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Spy in the Huddle

Penguins: <br />Spy in the Huddle

Sep 23, 2014

Watch Thursdays  beginning September 25th at 8pm! Emperor penguins cross a treacherous frozen sea to reach their breeding grounds. Rockhoppers brave the world’s stormiest seas only to come ashore and face a daunting assault up a 300-foot cliff, hopping most of the way up. Tropical Humboldt penguins negotiate predatory sea lions and vampire bats to […]

Joan Rivers:
A Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: <br />A Piece of Work

Sep 23, 2014

Watch Wednesday, September 24th at 10:30pm! Take a hilarious year-long ride with Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life. The film peels away the mask of an iconic comedian, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of life as a groundbreaking female performer fighting to keep her career thriving. Filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie […]

Secrets of
Her Majesty’s
Secret Service

Secrets of <br />Her Majesty’s <br />Secret Service

Sep 15, 2014

Watch Sunday, September 21st at 7pm! Her Majesty’s Secret Service, or MI6 as it is known, is the world’s most legendary spy agency, thanks to the James Bond stories. Set up in 1909 as the Secret Service Bureau, the existence of MI6 was not formally acknowledged until 1994 — which goes a long way toward […]

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 […]

The Roosevelts:
An Intimate History

The Roosevelts:<br />An Intimate History

Sep 14, 2014

Watch Sunday through Saturday, September 14th – 20th, 8-10pm and 10pm-12am! Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.