PBS Primetime Program Highlights – November 8-14

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Week of November 8-14, 2015

 

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* In honor of Veterans Day, November 11, PBS presents IWO JIMA: FROM COMBAT TO COMRADES on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. ET and DEBT OF HONOR: DISABLED VETERANS IN AMERICAN HISTORY at 9:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* Think Wednesday includes EARTH’S NATURAL WONDERS “Wonders of Water” at 8:00 p.m. ET, followed by NOVA “Making North America: Life” at 9:00 p.m. ET. THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN “Why Do I Need You” concludes the evening 10:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* The PBS Arts Fall Festival celebrates its fifth season, with eight new weekly programs. Week six brings LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Act One” on Friday, November 13, 2015, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • 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.
  • THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN “How Do I Decide?” full-length episode. Premieres Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • NATURE “Soul of the Elephant” preview. Premieres Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

  • JOSH GROBAN: STAGES LIVE preview. Premieres December 2015 (check local listings.)

 

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 8, 2015

 

7:00-8:00 PM:

Check local listings; station schedules vary

*NEW* THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, Season 2 “The Final” (#210) (HD) (TV-PG)

Learn which of the finalists will emerge as Britain’s best amateur baker.

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

                  http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-BRITISH-BAKING-SHOW.aspx
8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* HOME FIRES ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Six” (#4578) (HD) (TV-14)

See why one woman experiences both despair and joy and another is freed from tyranny.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

@masterpiecepbs

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* INDIAN SUMMERS ON MASTERPIECE “Part 7” (#4524) (HD) (TV-PG)

A suspect confesses to murder, Aafrin is blackmailed and the British Club performs Oscar Wilde.

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

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

@masterpiecepbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* THE GUILTY “Episode 3” (#103) (HD) (TV-14)

Learn why DCI Brand is unconvinced they’ve found the real killer.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/The-Guilty.aspx

 

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Tulsa” (Hour Three) (#1603) (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” (#1932) (HD) (TV-PG)

See never-before-aired appraisals from this season’s tour, including a $40,000 to $60,000 treasure.
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/ANTIQUES-ROADSHOW.aspx

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “Stray Dog” (#1701) (HD) (TV-14)

Meet Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall, a Vietnam vet trying to come to terms with his combat experience.

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

                  @IndependentLens

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* IWO JIMA: FROM COMBAT TO COMRADES (IWOJ) (HD) (TV-PG)

Follow survivors to the only battlefield where former enemies reunite.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/i/IWO-JIMA-FROM-COMBAT-TO-COMRADES.aspx

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* DEBT OF HONOR: DISABLED VETERANS IN AMERICAN HISTORY (DOHO) (HD) (TV-PG, V)

Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare through interviews with disabled veterans.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/d/DEBT-OF-HONOR.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* FRONTLINE “Supplements and Safety” (#3403) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Follow an investigation into the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements.

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

@frontlinepbs

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* EARTH’S NATURAL WONDERS “Wonders of Water” (#102) (HD) (TV-G)

See wonders created by the grand and unpredictable power of water—and the challenges for residents.

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

 

9:00 PM-10:00 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “Making North America: Life” (#4221) (HD) (TV-G)

Explore the story of life and land, from origins to dinosaurs to an ancient primate invasion.

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

@novapbs

 

10:00 PM-11:00 PM:

*NEW* THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN “Why Do I Need You?” (#105) (HD) (TV-14)

See how the human brain depends on other brains to thrive and survive.

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

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

#BrainPBS

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015

8:00-9:00 PM:

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

THIS OLD HOUSE: HVAC and interior design plans • ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: Brightening a dimly lit space

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

9:00-10:00 PM:

DEBT OF HONOR: DISABLED VETERANS IN AMERICAN HISTORY (DOHO) (HD) (TV-PG, V) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/d/DEBT-OF-HONOR.aspx

10:00-11:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk 5” (#1932) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/ANTIQUES-ROADSHOW.aspx

#antiquesroadshow

 

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5520) (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 (#318) (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

 

9:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Act One” (#4007) (HD) (TV-PG)

Watch James Lapine’s vivid play about the great playwright Moss Hart, his life and Broadway.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/l/LIVE-FROM-LINCOLN-CENTER.aspx

@LiveFromLC | #lflc | #pbsarts

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2015

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “James Taylor” (#4106) (TV-PG) (HD)

Enjoy new classics and fan favorites from beloved singer-songwriter James Taylor.

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

 

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