Highlights June 6 to June 12
Posted on Jun 3, 2022
Monday, June 6th
Antiques Roadshow visits Green Bay for the first time ever. Highlights include a 1967 Green Bay Packers "Ice Bowl" sign, a 1636 Rembrandt "Christ Before Pilate" etching, and an 1849-1850 Gold Rush diary. Which is valued at up to $90,000? *Antiques Roadshow Green Bay, Hour One* at 7:00 pm Monday.
Gallivant through Green Bay with ROADSHOW for amazing finds such as a Renaissance-revival poison ring from around 1875, a 1939 Union Pacific premiere banner, and a Harry Bertoia spray sculpture made around 1965. One is the big find of the night! Antiques Roadshow Green Bay, Hour Two at 8:00 pm Monday.
WHEN PATSY CLINE WAS CRAZY is an acclaimed documentary about an American music icon. From humble roots, she grew into that rare and mythical artist - a self-taught singer with a distinctive, precise, disciplined voice and a unique depth of emotional expression. When Patsy Cline Was Crazy at 9:00 pm Monday.
When homosexuality was considered a mental illness to be "cured," renegade LGBTQ+ activists fought a powerful psychiatry establishment that had things dangerously backwards. Independent Lens Cured at 10:00 pm Monday.
Tuesday, June 7th
Recall the early days of post-WWII Europe through the nuclear arms race, American paranoia, the Korean War and the Soviet movement into Europe as well as McCarthyism, NATO and the Warsaw PACT leading up to the building of the Berlin Wall. Highlighted films include The Third Man, Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, Soldier Of Fortune, The Manchurian Candidate, Bridge Of Spies and The Spy Who Came In From The Cold. Cold War & Cinema The Cold War Begins 1945-1960 at 8:01 pm Tuesday.
Paranoia dominates the 1960’s from the Cuban Missile crisis, Post-Wall Berlin, spies and the assassination of JFK and others, to the early days of Vietnam and the proxy wars being fought on foreign soil. Highlighted films include From Russia With Love, Dr. Strangelove, JFK, Fail Safe, Seven Days In May and The Right Stuff. Cold War & Cinema Cuba & A New Dawn at 8:51 pm Tuesday.
Nuclear hysteria and the beginning of the decline of the Soviet Union; highlighted films include "The Quiet American," "Apocalypse Now" and "War Games." Cold War & Cinema Vietnam. Pershing and the Fall of the Soviet Union at 9:40 pm Tuesday.
THE COMMITTEE is a documentary film about the little-known Florida Legislative Investigative Committee of the State Legislature from 1956-1965. Florida Senator Charley Johns chaired the committee, and its aim was to root out communist and homosexual teachers and students from state universities. It was successful in either firing or expelling more than 200 suspected gay and lesbian citizens. The film features two North Florida survivors (Rev. Ruth Jensen-Forbell and Chuck Woods) and one interrogator (John Tileston) who have never before spoken publicly about their experiences without anonymity. It culminates in a 50-year reunion between survivor and interrogator. The Committee at 10:30 pm Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 8th
Take a fascinating look at how different animal species, from insects to birds and large mammals, can live together peacefully under one "roof." Sociable weaver birds, aardvarks and termites build incredible structures that are used by a variety of wildlife. Africa's Wild Roommates - How Animals Share Bed And Board at 7:00 pm Wednesday.
What can new technology reveal about the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls? Join scientists as they investigate suspicious, newly surfaced fragments to see if they're forfeited, and use imaging techniques to digitally unravel the charred remains of a scroll. Nova Dead Sea Scroll Detectives at 8:00 pm Wednesday.
RIP CURRENT RESCUE tells dramatic stories of life saving, survival, and real-life heroes filmed across America's most popular beaches. Rip currents are America's greatest beach hazard, and every summer these dangerous currents are responsible for up to 80% of all beach rescues and dozens of deaths every year. The documentary features incredible stories of potentially fatal incidents captured on camera. Viewers will witness dramatic scenes from the frontlines of U.S. beach safety as first responders work to keep the public safe from these deadly currents. But rip currents are not just an ocean phenomenon, and the film reveals why the Great Lakes are a hot spot for rip current drownings - despite being hundreds of miles from an ocean. Go beneath the water's surface with leading scientist Dr. Rob Brander as he unlocks the secrets of how rips operate. These compelling stories, augmented with scientific information and clear illustrations, help us understand rip currents, to know how to spot them, and what to do if you ever find yourself in the grip of a rip. Rip Current Rescue at 9:00 pm Wednesday.
