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“American Masters: Lorraine Hansberry,” Jan. 19.

“American Masters: Lorraine Hansberry,” Jan. 19.

THURSDAY, JAN. 18, 8 P.M. In Irma’s Wake

Hurricane Irma’s violent path of destruction through Florida in September 2017 was historic in its magnitude. No one was spared its wrath, including many of Southwest Florida’s treasured landmarks, attractions and nature preserves. This program chronicles the efforts of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples Botanical Garden, The Naples Zoo, Everglades Wonder Gardens, The Calusa Nature Center and the Six Mile Cypress Slough to rebuild and recover post-Irma.

FRIDAY, JAN. 19, 9 P.M. American Masters Lorraine Hansberry

Explore the life and work of the “A Raisin in the Sun” playwright and activist who played a significant role in the civil rights movement. LaTanya Richardson Jackson narrates. Anika Noni Rose is the voice of Lorraine Hansberry.

SATURDAY, JAN. 20, 10 Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth Bucket is in a perpetual quest for perfection, to the chagrin of her downtrodden husband.

SUNDAY, JAN. 21, 10 P.M. Victoria on Masterpiece Season 2, Part 2

Discontent is growing in the country, and an unexpected grief finally forces Victoria to put childish things away. Despite the healthy birth of an heir, she is paralyzed by an inexplicable sorrow. A tragedy in Coburg plunges Albert into his own torment.

MONDAY, JAN. 22, 9 P.M. Antiques Roadshow Manor House Treasures

Antiques Roadshow takes inspiration from the furnishings and finery of the sprawling estates in popular period dramas in this special.

TUESDAY, JAN. 23, 8 P.M. We’ll Meet Again Children of WWII

Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions of people separated by WWII. A Japanese-American woman sent to an internment camp hopes to find a childhood friend, and a survivor from a Jewish ghetto searches for the child of the couple who befriended him.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24, 8 P.M. Nature: Animal Misfits

Life on earth is incredibly diverse, but it’s not always what you might expect. Alongside the strongest and smartest animals are a group of implausible misfits with unusual looks and behaviors, from a flightless parrot to a cool Arctic caterpillar.

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