HIGHLIGHTS


NOVA "The Impossible Flight"

Friday, July 19 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

This program follows two intrepid pilots as they take on the greatest aviation adventure of our time, overcoming countless challenges as they construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world. Pictured: Pilots Borschberg and Piccard with Solar Impulse 2.

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Austin City Limits "Khalid/Mac DeMarco"

Saturday, July 20 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

This week, ACL presents an hour of contemporary R&B and indie rock with Khalid and Mac DeMarco. El Pasoan Khalid performs songs from his Grammy-nominated debut American Teen. Canadian DeMarco plays tunes from his acclaimed LP This Old Dog.

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Front and Center "Hozier"

Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Hozier takes the stage at New York City’s Gramercy Theater, performing songs from his latest album, Wasteland Baby!, as well an impassioned version of "Take Me to Church," fan favorite "Cherry Wine" and "Jackie and Wilson."

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NOVA "Back to the Moon"

Sunday, July 21 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, new scientific discoveries are fueling excitement for a return to the lunar surface – this time, perhaps, to stay. NOVA joins the scientists and engineers working to make life on the moon a reality.

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The Crowd & The Cloud "Even Big Data Starts Small"

Sunday, July 21 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

This documentary series takes viewers on a global tour of the projects and people on the front lines of citizen science and crowdsourcing. By observing their environment, mapping neighborhoods (pictured), and collecting information about the world around them, citizens are helping scientists advance knowledge while speeding up new discoveries and innovations.

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Joy Of Data

Sunday, July 21 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

This witty high-tech documentary reveals what data is and how it is captured, stored, shared and analyzed. Mathematician Dr. Hannah Fry tells the story of the engineers of the data age – people most of us have never heard of – despite creating a technological and philosophical revolution.

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American Experience "Greely Expedition"

Sunday, July 21 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

An epic story of adventure, abandonment and human tragedy, "The Greely Expedition" tells of an 1881 scientific mission to the Arctic that ended with death and rumors of cannibalism.

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Jamestown "Episode 3"

Monday, July 22 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

This week, Pamunkey warriors descend upon the colony, and the settlers meet with powerful tribal leader Opechancanough. Also, when Massinger tries to cause trouble for Silas, Alice unearths a damning secret from the plantation owner's past.

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Masterpiece "Grantchester Season 4, Episode 1"

Monday, July 22 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Sidney is swept up in the civil rights movement when Reverend Todd and his daughter arrive and a murder sees racial tensions spike. Sidney struggles to remember a victim's final words. Geordie investigates a slum connected to a deadly web of vice.

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Modus "Episode 5"

Monday, July 22 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

More violence is unleashed, as the police begin to grapple with what they now believe is a homophobic motive. They start to trace the case back to an American organization of religious Christian fanatics. In Swedish with English subtitles.

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Antiques Roadshow "Vintage Houston 2019"

Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

Everything is bigger in Texas – including updated values of treasures from 2005 such as a 1953 Mickey Mantle All Star watch, an 1840 Texas Artillery short sword, and an Edith Parsons "Turtle Baby" fountain.

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Rick Steves' Cruising the Mediterranean

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

In this special, travel expert Rick Steves sails from Barcelona to Athens, with stops in the French Riviera, Rome and more. Rick's goal: to explore the ins and outs and pros and cons of cruising. His tips include enjoying time on the ship-to-shore excursions on land.

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Sound of Tibet and Peace

Wednesday, July 24 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

This film looks into the extraordinary life of Nawang Khechog, the most famous flute player from Tibet. After being exiled to India, Nawang studied meditation and Buddhist philosophy. He spent eleven years as a monk, including four years as a hermit meditating in the Himalayan foothills under the guidance of the Dalai Lama.

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The Not-Dying Girl

Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

This film tells the emotional story of Lauren McCullough, a star high school athlete who was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma and spent her time spreading awareness about the cancer and completing inspiring bucket-list items.

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Arctic Daughter: A Lifetime of Wilderness

Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 pm on 12.1

Born to explorer parents, Jeanie Aspen began life in the arctic wilds. At twenty-two, she and a friend set off down the Yukon River for a year alone. Immersed in splendor and solitude, she speaks of survival and courage – measuring dreams against unforgiving realities.

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