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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Ken Burns presents the story of cancer in a three-part series based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. The local broadcast is supported by Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

Monday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 1, 8:00 p.m.

Science Matters

Science Matters

This half-hour Nine Network series explores the latest scientific developments in St. Louis and around the world. Each Wednesday it wraps up an evening of science programming.

Wednesdays, 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and Sundays, 10:30 a.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: science innovation (April 2), homelessness (April 9), and veterans (April 23).

Thursdays, 9:00 p.m.

Feast TV

Feast TV

This month Feast TV travels to Green Dirt Farm near Weston, Missouri, to see how the farm makes sheep’s milk cheeses. In Springfield, meet the family that invented cashew chicken. Next, visit the founders of Torn Label Brewing, a new Kansas City-based regional brewery. And finally, go in the kitchen with chef Gerard Craft at Niche Restaurant in St. Louis.

Saturday, April 4, 2:00 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. Arts America is preempted April 5 for A Celebration of Peace Through Music at 1:00 p.m., followed by Live From Lincoln Center: Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul at 3:00 p.m. On April 12, see Live From Lincoln Center: Norm Lewis: Who Am I? at 3:00 p.m. Two episodes of Great Performances at the Met finish the month: Macbeth (April 19, 1:30 p.m.) and Carmen (April 26, 1:00 p.m.).

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

Wolf Hall

Masterpiece Classic: Wolf Hall

Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis star in the six-hour television miniseries adapted from Hilary Mantel’s best-selling novels. The television event presents an intimate and provocative portrait of Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant and enigmatic consigliere to King Henry VIII, as he maneuvers the corridors of power at the Tudor court.

Sundays, 9:00 p.m. beginning April 5


Rx: The Quiet Revolution

Filmmaker David Grubin, the son of a general practitioner, takes his camera across the country to uncover a quiet revolution happening in medicine. He visits physicians, nurses and other health care professionals who are transforming the way medical care is delivered while lowering costs.

Sunday, April 5, 10:00 p.m.

Night at the Symphony

Night at the Symphony

Resident Conductor Steven Jarvi leads the St. Louis Symphony and violin soloists Jessica Cheng, Angela Smart, Jooyeon Kong and Alison Harney in a performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

Monday, April 6, 7:00 p.m.

The Jewish Journey: America

The Jewish Journey: America

Trace Jewish immigration to the U.S. through the centuries. Top scholars, notable writers and immigrants themselves share stories of those who made a leap of faith to escape persecution or pursue opportunity.

Monday, April 6, 10:00 p.m.

The Fight for Yemen

Frontline: The Fight for Yemen and Frontline: American Terrorist

On April 7, a gripping report from the heart of the escalating conflict in Yemen. On April 21, in collaboration with ProPublica, a 90-minute Frontline investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai.

Tuesdays, April 7, 14 and 21, 9:00 p.m.

Nature: Animal Homes

Nature: Animal Homes

For this three-part series, ecologist Chris Morgan serves as guide and animal real estate agent, evaluating and deconstructing animal homes, their material, location, neighborhood and aesthetics.

Wednesdays, April 8, 15 and 22, 7:00 p.m.

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert

Great Performances features Lennox in sublime interpretations that bring a hypnotic intimacy to timeless classics from the Great American Songbook, including “Summertime,” “Georgia on My Mind,” “I Cover the Waterfront” and “God Bless the Child.”

Friday, April 10, 8:00 p.m.

Painting the Town With Eric Dowdle

Painting the Town With Eric Dowdle

This 13-part series follows artist Eric Dowdle across North America as he meets the locals, explores their food and culture, tours the attractions and uncovers quirky facts. His research culminates in one of his signature folk art paintings reflecting all of his experiences and the individuals he met along the way.

Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. beginning April 11

Jascha Heifetz

American Masters: Jascha Heifetz: God’s Fiddler

Setting the standard in violin playing for nearly a century, Jascha Heifetz’ name became shorthand for excellence for everyone from Jack Benny to Woody Allen. Discover the mysterious violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students, archival performances and home movies.

Friday, April 17, 8:00 p.m.

Gone With The Wind

Gone With the Wind

Arguably the most famous movie EVER debuts on Nine PBS, starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, and running 3 hours, 42 minutes without commercial interruption. Enjoy!

Saturday, April 18, 8:00 p.m.

The National Mall

The National Mall: America’s Front Yard

The United States National Mall, set in the heart of Washington, D.C., is a place unlike any other on Earth, and its history is equally fascinating. This special reveals the surprising and inspiring story of the Mall’s evolution.

Tuesday, April 21, 7:00 p.m.

America's Ballroom Challenge

America’s Ballroom Challenge

Former U.S. dance champions Mary Murphy and Tony Meredith host this three-part series featuring 25 world-class couples competing in all four major styles of competitive ballroom dancing: American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Standard and International Latin.

Fridays, 8:00 p.m. beginning April 24


Great Performances at the Met: Carmen

Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Ildar Abdrazakov is the swaggering bullfighter Escamillo, who comes between them.

Sunday, April 26, 1:00 p.m.

Last Days in Vietnam

American Experience: Last Days in Vietnam

The Oscar-nominated documentary Last Days in Vietnam (April 28), about the fall of Saigon, anchors a week of programming related to the Vietnam War. Also broadcast: American Experience: My Lai (April 21, 8:00 p.m.), The Draft (April 27, 8:00 p.m.), Dick Cavett’s Vietnam (April 27, 9:00 p.m.) and The Day the ’60s Died (April 28, 7:00 p.m.).

Tuesday, April 28, 8:00 p.m.