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Katty Kay is one of the BBC's most experienced and respected correspondents. She has reported on major events from around the globe, including wars, natural disasters, presidential elections and financial crisis. The programme includes special packages from the BBC's expert correspondents and goes beyond the headlines to provide context and analysis on the international events that shape the increasingly complex world. BBC News America airs weeknights at 6:00pm.
Program Airs Sundays at 8:00pm (Repeats Mondays at 7:00pm)
November 4 - Victoria Falls
November 11 - Animal Odd Couples
November 18 - An Original Duckumentary
December 17 - Echo: An Elephant to Remember
David Attenborough looks at why mammals are the most successful creatures on the planet. Here he visits Australia and South America to study the lives of marsupials and then moves on to mammals such as humans, who develop their young in wombs rather than pouches.
Richard Bang's Adventures With A Purpose
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Airs Sundays and Thursdays at 7:00pm and
October 25 - Salt Lake City, UT
October 28 - San Jose, CA
November 1 - Salt Lake City,UT
November 8 - Junk in the Trunk 2
November 9 - Simply the Best
November 15 - Cats and Dogs
November 16 - Naughty or Nice
December 20, 21 - Cats and Dogs
December 27 - Greatest Gifts
British Antiques Roadshow
October 22 - Spanish Islands
October 29 - Buenos Aires City Guide
November 5 - Paraguay and Uraguay
November 12 - Eastern Canada
November 19 - East Texas
December 17 - Mini Marathon starting at 8:00pm
Volcanoes: Ring of Fire
Food Hour: Scandinavia
Food Hour: Israel and the Palestinina Territory
The Making of Globe Trekker
December 23 - 8:00pm amd Midnight
Holy Land: Jerusalem and the West Bank
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
301 - The Disappearance Of Lady Frances Carfax Lady Frances Carfax is caught between an old family quarrel with her brother and a sinister horseman who seems to haunt her life. Holmes senses danger but before he can reach her she disappears.
302 - The Problem of Thor Bridge Maria Gibson, a dejected wife, arranges to meet her children's governess Grace Dunbar at Thor Bridge but is gunned down in cold blood. Oct. 24
303 - The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place
304 - The Boscombe Valley Mystery A man is found dying beside a lake by his son. The trail leads to blackmail and Australian gold mines, and then Holmes makes a breakthrough. Nov. 7
305 - The Adventure of The Illustrious Client Intrigue and deception are the order of the day - but is it all too much for the great detective? Nov. 14
306 - The Adventure of The Creeping Man Professor Presbury refuses to believe his daughter's story about a nightmarish intruder who appears at her window. Dec. 19
307 - The Three Gables Isadora rejects her diplomat lover, Douglas Maberley, in favour of the young Duke of Lomond. With his life shattered, Douglas completes the manuscript of his life story and then dies in mysterious circumstances. Dec. 26
308 - The Dying Detective Sherlock Holmes gets a visit from Adelaide Savage who is worried about her husband Victor's increasing habit of smoking opium to heighten his powers for writing poetry.
309 - The Golden Pince-Nez Holmes investigates when Willoughby Smith, secretary to Professor Coram is found dead clutching a pince-nez.
310 - The Red Circle Signor Zamba is murdered by a member of 'The Red Circle'.
311 - The Mazarin Stone Sherlock Holmes is in the Highlands and Mycroft is called in to recover the Mazarin stone.
312 - The Cardboard Box Mary Cushing enlists Sherlock Holmes in investigating the disappearance of her sister, Susan.
It's 1936, a tumultuous time in Britain, and within the walls of 165 Eaton Place, characters from an orphanage, a damp Welsh castle, the heart of the British Raj and elsewhere together will face a changing world, not just upstairs and downstairs, but side by side. Written by Heidi Thomas (Cranford, Madame Bovary), Upstairs Downstairs stars co-creators of the original series Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins (Cranford, Bertie and Elizabeth). Also starring are Ed Stoppard (Any Human Heart), Keeley Hawes (Wives and Daughters), and Claire Foy (Little Dorrit).
Airs Wednesdays at 9:00pm. October 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14
MASTERPIECE Classic - Downton Abbey Season I
Airs Wednesdays at 10:00 until October 24th
The Downton Abbey estate stands a splendid example of confidence and mettle, its family enduring for generations and its staff a well-oiled machine of propriety. But change is afoot at Downton — change far surpassing the new electric lights and telephone.
MASTERPIECE Classic - Downton Abbey Season II
Downton Abbey's Granthams and their family of servants have already weathered scoundrels, scandals, and a momentous succession crisis. But by November, 1916, the Great War has rendered everything — and everyone — changed. Even Downton Abbey itself, like its residents, has risen to the call of duty and transformed.
