Highlights March 4 to March 10

Posted on March 1, 2024

Monday, March 4th

A miniature Japanese china set made for dolls and a Chinese Imperial ceremonial outfit are featured.In Bismarck, North Dakota, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Richard Johnston travel to the Vintage Guitar Magazine headquarters to discuss Larson Brothers guitars. Highlights include a miniature Japanese china set, ca. 1925, made for dolls and includes high-quality china place settings for 12; a fashion forward ranchwear outfit, ca. 1935, that has a split skirt for riding astride as well as side saddle; and a Chinese Imperial ceremonial outfit, ca. 1900, acquired on a missionary trip to China and left in a storage building for more than 50 years, appraised at $100,000 to $150,000. Antiques Roadshow Bismarck, Hour Two at 7:00 pm.

Join the legendary performers in a look back at their decades-long careers and ongoing partnership. Featuring performances of King's classics, including "It's Too Late" and "So Far Away" and Taylor's "Sweet Baby James," "Fire and Rain" and many more. Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name at 8:00 pm.

Tuesday, March 5th

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. accompanies Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane as they meet a cast of inspiring ancestors hidden in the branches of their family trees. Finding Your Roots Songs of the Past at 7:00 pm.

Gospel Take the Message Everywhere at 8:00 pm.

Experience the powerful performance by Prince and The Revolution on their legendary Purple Rain Tour, featuring hits like "Let's Go Crazy," "Little Red Corvette," "When Doves Cry" and a mind-bending 18+ minute version of "Purple Rain". Prince and the Revolution: The Purple Rain Tour at 10:30 pm.

Wednesday, March 6th

Learn surprising facts about the sharks that call the warm waters near Hawaii's islands their home. Meet the White Tip Reef shark, Whale shark, Tiger shark and more. Nature Sharks of Hawaii at 7:00 pm.

For years, Patrick Dykstra has traveled the globe following and diving with whales, learning how whales see, hear and perceive other creatures in the water. In Dominica, Patrick has a life changing experience - a close encounter with a sperm whale he names "Delores." Witness Patrick and the whale attempt to communicate with each other in extraordinary footage. Nature Patrick and the Whale at 8:00 pm.

Explore the legacy of craftsmanship through the skill, pride and love that go into legendary Irish products. From the spectacular cliffs on the Atlantic coast to medieval castles, Ireland's epic landscape and rich culture are gloriously showcased. Ireland Made with Love at 9:30 pm.

Thursday, March 7th

Caroline Catz narrates FAREWELL DOC MARTIN to celebrate its 10 seasons. The stand-alone special goes behind-the-scenes to share the secrets of the beloved British dramedy Doc Martin. From the show's inception to its final days of filming, learn details about Doc and Louisa's love story, the inspirations for the medical cases, and the real-life filming locations through on-set footage and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew. Uncover the fantastic journey for all involved in the production, and the lasting legacy of this series as the cast and crew prepare to say goodbye. Farewell Doc Martin at 7:00 pm.

Friday, March 8th

Hosted by Micky Dolenz, celebrate the feel-good songs of the 60s and 70s with a dazzling cavalcade of stars including Glen Campbell, The Osmond Brothers, Lesley Gore, Bill Medley, Crystal Gayle, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Tony Orlando, and more music icons performing their signature hits in contemporary concert performances. American Pop Flashback! Great Hits of the '60s & '70s at 9:00 pm.

Throughout the 1950s, Elvis Presley led the rock and roll revolution in music and pop culture. In the 1960s, he concentrated mainly on his successful movie career. By 1968, it had been more than seven years since he had appeared on stage in front of a live audience. In June of 1968, Elvis taped his first television special in Burbank, California. It aired on December 3 of that same year and accomplished two things: it saved his career and showcased some of the best music of his life. Premiering on NBC, it attracted 42% of the viewing audience, was the network’s biggest ratings victory that year and the season’s top-rated show. It stands today as one of the great moments in rock music history and as a stunningly brilliant milestone in Elvis’ career. Elvis Presley: '68 Comeback Special at 10:30 pm.

Saturday, March 9th

Wembley Stadium hosts a legendary tribute to the incomparable Freddie Mercury of Queen. Freddie Mercury: The Tribute Concert at 7:00 pm.

If the world is a stage, then Elvis Presley was its finest performer; his sound and style personified an era. The ultimate "rise and fall" megastar, he defined the heights and pitfalls of modern super-celebrity. His humble childhood in Tupelo, Mississippi, exposed him to Black cultural influences that created an electric fusion of elements that shaped a new musical sensation. Director David Upshal's acclaimed film delves deeply into the life and world of Elvis, revealing the true evolution of modern pop music. The film also explores why Elvis became an even bigger phenomenon after his death, worth more annually than John Lennon, Frank Sinatra and David Bowie combined. By dividing his life into seven distinct phases, the film marries his achievements to his times and their historical context. The Seven Ages of Elvis at 9:00 pm.

Grab a front-row seat to the country and blues singer's first-ever show at the fabled auditorium in downtown Nashville, a sold-out celebratory event. Crockett performs songs from his deep catalog along with his ace band, The Blue Drifters. Charley Crockett: Live from the Ryman at 11:00 pm.

Sunday, March 10th

The celebration of the 25th anniversary of the landmark series in September 2015 with this in-depth overview of the iconic documentary. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires and others. Ken Burns: The Civil War at 5:00 pm.

Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, Les Miserables is undisputedly one of the world's most popular musicals. Coinciding with its 35th triumphant year in London's West End, Cameron Mackintosh produced a spectacular sell-out staged concert version at the Gielgud Theatre featuring an all-star cast including Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine,and Matt Lucas as Thenardier. Based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel of the same name and set in early 19th-century France, Les Miserables features the stories of individuals struggling for redemption and revolution. The magnificent score includes the songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More" and "On My Own." With a cast and orchestra of over 65 performers, this sensational staged concert was filmed live at the Gielgud Theatre in 2019. Les Miserables: The Staged Concert at 7:00 pm.