MPTV Premieres & Highlights: June 2011

Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today

June 1st / 6:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

The personal story behind one of the most important First Amendment cases in U.S. history is told, establishing the separation of church and state in public schools. The film recounts what plaintiff Vashti McCollum later described as "three years of headlines, headaches and hatred," but which eventually led to a decision that still resonates in the church-state battles of today--more than 60 years after the original decision in McCollum v. Board of Education.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #0 / Source: PBSPL0

American Masters

Maestro James Levine: 40 Years at the Met

June 1st / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

To celebrate his 40th anniversary at the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine's life and current work are the subject of a documentary that captures the essence of his unparalleled musicianship and his singular teaching and performance style. (2011)
Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #2403# / Source: PBS0

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Nixon In China

June 1st / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Acclaimed director and longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars makes his Met debut with this groundbreaking 1987 work exploring of the human truths beyond the headlines surrounding President Nixon's 1972 encounter with Communist China. Baritone James Maddalena stars in the title role.

Length: 02:56:46 / Episode: #506H / Source: PBS0

Under Our Skin: A Health Care Nightmare

June 2nd / 6:30 pm / MPTV World 10.2

In the 1970s, a mysterious and deadly illness began infecting children in a small town in Connecticut. Today it's a global epidemic. A gripping tale of microbes, medicine and money reveals the hidden story of Lyme disease.
Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #0 / Source: NETA0

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Midsomer Murders

Judgment Day, Pt .1

June 2nd / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Midsomer Mallow's chances in a Perfect Village competition are derailed when a resident is murdered.

Length: 00:47:19 / Episode: #307Z / Source: APTSY0

Space Age: Nasa's Story

From The Ground Up

June 2nd / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

The complete history of mankind's journey into space is traced. Starting with NASA's beginnings in the Cold War, the series follows the iconic moments of space exploration from the race to get the first man in space to the first steps on the moon and beyond. (1 of 4)

Length: 00:51:15 / Episode: #101 / Source: BBC

Black In Latin America

Haiti & The Dominican Republic: An Island Divided

June 3rd / 6:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed in a society whose people reflect centuries of inter-marriage, and how the country's troubled history with Haiti informs notions about racial classification. In Haiti, Professor Gates tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic, and finds out how the slaves's hard fought liberation over Napoleon Bonaparte's French Empire became a double-edged sword. (1 of 4)

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Washington Week

June 3rd / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Gwen Ifill hosts.

Length: 00:26:46 / Episode: #5049H / Source: PBS

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American Road to Victory

The Americans On D-Day

June 3rd / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Battlefield historian Ellwood von Seibold tours the American D-Day landings in real time. Using re-enactments, special effects, animated maps and archival footage, he lands in Saint Mere Eglise with the 82nd Airborne, scales the cliffs at La Pointe du Hoc with the Rangers, wades through the surf on Omaha Beach with the Big Red One and the 29th Infantry Division, and takes the guns at Brecourt Manor with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. (1 of 3)

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #101H / Source: NETA0

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Get Down Tonight--The Disco Explosion (My Music)

June 4th / 11:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

KC and The Sunshine Band host a historic reunion from the superstars of the 1970s disco and dance era. This production features a mix of performances and classic archival clips from the disco days. Highlights include: Leo Sayer returning to America, for the first time in 30 years, to sing "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing," Wild Cherry returning to the stage for the first time in three decades to "Play That Funky Music," and Martha Wash, of The Weather Girls, belting out "It's Raining Men."

Length: 01:59:01 / Episode: #0 / Source: PFP

Opry Memories

June 4th / 5:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Opry Memories celebrates the golden era of country music. Host John Schneider presents footage from legendary country artists who brought their music into homes across America on the long-running broadcasts from the Grand Ole Opry.

Length: 01:29:00 / Episode: #0 / Source: PFP0

Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2

June 4th / 6:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Over 300 actors and musicians celebrate the legendary musical's 25th Anniversary at London's O2 Arena. Based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel and set in early 19th-century France, Les Miserables features the stories individuals struggling for redemption and revolution. Heading the cast is Alfie Boe (Jean Valjean), one of Britain's leading tenors and best-selling recording artists, Matt Lucas (Thénardier), one of Britain's most successful comic actors and writers, Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga (Fantine), and Nick Jonas (Marius), one third of the phenomenally successful pop music artists the Jonas Brothers.

