2017-08-16 / Arts & Entertainment News

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV


“Charlie Rose: The Week,” Aug. 18 “Charlie Rose: The Week,” Aug. 18 THURSDAY, AUG. 17, 8 P.M. Great Performances Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim and from Fanny Brice to Barbra Streisand, Great Performances explores the phenomenon of how Jewish-American songwriters created a uniquely American art form

FRIDAY, AUG. 18, 8:30 P.M. Charlie Rose: The Week

A retrospective of the best stories and interviews from the nightly PBS program “Charlie Rose.” The show captures the week’s defining moments in politics science, business, culture, media and sports.

SATURDAY, AUG. 19, 8 P.M. WGCU Favorites

See what’s hot on public television.

SUNDAY, AUG. 20, 9 P.M. Endeavour Season 4, Part 1

While struggling with Joan Thursday’s sudden departure, Endeavour is consumed by a nightmarish hunt for a serial killer. He must race against time to find the connection between a chess-playing “thinking” machine and a baffling drowning.

MONDAY, AUG. 21, 9 P.M. Nova: Eclipse Over America

Join scientists and citizens as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the United States mainland in more than a generation. Discover the history of eclipse science and follow cutting-edge research into the solar corona.

TUESDAY, AUG. 22, 8 P.M. Diana – Her Story

Twenty years after Princess Diana’s death, this new film reveals her story in her own words. What emerges is the narrative of a shy young girl who stepped onto the world stage in 1980 and departed in 1997 as its most famous woman.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23, 9 P.M. Farthest Voyage in Space

Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age. ¦

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