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January 2009

The Members’ Guide

Inauguration Day Page 13

Sibling Sounds Page 9

Presidential Primer Page 10

Funny Business Page 10

Eric’s MLK Tribute Page 20


Discounts for Members Only David Foster uses his MemberCard at the American Repertory Theatre. Where do you use yours? Send us a picture. For 200+ discounts, go to wgbh.org/membercard.

MIT Museum Robots, holography, exciting programs and interactive exhibits draw visitors from around the world. WGBH members receive 50% off admission, limit one per MemberCard. Info: 617-253-5927; web.mit.edu/museum

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Your new ’GBH MemberCard Guide is stapled inside this issue. It’s filled with new discounts from WGBH Business Member Partners, including 2nd Cup Café, The Brattle Theatre, Framer’s Workshop, Goethe-Institut, Puppet Showcase Theatre and When Pigs Fly. Start using it today, and save!

Attend the dress rehearsal for the Boston Children’s Chorus’s annual tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. and receive 10% off tickets. 1/19 at 1pm at Boston’s Jordan Hall. Info: 617-778-2242; bostonchildrenschorus.org

Precision Fitness Precision Fitness can help you reach your fitness goals. Visit one of their locations in Hanover, Natick, Newton or their newly opened store in Nashua, NH, and receive 10% off regularly priced items. Info: pfe-inc.com

Events Our way of saying thanks for your support ’GBH Presents Make ’Em Laugh

WGBH Kids & Family Day

Laugh out loud at a preview screening of Make ’Em Laugh (see page 10) and a presentation by Cambridge’s own Jimmy Tingle, one of the top social commentators and humorists in the country, Thursday, 1/8, 6:30–8:30pm at WGBH’s Brighton Studios. RSVP required at wgbh.org/laugh.

Experience the Boston Lyric Opera’s breathtaking preview performance of Mozart’s The Magic Flute for families, Saturday, 2/7, 1–3pm at WGBH’s Yawkey Theater, along with musical activities, ice cream and, of course, the chance to meet Arthur. RSVP required at wgbh.org/ familyday.

’GBH Celtic Live: Irish Session with Brian O’Donovan Celtic & Folk Club members: enjoy refreshments and inspiring music (and meet the musicians!) during the Friday, 1/23, live session from 6–9pm at WGBH’s Brighton Studios. RSVP: wgbhclubs@wgbh.org or call 617-300-3505. Not a club member? Find out how to become one at 617-300-3505.

New England Historic Genealogical Society What’s your family story? Start exploring today and save $10 off the annual research membership fee; $5 off the day pass fee. Info: 888-296-3447; newenglandancestors.org

Shop.WGBH.org Save 20% on DVDs, CDs and more from your favorite PBS and NPR shows (including Masterpiece Classic/Tess of the D’Urbervilles, see page 7) during the members-only sale at Shop.WGBH.org, 1/14 at 9am through 1/15 at 9am. That’s 5% extra savings on every item! Use discount code MEM907 at checkout.

Save the dates for these special WGBH events! Saturday, 3/28: WGBH Fine Wine Auction Saturday, 4/18: WGBH Kids & Family Day Thursday, 4/30: Members’ Open House Saturday, 5/2: WGBH Art Preview Party Info: 617-300-5400

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What do Barack Obama, Los Lonely Boys, Ellen DeGeneres, and J. Robert Oppenheimer have in common? Each plays a part in the American story, and their respective chapters in this saga are on our roster this month. From one man’s extraordinary journey to the White House (see page 13), to the saga of three Mexican American brothers whose signature “Texican” sound sent them soaring on the rock music charts, WGBH brings you stories that, together, help shape the larger American narrative. How do we do it? With original research, top-flight reporting, diverse voices, and talented producers who have a real ear for the important, interesting questions that help us make sense of our past, present, and future. Today, WGBH is committed to making these stories accessible more and more ways—not just via our broadcasts, but online and on demand, so you can watch and listen when and where you choose…with impressive results. Frontline’s The Choice, a dual biography of the two major party presidential candidates, drew 7.8 million broadcast viewers, 18,000 iTunes downloads, more than 900,000 YouTube views (growing daily), and more than 3 million video views. It’s your support, now more critical than ever, that enables WGBH to bring you and a public hungry for substance and meaning, American stories you won’t find anywhere else.

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Equitrekking Irish Countryside

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The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer: American Experience Wild Chronicles

Fat: What No One Is Telling You Nature Is that Skunk? Rick Steves’ Europe

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Your Favorite? Tune in the weekend of 1/23–25 for Member Favorites, programs chosen based on viewer response. Among the programs airing: Brain Fitness 2: Sight and Sound, a follow-up to the popular self-help program; My Music: Love Songs of the 50s and 60s (shown, The Everly Brothers), for a night of melodies and memories; and Alone in the Wilderness, a portrait of one man’s journey into nature. Call 800-492-1111 or log on to wgbh.org/pledge to make your voice heard, and check wgbh.org/schedules for each night’s lineup. Member Favorites air Fri, 1/23–Sun, 1/25—Check wgbh.org/schedules


For Kids

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Saturdays on 2 & 44 Weekdays on 2 6am 2 Curious George 44 Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood (d) 6:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Curious George 7am 2 Peep and the Big Wide World 44 Sesame Street(d) 7:30 2 WordWorld (d) 8am 2 Super Why! 44 Barney & Friends (d) 8:30 2 Clifford the Big Red Dog (d) 44 Caillou (d) 9am 2 Curious George 44 Bob the Builder (d) 9:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Thomas & Friends (d) 10am 2 Martha Speaks 44 Sid the Science Kid 10:30 2 WordGirl (d)

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Clifford the Big Red Dog (d) Dragon Tales (d) Arthur (d) Martha Speaks Curious George Sid the Science Kid Super Why! Clifford the Big Red Dog (d) Sesame Street (d) WordWorld (d) Sid the Science Kid Caillou (d) Thomas & Friends(d) Between the Lions (d) Martha Speaks Super Why! Maya & Miguel (d) Arthur (d) Curious George Curious George Cyberchase (d) WordGirl (d) Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman (d) (Mon–Thu); The Electric Company (Fri)

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Martha Speaks Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat (d) Between the Lions (d) Peep and the Big, Wide World Clifford the Big Red Dog (d) Curious George Sid the Science Kid Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman (d) Hands On: Crafts for Kids WordGirl (d) Cyberchase (d) Zula Patrol Zula Patrol Arthur (d) Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat (d) Curious George Sid the Science Kid DragonflyTV

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Clifford the Big Red Dog (d) Martha Speaks Super Why! Curious George Curious George Peep and the Big Wide World Danger Rangers

9:30 The Saddle Club 10am WordGirl (d) 10:30 Design Squad (d) 

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Sesame Street (d) Curious George Sid the Science Kid Super Why! Martha Speaks WordWorld (d) It’s a Big, Big World (d) Barney & Friends (d) Caillou (d) Bob the Builder (d) Barney & Friends (d)

Hey, you guys! Check out the new Electric Company Fridays at 5:30pm on 2. And tune in for an afternoon marathon Monday, 1/19, 4–6pm.

Weekdays on ’GBH Kids 6am Hands On: Crafts for Kids 6:30 Hands On: Crafts for Kids 7am Maya & Miguel (d)

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WordGirl (d) Zula Patrol Cyberchase (d) Cyberchase (d) Curious George Curious George Arthur (d) Clifford the Big Red Dog (d) Martha Speaks Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman (d) Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman (d) Reading Rainbow (d) Reading Rainbow (d) Between the Lions (d) Between the Lions (d) Hands On: Crafts for Kids Hands On: Crafts for Kids Clifford the Big Red Dog (d) Sid the Science Kid Curious George Curious George

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Thursday 1 Weekday schedule See pgs 6, 17–18 or go to wgbh.org/schedules 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Basic Black Conversation and Poetry with Major Jackson 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Great Performances From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2009. The celebration from Vienna’s Musikverein features Daniel Barenboim. 44 The This Old House Hour 9pm 44 Voyages of Discovery Ferdinand Magellan— Circumnavigation. This series celebrates history’s great ocean voyages. 9:30 2 Cinema’s Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Hundreds of Jewish film professionals fled to Hollywood between 1933 and 1939, including Hedy Lamarr, Peter Lorre, Fritz Lang and Billy Wilder. 10pm 44 Nature Unforgettable Elephants (d) 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Friday 2 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Beat the Press 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 McLaughlin Group 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Washington Week 44 The Mormons Pt. I. This encore provides a portrait of an often-misunderstood religion. Go paperless! wgbh.org/paperlessguide