Length: 03:58:49 / Episode: #0$ / Source: PFP

Rock, Pop and Doo Wop (My Music)

June 4th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Rock and pop legends Jon (Sha Na Na) "Bowzer" Bauman and Ronnie Spector (of the Ronettes) bring back the best songs from the late 1950s and early 1960's rock, pop and doo wop era. Rrecorded in 2010, this special includes new live performances and rare, never before available archival classics from the Dick Clark vaults.

Length: 01:58:40 / Episode: #0$ / Source: PFP0

Birds of Wisconsin, An 'In Wisconsin' Special

June 5th / 6:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

More than 400 species of birds live in or visit Wisconsin. This show takes viewers all over the state. Featured are whooping cranes, great grey owls, common terns, and others.

Length: 00:58:19 / Episode: #0P

Masterpiece Classic

Downton Abbey - Part 1

June 5th / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

When the Titanic goes down, Lord Grantham loses his immediate heirs and his daughter Mary loses her fiance, throwing Downton Abbey and its servants into turmoil. The new heir turns out to be Matthew, a lowly lawyer with novel ideas about country life. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern. Laura Linney hosts.

Length: 01:26:45 / Episode: #4101H / Source: PBS0

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Change Your Brain Change Your Body

June 5th / 9:45 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Award-winning psychiatrist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen presents ten simple steps that will help you: live longer, look younger, be thinner, and decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease, depression, heart disease, cancer and diabetes. He explains why a healthy brain is key to a great quality of life, and how damage to the brain, through aging, substance abuse, or trauma can affect the quality of life adversely.

Length: 01:57:27 / Episode: #0$ / Source: EPS0

David Garrett Rock Symphonies

June 6th / 10:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Virtuoso violinist David Garrett, performs selections ranging from Bach to Metallica, Vivaldi to AC/DC, at Berlin's open air Wuhlheide Theater. Highlights include classical songs such as Humoresque by Dvorak, The Carnival of Venice and Beethoven's fifth. Contemporary songs include Aerosmith's Walk this Way, Hey Jude, the theme from Mission Impossible, Live and Let Die and many more.

Length: 01:28:58 / Episode: #0$ / Source: PFP0

Last Ridge

June 6th / 6:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

On a freezing winter night in February 1945, the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division accomplished the impossible: they scaled a 2, 000-foot cliff in northern Italy to knock the seemingly invincible Germans from their impenetrable perch. Recounting the remarkable story of the legendary 10th Mountain Division, whose extraordinary efforts turned the tide for the Allied forces in Italy, revolutionized winter mountain warfare abroad, transformed winter sports and inspired an entire generation of soldiers. Narrated by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the documentary traces the 10th Mountain Division's history: from their uphill battles in World War II to their current campaigns in troubled Afghanistan.

Length: 00:56:16 / Episode: #0 / Source: APTEX0

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Creating Blue Man Group

June 6th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

A behind-the-scenes look is taken at one of the most exciting and successful performance shows in the world, Blue Man Group. Rare performance footage and animation-style interviews with the creators reveal how the creative process makes the group a hit around the world. Repeats tonight at 9:30.

Length: 00:41:28 / Episode: #0( / Source: NETA0

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Asian & Abrahamic Religions: Divine Encounter in America

June 7th / 6:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

To many, the Asian religions remain a mystery despite a well-established presence on U.S. soil that dates back centuries. The beliefs, practices and rituals of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are explored, in an effort to highlight the similarities and differences.

Length: 01:56:46 / Episode: #0 / Source: APTEX0

Suze Orman's Money Class

June 7th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

After the upheavals of the economic downturn, Suze believes it's critical to rethink many of the traditional strategies used to achieve financial goals. Suze provides powerful, timely and often surprising advice for moving forward.

Length: 01:56:31 / Episode: #0$ / Source: PFP0

Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America

June 7th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Considered controversial at the time, this 1969 CBS television program features footage of Simon and Garfunkel on stage, in the studio and on tour. It also integrates video montages of key events of the era, including news clips of Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, activist Cesar Chavez, and the Poor People's March on Washington. Songs include: "America," "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright," and several others.

Length: 01:28:05 / Episode: #0V / Source: APTPS0

Moments to Remember-My Music

June 8th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Patti Page returns to co-host performances and archival classics from the vault with co-hosts Nick Clooney, Peter Marshall, Wink Martindale, and the Lawrence Welk Show's Mary Lou Metzger. This program features many more legends of the late '50s and early 1960s pop era. Frankie Laine comes out of retirement to "spend one more night in our old rendezvous" singing his sentimental "That's My Desire." Italian crooner Julius LaRosa takes the stage to perform his classic "Eh Compari" and "Domani." The Four Lads, Four Aces, Four Freshmen, Roger Williams, Lenny Welch, The Platters, The DeCastro Sisters, and more, also return to the stage to sing their greatest hits. Archival performances from Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como, and Nat King Cole round out this amazing special.

