SUNDAY, February 2, 2020

 

8:00 PM   HOWARDS END ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE FOUR, SERIES FINALE

Margaret is undaunted by Henry's past misdeeds. Helen leaves abruptly for Europe. Margaret and Tibby get Henry to help resolve issues at Howards End, where the three families have a showdown. (Repeats 2/8 at 10:00pm and 2/9 at 1:30am)

 

9:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE FIVE

Desperate for unpaid wages, Young Stringer threatens a worker boycott of the annual cricket match with Sanditon's gentlemen. Even Charlotte joins the game as simmering tensions boil over. (Repeats 2/8 at 9:00pm and 2/9 at 2:30am)

 

10:00 PM VIENNA BLOOD: EPISODE THREE

Oskar asks Max to help investigate a grotesque series of murders in Vienna's slums, where the victims are seemingly chosen at random. The killer's gruesome calling cards are vicious mutilation with a military blade and a penchant for arcane symbols.

 

MONDAY, February 3, 2020

 

8:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: BONANZAVILLE HOUR 2

Travel to the Midwest - and back in time - with amazing appraisals at pioneer town Bonanzaville. Highlights include a UND Margaret Cable box, an Elsebeth Haugard silversmith archive and a B.F. Goodrich Tires advertising sign. One is $30,000-$35,000. (Repeats 2/4 at 12:30am, 2/4 at 3:30am, 2/7 at 3:30am, 2/8 at 4:00pm and 2/10 at noon)

 

9:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: POLITICALLY COLLECT 1

Electing and collecting: These two great American traditions combine in one historic half-hour. Part One commemorates political battles long past, with treasures that hail from red states and blue. (Repeats 2/4 at 1:30am)

 

9:30 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: POLITICALLY COLLECT 2

Antiques Roadshow elected to showcase fantastic finds related to American politics in Part Two of the half-hour Politically Collect Recut, including 20th century presidential autographs, 1947 political cartoons, and a Congressional desk and chair. (Repeats 2/4 at 2:00am and 2/10 at 4:00am)

 

10:00 PM NO PASSPORT REQUIRED: PHILADELPHIA

Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson in Philadelphia, where he meets new friends and old, and learns about the city's Italian food scene while sampling everything from pizza to cannoli, with plenty of red sauce, burrata and handmade pasta in between. (Repeats 2/4 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM IOWA CAUCUSES: PBS NEWSHOUR - VOTE 2020

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: BONANZAVILLE HOUR 2

See February 3 description (Repeats 2/4 at 3:30am, 2/7 at 3:30am, 2/8 at 4:00pm and 2/10 at noon)

 

TUESDAY, February 4, 2020

 

8:00 PM   FINDING YOUR ROOTS: SCIENCE PIONEERS

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson and Harold Varmus, three pioneering scientists who've made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world while knowing little about their own ancestry. (Repeats 2/5 at 12:30am, 2/5 at 3:30am and 2/5 at noon)

 

9:00 PM   PBS NEWSHOUR

The live coverage will include the president's speech, the Democratic response, and analysis from the PBS NEWSHOUR team.

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM FINDING YOUR ROOTS: SCIENCE PIONEERS

See February 4 description (Repeats 2/5 at 3:30am and 2/5 at noon)

 

WEDNESDAY, February 5, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NOVA: POLAR EXTREMES

Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places -- beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hippo-like mammals in the Arctic -- uncover the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests teeming with life. (Repeats 2/6 at 12:30am and 2/6 at noon)

 

10:00 PM EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL: MEXICO - FLOODED CAVES

Dive into a network of unexplored caves under the Yucatan Peninsula with Steve Backshall. After trekking through kilometers of scorpion-infested Mexican jungle to reach the caves, he faces the terror of being lost in an underwater silt cloud. (Repeats 2/6 at 2:30am and 2/7 at noon)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NOVA: POLAR EXTREMES

See February 5 description (Repeats 2/6 at noon)

 

THURSDAY, February 6, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NEW TRICKS (JMCO): DUCKING AND DIVING

(Repeats 2/7 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   DEATH IN PARADISE

