Highlights November 20 to November 26

Posted on November 17, 2023

Monday, November 20th

Discover delightful Dallas treasures, including an 1830 first printing of The Book of Mormon, Dallas memorabilia & Tennessee sampler, and a Ruth, Mantle & Maris-signed baseball. Which Dallas discovery's top value doubled to $100,000? Antiques Roadshow Vintage Dallas Hour 2 at 7:00 pm.

Discover magnificent Milwaukee treasures including 1869 Louisa May Alcott "Little Women" books, a Samuel Prince desk and bookcase made around 1775, and a child's swan sled from about 1880. Which has an updated value of $70,000-$100,000? Antiques Roadshow Vintage Milwaukee 2020 at 8:00 pm.

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.

A vibrant tender cine-poem, a filmmaker collaborates with her Nisei mother as they confront the painful curious reality of wisdom 'gone wild' in the shadows of dementia. Made over 16 years, the film blends humor and sadness in an encounter between mother and daughter that blooms into an affectionate portrait of love, care, and a relationship transformed. Wisdom Gone Wild is accompanied by a short film, Still Waters. POV Wisdom Gone Wild at 10:00 pm.

Tuesday, November 21st

Executive Produced by tennis champion and activist Billie Jean King, Groundbreakers features sports icons from different generations as they interview one another, sharing personal powerful stories of the perseverance, pain, and progress they've experienced in their remarkable careers. Athletes include Naomi Osaka and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Chloe Kim and Nancy Lieberman, Suni Lee and Julie Foudy, and Diana Flores and Billie Jean King. Groundbreakers celebrates the advancements of women in sports and society, while also revealing the generational mentorship and community building that has fueled the progress that has been made and the ongoing pursuit of equality for women everywhere. Groundbreakers at 7:00 pm.

The award-winning film from the last international journalists inside the Russian siege of Mariupol. An extraordinary account, seen through the lens of the AP's Mstyslav Chernov and two colleagues documenting the atrocities and their own escape. Frontline 20 Days In Mariupol at 9:00 pm.

February 24th, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. As most of the world watched in shock, the artists, musicians, writers and keepers of culture in Ukraine rose to the challenge of defending their homeland in any way possible. From setting down their brushes and instruments and picking up unfamiliar weapons of war and heading to the front line to using their paintings, their murals, their music to inspire their fellow Ukrainians and to let the rest of the world know what's going on in Ukraine, to curators staying in museums that were potentially targeted for bombing to protect the cultural history of their country, risking their lives to hide priceless works of art. Musicians bringing their voices to the front lines to inspire, photographers recording the everyday brutality of war, artists using any materials on hand to sketch images of life living in a bomb shelter. This documentary looks at several of these people to see what inspired them to speak out, how they have managed to hold on during the war and what they want the rest of the world to see in their very real struggle for Ukraine's identity. Culture Quest: Ukraine at 10:30 pm.

Wednesday, November 22nd

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.

With the help of scientists and genealogists, filmmaker Byron Hurt and his family members search for their ancestors. Follow their journey as they hunt for new details of a history long obscured by the enduring legacy of slavery. Nova Lee and Liza's Family Tree at 8:00 pm.

Inside The Warren Commission provides a riveting account of the people who worked tirelessly to discover the truth behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The Warren Report is perhaps the most misunderstood document in modern history and remains unread by most Americans. This documentary offers viewers insight into its content, the commission who authored it, and their investigation. Based on new evidence, the film showcases the personalities, politics, and challenges. Inside The Warren Commission at 9:00 pm.

On Nov. 22, 1963, the motorcade transporting President John F. Kennedy was met by thousands of citizens and hundreds of members of the press as it slowly made its way through downtown Dallas. Moments later, the president's assassination would forever change the country,the world and the landscape of broadcast journalism. Narrated by Emmy-winning newscaster Jane Pauley, JFK: BREAKING THE NEWS focuses on media coverage of the national tragedy, with an insightful look at the emergence of television as the nation's primary source of breaking news information. JFK: Breaking The News at 9:59 pm.

Thursday, November 23rd

Learn how energy enabled rapid globalization, both as both a widely-traded product and as a facilitator for moving goods globally. In the ancient world, globalization was always a goal, but modern forms of energy provided the missing link. Power Trip: The Story of Energy at 7:00 pm.

