Category Archives: PBS

Changing Planet (PBS) Rated NR

Dr. Sanjayan confronts climate change in Australia, Brazil, California, and Kenya. Starring Ade Adepitan, M. Sanjayan, and Jones Mwakima. What I find interesting about this series is the facts and statistics that they have about climate change. To me, these … Continue reading

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Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein (PBS) Rated NR

Iconic America examines the history of America through its landmarks. Starring David Rubenstein. This series is interesting; we start with Fenway Park. We learn about how the park came to be and why it is iconic. We see our history … Continue reading

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Africa’s Great Civilizations (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes us through the ages of Africa from its birth to modern day. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Malik Kaddu, and Diany Samba-Bandza. This series takes us into civilizations in Africa that made cultural acheivements thoughout … Continue reading

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Rick Steves’ Art of Europe (PBS) Rated NR

Rick Steves takes you on a journey exploring art from prehistoric times to the Modern Age. Starring Rick Steves. In this series, Steves takes us on a journey through time as we look at art from different periods and places. … Continue reading

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City in the Sky (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Every day 100,000 flights fill the air with 1 million people. This series explores the world of aviation. Starring Dallas Campbell, Hannah Fry, and Joachim Schwarzenberg. This series takes a look behind the scenes of the aviation business and the … Continue reading

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Spy in the Wild (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Animatronic creatures are put into the wild to observe their behavior. Starring David Tennant, Philip Dalton, and Frederique Olivier. This series is brilliant with its concept of using cameras that infiltrate the animals’ habitats in order to learn more about … Continue reading

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Magpie Murders (PBS) Rated NR

An editor is drawn into a web of intrigue when she goes looking for a famous author’s last chapter. Based on the book by Anthony Horowitz. Starring Conleth Hill, Lesley Manville, and Tim McMullan. This is another brilliant storytelling by … Continue reading

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America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston (PBS) Rated NR

 Thurston explores our country’s landscapes and learns how they affect our daily work and play. Starring Christopher Lowe and Baratunde Thurston. I was little put off by this show. Thurston seems to be a city man who has no idea … Continue reading

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Little Women (2017) Rated TV-PG

The March sisters navigate love, loss, and the trials of growing up during the American Civil War. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Maya Hawke, Kathryn Newton, and Dylan Baker.  I say this each time I do … Continue reading

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Lucy Worsley Investigates (PBS) Rated NR

Lucy Worsley investigates major chapters in British History. She looks at the witch trials, the Black death, the madness of King George III, and the princes in the tower. She explores the contemporary perspective and looks at gender politics, class … Continue reading

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