Bill Nighy reprises his role as MI5 spy Johnny Worricker in a follow-up to the acclaimed "Page Eight." Written and directed by David Hare, the top-tier cast includes Christopher Walken, Winona Ryder, Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes. Worricker has just left his job at MI5. He escapes to the distant islands of Turks & Caicos, where an order from the CIA unexpectedly puts him back to work.
Bill Nighy reprises his role as MI5 spy Johnny Worricker in a follow-up to the acclaimed "Page Eight." Written and directed by David Hare, the top-tier cast includes Christopher Walken, Winona Ryder, Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes. The Worricker trilogy concludes with Johnny (Bill Nighy) and Margot (Helena Bonham Carter) managing to stay ahead of an international dragnet all across Europe. British Prime Minister Alec Beasley (Ralph Fiennes) and old MI5 colleague Jill Tankard (Judy Davis) desperately want Johnny back - but for different reasons. Who will win this frenzied game of spy versus spy? Written and directed by David Hare.
In his latest special, travel guru Rick Steves tours three of Europe's most energetic capitals - Prague, Amsterdam and Berlin. In each city, Rick shares his valuable insights on art, culture and history, along with his practical, experience-enhancing travel advice. In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Rick experiences its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and some of the tastiest beer in Europe. Then, he explores uniquely entertaining Amsterdam, a quaint yet jarring city filled with Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffeeshops - all beneath tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint church towers. In reunited Berlin, Rick finds evocative memorials and other reminders of the city's 20th-century tumult, and enjoys its now-trendy east side, people-friendly riverfront and vibrant social scene. In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Rick experiences its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and some of the tastiest beer in Europe. Then, he explores uniquely entertaining Amsterdam, a quaint yet jarring city filled with Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffee shops - all beneath tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint church towers. In reunited Berlin, Rick finds evocative memorials and other reminders of the city's 20th-century tumult, and enjoys its now-trendy east side, people-friendly riverfront and vibrant social scene.
RICK STEVES' FESTIVE EUROPE captures Europeans doing what they do so expertly - celebrating the good life. In this lively half-hour special, Rick experiences the pleasures of Andalucia, ventures into the reveller-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian palace, runs with the bulls in Pamplona, dines at an exclusive mens' club in Basque country, embraces high culture in Vienna, enjoys the lovable chaos of Naples, and walks the final stretch of the Camino di Santiago in Spain.
Put the FUN in FUNctional Fitness as Suzanne Andrews guides you with an effective, doctor approved workout to increase your ability to function with real life fitness solutions for your real life challenges.
This program focuses on exercises that activate the brain and includes excellent movement patterns for balance and gait.
Tassels are the next big trend in jewelry-making. Designer Wyatt White shows how to wrap, tie and finish beautiful tassels for earrings and other accessories. Katie adds a modern twist to traditional knotting techniques to make bracelets with crystal pearls.
Raid your art box for paint and gesso as we paint our way to fantastic layouts. Create Stencils with Jenny Barnett Rohrs, a layout from Ronda Palazzari with a technique for changing patterned paper into unique embellishments with gesso, and watercolors, and the fourth level (that's more than the third!) of dimension from Kim Hupke on a page entitled "my girl".
An All Star Quilt that is out of this world is highlighted.
Mary Fons and Sara Gallegos show you the wonders of the technology that makes embroidery and stippling quick and easy.
Sewing machine feet can make all the difference when you quilt. Catherine Redford uses a walking foot to quilt a beautiful contemporary table runner and placemats. Sarah Ann Smith explains how to get started with free-motion quilting, and explains all the basics, including feet.
Decorate your home with these two special Ottomans: the knit Garter Stripe Ottoman with Kristin and the Motif Ottoman designed and demonstrated by Ellen. Lena shows how to make the knit Bubbles Cowl.
Take the annoyance out of creating quilt blocks that contain triangle shapes. Nancy demonstrates how to make no-hassle ½-square triangles using the speediest, most accurate and no-math ways. Among the ½ -square triangle quilt blocks featured in this program are the Box Quilt, Shadow Play, Godey Design, Square in a Square, May Basket and Nancy's Spool blocks. Nancy uses these blocks in a sampler quilt featured in the series.
Supplies were scarce during the First World War Fabric details replaced laces and trims. Londa Rohlfing shows how to create beautiful ruching for a contemporary blouse. Terry McNeely uses fabric and feathers to make a charming fascinator hat. Joanne Banko uses the cording foot to add extra flair to home decor.
Get ready to travel around the world for traditional stranded knitting styles. First Kirsten Kapur shows us Fair Isle-inspired stranded colorwork. Next, meet Jill Zielinski, AKA Kniterella, as we chat about how her graphic design career influences her colorwork knitting. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis shows us some goodies that will help you take charge of your charted colorwork. Finally, Gayle Bunn demonstrates how color work can apply to chunkier yarn with an on-trend Cowachin-influenced sweater.
Designer, Jana Beus knows that PVC pipe is not just for plumbing! She's going to show how to construct a doll house using this lightweight but sturdy plastic. She'll also show a product called "Magic Foam" which can become instant upholstery! Beus' company is Doll Stuff by Jana. Elena Etcheverry is the founder and ED for Charity Wings, and she will show how to use a sewing machine to embroider a monogram onto a blanket. She explains that this can easily be turned into a home business and is one that she works with through her non-profit organization. Chef John Csukor is a culinary consultant to the California Fig Advisory Board, and he knows that when California figs are added to baked goods, the finished recipe has a higher moisture content contributing to longer shelf life. In addition the rich flavors meld well with warm spices for a special treat!
