Public Television for the North Coast

Highlights & Specials

Poldark on Masterpiece - Season 3, Episode 8

Sunday, November 19th at PM

Elizabeth turns the tables on George. Whitworth is checkmated. Demelza and Armitage reveal their true feelings. Ross Poldark makes a vow.

David Letterman: The Mark Twain Prize

Monday, November 20th at 8 PM

The special recorded at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts features a star-studded cast of Letterman’s friends and colleagues including top entertainers and comedians. The evening pays tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the broadcasting icon. “This is an exciting honor,” said David Letterman upon learning he is to receive the nation’s top prize for comedy and humor. “For 33 years, there was no better guest, no greater friend of the show, than Mark Twain. The guy could really tell a story.”

Finding Your Roots - Relatives We Never Knew We Had

Tuesday, November 21st at 8 PM

Actresses Tea Leoni and Gaby Hoffmann's lives have been shaped by family mysteries. They are introduced to the identities and life stories of their biological ancestors, thanks to DNA detective work.

Nature - Nature's Miniature Miracles

Wednesday, November 22nd at 8 PM

Great things come in small packages, and animals are no exception to the rule. From a tiny sengi, the “cheetah” of the shrew world, to a hummingbird who travels thousands of miles north each year, from a small shark that walks on land, to an army of baby turtles instinctively racing to the safety of the open ocean. We will travel across the world, through the vast savannah to the rocky plateau, and down to the depths of the seas, to shine a light on these tiny survivors of the animal kingdom. It is a great big world out there, but for these animals, size does not matter.

 

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