American Experience: The Fight
Tuesday, February 11 at 9pm
Learn the interweaving stories of two extraordinary men, boxers Max Schmeling of Germany and American Joe Louis, culminating in what was arguably the most politicized sporting event in history: the 1938 heavyweight championship of the world.
American Experience discovers the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present. Television’s most-watched history series, acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, has been honored with every major broadcast award.
American Masters: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
Tuesday, February 25 at 9pm
Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews.
AMERICAN MASTERS, which pioneered the television biography genre, continues to offer insightful profiles of important figures in America's artistic and cultural life. Winner of the 2011 Emmy for Outstanding Nonfiction Series.
Antiques Roadshow – NEW EPISODES!
Mondays at 8:00pm
It puts the reality in reality television! Part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW marks its 24th season in 2020.
February 3 – Bonanzaville, Hour 2
Travel to the Midwest — and back in time — with amazing appraisals at pioneer town Bonanzaville. Highlights include a UND Margaret Cable box, an Elsebeth Haugard silversmith archive and a B.F. Goodrich Tires advertising sign. One is $30,000-$35,000.
February 10 – Bonanzaville, Hour 3
Watch wow-worthy West Fargo appraisals at Bonanzaville such as a 1919 Babe Ruth Home Run Record award, an 1876 Centennial Exhibition sketchbook and a mother-of-pearl button suit made around 1970. Which is the top find of the hour?
February 17 – Crocker Art Museum, Hour 1
Head to California's capital city for standout appraisals at Crocker Art Museum like 1934 "Babes in Toyland" stop-motion soldiers, a signed Joe DiMaggio game-used bat and a Reinhold Riel silver etrog box from around 1670. Which is $80,000-$125,000?
February 24 – Crocker Art Museum, Hour 2
See stunning Sacramento finds appraised at Crocker Art Museum including a 1981 "Raiders of the Lost Ark" prototype, a 1788 Elizabeth Shoemaker sampler and 1976 & 1977 Roy De Forest mixed-media artwork. Learn which is valued at $80,000-$120,000.
Antiques Roadshow Recut
Fridays at 8:30pm
America's favorite treasure hunt presents a new bite-sized way to enjoy the show, with half-hour episodes packed full of favorite finds and paced for maximum entertainment.
February 7 – Newport 4
Travel to Rosecliff mansion in this half-hour Recut and learn which fantastic find is $400,000.
February 14 – Newport 5
Newport treasures shine through the rain in this half-hour Recut, including an up to $100,000 find.
February 21 – Newport 6
Wrap up Roadshow's historic Rosecliff visit in this half-hour Recut episode. Plus, a $100,000 find.
Country Music – A Film by Ken Burns
Fridays at 9pm
Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the twentieth century. The series, directed by Ken Burns, features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists. No one has told the story this way before.
February 7 – Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (1968-1972)
Learn how country music responds to a nation divided by the Vietnam War, as Army captain turned songwriter Kris Kristofferson sets a new lyrical standard, and artists like Bob Dylan and the Byrds find a recording home in Nashville.
February 14 – Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973-1983)
Witness a vibrant era in country music, with Dolly Parton finding mainstream success; Hank Williams, Jr. and Rosanne Cash emerging from their famous fathers’ shadows; and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings launching the “Outlaw” movement.
February 21 – Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’ (1984-1996)
Learn how “New Traditionalists” like George Strait, Randy Travis and the Judds help country music stay true to its roots. Witness both the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of an aging Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create.