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February 2014 Program Highlights
All programs highlighted air on Channel 13.1 unless noted.

Saturday

Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“John Muir Remembered”

A discussion of the life and legacy of one of America’s great naturalists and co-founder of the Sierra Club. Guests include former wilderness guide Steve Waller with excerpts from his one-man show on Muir.
Saturday, February 1 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 2/2 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: High School Bowl series logo High School Bowl
“Sault Ste. Marie vs Hurley; Engadine vs Superior Central”

Join host GG Gordon as she presents the “best and brightest” from area high schools competing for scholarships and prestige in a battle of speed and knowledge. Cheer on your favorite team or test yourself against contestants from 40 Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin high schools in the 36th season of High School Bowl.
Saturday, February 1 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/3 at Noon ET

Pictured: program title graphic Wonders of the West
“Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park”

Uncover some of the most unique people, places and sites that the west has to offer in this new series. Join Emmy Award winning producer Brian Wignall, his wife and biologist, Julie Wignall and their daughter Amelia as they explore the natural wonders and mysteries of America west of the Rocky Mountains. This family of explorers may change the way you view your world. This week: Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park.
Saturdays at 10 pm ET & Thursdays at 9:30 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic Just Seen It
In this new series, film school graduates and entertainment professionals review the newest films in theaters, on TV and cable. This week reviewers look at the new HBO crime drama, TRUE DETECTIVE. Next, we check out Greg Kinnear in FOX's new dramedy, RAKE. Then we review the documentary about the Egyptian uprising, THE SQUARE, premiering on Netflix, and finally we chat with JUNE SQUIBB, the Golden Globe-nominated co-star of NEBRASKA.
Saturday, February 1 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: Sarah Jarosz Austin City Limits
“Sarah Jarosz/The Milk Carton Kids”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, ACL showcases new acoustic music with Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids. Multi-instrumentalist Jarosz highlights her album Build Me Up From Bones; the Milk Carton Kids play folk songs from their LP The Ash & Clay.
Saturday, February 1 at 11 pm ET
Repeats 2/3 at Midnight ET

Sunday

Pictured: conductor with orchestra All-Star Orchestra
This educational and entertaining series features the world-class talents of the All-Star Orchestra, an ensemble comprised of top players. Each episode pairs the All-Star Orchestra's performance of a popular symphonic score with a new work by a contemporary American composer. This week: Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5. Music has sometimes reflected, and at other times challenged repressive ideologies. Shostakovich abandoned the premiere of his challenging 4th symphony for fear of reprisals from the Stalinist government. His triumphant 5th Symphony was next, and the authorities were pleased. To this day the 5th is Shostakovich's most popular symphony. What is its message? What does "political music" mean today?
Sundays at 8 pm ET, begins February 2

Pictured: Cast of Downton Abbey fourth season Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey IV, Part 5”

Season 4 of the international hit finds aristocrats coping with last season’s shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. In part 5, Rose’s surprise party for Robert risks scandal. Mary meets an old suitor, and Edith gets troubling news.
Sunday, February 2 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/3 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes Masterpiece Mystery!
“Sherlock III: His Last Vow”

A case of stolen letters leads Sherlock Holmes into a long conflict with Charles Augustus Magnussen, the Napoleon of blackmail and the one man he truly hates. But how do you tackle a foe who knows the personal weakness of every person of importance in the Western world?
Sunday, February 2 at 10 pm ET

Pictured: Sarah Jarosz Austin City Limits
“Sarah Jarosz/The Milk Carton Kids”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, ACL showcases new acoustic music with Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids. Multi-instrumentalist Jarosz highlights her album Build Me Up From Bones; the Milk Carton Kids play folk songs from their LP The Ash & Clay.
Monday, February 3 at Midnight ET

Monday

Pictured: Scene from The History of Cardenio Shakespeare Lost, Shakespeare Found
The fascinating story behind the bold 20-year project by world-renowned Shakespeare scholar Dr. Gary Taylor to recreate The History of Cardenio (1613), a lost work written by William Shakespeare and his early collaborator, John Fletcher. Despite its impressive pedigree, The History of Cardenio remains shrouded in mystery because the 400-year-old play did not survive the ravages of time. Dr. Taylor resurrected the original manuscript by de-constructing Double Falsehood, Lewis Theobald's 1727 adaptation of The History of Cardenio. This process included painstaking research of centuries-old texts and cutting-edge computer microanalysis of each author's writing styles. The documentary culminates with the first full-scale production of the work at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, where academics from around the world comment on the play's authenticity, casting choices, plot additions and controversial ending.
Monday, February 3 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: train travels through winter mountains The Northern Railway: A Journey Across the Arctic Circle
View incredible scenery and dazzling vistas from Norway’s Northern Railway as it crosses the the land of the Midnight Sun and the Northern Lights. See Norway in all its stunning variety – field, farm, forest, fjord, mountain and sea. Learn the history of The Nordlandsbanen – the Northern Railway - Norway’s longest rail line, from Trondheim, near the middle of the country, nearly 500 miles north to Bodo, on Norway’s rugged and mountainous Atlantic coast. That history includes a dark chapter – the Nazi extension of the Northern Railway using slave labor after the invasion of Norway in 1940.
Monday, February 3 at 10 pm ET

Pictured: Idris and Seun POV
“American Promise”

This film spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, New York, turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through Manhattan’s Dalton School, one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Chronicling the boys’ divergent paths from kindergarten through high school graduation, this provocative, intimate documentary presents complicated truths about America’s struggle to come of age on issues of race, class and opportunity. Winner, U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award, 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
Monday, February 3 at 10 pm ET on 13.2HD Only

