Downton Abbey Season 5 Finale!

Downton Abbey Season 5 Finale!

Feb 28, 2015

Watch Sunday, March 1 at 9pm! This Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning hit drama returns for a fifth season of intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate — an entertaining formula that has made “Downton Abbey” the highest-rated drama in PBS history. The acclaimed ensemble cast is joined by guest stars Harriet Walter […]

La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema

La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema

Feb 25, 2015

Great Performances La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema Watch Friday, February 27th at 9pm! Dawning in the dark aftermath of World War II, the fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors including Frederico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli, Sergio Leone and others. […]

Earth: A New Wild “Water”

Earth: A New Wild “Water”

Feb 24, 2015

Watch Thursday, February 26th at 10pm! Sanjayan explores humankind’s relationship with the Earth’s most important resource: water. Unraveling dramatic connections between fresh water and the health of the planet, he uncovers spectacular wildlife stories that center on managing the natural pulse of the planet’s water. The episode includes a kayak journey that follows the Colorado […]

Hagia Sophia – Istanbul’s Ancient History

Hagia Sophia – Istanbul’s Ancient History

Feb 24, 2015

Watch Thursday, February 26th at 9pm! Istanbul’s magnificent Hagia Sophia has survived on one of the world’s most active seismic faults, which has inflicted a dozen devastating earthquakes since Hagia Sophia was built in 537 AD. As Istanbul braces for the next big quake, a team of architects and engineers is investigating Hagia Sophia’s seismic […]

The Last Orangutan Eden

The Last Orangutan Eden

Feb 24, 2015

Nature “The Last Orangutan Eden” Watch Thursday, February 26th at 8pm! Ecologist Chris Morgan (“Bears of the Last Frontier”) travels to the jungles of Northern Sumatra to document the efforts to save its wild orangutan population, which is quickly dwindling due to deforestation. Morgan spends time with orphaned orangs at rehabilitation centers observing the process […]

The Italian Americans

The Italian Americans

Feb 23, 2015

The Italian Americans Loyal Americans/The American Dream Watch Wednesday, February 25th at 9pm! In post-war America, Italian Americans enter the middle class. Italian-American crooners define American cool, but even as Frank Sinatra skyrockets to fame, he is haunted by accusations of Mafia ties. Can Italian Americans fit into 1950s America or will the specter of […]