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Educating Arizona Monday

Monday, April 21 beginning at 8 p.m.

Keeping Children Safe: Ask an Expert
New! at 8 p.m.

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Tune in and discover what you can do to help prevent child abuse as Arizona Horizon host Ted Simons welcomes a panel of experts to discuss ways to support families. Representatives from several organizations will take viewer calls from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

An Eight original production made possible by The Steele Foundation.

Giving & Leading: An Arizona Horizon Special
New! at 8:30 p.m.

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Learn about the nation's first social service agency for urban American Indians and an organization that donates household items for refugees. Then, explore a nonprofit helping kids participate in sports, music and the arts. Plus, examine how a group is encouraging women and men to improve their job status.

Paving History Tuesday

Tuesday, April 22 beginning at 7 p.m

Pioneers of Television
“Doctors and Nurses”
New! at 7 p.m.

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From George Clooney on ER to Richard Chamberlain on Dr. Kildare, television's long love affair with doctors and nurses shows no signs of letting up. Hear from Noah Wyle, Anthony Edwards, Gloria Reuben and Eriq LaSalle about the secrets of ER. Plus, Howie Mandel, Ed Begley Jr.and Christina Pickles revisit St. Elsewhere, and don’t miss the final interview with Chad Everett of Medical Center before his recent death.

American Masters
“A Fierce Green Fire”
New! at 8 p.m.

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Experience the battle for a living planet in the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, featuring narration by Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep.

Think Wednesday

Wednesday, April 23 beginning at 7 p.m.

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"Snow Monkeys"
New! at 7 p.m.

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In the frigid valleys of Japan's Shiga Highlands, snow monkeys raise their families in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows their place. Examine this intricate system as their new leader struggles to take control.

"Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest?"
New! at 8 p.m.

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What makes an animal smart? Many scientists believe the secret lies in relationships. Observe those who seem to be the cleverest, living in complex social groups, including dolphins, elephants and apes.

Your Inner Fish
“Your Inner Monkey”
New! at 9 p.m.

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Investigate which incredible features humans inherited from primates, including versatile hands, amazing vision and capable brains as well as less beneficial traits, including bad backs and terrible sense of smell.

Sensational British Drama Sunday

Sunday, April 20 beginning at 7 p.m.

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Call the Midwife
New! at 7 p.m.

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When Jenny’s patient struggles with her mother’s agoraphobia, Sister Winifred steps in to help. Alec is hurt in an accident, and Shelagh brings the local choir back to life.

Masterpiece Classic
“Mr. Selfridge”
New! at 8 p.m.

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Miss Mardle houses a handsome refugee, Thackeray spies on LeClair and Harry has a showdown at cards with Loxley.

The Bletchley Circle
New! at 9 p.m.

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Jean reunites the circle in order to prove the innocence of a former Bletchley Park colleague who's accused of murder.

DCI Banks
“Bad Boy”
New! at 10 p.m.

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An internal investigation threatens to break up the team.

O'Connor House Distinguished Speakers Series Featuring Senators Sam Nunn and Alan Simpson

Wednesday, April 30 beginning at 11 a.m.

Hear from Senator Sam Nunn, current co-chairman and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, and Senator Alan Simpson, current co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, at the 2014 O'Connor House Distinguished Speakers Series "Working Across the Aisle: Creating a Functioning Democracy," held at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. Enjoy the luncheon, and catch Nunn and Simpson participate in an on-stage conversation with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor! Click here to purchase tickets.

Extraordinary Women “Maria Montessori”

Monday, April 21 at 9 p.m.

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Meet Maria Montessori, a woman of vision whose remarkable life spanned eight decades. She challenged convention to pioneer a radical new system of education, affecting the schooling of millions. Her visionary method of education has helped produce some of the most creative and successful people on the planet, including the founders of Amazon, Wikipedia and Google.

Books & Co.
“Stuart Woods”

Friday, April 25 at 11:30 p.m.

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New York Times best-selling author Stuart Woods discusses the writing process with host Alberto Rios, examining his 27th Stone Barrington novel Doing Hard Time. An Eight original production made possible by The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University.

The British Are Coming

Thursday, April 24 beginning at 8 p.m.

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Doc Martin
"Hazardous Exposure"
New! at 8 p.m.

Martin's mother returns to Portwenn with surprising news. Penhale panics the village with the word "asbestos," and Bert has a question for Jennifer.

New Tricks
"The One That Got Away" New! at 9 p.m.

Pullman seizes the chance to solve a murder she thinks is linked to her first case, and the team starts assembling suspects from a photo taken in a London park in the '90s.

Great Performances
“Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty”

Friday, April 25 at 8 p.m.

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Visit a faraway kingdom with an elegant princess, an evil fairy and an enchanted curse as choreographer Matthew Bourne presents a highly theatrical production of the timeless fairy tale.

Check, Please! Arizona

Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.

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Join host Robert McGrath as guest reviewers dine, then dish on Soul Cafe, Cucina Tagliani and Ground Control. 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, LLC and Safeway. Check, Please! is a registered service mark of Check, Please! LLC.



Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.

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Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Rhythm and History Contemporary Cuban Art from the Collection
In 1998, the ASU Art Museum presented the first exhibition of contemporary art from Cuba organized by a U.S. museum, “Contemporary Art from Cuba: Irony and Survival on the Utopian Island.” Former ASU Art Museum director Marilyn Zeitlin discusses “Rhythm and History,” the first reconsideration of the museum’s Cuban holdings in a decade, featuring new acquisitions along with highlights from the original show.

Arizona Horizon

Arizona Horizon

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

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Monday, April 21:
- Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
- Child Abuse in Arizona

Tuesday, April 22:
- Wildfire Update
- Arizona Artbeat: Phoenix Art Museum director

Wednesday, April 23:
- Legislative Update

Thursday, April 24:
- ASU Physicist Lawrence Krauss on Science
- Around Arizona: Southern Exposure

Friday, April 25:
- Journalists' Roundtable

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