PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Week of January 11-17, 2014

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GENEALOGY ROADSHOW, Season 2 premieres Tuesdays, January 13-February 24, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET. See the announcement here. (Check local listings.)

PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of January 11-17, 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

 

On-air Picks of the Week

  • *NEW* This Sunday night lineup presents the best of British cuisine, culture and history beginning with new series THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW “Bread” at 8:00 p.m., episode 2 of MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey, Season 5” at 9:00 p.m., and THE QUEEN’S GARDEN at 10:00 p.m.

 

  • *NEW* KLANSVILLE, U.S.A.: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE premieres Tuesday January 13, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* FRONTLINE “Putin’s Way” premieres Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • GREAT PERFORMANCES “American Voices With Renée Fleming” full-length episode. Premieres Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET.
  • EDISON: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE full-length episode. Premieres Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

Embeddable Clips:

  • VICIOUS “Holiday Special” preview. Premieres Thursday, December 25, 2014, 9:30-10:00 p.m. ET.
  • MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey, Season 5” Holiday Preview clip. Premieres Sundays, January 4-March 1, 2015, 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.

 

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW “Bread” (#103) (HD)

In week three, see how the remaining 10 bakers prepare to brave bread.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-BRITISH-BAKING-SHOW.aspx

#PBSbakingshow

 

9:00-10:15 PM:

*NEW* MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey, Season 5: Episode 2” (#4502) (TV-PG) (HD)

Learn how Rose tries to get a radio in the house and see the arrival of an art historian.

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

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

@masterpiecepbs | #masterpiecepbs

 

10:15-11:15 PM:

Rpts. Thurs. 1/15/15, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

*NEW* THE QUEEN’S GARDEN (QGAR) (HD) (TV-PG)

Explore the history and natural history of Buckingham Palace Garden, a royal treasure in the heart of London.

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

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/q/THE-QUEENS-GARDEN.aspx

 

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MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. Thurs. 1/15/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

*NEW* ANTIQUESROADSHOW “New York City” (Hour Two) (#1902) (HD) (TV-G)

Tiffany inkwell; show run from the Beatles’ first Sullivan Show appearance; Joseph Kleitsch painting.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “San Jose” (Hour One) (#1416) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

INDEPENDENT LENS “Evolution of a Criminal” (#1607) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@IndependentLens | #IndieLens

 

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* GENEALOGY ROADSHOW, Season 2 (GRSH) (HD)

Series

Follow participants on a journey that uses history and science to verify family lore.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GENEALOGY-ROADSHOW.aspx

 

“New Orleans – Cabildo” (#204)

Hear fascinating family stories related at the Cabildo, home of the Louisiana State Museum.

#GenealogyPBS

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* KLANSVILLE U.S.A.: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (KUSA) (HD) (TV-PG, L)

Investigate the reasons North Carolina became home to the largest Klan organization in the country.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

#americanexperience

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW*FRONTLINE “Putin’s Way” (#3305) (Exempt)

Examine the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Putin’s reign in Russia.

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

#frontlinepbs

 

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

NATURE “Dogs That Changed the World (Part 1) – The Rise of the Dog” (#2411) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Big Bang Machine” (#4201) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@novapbs | #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW*NAZI MEGA WEAPONS  “The Wolf’s Lair” (#202)

Learn about the vast, secret headquarters at the heart of Hitler’s plans for world domination. http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/n/NAZI-MEGAWEAPONS.aspx

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1311” (#1311) (HD) (TV-G)

THIS OLD HOUSE Colonial Curb Appeal • ASK THIS OLD HOUSE Replacing a Window

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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt. of Sun. 1/11/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

THE QUEEN’S GARDEN (QGAR) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/q/THE-QUEENS-GARDEN.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpt. of Mon. 1/12/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “New York City” (Hour Two) (#1902) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5427) (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 (#226) (HD) (EXEMPT)

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

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CHARLIE-ROSE-THE-WEEK.aspx

 

9:00PM-12:30 AM:

*NEW* GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET “Le Nozze di Figaro” (#901) (HD) (TV-G)

Savor a production of Mozart’s masterpiece, set in a manor house in Seville during the 1930s.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-PERFORMANCES.aspx

 

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014

11:00 PM-12:00 AM:

*NEW* AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Sam Smith / Future Islands” (#4010) (HD) (TV-PG)

Hear soulful pop from UK sensation Smith and American trio Future Islands.

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

@acltv | #acltv

 

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