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Program Highlights | November 2022
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There is so much to be thankful for on WTVP  in November, including the final episodes of three (yes, three!) Masterpiece series, music from Brian Wilson, midwives in Myanmar, mysteries from the ancient world, dance and two fascinating Thanksgiving Day specials.

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - WEDNESDAYS, NOVEMBER 2, 9, 16, 23, 9 PM

Explore some iconic historical moments while debunking long-held myths and shining new light on past events. Advances in investigative techniques, forensic science and historical scholarship offer new evidence on forgotten mysteries.

SECRETS OF THE DEAD
DECODING HIEROGLYPHICS
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 9 PM
 

A review of how ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics were first translated 200 years ago and a look at the archaeological work being done in Egypt right now to understand one of the most critical scribes.

SECRETS OF THE DEAD
HIDDEN IN THE AMAZON
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 9 PM
 

Recent discoveries, including funerary urns with highly decorative patterns and technological advances like the remote sensor system known as LiDAR, are shedding new light on our understanding of pre-Columbian societies in the Amazon. 

SECRETS OF THE DEAD
THE FIRST CIRCLE OF STONEHENGE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 9 PM
 

A decade-long archaeological quest reveals that the oldest stones of Stonehenge originally belonged to a much earlier sacred site — a stone circle built on a rugged, remote hillside in west Wales.

SECRETS OF THE DEAD
EGYPT'S DARKEST HOUR
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 9 PM
 

Follow a team of archaeologists as they examine a rare mass grave dating to the collapse of ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom, when political infighting and a changing climate brought down a dynasty in a moment of crisis and catastrophe.

WTVP-HD 47.1 

  • Wed, 11/02/2022 @ 9 PM
  • Thu, 11/03/2022 @ 1 AM

 

WTVP-WORLD 47.3

  • Tue, 11/08/2022 @ 7 PM
  • Wed, 11/09/2022 @ 12 AM
  • Wed, 11/09/2022 @ 8 AM

WTVP-HD 47.1 

  • Wed, 11/09/2022 @ 9 PM
  • Thu, 11/10/2022 @ 1 AM
  • Sun, 11/13/2022 @ 1 AM

 

WTVP-WORLD 47.3

  • Tue, 11/15/2022 @ 7 PM
  • Wed, 11/16/2022 @ 12 AM
  • Wed, 11/16/2022 @ 8 AM

 

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Wed, 11/16/2022 @ 9 PM
  • Thu, 11/17/2022 @ 1 AM
  • Sun, 11/20/2022 @ 1 AM

 

WTVP-WORLD 47.3

  • Tue, 11/22/2022 @ 7 PM
  • Wed, 11/23/2022 @ 12 AM
  • Wed, 11/23/2022 @ 8 AM

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Wed, 11/23/2022 @ 9 PM
  • Thu, 11/24/2022 @ 1 AM

MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE – NEW!  I SEASON 2
SUNDAYS, NOVEMBER 6, 13, 20, 27, 7 PM

Victorian London's most delicious detective duo-with-a-twist are back. Their story continues as aspiring detective Eliza Scarlet competes for cases. She even partners with her longtime friend/rival, The Duke, as their relationship delightfully and maddeningly simmers on.

MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE
EPISODE 4
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 7 PM
 

Eliza is hired to solve a case of blackmail in the shady world of Victorian medicine and finds herself with a new rival — Patrick Nash, the owner of a large private detective agency. Nash wants Eliza to join his company — or he will crush her business.

MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE
EPISODE 5
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 7 PM
 

A famous mystery writer is at the center of Eliza’s latest investigation when a series of murders mimic scenes in his books. Meanwhile, the Duke is also juggling problems at work with a new superintendent and a troubled young detective.

MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE
EPISODE 6
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 7 PM
 

While Eliza and the Duke struggle with their relationship, private investigator Nash is shot just as Eliza agrees to work with him. As Eliza and Moses work to solve the attempted murder, they realize the real target of the shooting was Eliza herself.

MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE
SECRETS REVEALED
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 7 PM
 

Go behind-the-scenes of this thrilling Masterpiece mystery series with cast and crew. Featuring Kate Phillips (Wolf Hall) as Victorian London’s brilliant, beautiful and first-ever female sleuth, and Stuart Martin (Medici) as her friend and associate.

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/06/2022 @ 7 PM
  • Tue, 11/08/2022 @ 2 AM

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/13/2022 @ 7 PM
  • Tue, 11/15/2022 @ 2 AM

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/20/2022 @ 7 PM
  • Tue, 11/22/2022 @ 2 AM

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/27/2022 @ 7 PM
  • Tue, 11/29/2022 @ 12 AM

MAGPIE MURDERS ON MASTERPIECE – NEW!
SUNDAYS, NOVEMBER 6, 13, 20, 8 PM

A mystery author dies under suspicious circumstances, with his last book seemingly unfinished. This leaves two mysteries: What happened to him? And how does his latest potboiler end? Magpie Murders revolves around the character Susan Ryeland, an editor who is given an unfinished manuscript of author Alan Conway's latest novel but has little idea it will change her life.

