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The Contenders 16 for '16

The Contenders 16 for ’16

This eight-part series reveals the humanity, the twists of fate and the surprising mistakes behind 16 of the most compelling and tumultuous presidential campaigns in modern history. Revisit the past 50 years of presidential election history to see how previous campaigns are still influencing politics in unexpected ways.

Tuesdays, September 13-November 1, at 8:00 p.m.

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Henry Lloyd-Hughes as Ralph Whelan, Jemima West as Alice Whelan, Julie Walters as Cynthia, Aysha Kala as Sooni, and Nikesh Patel as Aafrin Dalal

Indian Summers on Masterpiece

The series described by Variety as “picturesque, wonderfully soapy and set against a rich historical backdrop” returns for a second season. It’s 1935 in Simla—an Indian retreat for British colonials set in the Himalayas.

Sundays at 10:00 p.m.

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Maasai cattle herder, Parapakuni, surveying the grasslands of the Serengeti plains in Tanzania.

Forces of Nature

The forces of nature have kept Earth on the move since it was formed billions of years ago. Though we can’t feel the motion, we experience the consequences – from tidal bores surging through the Amazon rainforest to the ruinous power of hurricanes.

Wednesdays, September 14-October 5, at 8:00 p.m.

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Penn State Coach James Franklin linking arms with members of the Penn State football team

Unrivaled: The Penn State Football Story

Returning for its third season, this weekly preview show chronicles the Nittany Lions’ journey throughout the 2016 football season.

Fridays at 9:00 p.m., rebroadcast Saturdays, at 11:00 a.m.



Poldark, Season 2

Against the breathtaking backdrop of 18th century Cornwall, Aidan Turner (Poldark), Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza) and Heida Reed (Elizabeth) return as the complicated love triangle in a new season of the popular romantic saga, based on the novels by Winston Graham.

Sundays at 9:00 p.m.

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Dawn French as Geraldine Granger, the Vicar of Dibley

The Vicar of Dibley

The sleepy village of Dibley was blindsided back in 1994 by the arrival of its new vicar — who had the audacity to be a woman! The Vicar of Dibley is one of the most popular series ever produced by the BBC. It boasts the brilliant comic writing of Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Bridget Jones’s Diary) and a gifted ensemble cast led by Dawn French.

Saturdays at 7:00 p.m., beginning October 1


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