WEDNESDAY, October 7, 202

 

8:00 PM       NATURE: THE STORY OF CATS: ASIA TO AFRICA -  D

Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats. (Repeats 10/8 at 12:30am, 10/8 at 3:30am, 10/9 at 3:00pm and 10/14 at 1:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       PBS NEWSHOUR DEBATES: A SPECIAL REPORT: 2020 VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

(Repeats 10/8 at 1:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NATURE: THE STORY OF CATS: ASIA TO AFRICA -  D

See October 7 description (Repeats 10/8 at 3:30am, 10/9 at 3:00pm and 10/14 at 1:00pm) 

 

THURSDAY, October 8, 2020

 

8:00 PM       NEW TRICKS (JMCO): GOOD MORNING LEMMINGS

(Repeats 10/9 at 12:30am, 10/10 at midnight) 

 

9:00 PM       DEATH IN PARADISE

Top London chef, Robert Holt, is set to open a new restaurant - Le Calmar Saint Marie. That is until he is found dead in the walk-in freezer with a knife in his back. The scene looks like a botched burglary but Humphrey thinks it was a premeditated murder. However when he goes looking for possible enemies, he soon finds too many people with a motive for the murder. (Repeats 10/9 at 1:30am, 10/11 at 7:00pm, 10/12 at 12:30am and 10/15 at 3:00pm) 

 

10:00 PM      PROFESSOR T: PAST IMPERFECT

A series of attacks is carried out on SUVs. At the same time, pamphlets are being distributed for an anarchist student group of which Professor T was once a member. Daan's replacement, John, joins the team. (Repeats 10/9 at 2:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NEW TRICKS (JMCO): GOOD MORNING LEMMINGS

(Repeats 10/10 at midnight) 

 

FRIDAY, October 9, 2020

 

8:00 PM       MOUNTAIN LAKE PBS 2020 ELECTION SPECIAL: PLATTSBURGH MAYORAL DEBATE

Candidates for Mayor in City of Plattsburgh debate.  Democrat Chris Rosenquest & Republican Scott Beebie (Repeats 10/10 at 1:30am, 10/10 at 7:00pm, 10/11 at 5:30am, 10/11 at 10:00am and 10/12 at 5:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       CLASSIC ALBUMS: JOHN LENNON - PLASTIC ONO BAND -  P

Explore the making of Lennon's first post-Beatles album, widely regarded as one of his finest. The documentary features interviews with Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, bassist Klaus Voormann, along with archival footage and recorded interviews with Lennon. 

 

10:30 PM      AMERICAN MASTERS: LENNON NYC

Learn the story of one of the most famous and influential artists of the 20th century and how he found redemption not in the public adoration he craved as a youth, but in the quiet and simple pleasures of fatherhood. (Repeats 10/10 at 2:30am) 

 

12:30 AM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

SATURDAY, October 10, 202

 

8:00 PM       LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX

Alan's new supermarket job brings an unexpected challenge. A home improvement project creates chaos. Caroline begins to question how people see her. The giraffe continues to torment Gillian. The truth about Ted's last-minute trip comes to light. 

 

9:00 PM       INSPECTOR MORSE: DEAD ON TIME

(Repeats 10/11 at 1:00am and 10/15 at 4:00pm) 

 

11:00 PM      AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: YOLA

Enjoy an hour featuring acclaimed British soul singer and songwriter Yola. The Bristol native performs tunes from her solo debut Walk Through Fire. (Repeats 10/11 at 3:00am) 

 

12:00 AM      NEW TRICKS (JMCO): GOOD MORNING LEMMINGS

 

SUNDAY, October 11, 2020

 

8:00 PM       LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX

Gillian is pushed to her breaking point at the farm. Ted and Harrison go on an adventure. Caroline finds herself at the heart of an unlikely love triangle. Alan and Celia discover reason to laugh together again, but sobering news awaits them at home. (Repeats 10/12 at 1:30am) 

 

9:00 PM       FLESH AND BLOOD ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE 2

Vivien and Mark grow closer as Helen, Jake and Natalie get progressively unhinged. Mary does some investigating. (Repeats 10/12 at 2:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      COBRA: EPISODE 2

With the nation experiencing one of the worst crises in UK history, the Prime Minister and his team are forced to work around the clock. Anna reconnects with a face from her past. (Repeats 10/12 at 3:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      POV: THE INFILTRATORS

Meet two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center. Marco and Viri, members of a group of radical Dreamers, believe the best place to stop deportations is in detention. 

