Highlights November 27 to December 3

Posted on November 24, 2023

Monday, November 27th

Revisit Alabama appraisals 14 years after ROADSHOW's visit to Mobile such as an "Indian Tribes of North America" set, a Gale Sayers game-worn jersey and Chinese glass bottle vases from around 1775. Learn which is now valued at $70,000-$90,000. Antiques Roadshow Vintage Mobile at 7:00 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 8:00 pm.

The dramatic story of how America's national mammal, which sustained the lives of Native people, was driven to the brink of extinction. Ken Burns recounts the tragic collision of two opposing views of the natural world. The American Buffalo Blood Memory at 9:30 pm.

Tuesday, November 28th

Join Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LaBelle, Sandi Patty and more for a night of uplifting music. How Great Thou Art, A Sacred Celebration at 7:00 pm.

Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -"the Mt. Rushmore of country music"- for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind." The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum at 9:00 pm.

Join the "Man in Black," along with June Carter Cash, the First Family of Country Music's matriarch Maybelle Carter, rockabilly eminence Carl Perkins and the Statler Brothers for an evening of country, rockabilly, American roots music and spirituals. Johnny Cash: Man In Black - Live In Denmark 1971 at 10:30 pm.

Wednesday, November 29th

Get an intimate look into life in Lapland, fabled land of Santa Claus and actual home of tenacious wildlife such as reindeer, wolverines, Brown bears and more. Nature Santa’s Wild Home at 7:00 pm.

Take a deep breath and experience the complex world of ocean waters. NATURE shows a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists in a marriage of necessity. Nature Soul of the Ocean at 8:30 pm.

The rocky planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars - were born of similar material around the same time, yet only one supports life. Were Earth's neighbors always so extreme? Is there somewhere else in the solar system where life might flourish? Nova The Planets: Inner Worlds at 10:00 pm.

Thursday, November 30th

Twenty years after her debut album She's So Unusual made her an icon, singer Cyndi Lauper performed an intimate concert at New York's Town Hall. Filmed in 2004, this special features dramatic renditions of her greatest hits including "Girls Just Want To Have Fun," "Money Changes Everything," "Time After Time," and "True Colors." Cyndi Lauper Live....at Last at 7:00 pm.

The TACO MAFIA looks back on the power outage caused by Winter Storm Uri, the actions they took to support their city, and other times they have rallied for their community; They discuss the recognition and support they have received from the hospitality industry and the Austin community; U.S. Representative Greg Casar visits the Discada trailer; Beto has big news for his General Manager. Taco Mafia Legado at 8:30 pm.

By the late 1880s, the buffalo that once numbered in the tens of millions is teetering on the brink of extinction. But a diverse and unlikely collection of Americans start a movement that rescues the national mammal from disappearing forever. The American Buffalo Into the Storm at 9:00 pm.

Friday, December 1st

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 7:30 pm.

Join legendary superstar Barbra Streisand for a magical concert taped in her hometown borough in October 2012. Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn at 9:00 pm.

Experience one of the world's most popular tribute bands as they perform ABBA's greatest hits. Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA at 11:00 pm.

Saturday, December 2nd

THE EVERLY BROTHERS - HARMONIES FROM HEAVEN tells the story of Phil and Don Everly, two of the most important and influential early rock 'n' roll stars of the 1950s and '60s. Featuring new interview footage with surviving brother Don and archival interviews with Phil, the film delves into their relationship with Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, the songwriting team who wrote many of their early hits, including their first million-seller "Bye Bye Love." The program also features interviews with those inspired by the Everly Brothers, including Art Garfunkel, Keith Richards, Graham Nash, Dave Edmunds, Tim Rice, and Albert Lee, and highlights their influence on younger generations of artists. Performances include versions of "Bye Bye Love," "Cathy's Clown," "All I Have to Do Is Dream," "Wake Up Little Susie," "Bird Dog," "(Til) I Kissed You," "So Sad (to Watch Good Love Go Bad)," "Let It Be Me," and many more. Everly Brothers - Harmonies from Heaven at 7:00 pm.

Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -"the Mt. Rushmore of country music"- for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind." The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum at 8:30 pm.

Grab a front-row seat to this 1984 Tokyo concert, one of Nelson's live legendary performances. Filmed at Budokan, the famous martial arts hall, the show features an amazing collection of Nelson's greatest hits. Willie Nelson: Live at Budokan at 10:00 pm.

Sunday, December 3rd

Lucy Worsley explores Agatha Christie's haunted, unconventional early life to discover the origins of her talent for murder - and uncovers some carefully concealed secrets. Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen Cat Among The Pigeons at 7:00 pm.

Detective Fitzroy sees one of his colleague's plant evidence on a suspect. With the Duke away, Fitzroy turns to Eliza and hires her to look into a case of police corruption. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece Bloodline at 8:30 pm.

Eliza is on the verge of earning life-changing money when she offers to help the heir to an unclaimed fortune. It's a race against time and Eliza will need the Duke's help, but a revelation about his personal life makes working together impossible. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece The Heir at 9:45 pm.

The season comes to an explosive climax when Eliza receives a bomb in the mail. Who sent it and why? Eliza teams up with the Duke, Moses and her old enemy Patrick Nash to find out who is behind the deadly delivery. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece The Jewel of the North at 11:00 pm.