HIGHLIGHTS


Nova "Why Sharks Attack"

Friday, September 20 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in ten months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed the ultimate shark fright film, Jaws.

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Austin City Limits "Willie Nelson"

Saturday, September 21 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

ACL welcomes back Willie Nelson – the American music icon who anchored the pilot episode of Austin City Limits – for his eighteenth appearance on the program. The Texan superstar performs a set of hits and songs from his latest album, My Way.

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Front and Center "Robby Krieger and Friends"

Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Robby Krieger takes the stage with special guests Lukas Nelson, Orianthi, Dennis Quaid, Haley Reinhart, Lauren Ruth Ward, David Brock, and his son Waylon. Best known as the legendary guitarist of The Doors, Krieger performs a number of the band’s hits including "L.A. Woman," and "Light My Fire."

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Nova "The Planets: Saturn"

Sunday, September 22 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

This program follows NASA’s Cassini as it explores Saturn for 13 years, looping through its icy rings and flying by its moons. The probe captures stunning ring-moon interactions, but when it finds the ingredients for life on the moon Enceladus, a bittersweet decision is made.

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Gandhi's Awakening & Gandhi's Gift "Gandhi's Awakening"

Sunday, September 22 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

This program documents Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in his young, transformative years in South Africa as he faces prejudice and hatred as an Indian immigrant, undergoes a spiritual epiphany of purpose, and creates a revolutionary nonviolent method to fight injustice and oppression.

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Gandhi's Awakening & Gandhi's Gift "Gandhi's Gift"

Sunday, September 22 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

This program looks at Gandhi at the end of his life, on the brink of attaining his lifelong goal of freedom from the British but with his heart breaking by the partition of India and terrible communal violence. Having led masses in nonviolent marches, Gandhi now walks alone for unity and peace.

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Race Underground: American Experience

Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

This program shows how America's first subway, in Boston, overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen and the great fears of its citizenry to create a rapid transit system soon replicated throughout the country.

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800 Words "Season 1, Episode 2"

Monday, September 23 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

George rapidly becomes the most unpopular new Aussie in town after calling Weld a "dead end town" in his column. Shay and Arlo also feel the fallout from their father's faux pas at their new school.

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Unforgotten Season 3 On Masterpiece "Episode Four"

Monday, September 23 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Cassie and Sunny suspect that the men all colluded in lying about their version of events for that evening, but why? The press begin to circle as they find out that James has been questioned in connection to the Hayley Reid case.

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Professor T "Double Life"

Monday, September 23 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

The police investigate the disappearance of a first-year law student. Meanwhile, Professor T is visited by a call girl and makes a special arrangement. Daan begins to suspect Annelies has a boyfriend, but she soon puts him straight. Meanwhile, Inspector Rabet's drinking problem is getting worse. In Flemish with English subtitles.

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Street Level: Start Ups "Mentorship & Integration"

Tuesday, September 24 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

In this episode, veteran producer Tamara Banks showcases examples of how the startup community helps elevate and support one another through integration and mentorship. Companies highlighted include Sphero, Sistahpreneurs and Bitsbox. Hosted by Katie O’Block.

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Confucius Was A Foodie "Noodles: Long for Life, Food of Legends"

Tuesday, September 24 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Christine’s adventure into the world of noodles takes her to a Confucian Birthday celebration to see how longevity noodles play a part. She is touched by the ceremony that is steeped in centuries of culture and custom, and culminates in Christine receiving traditional birthday, or longevity noodles.

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Jamestown "Season 2, Episode 3"

Wednesday, September 25 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

A challenge from the Pamunkey leads to heartache for the Sharrows and tests Yeardley’s ability to defuse the conflict. Maria’s behavior comes under scrutiny by Temperance, while Christopher joins in the town’s political games to impress Jocelyn.

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Shifting Sands: On the Path to Sustainability

Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

This documentary takes a look at the decades-long effort to create the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore amid the presence of heavy industry along Lake Michigan. It also highlights the collaborative effort to clean up and restore the region.

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Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum

Thursday, September 26 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

Recorded in 1990, this live concert special features Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson – "the Mt. Rushmore of country music." The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind."

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