Highlights November 14 to November 20
Posted on Nov 11, 2022
Monday, November 14th
Discover all new appraisals from Season 26 of ROADSHOW, including an 1813 Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice 2nd edition, 1939-1940 baseball signatures and book, and a Jehan Georges Vibert oil. Guess the big find from the Junk in our Trunk! Antiques Roadshow Junk in the Trunk 11 at 7:00 pm.
Explore how America's quarter-century of unwavering support for its ally, the Shah of Iran, and the violent Islamic revolution that overthrew him in 1979, set the stage for the Iran hostage crisis. Taken Hostage: An American Experience Special Part 1 at 8:00 pm.
OLDER THAN THE CROWN follows the trial of Sinixt tribal member Rick Desautel who in 2010 was charged with hunting as a non resident and without a proper permit in Canada. Rick harvested an elk on the ancestral land of the Sinixt people in Vallican British Columbia Canada. To the Sinixt, hunting on ancestral land is an aboriginal right gifted to them by Creator. A right that has legally been denied to the Sinixt people since 1956 when the Canadian government unjustly declared them extinct in Canada, despite the nearly 3,000 members existing on the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington State. Now with the Desautel Hunting Case, the Sinixt people have a chance to not only bring light to their unjust extinction by the Canadian government, but also abolish the declaration completely. Older Than the Crown at 10:00 pm.
Tuesday, November 15th
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.
Through riveting accounts from hostages, journalists and officials, learn how Iranian students held 52 hostages at the American embassy in Tehran from November 1979 to January 1981 - a defining crisis of Jimmy Carter's presidency. Taken Hostage: An American Experience Special Part 2 at 8:00 pm.
TIME HAS MANY VOICES is the untold story of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay area. Decimated by Spanish colonizers in the late 1700s, an Ohlone village is rediscovered through cutting edge archeology, revealing surprising details about the life ways of pre-contact ancestors. Now, modern day members of the Muwekma Ohlone are honoring their past with these findings, laying claim to their existence, and paving the way for their future. Time Has Many Voices at 10:00 pm.
Wednesday, November 16th
Filmed over three years, WILD HORSES - A TALE FROM THE PUSZTA is a journey into the secret world of Przewalski's horse, told through the eyes of a young foal named Dot. Many other iconic animals of the grasslands make an appearance, including the Great Bustard, the Aurochs, giant spiders and many more. Wild Horses - A Tale from the Puszta at 7:00 pm.
The concepts of zero and infinity didn't always exist. They've been invented and re-invented by different cultures over thousands of years. Discover the surprising story of these key concepts that revolutionized mathematics. NOVA Zero to Infinity at 8:00 pm.
Join a team of archaeologists as they examine one of the most significant Viking graves ever found and test the DNA of the remains of the female warrior buried inside, rewriting our understanding of Viking society. Secrets of the Dead Viking Warrior Queen at 9:00 pm.
Thursday, November 17th
Kelly Corrigan speaks with poet and educator Mahogany L. Browne to learn more about the power of poetry and the importance of listening to younger generations. Mahogany speaks to the various ways in which her work aims to address both personal and broader societal issues of race, sexism, and systemic oppression. Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan Mahogany L. Browne at 7:30 pm.
Chet eats in the hottest BBQ destination in Texas. He encounters giraffes at the zoo and the reason this town is the "panther city." He explores the trendy Magnolia District and goes vegan at a local diner. Daytripper Fort Worth, TX at 8:00 pm.
A beautiful manor houses historic beehives that produce highly-prized honey with extraordinary healing power. To what lengths will the owners go to ensure their success? APT 10:01 pm Broadchurch #305 "Season 3, Episode 5" New information forces Hardy and Ellie to re-evaluate the case. Ed pays Jim a visit. Midsomer Murders The Sting of Death, 1 & 2 at 8:29 pm.
Friday, November 18th
In 1842 the first published image of the Rocky Mountains was drawn by Charles Preuss, perched atop a rock deep in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. This image, combined with John Fremont's expedition report, paved the way for the Great Western Expansion including the California Gold Rush and the Oregon Trail. Dr. Conrad Smith (Morfar) has spent a decade trying to locate the rock where Preuss sat to sketch the image. Morfar together with his daughter and granddaughter navigate an unexpected turn of events on the final expedition to verify the location and reproduce the image in photographic form. Morfar's View of the Winds at 7:30 pm.
The indomitable influence of Joni Mitchell is celebrated with an all-star lineup at the Kennedy Center, led by multi-Grammy Award winner Vince Mendoza and accompanied by the National Symphony Orchestra. Next at the Kennedy Center A Joni Mitchell Songbook at 8:00 pm.
For more than 100 years, Zion National Park has captured the hearts of visitors and artists alike with its grandeur, vibrance, and stunning scenery. Explore the history of Zion National Park from the early explorers and artists whose works inspired the park's initial establishment, to its current status as a worldwide destination that draws more than 4 million visitors per year. Call of the Canyon: Zion National Park at 9:00 pm.