Tuesday

Pictured: Painting of Amish boy The Amish: American Experience, Part 2
THE AMISH answers many questions Americans have about this insistently insular religious community, whose intense faith and adherence to 500-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused for more than a century. With unprecedented access, built on patience and hard-won trust, the film is the first to penetrate deeply and explore this attention-averse group. In doing so, THE AMISH paints an intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life. It questions why and how the Amish, an insistently closed and communal culture, have thrived within one of the most open, individualistic societies on earth; explores how, despite their ingrained submissiveness, the Amish have successfully asserted themselves in resisting the encroachments of modern society and government; asks what Americans’ attraction to the Amish says about deep American values; and looks at what the future holds for a community whose existence is so rooted in the past.
Tuesday, February 4 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: The Edwards family in 1977 The Amish Shunned: American Experience
Follow seven former members of an Amish community, filmed over the course of 12 months, as they reflect on their decisions to leave one of the most closed and tightly knit communities in the United States. Estranged from family, the ex-Amish find themselves struggling to understand and make their way in modern America. Interwoven through the stories are the voices of Amish men and women who remain staunchly loyal to their traditions and faith. They explain the importance of obedience, the strong ties that bind their communities together and the pain they endure when a loved one falls away.
Tuesday, February 4 at 9 pm ET

Wednesday

Pictured: A red head duckling found in Egland, North Dakota. Nature
“An Original DUCKumentary”

Ducks fly through the air on short stubby wings — traveling in large, energy-efficient formations over thousands of miles. There are some 150 species of them, representing a wide variety of shapes, sizes and behaviors. Some are noisy and gregarious, others shy and elusive. They are familiar animals we think we know. But most of us don’t really know these phenomenal, sophisticated creatures at all. This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds.
Wednesday, February 5 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/12 at Noon ET

Pictured: HadrianÕs villa, Rome, Italy. Presenter Michael Scott. NOVA
“Roman Catacomb Mystery”

Beneath the streets of Rome lies an ancient city of the dead known as the catacombs — a labyrinth of tunnels, hundreds of miles long — a cemetery for the citizens of ancient Rome. In 2002, maintenance workers stumbled through an opening in one of the tunnel walls and discovered a previously unknown complex of six small rooms, each stacked floor to ceiling with skeletons. It was a mass grave, locked away for nearly 2,000 years. Who were these people? Why were so many interred in one place, piled atop each other? And most important, what killed them? NOVA’s forensic investigation opens up new insights into the daily life and health of Roman citizens during the heyday of the mighty Roman Empire.
Wednesday, February 5 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/6 at Noon ET

Pictured: One World Trade Center and surrounding buildings Super Skyscrapers
“One World Trade Center”

As urban space shrinks, we build higher and faster than ever before, creating a new generation of skyscrapers. Super skyscrapers are pushing the limits of engineering, technology and design to become greener, stronger, smarter and more luxurious than their predecessors. This four-part series follows the creation of four extraordinary buildings, showcasing how they will revolutionize the way we live, work and protect ourselves from potential threats. In part 1, follow the final year of exterior construction on the 1,776-foot skyscraper built on Ground Zero.
Wednesdays, February 5-26 at 10 pm ET

Thursday

Pictured: Ask the Lawyers program logo Ask the Lawyers
Area attorneys visit the Public TV 13 studios to answer phoned-in questions from viewers during this live broadcast. This week, host Matt Surrell welcomes guests: To be announced. Call in your questions during the broadcast at 800-227-9668. Series is now shown in HD on Thursday nights on TV13HD, Channel 13.2.
Thursday, February 6 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/7 at Noon ET

Pictured: The crew of THIS OLD HOUSE tackles an 1872 Italianate Style home in the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts This Old House Hour
“Arlington Italianate Project, Part 6”

Kevin appreciates the new windows from inside the new eat-in kitchen, while outside, Tom installs vertical beaded siding. Norm catches up with a former THIS OLD HOUSE carpentry apprentice, while Tom replicates 150-year-old corbels. Richard shows Kevin a time-honored way to connect cast iron waste pipes — with a lead and oakum joint. In the second half of the hour, Tom repairs a rotted porch post. Richard visits New Orleans, Louisiana, to help a family deal with high indoor humidity.
Thursday, February 6 at 10 pm ET

Friday

Pictured: Alice Walker American Masters
“Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth”

Most famous for her seminal novel The Color Purple, writer/activist Alice Walker celebrates her 70th birthday. Born February 9, 1944, into a family of sharecroppers in rural Georgia, she came of age during the violent racism and seismic social changes of mid-20th-century America. Her mother, poverty and participation in the civil rights movement were the formative influences on her consciousness, becoming the inherent themes in her writing. The first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Literature, Walker continues to shine a light on global human rights issues. Her dramatic life is told with poetry and lyricism, and includes interviews with Steven Spielberg, Danny Glover, Quincy Jones, Howard Zinn, Gloria Steinem, Sapphire and Walker herself.
Friday, February 7 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic Rotaries: Avalanche on the Mountain
A winter storm buries the Sierra Nevada. Embedded in the blizzard: the main line of America's railroad. For two days the major west-east route across America is shut down by snow, tying up billions of dollars of goods, trapping an entire train crew in an avalanche. A vision from the past is sent to rescue modern day transportation. The Rotary Snow Plow, invented in the 1800s, roars to life and heads up some of the steepest mountain terrain in the world. It's mission: save the crew and re-open the rail line over Donner Pass. Men and machines vie with the mountains and elements, a true story of survival.
Friday, February 7 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic POV
“Listening is an Act of Love: A Storycorps Special”

The first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. The special features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, when everyday people sit down together to share memories and tackle life’s important questions. Framing these intimate conversations from across the country is an interview between StoryCorps founder Dave Isay and his inquisitive 9-year-old nephew, Benji, animated in the inimitable visual style of the Rauch Brothers.
Friday, February 7 at 10:30 pm ET on 13.2HD Only

