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Nine Network's Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at The Magic House
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Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

The Cat in the Hat returns to the Magic House for the Nine Network’s annual two-day party featuring local performers reading from Dr. Seuss books, crafts, games and photo ops with Seuss characters. Admission to the Magic House is $9.50, but children can get in free if they bring a new Seuss book ($5 minimum value) to donate to children in need. For more information, visit

Saturday, February 28, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 1, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered

Like the first series, the second installment of Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts—Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville, Kim Cattrall, Joseph Fiennes, Morgan Freeman, David Harewood and Christopher Plummer—to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

Sunday, February 1, 8 and 15, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

This series continues to stimulate discussions on important issues as viewers join the conversation via social media with host Casey Nolen and studio guests. Watch the show on air or online. Among the topics scheduled for this month: civic pride (February 12), immigration (February 19) and learning opportunities for kids this summer (February 26).

Thursdays at 9:00 p.m.

Arts America

Arts America

Every Saturday (3:30 p.m.) and Sunday (1:00 p.m.) on Arts America, Patrick Murphy showcases arts in St. Louis and across the country. On Sundays, the show kicks off a whole afternoon of arts. After Arts America on February 1, 8 and 15 watch Shakespeare Uncovered at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. At 3:30 p.m., enjoy John Portman Visits Fallingwater (February 1), Stately Images: The Public Art of Missouri’s State Capitol (February 8), and Feast TV (February 15). February 22 brings American Masters: August Wilson (1:30 p.m.) and Night at the Symphony (3:00 p.m.).

Saturdays, 3:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1:00 p.m.

A Path Appears

A Path Appears

Join Nicholas Kristof, Malin Ackerman, Mia Farrow, Jennifer Garner, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria and Alfre Woodard in this three-part series that uncovers gender oppression and human rights violations in the U.S. and around the world.

Sundays, 10:00 p.m., beginning February 1

Night at the Symphony

Night at the Symphony

In a unique partnership, the Nine Network and the St. Louis Symphony have combined resources to produce this new, monthly television series. In February, David Robertson conducts selections by Mussorgsky, Massenet, Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Copland with featured violinists Dana Edson Myers and Rebecca Boyer Hall.

Monday, February 2, 7:00 p.m.

Nine Night at the Symphony

Join us for Nine Night at the Symphony

March 13 is a special night at the St. Louis Symphony! Members of the Nine Network have the opportunity to purchase one ticket and get another ticket free. The exciting Symphony program is "Folk Dances: Brahms and Bartok," and Nine Network cameras will be there to record the program for a future broadcast. Just go to When you’re ready to purchase your tickets, enter promotion code NINENETWORK. Or, you can call or visit the St. Louis Symphony box office (314-534-1700) and use the promotion code. Not a member? Click here to become a member today.

Earth: A New Wild

Earth: A New Wild

This five-part series takes a fresh look at humankind’s relationship to the planet’s wildest places and most fascinating species. Dr. M. Sanjayan, a leading conservation scientist, explores encounters between wild animals and the people who live and work with them.

Wednesday, February 4, at 8:00 p.m.
Beginning February 11, Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m.

Science Matters

Science Matters

This new, half-hour Nine Network series explores the latest scientific developments in St. Louis and around the world. Each week it wraps up four hours of science programming on Wednesdays, beginning with Nature at 7:00 p.m., Nova at 8:00 p.m. and Earth: A New Wild at 9:00 p.m..

Wednesdays, 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Feast TV

Feast TV

Visit Side Project Cellar in St. Louis where brewer Cory King offers barrel-aged Belgian-style beers; Shatto Milk Co. in Osborn, Missouri, where a three-generation artisan dairy produces traditional products as well as milk in flavors like orange creme, root beer, banana and cotton candy; Kansas City’s beloved restaurant JJ’s; and Hinkebein Elk Ranch, a Ste. Genevieve County farm that raises elk for restaurants.

Saturday, February 7, 2:00 p.m.

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow: Celebrating Black Americana

The program honors Black History Month with this special episode. Highlights include an 1821 U.S. citizenship certificate for George Barker, a free man of color; an African American beauty book written by Madam C.J. Walker, the first American female millionaire; and a trip with host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Leila Dunbar to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.

Monday, February 9, 9:00 p.m.

Genealogy Roadshow

Genealogy Roadshow

On February 3, Genealogy Roadshow takes us to New Orleans where participants include a man who yearns to recover history lost in Hurricane Katrina. Then on February 10, it’s the St. Louis episode shot in St. Louis at Union Station, where stories include a musician who seeks connections to a famous jazz composer and two sisters who might be connected to the Donner party. On February 17, we go to Pennsylvania where guests include a pastor with an outlaw in her family tree. And the show on February 24 features series highlights. (Both screening events at the Nine Network with genealogist Josh Taylor on February 2 are sold out!)

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

American Experience

American Experience: The Forgotten Plague

Tuberculosis, the deadliest killer in human history, has been responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it shaped medical pursuits, social habits, economic development and public policy, TB and its impact are poorly understood.

Tuesday, February 10, 8:00 p.m.

Being Mortal

Frontline: Being Mortal

Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande’s new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors—including Gawande himself—struggle to talk honestly and openly with their dying patients.

Tuesday, February 10, 9:00 p.m.

Building Wonders

Nova: Building Wonders

This three-part Nova series examines the architectural marvels of three ancient buildings: Rome’s Colosseum dazzled patrons with special effects achieved through an elaborately engineered backstage area; Petra in Jordan featured luxurious buildings all crafted of stone; and Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has survived 1,500 years of devastating earthquakes.

Wednesdays, 8:00 p.m., beginning February 11

The Italian Americans

The Italian Americans

This two-part series traces the evolution of Italian Americans from the late 19th century to today, with Tony Bennett, David Chase, John Turturro, Nancy Pelosi, Gay Talese and more. Once “outsiders” viewed with suspicion and mistrust, Italian Americans are today some of the most prominent leaders of U.S. business, politics and the arts. Stanley Tucci narrates.

Tuesday, February 17 and 24, 8:00 p.m.

Owl Power

Nature: Owl Power and Last Orangutan in Eden

On February 18, take a detailed look at owls and see how they’re influencing the technology and design of aircraft, submarines and hearing aids. Then, on February 25, travel to Northern Sumatra to get a close-up view of a band of orangutans using tools, sharing food, foraging together and creating a distinct culture.

Wednesday, February 18 and 25, 7:00 p.m.

August Wilson

American Masters: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

This program captures the legacy of August Wilson, who some call America’s Shakespeare. James Earl Jones, Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad, Laurence Fishburne, Charles Dutton and others share their stories of the playwright whose triumphant works include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone and Pulitzer Prize-winners Fences and The Piano Lesson.

Sunday, February 22, 1:30 p.m.

Through a Lens Darkly

Independent Lens: Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

This is the story of the pioneering African American photographers—men and women, celebrated and anonymous—who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present.

Sunday, February 22, 10:30 p.m.

Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits: 2014 Hall of Fame Special

Enjoy highlights from the first annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame presentation. Performers including Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Guy and Double Trouble celebrate the first class of inductees, recognizing both performing artists and special individuals who have been instrumental in making the show a music institution.

Thursday, February 26, 10:00 p.m.