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Doc Martin's Portwenn

AIRS: Thursday, November 23 AT 9 PM

Shot on location in Port Isaac, England, this behind-the-scenes documentary looks at the international hit series Doc Martin. It features revealing interviews with cast members, a look at the town known as Portwenn, and a unique guided tour of the sets from producer Phillippa Braithwaite. The special, filmed during the sixth season, also contrasts rehearsals with final content to provide viewers a fascinating look at how the finished product is made.

Texas Tenors: Rise

AIRS:

  • Friday, November 24 AT 10:30 PM

  • Monday, November 27 at 9 PM

America’s favorite tenors are back with RISE, an all-new concert filmed in stunning 4K resolution at the beautiful Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, TX. In their second special for PBS, The Texas Tenors follow up their Emmy Award-winning PBS special “You Should Dream” with a live orchestra and choir performing classical, pop, country and Broadway - including a show-stopping tribute to one of the most beloved and cherished musicals of all time - Les Misérables.

Below are the gifts we will send you when you make a donation to MPB during this program:

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week

AIRS:

  • Saturday, November 25 AT 7 PM

  • Wednesday, November 29 at 9 PM

We all know the moment, Feb. 9, 1964, at 8:12 p.m. EST: After a brief commercial break, four young men from Liverpool stepped onto the "Ed Sullivan"stage, unaware of the extraordinary impact this moment would have on America. Seventy-three million people watched The Beatles perform that night — the largest audience to date in television history. It was an event that united a nation and signaled the birth of youth culture as we know it today.

Below are the gifts we will send you when you make a donation to MPB during this program:

  • $96 DVD, Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years + Ticket Booklet
  • $180 / $15 Monthly Sustainer 2-DVD Set + CD + Ticket Booklet
    • 2-DVD Set: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years Deluxe Edition
    • CD: The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl
    • Ticket Booklet
  • $300 / $25 Monthly Sustainer 2-DVD Set (or 2 Blu-Ray) + CD + Mug + Tote + Ticket Booklet
    • 2-DVD (or 2 Blu-Ray) Set: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years Deluxe Edition
    • CD: The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl
    • Beatles / PBS Mug
    • Beatles / PBS Tote Bag
    • Ticket Booklet

American Masters: This Is Bob Hope

AIRS: Monday, November 27 AT 7 PM

Explore the entertainer's life with unprecedented access to his personal archives including writings voiced by Billy Crystal, clips from his body of work, and interviews with Woody Allen, Margaret Cho, Conan O'Brien, Tom Selleck and Brooke Shields.

Below are the gifts we will send you when you make a donation to MPB during this program:

  • $72 / $6 Monthly Sustainer DVD, American Masters: This Is Bob Hope
  • $156 / $13 Monthly Sustainer Combo 2 DVD Set
    • This Is Bob Hope and Bing Crosby Road to Comedy Collection (4films)
    • American Masters: This Is Bob Hope
  • $240 / $120 Monthly Sustainer 10 DVDs, Bob Hope: The Ultimate Collection (Includes 21 classic comedies and the DVD of American Masters: This Is Bob Hope)

Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine

AIRS: Tuesday, November 28 AT 7 PM

Join author and distinguished history professor Jonathan Phillips of Royal Holloway, University of London, as he takes viewers on a spectacular and dramatic twelve thousand mile journey of a lifetime, traveling the ancient roads to the very places where Christianity began. Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine is a captivating adventure through four centuries and seven countries.

Below are the gifts we will send you when you make a donation to MPB during this program:

  • $60 MPB Fine Tuning Guide and MPB Passport video service
  • $72 Related Book: The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine
  • $96 Program 2-DVD set: Ancient Roads From Christ To Constantine
  • $120 Related Book: The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine AND Program 2-DVD set: Ancient Roads From Christ To Constantine