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Friday - February 3, 2012
5:00 pm TCM The Glenn Miller Story (1954) film bio of bandleader Glenn Miller; cast includes Gene Krupa, Louis Armstrong, Barney Bigard, Arvell Shaw, Cozy Cole, Trummy Young, Frances Langford and Nino Tempo

Saturday - February 4, 2012
2:00 pm WYES 12 Great Museums - "New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music"

New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music - Great Museums
NOLA's vibrant culture is experienced through the eyes of the city's musicians, dancers and street performers; with Ellis Marsalis, Trombone Shorty, Baby Boyz Brass Band, St. Augustine Marching 100, Lionel Ferbos, Irvin Mayfield, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Sunpie Barnes, Dr. Michael White & more; narrated by Wendell Pierce, with music by Irvin Mayfield

Sunday - February 5, 2012
12:00 pm WYES 12 Along Lake Pontchartrain crabbing on the seawall, dining at Bruning's and Fitzgerald's, riding the Zephyr at Pontchartrain Beach, and more; with comments from Dr. John, Chef John Besh, Carlton Dufrechou, Eddie L. Sapir, Deacon John Moore, Frank Davis and others

Monday - February 6, 2012
7:00 pm TRAV Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern - New Orleans Andrew makes a trip to the Big Easy where the food and the culture are a mix of Southern tradition and modern influence; includes a segment with trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, and clips from a second line with To Be Continued Brass Band (photos) - rerun

Tuesday - February 7, 2012
11:37 pm NBC Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Harry Connick Jr., Kellan Lutz, Jon Glaser and musical guest The Cranberries

Wednesday - February 8, 2012
7:00 am ABC Good Morning America Tim McGraw & Faith Hill; Randy Fenoli; chef Elizabeth Karmel
10:00 am ABC The View Tim McGraw & Faith Hill; Andie MacDowell
9:00 pm NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - "Father's Shadow" Detective Benson finds herself in danger when a rape investigation spirals into a hostage crisis; Meanwhile, Benson and Executive ADA David Haden (guest star Harry Connick Jr.) grow closer; Miranda Lambert also makes a guest appearance

Saturday - February 11, 2012
2:00 pm WYES 12 All On A Mardi Gras Day

[ buy on DVD ]
documentary on black carnival traditions won Louisiana Filmmaker Award at the 2003 New Orleans Film Fest; produced by Royce Osborn and Jerry Brock; interviews include Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Donald Harrison, "Uncle" Lionel Batiste, Tootie Montana, Sunpie Barnes, etc.

Sunday - February 12, 2012
11:00 am TRAV Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern - New Orleans Andrew makes a trip to the Big Easy where the food and the culture are a mix of Southern tradition and modern influence; includes a segment with trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, and clips from a second line with To Be Continued Brass Band (photos) - rerun
7:00 pm CBS The 54th Annual Grammy Awards live from Staples Center in Los Angeles - performers include Adele, Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Coldplay, Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Rihanna, Glen Campbell w/ The Band Perry & Blake Shelton, Katy Perry, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Tony Bennett & Carrie Underwood, Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, The Beach Boys (with Maroon 5 and Foster The People), Bonnie Raitt (Etta James tribute), the Civil Wars, Diana Krall, Maceo Parker, and Joe Walsh; a dance/electronica segment will feature Chris Brown, Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, David Guetta, and Lil Wayne - see Louisiana Grammy nominees
7:00 pm WYES 12 Mardi Gras: The Passing Parade memorable Mardi Gras moments of the past, including Louis Armstrong as King of Zulu, and the police strike of 1979
8:30 pm WYES 12 While We Danced: The Music of Mardi Gras Peggy Scott Laborde covers the history of Mardi Gras music with profiles of Professor Longhair, Sharkey Bonano, Johnny Wiggs, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, and "Doc" Souchon
12:00 am WYES 12 All On A Mardi Gras Day

[ buy on DVD ]
documentary on black carnival traditions won Louisiana Filmmaker Award at the 2003 New Orleans Film Fest; produced by Royce Osborn and Jerry Brock; interviews include Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Donald Harrison, "Uncle" Lionel Batiste, Tootie Montana, Sunpie Barnes, etc.

