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Main Street America

Fifty years ago, downtowns across the United States were thriving centers of activity and enterprise. However, all this changed as small businesses began failing and people moved away from the city and into the suburbs. Main Street America explores the different options for revitalizing and renovating downtowns, and asks the tough question: Are America's aging downtowns worth saving? The program, hosted by journalist Jody Miller, looks for answers in four U.S. cities — Akron, Ohio; Port Gibson, Mississippi; Springfield, Illinois and Portland, Oregon — to see once-decayed Main Streets in various stages of revitalization.

7:00PFather Brown

The Last Man

8:00PAre You Being Served?

The Night Club

8:30PKeeping Up Appearances

Singing For Emmett

9:00PAs Time Goes By

Judith's New Romance

9:29PCafe

Connection Failure

10:00PFew Good Pie Places