Nova “Colosseum – Roman Death Trap”

Nova “Colosseum – Roman Death Trap”

Feb 7, 2015

Watch Thursday, February 12th at 9pm! The Colosseum is a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. Its graceful lines and harmonious proportions concealed a highly efficient design and advanced construction methods that made hundreds of arches out of 100,000 tons of stone. In its elliptical arena, tens of thousands of gladiators, slaves, prisoners and […]

American Experience: The Forgotten Plague

American Experience: The Forgotten Plague

Feb 6, 2015

Watch Wednesday, February 11th at 9pm! Tuberculosis is the deadliest killer in human history, responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it shaped medical pursuits, social habits, economic development and public policy, TB and its impact are poorly understood.

Everyone Has a Place

Everyone Has a Place

Feb 3, 2015

Watch Tuesday, February 3 at 9pm! Only on WTVI! Join us for the world premiere of Wynton Marsalis’s original composition, along with the Live from Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, as they perform at Charlotte’s Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.  

Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered

Feb 2, 2015

Shakespeare Uncovered: Othello with David Harewood Watch Friday, February 6th at 10pm! In 1997, David Harewood was the first black actor to play Othello on stage at the National Theatre in London. In this episode, he unravels the complex issues of prejudice and jealousy that are threaded throughout the play, as well as returning to […]

Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered

Feb 2, 2015

Shakespeare Uncovered: The Taming of the Shrew w/Morgan Freeman Watch Friday, February 6 at 9pm! In 1990, Morgan Freeman famously starred in a Wild West version of The Taming of the Shrew for Shakespeare in the Park in New York. Freeman sets out to understand how and why the play, one of the Bard’s first works, was […]

Earth: A New Wild

Earth: A New Wild

Feb 1, 2015

Watch Thursday, February 5th at 9pm! This five-part series takes a fresh look at humankind’s relationship to the planet’s wildest places and most fascinating species. Dr. M. Sanjayan, a leading conservation scientist, takes viewers on a stunning visual journey to explore how humans are inextricably woven into every aspect of the planet’s natural systems. The series […]