Highlights January 24 to January 30
Posted on Jan 24, 2022
Monday, January 24th
Discover historical treasures at Hempstead House at Sands Point Preserve, like a Rolex Daytona Cosmograph, a 1926 Leyendecker Saturday Evening Post illustration, and a Donald Duck animation cell! Which is valued at $400,000? Antiques Roadshow Sands Point Preserve at 7:00 pm Monday.
Discover never-before-seen appraisals from all five Season 23 cities, including 1949 Charles and Ray Eames molded chairs, a Sioux pipe and pipe bag made around 1880, and a 1953 MAD Issue 8 "Frank N. Stein" story. Which is valued at $40,000-$60,000? Antiques Roadshow Junk in the Trunk 9 at 8:00 pm Monday.
A rising star in progressive politics and new father, Ady Barkan's life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS. After a chance encounter with a powerful Senator on an airplane catapults him to fame, Ady and a motley crew of activists ignite a once-in-a-generation movement for universal healthcare, in a journey that transforms his belief in what is possible for the country and for his family. POV Not Going Quietly_ at 9:00 pm Monday.
Two stories of self acceptance and finding joy. POV Shorts Dreaming Life at 10:30 pm Monday.
Tuesday, January 25th
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. works with Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn, two guests whose family trees were obscured by scandals, to discover the truth about their ancestors. Finding Your Roots Things We Don't Discuss at 7:00 pm Tuesday.
Baseball great Roberto Clemente's talent and inimitable style drew legions of fans, but as this AMERICAN EXPERIENCE production reveals, he was more than an exceptional baseball player. He was also a committed humanitarian who challenged racial discrimination and worked for social justice. American Experience: Roberto Clemente at 8:00 pm Tuesday.
The untold story of the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and how China responded. Chinese scientists and doctors, international disease experts and health officials reveal missed opportunities to suppress the outbreak, and lessons for the world. Frontline China’s Covid Secrets at 9:00 pm Tuesday.
One in five Americans are physically dependent on, not heroin or cocaine, but commonly prescribed psychiatric drugs. Combining cinema verite and investigative journalism, MEDICATING NORMAL follows the stories of five ordinary people whose doctors prescribed psychiatric drugs to help with familiar problems such as stress, mild depression, sleeplessness, grief, etc. This is the untold story of the very serious consequences that can occur when profit-driven medicine intersects with human beings in distress. Medicating Normal at 10:30 pm Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 26th
Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan fronts the team helping scientists investigate the lives of some of Australia's most iconic animals. Koalas, fruit bats and kangaroos take the cameras into their secret worlds. Animals with Cameras, A Nature Miniseries Australia at 7:00 pm Wednesday.
Around 800 CE, the ancient Maya abandoned the magnificent cities they had lived in for centuries. NOVA investigates dramatic new scientific evidence for droughts that pushed cities already stressed by overpopulation and warfare beyond their limits. Nova Ancient Maya Metropolis at 8:00 pm Wednesday.
Follow a team of archaeologists as they examine a rare mass grave dating to the collapse of ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom, when political infighting and a changing climate brought down a dynasty in a moment of crisis and catastrophe. Secrets of the Dead Egypt’s Darkest Hour at 9:00 pm Wednesday.
Revel in a performance from pop superstars Duran Duran. The British icons perform songs from their album Future Past, as well as greatest hits. Austin City Limits Duran Duran at 10:00 pm Wednesday.
Thursday, January 27th
Celebrating 10 years of Overheard, hear from top journalists who have been on the show. Overheard with Evan Smith Ten Years of Overheard: Journalists at 7:03 pm Thursday.
Bianca Valenti is one of the best big wave surfers in the world and is one of the driving forces in the fight for gender equality in the sport. In this episode, she sits down to talk about her reverence for the ocean and the environment and her insistence that sports be a place where all dreams, regardless of the shape and color and sex of the dreamer, are possible. Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan Bianca Valenti at 7:30 pm Thursday.
Chet heads to the land of fruitcake and tours the famous Collin Street Bakery. He gets a cheerleading lesson with the Navarro College team and fishes Lake Richland Chambers for hybrid striper bass. Along the way he eats at a 100-year old diner and a new joint serving authentic Indian food. Daytripper Corsicana,TX at 8:00 pm Thursday.
