PBS Primetime Program Highlights – November 15-21

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Week of November 15-21, 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* AMERICAN COMANDANTE: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE premieres Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* Think Wednesday includes EARTH’S NATURAL WONDERS “Living Wonders” at 8:00 p.m. ET, followed by NOVA “Making North America: Human” at 9:00 p.m. ET. THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN “Who Will We Be?” concludes the evening 10:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* The PBS Arts Fall Festival celebrates its fifth season, with eight new weekly programs. Week seven brings FIRST YOU DREAM – THE MUSIC OF KANDER & EBB on Friday, November 20, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Kern & Hammerstein’s Show Boat” full-length episode. Premieres Friday, October 16, 2015, 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. ET.

  • LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Danny Elfman’s Music From the Films of Tim Burton” full-length episode. Premieres Friday, October 30, 2015, 9:00–11:00 p.m. ET.
  • GREAT PERFORMANCES “Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do” full-length episode. Premieres Friday, November 6, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN “What Makes Me?” preview. Premieres Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

  • NOVA “Making North America” clip. Premieres Wednesday, November 4, 9:00-10:00 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, NOVEMBER 15, 2015
8:00-9:00 PM:

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey, Season 5, Episode 1” (#4501) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@masterpiecepbs

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* INDIAN SUMMERS ON MASTERPIECE “Part 8” (#4525) (HD) (TV-PG)

When Ramu is tried for murder, Leena and Ian come to his defense.

Watch the full-length episode. | Watch an embeddable clip.

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

@masterpiecepbs

10:00-11:30 PM:

MURDER ON THE HOME FRONT (MUHF) (HD) (TV-14) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MURDER-ON-THE-HOME-FRONT.aspx

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Eugene” (Hour One) (#1604) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk 5” (Part 2) (#1933) (HD) (TV-PG)

Discover more previously unseen appraisals from the season tour. Which is tonight’s big find?
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/ANTIQUES-ROADSHOW.aspx

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “India’s Daughter” (#1702) (HD) (TV-14)

Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a young Indian woman sparked an international movement.

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

                  @IndependentLens

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

THE FIDEL CASTRO TAPES (FICT) (HD) (TV-PG, V) (R)

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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* AMERICAN COMANDANTE: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (#2801) (HD) (TV-PG)

Meet William Morgan, the larger-than-life American who rose to power in Cuba during the revolution.

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

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE “Gunned Down” (#3403) (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

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

@frontlinepbs

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* EARTH’S NATURAL WONDERS “Living Wonders” (#103) (HD) (TV-PG)

Witness wonders created by the force that makes our planet unique—life itself.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/e/EARTHS-NATURAL-WONDERS.aspx

 

9:00 PM-10:00 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “Making North America: Human” (#4222) (HD) (TV-G)

Discover the human story of vast wealth—and lethal risks—hidden in North America’s landscape.

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

@novapbs

 

10:00 PM-11:00 PM:

*NEW* THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN “Who Will We Be?” (#106) (HD) (TV-PG)

Journey into the future as Eagleman asks what’s next for the brain and for our species.

Watch the full-length episode. | Watch an embeddable clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/THE-BRAIN-WITH-DAVID-EAGLEMAN.aspx

#BrainPBS

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1408” (#1407) (HD) (TV-G)

THIS OLD HOUSE: Front porch framing; ductwork • ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: Lesson on a centuries-old drink

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

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt of 11/17, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET

AMERICAN COMANDANTE: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (#2801) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpt of 11/16, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk 5” (Part 2) (#1933) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/ANTIQUES-ROADSHOW.aspx

#antiquesroadshow

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5521) (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 (#319) (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* FIRST YOU DREAM: THE MUSIC OF KANDER & EBB (FYID) (HD) (TV-PG)

Hear an all-star cast perform classics by the Tony, Oscar and Grammy-winning Broadway songwriters.

Watch the full-length program.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/f/FIRST-YOU-DREAM.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* CRAFT IN AMERICA “Music” (#701) (HD) (TV-PG)

Focus on finely crafted handmade instruments and the renowned artists who play them.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CRAFT-IN-AMERICA.aspx

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2015

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2015” (APMF) (TV-PG) (HD)

Revel in the best performances from the 2015 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards ceremony.

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

 

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