PBS Primetime Program Highlights – October 4-10

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Week of October 4 – 10, 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* Sunday Night Drama

HOME FIRES ON MASTERPIECE “Episode One” premieres Sunday, October 4, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

INDIAN SUMMERS ON MASTERPIECE “Part Two” premieres Sunday, October 4, 2015, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET

THE WIDOWER “Part One” premieres Sunday, October 4, 2015, 10:30-11:00 p.m. ET

  • *NEW* UNITY – THE LATIN TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON premieres Friday, October 9, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

 

Embeddable Clips:

 

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, OCTOBER 4, 2015

 

7:00-8:00 PM:

Check local listings; station schedules vary

*NEW* THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, Season 2 “Biscuits and Traybakes” (#205) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join eight bakers as they create traybakes, classic tuiles and biscuit towers of epic proportions.

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 (MAST) (HD)

Witness the rivalry of two women to control the Women’s Institute in a rural English town.

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

@masterpiecepbs

 

“Episode One” (#4573) (TV-PG)

Follow the vicissitudes of the Women’s Institute as World War II looms.

Watch the full-length episode.

9:00-10:30 PM:

*NEW* INDIAN SUMMERS ON MASTERPIECE “Part Two” (#4519) (HD) (TV-PG)

While Aafrin fights for his life, Ralph confronts the gunman in jail.

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

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

@masterpiecepbs

10:30-11:00 PM:

*NEW* THE WIDOWER (WIDOW) (HD)

Watch the true story of Malcolm Webster, a nurse by profession and a wife-killer.

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

@masterpiecepbs

 

“Part One” (#101) (TV-PG)

Learn what happens when a wife confronts her new husband over his wild spending.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Seattle” (Hour One) (#1716) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Albuquerque” (Hour Two) (#1920) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* I’LL HAVE WHAT PHIL’S HAVING “Italy” (#102) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join Phil as he revisits this food mecca and creates new memories with friends and chefs.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/i/ILL-HAVE-WHAT-PHILS-HAVING.aspx

 

“Italy” (#101) (TV-PG)

Follow Phil, on sensory overload, as he searches for the food that makes Tokyo a culinary capital.

 

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* GORONGOSA PARK – REBIRTH OF PARADISE “Battle Lines/Roaring Back” (#105-stacked) (HD)

Witness Joyce’s breakthrough with the elephants and a conflict among Gorongosa’s dominant lions.

Watch an embeddable clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GORONGOSA.aspx

#GorongosaPBS

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* FRONTLINE “My Brother’s Bomber: Part 2” (#3314) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Join Dornstein as he tracks evidence to Zurich and Libya, seeking the truth about the doomed flight.

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

@frontlinepbs

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* NATURE “Big Birds Can’t Fly” (#3303) (HD) (TV-G)

Explore the lives and histories of flightless birds: ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis.

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

#NaturePBS | @PBSNature

 

9:00 PM-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Secrets of Noah’s Ark” (#4212) (HD) (TV-PG)

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

@novapbs

 

10:00 PM-11:00 PM:

NOVA “Petra – Lost City of Stone” (#4205) (HD) (TV-PG)

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

@novapbs

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1402” (#1402) (HD) (TV-G)

THIS OLD HOUSE: Demolition begins on the Victorian • ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: Roger’s chainsaw ABCs

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

9:00-10:00 PM:

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Grantchester: Episode 2” (#4552) (HD) (TV-14) (R)

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

@masterpiecepbs

10:00-11:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Albuquerque” (Hour Two) (#1920) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2015

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5515) (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 (#313) (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* UNITY – THE LATIN TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON (UTMJ) (HD) (TV-G)

Hear Latin-infused arrangements of iconic songs in this concert special hosted by Sheila E.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/u/UNITY.aspx

#pbsarts

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Cassandra Wilson” (#4101) (TV-PG) (HD)

Celebrate Billie Holiday with singer Cassandra Wilson’s songs from her tribute Coming Forth by Day.

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

 

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