Thursday, June 9th
Celebrating 10 years of Overheard, hear from top entertainers who have been on the show. Overheard with Evan Smith Ten Years of Overheard: Entertainers at 7:00 pm Thursday.
Kelly Corrigan talks with diplomat and author, Samantha Power. Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan Samantha Power at 7:30 pm Thursday.
From the campus of SMU, Chet visits the Bush Library, and eats with locals at a legendary burger joint. He bikes along White Rock Lake and encounters the local legends. He finishes the day at a famous steakhouse and speakeasy. Daytripper North Dallas, 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, Parts 1 & 2 at 8:30 pm Thursday,
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 10:01 pm Thursday.
Friday, June 10th
Zoo Mum looks at the essential work undertaken by the staff of the UK's Colchester Zoo during the Covid-19 pandemic to protect and conserve the future of endangered species. Zoo Mum at 7:30 pm Friday.
Princess Diana: Who Do You Think She Was? tells the story of the Spencer family in four parts. We know how the story ends. But how did it all begin? Who was Diana before the palace, before the paparazzi? Behind the modern legend that is 'Diana, Princess of Wales' lie many other stories - in her childhood and in her family's past as Spencers. Princess Diana: Who Do You Think She Was? at 8:00 pm Friday.
The sparkling documentary Secrets of the Royal Jewels takes a closer look at the tiaras, earrings, rings, and neckpieces that make up the royal collection, and tell the incredible stories behind them as they pass through the generations. Secrets of the Royal Jewels at 8:45 pm Friday.
Saturday, June 11th
Eric Hanson battles the elements while backpacking during an early season snowstorm in Charlevoix, and then gets his adrenaline pumping with a whitewater run down the mighty Ottawa River. Epic Trails Backpacking Quebec, Part 3 at 6:00 pm Saturday.
Enjoy a tribute to late Texas singer/songwriters Jerry Jeff Walker and Billy Joe Shaver. Austin City Limits Texas Icons: Jerry Jeff Walker & Billy Joe Shaver at 7:00 pm Saturday.
A Caribbean Christmas treat with the show's first-ever Christmas special. The sun-soaked, scintillating beauty of Saint Marie is rocked at Christmas time by a baffling murder, with a dazzling array of guest stars under suspicion. The feature-length episode, which concludes the show's 10th anniversary celebrations, also sees the return of Danny John Jules as Officer Dwayne Myers. When the team needs some extra help, Dwayne steps in, quickly making his presence felt in ways that they could not have anticipated. Death In Paradise Christmas 2021, Part 2 at 8:05 pm Saturday.
Sunday, June 12th
Peter reveals the hidden gems of Dubrovnik. Plus, the most pessimistic nations. And, a hotel with a past in French Lick, Indiana. Travel Detective Hidden Gems of Dubrovnik at 12:00 pm Sunday.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center continues its new season with a host of pandemic-related challenges, including reuniting wind players, sending a large group of artists on tour, and returning home to New York amidst a COVID resurgence. Chamber Music Society Returns Bringing Down The House at 1:00 pm Sunday.
When the media gets wind of Mary Thorn’s alligator story, she’s characterized as just another crazy “Florida Man.” Florida Woman peels back the curtain on the media’s portrayal of a nurturing woman –– an ex-pro wrestler turned animal lover, who challenges the state in order to save her pet alligator. Mary and her gator Rambo reveal the humanity and complexity behind the viral headlines. Reel South Florida Woman at 6:00 pm Sunday.
Professor T is called upon to help investigate the disappearance of a 6-year-old girl. Tensions rise between DI Paul Rabbit and Professor T until they finally come to blows. *Professor T (UK version) Mother Love* at 7:00 pm Sunday.
Professor T befriends a vulnerable girl and is convinced she is the key witness to a murder. Dan and Lisa agree to go on a date, but when her boss confronts her about their inappropriate relationship, Lisa makes a bold decision. Professor T (UK version) Sophie Knows at 8:00 pm Sunday.
When an attempt is made on a billionaire businessman's life, Professor T suspects the culprit may be much closer to home than the police suspect. It's Professor T's birthday and with it comes a haunting childhood memory. Professor T (UK version) The Dutiful Child at 9:00 pm Sunday.
Travel back to the Victorian era with Lucy Worsley as she delves into the steamy history of British romance, uncovering the social, political and cultural forces that shaped ideals of romantic love during Victoria's reign. A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley at 10:00 pm Sunday.