Saturday

Pictured: Knitting Daily series logo Knitting Daily
Tune in for some exciting changes in a new season. Series 1200 features a new host Vickie Howell, along with a new set and an amazing lineup of some of the best knit and crochet designers in the country. Plus, travel virtually all over the world to meet authors and designers right in their own home studio. We’ve added a new regular feature where yarn maven Tanis Gray talks about yarn and products called, Tools of the Trade. Episodes include: Cables, baby projects, open work, stranded colorwork, brioche, and charity projects. Learn why - no matter how busy your daily life is – it’s so important to knit daily!
Saturdays at 10 am ET, begins February 8

Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“Affordable Energy”

Former Shell Oil president and founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy discusses the need for a non-partisan, pragmatic approach to energy solutions sensitive to the broad range of interests represented. (Repeat from January)
Saturday, February 8 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 2/9 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: High School Bowl series logo High School Bowl
“Menominee vs Bessemer; Hancock vs Marquette”

Join host GG Gordon as she presents the “best and brightest” from area high schools competing for scholarships and prestige in a battle of speed and knowledge. Cheer on your favorite team or test yourself against contestants from 40 Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin high schools in the 36th season of High School Bowl.
Saturday, February 8 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/10 at Noon ET

Pictured: program title graphic Just Seen It
In this new series, film school graduates and entertainment professionals review the newest films in theaters, on TV and cable. This week reviewers look at the action comedy, RIDE ALONG, starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. Next, we shift gears and discuss the HBO dramedy about modern gay life in San Francisco, LOOKING. Then it is on to the animated comedy, THE NUT JOB. We end it on a bang with the action thriller, JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, starring Chris Pine. Four VERY different choices for your entertainment viewing.
Saturday, February 8 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: Austin City Limits program logo Austin City Limits
“Kacey Musgraves/Dale Watson”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. Texas country reigns on tonight’s AUSTIN CITY LIMITS with Kacey Musgraves and Dale Watson. Contemporary songwriter Musgraves sings tunes from her winning LP Same Trailer Different Park, while honky-tonker Watson plays tunes from throughout his career.
Saturday, February 8 at 11 pm ET

Sunday

Pictured: conductor with orchestra All-Star Orchestra
“Relationships In Music”

This educational and entertaining series features the world-class talents of the All-Star Orchestra, an ensemble comprised of top players. Each episode pairs the All-Star Orchestra's performance of a popular symphonic score with a new work by a contemporary American composer. This week: Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture; Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish". Robert Schumann's wife Clara was herself a gifted pianist and composer. She became a lifelong friend and source of inspiration for Schumann's protege Johannes Brahms. This program will explore the turbulent musical and emotional relationships between these three, and the masterpieces that they produced.
Sunday, February 9 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: Cast of Downton Abbey fourth season Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey IV, Part 6”

Season 4 of the international hit finds aristocrats coping with last season’s shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. In part 6, when Robert and Thomas make a sudden trip, everyone’s life becomes more complicated. Mary and Blake come together over pigs. An unwelcome visitor appears.
Sunday, February 9 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/10 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Lydia Wilson as Emily Fox Seaton The Making of a Lady
Based on the novel by celebrated writer Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Secret Garden), this is the story of the educated but penniless Emily (Lydia Wilson). During her duties as a lady’s companion for Lady Maria (Joanna Lumley), she meets her employer’s wealthy widower nephew, Lord James Walderhurst (Linus Roache). Accepting his practical if unromantic marriage proposal, Emily finds solace in the company of Walderhurst’s nephew Alec Osborn (James D’Arcy) and his glamorous wife, Hester (Hasina Haque), after Lord James leaves to rejoin his regiment. Emily, alone with the Osborns, increasingly comes under their control. She begins to fear for her life.
Sunday, February 9 at 10 pm ET

Pictured: Highclere castle, home to the Canarvon family for the last 300 years Secrets of Highclere Castle
It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history as the setting of “Downton Abbey,” but England’s Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury to the army of servants toiling “below stairs.” Also find out how the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, spend $1 million in annual upkeep funds and what life in a fairytale castle is like today.
Monday, February 10 at 12:30 am ET

Monday

Pictured: Dreamers Theater organization logo Dreamers Theater
This documentary follows a group of teens and young adults with a variety of developmental disabilities as they rehearse and stage an original musical that dramatizes the issues they face. The uplifting performance documentary intercuts real-life stories together with similar scenes from the play, as individuals with autism spectrum disorder, Down's Syndrome, Aspergers Syndrome and other high-functioning disorders or differences navigate the challenges of employment, transportation woes, housing, relationships and more.
Monday, February 10 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: Medgar Evers surrounded by police Independent Lens
“Spies of Mississippi”

View the story of a secret spy agency formed during the 1950s and 60s by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain white supremacy. Over a decade, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission employed a network of investigators and informants, including African Americans, to help infiltrate the NAACP, CORE and SNCC. They were granted broad powers to investigate private citizens and organizations, keep secret files, make arrests and compel testimony. The program tracks the commission’s hidden role in important chapters of the civil rights movement, including the integration of the University of Mississippi, the trial of Medgar Evers and the KKK murders of three civil rights workers in 1964.
Monday, February 10 at 10 pm ET

