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Sunday

Pictured: Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary and Andrew Scarborough as Mr. Drewe Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece
“Part 5”

The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners and staff, and past scandals are looming. The beloved ensemble is back for the farewell performance, closing the book on a television legend. This week: Thomas makes Andy a generous offer. Spratt rescues Denker. A powerful politician comes to dinner. Robert upsets the family. Mary gets suspicious.
Sunday, February 7 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/8 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith, Oliver/Zac Barker as Master George, Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham, and Elizabeth McGovern as Cora Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece
“Part 6”

The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners and staff, and past scandals are looming. The beloved ensemble is back for the farewell performance, closing the book on a television legend. This week: The hospital war reaches a climax. Violet goes on the warpath. Daisy tries to foil a romance. Prospects are looking up for Mary and Edith. Thomas feels trapped.
Sunday, February 7 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/8 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: Nurse Mary Phinney (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Jedediah Foster (Josh Radnor). Mercy Street
“The Belle Alliance”

Follow a colorful cast of characters — doctors, nurses, contraband laborers and Southern loyalists — who intersect in the chaotic world of Union-occupied Alexandria, Virginia, and the Mansion House Hospital in the early years of the Civil War. This week: During a Union ball at their house, the Green girls and Frank initiate a daring plan to help him escape. Mary releases Dr. Foster, still shaky from his detox, from his “quarantine” so he can guide Samuel through a delicate operation.
Sunday, February 7 at 10 pm ET
Repeats 2/12 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: A recreation of Abraham Lincoln's log cabin home. Young Lincoln
This documentary examines how the joys and trials of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood years formed his personality, shaped his early political notions and molded his character. Features several notable historians who share their insight on this little-known chapter in Lincoln's life and legacy, and ocuses on Lincoln's close bonds with his family, and the numerous personal tragedies that he was forced to endure during his formative years. His childhood experiences would shaped his attitudes, molded his character and cast a dark shadow of depression that would remain deeply ingrained in him throughout his life.
Sunday, February 7 at 11 pm ET

Monday

Pictured: Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary and Andrew Scarborough as Mr. Drewe Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece
“Part 5”

The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners and staff, and past scandals are looming. The beloved ensemble is back for the farewell performance, closing the book on a television legend. This week: Thomas makes Andy a generous offer. Spratt rescues Denker. A powerful politician comes to dinner. Robert upsets the family. Mary gets suspicious.
Monday, February 8 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith, Oliver/Zac Barker as Master George, Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham, and Elizabeth McGovern as Cora Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece
“Part 6”

The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners and staff, and past scandals are looming. The beloved ensemble is back for the farewell performance, closing the book on a television legend. This week: The hospital war reaches a climax. Violet goes on the warpath. Daisy tries to foil a romance. Prospects are looking up for Mary and Edith. Thomas feels trapped.
Monday, February 8 at 2 pm ET
Repeats 2/14 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: Jane Seymour Feel Grand with Jane Seymour
Roughly 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day, so how do we live well as we age? This new series hosted by actress, artist, and health advocate Jane Seymour features the country’s top physicians discussing what we need to know about aging: preventing illness, what to do if it does strike, and most importantly, how to get the most out of the grandest time of our lives!
Monday-Friday at 3 pm, begins February 8

Pictured: Bitter Tears album cover Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears
Examine the story of Cash’s little-known concept album Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian and his unique collaboration with folk artist Peter Lafarge. Based on the book A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears.
Monday, February 8 at 10 pm ET
Repeats 2/10 at 2 pm ET

February Program Highlights

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teams on High School Bowl set Watch High School Bowl Online:
2015-16 Season Games Now Available
Join host Jim Koski for our 38th High School Bowl quiz tournament. U.P. and northern Wisconsin teams compete in a battle of speed and knowledge. Exercise your brain, play along and cheer on your local team.
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Host Bill Hart and guests explore the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes region.
Local and PBS programs are available in our video player at wnmuvideo.nmu.edu

Local Content Report image WNMU-TV’s mission is to provide the communities in our region with programming and media services that inform, inspire and educate. Locally produced programs like High School Bowl, Media Meet and our popular Ask the... call-in series provide viewers with original content that enhances their lives, especially in our sprawling broadcast area of widely spaced small communities in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.
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