Each month, The Agenda News suggests Public Television programs that will be broadcast on upcoming evenings on WETA Channel 26 & on WETA UK. September is Hispanic Heritage Month, and there many programs which focus on the Hispanic community and issues, including a six-part series titled Latino Americans beginning at 2 p.m. on September 16. Other suggestions for September are on:
September 13 @ 8:00 - The Heart Guy - An Australian drama series follows high-flying heart surgeon and hedonist Hugh Knight - Rodger Corser stars. Part 1 of 10.
September 14 @ 9:30 - Basquiat: Rage to Riches: American Masters - The anonymous graffiti artist turned rock star of the early 1980s New York art scene whose work ultimately commanded millions. Image below: Basquiat by Yutaka Sakano
September19 @ 8:00 - The Amazing Human Body- The internal mechanics of the human body as seen through pioneering graphics and scientific case studies. Part 1 of 3. Image below: Cheerleaders performing amazing feats.
September 20 @ 9:00 p.m. on WETA-UK - Decline and Fall - Part 1 of a 3-part miniseries - based on Evelyn Waugh's comic novel - starring Jack Whitehall, David Suchet & Eva Longoria & costarring Gemma Whelan & Stephen Graham. A disgraced divinity student at Oxford takes a teaching position at a substandard rural school in Wales, where he meets a wealthy, beautiful widow.
Image below: Eva Langoria, Jack Whitehall & David Suchet
September 25 @ 9:00 - The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science - A WETA co-production with Florentine Films and Ewers Brothers Productions, directed by Ken Burns, Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers. The documentary "explores how the Mayo Clinic has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 years and what it can teach us about facing the challenges of patient care today."
September 30 @ 8:00 The Durrells in Corfu...Series 3 on Masterpiece - The series based on the memoirs of Gerald Durrell, following his eccentric English family as it experiences adventure on a Greek isle during the 1930s. Keeley Hawes stars. Part 1 of 8. Image below: Lugaretzia, Louisa, Gerald, Margo, Leslie, Lawrence
September 30 @ 9:00 - Poldark, Series 4 on Masterpiece - Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson star in a new season of the drama, set in 18th-century Cornwall. Part 1 of 8.
Image below: Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark - Credit: Courtesy of Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for BBC and Masterpiece