7pm - 9 MONTHS THAT MADE YOU: The Final Countdown - Science / Education
Meet the miracle that is you. See how your time in the womb, as your senses mature, has determined your destiny on the outside. Survey the latest epigenetic research that shows how the womb environment leaves its mark, even altering your DNA.
Explore the exciting world of what it's like to be a South Florida beekeeper. Following Sierra Malnove of the Florida Backyard Beekeeping Association as she teaches beginners how to manage their own beehives, we learn how backyard beekeepers are helping the Florida honeybee population. Sierra leads beekeeping workshop
9pm NIXON'S THE ONE: The '68 Election - History/Culture Documentary
A WLRN Original Production
In 1962, Richard Nixon's once meteoric political career lay in ruins. The former vice-president had suffered two bitter losses; one in the 1960 presidential race against John F. Kennedy, the other in a bid for the governorship of his home state of California. Yet, only six years later, Nixon would be elected President of the United States. How did it happen? Why did it happen?
8pm LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX - Romantic Drama - Childhood sweethearts Alan and Celia, both widowed and in their 70s, fall for each other all over again when they are reunited over the internet after nearly 60 years.
10pm MURDER IN SUBURBIA - Crime Drama - Kate, a graduate of a posh girls' academy, has a sharp, analytical mind; her working-class partner, Emma, relies on her instincts. Together this sassy, sexy investigative team uncovers the dark urges behind suburban Middleford's placid facade.
8pm IN THE CLUB - Drama When Roanna's ex-husband cancels her credit cards, her and Simon's financial future comes into question. With their baby due any day, Roanna suggests going to Simon's parents for help. But Roanna's never actually met them and Simon seems strangely reluctant. Jasmin has an unwelcome visitor and with a question mark looming over her due date, which causes her blood pressure to rise even further. Rosie's dad is still in hospital and social services plan to take her to a mother and baby hostel. But when Rosie threatens to run away with her baby if she's made to go to the hostel, Kim struggles to find a happy solution. Meanwhile Rick is under arrest and awaiting bail, leaving Diane to cope alone as their baby girl fights for her life with an infection.
7pm - 9 MONTHS THAT MADE YOU - Science/Education - Discover the story of how you were made, from conception to the moment of birth.
Follow the gestation process, the most exquisite biological choreography found in nature. Using the latest research and advances in medicine, we can reveal this hidden world in forensic detail. Zeroing in on milestones along the road to creation--where critical events can change your life.
Fall in love with Doc Martin all over again in this premiere episode from Season One, Wednesday July 6th at 8pm.
It's the cantankerous doctor with the questionable bedside manner who's behavior can be so rude, it's like tripping someone on crutches. As rude as he is, he's a brilliant doctor who makes us laugh at all his social imperfections.
8pm IN THE CLUB - Drama following the lives of new mothers and their partners.
With her husband on the run from the police, Diane struggles to cope with the consequences of Rick's actions. Upset and alone, she turns to Roanna for support. But the stress is causing her Braxton Hicks contractions to return... or are the twinges more than just practice labor? Unknown to Diane, Rick is hiding out at Jasmin and Dev's house. But when the police turn up, Jasmin is shocked to learn the real reason Rick is there. With no way to turn, Rick is pushed to the edge in more ways than one. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of Rosie's dad's accident, Kim feels increasingly responsible for her. And when social services come to talk to Rosie about her baby's future, Kim's caring nature is stretched to the limit.
7pm THE MYSTERY OF MATTER: Search For The Elements - Science
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting three-part series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long and continuing quest to understand what the world is made of. Three hour-long episodes tell the story of seven of history’s most important scientists as they seek to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.
IN THIS EPISODE: Into The Atom - Caught up in the race to discover the atom’s internal parts, Harry Moseley uses newly discovered X-rays to put the Periodic Table in a whole new light. Glenn Seaborg creates a new element — plutonium — that changes the world forever.
Starring Martin Clunes, THE MAN WHO LOST HIS HEAD is a light-hearted made-for-TV comedy/drama about cultural repatriation. It centers on repressed British museum curator Ian Bennet (Martin Clunes), who is sent to assess the possible return of an ancient Maori carving to the small, fictional New Zealand town of Otakataka.
Childhood sweethearts Alan and Celia, both widowed and in their 70s, fall for each other all over again when they are reunited over the internet after nearly 60 years. As their lives collide for a second time, the couple laments what might have been. While their relationship is a celebratory tale of the power of love at any age, it is also a story about family and the complications the relationship causes, especially for their grown daughters.
IN THIS EPISODE: Alan and Celia decided have another wedding ceremony attended by all of their family and friends.
7pm THE MYSTERY OF MATTER: SEARCH FOR THE ELEMENTS: Unruly Elements 1859-1902Science/Technology - Journey through the history of science on a quest to understand matter. This series tells the story of the periodic table from the scientist's perspective. IN THIS EPISODE: Over a single weekend in 1869, a young Russian chemistry professor named Dmitri Mendeleev invents the Periodic Table, bringing order to the growing gaggle of elements. But this sense of order is shattered when a Polish graduate student named Marie Sklodowska Curie discovers radioactivity, revealing that elements can change identities— and that atoms must have undiscovered parts inside them.