Featured Programs

Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 9pm on CET

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American Masters: Carole King – Natural Woman

American Masters: Carole King – Natural Woman

Friday, Feb. 19, at 9pm on CET & Monday, Feb. 22, at 9pm on CET Arts

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NOVA: Rise of the Robots

NOVA: Rise of the Robots

Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 9pm on CET

       
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tuesdays at 8pm on CET

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Downton Abbey Season 6

Downton Abbey Season 6

Sundays at 9pm on CET

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Mercy Street

Mercy Street

Sundays at 10pm on CET & Wednesdays at 9pm on CET Arts

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From Program Director Jim Wiener

Really excellent and all British

Q&A: British

I am wondering why I can no longer watch some shows that were really excellent and all British: Frankie, Scott & Baily, Shetland and DCI Banks...

- Pam O., Cincinnati

Most of these are syndicated series we purchased over and above our considerable PBS dues.  As for PBS series, they generally reappear same time a year later.  So if, for example, POLDARK aired last June and July, the second installment will likely return this June (accent on “likely”). 

If well more than a year passes, then chances are no more episodes were made.

FRANKIE-  six part mini-series.  No other episodes were made, and its broadcast rights expired.

SCOTT & BAILEY-  we bought a few seasons of this, but couldn’t afford the past offering. 

SHETLAND-  we have one season of 8 episodes and hope the second season can be offered at a similar discount.

DCI BANKS-  bought three seasons of it.  Not many episodes, and viewer reaction to it wasn’t as good as SCOTT & BAILEY or DALZIEL & PASCOE.  The third season was still in rights when we last aired it.

This year, look for two new syndicated series. 

Brenda Blethyn stars as VERA.  It premiered (1/8/16) on ThinkTV 16.1 (available in Cincinnati on Time Warner channel 16). 

Idris Elba stars as LUTHER, with a premiere on 1/28 at 10pm, also on ThinkTV 16.

New episodes of DOC MARTIN and MIDSOMER MURDERS continue Thursdays on ThinkTV 14.

-Jim Wiener, Program Director