8:30 2 Now 9pm 2 Bill Moyers Journal 10pm 2 Frontline The War Briefing. A look at foreign policy choices facing President Obama. 44 The Mormons Pt. II (See 1/2 at 8pm) 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Saturday 3 6am 2 Curious George 44 Mister Rogers (d) 6:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Curious George 7am 2 Peep 44 Sesame Street (d) 7:30 2 WordWorld (d) 8am 2 Super Why! 44 Barney and Friends 8:30 2 Clifford (d) 44 Caillou (d) 9am 2 Curious George 44 Bob the Builder (d) 9:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Thomas & Friends (d) 10am 2 Martha Speaks 44 Sid the Science Kid 10:30 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Mama Mirabelle 11am 2 The Victory Garden (d) 44 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Tony Plana. The Cuban actor and director is best known as Ugly Betty’s dad. 11:30 2 Everyday Food 44 Ask This Old House 12n 2 Made in Spain 44 The Mormons Pt. I (See 1/2 at 8pm) 12:30 2 Sara’s Weeknight Meals 1pm 2 Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way 1:30 2 Lidia’s Italy 2pm 2 TBA 44 The Mormons Pt. II (See 1/2 at 8pm)

A Pure Woman Violated by one man, forsaken by another, Tess Durbeyfield is one of literature’s most spirited and enduring heroines. This new adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s heartbreaking novel stars Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace) as Tess, Hans Matheson (Dr. Zhivago) as her seducer Alec, and Eddie Redmayne (Elizabeth: The Golden Age) as Angel, the man she loves. New Masterpiece Classic host Laura Linney introduces the fourhour miniseries. Explore more at wgbh.org/masterpiece. Masterpiece Classic/Tess of the D’Urbervilles Premieres Sun, 1/4 at 9pm on 2 Repeats Mon, 1/5 at 8pm on 44 2:30 2 Simply Ming 3pm 2 America’s Test Kitchen 3:30 2 Cook’s Country 4pm 2 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie 44 The Greatest Story Ever Told This 1965 retelling of the story of the life of Jesus stars Max Von Sydow, Angela Lansbury and Charlton Heston. (*)

4:30 2 The New Yankee Workshop 5pm 2 This Old House 5:30 2 This Old House 6pm 2 Masterpiece Mystery! Prime Suspect: The Final Act, Pt. II. Helen Mirren is back as Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison. (d)

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Hit the Road Join host Mark L. Walberg as the six-time Emmy Award-nominated series opens its lucky 13th season in Palm Springs, California. Experts discover the most valuable object ever appraised on the series: a 1937 painting by noted American Abstract Expressionist Clyfford Still. Roadshow also visits collector Jim McCarty, who lost more than half his large collection of coveted California Plein Air paintings to theft. McCarty reveals the tactics that led to his recovery of many of the works of art and invites viewers to join the hunt. Then it’s on to Dallas, Wichita, Chattanooga, Grand Rapids and Hartford! Antiques Roadshow Premieres Mon, 1/5 at 8pm on 2 Repeats Tue, 1/6 at 8pm on 44

Continental Course When Marco Polo visited India in the 13th century, he described the country as “the richest province in the world…a land of wonders.” Now, 60 years after Indian independence, British historian Michael Wood sets out on a voyage through Indian history. The world’s largest democracy, a nuclear power and a rising economic giant, India is also the world’s most ancient surviving civilization, with unbroken continuity stretching back into prehistory. Join Wood on a trek from the deserts of Turkmenistan to the Khyber Pass, and from war-torn Iraq to the palm-fringed shores of Kerala in this visually stunning new series. The Story of India Premieres Mon, 1/5 at 9pm on 2 World view: Enjoy a Japanland marathon Fri, 1/2, 2–10pm on WGBH World. 7:30 44 Doctor Zhivago David Lean’s 1965 epic stars Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. (*) 8pm 2 Keeping Up Appearances 8:30 2 Waiting For God 9pm 2 The Vicar of Dibley 2005 New Year’s Special 9:45 2 Chef! 10:15 2 New Tricks 10:30 44 Great Performances From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2009 (See 1/1 at 8pm)



11pm 2 Basic Black Major Jackson (See 1/1 at 7:30pm) 11:30 2 Ask This Old House

Sunday 4 6am 2 Clifford (d) 44 Antiques Roadshow Wild Things 6:30 2 Martha Speaks 7am 2 Super Why! 44 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 2 Curious George 44 To the Contrary

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8am 2 Curious George 44 MoneyTrack 8:30 2 Peep 44 Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 9am 2 Danger Rangers 44 Foreign Exchange 9:30 2 The Saddle Club 44 Beat the Press 10am 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Inside Washington 10:30 2 Design Squad (d) 44 Now 11am 2 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Tony Plana (See 1/3 at 11am) 44 Bill Moyers Journal 11:30 2 Rick Steves’ Europe Denmark beyond Copenhagen 12n 2 Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge Wild Asia: Nepal and India 44 Real Moms, Real Stories, Real Savvy This series covers parenting issues. 12:30 2 Basic Black Conversation and Poetry with Major Jackson (See 1/1 at 7:30pm) 44 Real Moms (See 1/4 at 12noon) 1pm 2 Get Ready for Digital TV How-to advice for the upcoming federally mandated switch to digital TV. 44 Africa Trek The story of a couple’s three-year journey across Africa. 1:30 2 Great Performances Carnegie Hall Celebrates Berlin 44 Africa Trek (See 1/4 at 1pm) 2pm 44 e2 2:30 44 Equitrekking Colorado 3pm 44 Spain…On the Road Again Gwyneth Paltrow Mario Batali, Mark Bittman and Claudia Bassols take a roadtrip. 3:30 2 Cinema’s Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (See 1/1 at 9:30pm) 4pm 44 Made in Spain 4:30 44 TBA 5pm 44 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie 5:30 2 Design Squad (d) 44 Simply Ming 6pm 2 Rick Steves’ Europe Denmark beyond Copenhagen

44 This Old House 6:30 2 Liquid Assets 44 Theater Talk 7pm 44 Pat and Mike Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star in this 1952 comedy. (*) 8pm 2 Nature The Gorilla King HD 9pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Pt. I) (d) See A Pure Woman, page 7 44 Great Performances From Shtetl to Swing. The cross-pollination of Jewish and African American musical influences gave voice to a new multicultural America. 10pm 44 Independent Lens Operation Filmmaker. An Iraqi film student works in the US. 11pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Pt. I) (d)(See 1/4 at 9pm) 11:30 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm)

Monday 5 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Wild Chronicles 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. I HD See Hit the Road, this page 44 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Pt. I) (d)(See 1/4 at 9pm) 9pm 2 The Story of India Beginnings (Pt. I) HD See Continental Course, this page 10pm 2 The Story of India The Power of Ideas (Pt. II) HD (See 1/5 at 9pm) 44 Great Performances Carnegie Celebrates Berlin 11pm 2 Charlie Rose

Tuesday 6 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Los Lonely Boys See Sibling Sounds, page 9 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Nova Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice. This two-hour, two-part special dramatizes the quest for the Northwest Passage.


Wednesday 7 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Ask This Old House 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Great Performances Cyrano de Bergerac. Kevin Kline embodies Edmond Rostand’s proboscisly challenged 17th-century warrior-poet. HD 44 Globe Trekker Pakistan (d) 9pm 44 African American Lives Discovering Roots (Pt. I). Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the genealogy of Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and others in this four-part series. 10pm 44 Nova Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice (See 1/6 at 8pm) 10:30 2 From the Top at Carnegie Hall Rhythm and Strings 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Thursday 8 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Basic Black Searching for Sally Hemings: A Conversaion with Author Annette Gordon-Reed. This new program features the recent National Book Award recipient. 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Ken Burns American Stories The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God 44 The This Old House Hour

9pm 2 Ken Burns American Stories Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio 44 Voyages of Discovery James Cook (See 1/1 at 9pm) 10pm 44 Nature The Gorilla King 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Friday 9 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Beat the Press 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 McLaughlin Group 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Washington Week 44 Secrets of the Dead Umbrella Assassin 8:30 2 Now 9pm 2 Bill Moyers Journal 44 Secrets of the Dead Headless Romans. 10pm 2 Frontline The Old Man and the Storm (See 1/6 at 9pm) 44 Secrets of the Dead Gangland Graveyard 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

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More María!: María Hinojosa: One-on-One airs at 7:30am and 5:30pm on WGBH World. 10:30 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Mama Mirabelle 11am 2 The Victory Garden (d) 44 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Los Lonely Boys (See 1/6 at 7:30pm) 11:30 2 Everyday Food 44 Ask This Old House

María Hinojosa: One-on-One/Los Lonely Boys Premieres Tue, 1/6 at 7:30pm on 2 Repeats Sat, 1/10 at 11am on 44

In 2005, three Mexican American brothers from San Angelo, Texas, with a unique sound they called “Texican,” were propelled onto the national stage by their hit song “Heaven.” Though success seemed to have come overnight, Los Lonely Boys (also known as the Garza brothers, Henry, Ringo and Jojo) had in fact been building their career in smoky bars and small venues for many years. Join award-winning journalist María Hinojosa as she kicks off a new season of One-on-One in musical style, and go to wgbh.org/oneonone to explore more.

