Highlights October 24 to October 30

Posted on Oct 21, 2022


Monday, October 24th

Magnificent Michigan appraisals revisited 13 years after ROADSHOW's stop in Grand Rapids, including a gold watch fob chain, a Glier violin & Pfretzschner bow, ca. 1880, and an Ellis-Stickley music cabinet. Which is now up to $100,000? Antiques Roadshow Vintage Grand Rapids Hour 2 at 7:00 pm.

Everything is bigger in Texas, including updated values of treasures from 2005 such as a Mickey Mantle All Star watch, an 1840 Texas Artillery short sword and an Edith Parsons "Turtle Baby" fountain. Antiques Roadshow Vintage Houston 2019 at 8:00 pm.

Featuring a cast of Gen Z influencers and experts, this film dissects TikTok, one of the most influential platforms in the new social media landscape, balancing a genuine interest in the community and its innovative mechanics with healthy skepticism. Independent Lens Tiktok, Boom. at 9:00 pm.

Tuesday, October 25th

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. welcomes Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill, two guests who made profound sacrifices for social justice, and helps them discover the ancestors who made sacrifices for them. Finding Your Roots Activist Roots at 7:00 pm.

Despite the gains of legal desegregation, hour four reveals how Black political and cultural movements - from Black Power to Black Twitter - provide a safe space to debate, organize and celebrate. Making Black America: Through The Grapevine - Life Beyond The Veil ay 8:00 pm.

Documenting evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine and the pursuit of justice. With the Associated Press, tracing Vladimir Putin's pattern of atrocities in Ukraine and other conflicts, and the challenge of holding him to account. Frontline Putin's Attack On Ukraine: Documenting War Crimes at 9:00 pm.

This week on the season finale of On Story, writer/director Elgin James discusses his personal process when directing, writing, and scoring films, and where he pulls inspiration from when creating his hit television shows. On Story On Creating Mayans M.C.: A Conversation with Elgin James at 10:30 pm.

Wednesday, October 26th

Journey from Canada's high arctic to boreal forest and discover how polar bears, coastal wolves, lynx and more survive in the North. Timing and seizing opportunity can mean the difference between life and death in this wild and rugged outpost. NATURE Canada: Surviving The Wild North at 7:00 pm.

Lionfish-long prized in home aquariums-have invaded the Atlantic. Dive deep with host Danni Washington to investigate what makes the lionfish such a successful invasive species, how it's wreaking havoc, and what can be done about it. NOVA Ocean Invaders at 8:00 pm.

Is history repeating Itself? Follow an in-depth investigation into the real causes of the decline of the Roman Empire, three deadly epidemics and climate change could have caused its collapse-drawing frightening parallels to today. Secrets of the Dead The End of the Romans at 9:00 pm.

Montreal-to-Nashville singer/songwriter Allison Russell and Toronto indie rock act The Weather Station offer an hour of intelligent, impassioned and acclaimed music. Russell performs numbers from her renowned album Outside Child, while the Weather Station, AKA songwriter Tamara Lindeman, plays tunes from the widely lauded LP Ignorance. Austin City Limits Allison Russell/The Weather Station at 10:00 pm.

Thursday, October 27th

Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.S., creating a debate over undocumented immigrants that leads to calls for tightened borders, English-only laws and efforts to brand the undocumented as a drain on public resources. Simultaneously, the Latino influence is booming in business, sports, media, politics and entertainment. Latino Americans become the largest and youngest growing sector of the American population. Latino Americans Peril and Promise at 7:02 pm.

Chet learns the history of this German town on the Guadalupe River. He visits the oldest dance hall in Texas, eats a chicken-fried steak in the old gristmill, and sets his new cowboy hat on fire. Chet also chases rainbow trout in the southernmost trout fishery in America. Daytripper Gruene, TX at 8:00 pm.

The ghost village of Little Auburn has been abandoned since the war. When a young man is found murdered during its grand reopening, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter must unravel a sinister web of lies from both past and present in order to catch the killer. First appearances of Nick Hendrix as DS Jamie Winter and Paddy the dog. Midsomer Murders The Village That Rose from the Dead, 1 & 2 at 8:29 pm.

Shockwaves reverberate through Broadchurch as news of the attack spreads. The scale of the investigation dawns on Ellie and Hardy. Broadchurch Season 3, Episode 2 at 10:01 pm.

Friday, October 28th

Laramie resident and renowned climber, explorer, and writer, Mark Jenkins, embarks on a last-minute expedition with fellow Wyoming rock climbers to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in search of unclimbed rock walls.While exploring the harsh and rugged landscape they also find they share a connection to the locals who inhabit this land in the kindred spirits of the mountain loving Bedouin people. Egypt Excursion: Wyoming Climbers Explore Sinai Peninsula at 7:30 pm.

