Highlights June 27 to July 3
Posted on Jun 24, 2022
Monday, June 27th
Visit the grounds of the historic Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Michigan, and learn the story behind beloved family heirlooms, thrift store finds and more - including a $77,500 appraisal! Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Hour One at 7:00 pm Monday.
HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: YOUTH MENTAL ILLNESS features first-person accounts from more than 20 young people, ranging in age from 11 to 27, who live with mental health conditions, as well as parents, teachers, friends, healthcare providers in their lives, and independent mental health experts. The film presents an unvarnished window into daily life with mental health challenges, from seemingly insurmountable obstacles to stories of hope and resilience. Through the experiences of these young people, the film confronts the issues of stigma, discrimination, awareness, and silence, and, in doing so, help advance a shift in the public perception of mental health issues today. Hiding In Plain Sight The Storm at 8:00 pm Monday.
In picturesque Hot Springs, Arkansas, a one-winged American black vulture named Adonis captivates a small town. The bird is lovingly cared for by two devoted women: Jayne, a down-on-her-luck Arkansas waitress, and Ann, her 80-year-old British roommate. Broken Wings asks: How can a bird who devours the dead inspire the living? Reel South Broken Wings at 10:00 pm Monday.
Tuesday, June 28th
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloe Sevigny -- three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today. Finding Your Roots Hard Times at 7:00 pm Tuesday.
Finding help and inpatient/outpatient treatment; the criminalization of mental illness; youth suicide; the "double stigma" that results when mental illness is combined with racial or gender discrimination. Hiding In Plain Sight Resilence at 8:00 pm Tuesday.
Austin Film Festival's ON STORY is a half-hour series that gives a behind the scenes look at the creative process of the country's most beloved movies and TV shows. The show is a mash-up of footage of screenwriter and filmmakers discussing their craft and films. LA Times film critic Kenneth Turan says: "On Story" is film school in a box, a lifetime's worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages." On Story A Conversation with Michael Schur at 10:00 pm Tuesday.
In Poetry in America, guests read and discuss unforgettable American poems with host Elisa New. The poems in Season 3 take us from tight-knit Cuban neighborhoods in Miami to Robert Frost’s green Vermont, from the antebellum South to the cold interstellar bodies of the cosmos. Guests range from poets to pop stars to ambassadors to young students. Poetry In America The Wound Dresser at 10:30 pm Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 29th
A filmmaker investigates his traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale that breached and almost landed on him while he was kayaking. What he discovers raises far bigger questions about humans' relationship with whales and their future. Nature The Whale Detective at 7:00 pm Wednesday.
In 2016, Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered all-electric plane, completed an epic round-the-world flight, a landmark in the long pursuit of an alternative to fossil fuel-powered aviation. NOVA looks at the array of promising new electric planes on the horizon and takes you for a ride in some impressive prototypes that are already in the air-such as Burt Rutan's Long-ESA that can fly at over 200 mph and climb to 3,000 feet in under six minutes. Boeing, Airbus, Raytheon and other major companies are currently racing to develop practical short-haul passenger planes that promise to slash the operating costs and emissions of regular flights. But first, significant hurdles of battery weight, energy storage and cooling must be overcome. How long will it be before the dream of super-quiet,super-efficient airliners becomes a reality? Nova Great Electric Airplane Race at 8:00 pm Wednesday.
Hollywood may captivate, but in one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth, the real stars of California - a wild and spectacular cast of creatures in the sea and on land, from blue whales to burrowing owls - are ready for their close-up. Planet California Close Encounters at 9:00 pm Wednesday.
Thursday, June 30th
Silicon Valley investor Roger McNamee mentored Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the early days of the company. Still a large shareholder, he now thinks Facebook is destroying our democracy. The author of "Zucked" discusses the existential threat he believes the social network poses to society. Overheard with Evan Smith Roger McNamee, Investor and Author at 7:00 pm Thursday.
Chet visits Central Texas with a tour of the second oldest hotel in the state, the Stagecoach Inn. He swims in the local springs, takes a pottery class, and then enjoys a local brew made beside the creek. Daytripper Salado, TX at 8:00 pm Thursday.
When a butterfly collector and founding member of an elite IQ society is found murdered, Barnaby and Winter are thrust into a crime that impacts both their community and the world. With the help of an old friend, can they catch the culprit before another victim is found? Midsomer Murders Death of the Small Coppers, Parts 1 & 2 at 8:30 pm Thursday.
Fingerprints at the murder scene lead DI Hardy and DS Miller to a startling suspect in Danny's murder. Meanwhile, Steve Connelly has a message for Beth. Broadchurch Episode 3 at 10:02 pm Thursday.
Friday, July 1st
Bring your appetites as the nine remaining home cooks share their favorite go-to quick meals and the dishes that always win over a crowd. Get ready for everything from mouth-watering shrimp tacos to a spicy sriracha pasta. Great American Recipe The Daily Dish at 8:00 pm Friday.
Travel to the Midwest –and back in time– in this half-hour RECUT at Bonanzaville. Highlights include Coca-Cola original advertising art, a Dr. Seuss book, ca. 1940, and a Nicolai Fechin portrait of a young boy. One is $15,000-$25,000! Antiques Roadshow Recut Bonanzaville at 9:30 pm Friday.
Saturday, July 2nd
A unique series of magazine-style episodes hosted by Bruce Burkhardt, a former environmental reporter for CNN, and a fresh new talent, Caroline Raville. Each episode will link 5 or 6 stories, sometimes in a theme, showing how conservationists, fishermen, hunters and outdoor recreationists are sharing responsibilities for protecting America's natural heritage for future generations. The focus will be on wild and beautiful places you've never heard about, and on passionate people protecting vital American landscapes, waters, and wildlife. This American Land Oregon's Rivers, Wyoming Public Lands, Solar Power for Farms at 6:00 pm Saturday.
Austin City Limits presents selected performances from the 20th annual Americana Awards & Honors, recorded live in Nashville. Performers include Brandi Carlile, the Mavericks, Jason Isbell, Allison Russell, Charley Crockett, Amethyst Kiah and the Highwomen, plus a tribute to Nanci Griffith from Joe Henry and Aoife O'Donovan. ACL Presents: Americana 20th Annual Honors at 7:00 pm Saturday.
Sunday, July 3rd
Lucian and his friend, Nish, run into trouble with Danioni's Blackshirts. Constance is encouraged to make more of her appearance by the hotel's most worldly guest, Claudine Pascal, while Bella throws a tea party for the locals. Hotel Portofino Invitations at 7:00 pm Sunday.
In the cold of Winter, the team is called to investigate the violent killing of an Oxford college don. Thursday receives news that creates tension at home. Endeavour On Masterpiece Terminus at 8:00 pm Sunday.
Freddie and Bel begin investigating Mr. Cilenti, the owner of El Paradis, as they try to get to the root of the Delaine affair. Hector unravels further due to Marnie's rejection at home and Freddie's ascension at work, but when Freddie makes a key discovery, Hector steps up to the plate. The Hour Vice at 10:00 pm Sunday.