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The Jewel
in the Crown

Episode 8

Stuart Wilson as Jimmy Clarke and Geraldine James as Sarah Layton.

Sarah returns to Pankot to find her sister Susan becoming increasingly agitated by her new baby. Merrick, too, is close to madness. Who will snap first? The Jewel in the Crown: The Day of the Scorpion - Episode 8 airs Sunday, August 30th at 3:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

The Best of the Boston Pops

Boston Pops in 2011. Photo credit by Stu Rosner

The Boston Pops releases a star-studded celebration featuring some of the greatest moments over their 129-year history. The Best of the Boston Pops tells the orchestra’s story, from its beginnings as summertime entertainment for Bostonians, to the national icon and beloved institution it is today. The Best of the Boston Pops airs Sunday, August 30th at 6:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

*Antiques Roadshow will return to its normal time next week.

Secrets of
Her Majesty’s
Secret Service

Exterior M15 Building in London

Her Majesty’s Secret Service, or MI6 as it is known, is the world’s most legendary spy agency. Set up in 1909 as the Secret Service Bureau, the existence of MI6 was not formally acknowledged until 1994. This film lifts the veil on the shadowy world of spying, going back in time and behind the scenes to look at some the world’s most calculated and delicately executed operations. Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service airs Sunday, August 30th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Masterpiece Mystery!
Sherlock
Series 2 - Episode 3
The Reichenbach Fall

Sherlock Series 2: The Reichenbach Fall

In what may be the climatic case of his career, Sherlock faces Moriarty’s diabolical plot to "get Sherlock," which begins innocently enough when the criminal mastermind breaks into the Crown Jewels. As the scheme unfolds, Moriarty poses the "final problem," and a tabloid reporter reveals the "shocking truth" about the great detective. Masterpiece Mystery!: Sherlock Series 2 - Episode 3: The Reichenbach Fall airs Sunday, August 30th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

Vicious
Season 2 - Episode 2

Vicious

Freddie and Stuart join Ash at his gym, where a young fitness instructor persuades the pair to sign up for a membership. With Freddie and Stuart at the gym so much, Violet and Penelope discover how pleasant their flat can be without them there. Vicious: Gym, Season 2 - Episode 2 premieres Sunday, August 30th at 9:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Big Blue Live

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) mother and calf at sea surface. Tonga, South Pacific, September.

Join WTVP for a special three night event where scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts do a live TV broadcast to view the once endangered, now thriving ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California. This is where some of nature’s most charismatic marine creatures gather to feed on an abundance of food. [Watch Preview]

Big Blue Live airs on WTVP-HD 47.1:

  • Part 1: Monday, August 31st at 7:00pm
    and encores at 10:00pm

  • Part 2: Tuesday, September 1st at 7:00pm
    and encores at 10:00pm

  • Part 3: Wednesday, September 2nd at
    7:00pm and encores at 10:00pm

Antiques Roadshow will air at 8:00pm and Sunday at 6:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.