PBS Primetime Program Highlights – December 27 – January 2

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Week of December 27, 2015 – January 2, 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* ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Treasures on the Move” premieres Monday, December 28, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* IN DEFENSE OF FOOD premieres Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve: La Vie Parisienne” premieres December 31, 2015, 8:00-9:30 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* SHERLOCK ON MASTERPIECE: THE ABOMINABLE BRIDE premieres Friday, January 1, 2016, 9:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • INDEPENDENT LENS “East of Salinas” full-length episode. Premieres Monday, December 28, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings).

Embeddable Clips:

  • MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey, The Final Season” preview. Premieres Sundays, January 3-February 21; finale March 6, 2016, 9:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • MERCY STREET “There is Mercy” preview. Premieres Sundays, January 17-February 2016, 10:00-11:00 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 27, 2015
8:00-9:00 PM:

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

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

 

9:00-11:00 PM:

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey, Season 5: Episode 9” (#4509) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@masterpiecepbs | #DowntonPBS

 

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk 3” (#1721) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Treasures on the Move” (#1935) (HD) (TV-G)

Travel through air, sea, land—and time—in this special that includes a $45,000 treasure!

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “East of Salinas” (#1704) (HD) (TV-PG)

Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/i/INDEPENDENT-LENS.aspx

@IndependentLens | #IndieLens

 

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

PROHIBITION “A Nation of Hypocrites” (#103) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@Kenburnspbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE “Escaping ISIS” (#3312) (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

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

@frontlinepbs

 

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

NATURE “Animal Misfits” (#3201) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@PBSNature

 

9:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* IN DEFENSE OF FOOD (IDOF) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join Michael Pollan on a fascinating journey to find out what we should eat to be healthy.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/i/IN-DEFENSE-OF-FOOD.aspx

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015

 

8:00-9:30 PM:

*NEW* LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve: La Vie            

Parisienne” (#4009) (HD) (TV-G)

Ring in the new year with the sounds of Paris, featuring music by Ravel, Offenbach and Saint-Saëns.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/l/LIVE-FROM-LINCOLN-CENTER/4009-New-York-Philharmonic-New-Year-s-Eve-La-Vie-Parisienne.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

MICHAEL FEINSTEIN’S NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE RAINBOW ROOM (MFNY) (HD) (TV-G) (R)
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/Michael-Feinstein-NY-Eve.aspx

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2016

 

2:30-4:00 PM and 7:30-9:00 PM:

*NEW* GREAT PERFORMANCES “From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2016” (GPER) (#4102) (HD)

Celebrate the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic and tour the city with host Julie Andrews.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-PERFORMANCES/4102-From-Vienna-New-Year-2016.aspx

 

9:00-10:30 PM

*NEW* SHERLOCK ON MASTERPIECE: THE ABOMINABLE BRIDE (MAST) (#4610) (HD)

Rejoin Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in another case for Holmes and Watson—in the 1890s.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/The-Sherlock-Special.aspx

 

10:30-11:00 PM:

A SALUTE TO DOWNTON ABBEY (#ASDA) (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/s/SALUTE-TO-DOWNTON-ABBEY.aspx

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 2016

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Alabama Shakes/Vintage Trouble” (#4107) (TV-PG) (HD)

Thrill to the rocking R&B sounds of Alabama Shakes and Vintage Trouble.

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

 

 

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