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12n 2 Made in Spain 44 The Story of India Beginnings (Pt. I)(See 1/5 at 9pm)

12:30 2 Sara’s Weeknight Meals 1pm 2 Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Full schedules and more program info: wgbh.org




Forgotten Six months after Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, producer June Cross (This Far by Faith) came across 82-year-old Herbert Gettridge working alone on his home in the lower Ninth Ward. Over the next two years, Cross would document the story of the extended Gettridge clan—an African American family with deep roots in New Orleans—as they struggled to rebuild their homes and their lives. The moving personal story reveals the human cost of this tragedy, the continued inadequacies of government’s response and how race, class and politics have affected the attempts to rebuild an American city. Frontline/Old Man and the Storm Premieres Tue, 1/6 at 9pm on 2

Presidential Primer Join us for 12 nights of insightful presidential biographies leading up to the Inauguration Day. From FDR, Truman and LBJ to Nixon, Carter, Reagan and George H.W. Bush, get the life stories of the men who held the office. American Experience/The Presidents Thu, 1/8–Mon, 1/19 at 7pm on WGBH World

Funny Business This new, six-hour series showcases the most hilarious men, women and moments in American entertainment and why they made us laugh. Hosted by Billy Crystal, Make ’Em Laugh explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change. Melding performance, biography and history, the documentary features interviews with more than 90 comedians, writers, producers and historians, including Jonathan Winters, the Smothers Brothers, Carol Burnett, Sid Caesar, George Carlin, Larry David, Will Ferrell, Cheech Marin, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Mort Sahl, Dick Van Dyke and many, many others. Make ’Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Premieres Wed, 1/14 at 8pm on 2

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44 The Story of India The Power of Ideas (Pt. II) (See 1/5 at 9pm) 1:30 2 Lidia’s Italy 2pm 2 TBA 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm) 2:30 2 Simply Ming 44 Nova Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice (See 1/6 at 8pm) 3pm 2 America’s Test Kitchen 3:30 2 Cook’s Country 44 The Greatest Story Ever Told (*)(See 1/3 at 4pm) 4pm 2 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie 4:30 2 The New Yankee Workshop Norm looks back at classic projects. 5pm 2 This Old House 5:30 2 This Old House 6pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Pt. I) (d)(See 1/4 at 9pm) 7pm 44 Ben Hur The 1959 block buster that netted 11 Oscars—everything from Best Director (William Wyler) to Best Actor (Charlton Heston) to (of course) Best Picture. (*) Inauguration Day: Tune in Tuesday, 1/20 at 11am on 44 for coverage of the Inauguration. 8pm 2 Keeping Up Appearances 8:30 2 Waiting For God 9pm 2 The Vicar of Dibley 2004 Christmas Special 9:55 2 Chef! 10:20 2 New Tricks 10:30 44 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. I 11:30 2 Basic Black Annette Gordon-Reed (See 1/8 at 7:30pm) 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm)

Sunday 11 6am 2 Clifford (d) 44 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. I (See 1/5 at 8pm) 6:30 2 Martha Speaks 7am 2 Super Why!

44 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 2 Curious George 44 To the Contrary 8am 2 Curious George 44 MoneyTrack 8:30 2 Peep 44 Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 9am 2 Danger Rangers 44 Foreign Exchange 9:30 2 The Saddle Club 44 Beat the Press 10am 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Inside Washington 10:30 2 Design Squad (d) 44 Now 11am 2 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Los Lonely Boys (See 1/6 at 7:30pm) 44 Bill Moyers Journal 11:30 2 Rick Steves’ Europe Istanbul 12n 2 Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge Mexico: Baja 44 Real Moms (See 1/4 at 12noon) 12:30 2 Basic Black Annette Gordon-Reed (See 1/8 at 7:30pm) 44 Real Moms (See 1/4 at 12noon) 1pm 2 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. I 44 Africa Trek (See 1/4 at 1pm) 1:30 44 Africa Trek (See 1/4 at 1pm) 2pm 2 Great Performances Cyrano de Bergerac (See 1/7 at 8pm) 44 e2 2:30 44 Equitrekking Wyoming 3pm 44 Spain…On the Road Again (See 1/4 at 3pm) 4pm 44 Made in Spain 4:30 2 From the Top at Carnegie Hall 44 TBA 5pm 2 From the Top at Carnegie Hall 44 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie 5:30 2 Design Squad (d) 44 Simply Ming 6pm 2 Rick Steves’ Europe Istanbul 44 This Old House 6:30 2 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie


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44 Broadcast News James L. Brooks’s 1987 film stars William Hurt, Holly Hunter and Joan Cusack. (*) 7pm 2 Globe Trekker Deep South, USA (d) 8pm 2 Nature The Dragon Chronicles HD 9pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Pt. II) (d)(See 1/4 at 9pm) 44 Independent Lens Helvetica. A first-time director speaks with historians and designers about the use of fonts. 10pm 44 Independent Lens The Atom Smashers. A look at the race for the Higgs boson particle. 11pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Pt. II) (d)(See 1/4 at 9pm) 44 Spain…On the Road Again (See 1/4 at 3pm)

Monday 12 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report

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Tuesday 13 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Lupe Ontiveros. A producer and community activist, Ontiveros is best known for her roles in Desperate Housewives and Real Women Have Curves.

44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Nova Arctic Passage: Ice Survivors (See 1/6 at 8pm) 44 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. II 9pm 2 The Ascent of Money Based on Niall Ferguson’s book, this new program tells the story behind the evolution of finance. 44 Waking the Dead Subterraneans, Pt. I 10pm 44 Silent Witness Only the Lonely, Pt. I 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

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Thursday 15 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Basic Black Capturing Black Life: A Conversation with Photo Historian Deborah Willis. The MacArthur Genius grant recipient discusses her latest work, a photographic study of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 A Ride Along the Lincoln Highway Rick Sebak takes viewers on a roadtrip along America’s transcontinental highway. 44 The This Old House Hour

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10pm 2 The Night James Brown Saved Boston 44 Nature The Dragon Chronicles 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

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6am 2 Curious George 44 Mister Rogers (d) 6:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Curious George 7am 2 Peep 44 Sesame Street (d) 7:30 2 WordWorld (d) 8am 2 Super Why! 44 Barney and Friends 8:30 2 Clifford (d) 44 Caillou (d) 9am 2 Curious George 44 Bob the Builder (d) 9:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Thomas & Friends (d) 10am 2 Martha Speaks 44 Sid the Science Kid 10:30 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Mama Mirabelle 11am 2 The Victory Garden (d) 44 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Lupe Ontiveros (See 1/13 at 7:30pm) 11:30 2 Everyday Food 44 Ask This Old House 12n 2 Made in Spain 44 The Story of India Spice Routes and Silk Roads (Pt. III) (See 1/5 at 9pm) 12:30 2 Sara’s Weeknight Meals 1pm 2 Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way

44 The Story of India Ages of Gold (Pt. IV) (See 1/5 at 9pm) 1:30 2 Lidia’s Italy 2pm 2 TBA 44 Make ’Em Laugh (Pts. I, II) (See 1/14 at 8pm) 2:30 2 Simply Ming 3pm 2 America’s Test Kitchen 3:30 2 Cook’s Country 4pm 2 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie 44 Doctor Zhivago (*)(See 1/3 at 7:30pm) 4:30 2 The New Yankee Workshop 5pm 2 This Old House 5:30 2 This Old House 6pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Pt. II) (d)(See 1/4 at 9pm) 7:30 44 Pat and Mike (*)(See 1/4 at 7pm) 8pm 2 Keeping Up Appearances 8:30 2 Waiting For God 9pm 2 The Vicar of Dibley 44 North by Northwest Hitchcock’s 1959 classic. (*) 9:30 2 Chef! 10pm 2 New Tricks 11pm 2 Basic Black Photo Historian Deborah Willis (See 1/15 at 7:30pm) 11:30 2 Ask This Old House 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm)

Sunday 18 6am 2 Clifford (d) 44 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. II 6:30 2 Martha Speaks 7am 2 Super Why! 44 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 2 Curious George 44 To the Contrary 8am 2 Curious George 44 MoneyTrack 8:30 2 Peep 44 Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 9am 2 Danger Rangers 44 Foreign Exchange 9:30 2 The Saddle Club 44 Beat the Press 10am 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Inside Washington


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Monday 19 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Wild Chronicles 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. III HD 44 Masterpiece Classic Wuthering Heights (Pt. I) (d) (See 1/18 at 9pm) 9pm 2 The Story of India The Meeting of Two Oceans (Pt. V) HD (See 1/5 at 9pm) 9:30 44 The Night James Brown Saved Boston (See 1/15 at 9pm) 10pm 2 The Story of India Freedom (Pt. VI) HD (See 1/5 at 9pm) 10:30 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm) 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

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Inauguration Day On the night of Barack Obama’s historic inauguration, Frontline examines the personal and political biography of the 44th president of the United States. This new, WGBH-produced film chronicles his meteoric rise, pushing beyond the headlines to reveal how he won one of the most memorable, and important, presidential elections of our time. Be sure to join host Emily Rooney for Greater Boston’s take on the inauguration.

