TV Picks for Friday, Aug. 22: ‘Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014,’ ‘Masters of Illusion’ and ‘Bering Sea Gold’
‘Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014’
How about this for a way to spend a late summer evening? Kick back and listen as guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach leads the Vienna Philharmonic in an outdoor concert from the Imperial Schönbrunn Palace in Austria. Pianist Lang Lang will perform woks by Strauss and Mozart. 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Friday
“NFL Football,” 7 p.m. (Fox): Chicago Bears at Seattle Seahawks (Live).
“Masters of Illusion,” 8 p.m. (The CW): Featured illusionists include Jan Rouven, Jonathon Pendragon, Ed Alonzo, Christopher Hart, David Zirbel, Michael Grandinetti.
“Bering Sea Gold,” 9 p.m. (Discovery): Miners dive below the ice in the Bering Sea in the search for gold; one miner nearly dies; one miner gets a payday.
“Monumental Mysteries,” 9 p.m. (Travel): A home involved in a slavery escape; a majestic oak tree link to witchcraft; the Holmdel Horn antenna.
“Redwood Kings,” 10 p.m. (Animal Planet): Daniels Wood Land team must create first-ever, interactive, nine room, North American version of the ‘’Dungeon’’ attraction in San Francisco’s historic Fisherman’s Wharf; guys install 3,000-year-old timeline log at animal park in Huntsville, Alabama.
“My Fair Lady” (1964), 10 p.m. (TCM): Oscar-winning adaptation of the Broadway hit about an English professor who teaches a cockney merchant to be a lady.
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