WPSU announces Comcast 'video on demand' schedule for mid-February

February 09, 2011

Comcast cable will offer several shows produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting on its Video on Demand service in the coming weeks.

Available from Feb. 15 to March 7: “Time Traveler” (2011). Devastated by the loss of his father, Ron Mallett found hope in an unlikely place: H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. Mallett, a physics professor at the University of Connecticut, discusses how his father’s death led him on a quest to build a time machine.

Available from Feb. 15 to March 7: “The New Normals,” (2011). Now that the first decade of the 21st century is complete, it's time to update the so-called "Normals," the daily and monthly climate averages that are commonly used for comparison and routinely quoted in the news media.

Available from Feb. 18 to March 4: “Courtside with Coquese,” (2011). The Lady Lions are in the AP top 25 and continue to rise. Watch highlights from their latest wins. Hosted by coach Coquese Washington, Courtside takes you behind the scenes of the women's basketball team. Visit LadyLions.com for more Lady Lions content.

Available from Feb. 15 to March 14: “Our Town Portage,” (2010). Discover the rich history of the “gem of the mainline” - Portage. Explore its establishments and culture, and find out what makes this little town in western Pennsylvania so special.

Available from Feb. 15 to March 21: “Memory Loss,” (2005). Have you ever walked down the hallway to grab something, only to forget what it was? Hear Michael Wenger argue that we should give ourselves credit for the things we do remember and not worry so much about the things we don't.


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