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Big Blue Live

Monday, August 31 –
Wednesday, September 2
at 8 p.m. each night

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Witness nature’s great “reality show” delivered through state-of-the-art filming technologies and live reports from air, sea and below the waves in this unprecedented three-part special. Experience an amazing annual gathering of sea lions, whales, sharks and more in a live broadcast from Monterey Bay, California.

American Masters

Friday, September 4 at 8 p.m.

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Discover the story of Althea Gibson, who became the first African American to play and win Wimbledon and the U.S. Nationals. Trace Gibson’s journey from her roots as a sharecropper’s daughter in the cotton fields of South Carolina, to her ground-breaking ascent into the highly segregated tennis world in the 1950s.

ArtBeat Nation

Sunday, August 30 at 5 p.m.

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Go behind the scenes at the Arizona Opera costume shop where manager Kathleen Trott guides viewers through the costume creation process. Learn how costumes make the journey from mere ideas in the opera director’s mind to beautiful couture garments that dazzle on stage.

"Return of the Unicorn"

Monday, August 31 at 9 p.m.

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The impressive horns of the Arabian Oryx, a beautiful desert antelope, gave rise to the unicorn myth – which almost led to its annihilation.

In Their Own Words
"Queen Elizabeth II"

Tuesday, September 1
at 7 p.m.

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Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth and her experience during World War II to her sudden ascension and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.

"The Storm Makers"

Monday, August 31 at 11 p.m.

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Meet a Cambodian peasant girl sold into slavery at 16 and two human traffickers who use deception to funnel a stream of poor and illiterate people across the country's borders.

Sensational British Drama Sunday

Sunday, August 30
beginning at 7 p.m.

Secrets of Althorp:
The Spencers
at 7 p.m.

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See Princess Diana's childhood home on a tour of the manor where one of Britain's most eminent families has lived for over 500 years.

Foyle’s War
New at 8 p.m.

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The son of a prominent Jewish man is assaulted as a right-wing manifesto inflames anti-Semitic tensions.

Masterpiece Mystery!
"Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville"

Sunday, August 30
at 9:30 p.m.

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Sherlock and Watson pursue the trail of top-secret government research on genetically engineered animals for military use. Or so it is rumored. Whatever the truth, something big is up on the moors.

Cronkite School Honors Charlie Rose

Monday, October 19
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel

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* Get tickets

Join us for the 32nd annual Cronkite Award Luncheon to honor PBS late night host and award-winning anchor of "CBS This Morning" Charlie Rose.

Rose, a Peabody and Emmy winner known for his hard-hitting, one-on-one interviews, is the 2015 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, awarded annually to a leading figure in journalism by ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

The annual Cronkite Award Luncheon has become one of the most anticipated events in the Valley, attracting industry leaders from the worlds of media, politics, business and education. Get your tickets here.

Newman’s Own Foundation August Sustainer Challenge

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The Newman’s Own Foundation August Sustainer Challenge wraps up tomorrow! This is your last chance this year to have your donation matched by Newman’s Own Foundation.

Newman’s Own Foundation asks you to become an ongoing sustaining member of Arizona PBS during the month of August. When you do, they’ll match your first year of giving, dollar for dollar, up to fifty thousand dollars. If you’re already a Sustainer, you can add a donation to your current gift, and Newman’s Own Foundation will still match it!

Help us win this challenge by visiting, and show your commitment year-round by becoming an ongoing sustaining member of Arizona PBS.

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, August 31:
– Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
Arizona Technology and Innovation: School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Tuesday, September 1:
– Intellectual Property Law
– National Institute of Civil Discourse: Next Generation

Wednesday, September 2:
– Branding Arizona
– ASU Post-Conviction Clinic

Thursday, September 3:
– MIM Summer Camp

Friday, September 4:
– Journalists’ Roundtable



Thursday, September 3
at 11 p.m. on Eight HD

Friday, September 4
at 6 p.m. on Eight World (8.3/Cox 88)

Sunday, September 6
at 12:30 p.m. on Eight HD

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Dr. Kent Scribner
Superintendent of the Phoenix Union High School District since 2008, Dr. Kent Scribner will discuss his new role as school superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District in Texas.

Miguel Angel Rios: Landlocked
Artist Miguel Angel Rios will talk about his new exhibition, Landlocked. It follows Rios’ journey into a unique artistic practice that addresses issues of apathy, power and violence through his innovative use of political and social narratives and original production technique.

   Thanks to our sponsors:

ASU Global Institute of Sustainability       Best Dental Care AZ      Safeway

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers      SRP      Lawns By Les, LLC

Renaissance Festival      Helios Education Foundation      Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust      Whitfill Nursery


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