Sunday, 30 August 2015 00:00

The Civil War

Monday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Ken Burns’ film, “The Civil War,” audiences can watch a newly restored high-definition version of the series this month on WNED-TV. This highly acclaimed film has won two Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, Producer of the Year Award from the Producer’s Guild, People’s Choice Award, Peabody Award and dozens more. The Cause (1861) Monday, Sept. 7 at 9 p.m. A Very Bloody Affair (1862) and Forever Free (1862) Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 9 p.m. Simply Murder (1863) and The Universe of Battle (1863) Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) and Most Hallowed Ground (1864) Thursday, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m. War is All Hell (1865) and The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) Friday, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:11

Masterpiece: Indian Summers

The series begins Sunday, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. In this lavish drama, journey back to the twilight of the British Raj in India, and experience the dichotomy between the English ruling class and the local Indian residents who are itching for independence. The interactions between these two groups of people are explored through intricate games of politics, passion and power. The series stars Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Julie Walters. Masterpiece’s “Indian Summers” continues throughout October and November on WNED-TV.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:08

Gorongosa Park: Rebirth of Paradise

Tuesday, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 at 8 and 9 p.m. Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique, Southern Africa is home to an amazing and inspiring rebirth of African wildlife. Join Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman Bob Poole as he embarks on an incredible two-year adventure living in Gorongosa. Poole joins together with scientists and conservationists to explore and work to preserve the revitalization of this once-legendary park. Episode 1 | Lion Mystery Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. Episode 2 | Elephant Whisperer Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. Episode 3 | New Blood Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. Episode 4 | Hidden Worlds Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 9 p.m.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:07

American Experience: Walt Disney

Monday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m. Walt Disney is an icon who truly shaped American popular culture. Take a never-before-seen look at the complex life and enduring legacy of Walt Disney in a two-part, four-hour film premiering this September on WNED-TV. Through archival footage, scenes from some of his greatest films, and interviews with biographers, historians, animators and artists, audiences will get a glimpse of the man behind the cartoons, films and theme parks.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:05

Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live

Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Experience Mannheim Steamroller like never before in a high-definition, surround-sound concert extravaganza recorded in their hometown on Omaha, Nebraska. The program features favorites from their popular annual Mannheim Steamroller Christmas tour.

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