Women in Space

Makers: <br />Women in Space

Oct 13, 2014

Watch Wednesday, October 15th at 9pm! Trace the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military and even Lyndon Johnson, as a distraction. It wasn’t until 1995 that Eileen Collins […]

The Nance Starring
Nathan Lane

The Nance Starring <br />Nathan Lane

Oct 10, 2014

Live from Lincoln Center “The Nance Starring Nathan Lane” Watch Friday, October 10th at 9pm! Douglas Carter Beane’s acclaimed Tony Award-nominated play The Nance, produced by Lincoln Center Theater, stars stage and screen actor Nathan Lane. The play tells the story of Chauncey Miles (Lane), a headline nance (a parody of a gay man) in […]

Nova “Surviving Ebola”

Nova “Surviving Ebola”

Oct 9, 2014

Watch Thursday, October 9th at 10pm! In December 2013, in a small village in West Africa, a young boy died from the dreaded disease, Ebola. Over the next nine months, the virulent killer would claim more victims than all previous Ebola epidemics put together. And for the first time, the disease escaped the isolated, rural […]

Nova “Why Planes Vanish”

Nova “Why Planes Vanish”

Oct 7, 2014

Watch Saturday, October 11th at 4pm! The disappearance of Flight MH370 stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? It was a rude awakening for all of us, showing just how far we are from the world we imagined we lived in — in […]

Makers: Women in Hollywood

Makers: Women in Hollywood

Oct 6, 2014

Watch Wednesday, October 8th at 9pm! Follow the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment. Hear from actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda, who at 75 is playing a sharp, sexy and powerful media mogul on the award-winning series “The Newsroom”; […]