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This week in 1967, 'The Fugitive' ended its four-year run with a two-part series finale in which protagonist Dr. Richard Kimble is exonerated. The second half of the finale was the most-watched television series episode at that time.

Today's feature is the two-part series finale of 'The Fugitive,' titled "The Judgement."

Through the Decades - August 28

'Through the Decades' looks back at this week in history, when Martin Luther King gave a legendary speech, the 1968 Democratic National Convention erupted in violence and the first patent for the all-electronic television was issued.
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Feature Film: The Fugitive: The Judgement (1967)

This week in 1967, 'The Fugitive' ended its four-year run with a two-part series finale in which protagonist Dr. Richard Kimble is exonerated. The second half of the finale was the most-watched television series episode at that time.
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Documentary: MovieStar: Jack Black

On this day in 1969, actor, comedian and singer Jack Black was born. The funnyman's career is profiled in an episode of 'MovieStar.'
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Documentary: The Greats: Martin Luther King

On this day in 1963, Matin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington. An episode of 'The Greats' profiles the career of the famous civil rights figure.
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The Twilight Zone: The Long Morrow (1964)

Rod Sterling's famous anthology series, 'The Twilight Zone,' was a tough sell despite the writer's high esteem in television. CBS ultimately picked up the show, which immediately enjoyed great popular and critical acclaim. In this episode, "The Long Morrow," an astronaut about to leave on a decades-long mission falls in love.
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Bonanza: Ponderosa Matador (1964)

'Bonanza' aired on NBC from 1959 to 1973 and centers on the adventures of the Cartwright family. The series ranks as the second longest running Western, behind 'Gunsmoke.' In this episode, titled "Ponderosa Matador," Adam, Hoss and Joe vie for the affections of a pretty young lady named Dolores.
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The Lucy Show: Lucy Teaches Ethel Merman to Sing (1964)

Desilu Productions, founded in 1951, was co-owned by actress Lucille Ball and her husband, Desi Arnaz. In 1962, Ball bought Arnaz out, becoming the first woman to run a major television studio. Also in 1962, Ball made her television comeback as widow Lucy Carmichael in 'The Lucy Show' at the suggestion of Arnaz.
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Decades, a new network where entertainment and history come together, features original series 'Through the Decades,' a daily time capsule showing how television captured historically significant events on that day throughout history.

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With the day's historical events covered in 'Through the Decades,' a series of films and television programs relating to those events is shown next with commentary on the historical and cultural significance of each.

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Each weekday starting at 7 AM | 6 C our six-hour daily programming block kicks off with 'Through the Decades,' repeating four times per day. Saturdays and Sundays feature "binge" programming from our library of iconic television series.

