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February 2017

We hope you will enjoy these outstanding shows and all of our programming for February.
Download a copy of our February program guide (PDF).


Featured Program

Black America Since MLK

And Still I Rise

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Joined by leading scholars, celebrities, and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Gates travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.
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Sundays in February at 5:00pm. (Begins 2/19)

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Dr. Blake Mysteries

Accompanied by haunting memories of his service time in World War II, Dr Lucian Blake returns home to Australia after 30 years to take over his deceased father's medical practice. As he deals with his own personal loss and changed by his war experiences, the wry, personable doctor performs his other role as police surgeon with gusto.

Wednesdays in February at 8:00pm.


Stranded by the State

Illinois has not passed a real budget in over a year, the first state to do so since the Great Depression. The ongoing fight over the budget between Governor Rauner and the General
Assembly has been covered widely, but what do the effects of this lingering crisis look like in people’s day-to-day lives?

Thursday, February 9 and 16 at 6:30pm.


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American Experience

Oklahoma City

Follow the rise of the extremist militia movement, from Ruby Ridge to Waco that led to the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history—the 1995 bombing by Timothy McVeigh that killed 168 people in Oklahoma City.
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Sundays in February at 5:00pm. (Begins 2/19)



Ultimate Cruise Ship

Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. NOVA follows a pioneering team of ship builders as they embark on what is advertised to be a milestone in maritime engineering.
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Sunday, February 19 at 7:00pm.

Featured Program


on Masterpiece

In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world. Victoria stars Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) as Queen Victoria in a highly anticipated series that follows the drama of the candid, spirited monarch who was perhaps the first woman to seem to have it all.

Following Victoria from the time she becomes Queen through her passionate courtship and marriage to Prince Albert, the lavish premiere season of Victoria dramatizes the romance and reign of the girl behind the famous monarch. 
Explore Victoria on Masterpiece

Mondays in February at 8:00pm. (except 2/27 airing at 9:00pm.)


Don't miss these great shows

Featured Program The Whitney Reynolds Show The Cities

Weeknights at 6:30pm.


Sundays at 4:30pm.
Thursdays at 7:30pm.


Sundays at 4:00pm.
Thursdays at 7:00pm.