 

12:30 AM      DEATH IN PARADISE

See October 8 description (Repeats 10/15 at 3:00pm) 

 

MONDAY, October 12, 2020

 

8:00 PM       ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: INDIANAPOLIS, HOUR THREE

Travel to Indianapolis for hidden treasures including an 1898 Alphonse Mucha JOB poster, a 1974 George Nakashima "Kent Hall" floor lamp and a 1961 Ty Cobb-signed baseball. Which is the big find? (Repeats 10/13 at 1:00am, 10/16 at 3:30am and 10/19 at 3:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       TELL ME MORE WITH KELLY CORRIGAN: JAMES CORDEN

(Repeats 10/13 at 2:00am and 10/19 at 12:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      FREEDOM RIDERS: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: FREEDOM RIDERS -  D

In 1961, segregation seemed to have an overwhelming grip on American society. Many states violently enforced the policy, while the federal government, under the Kennedy administration, remained indifferent, preoccupied with matters abroad. That is, until an integrated band of college students ? many of whom were the first in their families to attend a university ? decided, en masse, to risk everything and buy a ticket on a Greyhound bus bound for the Deep South. They called themselves the Freedom Riders, and they managed to bring the president and the entire American public face-to-face with the challenge of correcting civil-rights inequities that plagued the nation. (Repeats 10/13 at 3:00am and 10/20 at 3:00pm) 

 

12:00 AM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

TUESDAY, October 13, 2020

 

8:00 PM       FINDING YOUR ROOTS: FASHION'S ROOTS

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. steps into the world of fashion and meets three icons of style: Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez and RuPaul Charles, introducing ancestors who were just as audacious as they are. (Repeats 10/14 at 12:30am and 10/19 at 4:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new freedoms and new perils for African Americans on the road in this deep look into the dynamics of race, space and mobility in America over time. 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      FINDING YOUR ROOTS: FASHION'S ROOTS

See October 13 description (Repeats 10/19 at 4:00pm) 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 14, 20

 

8:00 PM       NATURE: THE STORY OF CATS: INTO THE AMERICAS -  D

Track the story of cats into the Americas, from battles with the rival Canids, to the rise of domestic cats. Meet the mighty jaguar, the urban mountain lion, the curious ocelot, the Canada lynx, the nimble margay, the Siamese cat and the Sphynx. (Repeats 10/15 at 12:30am, 10/15 at 3:30am, 10/16 at 3:00pm and 10/19 at 1:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       NOVA: NATURE'S FEAR FACTOR

When top predators disappeared from Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park, other animals fell into unusual patterns. Now scientists are reintroducing wild dogs to restore the park's "landscape of fear" and with it the natural balance of the ecosystem. (Repeats 10/15 at 1:30am, 10/16 at 4:00pm and 10/21 at 2:00pm) 

 

10:00 PM      AGE OF NATURE: AWAKENING

Discover how a new awareness of nature is helping to restore ecosystems from Panama to China to Mozambique. See how innovative actions are being taken to repair man-made damage and restore reefs, rivers, animal populations and more. (Repeats 10/15 at 2:30am, 10/16 at 5:00pm and 10/21 at 1:00pm) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NATURE: THE STORY OF CATS: INTO THE AMERICAS -  D

See October 14 description (Repeats 10/15 at 3:30am, 10/16 at 3:00pm and 10/19 at 1:00pm) 

 

THURSDAY, October 15, 202

 

8:00 PM       NEW TRICKS (JMCO): FASHION VICTIM

(Repeats 10/16 at 12:30am) 

 

9:00 PM       10 STREETS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

 

10:00 PM      10 MODERN MARVELS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NEW TRICKS (JMCO): FASHION VICTIM

 

FRIDAY, October 16, 2020

 

8:00 PM       MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 10/17 at 12:30am, 10/17 at 7:00pm, 10/18 at 5:30am, 10/18 at 10:00am and 10/19 at 5:30pm) 

 

