This program follows the charismatic Dr. Kenny Broad as he dives into blue holes — underwater caves that formed during the last ice age when sea level was nearly 400 feet below what it is today. The holes are Earth’s least explored and perhaps most dangerous frontiers.
TV: Wednesday, 6/19 at 8:00pm
For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised in America — associated with John D. Rockefeller Sr.’s feared monopoly, Standard Oil. The world’s first billionaire, Rockefeller held 90 percent of the world’s oil refineries, 90 percent of the marketing of oil and a third of all the oil wells. Working methodically and secretly, he transformed an industry — and changed forever the way America did business.
TV: Tuesday, 6/18 at 7:00pm
Amlan Ganguly is a lawyer-turned-social entrepreneur who has transformed some of the poorest slums of Kolkata by empowering children to become leaders in improving health and sanitation.
TV: Monday, 6/17 at 9:00pm
When a psychic is found murdered, Inspector Lewis and DS Hathaway discover that the victim is really an Oxford psychology research fellow. As they probe further, the truth behind the psychic’s double life unravels, revealing numerous suspects.
TV: Sunday, 6/16 at 8:00pm
The entertaining, educational and enlightening Discover Vivaldi’s Four Seasons immerses viewers in the delightful details of composer Antonio Vivaldi’s masterpiece The Four Seasons. Before a live audience, conductor-host George Marriner Maull, violin soloist Peter Winograd and the members of The Discovery Orchestra reveal the descriptive sonnets embedded within the score.
TV: Saturday, 6/15 at 9:00pm
APD Policy Change on Vehicles as Weapons, BP Plans for North Slope, Immigration Bill Heats Up in Senate
APD policy change on vehicles as weapons. BP and others plan for North Slope. Immigration bill heats up in Senate. Governor Parnell signs $425 million bill to finance gas liquification plant. The Seaalska Bill is back and facing objections to making it law.
America’s foremost humorist and social pundit, Garrison Keillor takes his skits and monologues across the country in his popular radio show, A Prairie Home Companion. American Masters trails this yarn-smith and his crew of actors and musicians as they spin stories and song into American gold in Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes.
TV: Friday, 6/14 at 9:30pm
Lesil McGuire announces her candidacy for lieutenant governor. Group hopes to recall Lindsey Holmes. The Air Force makes its case to move Eielson’s F-16s to Anchorage. Review board adds billions of dollars to the estimated value of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
KSKA: Friday, 6/7 at 2:00pm
TV: Friday, 6/7 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 6/8 at 5:00pm
Since people first settled in Southeast Alaska, water travel has been a necessity and part of life. For fifty years, a constant, stalwart and integral part of that history has been the blue and gold hulls of the Alaska Marine Highway ships.
TV: Wednesday, 6/5 at 7:00pm
A retelling of the centuries-old connection between the northern fur seal and the Unangan natives of Alaska’s Pribilof and Aleutian Islands in the middle of the Bering Sea through five generations.
TV: Tuesday, 6/4 at 7:00pm
Flooding continues throughout Alaska. A suspect in an Anchorage double homicide and sexual assault has a significant criminal history and is a registered sex offender. The Coast Guard wraps up testimony in its probe into the grounding of the Kulluk.
KSKA: Friday, 5/31 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 6/1 at 6:00pm
TV: Friday, 5/31 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 6/1 at 5:00pm
On May 20, 2013, a ferocious F5 tornado more than a mile wide tore through Moore, Oklahoma, causing 24 deaths and obliterating entire neighborhoods. It was the third time an exceptionally violent tornado had struck the city in 14 years. Yet predicting when and where such killer storms will hit still poses a huge challenge.
TV: Wednesday, 5/29 at 9:00pm
At 2:50 p.m. on April 15, two bomb blasts turned the Boston Marathon finish line from a scene of triumph to tragedy, leaving three dead, hundreds injured and a city gripped by heartbreak and terror. Less than five days later, the key suspects were identified and apprehended, with one dead, the other in custody. How did investigators transform the chaos of the bombing into a coherent trail of clues, pointing to the accused killers?
TV: Wednesday, 5/29 at 8:00pm
On the eve of Memorial Day, join co-hosts Joe Mantegna (“Criminal Minds”) and Gary Sinise (“CSI: New York”) for a night of remembrance featuring an all-star line-up performing with the National Symphony Orchestra. The 24th annual broadcast of the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, and to our troops around the world on the American Forces Network.
TV: Sunday, 5/26 at 7:00pm
Governor Sean Parnell signs the oil tax revision into law. Anchorage’s public testimony ordinance gets shelved. Former Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller is ordered to pay $85,000 to the Alaska Dispatch for legal fees. Alaska Pacific University announces a dramatic cut in tuition.
KSKA: Friday, 5/24 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 5/25 at 6:00pm
TV: Friday, 5/24 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 5/25 at 5:00pm
Join five-time Tony Award-winner and series host Audra McDonald as she takes a turn as the featured performer, singing songs from her new album and other favorites in a special spring concert at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall.
TV: Friday, 5/24 at 9:30pm
Master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in Pacific Heartbeat 100 – Waimea ‘Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar), jams with some of the best musicians in Hawai‘i in these intimate backyard performances. Cyril is the son of Gabby “Pop” Pahinui, who is considered the “Godfather” of Hawaiian slack key guitar and whose music was featured prominently in the Academy Award winning film, The Descendants.
Thursday, 5/23 at 8:00pm
Investigate the extraordinary survival story of a crew of airmen shot down over the jungles of Japanese-occupied Borneo during World War II. This film recounts the rescue of a U.S. bomber crew by Dayak tribesmen, known for taking the heads of their enemies. The Dayaks fed and protected the airmen before leading them to the base of the maverick British special ops officer, Major Tom Harrisson, who was fighting a guerrilla war against the Japanese with a band of Australian commandoes. The program features an exclusive interview with the sole surviving member of the U.S. crew, as well as interviews with a number of the Dayak tribespeople and Japanese and Australian veterans.
TV: Wednesday, 5/22 at 9:00 p.m.
War, deception and art come together in this astonishing true story of American G.I.s who tricked the enemy with rubber tanks, sound effects and carefully crafted illusions during WWII. This remarkable tale of a top-secret mission that was at once absurd, deadly and amazingly effective is told through the stories of the veterans, many of whom — like Bill Blass and Ellsworth Kelly — would go on to have illustrious careers in art, design and fashion.
TV: Tuesday, 5/21 at 7:00pm
Raven asks his friend Lydia Foster how to say “it’s tasty” in her family’s language.