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Great Performances: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Posted: October 1st, 2019
Great Performances: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert showcases the iconic rock opera featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. Great Performances presents the 2018 Emmy Award-winning production nationwide beginning November 30 on PBS (check local listings). EGOT winner John Legend leads the cast as Jesus Christ with ...

Great Performances: An Intimate Evening with David Foster

Posted: September 27th, 2019
Great Performances: An Intimate Evening with David Foster presents a new concert special from 16-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician and producer David Foster premiering nationwide beginning Saturday, November 30 on PBS (check local listings). The starry evening features hit songs from Foster’s extensive musical career and includes special ...

Nature – Hippos: Africa’s River Giants

Posted: November 13th, 2019
The hippopotamus has long been an enigma; an aquatic mammal that cannot swim, a vegetarian who is also the most dangerous animal in Africa. All hippos are utterly dependent on water, but in Botswana, hippos face an unparalleled challenge as deep floodwaters dry to dust in a matter of months. This blue-chip documentary goes beneath the surface to ...

Great Performances – From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2020

Posted: October 23rd, 2019
As the world welcomes a new decade, Great Performances continues the tradition of ringing in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at Vienna’s famous Musikverein. Under the baton of three-time GRAMMY Award-winning guest conductor and Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andris Nelsons, the concert spotlights the talent of the Vienna State ...

Nature: The Whale Detective

Posted: November 13th, 2019
In September 2015, a 30-ton humpback whale breached and just missed landing on wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill and his friend Charlotte Kinloch as they kayaked in Monterey Bay, California. Both survived the incident, but the traumatic experience haunted Mustill (Nature – Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants) and left him wondering if the whale was ...

Secrets of the Dead: Bombing Auschwitz

Posted: November 6th, 2019
In April 1944, Jewish prisoners Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler miraculously escaped from Auschwitz concentration camp and fled through Nazi-occupied Poland to find refuge in Žilina, Slovakia, where they connected with the Jewish Underground. Once safe, they recounted what they left behind. Their harrowing testimony revealed the true horror of the ...

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