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What's New Next Week? October 10, 2019

A sac-winged bat roosting on a Ficus tree. Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, Ecuador. Courtesy of Will Benson/Atlantic Productions Ltd.

 

Next week, Nature goes undercover in the Amazon and POV follows a journalist investigating the covert surveilance of an Arab-American community. Take a look below at what we've got coming up.

 

Antiques Roadshow: Junk in the Trunk 9 - Monday, October 14 at 8 PM
Discover never-before-seen appraisals from all five Season 23 cities, including 1949 Charles and Ray Eames molded chairs, a Sioux pipe and pipe bag made around 1880, and a 1953 MAD Issue 8 "Frank N. Stein" story.
 
 
POV: The Feeling of Being Watched - Monday, October 14 at 10 PM

When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in an Arab-American neighborhood outside Chicago, she encounters one of the largest counterterrorism probes conducted before 9/11 -- one that has had profound impacts on the community.

 

Nature: Undercover in the Jungle - Wednesday, October 16 at 8 PM
Go undercover with a film crew on a perilous journey to the untouched wilderness of biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest. Meet some of the most incredible creatures, from pygmy marmosets to pumas, as the wild secrets of the jungle are revealed.
 
 
NOVA: Why Bridges Collapse - Wednesday, October 16 at 9 PM

In 2018, Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapsed, killing 43 people. NOVA investigates what went wrong and explores other bridge collapses across the United States. How can new engineering techniques make bridges safer and prevent such tragedies?

Planning on tuning in next week? Let us know in the comments!