DI Jack Mooney and the team are left puzzled when Diane Smith, fiancee of hotel billionaire Philip Marston (pictured), is found dead the day before her lavish wedding. All evidence points towards suicide, but Jack is convinced there's more to this case than meets the eye and turns his attentions to her family to be. With the victim's room locked from the inside and all suspects in different locations around the hotel, how could any of them have committed murder? Puzzled by a single painted nail on the victim's hand, Jack is determined to prove foul play, despite the Commissioner insisting on closing the case. With a distinct lack of physical evidence, the team have a tough task on their hands. Meanwhile, Jack discovers a local island delicacy, while his daughter Siobhan has a tough decision to make. Elsewhere, Dwayne finds himself in hot water with former flame Audrey. Ardal O'Hanlon reprises his role as DI Jack Mooney, joining series regulars Josephine Jobert, Danny John-Jules, Tobi Bakare, Elizabeth Bourgine and Don Warrington, plus an exciting line-up of guest stars for more baffling murder cases and warm-hearted Caribbean fun. (Repeats 2/7 at 1:30am)

 

10:00 PM RESISTANCE

Victoria and other leaders of the resistance are captured by the Gestapo. Lili takes a chance and sends a coded message to London. Taken to meet a key resistance fighter, she's amazed to learn who it is. (Repeats 2/7 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NEW TRICKS (JMCO): DUCKING AND DIVING

 

FRIDAY, February 7, 2020

 

8:00 PM   MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 2/8 at 12:30am, 2/8 at 7:00pm, 2/9 at 5:30am, 2/9 at 10:00am and 2/13 at 1:00pm)

 

8:30 PM   NEW YORK NOW (NY): FEBRUARY 7-9, 2020

(Repeats 2/8 at 7:30pm and 2/9 at 10:30am)

 

9:00 PM   COUNTRY MUSIC: WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN? (1968 -1972) -  D

Learn how country music responds to a nation divided by the Vietnam War, as Army captain turned songwriter Kris Kristofferson sets a new lyrical standard, and artists like Bob Dylan and the Byrds find a recording home in Nashville. (Repeats 2/8 at 1:00am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 2/8 at 7:00pm, 2/9 at 5:30am, 2/9 at 10:00am and 2/13 at 1:00pm)

 

SATURDAY, February 8, 2020

 

8:00 PM   MISS MARPLE: THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY PART 1 OF 3

Just outside St Mary Mead stands Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Dolly Bantry. One morning, Mary the maid discovers a dead body in the library - a young, peroxide blonde lying on the hearth rug. She has been strangled. Mrs Bantry turns to her friend and neighbour, Jane Marple, for help. Also there to view the evidence is the local policeman, Lake; the Chief Constable (also a close neighbour), Colonel Melchett; and the relentless Inspector Slack. A remark from Miss Marple suggests that Basil Blake, a flamboyant young man in the village who works in the film industry, might be worth investigating. Otherwise the finger of suspicion points to Colonel Bantry himself, particularly when it transpires that the murder victim had been working as a dance hostess at the Majestic Hotel in the nearby seaside resort of Danemouth - and that Colonel Bantry had dined there the previous week. The focus of the investigation shifts to the Majestic. Mrs Bantry and Miss Marple decide to take a suite there to do some sleuthing of their own and establish Colonel Bantry's innocence. Miss Marple senses an additional catastrophe is imminent... (Repeats 2/9 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE FIVE

See February 2 description (Repeats 2/9 at 2:30am)

 

10:00 PM HOWARDS END ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE FOUR, SERIES FINALE

See February 2 description (Repeats 2/9 at 1:30am)

 

11:00 PM BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND: JOSH RITTER

Best known for his distinctive Americana style and narrative lyrics, Josh Ritter is two decades into a storied career, constantly changing and challenging the earlier versions of himself. Josh Ritter, it seems, may just be getting started. (Repeats 2/9 at 3:30am)

 

11:30 PM AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

(Repeats 2/9 at 4:00am)

 

12:30 AM MISS MARPLE: THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY PART 1 OF 3

See February 8 description

 

SUNDAY, February 9, 2020

 

8:00 PM   A VERY BRITISH ROMANCE WITH LUCY WORSLEY

(Repeats 2/9 at midnight, 2/11 at noon, 2/15 at 10:00pm and 2/16 at 1:30am)

 

9:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE SIX

At loggerheads over the disappearance of Miss Lambe, Charlotte and Sidney comb the London underworld to find her. Meanwhile, Tom tries to save Sanditon and his marriage, and Edward and Clara hatch a cunning plot to seize Lady Denham's legacy. (Repeats 2/10 at 1:00am, 2/15 at 9:00pm and 2/16 at 2:30am)

 

