POV SHORTS

Team Meryland – Meet Meryland, a 12 year old boxer with Olympic dreams.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 10:30 – 11:00 p.m. 

NOVA

The ancient Maya built large complex cities with towering pyramids and temples that served as centers for a thriving civilization. Follow archaeologists exploring new evidence into the mystery of why after hundreds of years the cities were abandoned.

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

American Experience

Baseball great Roberto Clemente’s talent and inimitable style drew legions of fans, but as this AMERICAN EXPERIENCE production reveals, he was more than an exceptional baseball player. He was also a committed humanitarian who challenged racial discrimination and worked for social justice. Through interviews with relatives, childhood friends, former teammates and journalists, this biography tells Clemente’s inspiring and tragic story, focusing on a man whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Ask This Old House

Jenn shares the story of how she became a landscape designer; Richard and Ross explain cost-effective ways to save money on your heating bill this winter; Nathan helps a homeowner replace a vinyl kitchen floor.

Friday, January 28, 2022, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m. 

Muhammad Ali

Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) -Boxer Cassius Clay rises up the amateur ranks to win gold at the 1960 Olympics. He turns professional, sharpening his boxing skills and honing his genius for self-promotion. In 1964, he upsets Sonny Liston to become heavyweight champion.

Saturday, January 29, 2022, 10:00 – 12:30 p.m.