PBS Primetime Program Highlights – May 1-7

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Weeks of May 1-7, 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* Don’t miss all new episodes as Sunday night dramas continue with CALL THE MIDWIFE “Episode 5,” GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode 6” and MR. SELFRIDGE SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode 6, May 1, 2016, beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

 

  • *NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “My Nazi Legacy” premieres Monday, May 2, 2016, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* JANIS JOPLIN: AMERICAN MASTERS premieres Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

 

  • GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE full-length episodes. Premieres Sunday, April 10, 2016, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • MR. SELFRIDGE SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE full-length episodes. Premieres Sunday, April 10, 2016, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • MASTERPIECE | New Grantchester & Mr. Selfridge preview. Premieres Sunday, April 10, 2016, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • JACKIE ROBINSON | An Inside Look preview. Premieres April 11-12, 2016, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET

 

  • POINT TAKEN | Seriespreview. Premieres April 5, 2016, 11:00-11:30 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, May 1, 2016
8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CALL THE MIDWIFE “Episode 5” (CMID) (#505) (HD)

Learn why the Turners are reassessing their lifestyle and why a new mother’s past haunts her.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CALL-THE-MIDWIFE-Season-5.aspx

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode 6” (MAST) (#4625) (HD) (TV-14)

Learn what Sidney, Sam, Amanda and a girl’s parents are seeking.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Grantchester-Season-2.aspx

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* MR. SELFRIDGE SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode 6” (MAST) (#4616) (HD) (TV-G)

Kitty and Frank reach an understanding and Grove confronts Tilly. Jimmy makes the deal of his life.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Mr-Selfridge-S4.aspx

MONDAY, May 2, 2016

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Omaha” (Hour Three) (#2014) (HD) (TV-G)

Whitey Ford and Yogi Berra jerseys, a bronze-mounted gaslight and Seth Whipple oil. One’s $130,000!

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

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Detroit” (Hour Three) (#1806) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “My Nazi Legacy” (INLE) (#1715) (TV-G)

Meet the sons of two Nazi war criminals who jointly were responsible for thousands of deaths.

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

 

TUESDAY, May 3, 2016

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* JANIS JOPLIN: AMERICAN MASTERS (AAMS) (#2706) (HD) (TV-14)

Observe Janis Joplin’s life through intimate letters and rare footage. Chan Marshall narrates.

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

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE TBA (FRON)

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

 

WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

NATURE “The Last Orangutan Eden” (NAAT (#3206) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

9:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “Great Lighthouse Rescue” (NOVA) (#4313) (TV-G)

Join engineers as they race to rescue a historic Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse from certain doom.

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

 

THURSDAY, May 5, 2016

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR (#1423) (HD) (TV-G)

THIS OLD HOUSE: Erik installs clapboard siding. ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: Scott pumps up the party.

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

9:00-10:00 PM:

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE “Episode 6” (MAST) (#4625) (HD) (TV-14) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Grantchester-Season-2.aspx

10:00-11:00 PM

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Omaha” (Hour Three) (#2014) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #AntiquesRoadshow

FRIDAY, May 6, 2016

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5545) (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 (#343) (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

9:00-11:00 PM:

JAZZ “Dedicated to Chaos (1940-1945)” (JAZZ) (#107) (TV-G) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/Jazz.aspx

SATURDAY, May 7, 2016

11:00 PM-12:00 AM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Gary Clark Jr. /Courtney Barnett” (AUCL) (#4104) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)

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

 

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