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Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as 'the last best hope for broadcast documentaries,' FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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Life and Death In Assisted Living

A look at the nation's largest assisted living company sheds light on this billion dollar industry.

Fri, Jun 10 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 11 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 11 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

FRONTLINE investigates how the NRA uses its political power to stop gun regulation in America.

Wed, Jun 15 at 4:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Jun 17 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 18 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 18 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Being Mortal

Writer and surgeon Atul Gawande examines how doctors care for terminally ill patients.

Tue, Jun 21 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 22 at 4:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Jun 24 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 25 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 25 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sun, Jun 26 at 4:00 am on WTTW HD

Growing Up Trans

Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Through moving, personal stories of children, parents and doctors, the film examines new medical interventions increasingly being offered at younger ages.

Fri, Jun 3 at 7:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Sat, Jun 4 at 12:30 am on WTTW Create/World

The Fantasy Sports Gamble

An investigation into fantasy sports and online sports betting traces the growth of the businesses.

Tue, May 31 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 1 at 4:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Wed, Jun 1 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Thu, Jun 2 at 1:00 am on WTTW Create/World

Thu, Jun 2 at 3:30 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 3 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 4 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 4 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Business of Disaster

An investigation into who profits when disaster strikes focuses on Superstorm Sandy.

Wed, May 25 at 4:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Wed, May 25 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Thu, May 26 at 1:00 am on WTTW Create/World

Thu, May 26 at 3:30 am on WTTW HD

Fri, May 27 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, May 28 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, May 28 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Policing The Police

Step inside the Newark Police Department, one of many troubled forces ordered to reform.

Tue, Jun 28 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 30 at 3:30 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Jul 1 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jul 2 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jul 2 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

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