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Illinois Lawmakers
Friday, May 29th

Illinois Lawmakers

Illinois Lawmakers continues its weekly coverage of the Illinois General Assembly’s spring session and its ongoing negotiations with Governor Bruce Rauner over next year’s budget and the six billion dollar short fall. During the show, host Jak Tichenor will talk with journalists and lawmakers from around the State of Illinois. Illinois Lawmakers airs Friday, May 29th at 7:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1 and will encore Monday, June 1st at 8:30pm on WTVP-WORLD 47.2.

Great Performances
Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons Inaugural Concert

Jonas Kaufmann, Kristine Opolais and Andris Nelsons as seen in Great Performances – Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons Inaugural Concert.

This wide-ranging, one-night-only event celebrates the start of Boston Symphony Orchestra’s music director Andris Nelsons’ tenure as the 15th music director of the orchestra and features two of the conductor’s close colleagues, the acclaimed Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais and the internationally acclaimed German tenor Jonas Kaufmann. Great Performances: Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons Inaugural Concert premieres Friday, May 29th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

The Artist Toolbox
Isabel Allende

The Artist Toolbox

Isabel Allende is the most widely-read writer in the Spanish language and whose eighteen books have been translated into almost as many languages as exist on the planet. Having been called 'genius' by The Los Angeles Times, she has received countless awards and honorary doctorates, including the coveted Dorothy and Lillian Gish Award. The Artist Toolbox: Isabel Allende airs Friday, May 29th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Trailer]

Austin City Limits:
B.B. King

B.B. King performs a set of classic blues in this encore episode from 1983.

This week on Austin City Limits, the legendary B.B. King performs a set of classic blues in this encore episode from 1983. Songs include "The Thrill Is Gone," "Night Life" and "Everyday I Have the Blues." Austin City Limits: B.B. King airs Saturday, May 30th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

*This is a change from what is listed in the May 2015 WTVP Program Guide. Bob Mould/ Delta Spirit will not be seen at this time.

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And stay tuned for Front and Center: Bob Dipiero featuring Brandy Clark at 11:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Masterpiece Mystery
Sherlock, Season 3

Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes

That right! This Sunday starting at 7:00pm WTVP-HD 47.1 will be airing all of Sherlock, Season 3 back-to-back. This Emmy award winning series stars Benedict Cumberbatch (The Fifth Estate, Star Trek Into Darkness) as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, "The Office UK") as Doctor Watson.

Sunday, May 31st

  • 7:00pm - "The Empty Hearse"
  • 9:00pm - "The Sign of Three"
  • 11:00pm - "His Last Vow"
At Issue
The State of
Television News

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Tom McIntyre, former WEEK-TV News Anchor, and Bob Larson, former WMBD-TV News Anchor, join H Wayne Wilson for a discussion of the state of television news.

The State of Television News 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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