PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Week of April 12-18, 2015

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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of April 12-18, 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* NATURE “Animal Homes: Location, Location, Location” premieres Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* NOVA “The Great Math Mystery” premieres Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* VOCES ON PBS “Children of Giantpremieres Friday, April 17, 2015, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET (check local listings.)

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • GREAT PERFORMANCES “Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert” full-length episode. Premieres Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.
  • THE DAY THE ’60S DIED full-length episode. Premieres Monday, April 28, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

Embeddable Clips:

  • INDEPENDENT LENS “Little White Lie” preview. Premieres Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.
  • WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE cast & creators on the series. Premieres Sundays, April 5-May 10, 2015, 10:00-11:00 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.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CALL THE MIDWIFE, Season 4 “Episode 3” (#403) (HD) (TV-14)

See a mother’s lifeturned upside down and Nurse Crane’s efforts to aid a malnourished woman.

 

#midwifepbs

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Mr. Selfridge, Season 3: Episode Three” (#4512) (HD) (TV-PG)

Watch as Agnes and Henri call it quits, and Harry and Nancy reach an understanding.

#masterpiecepbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpts 4/16/15, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

*NEW* WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Two” (#4558) (HD) (TV-PG)

Learn why Cromwell remains in London after Wolsey is forced to move to York.

#masterpiecepbs

 

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MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts 4/16/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

*NEW* ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Birmingham” (Hour Three) (#1912) (HD) (TV-G)

Signed first edition of To Kill a Mockingbird; Titanic photograph and book; Rolex military watch.

#antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Biloxi” (Hour One) (#1513) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “The Homestretch” (#1612) (HD) (TV-PG)

Follow three ambitious Chicago teens who fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future.

#IndieLens #IndependentLens

 

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TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* TWICE BORN – STORIES FROM THE SPECIAL DELIVERY UNIT “Episode 3” (#103) (HD) (TV-14)

Follow a couple seeking help for their unborn child, who has a lower urinary tract obstruction.

#TwiceBornPBS

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ESCAPE FROM A NAZI DEATH CAMP (#NAZP) (HD) (TV-14, V) (R)

10:00-11:00 PM:

FRONTLINE “Memory of the Camps” (#318) (HD) (EXEMPT) (R)

#frontlinepbs

 

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* NATURE “Animal Homes: Location, Location, Location” (3209) (HD) (TV-G)

Chart the building plans of various species to gain insight into animal creativity and innovation.

@PBSnature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “The Great Math Mystery” (#4207) (HD) (TV-PG)

Take a mathematical mystery tour—an exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries.

@novapbs| #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* KAMIKAZE (KAMI) (HD) (TV-PG, V)

Learn how kamikaze weapons were built and launched.

 

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THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts 4/17/15, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

*NEW* AMERICAN MASTERS “Jascha Heifetz: God’s Fiddler” (#2802) (TV-G) (HD)
Discover the mysterious violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students and archival

performances.

@PBSAmerMasters

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt of 4/2/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Two” (#4558) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

#masterpiecepbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM

Rpt of 4/13/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Birmingham” (Hour Three) (#1912) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

#antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5440) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Join Gwen Ifill and noted journalists for a discussion of the big stories from DC.

@washingtonweek | #WashingtonWeek

 

8:30-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CHARLIE ROSE – THE WEEK (#239) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Join Charlie Rose for highlights of conversations with the week’s guests on his nightly program.

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt of 4/16/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

AMERICAN MASTERS “Jascha Heifetz: God’s Fiddler” (#2802) (TV-G) (HD) (R)

@PBSAmerMasters

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* VOCES ON PBS “Children of Giant (#201) (TV-PG) (HD)

Investigate the 1955 film’s still timely examination of racial prejudice.

 

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SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “The Shins/Dr. Dog” (#3804) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)
 

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