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October Program Highlights

This Month At A Glance

Click on any of the programs below to learn more information. All times are marked in Eastern Time.

  • Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years

    This special night of music featuring Alabama Shakes, Doyle Bramhall II, Jeff Bridges, Gary Clark, Jr., Sheryl Crow, Joe Ely, Grupo Fantasma, Robert Earl Keen, Kris Kristofferson, Lloyd Maines, Bonnie Raitt, Jimmie Vaughan and more. Hosted by Jeff Bridges and Sheryl Crow.

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  • Downton Abbey Seasons 1-4 (Re-airs)

    Prepare for the upcoming Season 5 premiere of Downton Abbey (Beginning January 4, 2015) as WNIT re-airs Seasons 1-4.

    • Oct. 5: Season 1 - Episode 2 (3pm)
    • Oct. 12: Season 1 - Episode 3 (3pm)
    • Oct. 19: Season 1 - Episode 4 (3pm)
    • Oct. 26: Season 2 - Episode 1 (3pm), Episode 2 (6pm), Episode 3 (7pm)

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  • Finding Your Roots: Our American Storytellers

    Episode 3 - Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper and Anna Deavere Smith are three iconic American storytellers who have spent their lives chronicling the lives of others all the while knowing almost nothing about their own family history.

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  • Nova: Malaysian Airlines Crash

    PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits

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  • Live From Lincoln Center: The Nance Starring Nathan Lane

    Nathan Lane gives the performance of a lifetime as a burlesque performer who plays gay men for laughs—at least on stage. Nominated for three Tony Awards, Douglas Carter Beane's celebrated play is both a love letter to the grand old days of burlesque and a love story before its time.

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  • How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson

    • Episode 1: CLEAN - How our battle against dirt created the sidewalk, the swimming pool, the flat screen and the iPhone. (Oct. 15, 9pm)
    • Episode 2: TIME - How our journey to calculate time helped create international trade and travel, victory for the North in the Civil War, GPS and understanding of the origins of human life (Oct. 15, 10pm)
    • Episode 3: Glass - Uncover a link between art, science, astronomy, disease prevention and global communication: glass. (Oct. 22, 10pm)
    • Episode 4: LIGHT - How our quest to harness light changed our genetic make-up, gave birth to Times Square, Las Vegas, video downloads and an artificial sun. (Oct. 29, 10pm)

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  • Michiana's Rising Star Finale (Re-Air from August 8)

    Catch a replay of the 2014 Michiana's Rising Star Finale as the final 3 Finalist battle it out to see who will be crowned this year's Michiana's Rising Star.

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  • Great Performances: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - Cheek to Cheek

    Inspired by their sensational duet in GREAT PERFORMANCES' recent "Tony Bennett Duets II," the greatest living interpreter of the American songbook has recorded a yet to be released album with America's reigning pop diva of today. Teaming up for a concert from the stage of Rose Theater at New York City's Time Warner Center, the duo performs swinging selections from their latest collaboration.

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