In my house we have a nightly ritual called, "What's on TV tonight?" One of us reads the TV listings carefully and then announces something not-so-original like, "hundreds of channels and nothing worth watching!"
If you are looking for good TV programs, FREE, whenever it's convenient for you to watch, try My Librarydv, available from the BHPL website "Remote Databases." A quick browse of available videos revealed:
The Little Princess starring Shirley Temple
The Little Shop of Horrors with Jack Nicholson
The TV shows: Antiques Road Show and Today's Homeowner
For children: Boohbah and Caillou.