Monday - February 13, 2012
7:00 pm BET 2012 BET Honors 2012 honorees included Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, the Tuskegee Airmen, and Beverly Kearney; performers included Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Common, Anthony Hamilton, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Jill Scott, Ledisi, Luke James, and Willow Smith
9:30 pm WYES 12 While We Danced: The Music of Mardi Gras Peggy Scott Laborde covers the history of Mardi Gras music with profiles of Professor Longhair, Sharkey Bonano, Johnny Wiggs, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, and "Doc" Souchon

Tuesday - February 14, 2012
10:35 pm CBS Late Show with David Letterman actress Viola Davis; 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model; musical guests Mark Ronson, Erykah Badu, Zigaboo Modeliste, and members of the Dap Kings

Wednesday - February 15, 2012
9:00 pm BET 2012 BET Honors 2012 honorees included Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, the Tuskegee Airmen, and Beverly Kearney; performers included Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Common, Anthony Hamilton, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Jill Scott, Ledisi, Luke James, and Willow Smith (rerun)
10:00 pm WYES 12 All On A Mardi Gras Day

[ buy on DVD ]
documentary on black carnival traditions won Louisiana Filmmaker Award at the 2003 New Orleans Film Fest; produced by Royce Osborn and Jerry Brock; interviews include Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Donald Harrison, "Uncle" Lionel Batiste, Tootie Montana, Sunpie Barnes, etc.
11:00 pm WYES 12 While We Danced: The Music of Mardi Gras Peggy Scott Laborde covers the history of Mardi Gras music with profiles of Professor Longhair, Sharkey Bonano, Johnny Wiggs, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, and "Doc" Souchon

Thursday - February 16, 2012
10:00 pm WYES 12 Mardi Gras: The Passing Parade memorable Mardi Gras moments of the past, including Louis Armstrong as King of Zulu, and the police strike of 1979

Friday - February 17, 2012
7:00 pm NBC NAACP Image Awards nominees include Ledisi for 'Outstanding Female Artist' and Terence Blanchard (with Poncho Sanchez) for 'Outstanding Jazz Album' ("Chano y Dizzy"); HBO's 'Treme' is nominated in 5 categories

Saturday - February 18, 2012
4:00 pm WYES 12 Mardi Gras: The Passing Parade memorable Mardi Gras moments of the past, including Louis Armstrong as King of Zulu, and the police strike of 1979 - repeats at 8:00pm
7:00 pm BET 2012 BET Honors 2012 honorees included Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, the Tuskegee Airmen, and Beverly Kearney; performers included Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Common, Anthony Hamilton, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Jill Scott, Ledisi, Luke James, and Willow Smith (rerun)
9:00 pm WYES 12 All On A Mardi Gras Day

[ buy on DVD ]
documentary on black carnival traditions won Louisiana Filmmaker Award at the 2003 New Orleans Film Fest; produced by Royce Osborn and Jerry Brock; interviews include Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Donald Harrison, "Uncle" Lionel Batiste, Tootie Montana, Sunpie Barnes, etc.

Sunday - February 19, 2012
10:00 am WYES 12 Mardi Gras: The Passing Parade memorable Mardi Gras moments of the past, including Louis Armstrong as King of Zulu, and the police strike of 1979 - repeats at 7:00pm
12:00 pm WYES 12 All On A Mardi Gras Day

[ buy on DVD ]
documentary on black carnival traditions won Louisiana Filmmaker Award at the 2003 New Orleans Film Fest; produced by Royce Osborn and Jerry Brock; interviews include Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Donald Harrison, "Uncle" Lionel Batiste, Tootie Montana, Sunpie Barnes, etc. - repeats at 8:00pm

Monday - February 20, 2012
5:00 pm TRAV Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern - New Orleans Andrew makes a trip to the Big Easy where the food and the culture are a mix of Southern tradition and modern influence; includes a segment with trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, and clips from a second line with To Be Continued Brass Band (photos) - rerun

Tuesday - February 21, 2012
10:00 am WYES 12 Mardi Gras: The Passing Parade memorable Mardi Gras moments of the past, including Louis Armstrong as King of Zulu, and the police strike of 1979 - repeats at 6:30 pm
11:00 am WYES 12 All On A Mardi Gras Day

[ buy on DVD ]
documentary on black carnival traditions won Louisiana Filmmaker Award at the 2003 New Orleans Film Fest; produced by Royce Osborn and Jerry Brock; interviews include Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Donald Harrison, "Uncle" Lionel Batiste, Tootie Montana, Sunpie Barnes, etc. - repeats at 5:00 pm
5:00 pm BET 106 & Park guests include R&B singer Luke James
6:00 pm WYES 12 While We Danced: The Music of Mardi Gras Peggy Scott Laborde covers the history of Mardi Gras music with profiles of Professor Longhair, Sharkey Bonano, Johnny Wiggs, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, and "Doc" Souchon

