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Sensational British Drama Sunday

Sunday, May 17
beginning at 7 p.m.

Call the Midwife
New at 7 p.m.

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Don’t miss the season finale as Trixie and Sister Mary Cynthia support a deaf mother-to-be, while a case of morning sickness proves more serious than initially suspected.

Masterpiece Classic
"Mr. Selfridge"
New at 8:05 p.m.

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With Harry's future hanging in the balance, the store throws the sale to end all sales in the exciting season finale.

Dalziel and Pascoe
"A Game of Soldiers"
New at 10:05 p.m.

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The murder of an American tourist brings Dalziel into conflict with the woman’s cop husband and an army commander, and face-to-face with an old flame.

Think Wednesday

Wednesday, May 20
beginning at 7 p.m.

Nature
"The Sagebrush Sea"
New at 7 p.m.

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Living amidst a massive expanse of sagebrush, today the greater sage-grouse must contend with wells and pipelines tapping the resources deep below.

Nova
"Rise of the Hackers"
at 8 p.m.

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Enter the fast-paced world of cryptography to meet the scientists who strive to keep our data safe.

Emperor's Eternal Army
at 9 p.m.

Unearth secrets past and present with archaeologists who study the army of life-sized terracotta figurines found in the tomb of China's first emperor.

Honoring Our Veterans

Friday, May 22
beginning at 8 p.m.

The Lincoln Awards:
A Concert for Veterans
& The Military Family
New at 8 p.m.

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Enjoy a concert in celebration of the Lincoln Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in providing support to veterans and military families.

Salute to the Troops:
In Performance at the
White House
at 9 p.m.

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Honor our men and women in uniform with a special concert featuring a star-studded line-up of musicians, including Willie Nelson, Mary J. Blige and Daughtry, plus performing members of the armed services.

Frontline
"Secrets, Politics
and Torture"
New

Tuesday, May 19 at 9 p.m.

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Examine the fight over the CIA's controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Through recently declassified documents and interviews with key political leaders and CIA insiders, investigate what the CIA did and whether it worked.

Lily: A Bear's Life
New

Monday, May 18 at 9 p.m.

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Meet Lily, a wild black bear that has been followed by researchers since her birth. Learn why she has become the focus of a passionate debate.

The Quietest Place on Earth
New

Tuesday, May 19 at 11 p.m.

Journey to Maui to experience the exquisite stillness of a massive volcano crater – part of Eight's featured Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month programming.

Books & Co.
"David Joy: Where All Light Tends to Go"
New

Thursday, May 21
at 11:30 p.m.

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Discover author David Joy’s debut novel, Where All Light Tends to Go, when he sits down to chat with host Alberto Ríos. The novel follows eighteen-year-old Jacob, who has been instructed by family tradition to commit a murder.

The British Are Coming

Thursday, May 21
beginning at 8 p.m.

Father Brown
"The Judgment of Man"
New at 8 p.m.

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When Father Brown's adversary Flambeau masterminds an audacious art heist, he attempts to use the priest and his friends to settle an old score.

Scott & Bailey
New at 9 p.m.

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When a woman is found dead in a hotel room, Syndicate 9 has only a necklace and the name 'Lola' to go on.

Check, Please! Arizona

Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m.

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Join host Robert McGrath as guest reviewers dine, then dish on Avanti Restaurant, Keegan's Grill and Tryst Cafe. Cheers! (Repeats Saturday at 3 p.m. and Monday at 1 a.m.)

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Arizona Horizon

Arizona Horizon
New

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, May 18:
– Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
American Graduate: Thriving Together

Tuesday, May 19:
– Maricopa County Budget
– History, Geography and Civics Scores
– Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month
– Governor Castro Memorial

Wednesday, May 20:
– Science Matters with Lawrence Krauss
– New Immigration Book

Thursday, May 21:
Arizona Technology and Innovation: Pay-by-Smartphone Parking App

Friday, May 22:
– Journalists’ Roundtable

Horizonte

Horizonte
New

Thursday, May 21
at 11 p.m. on Eight HD

Friday, May 22
at 6 p.m. on Eight World (8.3/Cox 88)

Sunday, May 24
at 1 p.m. on Eight HD

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Rural Health Care

Learn about the expansion of University of Arizona College of Medicine's Rural Health Professions Program and the need for health care professionals in rural communities.

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ASU Global Institute of Sustainability  Best Dental Care AZ          Safeway

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