2017-05-18 / Arts & Entertainment News


“American Masters: James Beard,” May 19 “American Masters: James Beard,” May 19 THURSDAY, MAY 18, 8 P.M. British Antiques Roadshow

Similar to the American version, this BBC series invites members of the public to have their antiques and collectables examined and valued by experts.

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 9 P.M. American Masters: James Beard

Experience a century of food through the life of James Beard. The quintessential American chef, he hosted the first cooking show on television in 1946, was a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement and introduced Julia Child to New York.

SATURDAY, MAY 20, 9 P.M. As Time Goes By

Jean and Lionel try to rekindle their flame after 38 years.

SUNDAY, MAY 21 8 P.M. – Call the Midwife Season 6, Part 8

An unexpected turn of events leads to a hastily arranged wedding. Shelagh finally goes into labor. The arrival of the birth control pill leads to unforeseen consequences.

9 P.M. – Dark Angel on Masterpiece

Joanne Froggatt, who portrayed Anna on ‘Downton Abbey,” stars in a totally different role in this spine-tingling drama about the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton, Britain’s first female serial killer.

MONDAY, MAY 22, 10 P.M. Secrets of the Dead

Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings Follow a team of international scientists who are documenting an archaeological sensation: the exploration of royal tombs beneath the ancient Guatemalan city of Teotihuacán.

TUESDAY, MAY 23 8 P.M. – Victorian Slum House Part 4, The 1890s

Enter the 1890s, when mass manufacturing and social reform offer a bit of hope for some residents, while others are plagued by a water shortage that dashes hopes for a promising laundry business.

10 P.M. – Frontline: Bannon’s War

Trump advisor Stephen Bannon’s war — with radical Islam, Washington and White House rivals.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 10 P.M. Food – Delicious Science Part 2, A Matter of Taste

Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn about the science that makes things taste delicious and the powerful effect food has on our tongue and nose. ¦

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