PBS Primetime Program Highlights – August 23-29

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Week of August 23-29, 2015

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* VICIOUS, Season 2 premieres Sundays, August 23-September 27, 2015, 10:30-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings.)

 

  • *NEW* POV “Point and Shoot” premieres Monday, August 24, 2015, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* A FEW GOOD PIE PLACES and A FEW GREAT BAKERIES premiere Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. and 9:00-10:00 p.m.
  • *NEW* GREAT PERFORMANCES “Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015” premieres Friday, August 28, 2015, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET.

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • MASTERPIECE “Indian Summers” full-length episodes. Premieres Sundays, September 27-November 15, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET; November 22, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.
  • THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN “”What Is Reality” full-length episode. Premieres Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • LIFE ON THE REEF “Episode Two” preview. Premieres Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.
  • THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION official theatrical trailer.

 

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, AUGUST 23 2015

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* PBS PREVIEWS – THE BEST OF FALL 2015  (PPBF) (HD) (TV-PG)

Get a look at PBS’ fall 2015 programs, including WALT DISNEY: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, INDIAN SUMMERS ON MASTERPIECE, GORONGOSA PARK, AMERICAN EPIC, EARTH’S NATURAL WONDERS, NOVA, NATURE, I’LL HAVE WHAT PHIL’S HAVING and the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

 

8:30-9:00 PM:

PBS PREVIEWS – THE BEST OF FALL 2015  (PPBF) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

9:00-10:30 PM:

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Sherlock, Season 2: The Hounds of Baskerville” (#4214) (HD) (TV-14) (R)
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE.aspx

@masterpiecepbs | #SherlockPBS

10:30-11:00 PM:

*NEW* VICIOUS,Season 2 (VICS) (HD) (check local listings)

Join Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi in a new season of mishaps, break-ups and make-ups.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/v/VICIOUS.aspx

 

“Sister” (#201) (TV-14)

                  Rpts. 8/28, 10:30-11:00 p.m. ET

See why Violet panics when her sister announces a visit.

Watch the full-length episode.

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 8/27, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Cincinnati” (Hour Three) (#1712) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Myrtle Beach” (Hour One) (#1707) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00 PM -11:30 PM:

*NEW* POV “Point and Shoot” (#2809) (HD) (TV-PG)

Witness Matt Van Dyke’stransformation from timid 26-year-old​ to motorcycle-driving rebel.

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

@povdocs

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 8/27, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET

*NEW* A FEW GOOD PIE PLACES (FGPI) (HD) (TV-G)

Come along on a tour of fruity and creamy pie shops and meet crusty and flaky cooks.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/f/Few-Good-Pie-Places.aspx

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* A FEW GREAT BAKERIES (FGBA) (HD) (TV-G)

Explore warm, toasty, small bakeries to celebrate beautiful icing, gooey treats andskillful bakers!

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/f/Few-Great-Bakeries.aspx

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE “The Trouble with Chicken” (#3218) (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

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

@frontlinepbs

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

NATURE “Siberian Tiger Quest” (#3001) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@PBSnature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Vaccines – Calling the Shots” (#4114) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@novapbs| #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

NAZI MEGA WEAPONS “V2 Rocket” (#103) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/n/NAZI-MEGAWEAPONS.aspx

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015

8:00-9:00 PM:

THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1322” (#1322) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt. of 8/25, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

A FEW GOOD PIE PLACES (FGPI) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/f/Few-Good-Pie-Places.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM

Rpt. of 8/24, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Cincinnati” (Hour One) (#1710) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5509) (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 (#307) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Join Charlie Rose forhighlights 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 2015” (#4008) (HD) (TV-

G)

Travel to Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace for the annual concert, this year conducted by Zubin Mehta.

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

Watch the full-length episode.

@GPerfPBS | #greatperformances

 

10:30-11:00 PM:

Rpt. of 8/23, 10:30-11:00 p.m. ET

VICIOUS, Season 2 “Sister” (#201) (HD) (TV-14) (R) (check local listings)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/v/VICIOUS.aspx

Watch the full-length episode.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “The Avett Brothers / Nickel Creek” (#4008) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)

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

 

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