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Muscle Shoals

Clarence Carter in Muscle Shoals.

Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. At its heart is Rick Hall, founder of FAME Studios, who brought blacks and whites together to create music for the generations. Independent Lens: Muscle Shoals airs Monday, November 24th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

This program airs with the short film “Waiting for a Train: The Toshio Hirano Story.”

Finding Your Roots
Season 2
Decoding Our Past
Through DNA

Jessica Alba

On the series finale of Finding Your Roots, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses cutting-edge DNA analysis to reveal that the family trees of actress Jessica Alba and Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick contain a far more diverse range of cultures and races then they first thought. DNA is also used to delve deeper into the heritage of past guests, including Gates himself. Finding Your Roots, Season 2 - Episode 10: Decoding Our Past Through DNA premieres Tuesday, November 25th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Return to the Wild
The Chris McCandless Story

The Bus in Alaska.

Take a fresh look at the enigmatic story of Chris McCandless, who was found dead in an abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness. His story became the subject of the best-selling book and movie Into the Wild. McCandless’ letters, released for the first time, as well as new and surprising interviews, probe the mysteries that still lie at the heart of this compelling story. Return to the Wild - The Chris McCandless Story premieres Tuesday, November 25th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Jay Leno
The Mark Twain Prize

Jay Leno, recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, with wife, Mavis (left), acknowledges applause.

This special celebrates “Tonight Show” host, comedian and performer Jay Leno, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, a lineup of the biggest names in comedy salutes the 17th recipient of the humor prize. The encore of Jay Leno: The Mark Twain Prize airs Tuesday, November 25th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]


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