PBS Primetime Program Highlights – August 17-23

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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of August 17-23, 2014

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* GREAT PERFORMANCES “Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014” premieres Friday, August 22, 2014, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

 

  • THE MYSTERY OF AGATHA CHRISTIE WITH DAVID SUCHET full-length program. Premieres Sunday, September 28, 2014, 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES JR., Season 2 preview. Premieres September 23, 2014.

 

  • “Gangster Night” featuring AL CAPONE: ICON and HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS “Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?” preview. Premieres Tuesday, July 22, 2014, beginning at 8:00 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.

 

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

50s & 60s ROCK REWIND (MY MUSIC) (FSRR) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/5/50s-60s-ROCK-REWIND.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

PBS PREVIEWS: THE ROOSEVELTS (PROO) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/p/PBS-PREVIEWS-THE-ROOSEVELTS.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS

 

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MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 8/21/14, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk” (#1519) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Tasty Treasures” (#1520) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

                                               

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* POV “A World Not Ours” (#2708) (HD) (TV-PG)

Learn about a Palestinian family’s multi-generational experience as permanent refugees.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/p/POV.aspx

@povdocs

 

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE SEARCH FOR JOSIAH HENSON … THE MAN BEHIND THE STORY OF UNCLE TOM’S CABIN: A TIME TEAM AMERICA PRESENTATION (SEJH) (HD) (TV-PG)

Follow the search for clues to Josiah Henson’s life on an 1830s slave plantation.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/t/TIME-TEAM-AMERICA.aspx

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE BONES OF BADGER HOLE: A TIME TEAM AMERICA PRESENTATION (BOBH) (HD) (TV-PG)

Learn what early hunters may have used against mammoth beasts before the advent of bows and arrows.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/t/TIME-TEAM-AMERICA.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE “The Retirement Gamble” (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/f/FRONTLINE.aspx

@frontlinepbs | #frontlinepbs

 

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

NATURE “Raccoon Nation” (#2907) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Finding Life Beyond Earth: Moons and Beyond?” (#3814) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@novapbs | #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Lost Ships of Rome” (#1101) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/s/SECRETS-OF-THE-DEAD.aspx

 

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1219” (#1219) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

SECRETS OF ALTHORP – THE SPENCERS (SEAL) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/s/SECRETS-OF-ALTHORP.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpt. of 8/18/14, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk” (#1519) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5407) (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 (#206) (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:

*NEW* GREAT PERFORMANCES “Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014” (#3909) (HD)

(TV-G)

Hear piano virtuoso Lang Lang in this open-air concert led by guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-PERFORMANCES.aspx

@GPerfPBS | #greatperformances

 

10:30-11:00 PM:

PBS PREVIEWS: THE ROOSEVELTS (PROO) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/p/PBS-PREVIEWS-THE-ROOSEVELTS.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS

 

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Jason Isbell/Neko Case” (#3909) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@acltv | #acltv

 

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