Tuesday

Pictured: Billy the Kid Billy the Kid: American Experience
On April 28, 1881, 21-year-old Henry McCarty, alias Billy the Kid, just days from being hanged for murder, outfoxed his jailors and electrified the nation with the latest in a long line of daring escapes. Just a few weeks later, the notorious young outlaw was gunned down by an ambitious sheriff. Demonized by the lawman who killed him, the Kid was soon mythologized by a never-ending stream of dime-store romances and later, big-screen dramas. But in all the narratives, Billy the Kid’s real story has been obscured. Born to impoverished Irish immigrants, the Kid led a hardscrabble, itinerant life that became harder still when his mother died of tuberculosis. He came of age in a lawless corner of New Mexico, where an Irish immigrant ring held a vise-like grip on all money-making endeavors and the Mexican population was frequently cheated out of their property without recourse to the courts. Caught in the middle of a many-centuries-old Irish-English conflict playing out on the plains of the Southwest, the Kid captured national attention with his reckless violence. His fascination with Mexican culture, his flair for Spanish and his disdain for the Anglo authorities made him a hero of sorts to the Hispanic community, who hid him when the law came looking and mourned him when he was gone.
Tuesday, February 11 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: The Fort Worth Five. Left to right: Harry Alonzo Longabaugh (The Sundance Kid), William Carver (News Carver), Benjamin Kilpatrick (The Tall Texan), Harvey Logan (Kid Curry), and Robert Leroy Parker (Butch Cassidy) Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid: American Experience
Long before Paul Newman and Robert Redford immortalized them on screen, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid captivated Americans from coast to coast. In the 1890s, their exploits — robbing banks and trains in the West and then seemingly vanishing into thin air — became national news and the basis of rumors and myth. But who were Robert Leroy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh? How did they come together to form the Wild Bunch gang? And how did they manage to pull off the longest string of successful holdups in history while eluding the Pinkertons, the nation’s most feared detective force? Separating fact from fiction, the latest installment of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE’s popular The Wild West series explores the last pair of outlaws to flee on horseback into a setting sun.
Tuesday, February 11 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: Frontline logo Frontline
“Syria's Second Front”

FRONTLINE makes a dangerous trip to the battlefields of Syria, gaining exclusive access to rebel forces as they try to unify against extremist Islamic factions that have thwarted the fight against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. With international peace efforts foundering and Western news organizations unable to safely report inside the country, journalist Muhammad Ali crosses into Syria to travel with moderate rebel commanders and fighters as they launch what they are calling "The Second Revolution," this time against jihadis from the Al Qaeda-linked group known as ISIS. From inside the war zone, FRONTLINE gives the most timely view yet of this newest front in the Syrian revolution. Also in this hour, a report from the besieged city of Aleppo, where more than 2,000 children have been killed in the fighting. This intimate portrait exposes what life is like for children who stay behind and are forced to adapt, as the world around them slips further into chaos.
Tuesday, February 11 at 10 pm ET

Wednesday

Pictured: Joseph Rosendo Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope
This season of the Emmy¨-winning JOSEPH ROSENDO'S TRAVELSCOPE transports viewers to exotic destinations, including Japan’s little-visited Ogasawara islands and the mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Closer to home, Joseph samples the California-style pleasures in Los Cabos, Mexico and enters a brave new world of travel in Nicaragua, a country recovered from civil war and ready to thrill visitors with its natural wonders. The series also highlights Asian locales, including Hong Kong and Tokyo, and returns to Europe to cast the spotlight on Switzerland’s Matterhorn and adventures along the border between Germany and Poland.
Wednesdays at 4:30 pm ET, begins February 12

Pictured: A burrowing owl peers out from its burrow, California. Nature
“The Animal House”

Why do some animals build structures and others don’t? And how do animals decide where to build? Animal homes need to be safe and secure, protected from predators and the weather. An eagle’s nest can weigh up to one ton, a termite mound can stand eight feet tall, and some falcon nest sites have been around for centuries. Going above ground and under, NATURE investigates just what goes into making a home when you’re wild and cost is not a factor.
Wednesday, February 12 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/19 at Noon ET

Pictured: The cityscape of Florence, Italy. NOVA
“Great Cathedral Mystery”

The dome that crowns Florence’s great cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore — the Duomo — is a masterpiece of Renaissance ingenuity and an enduring source of mystery. Still the largest masonry dome on earth, it is taller than the Statue of Liberty and weighs as much as an average cruise ship. Historians and engineers have long debated how its architect, Filippo Brunelleschi, kept the dome perfectly aligned and symmetrical as the sides rose and converged toward the center. More than four million bricks could collapse at any moment — and we still don’t understand how Brunelleschi prevented it. To test the latest theories, a team of U.S. bricklayers will help build an experimental “mini-Duomo” using period tools and techniques.
Wednesday, February 12 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/13 at Noon ET

Pictured: Leadenhall Building in London and surrounding buildings Super Skyscrapers
“Building the Future”

Commonly known as “the cheese grater,” the Leadenhall Building is the pinnacle of London’s avant-garde architecture. Designed as a tapered tower with a steel exoskeleton, it’s the tallest skyscraper in the City of London and the most innovative. The teams behind the Leadenhall project had to radically rethink every aspect of the traditional building model. This program follows the monumental challenges that come with erecting this super skyscraper: it will be constructed off-site, delivered to location, and stacked and bolted together like a giant Lego set.
Wednesday, February 12 at 10 pm ET

Thursday

Pictured: Program title graphic Colonial Williamsburg Field Trips
“Harsh World, This World”

Take a trip back in time to experience life in colonial America. These interactive field trips take viewers to Williamsburg, Virginia via live satellite video transmission, phone and the Internet to interact with actors reenacting 18th century American life. This month: What was slavery really like for enslaved people and their masters? Traditional proverbs guide students through personal stories, based on primary sources, showing kindness, betrayal, trust, cruelty, and the many emotions that govern complex human relationships.
Thursday, February 13 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Ask the Doctors program logo Ask the Doctors
“Children's Health/General Health”

Area physicians visit the Public TV 13 studios to answer phoned-in questions from viewers during this live broadcast. Host Dr. Jennifer Dehlin welcomes guests: To be announced. Call in your questions during the broadcast at 800-227-9668. Series is now shown in HD on Thursday nights on TV13HD, Channel 13.2.
Thursday, February 13 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/14 at Noon ET

Pictured: The crew of THIS OLD HOUSE tackles an 1872 Italianate Style home in the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts This Old House Hour
“Arlington Italianate Project, Part 7”

Arborist Matt Foti does some selective tree pruning, while Richard revisits the benefits of using PEX instead of copper for the water supply lines. Norm tours an 1872 Stick Style home in the neighborhood, and Tom shows Kevin how to convert a former doorjamb into a cased opening. In the second half of the hour, Tom helps a homeowner fit a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase. Kevin and an electrician repair a light switch in Seattle. Richard shows many options for filtering drinking water.
Thursday, February 13 at 10 pm ET