Tuesday 20 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston Inauguration Special See Inauguration Day, this page 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Nova The Big Energy Gamble HD See California Greening, page 12 44 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. III 9pm 2 Frontline Dreams of Obama See Inauguration Day, this page 44 Waking the Dead Subterraneans, Pt. II 10pm 2 Secrets of the Dead Irish Escape. An 1876 Australian prison break, hatched in New Bedford, is examined. 44 Silent Witness Only the Lonely, Pt. II 11pm 2 Charlie Rose

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10:30 2 Design Squad (d) 44 Now 11am 2 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Lupe Ontiveros (See 1/13 at 7:30pm) 44 Bill Moyers Journal 11:30 2 Rick Steves’ Iran 12n 44 Real Moms (See 1/4 at 12noon) 12:30 2 Basic Black Photo Historian Deborah Willis (See 1/15 at 7:30pm) 44 Real Moms (See 1/4 at 12noon) 1pm 2 Ask This Old House Marathon 44 Africa Trek (See 1/4 at 1pm) 1:30 44 Africa Trek (See 1/4 at 1pm) 2pm 44 e2 (See 1/4 at 2pm) 2:30 44 Equitrekking Destination Spain 3pm 44 Spain…On the Road Again (See 1/4 at 3pm) 4pm 44 Made in Spain 4:30 44 TBA 5pm 2 From the Top at Carnegie Hall 44 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie 5:30 2 Design Squad (d) 44 Simply Ming 6pm 2 Rick Steves’ Iran 44 This Old House 6:30 44 Theater Talk 7pm 2 Globe Trekker Pakistan (d) 44 Invasion of the Body Snatchers The 1978 remake stars Leonard Nimoy, Donald Sutherland and Jeff Goldblum. (*) 8pm 2 Nature Arctic Bears (d) 9pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Wuthering Heights. This thrilling new adaptation of Emily Brontë’s classic stars Tom Hardy (RocknRolla) and Charlotte Riley (Easy Virtue). (Pt. I) (d) 44 Independent Lens Wordplay. An encore profile of New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz. 10:30 2 Masterpiece Classic Wuthering Heights (Pt. I) (d) (See 1/18 at 9pm) 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm) 11pm 44 In The Life 11:30 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm)

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Wednesday 21 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Ask This Old House 44 As Time Goes By

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Trials and Tribulation J. Robert Oppenheimer’s life and legacy are inextricably linked to America’s most famous top-secret initiative, the Manhattan Project. But after World War II, he fell from the innermost circles of American science and, at the height of the Red Scare, was accused of having communist sympathies. This new WGBH-produced American Experience film interweaves interviews with family members, scholars and colleagues with dramatic re-creations starring Academy Awardnominated actor David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck) as Oppenheimer. The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer: American Experience Premieres Mon, 1/26 at 9pm on 2 10pm 2 Make ’Em Laugh (Pts. III, IV) HD (See 1/14 at 8pm) 44 Nova Arctic Passage: Ice Survivors (See 1/6 at 8pm) 11pm 44 NewsHour

Thursday 22 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Basic Black 44 As Time Goes By

8pm 2 The War of the World The Clash of Empires (Pt. I). Harvard historian Niall Ferguson challenges assumptions about WW II. 44 The This Old House Hour 9pm 2 The War of the World A Tainted Victory (Pt. II) 44 Voyages of Discover The Figure of the Earth (See 1/1 at 9pm) 10pm 2 The War of the World The Icebox (Pt. III) 44 Nova The Big Energy Gamble (See 1/20 at 8pm)

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6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Beat the Press 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 McLaughlin Group 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Washington Week 44 Member Favorites 8:30 2 Now 9pm 2 Bill Moyers Journal 44 Make ’Em Laugh (Pts. III, IV) (See 1/14 at 8pm) 10pm 2 Member Favorites 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Saturday 24 6am 2 Curious George 44 Mister Rogers (d) 6:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Curious George 7am 2 Peep 44 Sesame Street (d) 7:30 2 WordWorld (d) 8am 2 Super Why! 44 Barney and Friends 8:30 2 Clifford (d) 44 Caillou (d) 9am 2 Curious George 44 Bob the Builder (d) 9:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Thomas & Friends (d) 10am 2 Martha Speaks 44 Sid the Science Kid 10:30 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Mama Mirabelle 11am 2 The Victory Garden (d) 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm) 11:30 2 Everyday Food 44 Ask This Old House 12n 2 Member Favorites 44 The Story of India The Meeting of Two Oceans (Pt. V) (See 1/5 at 9pm) 1pm 44 The Story of India Freedom (Pt. VI) (See 1/5 at 9pm) 2pm 44 Member Favorites

Sunday 25 6am 2 Clifford (d) 44 Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Pt. III

6:30 2 Martha Speaks 7am 2 Super Why! 44 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 2 Curious George 44 To the Contrary 8am 2 Curious George 44 MoneyTrack 8:30 2 Peep 44 Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 9am 2 Danger Rangers 44 Foreign Exchange 9:30 2 The Saddle Club 44 Beat the Press 10am 2 The Electric Company 44 Inside Washington 10:30 2 Design Squad (d) 44 Now 11am 2 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm) 44 Bill Moyers Journal 11:30 2 Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Bath and York 12n 2 Member Favorites 44 Member Favorites 8pm 2 Nature Is that Skunk? HD 9pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Wuthering Heights (Pt. II) (d) (See 1/18 at 9pm) 10pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Wuthering Heights (Pt. II) (d) (See 1/18 at 9pm) 11pm 2 Member Favorites

Monday 26 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Wild Chronicles 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Antiques Roadshow Dallas, Pt. I HD 44 Masterpiece Classic Wuthering Heights (Pt. II) (d) (See 1/18 at 9pm) 9pm 2 The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer: American Experience HD See Trials and Tribulation, this page 9:30 44 Fat: What No One Is Telling You 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 11:30 44 NewsHour

Tuesday 27 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose


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7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Sam Quiñones. The Los Angeles Times reporter discusses immigration. 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Nova Butterfly. This visually rich new documentary examines the Monarch butterfly. HD 44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. I See Past Imperfect, this page 9pm 2 Frontline/World The international news magazine returns with a new season of “stories from a small planet.” 44 Waking the Dead Straw Dogs, Pt. I 10pm 2 Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution The Haitian Revolution, at the turn of the 19th century, traumatized Southern planters and inspired US slaves. 44 Silent Witness Friends Like These, Pt. I

11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Wednesday 28 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Ask This Old House 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Make ’Em Laugh Never Give a Sucker an Even Break: Wiseguys and Smart-Alecks/Sock it to ME?: Satire and Parody (Pts. V, VI) HD (See 1/14 at 8pm) 44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. II (See 1/27 at 8pm) 9pm 44 African American Lives Beyond the Middle Passage (Pt. IV) (See 1/7 at 9pm) 10pm 2 Make ’Em Laugh (Pts. V, VI) HD (See 1/14 at 8pm) 44 Nova Arctic Passage: Ice Survivors (See 1/6 at 8pm) 11pm 44 NewsHour

Thursday 29 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose

Past Imperfect Every so often, moments arrive in the destiny of great states when business as usual is suspended. The recent presidential election of 2008 is exactly such a juncture. After 9/11, Katrina, Enron and Baghdad, the robustness of American optimism is struggling to reassert itself against the sobering reality of military frustration and domestic anxieties. Historian Simon Schama (Power of Art) examines this pivotal moment, looking to America’s future as he turns a lens on her past. The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Premieres Tue, 1/27 at 8pm on 44 7pm 2 Greater Boston 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 Basic Black 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Chasing Churchill: In Search of My Grandfather Wanted Dead or Alive (Pt. I). Winston Churchill’s granddaughter visits his favorite places.

