Retrace the Queen of Crime’s footsteps to see the real places that inspired her literary universe. Learn how she immortalized her encounters in her mysteries.
Current & Upcoming Specials
Rick shares his belief on the importance of traveling in order to experience other cultures, broaden perspective, and gain empathy toward people who may live and think differently.
It's the concert from 1973 that you can't get enough of. Elvis at the H.I.C. Arena in Honolulu in January 1973. Featuring "Burning Love," "Can't Help Falling In Love," and more!
A celebration of the iconic PBS series. Masterpiece -- 50 Fabulous Years! features in-depth interviews. Award-winning actor Alan Cumming hosts a look back at this beloved series.
This special focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Presented by John Sebastian, the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful.
A celebration of the lifetime of joy the group has brought to millions of fans featuring interviews, rare footage and a lot of music.
Learn how the brain works and how we can make it work for us. Features the latest scientific research and an easy-to-follow plan for maximizing and protecting the brain.
Celebrate the beloved singer-songwriter’s career from her early days to her success as a crossover pop superstar. Performances include Coat of Many Colors, 9 to 5, and more!
A major line-up curated by Eric Clapton in benefit of the Crossroads Centre charity. Clapton performs with special guests and unique collaborations between artists.
This 1986 concert showcases Denver’s fine voice and easygoing manner on fan favorites, including Sunshine on My Shoulders and Rocky Mountain High.
An exclusive compilation of virtual concerts, including highlights and never-before-seen performances— a set filled with greatest hits, fan favorites, and a few new songs.
In collaboration with Pacific Islanders in Communications, Great Performances presents Salonga in peak performance at the Sydney Opera House in November of 2019.
Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity.
Celebrate 20 years of greatest hit songs from the 50s to the 70s featuring legendary performers The Kingston Trio, Glen Campbell, Aretha Franklin, Engelbert Humperdinck, and more.
Join the ultimate heavy metal band as they join forces with the nearly 80-member orchestra. The concert features the first-ever symphonic renditions of Metallica fan favorites.
Virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Scientists are peering more deeply into the sleeping brain than ever before, discovering just how powerful sleep can be.
Grammy Award winner, Stevie Nicks reminisces with her fans, looks back at her career, and tells introspective stories about the origins of her most cherished works.
Other Popular Specials
Take an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Fred Rogers, a soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, and producer whose show aired in homes across America for more than 30 years.
Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich shows us how to rejuvenate and reshape our brains.
A combination of 10 years of Celtic Thunder hits and focuses on their most popular songs of the last decade, their Irish and Celtic fan favorites.
Travel around the world with anthropologist Niobe Thompson to uncover the history of mankind’s relationship with horses. Discover the habits and biology of these majestic animals.
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
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.
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.
Celebrate the groundbreaking band's musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, and more!
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.”