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Friday, August 1, 2014 at 9:00pm
Great Performances: Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl
In commemoration of the Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial in 2013, Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform a thrilling concert of Verdi’s towering Requiem Mass at the Hollywood Bowl. more info | more stories like this

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 8:00pm
Last Tango in Halifax: Season 2: Episode 6
A surprise visitor makes Alan's day. Caroline promises to keep Gillian’s formidable secret, as long as she steers clear of Robbie. Kate’s gesture at Alan and Celia’s wedding stuns both Caroline and the crowd. | more stories like this

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 9:00pm
Masterpiece: Mystery!: Poirot: Dead Man's Folly
A wealthy financier and his wife stage a grand party at their new summer home. Poirot (David Suchet) is a reluctant guest, urged to attend by his old friend Ariadne Oliver (Zoë Wanamaker), who suspects the “murder hunt” game she is preparing may turn out to be a real murder. more info | more stories like this

Music!

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:30pm
Austin City Limits: Jim James/The Black Angels
ACL showcases the best alternative rock with Jim James and the Black Angels. My Morning Jacket leader James plays tunes from his debut solo album, while the Angels highlight cuts from their latest LP Indigo Meadow. more info | | more stories like this

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 10:30pm
Vicious: Episode 6
Freddie and Stuart expect a long-awaited guest at their anniversary party. When Ash accidentally mentions the party to Stuart’s mother, Stuart decides, finally, to tell her that he and Freddie are a couple. The whole clan comes around again to celebrate a typically awkward and eventful evening. Freddie is excited about the arrival of a celebrity actor guest he invited, but Stuart doubts she’ll show up. | more stories like this

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:00pm
Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop
Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney host this nostalgic trip back to the 1950s. The program’s mix of live performance and archival footage takes viewers back to the era’s pop music days with classic moments from Patti Page, Perry Como, Debbie Reynolds, the McGuire Sisters and more. support this program | | more stories like this

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:00pm
Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii
Elvis Presley was at the pinnacle of his superstardom when he made television history in 1973 with this live concert special, televised globally via satellite. Now, 40 years later, don’t miss one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career as Elvis sings “Suspicious Minds,” “Hound Dog,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “My Way,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and many more. support this program | | more stories like this

Sex In The Wild

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10:00pm
Sex In The Wild: Dolphins
Joy and Mark investigate the reproductive secrets of marine mammals to learn how animals that breathe air manage to mate, give birth and raise their young underwater. Joy travels to New Zealand to uncover the mating strategy of dusky dolphins. | more stories like this

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:30pm
Rick Steves Delicious Europe
When it comes to good eating, Europe is a food lover's wonderland: elegant cuisine, rustic delights, seasonal treats, beloved bakeries, a passion for wine, and slow food rather than fast food. However you slice it, Europeans take pride in their food: eating well is living well. In this tasty, half-hour pledge event, we dine with Rick Steves as he enjoys Europe's very best. more info | more stories like this

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 8:00pm
My Wild Affair: The Seal Who Came Home
“The Seal Who Came Home” is the true story of Andre, a two-day-old wild harbor seal who, in 1961, was rescued from certain death by Harry Goodridge, an arborist from Rockport, Maine. | more stories like this

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 9:00pm
NOVA: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures
After the asteroid impact 65 million years ago — believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs — Australia was set adrift on a lonely voyage in southern seas. With host Richard Smith at the wheel, NOVA travels this walkabout continent to uncover how it became the strange island it is today. more info | more stories like this

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:30pm
Austin City Limits: Emeli Sandé/Michael Kiwanuka
The best in British pop comes to ACL with Emeli Sandé and Michael Kiwanuka. Scotswoman Sandé performs hits from her LP Our Version of Events, while Kiwanuka plays tunes from his debut LP Home Again. more info | more stories like this

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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

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