HIGHLIGHTS


Finding Your Roots "Salems Lot"

Sunday, January 29 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes actors Claire Danes and Jeff Daniels on a journey into their roots, uncovering primal scenes from our nation’s past. Weaving together stories of soldiers, settlers, immigrants and entrepreneurs, Gates travels from World War I battlefields to Civil War prison camps to America’s most infamous witch hunt—offering his guests insight into what made them who they are today.

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Beyond The Elements On Nova "Reactions"

Sunday, January 29 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Just about every solid, liquid, or gas in the world as we know it begins with reactions between individual atoms and molecules. Host David Pogue dives into the transformative world of chemical reactions, from the complex formula that produces cement to the single reaction that’s allowed farmers to feed a global population by the billions.

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Beyond The Elements On Nova "Indestructible"

Sunday, January 29 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Glass so strong you can jump on it, rubber so tough it protects a clay pot dropped from 50 feet, endless varieties of plastic. Scientists and engineers have created virtually indestructible versions of common materials by manipulating the chains of interlocking atoms that give them strength – but have they made them too tough? Host David Pogue explores the fantastic chemistry behind the everyday.

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Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science "The Stars & The Osprey"

Sunday, January 29 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

“The Stars & The Osprey” begins with Lightman's late-night experience alone on the ocean when he felt connected to the stars and ends with a memorable eye-to-eye encounter with a wild creature. Alan attempts to reconcile these transcendent experiences with the material world of atoms and molecules. Can science explain such experiences in terms of the brain? Are we humans nothing but matter?

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Rick Steves' Europe "Scotland's Highlands"

Monday, January 30 at 7:30 pm on 12.1

The Highlands stoke kilted dreams of Scotland, where legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie swirl around lonely castles. Rick visits the “Weeping Glen” of Glencoe, bustling Inverness, and the battlefield at Culloden. Then he makes a pilgrimage to the spiritual capital of a major clan, and goes prehistoric at Stone Age burial grounds and Iron Age island forts. Venturing along the Caledonian Canal and watching for Nessie at Loch Ness, Rick watches a sheepdog demonstration and enjoys traditional folk music.

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Making Black America: Through The Grapevine "Episode 1"

Monday, January 30 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

As Black people fought for full citizenship, hour one explores how free African Americans exercised their self - determination by building communities, establishing schools, and creating associations that would become the foundational pillars of Black America. Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the organizations, networks and artistic impression created by and for Black people.

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Muhammad Ali "Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)"

Monday, January 30 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Boxer Cassius Clay rises up the amateur ranks to win gold at the 1960 Olympics. He turns professional, sharpening his boxing skills and honing his genius for self-promotion. In 1964, he upsets Sonny Liston to become heavyweight champion.

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Curious Traveler "Curious Sussex"

Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30 pm on 12.1

Remember when you were young and had that childlike wonder about everything you saw? Well, Christine van Blokland, the Emmy-winning host and writer of CURIOUS TRAVELER, never quite outgrew that inquisitive phase. As an arts and travel reporter for the past 20 years, she now shares that insatiable curiosity for the exciting, inspiring and beautiful world around us in this unique travel series.

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Decode: Colorado "With My Own Eyes: Colorado and the Holocaust"

Tuesday, January 31 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Produced by PBS12, DECODE COLORADO takes an intimate look at national and global issues, as experienced by those within our local communities. This episode pairs with Ken Burns' acclaimed film, THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, to bring viewers closer to the lived experience of the Holocaust as seen through the eyes of Colorado’s Holocaust survivors and their children, who bravely share their stories of survival, healing and hope.

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The U.S. and the Holocaust "The Homeless, The Tempest-Tossed (1942 - )"

Tuesday, January 31 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

A group of dedicated government officials fights red tape to support rescue operations. As the Allies liberate German camps, the public sees for the first time the sheer scale of the Holocaust and begins to reckon with its reverberations.

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Miss Scarlet and the Duke On Masterpiece "Hotel St. Marc"

Wednesday, February 1 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Eliza is on the trail of a notorious conman and tracks him down to a hotel in a remote part of France. She believes she has finally caught Scotland Yard’s most wanted man, but she’s not the only hotel guest who wants to claim the reward.

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All Creatures Great and Small On Masterpiece "Surviving Siegfried"

Wednesday, February 1 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Siegfried’s First World War experiences resurface as he struggles to save a racehorse. Helen faces a decision over James’s TB testing plan.

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Annika On Masterpiece "Episode 3"

Wednesday, February 1 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

Annika sees one of playwright Ibsen’s plots play out in a homicide. Meanwhile, she takes more than a parental interest in Morgan’s therapist, Jake.

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Samantha Brown's Places to Love "Lafayette and Cajun Country, La"

Thursday, February 2 at 7:30 pm on 12.1

Samantha is instantly engulfed in Cajun and Zydeco music at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. The journey continues with a visit to Tabasco to learn the 5-year process of bottling the hot sauce, followed by a kayak tour through the local swamps.

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Deepak Chopra: Becoming Metahuman

Thursday, February 2 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Become happier, more joyful and energetic with a simple three-step process that unlocks the secrets of moving beyond our limitations to access a field of infinite possibilities. Includes interviews with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Martha Beck and more.

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EAT YOUR MEDICINE: The Pegan Diet with Mark Hyman, MD

Thursday, February 2 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

Dr. Hyman shares how unhealthy, ultra-processed foods have created an epidemic of preventable, chronic diseases. To combat this, he introduces his Pegan Diet – a combination of Paleo and vegan diets that features a nutrient-dense, uber-healing way of eating.

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