8:30 PM       NEW YORK NOW (NY): OCTOBER 16-18, 2020

(Repeats 10/17 at 1:00am, 10/17 at 7:30pm, 10/18 at 10:30am and 10/19 at 5:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       GREAT PERFORMANCES: GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS

Enjoy a starry tribute celebration of Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award winners featuring archival clips and acceptance remarks from the honorees and the artists they have influenced including Chicago, Roberta Flack, Iggy Pop and more. (Repeats 10/17 at 1:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 10/17 at 7:00pm, 10/18 at 5:30am, 10/18 at 10:00am and 10/19 at 5:30pm) 

 

SATURDAY, October 17, 202

 

8:00 PM       IL VOLO: TEN YEARS -  P

Celebrate 10 years of friendship, memories and music with international superstars Il Volo in concert from Matera, Italy. The beloved trio performs stunning new arrangements of their greatest hits and songs from their new album. (Repeats 10/18 at 12:30am and 10/18 at 6:30pm) 

 

9:30 PM       RHYTHM, LOVE & SOUL (MY MUSIC) -  P

Join Aretha Franklin and Lou Rawls along with 20 legends of R&B, Motown and soul, including Gloria Gaynor, The Manhattans, Edwin Starr, Peaches & Herb, The Spinners, Thelma Houston and many more. (Repeats 10/18 at 2:00am and 10/18 at 4:30pm) 

 

11:30 PM      JOE BONAMASSA: ROYAL TEA LIVE -  P

On September 20,2020 Joe Bonamassa hosted his final performance of 2020 during a livestream concert from the Ryman theater in Nashville, Tennessee. This 60-minute special is a new solo studio album Royal Tea inspired by his British guitar heroes Jeff Beck, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Eric Clapton and Cream was recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. Bonamassa is known for taking risks and venturing into uncharted territory throughout his wide-ranging career but now he has found a new way to surprise his fans and music lovers. Royal Tea brings Bonamassa full circle. "This whole adventure," admits Joe, "was a bucket-list thing for me." This album reconnects the 43-year-old with the guitar-slinging kid from upstate New York, who stumbled across the best of British blues music in his dad's vinyl collection - whose influences have shaped him to be the player he is today. "I would have been about twelve years old, and it was the sound I heard in my head. Like, 'OK, I'm in. That's what I want to be'." 

 

12:30 AM      IL VOLO: TEN YEARS -  P

See October 17 description (Repeats 10/18 at 6:30pm) 

 

SUNDAY, October 18, 2020

 

8:00 PM       TROUBLE WITH MAGGIE COLE

Historian Maggie Cole is asked to an interview her coastal village, Thurlbury. Maggie throws a garden party where she plays the interview in full, revealing all the guarded secrets, indiscretions and gossip, changing life in Thurlbury forever. (Repeats 10/19 at 1:30am and 10/24 at 8:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       FLESH AND BLOOD ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE 3

As Vivien and Mark prepare for a trip to India, Jake gets a hot tip. Helen and Natalie reach crisis points with their partners. (Repeats 10/19 at 2:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      COBRA: EPISODE 3

As the country continues to face dark days, the Prime Minister, Anna, Fraser and their teams pay a visit to the worst affected area. Archie's rhetoric threatens to cause more problems for everyone. (Repeats 10/19 at 3:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      POV: SOFTIE

After years of fighting injustice in Kenya, daring and audacious activist Boniface "Softie" Mwangi decides to run for political office. But running a clean campaign against corrupt opponents with idealism as his only weapon proves challenging. 

 

12:30 AM      TELL ME MORE WITH KELLY CORRIGAN: JAMES CORDEN

 

MONDAY, October 19, 2020

 

8:00 PM       ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: OUR 50 STATES 1

Celebrate America's hidden treasures from all 50 states in part one of this two-hour special, with finds such as a Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, a Kentucky sugar chest, and a 1960 inscribed To Kill a Mockingbird. Which is valued at $125,000? (Repeats 10/20 at 12:30am, 10/23 at 3:30am, 10/24 at 4:00pm and 10/26 at 3:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       TELL ME MORE WITH KELLY CORRIGAN: JENNIFER GARNER

(Repeats 10/20 at 1:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      INDEPENDENT LENS: FEELS GOOD MAN -  D

