Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Monday – Wednesday
8 p.m. each night
Monday, March 30
Follow the centuries-long search for a cancer cure, explore the story of Sidney Farber, the doctor who introduced modern chemotherapy, and meet a family struggling with a leukemia diagnosis.
"The Blind Men
and the Elephant"
Tuesday, March 31
Following Nixon's declaration of a "war on cancer" in 1971, rapid progress is made toward understanding the genetic basis of cancer, but few new targeted therapies become available until the late '90s.
"Finding the Achilles Heel"
Wednesday, April 1
As the bewildering complexity of the cancer cell yields to a more ordered picture, research reveals new vulnerabilities and avenues of attack, including the prospect of harnessing the human immune system to defeat cancer.
Arizona Spelling Bee 2015
Friday, April 3 at 9 p.m.
Honor 28 Arizona students as they compete in the annual AEF Arizona Spelling Bee, which sends the winner on an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Celebrate these students’ hard work as they showcase their knowledge of roots, suffixes and sound!
Sensational British Drama Sunday
Sunday, March 29
beginning at 7 p.m.
Call the Midwife
New at 7 p.m.
New nurse Barbara Gilbert has a rocky start and Trixie faces an emotionally draining case. The Turners broker a domestic deal that breaks the mold and Sister Evangelina finally agrees to undergo tests for her abdominal pain.
New at 8 p.m.
After a death, Harry and his family attempt to move on with their lives. Henri returns from war, but struggles to adjust to life back at home, and an old enemy resurfaces.
Twice Born: Stories from the Special Delivery Unit,
Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m.
Dr. Holly Hedrick performs a rare EXIT procedure and attempts to remove a tumor from a fetus still attached to the mother.
"The Invisible Man"
Thursday, April 2 at 8 p.m.
When the circus comes to town, the clown and the hypnotist remind a village waitress of an old promise – with dark and strange results.
"In Vino Veritas"
Thursday, April 2 at 9 p.m.
When a new witness turns up, the team re-investigates the 2009 death of a pub owner who died in a fire.
Live from Lincoln Center
"Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul"
Friday, April 3 at 8 p.m.
Jam with Tony and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter, star of the Broadway hit Kinky Boots, as he performs songs from his latest album and other favorites.
Check, Please! Arizona
Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m.
Join host Robert McGrath as guest reviewers dine, then dish on Greektown Restaurant, Hana Japanese Eatery and Rocket Burger & Subs. Cheers! (Repeats Saturday at 3 p.m. and Monday at 1 a.m.)
An Eight original production made possible by BestDentalCareAZ.com, Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers, Lawns by Les, LLC, and Safeway. Check, Please! is a registered service mark of Check, Please! LLC.
Eight’s New Member March
Celebrate the mission of Eight and participate in our "New Member March." Proceeds from a Newman’s Own Foundation grant awarded to Eight will match any new member pledges dollar for dollar, up to $50,000, during the entire month of March.
5:00 p.m. on Eight HD,
7:30 p.m. on Eight World
This week on Cronkite News:
PREPARING FOR WILDFIRES – Our news team takes a comprehensive look at how state and federal funding impact our state’s preparedness for the wildfire season.
BUZZ OVER BEES – Despite studies and efforts to bolster honeybee populations, the decline is having an impact on flora, fauna and allergies.
FIGHT AGAINST HEROIN – One small community in Arizona’s high country opens its doors to Cronkite News for an honest appraisal of its heroin abuse problem.
Weeknights at 5:30 p.m.
and 10 p.m. on Eight HD,
7 p.m. on Eight World
Monday, March 30:
– Translational Genomics Cancer Center
– Cancer Survivor Pat Elliott
– White House Conference on Aging
Tuesday, March 31:
– Ambassador Kurt Volker
– New Study on Teen Driver Crashes
Wednesday, April 1:
– Legislative Update
– New Bob Boze Bell Book
Thursday, April 2:
– Southern Exposure
Friday, April 3:
– Journalists’ Roundtable
Thursday, April 2
at 11 p.m. on Eight HD
Friday, April 3
at 7:30 p.m. on Eight World (8.3/Cox 88)
Sunday, April 5
at 1 p.m. on Eight HD
The Fair Housing Education and Outreach Project
Equality Arizona and Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) have been awarded a City of Phoenix grant to launch an initiative targeting housing discrimination. Hear from Tomas Robles Jr., LUCHA executive director, about the initiative.