WGBH World TV Guide Listings

Live TV schedule for WGBH World in the Providence

This is the WGBH World TV schedule for the next 12 hours within the Providence. You can view other local TV listings by going back to the full TV guide schedule.

11:00 AMThe Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo 
A documentary about Oscar Zeta Acosta (1935-74), a radical Chicano lawyer, author and countercultural icon who was the basis for the character Dr. Gonzo in Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas."
12:00 PMNOVA 
Efforts to revive the Dead Sea include connecting it with the Red Sea by way of a massive desalination plant.
1:00 PMBig Pacific 
How the Pacific is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the great ocean, and creatures that live there must choose whether to avoid conflict—or rise to meet it.
2:00 PMThe Roosevelts: An Intimate History 
FDR runs for vice president in 1920 and, while his ticket loses, his future appears bright. The next summer, however, a bout with polio leaves him paralyzed from the waist down. Eleanor, meanwhile, builds a personal and political life of her own.
4:00 PMThe African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross 
The years 1800 to 1860 are chronicled. Included: the expansion of slavery to new territories; the Second Middle Passage, when many slaves were forcibly relocated to the Deep South.
5:00 PMDW News 
European and international news.
5:30 PMBBC World News America    new  
A comprehensive news bulletin and analysis-based show.
6:00 PMFrance 24 
A French newscast.
6:30 PMNHK Newsline 
A look at business and global current events.
7:00 PMHome Truth 
8:00 PMAmerica ReFramed 
A look at the relection campaign of city councilwoman Carmen Castillo.
9:00 PMReel South 
Latina girls and a seasoned drag artist host their own quinceanera, a colorful rite of passage.
10:00 PMPBS NewsHour    new  
11:00 PMDW The Day    new  

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