Downton Abbey: Season 2 – Episode 6

"Downton Abbey" continues with the Spanish flu sweeping through the household and infecting Cora, Lavinia and Mr. Carson, among others. Mary, Sybil and Robert, meanwhile, each face a moment of truth. TV: Sunday, 12/23 at 8:00pm

Time Team Special Edition

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.

Live From The Lincoln Center: Renee Fleming at The Penthouse

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Join celebrated soprano Renée Fleming for an intimate performance in Lincoln Center’s Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Featuring the rarely performed operatic masterpiece Knoxville Summer of 1915 by Samuel Barber, the program also marks the first television performance of songs from Fleming’s new pop and indie-rock album, Dark Hope. A favorite of the Emmy-winning series as both performer and host, Fleming will also perform Broadway favorites and a special duet with popular vocalist Josh Groban. KAKM: Saturday, 4/7 at 7:00pm

April Schedule Highlights

Alaska Public Media's April schedules

Pacific Heartbeat

Pacific Heartbeat is a new anthology series that provides viewers a glimpse of the real Pacific—its people, cultures, languages, music, and contemporary issues. From revealing exposés to rousing musical performances, the series features a diverse array of programs that will draw viewers into the heart and soul of Pacific Island culture. Alaska Public Television. Saturday, August 18. 7:00 pm

SOL Examines High Rate of Suicide in Canada’s North Region

SOL delves deep to investigate the underlying social issues that have contributed to Canada’s North region’s mounting youth suicide rate – one of the highest in the world.

Downton Abbey: Season 2 – Conclusion

Season 2 of "Downton Abbey" concludes with the family gathering at Downton for Christmas and the New Year; and Bates on trial for the murder of Vera. In other events, Robert offers relationship advice to Mary. TV: Sunday, 12/30 at 8:00pm

Talk of Alaska: Bill Streever

Combining extreme geography with extreme temperature is the specialty of Alaska science writer Bill Streever. He has been on the North Slope when it was too cold to fly, and he has walked on fire. He told us all about it on TALK OF ALASKA with Steve Heimel. TV: Thursday, April 4 @ 7:00 p.m.

1on1: Julia O’Malley

Pull up a chair and have a cup of coffee with of Anchorage's best known and least known movers, shakers, and characters on "1on1," KSKA and KAKM TV's new weekly interview show. Host Charles Wohlforth chats with artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, restaurateurs, adventurers, musicians and trend setters at Kaladi Brothers coffee shops. The program debuts with Anchorage Daily News' columnist, Julia O'Malley. Read More... KAKM TV: Sun. 4/22 at 6:30 pm & Weds. 4/25 at 10:00 pm KSKA FM: Thurs. 4/26 at 1:00 pm

May Schedule Highlights

Alaska Public Media's May Schedules

Inner Compass: Bolstering Business in Haiti

Business mentor Ralph Edmond, owner of the Haitian pharmaceutical company Laboratoires Farmatrix, shows how supporting and strengthening businesses can make all the difference for Haiti. Alaska Public Television. Monday, August 20. 11:30 pm

National Christmas Tree Lighting

The 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting will air on Alaska Public Media, Thursday, December 10. Among the performers include: Crosby, Stills and Nash, Miss Piggy, Andra Day, Trombone Shorty, and the United States Coast Guard Band.

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey – Season 3

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The Great War is over and the long-awaited engagement of Lady Mary and Matthew is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate. Shirley MacLaine joins the much-loved cast, which includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton and many others. “No family is ever what it seems from the outside,” observes Smith’s shrewd character. TV: Sunday, 1/6 at 8:00pm

In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul

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A celebration of the Memphis soul music of the mid- to late-1960s. Performers include Alabama Shakes, William Bell, Steve Cropper, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake. TV: Tuesday, April 16 @ 7:00 p.m.

Monarchy: The Royal Family At Work – Head of State

For the dramatic ritual that opens Parliament, the queen’s coachmen don full livery, and two of her horse-drawn carriages parade through the streets. One holds the queen — the other carries the crown jewels. “Head of State” leads viewers through the elaborate state opening of Parliament, from the secret removal of the crown jewels from their Tower of London vault to the moment when the House of Commons slams the door in the face of the queen’s representative to the eventual conclusion when the rowdy Commons stand before their queen. KAKM: Monday, 6/25 at 9:00pm

July Schedules

Alaska Public Media's July Schedules

On Story: John Lasseter and Caroline Thomas

Austin Film Festival’s On Story is a half-hour series that gives a behind the scenes look at the creative process of the country’s most beloved movies and TV shows. The show is a mash-up of footage of screenwriter and filmmakers discussing their craft and films. Each episode is thematically paired with one or two short films, with an introduction from the film’s writer or director. Alaska Public Television. Tuesday, August 21. 11:00 pm

Moveable Feast Features Visit to Anchorage

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING, host Pete Evans travels to Anchorage to learn about our finest fish cuisine. While here, Pete takes a field trip to the Bait Shack to meet up with Chef Travis Haugen, and fishing guru Dustin Slinker for a fishing adventure that includes catching a fresh king salmon for their delicious grilled meal that evening. Sunday, January 17. 1:30 p.m.

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey – Season 3, Episode 2

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The fate of Downton Abbey hinges on a letter from a dead man. Edith and Sir Anthony face their own fateful moment. Mrs. Hughes confronts a crisis. TV: Sunday, 1/13 at 8:00pm

Independent Lens: The Undocumented

Undocumented immigrants who died while crossing the border between Mexico and Arizona are the focus of this documentary, which features the Pima County, Ariz., medical examiners who work to identify their remains; and Border Patrol agents. TV: Monday, April 29 @ 9:00 p.m.