TV Stories

TV Stories

PBS

THE BOMB

It began innocently enough. In 1938, two German chemists accidentally discovered how to split the nucleus of the uranium atom: nuclear fission. Einstein’s E=mc2 equation predicted that the amount of energy released from just one atom would be enormous.

Travel with Florida's Master of the Weird!

Aug 26, 2015

WEIRD FLORIDA: ROADS LESS TRAVELED

Florida is a state known for its sun, surf, and sand, where South Beach is famous and theme parks are abundant.  But wait a minute! Florida also has a darker, offbeat and downright weird side, where ancient mysteries and legends reside. Florida can be a state of confusion with searches for bizarre beasts and answers to unexplained phenomena. 

Serangoon Road - a detective series set against the tumultuous backdrop of 1960s Singapore.

ACORN TV

LILIES - Thunderbolt (8 pm)

The Moss sisters-my lilies, as their father calls them, live in working-class Liverpool right after World War I. They struggle through poverty, passions, and disappointments-sustained by the fortifying power of family in this captivating series.

IN THIS EPISODE: The Thunderbolt - When Iris falls head over heels for a young magician who comes to the door in search of rabbits, the rest of the family must face the unpromising prospect of running the household without her competence and self-sacrifice at the center.

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.

SERANGOON ROAD - a detective drama series set against the tumultuous backdrop of 1960s Singapore.

IN THIS EPISODE: When a newborn baby is left on the doorstep of the Cheng Detective Agency, Patricia and Sam try to figure out what they are to do with him. Patricia also receives a package containing Winston's fob watch, which was believed to be stolen when he was murdered. Meanwhile, Su Ling confronts her fear and desire over her relationship with Conrad, and Kang strikes a deal with the Devil.

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Cocaine Blue

Get ready to immerse yourself in the opulent, exciting world of Australia’s leading lady detective Phryne Fisher, a glamorous and thoroughly modern woman of the 1920s. Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.

THE TENORS: UNDER ONE SKY

Since their last PBS special two years ago, The Tenors—Remigio Pereira, Victor Micallef, Fraser Walters and Clifton Murray—have performed at The White House, Buckingham Palace and in hundreds of sold-out concerts around the world. Now they’re back with a new album and are ready to share it with the world in a television special taped at Caesars Windsor Colosseum before a live audience of over 4000 fans.

A six-hour series that chronicles the full sweep of African-American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through more than four centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present. Presented and written by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the series draws on some of America’s top historians and heretofore untapped primary sources, guiding viewers on an engaging journey across two continents to shed new light on the experience of being African American.

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