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What's on TV 12 this month...


Sunday, August 31

12:10 AM Movie "Rebecca"
(1940) Alfred Hitchcock's "Best Picture" is a haunting, gothic tale of a brooding, aristocratic widower (Laurence Olivier) and the bride who struggles with being "the second Mrs. de Winter" (Joan Fontaine).

2:20 AM Movie "The Disorderly Orderly"
(1964) This slapstick farce stars Jerry Lewis as Jerome Littlefield, a worker in a hospital who unintentionally destroys nearly everything in his path. Also starring Glenda Farrell and Everett Sloane.

3:50 AM Movie: Since You Went Away
(1944) While her husband is away during World War II, Anne Hilton (Claudette Colbert) copes with problems on the homefront. Mr. Hiltong takes in a lodger, Colonel Smollett (Monty Wooley), to help make ends meet during wartime rationing. Also starring Jennifer Jones.

6:40 AM Lewis & Clark - The Eastern Legacy

7:00 AM The Big Comfy Couch
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7:30 AM Zoboomafoo
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8:00 AM Arthur
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8:30 AM Clifford, The Big Red Dog
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9:00 AM Angelina Ballerina
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9:30 AM Dragonfly TV
"Sound" [CC]

10:00 AM KidHealth
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10:30 AM Right on the Money
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11:00 AM To the Contrary
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11:30 AM Tony Brown's Journal
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12:00 PM Secrets of the Sequence
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12:30 PM Religion and Ethics Newsweekly
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1:00 PM McLaughlin Group
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1:30 PM Movie "Woman of the Year"
(1942) Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a political commentator and a sports reporter who fall in love.

3:05 PM Movie "Pat and Mike"
(1952) Hepburn and Tracy star in this romantic comedy about a sports promoter who helps a famous athlete train for her competitions.

4:45 PM Movie "Intermezzo"
(1939) A violinist is charmed with his daughter's teacher. Ingrid Bergman and Leslie Howard star.

6:00 PM Pola's March
The film chronicles a Holocaust survivor's emotional journey home. [CC]

7:00 PM Evening At Pops
"John Williams" The composer leads the orchestra in a performance of selections from his some of his recent film scores, including Harry Potter. [CC][HD]

8:00 PM History Detectives
A building located in Dallas might be the state's first train station. [CC]

9:00 PM Mystery!
"The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Well-Schooled in Murder" The team of Lynley and Havers returns to investigate a case involving a series of boarding school murders. [CC] [DVS] (R/Fri., Sept., 5th, 10 p.m.)

10:30 PM The Philadelphia Award
Author Lorene Cary receives the annual award. [CC]

11:00 PM Globe Trekker
"Turkey" Justine explores ancient ruins. [CC]

Monday, September 1

12:00 AM Steely Dan In Concert
Legendary pop/jazz group Steely Dan, along with Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, perform many of their best-known songs from such albums as Pretzel Logic, Aja and Countdown to Ecstasy. [CC]

1:30 AM Classic Arts Showcase

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12:00 PM 2003 Drum Corps International World Championship
The best drum and bugle corps from across the U.S. and around world vie for top honors in the electrifying annual competition, held this year at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

7:30 PM As Time Goes By
Lionel feels brave and protective. [CC]

8:00 PM Antiques Roadshow
"Seattle, WA" Part 2 of 3 Collectors bring in a wealth of heirlooms, including a valuable collection of photos signed by Babe Ruth and a 1940s pottery set of Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. [CC]

9:00 PM History Detectives
An Oregon man has a watch that may have been a gift to his grandfather from Mark Twain. [CC] (R/Sun., 7th, 8 p.m.)

10:00 PM Bethlehem Steel: The People Who Built America
The film chronicles more than 140 years of this once colossal company's history, as seen through the eyes of those who made steel used to build such structures as San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. [CC] (R/Sat., 6th, 6 a.m.)

11:00 PM Bouncing to Mars
As the Earth and Mars pass historically close to each other, the program profiles the men and women working on the current Mars Exploration Rover project. [CC]

Tuesday, September 2

12:00 AM Charlie Rose
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1:00 AM Classic Arts Showcase

6:30 AM There's a separate page for WHYY's daytime schedule.

9:00 AM Opening Remarks by Paul Vallas, Chief Executive Officer for the School District of Philadelphia

9:30 AM There's a separate page for WHYY's daytime schedule.

7:30 PM As Time Goes By
Lionel is "quite content with doing very little slowly." [CC]

8:00 PM NOVA
"Bioterror" Scientists examine what measures can be taken to prevent or minimize a biological terror attack in the U.S. [CC][DVS][HD]

9:00 PM Kids: Trying to Trim Down
The program explores the causes and the dangers associated with childhood obesity and profiles children struggling with weight problems. [CC] (R/Sun., 28th, 4:10 p.m.)

10:00 PM P.O.V.
"Soldados: Chicanos in Viet Nam/The Sixth Section" The film profiles Mexican-American boys who left home to fight in Viet Nam, and the film explores how Mexican immigrants in America today are struggling to survive. [CC]

11:00 PM Young Scientists With John Merrow
The program follows 20 high school students competing in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. [CC] (R/Sun., 7th, 6 a.m.)

Wednesday, September 3

12:00 AM Charlie Rose
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1:00 AM Classic Arts Showcase

6:30 AM There's a separate page for WHYY's daytime schedule.

