COUNTRY MUSIC Episode Descriptions

Step back in time and journey through the compelling history of a truly American art form when COUNTRY MUSIC, a new eight-part, 16-hour film directed by Ken Burns, and produced by Burns and his long-time collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie … Continued

WORLD Schedule Highlights – September 2019

WORLD exclusives/premieres
September 2

Local USA: ’63 Boycott – 6 p.m.
Stories from the Stage: School Days—Teacher Tales – 6:30 p.m.

 September 3

 America ReFramed: Councilwoman – 5 p.m.

 September 8

Doc World: Prize of the Pole – 7 p.m.

 September 9

Stories from the Stage: School Days—Student Tales … Continued

Sesame Street: 50 Years of Representing Viewers Like You

Fifty years since its inception, “Sesame Street” still sets the standard for representation and diversity on television.

By Victoria Gonzalez
The following article originally appeared on
It’s around 1999 in Tijuana, and I’m lying down with my tummy to the rug and … Continued

America ReFramed: Councilwoman

Airs Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 5 p.m.

Politicians aren’t often full-time hotel housekeepers, union members, grandmothers, and immigrants working service jobs. But Carmen Castillo changes that when she wins a seat on the City Council in Providence, Rhode Island. Carmen Castillo … Continued

September’s Programming Spotlight

Here’s a closer look at some of programs airing during the September Member Drive. Many of the programs aired feature special pledge premiums or the opportunity for tickets to live events.

Downton Abbey Live! ** Ticket Opportunity**
Downton Abbey Returns **Ticket Opportunity**
Mannheim … Continued

Alone in the Wilderness

Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. & Saturday, Sept. 14 at 6:00 p.m.
(Overnight repeats Thursday, Sept. 12 at 2:00 a.m.)

This documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at … Continued

Floating Horses: The Life of Casey Tibbs

Monday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. & Saturday, Sept. 14 at 4:30 p.m.

Casey Tibbs is celebrated as the cowboy who elevated rodeo from its corrupt contests of the early 1900s and into the multimillion-dollar sport it is today. FLOATING HORSES: … Continued

This Old House: 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday, Sept. 7 at 4:30 p.m.

This Old House celebrates the 40th season of the groundbreaking PBS home improvement series with an hour-long anniversary special.
The program includes interviews with hosts and cast members, vintage clips, and favorite moments from the series … Continued

Woodsongs: Jake Shimabukuro

Thursday, Sept. 5 at 9:30 p.m. & Saturday, Sept. 7 at 9:00 p.m.

In 2005, ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro exploded onto the musical scene with his phenomenal inter-pretation of George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” Since then, he has performed … Continued