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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.
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On the next Genealogy Roadshow, travel to the City of Brotherly Love to uncover connection to great historical events, Vikings, scams, the Declaration of Independence and the great Irish migration. Genealogy Roadshow, Season 2: Philadelphia - Franklin Institute premieres Tuesday, January 27th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]
The holder of 1,093 patents, Thomas Alva Edison was nearly synonymous with invention. Driven, intensely competitive and never more at home than he was at work, Edison would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world. American Experience: Edison premieres Tuesday, January 27th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
On the Antarctic Peninsula there’s a post office surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery and 3,000 penguins. Watch as a four-month drama unfolds with the penguins living their lives while cruise ships full of tourists buy postcard and take photos. Natures: Penguin Post Office premieres Wednesday, January 28th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
With compelling eyewitness video of dramatic collapses, and following scientists as they explore the underlying forces behind sinkholes, join NOVA at it travels the globe to investigate these unique and catastrophic events. NOVA: Sinkholes - Buried Alive premieres Wednesday, January 28th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
When skeletal remains of at least 10 people turned up in the basement of Benjamin Franklin’s British residence, people wondered if the Founding Father might have had a much darker side. On the next Secrets of the Dead, find out why these bones were meticulously cut and drilled. Secrets of the Dead: Ben Franklin’s Bones premieres Wednesday, January 28th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Once considered the Rolls Royce of fire engines, the Ahrens Fox was a shining emblem of 1920s civic pride in Kansas City. Now just a rusty relic, it challenges volunteer firefighter Doug Klink and his crew to keep their senses of humor as they piece the massive vehicle back together. Ultimate Restorations: Ahrens Fox: The Kansas City Treasure premieres Wednesday, January 28th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Trailer]