This moving, intimate, funny and true-to-life series, based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth, tells colorful stories of midwifery and families in London's East End in the 1950s. Jenny Lee, a young woman raised in the wealthy English countryside, has chosen to become a nurse and now, as a newly qualified midwife, has gone to work in the poorest area of the city. TV: Sunday, March 31, 7:00 p.m.
Philip Roth: Unmasked, is a 90-minute documentary that features Roth freely discussing very intimate aspects of his life and art as he has never done before. The film has its world theatrical premiere March 13-19 for one week only at Film Forum in New York City and premieres nationally Friday, March 29 on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Roth’s 80th birthday. TV: Friday, March 29, 9:30 p.m.
With a dynamic and charismatic young principal and five remarkable kids at the center of the story, 180 Days invites viewers in for an unprecedented first-hand look of life inside of a school that tries to meet the needs of some of our nation's most challenged students. TV: (pt. 1) Monday, March 25, 8:00 p.m. TV: (pt. 2) Tuesday, March 26, 8:00 p.m.
Emmy- and Tony-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth presents a special concert of beloved songs of the Broadway stage. TV: Sunday, March 24, 7:00 p.m.
Faces of the Oil Patch describes the new visage of the oil patch—the areas in and around Williston, Watford City, Tioga, Stanley, New Town, Parshall, and Fort Berthold—in the words of the people who live and work in these communities. TV: Thursday, March 21, 8:00 p.m.
The work of IBM researchers to create Watson, the supercomputer competing on "Jeopardy!", is detailed. Included: the technological hurdles in developing a system that mimics the human thought process; potential applications for the future. TV: Wednesday, March 20, 8:00 p.m.
TIME TEAM tears into the queen’s gardens in an unprecedented opportunity to unearth the secrets of Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace, where the royal finds include the foundation of a 14th-century building where Edward III honored the legendary Arthurian knights. TV: Tuesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m.
FRONTLINE continues its investigation of nuclear safety with an unprecedented account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex after a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011. TV: Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 p.m.
The conclusion of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?, Free at Last," recalls the end stage of South Africa's apartheid system, when internal and external pressures forced the government to the negotiating table and consent to elections in 1994. TV: Monday, March 18, 9:00 p.m.
This star-studded once-in-a-lifetime event celebrates the life and music of the legendary Levon Helm. From country to rockabilly to blues to rock, the concert features performances by Gregg Allman, Mavis Staples, Joe Walsh, My Morning Jacket, Roger Waters and many others. TV: Wednesday, March 13, 10:00 p.m.
International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns to GREAT PERFORMANCES once again to delight fans with a new concert special of classical favorites. TV: Friday, March 8, 8:00 p.m. TV: Saturday, March 16, 10:00 p.m.
In Alaska, the fresh water that feeds the rivers is snowmelt from North America’s highest mountains and most active volcanoes. Time and again, they erupt and poison the rivers. Scientists have only just begun to piece together what might have happened nearly 2,000 years ago, when one race of salmon faced the death of their natal river and were forced back to the open ocean on an exceptional adventure. Navigating between the sulphurous waters, bears, sharks and eagles, the fish escaped the Earth’s wrath to give birth to descendants that continue their pioneering journey to the heart of an active volcano. TV: Wednesday, 3/6 at 7:00 p.m.
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