MAGPIE MURDERS
EPISODE 4
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 8 PM
 

The puzzle pieces of Alan’s death get more and more jumbled. At the same time, the plot of his new book and the lives of his acquaintances start to converge.

 

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/06/2022 @ 8 PM
  • Mon, 11/07/2022 @ 12 AM

MAGPIE MURDERS
EPISODE 5
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 8 PM 
 

Susan’s sister and Andreas have unexpected connections to Alan. Meanwhile, Pünd wraps up his investigation, promising, “Very soon all will be made clear!”

 

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/13/2022 @ 8 PM
  • Mon, 11/14/2022 @ 12 AM

MAGPIE MURDERS
EPISODE 6
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 8 PM
 

Susan cracks her case — not without mishap — then accompanies Pünd as he lays out the solution to Alan’s final book, while magpies watch from above.
 

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/20/2022 @ 8 PM
  • Mon, 11/21/2022 @ 12 AM

ANNIKA ON MASTERPIECE  SUNDAYS, NOVEMBER 6, 13, 20, 9 PM

Fishing bodies from the waters around Glasgow, Scotland, DI Annika Strandhed and her newly-formed Marine Homicide Unit face a steady stream of murders in this new series starring Nicola Walker as the title character. Confiding her thoughts directly to viewers, Annika juggles baffling cases and a rebellious teenage daughter. The former are easier to solve than than latter.

ANNIKA ON MASTERPIECE 
EPISODE 4
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 9 PM
 

An author who has ruined lives has her own ruined — permanently. Blair finds a friend for Morgan. Annika and Jake go to a museum exhibit.
 

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/06/2022 @ 9 PM
  • Mon, 11/07/2022 @ 1 AM
  • Tue, 11/08/2022 @ 4 AM

ANNIKA ON MASTERPIECE 
EPISODE 5
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 9 PM
 

Arriving at a murder scene on a party boat, Annika thinks of the Greek god of unrestrained celebration. From there, things only get more chaotic.
 

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/13/2022 @ 9 PM
  • Mon, 11/14/2022 @ 1 AM
  • Tue, 11/15/2022 @ 4 AM

ANNIKA ON MASTERPIECE 
EPISODE 6
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 9 PM
 

Michael’s brother is the prime suspect in his ex’s murder. Annika goes for what looks like a one-way ride. A secret about Michael comes out.
 

WTVP-HD 47.1

  • Sun, 11/20/2022 @ 9 PM
  • Mon, 11/21/2022 @ 1 AM
  • Tue, 11/22/2022 @ 4 AM

INDEPENDENT LENS – NEW!
MOVE ME 
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 9 PM

At 27, Kelsey Peterson dove into Lake Superior as a dancer and emerged paralyzed. But within the spinal cord injury (SCI) community, she found allies in her quest to discover who she is now and to dance with disability. When a cutting-edge trial surfaces, it tests her expectations of a possible cure. She finds herself both scared it might not work — and scared that it might.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/07/2022 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/09/2022 @ 1:30 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 11/10/2022 @ 2 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 11/09/2022 @ 7:30 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 11/10/2022 @ 12:30 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 11/10/2022 @ 8:30 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 11/12/2022 @ 11 AM

AMERICAN MASTERS
BRIAN WILSON: LONG PROMISED ROAD
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 9 PM

Explore the life and career of The Beach Boys singer, songwriter and co-founder. The film traces the legendary performer's journey of reflection on a drive through Los Angeles with his longtime friend and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 11/18/2022 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 11/19/2022 @ 1:30 AM

UNRIVALED: SEWANEE 1899
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 5:30 PM

The 1899 Sewanee Tigers went 12-0 playing the most prominent teams across the South, including a string of five games in six days. Watch the remarkable story of this team that coaches agree will never be equaled.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 11/20/2022 @ 5:30 PM

POV
MIDWIVES
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 9 PM

Midwives chronicles two women who run a makeshift medical clinic in western Myanmar, a region torn apart by violent ethnic divisions. The owner is Buddhist and risks her safety daily to treat Muslim patients. The apprentice is part of the Muslim minority group denied their basic rights — but is still determined to become a steady health care provider for her people.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 11/21/2022 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 11/23/2022 @ 2 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 11/23/2022 @ 7:30 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 11/24/2022 @ 12:30 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 11/24/2022 @ 8:30 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 11/26/2022 @ 11 AM

FIRST OFFICIAL THANKSGIVING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 9 PM

The First Official Thanksgiving tells the story of what some historians might call the first "official, English-speaking" Thanksgiving held in the Americas. At a meeting in London in 1618, Sir William Throckmorton, George Thorpe, John Smyth and Richard Berkeley gathered to form the Berkeley Company and discuss a land grant in the new world, given to them by King James I.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 11/24/2022 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 11/25/2022 @ 10 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 11/25/2022 @ 1 PM

SURVIVING NEW ENGLAND'S GREAT DYING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 9:30 PM

It's been more than 400 years since the first Thanksgiving, and there is a lot we are still learning about that time. Just prior to the Pilgrims' arrival, a plague decimated New England's coastal Native American population, altering the course of colonialism. This is the story of the Great Dying and of how tribal leaders are learning from the past as they deal with the effects of today's pandemic.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 11/24/2022 @ 9:30 PM