Celebrate the popular tradition observed by people of Mexican heritage everywhere with a new musical and cultural fiesta featuring rock greats Los Lobos, the salsa-rap-reggae-funk band Ozomatli and the all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache. Dia De Los Muertos at 8:00 pm.

This episode features beloved Mexican and Mexican American artists with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil: Rodrigo y Gabriela, Natalia Lafourcade and La Santa Cecilia, Los Angeles Azules with YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and Paolo Bortolameolli. In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl Hecho En Mexico (Made In Mexico) at 9:30 pm.

Saturday, October 29th

Indian food has often been associated with stiff restaurants, all-you-can-eat buffets and heavily spiced, cream-based dishes. The Mahendro family (Anu, Pawan, Nakul and Arjun) immigrated to Los Angeles and found that they didn't recognize any of the so-called Indian food available to them. Like carefully selected spices to a classic Indian dish, each family member contributes something special and significant to their restaurant Badmaash and to the city of LA. Featured in the episode: Downtown LA's Badmaash. Migrant Kitchen Badmaash at 5:00 pm.

Maegan Carpenter grew up canning with her family, but she never thought she'd turn fermenting foods into a career. After countless licensing and zoning challenges, she and her husband founded Hex Ferments, a successful company that uses traditional fermentation to preserve and transform local, organic ingredients into nourishing foods. Start Up Hex Ferments: Baltimore, MD at 6:00 pm.

Texas-bred singer/songwriters Parker McCollum and Robert Earl Keen bring the Lone Star State to musical life for a special hour. Rising country star McCollum plays tunes from his major label debut Gold Chain Cowboy. The legendary Keen performs songs from across his storied career in celebration of his upcoming retirement from the road. Austin City Limits Parker McCollum/Robert Earl Keen at 7:00 pm.

Walter Penmark is found burnt to death in a locked room after receiving a warning, in latin, IGNIS meaning fire. Peggy Langdon is also murdered by a block of ice after receiving a warning, GRANDO meaning Hail. Mrs McCarthy receives a warning, FAMES meaning starvation. Father Brown and Sid investigate to save Mrs McCarthy's life, that Walter Penmark's wife had committed suicide and had been the subject of domestic violence, gossip, and advice from Mrs McCarthy to give up her lover, a local fireman. Her sister, Ruby Nellins, had returned from America for her funeral and stayed on in Kembleford to run a business. A business that an entrepreneur was trying to buy along with Peggy Langdon's home and properties owned by Walter Penmark. Father Brown The Vipers Tongue at 7:59 pm.

A TV crew has arrived to use St Vincent's Convent as a location for a spy thriller. The filming becomes all too real when a live gun is fired instead of a replica. Sister Boniface deduces that the bullet was meant for the producer. BBC 9:30 pm Agatha Christie's: Poirot #202 “The Peril at End House Part 2” - Poirot and Hastings are staying at a Cornish resort. Conversing with Magdala "Nick" Buckley, Poirot believes that someone is out to kill her, confirmed when he finds a bullet that Nick had thought to be a wasp shooting past her head. Poirot suspects someone in Nick's inner circle. Sister Boniface Mysteries Lights, Camera, Murder! at 8:45 pm.

Sunday, October 30th

Celebrate the popular tradition observed by people of Mexican heritage everywhere with a new musical and cultural fiesta featuring rock greats Los Lobos, the salsa-rap-reggae-funk band Ozomatli and the all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache. Dia De Los Muertos at 12:00 pm.

Is it time for more nuclear power, in the US and globally? Energy Switch More Nuclear Power? Part 2 at 6:00 pm.

Eliza is forced into hiding when she is the prime suspect in a series of break-ins at city morgues. While the Duke tries to find other suspects, Eliza turns to Moses and her other associates for help. Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece A Pauper's Grave at 7:00 pm.

Angling to sell his publishing firm and retire, Charles leans on Susan to take over as CEO. In a parallel story, the detective plot in Alan's last novel unfolds. Magpie Murders On Masterpiece Episode 3 at 8:00 pm.

Annika sees one of playwright Ibsen's plots play out in a homicide. Meanwhile, she takes more than a parental interest in Morgan's therapist, Jake. Annika On Masterpiece Episode 3 at 9:00 pm.

Manuela subjects students to an aptitude test. Teresa must deal with Roberta's departure as Luisa is worried about Arcadio beginning a romantic relationship with one of the students of the academy, Maria Jesus. La Otra Mirada A Second Chance at 10:00 pm.