PBS Primetime Program Highlights – December 11-17

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Week of December 11-17, 2016

 

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 “The Hollow Crown: Henry VI, Part 1” premieres Sunday, December 11, 2016, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Van Gogh’s Ear” premieres Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* JOSHUA BELL’S SEASONS OF CUBA premieres Friday, December 16, 2016, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • PEARL HARBOR – USS OKLAHOMA – THE FINAL STORY full-length program. Premieres Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.
  • MILITARY MEDICINE: BEYOND THE BATTLEFIELD full-length program. Premieres Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

Embeddable Clips:

  • GYPSY trailer. Premieres Friday, November 11, 2016, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET as part of the PBS Fall Arts Festival.

 

  • EERO SAARINEN: AMERICAN MASTERS trailer. Premieres Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 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.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2016
8:00-9:00 PM:

THE MANNERS OF DOWNTON ABBEY: A MASTERPIECE SPECIAL (MDAB) (R) (TV-PG)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MORE-MANNERS-OF-DOWNTON-ABBEY.aspx

 

9:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* GREAT PERFORMANCES “The Hollow Crown: Henry VI, Part 1” (GPER) (#4104) (TV-14, V)

War rages and divisions within the English court threaten the crown; the scene is set for civil war.

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

#GreatPerformancesPBS

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016

8:00-9:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Bismarck” (Hour Two) (ANRO) (#1908) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Bismarck” (Hour Three) (ANRO) (#1909) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

THE GREEKS “The Good Strife” (TGKS) (#102) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/THE-GREEKS.aspx

#TheGreeksPBS

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016

8:00-10:00 PM:

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE (CEPA) (R) (TV-MA)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/Central-Park-Five.aspx

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

FRONTLINE “From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians” (FRON) (#1610-stacked) (R) (TV-PG)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Search?keyword=FRONTLINE

#frontlinepbs

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

NATURE “Legendary White Stallions” (NAAT) (#3011) (R) (TV-PG, S)

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

#NaturePBS


9:00-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Mystery of a Masterpiece” (NOVA) (#3904) (R) (TV-PG)

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

#novapbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Van Gogh’s Ear” (SEDE) (#1602) (TV-PG)

Learn what Vincent Van Gogh really did on the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles.

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

#SecretsPBS

 


THURSDAY, DEC
EMBER 15, 2016

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1506” (NTOH) (#1506) (TV-G)

THIS OLD HOUSE: One brick at a time. ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: HVAC zoning, plaster patch

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

#AskTOH; #WhatIsIt; @AskTOH

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Van Gogh’s Ear” (SEDE) (#1602) (R) (TV-PG)

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

#SecretsPBS

10:00-11:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Bismarck” (ANRO) (#1908) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (WWIW) (#5625) (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 (CRSU) (#423) (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

@CharlieRoseShow
9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* JOSHUA BELL’S SEASONS OF CUBA (JOBE) (TV-G)

Hear Bell with musicians from America and Cuba, building a bridge between cultures and artistry.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/JOSHUA-BELLS-SEASONS-OF-CUBA.aspx

#lflc

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA “Holiday for Heroes” (LCAM) (#401) (TV-G)

Join host Lidia Bastianich for an unforgettable holiday special celebrating veterans.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/l/LIDIA-CELEBRATES-AMERICA.aspx

#LidiaPBS

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2016

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW “Christmas Masterclass” (GBBA) (#215) (TV-PG)

Get ready for the holidays with Mary and Paul as they prepare their Christmas favorites.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-BRITISH-BAKING-SHOW.aspx
#PBSBakingShow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Sleater-Keaney/Heartless Bastards” (AUCL) (#4111) (R) (TV-PG)

Enjoy an hour with songwriter Jeff Tweedy, joined by his son Spencer and members of the band Lucius.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/AUSTIN-CITY-LIMITS.aspx
@acltv | #acltv

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