The Great British Baking Show

6:07PM
February
23, 2015

The competition is quickly coming to its conclusion, only two more episodes left.  Tonight it’s the semi-finals and its serious business as the bakers take on patisserie. First challenge baklava, the theme tonight seems to be layers.  In the technical task the bakers are tasked with creating the German schichttorte. A pastry cooked in stages under [...]

This Week on WOSU TV-February 15-21

1:00PM
February
13, 2015

It’s hard to pick out just one program to profile this week, so let’s do a quick look through the week. Sunday- Columbus Neighborhoods: Bexley Another blockbuster Sunday night on WOSU TV and it all begins with the premiere of COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS: BEXLEY.  The newest installment in the COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS series, Bexley started as two [...]

Shakespeare In Love

11:22AM
February
11, 2015

Love is in the air Friday night on SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED. This week we uncover two of Shakespeare’s most dynamic couples, Anthony & Cleopatra and Romeo & Juliet. Kim Cattrall takes us into the world of Anthony & Cleopatra.  Cattrall, having played the role of Cleopatra twice, meets other actresses who have brought Shakespeare’s Egyptian Queen [...]

An Oscar Nomination Sneak Peek

Evacuation of Saigon
A CIA employee (probably O.B. Harnage) helps Vietnamese evacuees onto an Air America helicopter from the top of 22 Gia Long Street, a half mile from the U.S. Embassy. (Copyright Bettmann/Corbis / AP Images)
2:52PM
February
5, 2015

Sneak peek! Now through Saturday, 2/7, stream the @American Experience Oscar®-nominated film “Last Days in Vietnam” online before it airs. From filmmaker Rory Kennedy, the film recounts the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon. Watch it now: www.pbs.org/lastdaysinvietnam . The film premieres on WOSU TV Tuesday, [...]

The Big Burn

2:43PM
February
3, 2015

In August 1910, a massive wildfire swept across the Northern Rockies, burning more than three million acres in 36 hours.  At the time the Department of Agriculture’s new U.S. Forest Service had only been managing the countries “forest reserves” for five years.  The management of the “forest reserves” was the responsibility of the Department of the Interior [...]

Doc Martin Update

11:22AM
January
27, 2015

A quick update for all you DOC MARTIN fans. When the New York Times asked Martin Clunes, who plays Doctor Martin Ellingham, about a season 7 of DOC MARTIN he replied  “The show will shoot a seventh season in 2015″, but he added  ”As much as I’d love to keep on doing it, I just don’t [...]

Sinkholes on NOVA

11:01AM
January
27, 2015

Last week NOVA chronicled the salvage of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.  This week NOVA takes on the growing phenomena of sinkholes. You may remember the story of the gentleman in Florida who was asleep in his bedroom when a sinkhole opened up beneath the house swallowing half the house and killing him.  And everyone [...]

A Quick Look Ahead

1:24PM
January
21, 2015

Tonight on WOSU TV NOVA follows the complicated operation to raise the Costa Concordia cruise ship that sank off the coast of Italy killing 32 passengers. The mammoth ship was the length of three football fields, and weighed over 114,000 tons.  NOVA joined the team of more than 500 divers and engineers who worked around the [...]

The Jewel In The Crown

1:40PM
January
13, 2015

Before there was DOWNTON ABBEY, there was THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN.  PBS viewers were hooked on this 1984 British drama based on Paul Scott’s epic four novels, know as the “Raj Quartet”. The story recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN introduces us to [...]