Length: 02:29:30 / Episode: #0 / Source: PFP0

Rat Pack: Live and Swingin'

June 8th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Frank, Sammy and Dean dazzle the audience with their dynamic chemistry, comic camaraderie and unforgettable melodies. Emceed by Johnny Carson, this beautifully restored musical time capsule includes a rousing final performance of "Birth of the Blues". Taped at the Kiel Opera House, St. Louis, June 20, 1965.

Length: 01:29:39 / Episode: #0V / Source: APTPS0

Joe Bonamassa Live from the Royal Albert Hall

June 8th / 9:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Award-winning blues rock star, guitar hero and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa performs at The Royal Albert Hall. The legendary Eric Clapton joins him on stage. (Recorded 2009)

Length: 01:26:53 / Episode: #0$ / Source: PFP

Great Performances

Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3

June 9th / 10:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Grammy Award-winning guitar superstar Eric Clapton performs for the third Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago, America's Blues Capital. A diverse range of musicians from various genres also perform. Bill Murray hosts, with performances by Jeff Beck, Robert Cray, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Johnny Lang, John Mayer, Steve Winwood, Ron Wood and more.

Length: 02:29:00 / Episode: #3515$ / Source: PBS0

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Tommy Emmanuel and Friends: Live from the Balboa Theatre

June 9th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel celebrates his 50th Anniversary as a performerat the historic Balboa Theatre in San Diego. Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Pam Rose performs two songs with Tommy, including her hit, "I'll Still Be Loving You." Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo joined Tommy for a rambunctious set of swing jazz, ragtime and classics like, "What a Wonderful World."

Length: 00:55:29 / Episode: #0( / Source: PFP0

Early Stories of John McGivern

June 9th / 8:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Filmed on location throughout Milwaukee, performer John McGivern recalls his childhood days by sharing hilarious stories. John's wit and humor shines, as he talks about growing up as an Irish-Catholic on Bartlett Avenue, going to parochial school, and interacting with family and friends. John visits locations where many of the stories took place, bringing to life the true essence of what it was like growing up during the 1960's. (Filmed in HD)

Length: 00:57:31 / Episode: #0( / Source: NETA

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Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends

June 10th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Recorded in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay arena, this special is an all-star celebration featuring chart-topping stars and music. David Foster is joined by Donna Summer, Seal, Natalie Cole, Jackie Evancho, Michael Bolton, Kenny Loggins, Martina McBride, Chaka Khan and others.

Length: 01:59:00 / Episode: #3605 / Source: PBS

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Faces of America

Becoming American

June 10th / 8:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns again to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to examine the family histories of 11 renowned Americans. He explores the many journeys to becoming American that defined the "Century of Immigration" (1820s-1924) and transformed the United States from a sleepy agrarian country into a booming industrial power. Featured guests include: Stephen Colbert, Mario Batali, Queen Noor and Kristi Yamaguchi. (2 of 4)

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #102 / Source: PBS0

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John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

June 10th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Folk legend John Sebastian presents archival pop and folk rock era classics, culminating into a crescendo of excitement with a new live reunion of folk singers Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn of The Byrds, The Chad Mitchell Trio, Chad & Jeremy, Jesse Colin Young of The Youngblodds and more.

Length: 01:58:51 / Episode: #0 / Source: PFP0

Straight No Chaser - Live In New York

Live In New York

June 11th / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

The a cappella phenomenon Straight No Chaser, presents an entertaining evening with material from their EP Six Pack and songs from their forthcoming album. The music is a mix of classic hits from the 1950's and 1960's, the Motown era, as well as contemporary pop hits with their classic twist.

Length: 00:53:41 / Episode: #101( / Source: PFP0

Celtic Thunder Heritage

June 11th / 8:30 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Celtic Thunder singers perform traditional Irish and Celtic standards in front of a live audience in Poughkeepsie, NY. Highlights include "Red, Red Rose," "The Dutchman," "Noreen" and other hits. The performances range from solo numbers, to enchanting duets and powerful ensembles.

Length: 01:27:58 / Episode: #0$ / Source: NETA0

Creating Blue Man Group

June 11th / 9:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

A behind-the-scenes look is taken at one of the most exciting and successful performance shows in the world, Blue Man Group. Rare performance footage and animation-style interviews with the creators reveal how the creative process makes the group a hit around the world.

