MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES: Queen of the Flowers - Miss Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman of the late 1920s operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous “lady detective” goes about her work with a pistol close at hand—and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer.
Miss Phryne Fisher has been chosen to refine a group of delinquent flower maidens for the annual flower parade. When the body of one of her charges washes up on the beach, she begins to question the worth of table manners and dancing lessons. In the midst of her investigation, Jane’s mother unexpectedly resurfaces and Phryne has to face her fears about losing her ward.
“Miami was like a Mecca for three or four months in the winter, everything happened in Miami. It was the center of the entertainment world really.” -Dick Cami - Night Club Owner/Entertainment Manager
In the days before heavy metal and hip hop, Miami was a melting pot for the growing music industry. Miami was considered America’s winter playground, the land of palm trees and sunshine. It was a hotspot for tourists, entertainers and locals seeking a taste of the good life. Hailed by many musicians and recording stars as the “most unbelievable place to be”, Miami’s rich musical background is waiting to be discovered by a wider audience.
All Shook Up: Miami’s Glory Days of Music is a one-hour documentary that traces this rich history of music in Miami. Told by those who lived it, witnessed it, played it and created it, this musical journey is categorized by geographical areas and divided into four locations: Downtown, Overtown, Coconut Grove and Miami Beach. Through in-studio interviews, rare photos, original recordings and archive film, the musical landscape of South Florida unfolds.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Walt Disney Part 2 - An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
Over the course of his life, Walt Disney created an multimedia empire spanning film, television, amusement parks and more. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture.
IN THIS EPISODE: More than 200 of Walt Disney's workers go on strike in 1941. Roy Disney eventually strikes a deal with the new union, but to Walt, the studio will never be the same. Part Two continues to explore the life and enduring legacy of Walt Disney, including his newest project: Disneyland.
Doc Martin is shocked to find Louisa and aunt Joan knocking at his door hours before his office has opened. Louisa has had a medical scare and wants Martin's reassurance that everything is fine with the pregnancy.
P.C. Penhale, still officially the world's worst policeman, gets an unexpected visit from his older brother Sam. Martin notices that Sam has some problems with memory and coordination, and realizes that there's a slight possibility that he has a rare genetic disease.
MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES: Away with the Fairies
It’s the 1920s in Melbourne and Phryne is asked to investigate the puzzling death of a famous author and illustrator of fairy stories. To do so, Phryne takes a job within the women’s magazine that employed the victim and finds herself enmeshed in her colleagues’ deceptions. But while Phryne is learning the ins and outs of magazine publishing first hand, her personal life is thrown into chaos. Impatient for her lover Lin Chung’s imminent return from a silk-buying expedition to China, she instead receives an unusual summons from Lin Chung’s family followed by a series of mysterious assaults and warnings.
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.
Martin is still in a bit of shock at Louisa's return and her present condition. She makes it quite plain that she expects nothing of Martin and moves into a room at the pub. She also gets a job teaching at the school, but the new headmaster who replaced her, Mr. Strain, is acting quite oddly. Aunt Joan is thrilled at Louisa's return and that she is pregnant and even offers her a place to stay at her cottage. Martin feels left out of it all and doesn't quite know what to do. As for the headmaster, Martin has also noticed some odd behavior and all it takes is a urine sample to diagnose his problem. Martin also has to deal with a patient who asks him if there is a cure for being gay.
LILIES -Tough, sexy, funny and heartbreaking, Lilies details the lives of Iris, May and Ruby Moss - Catholic sisters coming of age in Liverpool. Familial love sustains them, and their fortunes are bound to those of their brother and their father.
IN THIS EPISODE: The Serpent - When Billy inadvertently brings home a snake, a local teacher invites Mr. Moss to discuss the exotic reptile in her class. But their relationship soon turns romantic--to the horror of his daughters. Iris, Ruby and May are angry when Dadda reveals he is in love with the local school mistress and they feel he is betraying their mother's memory. Elsewhere, Iris wants to become a nun, Ruby is seeing the local butcher, and May starts dating lovelorn postman Frank. Then May drops a bombshell, she's pregnant.
MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES : A glamorous woman of the 20’s Phryne Fisher fights injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.
IN THIS EPISODE: Murder in Montparnasse - As a young woman in Paris after the war, Phryne posed for the famous artist Pierre Sarcelle. Now, 10 years later, Sarcelle’s widow arrives in Melbourne asking for her late husband’s paintings. When she suddenly disappears, Phryne discovers the connection between Mme Sarcelle and the death of an Australian war veteran who witnessed the ‘accidental’ death of Sarcelle at Montparnasse train station. As Phryne delves into this investigation, she remembers her own days in Paris and her first love. The two worlds collide as Phryne tracks down the murderer – but Jack is the man who gives her the courage to confront her past.