Make your own cute underwear with tips for working with stretch knit.
Every traveler needs a great all-weather trench coat. Your road trip ends tips you need to make this fashion basic that is great wherever you travel.
Clever Wooden Cabinets with easy to use hardware.
Learn how to work with small parts safely and accurately as the editors of Woodsmith magazine build an elegant music box.
Mike Brooks builds long rifles based on designs more than 100 years old. Host Eric Gorges discovers the history of a long rifle and along the way, learns that the old ways of the gunsmith are alive and well.
Chris Schwarz shows Roy how to measure up with an English try square based on the examples in the famous Benjamin Seaton tool chest.
Roger visits the Sullivan Square Community Garden, while Richard works with fireplace expert John Sullivan to rough in the ductwork for the new direct vent gas fireplace units. With plaster work and flooring completed, Norm and Tom add some subtle Greek Revival details to the interior window trim package. For inspiration for her own urban garden, Roger takes homeowner Angela Daigle to see some hidden gardens of Beacon Hill. Painting contractor Mauro Henrique paints the exterior window trim on the rowhouse and puts up samples of a few bold color choices for the new front door.
Tom teaches a homeowner how to repair some structural problems in his home. Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner run wiring for a new ceiling fixture and switch in a living room. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive series, is in its third decade of reviewing cars, trucks and utilities spanning the needs and dreams of a broad spectrum of buyers. From pure-electric to pure performance, MotorWeek looks at factors mattering most to consumers. But, MotorWeek is more than just a show about new cars. It's also about keeping the car you own running, and keeping pace with the latest automotive lifestyle trends as America continues its love affair with cars.
A look at local restaurants in the Inland Empire, hosted by food critic Allan Borgen.
At the Smithsonian Art Museum's Lunder Conservation Lab in Washington, DC, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nancy Druckman carefully examine fragile miniature portraits from the 18th and 19th centuries normally kept in climate-controlled storage at the neighboring Luce Foundation Center. Highlights include a 1964 Chrysler Turbine model and manual; a circa 1840 temperance banner; and a circa 1925 oil painting by Jessie Willcox Smith, the Philadelphia artist famous for her depictions of children, valued at $75,000.
Irene and Bosinney fall in love. With the exception of June and Soames, the entire family seems to know about the affair. Soames is furious and when the house costs more to build and decides to sue Bosinney.
Roots music rocks on ACL with Eric Church. Country superstar Church performs tunes from his hit album The Outsiders.
Ethan Presents: A Celebration of America is a musical tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces, our Veterans and the enduring traditions of our country. Hosted by international music sensation Ethan Bortnick, the special was filmed in Pensacola, FL, where Ethan performed for an audience of active duty soldiers, veterans and ROTC students. The pianist, singer, composer and driven humanitarian honors our nation with a performance of our most patriotic songs including "America The Beautiful" and "God Bless America." A Celebration of America is the perfect way for the family to celebrate our great country and those who protect our freedom!
The explosive new special 3, 2, 1 FIREWORKS takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Washington, D.C. July 4th celebration, featuring one of the largest and most colorful fireworks displays in the world. Shot in high-definition, the special captures every step of the renowned fireworks production. It opens in China as the crew observes the making of fireworks and dazzling new pyrotechnic effects. Once the fireworks are shipped to America, an army of technicians undertake the delicate and dangerous tasks of setting up thousands of explosives-filled mortar tubes in preparation for the spectacular display.
Virtuoso is the true, yet untold story of America's great female concert pianists of the early 20th Century. Overshadowed by her famous husband, Leopold Stokowski, whose talent she first recognized and career she fostered, Samaroff was at the very center of a vibrant American musical life in the early 20th Century. Based on the book, An American Virtuoso on the World Stage, this documentary follows her life from Texas as Lucy Hickenlooper, to her rise as Olga Samaroff, the celebrated concert star of her time.
A collection of short films from around the world.
The road-trippers reach Long Island, NY, home of writer Beverly Donofrio. Beverly recounts a long list of personal failures ? getting put in remedial English, a failed thesis, a lost job ? between bouts of reflective laughter. You have to laugh, she tells the road-trippers, and thrive from adversity; take a real look at the opportunities that are presented to you, and say yes as often as you can. From there, the road-trippers head to Detroit, MI, where they encounter one of the renegade artists who is taking back the city. Spoken word poet Airea Dee Matthews urges the road-trippers to find rebirth in collapse. In the mostly abandoned city, the artists of Detroit don't see decay, but possibility. The road-trippers see the decay for themselves when they tour an abandoned building and experience the sense of freedom and energy that drives the artists' push for regeneration. Next, in Chicago, IL, Tele'jon struggles to reconcile his mentors' suggestion that he become a professor with his disillusion with the educational system. After interviewing Professor David Stovall, Tele'jon sees that David shares his concerns about access and privilege, and uses his position to create change. Tele'jon leaves the interview feeling more confident that he'll go to college.