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October 2017

We invite you to tune in for these outstanding shows and all of our October programming.

 
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A televised special event: THE VIETNAM WAR tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. The series continues in October. Learn more

Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam.

Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen and digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the globe. Learn more

Continues Monday, October 2–Friday, October 6 | 7:00pm.
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Poldark, Season 3

on Masterpiece

Almost 40 years ago Ross Poldark galloped across the TV screens of millions of PBS viewers, vexing villains and winning female hearts in one of MASTERPIECE’s earliest hit series, Poldark. Now the gallant hero rides again.

Season 3 finds Ross and Demelza attempting to repair their relationship, while George Warleggan builds his empire to crush the Poldarks. Elizabeth harbors a dangerous secret, and Dwight is captured during the war with France. Will Ross risk everything to save his friend? Read more

Season 3 begins Monday, October 16 | 8:00pm.

 

NOVA

Ghost of Stonehenge

Stonehenge is the grandest and most enigmatic of Europe’s prehistoric monuments, and it has inspired countless theories to explain who built it and why. Was it an ancient cathedral or burial place or even a Stone Age observatory or computer?

Stonehenge’s place as a centerpiece of ancient culture was not to last. Join NOVA as we reveal intimate details of the Stonehenge people and why their power began to fade soon after they raised the mighty stones. Explore more

Tuesday, October 24 | 7:00pm.

 
 
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Live from the Artists Den

Lady Antebellum

After a two-year hiatus from music, this seven-time Grammy Award-winning group brings Nashville to Uptown for an unforgettable evening featuring fan favorites “Need You Now,” “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” and new songs.
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Saturday, October 21 | 10:00pm.

 

The Durrells in Corfu

on Masterpiece

Keeley Hawes stars as a widow who transplants her four unruly children from Britain to sun-drenched Corfu in 1935. Based on Gerald Durrell’s autobiographical trilogy, the series was lauded as “completely satisfying” when it aired in the United Kingdom. Read more

Begins Monday, October 23 | 8:00pm.

 
 
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Latino Americans

Tune in for the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.

The changing and yet repeating context of American history provides a backdrop for the drama of individual lives. It is a story of immigration and redemption, of anguish and celebration, of the gradual construction of a new American identity that connects and empowers millions of people today. Explore more

The six-part series begins on Thursday, October 12 | 9:00pm.

 
 
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