Length: 00:41:28 / Episode: #0( / Source: NETA0

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Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2

June 12th / 4:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Over 300 actors and musicians celebrate the legendary musical's 25th Anniversary at London's O2 Arena. Based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel and set in early 19th-century France, Les Miserables features the stories individuals struggling for redemption and revolution. Heading the cast is Alfie Boe (Jean Valjean), one of Britain's leading tenors and best-selling recording artists, Matt Lucas (Thénardier), one of Britain's most successful comic actors and writers, Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga (Fantine), and Nick Jonas (Marius), one third of the phenomenally successful pop music artists the Jonas Brothers.

Length: 03:58:49 / Episode: #0$ / Source: PFP

Masterpiece Classic

Downton Abbey - Pts. 2 & 3

June 12th / 8:02 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Pt. 2: Mary entertains three suitors, including a Turkish diplomat whose boldness leads to a surprising event. Downstairs, the shocking former life of Carson, the butler, is unmasked and Bates risks his health to remain a valet. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern. Laura Linney hosts.

Pt. 3: Growing into his role as heir, Matthew brings out the bitter rivalry between sisters Mary and Edith. Servants Thomas and O'Brien scheme against Bates, while head housemaid Anna is increasingly attracted to him. Lady Violet's winning streak in the flower show is threatened. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern.

Length: 02:52:46 / Episode: #4102-3H / Source: PBS0

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Tommy Emmanuel and Friends: Live from the Balboa Theatre

June 12th / 8:30 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel celebrates his 50th Anniversary as a performerat the historic Balboa Theatre in San Diego. Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Pam Rose performs two songs with Tommy, including her hit, "I'll Still Be Loving You." Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo joined Tommy for a rambunctious set of swing jazz, ragtime and classics like, "What a Wonderful World."

Length: 00:55:29 / Episode: #0( / Source: PFP0

Antiques Roadshow

Wichita, Kansas, Pt. !

June 13th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry take off for the Kansas Aviation Museum to look at glamorous vintage air travel posters. At the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, a 1949 payroll check made out to professional baseball rookie Mickey Mantle--inherited from the owner's grandfather, secretary of the Independence Yankees ball club--scores a high-flying value of $30, 000 to $50,000. (7 of 20)

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #1307# / Source: PBS0

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Secrets of the Dead

Doping for Gold

June 14th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

In the 1970s, female East German athletes came from nowhere to dominate international sport. But behind their success lay a secret, state-sponsored doping program that distributed untested steroids and male hormones to athletes as young as age 12. This program digs deep into the secretive Cold War world of East German athletes and examines what drugs were used, how they were distributed and what damage they did too many of the athletes who were forced to take them. The result creates a timely perspective on today's many doping scandals and reveals the truth behind the biggest and most horrifying state-sponsored doping program the world has ever known.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #801+ / Source: PBS0

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Independent Lens

Two Spirits

June 14th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Fred Martinez was one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history when he was brutally murdered at 16. This film explores the life and death of a boy, who was also a girl, and the spiritual nature of gender.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #1225H / Source: PBS0

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Agatha Christie's Poirot

How Does Your Garden Grow

June 14th / 9:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

When elderly Amelia Barrowby is poisoned in her home, the obvious culprit seems to be her companion Katrina. Poirot hurries to Ameila's home where his new found interest in gardening pays off when he spots something fishy in Amelia's garden border.

Length: 00:51:40 / Episode: #301 / Source: APTSY0

Secrets of the Dead

Michelangelo Revealed

June 15th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Art Historian Antonio Forcellino uncovers Michelangelo's involvement with a clandestine fellowship trying to reform the Catholic Church from within. Michelangelo's involvement put him at dangerous odds with powerful officials who held his livelihood--and life in their hands.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #901# / Source: PBS0

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NOVA

Musical Minds

June 15th / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

NOVA investigates the extraordinary impact music can have on the human brain, through the case studies from neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks' latest book Musicophilia. Nova profiles people like Tony Cicoria, who was struck by lightning and was suddenly inspired to become a pianist; and Matt Giordano, who uses drumming to alleviate his severe Tourettes. NOVA even peers deep into the brain of Dr. Sacks himself, in a rare glimpse of what makes minds musical.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #3610# / Source: PBS0

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Secret Caribbean with Trevor McDonald

Pt. 1

June 15th / 9:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Sir Trevor McDonald tours the exotic islands of the Caribbean. He gets a rare glimpse of Virgin business empire founder Richard Branson's latest Caribbean venture--Mosquito Island. Trevor travels to the largest island in the Caribbean--Cuba; and Trinidad, for the biggest day of the year--Carnival. It's an explosion of color and noise to rival any celebration anywhere in the world. (1 of 3)

Length: 00:43:59 / Episode: #101Z / Source: APTSY0

Racing Years

Motor Car Racing: 1956

June 16th / 10:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Racing Years revisits the excitement, glory, crashes, close-calls, heartaches and milestones from early days of motor racing. With Mercedes's withdrawal from motor sport, world champion Juan Manuel Fangio thought of retiring and returning to Argentina. With political uncertainties in his home country, Fangio decides to press on with his racing career. After a fall-out with Maserati, he found a new partnership with Ferrari.

