PBS Primetime Program Highlights – August 30-September 5

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Week of August 30 – September 5, 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 “Gym” premieres Sunday, August 30, 2015, 10:30-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* BIG BLUE LIVE, the three-part LIVE television event from Monterey Bay, California, airs on PBS August 31-September 2, from 8:00-9:00p.m. ET, with a second live feed each night from 8:00-9:00 p.m. PT.

 

  • *NEW* AMERICAN MASTERS “Althea” premieres Friday, September 4, 2015, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET.

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • GORONGOSA PARK: REBIRTH OF PARADISE “Lion Mystery” full-length episode. Premieres Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET
  • E.O. WILSON – OF ANTS AND MEN full-length program. Premieres Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • MASTERPIECE “Poldark: Episode 7” preview. Premieres Sunday, August 2, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.
  • BIG BLUE LIVE Wild Krattsclip. Premieres Monday, August 31-Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET & PT.

 

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 30, 2015

 

8:00-9:0 PM:

SECRETS OF HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE (SEHM) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/s/SECRETS-OF-HER-MAJESTYS-SECRET-SERVICE.aspx

 

9:00-10:30 PM:

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Sherlock, Season 2: The Reichenbach Fall” (#4215) (HD) (TV-14) (R)
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE.aspx

@masterpiecepbs | #SherlockPBS

 

10:30-11:00 PM:

*NEW* VICIOUS,Season 2 “Gym” (#202) (HD) (TV-14)

Watch what happens when Freddie and Stuart join Ash at his gym.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

 

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* BIG BLUELIVE (BIBL #101) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join a live TV broadcast to view the confluence of creatures in Monterey Bay’s thriving ecosystem.

Watch an embeddable clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BIG-BLUE-LIVE.aspx

#BigBlueLive

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpts. 9/3/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Myrtle Beach” (Hour Two) (#1708) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00 PM -11:30 PM:

*NEW* POV “The Storm Makers” (#2810) (HD) (TV-14)

See an exposé of Cambodia’s human traffickers, who transport the poor and illiterate across borders.

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

@povdocs

 

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* BIG BLUELIVE (BIBL #102) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join a live TV broadcast to view the confluence of creatures in Monterey Bay’s thriving ecosystem.

Watch an embeddable clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BIG-BLUE-LIVE.aspx

#BigBlueLive

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* IN THEIR OWN WORDS (ITOW) (HD)

Enjoy profiles of notable figures, using their most memorable quotes to frame their stories.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/i/IN-THEIR-OWN-WORDS.aspx

 

“Queen Elizabeth II” (#101) (HD) (TV-G)

Follow Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkable life, fromher youth through her six-decade reign.

Watch the full-length episode.

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE “Putin’s Way” (#3305) (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

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

@frontlinepbs

 

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* BIG BLUELIVE (BIBL #103) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join a live TV broadcast to view the confluence of creatures in Monterey Bay’s thriving ecosystem.

Watch an embeddable clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BIG-BLUE-LIVE.aspx

#BigBlueLive

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Bigger Than T. rex” (#4119) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@novapbs| #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

EARTH – A NEW WILD “Oceans” (#104) (HD) (TV-PG, L) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/e/EARTH-A-New-Wild.aspx

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1323” (#1323) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

 

9:00-9:30 PM:

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

Get a look at selected PBS fall 2015 programs.

 

9:30-10:00 PM:

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

 

10:00-11:00 PM

Rpt. of 8/31/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Myrtle Beach” (Hour Two) (#1708) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5510) (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 (#308) (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* AMERICAN MASTERS “Althea” (#2901) (HD) (TV-PG)

Meet Althea Gibson, the first African American toplay and win at Wimbledon and the U.S. Nationals.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/AMERICAN-MASTERS/

Watch the full-length episode.

@PBSAmerMasters | #AltheaPBS

 

10:30 PM-12:00 AM:

AMERICAN MASTERS “Billie Jean King” (#2604) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/AMERICAN-MASTERS/

@PBSAmerMasters | #AltheaPBS

 

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2015

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “The Black Keys/J Roddy Walston & The Business” (#4008) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)

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

 

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