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Colorado Decides 2014

Colorado Decides 2014

Tonight at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
This week CPT12 presents two more back-to-back debates. At 7pm, the candidates running for Secretary of State of Colorado – democrat Joe Neguse and republican Wayne Williams – square off. Next at 7:30pm, the candidates running for Colorado State Treasurer – republican Walker Stapleton and democrat Betsy Markey – debate.
In Focus with Eden Lane

In Focus with Eden Lane "Grounded / The Unsinkable Molly Brown"

Tonight at 9:30pm on Channel 12.1
Host Eden Lane visits Bounder Ensemble Theatre Company for the regional premiere of GROUNDED by George Brant. She sits down with director Josh Hartwell and the star of this compelling one-woman show, Laura Norman. Next, Eden visits the DCTC for a first look at the re-imagined musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve

Saturday, September 20 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
This holiday special centers on a young runaway who hides in a rundown theater. There she encounters an old caretaker who guides her on her on a magical, musical journey as he brings the theater to life through performances by Jewel, Michael Crawford and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Return to Downton Abbey

Return to Downton Abbey

Saturday, September 20 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
This new special savors fond memories from the past four seasons of "Downton Abbey" and offers a tantalizing taste of the upcoming fifth season. Academy Award-nominee Susan Sarandon hosts the program, which includes a mix of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, and high points of the “Downton Abbey” storyline.
Dive! Living Off America's Waste

Dive! Living Off America's Waste

Sunday, September 21 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
Equal parts entertainment, guerrilla journalism and call to action, the multi-award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles’ supermarkets to highlight our country's careless habit of sending edible food straight to landfills.
Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs

Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs

Sunday, September 21 at 9:30pm on Channel 12.1
SEEDS OF DEATH documents the dangers of genetically-modified foods which are flooding our food supply as a result of just a handful of large companies. The feature-length documentary is produced by author and activist Gary Null PhD, and features leading scientists, physicians, professors, attorneys and activists.
Masterpiece Mystery!

Masterpiece Mystery! "Breathless, Part 3"

Monday, September 22 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
In this week's conclusion, the intertwined fates of doctors, nurses, spouses and a police inspector converge as Otto and Elizabeth’s strange marriage becomes plain; Jean forms an unlikely bond with Margaret; Mulligan breaks down; and a climactic series of events is kicked off by a swimsuit contest.
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange "Stories from Lakka Beach"

Tuesday, September 23 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
After the civil war in Sierra Leone, many visitors now stay away from the picturesque beach village of Lakka. In this film, five villagers share their stories of life on the ocean, of living off the land, and of war, love and religion as they try to convince tourists to visit a nation still healing from a devastating war.
Cool Spaces! The Best New Architecture

Cool Spaces! The Best New Architecture "Art Spaces"

Tuesday, September 23 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
This week's show focuses on art spaces. Featured buildings include the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA; the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Art & Culture in Charlotte, NC; and the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO (pictured).
Cool Spaces! The Best New Architecture

Cool Spaces! The Best New Architecture "Healing Spaces"

Tuesday, September 23 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
COOL SPACES! features some of the 21st century's most provocative and innovative public space architecture in North America. Focusing on healing spaces, this episode features the Health Sciences Education Building in Phoenix, AZ; the Yale Health Center in New Haven, CT; and the Lou Rovo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, NV (pictured).
Both Sides of the Story

Both Sides of the Story "Proposition 105: GMO Labeling Ballot Proposal"

Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
In this new CPT12 debate series, members of the East High School Debate Team face off over key ballot issues. But there is a twist – the students will switch sides mid-way through the program. Will they change your mind? Tune in to watch these young debaters knock your socks off!
FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE "The Retirement Gamble"

Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
Ten trillion dollars in Americans’ retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. FRONTLINE raises troubling questions about how America’s financial institutions protect our savings.
Your Turn to Care

Your Turn to Care "Episode Three"

Wednesday, September 24 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
This episode looks at the world of assisted living facilities as it profiles three families who discover they can't do it all and need to reach out for help from institutions and elder care professionals. Pictured: Sonia Alvarado with her mother Natalia, who has Alzheimer’s and must finally be placed in assisted living.
Your Turn to Care

Your Turn to Care "Conclusion"

Wednesday, September 24 at 9:30pm on Channel 12.1
This episode explores the final chapter of caregiving and how palliative care can change the way both the patient and his or her caregivers take this final journey. Pictured: Terminally ill Cora Kreachbaum and her caregiving husband Terry, who decide that having a special life celebration with loved ones now is better than a funeral later.
Globe Trekker

Globe Trekker "Barcelona City Guide"

Thursday, September 25 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
When you think of Barcelona, you think of the architect Gaudí, and Megan McCormick visits some of his most famous creations. She also takes in the works of artists Picasso and Miró, enjoys the colorful atmosphere of Las Ramblas, shops at the Barrí Gotic, and takes day trips to Cadaques (home of Salvador Dalí) and Sitges.
NOVA

NOVA "Finding Life Beyond Earth: Are We Alone?"

Thursday, September 25 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
Scientists are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone? Combining the latest telescope images with dazzling CGI, the two-part miniseries “Finding Life Beyond Earth” features top astrobiologists explaining how alien worlds are changing how we think about the potential for life in our solar system. Part 1 of 2.
From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

Thursday, September 25 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
This award-winning film reveals the compelling story of the unlikely extinction of the passenger pigeon. For centuries, the sleek long-distance flyer was the most abundant bird in North America and perhaps the world. Then, in a matter of decades, it was hunted to extinction, and on September 1, 1914, Martha, the last passenger pigeon in captivity, died.

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