(The second season of the Civil War-era drama Mercy Street premiering Sunday continues to explore the growing chaos within Alexandria, as allegiances blur and loyalties shift.)
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Let us remember him with one of his many memorable quotes: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
Tonight at 7, Antiques Roadshow in in Fort Worth. Learn more about an 1864 Civil War statue presentation sword. At 8 in Santa Clara, experts scrutinize an Italian hotel proprietor's autograph book with signatures from John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, and others. At 9PM on The Coroner, Jane investigates the death of the new mayor - but now her life may be on the line.
Tuesday at 7PM, American Experience revisits an agonizing time in our country's history - the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. See part one of Divided States of America on FRONTLINE. In this investigation of the deep political divisions and bitter polarization that grew during the Obama presidency, examine how Obama’s promise of change and unity collided with racial and political realities.
Travel to Canada’s Rockies and into the world of moose to experience a calf’s first year of life on Nature, Wednesday at 7PM. Then see part two of Divided States of America. Examine racial tensions in America, the war for control of the GOP and the growing dysfunction in Washington.
Thursday night at 7, Father Brown investigates when the body of a young man is missing. Then on Doc Martin, Peter Cronk needs a place to stay wile his mother is in the hospital. At 9PM, Dr. Blake investigates the death of a reporter whose body was found on the golf course.
Starting at 10AM Friday, LPB will have live coverage of Inauguration 2017. PBS NewsHour will provide live coverage of:
• The President-Elect’s arrival at the Capitol
• The Inauguration ceremony, including performances, swearing in of the President and Vice President, and Inaugural Address
• Departure of the outgoing President
• Inaugural luncheon
Friday at 7PM, Charlie Whinham hosts Louisiana: The State We're In, LPB's weekly newsmagazine. At 8:30PM on Art Rocks! , get a preview of Opera Louisiane’s upcoming original production of Ulysses that compliments traditional baroque opera with modern rhythm & blues and gospel supplanting the traditional Ulysses couple based on Homer’s Odyssey with a 1960s couple in the deep south. At 9PM on a Great Performances Special, Grammy winner Alicia Keys performs in notable locations all around New York including the world famous Circle Line, the Unisphere, and Harlem’s Apollo. Hosted by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
You can't help laughing when watching LPB's comedy lineup Saturday night starting at 7PM! At 9, Charlie and Nicola must canvas suspects when a homeless man is found dead in an art gallery on Mr. & Mrs. Murder.
See the season two premiere of Mercy Street Sunday at 7PM. In the wake of President Lincoln's visit, the hospital staff tries to save one of their own. Then on Victoria on Masterpiece at 8PM, while Victoria considers marriage, her friendship with Lord Melbourne becomes more complex. At 9, on part one of Secrets of the Six Wives, witness Henry VIII's marriage to Katherine of Aragon. It began in love, but ended in betrayal.
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