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Colson Whitehead and Isaac Fitzgerald

Great Conversations:

Colson Whitehead and Isaac Fitzgerald

Buzzfeed's Isaac Fitzgerald interviews Colson Whitehead on his book, "The Underground Railroad," chronicling a young slave's desperate bid for freedom, and a heroine's flight that serves as a powerful meditation on both history and the present day.

Victoria, Season 1: Doll 123

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Victoria, Season 1: Doll 123

As a new queen, the young Victoria struggles to take charge amid plots to manipulate her. Her friendship with the prime minister leads to a crisis in Parliament.

Sherlock, Season 4: The Final Problem

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Sherlock, Season 4: The Final Problem

Long-buried secrets catch up with the Baker Street duo. Someone has been playing a long game indeed and Sherlock and Watson face their greatest ever challenge. Is the game finally over?

Cyndi Lauper

Austin City Limits

Cyndi Lauper

Enjoy the ACL debut of pop legend Cyndi Lauper with a a program of classics and country covers. Songs include “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” “True Colors” and “End of the World.”

Bel Canto the Opera From Lyric Opera of Chicago

Great Performances

Bel Canto the Opera From Lyric Opera of Chicago

Acclaimed soprano Danielle de Niese stars in this opera based on Ann Patchett‘s bestselling 2001 novel (inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996-97). Diva Roxane Coss is making a special appearance at a diplomatic gathering in Lima when terrorists storm the mansion. During the months-long crisis, unexpected alliances form, with Roxane’s singing becoming a humanizing force.

Sherlock, Season 4: The Lying Detective

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Sherlock, Season 4: The Lying Detective

Sherlock faces perhaps the most chilling enemy of his long career: the powerful and seemingly unassailable Culverton Smith, a man with a very dark secret indeed.

Bill Goodman Looks Back on His Career at KET

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Bill Goodman Looks Back on His Career at KET

Renee sits down with Bill Goodman to discuss his time at KET and his new role as executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council.

Sidney Lumet: American Masters

Sidney Lumet: American Masters

Film legend Sidney Lumet tells his own story in this never-before-seen interview recorded in 2008. See clips from Lumet's films, including Serpico, 12 Angry Men, and Network.

Call the Midwife Holiday Special

Call the Midwife Holiday Special

As Poplar celebrates a white Christmas, Nonnatus House receives an SOS call from a tiny mission hospital in the Eastern Cape that is understaffed, underfunded and threatened with closure. Transported to South Africa and facing some of their toughest challenges, the Nonnatus family digs deep to save Hope Clinic.

Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future

American Masters

Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future

Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center, Saarinen also designed New York’s TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Yale University’s Ingalls Rink and Morse and Ezra Stiles Colleges, Virginia’s Dulles Airport, and modernist pedestal furniture like the Tulip chair.