Ben Franklin’s Balloons

Nova: <br />Ben Franklin’s Balloons

Oct 21, 2014

Watch Thursday, October 23rd at 9pm! The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers developed all the essential features of today’s hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as […]

Women in War

Makers: <br />Women in War

Oct 20, 2014

Watch Wednesday, October 22nd at 9pm! Track American women’s increasing participation in war — from Vietnam to the present — as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a […]

Tonight on
Carolina Impact

Tonight on <br />Carolina Impact

Oct 20, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st at 8pm! This week on the next Carolina Impact… We’re visiting a Cabarrus County farm to find out about micro greens and why some of the best chefs in Charlotte using these. Plus we’ll introduce you to a special place helping pregnant teens with no place to turn….and our daring CI team takes you […]

Downton Abbey,
Season One

Downton Abbey, <br />Season One

Oct 2, 2014

Masterpiece Classic Downton Abbey, Season One Watch Saturdays at 8pm! Created by Emmy-winning writer Julian Fellowes, “Downton Abbey” depicts the lives of the noble Crawley family and the staff who serve them, set at their Edwardian country house in 1912. Featuring an all-star cast, including Hugh Bonneville (MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Miss Austen Regrets”), Emmy-winner Dame Maggie […]

Finding Your Roots – Season 2

Finding Your Roots – Season 2

Sep 14, 2014

Watch Wednesdays at 8pm! From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people identify relatives hidden for generations. Professor Gates employs a team of genealogists and the world’s leading geneticists to uncover the origins of a diverse group of 30 […]