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All Creatures Great and Small Season 2 Finale, Sunday, February 20, 8:00pm
On Episode 7 and the Season Finale of the much-anticipated second season of All Creatures Great and Small, James and Helen question their future together as Christmas approaches, while things look grave for one of Darrowby’s most beloved animals.
Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Friday, February 26, 8:30pm
Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans throughout the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it.
Il Volo: Tribute to Ennio Morricone, Friday, February 25, 9:30pm
Join Gianluca Ginoble, Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto in the beautiful city of Verona as they pay tribute to the legendary Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning Italian film composer. Filmed in 2021 at the Arena Di Verona, the program showcases arrangements from Morricone and fan favorites from Il Volo’s most popular albums, accompanied by incredible theatrical and musical performers.
Rick Steves’ European Festivals, Saturday, February 26, 7:00pm
In this special, it’s party time in Europe. In addition to all its epic history and high culture, Europe also knows how to celebrate — and it does so with amazing gusto. Joining Rick, we drop in on the Continent’s top 10 festivals, each one rich with tradition, great food, and fun with the locals.
Great Performances Broadway Beyond the Golden Age, Saturday, Febnruary 26, 8:30pm
Go backstage on Broadway from 1959 to the early 1980s through interviews with theater legends including Carol Burnett, Liza Minnelli, Dick Van Dyke and more touching on a variety of classic shows like “Bye, Bye Birdie,” “Pippin” and “A Chorus Line.”
Nā Lani ʻEhā from ʻIolani Palace, Sunday, February 27, 7:00pm
Contemporary artists bring music from Hawaiʻi’s monarchy era to life in performances from the historic palace. The program features Nina Kealiʻiwahamana, Marlene Sai, Robert Cazimero, Haunani Apoliona, Kuʻuipo Kumukahi and the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders, Aaron Mahi and the late Dennis Kamakahi.
Endeavour: The Evolution, Sunday, February 27, 8:00pm
This special is a retrospective of the first seven seasons of Endeavour on Masterpiece in advance of Season 8 coming later this year. Watch behind-the-scenes features and interviews with the cast and creators, including DC Endeavour Morse and DI Fred Thursday.
Nā Mele: Jerry Santos, Monday, February 28, 7:30pm
In this Nā Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song, Jerry has woven together a story of home through his music as it speaks to the idea of kuʻu home, a personal, endearing way to refer to our place in the world.
This Land is Your Land, Monday, February 28, 8:30pm
From its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village, take a musical journey of this genre of music.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Uncovering America, Tuesday, March 1, 8:00pm
Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates’ work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.
NATURE My Garden of a Thousand Bees, Wednesday, March 2, 8:00pm
A story of surprise and revelation when a wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden.
Sergio Mendes & Friends: A Celebration, Wednesday, March 2, 9:30pm
This new special salutes a singular artist who played a huge role in popularizing Brazilian music around the world, and at the same time created his own genre by fusing Brazilian music with American pop.
The Tenors: Best of Our Lives, Friday, March 4, 8:00pm
The Tenors television special “Best of Our Lives” was filmed at the world-renowned Myron’s at the Smith Center in Las Vegas.
Julia Child: Best Bites, Friday, March 4, 9:30pm
Celebrate the first lady of cooking with Martha Stewart, Jacques Pepin, Vivian Howard, Marcus Samuelsson, Jose Andres, Eric Ripert, Rick Bayless and more. Chefs and celebrities share personal insights as they screen Julia’s most-beloved episodes.
Rick Steves Why We Travel, Saturday, March 5, 7:00pm
In times of crisis and challenge, we ask ourselves: What is the true value of travel? Is it just hedonism…or something more powerful? After a lifetime of exploring Europe Rick Steves shares his reasons why. This special episode is a sonnet to travel — an introspective love story, set in Europe, that vividly celebrates the rewards of exploring our world and the joy that awaits those who travel.
Great Performances PABC: Andrea Bocelli: Live in Central Park, Saturday, March 5, 8:00pm
Enjoy this spectacular concert and experience the artistry of the world’s most popular tenor. Recorded on a rainy night in September 2011 in one of the world’s most iconic parks, stars Céline Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti and David Foster joined classical performers for a mix of opera and pop as a gift of music to the city of New York.
Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar, Sunday, March 6, 7:00pm
Travel to the deserts of Iraq for an archaeological dig, where the famous crime writer unravels a series of mysterious murders.
Agatha and the Midnight Murders, Sunday, March 6, 9:00pm
Discover the writer’s plan to sell a manuscript that kills off her famous detective, Hercule Poirot. Struggling with money and under investigation by tax authorities in America and the UK, Agathamust come up with an enormous sum.
Easy Yoga for Diabetes with Peggy Cappy, Monday, March 7, 8:00pm
Learn how yoga and the right diet can improve health and have a positive impact on life with diabetes. Interviews with doctors and first-person accounts from individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes explore how yoga and diet improved their lives.
Dolly Parton & Friends: 50 Years at the Opry, Monday, March 7, 9:00pm
A celebration of the country music legend’s 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, this special captures Dolly Parton delivering some of her biggest hits on one of the most iconic stages in the world. Featuring guest appearances by some of her superstar friends, including Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Margo Price and others.
The Carpenters: Close to You, Tuesday, March 8, 8:00pm
This music-filled documentary traces the Carpenters’ career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group’s friends in the music business. It features their top hits, including “(They Long to Be) Close to You,” “Rainy Days and Mondays” and “We’ve Only Just Begun.”
NOVA Mysteries of Sleep, Tuesday, March 8, 9:00pm
Like virtually every other animal, humans need sleep to survive. But why? Scientists peer into the brain to see what happens while we snooze and understand the powerful role that sleep – or lack of it – plays in memory, trauma and emotion regulation.
NATURE: The Whale Detective, Wednesday, March 9, 8:00pm
A filmmaker investigates his traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale that breached and almost landed on him while he was kayaking. What he discovers raises far bigger questions about humans’ relationship with whales and their future.
NOVA Dog Tales, Wednesday, March 9, 9:30pm
Dogs have long been dependable companions by our sides. But it wasn’t always that way. A look at their closest living relative, the wolf, makes it clear why. Researchers reveal how humans tamed fearsome canines over tens of thousands of years, and how modern dog intelligence and behaviors have made them indispensable companions.
8 Days: To the Moon and Back, Friday, March 11, 8:00pm
Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.
Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide, Saturday, March 12, 8:00pm
Join the acclaimed personal finance expert for essential advice on planning for and thriving in retirement. With empathy, straight talk and humor, Suze provides information about key steps for anyone trying to achieve their “ultimate retirement.”