Friday

Pictured: Judi Dench on stage Great Performances
“National Theatre: 50 Years On Stage”

Founded in 1963, the Royal National Theatre has provided London residents and visitors with some the most thrilling productions in contemporary theater and served as an influential wellspring of talent and creativity, breathing new life into theater classics as well as launching new plays, playwrights, directors and stars on an international stage. On November 2, 2013, the NT celebrated its 50th anniversary with a special gala performance, welcoming home an all-star cast of NT alumni to perform excerpts from landmark productions, complemented by archival excerpts from the NT’s many groundbreaking productions.
Friday, February 14 at 9 pm ET

Saturday

Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“Kids Count”

A look at the latest report on risks and services affecting children. The program will follow the Michigan assessment with focus on the Upper Peninsula.
Saturday, February 15 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 2/16 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: High School Bowl series logo High School Bowl
“Escanaba vs Manistique; Houghton vs Ishpeming”

Join host GG Gordon as she presents the “best and brightest” from area high schools competing for scholarships and prestige in a battle of speed and knowledge. Cheer on your favorite team or test yourself against contestants from 40 Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin high schools in the 36th season of High School Bowl.
Saturday, February 15 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/17 at Noon ET

Pictured: program title graphic Just Seen It
In this new series, film school graduates and entertainment professionals review the newest films in theaters, on TV and cable. This week reviewers look at he romantic drama, LABOR DAY, starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Next, we offer up our picks for the most underrated movies of 2013. Following up, we look at the romantic comedy, THAT AWKWARD MOMENT, with Zac Efron, Michale B. Jordan and Miles Teller. And we discuss the animated drama from famed director Hayao Miyazaki, THE WIND RISES.
Saturday, February 15 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: Alternative rock superstars Arcade Fire Austin City Limits
“Arcade Fire”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, alternative rock superstars Arcade Fire perform hits and tunes from their Grammy-winning LP The Suburbs.
Saturday, February 15 at 11 pm ET

Sunday

Pictured: conductor with orchestra All-Star Orchestra
“The Living Art Form”

This educational and entertaining series features the world-class talents of the All-Star Orchestra, an ensemble comprised of top players. Each episode pairs the All-Star Orchestra's performance of a popular symphonic score with a new work by a contemporary American composer. This week: Richard Danielpour : "A Hero's Journey" (from Piano Concerto #4) Soloist: Xiayin Wang; Samuel Jones: Concerto for Violoncello Soloist: Julian Schwarz; Joseph Schwantner: The Poet's Hour - Soliloquy for Violin Soloist: Yevgeny Kutik. This program will focus on the soloist's role, the instruments, and the composer's juxtaposition of soloist with orchestra. Outstanding young soloists and leading American composers will be featured in performance and in interviews.
Sunday, February 16 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: Cast of Downton Abbey fourth season Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey IV, Part 7”

Season 4 of the international hit finds aristocrats coping with last season’s shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. In part 7, Robert and Thomas return from America. Bates disappears for a day, Edith prepares to go abroad, suitors flock to Mary and Rose makes her move.
Sunday, February 16 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/17 at 1 pm & 2/23 at 7:30 pm ET

Pictured: cast Murder on the Home Front
When young women are found murdered amid the chaos of the London Blitz of World War II, brilliant Home Office Pathologist Dr. Lennox Collins (Patrick Kennedy), on his first murder case, and his newly recruited assistant Molly Cooper (Tamzin Merchant) clash with the police over just who the main suspect is. Employing groundbreaking forensic techniques, can Lennox and Molly save a seemingly innocent man from the gallows and prove there may be more to these murders than meets the eye?
Sunday, February 16 at ET

Monday

Pictured: program title graphic Mississippi Remixed
This documentary tells the personal story of Myra Williams Ottewell who returns to her birthplace of Jackson, Mississippi, tired of stereotypical media portrayals about her state, and determined to celebrate the great racial transformations taking place since the 1960s – but in doing so finds she must confront her own family’s past. This is a point of view documentary. It is not a definitive look at all aspects of race relations, but rather the recollections and experiences of Ottewell as she talked with old friends, researched Mississippi’s history, participated in commemorative events, and interviewed various Mississippians over a period of six years.
Monday, February 17 at 10 pm ET

Pictured: Laura Garza Hovel's debut Independent Lens
“Las Marthas”

The annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas, lasts an entire month and coincides with George Washington’s birthday. For more than a century, the city’s coming-out celebrations have involved intricate paeans to America’s colonial past. In 1939, the Society of Martha Washington was founded to usher each year’s debutantes (called “Marthas”) into proper society. The centerpiece of the festivities is the Martha Washington Pageant and Ball, when the girls are presented. The festival resonates anew in a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration. Still, the Washington celebration has managed to persevere and even flourish, thanks in large part to the Mexican-American girls who carry this gilded tradition on their young shoulders.
Monday, February 17 at 10 pm ET on 13.2HD Only

