WGBH: Your Don't-Miss List

 
JAN. 9-15, 2012  SUBSCRIBE  |  TV SCHEDULES  RADIO SCHEDULES

Watch a preview Downton Abbey Is Back
We hope you had a chance to watch the highly anticipated premiere of Downton Abbey’s second season last night. The drama continues this Sunday, when Downton is turned into a convalescent home with Thomas in charge. Airs Sunday, Jan. 15, at 9pm on WGBH 2. Watch a preview.

» Check out special clips and interviews with the cast.

» Missed Episode One?
Watch it Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 9pm on WGBX 44. Find more TV airings or watch online now for a limited time.

» The Music of Downton Abbey
Classical New England explores the series' score along with the music of the era.
 
Learn moreYour Vote 2012: New Hampshire Primary
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 8pm, WGBH World
This special combines local coverage from WMUR-TV New Hampshire with analysis from WGBH Boston. Bloggers and pundits from around the country offer insights via Skype.


Watch a previewAmerican Experience: Billy the Kid
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 9pm, WGBH 2
Henry McCarty, alias Billy the Kid, transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in America. American Experience deconstructs the mythology of the notorious outlaw.
 
» More Online: Visit WGBH’s Forum Network to hear author Hampton Sides discuss the expansion of the 19th-century Southwest, through the lens of Kit Carson’s expeditions.

Get latest coverageNew Hampshire Primary: A PBS NewsHour Special Report
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 11pm, WGBX 44
NewsHour political experts analyze the results from New Hampshire and discuss the implications for the GOP presidential field. Stay with WGBH News to get the context, analysis, statistics, and stories behind the big races  in Massachusetts and nationwide.

Watch a previewNature: Kangaroo Mob
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 8pm, WGBH 2
An influx of street-smart kangaroos have created new challenges for the Australian capital of Canberra. Ecologists track 25 of the marsupials via GPS equipment.
 


Watch a previewNova: Bombing Hitler’s Dams
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 9pm, WGBH 2
A 1943 Allied raid employed a revolutionary bouncing bomb to destroy two gigantic dams in Germany’s industrial heartland. Nova recreates the engineering challenges faced by the inventor and the pilots.


Watch a previewGreat Performances: Let Me Down Easy
Friday, Jan. 13, 9pm, WGBH 2
Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman show explores health issues through the experiences of real-life individuals (some famous, some not). Portraits range from cyclist Lance Armstrong to a rodeo bull rider.


Schedule Updates

Sunday, Jan. 15, WGBH 2
4pm: Moyers & Company
Bill Moyers returns this month with Moyers & Company, a weekly hour of compelling and vital conversation about life and the state of our democracy.

5pm: María Hinojosa: One-On-One — Marían Wright Edelman