HIGHLIGHTS


Masterpiece "Poldark: Season 4, Episode 2"

Monday, October 15 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Hugh's worsening health threatens his chance to stand in the election, and the prospect of him remaining in Cornwall adds pressure to the Poldarks' fragile marriage. At the Sawle Feast, Tom Harry challenges Sam to a wrestling match. When Emma offers herself as the prize, Sam accepts.

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Death of a Pilgrim "Episodes 1 & 2"

Monday, October 15 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

The assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986 marked a watershed moment in the history of Swedish democracy. The case remains unsolved and to date has produced more paperwork (and yielded more conspiracy theories) than the Kennedy assassination. In this 4-part drama, Inspector Johansson is hand-picked to lead a new investigation. Parts 1 & 2 of 4.

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Street Level "Leadville: Be in Your Element!"

Tuesday, October 16 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

This week STREET LEVEL tours some of Leadville's 100 miles of groomed trails; visits Cycles of Life bike shop and takes some "fat bikes" out for a spin; and explores a one-of-a-kind expedition on Tennessee Pass, including a rustic dining experience at the famed Cookhouse, topped off by the ultimate in glamping – a night in a cozy mountain yurt.

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Globe Trekker "Road Trip: Patagonia"

Tuesday, October 16 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Zay continues his journey along Ruta 40 by climbing Volcan Lanin, the highest peak in the area. He makes the long trek to Cueva de las Manos, reaches El Chalten for the spectacular view of Mount Fitz Roy, and ends his journey at the Cabo Virgenes lighthouse.

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Kingdoms of the Sky; The "Andes"

Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

This program showcases the astonishing natural life found in the world's longest mountain range, where pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests and descendants of the Inca build bridges of grass.

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Quietest Place on Earth

Wednesday, October 17 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

On Maui, the Haleakala volcano rises 10,000 feet – nearly two miles – into the sky, and the massive crater located at its summit carries the unique distinction of "The Quietest Place on Earth." For some, the exquisite stillness of this stark volcanic landscape can mimic a religious experience, while for others, it simply inspires a deeper awareness of humans' place in nature.

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Sweden: Lessons for America?

Wednesday, October 17 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

It’s been suggested that Americans would be better off if the United States was more like Sweden. Do Swedes know something we don’t? In this program, Swedish native and scholar Johan Norberg explores his homeland’s economic and social landscape. The lessons to be learned from Sweden may not be the ones you expect.

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Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.

Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

In this program, award-winning psychiatrist, neuroscientist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen shows how to supercharge your memory and remember what matters most to you. Dr. Amen talks about strengthening your memory by treating 11 major risk factors that destroy your brain.

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Tommy Emmanuel - A Music Gone Public Special

Thursday, October 18 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

According to Eric Clapton, Les Paul, Steve Vai and thousands of public television fans, Tommy Emmanuel is the world's best acoustic guitarist. This composite special presents clips of Tommy's unforgettable showmanship, flawless guitar skills, and voluminous repertoire as he performs across the country.

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