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Highlights from our February/March 2020 Membership Drive

Highlights from our February/March 2020 Membership Drive

From Doo Wop to Pop Rock: Music Celebrates 20 Years to Mumford and Sons: Live from South Africa – Dust and Thunder, our February/March Membership Drive is packed with great shows. Here are a few of the highlights we’re looking forward to watching: Chuck Berry: Brown-Eyed Handsome Man Saturday, February 29, at 6:30pm on CET Thursday, March 5, at 9pm on ThinkTV14 Sunday, March 8, at 10:30pm on […]

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“We Believe in Dinosaurs” Premieres This Week on Independent Lens

“We Believe in Dinosaurs” Premieres This Week on Independent Lens

The film that The Hollywood Reporter raves as “intriguing…and timely,” We Believe in Dinosaurs, is coming to ThinkTV and CET this month! This film explores what happens when religious ideology clashes with mainstream science in modern-day America. This film will air on Independent Lens on Monday, February 17, at 10pm on CET and then on Thursday, February 20, at 10pm on ThinkTV16. The Ark Encounter, […]

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Top “Masterpiece” Dramas Available For Streaming with Passport!

Top “Masterpiece” Dramas Available For Streaming with Passport!

Attention binge-watchers, streamers and anyone who loves PBS programming! Did you know our members get access to hundreds of hours of on-demand programming on the PBS Video App and online at http://video.thinktv.org or http://watch.CETconnect.org? That includes some of our viewers’ favorites, like Nature, NOVA, films from Ken Burns and even most of the shows from Masterpiece! CET Passport and ThinkTV Passport are available to members […]

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Explore the Polar Extremes of Planet Earth

Explore the Polar Extremes of Planet Earth

Of all the fresh water that exists on Earth today, 70 percent of it is frozen, held in glaciers and ice caps, most of it in the Arctic and Antarctic — but Earth wasn’t always like this. Hidden in the rocks and trapped under the ice are clues that reveal a planet totally different from the one we know today. Following a trail of strange […]

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Poison Squad Airs January 28 on American Experience

Poison Squad Airs January 28 on American Experience

At the close of the 19th century, technology and industry were booming. More and more Americans migrated to cities and away from farm life and fresh, homegrown food. Completely unregulated, the burgeoning food manufacturing industry took off as millions of Americans needed access to readily available and affordable food. In this pre-refrigeration world, meatpacking and canning companies sought ways to keep their products fresh at […]

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Accept the Call Premieres on Independent Lens

Accept the Call Premieres on Independent Lens

Twenty-five years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minneapolis, Minnesota his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting. In Accept the Call, premiering this week on Independent Lens, filmmaker Eunice Lau chronicles Yusuf’s journey over three years as he tries to understand why his son would leave his American […]

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Explore the World with Steve Backshall

Explore the World with Steve Backshall

Head into the unknown with explorer Steve Backshall as he journeys to the world’s last unexplored places and faces challenges around the globe, encountering extraordinary wildlife and meeting remarkable people along the way in Expedition with Steve Backshall, starting Wednesday, January 15, at 10pm on ThinkTV16 and CET.

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New Dramas Coming to CET and ThinkTV Starting January 12

New Dramas Coming to CET and ThinkTV Starting January 12

Howard’s End and Sanditon are premiering this coming Sunday on CET and ThinkTV16 and Vienna Blood is starting soon as well. Here’s the scoop on these three new shows: Howard’s End Airs Sunday, January 12, through Sunday, February 2, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16 Mondays, January 13, through Sunday, February 3, at 8pm on CET Arts Academy Award-winning screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan brings a fresh […]

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January 2020 Sleeper Picks from Jim Wiener

January 2020 Sleeper Picks from Jim Wiener

Our Chief Programming Officer, Jim Wiener, has his DVR set for these sleeper picks. You won’t want to miss these shows! Meet The Lords Saturdays, January 4 to January 18, at 10pm on CET If you wonder why the UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson would attempt to bypass Parliament in order to fashion a Brexit deal, check out this 3-part series. The House of Lords […]

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What’s Happening with “Nightly Business Report”

What’s Happening with “Nightly Business Report”

Flying under the radar this holiday season is the sad news that a long time series on public television will be closing its doors at the end of Christmas week. The Nightly Business Report will see its last newscast on Friday, December 27, 2019. The show celebrated 40 years on the air this year. The weekday business newscast was managed by CNBC for the past […]

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