2012-02-23 / Arts & Entertainment News

This week on WGCU TV

¦ THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 9 P.M. POV Racing Dreams

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. ¦

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