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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of August 31-September 6, 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* OPERATION MANEATER “Polar Bear” premieres Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • NOVA “Vaccines — Calling the Shots” full-length episode. Premieres Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • 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:

  • LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, Season 2 “Episode 6” previewPremieres Sunday, August 3, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • VICIOUS “Episode 6” preview. Premieres Sunday, August 3, 2014, 10:30-11:00 p.m. ET

 

  • MY WILD AFFAIR “The Seal Who Came Home” preview. Premieres Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 8:00-9:00 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 31, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 9/4/14, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

*NEW* SECRETS OF HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE (HD) (TV-PG)

Lift the veil of secrecy on MI6, the legendary British spy agency.

Watch the full-length program.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/s/SECRETS-OF-HER-MAJESTYS-SECRET-SERVICE.aspx

 

9:00-10:30 PM:

*NEW* MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Breathless: Part 2” (#4429) (HD) (TV-PG)

See how a forgotten incident keeps rearing its menacing head.

Watch the full-length episode.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE.aspx

@masterpiecepbs | #masterpiecepbs

 

10:30-11:00 PM:

VICIOUS “Episode 2” (#102) (HD) (R)

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

#ViciousPBS

 

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 9/4/14, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Corpus Christi” (Hour One) (#1701) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Corpus Christi” (Hour Two) (#1702) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

                                               

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* POV “After Tiller” (#2710) (HD) (TV-PG)

Explore the complex reasons women seek late-term abortions and dilemmas of doctors who perform them.

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

@povdocs

 

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TUESDAY, September 2, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: THREE MEN GO TO WAR (CMIC) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CUBAN-MISSILE-CRISIS.aspx

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE FIDEL CASTRO TAPES (FICT) (HD) (TV-PG)

Survey the turbulent career of one of the world’s most controversial leaders.

Watch the full-length program.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/f/FIDEL-CASTRO-TAPES.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE “Secret State of North Korea” (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

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

@frontlinepbs | #frontlinepbs

 

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

EARTHFLIGHT, A NATURE SPECIAL PRESENTATION “Africa” (#102) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Ghosts of Machu Picchu” (#3704) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@novapbs | #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* OPERATION MANEATER “Polar Bear” (#102) (HD) (TV-PG)

Inspect a warning system to deter bears and a controversial experiment to keep them away from town.

Watch the full-length episode.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/o/OPERATION-MANEATER.aspx

 

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1223” (#1223) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt. of 8/31/14, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

SECRETS OF HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

Watch the full-length program.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/s/SECRETS-OF-HER-MAJESTYS-SECRET-SERVICE.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpt. of 9/1/14, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Corpus Christi” (Hour One) (#1701) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5409) (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 (#208) (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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* KEHINDE WILEY: AN ECONOMY OF GRACE (KEWI) (HD) (TV-PG)

View an intimate portrait of one of this generation’s most intriguing and accomplished visionaries.

Watch the full-length episode.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/k/KEHINDE-WILEY-AN-ECONOMY-OF-GRACE.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

AMERICAN MASTERS “Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll” (#2602) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

 

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell” (#3905) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@acltv | #acltv

 

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