January Program Highlights

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Happy New Year! The winter is the perfect time to indulge in quality dramas on Masterpiece and compelling documentaries.

Videos in the Commons

January Videos in the Commons

New for 2017 is community-created content in the Public Media Commons. January themes include New Year’s Eve celebrations, the Mannequin Challenge, milk mustaches, and winter. So, the next time you have a great photo or video that fits the theme, upload it to the Public Media Commons website so it can be featured in our award-winning outdoor space. A list of themes and the upload link can be found at publicmediacommons.org.
Nine Network Gift Annuity

Reduce Your Taxes and Do Good, Too

There are many benefits to a life income gift plan.The Nine Network life income gift plan is designed to provide you with steady, guaranteed lifetime payments while assisting us in our mission to ignite the spirit of possibility in St. Louis. We uphold our mission by providing opportunities for learning, by creating greater respect for one another, and by expanding our understanding of the world. Help support our mission!
PBS Digital Innovators Program

PBS Digital Innovators Program Announces Call for Applicants

If you know a teacher who excels at using digital technology and tools to enhance their teaching and inspire a love of learning in their students encourage her or him to enter the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program. Now in its 5th year, the annual program recognizes top pre-K-12 educators who use PBS LearningMedia resources, the free media-on-demand service for classrooms from PBS and the WGBH Educational Foundation. The deadline to submit entries is February 13, 2017. The online application is available at: www.pbs.org/education/digitalinnovators.

Think of Us When Shopping on Amazon

AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the Nine Network. It’s easy; just click on the AmazonSmile link and login if you are already an Amazon shopper, or create an account if you are new to Amazon. If you would like to support us later, remember to go to smile.amazon.com and select “Nine Network” from the list of charitable organizations before you begin shopping. It will remember the selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation to the Nine Network. Thank you for thinking of us when you shop Amazon.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live

A fun-filled musical adventure awaits Daniel Tiger fans at the Peabody Opera House on Monday, February 20, at 6:30 p.m. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, inspired by the iconic, award-winning Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, teaches preschoolers and their families fun, practical strategies and skills necessary for growing and learning. Get tickets at ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000. This event is a partnership between the Nine Network, the Peabody Opera House, the Fred Rogers Company, and PBS KIDS.


Sherlock Season 4

Sherlock on Masterpiece Season Premiere

“Consulting detective” Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his long-suffering, faithful friend, Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman) return for a fourth season with three new episodes.

Sunday, January 1, 8:00 p.m. (encore presentation at 9:30 p.m.): The Six Thatchers
Sunday, January 8, 8:00 p.m.: The Lying Detective
Sunday, January 15, 6:00 p.m.: The Final Problem
Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow Season Premiere

Celebrate the Season 21 premiere with treasures like a rock and roll poster collection from around 1968 and an Auguste Rodin “Eternal Spring” bronze that could have the highest value of the season. But is it authentic?

Monday, January 2, 8:00 p.m.


President Trump: Drawn from Frontline's acclaimed The Choice 2016, this documentary examines the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump.
Tuesday, January 3, 9:00 p.m.

Divided States of America: This four-hour, two-night documentary looks back at events that have revealed deep divisions in our country.
January 17 and 18, 8:00 p.m.

Trump’s Road to the White House: An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency.
Tuesday, January 24, 9:00 p.m.

Donnybrook 30th Anniversary Special

An hour-long, live special of Donnybrook celebrates and commemorates 30 years on the Nine Network. The program goes behind the scenes of this St. Louis institution, flashbacks to the past, interviews current panelists, and takes calls and tweets from viewers.

Thursday, January 5, 7:00 p.m.
Luther Season Premiere

Luther Season Premiere

Season 3 of this crime drama, starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from his dangerous passions, begins in January.

Thursday, January 5, 9:00 p.m.
In Jackson Heights

In Jackson Heights

Take a visit to Jackson Heights in Queens, New York, one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse communities in the United States and the world. The film looks at the daily life of the people in this community and the conflict between maintaining ties to the traditions of their countries of origin and the desire to learn and adapt to American ways and values.

Friday, January 6, 9:00 p.m.
Command and Control

Command and Control: American Experience

Discover the terrifying truth behind one of America’s most dangerous nuclear accidents—the deadly 1980 incident at an Arkansas Titan II missile complex—in this chilling, minute-by-minute account of a long-hidden story.

Tuesday, January 10, 8:00 p.m.
America's Test Kitchen

America’s Test Kitchen Season Premiere

Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster will take center stage as hosts of America’s Test Kitchen on the Season 17 premiere. The focus of the premiere episode is cooking in a cast iron skillet.

Saturday, January 14, 1:00 p.m.

Victoria on Masterpiece Series Premiere

We kick off this beautifully-crafted period drama about the epic life of Queen Victoria with a two-hour premiere. Famous for her candor and spirit, she was the first woman who seemed to have it all: a passionate marriage, nine children and the job of being queen of a powerful nation.

Sunday, January 15, 8:00 p.m.

Nine PBS KIDS® Channel Launch

The Nine PBS KIDS channel is a free 24/7 multiplatform children’s service on 9.2 and Charter Spectrum 183. It includes the ability to live stream on digital platforms and interact with games that reinforce learning.

Beginning Monday, January 16
Mercy Street

Mercy Street Season Premiere

The acclaimed Civil War-era drama, set in the occupied city of Alexandria, Virginia, returns for a second season. Allegiances blur, loyalties shift and the drama intensifies as the scope of the war pushes beyond the hospital.

Sunday, January 22, 7:00 p.m.
Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts

Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts

Explore an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. This powerful documentary illuminates the impending social and economic crisis for America unless a cure for Alzheimer’s is found.

Wednesday, January 25, 9:00 p.m.; repeats Friday January 27, 1:00 a.m.

Other Alzheimer’s and end-of-life content: Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia (1/27, 2:00 a.m.), Passing On (1/27, 3:00 a.m.), and POV: Seven Songs for a Long Life (1/30, 10:00 p.m.)
Vehicle Donation

Vehicle 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