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The Jewel
in the Crown

Episode 5

Geraldine James as Sarah Layton.

Merrick apologizes to Sarah Manners about his presence at the wedding and explains the connections between Mirat and Mayapore, where Daphne was attacked. The events of that night also trouble Lady Manners as she works to procure Hari’s freedom from jail. The Jewel in the Crown: The Regimental Silver - Episode 5 airs Sunday, August 2nd at 3:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Last Tango in Halifax
Season 3 Episode 6

Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) drags the tyre whilst Gillian (Nicola Walker) looks on.

Caroline gets to the heart of the reason Gillian is reluctant to go through with the wedding. With Celia’s encouragement, Alan takes the first step toward forgiveness. Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3 - Episode 6 premieres Sunday, August 2nd at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Part 7 - Season Finale

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark

When Verity makes her move, Ross is blamed and events spiral out of control. An epidemic leads to tragedy. A shipwreck is both a blessing and a curse. Masterpiece: Poldark - Part 7 premieres Sunday, August 2nd at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

Beats of the Antonov

Muna Abdallah and friends perform Girls' Music

Learn how music and dance bind a community in the war-ravaged Sudan region, where the people of the Blue Nile celebrate their survival and fight to maintain their heritage, even as bombs drop all around them. POV: Beats of the Antonov premieres Monday, August 3rd at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

Secrets of the Dead
Central Standard Time

President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy traveling in car, May 1961.

This special recounts the riveting story of the reporting from Dallas and the New York CBS Newsroom from the moment President Kennedy was shot until Walter Cronkite’s emotional pronouncement of his death at 1:00 p.m. CST. Secrets of the Dead: JFK: One PM Central Standard Time airs Tuesday, August 4th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson.

President LBJ is chiefly remembered for the Vietnam War. But 50 years ago, he engineered two of the most important laws Congress ever passed, the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. This special examines how LBJ transformed America. JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness premieres Tuesday, August 4th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]