KRWG TV Schedule

Sunday, December 21
Time
Program
3:00 AM
Austin City Limits
“Tom Waits”
A classic Tom Waits performance from December 1978 is replayed. The featured songs include: "Burma Shave," "Annie's Back in Town," "I Wish I Was in New Orleans (In the Ninth Ward)."
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4:00 AM
KRWG Music Spotlight
A showcase of area musicians.
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4:30 AM
Sun Studio Sessions
“Will Sexton”
Singer-songwriter Will Sexton is featured. Joining him: Amy LaVere and Allison Mosshart.
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5:00 AM
Roadtrip Nation
“It Doesn't End Here”
Season 8 concludes in Massachusetts, where the team meets with MIT biophysicist Jeremy England, Biotechnonomy CEO Juan Enriquez and molecular biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff, who's the chief scientific officer at CytonomeST.
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5:30 AM
Journeys in Africa
“Serengeti: The Great Migration”
Africa's Serengeti region is visited in the first episode of the travel series.
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6:00 AM
Thomas & Friends
“Tinsel and Trains”
Percy surprises everyone by giving a Christmas present to Sidney, who's waiting for new wheels at Dieselworks; Thomas rescues Sir Topham Hatt when his sleigh slips down a hill.
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6:30 AM
Curious George
“The Clean, Perfect Yellow Hat; Bee Is for Bear”
George accidentally damages his mentor's yellow hat after it returns from the cleaners, and he tries to get it repaired before his friend comes home.
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7:00 AM
Martha Speaks
“Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat; Grandpa Bernie Cleans Up”
The out-of-shape Bookbots battle a literacy-loathing villain; Martha and Skits meet an elderly dog who claims she was bitten by a ball from outer space.
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7:30 AM
Maya & Miguel
“Miguel's Wonderful Life”
Miguel, angry at Maya, wishes he didn't have a sister. His wish is granted, and he sees what life would be like without her.
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8:00 AM
Report from Santa Fe
8:30 AM
To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé
Topics include the year's sexual assault stories; a pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart; and Kathleen Bogle's "Kids Gone Wild."
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9:00 AM
Washington Week With Gwen Ifill
Topics include the normalization of ties with Cuba; the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures; and the possibility that both Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016.
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9:30 AM
Scully: The World Show
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10:00 AM
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
Topics include the refugee crisis in Turkey; a National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibition of images of Mary by Renaissance and Baroque artists; and a sing-along to Handel's "Messiah" at northern Virginia's Fairlington United Methodist Church.
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10:30 AM
The McLaughlin Group
Long-running panel discussions on topical (mostly political) issues that sometimes play like a noisy family dinner in which everyone speaks at once, until moderator John McLaughlin brings all to order.
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11:00 AM
Newsmakers
Interviews about issues and events in the news.
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11:30 AM
Fronteras: A Changing America
A public-affairs program about the region's Hispanic community.
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12:00 PM
New Mexico in Focus
An examination of the people, events and issues of New Mexico and the rest of the Southwest.
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1:00 PM
Healing Quest
“New Pathways to Happiness; Quick & Easy Salmon Cakes Recipe; The 'Play More' Prescription; Rocky Shore Healing Moment”
Season 12 opens with ways to deal with trauma and suggestions on increasing happiness. Also: a salmon-cake recipe and a profile of nature filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg.
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1:30 PM
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
“New Hope for Living With Multiple Sclerosis”
Multiple sclerosis is discussed.
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2:00 PM
Teaching Channel Presents
“Perseverance and Problem Solving”
How to teach problem solving.
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3:00 PM
Globe Trekker
“Globe Trekker Special: World War I”
A tour of WWI sites in France and Belgium. Included: Meaux, France, which is home to the Museum of the Great War; Ypres, Belgium, where many battles took place; and Verdun, France, where 300,000 French and German soldiers lost their lives in 1916.
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4:00 PM
Antiques Roadshow
“Junk in the Trunk 4”
Conclusion. Items include 1898 Mardi Gras invitations; Julia Child's copper pans, ca. 1960, that were used on her TV show; and a German violin with a Sartory bow.
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5:00 PM
Thinking Money: The Psychology Behind Our Best and Worst Financial Decisions
An exploration of the psychological factors at play in spending and saving money. Included: why we spend money we shouldn't.
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6:00 PM
Moyers & Company
“The New Robber Barons”
America's Gilded Age is compared to the present by historian Steve Fraser (" The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power").
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6:30 PM
PBS NewsHour Weekend
Included: the controversy over a mosque in Kennesaw, Ga.
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7:00 PM
Tales From the Royal Bedchamber
The bedrooms of Britain's kings and queens are explored by historian Lucy Worsley, who shows how the height of the royal beds mirrors the power of the monarchy at any point in time.
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8:00 PM
Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey, Season 4: Part 6”
As "Downton Abbey" continues, Robert and Thomas leave on an unexpected trip; Mary and Blake bond over pigs; and Green returns to Downton with Gillingham.
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9:00 PM
Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey, Season 4: Part 7”
As "Downton Abbey" continues, Robert and Thomas return from America; Bates takes a day off; Edith and Rosamund announce their plan to travel abroad; a suitor woos Mary; and Rose makes her move.
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10:00 PM
Christmas in Alsace With Chef Hubert Keller
Conclusion. Chef Hubert Keller visits his old home, which sits above a bakery that his family once owned; meets with jam maker Christine Ferbe; enjoys a performance of fire dancers at a Christmas market; makes an onion pie; and enjoys Christmas dinner.
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10:30 PM
Start-Up
“The Salad of John and Yoko”
Gotta Groove Records in Cleveland; Simply Suzanne, a natural food company in Detroit; Feastly, a networking site for foodies.
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11:00 PM
Front and Center
“Tom Odell”
British singer-songwriter Tom Odell performs selections from his 2013 debut album, "Long Way Down." Included: the title track; and "Another Love."
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