Highlights March 21 to March 27
Posted on Mar 18, 2022
Monday, March 21st
Wrap up ROADSHOW's three-part visit to Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, NH with outstanding treasures! Antiques Roadshow Omni Mount Washington Resort Hour 3 at 7:00 pm Monday.
Superb San Antonio appraisals abound when ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits the McNay Art Museum and finds a Van Cleef & amp; Arpels diamond ring, an 1897 San Antonio Folk Art carved cane, and a Käthe Kollwitz print & drawing. Learn which is $80,000-$140,000! Antiques Roadshow McNay Art Museum Hour 3 at 8:00 pm Monday.
BRING HER HOME follows three Indigenous women - an artist, an activist and a politician - as they work to vindicate and honor their relatives who are victims in the growing epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. As they face the lasting effects of historical trauma, each woman searches for healing while navigating the oppressive systems that brought about this very crisis. Bring Her Home at 9:00 pm Monday.
SECRETS OF THE SURFACE: THE MATHEMATICAL VISION OF MARYAM MIRZAKHANI examines the life and mathematical work of Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian immigrant to the United States who became a superstar in her field. In 2014, prior to her untimely death at age 40, she became both the first woman and the first Iranian to be awarded the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in mathematics, often equated in stature with the Nobel Prize. Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision Of Maryam Mirzakhani at 10:00 pm Monday.
Tuesday, March 22nd
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston and Mia Farrow unearth surprising new revelations about their family histories, taking them generations beyond their famous cinematic forebears. Finding Your Roots Hollywood Royalty at 7:00 pm Tuesday
Powerful and polarizing, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's life and legacy.Across three decades, how Pelosi has gained and wielded power and faced grave challenges to her leadership and to American democracy from Trump and his allies. Frontline Pelosi’s Power at 8:00 pm Tuesday.
CITIZENS AT LAST is a documentary film that celebrates the persistence of Texas suffragists to organize, demonstrate, and win the vote for women. The film explores the strategic role Texas women played in the national suffrage movement and exposes the pro-Jim Crow policies of the anti-suffragists who stood in their way. CITIZENS AT LAST shows the crucial role Texas women-white, Black, and Latina- played in the long struggle for equal voting rights. Citizens At Last at 9:30 pm Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 23rd
Explore the astounding abilities of butterflies 360 vision, deceptive camouflage, chemical weaponry and fantastic flight. Look beyond their bright colors and fragile beauty and follow them on one of the greatest migrations on earth. Nature Sex, Lies and Butterflies at 7:00 pm Wednesday.
Scientists investigate the bizarre "intelligence" of slime molds, which appear to learn and make decisions -- without a brain. These cunning, single-celled blobs can navigate mazes and create efficient networks. Can they also redefine cognition? Nova Secret Mind of Slime at 8:00 pm Wednesday.
Examine close encounters with creatures that were awe-inspiring and fear inducing, including the world's largest land predator, as well as with nature herself in the flooded caves of Mexico and on the sheer cliffs of Oman. Expedition with Steve Backshall: Unpacked Close Encounters at 9:00 pm Wednesday
Enjoy innovative Austin rock & roll from Jackie Venson, plus a vintage 2012 performance from soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples and friend Bonnie Raitt. Venson plays songs from Vintage Machine, while Staples performs songs from across her long career. Austin City Limits Jackie Venson/Mavis Staples with Special Guest Bonnie Raitt at 10:00 pm Wednesday.
Thursday, March 24th
Grammy winner Ani DiFranco discusses her memoir "No Walls and the Recurring Dream" and the independent spirit that infuses her music. Overheard with Evan Smith Ani Difranco, Singer-Songwriter at 7:00 pm Thursday.
In any given week, Dr. Atul Gawande might perform thyroid cancer surgery, write a sprawling piece for The New Yorker, meet with the White House about public health or talk with his medical students at Harvard about the role of a physician in the art of dying. In this episode, he reflects on his personal and professional experiences with dying patients. Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan Dr. Gawande at 7:30 pm Thursday.
Chet discovers that there's more to this "roughneck" town than meets the eye. He traverses the second largest meteor crater in America and visits recreations of Stonehenge and Shakespeare's Globe Theater. He finishes up with some true "Friday Night Lights" football. Daytripper Odessa, TX at 8:00 pm Thursday.
The Bleakridge Watch patrols the streets of their remote village, exposing anyone who steps outside the law. When one of their members dies, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter uncover just how far some people will go for power. Last acting appearance of Clive Swift (Keeping up Appearances). Midsomer Murders Crime and Punishment, Parts 1 & 2 at 8:30 pm Thursday.
