This week on WGCU TV
Experience a year in the life of three tweens who dream of becoming NASCAR drivers.
¦ FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 9 P.M. Great Performances Memphis
Turn back the dial to the 1950s in this Tony Award-winning musical about an interracial couple whose love for music, and each other, is put to the test.
¦ SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 10 P.M. Last of the Summer Wine
An affectionate BBC comedy about people in the autumn of their years with a penchant for light philosophy and fullon slapstick.
¦ SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 7 P.M. Masterpiece Classic Downton Abbey Season 2 – Part 7
See Feb. 19 for program details.
¦ 9 P.M. Masterpiece Classic The Old Curiosity Shop
Relive one of Dickens’ most heartrending tales as a teenage girl and her grandfather lose everything to a maniacal moneylender and flee his relentless pursuit. Starring Derek Jacobi, Sophie Vavasseur and Toby Jones.
¦ MONDAY, FEB. 27, 8 P.M. Antiques Roadshow Pittsburgh – Hour 3
A collection of correspondence between members of the Kennedy family and JFK’s former personal secretary; a circa-1928 Art Deco jade sapphire ring; and a 1946 oil painting by Rockwell Kent.
10 P.M. American Masters Cab Calloway: Sketches
A singer, dancer and bandleader, Calloway was an exceptional figure in the history of jazz: a consummate musician, he charmed audiences around the world with boundless energy, bravado and elegant showmanship. Explore his impact through generations.
¦ TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 8 P.M. American Experience The Amish
With unprecedented access built on patience and hard-won trust, this film is the first to penetrate deeply into this insular religious community, opening the curtain on the Amish community’s intense faith and adherence to 500-yearold traditions. (Repeats at 10 p.m.)
¦ WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29, 9 P.M. NOVA Japan’s Killer Quake
Get a unique look at the science behind Japan’s catastrophic 2011 earthquake. ¦