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Don't Miss List | October 7 - October 20

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Preview the programs you don't want to miss for the period of September 23 - October 6, 2021 from WMHT. For up-to-date program listings on WMHT-TV, WORLD, CREATE, and WMHT PBS Kids 24/7, visit our schedules page. Click here to sign up to receive our Don't Miss List in your inbox bi-weekly.

34th Hispanic Heritage Awards

Friday, October 8 at 9pm on WMHT-TV
Celebrate Latinx excellence with Honorees Carlos Santana, Salma Hayek and more.

Rick Steves: Heart of Italy

Saturday, October 9 at 2:30pm on WMHT-TV
Rick Steves tours the Italian heartland, including Umbria, Assisi, Siena, and the Cinque Terre.

Monty Python's Best Bits Celebrated

Sunday, October 10 at 4pm on WMHT-TV
This special pairs original material with new, entertaining commentary from celebrities.

Call the Midwife

Sunday, October 10 at 8pm on WMHT-TV
Sister Frances finds herself in a tricky situation when a pregnant woman confides in her; Trixie is troubled by her sudden admittance to the Lady Emily.

Independent Lens: Cured

Monday, October 11 at 10pm  on WMHT-TV
When homosexuality was considered an illness to be “cured," LGBTQ activists fought back.

FRONTLINE: Taliban Takeover

Tuesday, October 12 at 9pm  on WMHT-TV
The Taliban take over Afghanistan, and the threat of ISIS and Al Qaeda intensifies.

Raising the Future: The Child Care Crisis

Tuesday, October 12 at 10pm  on WMHT-TV
PBS NewsHour introduces: "Raising the Future, The Child Care Crisis"

NOVA: Arctic Drift

Wednesday, October 13 at 9pm on WMHT-TV
Join scientists on a daring polar voyage to uncover the Arctic’s climate secrets.

La Frontera with Pati Jinich

Friday, October 15 at 9pm on WMHT-TV
Chef Pati Jinich travels from El Paso, Texas, and Juarez to Big Bend National Park, experiencing everything from burritos to Middle Eastern cuisine.

Baptiste | Season 2 Premiere

Sunday, October 17 at 10pm on WMHT-TV
Julien Baptiste delves into the seedy underworld of Budapest to find a missing family.

POV: La Casa De Mama Icha

Monday, October 18 at 10pm on WMHT-TV
Mama Icha returns home to Colombia, finding heartbreak and joy after decades in the US.

American Masters: Becoming Helen Keller

Tuesday, October 19 at 9pm on WMHT-TV
The life and legacy of Helen Keller, including how she used her celebrity to advocate for human rights and social justice for women, the poor, and people with disabilities.

ViewFinder| Life After Sight

Tuesday, October 19 at 10:30pm on WMHT-TV
Individuals facing loss of sight employ advances in research and medicine, mentorship from others or even guidance from specially-trained dogs to prevent their disability from robbing them of life's richness and beauty.

PASSPORT PICKS: Seaside Hotel Season 2 l Future of Work l Expedition

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Seaside Hotel

It's summer 1929 and the residents are back for more seaside shenanigans.

Future of Work

With U.S. unemployment sky-high, a majority of Americans are concerned about the future.


Join Steve Backshall in uncharted territory to uncover the world’s last unknown places.