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VOCES: Now en Español
Pre-Screening Event

Tuesday, April 21
from 6-8 p.m.
at Burton Barr Library

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Celebrate the talents of Latinas working in the entertainment industry during a special early screening of "VOCES: Now en Español," featuring a live panel of local Latinas who will discuss their unique experiences, challenges and achievements, at Burton Barr Central Library’s Pulliam Auditorium (1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004).

The program, premiering Friday, April 24 at 9 p.m. on Eight, explores the ups and downs of being a Latina actress in Hollywood through the lives of the five dynamic women who dub "Desperate Housewives" into Spanish for American audiences.

Think Wednesday

Wednesday, April 22
beginning at 7 p.m.

"Animal Homes:
Animal Cities"
New at 7 p.m.

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Discover why living in huge colonies is the most secure and rewarding housing arrangement for Icelandic puffins, social spiders in Ecuador, leaf cutter ants and animals finding sanctuary in the corals of the Great Barrier Reef.

"Invisible Universe Revealed"
New at 8 p.m.

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Learn the remarkable story of the Hubble telescope, which forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.

Nazi Mega Weapons
"The Siegfried Line"
New at 9 p.m.

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Examine one of history’s greatest fortifications and the men who gave their lives fighting to defend or destroy it.

Admire the Arts

Books & Co.
"Charles Todd: A Fine Summer’s Day"
Thursday, April 23
at 11:30 p.m.

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Meet New York Times Notable Book of the Year winners Charles and Caroline Todd, a mother-and-son writing team. Hear their discussion with host Alberto Ríos about their new novel A Fine Summer’s Day, which takes readers into Scotland Yard detective Ian Rutledge’s past involving his final case before the start of World War I.

America's Ballroom Challenge
Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m.

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Don’t miss the series return of America’s Ballroom Challenge, featuring 25 world-class couples competing across dance styles in pursuit of the ultimate dance title "America's Best." The six finalists in the American Smooth and American Rhythm divisions compete as a group, performing the five standard dances in their respective categories. Watch to see how the dance pair from Arizona ranks in the competition.

The National Mall: America's Front Yard

Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m.

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The United States National Mall, set in the heart of Washington, DC, is a place unlike any other. Trace the surprising and inspiring story of the Mall's evolution.

"American Terrorist"

Tuesday, April 21 at 9 p.m.

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Investigate American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. Learn why secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters and how Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.

Wolf Hall on Masterpiece

Sunday, April 19 at 9 p.m.

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When Cromwell orchestrates a marriage between the king and Anne Boleyn, his loyalty is rewarded, but he is closely watched by his enemies.

Check, Please! Arizona

Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.

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Join host Robert McGrath as guest reviewers dine, then dish on Bavarian Point Restaurant, Downtown Chandler Steakhouse, and SanTan Brewing Co. Cheers! (Repeats Saturday at 3 p.m. and Monday at 1 a.m.)

An Eight original production made possible by, Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers, Lawns by Les and Safeway. Check, Please! is a registered service mark of Check, Please! LLC.

The British Are Coming

Thursday, April 23
beginning at 8 p.m.

Father Brown
"The Upcott Fraternity"
New at 8 p.m.

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Father Brown sends Sid undercover as a trainee priest to look into two deaths at a seminary.

New Tricks
"The Queen's Speech"
New at 9 p.m.

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A cassette tape found in a time capsule provides surprising new leads in the 1983 case of a murdered schoolgirl.

Sensational British Drama Sunday

Sunday, April 19
beginning at 7 p.m.

Call the Midwife
New at 7 p.m.

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Sister Winifred's eyes are opened to Poplar's seedy underworld. A meeting with the bishop leads to an argument between Trixie and Tom.

Masterpiece Classic
"Mr. Selfridge"
New at 8 p.m.

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When Loxley makes a surprise move, Harry ups the stakes. Princess Marie makes her own move.

Dalziel and Pascoe
"The Unwanted"
New at 10 p.m.

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When Pascoe returns home to attend a wedding, the discovery of a dead soldier disrupts the celebration.

Cronkite News

Cronkite News

5:00 p.m. on Eight HD,
7:30 p.m. on Eight World
(8.3/Cox 88)

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This week on Cronkite News:

Higher Education, Higher Tuition?: The Arizona Board of Regents takes public comment on state university tuition rates as the debate over Governor Doug Ducey’s budget cuts to education rages on.

Billionaire Visit: One of the richest men in the world will be in the Valley this week. Cronkite News catches up with Mexican business magnate and philanthropist Carlos Slim.

Precious Feathers: We’ll take you to the only zoo run by the Navajo Nation to see how ceremonial eagle feathers are sourced and used.

Arizona Horizon

Arizona Horizon

Weeknights at 5:30 p.m.
and 10 p.m. on Eight HD,
7 p.m. on Eight World
(8.3/Cox 88)

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Monday, April 20:
Arizona Education: College Career Readiness
Arizona Tech & Innovation: Securing Data

Tuesday, April 21:
– Kurt Volker on Foreign Affairs
– Delivering Democracy Lecture

Wednesday, April 22:
– For-Profit Universities
– TEDxPhoenix
– Experience Corps

Thursday, April 23:
Arizona ArtBeat: MIM Fifth Anniversary

Friday, April 24:
– Journalists’ Roundtable



Thursday, April 23
at 11 p.m. on Eight HD

Friday, April 24
at 6 p.m. on Eight World (8.3/Cox 88)

Sunday, April 26
at 1 p.m. on Eight HD

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Get to Know: Elvira Espinoza

Hear from Elvira Espinoza, co-founder of Unidos Magazine and CAMBIO, a bilingual magazine. Espinoza was the former publisher of La Voz and TV y Mas magazine, and she was recently named a 2015 Arizona Latina Trailblazer by the Raul H. Castro Institute of Phoenix College.

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