7:30 PM As Time Goes By
Jean's sister-in-law visits. [CC]

8:00 PM The Sacred Balance
"Journey into New Worlds" Part 1 of 4 In the first episode of this series exploring humans' connection to Earth's life processes, host David Suzuki examines the promises and limitations of science. Continues Wed., Sept. 10th at 8 p.m. [CC][HD]

9:00 PM Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan and The Blacklist: Not Without Sin
This American Masters special explores Hollywood during the McCarthy era through the relationship between playwright Arthur Miller and director Elia Kazan. [CC] (R/Sat., 6th, 10:25 p.m.)

11:00 PM Making "The Misfits"
This Great Performances special reveals the intriguing behind-the-scenes story of the making of the fabled film starring Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in their final performances. [CC] (R/Sun., 7th, 12:25 a.m. & 6 p.m.)

Thursday, September 4

12:00 AM Charlie Rose
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1:00 AM Classic Arts Showcase

6:30 AM There's a separate page for WHYY's daytime schedule.

7:30 PM As Time Goes By
Jean tries to console Lionel. [CC]

8:00 PM This Old House
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8:30 PM This Old House
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9:00 PM His Master's Voice: The Marvelous Talking Machine
This locally-produced film uses archival sound clips and photos from Delaware's Johnson Victrola Museum to chronicle the evolution of the recording industry. (R/Sun., 7th, 10:30 p.m. & Fri., 26th, 11:30 p.m.)

9:35 PM Charles Colombo: Painting the Town
This locally-produced program examines the life and work of the Wilmington, Delaware artist, who for more than 50 years has painted the people and places that define the region. [CC]

10:00 PM Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate
The NewsHour's Ray Suarez and Univision's Maria Elena Salinas co-moderate the first debate of the fall season between the Democratic presidential candidates.

11:30 PM Wide Angle
"Time for School" This program travels to Japan, Kenya, Benin, Brazil, Romania and India to explore how the international community is responding to the global crisis in access to education. [CC]

Friday, September 5

12:30 AM Charlie Rose
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1:30 AM Classic Arts Showcase

6:30 AM There's a separate page for WHYY's daytime schedule.

7:30 PM As Time Goes By
Jean and Lionel have an unwelcome guest. [CC]

8:00 PM NOW with Bill Moyers
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9:00 PM Washington Week
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9:30 PM Wall $treet Week with Fortune
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10:00 PM Mystery!
"The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Well-Schooled in Murder" Lynley and Havers investigate a murder at an elite boarding school. [CC]

11:30 PM Katharine Hepburn: They Called Me Kathy
The Academy Award-winning actress, who passed away in June, narrates this look at her early life, featuring her family's home movies. [CC] (R/Sun., 28th, 3:40 p.m.)

Saturday, September 6

12:00 AM Charlie Rose
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1:00 AM Soundstage
"Tom Petty - The Last DJ" This unique concert film features Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as they performed their critically acclaimed album, The Last DJ, in Los Angeles, and augmented by an orchestra conducted by John Brion, (acclaimed for his orchestral work and musical contributions for director Paul Thomas Anderson in movies such as Boogie Nights and Magnolia. [CC] [HD]

2:00 AM Classic Arts Showcase

6:00 AM Bethlehem Steel: The People Who Built America
This program documents the rise and fall of the Pennsylvania manufacturing company that is responsible for building 85 percent of the New York City skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge. After nearly 100 years in business, Bethlehem Steel filed chapter 11 bankruptcy and was acquired by International Steel Group Inc. in April of 2003. [CC] -R

7:00 AM Sesame Street
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8:00 AM Plaza Sesamo

8:30 AM Angelina Ballerina
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9:00 AM The Victory Garden
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9:30 AM Vets in Practice "Horses for Courses"
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10:00 AM The New Yankee Workshop
"Jigs, Part 2" [CC]

10:30 AM Hometime
"Pond Reconstruction, Part 1" [CC]

11:00 AM Smart Travels! Europe With Rudy Maxa
"Provence" [CC]

11:30 AM Rick Steves' Europe
"Rome: Baroque, After Dark" [CC]

12:00 PM Antiques Roadshow UK
"Wisbech" [CC]

1:00 PM Chefs A'Field
"New York City" [CC]

1:30 PM Christina Cooks
"Perfect Skin" [CC]

2:00 PM Flavors of America with Chef Jim Coleman
"San Francisco: Traditional French" [CC]

2:30 PM New Scandinavian Cooking with Andrew Viestad
"Merry Christmas" [CC]

3:00 PM Barbecue America
"Texas Brisket" [CC]

3:30 PM America's Test Kitchen
"Pasta From Nothing" [CC]

4:00 PM Ciao Italia: In Tuscany
"Leeks" [CC]

4:30 PM Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen
"Milanese Favorites" [CC]

5:00 PM The New Yankee Workshop
"Hall Seat" [CC]

5:30 PM Hometime
"Pond Reconstruction, Part 2" [CC]

6:00 PM This Old House
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6:30 PM This Old House
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7:00 PM The Lawrence Welk Show
"Tribute to Irving Berlin" Host: Cissy King.

8:00 PM Movie "Zorba the Greek"
(1964) In this classic film, Alan Bates plays an Englishman whose dull life is uplifted when he meets Alexis Zorba (Anthony Quinn), a middle aged Greek man with a lust for life. (R/Sun., 7th, 3:25 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.)

10:25 PM Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan and the Blacklist: Not Without Sin
This American Masters special explores Hollywood during the McCarthy era through the relationship between playwright Arthur Miller and director Elia Kazan. [CC]

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