Archive for January, 2012

TRIAL and HEIRS: Protect Your Family Fortune

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
Jan
04

Andrew and Danielle Mayoras are ruling the bookshelves with their new book Trial and Heirs: Famous Fortune Fights and are about to take over TV as well with a PBS special, Trial and Heirs: Protect Your Family Fortune, that airs Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 11 a.m.

Using real celebrity stories to illustrate and discuss the often uncomfortable topic of estate planning, Danielle and Andy are motivating families to evaluate and plan for their future.  Examples are pulled from public records and now celebrities and their heirs are reaching out to the dynamic duo so their stories can really be heard! Tune in and find out what you can learn from the financial mistakes the stars make and which celebrities are asking Andy and Danielle for help!

DOWNTON ABBEY Season 2 Continues

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
Jan
04

Multiple Emmy® winner (including Best Miniseries!) Downton Abbey 2 continues the story of aristocrats and servants in the tumultuous World War I era. The international hit is written by Julian Fellowes and stars Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern (pictured, as Lady Cora), Hugh Bonneville, plus a drawing room full of new actors, portraying the loves, feuds, and sacrifices of a glittering culture thrown into crisis.

The new season of DOWNTON ABBEY airs on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC on Sundays at 8 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. Episodes also repeat on KTWU ENHANCE, Digital Channel 11.3 (check our program listings here online for times).

Michael Palin Hosts HIMALAYA Travels

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
Jan
04

Michael Palin begins a 2000-mile journey across a region of might, majesty and mystery, encountering new extremes of wealth, poverty, intense heat and freezing cold, and bringing his legendary Monty Python wit with him. HIMALAYA premieres on Wednesday, January 11, 8 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

MOYERS Returns to KTWU on Sundays

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
Jan
04

Bill Moyers returns on-air and online in a weekly hour of compelling and vital conversations about life and the state of American democracy, featuring some of the best thinkers of our time. MOYERS & COMPANY airs on Sundays at 5 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

The series will also contain Moyers’ own timely and penetrating essays on society and government.