Highlights October 10 to October 16
Posted on Oct 7, 2022
Monday, October 10th
Travel to desert oasis Palm Springs and learn which finds are now heating up, like a Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace, a Louis Armstrong archive, ca. 1950, and a Joseph Stella oil & original frame. One has an appraisal update of $550,000! Antiques Roadshow Vintage Palm Springs Hour 2 at 7:00 pm.
Go "all in" on updated appraisals from the 2004 ROADSHOW in Reno, including a 1951 inscribed Lone Ranger mask, a 1954 Stevan Dohanos cover illustration and a Cartier cigarette case from around 1910. Which item has doubled in value to $80,000? Antiques Roadshow Vintage Reno at 8:00 pm.
Starting in the 1930s and continuing for decades, farmers in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota depended on Hispanic field workers-laborers from Texas and Mexico. Now, one and two generations later, this community has contributed its own cultural stamp to the region's art, cuisine, diversity, and economy. Building The American Dream at 9:00 pm.
Follow four high school students at a prep school in Louisiana that sends 100% of its grads to college, rocked by scandal as an article exposes the controversial methods of its dynamic founder - and the fiction of higher education's promise. POV Accepted at 10:00 pm.
Tuesday, October 11th
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps musician Pharrell Williams and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons uncover extraordinarily rare first-person accounts of their enslaved ancestors. Finding Your Roots Write My Name in the Book of Life at 7:00 pm.
Hour two explores how African Americans turn within, creating a community that not only sustains but empowers. From HBCUs to Black businesses to the Harlem Renaissance to political organizations, Black life flourished. Making Black America: Through The Grapevine The Work of the Imagination at 8:00 pm.
Discover how a man born into slavery became one of the most influential voices for democracy in American history. Oscar nominated filmmaker Stanley Nelson explores the role Douglass played in securing the right to freedom for African Americans. Becoming Frederick Douglass at 9:00 pm.
This week on On Story, Miss Juneteenth writer/director Channing Godfrey Peoples discusses her feature directorial debut and her work as a multi-hyphenate independent filmmaker. 10:00 pm On Story On Directing Miss Juneteenth: A Conversation with Channing Godfrey Peoples at 10:00 pm.
The critically acclaimed and Grammy-nominated Funk band, reverent of long-standing tradition, and inspired by today’s social environment. Deeply rooted in the cultural phenomenon that is the music of New Orleans, frontman Joseph Boudreaux Jr. is renown for his traditional and intricately designed Mardi Gras Indian headdress and regalia. Cha Wa blends infectious groove with pure joy. Cavern Sessions Shooter Jennings at 10:30 pm.
Wednesday, October 12th
Remote and wild, the Yukon is a river of extremes. In summer, a restless giant and in winter, it becomes a river of ice. Home to bears, moose and salmon, the Yukon's riches have sustained North American people for centuries. Rivers of Life Yukon at 7:00 pm.
Across the country, artificial intelligence is helping inform decisions about policing and criminal sentencing. This timely investigation digs into the hidden biases, privacy risks, and design flaws of this controversial technology. NOVA Computers V. Crime at 8:00 pm.
Discover one of the most significant British archaeological finds of the century in the Althorp estate, house to the late Diana, Princess of Wales. What treasures and history will this extensive excavation reveal? Secrets of the Dead Archaeology at Althorp at 9:00 pm.
Dreamy American pop act Japanese Breakfast and eclectic U.K. tunesmith Arlo Parks share an hour of heartfelt performances. Japanese Breakfast, AKA bestselling author Michelle Zauner, plays songs from her breakthrough album Jubilee. Parks performs songs from her Mercury Prize-winning album Collapsed in Sunbeams. Austin City Limits Japanese Breakfast/Arlo Parks at 10:00 pm.
Thursday, October 13th
Review the decades after World War II through the early 1960s, as swelling numbers of immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic seek economic opportunities. Latino Americans The New Latinos at 7:00 pm.
Chet visits the prehistoric petroglyphs that gave this town its name. He eats (and drinks) at a school house turned brewery and restaurant. He kayaks at the meeting point of two of Texas's major rivers. And finishes off the day with a platter of country steak at a Big Country institution. Daytripper Paint Rock, TX at 8:00 pm.