Schedule

7:00AM
Through the Decades - Through the Decades: August 28 "On August 28, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the week in history when Martin Luther King Jr. gave a legendary speech, Bruce Springsteen released his album Born to Run, a New York Newspaper published a series of articles known as the Great Moon Hoax, the streets of Chicago turned into a violent anti-war rally during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Philo Farnsworth received a patent for the first all-electronic television and Ford Motor Co. introduced the Edsel."
8:00AM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 1) "In the first part of the series finale, the one-armed man, Fred Johnson, who Kimble has been pursuing, has been arrested for a minor crime. Lt. Gerard tries to use this to lure Kimble out into the open. Meanwhile, a woman who knows Kimble tries to help him. Kimble tries to verify if this one-armed man is the one he is looking for, but someone wires a bail bondsman some money to bail Johnson out. Kimble then visits the bail bondsman but finds him dead."
9:00AM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 2) "Kimble and Gerard are on a train heading to their hometown, Stafford, Indiana. Kimble reveals to Gerard that the person who sent the bail money for Johnson is his brother-in-law, Leonard Taft. Kimble doesn't think it was him but someone from his hometown did send the money and used Taft's name. The one armed-man calls the Tafts demanding that they meet with him. Someone does go to the meeting but it's not Leonard Taft. Johnson assumes that he is, and says that he remembers him."
10:00AM
MovieStar - Jack Black "An exploration of Jack Black's career and rise to stardom."
10:30AM
The Greats - Martin Luther King Jr. "The Greats celebrates the legacy of the world's notable exponents of art, science, entertainment and music, and also pays tribute to those explorers, adventurers and leaders whose world-changing exploits have secured their place in the history books."
11:00AM
The Twilight Zone - The Long Morrow "Before leaving on his mission, an astronaut meets a woman. They fall in love."
11:30AM
Bonanza - Ponderosa Matador "Adam, Hoss, and Joe vie for the attention of a pretty young lady named Dolores. Hoss talks Joe into entering a bull fight, but it doesn't work out quite as planned."
12:30PM
The Lucy Show - Lucy Teaches Ethel Merman to Sing "Ethel Merman is moving to Danville. When Lucy spots her at the bank, Mr. Mooney saves her from the star-struck Lucy by passing her off as Agnes Schmidlapp, who simply looks like the Broadway star. While she's looking for a house, she rents a room from Viv and Lucy. This gives tone-deaf redhead a chance to give "Mrs. Schmidlapp" singing lessons."
1:00PM
Through the Decades - Through the Decades: August 28 "On August 28, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the week in history when Martin Luther King Jr. gave a legendary speech, Bruce Springsteen released his album Born to Run, a New York Newspaper published a series of articles known as the Great Moon Hoax, the streets of Chicago turned into a violent anti-war rally during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Philo Farnsworth received a patent for the first all-electronic television and Ford Motor Co. introduced the Edsel."
2:00PM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 1) "In the first part of the series finale, the one-armed man, Fred Johnson, who Kimble has been pursuing, has been arrested for a minor crime. Lt. Gerard tries to use this to lure Kimble out into the open. Meanwhile, a woman who knows Kimble tries to help him. Kimble tries to verify if this one-armed man is the one he is looking for, but someone wires a bail bondsman some money to bail Johnson out. Kimble then visits the bail bondsman but finds him dead."
3:00PM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 2) "Kimble and Gerard are on a train heading to their hometown, Stafford, Indiana. Kimble reveals to Gerard that the person who sent the bail money for Johnson is his brother-in-law, Leonard Taft. Kimble doesn't think it was him but someone from his hometown did send the money and used Taft's name. The one armed-man calls the Tafts demanding that they meet with him. Someone does go to the meeting but it's not Leonard Taft. Johnson assumes that he is, and says that he remembers him."
4:00PM
MovieStar - Jack Black "An exploration of Jack Black's career and rise to stardom."
4:30PM
The Greats - Martin Luther King Jr. "The Greats celebrates the legacy of the world's notable exponents of art, science, entertainment and music, and also pays tribute to those explorers, adventurers and leaders whose world-changing exploits have secured their place in the history books."
5:00PM
The Twilight Zone - The Long Morrow "Before leaving on his mission, an astronaut meets a woman. They fall in love."
5:30PM
Bonanza - Ponderosa Matador "Adam, Hoss, and Joe vie for the attention of a pretty young lady named Dolores. Hoss talks Joe into entering a bull fight, but it doesn't work out quite as planned."
6:30PM
The Lucy Show - Lucy Teaches Ethel Merman to Sing "Ethel Merman is moving to Danville. When Lucy spots her at the bank, Mr. Mooney saves her from the star-struck Lucy by passing her off as Agnes Schmidlapp, who simply looks like the Broadway star. While she's looking for a house, she rents a room from Viv and Lucy. This gives tone-deaf redhead a chance to give "Mrs. Schmidlapp" singing lessons."
7:00PM
