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October 2016

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NOVA

Great Human Odyssey

Numbering no more than a few thousand, tiny groups of intrepid humans began to move out of Africa—eventually reaching every corner of the earth. How did these early humans overcome the world’s most difficult terrain and ultimately dominate the planet? How did our forebears acquire the skills, technology and talent to thrive in every environment on earth? And how did they cross the furnace of the Sahara or survive frigid ice ages or manage to sail to the remotest Pacific islands?

Take a spectacular global journey through the past, following our ancestors’ footsteps out of Africa along a trail of fresh scientific clues to help unravel the mystery of how we got where we are. Explore more

Sunday, October 16 at 7:00pm. (Encore: Thursday, October 20 at 11:00pm.)

 
 
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Poldark

on Masterpiece

Against the breathtaking backdrop of 18th century Cornwall, Aidan Turner (Poldark), Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza) and Heida Reed (Elizabeth) return as the complicated love triangle in a new season of the popular romantic saga, based on the novels by Winston Graham. Learn more

Mondays in October at 8:00pm.

 

Ball of Confusion

The 1968 Election

Has there ever been a year like 1968? Assassinations, racial unrest, nationwide riots, and an endless war in Vietnam put the nation on edge and produced a historic three-way presidential election where all of the candidates were deeply flawed. Watch the preview

Thursday, October 20 at 9:00pm.

 
 
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Hidden Legacy

Using historical footage and interviews from artists who were interned, this film tells the story of how traditional Japanese cultural arts were maintained at a time when the War Relocation Authority emphasized the importance of assimilation and Americanization. Learn more

Sunday, October 30 at 10:00pm.

 

Churchill's Secret

on Masterpiece

Michael Gambon (Harry Potter, The Casual Vacancy) plays the greatest statesman of the twentieth century in his most difficult hour: a debilitating stroke which he seeks to hide from the world. Based on a true incident in the life of Winston Churchill and directed by three-time Emmy nominee Charles Sturridge (Shackleton, Brideshead Revisited.) Learn more

Monday, October 17 at 7:00pm.

 
 
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The Durrells of Corfu

on Masterpiece

Keeley Hawes (Upstairs Downstairs) stars as an intrepid widow who decamps from dreary England to a sun-dappled Greek island with her four recalcitrant children, ages 11 to 21. Based on Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals and its two sequels.
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Begins Monday, October 24 at 7:00pm.

 
 

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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.