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Moveable Feast With a travel itinerary full of flavorful destinations that extend from Tasmania and Hawaii to Oaxaca and Istanbul, Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie returns for an all-new season with host Ruth Reichl. The two-time James Beard Award-winning food, travel, and culture series once again takes viewers on a “food first” international adventure, telling an intimate culinary tale through the eyes of foodies from around the world. Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie Premieres Sat, 1/31 at 4pm on 2 10pm 2 Chasing Churchill: In Search of My Grandfather Worth Doing Once (Pt. III) 44 Nature Is that Skunk? 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Friday 30 6pm 2 NewsHour 44 Charlie Rose

8:30 2 Now 9pm 2 Bill Moyers Journal 44 Make ’Em Laugh (Pts. V, VI) (See 1/14 at 8pm) 10pm 2 Frontline/World (See 1/27 at 9pm) 11pm 2 Charlie Rose 44 NewsHour

Saturday 31 6am 2 Curious George 44 Mister Rogers (d) 6:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Curious George 7am 2 Peep 44 Sesame Street (d) 7:30 2 WordWorld (d) 8am 2 Super Why! 44 Barney and Friends 8:30 2 Clifford (d) 44 Caillou (d) 9am 2 Curious George 44 Bob the Builder (d) 9:30 2 Sid the Science Kid 44 Thomas & Friends (d) 10am 2 Martha Speaks 44 Sid the Science Kid 10:30 2 WordGirl (d) 44 Mama Mirabelle 11am 2 The Victory Garden (d) 44 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Sam Quiñones (See 1/27 at 7:30pm) 11:30 2 Everyday Food 44 Ask This Old House 12n 2 Made in Spain 44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. I (See 1/27 at 8pm) 12:30 2 Sara’s Weeknight Meals 1pm 2 Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way

44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. II (See 1/27 at 8pm) 1:30 2 Lidia’s Italy 2pm 2 TBA 44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. III (See 1/27 at 8pm) 2:30 2 Simply Ming 3pm 2 America’s Test Kitchen 44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. IV (See 1/27 at 8pm) 3:30 2 Cook’s Country 4pm 2 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie See Moveable Feast, this page 44 Antiques Roadshow Dallas, Pt. I 4:30 2 The New Yankee Workshop 5pm 2 The This Old House Hour 44 Make ’Em Laugh (Pts. V, VI) (See 1/14 at 8pm) 6pm 2 TBA 7pm 2 Masterpiece Classic Wuthering Heights (Pt. II) (d)(See 1/18 at 9pm) 44 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (*)(See 1/18 at 7pm) 8pm 2 Keeping Up Appearances 8:30 2 Waiting For God 9pm 2 The Vicar of Dibley 44 Broadcast News (*)(See 1/11 at 6:30pm) 9:40 2 Chef! 10:10 2 New Tricks 11pm 2 Basic Black 11:30 2 Ask This Old House 44 Get Ready for Digital TV (See 1/4 at 1pm) Overnight schedule See pgs 17–18 or go to wgbh.org/schedules

Coming Up in January Healthy appetite: Tune in for Healthy Flavors, Wednesdays and Sundays at 8pm on WGBH Create. 7pm 2 Beat the Press 44 Nightly Business Report 7:30 2 McLaughlin Group 44 As Time Goes By 8pm 2 Washington Week 44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. IV (See 1/27 at 8pm)

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Experience/The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln • American Masterpiece Classic/Oliver Twist • Nova/Inside the Spy Factory • Photo Credits: Cover: Greater Boston’s Inauguration Special: Chris Carlson/AP Images. Inside front cover: Paula Dawson; Boston’s Children Chorus. Page 1: ©WGBH/Anthony Tieuli. Page 6: Scholastic Media; ©2008 Sesame Workshop; TPT; ©2006 Scholastic Entertainment Inc. Page 7: Monika Ritterhaus; ©BBC 2008/Nick Briggs for Masterpiece. Page 8: ©WGBH/Jeffrey Dunn; Callum Bulmer. Page 9: Joe Sinnott/Thirteen/WNET; ©WGBH/Tanit Sakakini. Page 10: Jennifer Zdon for the Times-Picayune; The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library; Thirteen/WNET and Ghost Light Films. Page 11: WGBH. Page 12: Damon Winter/The New York Times; Cass Sapir; ABC News/Steve Fenn. Page 14: J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee. Page 15: Matthew Hill/©OFTV. Page 16: ©WGBH/Andy Ryan; New York Public Library. Page 20: Jimmy Katz; Amelia Kunhardt; Susan Wilson; Peter Schultz; ©Antony Nagelmann 2002/NPR.


Programs, Repeats and Overnights Arts & Music Austin City Limits Gnarls Barkley/Thievery Corporation Sun (1/4) 12mid on 44 Foo Fighters Sun (1/11) 12mid on 44 Manu Chao Sun (1/18) 12mid on 44 Nick Lowe/ The Swell Season: Glen Hansard & Market Sun (1/25) 12mid on 44 From the Top at Carnegie Hall Wed (1/7) 10:30pm on 2, Thu (1/8) 3:30am on 44, Fri (1/9) 5:30am on 44, Sun (1/11) 4:30pm on 2, Sun (1/11, 18) 5pm on 2, Mon (1/12) 3:30am on 2, Mon (1/12) 5:30am on 44, Wed (1/14, 21) 4am on 2 Great Performances Carnegie Hall Celebrates Berlin Thu (1/1) 3pm on 44, Fri (1/2) 1am on 2, Sun (1/4) 12mid and 1:30pm on 2, Mon (1/5) 10pm on 44, Wed (1/7) 4am on 2 From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2009 Thu (1/1) 8pm on 2, Fri (1/2) 4:30am and 1pm on 44, Sat (1/3) 10:30pm on 44 From Shtetl to Swing Sun (1/4) 9pm on 44 Cyrano de Bergerac Wed (1/7) 8pm on 2, Thu (1/8) 1am on 2, Thu (1/8) 1am and 1:30pm on 44, Fri (1/9) 3am on 44, Sun (1/11) 2pm on 2, Mon (1/12) 1am on 2, Mon (1/12) 3am on 44 Live from Lincoln Center New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve Gala Concert Thu (1/1) 1pm on 44, Fri (1/2) 4am on 2, Sun (1/4) 2am on 2, Mon (1/5) 4am on 44, Tue (1/6) 4am on 2 Make ’Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Would Ya Hit a Guy with Glasses? Nerds, Jerks & Oddballs/ Honey, I’m Home! Breadwinners and Homemakers (Pts. I, II) Wed (1/14) 8pm and 10pm on 2, Thu (1/15) 1am and 1:30pm on 44, Thu (1/15) 2am on 2, Fri (1/16) 3am and 9pm on 44, Fri (1/16) 4am on 2, Sat (1/17) 2pm on 44, Sun (1/18) 12mid on 2, Mon (1/19) 2am on 2, Mon (1/19) 3am on 44 Slip on a Banana Peel: The Knockabouts/When I’m Bad, I’m Better: The Groundbreakers (Pts. III, IV) Wed (1/21) 8pm and 10pm on 2, Thu (1/22) 1am and 1:30pm on 44, Thu (1/22) 2am and 4am on 2, Fri (1/23) 3am and 9pm on 44, Mon (1/26) 2am on 2, Mon (1/26) 3am on 44 Never Give a Sucker an Even Break: The Wiseguys/Sock it to ME? Satire and Parody (Pts. V, VI) Wed (1/28) 8pm and 10pm on 2, Thu (1/29) 1am and 1:30pm on 44, Thu (1/29) 2am and 4am on 2, Fri (1/30) 3am and 9pm on 44, Sat (1/31) 5pm on 44 The Night James Brown Saved Boston Thu (1/15) 9pm and 10pm on 2, Fri (1/16) 2am on 2, Fri (1/16) 2:30pm on 44, Mon (1/19) 9:30pm on 44 Soundstage Stevie Nicks, Pt. I Sun (1/4) 1am on 44 Counting Crows: Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings Fri (1/9) 2am on 44, Sat (1/10) 3am on 44 Stevie Nicks, Pt. II Sun (1/11) 1am on 44 Idina Menzel with Josh Groban and Ravi Coltrane Fri (1/16) 2am on 44, Sat (1/17) 3am on 44 Matchbox Twenty Sun (1/18) 1am on 44 Foreigner Fri (1/23) 2am on 44, Sat (1/24) 3am on 44 Kenny Chesney Sun (1/25) 1am on 44 B.B. King Fri (1/30) 2am on 44, Fri (1/30) 5am on 2, Sat (1/31) 3am on 44

