March 2-8: Including Exile and 30 Rock’s farewell

By Fiona Rae In TV Week

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21st February, 2013
SATURDAY MARCH 2 The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (Arts Channel, Sky 079, 7.30pm). A 12-hour series made by acclaimed documentary film-maker Ken Burns. The idea to create national parks that would be available to every American citizen arose in the 19th century, and Burns uses archive photographs, accounts of historical characters and interviews to tell the stories of the landscape and the people who created the parks system. They include James Mason Hutchings, a magazine publisher who was one of the first people to promote Yosemite, and Marjory Stoneman ...

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