A look at the history of the women’s suffrage movement.
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EXTINCTION - THE FACTS
Airs Tuesday, April 27th at 8PM and Thursday, April 29th at 4PM With a million species at risk of extinction, Sir David Attenborough explores how this crisis of biodiversity has consequences for us all, threatening food and water security, undermining our ability to control our climate and even putting us at greater risk of pandemic…
NOVA - PICTURE OF A SCIENTIST
Airs Sunday, April 25th at 6PM and Tuesday, April 27th at 7PM Women make up less than a quarter of STEM professionals in the United States, and numbers are even lower for women of color. But there is a growing group of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists, exposing longstanding discrimination,…
MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE ON MASTERPIECE
Airs Wednesdays at 8PM and Saturdays at 11PM beginning April 21st Go on the case with private eye Eliza Scarlet, Victorian England’s first-ever female sleuth, as she solves crimes – and sometimes flirts – with her partner and childhood friend, Detective Inspector William “The Duke” Wellington.
ERIC CLAPTON'S CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL 2019
Airs Tuesday, April 20th at 8PM and Friday, April 23rd at 7PM Join Eric Clapton, one of the world’s great guitarists, and an all-star team of six-string heroes for the legendary festival filmed in Dallas. Performers include Jeff Beck, Sheryl Crow, Peter Frampton, Los Lobos, John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt and more.
JOHNNY CASH: A NIGHT TO REMEMBER
Airs Tuesday, April 13th at 8PM and Friday, April 16th at 7PM Discover a never-before-seen concert from 1973, recently found in Sony’s vault. Songs include "Big River," "A Boy Named Sue," "If I were a Carpenter” and "Folsom Prison Blues." June Carter Cash also performs.
THE WEST IS BURNING
Airs Tuesday, April 6th at 8PM and Thursday, April 8th at 4PM The West Is Burning focuses on the state of forests in the western U.S., and examines the history of forest management and litigation that has contributed to the current conditions and the catastrophic fires plaguing the region. The film also explores the critical…
Three part series airs Thursdays at 7PM and Fridays at 4PM beginning April 15th Hemingway, a three-part, six-hour documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, examines the visionary work and the turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest and most influential writers America has ever produced. Interweaving his eventful biography -- a…
New season airs Fridays at 8PM beginning March 26th Taped 333-feet below ground within the majestic Volcano Room deep inside Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns, this "musical adventure" series features both well-established and top emerging artists within the broad spectrum of Bluegrass, JamGrass, Roots and Americana genres. Season 10 performances include Billy Strings, Old Crow Medicine Show,…
DOWNTON ABBEY RETURNS!
Airs Wednesday, March 24th at 8PM and Saturday, March 27th at 11PM Join host Jim Carter (Mr. Carson) for a celebration of the beloved hit series and a sneak peek at the upcoming movie. Features new interviews with the cast and creators and never-before-seen video clips.
I AM IRELAND
Airs Monday, March 15th at 9PM A wonderful new "pandemic version" of a musical program featuring songs and stories with the traditional Irish Tenor, Paddy Homan & Orchestra. Originally developed for the stage, this concert film was taped at Chicago's renowned Old St. Pat's Church and in the private residences of musicians, featuring the 40…
MASTERPIECE ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL
Series finale airs Wednesday, March 17th at 8PM and Saturday, March 20th at 11PM Follow veterinarian James Herriot at the start of his storied career in rural Yorkshire in the 1930s.
NOVA THE TRUTH ABOUT FAT
Airs Sunday, March 7th at 6PM and Tuesday, March 9th at 6:30PM Scientists are coming to understand fat as a system akin to an organ -- one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger and even pregnancy.
THINGS GREEN WITH NICK FEDEROFF
New season airs Saturdays at 9AM beginning March 6th Whether you have one small houseplant or acres of land you're gardening! Join Nick Federoff this season as he takes us on journey's through California's heartland of organic farming, backyard urban gardens plus sharing tips and tricks of Things Green.
RICK STEVES ISLAND HOPPING EUROPE
Airs Thursday, March 4th at 9PM and Sunday, March 7th at 7:30PM In Rick Steves Island Hopping Europe, join Rick on a tour of four of Europe's most intriguing and surprising islands: Malta, Capri, Orkney, and Skye. This nontraditional island-hopping adventure skips the hot sun and tiki drinks, but comes with remote beaches, Crusader castles,…
THE BLACK CHURCH
Two part series airs Tuesdays at 8PM beginning March 9th Retrace the 400-year-old-story of the Black church in America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., exploring its role as the site of African American organizing, resilience, autonomy, freedom and solidarity.
Airs Mondays at 4PM beginning February 1st Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns tells the story of jazz — the quintessential American art form. The 10-part series follows the growth and development of jazz music from its beginnings to the present.
NOVA - SECRETS IN OUR DNA
Airs Sunday, January 24th at 6PM and Tuesday, January 26th at 7PM Nova explores the power of this information and the unintended consequences that can arise from sharing our data with these rapidly growing online databases. DNA results that offer estimates of health risks can be misleading, and the discovery of intimate family secrets can…
MASTERPIECE: 50 FABULOUS YEARS!
Airs Wednesday, January 20th at 8PM and Saturday, January 23rd at 11PM Join Alan Cumming to celebrate the iconic series that introduced generations of viewers to the delights of British drama. From Upstairs Downstairs to I, Claudius to The Jewel in the Crown and Downton Abbey, Masterpiece has stood the test of time.
Last Tango in Halifax Interview
“Last Tango in Halifax” is probably the only family drama that revolves around two seniors: Celia (Anne Reid) and Alan (Derek Jacobi) who reconnect after liking one another 60 years ago and they get a second chance at love. Season 1 is based on the two elderly characters rediscovering one another at a new chapter…
EVERYBODY WITH ANGELA WILLIAMSON
Airs Wednesdays at 10:30PM beginning September 2, 2020 Imagine a show where everybody’s voice matters. Everybody with Angela Williamson is a new show on KLCS PBS that emphasizes diversity within education, the arts and our community. Our host/author, Dr. Angela Williamson, is the creator of My Life with Rosie, a film about the life of Rosa Parks. Listen to…
Airs Wednesdays at 10PM beginning September 2, 2020 Sustaining US is a weekly half-hour program airing on KLCS PBS that highlights topics related to everything from green buildings and cities, climate change, water, energy, marine life, wildfires and natural disasters; to healthcare, education, technology, the economy, employment diversity, homelessness, and transportation. Our primary focus is people because…
Airs Friday, August 7th at 6:30PM Filled with music and song and set against the backdrop of a broad-range look at choral music, first from a historical context and then a modern perspective, the film covers the trends, impact, changes and popularity of the music form. Featuring the personal stories of some of the leading…
New season airs Wednesdays at 7PM beginning August 5th Daan returns to the office, but things are not easy, and Annelies' guilt puts their relationship under strain. Their first new case involves a number of fatalities linked to eating poisoned sweets, and the trail leads to the manufacturer.
ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE
Airs Tuesday, August 18th at 8PM A look at the history of the women's suffrage movement.
Full Exclusive interview with Jenny Agutter
Set in the East End of London, “Call the Midwife” chronicles life in the post-war district of Poplar, depicting subjects like the effects of thalidomide with compassion, as well as how people deal with poverty, race and immigration amidst all the change happening around them. Midwives, who ride bicycles, live with nuns at Nonnatus House…