Follow artist Matt Furie, creator of the comic character Pepe the Frog, as he begins an uphill battle to take back his iconic cartoon image from those who use it for their own purposes. (Repeats 10/25 at 11:00pm) 

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: OUR 50 STATES 1

See October 19 description (Repeats 10/23 at 3:30am, 10/24 at 4:00pm and 10/26 at 3:00pm) 

 

TUESDAY, October 20, 2020

 

8:00 PM       FINDING YOUR ROOTS: DNA MYSTERIES

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses DNA detective work to solve mysteries in the family trees of actor Tea Leoni and radio host Joe Madison, introducing each of them to parents and grandparents whose names they've never heard before. (Repeats 10/21 at 12:30am and 10/26 at 4:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       AMERICAN MASTERS: WALTER WINCHELL: THE POWER OF GOSSIP -  D

Meet the newspaper columnist, radio commentator and television personality who pioneered the fast-paced, gossip driven, politically charged journalism that dominates today. At his peak, his audience was 50 million. Stanley Tucci stars as Winchell. (Repeats 10/21 at 1:30am and 10/21 at 3:00pm) 

 

10:00 PM      FRONTLINE: WHOSE VOTE COUNTS

Allegations of voter fraud and disenfranchisement in the lead up to the 2020 election. With Columbia Graduate School of Journalism New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb investigates how the pandemic is being used to sway turnout. (Repeats 10/21 at 2:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      FINDING YOUR ROOTS: DNA MYSTERIES

See October 20 description (Repeats 10/26 at 4:00pm) 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 21, 20

 

8:00 PM       NATURE: PANDAS: BORN TO BE WILD -  D

Unlock the mysteries of wild pandas whose counterparts in captivity are known for their gentle image. Journey through the steep Qinling Mountains with filmmakers, scientists and rangers to witness pandas' startling courtship and aggression behaviors. (Repeats 10/22 at 12:30am, 10/22 at 3:30am, 10/23 at 3:00pm and 10/26 at 1:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       NOVA: TOUCHING THE ASTEROID

If spacecraft OSIRIS-REx can grab a piece of an asteroid and bring it back to Earth, scientists could gain great insight into our planet's origins, and even how to defend against rogue asteroids. But NASA only gets three shots at collecting a sample. (Repeats 10/22 at 1:30am, 10/23 at 4:00pm and 10/28 at 1:00pm) 

 

10:00 PM      AGE OF NATURE: UNDERSTANDING

Explore how a new understanding of nature is helping us find surprising ways to fix it. From the Pacific Northwest to Yellowstone to Scotland, scientists, citizens and activists are restoring the environment, benefiting humans and animals alike. (Repeats 10/22 at 2:30am, 10/23 at 5:00pm and 10/28 at 2:00pm) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NATURE: PANDAS: BORN TO BE WILD -  D

See October 21 description (Repeats 10/22 at 3:30am, 10/23 at 3:00pm and 10/26 at 1:00pm) 

 

THURSDAY, October 22, 202

 

8:00 PM       NEW TRICKS (JMCO): WHERE THERE'S SMOKE

(Repeats 10/23 at 12:30am, 10/24 at midnight) 

 

9:00 PM       PBS NEWSHOUR DEBATES: A SPECIAL REPORT: 2020 PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

(Repeats 10/23 at 1:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NEW TRICKS (JMCO): WHERE THERE'S SMOKE

(Repeats 10/24 at midnight) 

 

FRIDAY, October 23, 2020

 

8:00 PM       MOUNTAIN LAKE PBS 2020 ELECTION COVERAGE: NYS SENATE DEBATE

New York State Senate District 45 Debate between Democrat Kimberly Davis and Republican Dan Stec. (Repeats 10/24 at 12:30am, 10/24 at 7:00pm, 10/25 at 5:30am, 10/25 at 10:00am and 10/26 at 5:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       AMERICAN MASTERS: MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS: WHERE NOW IS -  D

Discover the Grammy-winning conductor, pianist and composer. A National Medal of Arts recipient and longtime music director of the San Francisco Symphony, he helped set the standard that an American orchestra should champion modern American music. (Repeats 10/24 at 1:30am) 

 

