Western Massachusetts Media Consortium Gubernatorial Debate — WGBY Specialshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365334380/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24094 http://wgby.org/episode/24094 WGBY Specials: Western Massachusetts Media Consortium Gubernatorial Debate /episode-player/24094
Jim Madigan moderates a live, one-hour debate with Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates
Knoxville, Hour 2 — Antiques Roadshowhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365331088/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23424 http://wgby.org/episode/23424 Antiques Roadshow: Knoxville, Hour 2 /episode-player/23424
In Knoxville, Tennessee, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis J. Wahlgren travel to the Rhea County Courthouse to look at a book relating to the Scopes "monkey trial." Highlights include a collection of personal letters from Amelia Earhart to the guest's aunt that feature Earhart's entrepreneurial and self-promotional sprit; Joseph Delaney drawings, circa 1950, purchased from the Knoxville artist's own home for $20 each and now valued at $2,000 to $3,000; and two Jacob Maentel watercolors, circa 1835 and larger than average, that are appraised for $60,000 to $80, 000.
Entertainment execs Berry Gordy & Suzanne de Passe — Tavis Smileyhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365332926/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23326 http://wgby.org/episode/23326 Tavis Smiley: Entertainment execs Berry Gordy & Suzanne de Passe /episode-player/23326
Berry Gordy & Suzanne de Passe (Gordy: Motown Founder; de Passe: TV/Film producer)
The Paradise, Season 2: Episode One — Masterpiecehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365329618/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23387 http://wgby.org/episode/23387 Masterpiece: The Paradise, Season 2: Episode One /episode-player/23387
Every fairy tale has its sequel. On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his "little champion," Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed, as Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck their lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine's moody, malevolent spouse. Time has not stood still since last season's wedding disaster. Moray, Denise and Katherine reunite under a new regime.
Miss Marple: Endless Night — Masterpiece Mystery!http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365328501/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23388 http://wgby.org/episode/23388 Masterpiece Mystery!: Miss Marple: Endless Night /episode-player/23388
Miss Marple befriends Mike, a charming chauffeur who recounts his romance with Ellie. Despite warnings from a gypsy woman, they plan their dream home at a local spot known as Gypsy's Acre. Not long after the young couple weds, Ellie is thrown from her horse and dies, fueling speculation of a gypsy curse. Following two more suspicious deaths, Miss Marple begins to sort out the clues, but can she solve the mystery before she finds herself in danger? Tom Hughes ("Silk") and Joanna Vanderham ("The Paradise") co-star.
A Long Row In Fertile Ground — Long Row In Fertile Ground, Ahttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365287191/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22013 http://wgby.org/episode/22013 Long Row In Fertile Ground, A: A Long Row In Fertile Ground /episode-player/22013
Western New England?s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries, through waves of migration, technological innovation and economic uncertainty. In many ways it is the birthplace for American agriculture that exists to this day. The Connecticut River Valley is home to New England?s longest river, a remnant of the last Ice Age. But the receding glaciers also left behind another gift?some of the richest soil on Earth. This fertile valley has attracted Native Americans and settlers since the early 1600s.
Fried Chicken with Leah Chase — In Julia's Kitchen With Master Chefshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2244436123/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24858 http://wgby.org/episode/24858 In Julia's Kitchen With Master Chefs: Fried Chicken with Leah Chase /episode-player/24858
Chef Leah Chase cooks up her famous fried chicken, baking-powder biscuits and sweet potato pie on a pecan crust, giving viewers a taste of her New Orleans fare. Chase provides some "no-nonsense" steps for preparing down-home cooking.
Born Champions — Finding Your Rootshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365327450/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23453 http://wgby.org/episode/23453 Finding Your Roots: Born Champions /episode-player/23453
Three of America's greatest athletes, whose determination and love of sports were deeply shaped by their families, were all cut off from their true origins. Billie Jean King learns the story of her grandmother, who had always kept her orphan status a secret. Derek Jeter confronts his ancestors' lives as slaves and learns that they were owned by a white man named James Jeter - the source of the Jeter name and Derek's third great-grandfather.
The Boomer List — The Boomer List: American Mastershttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365327830/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23223 http://wgby.org/episode/23223 The Boomer List: American Masters: The Boomer List /episode-player/23223
From the time of its birth, the boomer generation has significantly and uniquely changed our world. In 2014, the last boomer turns 50. This documentary is a comprehensive look at 19 iconic boomers -- one born each year of the baby boom from 1946-1964, including music legend Billy Joel and novelist Amy Tan (The Joy Luck Club).
Penguins: Spy in the Huddle | Episode 1 | The Journey — Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentationhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365331642/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23254 http://wgby.org/episode/23254 Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentation: Penguins: Spy in the Huddle | Episode 1 | The Journey /episode-player/23254
Emperor penguins cross a treacherous frozen sea to reach their breeding grounds. Rockhoppers brave the world's stormiest seas only to come ashore and face a daunting assault up a 300-foot cliff, hopping most of the way up. Tropical Humboldt penguins negotiate predatory sea lions and vampire bats to reach their desert nests. The hard work for all the penguins finally pays off when their tiny, vulnerable chicks begin to hatch.
