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Join us for a PBS Nerd Night from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 in the WTVP Studio. Don your favorite Mister Rogers sweater or your Bob Ross ’fro and get your geek on for a throwback mix and mingle event in the WTVP Studio.

Play old-school trivia and watch clips from your favorite retro PBS shows. We’ll provide a variety of pizza from local joints and soda. You can bring your own “Brain Juice” – beer, wine, whatever gets your brain bubbling.

Step into our video booth and proclaim your nerdiest passion. You may be featured on air or our website. Tickets are $15 per person. Be a single smart superstar or bring your team of experts. Must be 21 or older. Open to the first 100 guests to RSVP at wtvp.org.

Call (309) 677-4747 if you have questions.

At Issue
Political Campaigns
& Money

Pere Marquette Change

With more than $100-million spent on the Illinois governor's race, this At Issue discussion revolves around the impact money, especially from outside sources, had on the most recent political election. Illinois Campaign for Political Reform Executive Director David Melton, former state senator Dale Risinger and Journal Star political reporter Chris Kaergard also address redistricting, disclosure and transparency in politics.

At Issue: "Political Campaigns & Money" airs:

  • Thursday at 8:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Friday at 8:30pm on WTVP-WORLD 47.2
  • Sunday at 4:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1
Shakespeare Uncovered
Episodes 1 & 2

Hugh Bonneville and Christopher Plummer

This Friday kicks off a new season of Shakespeare Uncovered! Each episode combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind Shakespeare’s greatest plays. At 8:00pm, Hugh Bonneville talks about the enduring appeal of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. [Watch Clip] Then at 9:00pm, Christopher Plummer explores how King Lear might have been staged during Shakespeare’s time. [Watch Clip] It all starts at 8:00pm on Friday, January 30th on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Austin City Limits:
The Black Keys/
J. Roddy Walston
& The Business

The Black Keys and J. Roddy Walston & The Business

The best contemporary rock hits the ACL stage with The Black Keys and J. Roddy Walston & The Business. The Black Keys play hits from their #1 album Turn Blue, [Watch Clip] while Walston and his trio highlight their record Essential Tremors. [Watch Clip] Austin City Limits: The Black Keys/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business premieres Saturday, January 31st at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Visit Austin City Limits’ website for past performances, behind the scenes footage, and more. [Click Here]

And stay tuned for Live from the Artists Den: Zac Brown Band at 11:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

The Great British Baking Show
"Continental Cakes"

European cakes

The remaining six bakers now face three European cakes: for the Signature challenge - a yeast-leavened cake, the Technical challenge - a 24-step Swedish Princess torte, and for the Showstopper - a contemporary version of the Hungarian Dobos torte. The Great British Baking Show: Continental Cakes premieres Sunday, February 1st at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

And tune in at 6:00pm for the encore of Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Season 5, Episode 4 on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Downton Abbey
Season 5 - Episodes 5

Elizabeth McGovern as Cora

Lady Rose makes a handsome new acquaintance. Something is wrong with Thomas, but what? Lady Edith’s link to Marigold (her daughter) draws attention. And it seems that Mr. Bricker and Lord Grantham are having issues. Masterpiece: Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episodes 5, premieres Sunday, February 1st at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

And remember to tune in at 10:00pm for Manor of Speaking, where host Ernie Manouse and his trusty manservant “Mr. Rodgers” lead the studio audience and special guests in rousing discussion about what happened on Downton Abbey that night.

Masterpiece: Mystery!
Episode 3

James Norton as Sidney Chambers, Robson Green as Inspector Keating, and Mark Bonnar as Dr. Robinson

An old woman tells Sidney that someone wants her dead. Then she dies. Coincidence? Also the new curate delivers a surprising sermon. Masterpiece: Mystery! Grantchester - Episode 3 premieres Sunday, February 1st at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]


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