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Jan., 17 – Jan. 23, 2016


Arts, Drama, Culture



Downton Abbey, Season 6, Part 2 of 9

Sun., Jan. 17, 7:00 pm



The highest-rated drama in PBS history, this Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning
hit drama’s sixth and final season features intimately interlaced stories
centered on an English country estate.


Part 2 of 9
Wedding plans hit a snag. Pigs lead to trouble for Edith and Marigold. Thomas
gets a hint. Anna has a secret appointment. Violet and Isobel lock horns over
health care.



Downton Abbey, Season 6, Part 3 of 9

Sun., Jan. 17, 8:00 pm



The highest-rated drama in PBS history, this Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning
hit drama’s sixth and final season features intimately interlaced stories
centered on an English country estate.


Part 3 of 9
A wedding dress drama takes a disastrous turn. The breakfast battle is settled.
A handsome volunteer helps Edith meet a deadline. The hospital debate gets nasty.



The New Nurse

Sun., Jan. 17, 9:00 pm

Thurs., Jan. 21, 10:00 pm



Based on real events, MERCY STREET takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into
the lives of a distinctive cast of characters – doctors, nurses, contraband
laborers and Southern loyalists – set in the chaotic world of Union-occupied
Alexandria, Virginia, and the Mansion House Hospital in the early years of the
Civil War.


The New Nurse
New England nurse Mary Phinney begins her duties in Mansion House, a hotel turned
Union hospital in an occupied Southern town. Mansion House owner James Sr.
struggles to preserve the family fortune as daughter Emma secretly searches
for her beau.




Sun., Jan. 17, 10:00 pm

Tues., Jan. 19, 11:00 pm



Every picture tells a story, but in this series, valuable paintings are treated
as crime scenes! Beyond the genteel galleries and upmarket auction houses of the
art world lies a dimension rarely seen – a darker side of incalculable wealth,
social ambition and sometimes subterfuge. In the third season of this audience
pleasing mini-series, a recognized art sleuth, a doctor of history and
cutting-edge scientists again join forces to discover the truth behind
controversial works of art.


The experts take on a doubly challenging investigation as they try and prove
that not one, but two paintings are missing works by John Constable, one of
Britain’s best loved but most widely faked artists. Gillie Dance used to keep
her painting Yarmouth Jetty under the bed in her London home, never quite believing
it was by John Constable – but the team starts to get excited when a previous
owner turns out to have a close connection to the Constable family. Another
painting, A Sea Beach Brighton, used to hang in Boston’s prestigious Museum
of Fine Arts, until they sold it off at a fraction of its possible value in
the early ‘90s. Attorney Tom Toppin and his wife Bernie snapped it up and
they’ve been struggling to prove its authenticity ever since. Philip has a
hunch that the proof they seek lies in other Constable paintings in U.S.
galleries. Will the experts agree?



Genoa Keawe & Family

Mon., Jan. 18, 7:30 pm



The late Aunty Genoa Keawe, beloved for her aloha spirit and her legendary
falsetto singing, was joined in this performance by her sons and grandchildren
to kani ka pila in the old-time, good-fun family way. Aunty Genoa plays with
sons Eric K. Keawe on guitar and vocals, Arthur Keawe on ukulele and vocals,
and Gary Keawe Aiko on upright bass and vocals. Granddaughter Pomaika’i Keawe
performs on ukulele and vocals. Two other granddaughters, Kawahineu’iokalani
and Sanoe Keawe, provide hula artistry.



Spokane, WA, Part 3 of 3

Mon., Jan. 18, 8:00 pm



Journey to Spokane, WA to learn about treasures like a 1938 Snow White
movie banner, a Chinese cosmetic case and an 1860 John J. Audubon
chromolithograph. Which is the night’s big find?



El Paso, TX, Part 1 of 3

Mon., Jan. 18, 9:00 pm



Highlights from the Roadshow floor include Andy Warhol’s 1966 artist’s proof
of a print of Jacqueline Kennedy; and a 1937 first edition copy of The
, with original dust jacket and author J.R.R. Tolkien’s signature,
valued at $80,000 to $ 120,000.



Little White Lie

Mon., Jan. 18, 10:00 pm



Lacey Schwartz grew up with two loving Jewish parents. When she discovers that
the man she’s always assumed was her father is not her biological parent, she
unlocks a powerful family secret about her real father’s identity. The film is
a moving look at the legacy of family secrets and the healing power of truth.


Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox

Jimmy Borges

Tues., Jan. 19, 7:30 pm



In this interview from 2011, Leslie Wilcox talks story with Hawaii’s legendary
jazz vocalist Jimmy Borges. Jimmy takes us along on his journey from Kalihi to
the Bay Area, from student athlete to world-class jazz singer.


This program will be rebroadcast on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 11:00 pm and
Sunday, Jan. 24 at 4:00 pm.



In Search of Freedom

Tues., Jan. 19, 8:00 pm



Join Harvard scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., as he delves into the genealogy
of 27 guests. Each story illuminates the vast patchwork of ethnicity, race and
experience that makes up the fabric of America.

In Search of Freedom

Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans
struggled for freedom, and how each of these cultural trailblazers gains a new
understanding of how they fit into this proud trajectory.



What’s Your Beef?

Wed., Jan. 20, 7:30 pm



A Chef’s Life is a cooking and documentary series that takes viewers inside the
life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, opens a fine
dining restaurant in her small hometown in Eastern North Carolina. Each episode
follows Vivian out of the kitchen and into cornfields, strawberry patches and
hog farms as she hunts down the ingredients that inspire her menus. Using a
chef’s modern sensibilities, Vivian explores Southern cuisine, past and present
– one ingredient at a time. A celebration of true farm-to-table food, the
series combines the action and drama of a high-pressure business with the joys
and stresses of family life.


What’s Your Beef?
Find out how Vivian’s whole-cow program, after some initial hiccups, finds its
groove. Mrs. Scarlett makes a classic cubed steak, inciting an epic tantrum
from Flo. Vivian heads to New York to meet her new editor as work on her
cookbook continues.


Jimmy Borges: Faced It All

Thurs., Jan. 21, 8:00 pm



Entertainer Jimmy Borges, who is battling stage four lung cancer, performs on
this new PBS Hawaii special.


“Faced It All” is a phrase from the classic song “My Way” that Borges is often
asked to sing. The performance, taped in December 2015, also featured Bruce
Hamada (upright bass), Mike Lewis (horn), Dan Del Negro (piano) and Noel
Okimoto (drums).


Borges introduced his performance by telling his audience of 50 handpicked
friends and family that he is dying. “My cancer is back, and this time, it
doesn’t look like it’s planning to go away,” Borges said. But he made it clear
– this was a time of celebration, not mourning. Between songs, Borges shared
funny anecdotes and heartfelt insights.


“I’m living the life I have chosen to live,” Borges said. “Tonight is not about
‘poor Jimmy.’ Tonight is about sharing my music with all of you. Tonight we are
telling someone out there that we care enough to invest in their future.”


Borges was referring to future recipients of a University of Hawaii vocal music
scholarship that his friends have established in his name. Borges said he hopes
it encourages Hawaii teens to pursue their dreams, just as he has done during
his 60-year music career. “There’s no such thing as a stop sign,” Borges said.
“Just speed bumps.”



Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe

Thurs., Jan. 21, 9:00 pm



In 2011, the students of Nanakuli High and Intermediate School Performing Arts
Center (NPAC) were given a prestigious, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to
travel halfway across the globe to perform at the Festival Fringe in Edinburgh,
Scotland. The students feared they would not be able to raise enough money to
attend The Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival. Yet Nanakuli, a community
often characterized with a poor public and self-image, rallied behind its
students. The resulting journey proved to be an emotional, life-changing one for
everyone involved. This is the story of that journey.



Gloria Steinem: My Life on the Road

Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:00 pm



Gloria Steinem – writer, activist, organizer and leader – shares a story she
has never told before and gives a candid account of her life.



Miami, Part 2: Biscayne Bay

Sat., Jan. 23, 7:00 pm



This series combines flavorful ingredients, top chefs and beautiful locations
for the ultimate dining experience. In the third season of the Emmy-nominated
series, Australian Chef Pete Evans goes coast-to-coast, and across the sea,
traveling to Nashville, Louisville, Miami, San Antonio, Hawaii and other US
locations to meet the best chefs in each area and cook a delicious meal that
incorporates local and seasonal ingredients.