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Drama & Film Explore more programs like this on WGBH World (to find on your cable system, see page 1) Ben Hur Sat (1/10) 7pm on 44 Broadcast News Sun (1/11) 6:30pm on 44, Sat (1/31) 9pm on 44 Doctor Zhivago Sat (1/3) 7:15pm on 44, Sat (1/17) 4pm on 44 The Greatest Story Ever Told Sat (1/3) 4pm on 44, Sat (1/10) 3:30pm on 44 Independent Lens Operation Filmmaker Sun (1/4) 10pm on 44 Helvetica Sun (1/11) 9pm on 44, Thu (1/15) 3am

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on 44, Sun (1/18) 3am and 9pm on 44 The Atom Smashers Sun (1/11) 10pm on 44, Thu (1/29) 3am on 44 Wordplay Sun (1/18) 9pm on 44 Please Vote for Me Thu (1/22) 3am on 44, Sun (1/25) 3am on 44 Invasion of the Body Snatchers Sun (1/18) 7pm on 44, Sat (1/31) 7pm on 44 Masterpiece Classic Tess of the D’urbervilles, Pt. I Sun (1/4) 9pm and 11pm on 2, Mon (1/5) 1am and 4am on 2, Mon (1/5) 1am, 1:30pm and 8pm on 44, Tue (1/6) 3am on 44, Sat (1/10) 6pm on 2 Tess of the D’urbervilles, Pt. II Sun (1/11) 9pm and 11pm on 2, Mon (1/12) 1am, 1:30pm and 8pm on 44, Tue (1/13) 3am on 44, Tue (1/13) 4am on 2, Sat (1/17) 6pm on 2 Wuthering Heights, Pt. I Sun (1/18) 9pm and 10:30pm on 2, Mon (1/19) 12mid on 2, Mon (1/19) 1am, 1:30pm and 8pm on 44, Tue (1/20) 3am on 44, Mon (1/26) 1:30pm and 8pm on 44 Wuthering Heights, Pt. II Sun (1/25) 9pm and 10pm on 2, Mon (1/26) 1am on 2, Mon (1/26) 1am and 4am on 44, Tue (1/27) 3am on 44, Sat (1/31) 7pm on 2 Masterpiece Mystery! Prime Suspect: The Final Act, Pt. II Sat (1/3) 6pm on 2 North by Northwest Sat (1/17) 9pm on 44 Pat and Mike Sun (1/4) 7pm on 44, Sat (1/17) 7:30pm on 44 Theater Talk Sun (1/4, 18) 6:30pm on 44

Best of Britain As Time Goes By Mon-Fri 7:30pm on 44 Chef! Sat (1/3) 9:45pm on 2, Sat (1/10) 9:55pm on 2, Sat (1/17) 9:30pm on 2, Sat (1/31) 9:40pm on 2 Keeping Up Appearances Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 8pm on 2 New Tricks Sat (1/3) 10:15pm on 2, Sat (1/10) 10:20pm on 2, Sat (1/17) 10pm on 2, Sat (1/31) 10:10pm on 2 Silent Witness Cease Upon the Midnight, Pt. II Tue (1/6) 10pm on 44 Only the Lonely, Pt. I Tue (1/13) 10pm on 44 Only the Lonely, Pt. II Tue (1/20) 10pm on 44 Friends Like These, Pt. I Tue (1/27) 10pm on 44 The Vicar of Dibley 2005 New Year’s Special Sat (1/3) 9pm on 2 2004 Christmas Special Sat (1/10) 9pm on 2 Sat (1/17, 31) 9pm on 2 Waiting for God Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 8:30pm on 2 Waking the Dead Black Run, Pt. II Tue (1/6) 9pm on 44 Subterraneans, Pt. I Tue (1/13) 9pm on 44 Subterraneans, Pt. II Tue (1/20) 9pm on 44 Straw Dog, Pt. I Tue (1/27) 9pm on 44

History Explore more programs like this on WGBH World (to find on your cable system, see page 1) African American Lives Discovering Roots (Pt. I) Wed (1/7) 9pm on 44 The Promise of Freedom (Pt. II) Wed (1/14) 9pm on 44 Before the War (Pt. III) Wed (1/21) 9pm on 44 Beyond the Middle Passage (Pt. IV) Wed (1/28) 9pm on 44 American Experience The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer Mon (1/26) 9pm on 2, Tue (1/27) 1am and 4am on 2, Tue (1/27) 1am and 1:30pm on 44, Wed (1/28) 3am on 44 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama Pt. I Tue (1/27) 8pm on 44, Sat (1/31) 12noon on 44 Pt. II Wed (1/28) 8pm on 44, Sat (1/31) 1pm on 44 Pt. III Thu (1/29) 8pm on 44, Sat (1/31) 2pm on 44 Pt. IV Fri (1/30) 8pm on 44, Sat (1/31) 3pm on 44 The Ascent of Money Tue (1/13) 9pm on 2 Chasing Churchill: In Search of My Grandfather Wanted Dead or Alive (Pt. I) Thu (1/29) 8pm on 2

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The Other Country (Pt. II) Thu (1/29) 9pm on 2 Worth Doing Once (Pt. III) Thu (1/29) 10pm on 2 Cinema’s Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Thu (1/1) 9:30pm on 2, Fri (1/2) 2:30am and 2:30pm on 44, Sat (1/3) 3am on 44, Sun (1/4) 3:30pm on 2, Fri (1/9) 4am on 2 Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution Mon (1/26) 2am on 44, Mon (1/26) 5am on 2, Tue (1/27) 4am on 44, Tue (1/27) 10pm on 2, Wed (1/28) 3am on 2 How Art Made the World Once Upon a Time Sun (1/4) 3am on 44 To Death and Back Sun (1/11) 3am on 44 Ken Burns American Stories The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God Thu (1/8) 8pm on 2, Sat (1/10) 1am on 2, Mon (1/12) 10pm on 44 Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio Thu (1/8) 9pm on 2, Fri (1/9) 1am on 2, Fri (1/9) 1:30pm on 44, Sat (1/10) 2am on 2 The Mormons Pt. I Fri (1/2) 8pm on 44, Sat (1/3) 4am on 2, Sat (1/3) 12noon on 44 Pt. II Fri (1/2) 10pm on 44, Sat (1/3) 2pm on 44, Sun (1/4) 4am on 2 Secrets of the Dead Umbrella Assassin Fri (1/9) 8pm on 44 Headless Romans Fri (1/9) 9pm on 44 Gangland Graveyard Fri (1/9) 10pm on 44 Irish Escape Tue (1/20) 10pm on 2 Seeking 1906 Tue (1/6) 10pm on 2 The Story of India Beginnings (Pt. I) Mon (1/5) 9pm on 2, Tue (1/6) 1am on 2, Tue (1/6) 1:30pm on 44, Wed (1/7) 3am on 44, Sat (1/10) 12noon on 44, Sun (1/11) 12mid on 2 The Power of Ideas (Pt. II) Mon (1/5) 10pm on 2, Tue (1/6) 2am on 2, Tue (1/6) 2am and 2:30pm on 44, Wed (1/7) 4am on 44, Sat (1/10) 1pm on 44, Sun (1/11) 1am on 2 Spice Routes and Silk Roads (Pt. III) Mon (1/12) 9pm on 2, Tue (1/13) 1am on 2, Tue (1/13) 1am and 1:30pm on 44, Wed (1/14) 3am on 44, Thu (1/15) 4am on 2, Sat (1/17) 2am on 2, Sat (1/17) 12noon on 44 Ages of Gold (Pt. IV) Mon (1/12) 10pm on 2, Tue (1/13) 2am on 2, Tue (1/13) 2am and 2:30pm on 44, Wed (1/14) 4am on 44, Thu (1/15) 5am on 2, Sat (1/17) 3am on 2, Sat (1/17) 1pm on 44 The Meeting of Two Oceans (Pt. V) Mon (1/19) 9pm on 2, Tue (1/20) 1am on 2, Tue (1/20) 1am and 1:30pm on 44, Wed (1/21) 3am on 44, Fri (1/23) 4am on 2, Sat (1/24) 12noon on 44 Freedom (Pt. VI) Mon (1/19) 10pm on 2, Tue (1/20) 2am on 2, Tue (1/20) 2am and 2:30pm on 44, Wed (1/21) 4am on 44, Fri (1/23) 5am on 2, Sat (1/24) 1pm on 44 Voyages of Discovery Ferdinand Magellan— Circumnavigation Thu (1/1) 9pm on 44 James Cook Thu (1/8) 9pm on 44 The Ice King Thu (1/15) 9pm on 44 The Figure of the Earth Thu (1/22) 9pm on 44 Hanging by a Thread Thu (1/29) 9pm on 44 The War of the World The Clash of Empires (Pt. I) Thu (1/22) 8pm on 2 A Tainted Victory (Pt. II) Thu (1/22) 9pm on 2 The Ice Box (Pt. III) Thu (1/22) 10pm on 2

