American Experience: Edison

Examine the life of the man who would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world.

Tuesday at 9pm on WGBH 2



Downton Abbey: Season 5, Episode 4

Lord Merton delivers stunning news to Isobel, and Mary does likewise to Tony. Police suspicions deepen in an unexplained death, and Robert and Sarah, the village schoolmistress, lock horns.

Tuesday at 9pm on WGBH 44



Visa Dream

This documentary tells the story of a mother and father in Mexico who have been divided from their family over the Mexican-American border. Learn about the challenges that face about 6 million people each year trying to get a USA Tourist Visa.

Tuesday at 9:30pm on WGBH World



An Evening Inspired by Downton Abbey

Travel back in time to mid-1920s Britain to revel in the music, dance, food, and fashion that make the era portrayed in the series’ fifth season so appealing. WGBH members save on tickets.

March 7 at WGBH Studios, Boston


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Moone Boy: Men of the Houses

In Men of the Houses, Martin celebrates his twelfth birthday. While his sisters are not very generous with their presents, Martin's parents give him a new bike. Sean Murphy makes an appearance when the local bullies try to take Martin's bike away from him.


Smart Travels with Rudy Maxa: Oslo & Norway

In Oslo, see heroic Viking ships, Scream with painter Edvard Munch, and visit the home of playwright Henrik Ibsen. Then join a boisterous celebration of village life, complete with traditional costumes, festive dance, and hot potato pancakes.


7 Worse Problems for the NFL Than Deflategate

Political scientist Erin O'Brien cares more about these seven issues related to the NFL than Deflategate.

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Innovation Hub: Fixing Primary Care

From long waits to high prices, our current primary care system is failing too many patients. Doctors Ateev Mehrotra and Rushika Fernandopulle examine ways to overhaul the system.

Thursday at 9pm on 89.7 WGBH

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Basic Black: The 2024 Summer Olympics

Boston won the opportunity to represent the United States in a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. What will be the impact good or bad, for Boston¹s neighborhoods?

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