Preview September’s New Series
August 25, 2021 Leave a Comment
Venture inside carefully choreographed animal dances, explore the history of London and the future of work, enjoy a Sunday evening drama, and join Dick and Angel Strawbridge on another venture in these new series airing in September on PBS Wisconsin.
Nature’s Greatest Dancers
7 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 1 and 8
From ballets to tangos, some animals seem to love dancing, performing carefully coordinated moves. From beautiful birds of paradise strutting their stuff to ballet dancing lemurs, this charming and humorous series discovers the scientific purpose behind these animals’ carefully choreographed moves.
Future of Work
9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 1-15
Future of Work explores monumental changes in the workplace and the long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities. Employment is part of the American Dream. Will the future provide opportunities for jobs that sustain families and the nation?
Interested in hearing more about Future of Work? Join Kara Miller, host of public radio’s Innovation Hub, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 for a virtual screening event and panel discussion, followed by a live Q&A. Find more information and register here.
London: 2,000 Years of History
5 p.m. Sundays beginning Sept. 5
Learn the tale of how an uninhabitable swamp became one of the largest and most famous cities in the world. Presenters Dan Jones (Secrets of Great British Castles), Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb (Elizabeth I) and Rob Bell (Great British Royal Ships) use special access to explore the glorious, and often gory, history of England’s capital.
Guilt on Masterpiece
8 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 5 and 12
“It’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up” goes the old saying. But that didn’t stop brothers Max and Jake from hiding their guilt after running into an elderly pedestrian during an inebriated drive home from a wedding. Mark Bonnar (Unforgotten) and Jamie Sives (To the Ends of the Earth) star as Max and Jake in a darkly absorbing tale of rascality and deceit.
Escape to the Chateau: Make Do & Mend
7 p.m. Thursdays beginning Sept. 9
Join Escape to the Chateau’s Dick and Angel Strawbridge as they connect with families across the United Kingdom to help them tackle their design and do-it-yourself dilemmas.