After a young black woman is murdered, at an all night soul music club, Gently uncovers a disturbing and malevolent racist undercurrent lurking both within the local community and his own police force. Racial tensions within the community escalate rapidly, compromising the investigation and posing a new set of problems.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history. A dropped match on the 8th floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory sparked a fire that killed over a hundred innocent people trapped inside. The private industry of the American factory would never be the same.
Sleepless nights are taking their toll on Martin and Louisa. Tempers are frayed as they try to find ways to comfort their constantly wailing baby. Aunt Ruth has problems of her own: She is dealing with an intruder on the farm who has stolen the hub caps from her car. And Shirley makes an appointment with Martin to discuss the crippling stomach pains she has been suffering and suspects her son is trying to poison her.
Explore the weirdest and wackiest places in the Sunshine State from deep in the Everglades to the Gulf of Mexico. Then the fun continues with a flashback of Great Old Amusement Parks. Hang on - this could be a bumpy ride!
Big Cypress Swamp: The Western Everglades (8:00 pm)
A visual masterpiece that tells the story of Florida’s river of grass, highlighting people who share their passion for this wild place, seasons of scenery that pull you into the rhythm of the swamp, and a chorus of nature sounds scored into a symphony.
Sir David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of frogs, shedding new light on these charismatic, colorful and frequently bizarre little animals through first-hand stories, the latest science, and cutting-edge technology. Frogs from around the world are used to demonstrate the wide variety of frog anatomy, appearance and behavior. Their amazing adaptations and survival techniques have made them the most successful of all amphibians.
Follow two unique stories in science and technology. Poisoner's Handbook talks about groundbreaking forensic science that set new standards in the way we solve crimes. Followed by the story of Steve Jobs - One Last Thing which profiles how his vision of Apple changed the way we live and work.
Martin agrees to stay on until a more suitable substitute is found in his practice. He moves back into his house and determined to get a grip on fatherhood, he persuades Louisa to join him so he can help raise their child. Martin's aunt Ruth arrives in Portwenn for a funeral. She's almost as cranky as her nephew. Can this family really handle two cantankerous personalities? Tune in to find out.
From coast to coast, some 30 million white-tailed deer make their home in the United States. Deer are the most highly studied mammals in the world, but does the typical homeowner with deer in the yard know how long deer can live? When they sleep? How many babies a doe can have each year? Enter the hidden world of white-tailed deer outfitted with night-vision cameras and GPS tracking equipment to see them not as common backyard creatures, but as intelligent, affectionate family members.
Tune in Thursday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m., for a two-hour American Experience special on President Clinton, one of the most successful politicians in modern American history.
Clinton: American Experience (8:00 pm)
The latest installment in the critically acclaimed and successful series of presidential biographies, Clinton follows the president across his two terms as he confronted some of the key forces that would shape the future, including partisan political warfare and domestic and international terrorism, and as he struggled with uneven success to define the role of American power in a post-Cold War world. Most memorably, it explores how Clinton’s conflicted character made history, even as it enraged his enemies and confounded his friends.
Dr. Martin Ellingham is struggling to come to terms with fatherhood. The baby boy born to him and his estranged partner, Louisa Glasson is about to change their lives dramatically. Doc Martin had planned to resume his career as a consultant in London, but with the birth of his son, the arrival of an incompetent replacement at his practice, and the news of a sudden death, he temporarily moves in with Louisa and their still unnamed baby.
GATHERING SWARMS: A look at some of the planet's great gatherings, creatures that come together in inconceivable numbers - sometimes in millions, billions, and even trillions. This behavior applies to a number of creatures that form these great gatherings for a variety of reasons: to breed, migrate, find food, and even to protect themselves.
Tune in Thursday, June 19 at 8:00 p.m., for a two-hour American Experience special on President Clinton, one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, then tune in for the fifth and last episode of Civil War: The Untold Story.
GENTLY WITH HONOR - Gently and Bacchus delve into a world of army secrets when a young former soldier, Scott Tanner, commits a murder in a Turkish bath. While investigating Tanner's history, Gently hears of horrific allegations of what some soldiers have to face from their own side. Tune in to find out.
You can find the best of British comedy and drama every Wednesday night on WLRN Channel 17.
Doc Martin: The Wrong Goodbye (8:00 p.m.)
Dr. Martin Ellingham and Pauline are surprised by the number of patients coming to see him on the last day before his Surgery closes and he moves to London, but after a series of mishaps, including the taxi driver crashing his car with Louisa inside it, Louisa goes into labour and the Doc is facing a dilemma; should he move away or stick around to support Louisa and their newborn child?