10:30 PM      BEYOND THE CANVAS: ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC

Making it as a musician takes talent, ambition, grit and a good bit of luck. Icons Bruce Springsteen, Reba McEntire and others talk about their success and some of their most vulnerable moments. (Repeats 10/24 at 3:00am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      MOUNTAIN LAKE PBS 2020 ELECTION COVERAGE: NYS SENATE DEBATE

See October 23 description (Repeats 10/24 at 7:00pm, 10/25 at 5:30am, 10/25 at 10:00am and 10/26 at 5:00pm) 

 

SATURDAY, October 24, 202

 

8:00 PM       TROUBLE WITH MAGGIE COLE

See October 18 description 

 

9:00 PM       INSPECTOR MORSE: HAPPY FAMILIES

(Repeats 10/25 at 1:00am and 10/29 at 4:00pm) 

 

11:00 PM      AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: RUFUS WAINWRIGHT

Enjoy an intimate hour with renowned singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright. The American/Canadian performer and composer sings songs from his latest album Unfollow the Rules. (Repeats 10/25 at 3:00am) 

 

12:00 AM      NEW TRICKS (JMCO): WHERE THERE'S SMOKE

 

SUNDAY, October 25, 2020

 

8:00 PM       TROUBLE WITH MAGGIE COLE

With the town still reeling from "Radio-gate," Maggie is desperate to make amends. Meanwhile, Neil and Kelly decide to embrace what was broadcast about them and go along with the unsubstantiated gossip as a way to explain their sudden windfall. (Repeats 10/26 at 1:30am and 10/31 at 8:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       FLESH AND BLOOD ON MASTERPIECE: EPISODE 4

Four romantic relationships spiral out of control. Mary responds to an emergency. (Repeats 10/26 at 2:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      COBRA: EPISODE 4

As questions are asked about the Prime Minister's personal life, Anna seeks the help of intelligence chief Eleanor James. A new threat rears its head as public sentiment grows ever turbulent. (Repeats 10/26 at 3:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      INDEPENDENT LENS: FEELS GOOD MAN -  D

See October 19 description 

 

12:30 AM      DEATH IN PARADISE

When a marine salvage hunter is killed, the evidence seems to point to one man. It would be an open-and-shut case for the team if it wasn't for the suspect's solid alibi. Meanwhile, it is JP's stag do - and with Dwayne as best man, what could possibly go wrong? (Repeats 10/29 at 3:00pm) 

 

MONDAY, October 26, 2020

 

8:00 PM       ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: KOOKY & SPOOKY

Celebrate Halloween with thrilling and chilling finds, like a rag doll nicknamed Chucky, a nightmarish Leonora Carrington painting and an eye-catching "Bride of Frankenstein" pressbook. Which macabre and magnificent treasure is $250,000-$350,000? (Repeats 10/27 at 1:00am, 10/30 at 3:30am and 10/31 at 4:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RECUT: NEWPORT, PART 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 10/27 at 2:00am) 

 

9:30 PM       GENERATION NATION: A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT STORY

Explore how people in different age groups see themselves and their place in the America. Through self-shot video, they share common experiences that bind age groups together and generational differences that put them at odds with one another. (Repeats 10/27 at 2:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      FREEDOM SUMMER: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE -  D

Revisit the hot and deadly summer of 1964, when student volunteers and local Black citizens faced racial violence in Mississippi while registering voters in an attempt to break the hold of segregation. (Repeats 10/27 at 3:00am and 10/28 at 4:00pm) 

 

12:00 AM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

TUESDAY, October 27, 2020

 

8:00 PM       NOT DONE: WOMEN REMAKING AMERICA

Chart the last five years of the women's movement and its re-energized, intersectional fight for equality. Activists, journalists, entertainers, athletes and politicians report from the frontlines of the feminist tidal wave. (Repeats 10/28 at 12:30am, 10/28 at 3:30am and 10/28 at 3:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       FRONTLINE: THE CHOICE 2020: TRUMP VS. BIDEN

Investigating the lives and characters of Joe Biden and Donald Trump as they compete to be president. Those who know them best reveal key moments that made both men and shape how they would lead America through a time of crisis. (Repeats 10/28 at 1:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NOT DONE: WOMEN REMAKING AMERICA

See October 27 description (Repeats 10/28 at 3:30am and 10/28 at 3:00pm) 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 28, 20

 

8:00 PM       NATURE: AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRE RESCUE -  D

Meet the people rescuing and caring for the animal survivors of Australia's devastating bushfires. Iconic species like koalas, kangaroos and wombats face a series of hurdles to recover from their trauma. (Repeats 10/29 at 12:30am, 10/29 at 3:30am and 10/30 at 3:00pm) 

 

9:00 PM       NOVA: CAN WE COOL THE PLANET?

