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Acclaimed British actress Julia McKenzie returns to CET and ThinkTV16 this month for three new episodes of the popular Agatha Christie Miss Marple series. This is the seventh season for the series – season six premiered in 2011. What manner of mayhem will Miss Marple face this year? Pour that cup of tea, grab those knitting needles and find out below:

 

A Caribbean Mystery

Sunday, Sept. 21, at 8pm on ThinkTV16 and CET

While staying at a lavish tropical island hotel, Miss Marple investigates the sudden death of a fellow guest. She and a curmudgeonly business tycoon unravel a web of deceit, murder and “dark magic,” leaving Miss Marple to consider every one of the hotel’s guests as a suspect. Sir Antony Sher (God on Trial) guest stars.

 

Greenshaw’s Folly

Sunday, Sept. 21, at 9:30pm on ThinkTV16 and CET

When an old family friend and her young son turn to Miss Marple for assistance, she finds them work and lodging at nearby Greenshaw’s Folly, the family home of an eccentric botanist. All seems well, until the house’s loyal butler dies unexpectedly. When another houseguest goes missing, Miss Marple begins a search for the truth, unveiling secrets of both the past and present. Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter) guest stars.

 

Endless Night

Sunday, Sept. 28, at 9pm on ThinkTV16 and CET

Miss Marple befriends Mike, a charming chauffeur who recounts his romance with Ellie. Despite warnings from a gypsy woman, they plan their dream home at a local spot known as Gypsy’s Acre. Not long after the young couple weds, Ellie is thrown from her horse and dies, fueling speculation of a gypsy curse. Following two more suspicious deaths, Miss Marple begins to sort out the clues, but can she solve the mystery before she finds herself in danger? Tom Hughes (Silk) and Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise) co-star.

 

 

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by Ken Burns, will air next week. New episodes will premiere at 8pm and encore at 10pm nightly Sunday, Sept. 14 through Saturday, Sept. 20, on CET and ThinkTV16.

 

This film weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics, over almost a century in history. The series starts with Theodore’s birth in 1858 and ends with Eleanor’s death in 1962 and marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.

 

“The Roosevelts have played significant roles in other stories we’ve told before, from the National Parks to World War II,” Burns said in a press release from PBS. “It’s impossible, in fact, to visit many parts of the American experience without encountering their presence. But beyond simply sharing a bloodline or political success, they each shared a passionate belief that America is at its strongest when everyone has an equal chance. And on a personal level, they each struggled to overcome their own fears while maintaining a public face of courage.”

 

A schedule of episodes is below. For a full breakdown about each episode, visit http://www.cetconnect.org/programming/roosevelts-intimate-history or http://www.thinktv.org/onair/programs/featured/roosevelts-intimate-history.

 

Sunday, Sept. 14, at 8pm and 10pm

CET and ThinkTV16

Get Action (1858 – 1901)

 

Monday, Sept. 15, at 8pm and 10pm

CET and ThinkTV16

In the Arena (1901-1910)

 

Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 8pm and 10pm

CET and ThinkTV16

The Fire of Life (1910-1919)

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 8pm and 10pm

CET and ThinkTV16

The Storm (1920-1933)

 

Thursday, Sept 18, at 8pm and 10pm

CET and ThinkTV16

The Rising Road (1933-1939)

 

Friday, Sept. 19, at 8pm and 10pm

CET and ThinkTV16

The Common Cause (1939-1944)

 

Saturday, Sept. 20, at 8pm and 10pm

CET and ThinkTV16

A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962)

 

Watch the introduction: 

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As you might have heard, Sherlock season three claimed three Primetime Emmy Awards! Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman took home the best actor and best supporting actor awards, in addition to series co-creator Stephen Moffatt winning an award for his writing.

 

These three primetime Emmys join four Creative Arts Emmys awarded to Sherlock earlier this summer, making Sherlock season three the program with the most Emmy wins this year!

