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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Tues., Mar. 4 Starting @ 8pm
8:43 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Tuesday Night Is Sheer Nostalgia! WLRN-TV Brings You Rock & Roll Classics And Doo Wop!

Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics - The 60s

Ed Sullivan’s Rock and Roll Classics: The 60s (8:00 pm)

My Music presents a collection of classic full-length songs performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show" from 1963–1968, including the Beatles' American television debut, the Doors' infamous one-time-only appearance, and unforgettable performances by the Rolling Stones, the Mamas and the Papas, the Beach Boys, the Animals, the Young Rascals, the Supremes, and many more.

Doo Wop Discoveries (10:00 pm)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Mon., March 3 Starting @ 7pm
8:59 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Monday Night Brings You Italy With Rick Steves, Easy Yoga and Financial Solutions With Suze Orman!

Rick Steves in Italy

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Rick Steves’ Italy: Cities of Dreams (7:00 pm)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Fri., Feb. 27 Starting @ 8pm
11:32 am
Tue February 25, 2014

It's All About History On WLRN-TV. Tune In Thursday Nights!

The Black Kung Fu Experience

WLRN continues to celebrate Black History Month with new programs that unite more than a century of history and culture.

The Black Kung Fu Experience (8:00 pm)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Wed., Feb. 26 Starting @ 8pm
10:20 am
Tue February 25, 2014

The Best Of British TV! Doc Martin, Scott & Bailey, Midsomer Murders

Doc Martin: Movement

You can find the best of British comedy and drama every Wednesday night on WLRN Channel 17.

Doc Martin: Movement (8:00 p.m.) 

Bert Large could be the man to put Portwenn on the culinary map. Dissatisfied with his lot in life he abandons his plumbing business to open his own restaurant.

Scott & Bailey (9:00 p.m.)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Tues., Feb. 25 Starting @ 8pm
2:49 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

The Achievements And Failings Of War - Tuesday Night On WLRN-TV!

Into Harm's Way

You can find some of the best war documentaries on television every Tuesday night on WLRN - TV, starting at 8:00 p.m.

Into Harm’s Way (8:00 pm)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Mon., Feb. 24 Starting @ 8pm
9:06 am
Fri February 21, 2014

The Wonders Of Nature On WLRN-TV! Monday Nights!

Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story

Nature: Elsa’s Legacy-The Born Free Story (8:00 pm)

In 1960, a book written about raising an orphaned lion cub named Elsa and then releasing her back into the wild became a worldwide bestseller. Born Free was a game changer that essentially altered the way we perceive relationships between humans and animals. Because of the emotional bond George and Joy Adamson formed with Elsa, lions could no longer be dismissed simply as brutal killers to be shot while on safari.

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Fri., Feb. 21 Starting @ 8pm
1:33 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Watch WLRN-TV On Friday Nights For The Best Of Drama! DCI Bank, Dalziel & Pascoe & Circus.

Dci Banks

Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, tune into Channel 17 for two of Britain’s most gripping crime series - DCI Banks and Dalziel & Pascoe - then stay and watch Circus, a revealing peek into the character-filled world of a real-life traveling show.

Dci Banks: Dry Bones That Dream (8:00 pm)

DCI Alan Banks and DI Helen Morton must learn to reconcile their conflicting policing styles and personalities whilst trying to unravel the increasingly puzzling murder of a local accountant who has been leading a secret double life.

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Thur., Feb. 20 Starting @ 8pm
3:49 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Thursday Night Celebrates Black History Month On WLRN-TV

The Abolitionists: American Experience

WLRN continues its celebration of Black History Month with American Experience's The Abolitionists and  African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

The Abolitionists: American Experience Part 3 (8:00 pm)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Wed., Feb. 19 Starting @ 8pm
12:38 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

The Best Of British TV! Doc Martin, Scott & Bailey, Midsomer Murders

Doc Martin

You can find the best of British comedy and drama every Wednesday night on WLRN Channel 17.

Doc Martin: The Apple Doesn’t Fall (8:00 p.m.) 

Martin suspects Louisa may have anaemia. Aunt Joan is forced to receive treatment from Martin after nearly running someone over. The Doc is approached by Alison Lane, who worries about her daughter Delph's behaviour

Scott & Bailey (9:00 p.m.)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Tues., Feb. 18 Starting @ 8pm
8:53 am
Tue February 18, 2014

On Tuesday Nights - Historical Battles Are Remembered on WLRN-TV !

Above: Easy Company (E-Company), 13th Infantry Battalion, Marine Corps Reserve unit activated for the Korean conflict in July of 1950. Credit: ©2009 Arizona Public Media

You can find some of the best war documentaries on television every Tuesday night on WLRN - TV, starting at 8:00 p.m.

Unforgettable: The Korean War (8:00 pm)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Mon., Feb. 17 Starting @ 8pm
9:50 am
Thu February 13, 2014

It's a Wild Night on WLRN! Eels, Sea Eagles and Penguins

Above: Long fin eel in New Zealand. Credit: Courtesy of ©THIRTEEN

Nature: Mystery of Eels (8:00 pm)

Eels can be found all over the globe, in fresh and salt water ecosystems alike. But today, risk of over-fishing and the presence of dams and other obstacles that prevent eels from reaching their oceanic spawning grounds pose new threats to an animal that once roamed the planet alongside the dinosaurs. Artist, writer, and naturalist James Prosek explores the mysterious world of the eel.

Wild! Sea Eagle (9:00 pm)

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Fri., Feb. 14 Starting @ 8pm
9:49 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Watch WLRN-TV On Friday Nights For The Best Of Drama! DCI Banks, Dalziel & Pascoe And Circus.

Dci Banks

Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, tune into Channel 17 for two of Britain’s most gripping crime series - DCI Banks and Dalziel & Pascoe - then stay and watch Circus, a revealing peek into the character-filled world of a real-life traveling show.

Dci Banks: Strange Affair (8:00 pm)

When DCI Alan Banks receives a disturbing message from his brother Roy, he drops everything to find him, just as new recruit DI Helen Morton finds evidence linking Banks to the body of a murder victim.

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Thur., Feb. 13 Starting @ 8pm
10:48 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Thursday Nights - Celebrate Black History Month With WLRN!

Frederick Douglass

Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, WLRN explores more than a century of history and culture in honor of Black History month. 

The Abolitionists: American Experience Part 2 (8:00 pm)

This three part series continues to intertwine the stories of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimké, Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Brown.  

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Wed., Feb. 12 Starting @ 8pm
2:11 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

The Best Of British TV! Wednesday Nights On WLRN.

Doc Martin

You can find the best of British comedy and drama every Wednesday night on WLRN Channel 17.

Doc Martin: On The Edge, Pt. 2 (8:00 p.m.) 

Having failed to restart his relationship with Louisa Glasson, Martin is forced out of the picture with the arrival of her dad, Terry Glasson. Terry has hatched a scheme with a colleague, Jonathan Crozier, to smuggle in some explosives which they want to use to help them in a robbery. Terry decides to back out of the smuggling, but this makes things worse for Doc Martin.

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Airs On WLRN CH 17 Tues., Feb. 11 Starting @ 8pm
3:42 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

The Best Of War Documentaries! Tuesday Nights On WLRN

Secrets of the Dead

You can find some of the best war documentaries on television every Tuesday night on WLRN - TV, starting at 8:00 p.m.

Secrets of the Dead: The World’s Biggest Bomb (8:00 pm)

Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. This is a story where the United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records.

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