Merle Haggard, country’s outlaw icon: An appreciation

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Country music legend Merle Haggard, the outlaw “Okie from Muskogee,” died today on his 79th birthday. Fiercely independent and a working man’s troubadour, he influenced country music like few others.

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Laurie R. King on falling in love with Sherlock along with her character

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At first, mystery author Laurie R. King wasn’t too much of a fan of Sherlock Holmes – despite creating a character who would eventually marry the storied detective.

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New season of ‘Midwife’ ready for delivery

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Call the Midwife leaps into a new decade when it returns for its fifth season Sunday. #PlayHerePBS

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Burns’ ‘Jazz’ swings back onto PBS beginning today

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For the first time in 15 years, PBS will rebroadcast the tuneful third of Ken Burns’ American trilogy, 'Jazz.' #PlayHerePBS

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Catching up with the Red River Songwriters

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Revisit a celebration of some of the region’s top songwriters with a special encore presentation of Live Here. #PlayHerePBS

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PBS “Sherlock” special, Amarillo Public Library to celebrate Holmes’ legacy

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An encore screening of PBS’s well-received “How Sherlock Changed the World” on Tuesday is part of a month’s worth of Holmes-mania in Amarillo.

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‘Unbroken’ Excellence: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to celebrate anniversary on PBS

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One of the greatest country-folk bands ever is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a PBS special. “Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin’ Back” airs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday on Panhandle PBS. #PlayHerePBS

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Pledge Night from the inside

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Singer Annie Wolaver Dupre heads the Annie Moses Band, to be featured in “The Art of the Love Song” at 8:30 p.m. today on Panhandle PBS. The band will perform Oct. 9 in Amarillo.

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Community Conversations: The Dust Bowl

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“Community Conversations: The Dust Bowl,” airing at 7 p.m. today, will feature Robertson Green looking back at her interviews with Burns, his collaborator Dayton Duncan and Tim Egan, author of “The Worst Hard Time,” which inspired the documentary.

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MASTERPIECE Downton Abbey Finale

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Downton Abbey fans here will get to bid farewell to Lady Mary, the Dowager Countess, Carson and all the rest a little earlier at a farewell party thrown by Panhandle PBS.

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Loretta Lynn

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Country music fans – scratch that: music fans of any stripe – won’t want to miss tonight’s special episode of “American Masters,” a two-hour look at the amazing Loretta Lynn.

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Scott Kelly: A Year In Space

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For 340 days, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly has floated 250 miles above us, part of a vital international mission that could help take us where no human has gone before.

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Superpowers at Ama-Con

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Panhandle PBS was delighted to take part in Amarillo Public Library's AMA-Con again this year by sharing three films for audiences to enjoy from the series Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle. 

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Dyanna Taylor on Dorothea Lange

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During her recent visit to the Amarillo Museum of Art, we sat down with Dyanna Taylor to talk about her grandmother Dorothea Lange.

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