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New WTVP documentary to premiere on the one-year anniversary of the tornadoes that devastated Washington, Pekin and East Peoria in November 2013.

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Masterpiece Mystery!
Sherlock, Series III: His Last Vow
Saturday, 10/25/2014 at 10pm
A case of stolen letters leads Sherlock Holmes into a long conflict with Charles Augustus Magnussen, the Napoleon of blackmail, and the one man he truly hates. But how do you tackle a foe who knows the personal weakness of every person of importance in the Western world?
2-DVD Set Masterpiece Mystery: Sherlock Season 3
2-BLU RAY Set Masterpiece Mystery: Sherlock Holmes Season 3
DVD's Masterpiece Mystery: Sherlock Seasons 1 & 2
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COMBO: Seasons 1, 2 & 3 DVD's
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Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary Debate

A Murder of Crows

John Marzluff, Professor of Wildlife Science, University of Washington holds a crow after attaching telemetry.

On the next Nature, explore the minds of crows. New research has shown that they are among the most intelligent animals in the world, able to use tools, distinguish voices and recognize individual humans, up to two years later. Nature: A Murder of Crows airs Wednesday, October 22nd at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Ben Franklin's Balloons

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Join NOVA, as it relives history, and replicates the first hot-air balloon which was invented by the Montgolfier brothers in France. This first manned voyage was witnessed by none other than Benjamin Franklin in 1783. NOVA: Ben Franklin's Balloons premieres Wednesday, October 22nd at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

How We Got to Now

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On the next How We Got to Now, Steven Johnson considers how the invention of the mirror gave rise to the Renaissance; how glass lenses allow us to reveal worlds within worlds; and how, deep beneath the ocean, glass is essential to communication. How We Got to Now: Glass premieres Wednesday, October 22nd at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

At Issue
Ebola Preparedness

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This week’s At Issue looks at efforts to combat the transmission of infectious diseases like Ebola. Guests include Dr. Steve Hippler the Senior VP of Clinical Excellence for OSF Healthcare System; Monica Hendrickson an Epidemiologist for the Peoria City/County Health Dept.; and Tony Howard the Emergency Dept. Director for UnityPoint Health - Methodist|Proctor.

At Issue: "Ebola Preparedness" 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


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