10:00 PM VIENNA BLOOD: EPISODE FOUR

Their latest investigation draws Max and Oskar into the sphere of nationalistic groups who despite Vienna's immigrants. Max's fiancee is provoked into taking daring risks before the murderer's shocking rationale is finally revealed. (Repeats 2/10 at 2:00am)

 

11:00 PM INDEPENDENT LENS: COOKED: SURVIVAL BY ZIP CODE -  D

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city. (Repeats 2/10 at 3:00am)

 

12:00 AM A VERY BRITISH ROMANCE WITH LUCY WORSLEY

(Repeats 2/11 at noon, 2/15 at 10:00pm and 2/16 at 1:30am)

 

MONDAY, February 10, 2020

 

8:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: BONANZAVILLE HOUR 3

Watch wow-worthy West Fargo appraisals at Bonanzaville such as a 1919 Babe Ruth Home Run Record award, an 1876 Centennial Exhibition sketchbook and a mother-of-pearl button suit made around 1970. Which is the top find of the hour? (Repeats 2/11 at 12:30am, 2/11 at 3:30am, 2/14 at 3:30am, 2/15 at 4:00pm and 2/17 at noon)

 

9:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: NEWPORT 1

Experience Roadshow's groundbreaking visit to Rosecliff mansion when, for the first time, it takes the cameras indoors and outdoors. This half-hour Recut includes a 1939 "The Gold Royal" typewriter, "New Republic Portfolio" prints and more. (Repeats 2/11 at 1:30am)

 

9:30 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: NEWPORT 2

Learn about historical treasures as they are appraised in a Gilded Age mansion. In this half-hour Recut, Roadshow travels to Rosecliff for finds including Tiffany Studios vases with the original crate, a Benny Andrews oil from around 1962 and more. (Repeats 2/11 at 2:00am)

 

10:00 PM NO PASSPORT REQUIRED: LAS VEGAS

Explore Las Vegas and its deep-rooted Chinese community, from the Strip's neon-lit casinos to modest shopping malls. Chef Marcus Samuelsson learns about diverse food traditions and meets a new wave of chefs transforming their parents' cuisine. (Repeats 2/11 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: BONANZAVILLE HOUR 3

See February 10 description (Repeats 2/11 at 3:30am, 2/14 at 3:30am, 2/15 at 4:00pm and 2/17 at noon)

 

TUESDAY, February 11, 2020

 

8:00 PM   FINDING YOUR ROOTS: SLAVE TRADE

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history. (Repeats 2/12 at 12:30am, 2/12 at 3:30am and 2/12 at noon)

 

9:00 PM   FIGHT: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE -  D

Learn the interweaving stories of two extraordinary men, boxers Max Schmeling of Germany and American Joe Louis, culminating in what was arguably the most politicized sporting event in history: the 1938 heavyweight championship of the world. (Repeats 2/12 at 1:30am)

 

10:00 PM FRONTLINE: BATTLE FOR HONG KONG

Inside the battle for Hong Kong, following protesters transformed and radicalized over eight months. The film examines the dramatic struggle in the last corner of China where human rights and freedoms exist but are under threat. (Repeats 2/12 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY: PBS NEWSHOUR - VOTE 2020

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM FINDING YOUR ROOTS: SLAVE TRADE

See February 11 description (Repeats 2/12 at 3:30am and 2/12 at noon)

 

WEDNESDAY, February 12, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NATURE: WILD FLORIDA

Florida is home to beaches, coral reefs, pine forests and the famous Everglades wetland, but a growing human population and abandoned exotic pets like pythons are threatening this wild paradise. Can Florida's ecosystems continue to weather the storm? (Repeats 2/13 at 12:30am and 2/13 at 3:30am)

 

9:00 PM   NOVA: DOG TALES

Dogs have long been dependable companions by our sides. But it wasn't always that way-and 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. (Repeats 2/13 at 1:30am and 2/13 at noon)

 

10:00 PM EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL: BORNEO - DARK SHADOW

Follow Steve Backshall as he drops down a sinkhole to explore a series of underground Bornean caves threatened by deforestation and limestone quarrying. The journey may lead to the potential to explore other undiscovered subterranean worlds. (Repeats 2/13 at 2:30am and 2/14 at noon)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NATURE: WILD FLORIDA

See February 12 description (Repeats 2/13 at 3:30am)

 

THURSDAY, February 13, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NEW TRICKS (JMCO): NINE LIVES

