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WICKED in Concert

Celebrate the iconic hit Broadway musical with this all-star concert version featuring songs from the beloved score, including “The Wizard and I,” “Defying Gravity,” “Popular,” “Wonderful,” “No Good Deed,” “For Good” and “As Long As You’re Mine.”

Unforgotten Season Finale

Despite a tragic turn of events, the team narrows down the suspects. Will they find conclusive proof of who the murder weapon belonged to and succeed in bringing Walsh’s killer to justice?

Professor T Season Finale

When an attempt is made on a billionaire businessman's life, Professor T suspects the culprit may be much closer to home than the police suspect. It's Professor T's birthday and with it comes a haunting childhood memory.

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age

Unlock the mysteries of wild pandas whose counterparts in captivity are known for their gentle image. Journey through the steep Qinling Mountains to witness pandas’ startling courtship and aggressive behaviors.

Pandas: Born to be Wild

Unlock the mysteries of wild pandas whose counterparts in captivity are known for their gentle image. Journey through the steep Qinling Mountains to witness pandas’ startling courtship and aggressive behaviors.

Ken Burns: Hemingway

A three-part documentary series that examines the visionary work and turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest and most influential writers America has ever produced.

Queen - A Night At The Opera

Explore the story behind the album that made the band a global rock phenomenon in 1975. One of the most expensive and creative LPs of the time, its mix of hard rock, pop, opera, music hall camp and more propelled Queen into rock and roll history.

My Music: This Land is Your Land

Takes a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village.

Daniel O’Donnell and Special Guests

Daniel O’Donnell returns to PBS performing his favorite songs with special guests Crystal Gayle, Ashley Campbell, Rita Coolidge, the late Charley Pride and many more.

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Bring the singer to life and uncover her battle for civil rights and the conflicts that haunted this intensely private woman as she struggled to reconcile her hunger for adoring audiences with her longing for a domestic life with her family.

Agatha and the Midnight Murders

Discover the writer’s plan to sell a manuscript that kills off her famous detective, Hercule Poirot. Struggling with money and under investigation by tax authorities in America and the UK, Agatha must come up with an enormous sum.

Agatha and the Truth of Murder

Join the crime writer as she investigates the murder of Florence Nightingale’s goddaughter, during her 11-day disappearance in 1926. Christie’s involvement in the case influenced her later work. Starring Ruth Bradley as Agatha Christie.

Andrea Bocelli: Believe

Internationally beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli’s 2020 album Believe celebrates the power of music to soothe the soul. Featuring classic favorites, including “Gratia Plena,” “Ave Maria,” and Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.”

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

Learn the definitive story of the making of an album that truly earned its place in the pantheon of rock music history. Released in 1977, the album sold 15 million copies worldwide and was christened Album of the Year at the 1978 Grammy Awards.

Rick Steves Europe Awaits

Rick Steves shares vivid and unforgettable visits to European favorites--off-beat, romantic, or just good for the soul-- that he'd love to visit when we can travel again.

Rick Steves Island Hopping

In this unforgettable voyage, join Rick Steves on a tour of four of Europe’s most intriguing and surprising islands: Malta, Capri, Orkney, and Skye.

Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

Join the acclaimed finance expert for essential advice on planning for retirement. Suze provides information about key steps for anyone to achieve their “ultimate retirement.”

Ken Burns: The Civil War

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series with this in-depth overview of the iconic documentary. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns and others.

Ken Burns: The National Parks

Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series.

The Carpenters: Close to You

A music-filled documentary that traces the Carpenters' career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group's friends in the music business.

My Music: Country Pop Legends

Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and best-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 60s and 70s in this My Music special. Country music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip down three decades of memory lane.

ABBA Forever - A Celebration

A celebration of the lifetime of joy the group has brought to millions of fans featuring interviews, rare footage and a lot of music.

Most Popular Specials

Ken Burns: America's Storyteller

Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas, Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Sam Waterston, Doris Kearns Goodwin and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker

Ken Burns: Country Music

This special highlights the most passionate, inspiring and revealing moments from the 16-hour epic film Country Music. A compelling history of this truly American art form.