Highlights September 18 to September 24
Posted on Sep 15, 2023
Monday, September 18
Discover what Spokane finds from Season 12 are worth now like a 1905 Spokane bird's-eye view lithograph, Abraham Lincoln letters and signed carte-de-visite, and a yellow diamond and platinum ring. One has an updated appraisal of $80,000-$120,000. Antiques Roadshow Vintage Spokane Hour 1 at 7:00 pm.
Journey back to the Pacific Northwest to discover antique and vintage finds like a Jon Stefansson landscape oil, a Lonny Frey pro baseball collection and a Rolex Bubbleback watch. Have their values held strong or headed south since 2007? Antiques Roadshow Vintage Spokane Hour 2 at 8:00 pm.
After 20 years of living in the United States, an undocumented family decides to return home. Little do they know it will be the most difficult journey of their lives and reawaken an intense desire for a place to belong. Set between the rodeo arenas of North Carolina and the spellbinding Mexican town they yearn for, Bulls and Saints is a love story about reverse migration, rebellion, and redemption. POV Bulls and Saints at 9:00 pm.
With amazing access, THE ADDICT'S WAKE watches one American county come to grips with arguably the biggest public health crisis in America: Substance Use Disorder. Following a rash of overdose deaths, it finds a community full of hope, pulling together, finding ways big and small to push back a destructive wave that is consuming communities across the country. Addict’s Wake at 10:00 pm.
Tuesday, September 19
Henry Louis Gates maps the family trees of pop icon Cyndi Lauper and actors Jamie Chung and Danny Trejo, exploring records in Italy, Korea,and Mexico to uncover ancestors whose stories were lost when their families immigrated to America. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Far From Home at 7:00 pm.
When an accident changes Frida's life, she channels pain and heartache into a new passion: painting. She meets Diego Rivera, and her creative and romantic dreams begin to take shape. Becoming Frida Kahlo The Making and Breaking at 8:00 pm.
When authorities deny filmmaker Rodrigo Reyes' request to document a young incarcerated immigrant, Sanson's story is shared through dramatic reenactments. Independent Lens Sanson and Me at 9:00 pm.
A bilingual documentary film that explores a town in rural California working to integrate two distinct ethnic and linguistic groups through photography. The Latinx Photography Project at 10:30 pm.
Wednesday, September 20
The Ancient Puebloans were the first inhabitants of what's now New Mexico, and their ruins can still be found there. From turkey hunting to rafting on the Rio Grande, Baratunde explores how New Mexico's history shapes its outdoor culture. America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston New Mexico: Timeless at 7:00 pm.
Thousands of engineers, technicians and workers race to build Europe's biggest construction project-London's new railroad, the Elizabeth Line. NOVA London Super Tunnel at 8:00 pm.
Travel to the hottest and driest extremes to see animals go to extraordinary lengths to survive. From the Sahara Desert to Australia, animals provide new clues about our changing planet and what it will mean for the future of our heating world. Evolution Earth Heat at 9:00 pm.
Savor an hour of stirring performances from the late singer/songwriter John Prine's episodes of Austin City Limits. Songs include "Paradise," "Sam Stone" and "Angel from Montgomery," with special guest Bonnie Raitt. Austin City Limits The Very Best of John Prine at 10:00 pm.
Thursday, September 21
The Spanish Conquest laid the ground for 300 years of colonial rule which made Spain the richest country in Europe and divided Mexico with a class system that still affects today's society. After the conquest, Mexico became the world's largest producer of silver which fueled Europe's trade with Asia. Meanwhile, conquistadors and friars spread out along so called "royal roads" which linked with the desert frontiers of the north, attempting to convert Apache and Comanche tribes who would battle Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans for centuries. Empire Builders: Mexico The Spanish Conquest at 7:00 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. The Daytripper Fort Worth, TX at 8:00 pm.
Women are rising on the walls of Austin, Texas. From portraits of trailblazers to spiritual images of empowerment, murals are celebrating women. Come face-to-face with the Austin murals honoring women and the artists that are creating them. Muraling Austin Women Rising at 8:30 pm.
Louisa's stress is compounded when she must take a group of students on a sailing trip. Ruth's decision regarding the farm causes trouble for the Large family enterprises, and Morwenna and Al throw an event to launch Al's new business. Doc Martin Farewell, My Lovely at 8:59 pm.
Barry runs a woman over in his taxi, but she runs away. As the police officers hunt for the injured woman, DC Leila persuades rookie Callum to bend the rules. Sergeant Marlene is furious, so she digs into Leila's past - with dire consequences. Hope Street at 9:46 pm.
The victim's turbulent past comes to light. While Sunny takes a trip to Paris and Jess drops in on an unsuspecting potential suspect, the pair continue to clash. Unforgotten on Masterpiece Season 5, Episode 3 at 10:30 pm.
Friday, September 22
Host Rhiannon Giddens visits with Rissi Palmer, a passionate voice for country music artists of color and those who have been marginalized by the mainstream music establishment. Rissi performs her first hit song, “Country Girl,” and 2019’s “Seeds.” My Music with Rhiannon Giddens Rissi Palmer at 7:30 pm.
In the 1950s, the creation of interstate highways, environmental disasters and unemployment begins to take a toll on Route 66 and the many small towns affected. Throughout it all, women were at the forefront to keep their main streets alive, from the first Latina mayor of San Bernardino, CA who created legislation for an off-ramp into a Mexican American neighborhood bypassed by the new highway; to Amy Inouye in Los Angeles, CA who has worked tirelessly to save the beloved "ChickenBoy", a gigantic roadside statue. Women have been leading revitalization projects that keep the lights on in their communities, boost the local economy and preserve American history for generations to come. Route 66 Women: The Untold Story of the Mother Road The Death and Rebirth of the Mother Road at 8:00 pm.
A biopic of the First Amendment told through the landmark cases of its most celebrated attorney, Floyd Abrams. From nascent law 50 years ago to an iconic part of the American identity, the journey of the First Amendment offers a unique lens through which to view our recent history and our bitterly divided nation - one that is asking itself anew: what price are we willing to pay for free speech? American Masters Floyd Abrams: Speaking Freely at 9:00 pm.
Saturday, September 23
In Tekit, or "The Capital of the Guayabera," Pati encounters a tale of sons going against their father's wishes to follow their own path. Pati meets Eliodoro Xicum, a farmer's son who went against his father to build a family business making the iconic Guayabera shirts. Then she meets his son, Elio, who chose to become a chef and created a dish that resembles a Guayabera in honor of his father. Recipes in Pati's Kitchen: Edam Cheese Potato Gallette; Tequila and Lime Flat Iron Steak Tips. Pati's Mexican Table Guayabera World at 1:00 pm.
Sheri explores preparing and cooking oysters with her favorite recipes where anyone can be an oyster expert. From oyster stew with toasted benne seeds to mouthwatering fried oyster, these recipes are soon to be favorites. Sheri delivers helpful hints on safely storing oysters and tours an oyster farm to see how fresh oysters go sea to table. Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle Oysters at Home at 1:30 pm.
The North Carolina State Fair provides Chatham Rabbits a unique venue for music making. After the concert, Sarah and Austin McCombie explore fair food and take in the sights. Sarah pays a visit to grandmother Nancy Jo for new concert duds and sewing tips. The band plays two amazing shows, and Sarah gets to hold her youngest fan. On the Road with Chatham Rabbits My Fair Rabbits at 4:30 pm.
Following a revelation that forest fires sparked by live-fire training at the Fort Bragg Army base in North Carolina create excellent habitat for the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker, scientists and soldiers have forged an improbable alliance to safeguard the special bird. Nearby landowners too are pitching in too - setting aside suspicions and animosity to save the species. Wild Hope Woodpecker Wars at 6:00 pm.
Enjoy fresh perspectives in song from Olivia Rodrigo and Phoebe Bridgers. The chart-topping Rodrigo performs tunes from her bestselling debut Sour, while Bridgers sings songs from her critically acclaimed LP Punisher. Austin City Limits Olivia Rodrigo/Phoebe Bridgers at 7:00 pm.
A celebrity florist brings glamor and murder to Kembleford. Father Brown The Gardeners of Eden at 8:00 pm.
Agatha Christie's Poirot One, Two, Buckle My Shoe at 8:45 pm.
Professor T is asked to decipher a macabre puzzle when a doctor and her family are found dead in a grisly tableau on their living room sofa, each having died by different means - but in what order and at whose hands? Professor T The Family at 10:30 pm.
Fi must come to terms with losing the house and attempts to find out more about Bram's whereabouts. She turns to her new partner, Toby, for support, but he has secrets of his own. Our House at 11:30 pm.
Sunday, September 24
Verdi's glorious Shakespearean comedy features a brilliant ensemble cast in Robert Carsen's celebrated staging. Baritone Michael Volle sings his first Verdi role at the Met as the caddish knight Falstaff, gleefully tormented by a trio of clever women who deliver his comeuppance. Reuniting after their acclaimed turns in the production's 2019 run are soprano Ailyn Perez as Alice Ford, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano as Meg Page, and contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux as Mistress Quickly. Soprano Hera Hyesang Park and tenor Bogdan Volkov are the young couple Nannetta and Fenton, and Maestro Daniele Rustioni conducts. Great Performances at the Met Falstaff at 12:30 pm.
In this episode, discover research being done in the fight against glioblastoma, the deadliest primary brain cancer known to humanity. Explore a clinical trial teaching the brain's immune system to fight this elusive disease. In another story, join researchers as they delve into the fascinating world of proteomics, the study of proteins in living organisms, and its potential to unlock the secrets of neurodegenerative diseases. Finally, take a visit to the farm of renowned neuroscientist Greg Berns best known for his research on dogs' brains. Berns takes viewers on a surprising journey to explore his new study on the brains of cows, shedding light on animal intelligence in ways never before thought possible. Your Fantastic Mind Glioblastoma/Proteomics/Brain Science In Cows at 6:00 pm.
An artisan baker is found dead after receiving death threats. Is it a case of revenge or is the killer closer to home? Professor T uses his criminological insight to help the police identify the murderer. Professor T DNA of a Murderer at 7:00 pm.
Sunny and Jess' personal lives go from bad to worse while they struggle to keep focused. Meanwhile, the suspect list grows, and a mother and son are put under the microscope. Unforgotten on Masterpiece Season 5, Episode 4 at 8:00 pm.
Now released under a new name and identity, has the suspect from Van der Valk's past started killing again? Or is someone else killing in her name? It's a tale of redemption and potential second chances as Van der Valk's ex-girlfriend Lena returns. Van Der Valk on Masterpiece Redemption In Amsterdam, Part 2 at 9:00 pm.
Fi finally discovers the truth behind the house sale and confronts those responsible. Meanwhile, Bram, on the run, must come to terms with his own actions. Our House at 10:00 pm.