(Repeats 2/14 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   DEATH IN PARADISE

The team enter the high-stakes world of international professional poker tournaments, when Bobby Rodrigues, the favourite to win, is poisoned mid-game. As all fellow players are confined to their seats for the entire match, and no other individual allowed access to the stage during that time, suspicion soon falls upon each player. However with the entire audience watching intently, how could any of them have committed murder? A novice to poker, Jack enlists the specialist help of Dwayne, who is more than happy to step up when Florence becomes injured. With each suspect skilfully trained in the art of deception, just how is Jack going to force them to reveal their hand? Meanwhile, Florence struggles to obey doctors' orders to stay away from work and soon finds her own way to assist in the case. Elsewhere, Dwayne makes an interesting discovery whilst searching through a suspect's belongings. (Repeats 2/14 at 1:30am)

 

10:00 PM RESISTANCE

Lili escapes the Gestapo and returns to Paris, but is later recaptured, along with Jeannot, and sentenced to death. The Americans are advancing on Paris, but will it be too late for the young resistance fighters? (Repeats 2/14 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NEW TRICKS (JMCO): NINE LIVES

 

FRIDAY, February 14, 2020

 

8:00 PM   MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 2/15 at 1:00am, 2/15 at 7:00pm, 2/16 at 5:30am, 2/16 at 10:00am and 2/20 at 1:00pm)

 

8:30 PM   NEW YORK NOW (NY): FEBRUARY 14-16, 2020

(Repeats 2/15 at 7:30pm and 2/16 at 10:30am)

 

9:00 PM   COUNTRY MUSIC: ARE YOU SURE HANK DONE IT THIS WAY? (1973 -1983) -  D

Witness a vibrant era in country music, with Dolly Parton finding mainstream success; Hank Williams, Jr. and Rosanne Cash emerging from their famous fathers' shadows; and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings launching the "Outlaw" movement. (Repeats 2/15 at 1:30am)

 

11:30 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

12:00 AM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

SATURDAY, February 15, 2020

 

8:00 PM   MISS MARPLE: THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY PART 2 OF 3

At the Majestic, the investigation concentrates on those who had been particularly connected with the murder victim, Ruby Keene. Ruby's cousin, Josie, had been working there. Conway Jefferson, an elderly, rich tycoon, had proposed to adopt Ruby and settle his estate upon her. This makes his family (or rather his family-in-law, as his blood relatives were killed in a plane accident some years ago) prime suspects. But Mark Gaskell and Adelaide Jefferson's alibis are watertight. Meanwhile, a second body has been found by Malcolm, the village simpleton. It is 16-year-old schoolgirl, Pamela Reeve. Miss Marple is convinced that the two murders are connected. She is joined by Sir Henry Clithering, former Assistant Commissioner at Scotland Yard, who is also unofficially trying to unravel the mystery. As each suspect is weighed in turn, suddenly hard evidence emerges that puts the spotlight firmly back on Miss Marple's first intuitive guess - Basil Blake. (Repeats 2/16 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE SIX

See February 9 description (Repeats 2/16 at 2:30am)

 

10:00 PM A VERY BRITISH ROMANCE WITH LUCY WORSLEY

(Repeats 2/16 at 1:30am)

 

11:00 PM BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND: LUCERO

Lucero's first gig in Memphis was for a crowd of six. But for a band with a 20-year string of successes and aural iterations, who carried the alt-country torch back in the 90's and helped pave the way for "Americana," Lucero have returned to what inspired them in the first place, touring now behind a streamlined sound honoring their seminal Southern and Rock influences, pushing their legacy into new ground with alacrity. (Repeats 2/16 at 3:30am)

 

11:30 PM AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: BRANDI CARLILE

Enjoy an unforgettable hour with acclaimed artist Brandi Carlile. The Seattle singer-songwriter performs highlights from her critically lauded album "By the Way, I Forgive You." (Repeats 2/16 at 4:00am)

 

12:30 AM MISS MARPLE: THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY PART 2 OF 3

See February 15 description

 

SUNDAY, February 16, 2020

 

8:00 PM   A VERY BRITISH ROMANCE WITH LUCY WORSLEY

(Repeats 2/17 at 12:30am, 2/18 at noon, 2/22 at 10:00pm and 2/23 at 1:30am)

 

9:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE SEVEN

With the approach of Sanditon's regatta, the success of the resort hangs in the balance -- as do assorted romances. How will Charlotte, Sidney and other lovers fare in the marriage game? (Repeats 2/17 at 1:30am, 2/22 at 9:00pm, 2/23 at 2:30am, 2/23 at 8:00pm and 2/24 at 12:30am)

 

10:00 PM VIENNA BLOOD: EPISODE FIVE

When his nephew, a student at a military school, suffers a breakdown after a fellow cadet's death, Max calls on Oskar for help. The school prepares a new generation of military officers, but its barbaric traditions are hidden from the outside world. (Repeats 2/17 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM INDEPENDENT LENS: LEFTOVER WOMEN -  D

Meet three Chinese women labeled "leftover," a derogatory term for unmarried women in their mid-20s and 30s. Follow them as they struggle to stay true to their ambitions amid a state-sponsored campaign that stigmatizes women who aren't married. (Repeats 2/17 at 3:30am)

 

12:30 AM A VERY BRITISH ROMANCE WITH LUCY WORSLEY

(Repeats 2/18 at noon, 2/22 at 10:00pm and 2/23 at 1:30am)

 

MONDAY, February 17, 2020

 

8:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: CROCKER ART MUSEUM HOUR 1

Head to California's capital city for standout appraisals at Crocker Art Museum like 1934 "Babes in Toyland" stop-motion soldiers, a signed Joe DiMaggio game-used bat and a Reinhold Riel silver etrog box from around 1670. Which is $80,000-$125,000? (Repeats 2/18 at 12:30am, 2/18 at 3:30am, 2/22 at 4:00pm and 2/24 at noon)

 

9:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: NEWPORT 3

Newport treasures delight in this half-hour Recut episode from the grounds of Rosecliff mansion, including a Faberge jade snuff bottle, an Arthur McGee Dexter Gordon suit and an Egyptian mummified falcon made around 200 BC. Which is up to $100,000? (Repeats 2/18 at 1:30am)

 

9:30 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: NEWPORT 4

Travel to Rosecliff mansion in this half-hour Recut for finds like a Jean-Michel Basquiat oil stick drawing, dragon dog bronze ornaments and a 1910 Whiting & Co. silver basket. Which of these items, given to the guest for Christmas, is now $400,000? (Repeats 2/18 at 2:00am and 2/21 at 4:03am)

 

10:00 PM NO PASSPORT REQUIRED: BOSTON

Visit Boston with Chef Marcus Samuelsson to learn about the Portuguese, Brazilian and Cape Verdean diasporas, united by one language in the bustling port city they call home. Meet the chefs who are continuing and transforming culinary traditions. (Repeats 2/18 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: CROCKER ART MUSEUM HOUR 1

See February 17 description (Repeats 2/18 at 3:30am, 2/22 at 4:00pm and 2/24 at noon)

 

TUESDAY, February 18, 2020

 

8:00 PM   FINDING YOUR ROOTS: ITALIAN ROOTS

(Repeats 2/19 at 12:30am, 2/19 at 3:30am and 2/19 at noon)

 

9:00 PM   FRONTLINE: AMAZON EMPIRE: THE RISE OF JEFF BEZOS

Examining Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' ascent to power and the global impact of the empire he built. The film also investigates the darker side of the company's rapid growth, and the challenge of trying to rein in the power of the richest man in the world. (Repeats 2/19 at 1:30am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM FINDING YOUR ROOTS: ITALIAN ROOTS

(Repeats 2/19 at 3:30am and 2/19 at noon)

 

WEDNESDAY, February 19, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NATURE: THE MIGHTY WEASEL

Discover the truth about the infamous weasel, often associated with unsavory behavior. Do these critters deserve their bad reputation? Follow the adventures of a first-time weasel mom, fearless honey badger and a tiny orphan weasel. (Repeats 2/20 at 12:30am and 2/20 at 3:30am)

 

9:00 PM   NOVA: CAT TALES

They may have stolen many hearts-and the internet-but cats can be perplexing pets. As much cuddly and playful as they are aloof and uncaring, they've often raised the question: Did humans ever really domesticate felines? And what more can science tell us about a relationship that predates history? (Repeats 2/20 at 1:30am and 2/20 at noon)

 

10:00 PM EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL: BHUTAN - WHITE WATER

Join Steve Backshall in the foothills on the Himalaya, where he plans to kayak the last unrun river in Bhutan, which runs through the country's steepest gorge. Before his attempt, Steve seeks blessing from a local Buddhist monastery. (Repeats 2/20 at 2:30am and 2/21 at noon)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NATURE: THE MIGHTY WEASEL

