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Programming Highlights - November 2020

Programming Highlights - November 2020

From abstract paintings, primates and Nazis, to solar energy, generational differences, royal travel and Filipino press freedom, the November line-up on WTVP is a cornucopia of contrasts. Every day is a new opportunity for news, enlightenment, entertainment and inspiration from around the world.


DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 5:30 PM

Driven to Abstraction unravels a mutating tale of self-delusion, greed and fraud. This is the $80 million forgery scandal that rocked the art world and brought down Knoedler, New York City's oldest and most venerable gallery. Was the gallery's esteemed director the victim of a con artist who showed up with an endless treasure trove of previously unseen abstract expressionist masterpieces? Or did she eventually suspect they were fakes, yet continue to sell them for many millions of dollars for 15 years? Whatever the truth, two women from very different worlds were, wittingly or not, caught up in the greatest hoax ever of Modern American Art.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/01/2020 @ 5:30pm
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PBS

Primates | Episode 1 Preview | Secrets of Survival | NATURE

NATURE: PRIMATES
WEDNESDAYS, NOVEMBER 4-18, 7 PM

In this three-part series, get to know the many species of primates, from the popular chimpanzee and gorilla to the more obscure species like the snub-nosed monkey, the slow loris, the tarsier and much more.

Airdates:

Episode #1 - PRIMATES: SECRETS OF SURVIVAL

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/04/2020 @ 7pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 11/06/2020 @ 3am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/08/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 11/08/2020 @ 11pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 11/08/2020 @ 7pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 11/09/2020 @ 7am

Episode #2 - PRIMATES: FAMILY MATTERS

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/11/2020 @ 7pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 11/13/2020 @ 3am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/15/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 11/15/2020 @ 11pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 11/15/2020 @ 7pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 11/16/2020 @ 7am

Episode #3 - PRIMATES: PROTECTING PRIMATES

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/18/2020 @ 7pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 11/20/2020 @ 3am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/22/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/22/2020 @ 11pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/22/2020 @ 7pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/23/2020 @ 7am


RISE OF THE NAZIS
TUESDAYS, NOVEMBER 10 -24, 8 PM

Rise of the Nazis is a chilling new three-part series from the BBC. In 1930, Germany was a democracy; just four years later, democracy was dead, Germany’s leader was a dictator and its government was in the hands of murderers. Rise of the Nazis tells the story of how this sudden shift from democracy to dictatorship happened. It is produced by award-winning 72 Films, the same team that brought us Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents.

Airdates:

Episode #1 - POLITICS

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 11/10/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/11/2020 @ Midnight
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 11/12/2020 @ 3am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Thu, 11/12/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 11/13/2020 @ Midnight
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 11/13/2020 @ 9am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 11/13/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 11/14/2020 @ 2am

Episode #2 - THE FIRST SIX MONTHS IN POWER

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 11/17/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/18/2020 @ Midnight
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 11/19/2020 @ 3am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Thu, 11/19/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 11/20/2020 @ 9am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 11/20/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 11/21/2020 @ 2am

Episode #3 - NIGHT OF THE LONG KNIVES

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 11/24/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/25/2020 @ Midnight
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 11/26/2020 @ 3am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Thu, 11/26/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 11/27/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 11/27/2020 @ 9am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 11/27/2020 @ 1am
Rise of the Nazis

Preview

0:30
Published:
Rating: TV-PG

See how Adolf Hitler and the Nazis rise to power and usher in the death of democracy.


Secrets of Royal Travel

Preview

0:30
Published:

Pack your bags for a rare look at the monarchy’s luxurious private planes and trains.

SECRETS OF ROYAL TRAVEL
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15 & 22, 9 PM

Pack your bags for a rare inside look at the monarchy’s luxurious private planes and trains. Climb on board the “palace on wheels” and take to the skies for the five-star opulence of the Queen’s Flight.

Airdates:

Episode #1 - SECRETS OF THE ROYAL TRAIN

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/15/2020 @ 9pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/16/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 11/17/2020 @ 4am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 11/27/2020 @ 7pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/28/2020 @ 2pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/28/2020 @ 8am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/28/2020 @ Midnight

Episode #2 - SECRETS OF THE ROYAL FLIGHT

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/22/2020 @ 9pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/23/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 11/24/2020 @ 4am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/28/2020 @ 3pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/28/2020 @ 9am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/28/2020 @ 1am

GENERATION NATION:
A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT STORY
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 8:30 PM

Explore how people in different age groups see themselves and their place in America. Through self-shot video, they share common experiences that bind age groups together and generational differences that put them at odds with one another.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/16/2020 @ 8:30pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 11/19/2020 @ 2:30am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/22/2020 @ 3:30am
PBS American Portrait

Generation Nation: A PBS American Portrait Story | Preview

0:30
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Explore how people in different age groups see themselves and their place in America.


Independent Lens

Trailer | Jonathan Scott's Power Trip

0:30
Published:

The “Property Brother” journeys across the U.S. to explore the battle over solar energy.

INDEPENDENT LENS:
JONATHAN SCOTT’S POWER TRIP
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 9 PM

Solar energy evangelist and “Property Brother” Jonathan Scott journeys across the U.S. to uncover why clean, renewable energy isn’t available to all. While traveling to learn both the obstacles and opportunities for achieving energy freedom, Jonathan talks with conservatives fighting for solar freedom; sits down with farmers struggling to make ends meet; engages coal workers desperate for a new, healthy means of making an income; the Navajo Nation who built a utility-scale solar plant; religious leaders who made a desperate attempt to help meet their community’s energy needs; and politicians at the forefront of the battle for energy freedom.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/16/2020 @ 9pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 11/17/2020 @ 12:30am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/18/2020 @ 2am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Wed, 11/18/2020 @ 11:30pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Wed, 11/18/2020 @ 6:30pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Thu, 11/19/2020 @ 7:30am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/21/2020 @ 11am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/22/2020 @ 2am

FRONTLINE:
A THOUSAND CUTS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 9 PM

With press freedom under threat in the Philippines, A Thousand Cuts goes inside the escalating war between the government and the press. The documentary follows Maria Ressa, a renowned journalist who has become a top target of President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on the news media.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 11/17/2020 @ 9pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/18/2020 @ 1am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Wed, 11/18/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Thu, 11/19/2020 @ 1am
FRONTLINE

"A Thousand Cuts" — Trailer

2:18
Published:

"A Thousand Cuts" goes inside the war between the Philippine government and the press.


Independent Lens

Trailer | Belly of the Beast

0:30
Published:

Two women investigate a shocking pattern of illegal sterilizations in women’s prisons.

INDEPENDENT LENS:
BELLY OF THE BEAST
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 9 PM

A young woman who was involuntarily sterilized at the age of 24 while incarcerated at a central California women’s facility teams up with a human rights lawyer to stop these violations. As doctors and prison officials contend that the procedures were in each person’s best interest and of an overall social benefit, activists and allies take to the courtroom to fight for reparations and some semblance of justice.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/23/2020 @ 9pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/25/2020 @ 2am
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Wed, 11/25/2020 @ 11:30pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Wed, 11/25/2020 @ 6:30pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Thu, 11/26/2020 @ 7:30pm
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sat, 11/28/2020 @ 11am