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Airdate: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 9:00pm
Hawking, the first-ever autobiographical documentary about physicist Stephen Hawking, premieres Wednesday, January 29 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED. Through Hawking’s own words, as well as those closest to him, viewers have an opportunity to get a fresh perspective on one of the greatest scientists of our time.
 
Airdate: 
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 8:00pm


Pamela Travers was the creator of the universally-loved fictional character, Mary Poppins. Yet the whimsical fantasies of the sugar and spice nanny bore no resemblance to her real life childhood. Her mother was suicidal and needy.  Her father, an alcoholic, died when she was seven. Pamela’s imagination was her only refuge, a means of survival. After virtually raising her two younger sisters, she set about re-writing her life and the characters who populated it.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 7:00pm


The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a hauntingly beautiful carnivore found increasingly on the streets of North American cities. Its appearance is recent — within the last 90 years — in evolutionary terms, a blip in time. 

Airdate: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
American Masters explores the enigmatic author of The Catcher In The Rye in the acclaimed film, Salinger, airing Tuesday, January 21 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.  The film was released theatrically earlier this year.
Airdate: 
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in three new two-hour episodes of the contemporary reinvention of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic, created by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who) and Mark Gatiss. The highly anticipated Season 3 premieres Sunday, January 19 at 9:00 p.m. following the 8:00 p.m. broadcast of Downtown Abbey. 
 
Airdate: 
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 9:00pm

Can cutting edge science make you more intelligent, function without sleep, or live longer? In Make Me...,  the entertaining three-part series with science at its heart, British journalist and physician Michael Mosley goes on a scientific journey of discovery, using himself in experiments,  to see if cutting edge science really can improve his life. Along the way he meets individuals and experts to answer some of science's most puzzling questions. The series airs Mondays at 9:00 p.m. on KUED beginning January 13.  

Airdate: 
Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 9:00pm
Leading up to the long-awaited return of Masterpice: Sherlock (Season 3) on January 19 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED,  Unlocking Sherlock, a one-hour special explores how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the hit television sensation. Unlocking Sherlock premieres Sunday, January 12, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on KUED. As a special holiday gift for Sherlock fans, PBS has made the program available for streaming on PBS.org.
 
Airdate: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 9:00pm
Chasing Shackleton, a new three-part series recreating the path of history’s most extraordinary expedition, premieres Wednesday, January 8 on KUED at 9:00 p.m. The series follows a crew of five intrepid explorers led by renowned adventurer, scientist and author Tim Jarvis as they re-create Sir Ernest Shackleton’s epic sea-and-land voyage in a replica of the original boat, using only the tools and supplies his team used.
 
Airdate: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 8:00pm

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