See February 19 description (Repeats 2/20 at 3:30am)

 

THURSDAY, February 20, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NEW TRICKS (JMCO): POWER HOUSE

(Repeats 2/21 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   DEATH IN PARADISE

When famous thriller author Frank O'Toole is found stabbed through the heart in the middle of the ocean, Jack and his team uncover a murder plot worthy of one of his novels. (Repeats 2/21 at 1:30am)

 

10:00 PM SPYING ON THE ROYALS

In 1935, suspecting that Edward was being blackmailed, King George V ordered his son to be put under surveillance. In 1936 the Home Office ordered MI5 to listen into the future king's phone calls. (Repeats 2/21 at 2:30am)

 

10:46 PM SPYING ON THE ROYALS

After his abdication, Edward and Wallis Simpson vacation in America, unaware that they are being tailed by U.S. intelligence agents. The outbreak of war and dealings with a Nazi collaborator in Lisbon raise concerns for MI5, the U.K.'s domestic counter intelligence unit and security agency. (Repeats 2/21 at 3:16am)

 

11:33 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NEW TRICKS (JMCO): POWER HOUSE

 

FRIDAY, February 21, 2020

 

8:00 PM   MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 2/22 at 12:30am, 2/22 at 7:00pm, 2/23 at 5:30am, 2/23 at 10:00am and 2/27 at 1:00pm)

 

8:30 PM   NEW YORK NOW (NY): FEBRUARY 21-23, 2020

(Repeats 2/22 at 7:30pm and 2/23 at 10:30am)

 

9:00 PM   COUNTRY MUSIC: DON'T GET ABOVE YOUR RAISIN (1984 -1996) -  D

Learn how "New Traditionalists" like George Strait, Randy Travis and the Judds help country music stay true to its roots. Witness both the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of an aging Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create. (Repeats 2/22 at 1:00am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 2/22 at 7:00pm, 2/23 at 5:30am, 2/23 at 10:00am and 2/27 at 1:00pm)

 

SATURDAY, February 22, 2020

 

8:00 PM   MISS MARPLE: THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY PART 3 OF 3

Miss Marple is convinced that the death of the schoolgirl, Pamela Reeve, holds the key to the mystery of the double murders. Jefferson, Mark, even Adelaide, demonstrate possible motives for killing Ruby, but the police finally arrest Basil Blake. Miss Marple, however, decides to question Pamela's schoolfriend, which leads her to draw an entirely different conclusion. After a train journey to London, she comes back with evidence that allows the police to stage a trap for the real killer. (Repeats 2/23 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE SEVEN

See February 16 description (Repeats 2/23 at 2:30am, 2/23 at 8:00pm and 2/24 at 12:30am)

 

10:00 PM A VERY BRITISH ROMANCE WITH LUCY WORSLEY

(Repeats 2/23 at 1:30am)

 

11:00 PM BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND: BROTHERS OSBORNE

Two talented boys from a working class Maryland family, the Brothers Osborne bring us a "twang-and-crunch," equal parts country and rock into one of the freshest, most identifiable sounds to come out of Nashville in recent years. Five-time Grammy nominees, The Brothers Osborne reign as back-to-back ACM Vocal Duo of the Year Awards as well as the 2-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year. Belt in for some Southern-Outlaw-Neo-Traditional Country! (Repeats 2/23 at 3:30am)

 

11:30 PM AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: ST. VINCENT

Enjoy a visually and sonically stunning hour with Grammy-winning art-rock performer St. Vincent. The groundbreaking singer-songwriter-guitarist and her band perform songs from her acclaimed LP "Masseducation." (Repeats 2/23 at 4:00am)

 

12:30 AM MISS MARPLE: THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY PART 3 OF 3

See February 22 description

 

SUNDAY, February 23, 2020

 

8:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE SEVEN

See February 16 description (Repeats 2/24 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE EIGHT, SEASON FINALE

On the night of the Midsummer Ball, romance, jealousy and betrayal fill the air. Events conspire to leave Charlotte and the Parker family facing difficult choices. (Repeats 2/24 at 1:30am)

 

10:00 PM VIENNA BLOOD: EPISODE SIX, SEASON FINALE

Suspicion at the military school falls on an elite group of cadets with a penchant for sadism and dangerous games. Solving the case will have a devastating impact on both Oskar and Max's professional lives. (Repeats 2/24 at 2:30am)

