PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past and present---and doesn't neglect the human aspect of the story. Its many memorable shows include 1983's `The Miracle of Life,' about the conception and development of a fetus (which was remade in 2001); and 2002's `Why the Towers Fell.'
Dr. Hobson finds herself caught up in a decades-old vendetta when one of her university friends is murdered, and another young student is killed in the house Hobson and her friends shared years ago.
Part 2 of 2. A 13-year-old girl vanishes from an English village, and the mystery deepens 40 years later when a journalist arrives to make a film about it. What she finds shatters the lives of all involved.
PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'
Giorgio Vasari writes a book to define the Renaissance; Galileo pursues his scientific studies with the support of the Medici family.
Using scientific accounts, diaries, photographs and letters, this film reveals how poor planning, personality clashes, questionable decisions and pure bad luck conspired to turn a noble scientific mission into a human tragedy.
The journey home, and the reunions at the pier.
The film traces the story of the Chicago-born astronomer George Ellery Hale as he struggles to build the greatest telescopes of the 20th century.
A newsmagazine that explores science-related matters.
Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.
The end of the year means facing final exams, finding dates for the dance, and saying good-bye to Degrassi.
Despite desparate attempts to keep the old gang together, Joey, Snake, Wheels, Caitlin, Lucy, Spike and others head in different directions as temperatures rise the summer after graduation.
Witnesses to a Secret War tells the stories of three generations of Hmong refugees as they struggle with their personal and political legacies.
The slow food approach to cuisine includes appreciating natural resources and completely enjoying them.
How is Hollywood creating "perfect water?"
Emotions run high as the circus season winds down.
We'll meet three robots - including a future member of an astronaut team - that are trying to better understand us.
PBS's primary public-affairs documentary series, `Frontline' focuses on one (usually timely) topic each program. Overseen since its inception by executive producer David Fanning, it has been honored regularly over the years, winning 34 DuPont-Columbia awards, 12 Peabody awards and 29 Emmys. In 2001, `Frontline' launched `Frontline/World,' an offshoot devoted to foreign affairs featuring work by young filmmakers.
Ed Mazria's answer.
A three-part exploration of the emotional aspects of life and the quest for meaning and happiness, featuring scientific research, personal stories of ordinary people and comments from celebrities.
Contemporary artists address contradiction, ambiguity, and truth.
No Spanish wine is more famous than Rioja, and Andrés starts with a quick tapa of apples in red wine syrup.