Length: 00:24:30 / Episode: #7 / Source: WWIDE

Inspector Morse

The Dead of Jericho, Pt. 1

June 16th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Morse has hopes of a blossoming romance with piano teacher Anne, but is shattered when she is found murdered. Featuring Patrick Troughton (Doctor Who) and Gemma Jones (Sense and Sensibility).

Length: 00:56:25 / Episode: #101 / Source: EPS0

Outdoor Wisconsin

Racine Harbor Fishing/Nat'l Wildlife Health Center

June 16th / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Dan Small fishes Lake Michigan off the Racine harbor with the Balistrieri family and Captain Angelo Trentadue of Fishing Bug Charters of Racine. Judy Nugent visits The National Wildlife Health Center, located in Madison. The center serves the nation by providing sound scientific research and technical support--and, they disseminate information to promote science-based decisions affecting wildlife. Dan Small visits two of the lighthouses on the Apostle Islands with National Park Service Ranger Neil Howk.

Length: 00:26:46 / Episode: #2723 / Source: WMVS0

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America Beyond The Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

South: The Black Belt

June 17th / 6:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

In the first hour of a 4-part series, host Henry Louis Gates Jr. travels to Memphis, Birmingham, and Atlanta--once the battlegrounds on which civil rights were won for black southerners in the 1950s and '60s. The very cities from which African Americans fled during the era of legal segregation are, today, drawing them back by the tens of thousands. But how much have these cities really changed since the civil rights era? Interviewees include Morgan Freeman and Maya Angelou.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #101 / Source: PBS0

Interchange

June 17th / 6:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Dan Jones (moderator), Denise Callaway, Kevin Fischer, Joel McNally, and Gerard Randall discuss hot issues of the week, along with wry commentary from Rick Horowitz.

Length: 00:27:48 / Episode: #1630 / Source: WMVS

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Garrow's Law

June 17th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

William Garrow's (Andrew Buchan) reputation for pioneering advocacy has intensified, but so too has his opposition to the legal and political establishment. Southouse is approached by the Liverpool Assurance Company. They wish to prosecute for fraud the owners of a slave ship--the Zong. (1 of 4)

Length: 00:59:16 / Episode: #201H / Source: APTSY0

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Global Voices

China Blue, Maid in America, Maquilapolis, Made In L.A./The First Kid to Learn English from Mexico

June 18th / 6:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

China Blue goes inside a blue jeans factory in southern China, where teenage workers struggle to survive harsh working conditions. The film follows seventeen-year-old Jasmine as she leaves her home village for a low-paying job in the city. The film looks at complex issues of globalization from the human level.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #303 / Source: PBS0

Maid in America explores the many roles of undocumented workers who came to America in search of a better life.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #319 / Source: PBS0

Maquilapolis visits women workers in Tijuana's assembly factories who tell their stories, revealing the transformation of a city and its people by globalization.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #320 / Source: PBS0

Made in L.A. is the story of three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles sweatshops as they embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a trendy clothing retailer. The program is paired with the short The First Kid to Learn English from Mexico.

Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #321 / Source: PBS0

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Ebert Presents at the Movies

June 18th / 6:30 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Christy Lemire of The Associated Press and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky of Mubi.com are co-hosts of "Ebert Presents at the Movies." The two experienced and respected critics also introduce special segments featuring other contributors and the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Roger Ebert.

Length: 00:26:46 / Episode: #122H / Source: APTEX0

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Eatin' Crabcakes: The Best I Ever Had

June 18th / 9:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

On a cracker or on a bun. Broiled or fried. Host Doug Roberts travels from the markets of Baltimore to the crab houses of the Eastern Shore of Maryland in this mouth-watering hunt for the region's best crabcake.

Length: 00:27:45 / Episode: #0H / Source: MPT0

The Doha Debates

Tunisia, February 22, 2011

June 19th / 6:00 pm / MPTV World 10.2

Panelists debate whether Arab revolutions will just produce different dictators. The debate took place in the heart of the old city in Tunis, less than a mile from where thousands of demonstrators overthrew President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on January 14.

