This week is filled with great programming! We have the return of "Last Tango in Halifax," "Islands of Wonder," and "Art in the 21st Century," just to name a few. Preview this weeks What to Watch on OETA below.
POV: Love Child
Monday, September 14 | 9:00 pm
With adultery punishable by death in Iran, a young couple make the fateful decision to flee the country with their son. Follow the intimate love story about an illicitly formed family on a journey to plead asylum and start a new life someplace safe.
Frontline: Policing the Police
Tuesday, September 15 | 8:00 pm
Frontline presents Policing the Police. Originally from 2016, this follow-up documentary includes updates on the theme of policing in America as police brutality remains a hot-button issue across the nation.
Islands of Wonder
Wednesday, September 16 | 7:00 pm
Journey to three of the most exotic, mysterious and remote islands on the planet: Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii. Isolated from the rest of the world, they harbor remarkable wildlife and pioneering human communities found nowhere else on Earth.
NOVA: Secret Mind of Slime
Wednesday, September 16 | 8:00 pm
Scientists investigate the bizarre "intelligence" of slime molds, which appear to learn and make decisions -- without a brain. These cunning, single-celled blobs can navigate mazes and create efficient networks. Can they also redefine cognition?
Art in the Twenty-First Century
Friday, September 18 | 9:00 pm
A new season of the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated television series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century," is finally here. It's the landmark tenth season of the longest-running television series on contemporary art.
OETA Movie Club: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Saturday, September 19 | 9:00 pm
"Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" is a 1989 American science-fiction comedy film directed by Stephen Herek. It stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and George Carlin. The plot follows slacker friends Bill and Ted who travel through time to assemble historical figures for their high school history presentation. The third movie in the franchise, "Bill & Ted Face The Music" was released on August 28, 2020.
Last Tango in Halifax
Sunday, September 20 | 7:00 pm
Last Tango in Halifax is finally back with the first episode of its final season. The dance continues in this series about 70-something newlyweds Alan (Derek Jacobi) and Celia (Anne Reid). In this latest installment, the couple are now seven years married, and still not always seeing eye to eye.