour follows four formerly incarcerated individuals and highlights the challenges they face as they return to society. Searching for Justice: Life After Lockup at 10:00 pm Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 27th
Discover the wildlife and landscapes of Portugal, impacted by its history as a global trading hub. From forest to coast, witness the majesty of the country's wild horses, storks, monk seals and more. Nature Portugal: Wild Land on the Edge at 7:00 pm Wednesday.
As global temperatures rise, scientists are exploring geoengineering solutions, from planting trees to sucking carbon out of the air to physically blocking out sunlight. But would it work? And what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate? Nova Can We Cool The Planet? at 8:00 pm Wednesday.
A decade-long archaeological quest reveals that the oldest stones of Stonehenge originally belonged to a much earlier sacred site -- a stone circle built on a rugged, remote hillside in west Wales. Secrets of the Dead The First Circle of Stonehenge at 9:00 pm Wednesday.
Enjoy an unforgettable hour with Grammy-winning Best New Artist H.E.R.The singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist plays tracks from her self-titled album and numerous EPs. Austin City Limits H.E.R. at 10:00 pm Wednesday.
Thursday, April 28th
Renowned actress and model Isabella Rossellini discusses her legendary career. Overheard with Evan Smith Isabella Rossellini, Actress at 7:00 pm Thursday.
As an acclaimed actress and playwright, Anna Deveare Smith has brought a new perspective to performance by highlighting the many voices that make up a single story. Known for her documentary-style approach to embodying the voices of her characters, she has left audiences stunned by her work in plays such as Fires in the Mirror (1992) and Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (1993). In this episode, Anna sits down with Kelly to share her experience of collecting stories to better understand what makes our world tick and if there is cause for hope and optimism. Anna reveals to Kelly how she stumbled into acting purely by chance but has since used the opportunity to study the significance of linguistics in understanding each other's stories. Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan Anna Deveare Smith at 7:30 pm Thursday.
Chet visits the prehistoric petroglyphs that gave this town its name. He eats (and drinks) at a school house turned brewery and restaurant. He kayaks at the meeting point of two of Texas's major rivers. And finishes off the day with a platter of country steak at a Big Country institution. Daytripper Paint Rock, TX at 8:00 pm Thursday.
When a pub landlady is crushed to death during a magic show in Midsomer Oaks, Barnaby and Nelson uncover conflict between the village church and ancient pagan traditions. Is famous magician Gideon Latimer to blame or is he the target? Guest star Amanda Burton (Silent Witness; Waterloo Road). Midsomer Murders Murder By Magic at 8:30 pm Thursday.
THE FABULOUS HISTORY OF SKIING traces the evolution of locomotion on two slats of wood - from cave art and a form of 19th century transportation to the leisure sport we know today - revealing surprising insights and unexpected stories from archival material, historians and sports personalities. Fabulous History of Skiing at 10:05 pm Thursday.
Friday, April 29th
For many of us, nothing hits the spot quite like those dishes that evoke memories of home. Whether it is recreating family favorites, keeping traditions alive or celebrating with festive feasts, this is the food that makes us feel safe and sound. In this episode, Mary is off to explore how different families use food to create their own wonderful sense of home. Mary meets a father-and-daughter team who have taken their home cooking to the streets with their own food van and a family who have created a slice of Sicily in north London. Mary spends a magical day and evening with a family celebrating Diwali, helping them to prepare the feast and decorate the home. And Mary also makes some of her own family favorites, including a hearty bolognese bake with a burrata and heritage tomato salad, paneer and roast vegetable curry, roast chicken with melting onions, and a wild bramble mousse. Mary Berry's Simple Comforts Home at 7:30 pm Friday.
From unique cable cars that conquered impossible hills to the current wave of ride-sharing companies and autonomous vehicles, MOVING SAN FRANCISCO reveals the stories that connect the city's eye-opening transit past to the challenges facing every modern city today; hosted by author/historian Gary Kamiya. Moving San Francisco at 8:00 pm Friday.
International Jazz Day Celebration at 9:00 pm Friday.
In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski-great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor-runs the tailor shop she's owned for more than thirty years. But when she's served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, BIG SONIA also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and the power of truth-telling to heal us all. Big Sonia at 10:00 pm Friday.
Saturday, April 30th
In this episode, Charlie takes the city of San Antonio by storm, removing bees from a derelict jet engine, rehabbing a hive at the fabled San Antonio Zoo, and getting into the art of raising, then requeening colonies. Charlie takes on an eager 5-year-old apprentice beekeeper for a big removal out on an old Texas ranch, then squeaks by a hive inspection by the official state apiary inspector. Charlie Bee Company Queen Me at 4:30 pm Saturday.
Brownsville, Texas, on the border of Mexico, is where you'll find some of the best tacos in the U.S., both in variety and quality. It's also a place where border politics have direct and immediate consequences, and where Elon Musk built a launch site for Space X rockets to Mars. How do tacos reflect such a diverse place? Roadfood Brownsville, TX: Tacos at 6:00 pm Saturday.
Revel in modern Southern soul with Nashville's The War and Treaty and Austin's Ruthie Foster. The War and Treaty play songs from their acclaimed album Hearts Town, while Foster performs numbers from across her career. Austin City Limits The War and Treaty/Ruthie Foster. at 7:00 pm Saturday.
DI Parker is admitted to hospital after having a severe allergic reaction to a sandfly bite. While in hospital a nurse working in his ward apparently commits suicide with a drug overdose during the night in a locked room. Parker, though unwell, is not convinced it was suicide, and investigates, with his suspects the doctor, the patients with him in the ward the nurse's brother who is due to inherit a legacy from a dying patient in the bed opposite Parker, and the brother's ex-girlfriend. A misplaced breakfast and an annoying frog outside the hospital croaking through a vent gives him the answer. Death In Paradise Chain Reaction at 8:00 pm Saturday.
As Maggie continues to seek amends with her neighbors, she makes a horrifying discovery in a confrontation with Roxanna. Gambling debts plague Alex, and the community's continued pressure on Peter threatens his job and family. Trouble with Maggie Cole Episode Four at 9:00 pm Saturday.
Their latest investigation draws Max and Oskar into the sphere of nationalistic groups who despite Vienna's immigrants. Max's fiancee is provoked into taking daring risks before the murderer's shocking rationale is finally revealed. Vienna Blood Queen of the Night, Part 2 at 10:00 pm Saturday.
Sunday, May 1st
Acclaimed chef and James Beard Award-winning host Pati Jinich travels from El Paso and Juarez to Big Bend National Park. She discovers the people, places and food -- from burritos to Middle Eastern cuisine -- that make this region unique. La Frontera with Pati Jinich Miles From Nowhere at 2:00 pm Sunday.
Chef Pati Jinich travels from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas. She learns how tight-knit family bonds are an underlying theme connecting everything in the Laredos and throughout La Frontera. La Frontera with Pati Jinich From Dos Laredos to Mars at 3:00 pm Sunday.
While Trixie tries to calm an anxious patient, Sister Frances examines a young woman with some troubling symptoms. Lucille helps support a single mother through her fourth pregnancy and intervenes when authorities question her capabilities as a mother. Call The Midwife at 7:00 pm Sunday.
London in the swinging sixties is a hive of violent antisemitism, as Jewish hairdresser Vivien learns when she arrives in search of her beau, Jack. Ridley Road On Masterpiece at 8:00 pm Sunday.
Learn how Princess Margaret's life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution that transformed the western world during the 20th century, and redefined society's image of the modern princess. Margaret The Rebel Princess at 9:00 pm Sunday.