 

11:00 PM INDEPENDENT LENS: WE BELIEVE IN DINOSAURS -  D

Learn about the building of a $120 million Noah's Ark exhibit, backed by the Creation Museum in Williamstown, Kentucky, and designed to prove the Bible is historically and scientifically accurate, and hear from residents who support and oppose it. (Repeats 2/24 at 3:30am)

 

12:30 AM SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE SEVEN

See February 16 description

 

MONDAY, February 24, 2020

 

8:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: CROCKER ART MUSEUM HOUR 2

See stunning Sacramento finds appraised at Crocker Art Museum including a 1981 "Raiders of the Lost Ark" prototype, a 1788 Elizabeth Shoemaker sampler and 1976 & 1977 Roy De Forest mixed-media artwork. Learn which is valued at $80,000-$120,000. (Repeats 2/25 at 1:00am and 2/28 at 4:00am)

 

9:00 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: NEWPORT 5

Rain won't stop Newport treasures from shining in this half-hour Recut episode from Rosecliff mansion featuring finds like an Edward Bannister oil, 1979 Tage Frid stools and a Tiffany & Co. sapphire & diamond ring. One could be worth up to $100,000.

 

9:30 PM   ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: NEWPORT 6

Wrap up Roadshow's historic visit to Rosecliff mansion in this half-hour Recut episode filled with next-level Newport finds such as 1958 & 1960 M.C. Escher lithographs, a gold & amethyst necklace and a 2003 Sam Zell automaton. Which is $100,000?

 

10:00 PM INDEPENDENT LENS: ALWAYS IN SEASON -  D

In 2014, African American teenager Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set. His mother believes he was lynched. Stark inconsistencies and few answers from officials drive her to lead efforts in what has become an ongoing fight for the truth. (Repeats 2/25 at 3:00am)

 

11:30 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

12:00 AM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

TUESDAY, February 25, 2020

 

8:00 PM   FINDING YOUR ROOTS: CRIMINAL KIND

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O'Brien, telling them stories of tricksters, scoundrels and outright criminals, who nevertheless laid the groundwork for their success. (Repeats 2/26 at 12:30am, 2/26 at 3:30am and 2/26 at noon)

 

9:00 PM   MILES DAVIS: AMERICAN MASTERS

Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews. (Repeats 2/26 at 1:30am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM FINDING YOUR ROOTS: CRIMINAL KIND

See February 25 description (Repeats 2/26 at 3:30am and 2/26 at noon)

 

WEDNESDAY, February 26, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NATURE: ARCTIC WOLF PACK -  D

Discover the white wolf, one of the most hardened predators on the planet, in Ellesmere Island's unforgiving ice and snow. In a fight for survival, these roaming hunters must travel far from the den to feed their cubs, putting them at risk. (Repeats 2/27 at 12:30am and 2/27 at 3:30am)

 

9:00 PM   NOVA: SLEEP

From fruit flies to whales, virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Why do we need to spend nearly a third of our lives in such a vulnerable, defenseless state? Scientists are peering more deeply into the sleeping brain than ever before, discovering just how powerful sleep can be, playing a role in everything from memory retention and emotional regulation to removing waste from our brains. So why are we getting so little of it? (Repeats 2/27 at 1:30am and 2/27 at noon)

 

10:00 PM EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL: SURINAME - LOST WORLD

Travel to the Guiana Shield with Steve Backshall, whose mission is to discover its abundance of wildlife and natural wonders. He travels deep into the untouched jungle, finding animals that have never encountered humans. (Repeats 2/27 at 2:30am and 2/28 at noon)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NATURE: ARCTIC WOLF PACK -  D

See February 26 description (Repeats 2/27 at 3:30am)

 

THURSDAY, February 27, 2020

 

8:00 PM   NEW TRICKS (JMCO): BURIED TREASURE

(Repeats 2/28 at 12:30am)

 

9:00 PM   DEATH IN PARADISE

Jack finds himself embroiled in the mysterious world of faith healing when a woman is poisoned during a ceremony and all evidence points to the arrogant healer himself. (Repeats 2/28 at 1:30am)

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM NEW TRICKS (JMCO): BURIED TREASURE

 

FRIDAY, February 28, 2020

 

8:00 PM   MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 2/29 at 12:30am)

 

8:30 PM   NEW YORK NOW (NY): FEBRUARY 28-1, 2020

 

11:00 PM BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL