Highlights September 26 to October 2

Posted on September 23, 2022

Monday, September 26th

Is all that glitters still gold in the Golden Gate City? Discover how standout San Francisco appraisals from 2003 have held up in the market, including an Asscher-cut diamond ring, a Maynard Dixon painting, and a San Francisco Seals-signed baseball. Antiques Roadshow Vintage San Francisco at 7:00 pm.

Discover which marvelous Minnesota treasure has skyrocketed in the market since its original 2004 appraisal and is now ROADSHOW's highest valued treasure ever at $2 million to $3 million. Antiques Roadshow Vintage St. Paul at 8:00 pm.

Follow ecological crusaders protecting the island of Palawan, one of Asia's tourist hotspots. Their struggle is akin to a battlefield as they try to stop politicians and businessmen from destroying its valuable natural resources. POV Delikado at 9:00 pm.

Stories of courageous empathy in the face of loss. Águilas - Along the scorching southern border in Arizona, only an estimated one out of every five missing migrants is ever found. Águilas is the story of one group of searchers--the Águilas del Desierto--who volunteer monthly to recover the missing. The Hairdresser - Kathleen reflects on her experience as a hairdresser while we bear witness to her unusual work. POV Shorts On Caregiving and Grace at 10:30 pm.

Tuesday, September 27th

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Rebecca Hall and Lee Daniels solve family mysteries through DNA detective work, illuminating both history and their own identities. Finding Your Roots Hidden in the Genes at 7:00 pm.

Baseball great Roberto Clemente's talent and inimitable style drew legions of fans, but as this AMERICAN EXPERIENCE production reveals, he was more than an exceptional baseball player. He was also a committed humanitarian who challenged racial discrimination and worked for social justice. American Experience Roberto Clemente at 8:00 pm.

Discover how three Black diplomats broke racial barriers at the US State Department during the Cold War. Asked to represent the best of American ideals abroad while facing discrimination at home, they left a lasting impact on the Foreign Service. American Experience The American Diplomat at 9:00 pm.

This week on On Story, writer/director of Pig, Michael Sarnoski, dissects writing, constructing, and managing the overall production scope of his directorial debut. Sarnoski speaks to how the film subverts conventional revenge themes and explores loss and overcoming grief. On Story On Writing/Directing Pig: A Conversation with Michael Sarnoski at 10:00 pm.

A virtuosic multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter and powerful player and the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association's Guitar Player of the Year Award. Highly regarded for her guitar prowess in the flatpicking, clawhammer, and crosspicking styles Molly Tuttle returns to her Bluegrass roots with Golden Highway, driving the Bluegrass and Neo-Traditional genres forward in today’s musical landscape. Cavern Sessions Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway at 10:30 pm.

Wednesday, September 28th

From surfers riding mysterious waves in deep gorges, to elephants battling rapids above Victoria falls, the largest curtain of water on earth. This is the story of the wildlife and people of the Zambezi, Africa's extraordinary shape-shifting river. Rivers of Life Zambezi at 7:00 pm.

Rising seas and sinking land threaten to destroy Venice. Can the city's new hi-tech flood barrier save it? Discover the innovative projects and feats of engineering designed to stop this historic city from being lost to future generations. NOVA Saving Venice at 8:00 pm.

Discover how engineers and planners might protect Miami from rising seas and violent storms. As development booms, the city must utilize creative solutions to mitigate the challenges of stronger and more frequent hurricanes. Sinking Cities Miami at 9:00 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 10:00 pm.

Thursday, September 29th

See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York. Latino Americans Empire of Dreams at 7:02 pm.

Chet heads to the land of fruitcake and tours the famous Collin Street Bakery. He gets a cheerleading lesson with the Navarro College team and fishes Lake Richland Chambers for hybrid striper bass. Along the way he eats at a 100-year old diner and a new joint serving authentic Indian food. Daytripper Corsicana, TX at 8:00 pm.

Tensions run high in Lower Pampling as a new type of cricket threatens a century of tradition. When a star cricketer dies during a tournament, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter's investigation draws them into a dangerous game with a surprise visitor from Barnaby's past. Guest appearance by Jason Hughes as DI Ben Jones. Midsomer Murders Last Man Out, 1 & 2 at 8:29 pm.

Ellie tries to wrest back control, and time is running out for Alec Hardy. Meanwhile, Beth has to face an emotional ordeal alone. Broadchurch Season 2, Episode 6 at 10:01 pm.

Friday, September 30th

Anaya was the first Hispanic American writer to achieve major publishing success with his landmark novel, Bless Me, Ultima, in print since 1972. Recipient of the National Medal for the Arts, Anaya has demonstrated a lifelong determination to persevere - through poverty, catastrophic injury and an almost insurmountable artistic struggle to publish - and in the end, succeed. "Rudolfo Anaya: The Magic Of Words," is a vital reference to the authentic culture of Hispanic New Mexico. And while the wellspring of Anaya's stories is New Mexico, his insight is invaluable to understand the quest by all Hispanic Americans for cultural identity, recognition and respect. Rudolfo Anaya: The Magic of Words at 7:30 pm.

Celebrate the recipients of the Hispanic Heritage Awards with appearances by artists and visionaries. 35th Hispanic Heritage Awards at 8:00 pm.

Celebrate the rhythms of Latin music with the Raices Jazz Orchestra and performances by GRAMMY-winning artists including Richard Bona and Anaadi. Hosted by Sheila E. A co-presentation of Great Performances and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES. Great Performances Roots of Latin Jazz at 9:00 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 10:00 pm.

Saturday, October 1st

A collective of culturally connected, distinguished chefs (including Ray Garcia of Broken Spanish, Wes Avila of Guerilla Tacos, Carlos Salgado of Taco Maria, as well as Jorge Gaviria of Masienda) push forward the "Alta California" Mexican food movement. Migrant Kitchen Alta, California at 5:00 pm.

The road to becoming a brain surgeon, or neurosurgeon, is widely known as the most difficult and longest in all of medicine. In the United States, neurosurgery residency training takes seven years after medical school. It is a competitive field where very few make the cut and achieve the dream. In this episode, we embed with the Emory Department of Neurosurgery's newest class of residents, taking viewers behind the curtain through their long days and long nights. From Emory's first African American woman neurosurgery resident to a man motivated to enter the field after life changing brain surgery as a child, we shadow these first-year residents as they begin their arduous journey. Your Fantastic Mind Becoming A Brain Surgeon at 6:00 pm.

Celebrated Americana singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile raises the roof for a full hour of passionate and powerful songs from her acclaimed album In These Silent Days. Austin City Limits Brandi Carlile at 7:00 pm.

When a woman reports a murder and is then found strangled, the team are left wondering whether she was reporting her own murder. Death In Paradise at 8:00 pm.

Van der Valk is called in to investigate the grisly and theatrical murder of a lawyer. As a discovered cryptic note leads to further murders, Van der Valk and his team must race to uncover the truth before the killer can strike again. Van Der Valk On Masterpiece Plague On Amsterdam at 9:00 pm.

How did the Black Death change Britain? Lucy Worsley examines the latest science and explores how the vast death toll affected religious beliefs, class structure, work and women. Lucy Worsley Investigates The Black Death at 11:00 pm.

Sunday, October 2nd

Countries are excited about hydrogen as a way to reduce CO2 emissions.Is it the future? Energy Switch Is Hydrogen Our Energy Future? at 6:00 pm.

What started Britain's century of bloody witch hunts? Lucy Worsley uncovers the story of one supposed witch, whose case lit the fuse for the state-sanctioned killing of thousands. Lucy Worsley Investigates The Witch Hunts at 7:00 pm.

When an employee of the renowned Cuypers Diamonds is killed and his body delivered in pieces to the wealthy siblings and heirs to the company, Van der Valk must consider a possible tale of revenge against the family. Van Der Valk On Masterpiece Blood In Amsterdam at 8:00 pm.

Rumors about Teresa are beginning to spread as she resembles the suspect in the murder of the Spanish ambassador in Lisbon. Meanwhile, the academy is involved in a crisis forcing Manuela and Luisa to compete for the principal position. La Otra Mirada A Vote of Confidence at 10:00 pm.