Michiana PBS

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.

    Big Blue Live

    Scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts come together in a live TV broadcast to document the extraordinary rejuvenation of the once endangered and now thriving ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California. Some of the world's most charismatic marine creatures convene in a once-a-year confluence of fins, fur and fangs.

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    Harbor Lights

    Harbor Lights TV is a television series in magazine format created, produced and hosted by Dawn Yarbrough featuring positive stories about the interesting projects, people, places, and events of communities throughout Southwestern Michigan.

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    American Masters

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    Masterpiece: Arthur and George

    Martin Clunes stars as world-famous author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in this three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes' acclaimed novel, which follows the separate but intersecting lives of two men: a half-Indian son of a vicar who is framed for a crime he may not have committed and Doyle, who investigates the case.

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    The Civil War 25th Anniversary

    THE CIVIL WAR, the award-winning film produced and directed by Ken Burns, is being rebroadcast over five consecutive nights to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the series' initial broadcast, presenting it for the first time in a newly restored high-definition version. This is also the first time the film will be seen with the same fidelity and framing as the negative that Burns and his co-cinematographers Allen Moore and Buddy Squires shot more than 25 years ago.

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    Walt Disney: American Experience

    Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new two-part, four-hour film examines Disney's complex life and enduring legacy, featuring rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and interviews with biographers, animators and artists who worked on early films, including Snow White, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland into reality.

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    Pope Francis: The Sinner

    This special follows the life of Pope Francis and his wide-ranging changes he's introduced to the Catholic Church. How did the man who was loved and loathed by his fellow Jesuits back in Argentina become Pope. Can he hold the Roman Catholic Church together and reform it at the same time? Pope Francis - The Sinner looks at the life of Jorge Mario Bergoglio and what shaped him into the Pope he is today.

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    Our Town: North Webster

    WNIT takes viewers inside what makes North Webster a special place to those who live there with the help of volunteer videographers. Get the inside look with exclusive interviews, pictures, and video footage, of North Webster's local hotspots, restaurants, churches, museums, and more.

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    Sacred Mission - Civic Duty: The Holy Cross Family

    The Congregation of Holy Cross' mission has been "to make God known, loved, and served, and thus save souls." Now, WNIT is telling their story by taking viewers back in time to Reverend Basil Moreau's vision of creating an organization that would endeavor to help those in need as well as educate and improve the lives of people all over the world.

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    Gorongosa Park: Rebirth of Paradise

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    Live From Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic Opening Gala with Lang Lang

    Virtuoso pianist Lang Lang joins Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic for the launch of its 2015-16 season and the dedication of the newly named David Geffen Hall. Musical highlights include Grieg's bravura Piano Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

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    Masterpiece: Indian Summers

    Julie Walters stars as the glamorous doyenne of an English social club in the twilight era of British rule in India. Set in a subtropical paradise, the 9-part series explores the collision of the high-living English ruling class with the local people agitating for Indian independence. As the drama unfolds, the two sides alternately clash and merge in an intricate game of power, politics and passion.

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    I'll Have What Phil's Having

    Journey with Phil Rosenthal, creator of the TV hit "Everybody Loves Raymond," as he learns from the chefs, vendors, culinary leaders and style-setters who keep their communities' traditions alive and create new ones. Rosenthal visits kitchens on and off the well-worn gastronomic path, leading viewers from one of the least expensive Michelin-starred restaurants in Asia to a Los Angeles bakery training former gang members.

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    E.O. Wilson: Of Ants and Men

    An exploration of the remarkable life and groundbreaking ideas of biologist E.O Wilson, founder of the discipline of sociobiology, world authority on insects and Pulitzer-prize winning writer on the subject of human nature. In Wilson, we see an endearing personality who is one of the great scientists and thinkers of our time.

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