Tuesday

Pictured: Middleton Alternative Senior High School: a Wisconsin program using mobile devices and place-based learning to engage students in civic activity and history. Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century
Targeted at parents, teachers and anyone concerned with education in America, this documentary takes viewers to the front lines of an education revolution, and examines how mobile devices and digital media practices can empower young people to direct their own learning. Documenting five success stories both in and out of the classroom, the program demonstrates how digital media, games, smart phones and the Internet are fundamentally transforming the way young people communicate, collaborate, participate and learn in the 21st century.
Tuesday, February 18 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Archive photo of the Grand Coulee Dam Grand Coulee Dam: American Experience
Grand Coulee was more than a dam — it was a proclamation. In the wake of the Great Depression, America turned from private enterprise to public works — not simply to provide jobs, but to restore faith. But the dam prevented access to one of the greatest salmon rivers in the world. Deprived of the salmon — their most important resource — the native people who lived along the Columbia witnessed a profound cultural decline. Featuring the men and women who lived and worked at Grand Coulee and the native people whose lives were changed, as well as historians and engineers, this film explores how the tension between technological achievement and environmental impact hangs over the project’s legacy.
Tuesday, February 18 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: Penn Station interior The Rise and Fall of Penn Station: American Experience
One of the greatest architectural and engineering achievements of its time, New York’s Pennsylvania Station opened to the public in 1910. Designed by renowned architect Charles McKim, the station was a massive civil engineering project, covering nearly eight acres and requiring the construction of 16 miles of underground tunnels. Alexander Cassatt, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, gambled millions of dollars to link the nation’s biggest railroad to America’s greatest city, but died bringing the station to life. No one could imagine that this architectural marvel built for the ages would be torn down a few decades later to make way for Madison Square Garden. Yet its destruction galvanized New York to form the Landmarks Preservation Commission, saving Grand Central Station and countless other historic structures.
Tuesday, February 18 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: Teenage girl with phone Frontline
“Generation Like”

Thanks to social media, today’s teens are able to interact directly with their culture — artists, celebrities, movies, brands and even one another — in ways never before possible. But is that real empowerment? Or do marketers still hold the upper hand? In “Generation Like,” author and FRONTLINE correspondent Douglas Rushkoff (“The Merchants of Cool,” “The Persuaders”) explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media — and exposes the game of cat-and-mouse that corporations are playing with these young consumers. Do kids think they’re being used? Do they care? Or does the perceived chance to be the next big star make it all worth it? The film is a powerful examination of the evolving and complicated relationship between teens and the companies that are increasingly working to target them.
Tuesday, February 18 at 10 pm ET

Wednesday

Pictured: honey badger, Klasserie Game Reserve, South Africa. Nature
“Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem”

The honey badger, known as the “thug of the savannah,” is one the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions and snakes. Little is known about its behavior in the wild or why it is so aggressive. This film follows badger specialists in South Africa who take on these masters of mayhem in ways that must be seen to be believed.
Wednesday, February 19 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/26 at Noon ET

Pictured: Ahu Tongariki NOVA
“Mystery of Easter Island”

A remote, bleak speck of rock in the middle of the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues, or moai, weighing up to 86 tons? And how did they transform a presumed paradise into a treeless wasteland, bringing ruin upon their island and themselves? NOVA explores controversial recent claims that challenge decades of previous thinking about the islanders, who have been accused of everything from ecocide to cannibalism. Among the radical new theories is that the islanders used ropes to “walk” the statues upright, like moving a fridge. With the help of an accurate 15-ton replica statue, a NOVA team sets out to test this high-risk, seemingly unlikely theory — serving up plenty of action and surprises in this fresh investigation of one of the ancient world’s most intriguing enigmas.
Wednesday, February 19 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/20 at Noon ET

Pictured: Shanghai Tower rendering Super Skyscrapers
“The Vertical City”

Shanghai Tower isn’t just a skyscraper — it’s a vertical city, a collection of businesses, services and hotels all in one place, fitting a population the size of Monaco into a footprint the size of a football field. Within its walls, residents can literally work, rest, play and relax in public parks, looking up through 12 stories of clear space. Not just one, however, but eight of them, stacked on top of each other, all the way to the 120th floor. When complete, the structure will dominate Shanghai’s skyline, towering over its neighbors as a testament to China’s economic success and the ambitions of the city’s wealthy elite.
Wednesday, February 19 at 10 pm ET

Thursday

Pictured: Ask the CPAs program logo Ask the CPAs
Certified Public Accountants visit the Public TV 13 studios to answer viewer's phoned-in questions about income taxes, personal finance, small business and other related subjects. This week’s guests are: To be announced. Call in your questions during the broadcast at 800-227-9668.
Thursday, February 20 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/21 at Noon ET

Pictured: The crew of THIS OLD HOUSE tackles an 1872 Italianate Style home in the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts This Old House Hour
“Arlington Italianate Project, Part 8”

Paint color consultant Bonnie Krims presents exterior color schemes, while Norm and Tom patch old oak veneer floors. Richard presents a new solution to the ugly PVC intake and exhaust pipes that come out of a typical boiler. Kevin tours an 1870 Italianate style home in Dedham, Massachusetts. Tom shows Kevin some of his favorite applications for radiant heat. In the second half of the hour, Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees.
Thursday, February 20 at 10 pm ET

Friday

Pictured: Sting performs Great Performances
“Sting: The Last Ship”

Rock ‘n’ roll Renaissance man Sting has embarked on a new venture, The Last Ship, a musical play for which he has written original music and lyrics. Exploring a range of universal themes, The Last Ship dramatizes the impact of the demise of the ship building industry in Sting’s home town of Wallsend, England, which for so long had dominated and shaped the city’s community life. Having grown up in the shadow of the Swan Hunter Shipyard, Sting was deeply affected by the subject, which inspired him to emerge from a decade-long absence from song writing to produce over a dozen new songs for the Broadway- bound show, a collaboration with the Tony-winning duo of writer John Logan (Red, Skyfall screenplay) and director Joe Mantello (Wicked, Other Desert Cities). In an exclusive performance recorded at New York City’s Public Theater, Sting performs an intimate concert of highlights from the show, providing a narrative outline for the musical as well as revealing the autobiographical underpinnings for the songs.
Friday, February 21 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: immigrant family learns about camping Nature's Invitation
Nature's Invitation is a documentary about Canada's quest to get new immigrants in touch with nature. It also explores the consequences of a life devoid of nature. It includes a special appearance by the best selling American author Richard Louv of the book "Last Child in the Woods - Saving our children from nature- deficit disorder."
Friday, February 21 at 10:30 pm ET

Saturday

Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“Congressional Republicans 2014”

First District U.S. Representative Dan Benishek fields questions on the bipartisan budget, unemployment, the healthcare roll-out, elections, and similar topics sure to affect voters this year.
Saturday, February 22 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 2/23 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: High School Bowl series logo High School Bowl
“Iron Mountain vs Negaunee; West Iron County vs Ironwood”

