Today, August 27th

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On August 27, 1964, Edmund Kemper murdered his grandparents in what would be a prelude to his future as a serial killer.

Feature film 'Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer' is loosely based on Kemper’s murder spree during the late '60s and early '70s.

Through the Decades - August 27

'Through the Decades' looks back at the moments that defined the Civil Rights Movement. This episode examines the March on Washington, the Alabama governor committed to segregation and the president who fought against those policies.
7:00AM | 1:00PM | 7:00PM | 1:00AM
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Feature Film: Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer (2008)

On August 27, 1964, Edmund Kemper murdered his grandparents in what would be a prelude to his future as a serial killer. 'Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer' is loosely based on Kemper’s murder spree during the late '60s and early '70s, which left 10 dead in Santa Cruz, CA.
8:00AM | 2:00PM | 8:00PM | 2:00AM
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Combat: The Medal (1963)

'Combat!' covers the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II. Airing on ABC from 1962 to 1967, 'Combat!' holds the distinction of being television’s longest-running World War II drama. Future seven-time Oscar-nominated director Robert Altman served as a producer and director on the show, delivering 10 of its defining episodes.
10:00AM | 4:00PM | 10:00PM | 4:00AM
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Route 66: Multiple Episodes

During the 1960s, television attempted to portray young adults in a more contemporary way. In 'Route 66' lead characters Tod and Buz (and later, Linc) symbolized restless youth searching for meaning in the early 1960s.
11:00AM | 5:00PM | 11:00PM | 5:00AM
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The Beverly Hillbillies: Jed Gets the Misery (1963)

The first of the "fish out of water" genre, 'The Beverly Hillbillies' revolves around the misadventures of a poor backwoods family that strikes oil and then moves to Beverly Hills. In this episode, titled "Jed Gets the Misery," Jed feigns illness to please Granny, setting off a chain reaction of wacky events that keeps Granny busy.
12:30PM | 6:30PM | 12:30AM | 6:30AM
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Car 54, Where Are You?: Here Comes Charlie (1963)

'Car 54, Where Are You?' ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963 and follows mismatched NYC police officers Gunther Toody and Francis Muldoon. During its run the series was nominated for four Emmy Awards, winning one for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy for the 1961-1962 season.
12:30PM | 6:30PM | 12:30AM | 6:30AM
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Weekday Original Series

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.

Weekday Programming In Context

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.