Wednesday - February 22, 2012
9:00 pm NBC Law & Order: SVU - "Hunting Ground" Detectives Olivia Benson & Nick Amaro lead the search for a serial killer who targets young prostitutes - Harry Connick Jr. guest stars

Thursday - February 23, 2012
9:00 pm BET 2012 BET Honors 2012 honorees included Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, the Tuskegee Airmen, and Beverly Kearney; performers included Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Common, Anthony Hamilton, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Jill Scott, Ledisi, Luke James, and Willow Smith (rerun)

Saturday - February 25, 2012
1:30 pm BET Hot Boyz (1999) crime drama from No Limit Films stars Master P, Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder, Snoop Dogg, Mystikal, Mia X and Mac; written and directed by Master P
7:00 pm WLAE 32 Allen Toussaint: The Soul of New Orleans legendary New Orleans R&B pianist, songwriter and producer Allen Toussaint performs at Detroit's Music Hall, and discusses growing up in New Orleans and the city's musical heritage; somgs include "Java," "Certain Girl," "Mother-in-Law," "Fortune Teller," "Working in a Coal Mine" and "Get Out of My Life Woman" - taped in 2008 - watch video clip
9:00 pm NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - "Official Story" when the CEO of a private military contractor is found assaulted, the DA's office joins the SVU detectives to investigate a motive with international ties; Harry Connick Jr. guest stars as Executive ADA David Haden (rerun from 01/18/12)

Sunday - February 26, 2012
12:00 pm WYES 12 Red Beans & Ricely Yours: Satchmo in New Orleans (1990) award-winning WYES documentary profiling the musical and social influences of the New Orleans years on jazz legend Louis Armstrong; includes archival photos, film footage and recordings; hosted by Charmaine Neville
12:30 pm WLAE 32 Fats Domino - Walkin' Back To New Orleans a chronicle of Fats Domino's triumphant return to the stage after Hurricane Katrina flooding devastated his New Orleans home; songs include "Blueberry Hill," "Ain't That A Shame," and "Blue Monday"; interviews include Fats Domino, Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Robert Plant and Randy Newman
- episode repeats at 11:00 pm
7:00 pm WYES 12 Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans Times-Picayune columnist Lolis Eric Elie takes us on a tour of his city in what becomes a reflection on the relevance of history folded into a love letter to the storied New Orleans neighborhood, Faubourg Treme; the award winning film is a tale of heartbreak, hope and resiliency set to a soundtrack of fabulous New Orleans music; interviews include Glen David Andrews, Bob French, Wynton Marsalis and Kalamu ya Salaam, with music from Irvin Mayfield, Bob French, George Lewis, Bunk Johnson, Rebirth Brass Band, John Boutté, Glen David Andrews and Edmund Dede
8:00 pm WYES 12 The Nightlife That Was (2004) documentary looks back at New Orleans haunts of the recent past, such as the Blue Room, the Swan Room, Bourbon Street (where Clarence Frogman Henry played for 20 years, and Al Hirt & Pete Fountain both owned clubs), The Warehouse, Beverly Dinner Playhouse, Dew Drop Inn, CYO dances (where Dr. John & Frankie Ford entertained the bobby socks crowd), etc; interviews include Jimmy Anselmo, Hank Staples, Frankie Ford, Dr. John, A.J. Loria, Deacon John, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Bobby Marchan, and many more

Monday - February 27, 2012
1:00 pm BBC-A Jamie's American Road Trip - "Louisiana" on a quest to understand why people choose to live under constant threat of hurricanes, Jamie travels to Lousiana post-Gustav and discovers chefs, musicians and locals who use food as a way to celebrate life and keep the party going through adversity; includes a segment with trumpeter Kermit Ruffins (watch video)
8:00 pm WYES
(PBS)
In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues salute to blues music with Trombone Shorty, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, B.B. King, Keb Mo, and Booker T. Jones - see photo of Trombone Shorty with First Lady Michelle Obama - see video clip of Shorty performing "St. James Infirmary" - show was taped February 21st -- check your local PBS listings / episode repeats on WYES at 3:30 am

Tuesday - February 28, 2012
7:00 pm FOX American Idol The Top 13 male semi-finalists perform; contestants include Joshua Ledet from Westlake, Louisiana

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