Celia reacts badly to John’s revelation that Caroline is gay. When she and Alan have dinner with Caroline and Kate, she’s very rude to Kate. Alan feels crushed after this, and tells Gillian that it’s over between him and Celia. Back in Harrogate, a livid Caroline gives Celia a dressing down. Celia duly apologizes to Kate and begs her not to leave Caroline. The next day Celia is shocked to learn that Alan's had a heart attack. She stays by his bedside, telling him that their wedding plans are back on now she’s made things right with Caroline. Against the odds, Alan regains consciousness.
ACL presents the evolution of electric guitar music with Sonic Youth and The Black Keys. Sonic Youth showcases the avant-garde rock of its latest album The Eternal, while The Black Keys highlights the classic blues rock of its recent record Brothers.
Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. on channel 3 and 10:00 p.m on channel 3-1.
Versatile British actor Hugh Laurie, an American favorite for his role in the hit TV series “House,” showcases his musical side in an atmospheric special filmed in New Orleans. Defying simple categorization, Laurie finds his greatest satisfaction and inspiration from the mixture of blues and jazz that grew out of New Orleans at the beginning of the last century. “Let Them Talk” is his personal journey into the heart and soul of that music.
Few bands in recent memory have done as much to bring new audiences and young fans to bluegrass/old-time music as the atomic-powered string band OCMS. But frontman Ketch Secor’s fine original songs, including the gold-certified hit “Wagon Wheel,” and the band’s solid musical chops please more traditional fans, as well. Add in a stage show equivalent of a moonshine-Red Bull highball and you have the makings of a great night in the cave and one incendiary half-hour of television.
Bluegrass Underground can be seen on Thursday, September 12th at 8:30 p.m.
FRONTLINE explores the shadow world of assisted suicide, where the lines between legality and criminality are blurred. Shown: Joan Butterstein (left), terminally ill and contemplating suicide, with her daughter Kathleen (right).
You have an incurable illness, you want to die and you want help dying — what can you do? The terminally ill who live in Oregon or Washington can openly ask a doctor for help, but in the rest of country, where physician-assisted suicide is illegal, people who are suffering turn in secret to friends, family and even activist organizations.