Miss Marple Is Solving Mysteries

7, 2015

When you think of Agatha Christie you think of her most famous detective Hercule Poirot.  This may have a lot to do with the brilliant David Suchet’s performance of the super sleuth.  But there is another Agatha Christie character who is just as adapt at solving murder mysteries, but in a more neighborly way.  Miss [...]

A Great Start to May

1, 2015

Lots of great programs for you to sample on WOSU TV this first week of May. As we get ready for the May 18  premiere of COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS: TRI-VILLAGE we’re going to catch up with a few of our previous neighborhood specials.  First up on Monday night at 9pm is COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS: CLINTONVILLE.  Although Clintonville has [...]

The First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

23, 2015

Does your child like to cook? It’s time for the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.  The First Lady is asking kids from every U.S. state & territory to submit healthy lunch recipes for a change to attend the #KidsStateDinner at the White House.  But you’ll need to act fast, the submission deadline is April 30.  Submit your healthy [...]

Genealogy Roadshow On The Search

21, 2015

Viewers really enjoy our GENEALOGY ROADSHOW series.  After the second season of the series concluded its run in February we received several inquiries from viewers asking how they could get help tracing their roots.  Now’s your chance, it looks like there will be a season 3 of GENEALOGY ROADSHOW coming some time next year because [...]

Are You Watching Wolf Hall?

17, 2015

Are you watching WOLF HALL? I hope so, it’s an excellent historical drama of the relationship between Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell. This week King Henry rewards Cromwell’s loyalty as he orchestrates the marriage between him and Anne Boleyn. But does this come at a price, Cromwell’s enemies are keeping a close watch. Is trouble in store [...]

Catching Up This Week

15, 2015

I’m catching up after some time out of the office and there are a couple of programs this week I want to let you know about. Tonight at 9pm NOVA delves into the THE GREAT MATH MYSTERY. It’s an exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. It’s not very glamorous but where would we be [...]

Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies

27, 2015

Coming next week on WOSU TV, CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES. Executive Produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, the 3-part film airs from 9pm-11pm, Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1. From the book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, this series gives us the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to [...]

Call The Midwife and Mr. Selfridge Return

26, 2015

The wait is over! Join WOSU TV this Sunday night for new seasons of CALL THE MIDWIFE and MR. SELFRIDGE on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC. On CALL THE MIDWIFE the lovely ladies of Nonnatus House are back.  We’re swinging into the sixties, meeting two new nurses and once again experiencing all the drama of caring for families. [...]

The Bible’s Buried Secrets

23, 2015

This week NOVA breaks new ground investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites and the creation of the Bible. More than a century of literary detective work and decades of archeological excavation in the Holy Land provide provocative new insights into ancient beliefs. It’s a story of science, history and faith and it begins Wednesday night [...]

A Mystery For Martin Clunes

20, 2015

New season’s of CALL THE MIDWIFE and MR. SELFRIDGE begin next Sunday, March 29 on WOSU TV.  While we’re waiting, starting this Sunday at 8pm we have a great line-up of mystery programming. Just what is the British fascination with murder?  Dr. Lucy Worsley, who gave us TALES FROM THE ROYAL BEDCHAMBER is back with murder on [...]