Eureka Bay

Public Television for the North Coast

Highlights & Specials

Masterpiece Mystery - Miss Marple Season 7: Greenshaw's Folly

Thursday, January 18th at 9 PM

When an old family friend and her young son turn to Miss Marple for assistance, she places them at nearby Greenshaw’s Folly, the family home of an eccentric botanist. But it becomes clear that the labyrinthine Folly isn’t quite the safe house that Miss Marple had hoped, when death casts its dark and sinister shadow on the residents.

Lorraine Hansberry: American Masters

Friday, January 19th at 9 PM

Explore the life and work of the A Raisin in the Sun playwright and activist who played a significant role in the civil rights movement. LaTanya Richardson Jackson narrates. Anika Noni Rose is the voice of Lorraine Hansberry.

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors #701

Saturday, January 20th at 7 PM

Jennifer Lawrence (Mother!) with Adam Sandler (The Meyerowitz Stories), Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) with Kate Winslet (Wonder Wheel), Jake Gyllenhaal (Stronger) with Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) with Kristen Wiig (Downsizing and Mother!) and Timothee Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name) with Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out).

Austin City Limits - Herbie Hancock

Saturday, January 20th at 9 PM

Herbie Hancock makes his Austin City Limits debut performing works from throughout his extraordinary career. Now in the fifth decade of his professional life, the Chicago native remains at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. Hancock has been an integral part of every popular music movement since the 1960s. He was a member of the Miles Davis Quintet that pioneered a groundbreaking sound in jazz, and in the 70s he developed new approaches heard in record-breaking albums like Headhunters, combining electric jazz with funk and rock. His trailblazing 1983 crossover smash “Rockit,” an early hip-hop touchstone, is considered one of the first songs to feature scratching, with Future Shock – the album from which it comes – marking Hancock’s foray into electronic dance sounds.

Victoria on Masterpiece - Warp and Weft / Sins of the Father

Sunday, January 21st at 9 PM

Discontent is growing in the country, and Victoria throws a costume ball in a misguided attempt to help the silk weavers of Spitalfields – but the spectacular event only exposes her naivety, and an unexpected grief finally forces her to put childish things away for good. Despite giving birth to a healthy Prince of Wales, Victoria finds herself paralyzed by an inexplicable sorrow. Meanwhile, a tragedy in Coburg plunges Albert into his own private torment.

Independent Lens "The Force"

Monday, January 22nd at 9 PM

At a powder keg moment in American policing, The Force presents a fly-on-the-wall look deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising following events in Ferguson, Missouri, and an explosive sex scandal. Filmmaker Pete Nicks embedded with the department over the course of two years to follow OPD’s serial efforts to recast itself. The film spotlights the new chief, hailed as a reformer, who is brought into effect reform at the very moment the Black Lives Matter movement emerges to demand police accountability and racial justice both in Oakland and across the nation. The Force also follows the journey of young cops in the Police Academy who are learning how to police in a new era of transparency and accountability. Out on the street, the camera gets up close as rookie and veteran officers alike face an increasingly hostile public where dueling narratives surround each use of force.


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