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Independent Lens: A Ballerina's Tale

Get an intimate look at dancer Misty Copeland Tuesday, 2/9, at 11pm ET

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater on Independent Lens: A Ballerina's Tale. Learn about this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Think Wednesday Feb 10

Think Wednesday 2/10 at 8 & 9pm ET. A cameraman spends a year in Alberta documenting the life of a moose calf in Nature: Moose: Life of a Twig Eater. And scientists are learning how we can edit memories on NOVA: Memory Hackers.

Downton Abbey 6.7

Downton Abbey Sunday, 2/14 at 9pm ET. Season 6, Episode 7 - Mary and the family observe Henry in an auto race; Mrs. Patmore opens her bed and breakfast; and things get serious between Edith and Bertie.

Embrace of Dying

Embrace of Dying Monday, 2/15 at 7:30pm ET. From the Buddhist monks of Nepal to masai warriors of Kenya to the local cancer ward or hospice center, how can we learn to embrace dying better?

This Week's Highlights
Finding Your Roots War Stories Finding Your Roots Tuesday, 2/9 at 8pm ET. War Stories - The history of military service in the families of Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain is explored.
American Experience The Perfect Crime American Experience Tuesday, 2/9 at 9pm ET. The Perfect Crime - In 1924, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb murdered a 14-year-old boy in an attempt to prove that they could get away with it.
Frontline The Fantasy Sports Gamble Frontline Tuesday, 2/9 at 10pm ET. The Fantasy Sports Gamble - A joint investigation with the New York Times of fantasy sports and online sports betting. Included: the growth of such businesses; and a look inside their operations.
Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff Democratic Presidential Debate Thursday, 2/11 at 9pm ETGwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate from Milwaukee. This will be the first debate after the New Hampshire primary. Doc Martin Season 7 will air next week at its normal time.
American-Masters B.B. King: The Life of Riley American Masters Friday, 2/12 at 10pm ET. B.B. King: The Life of Riley - A profile of B.B. King (1925-2015), who was born to Mississippi sharecroppers, features the legendary bluesman reflecting on his life and career.
David Bowie: Five Years David Bowie: Five Years Friday, 2/12 at 11pm ET. A documentary covering five most important years of Bowie’s career using his songs, albums, cities, unseen outtakes and footage to form a timeline of five influential periods.
John Denver: Country Boy John Denver: Country Boy Saturday, 2/13 at 9pm ET.   A profile of John Denver (1943-97), one of the most successful singers of the 1970s, featuring remarks from family and friends.
Mercy Street Mercy Street Sunday, 2/14 at 10pm ET. Season 1, Episode 5 - A hospital inspector's unexpected visit throws the staff into disarray; Mary feels empathy for a deserter; Silas makes Samuel pay for his arrogance; and James Sr. tries to earn his family's respect.

 

Black Panthers Screening

The Black Panthers

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History presents a free screening of The Black Panthers - Vanguard of the Revolution Saturday, 2/13, at 3pm ET. Premiering on DPTV 2/16. Learn more >


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