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Anne of Green Gables Marathon
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 23, 8:00am-5:30pm
Precocious yet lovable Anne Shirley (Megan Follows) returns to Blue Ridge PBS for an encore presentation of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES I and II, a classic television series that chronicles the trials and tribulations of a young orphan girl navigating her way through life.
Based on the 1908 novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery, the story’s fairytale charm, emotional power and endless wit has made it a fixture in children’s libraries around the world for more than a century. The drama first premiered on public television in 1986 and garnered several prestigious awards, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program, nine Academy of Canadian Cinema and TV Gemini Awards, a Peabody Award, and TV Guide’s Most Popular Program.
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years
Saturday, November 25 at 8:00pm
Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film, by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, reveals how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was “The Beatles.”
Bluegrass Underground - NEW SEASON!
Saturdays at 10:00pm
Taped 333-feet below ground within the majestic Volcano Room deep inside Tennessee’s Cumberland Caverns, this “musical adventure” series features both well-established and emerging artists within the broad spectrum of bluegrass, jamgrass, roots and Americana genres.
November 4 – Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
Tune in for a performance by the “Queen of Bluegrass” (Wall Street Journal), who tours with her band, The Rage, earning accolades for her mastery of the progressive chord structures and multi-range, fast-paced vocals intrinsic to bluegrass.
November 11 – Conor Oberst
Hear a set from a progressive singer/songwriter who has sung with numerous bands, including the Monsters of Folk supergroup. His songs of insight, detail and political awareness have earned him a large and devoted following.
November 18– Don Bryant and the Bo Keys
The Collection on Masterpiece
Sundays at 10:00pm
In post-World War II, Paul Sabine is restoring Paris as the fashion capital of the world. His dresses are a sensation, and only his shady past and an inconvenient corpse block his way to success. Dressing up was never so dazzling—or dangerous.
November 5 – Episode Five
On a weekend at his partner’s chateau, Paul expels unwelcome guests. Charlotte makes her move. Nina shames Billy. Claude chastens Caesar. Back in Paris, Victor meets Dominique and tragedy ensues.
November 12 – Episode Six
While Dominique is in recovery, Charlotte courts Claude for her renegade fashion house. Nina tells Claude the truth. Marianne reluctantly reveals the past. The inspector spots a crucial clue.
November 19 – Episode Seven
Nina is torn between Claude, Billy, and the baby she gave up for adoption. Charlotte’s new business venture hits the rocks. Amid a glittering celebration of high fashion, Inspector Bompard makes a surprise appearance.
David Letterman: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
Monday, November 20 at 8:00pm
Celebrate beloved broadcaster David Letterman, the 20th recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center, a star-studded lineup salutes the achievements of the comedic trailblazer.