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What's New Next Week? October 21, 2022
Next week, we bear the cold of the wild north, fly with America's first war plane, attempt to understand TikTok and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!
Sense & Sensibility - Sunday, October 23 at 7 PM
This enchanting adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel about love and marriage comes from acclaimed writer Andrew Davies. Mrs Dashwood is devastated when her husband dies. His estate and fortune are bequeathed by law to his son from a previous marriage. She and her daughters start a new life in Devonshire.
Legends of the Sky: The Liberty Plane - Monday, October 24 at 10 PM
This documentary brings to life the startling development of America’s first war plane and the enormous contributions the aircraft has made to aviation history. Meet the men and women of a century ago, as they answer the call of our nation to defend liberty in Europe during WW1.
Independent Lens - TikTok, Boom. - Monday, October 24 at 11 PM
Featuring a cast of Gen Z influencers and experts, this film dissects TikTok, one of the most influential platforms in the new social media landscape, balancing a genuine interest in the community and its innovative mechanics with healthy skepticism.
FRONTLINE - Putin’s Attack on Ukraine: Documenting War Crimes - Tuesday, October 25 at 10 PM
Against the backdrop of the Ukraine war, this film traces a pattern of Russian atrocities across previous conflicts and exposes the challenges of trying to hold Russia to account.
Nature - Canada: Surviving the Wild North - Wednesday, October 26 at 8 PM
Journey from Canada’s high arctic to boreal forest and discover how polar bears, coastal wolves, lynx and more survive in the North. Timing and seizing opportunity can mean the difference between life and death in this wild and rugged outpost.
NOVA - Ocean Invaders - Wednesday, October 26 at 9 PM
Lionfish - long prized in home aquariums - have invaded the Atlantic. Dive deep with host Danni Washington to investigate what makes the lionfish such a successful invasive species, how it’s wreaking havoc and what can be done about it.
Secrets of the Dead - The End of the Romans - Wednesday, October 26 at 10 PM
Is history repeating Itself? Follow an in-depth investigation into the real causes of the decline of the Roman Empire, three deadly epidemics and climate change could have caused its collapse - drawing frightening parallels to today.