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Trash or Treasure

Is it Trash or Treasure?

Find out, as we kick off November with our annual Trash or Treasure event at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. The event features 20 evaluators, who are experts in a range of areas. It’s this Saturday, November 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the door at $25 per item. Click for details.

Arts America
Michael Feinstein

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 November 2, 9 and 16, watch Art in the 21st Century at 3:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., enjoy Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room (November 2), In Performance at the White House: Salute to the Troops (November 9), Hitmakers (November 16) and theatrical favorite Cats (November 23).

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

Start Up

Start Up

This series about start-up businesses features an episode on November 1 shot in St. Louis at Made for Freedom, a clothing company that employs former victims of human trafficking. The November 15 episode was recorded at Strange Donuts in Maplewood.

Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.

Twin Sisters

Independent Lens: Twin Sisters

This documentary explores the lives of twin sisters from China who were adopted by parents in different countries. Though raised apart, when they are reunited at age 8, everyone notices their remarkable similarities.

Sunday, November 2, 10:00 p.m.

A Sloth Named Velcro

Nature: A Sloth Named Velcro

Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro and a network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them.

Wednesday, November 5, 7:00 p.m.

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Now celebrating its second anniversary, 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 this month: an election wrap up (November 6), child well-being (November 13) and a business start-up challenge (November 20).

Thursdays at 9:00 p.m.

Dropping Back In

Dropping Back In

This four-part series, part of the public media’s American Graduate initiative, concludes with a look at why so many former dropouts struggle in college, and at programs that help in Washington, D.C. and South Dakota.

Thursday, November 6, 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.


Masterpiece Contemporary: Worricker

Bill Nighy returns as clandestinely retired spy Johnny Worricker. In these two new thrillers, he’s pulled back into the biz by a suspiciously top-notch cast including Christopher Walken, Winona Ryder, Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes.

Sunday, November 9, 8:00 p.m.

Navy SEALs

Navy SEALs—Their Untold Story

Firsthand accounts—including that of a D-Day demolition team member—and never-before-seen footage, home movies and personal mementoes reveal how U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandos.

Tuesday, November 11, 8:00 p.m.


Nova: Emperor’s Ghost Army

The first emperor of China was buried in a vast mausoleum accompanied by approximately 9,000 life-sized terracotta statues. Nova investigates how and why the figures were made and the technology behind the still-lethal and highly advanced weapons carried by the clay warriors.

Wednesday, November 12, 8:00 p.m.

U.S.A. Sled Hockey

Ice Warriors: U.S.A. Sled Hockey

Follow the U.S. sled hockey team in this uplifting 90-minute special as they prepare for and compete in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games. The personal stories behind the team’s incredible athleticism are inspirational, from the journeys of four competing “wounded warriors” proud to represent America, to the tale of a teenage player making his Paralympics debut.

Sunday, November 16, 10:00 p.m.

Firestone and the Warlord

Frontline: Firestone and the Warlord

Frontline and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Based on diplomatic cables and covert documents as well as the inside accounts of Americans who ran the company’s Liberian rubber plantation, the investigation reveals how Firestone conducted business during the brutal Liberian civil war.

Tuesday, November 18, 9:00 p.m.

To Catch a Comet

To Catch a Comet

On November 11, billions of miles from Earth, a spacecraft orbiter and lander will do what no other has dared to attempt: land on the volatile surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun at more than 40,000 miles per hour. If successful, it could help peer into our past and unlock secrets of our origins. Discover the scientific story behind this incredible journey.

Wednesday, November 19, 9:00 p.m.

Jay Leno

Jay Leno: The Mark Twain Prize

A lineup of the biggest names in comedy salutes the 17th recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, former Tonight Show host, comedian and performer Jay Leno.

Sunday, November 23, 7:00 p.m.

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor: Icon

Richard Pryor’s impact on the craft of comedy and today’s top comics is legendary and unrivaled. This program surveys the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American comedians of all time.

Sunday, November 23, 9:00 p.m.

Being Poirot


As of November, all 70 of Agatha Christie’s stories about Hercule Poirot will have been dramatized by actor David Suchet. The final three air this month. Also see Suchet prepare for his exit in Being Poirot on November 28 at 9:30 p.m., and explore the life of the woman who invented his character in The Mystery of Agatha Christie With David Suchet on November 27 at 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday-Thursday, November 25-27, 9:00 p.m.

Odd Squad

Odd Squad

Math saves the day in this new, live-action series for kids with Olive and Otto, two young agents who work for the Odd Squad, an agency that jumps into action whenever something unusual happens. It debuts November 26 at 8:00 a.m., then takes its regular timeslot weekdays at 3:30 p.m.

Monday–Friday, 3:30 p.m. beginning November 26

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home

As part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival, Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth brings it home to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to perform music from her career. Songs include “Popular” and “For Good” from Wicked, numbers she performed on Glee and music from Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and more.

Friday, November 28, 8:00 p.m.

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey Rediscovered

Relive moments from Downton Abbey’s first four seasons and get a tantalizing preview of what’s in store for the Crawleys and the staff in season five. Is Lady Mary ready for romance? Did Mr. Bates kill Mr. Green? What will become of Edith’s baby? Bernadette Peters hosts.

Sunday, November 30, 8:00 p.m.

Public Media Commons

Public Media Commons

The Public Media Commons is open and ready for business. This only-in-St.-Louis media environment, located between the Nine Network and St. Louis Public Radio on Olive, will stimulate your senses. Stop by any time from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. You can also rent the space for special occasions. Check out the website!

Memories of Nine

Memories of Nine

Join the celebration of Nine’s 60th anniversary year by sharing your memories of Channel 9/KETC/Nine Network. How has Nine inspired a thought, changed a perception, entertained a child, launched a journey, built a friendship, taught a lesson or tickled your imagination? Do tell! Email, phone (314) 512-9617 or write to Memories, Nine Network of Public Media, 3655 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63108.

Emmy Awards

Nine’s Emmy Awards

The Nine Network won two Emmys in September from the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Nine President and CEO Jack Galmiche, left, received the Special Achievement Community Service Emmy for the station’s leadership locally of the American Graduate initiative. Jim Kirchherr and Anne-Marie Berger won in the Special Assignment/Program/ Special category of Open for Business, a report on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

NETA Awards

NETA Recognizes Nine!

In October, the Nine Network also won recognition from the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) at the organization’s national meeting in Dallas. Stay Tuned was honored for community engagement innovation, and Health, Money and Politics: Missouri’s Medicaid Debate was saluted in the news and public affairs category. President and CEO Jack Galmiche and Senior Vice President for Community Engagement Amy Shaw received the awards.

American Graduate

American Graduate

The Nine Network will continue to lead the local and national American Graduate initiative with a new grant for the second phase from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). The ongoing initiative will include public media stations in 33 additional markets across the country, which also received grants to support their work.

Magnificent Missouri Award

Magnificent Missouri Award

Congratulations to Nine Network President and CEO Jack Galmiche, who was inducted into the Magnificent Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame in recognition of Nine’s commitment to conservation programming, such as the documentary Heartland, the Water Matters initiative, and ongoing communications about the importance of water to the health of our lands, people and economies.

Vehicle Donation

Car Donation Program

Thinking about selling your car, boat, motorcycle, truck or other vehicle? Donate it to the Nine Network and help support all the programs you love! Click to learn more