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Upcoming TV Highlights

Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9:00pm
Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room
Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein headlines this all-star evening with performances by Tony winner and Emmy-nominated artist Christine Ebersole; “American Idol” sensation Jessica Sanchez; dynamic tap duo, the Manzari Brothers; Oscar-nominated June Squibb; and many more surprises.

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00pm
Austin City Limits: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group’s set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest, Push the Sky Away. more info

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:00pm
Masterpiece: The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Six
Moray and Tom raise the stakes in their battle for The Paradise. Denise pursues her own plan. Lovett suffers a crisis. more info

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Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00pm
Therapy Dogs: Pets With a Purpose
A look into the value of therapy dogs for people of all ages. more info |

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 9:00pm
Masterpiece: Mystery!: Death Comes to Pemberley: Part Two
A suspect goes on trial for his life, while Elizabeth pursues the truth behind a mysterious death. The future of Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, also hangs in the balance. more info

Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:00pm
Independent Lens: Powerless
In Kanpur, India, a city with 15-hour power outages, a nimble young electrician provides Robin Hood-style services to the poor. Meanwhile, the first female chief of the electricity utility company is on a mission to dismantle the illegal connections, for good. By Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa. more info

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:00pm
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Our People, Our Traditions
Examine the Jewish heritage of Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:00pm
Makers: Women in Politics
View profiles of women in public office who were “firsts” in their fields. From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American women in politics. more info

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:00pm
Nature: A Sloth Named Velcro
Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up, as development often displaces these gentle creatures. Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro and a network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them. more info

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:00pm
NOVA: Bigger Than T. rex
Follow the paleontologists who are reconstructing a terrifying carnivore dubbed Spinosaurus. more info

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 10:00pm
How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson: Cold
Host Steven Johnson examines the effects of man’s mastery of cold on food, Hollywood, and more.

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 9:00pm
A Salute To The Troops: In Performance At The White House
Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 10:00pm
Art In The Twenty-First Century: Legacy
Why do we break with some traditions and perpetuate others? Tania Bruguera, Abraham Cruzvillegas and Wolfgang Laib use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11:00pm
Austin City Limits: Los Lobos/Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Explore contemporary California rock with Los Lobos and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. Veteran rockers Los Lobos perform a 40th anniversary career overview. Lively folk rockers Thao & The Get Down Stay Down play songs from their LP We the Common. more info