In celebration of these awards, we’re bringing Sherlock season three back to our video on demand system for a few weeks! You can watch all three episodes of Sherlock season three across all platforms, including localized desktop portals, mobile devices, AppleTV, and Roku through Friday, September 26th!

 

Here are the links to view each episode through our Video On Demand system. Remember these will only be active through September 26th:

 

Episode 1 – The Empty Hearse: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2365150373/. 

Episode 2 – The Sign of Three: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2365163614/. 

Episode 3 – His Last Vow: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2365167196/. 

 

You can also watch the first episode below.

08/28/2014 0 Comments
     

Earthflight Makes an Encore Appearance

 

ThinkTV and CET will be encoring the Nature special presentation Earthflight series over the next few weeks. We’ll be airing three of the show’s episodes on consecutive weeks at 8pm beginning with Earthflight: North America on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

 

Here’s what we have lined-up:

 

Earthflight: North America
Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16
Monday, Sept. 1, at 8pm on ThinkTV14
Snow geese, pelicans, and bald eagles fly over the Great Plains, the Grand Canyon, Alaska and the Golden Gate Bridge as they encounter and engage with bears, dolphins, bison, and spawning fish. Watch a clip: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2365062677/.
 
 
Earthflight: Africa
Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16
Monday, Sept. 8, at 8pm on ThinkTV14
Fly and arrow-dive with cape gannets among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Soar with fish eagles, flamingoes, kelp gulls and vultures to see the most animal-packed continent with fresh eyes. Watch a preview: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2365073135/
 
 
Eartflight: Europe
Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16
Monday, Sept. 15, at 8pm on ThinkTV14
Cranes and geese rise over Venice, Dover, Edinburgh and the monkey-guarded Rock of Gibraltar. In Rome, the Loire Valley, Holland and Hungary, birds gather by the millions to breed and two by two to raise their families. Watch a preview: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2365076841/

 

08/21/2014 0 Comments
     

The Time Team is tackling four new archaeological mysteries on the next two Tuesdays in the new season of Time Team America. From an 1830s plantation to the bones of a massive bison, these new episodes are full of exciting new challenges.

 

If you missed Time Team America’s first season, here’s what the show is about… Time Team America plunges the viewer into the grime and glory of real-life archaeology: epiphany and exhaustion, discovery and disappointment. Through the dirt, the sweat, the dust and the rain, archeologists explore the mysteries of the past through what they find buried below the ground. Part adventure, part hard science, part reality show, this program applies the latest technology and the team’s collective expertise to solving the riddles of the past — against a ticking clock. The team has just three days to find out what it can at each site.

 

Here’s the full schedule for Time Team America season two.

 

The Search for Josiah Henson

Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16

Tucked between upscale homes in suburban Maryland just outside Washington, DC, are the remains of an 1830’s plantation — once home to Josiah Henson, the slave who inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s famous novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. What remains here of his life and legacy?

 

Bones of Badger Hole

Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 9pm on CET and ThinkTV16

In western Oklahoma, the bones of massive 10,000-year-old bison mingle with the remnants of early man-made weapons. What strategies did hunters use against these mammoth beasts before the advent of bows and arrows? What can these bison bones teach us about our ancient past?

 

Lost Civil War Prison

Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16

Camp Lawton, near Milan, Georgia, housed 10,000 Union prisoners at the end of the Civil War. The remains of the camp have long been lost to history. Can the team find the original site of the camp? What artifacts are buried beneath the ground and what do they tell us of the hellish experiences of the prisoners once held captive here?

 

Lost Pueblo Village

Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 9pm on CET and ThinkTV16

The site of what is believed to have been a 1,200-year-old village is located near Mesa Verde, Colorado, where ancient peoples built one of the first permanent settlements in North America. What did this settlement look like and how did life here shape human history?

 

Here’s a preview for season two of Time Team America

08/14/2014 0 Comments
     

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