When a young woman dressed in period attire slips away from a campsite where a Jane Austen fantasy event is taking place, and is found stabbed in the woods with a quill, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter discover that the victim was a journalist interested in the village's healthcare drone delivery program, and are forced to look back in time to find the killer. Midsomer Murders Death By Persuasion, 1 & 2 at 8:30 pm.
Decisions are made, truths are revealed, and lives in Broadchurch are changed forever. Broadchurch Season 2, Episode 8 at 10:00 pm.
Friday, October 14th
A retrospective documentary on the work and life of the prolific sculptor and educator, Charles H. Forrester (1928-2010), examines his compelling life story and six decades of artwork. A university professor for thirty years in England and Kentucky, with roots in New York and the Pacific Northwest, he directly impacted generations of sculptors and artists. A Line Unbroken: The Charles Forrester Story at 7:30 pm.
The Kennedy Center celebrates jazz icon and social activist Charles Mingus at 100. Through performances and conversations, we explore how his outsized personality and inimitable style pushed boundaries and paved the way for future generations. Next at the Kennedy Center Let My Children Hear Mingus at 8:00 pm.
Discover how Moreno defied her humble upbringing and racism to become one of a select group of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winners. Explore her 70-year career with new interviews, clips of her iconic roles and scenes of the star on set today. American Masters Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided to Go for It at 9:00 pm.
Saturday, October 15th
In Portland, Oregon, a long-misunderstood culture of Russia finds a fresh audience and following at Katchka, a restaurant that celebrates both chef Bonnie Morales' roots as well as the particular Pacific Northwest bounty. Migrant Kitchen Portland: Russian Food at 5:00 pm.
This episode features efforts to change huge issues. We take a critical look at disparities in maternal mortality and a new state of Georgia program, Peace for Moms, aimed at bridging the gap to provide mental health support for pre- and post-partum moms. And best-selling author and recovery expert William Cope Moyers, son of legendary journalist Bill Moyers, is featured in a segment about his journey with addiction. The story also features the work of the Clinton Foundation to educate faith leaders on the opioid crisis, so they can be part of a frontline solution. Finally, we take a closer look at new research examining the brain functions of grandmothers that goes a long way in explaining this important intergenerational relationship. Your Fantastic Mind Game Changers at 6:00 pm.
Electro pop duo Sylvan Esso and wide-ranging indie rock band Lucius provide an entertaining hour of imaginative music. North Carolina’s Sylvan Esso play songs from their LP Free Love.Acclaimed act Lucius perform tunes from their album Second Nature. Austin City Limits Sylvan Esso/Lucius at 7:00 pm.
When a prestigious chess match ends in murder, the team must work out how and why the killing was carried out. Meanwhile, the commissioner is confronted with his past by the very last person he was expecting to see. Death In Paradise at 8:00 pm.
When a promising cellist from a prestigious orchestra dies following an acid attack, Van der Valk and his team must delve into the city's vibrant and eclectic classical music scene in the search for her killer. Van Der Valk On Masterpiece Payback In Amsterdam at 9:00 pm.
Join Lucy for the inside story of the English Reformation. Was Henry VIII's desire to divorce Catherine of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn the real reason for England's split from Catholic Europe? Or was a secret political agenda really at work? Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets Henry VIII's Reformation at 11:00 pm.
Sunday, October 16th
City of Austin mayoral candidates Phil Brual, Rep. Celia Israel, Jennifer Virden and Sen. Kirk Watson address issues and questions submitted from the community ahead of the November election. Hosted by journalist Sonta Henderson. ATX Decides Mayoral Forum 2022 at 3:00 pm.
The world is changing - and so is the world of energy. What are the geopolitics of energy? Energy Switch New Geopolitics of Energy at 6:00 pm.
The sister of a missing woman hires Eliza to find her - the only problem is that the case was already investigated and closed by the police, leading to new tensions between Eliza and the Duke. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece Pandora’s Box at 7:00 pm.
A mystery author turns in the manuscript for his latest book, but the last chapter is missing. His editor investigates and is soon on the trail of a suspicious death. Magpie Murders On Masterpiece Episode 1 at 8:00 pm.
Annika assembles her team to solve murders in the waters around Glasgow. Their first case looks a lot like a whale hunt gone wrong. Annika On Masterpiece Episode 1 at 9:00 pm.
Teachers discover that students are receiving erotic literature. Luisa starts teaching sex-ed and accepts help from Teresa. Meanwhile, Roberta receives a mysterious letter. La Otra Mirada Right to Privacy at 10:00 pm.