TV Programming Highlights
Follow a drama about a black jazz band’s experiences in London in the 1930s. Composed of talented musicians, the band achieves success and secures record deals. But tragedy strikes, setting off a chain of events that threatens the band’s survival.
Sundays, June 26–August 14, 8:00 p.m.
Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller The Boys in the Boat, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold.
Tuesday, August 2, at 9:00 p.m.
In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives. More than 40 years later, the now-famous Koko continues to redraw the line between people and animals.
Wednesday, August 3, at 8:00 p.m.
This concert series from Infinity Hall in Norfolk, Connecticut gives fans a front-row view and backstage access to an eclectic mix of today’s most intriguing musical artists —from indie pop and blues to rock and country.
Saturdays, August 6-20 at 11:00 p.m.
Tales of the Greatest Generation
Two half-hour documentaries on veterans, “Our Flag Still Waves: The Michael Strank Story,” hosted by Tom Ridge and “From Ashville to Pearl Harbor: John Lipple and the Traditions of the Ashville VFW,” honor a soldier who raised the flag at Iwo Jima and a sailor killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Sunday, August 7, at 7:00 p.m.
With summer just around the corner, so are the chores and checklists for home gardeners. Penn State Extension specialists, John Esslinger and Tom Butzler, join us to share their tips for a successful and enjoyable growing season. Continue »
The number of students seeking assistance through Penn State’s Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, has increased 32 percent in the past five years. Penn State President Eric Barron and guests discuss mental health on campus. Continue »