Women in Comedy — Makers: Women Who Make Americahttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365335514/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23455 http://wgby.org/episode/23455 Makers: Women Who Make America: Women in Comedy /episode-player/23455
Track the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like "Maude" to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom to today's multifaceted landscape. Today, movies like Bridesmaids break box office records and the women of "Saturday Night Live" are often more famous than their male counterparts.
Rise of the Hackers — Novahttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365329724/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23241 http://wgby.org/episode/23241 Nova: Rise of the Hackers /episode-player/23241
Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails and all of our personal information. This data is precious -- and cybercriminals want it. Now, NOVA goes behind the scenes of the fast-paced world of cryptography to meet the scientists battling to keep our data safe. They are experts in extreme physics, math, and a new field called "ultra-paranoid computing," all working to forge unbreakable codes and build ultra-fast computers.
"Sweeney Todd" in Concert with The New York Philharmonic — Live From Lincoln Centerhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365329433/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23323 http://wgby.org/episode/23323 Live From Lincoln Center: "Sweeney Todd" in Concert with The New York Philharmonic /episode-player/23323
Murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge. Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece comes back to life in this bold new production from The New York Philharmonic, starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel.
Knoxville, Hour 1 — Antiques Roadshowhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365323734/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23164 http://wgby.org/episode/23164 Antiques Roadshow: Knoxville, Hour 1 /episode-player/23164
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in Knoxville, Tennessee, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Ken Farmer head to the Museum of Appalachia to discuss Appalachian musical instruments. Highlights include a Tiffany pottery vase, circa 1905, that was purchased at an estate sale for $ 75 and is now valued at $9,000 to $12,000; a shoe belonging to Robert Wadlow, the tallest human recorded in history; and a Chinese gilt bronze Amida Buddah, circa 1550, that is unusual in size and is appraised for $40,000 to $60,000.
The World's Biggest Bomb — Secrets of the Deadhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1923035514/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22221 http://wgby.org/episode/22221 Secrets of the Dead: The World's Biggest Bomb /episode-player/22221
Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. This is a story where the United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. Terrifyingly, the bomb-makers on both sides were flying blind as they pushed the technology far into unknown territory. The story of the race to build the world's biggest bomb has never been fully told.
Resurrecting Richard III — Secrets of the Deadhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365328705/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23244 http://wgby.org/episode/23244 Secrets of the Dead: Resurrecting Richard III /episode-player/23244
In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Richard is considered the most evil king to have ruled England - and a fearsome warrior as well, despite the extreme curvature of his spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king and also conducting experiments to determine whether Richard could have fought so ferociously in battle with such a severe deformity.
NFL Abuse Scandals; Hillary Clinton & Economy; Freed Slaves — To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365328753/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23104 http://wgby.org/episode/23104 To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe: NFL Abuse Scandals; Hillary Clinton & Economy; Freed Slaves /episode-player/23104
This Week on TO THE CONTRARY: Sponsors Pressure NFL as Abuse Cases Mount; Hillary Clinton Calls on American Women to Vote Their PocketBooks; Behind the Headlines: Freed Octogenarian Female Slaves Picture Goes Viral. PANELISTS: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, The Heritage Foundation's Genevieve Wood, Pres., Incite Unlimited, Avis Jones DeWeever, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women's Forum, Patrice Lee.
Full Program — Josh Simpson/Where The Earth Meets The Skyhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365243575/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/18042 http://wgby.org/episode/18042 Josh Simpson/Where The Earth Meets The Sky: Full Program /episode-player/18042
THE GLASSWORKS OF JOSH SIMPSON The world-famous glass-artist visionary is showcased in this new WGBY production that lets viewers witness the creation of one of Simpson's signature "Megaworlds at his studio in Shelburne Falls, Mass. " Interviews with Simpson and his astronaut wife, Cady, frame the artistic process.
Full Program — Under Quabbinhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365046325/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22222 http://wgby.org/episode/22222 Under Quabbin: Full Program /episode-player/22222
Beneath the millions of gallons of water that flow into homes across eastern Massachusetts is a story of buried history, scientific discovery, and individual hopes and dreams destroyed in the name of progress. In this 2001 documentary, Edward Klekowski, Ph.D., a UMass biology professor with a passion for scuba diving, chronicles an unprecedented search for the remains of four lost towns under the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown, Mass. Archival photos of the lost towns in their heyday and the recollections of former residents complement the film's haunting underwater footage.
Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery — Masterpiece Mystery!http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365322468/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23172 http://wgby.org/episode/23172 Masterpiece Mystery!: Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery /episode-player/23172
While staying at a lavish tropical island hotel, Miss Marple investigates the sudden death of a fellow guest. She and a curmudgeonly business tycoon unravel a web of deceit, murder and "dark magic," leaving Miss Marple to consider every one of the hotel's guests as a suspect. Sir Antony Sher ("God on Trial") guest stars.
As our service members transition out of the military, readjusting to civilian life can present significant stress. Finding and connecting with the right support and services can be overwhelming and that’s a challenge for all of us.
A new season of Connecting Point, with the stories of the people, places and ideas that matter most to western New England.
Celebrate this award-winning showcase for the arts at the 3-County Fairgrounds in Northampton and place your bids at the WGBY Silent Auction. The festival features an outdoor sculpture garden and courtyard, a fabulous dining tent and soundstage and two hundred and seventy-five exhibiting artists from every corner of the country.