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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 7:00pm

PBS presents the gripping three-part documentary series, TWICE BORN Stories From the Special Delivery Unit, premiering Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. on KUED. The series spotlights the alternately heartbreaking and life-affirming stories from inside the world’s leading fetal surgery center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 8:00pm

Cancer is built into us: the genes that unmoor normal cell division are not foreign to our bodies but rather mutated, distorted versions of the very genes that allow us to grow, to adapt, to recover, to repair – to live. Malignant growth and normal growth are so genetically intertwined that unbraiding the two is one of the most significant scientific challenges faced by our species. If we seek immortality, then so, too, in a rather perverse sense, does the cancer cell. —Siddhartha Mukherjee

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 8:00pm

A funeral, two weddings, four new faces, and plenty of stiff upper lips.  Welcome to Masterpiece Classic: Mr. Selfridge Season 3, airing Sundays at 8:00 p.m. beginning March 29 on KUED.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00pm

Dr. Lucy Worsley chronicles the birth of the whodunit in a new three-part series, A Very British Murder. Exploring how a spate of grisly killings in Regency London entered the national psyche and how the murder tale gradually became a staple of Victorian entertainment, helping to inspire the works of authors such as Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Agatha Christie.

A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley begins Saturday, March 28th at 9:00 p.m. on KUED. 

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00pm

Merriment and Milton are hardly synonymous, but the poet who penned Paradise Lost also inspired George Frideric Handel’s L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato. Choreographer Mark Morris garnered international fame for his dance work, set to Handel’s Baroque masterpiece, in which a colorful array of dancers embody the ecstasy of art that transforms. 

L'Allegro with the Mark Morris Dance Company airs Friday, March 27 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 8:00pm

In this landmark two-hour special, NOVA takes viewers on a scientific journey that began 3,000 years ago and continues today. The film presents the latest archeological scholarship from the Holy Land to explore the beginnings of modern religion and the origins of the Hebrew Bible, also known as the Old Testament. This archeological detective story tackles some of the biggest questions in biblical studies: Who wrote the Bible, when, and why? How did the worship of one God — the foundation of modern Judaism, Christianity, and Islam — emerge?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 7:30pm

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 10:00pm

In 2002, Julie Powell (Amy Adams) is a young writer with an unpleasant job at the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation's call center, where she answers frustrated telephone calls from victims of the September 11 attacks. To do something she enjoys, she decides to create every recipe in Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child (Meryl Streep) and blogs to motivate herself, and document her progress.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 8:00pm

Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of nature's most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America.

NOVA: The Incredible Journey of Butterflies airs Wednesday, March 18th at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 7:00pm

A recent Southern Education Foundation report has uncovered that, for the first time in 50 years, the majority of students attending public schools in the U.S. live in poverty. An inspiring new documentary 180 Days: Hartsville takes a fresh look at the nation’s poverty and education challenges from a rural South Carolina town triumphing in the face of extraordinary challenges.

180 Days: Hartsville airs on KUED at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17.


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