Chet finds heaps of history, including the alleged grave of Jesse James and the story of John Wilkes Booth hiding out here after his assassination of the president. He visits a Trappist-style cheesemaker, a sandy beach in the middle of town, and eats fish tacos beside a lake-front marina. Daytripper Granbury, TX at 8:00 pm.

Sara introduces three women she has supported over the years, and stocks the Free Fridge at Nixta Taqueria; Edgar and Sara visit their friends at Birdie’s and reflect on gentrification in East Austin. Beto and his dad pick up a new trailer he bought for a new business concept and begin building it out; Xose and Anthony host an anniversary party at Discada to celebrate five years in business. Taco Mafia Comunidad at 8:30 pm.

Martin has his second GMC assessment - mock surgery - and Buddy is missing. Meanwhile, Ken's arrival does not bring good news for Al and Bert, and Penhale is unhappy with the arrival of his predecessor, Mark Mylow (returning regular Stewart Wright), who tries to take charge of his investigation. Guest starring Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones). Doc Martin Paint It Black at 8:59 pm.

The whole town searches for a missing mother when a car is pulled from Port Devine harbor. Meanwhile, Al kisses someone he shouldn't. Hope Street at 9:46 pm.

Take an exclusive tour of London's most extraordinary palaces. From the forbidding Tower of London to glorious Hampton Court to treasure-filled Kensington Palace, Lucy takes viewers behind the velvet ropes into each building's most secret places. Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets at 10:30 pm.

Friday, November 24th

Celebrate 30 years of musical holiday magic and 40 years of groundbreaking "Fresh Aire" compositions with this milestone special from the American group known for blending classical music and rock. Includes interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live at 7:30 pm.

Celebrate the music legend in an iconic 1987 concert with an all-star cast including Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, J. D. Souther, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits and Jennifer Warnes. Roy Orbison & Friends - A Black and White Night at 9:00 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 at 10:30 pm.

Saturday, November 25th

Austin City Limits presents selected performances from the 22nd Annual Americana Awards & Honors, recorded live in Nashville. ACL Presents: 22nd Annual Americana Honors at 7:00 pm.

Fresh off their 18-month 50th Anniversary Tour, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in Country Rock and American Roots Music - continues to add to their legendary status. With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top ten hits, multiple GRAMMY, IBMA, CMA Awards and nominations, the band's accolades continue to accumulate. In September 2022, the band played at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, performing Bob Dylan songs that include "Forever Young," as well their groundbreaking album Will the Circle Be Unbroken, which has been inducted into the Library of Congress as well as the GRAMMY Hall of Fame. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - The Hits, The History & Dirt Does Dylan at 8:00 pm.

As part of their 50th Anniversary Celebration, Lynyrd Skynyrd played their greatest hits at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville in November 2022. With guests that included JellyRoll and John Osborne, the concert was the final performance by the last original band member Gary Rossington, who passed away in March of 2023. Decades of music led to Lynyrd Skynyrd becoming the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues rock with a rebellious, Southern image and a hard rock swagger. A hard-living, hard-driving rock and roll band, their music remained firmly entrenched in blues, rock, and country. A cultural icon that appeals to all generations, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Lynyrd Skynyrd has a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide, and the beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama,” which has over two million downloaded ringtones. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Celebrating 50 Years, Recorded Live at the Ryman at 9:30 pm.

Sunday, November 26th

Join the beloved British home cook and three special friends as they prepare her ultimate Christmas feast with all the trimmings. From the traditional turkey to her classic Christmas pudding, it's the perfect recipe for a deliciously festive holiday. Mary Berry's Ultimate Christmas at 5:30 pm.

Celebrate the heartwarming MASTERPIECE series with clips and behind-the-scenes memories of its Christmas finales. Experience the kindness, empathy and love in the magical village of Darrowby and the stunning Yorkshire Dales during the holiday season. All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas in the Dales at 7:00 pm.

A famous magician does the ultimate disappearing act and vanishes into thin air. All of London is talking about the mystery and Eliza is hired by a newspaper to investigate, despite the fact that the Duke is already on the case. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece The Vanishing at 8:30 pm.