Highlights March 7 to March 13
Posted on Mar 4, 2022
Monday, March 7th
Phoenix treasures heat up at the Desert Botanical Garden with a Hassan El Glaoui tempera painting made around 1970, a Line Vautrin Talosel mirror and a diamond horseshoe brooch from about 1900. One is appraised for $75,000. Antiques Roadshow Desert Botanical Garden Hour 3 at 7:00 pm Monday.
The definitive look at Betty White's life and career. Thanks to exclusive access, you'll see Betty behind the scenes at work, entertaining at home and interacting with her close friends, one of whom is a 900-pound grizzly bear. Betty White: First Lady of Television at 8:00 pm Monday.
Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from the series. Mister Rogers: It's You I Like at 9:30 pm Monday.
A love note to travel features vivid footage from Guatemala, Ethiopia, Palestine and Iran. Rick Steves Why We Travel at 11:00 pm Monday.
Tuesday, March 8th
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.
Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates' work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - Uncovering America at 8:00 pm Tuesday.
Discover the little-known story of the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted into the 20th century. Laurence Fishburne narrates. Slavery By Another Name at 9:30 pm Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 9th
A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family. Nature My Garden of a Thousand Bees at 7:00 pm Wednesday.
Explore North America's wildest river in this film narrated by Academy Award winner Mark Rylance. The film, which takes viewers on a free-flowing journey through the river's diverse history, features a score by five critically acclaimed composers. The Colorado at 8:30 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 10:00 pm Wednesday.
Thursday, March 10th
A love note to travel features vivid footage from Guatemala, Ethiopia, Palestine and Iran. Rick Steves Why We Travel at 7:00 pm Thursday.
Presented by John Nettles (DCI Tom Barnaby in Season 1-13) , 20 THINGS TO DO IN MIDSOMER... BEFORE YOU DIE is a 20th anniversary special that features stars past and present discussing the peculiar quirks of the delightful yet deadly Midsomer county. 20 Things to Do In Midsomer...Before You Die at 8:00 pm Thursday.
Join the trio in the beautiful city of Verona as they pay tribute to the legendary Italian film composer. Filmed in 2021 at the Arena Di Verona, the program showcases arrangements from the Oscar-winning Morricone and favorites from Il Volo's albums. Il Volo - Tribute to Ennio Morricone at 9:30 pm Thursday.
Friday, March 11th
Irish Enjoy an evening of Irish music as this charming trio of accomplished young singers performs fresh arrangements of beloved songs. Includes "Red Is the Rose," "Danny Boy," "The Parting Glass," "The Rocky Road to Dublin" and more. Trinity: Classically at 7:30 pm Friday.
Join the Grammy-nominated ensemble on a musical journey through stunning land and seascapes around Ireland. Shot in 14 locations on the island, the new special is filled with songs from their latest album, including "The Dawning of the Day." Celtic Woman: Postcards from Ireland at 9:00 pm Friday.
Travel through Italy to meet some of the remarkable artisans who still make exceptional items by hand - from glass blowers and ceramicists to olive oil makers and cashmere weavers - all of whom exhibit talent, dedication and love for their art. Italy Made With Love at 11:00 pm Friday.
Saturday, March 12th
Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Italy, and Greece, Rick Steves' European Easter celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of cultures. You'll feel the emotion of this special time as the Passion of Christ unfolds during Holy Week. He joins Andalusians carrying parade floats, Greek priests tossing showers of flower petals, and villagers blessing olive branches, plus feasting, fireworks, and more. Exploring a rich and fascinating mix of traditions - from its pagan roots to its glorious finale - Rick Steves' European Easter sheds new light on this timeless holiday. Rick Steves European Easter at 10:30 am Saturday.
Explore Dr. Chopra's three-step plan to change lives and develop a higher vision for life. Learn how ancient wisdom traditions can merge with contemporary understandings in science to provide significant benefits to mental and physical health. Deepak Chopra: Your Path to Enlightenment at 12:30 pm Saturday.
Superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli takes on one of the biggest stages of his career for a concert in New York City's famed Central Park with the New York Philharmonic. Showcasing his unmistakable soaring vocals,Bocelli sings a variety of classical favorites as well as many of his most popular signature songs. The performance, recorded live from Central Park with an audience of over 75,000 fans, also features special guests from the worlds of opera and popular music. Great Performances Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park at 7:00 pm Saturday.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS: UNPACKING THE ADVENTURE will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the story—and the new MASTERPIECE series—with highlights from all 8 episodes, along with behind-the-scenes interviews and features. Let the adventure begin! Around The World In 80 Days: Unpacking the Adventure at 9:00 pm Saturday.
Rock out with the legendary band at one of the biggest free concerts of all time, recorded in 2006 in Rio in front of an audience of 1.5 million fans. This fully restored and remastered concert includes four previously unreleased tracks. The Rolling Stones: A Bigger Bang: Live On Copacabana Beach at 11:00 pm Saturday.
Sunday, March 13th
A love note to travel features vivid footage from Guatemala, Ethiopia, Palestine and Iran. Rick Steves Why We Travel at 10:30 am Sunday.
KENNY ROGERS FAREWELL CONCERT CELEBRATION: ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER brought together fans, friends and music icons to celebrate Kenny Rogers’ final farewell to Nashville. The program features performances by Dolly Parton, Chris Stapleton, Idina Menzel, Lady A, Lionel Richie, Little Big Town, Reba McEntire, Wynonna, The Oak Ridge Boys and Kenny Rogers along with many other special guests. Songs include "The Gambler," "Lucille," "Islands in the Stream," "Lady" and "We Got Tonight." Kenny Rogers Farewell Concert Celebration: All In For The Gambler at 11:30 am Sunday.
ROY ORBISON FOREVER is a celebration of the effortlessly cool, five-time Grammy-winning Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. The program charts Orbison's career and close relationships with other musicians through interviews and archive performances, some of them never before seen in America. From the sell-out international tour with The Beatles through his collaboration with George Harrison and The Traveling Wilburys, Orbison’s captivating legacy endures. Among the songs performed are "Oh, Pretty Woman," "It's Over," "Only The Lonely," “Cryin'," "Dream Baby,” and "Blue Bayou.” Featured interviews include Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, Bono, Gerry Marsden, Jeff Lynne, and Olivia Harrison as well as Barbara Orbison. Roy Orbison Forever at 1:00 pm Sunday.
In RICK STEVES ISLAND HOPPING EUROPE, join Rick on a tour of four of Europe's most intriguing and surprising islands: Malta, Capri, Orkney,and Skye. This untraditional island-hopping adventure skips the hot sun and tiki drinks, but comes with remote beaches, Crusader castles, prehistoric wonders, windswept slopes, and salty traditional island lifestyles. Rick Steves Island Hopping Europe at 2:30 pm Sunday.
Explore how the award-winning newscast has set the standard for broadcast journalism. Go behind-the-scenes and meet the reporters, editors, producers and on-air team and discover how it all comes together for broadcast. Celebrating PBS Newshour! at 5:00 pm Sunday.
Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from the series. Mister Rogers: It's You I Like at 7:00 pm Sunday.
James and Helen question their future together in the run up to Christmas Day, while things look grave for one of Darrowby's most beloved animals. All Creatures Great and Small On Masterpiece The Perfect Christmas at 8:30 pm Sunday.
The definitive look at Betty White's life and career. Thanks to exclusive access, you'll see Betty behind the scenes at work, entertaining at home and interacting with her close friends, one of whom is a 900-pound grizzly bear. Betty White: First Lady of Television at 10:00 pm Sunday.
Carol Burnett: A Celebration is a 50th anniversary tribute to the career of a comic genius - filled with pure nostalgia, great clips and memories from iconic stars. The program includes exclusive interviews with: Carl Reiner, Tim Conway (his last interview), Vicki Lawrence, Betty White, Cloris Leachman, Tina Fey, Phyllis Diller, Barbara Eden, Jim Nabors, Tony Orlando, Pat Carroll, Joan Collins... and of course, Carol Burnett. Carol Burnett: A Celebration at 11:00 pm Sunday.