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NOVA

NOVA "Lethal Seas"

Tonight at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
Oceans absorb about a quarter of the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, and with carbon emissions sharply rising, so too has the ocean’s acidity. As a result, the skeletons and shells of marine creatures that are the foundation of the web of life are dissolving away. In this program, experts try to crack the code of a rapidly changing ocean before it's too late.
POV

POV "When I Walk"

Tonight at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of 25, Jason DaSliva picked up the camera, turned it on his declining body and set out on a worldwide journey in search of healing, self-discovery and love. The result is WHEN I WALK, an emotional documentary filled with unexpected moments of humor and joy, driven by a young man’s determination to survive.
American Experience

American Experience "Ripley: Believe It or Not"

Tonight at 9:30pm on Channel 12.1
LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming himself from a skinny, buck-toothed boy into an entertainer who mesmerized the nation with his razzle-dazzle blend of homespun Americana, colorful exotica and freakish oddities. Americans not only loved his bizarre fare, but also were fascinated by the man himself.
The Jewel in the Crown

The Jewel in the Crown "Questions of Loyalty"

Monday, May 25 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
In this installment, Daphne Manners dies during childbirth and the baby is now in the care of her aunt, Lady Manners. The whole Manners case is the talk of the British community and while holidaying on a houseboat in Kashmir, Sarah Layton (pictured) decides to call and pay her respects to Lady Manners who is staying nearby. Part 3 of 14.
Chef Driven

Chef Driven "Pizza Proud in Denver"

Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
Craving pizza, chef Frank Bonanno visits two Denver chefs making names for themselves: chef Mark Dym at Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza and chef Kelly Whitaker at Cart-Driver. Frank and the chefs discuss technique, sourcing and Denver's pizza scene as a whole. With pizza on his mind, Frank throws his own pizza party and demonstrates how to make great pizza at home.
Street Level

Street Level "Larimer Street"

Tuesday, May 26 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
Larimer is not only the oldest street in Denver, it is the birthplace of the city itself. Once home to the finest hotels and wealthiest institutions in the West, Larimer evolved into a skid row, infamous for its pool halls, flophouses and bawdy taverns. This episode explores today's Larimer – a beacon of urban renaissance.
Food Forward

Food Forward "School Lunch Revival"

Tuesday, May 26 at 8:30pm on Channel 12.1
All school kids have access to lunch, but affordability doesn’t necessarily mean it’s good for them. A renegade lunch lady in Detroit is not only serving kids healthy food, she also has them growing it. Houston schools are joining in with “seed to plate” classroom cooking. And in North Carolina, a new generation of service members is connecting farmers and schools.
Globe Trekker

Globe Trekker "Antarctica"

Tuesday, May 26 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
Zay Harding's epic adventure begins with sea kayaking and penguin watching in Paradise Harbor, a sail to historic Port Lockrov where he observes the work of Ukrainian biologists, unsuccessful attempts to climb the treacherous Mount Scott, and a meeting with U.S. scientists to learn about the effects of global warming and the plight of the Adélie penguin.
Tommy Emmanuel - Live & Solo in Pensacola

Tommy Emmanuel - Live & Solo in Pensacola

Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
In this 2013 concert special, Australian guitar wizard Tommy Emmanuel delivers an electrifying acoustic romp through some old and new favorites to a packed house in Pensacola, Florida. Literally a one-man band, Tommy's “fingerstyle” picking technique enables him to play the bass, melody and drum parts all at once.
Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks

Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks

Wednesday, May 27 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
On August 31, 2014, blues rock guitar hero Joe Bonamassa paid tribute to Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Playing to a sold-out crowd of 9,000 fans, Bonamassa's fiery delivery of bluesy guitar-wailing and horn-filled tunes honoring the two blues greats marked the biggest show of Bonamassa's career to date.
Ed Slott’s Retirement Roadmap!

Ed Slott’s Retirement Roadmap!

Wednesday, May 27 at 9:30pm on Channel 12.1
Filled with wisdom, humor and insight, this special features Ed Slott helping viewers navigate the potholes, detours and road blocks to a prosperous, fun and worry-free retirement. Ed shows how to take your retirement savings on a permanent vacation from taxes and avoid a tax hungry Uncle Sam at every turn!
NOVA

NOVA "Invisible Universe Revealed"

Thursday, May 28 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. Once considered a massive failure, five astronauts brought it to the cutting edge of science. “Invisible Universe Revealed” tells the remarkable story of the telescope that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.
FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE "Secrets, Politics and Torture"

Thursday, May 28 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk tells the dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Based on recently declassified documents and interviews with key political leaders and CIA insiders, the film investigates what the CIA did – and whether it worked.        

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