Length: 00:47:27 / Episode: #705

Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: American Experience

June 19th / 7:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, DC. Over the next 12 days, as a fractured nation mourned, the largest manhunt ever attempted closed in on his assassin, the 26-year-old renowned actor John Wilkes Booth. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman chronicles one of the greatest American dramas, the two tumultuous months when the joy of peace was shattered by the heartache of Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #2103H / Source: PBS0

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Masterpiece Mystery!

Poirot XI: Three Act Tragedy

June 19th / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Poirot (David Suchet) visits his friend Sir Charles Cartwright (Martin Shaw), who hosts a cocktail party at his home where a local Reverend chokes to death. Murder seems impossible, but when a second guest dies under similar circumstances, the Belgian sleuth investigates further. Art Malik and Kate Ashfield co-star.

Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #4114# / Source: PBS0

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Monastery

June 20th / 10:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

At Worth Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in West Sussex, five laymen attempt to embrace the monk's values at a deeper level. The Abbot decides to raise the tempo and encourages the group to look within themselves to discover if the Benedictine's age-old rules have anything to teach modern man. (2 of 3)

Length: 00:50:15 / Episode: #102 / Source: BBC

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American Masters

Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

June 20th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

America in the 1960s and 70s was in turmoil. The civil rights struggle, the war in Vietnam and the sexual revolution defined a nation in conflict. But at 10 o'clock every Saturday night, in dorms and dens, in living rooms and bedrooms across the country, Americans watched "The Carol Burnett Show." For 11 years, the wacky performer yelled like Tarzan and won--and sometimes broke our hearts with her edgy, always sympathetic, characters. Yet, as with so many brilliant comedians, hers was a difficult childhood. Burnett's difficult childhood and the dramatic turn that followed her TV variety show is presented.

Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #2008 / Source: PBS0

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Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: America Experience

Pt. 1 - Ambition

June 20th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln's childhoods and courtship are traced. He grew up in a remote backwoods log cabin, she in a wealthy Kentucky home. (1 of 6)

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #101H / Source: PBS0

Growing A Greener World

Growing Power - Will Allen's Story of Inspiration through a Garden

June 21st / 10:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

In 1993, Growing Power was an organization with teens that needed a place to work. Will Allen (a 2008 MacArthur Foundation Fellow) was a farmer with land. What started as a simple partnership to change the landscape of the north side of Milwaukee, has blossomed into a national nonprofit organization and land trust with a global commitment to sustainable food systems.

Length: 00:26:47 / Episode: #105H / Source: APTEX0

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History Detectives

Airplane Parts/Civil War Cannon/Rodeo Saddle

June 21st / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Mysterious airplane engine parts lead Eduardo Pagan to a forbidden Hawaiian island where he finds a heroic story often overshadowed by the raid on Pearl Harbor. Elyse Luray tries to match metal shavings to the right cannon. An early 20th century saddle puts Wes Cowan on the trail of rodeo champion Yakima Cunutt.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #901# / Source: PBS0

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POV

Kings of Pastry

June 21st / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Award-winning filmmakers turn their sights on the competition for the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France awards, the country's Nobel Prize for pastry. Chefs whip up the most gorgeous, delectable, gravity-defying concoctions and edge-of-your-seat drama as they deliver their spun-sugar desserts to the display table. The inevitable disasters and successes prove both poignant and hilarious.

Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #2401H / Source: PBS0

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Secrets of the Dead

Blackbeard's Lost Ship

June 22nd / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Marine archeologists discover and excavate the 300-year-old wreck of Blackbeard's pirate flagship. Carefully analyzing weapons, ship timbers, slave artifacts and personal effects, the team pieces together the puzzle of the ship's demise, and uncovers new evidence of Blackbeard's betrayal, downfall and death. (4 of 4)

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #804# / Source: PBS0

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NOVA

Space Shuttle Disaster

June 22nd / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

On February 1, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas just 16 minutes before it was due to land. All seven astronauts aboard perished and the implications for the future of the space shuttle program were enormous. What caused the Columbia tragedy? An engineering flaw? A failure within NASA? A lack of financing? Could this catastrophe have been avoided? Through interviews with astronauts and their families, as well as with members of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, "Space Shuttle Disaster" offers a new look at the Columbia tragedy--and at NASA itself. From the creation of NASA through decades of technical and financial compromises, the program gets to the heart of what went wrong--and how to make sure it never happens again.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #3512# / Source: PBS0

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Priceless Antiques Roadshow

Edinburgh/Rock 'n' Roll

June 22nd / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Specialist Judith Miller relives her antiques-mad youth in Edinburgh and Hilary Kay takes to the dance floor with a very 'rock 'n' roll' Roadshow visitor.

