Author: Elyssa Steffenson

Explore the Polar Extremes of Planet Earth

Explore the Polar Extremes of Planet Earth

Of all the fresh water that exists on Earth today, 70 percent of it is frozen, held in glaciers and ice caps, most of it in the Arctic and Antarctic — but Earth wasn’t always like this. Hidden in the rocks and trapped under the ice are clues that reveal a planet totally different from the one we know today. Following a trail of strange […]

More

Poison Squad Airs January 28 on American Experience

Poison Squad Airs January 28 on American Experience

At the close of the 19th century, technology and industry were booming. More and more Americans migrated to cities and away from farm life and fresh, homegrown food. Completely unregulated, the burgeoning food manufacturing industry took off as millions of Americans needed access to readily available and affordable food. In this pre-refrigeration world, meatpacking and canning companies sought ways to keep their products fresh at […]

More

Accept the Call Premieres on Independent Lens

Accept the Call Premieres on Independent Lens

Twenty-five years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minneapolis, Minnesota his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting. In Accept the Call, premiering this week on Independent Lens, filmmaker Eunice Lau chronicles Yusuf’s journey over three years as he tries to understand why his son would leave his American […]

More

January 2020 Sleeper Picks from Jim Wiener

January 2020 Sleeper Picks from Jim Wiener

Our Chief Programming Officer, Jim Wiener, has his DVR set for these sleeper picks. You won’t want to miss these shows! Meet The Lords Saturdays, January 4 to January 18, at 10pm on CET If you wonder why the UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson would attempt to bypass Parliament in order to fashion a Brexit deal, check out this 3-part series. The House of Lords […]

More

What’s Happening with “Nightly Business Report”

What’s Happening with “Nightly Business Report”

Flying under the radar this holiday season is the sad news that a long time series on public television will be closing its doors at the end of Christmas week. The Nightly Business Report will see its last newscast on Friday, December 27, 2019. The show celebrated 40 years on the air this year. The weekday business newscast was managed by CNBC for the past […]

More

CET/ThinkTV Action Auction

CET/ThinkTV Action Auction

Help us make the 2020 Action Auction a huge success by making your tax-deductible donation today! This is our five-day, live televised auction available free to over 2 million viewers in the tri-state area. We offer online as well as on-air promotion for companies involved in this crucial endeavor.

More

The Biggest Dinosaur (and Bone) Featured this Week

The Biggest Dinosaur (and Bone) Featured this Week

This week’s episodes of Nature and NOVA are all about dinosaurs. And not just any dinosaurs – the biggest dinosaur ever discovered and the biggest dinosaur bone ever found. First we’re airing Nature: Raising the Dinosaur Giant at 8pm on Wednesday, December 11, at 9pm on CET and ThinkTV16. This episode of Nature tell the story of a shepherd who, while searching for one of […]

More

Holiday Shows Airing this Month

Holiday Shows Airing this Month

In honor of The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, we have our schedule packed with holiday shows and awesome performances. Get out your calendar – or your DVR remote – and check out the schedule below: Rick Steves European Christmas Saturday, November 30, at 2pm on ThinkTV14 Rick celebrates Christmas in England, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. Classic Christmas Sunday, December 1, […]

More

November/December 2019 Membership Drive Highlights

November/December 2019 Membership Drive Highlights

From Kinky Boots to An Intimate Evening with David Foster, our November/December Membership Drive is packed with great shows. Here are a few of the highlights we’re looking forward to watching: Great Performances: Kinky Boots Friday, November 29, at 9pm on ThinkTV16 and CET Saturday, November 30, at 8pm on CET Arts Tuesday, December 3, at 8pm on ThinkTV14 Enjoy the Tony-winning musical about friendship […]

More

Milk Street

Milk Street

Chris Kimball, the host and namesake of Chris Kimball’s Milk Street, is coming to Cincinnati as part of his upcoming book tour.

More