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Lifestyle & How-To Explore more programs like this on WGBH Create (to find on your cable system, see page 1) America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 3pm on 2, Mon (1/12) 4:30am on 2, Mon (1/19) 5:30am on 2 Antiques Roadshow Wild Things Sat (1/3) 1:30am on 2, Sun (1/4) 6am on 44 Palm Springs, Pt. I Mon (1/5) 8pm on 2, Tue (1/6) 3am on 2, Tue (1/6) 8pm on 44, Wed (1/7) 1am on 2, Wed (1/7) 5am on 44, Thu (1/8) 4am on 2, Sat (1/10) 4am and 10:30pm on 44, Sun (1/11) 6am on 44, Sun (1/11) 1pm on 2, Fri (1/30) 1am on 2, Fri (1/30) 1:30pm on 44 Palm Springs, Pt. II Mon (1/12) 8pm on 2, Tue (1/13) 3am on 2, Tue (1/13) 8pm on 44, Wed (1/14) 5am on 44, Fri (1/16) 3am on 2, Fri (1/16) 5am on 44, Sat (1/17) 4am on

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44, Sun (1/18) 6am on 44, Fri (1/30) 2am on 2, Fri (1/30) 2:30pm on 44 Palm Springs, Pt. III Mon (1/19) 8pm on 2, Tue (1/20) 3am on 2, Tue (1/20) 8pm on 44, Wed (1/21) 1am on 2, Wed (1/21) 5am on 44, Fri (1/23) 5am on 44, Sat (1/24) 4am on 44, Sun (1/25) 6am on 44, Fri (1/30) 3am on 2, Fri (1/30) 3:30pm on 44 Dallas, Pt. I Mon (1/26) 8pm on 2, Tue (1/27) 3am on 2, Wed (1/28) 5am on 44, Fri (1/30) 5am on 44, Sat (1/31) 4am and 4pm on 44 Ask This Old House Sat 11:30am on 44, Wed 7:30pm on 2, Fri (1/2) 1:30am on 44, Fri (1/2) 2am on 44, Mon-Fri (1/230) 4:30pm on 44, Tue-Sat (1/3, 7-24, 28-31) 12:30am on 44, Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 11:30pm on 2, Tue (1/6) 1:30am on 44, Sun (1/18) 1pm-5pm on 2 Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Sun 8:30am on 44 Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 3:30pm on 2, Mon (1/12) 5am on 2, Tue (1/20) 4am on 2 Everyday Food Sat 11:30am on 2, Sun (1/11, 18) 4:30am on 2, Sun (1/25) 5:30am on 2 Fat: What No One Is Telling You Mon (1/26) 9:30pm on 44 Get Ready for Digital TV Sat (1/3) 1am and 3:30am on 2, Sun (1/4) 1pm on 2, Sun (1/4) 11:30pm on 44, Thu (1/8) 3:30am on 2, Sat (1/10) 2pm on 44, Sat (1/10, 17, 31) 11:30pm on 44, Sun (1/18) 10:30pm and 11:30pm on 44, Mon (1/19) 1:30am on 2, Mon (1/19) 2:30am, 3pm and 10:30pm on 44, Tue (1/20) 4:30am on 44, Tue (1/20) 5:30am on 2, Sat (1/24) 11am on 44, Sun (1/25) 11am on 2 Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 4pm on 2, Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 5pm on 44, Sun (1/11) 6:30pm on 2, Mon (1/12) 5:30am on 2, Wed (1/14) 5:30am on 2, Tue (1/20) 4:30am on 2 Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 1pm on 2, Mon (1/19) 4am on 2 Lidia’s Italy Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 1:30pm on 2, Mon (1/19) 4:30am on 2 Made In Spain Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 12noon on 2, Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 4pm on 44, Sun (1/11, 18) 5am on 2 The New Yankee Workshop Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 4:30pm on 2, Tue (1/20) 5am on 2 A Place of Our Own Mon-Fri (1/5-30) 1pm on 44 Real Moms, Real Stories, Real Savvy Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 12noon and 12:30pm on 44 Sara’s Weeknight Meals Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 12:30pm on 2, Sun (1/11, 18) 5:30am on 2 Simply Ming Sat (1/3, 10, 17, 31) 2:30pm on 2, Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 5:30pm on 44, Mon (1/12) 4am on 2, Mon (1/19) 5am on 2 This Old House Sat (1/3, 10, 17) 5pm and 5:30pm on 2, Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 6pm on 44 The This Old House Hour Sat 5am on 44, Thu (1/1, 8, 15, 22) 8pm on 44, Fri (1/9, 16, 23, 30) 1am on 44, Fri (1/30) 4am on 2, Sat (1/31) 5pm on 2 The Victory Garden Sat 11am on 2, Sun (1/11, 18) 4am on 2, Sun (1/25) 5am on 2

News & Public Affairs Explore more programs like this on WGBH World (to find on your cable system, see page 1) Basic Black Conversation and Poetry with Major Jackson Thu (1/1) 7:30pm on 2, Sat (1/3) 11pm on 2, Sun (1/4) 12:30pm on 2 Searching for Sally Hemings: A Conversation with Author Annette Gordon-Reed Thu (1/8) 7:30pm on 2, Sat (1/10) 11pm on 2, Sun (1/11) 12:30pm on 2 Capturing Black Life: A Conversation with Photo Historian Deborah Willis Thu (1/15) 7:30pm on 2, Sat (1/17) 11pm on 2, Sun (1/18) 12:30pm on 2 TBA Thu (1/22) 7:30pm on 2, Thu (1/29) 7:30pm on 2, Sat (1/31) 11pm on 2

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BBC World News Mon-Fri 5pm on 44 Bill Moyers Journal Fri 9pm on 2, Sat 2am on 44, Sun 5am and 11am on 44, Sat (1/10, 17, 24, 31) 5am on 2 Charlie Rose Mon-Fri 12noon and 6pm on 44, Thu (1/1) 11:30pm on 2, Mon-Fri (1/2-13, 15, 19-20, 22-27, 29-30) 11pm on 2, Thu (1/15, 22, 29) 12mid on 2, Sat (1/17) 12mid on 2 Foreign Exchange Sun 9am on 44 Frontline The War Briefing Fri (1/2) 10pm on 2, Sun (1/4) 2am on 44 The Old Man and the Storm Tue (1/6) 9pm on 2, Wed (1/7) 1am on 44, Wed (1/7) 3am on 2, Wed (1/7) 2:30pm on 44, Thu (1/8) 4am on 44, Fri (1/9) 10pm on 2, Sun (1/11) 2am on 44 Dreams of Obama Tue (1/20) 9pm on 2, Wed (1/21) 1am on 44, Wed (1/21) 3am on 2, Wed (1/21) 2:30pm on 44, Thu (1/22) 4am on 44, Sun (1/25) 2am on 44 Frontline/World Tue (1/27) 9pm on 2, Wed (1/28) 1am on 44, Wed (1/28) 2am on 2, Thu (1/29) 4am on 44, Fri (1/30) 10pm on 2 Greater Boston Mon-Fri 7pm on 2, Sun 9:30am on 44, Tue-Sat (1/3-14, 16, 20, 23-28, 30-31) 12mid on 2, Fri (1/2) 12:30am on 2, Thu (1/15) 1am on 2, Sat (1/17) 1am on 2, Thu (1/22, 29) 1am on 2 Greater Boston Inauguration Special 2008 Tue (1/20) 7pm on 2, Wed (1/21) 12mid on 2 In the Life Sun (1/18) 11pm on 44 Inside Washington Sun 10am on 44 María Hinojosa: One-on-One Tony Plana Sat (1/3) 11am on 44, Sun (1/4) 11am on 2 Los Lonely Boys Tue (1/6) 7:30pm on 2, Sat (1/10) 11am on 44, Sun (1/11) 11am on 2 Sam Quiñones Tue (1/13) 7:30pm on 2, Sat (1/17) 11am on 44, Sun (1/18) 11am on 2 Lupe Ontiveros Tue (1/27) 7:30pm on 2, Sat (1/31) 11am on 44 McLaughlin Group Fri 7:30pm on 2 MoneyTrack Sun 8am on 44 The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Mon-Fri 6pm on 2, Mon-Fri (1/1, 6-23, 27-30) 11pm on 44, Fri (1/2) 12mid on 44, Tue (1/6) 12mid on 44, Mon (1/26) 11:30pm on 44 Nightly Business Report Mon-Fri 7pm on 44 Now Fri 8:30pm on 2, Sat 1:30am on 44, Sun (1/4) 4:30am and 10:30am on 44, Sat (1/10, 17, 24, 31) 4:30am on 2 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Sun 7am on 44 Tavis Smiley Tue-Sat (1/6-9, 13-24, 28-31) 12mid on 44, Tue-Sat (1/3-14, 16, 20, 23-28, 30-31) 12:30am on 2, Fri (1/2) 1am on 44, Tue (1/6) 1am on 44, Fri (1/2) 11:30pm on 44, Thu (1/15) 1:30am on 2, Sat (1/17) 1:30am on 2, Thu (1/22, 29) 1:30am on 2 Telling the Truth: The Best In Broadcast Journalism Fri (1/16) 10pm on 2 To the Contrary Sun 7:30am on 44 Washington Week Fri 8pm on 2, Sat 1am on 44, Sun 4am on 44, Sat (1/10, 17, 24, 31) 4am on 2 WorldFocus Mon-Fri 5:30pm on 44