Through the Decades - Through the Decades: August 28 "On August 28, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the week in history when Martin Luther King Jr. gave a legendary speech, Bruce Springsteen released his album Born to Run, a New York Newspaper published a series of articles known as the Great Moon Hoax, the streets of Chicago turned into a violent anti-war rally during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Philo Farnsworth received a patent for the first all-electronic television and Ford Motor Co. introduced the Edsel."
8:00PM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 1) "In the first part of the series finale, the one-armed man, Fred Johnson, who Kimble has been pursuing, has been arrested for a minor crime. Lt. Gerard tries to use this to lure Kimble out into the open. Meanwhile, a woman who knows Kimble tries to help him. Kimble tries to verify if this one-armed man is the one he is looking for, but someone wires a bail bondsman some money to bail Johnson out. Kimble then visits the bail bondsman but finds him dead."
9:00PM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 2) "Kimble and Gerard are on a train heading to their hometown, Stafford, Indiana. Kimble reveals to Gerard that the person who sent the bail money for Johnson is his brother-in-law, Leonard Taft. Kimble doesn't think it was him but someone from his hometown did send the money and used Taft's name. The one armed-man calls the Tafts demanding that they meet with him. Someone does go to the meeting but it's not Leonard Taft. Johnson assumes that he is, and says that he remembers him."
10:00PM
MovieStar - Jack Black "An exploration of Jack Black's career and rise to stardom."
10:30PM
The Greats - Martin Luther King Jr. "The Greats celebrates the legacy of the world's notable exponents of art, science, entertainment and music, and also pays tribute to those explorers, adventurers and leaders whose world-changing exploits have secured their place in the history books."
11:00PM
The Twilight Zone - The Long Morrow "Before leaving on his mission, an astronaut meets a woman. They fall in love."
11:30PM
Bonanza - Ponderosa Matador "Adam, Hoss, and Joe vie for the attention of a pretty young lady named Dolores. Hoss talks Joe into entering a bull fight, but it doesn't work out quite as planned."
12:00AM
Bonanza - Ponderosa Matador "Adam, Hoss, and Joe vie for the attention of a pretty young lady named Dolores. Hoss talks Joe into entering a bull fight, but it doesn't work out quite as planned."
12:30AM
The Lucy Show - Lucy Teaches Ethel Merman to Sing "Ethel Merman is moving to Danville. When Lucy spots her at the bank, Mr. Mooney saves her from the star-struck Lucy by passing her off as Agnes Schmidlapp, who simply looks like the Broadway star. While she's looking for a house, she rents a room from Viv and Lucy. This gives tone-deaf redhead a chance to give "Mrs. Schmidlapp" singing lessons."
1:00AM
Through the Decades - Through the Decades: August 28 "On August 28, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the week in history when Martin Luther King Jr. gave a legendary speech, Bruce Springsteen released his album Born to Run, a New York Newspaper published a series of articles known as the Great Moon Hoax, the streets of Chicago turned into a violent anti-war rally during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Philo Farnsworth received a patent for the first all-electronic television and Ford Motor Co. introduced the Edsel."
2:00AM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 1) "In the first part of the series finale, the one-armed man, Fred Johnson, who Kimble has been pursuing, has been arrested for a minor crime. Lt. Gerard tries to use this to lure Kimble out into the open. Meanwhile, a woman who knows Kimble tries to help him. Kimble tries to verify if this one-armed man is the one he is looking for, but someone wires a bail bondsman some money to bail Johnson out. Kimble then visits the bail bondsman but finds him dead."
3:00AM
The Fugitive - Judgment, The (Part 2) "Kimble and Gerard are on a train heading to their hometown, Stafford, Indiana. Kimble reveals to Gerard that the person who sent the bail money for Johnson is his brother-in-law, Leonard Taft. Kimble doesn't think it was him but someone from his hometown did send the money and used Taft's name. The one armed-man calls the Tafts demanding that they meet with him. Someone does go to the meeting but it's not Leonard Taft. Johnson assumes that he is, and says that he remembers him."
4:00AM
MovieStar - Jack Black "An exploration of Jack Black's career and rise to stardom."
4:30AM
The Greats - Martin Luther King Jr. "The Greats celebrates the legacy of the world's notable exponents of art, science, entertainment and music, and also pays tribute to those explorers, adventurers and leaders whose world-changing exploits have secured their place in the history books."
5:00AM
The Twilight Zone - The Long Morrow "Before leaving on his mission, an astronaut meets a woman. They fall in love."
5:30AM
Bonanza - Ponderosa Matador "Adam, Hoss, and Joe vie for the attention of a pretty young lady named Dolores. Hoss talks Joe into entering a bull fight, but it doesn't work out quite as planned."
6:30AM
The Lucy Show - Lucy Teaches Ethel Merman to Sing "Ethel Merman is moving to Danville. When Lucy spots her at the bank, Mr. Mooney saves her from the star-struck Lucy by passing her off as Agnes Schmidlapp, who simply looks like the Broadway star. While she's looking for a house, she rents a room from Viv and Lucy. This gives tone-deaf redhead a chance to give "Mrs. Schmidlapp" singing lessons."

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