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Sixteen Tons of Merle Travis

Kentucky Muse

Sixteen Tons of Merle Travis

Kentucky Muse traces the career of Merle Travis, the Kentucky guitarist and songwriter best known for his songs "Sixteen Tons," "Dark as a Dungeon," and his unique finger-picking style.

More Merle: Travis Pickin’

More Merle: Travis Pickin’

Music historians and musicians examine the unique finger-picking style of singer/songwriter Merle Travis, a native of Rosewood, Ky.

Our Zoo: Ep. 5 Enter the Baby Bears

Our Zoo

Our Zoo: Ep. 5 Enter the Baby Bears

The Mottersheads digest the news that their planning permission has been denied and George comes up with a Hail Mary plan. Sadly, Papa Bear is sold for cash flow.

Downton Abbey Season 6: Episode 6

Masterpiece

Downton Abbey Season 6: Episode 6

The hospital war reaches a climax. Violet goes on the warpath. Daisy tries to foil a romance. Prospects are looking up for Mary and Edith. Thomas feels trapped.

The Belle Alliance

Mercy Street

The Belle Alliance

During a Union ball at their house, the Green girls and Frank initiate a daring plan to help Tom escape. Mary releases Dr. Foster, still shaky from his detox, from his “quarantine” so he can guide Samuel through a delicate operation.

Our Zoo, Episode 4

Our Zoo

Our Zoo, Episode 4

June watches terrified as Albert hands George a rifle Adam, the male bear, has escaped and is heading for Upton. George and Billy manage to track him down and bring him home, but during the struggle George receives a bad wound to his shoulder.

Our Zoo: Episode 3

Our Zoo: Episode 3

As the family nurse Eve the female bear back to health, opposition to the zoo ratchets up when an animal is spotted on land close to Oakfield. Although the sighting turns out to be a false alarm, Webb and Camilla galvanise Upton into holding a community meeting to stop the zoo. George sees this as an opportunity to pitch their vision and win the village over with their passion and enthusiasm.

Our Zoo: Episode 2

Our Zoo

Our Zoo: Episode 2

With the initial plans for the zoo drawn up, George turns his mind to growing the stock at Oakfield, which brings him face to face with two Himalayan black bears hiding out in a cave in Matlock. The male is extremely protective of the malnourished female and George, along with Lizzie's brother, Billy, is in a quandary about what to do.

Our Zoo: Episode 1

Our Zoo: Episode 1

George Mottershead is a man who has lost his way. Haunted by memories of combat in the Great War, he now finds himself living with his wife and two daughters in his parents' cramped home above the family grocery store. While delivering goods by the docks one day, he spots an unwanted squirrel monkey and a camel about to be put down in the quarantine bay.

A Celebration of American Creativity

In Performance at the White House

A Celebration of American Creativity

President and Mrs. Obama host an all-star tribute to art and literature in America. the show featurest performances by Buddy Guy, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Audra McDonald, Keb’ Mo’, Smokey Robinson, Trombone Shorty, Esperanza Spalding, Brian Stokes Mitchell, James Taylor and Usher, with special readings and remarks from Carol Burnett.