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Science & Nature Explore more programs like this on WGBH World (to find on your cable system, see page 1) Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers Future Car Sat (1/31) 1am on 2 Hot Times in Alaska Sat (1/31) 2am on 2 The Dark Side of the Universe Sat (1/31) 3am on 2 Bear Island Fri (1/16) 8pm on 44 Design Squad Sun 10:30am on 2, Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 5:30pm on 2, Wed (1/14, 21) 4:30am on 2 e2 Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 2pm on 44 Nature Unforgettable Elephants Thu (1/1) 10pm on 44 The Gorilla King Sun (1/4) 8pm on 2, Mon (1/5) 12mid and 3am on 44, Mon (1/5) 3am on 2, Tue (1/6) 5am on 44, Thu

(1/8) 10pm on 44, Sun (1/11) 2am on 2 The Dragon Chronicles Sun (1/11) 8pm on 2, Mon (1/12) 12mid on 44, Tue (1/13) 5am on 44, Wed (1/14) 3am on 2, Thu (1/15) 10pm on 44, Sun (1/18) 2am on 2 Arctic Bears Sun (1/18) 8pm on 2, Mon (1/19) 12mid on 44, Tue (1/20) 5am on 44 Is that Skunk? Sun (1/25) 8pm on 2, Mon (1/26) 12mid on 2, Mon (1/26) 12mid and 3pm on 44, Tue (1/27) 5am on 44, Wed (1/28) 4am on 2, Thu (1/29) 10pm on 44 Nova Is there Life on Mars? Fri (1/2) 3am on 2, Sat (1/3) 2:30am on 2 Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice Tue (1/6) 8pm on 2, Wed (1/7) 2am on 2, Wed (1/7) 2am, 1:30pm and 10pm on 44, Thu (1/8) 5am on 2, Thu (1/8) 5am on 44, Fri (1/9) 3am on 2, Sat (1/10) 2:30pm on 44, Sun (1/11) 3am on 2 Arctic Passage: Ice Survivors Tue (1/13) 8pm on 2, Wed (1/14) 1am and 2am on 2, Wed (1/14) 2am, 1:30pm and 10pm on 44, Thu (1/15) 5am on 44, Sun (1/18) 3am on 2, Mon (1/19) 5am on 44, Wed (1/21, 28) 10pm on 44 The Big Energy Gamble Tue (1/20) 8pm on 2, Wed (1/21) 2am on 2, Wed (1/21) 2am and 1:30pm on 44, Thu (1/22) 5am and 10pm on 44, Sun (1/25) 4am on 2, Mon (1/26) 5am on 44 Butterfly Tue (1/27) 8pm on 2, Wed (1/28) 1am and 5am on 2, Wed (1/28) 2am and 1:30pm on 44, Thu (1/29) 5am on 44

Travel & Exploration Explore more programs like this on WGBH Create (to find on your cable system, see page 1) Africa Trek Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 1pm and 1:30pm on 44 Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge Wild Asia: Nepal and India Sun (1/4) 12noon on 2 Mexico: Baja Sun (1/11) 12noon on 2 Equitrekking Destination Colorado Sun (1/4) 2:30pm on 44 Destination Wyoming Sun (1/11) 2:30pm on 44 Destination Spain Sun (1/18) 2:30pm on 44 Globe Trekker Pakistan Wed (1/7) 8pm on 44, Sun (1/18) 7pm on 2 Deep South USA Sun (1/11) 7pm on 2 Venice City Guide Wed (1/21) 8pm on 44 Rick Steves’ Europe Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen Sun (1/4) 11:30am and 6pm on 2 Istanbul Sun (1/11) 11:30am and 6pm on 2, Wed (1/14) 5am on 2 England’s Bath & York Sun (1/25) 11:30am on 2 Rick Steves’ Iran Wed (1/14) 8pm on 44, Sun (1/18) 11:30am and 6pm on 2, Wed (1/21) 5am on 2 A Ride Along the Lincoln Highway Thu (1/15) 8pm on 2, Fri (1/16) 1am on 2, Fri (1/16) 1:30pm on 44 Smart Travels—Europe with Rudy Maxa Salzburg and the Lakes District Mon (1/5) 3:30pm on 44 Vienna and the Danube Tue (1/6) 3:30pm on 44 Milan and Lake Como Wed (1/7) 3:30pm on 44 Sicily Fri (1/9) 3:30pm on 44 Classical Europe: Ancient Greece Mon (1/12) 3:30pm on 44 Renaissance Europe Tue (1/13) 3:30pm on 44 Europe’s Getaways Wed (1/14) 3:30pm on 44 Ireland’s West Coast Thu (1/15) 3:30pm on 44 Dublin and Beyond Fri (1/16) 3:30pm on 44 Germany’s Romantic Road Mon (1/19) 3:30pm on 44 Germany’s Rhine and Mosel Rivers Tue (1/20) 3:30pm on 44 Bologna & Emilia Romagna Wed (1/21) 3:30pm on 44 Italy’s Veneto & Dolomites Thu (1/22) 3:30pm on 44 Prague & Budapest Fri (1/23) 3:30pm on 44 Oslo & Norway Tue (1/27) 3:30pm on 44 France’s Champagne Region Wed (1/28) 3:30pm on 44 France’s Normandy Thu (1/29) 3:30pm on 44 Spain…On the Road Again Sun (1/4, 11, 18) 3pm on 44, Sun (1/11) 11pm on 44

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Join us for a sparkling celebration, live from the Golden Hall at the Musikverein in Vienna. This year, the Vienna Philharmonic is led by Daniel Barenboim, presenting traditional waltzes, polkas and much more. Classics in the Morning Thu, 1/1 at 11am

Jazz wgbh.org/jazz James Carter Join host Steve Schwartz as he celebrates nearly 20 years of music from James Carter. Carter made an impressive debut at just 23 years of age, and at 40 is playing as strong as ever, whether he’s blowing tenor, soprano or baritone saxophone. Jazz from Studio Four Fri, 1/2 at 8pm

MLK Day Tonight, host Eric Jackson presents his annual tribute—in words and music—to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jazz with Eric in the Evening Mon, 1/19 at 8pm

El Eco Live The Philadelphia Inquirer describes El Eco’s sound as “big bass, vibrant percussion and a large dose of South American DNA mixed with the blues and bop.” Tonight, enjoy this Brazilian-Argentine jazz ensemble, as they perform live from WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio. Jazz with Eric in the Evening Tue, 1/20 at 9pm

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Triple Helix Live As The Boston Globe puts it, Triple Helix Piano Trio “performs at a white-hot point where instinct and intellect intersect.” This morning, they join host Cathy Fuller for a live performance from WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio. Classics in the Morning Fri, 1/9 at 11am

Philharmonia Quartett Berlin Live For two decades, the critically acclaimed Philharmonia Quartett Berlin has been performing and recording a large and diverse repertoire, establishing themselves as one of the finest string quartets on the world stage. Today, they perform live from WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio. Classical Performances Fri, 1/23 at 11am

During January and February, NPR’s Robert Siegel hosts Intelligence Squared, an enlightening program of Oxfordstyle debate—one motion, one moderator, and three panelists on either side. This month, we consider the following motions: Is America finally winning the war in Iraq? Do guns reduce crime? Does Google violate its ‘don’t be evil’ motto? Arts & Ideas Sundays, 1/11, 18, 25 at 8pm

Blues wgbh.org/blues Sleepy John Estes Sleepy John first began recording in 1929 and penned the classics “Someday Baby” and “Diving Duck Blues.” Join host Brendan Hogan as he spins these favorites and more. Blues on WGBH Sat, 1/17 at 11pm

Masur Conducts Mendelssohn Former New York Philharmonic music director Kurt Masur returns to the BSO podium with an all-Felix Mendelssohn program, marking the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth. Included are Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) Overture, Symphony No. 3, “Scottish” and Symphony No 4, “Italian.” BSO Live Fri, 1/23 at 1pm

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