TV Programming Highlights

Atlantic Crossing

Atlantic Crossing

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha.

Sundays, April 4 - May 23, at 9:00 p.m.

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Human the World Within

Human: The World Within

Explore the incredible universe inside each and every one of us. An examination of diverse personal stories from around the world reveals how our lives, passions and goals are powered by the amazing systems that define our biology as a species.

Wednesdays, May 5 - June 2, at 10:00 p.m.

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The Indian Doctor

The Indian Doctor

The Indian Doctor tells the story of Delhi graduate Dr. Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar) who arrives in the UK in 1963 as part of the “first wave” of Indian doctors wooed by then health minister Enoch Powell.

Saturdays, at 8:00 p.m.

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Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Discover the little-known story of the innovations in science and medicine that doubled the human lifespan in less than a century, and celebrate the unsung heroes of public health who believed change was possible and acted on it.

Tuesdays, May 11 - June 1, at 8:00 p.m.

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Billy Graham

American Experience: Billy Graham

Explore the life of one of the best-known and most influential religious leaders of the 20th century. An international celebrity by age 30, he built a media empire, preached to millions worldwide, and had the ear of tycoons, presidents and royalty.

Monday, May 17, at 9:00 p.m.

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Healthcare Divide

FRONTLINE: The Healthcare Divide

An investigation with NPR into growing inequities in American healthcare exposed by COVID-19. How pressure for profit and uneven government support is widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals and endangering care for the most needy.

Tuesday, May 18, at 10:00 p.m.

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Life at the Waterhole

Life at the Waterhole

Explore the daily drama as African wildlife flock to a manmade waterhole rigged with cameras. Dr. M. Sanjayan and his team uncover the complex dynamic of this bustling oasis where elephants, lions, leopards and more meet and compete for water.

Wednesdays, May 19 - June 2, at 8:00 p.m.

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Posted on May 3, 2021

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Posted on April 18, 2021

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Posted on April 18, 2021

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