Miami, Part 2: Biscayne Bay
Host Pete Evans joins Chef, restaurateur, and James Beard award-winner Michael
Schwartz and his friend Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli in Miami at Biscayne Bay. Their
first stop is Sublicious Farms, a gourmet mushroom farm to pick up oyster
mushrooms for Giorgio’s mushroom terrine with pickled onions and charred bread.
Next they visit Michael’s favorite seafood shop, the Casablanca Fish Market to
source some fresh catch for Michael’s crab fritters and mixed seafood
fideua. They finish off the evening with Michael’s dessert peaches on
the grill with local honey, crema, coconut and yogurt.



San Francisco’s Changing Neighborhoods

Sat., Jan. 23, 7:30 pm



San Francisco is a city of neighborhoods and within its seven-by- seven mile
boundary it seems every patch of ground has a name. In this episode Joseph
searches some of the city’s neighborhoods for what distinguishes them from the
rest and makes them must-visit attractions.



Il Trovatore

Sat., Jan. 23, 8:00 pm



Verdi’s classic opera stars Anna Netrebko in her Met role debut as Leonora.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Count di Luna, with Yonghoon Lee as Manrico, the
title character, Stefan Kocan as Ferrando and Dolora Zajick as the
gypsy Azucena.



Ryan Adams/Shakey Graves

Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00 pm



Enjoy intimate performances from singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Shakey
Graves. Adams performs a special acoustic set of hits. Graves showcases his
latest album And the War Came.


Public Affairs



Sun., Jan. 17, 6:00 pm



Hosted by Alexander Heffner, this weekly public affairs program is a
thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas, exploring issues of national
and public concern with the most compelling minds of our times.



Supplements and Safety

Tues., Jan. 19, 10:00 pm

Fri., Jan. 22, 11:00 pm



Follow an investigation of the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements,
a multibillion-dollar industry with only limited FDA oversight. Examine the
marketing and regulating of supplements, and cases of contamination and
health problems.



Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:30 pm



Students from Maui High School in Kahului tell the story of Bristyl Dempsey,
a thirteen-year-old girl who suffers from Tourette Syndrome – a neurological
disorder characterized by repetitive, involuntary movements and vocalizations
called tics. Bristyl’s symptoms surfaced when she was in intermediate school.
Her tics made her the target of teasing and ridicule by fellow students, and
one teacher mistook Bristyl’s involuntary tics as intentional misbehaving in
class. Given the pressures this caused, Bristyl’s mother thought it would be
better for her daughter to be home-schooled. During her year of home-schooling,
Bristyl’s symptoms improved with therapies such as meditation, and her self-
esteem increased. She entered Maui High School this year as a freshman and
looks forward to a mainstream school experience with her friends
and extra-curricular activities such as cheerleading.


Students from Mid-Pacific Institute on Oahu profile ukulele phenom Jody
Kamisato, who chose the high-risk/high-reward route of opening his own music school over the option of being an employee of someone else’s school.


Students from Wheeler Middle School in Central Oahu offer tips on how to
prepare an emergency kit in the event of a hurricane.


Students from Kalani High School in East Honolulu introduce us to The Canvas,
a student-designed, student-run work/play space in Kalihi.


Continuing with the theme of students creating their own venues of expression,
we take a look at a past HIKI NŌ story from Maui Waena Intermediate School about
a high school student who created a youth version of TEDex.


Students from Kapolei High School in Central Oahu tell the story of a youth
volunteer at the no-kill animal shelter OSPCA (Oahu Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals).


This episode of HIKI NŌ is hosted by Ewa Makai Middle School.


This program encores Saturday, Jan. 23 at 12:30 pm and Sunday, Jan. 24 at 3:00 pm.
You can also view HIKI NŌ episodes on our website, www.pbshawaii.org/hikino.



Fri., Jan. 22, 7:30 pm



For 40 years, WASHINGTON WEEK has delivered one of the most interesting
conversations of the week. Hosted by Gwen Ifill, it is the longest-running
public affairs program on PBS and features a group of journalists participating
in roundtable discussion of major news events.



Fri., Jan. 22, 8:00 pm



This weekly series features the iconic TV anchor’s focus on the events and
conversations shaping this week and the week ahead. Drawing on conversations
from his nightly PBS program and new insightful perspectives from around the
world, it captures the defining moments in politics, science, business,
culture, media and sports.