Masterpiece Classic - Downton Abbey Revisited
Wednesday, November 28th at 8:00pm
In this riveting special, DOWNTON ABBEY REVISITED, savor great moments from the series' first two seasons, along with cast interviews, rare behind-the-scenes footage and a sneak peek at what's in store for the Crawleys as they enter the Roaring Twenties. What will become of Bates? What new mischief will villainous footman Thomas and scheming lady's maid O'Brien instigate? Will wedding bells finally ring? And how will the formidable Dowager Countess (Dame Maggie Smith) handle the arrival of Lady Grantham's American mother (Shirley MacLaine)
Masterpiece Classics return
December 19th Oliver Twist 8:00pm
December 26th Great Expectations 8:00pm
Back-to back epsiodes.
October 23 8 pm Political Forum (House Districts 137 & 187)
October 23 8:30 pm Political Forum (House Districts 135 & 138)
Ocotber 30 8 pm Political Forum (House Districts 131 & 134)
November 6, 9:00pm - 11:00pm
PBS39 and Lafayette College are partnering to bring you a live election-night broadcast: 50 States of Grey! Our student reporters will answer your questions and find the facts. Do swing states have too much power? How has social media changed politics? How important is money in the 2012 elections? Our broadcast will feature the good, the bad – and the grey – of the 2012 elections. Tune in to PBS39 at 9pm on November 6 for two hours of coverage and analysis.
Program airs with back-to-back episodes Thursdays at 8:00pm.
Episode #404 - Driving Mr McLynn Martin is called to Louisa's new home after she has a dizzy spell while shifting furniture. Martin urges her to slow down, but is shocked to learn that Louisa has applied to be her school's head teacher again. Aunt Joan is involved in a car crash with the McLynns, an elegant elderly couple. When P.C. Penhale rushes to the scene and tries to impose his authority, he is ignored by both drivers.
Episode #405 - The Departed Martin is in London to meet with Robert Dashwood, who is leading the selection process for the prestigious London surgeon's job that he has applied for. Pleased that Martin has finally conquered his debilitating blood phobia, Robert is confident that Martin will be hired. On the train back to Cornwall, Martin is annoyed to be seated next to one of his patients, a sheep farmer named Jim Selkirk. Jim falls asleep and slumps onto Martin's shoulder — dead from heart failure!
Episode #406 - Midwife Crisis Martin meets Portwenn's new midwife, Molly, who will be looking after Louisa. Martin is dismissive of her profession, and the two of them do not hit it off. Martin finds that cognitive behavioral exercises are a great help with his blood phobia and he is able to take blood from P.C. Penhale without reacting. Martin visits Aunt Joan at her farm, and breaks the news that he is intending to become a surgeon in London again. She is supportive, but urges him to tell Louisa.
Episode #407 - Do Not Disturb To solve her farm's money problems, Aunt Joan starts a small bed-and-breakfast business. Her first guest, unexpectedly, is another local farmer, Ted, who has also got into financial difficulties. Martin deals with the victim of an accident without hesitation, proving to both himself and Edith that his blood phobia is completely cured, and he is now fully able to be a surgeon in London again.
Episode #408 - The Wrong Goodbye Martin and Pauline are surprised by the number of patients coming to see him on the last day before his Surgery closes and he moves to London. Taxi driver Tommy delivers a patient to the Surgery, but complains of migraine headaches himself.
Episode #501 - Preserve the Romance Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes) is struggling to come to terms with fatherhood. The baby boy born to him and his estranged partner, Louisa Glasson (Caroline Catz), is about to change their lives dramatically.
Episode #502 - Dry Your Tears With the departure of Dr. Dibbs, Dr. Ellingham moves back into his old surgery, agreeing to stay for a couple of months until a replacement can be appointed.
Episode #503 - Born With a Shotgun Sleepless nights are taking their toll on Martin and Louisa. Tempers are frayed as they try to find ways to comfort their constantly wailing baby.
Episode #504 - Mother Knows Best It's Portwenn Fun Day and the village is buzzing with excitement about this major fund raising event.
Episode #505 - Remember Me P.C. Joe Penhale (John Marquez) has an unexpected visitor — his ex-wife Maggie (Julie Graham).
Episode #506- Don't Let Go P.C. Joe Penhale is desperate to keep Maggie and show her he's changed, but Maggie plans to return to Bude.
Episode #507 - Cats and Sharks Bert Large's restaurant business is in financial trouble. He can't even afford the food and drink for a charity event to raise money for Florence Dingle's (Anne Reid) cat sanctuary.