PBS Primetime Program Highlights – September 14-20

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This week, immerse yourselves in a 14-hour epic of the Roosevelt family! The first episode of Ken Burns’s THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY will premiere on Sunday, September 14th from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (ET) and run for seven consecutive nights. Beginning on Monday, September 15th, the entire 14 hours will be available online to stream through PBS stations’ video sites, pbs.org/theroosevelts, and PBS station branded digital platforms, including, ROKU, Apple TV and Xbox, and will be available for two weeks, through September 29th. You can view embeddable clips on the PBS YouTube channel here: http://to.pbs.org/Y9VkLt

 

PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of September 14-20, 2014

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* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY premieres Sunday, September 14, 2014, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Jacksonville (Hour Two)” full-length episode. Premieres Monday, October 20, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • CRAFT IN AMERICA “Service” full-length episode. Premieres Sunday, November 2, 2014, 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • WOODY’S CHILDREN 45TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT preview. Premieres August 2014 as part of PBS Special Programming.

 

  • CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL: FOOD & FAMILY preview. Premieres August 2014 as part of PBS Special Programming.

 

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.

 

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY (ROSV) (HD) (TV-PG)

Series

Witness Ken Burns’s interwoven stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

 

“Get Action” (1858-1901) (#101)

Join Ken Burns to examine the early lives of Theodore Roosevelt and his younger cousin, Franklin.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “Get Action” (1858-1901) (#101) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “In the Arena” (1901-1910) (#102) (HD) (TV-PG)

Follow Ken Burns’s account of Theodore’s presidency and FDR and Eleanor’s courtship and marriage.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “In the Arena” (1901-1910) (#102) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

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TUESDAY, September 16, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Fire of Life” (1910-1919) (#103) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join Ken Burns as he traces the effects of WWI on the lives of the Roosevelts.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Fire of Life” (1910-1919) (#103) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Storm” (1920-1933) (#104) (HD) (TV-PG)

Witness Ken Burns’s coverage of FDR’s battle with polio and his response to the Great Depression.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Storm” (1920-1933) (#104) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Rising Road” (1933-1939) (#105) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join Ken Burns to examine FDR’s New Deal and Eleanor’s growing political activism.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Rising Road” (1933-1939) (#105) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Common Cause” (1939-1944) (#106) (HD) (TV-PG)

Follow Ken Burns to survey FDR’s leadership during WWII, while Eleanor tends to wounded servicemen.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “The Common Cause” (1939-1944) (#106) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “A Strong and Active Faith” (1944-1962) (#107) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join Ken Burns to examine Eleanor’s role as civil rights and U.N champion after FDR’s death.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “A Strong and Active Faith” (1944-1962) (#107) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/THE-ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY.aspx

#RooseveltsPBS [email protected]

 

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