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UNDER THE STREETLAMP singers are from “Jersey Boys”

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 in KTWU News.
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UNDER THE STREETLAMP singers are from “Jersey Boys”

Enjoy unforgettable entertainment from Under the Streetlamp, a quartet composed of recent leading cast members of the musical “Jersey Boys,” as they perform hits of the 40s, 50s, and 60s.  Watch for your chance to obtain tickets to the group’s performance in Manhattan this May. UNDER THE STREETLAMP airs on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

One More Time DOWNTON ABBEY Finale Encore Sunday

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 in KTWU News.
Mar
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One More Time DOWNTON ABBEY Finale Encore Sunday

After six passionate and poignant seasons, the curtain comes down on “Downton Abbey.” How will fate resolve the stories of Edith, Mary, Thomas, Anna, Robert, Cora, Daisy, Carson, Violet, Isobel and all the other occupants of this unforgettable house? If you missed the final episode or just want to watch again, join KTWU Sunday, March 13, 2016, early at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

JOSH GROBAN Returns with STAGES LIVE

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 in KTWU News.
Mar
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JOSH GROBAN Returns with STAGES LIVE

Josh will return to PBS in an all-new television special based on his new CD, “Stages,” which explores one of Josh’s earliest musical loves — Broadway and Broadway musicals. Recorded before a live audience at the historic Los Angeles Theater in downtown L.A., JOSH GROBAN: STAGES LIVE brings some of the most iconic songs in the Broadway musical songbook to life. JOSH GROBAN STAGES LIVE airs on Thursday, March 10, 7 PM, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

AS TIME GOES BY Again on KTWU

Posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 in KTWU News.
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AS TIME GOES BY Again on KTWU

Fall in love all over again when episodes of the viewer favorite AS TIME GOES BY return to KTWU on Saturday nights at 9 PM.  Starring Dame Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer, the classic series follows the relationship between two former lovers who meet unexpectedly after not having been in contact for 38 years.

A New Lineup to Thursday Nights on KTWU

Posted on Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 in KTWU News.
Jan
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A New Lineup to Thursday Nights on KTWU

It’s a new lineup of old favorites on Thursday nights. THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR (pictured) is seen at its PBS national broadcast time of 7 p.m. while KTWU’s SUNFLOWER JOURNEYS starts off the 8 o’clock hour. Our travel shows and specials are still here, airing at 8:30 p.m., with everyone’s favorite ANTIQUES ROADSHOW at 9 p.m. Thursdays on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1: THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR, 7 PM; SUNFLOWER JOURNEYS, 8 PM; TRAVEL SPOTLIGHT SPECIALS, 8:30 PM; ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, 9 PM

All-New SHERLOCK on New Year’s Day on KTWU

Posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 in PBS News.
Dec
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All-New SHERLOCK on New Year’s Day on KTWU

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson who this time find themselves not in the present…but in 1890s London in the mystery of “The Abominable Bride”. Beloved characters Mary Morstan, Inspector Lestrade and Mrs. Hudson also turn up at 221B Baker Street! This all-new SHERLOCK airs on Friday, January 1, 8 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

Marilyn Maye Joins MICHAEL FEINSTEIN & NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE RAINBOW ROOM

Posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 in PBS News.
Dec
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Marilyn Maye Joins MICHAEL FEINSTEIN & NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE RAINBOW ROOM

Ring in the New Year with entertainer Michael Feinstein. The energetic performer recaptures the heyday of the glamorous New York nightclubs as he hosts this celebration from high atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in the glittering, newly restored Rainbow Room. Guests include Darren Criss (“Glee”), Broadway star Kelli O’Hara, nightclub legend Marilyn Maye (pictured), Tony Winner Christine Ebersole and 17-year-old Julia Goodwin. MICHAEL FEINSTEIN & NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE RAINBOW ROOM airs on Friday, December 31, 9 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

SINATRA: VOICE FOR A CENTURY Tribute Concert from Lincoln Center

Posted on Monday, December 14th, 2015 in PBS News.
Dec
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SINATRA: VOICE FOR A CENTURY Tribute Concert from Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic celebrate the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra with a star-studded concert event featuring Christina Aguilera, Chris Botti, Fantasia, Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters and Sting. Seth MacFarlane hosts. Recorded Live From Lincoln Center, SINATRA: VOICE FOR A CENTURY airs Friday, December 18, at 8 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1

Richard Remembers Karen in THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU

Posted on Sunday, November 29th, 2015 in KTWU News.
Nov
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Richard Remembers Karen in THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU

This program presents the fascinating history of the top American music act of the 1970s – brother and sister duo Richard and Karen Carpenter – and the songs that made them famous: We’ve Only Just Begun, Rainy Days & Mondays, Top of The World, Superstar, For All We Know, Close To You and many others. THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU airs on Saturday, December 5, at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

DOC MARTIN: SEVEN GRUMPY SEASONS New Special Saturday

Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 in KTWU News.
Nov
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DOC MARTIN: SEVEN GRUMPY SEASONS New Special Saturday

Shot on location in the picturesque seaside village of Port Isaac during the filming of Doc Martin’s highly anticipated seventh season, Doc Martin – Seven Grumpy Seasons is public television’s behind-the-scenes look at the international hit series. Featuring interviews with producers, cast members, and director Ben Gregor, this special is an enjoyable sneak peek at what Martin Clunes – the Doc himself – is calling the “best” series yet. DOC MARTIN: SEVEN GRUMPY SEASONS airs on Saturday, November 28, at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.