Easy Viewing Schedule

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 27 "On August 27, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the moments that defined the Civil Rights Movement. This episode looks back on The March on Washington, the Alabama governor who was committed to segregation and the President who fought against those policies. Through the Decades also looks back to when Rosa Parks took a stand and Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act."
8:00AM
DECADES MOVIE - Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer "A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies."
10:00AM
Combat! - The Medal "A soldier is put up for a Silver Star for destroying a German tank but the deed was actually the work of his deceased buddy."
11:00AM
Route 66 - Same Picture, Different Frame "Tod and Linc encounter Morgan Harper who is back to reopen an estate. Her psycho husband Eric is back to kill her."
12:00PM
The Beverly Hillbillies - Jed Gets the Misery "Jed is feeling poorly, and the family is worried about him. To make Elly feel better, Jed reveals that he is faking an illness to please Granny. When Drysdale hears of this, he decides to help out to and fakes sick as well. Granny puts him in bed and tells him he needs to wait. When Drysdale’s doctor, Dr. Clyburn, hears of this, he rushes over to the Clampett mansion to see what is going on. Granny mistakes Clyburn as a patient and puts him in bed with Jed and Drysdale."
12:30PM
Car 54, Where Are You? - Here Comes Charlie "The Precinct works hard both to rehabilitate and employ Charlie, a recovering alcoholic."
1:00PM
Through the Decades - Through the Decades: August 27 "On August 27, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the moments that defined the Civil Rights Movement. This episode looks back on The March on Washington, the Alabama governor who was committed to segregation and the President who fought against those policies. Through the Decades also looks back to when Rosa Parks took a stand and Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act."
2:00PM
DECADES MOVIE - Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer "A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies."
4:00PM
Combat! - The Medal "A soldier is put up for a Silver Star for destroying a German tank but the deed was actually the work of his deceased buddy."
5:00PM
Route 66 - Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are "In Maine, Tod and Linc work at a sawmill and board with a French Canadian one-armed former logger Poppa and his beautiful daughter Marie. Marie tries to be what ever a man wants her to be. Marie and Link are having a romance and Marie tells Tod "I'm going to hurt your friend". Sailor Jack arrives in town between ships and has a fling with Marie. Marie decides to leave home to "find herself" but Tod and Linc talk her out of it."
6:00PM
The Beverly Hillbillies - Jed Gets the Misery "Jed is feeling poorly, and the family is worried about him. To make Elly feel better, Jed reveals that he is faking an illness to please Granny. When Drysdale hears of this, he decides to help out to and fakes sick as well. Granny puts him in bed and tells him he needs to wait. When Drysdale’s doctor, Dr. Clyburn, hears of this, he rushes over to the Clampett mansion to see what is going on. Granny mistakes Clyburn as a patient and puts him in bed with Jed and Drysdale."
6:30PM
Car 54, Where Are You? - Here Comes Charlie "The Precinct works hard both to rehabilitate and employ Charlie, a recovering alcoholic."
7:00PM
Through the Decades - Through the Decades: August 27 "On August 27, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the moments that defined the Civil Rights Movement. This episode looks back on The March on Washington, the Alabama governor who was committed to segregation and the President who fought against those policies. Through the Decades also looks back to when Rosa Parks took a stand and Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act."
8:00PM
DECADES MOVIE - Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer "A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies."
10:00PM
Combat! - The Medal "A soldier is put up for a Silver Star for destroying a German tank but the deed was actually the work of his deceased buddy."
11:00PM
Route 66 - Where Are the Sounds of Celli Brahms "Tod and Linc work at a beauty contest with Celli who is an acoustical engineer."
12:00AM
The Beverly Hillbillies - Jed Gets the Misery "Jed is feeling poorly, and the family is worried about him. To make Elly feel better, Jed reveals that he is faking an illness to please Granny. When Drysdale hears of this, he decides to help out to and fakes sick as well. Granny puts him in bed and tells him he needs to wait. When Drysdale’s doctor, Dr. Clyburn, hears of this, he rushes over to the Clampett mansion to see what is going on. Granny mistakes Clyburn as a patient and puts him in bed with Jed and Drysdale."
12:30AM
Car 54, Where Are You? - Here Comes Charlie "The Precinct works hard both to rehabilitate and employ Charlie, a recovering alcoholic."
1:00AM
Through the Decades - Through the Decades: August 27 "On August 27, Through the Decades turns back the lens of time on the moments that defined the Civil Rights Movement. This episode looks back on The March on Washington, the Alabama governor who was committed to segregation and the President who fought against those policies. Through the Decades also looks back to when Rosa Parks took a stand and Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act."
2:00AM
DECADES MOVIE - Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer "A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies."
4:00AM
Combat! - The Medal "A soldier is put up for a Silver Star for destroying a German tank but the deed was actually the work of his deceased buddy."
5:00AM
Route 66 - Build Your Houses with Their Backs to the Sea "Tod and Linc go fishing for lobsters with Thayer Faxon. Thayer's problem son Mamomsha returns to cause more trouble."
6:00AM
The Beverly Hillbillies - Jed Gets the Misery "Jed is feeling poorly, and the family is worried about him. To make Elly feel better, Jed reveals that he is faking an illness to please Granny. When Drysdale hears of this, he decides to help out to and fakes sick as well. Granny puts him in bed and tells him he needs to wait. When Drysdale’s doctor, Dr. Clyburn, hears of this, he rushes over to the Clampett mansion to see what is going on. Granny mistakes Clyburn as a patient and puts him in bed with Jed and Drysdale."
6:30AM
Car 54, Where Are You? - Here Comes Charlie "The Precinct works hard both to rehabilitate and employ Charlie, a recovering alcoholic."

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