Join host GG Gordon as she presents the “best and brightest” from area high schools competing for scholarships and prestige in a battle of speed and knowledge. Cheer on your favorite team or test yourself against contestants from 40 Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin high schools in the 36th season of High School Bowl.
Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/24 at Noon ET

Pictured: program title graphic Just Seen It
In this new series, film school graduates and entertainment professionals review the newest films in theaters, on TV and cable. This week reviewers look at he animated comedy, THE LEGO MOVIE, and then head back to TV for a review of the new NBC dramedy, ABOUT A BOY. Next, we discuss TIM'S VERMEER, the fascinating documentary about the "photo-realistic" paintings of Johannes Vermeer, and finish up with the war drama, THE MONUMENTS MEN, featuring an all-star cast led by George Clooney.
Saturday, February 22 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: Radiohead Austin City Limits
“Radiohead”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, alt rock icon Radiohead takes the ACL stage. The band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated LP The King of Limbs.
Saturday, February 22 at 11 pm ET
Repeats 2/24 at Midnight ET

Sunday

Pictured: Program host Geoffrey Baer (right) and architect Robert A.M. Stern (left) Architect Robert A.M. Stern: Presence of the Past
Architect Robert A.M. Stern heads a successful New York architectural firm with worldwide commissions. He is also the dean of architecture at Yale and a prolific author whose tomes are measured pounds, not pages. In 2011, Stern received the Richard H. Driehaus Prize, an international award honoring architects who create classical and traditional work. But Stern’s reputation as a classically grounded traditionalist is not the whole story. His firm has built distinctive modernist structures. At Yale, his teaching staff includes hard-core modernists, many of whom Stern calls close personal friends. This program explores how Stern bridges the divide in modern architecture — between the modernists and the traditionalists — and puts Stern’s work in the context of a larger debate among architects who reject the past, those who embrace it and those who pick and choose as the context requires.
Sunday, February 23 at 7 pm ET

Pictured: Cast of Downton Abbey fourth season Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey IV, Part 7”

Season 4 of the international hit finds aristocrats coping with last season’s shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. In part 7, Robert and Thomas return from America. Bates disappears for a day, Edith prepares to go abroad, suitors flock to Mary and Rose makes her move.
Sunday, February 23 at 7:30 pm ET

Pictured: Cast of Downton Abbey fourth season Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey IV, Part 8”

Season 4 of the international hit finds aristocrats coping with last season’s shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. in the season 4 finale, Lady Rose meets the Prince of Wales and faces a dilemma. Trouble also plagues Cora’s mother, her brother, Edith and almost everyone else at Downton Abbey.
Sunday, February 23 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/24 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic Thunder on the Mountain
This documentary depicts the symbiotic balance between man and the environment in Central America. Towering high above the Costa Rican rainforests, a generally dormant volcanic mountain chain separates the Caribbean from the Pacific Wooden ships came from Europe over six hundred years ago, those ships brought change. Now ships of metal and glass arrive. Every afternoon brings a tropical thunderstorm. Every evening, the jungles come alive with the calls of animals. They have not forgotten that these shorelines once belonged to them alone.
Sunday, February 23 at 11 pm ET

Pictured: Radiohead Austin City Limits
“Radiohead”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, alt rock icon Radiohead takes the ACL stage. The band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated LP The King of Limbs.
Monday, February 24 at Midnight ET

Monday

Pictured: Sled hockey player entering the rink Ice Warriors - USA Sled Hockey
Tracks the US Sled Hockey team as its athletes prepare for the competition they’ll face in Sochi, Russia, this March. Sled hockey, also known as “murderball on blades,” is played as aggressively as professional hockey – but the players are strapped into armored sleds and they battle, at eye level, with their bodies, their sticks, their sharp sled blades, and the serrated ice picks used to propel their sleds. It’s a game of force, speed and strategy. The stories of this year’s players are riveting, from a 15-year-old making his team debut, to four athletes who are “wounded warriors,” injured in Iraq and Afghanistan and proud to continue representing the US through Paralympic sports.
Monday, February 24 at 10 pm ET

Tuesday

Pictured: Children learning in an outdoor setting When Learning Comes Naturally
This special visits innovative outdoor-education programs around the country created to help children understand and experience the wonders and joys of nature. The film explores the immediate and lasting benefits of introducing young children to "green" experiences. Natural spaces — in the form of gardens, small trails and outdoor "green adventure" areas — allow for the discoveries and choices vital to child development and learning. In addition, outdoor education can cultivate in children a permanent connection with the natural world — a crucial ethic of environmental responsibility.
Tuesday, February 25 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: A scene from Kids, Cash & Common Sense Kids, Cash & Common Sense
This special is designed to equip parents and young children ages 6 to 10 with the common sense to deal with money. The program, hosted by Jack Gallagher, includes lessons on where coins originate, teaching a young child about the value of money, the difference between "needs" and "wants," when an allowance is appropriate and how to deal with children suffering from a chronic case of the "gimme's." The groundbreaking format combines whimsy and wonder with education and enlightenment to make KIDS, CASH & COMMON SENSE a viewing experience for the entire family. The program weaves together fantasy with vignettes of real-life young entrepreneurs and smart shoppers and visits to the Denver Mint and a unique bank just for kids.
Tuesday, February 25 at 1:30 pm ET

Pictured: Women picket the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in 1910 Triangle Fire: American Experience
On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York’s Greenwich Village. The blaze ripped through the congested loft; huge piles of trimmings fed the flames. Petrified workers desperately tried to make their way downstairs, but the factory owners kept the doors on the ninth floor locked, and the woefully inadequate fire escape soon crumpled. It took the tragedy of the fire and the ensuing public outrage to force government action. The landmark legislation that followed gave New Yorkers the most comprehensive workplace safety laws in the country.
Tuesday, February 25 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: The dome of the Basilica of St. Peter Frontline
“Secrets of the Vatican”

