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Air Date: Wed, May 13, 2020 9:00 PM
Scientists race to understand and defeat the coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.   The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has upended life as we know it in a matter of mere months. But at the same time, an unprecedented global effort to understand and contain the virus—and find a treatment for the disease it causes—is underway.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 8:00 PM
Learn why literature’s most notorious villains began behaving badly. Many weren’t born evil, but became that way when faced with some of the same choices we make every day. See what these villains can teach us about our own dark impulses.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 25, 2018 8:00 PM
Follow the trials and tribulations of some of literature’s favorite protagonists. From Katniss Everdeen to Don Quixote, examine how these everyday heroes and anti-heroes find their inner strength, overcome challenges and rise to the occasion.
Air Date: Sun, Sep 23, 2018 8:30 PM
With Johannes on trial for his life, Nella takes charge of the household.    
Air Date: Mon, May 22, 2017 10:00 PM
This film takes viewers behind the walls of the Compound, the facility where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile criminals. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults. To their victims, they’re monsters.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 8:00 PM
At St. Louis’ historic Union Station, a team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family stories from Missouri. A musician hopes to find connections to a famous St.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 8:00 PM
Join genealogists at iconic Faneuil Hall to solve mysteries related to the Salem Witch Trials, orphan trains, the Great Boston Fire of 1872 and the small pox epidemic, and research a link to the founders of Boston.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 13, 2016 9:00 PM
Alzheimer’s ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide. Join scientists as they untangle the cause of this tragic illness and go behind the scenes of major drug trials to discover the therapies that may slow and even prevent the disease.
Air Date: Fri, Jan 1, 2016 7:00 PM
Julie Andrews hosts a traditional ringing in of the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the baton of guest conductor Gustavo Dudamel. The program features Strauss Family waltzes and a picturesque range of Vienna landmarks.
Air Date: Fri, Oct 2, 2015 10:00 PM
This documentary dissects the persecution of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and explores how the Chinese government’s attempts to silence him have backfired and converted him into one of the world’s best known artists and an irrepressible voice for free speech and human rights.
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