Great Performances–Sting: The Last Ship
Backed by a 14-piece band, Sting performs songs from his 2013 album and Broadway-bound musical "The Last Ship" at the Public Theater in New York City. The work explores the demise of the ship-building industry in his hometown of Wallsend, England. Friday, February 21 at 9:00 p.m.
Doc Martin: Nobody Likes Me
Martin takes James to a playgroup; and Ruth has problems with a new neighbor. Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 p.m.
Masterpiece Classic–Downton Abbey: Season 4, Part 8
The Season 4 finale of "Downton Abbey" finds the Crawleys in London, where Rose's coming out ball is to be staged at the stately Grantham House. In other events, Cora's mother visits; the family finds itself in the midst of a potential scandal. Sunday, February 23 at 9:00 p.m.
Antiques Roadshow: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Part 2 of 3 in Baton Rouge. Items include a Louisiana political poster; three paintings by New Orleans artists-Newcomb pottery founders William and Ellsworth Woodward; and a NASA photograph collection. Also: a visit to the to the LSU Museum of Art. Monday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m.
American Experience: Triangle Fire
The story of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York, which claimed the lives of 146 workers, primarily immigrant women, and its impact on labor laws. The documentary also details the years prior, when shirtwaist workers went on strike. Tuesday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Nature: Ireland's Wild River
Wildlife filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson chronicles the four seasons along the Shannon, Ireland's longest river, and its many tributaries. Wednesday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Sahara With Michael Palin: Dire Straits
The actor travels to Nigeria and Algeria, passes through the mountains of the Hoggar massif en route to Libya; treks west towards Tunis, Algiers and Oran before returning to his starting point at Gibraltar. Thursday, February 27 at 9:00 p.m.
Jazz and the Philharmonic
Jazz and classical artists join forces to perform iconic compositions in this concert at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. Among the performers: Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin, Terence Blanchard, Mark O'Connor, Eric Owens, Shelly Berg, Elizabeth Joy Roe, Desmond Richardson and the UM Frost School of Music's Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. Friday, February 28 at 9:00 p.m.
Masterpiece Classic: Mr. Selfridge
The story of flamboyant Harry Gordon Selfridge (Jeremy Piven), the American founder of the lavish London department store Selfridges & Co., opens with his plans to launch the store waylaid when his business partner pulls out of the project. Sunday, March 2 at 9:00 p.m.
Antiques Roadshow: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
In Pittsburgh, items include a collection of letters between members of the Kennedy family and JFK's former personal secretary; a circa 1928 art deco jade sapphire ring; and a 1946 oil painting by Rockwell Kent. Monday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m.
Civilization: The West and the Rest With Niall Ferguson
Part 1 of 2. Niall Ferguson examines why the West has dominated the world for the past five centuries. He identifies six attributes that spurred its rise: competition, science, modern medicine, democracy, consumerism and work ethic. Tuesday, March 4 at 9:00 p.m.
NOVA: Mt. St. Helens Back From the Dead
A look at Mount St. Helens in the years following the Washington volcano's 1980 eruption, including the return of wildlife and a resurgence in volcanic activity. Included: magnetic mapping tracks the movement of magma within the volcano. Wednesday, March 5 at 9:00 p.m.
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