Alan Cumming: You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams

At a recent talk with Jared Bowen, Alan Cumming recounts some of his favorite real-life adventures (and misadventures). He's mapped them out in his new book, You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams, illustrated by his own equally entertaining photographs.


Boston Symphony Orchestra

An All-British BSO Program with Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma plays Elgar's Cello Concerto, and Charles Dutoit conducts Holst's spectacular The Planets, live from Symphony Hall.

Saturday at 8pm on 99.5 WCRB



Indian Summers

Lord Hawthorne wants Adam arrested for setting him afire. Alice and Aafrin's affair teeters on exposure. A marriage descends into sadism. The dead and presumed dead return.

Saturday at 9pm on WGBH 2


America ReFramed

A Self-Made Man

Gender identity issues often appear in early childhood. Some kids, feel they were born in the wrong body and this belief creates conflict in how they view and define themselves. Educator and activist Tony Ferraiolo knows this from experience. As an adult, he successfully transitioned from being female to male.

Saturday at 10pm on WGBH WORLD


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Nature: My Congo

Wildlife cameraman Vianet D'jenguet returns to the Congo to reveal the beauty and majesty of his homeland. During his journey, he discovers his roots in a vibrant “African Eden” and a jungle tribe who reveres his great-grandfather.

Wednesday at 8pm on WGBH 2


Pink October And Breast Cancer: There's A Better Way

What began with a breast cancer survivor’s handmade, salmon-colored ribbon to raise awareness about breast cancer has morphed into the pink industrial complex.

PBS NewsHour

The Third 2016 Presidential Debate

PBS NEWSHOUR presents live coverage of the presidential candidates' debates followed by analysis , co-anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.

Wednesday at 9pm on WGBH 2

The Contenders- 16 for '16

The Contenders: The Independents

Follow the third-party campaigns of H. Ross Perot, who in 1992 launched his campaign on a lark during a TV interview, and Ralph Nader, a consumer advocate whose candidacy in 2000 may have changed the course of history.

Tuesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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