Pope Benedict made history when he announced his resignation, becoming the first pope to step down voluntarily in 600 years. In his wake, he left a bitterly divided Vatican mired in scandals. Is Benedict’s successor, Pope Francis, taming the forces that helped destroy Benedict’s papacy? Is he succeeding in lifting the church out of crisis? Nearly a year in the making, this special two-hour FRONTLINE goes inside the Vatican — one of the world’s most revered and mysterious institutions — to unravel the remarkable series of events that led to the resignation that shook the world. Through interviews with those at the very heart of what happened — cardinals, priests, convicted criminals, police, prosecutors and whistle-blowers — FRONTLINE gives a first hand account of the final days of Benedict’s papacy and the current battle to set the church on a new path under Francis.
Tuesday, February 25 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: immigrant family learns about camping Nature's Invitation
Nature's Invitation is a documentary about Canada's quest to get new immigrants in touch with nature. It also explores the consequences of a life devoid of nature. It includes a special appearance by the best selling American author Richard Louv of the book "Last Child in the Woods - Saving our children from nature- deficit disorder."
Tuesday, February 25 at 10:30 pm ET

Wednesday

Pictured: Colin Stafford-Johnson on the Shannon River Nature
“Ireland's Wild River”

The Shannon is Ireland’s greatest geographical landmark and longest river. It is both a barrier and highway — a silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east. On its journey south, the Shannon passes through a huge palette of rural landscapes, where on little-known backwaters, Ireland’s wild animals and plants still thrive as almost nowhere else. For a year, wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson lives on the river — camping on its banks, exploring its countless tributaries in a traditional canoe, following the river from dawn to dusk through the four seasons, on a quest to film the natural history of the Shannon as it has never been seen or heard or experienced before.
Wednesday, February 26 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: NYC Skyline with new tower NOVA
“Ground Zero Supertower”

NOVA returns to Ground Zero to witness the final chapter in an epic story of engineering, innovation and the perseverance of the human spirit: the completion of One World Trade Center, the skyscraper rising 104 stories and 1,776 feet from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. In this update of NOVA’s Emmy-nominated special “Engineering Ground Zero,” which featured extraordinary behind-the-scenes access to the struggles of the engineers and architects working at 1 WTC and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, NOVA goes inside the construction of the new tower’s final floors and the installation of its soaring, 800-ton spire and beacon. But 1 WTC isn’t the only engineering marvel taking shape here: NOVA goes underground to see the construction of a multi-billion-dollar museum that will house artifacts from 9/11. As construction was going full speed and the tower was rising to its near-final height, a new threat emerged: this time, from nature. As the historic superstorm Sandy bore down on New York, many feared that the still-incomplete structures would be especially vulnerable to the storm’s wrath. NOVA reveals the engineering story behind their remarkable resilience to nature’s worst blows. The greatest test is still to come, though: Will the final product be a fitting site for national remembrance?
Wednesday, February 26 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 2/27 at Noon ET

Pictured: rendering of One57 Super Skyscrapers
“The Billionaire Building”

Upon completion, One57, on Manhattan’s 57th Street, will rise more than 1,000 feet, making it the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere and boasting spectacular views of Central Park. This episode follows the teams tasked with creating New York’s most luxurious residential skyscraper and their ambition to redefine luxury living the big city. Condominiums at One57 showcase state-of-the-art interiors — double-height ceilings, full-floor apartments, bathrooms clad in the finest Italian marble and the finest material finishes.
Wednesday, February 26 at 10 pm ET

Thursday

Pictured: Ask the Doctors program logo Ask the Doctors
“The Heart and Arteries”

Area physicians visit the Public TV 13 studios to answer phoned-in questions from viewers during this live broadcast. Host Dr. Jennifer Dehlin welcomes guests: To be announced. Call in your questions during the broadcast at 800-227-9668. Series is now shown in HD on Thursday nights on TV13HD, Channel 13.2.
Thursday, February 27 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 2/28 at Noon ET

Pictured: The crew of THIS OLD HOUSE tackles an 1872 Italianate Style home in the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts This Old House Hour
“Arlington Italianate Project, Part 9”

THIS OLD HOUSE welcomes Edgar Hansen from Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch.” To assess his skills, Tom puts Edgar to work patching cracks in the plaster walls, then Richard shows him how to “fish” water lines through the building. Norm and Tom raise the height of the railing on the second floor landing. Roger and Edgar remove the concrete stairs at the front entry. In the second half of the hour, Roger visits Biloxi, Mississippi, where he builds a high tunnel greenhouse with a homeowner. Richard explains the best types of pliers and wrenches. Electrician Scott Caron converts three recessed lights into three pendants in a kitchen.
Thursday, February 27 at 10 pm ET

Friday

Pictured: Jazz legends Dave Grusin and Chick Corea share a moment. Jazz and the Philharmonic
This program is a unique, generational and wholly American concert experience that highlights two of the greatest musical art forms the world has ever seen, classical and jazz. With performances by artists such as Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Terence Blanchard and Elizabeth Joy Roe, this special emphasizes the works of legendary past composers such as Bach and Mozart with these contemporary artists. Songs are performed with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra from the University of Miami Frost School of Music and National YoungArts Foundation alumni.
Friday, February 28 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: paint brushes Becoming an Artist
Enjoy an inspiring tribute to the power of mentoring and the vital role it plays in passing on our artistic cultural heritage from one generation to the next. The documentary features acclaimed artists across the disciplines, including Mikhail Baryshnikov, Robert Redford, Rosie Perez, Bill T. Jones, Frank Gehry, John Guare and Kathleen Turner working with some of the nation’s most talented students selected by the National YoungArts Foundation. BECOMING AN ARTIST is a celebration of our cultural vitality and the need to ensure its continuance.
Friday, February 28 at 10:30 pm ET

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