Texas is known for its characters. Meet a few in this compilation. Frame of Mind Reel Texas Stories at 10:00 pm.
Saturday, November 19th
The Jewish delis of Los Angeles serve an important role for connecting heritage to food. Factor's Famous Deli has been a pillar in the community for 70 years while newcomers like Micah Wexler and Michael Kassar of Wexler's Deli bring a fresh take to classic deli food traditions. Migrant Kitchen The Jewish Deli at 5:00 pm.
Ian Smith the owner of SurfSup, a company that offers guided standup whitewater Paddle Boarding tours and instruction. Ian turned four paddleboards and a vision into a successful company that mentors inner city youth through ecological education, Ian is doing well, by doing good. Start Up Surfsup: Portersville, PA at 6:00 pm.
Savor the best of Austin alternative rock band Spoon's four appearances on Austin City Limits. Austin City Limits Best of Spoon at 7:00 pm.
Cardinal Ratcliffe tasks Father Brown to find a priceless Papal tiara hidden in a 15th century castle. Father Brown takes Lady Felicia, visiting after a row with her husband, as a prospective bride looking for a wedding venue and Mrs McCarthy reluctantly as the brides mother.Flambeau appears at the castle having announced himself to the castle owner, Lady Cecily, as the groom wanting to surprise his fiancee. Flambeau declares he is a reformed man and his love for Lady Felicia. Circumstance dictate Father Brown and Flambeau work together to find the tiara when a criminal partner Flambeau wronged in the past turns up. Father Brown The Final Devotion at 7:59 pm.
The body of a high-level government official's secretary is found at the bottom of a staircase - and Sister Boniface claims she was dead before the fall. Sister Boniface Mysteries Scoop! at 8:45 pm.
Poirot receives a visit from Mrs Pengelley, a middle-aged woman who is afraid that she is being poisoned by her husband, a dentist. She has been ill after eating but her doctor states that she is suffering from acute gastritis. She and her husband live in Polgarwith, a small market town in Cornwall. She has no proof of the allegation, only that she only suffers when her husband is at home, not when he is away at the weekends, and a bottle of weedkiller, supposedly unused, is half-empty. Poirot and Hastings travel to Cornwall the next day and are shocked to find that Mrs Pengelley died half an hour before. Agatha Christie's Poirot The Cornish Mystery at 9:31 pm.
A famous mystery writer is at the center of Eliza's latest investigation when a series of murders mimic scenes in his books. Meanwhile, the Duke is also juggling problems at work with a new superintendent and a troubled young detective. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece Quarter to Midnight at 10:25 pm.
Susan's sister and Andreas have unexpected connections to Alan. Meanwhile, Pund wraps up his investigation, promising, "Very soon all will be made clear!" Magpie Murders On Masterpiece Episode 5 at 11:25 pm.
Sunday, November 20th
For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five act French version of Verdi's epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition. Yannick Nezet Seguin leads a world beating cast of opera's leading lights, including tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role, soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Elisabeth de Valois, and mezzo soprano Jamie Barton as Eboli. Bass baritones Eric Owens and John Relyea are Philippe II and the Grand Inquisitor, and baritone Etienne Dupuis rounds out the all-star principal cast as Rodrigue. Verdi's masterpiece receives a monumental new staging by David McVicar that marks his 11th Met production, placing him among the most prolific and popular directors in recent Met memory. Great Performances at the Met Don Carlos at 11:00 am.
Discover the cosmological secrets behind America's ancient cities. Scientists explore some of the world's largest pyramids and 3D-scan a lost city of monumental mounds on the Mississippi River; native elders reveal ancient powers of the sky. Native America Cities of the Sky at 3:00 pm.
Does the US need an oil and gas industry? Should we transition to low carbon energies? Energy Switch Does The Us Need Oil & Gas Industry? at 6:00 pm.
While Eliza and the Duke struggle with their relationship, private investigator Nash is shot just as Eliza agrees to work with him. As Eliza and Moses try to solve the attempted murder, they realize the real target of the shooting was Eliza herself. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece The Proposal at 7:00 pm.
Susan cracks her case-not without mishap then accompanies Pund as he lays out the solution to Alan's final book, as magpies watch from above. Magpie Murders On Masterpiece Episode 6 at 8:00 pm.
Michael's brother is the prime suspect in his ex's murder. Annika goes for what looks like a one-way ride. A secret about Michael comes out. Annika On Masterpiece Episode 6 at 9:00 pm.
Teresa stays at the academy alone over the holidays. Macarena confesses she knows that Angela is having an affair and a small altercation arises. Flavia discovers that Tomas has been disowned by his own family. La Otra Mirada Way of the Cross at 10:00 pm.