As global temperatures rise, scientists are exploring geoengineering solutions, from planting trees to sucking carbon out of the air to physically blocking out sunlight. But would it work? And what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate? (Repeats 10/29 at 1:30am and 10/30 at 4:00pm) 

 

10:00 PM      AGE OF NATURE: CHANGING

Discover why restoring nature might be our best tool to slow global warming. From Borneo to Antarctica, the resilience of the planet is helping us find solutions to cope and even mitigate climate change, providing hope for a more positive future. (Repeats 10/29 at 2:30am and 10/30 at 5:00pm) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NATURE: AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRE RESCUE -  D

See October 28 description (Repeats 10/29 at 3:30am and 10/30 at 3:00pm) 

 

THURSDAY, October 29, 202

 

8:00 PM       NEW TRICKS (JMCO): COMING OUT BALL

(Repeats 10/30 at 12:30am, 10/31 at midnight) 

 

9:00 PM       DEATH IN PARADISE

A young backpacker is found dead from a gunshot wound in her hostel bathroom. It seems like a suicide - but Humphrey can't work out why anyone would bring a wash bag into a room where they planned to kill themselves. Suspicion falls on the only people near the hostel at the time of the gunshot. The investigation leads Humphrey to discover an old crush from London is on the island - and that life at the hostel is even murkier than anyone wants him to believe. When Sian's phone is recovered, it seems like she might have had some secrets of her own. (Repeats 10/30 at 1:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      PROFESSOR T: OF PASSION

After witnessing more of Van der Weyden's poor teaching, Professor T reaches his wits' end and comes up with a plan. Annelies realizes she can no longer take care of her father on her own and must make some tough decisions. (Repeats 10/30 at 2:30am) 

 

11:00 PM      BBC WORLD NEWS

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      NEW TRICKS (JMCO): COMING OUT BALL

(Repeats 10/31 at midnight) 

 

FRIDAY, October 30, 2020

 

8:00 PM       MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 10/31 at 12:30am and 10/31 at 7:00pm) 

 

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

(Repeats 10/31 at 1:00am and 10/31 at 7:30pm) 

 

9:00 PM       JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER PRESENTS: A SWINGIN' SESAME STREET CELEBRATION

Enjoy a celebration of the music of Sesame Street with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Big Bird, Elmo and other Sesame Street favorites sing the show's songs alongside the world-renowned orchestra and artistic director Wynton Marsalis. (Repeats 10/31 at 1:30am) 

 

10:00 PM      METALLICA AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M 2 -  P

Join the ultimate heavy metal band as they join forces with the nearly 80-member orchestra. Filmed over two sold-out shows that opened San Francisco's Chase Center, the concert features the first-ever symphonic renditions of Metallica fan favorites. 

 

11:30 PM      AMANPOUR AND COMPANY

 

12:30 AM      MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL

(Repeats 10/31 at 7:00pm) 

 

SATURDAY, October 31, 202

 

8:00 PM       TROUBLE WITH MAGGIE COLE

See October 25 description 

 

9:00 PM       INSPECTOR MORSE: THE DEATH OF THE SELF

(Repeats 11/1 at 1:00am) 

 

11:00 PM      ACL PRESENTS: 50 YEARS OF ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL: A RETROSPECTIVE

Enjoy a special hour of ACL performances by Austin's Western swing faithkeepers Asleep at the Wheel. Spanning nearly 50 years of appearances, the songs include "Boogie Back to Texas," "Choo Choo Ch'boogie" and "Take Me Back to Tulsa." (Repeats 11/1 at 3:00am) 

 

12:00 AM      NEW TRICKS (JMCO): COMING OUT BALL