Highlights July 18 to July 24

Posted on Jul 15, 2022

Monday, July 18th

Magnificent Michigan treasures shine at Meadow Brook Hall, including a Civil War presentation sword and portrait; Danny Lyon Civil Rights posters; and a copy of "The First Men in the Moon" signed by Neil Armstrong. One is $40,000-$50,000. Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Hour Three at 7:00 pm Monday.

Travel to sunny Sarasota for standout finds at Ca' d'Zan, the home of circus royalty John and Mable Ringling. Highlights include 1954-1956 Topps baseball cards, a The John Ringling Hotel plate and a Harry Bertoia bronze. Which is $30,000-$50,000? Antiques Roadshow Ca' d'Zan Hour One at 8:00 pm Monday.

Three communities intersect, sharing histories of forced removal: Japanese Americans who were incarcerated at the Manzanar WWII concentration camp, Native Americans who were forced from these lands, and ranchers turned environmentalists, who were bought out by the LA Department of Water and Power. How do they come together in the present moment to defend their land and water from Los Angeles? POV Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust at 9:00 pm Monday.

If you were robbed of your home, the love of your life, and the future you were promised, how would you continue? From emerging director Reilly Dowd and Emmy award-winning producer and editor Juli Vizza, DREAMS OF DARAA tells the story of 25-year-old Hanadi, a young Syrian mother who refuses to accept the cards she's been dealt. The partly-animated film follows her five-year journey through Syria, Jordan, and Germany in search of justice for her kidnapped husband and safety for her three daughters. Dreams of Daraa at 10:00 pm Monday.

Tuesday, July 19th

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado and Amy Ryan unearth surprising revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves. Finding Your Roots Secrets & Lies at 7:00 pm Tuesday.

Baratunde explores his adopted hometown of Los Angeles to learn how Angelinos connect with the outdoors in their sprawling city. Meet kayakers saving a polluted river and Black surfers claiming their place on the waves. America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston LA: It's A Vibe at 8:00 pm Tuesday.

Mona Haydar and Sebastian Robins meet setbacks and surprises while driving the last leg of Route 66. They learn about a 16th-century Muslim explorer and a Syrian camel driver who surveyed Route 66 and find an unlikely Muslim village in Las Vegas. The Great Muslim American Road Trip Back on the Road Again: Arizona, Nevada, California at 9:00 pm Tuesday.

This week on On Story, critically acclaimed writer David Koepp talks about jumping between genres and working on adaptations, collaborating with famed director Steven Spielberg, and writing Carlito's Way, Jurassic Park, Mission: Impossible, Panic Room, and Spider-Man. On Story A Conversation with David Koepp at 10:00 pm Tuesday.

Billie Holiday’s haunting song “Strange Fruit” winds beneath the unsettling, satiric humor of Evie Shockley’s poem “you can say that again, billie.” Shockley, jazz singer Cassandra Wilson, historian Robin D.G. Kelley, actor LisaGay Hamilton, novelist Beverly Lowry, and radio host Nick Spitzer join Elisa New to discuss the history of racism, violence, and artistic tradition in the American south. Poetry In America You Can Say That Again, Billie at 10:30 pm Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 20th

Sir David Attenborough reveals the surprising and dramatic effects of the four seasons on plant life. In order to survive the huge challenges each season presents, plants must use strategy, deception and remarkable feats of engineering. Green Planet Seasonal Worlds at 7:00 pm Wednesday.

Straddling the night sky, the Milky Way reminds us of our place in the galaxy we call home. But what shaped this giant spiral of stars and what will be its destiny? NOVA travels back in time to unlock the turbulent story of our cosmic neighborhood, from its birth in a whirling disk of clouds and dust to colossal collisions with other galaxies. Finally, peer into the future to watch the Milky Way’s ultimate fate as it collides with the Andromeda galaxy, over 4 billion years from now. Nova NOVA Universe Revealed: Milky Way at 8:00 pm Wednesday.

Travel to Kyrgyzstan with Steve as he searches for snow leopards, one of the world's most endangered species. If evidence of snow leopards breeding in the Djangart valley is found, Steve and his team hope to turn it into a protected nature reserve. Expedition with Steve Backshall Kyrgyzstan: Expedition Mountain Ghost at 9:00 pm Wednesday.

Thursday, July 21st

Grammy Award-winning rocker Jeff Tweedy talks about his career and latest album. Overheard with Evan Smith Jeff Tweedy, Musician at 7:02 pm Thursday.

Kelly Corrigan talks with journalist and author Richard Lui. Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan Richard Lui at 7:30 pm Thursday.

Chet heads to the geographic center of Texas. He learns about the famous goat cook off, visits the strangest antique store in Texas, sees amazing relics of country music, and eats one of the best chicken fried steaks in the state. Daytripper Brady, TX at 8:00 pm Thursday.

Barnaby and wife Sarah are in attendance at a family friend's wedding when the bride disappears during the reception, revealing a murderer's penchant for newlyweds. Midsomer Murders Till Death Do Us Part, Parts 1 & 2 at 8:30 pm Thursday.

The town of Broadchurch comes together to mourn. In doing so, a new suspect in the murder of Danny Latimer comes to light. Meanwhile, Beth and Mark turn to local vicar Paul - can he help them move on? Broadchurch Episode 6 at 10:02 pm Thursday.

Friday, July 22nd

Meredith McKinney provides underserved children with books featuring diverse characters. Grammy nominee Cam, a diversity advocate in the music industry, teams with songwriter Dre Williams to perform a stirring original folk anthem for Meredith. American Anthems Make Tomorrow Come Today at 7:30 pm Friday.

Get ready to party as the six remaining home cooks share their favorite special occasion and holiday recipes. From modern takes on classic gourmet fare to old-time family recipes filled with love and memories, it's a special night in the barn. Great American Recipe Party on a Plate at 8:00 pm Friday.

Find out what Bavarian pretzels, stone-ground Mexican chocolate and French brioche have in common. Join the Food Flirts as they discover each and create a spectacular chocolate pretzel brioche bread pudding with raspberry whipped cream. Food Flirts Pretzel Meets Chocolate at 9:00 pm Friday.

Head to California's Crocker Art Museum for a bite-sized RECUT, including appraisals like a Coca-Cola neon clock, a Klingenthal violin & bow, ca. 1920, and 1934 Babes in Toyland stop-motion animation soldiers. Which is $50,000-$75,000? Antiques Roadshow Recut Crocker Art Museum, Part 1 at 9:30 pm Friday.

Saturday, July 23rd

Soul food has long been a polarizing stereotype, limiting conversation about the resiliency of the Black identity. In Houston, Texas, chefs Chris Williams of the renowned Lucille's and Jonny Rhodes of Indigo are on a mission to empower the Black community of Texas through entrepreneurialism, while fighting agricultural oppression and uplifting African American foodways. The Migrant Kitchen Houston: African American Foodways at 4:30 pm Saturday.

Under the Clean Water Act, grass-roots campaigns in New Mexico are urging state authorities to designate the Upper Pecos watershed, Upper Rio Grande, Rio Hondo and Upper Jemez River as Outstanding National Resource Waters deserving special protection. A similar campaign in Colorado succeeded in protecting Hermosa Creek and its entire drainage, the first stretch of water outside a wilderness area or national park to receive the Outstanding Waters designation. Following the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, county authorities face the challenge of safeguarding and restoring the natural habitats of the Texas coast around the petrochemical port of Corpus Christi. In cities like Milwaukee, conservationists urge architects and developers to adopt window designs that deter birds from colliding with tall buildings, especially during migrating seasons. This American Land Outstanding Waters, Protecting the Texas Coastal Bend, Avoiding Deadly Bird Collisions at 6:00 pm Saturday.

Enjoy 60 minutes of soulful rock & roll with the Raconteurs and Black Pumas. Nashville's Raconteurs spotlight their album "Help Us Stranger," while Austin's Black Pumas perform tunes from their self-titled debut. Austin City Limits The Raconteurs/Black Pumas at 7:00 pm Saturday.

Sunday, July 24th

Zoo Miami is known for international wildlife conservation, but they're also managing patches Pine Rocklands for rare Florida Bonneted Bats who just need safe homes and decent food. There are some blooms you want, (like native plants that nurture birds, bees, and butterflies) and some you don't (like Red Tide and HABs Harmful Algae Blooms). Find out the common cause of algae overgrowth in fresh and saltwater, from Florida to the Great Lakes. EcoSense for Living Bats & Blooms at 6:00 pm Sunday.

The mystery of the missing heirloom is resolved as Cecil makes a surprising discovery about Danioni. Lucian acknowledges his true feelings until a secret from Constance's past is unveiled, forcing him to decide on his prospective engagement to Rose. Hotel Portofino Denouements at 7:00 pm Sunday.

A vagrant's death leads Will and Georgie to investigate two previous similar unsolved cases as a possible killer is targeting the homeless. Grantchester On Masterpiece at 8:00 pm Sunday.

As questions are asked about the Prime Minister's personal life, Anna seeks the help of intelligence chief Eleanor James. A new threat rears its head as public sentiment grows ever turbulent. Cobra at 9:00 pm Sunday.

Following the raid, Hector is mired in a public scandal, and the newsroom rushes to expose Cilenti's blackmail scheme and the nuclear profiteering-with help from surprising sources. As the broadcast nears, Freddie's persistence finally catches up with him. The Hour Fallout at 10:00 pm Sunday.