PBS Primetime Program Highlights – April 10-16

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Weeks of April 10-16, 2016

Program photos, releases and videos for selected shows available on PBS PressRoom® (http://www.pbs.org/pressroom).

 

In this week’s highlights:

  1. On-air Picks of the Week
  2. New and Notable Videos               
  3. Local Connections Google Map
  4. PBS Primetime Schedule, Sunday-Saturday

 

On-air Picks of the Week

  • *NEW* See Ken Burns’ new two-part, four-hour documentary on baseball legend JACKIE ROBINSON. Premieres April 11-12, 2016, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* Don’t miss all new episodes as Sunday night dramas continue with CALL THE MIDWIFE “Episode 2,” GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Three” and MR. SELFRIDGE SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Three” April 10, 2016, beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

 

  • DOWNTON ABBEY SEASON 6 ON MASTERPIECE full-length episodes. Premieres Sunday, January 3, 2016, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • MR. SELFRIDGE SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE full-length episodes. Premieres Sunday, April 10, 2016, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • DOWNTON ABBEY SEASON 6 ON MASTERPIECE preview. Premieres Sundays, January 3-February 21; finale March 6, 2016, 9:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • JACKIE ROBINSON |An Inside Look preview. Premieres April 11-12, 2016, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET

 

Local Connections Google Map

  • Below is a link to our Local Connections Google Map, which includes information connecting national programs to local markets. Visit the map at: http://ow.ly/clSq7.

We will update this map weekly, so be sure to check back for updates.

 

SUNDAY, April 10, 2016
8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CALL THE MIDWIFE “Episode 2” (CMID) (#502) (HD)

Learn why an expectant mother and a new mother are under stress.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CALL-THE-MIDWIFE-Season-5.aspx

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Three” (MAST) (#4622) (HD) (TV-14)

A false alarm turns into a real murder investigation.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Grantchester-Season-2.aspx

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* MR. SELFRIDGE SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Three” (MAST) (#4613) (HD) (TV-G)

Harry faces a choice: settle a gambling debt or bankroll the Dolly twins’ dream job.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Mr-Selfridge-S4.aspx

MONDAY, April 11, 2016

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Tucson” (Hour Two) (#2012) (HD) (TV-G)

A Pete Seeger song, a George Hitchcock diptych and a Lincoln presidential pardon. See the top find!

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/ANTIQUES-ROADSHOW.aspx

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

9:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* JACKIE ROBINSON (Part One) (JROB) (#101) (HD) (TV-PG, V, L)

Robinson integrates Major League Baseball, performing brilliantly despite threats and abuse. http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/Jackie-Robinson.aspx

 

TUESDAY, April 12, 2016

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* 10 PARKS THAT CHANGED AMERICA (TEPA) (HD) (TV-14)

Explore spaces that offer city dwellers a respite, from Savannah’s squares to New York’s High Line.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/1/10-PARKS-THAT-CHANGED-AMERICA.aspx

  

9:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* JACKIE ROBINSON (Part Two) (JROB) (#102) (HD) (TV-PG, L)

Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, risking his enormous popularity.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/Jackie-Robinson.aspx

 

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* NATURE “India’s Wandering Lions” (#3314) (HD) (TV-PG)

Witness the incredible story between Asia’s last wild lions and the villagers of India.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/n/NATURE.aspx

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?” (#4308) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join investigators as they untangle the cause of Alzheimer’s and race to develop a cure.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/n/NOVA.aspx

@novapbs | #NOVANext

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* RIDE THE TIGER (RTIG) (HD) (TV-PG)

Explore the bipolar brain’s biology and chemistry to learn if we can pre-empt or fix the disorder.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/RIDE-THE-TIGER.aspx

 

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR (#1420) (HD) (TV-G)

THIS OLD HOUSE: The living/dining room plan. ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: Roger learns about potatoes.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/t/THIS-OLD-HOUSE-HOUR.aspx

9:00-10:00 PM:

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Three” (MAST) (#4622) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Grantchester-Season-2.aspx

10:00-11:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Tucson” (Hour Two) (#2012) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/ANTIQUES-ROADSHOW.aspx

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

FRIDAY, April 15, 2016

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5542) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Join Gwen Ifill and noted journalists for a discussion of the big stories from DC.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/w/WASHINGTON-WEEK-WITH-GWEN-IFILL.aspx

@washingtonweek | #WashingtonWeek

 

8:30-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CHARLIE ROSE – THE WEEK (#340) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Join Charlie Rose for highlights of conversations with the week’s guests on his nightly program.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CHARLIE-ROSE-THE-WEEK.aspx

9:00-10:30 PM:

JAZZ “Swing: Pure Pleasure (1935-1937)” (JAZZ) (#105) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/Jazz.aspx

 

10:30-11:00

PBS PREVIEWS: THE BEST OF PBS INDIES (PBPI) (#102) (R)

 

SATURDAY, April 16, 2016

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Tweedy” (AUCL) (#4004) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/AUSTIN-CITY-LIMITS.aspx

 

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