INTELLIGENCE SQUARED U.S. features provocative and informative debates on hot-button concerns of the day. Moderated by ABC’s John Donvan, each program includes experts, specialists and passionate advocates on both sides of an issue. Taking the traditional approach of Oxford-style debate, one side proposes and the other side opposes a sharply framed motion, with two to three speakers on each side. After the formal arguments, the debate is thrown open to the floor for questions, triggering an interchange among speakers and audience.
The owner of this 19th-century diamond, pearl and platinum heirloom necklace knew she had something special when she brought it to ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Chattanooga, Tennessee. However, the rare five-carat diamond centerpiece puts the jewelry in a category all its own, with an estimated value of $250,000.
Reenactors fire a mid-19th-century cannon at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park to punctuate a discussion of collecting antique cannon artillery. Discoveries include an 1826 Tennessee hunting horn; a Regency cellarette once owned by the poet Lord Byron; and an heirloom necklace whose centerpiece is a five-carat diamond, valued at $250,000.
"Chattanooga, TN, Pt. 1" on Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday, July 1st at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3-1 and 8:00 p.m. on channel 3.
Lewis and Hathaway are called in to examine the brutal death of a chemistry professor recently released from prison. There may be a connection to the discovery of a murdered Oxford student reported lost for 15 years. As more casualties and suspects emerge, Lewis considers his future on the force. Edward Fox (Ghandi, “Foyle’s War”) guest stars.
"Inspector Lewis VI: Intelligent Design" on Masterpiece Mystery! airs at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30th on channel 3 and channel 3-1.
Hampton Court is the ultimate royal pleasure palace — embodying the indulgent and grandiose kingship built by Cardinal Wolsey and developed by Henry VIII. Through its rooms, chart King Henry VIII’s decline from fit young warrior to bloated womanizer and recall the vivid stories of the ladies who became his queens. Learn how William and Mary demolished half of the Tudor palace to replace it with an exquisite baroque structure, making Hampton Court one of the most unusual palaces in the world.
The Decemberists and Gillian Welch showcase the best in contemporary songwriting.The Decemberists highlight songs from their release The King Is Dead. Welch and her partner David Rawlings perform cuts from The Harrow & the Harvest.
Austin City Limits presents "The Decemberists and Gillian Welch" on Saturday, June 29th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.