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Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

Survivor: Nicaragua
8/7c CBS
The 10 remaining castaways have endured a lot thus far on their quest to win $1 million. They've put up with NaOnka's annoying rants and her food thefts, contentious bickering between Marty and Jane, and existing on little food and less sleep. But all of that pales in comparison with what the players discover tonight and must figure out how to endure. They return to the Libertad camp and find it in ashes following a devastating fire. Benry sums it all up well: "This is a day from hell." — Tim Holland

Read on for previews of Human Target, Better with You, Circus, South Park, Top Chef: Just Desserts and 25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!.  Read Full Article

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Free | PBS Aired: 11/17/2010

Many performers who grew up in the circus find it difficult to imagine another kind of life. Luciano and Gladis Anastasini who are in charge of this year's dog act, are no exception. Seven generations of circus performers have preceded them. Both grew up in the circus, and it is the only life they have ever known. The question is, will their sons Adriano and Brando carry on the family legacy?

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Big Apple co-founder 'Mr. Paul' is both the leader of the troupe and one of its most recognizable personalities in the ring.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Tommy Decoteau is known for his body art. The tattoos are memorabilia from important times in his life... and now, he's ready to get one that commemorates his new home, the Big Apple Circus.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

A preview of the PBS series, CIRCUS, which follows the Big Apple Circus on their annual year-long town-to-town tour. The preview includes behind-the-scenes footage and commentary from the filmmakers on the making of the series.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

Survivor: Nicaragua
8/7c CBS
The 10 remaining castaways have endured a lot thus far on their quest to win $1 million. They've put up with NaOnka's annoying rants and her food thefts, contentious bickering between Marty and Jane, and existing on little food and less sleep. But all of that pales in comparison with what the players discover tonight and must figure out how to endure. They return to the Libertad camp and find it in ashes following a devastating fire. Benry sums it all up well: "This is a day from hell." — Tim Holland

Read on for previews of Human Target, Better with You, Circus, South Park, Top Chef: Just Desserts and 25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!. read more

Roush Review: Circus Isn't Just Clowning Around

If more reality TV were like Circus, there would probably be a lot fewer reality snobs out there. But Circus isn't a typical reality show. For one thing, this captivating six-hour series (airing over three Wednesdays, starting this week) is on PBS, so the proper way to describe it is probably "docu-reality," as the show goes behind the curtain of the Big Apple Circus to give a fly-on-the-tent look at... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010

Modern Family
9/8c ABC
No one can deny that Cameron has a theatrical side, and tonight he seeks to pass it on to Lily when a talent scout wants to put her in a commercial for a children's furniture store. Of course, the idea doesn't sit well with Mitchell, so it might be time for Cameron to come up with a stage name to protect her identity — and to keep Mitchell from finding out. Meanwhile, a faulty fire alarm at the Dunphys has Phil so worked up that it will probably detect the smoke coming out of his ears. — Joe Friedrich

Read on for previews of College Football, Circus, Law & Order: SVU, Biography, LA Ink and In the Spotlight With Robin Roberts: All Access Nashville. read more

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Premiered: November 03, 2010, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A glimpse behind the scenes of a traveling circus, including training, rehearsals and daily life, as well as the distinct rules and lingo of the big-top world. The series also features performances, including a trapeze act, equestrian performers and a tightrope walker.

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