Anna meets some of the country's best craftspeople --clock mechanics, engineers, scaffolders, glass cutters-- and historians of the 162-year-old Elizabeth Tower who have been painstakingly bringing this British icon back to its original Gothic glory in the face of unprecedented challenges. Big Ben: Saving The World's Most Famous Clock at 10:05 pm Thursday.
Friday, March 25th
Composer, writer, and recording star Rosanne Cash receives the 61st Edward MacDowell Medal. Program features a tour of the Peterborough artist enclave, insightful interviews and brief performances by Emmylou Harris, John Leventhal and Cash. Rosanne Cash at Macdowell at 7:30 pm Friday.
Follow Marin Alsop's journey to become the first female music director of a major symphony despite repeated rejection by the classical music industry. Features footage with her mentor Leonard Bernstein set to a soundtrack of her performances. Great Performances The Conductor at 8:00 pm Friday.
Marie Suize came from France in 1850 during the Gold Rush in California. In a cosmopolitan and essentially masculine universe, she became a successful gold miner and wine maker. She was arrested many times for wearing men's clothes. She decided to appropriate this as part of her identity and claims her nickname: Marie Pantalon. A woman who was extremely famous and much talked about in the newspapers, but completely fell into oblivion. She was forgotten until 2004, then Amador County celebrated its 150th anniversary, and decided to honor the memory of Marie Pantalon by naming her Sesquicentennial Woman of the Year. Historians, researcher and author, describe the outstanding and entertaining life of this daughter of both France and California. Marie Suize Pantalon: Itinerary of a Pioneer at 9:30 pm Friday.
Saturday, March 26th
Virginia's Eastern Shore is one of timeless tradition and continuous environmental change. Discover Tangier Island, a fishing village that is sinking into the ocean, and aquafarmers on the Shore supplying the country with shellfish. Oysters and crabs tell the story of this region that is shaped by change - geographic, climate, cultural and personal. Roadfood Eastern Shore, VA: Oysters and Crabs at 6:00 pm Saturday.
Enjoy an hour featuring acclaimed British soul singer and songwriter Yola. The Bristol native performs tunes from her solo debut Walk Through Fire. Austin City Limits Yola at 7:00 pm Saturday.
Emmet Peterson staggers into the police station wearing a bloodstained shirt, carrying a pistol and believing that he has shot dead his best friend, businesswoman, Gardenia Dujon. Parker has his doubts after finding a crayon at the scene of the crime. Delving into Dujon's past leads to the death of her young son 15 years previously and also to blackmailer Tarone Vincent, who her paranoid husband and 21 year old daughter only knew as a former employee. Blue varnish on the finger guard of the pistol and pictures taken at the crime scene give Parker the answer. Sergeant Hooper accepts a promotion, but a cloud hangs over the team when Trainee Officer Pryce is provoked into assaulting Vincent. Catherine prods Parker to take action regarding his feelings for Florence. Death In Paradise I'll Never Let You Go at 8:00 pm Saturday.
Spurred by Angie, Jake probes Max's control of his finances. Jake also grows suspicious of Angie. Roy tightens the screws on Max by threatening Jake. With facts surrounding Walter's death increasingly in question, Max risks all to come out on top. Guilt on Masterpiece Episode at 9:00 pm Saturday.
Sunday, March 27th
IRMA: MY LIFE IN MUSIC is a 90-minute documentary about the “Soul Queen of New Orleans.” Although Irma Thomas didn’t experience the same kind of commercial success as her contemporaries, Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, her impact on R&B music is just as great. The program features archival concert and interview footage culled from decades of performances filmed at The New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival. Irma: My Life In Music at 12:30 pm Sunday.
While Trixie tries to calm an anxious patient, Sister Frances examines a young woman with some troubling symptoms. Lucille helps support a single mother through her fourth pregnancy and intervenes when authorities question her capabilities as a mother. Call The Midwife at 7:00 pm Sunday.
Charlotte starts her new job as a Governess for the mysterious Alexander Colbourne. Alison seeks to be reunited with her knight in shining armour, and Georgiana receives bad news. Meanwhile, Tom and Colonel Lennox make plans for Sanditon's development. Sanditon On Masterpiece at 8:00 pm Sunday.
Hannah and her new partner Billy Murdoch start investigating the Mimica family, who they believe are responsible for Sean's murder. But when Hannah discovers the identity of Sean's contact "Issy," she immediately wants to pull the plug. Before We Die at 9:00 pm Sunday.
Join Lucy as she explores how the spontaneous February 1917 popular uprising was the real Russian revolution that swept the Czar from power, not the famed October event in the history books. Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets The Romanovs & The Russian Revolution at 10:00 pm Sunday.