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Sept. 22 - Sept. 28

Monday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m.
A Closer Look -- Mitochondrial Disease -- Caroline, Abbey, Jennifer and Marty Lyman
A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease

Families and Akron Children's Hospital staff members help educate about mitochondrial disease.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m.
Stephen King is featured in Finding Your Roots, In Search of Our Fathers
Finding Your Roots, In Search of Our Fathers

Henry Louis Gates explores the paternal ancestry of Stephen King, Courtney Vance and Gloria Reuben.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 9 p.m.
American Masters, The Boomer List
American Masters, The Boomer List

Iconic baby boomers provide insight into the generation.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m.
Penguins -- Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentation
Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentation, The Journey

Emperor penguins, Rockhoppers and Humboldt penguins venture to their breeding grounds. (Part 1 of 3)
Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 9 p.m.
Nova, Rise of the Hackers
Nova, Rise of the Hackers

The fast-paced world of cryptography and the scientists battling to keep data safe are explored.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 10 p.m.
Secrets of the Dead, Resurrecting Richard III
Secrets of the Dead, Resurrecting Richard III

Scientists test the hunchbacked bones of King Richard III, found in 2011 with an arrow in the spine.
Friday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m.
America After Ferguson
America After Ferguson

This PBS town hall meeting will explore the complex cultural questions that have been raised by the events in Ferguson, Missouri.
Friday, Sept. 26, at 9 p.m.
Live From Lincoln Center, Sweeney Todd -- The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert
Live From Lincoln Center, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert

Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece comes back to life in this bold new production.
Saturday, Sept. 27, at 11 p.m.

POV, Koch

New York City Mayor Ed Koch brought bravado and egocentricity to the office.
Sunday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m.
Masterpiece Classic, The Paradise, Season 2
Masterpiece Classic, The Paradise, Season 2

Time has not stood still since the wedding. Moray, Denise and Katherine reunite under a new regime.
Sunday, Sept. 28, at 9 p.m.
Masterpiece Mystery!, Miss Marple Season 7 -- Endless Night
Masterpiece Mystery!, Miss Marple Season 7: Endless Night

Miss Marple investigates deaths believed to have been caused by a gypsy curse.
Sunday, Sept. 28, at 10:30 p.m.
Pedro E. Guerrero, Portrait of an Image Maker
Pedro E. Guerrero, Portrait of an Image Maker

The photographer for Frank Lloyd Wright, Louise Nevelson and Alexander Calder is highlighted.
Don't miss these great overnight programs
A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease
Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 2 a.m.

Finding Your Roots, In Search of Our Fathers
Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 2 a.m.

American Masters, The Boomer List
Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 3 a.m.

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentation (Part 1 of 3)
Thursday, Sept. 25, at 2 a.m.

Secrets of the Dead, Resurrecting Richard III
Thursday, Sept. 25, at 4 a.m.

Live From Lincoln Center, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert
Saturday, Sept. 27, at 2 a.m.

Nova, Rise of the Hackers
Saturday, Sept. 27, at 5 a.m.

Education of Harvey Gantt
Sunday, Sept. 28, at 12:30 a.m.

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Story of Tea
Sunday, Sept. 28, at 1 a.m.

Austin City Limits, Coldplay
Sunday, Sept. 28, at 5 a.m.

American Mosque
Monday, Sept. 29, at midnight

Masterpiece Classic, The Paradise, Season 2
Monday, Sept. 29, at 2 a.m.

Masterpiece Mystery!, Miss Marple, Season 7: Endless Night
Monday, Sept. 29, at 3 a.m.

 

 

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