Highlights February 14 to February 20
Posted on Feb 11, 2022
Monday, February 14th
Don't miss out on peak Omni Mount Washington Resort finds including a Tiffany Studios inverted hanging shade, a 1919 A.J. Morse & Son U.S. Navy diving helmet, and a Wayland Flowers "Madame" puppet. Which is appraised for up to $150,000? Antiques Roadshow Omni Mount Washington Resort Hour 1 at 7:00 pm Monday.
Roadshow is California dreamin' with the discovery of treasures at Crocker Art Museum including a Marvel Silver Age comics collection, a Moglia micro mosaic plaque of Beatrice Cenci made around 1870 and 1983-1999 Barack Obama letters. One is $85,000. Antiques Roadshow Crocker Art Museum Hour 3 at 8:00 pm Monday.
In 1963 Michigan State Head Coach Duffy Daugherty gave 23 African American young men the opportunity of a lifetime. The daughter of Minnesota Vikings football legend Gene Washington deepens her connection to her father as she uncovers how the first fully integrated college football team in America changed the game forever. Through The Banks of the Red Cedar at 9:00 pm Monday.
In an era of mass shootings, lockdown drills and teacher firearms training are as much a part of life in American schools as homecoming dances and basketball practice. Independent Lens Bulletproof at 10:00 pm Monday.
Tuesday, February 15th
Henry Louis, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace the paths of their ancestors, uncovering crucial pieces of their own identities that were lost on the journey to America. Finding Your Roots Forgotten Journeys at 7:00 pm Tuesday.
Discover how three Black diplomats broke racial barriers at the US State Department during the Cold War. Asked to represent the best of American ideals abroad while facing discrimination at home, they left a lasting impact on the Foreign Service. American Experience The American Diplomat at 8:00 pm Tuesday.
An unsolved 1960s murder reveals an untold story of the civil rights movement and Black resistance. With Retro Report, the film draws on rarely seen footage filmed more than 50 years ago in Natchez, MS, and follows one family's search for justice. Frontline American Reckoning at 9:00 pm Tuesday.
Two conversations on identity and connection. Integrate.Me - This short follows Tristan, a young adult who grew up queer, trans, and traumatized. They took a chance on an experimental therapy, finding their authentic place. Elaine is Almost - Explore the unconditional love between siblings as one sister interviews another on the eves of her 14th and 15th birthdays. POV Shorts Becoming Myself at 10:30 pm Tuesday.
Wednesday, February 16th
The story of South Africa's annual sardine migration is brought vividly to life on camera. Each summer, the sardine run sees billions of sardines spawning and traveling up the coast, providing a feast for an array of marine predators. Nature The Ocean's Greatest Feast at 7:00 pm Wednesday.
Join Sir David Attenborough on a unique excavation of a site in southwest England with rare traces of ancient mammoths and Neanderthals. Featuring hands-on experiments with replicas of Neanderthal-era spears and photorealistic reconstructions of the site's ancient riverside setting, NOVA brings the world of prehistoric Britain vividly to life, illuminated by the inimitable thoughts and insights of Sir David Attenborough. Nova Great Mammoth Mystery at 8:00 pm Wednesday.
Incredible scientific investigations from across the globe are helping piece together the untold story of prehistoric women. The latest research separates fact from fiction and sheds new light on our ancient foremothers. Secrets of the Dead Lady Sapiens at 9:00 pm Wednesday.
Enjoy an hour of late Texas singer/songwriter legend Nanci Griffith's best Austin City Limits performances. Austin City Limits The Best of Nanci Griffith at 10:00 pm Wednesday.
Thursday, February 17th
A documentary about the founder and original lead singer of the legendary a cappella group The Persuasions. Just A Mortal Man - The Jerry Lawson Story at 7:00 pm Thursday.
Barnaby and Winter uncover multiple motives when the winner of a fought-after music award is found strangled with a violin string, moments before a performance. The possible motives include rivalry over the prize, disagreements about the music festival business, and a missing Stradivarius violin. Guest star James Fleet (The Vicar of Dibley) This episode is the last appearance of Dr. Kam Karimore (Manjinder Virk). Midsomer Murders The Curse of the Ninth, Part 1 & 2 at 8:30 pm Wenesday.
Standing guard over the city of London for nearly 1000 years, this formidable fortress has been a royal castle, a prison, a place of execution and torture, an armoury and the Royal Mint. Over the centuries it has gone from a symbol of imperialism and tyranny to a national treasure- the protector of the crown jewels and many other historic British traditions. In this episode we go behind the Tower's ancient walls, opening it up to expose its secrets and stories. We'll unlock the doors to rooms you didn't know existed, talk to the people who do the jobs no one sees and reveal some surprising facts about one of England's most famous icons. Secrets of the Tower of London at 10:00 pm Thursday.
