What's New Next Week? December 30, 2022
Next week, ring in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic and Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville, uncover family mysteries of Julia Roberts and Edward Norton and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!
Great Performances - From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2023 - Sunday, January 1 at 8 PM
Celebrate the new year with this annual classical music celebration featuring waltzes by Strauss from the opulent Musikverein hosted by PBS favorite Hugh Bonneville.
All Creatures Great and Small on MASTERPIECE: The Next Chapter - Sunday, January 1 at 9:30 PM
Go behind-the-scenes of the hit series about the world’s favorite veterinarian and his menagerie of animal patients. Interviews with cast members, creators and those who work with the animals provide fascinating background. You’re invited to join us for a viewing party in the GPB Studio where we will enjoy the first episode of the season on the big screen before it is available to the public!
Antiques Roadshow: Filoli - Monday, January 2 at 8 PM
Kick off season 27 with fascinating Filoli finds from Woodside, CA including a 1928 English sterling silver horse, a Pairpoint puffy owl lamp, ca. 1907, and a 1967 Ansaldo Poggi viola. Can you guess which treasure is up to $330,000?
Finding Your Roots: Hidden Kin - Tuesday, January 3 at 8 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Julia Roberts and Edward Norton discover their hidden connections to history - and each other.
American Experience: The Lie Detector - Tuesday, January 3 at 9 PM
Discover the story of the polygraph, the controversial device that transformed modern police work, seized headlines and was extolled as an infallible crime-fighting tool. This is a tale of good intentions, twisted morals and unintended consequences.
FRONTLINE - Global Spyware Scandal: Exposing Pegasus - Tuesday, January 3 at 10 PM
Investigating the powerful spyware Pegasus, sold to governments around the world by the Israeli company NSO Group. Part one of a two-part series with Forbidden Stories into the hacking tool used to spy on journalists, activists, the fiancée of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and others.
First Contact: An Alien Encounter - Wednesday, January 4 at 9 PM
Mixing a fictional narrative with documentary interviews, First Contact: An Alien Encounter tells the dramatic story of an encounter with an extraterrestrial artifact and explores the new tools we have available in the search for life beyond earth.
Mr. Bean - Saturday, January 7 at 9 PM
Rowan Atkinson’s madcap and quirky creation Mr. Bean is a global phenomenon, having been in continual distribution for over 30 years. Follow Mr. Bean as he tries to extricate himself from embarrassing situations but only ends up getting himself in more trouble.