Length: 00:29:13 / Episode: #126 / Source: BBC

Austin City Limits

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings/Carolyn Wonderland

June 23rd / 11:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings burn up the stage with their modern take on classic soul and funk. Texas treasure Carolyn Wonderland follows with her incendiary blend of rock, blues and soul.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #3406H / Source: PBSPL0

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PBS NewsHour

June 23rd / 6:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Jim Lehrer and his team of correspondents report on national and world developments with straightforward, informative news and analysis.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #10056H / Source: PBS

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Inspector Morse

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn, Pts. 1 & 2

June 23rd / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Morse and Lewis solve the murder of a deaf examination syndicate official who stumbles upon a scheme to sell examination questions.

Episodes: #103-4 / Source: EPS0 (122 min)

American Road to Victory

The Americans in the Bulge

June 24th / 10:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Ellwood Von Siebold tours the frozen Ardennes Forests to Malmedy, Saint Vith, and Bastogne, to learn how the gallant actions of the US forces surprised the NAZI plan to encircle and destroy the Allied armies. (3 of 3)

Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #103H / Source: NETA0

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Garrow's Law

Part 2 of 4

June 24th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Georgian London is both fascinated and repelled by the case of Robert Jones--who is accused of sodomy. His trial at the Old Bailey triggers the most significant public debate of homosexuality until the arrest of Oscar Wilde over a hundred years later. (2 of 4)

Length: 00:59:41 / Episode: #202H / Source: APTSY0

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Hustle

Price for Fame

June 24th / 9:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

The crew are back and working their way back up after losing everything in a brief spell in Las Vegas. Their second mark, Benny Frazier will do anything for his son, an aspiring rap artist. The con is set, but has the "mark" caught on?

Length: 00:58:21 / Episode: #113 / Source: BBC

Movie: Gorky Park (1983)

June 25th / 7:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

A Moscow detective's investigation of a bizarre triple murder leads him to run-ins with the KGB and an American tycoon. Starring: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy and Joanna Pacula.

Length: 02:08:00 / Episode: #192H / Source: APTSY0

Old Guys

Sally's Party & The Therapist

June 25th / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Tom (Roger Lloyd Pack) and Roy (Clive Swift) offer to help Sally with the preparations for her party in the hope that they will be invited to it. Sally is hoping that Tom's daughter will show an interest in her son. (1 of 6)

Roy (Clive Swift) goes to see therapist Ned at Amber's suggestion where he tells Ned all his secret dreams and fantasies about Sally. He is horrified when Sally meets Ned and there is a mutual attraction. In the meantime, Sally is standing in the local council election to try to save the Post Office. Roy becomes her campaign manager so he can spend more time with her. (2 of 6)

Total Length: 00:59 / Episode: #101-2 / Source: BBC

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MI-5

Season 9, Episode 7

June 25th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

The elite spy team takes on new dangerous missions and new recruits, Beth Bailey and Dimitri.

Length: 00:59:24 / Episode: #179Z / Source: BBC

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Early Stories of John McGivern

June 26th / 7:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Filmed on location throughout Milwaukee, performer John McGivern recalls his childhood days by sharing hilarious stories. John's wit and humor shines, as he talks about growing up as an Irish-Catholic on Bartlett Avenue, going to parochial school, and interacting with family and friends. John visits locations where many of the stories took place, bringing to life the true essence of what it was like growing up during the 1960's. (Filmed in HD)

Length: 00:56:45 / Episode: #0H / Source: NETA

Stonewall Uprising: American Experience

June 26th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

This film revisits a time when homosexual acts were illegal throughout America, and homosexuality itself was seen as a form of mental illness. Gays from around the U.S. began fleeing to New York in search of a sanctuary. They found refuge in a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn. When police raided Stonewall on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back.

