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Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary

Downton Abbey: The Final Season

This Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning hit drama returns for a sixth and final season of intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate — an entertaining formula that has made “Downton Abbey” the highest-rated drama in PBS history.

Sundays at 9pm

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Nurse Mary Phinney (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Jedediah Foster (Josh Radnor).

Mercy Street

Based on real events, MERCY STREET takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into the lives of a distinctive cast of characters — doctors, nurses, contraband laborers and Southern loyalists — realizing the chaotic world of Union-occupied Alexandria, Virginia, and the Mansion House Hospital in the early years of the Civil War.

Sundays at 10pm

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Il Volo

Il Volo: Live from Pompeii

Soar with the perfect harmony of the charming trio as they pay homage to their home country. The young tenors perform classic Italian favorites and original songs in this new concert special filmed in the spectacular ancient ruins of Pompeii.

Saturday, February 6 at 7pm

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The Carpenters

The Carpenters: Close to You

This music-filled documentary traces the Carpenters’ career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group’s friends in the music business, featuring their top recording hits, including “(They Long to Be) Close to You,” “Top of the World,” and “We’ve Only Just Begun.

Sunday, February 7 at 6:30pm

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Misty Copeland

Independent Lens: A Ballerina’s Tale

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Monday, February 8 at 10pm

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11-year-old "super memory" kid Jake Hausler in DOT scanner at Washington University

NOVA: Memory Hackers

For the first time, using cutting edge research, neuroscientists are exploring the precise molecular mechanisms of memory.  Explore the secrets of the mind to discover how memories can be implanted, changed and even erased.

Wednesday, February 10 at 9pm

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PBS NewsHour Democratic Presidential Debate

Democratic Presidential Debate

A PBS NewsHour Special Report

The first Democratic presidential candidates debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire will be moderated by NewsHour co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.

Thursday, February 11 at 9:00pm

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Student entrepreneurs

The Investment

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 at 3:00pm

Student entrepreneurs from Penn State, Bucknell, and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown present their business ideas to a panel of judges, Shark Tank-style. Continue »


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