There’s something for everyone this week on KVIE. Queen Victoria makes her royal return, bringing dramatic new developments and plot twists in the exciting season two premiere of Victoria on MASTERPIECE, and experience scientific exploration in NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse. Plus, go Into the Amazon with Teddy Roosevelt on a new American Experience. Visit kvie.org/schedule to explore our full programming schedule.
MONDAY | January 8
7PM: Yes! We’re Open – An entrepreneur finds her niche in vintage motorcycle repair.
7:30PM: Rob on the Road: Exploring California – Take an exclusive tour of Catalina Island, visit San Francisco’s Coit Tower, release rescued marine animals, and more.
8PM: Antiques Roadshow: Harrisburg – Kick off the new season with treasures including a Pennsylvania Dutch coffeepot, a painting circa 1892, and a Rene Lalique necklace. – NEW
9PM: Antiques Roadshow: Knoxville – Appraise a collection of letters from Amelia Earhart, Joseph Delaney drawings, and two Jacob Maentel watercolors.
10PM: American Masters: Janis Joplin – Take an in-depth look at the riotous life and career of the iconic rocker.
TUESDAY | January 9
7PM: KVIE Arts Showcase – Explore animal creativity through a Sacramento Zoo enrichment program.
7:30PM: Rick Steves’ Europe: Germany’s Hamburg and the Luther Trail – Visit the historic sights of Martin Luther and the Reformation and explore the capital of Franconia.
8PM: Secrets of the Dead: The Alcatraz Escape – Find out how three inmates may have survived their infamous 1962 escape.
9PM: American Experience: Into the Amazon – Discover Theodore Roosevelt’s 1914 journey into the heart of the Amazon with Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon. – NEW
WEDNESDAY | January 10
7PM: ViewFinder: The Empire of Agriculture – Explore how flood and drought forged California’s agriculture industry.
7:30PM: Inside California Education: Career Pathways – Spotlight the comeback of metal shop and wood shop in schools across the state.
8PM: Nature: Yosemite – Trek Yosemite National Park and discover how climate change is impacting its ecosystem.
9PM: NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse – Examine the universe’s most deadly mystery and find out what it means for life on Earth. – NEW
THURSDAY | January 11
7PM: 7PM: This Old House Hour – Richard reviews the mechanical wall and Mauro repairs old plaster. – NEW
8PM: California’s Gold: Islands – Witness the Annual Catalina Ski Race and visit San Nicolas Island.
8:30PM: California’s Golden Parks: Kelso Depot – Celebrate the grand reopening of the Mojave National Preserve information center.
9PM: Doc Martin: Sickness and Health – Dr. Ellingham and Louisa get ready to tie the knot.
10PM: Celtic Thunder Legacy – Experience a powerful ensemble of folk, traditional Irish, adult contemporary, rock, and classical crossover music.
FRIDAY | January 12
7:30PM: Studio Sacramento: Pain and the Opioid Crisis – Explore the extent of the nationwide epidemic and enforcement of quality care.
8PM: Antiques Roadshow: Harrisburg – Kick off the new season with treasures including a Pennsylvania Dutch coffeepot, a painting circa 1892, and a Rene Lalique necklace.
9PM: Endeavour on MASTERPIECE: Arcadia – A mysterious “tummy bug” sickens half of the police force, leading Inspector Morse to an inner-city supermarket.
10:30PM: Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song – Musical luminaries including Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, and Michael Bublé pay tribute to American treasure Tony Bennett. – NEW
SATURDAY | January 13
8PM: Home Fires on MASTERPIECE – The Brindsleys make an unexpected discovery.
9PM: Father Brown: The Tanganyika Green – The county fair comes to Kembleford and Father Brown’s houseguest is murdered. – NEW
10PM: Doc Martin: Sickness and Health – Dr. Ellingham and Louisa get ready to tie the knot.
11PM: Austin City Limits: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit/Amanda Shires – Americana music takes center stage. – NEW
SUNDAY | January 14
8PM: Victoria on MASTERPIECE: Young England – Victoria prepares for the birth of her first child on the season finale.
9PM: Victoria on MASTERPIECE: A Soldier’s Daughter/The Green-Eyed Monster – The queen is eager to return to the throne after becoming a mother on the season two premiere. – NEW
11PM: Grantchester, Part 2 on MASTERPIECE Mystery! – Sidney and Geordie break a code of silence to unravel their latest case.