Tensions run high in Lower Pampling as a new type of cricket threatens a century of tradition. When a star cricketer dies during a tournament, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter's investigation draws them into a dangerous game with a surprise visitor from Barnaby's past. Guest appearance by Jason Hughes as DI Ben Jones. Midsomer Murders Last Man Out, Part 1 & 2 at 8:30 pm
The Muslim presence in Spain over several centuries made many of its castles quite unique in many ways. Several Spanish monarchs took advantage of the architectural knowledge of the Arabs who settled on the peninsula to build impregnable defensive jewels. Since the Middle Ages, over 20,000 castles have been built in Spain, where palace intrigues, military crusades, love dramas and family successions became legend. Explore castles such as Loarre, Mota, Coca, Belmonte, Almodovar, Calatrava la Nueva, Manzanares el Real, Olite, Peníscola and the Alcazar of Segovia. Castles: Secrets, Mysteries and Legends Spain at 10:00 pm Thursday.
Friday, January 28th
Sit down with Black musicians who bridge story and sound. The musical ensemble Ranky Tanky, singer Rhiannon Giddens and others share their belief in the power of music to honor the past and inspire the future. Beyond The Canvas Making The Moment at 7:30 pm Friday.
Boxer Cassius Clay rises up the amateur ranks to win gold at the 1960 Olympics. He turns professional, sharpening his boxing skills and honing his genius for self-promotion. In 1964, he upsets Sonny Liston to become heavyweight champion. Muhammad Ali Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) at 8:00 pm Friday.
Revel in a performance from pop superstars Duran Duran. The British icons perform songs from their album Future Past, as well as greatest hits. Austin City Limits Duran Duran at 10:15 pm Friday.
Saturday, January 29th
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.
African American influence in Chicago cannot be overstated, stretching from music to food to much more. Jazz and Blues, as well as South Side BBQ -- a style of barbeque only found in a handful of restaurants in Chicago -- are just a few examples of how African American culture has shaped the Windy City. Roadfood Chicago, IL: BBQ at 6:00 pm Saturday.
Enjoy an hour with maverick Texas singer/songwriter and artist Terry Allen. The Guggenheim Fellowship winner performs songs from his lauded LP Just Like Moby Dick, as well as classics from his back catalog. Austin City Limits Terry Allen at 7:00 pm Saturday.
An archaeologist is poisoned with arsenic during a dig and Parker soon has a suspect who confesses, however evidence points to her not being the culprit. The owners of the land also fall under suspicion as they were against the dig. The problem for Parker was how the arsenic was ingested, with no suspect evidence being found. The Commissioner advertises for a new officer and Sergeant Hooper is shocked at his choice of Marlon Pryce whom he knows only too well. Death In Paradise at 8:00 pm Saturday.
A wealthy industrialist's plan to snare a Nazi sympathizer goes awry when the secret plans for a new fighter plane inexplicably go missing. Agatha Christie's: Poirot The Incredible Theft at 9:00 pm Saturday.
Sunday, January 30th
Experience the stunning vocals of Brandon Victor Dixon, who electrified audiences with his performances in Jesus Christ Superstar and Rent, Live! In this special, the Tony, Emmy and Grammy nominee celebrates Broadway with his signature artistry. Stars On Stage from Westport Country Playhouse Brandon Victor Dixon at 1:00 pm Sunday.
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 2:00 pm Sunday.
Though wealthy, Fogg discovers that someone has put a hold on his credit in Hong Kong, making further progress impossible. Passepartout puts his larceny skills to use. Around The World In 80 Days On Masterpiece at 7:00 pm Sunday.
Tristan works out how to make clients happy but then gets bad news. James and Helen have a heart-to-heart. All Creatures Great and Small On Masterpiece Many Happy Returns at 8:00 pm Sunday.
Oskar instigates a surveillance operation to catch the assassin and uncovers an intricate foreign plot. Can Max and Oskar defuse the scheme in time to save innocent lives? Meanwhile, Max's personal life faces yet more complications. Vienna Blood The Devil's Kiss, Part 2 at 9:00 pm Sunday
Richard's intended engagement to Ada has perturbed Jarndyce, who considers it hasty, and they argue. Jarndyce, Esther and Ada have visited Boythorn in Lincolnshire and met Lady Dedlock. Bleak House Episode 4 at 10:00 pm Sunday.