Friday, February 18th
SIGNING BLACK IN AMERICA highlights the history and development of Black American Sign Language, a vibrant dialect that today conveys an identity and sense of belonging that mirrors spoken language varieties of the African American hearing community. Signing Black In America at 7:30 pm Friday.
Muhammad Ali shocks the world by defeating George Foreman, winning back the heavyweight title and becoming the most famous man on earth. After retiring in 1981, he travels the world spreading his Islamic faith, and becomes a symbol of peace and hope. Muhammad Ali Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016) at 8:00 pm Friday.
Saturday, February 19th
Living the dream in the Land of Milk and Honey, Charlie gets sticky. After a chance to reconnect with his mentor Al who has been locked away during the pandemic, Charlie takes on a doubleheader of hives in rural Texas. Then it’s payday in the bee yards, as Charlie turns the tap on his Flow Hive, harvests boxes with his good friends Jessica and John, and takes his product to market. Charlie and his friend Al capture a Mexican honey wasp nest, and Charlie tags along with an Africanized bee expert. Oh, and bats ... just lots of bats. Charlie Bee Company Honey, Honey at 4:30 pm Saturday.
As African Americans migrated from the south up to Detroit, they brought their culture, traditions and cuisine with them. Collard greens, a soul food staple, tells the story of how African Americans have shaped and continue to shape the Motor City, one farm and one restaurant at a time. Roadfood Detroit, MI: Collard Greens / Soul Food at 6:00 pm Saturday.
Savor an hour with adventurous singer/songwriters Sharon Van Etten and Lucy Dacus. New Yorker Van Etten performs songs from her acclaimed LP "Remind Me Tomorrow," while Virginian Dacus highlights her album "Historian." Austin City Limits Sharon Van Etten/Lucy Dacus at 7:00 pm Saturday.
Catherine from her hospital bed tells Parker she spoke to Pasha at the harbour. Following that lead takes the team, DS Camille Bordey standing in for Cassell, to the neighbouring island of Sainte Hélè ne and a hospice with the bedridden Aidan Shawcross dying of cancer; leaving the problem, who was buried 20 years ago killed by Pasha and Aidan to fake Aidan's death. Identifying the body will explain the murder of Pasha and a microwave explains the how. Things take a turn for the worse for Catherine in hospital which Camille finds difficult to handle, and she hallucinates DI Richard Poole who was murdered on the island. Commissioner Patterson calls her daughter Camille serving in the Paris police and was a DS at St Marie. Death In Paradise Fake Or Fortune at 8:00 pm Saturday.
Anne has been celebrated and damned, was she a schemer or a victim? Her sister Mary, where remembered by history at all, is often dismissed as a fool and a slut. This documentary seeks to uncover their real stories. Tale of Two Sisters Anne & Mary Boleyn at 9:00 pm Saturday.
Sunday, February 20th
In the final episode of Season 1, Charlie gets to go behind the scenes at Beeweaver Apiaries, a full-scale commercial beekeeping operation dating back to the 1800s. First he joins the Beeweaver team at a huge open-air hive removal in Houston, then tries his hand as a commercial beekeeper to shake packages of bees for sale and track the queen-rearing process from grafted larva to mated queen. To top it all off, Charlie drops the mic in his very own song and music video. Charlie Bee Company Beeweaver at 2:00 pm Sunday.
Fogg meets an old friend at New York's Grand Central Depot and must decide whether to continue his trip. Unbeknownst to him, astronomical effects will decide the outcome. Around The World In 80 Days On Masterpiece Episode 8 at 7:00 pm Sunday.
James and Helen question their future together in the run up to Christmas Day, while things look grave for one of Darrowby's most beloved animals. All Creatures Great and Small On Masterpiece The Perfect Christmas at 8:00 pm Sunday.
Esther, severely scarred, has recovered from smallpox. She has encountered Lady Dedlock who confesses that she is her mother. Jo has been found desperately ill and living rough, but dies soon afterwards with Jarndyce and Esther at his side. The lawyer, Tulkinghorn, has been murdered in his rooms. Bleak House Episode 7 at 9:35 pm Sunday.
Lady Dedlock has died on the steps of the burial ground where her lover, Hawdon, was anonymously interred. Richard, now married to Ada, continues to pursue the legal cause of Jamdyce and Jamdyce with an obsession that concerns everyone. Bleak House Episode 8 at 10:30 pm Sunday.