- CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’: THE SONGS OF THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS
Wednesday, August 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Celebrate 50 years of the harmonious pop-folk-rock group that defined an era. The special features interviews and performances by Mama Cass, Michelle, Denny and John, with rare footage not seen in decades.Read more
- ON STORY: Norman Lear - A Retrospective
Wednesday, August 24 at 9:30 p.m.
Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues.Read more
- URANIUM: TWISTING THE DRAGON’S TAIL
Wednesday, August 24 at 10:00 p.m.
Host and physicist Dr. Derek Muller unlocks the mysteries of uranium, one of the Earth’s most controversial elements. Dr. Muller embarks on an epic journey across the globe to explain the fascinating details of uranium’s birth and longevity.Read more
- GREAT PERFORMANCES: Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration
Thursday, August 25 at 10:00 p.m.
Celebrate Joan Baez’ birthday with guests David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern, Richard Thompson and Paul Simon.Read more
- YAKOV SMIRNOFF: HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER, THE NEUROSCIENCE OF ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS
Friday, August 26 at 9:00 p.m.
Laugh and learn with the entertainer as he inspires viewers to bring back the honeymoon stage and keep it going. Using infectious charm and research-based advice, Yakov provides tools for sparking romantic relationships using love and laughter.
- VISIONS OF ITALY, SOUTHERN STYLE
Friday, August 26 at 10:30 p.m.
Soar above the spectacular landscape of southern Italy, with stunning aerial footage accompanied by a poetic narrative and glorious music. Includes selections from Rossini, Puccini and Vivaldi, and popular songs from Dean Martin and Michael Amante.Read more
- BAFTA CELEBRATES DOWNTON ABBEY
Saturday, August 27 at 10:00 p.m.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts celebrates "Downton Abbey" in this special star-studded program offering insight into the making of the award-winning series. Look back with the cast at their favorite moments and go behind-the-scenes with the crew on set.