Call the Midwife
In the Season 2 finale, Chummy and PC Noakes face several challenges; Fred is thrilled when his daughter and her infant son arrive for a visit; Jenny meets a potential suitor; and Nonnatus House is targeted for demolition. Sunday, May 19 at 8:00 p.m.
American Masters Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
A profile of Mel Brooks, the comic mastermind behind such classics as "Blazing Saddles" and "Young Frankenstein." It features remarks from friends and associates, including Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner and Joan Rivers. Monday, May 20 at 9:00 p.m.
The Ghost Army
The story of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, a top-secret World War II Army group in Europe that used rubber tanks, sound effects and illusions to trick and misdirect the enemy about the strength and location of American units. Tuesday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m.
NOVA: Secrets of the Sun
Examining the sun, which is 27 million degrees Fahrenheit at its core. Included: spacecraft- and Earth-based telescopes that are enabling scientists to glean information about how the sun works. Wednesday, May 22 at 9:00 p.m.
Stories about life in the Chesapeake region. Thursday, May 23 at 9:00 p.m.
Live From Lincoln Center Audra McDonald in Concert: Go Back Home
Audra McDonald performs selections from her 2013 album "Go Back Home" at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. Friday, May 24 at 9:00 p.m.
The National Memorial Day Concert 2013
Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise host the annual tribute to America's military personnel. Slated performers include tenor Alfie Boe, mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, "The Voice" finalist Chris Mann and the National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of conductor Jack Everly. The event also shares the story of twin brothers who served multiple National Guard deployments; salutes the Greatest Generation; and honors the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. From the U.S. Capitol's West Lawn. Sunday, May 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Antiques Roadshow: Seattle
In Seattle, items include a diamond-and-enamel jewel from the 16th century; a chair made of moose, elk and buffalo hide; a crazy quilt from the 1880s; and a white Steiff clown bear. Also: Northwest Coast Indian masks are discussed. Monday, May 27 at 8:00 p.m.
Virginia Home Grown
Our monthly gardening series, broadcast live. Demonstrations, guests and call-in segments are featured. Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00 p.m.
Nature: The Himalayas
Examining the diversity of Himalayan habitats and wildlife, including snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds. Included: how eagles and wolves rely on teamwork to survive. Wednesday, May 29 at 8:00 p.m.
In Performance at the White House - Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
Carole King is honored with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. In the 1960s, she cowrote such classics as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "Up on the Roof" and "Pleasant Valley Sunday"; and, in 1971, released the iconic "Tapestry" album. Thursday, May 30 at 9:00 p.m.
Ellen DeGeneres: The Mark Twain Prize
Ellen DeGeneres is honored with the 15th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Among those paying tribute: Kristin Chenoweth; Steve Harvey; Sean Hayes; Jimmy Kimmel; John Krasinski; Jason Mraz; and Lily Tomlin. From the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Friday, May 31 at 9:00 p.m.
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