Fri., Jan. 22, 8:30 pm



THE MCLAUGHLIN GROUP is an unscripted forum featuring some of the greatest
political analysts in the nation.


Science and Nature



Natural Born Hustlers: The Hunger Hustle

Wed., Jan. 20, 8:00 pm



Animals the world over have adapted their bodies or behavior in extreme ways
to create a tantalizing trap. It’s all the result of millions of years of
artful adaptation – all in the name of luring in the next meal.



Mystery Beneath the Ice

Wed., Jan. 20, 9:00 pm



Dive down under Antarctica’s landscape with a team of scientists as they
search for the mystery killer that’s decimating the population of delicate
shrimp-like creatures at the foundation of the Antarctic food chain.



Wonders of Water

Wed., Jan. 20, 10:00 pm



Explore the most extraordinary places on the planet in this three-part series.
Visit six continents to learn how these natural wonders evolved and hear
rarely told stories about the challenges their inhabitants face.


Wonders of Water
See wonders created by the grand and unpredictable power of water, including
Africa’s Victoria Falls, where men risk death to reach fishing pools; the
Camargue in France, where it is man vs. bull; and ocean reefs, where a guardian
seeks a manta ray to help save the species.


Particle Fever

Fri., Jan. 22, 9:00 pm



Follow six brilliant scientists for the launch of the Large Hadron Collider,
built to recreate the conditions of the Big Bang and search for the Higgs
boson, marking the start of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the
history of the planet.





Bonnie & Clyde

Tues., Jan. 19, 9:00 pm



Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in US history.
Though their exploits were romanticized, the Barrow gang was believed
responsible for at least 13 murders, including two policemen, as well as
robberies and kidnappings.





Details of Craftsmanship

Sat., Jan. 23, 2:00 pm



Host Don Peschke, founding editor of Woodsmith Magazine, leads a cast of
editors as they explore a wide range of tips, tools, jigs and fixtures,
techniques and projects. The cast members are both experienced woodworkers
and editors of Woodsmith Magazine, and eagerly share their expertise in the
techniques segments, along with helpful opinions in the roundtable discussions.


Details of Craftsmanship
See how the Woodsmith editors dress up a panel by adding breadboard ends
and decorative plugs.



Sat., Jan. 23, 2:30 pm



Watch Tom and Kevin turn some old oak into a coffee table. On Cape Cod, see
Roger transform a patch of grass into a driveway lawn. Richard explains how
to avoid frozen pipes.



Sat., Jan. 23, 3:00 pm



Kevin helps Tommy convert a storm door into a window for the mudroom porch.
Interior designer Amanda and homeowners Katherine and Murat select interior
paint colors. Tommy shingles the porch piers. Mark Ferrante lays tile in
the master bath.



Green Tea

Sat., Jan. 23, 4:00 pm



Learn how to incorporate antioxidant-rich green tea into remarkably tasty
desserts, including a green tea crepe cake.



A Hearty Start to the Day

Sat., Jan. 23, 4:30 pm



Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays
to learn how to make the best eggs piperade. Next, test cook Dan Souza
uncovers the secrets to making chocolate hazelnut spread at home. Then, tasting
expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of maple syrup. Finally, test
cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the perfect 100% whole wheat



Taste Bud Temptations

Sat., Jan. 23, 5:00 pm



Jacques Pépin presents his final series, featuring demonstrations of his
impeccable technique along with candid exchanges between Jacques and his
family and friends.


Taste Bud Temptations
Classic French cuisine didn’t include raw fish when Jacques was growing up,
but now both he and his wife Gloria indulge their appreciation for the natural
delicacy with his recipe of tuna tartare with bagel chips and radishes. Jacques’
granddaughter Shorey stops by to help make a strawberry confiture and a
velvety caramelized pear custard.



California: Animal

Sat., Jan. 23, 5:30 pm



SIMPLY MING returns for another season of mouth-watering recipes, celebrity
appearances and culinary road trips. Each episode kicks off with a technique
demonstration, followed by two dishes – one prepared by a nationally renowned
guest chef and one by host Ming Tsai. This season focuses on comfort food –
from childhood classics to melting-pot dishes from around the world.


California: Animal
This week Chef Ming checks out the LA hotspot Animal. Ming meets with the two
visionaries behind the project, Chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.