Length: 01:26:46 / Episode: #2309H / Source: PBS0

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PBS Previews

Prohibition

June 26th / 9:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

A behind the scenes look is taken at Ken Burns' and Lynn Novick's film PROHIBITION, premiering in fall 2011. Discover the true story of America's "Great Experiment" and explore the tales of gangsters, rum runners, flappers and speakeasies, experiencing the rise, rule and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Length: 00:26:46 / Episode: #0H / Source: PBS0

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Monastery

June 27th / 10:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

As the five laymen approach the final two weeks of their stay at Worth Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in West Sussex, they are encouraged to consider how what they have learned will affect their lives back in the outside world. (3 of 3)

Length: 00:51:37 / Episode: #103 / Source: BBC

National Parks: America's Best Idea

The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)"

June 27th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the history and splendor of America's national parks, including the development of the first national park--Yellowstone, and the influence of park advocate John Muir. Filmed over the course of more than six years in some of nature's most spectacular locales, this documentary is a story of people from every conceivable background who devoted themselves to saving precious land they loved. (1 of 6)

Length: 01:56:46 / Episode: #101H / Source: PBS0

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Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: America Experience

We Are Elected

June 27th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

The Lincoln marriage is both tempestuous and passionate: she has a temper; he suffers bouts of depression. A look is taken at how their shared political ambition sent Abraham to the House of Representatives and later, to the presidency. (2 of 6)

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #102H / Source: PBS0

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Growing A Greener World

Waterwise Gardening - Simple Solutions To Reduce Water Usage & Manage Runoff

June 28th / 10:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

On an 890-acre farm in Iowa, the horticultural heritage of America is being preserved one seed at a time. The Seed Savers Exchange-a non-profit, member-supported organization-uses this farm to save and share the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage, creating a living legacy that can be passed on to future generations.

Length: 00:26:46 / Episode: #119H / Source: APTEX0

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Adelante!

Painter Andrea Rojas/Core/El Centro/Mi Voz

June 28th / 6:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

The exhibit "Freedom Without Borders" by Colombian painter Andrea Rojas is highlighted. Staff from CORE/El Centro discuss natural healing therapies offered to individuals of all income levels. The website "Mi Voz," founded by Andrea Mendez is explored. It lists upcoming Latino events. Host and Producer: Patricia Gomez.

Length: 00:26:59 / Episode: #1211 / Source: WMVS

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Sherlock Holmes

The Devil's Foot

June 28th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Sherlock Holmes (Jeremy Brett) and Watson (Edward Hardwicke) have traveled to the countryside in Cornwall. On the wild terrain of the moors and coastal paths of the isolated county, Holmes spends much of his time alone. Suddenly, one morning, his healthy routine is violently interrupted by an extraordinary affair that has occurred during the night. (8 of 11)

Length: 00:51:08 / Episode: #208 / Source: EPS0

Secrets of the Dead

Executed In Error

June 29th / 7:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

In 1910, Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen was hanged for poisoning and dismembering his wife, after he attempted to flee the country with his young lover. However, investigators have now found that the human remains discovered in Crippen's cellar were not those of his wife. Their further DNA work--revealed exclusively in this film reveals startling new evidence about what really happened. It exposes a historic miscarriage of justice and poses uncomfortable questions about the police and prosecutors, who claimed to have solved the crime of the century.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #803# / Source: PBS0

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NOVA

What Are Dreams?"

June 29th / 8:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

What are dreams and why do we have them? Are they a window into a hidden realm within us? Science is only just beginning to understand. NOVA joins the leading dream researchers and witnesses the extraordinary experiments they use to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: why do we dream?

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #3612+ / Source: PBS0

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Nova scienceNOW

How Does The Brain Work?"

June 29th / 9:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

NOVA scienceNOW delves into some pretty heady stuff to examine magic and the brain, artificial intelligence, mind control, and the nature of reality in an astonishing episode on how the brain works. Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts.

Length: 00:56:46 / Episode: #503H / Source: PBS0

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Racing Years

Motor Car Racing: 1958

June 30th / 10:00 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

The racing year of 1958 was destined to be a battle between British drivers Mike Hawthorn, Sterling Moss, Peter Collins and Tony Brooks. The Indianapolis 500 was host to a tragic crash when Ed Elisian and Dick Raffman's cars collided, causing a 15 car pile-up. Fan favourite Pat O'Connor's car hit another, flipped upside down and burst into flames, killing him instantly.

Length: 00:24:30 / Episode: #9 / Source: WWIDE

Ask This Old House

Forced Air & Air Conditioning System/Oak Floor Rep

June 30th / 7:30 pm / MPTV HD 10.1 and 36.2

Richard Trethewey helps homeowners reduce their utility bills by installing a new forced-air furnace and air conditioning system. Tom Silva assists a homeowner in repairing damage to her oak flooring that was caused by a leaky radiator.

Length: 00:26:46 / Episode: #912H / Source: PBSPL0

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Inspector Morse

Service of All The Dead - Part One

June 30th / 8:00 pm / MPTV Digital 36.1

Morse investigates five ruthless, gruesome killings in and around a quiet country church with the help of the church cleaner, to whom he becomes attracted.

Length: 00:57:32 / Episode: #105 / Source: EPS0

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