PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Week of May 3-9, 2015

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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of May 3-9, 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* FRONTLINE “Outbreak” premieres Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* NOVA “Nazi Attack on America” premieres Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* AMERICA’S BALLROOM CHALLENGE “Episode Three” premieres Friday, May 8, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

Embeddable Clips:

  • LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE About the Film. Airs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

  • WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE Episode 1 Scene. Premieres Sundays, May 3-10, 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, MAY 3, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CALL THEMIDWIFE, Season 4 “Episode 6” (#406) (HD) (TV-14)

Witness heartbreak when a diabetic teenager becomes pregnant.

Watch the full-length episode.| Watch an embeddable clip.
http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CALL-THE-MIDWIFE-Season-4.aspx

#midwifepbs

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Mr. Selfridge, Season 3: Episode Six” (#4515) (HD) (TV-14)

Commiserate with the characters who spiral into despair.

Watch the full-length episode.

                  http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/MR-SELFRIDGE-SEASON-3.aspx

#masterpiecepbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpts 5/7/15, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

*NEW* WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Five” (#4561) (HD) (TV-PG)

See why Henry begins to take notice of Jane Seymour.

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

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Wolf-Hall.aspx

#masterpiecepbs

 

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MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts 5/7/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

*NEW* ANTIQUESROADSHOW “Santa Clara” (Hour Three) (#1915) (HD) (TV-G)

Booker T. Washington archive; 17th-century Chinese wine pot; Eanger Irving Couse painting.

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Biloxi” (Hour Three) (#1515) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “Kumu Hina” (#1614) (HD) (TV-PG)

Watch a transgendered teacher inspire a young girl to claim leadership of an all-male hula troupe.

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

#VietnamPBS

 

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TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

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

Watch an embeddable clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/ROOSEVELTS-AN-INTIMATE-HISTORY/101-GetAction.aspx #RooseveltsPBS

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* FRONTLINE “Outbreak” (#3308) (HD) (EXEMPT)

The vivid, inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began and why it wasn’t stopped before it was too late. With exclusive access to key global decision-makers and health responders, and gripping accounts of victims from the slums of Monrovia to the jungles of Guinea, Outbreak exposes tragic missteps in the response to the epidemic.

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

#frontlinepbs

 

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

NATURE “Parrot Confidential” (#3103) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

Watch an embeddable clip.

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

@PBSnature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “Nazi Attack on America” (#4210) (HD) (TV-PG)

Learn about a little-known attack from the ocean depths that claimed 5,000 American lives.

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

@novapbs| #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

SUPER SKYSCRAPERS “Building the Future” (#102) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/s/SUPER-SKYSCRAPERS.aspx

#pbsTHINKday

 

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THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1323” (#1323) (TV-G) (HD)
THIS OLD HOUSE Garrison No More • ASK THIS OLD HOUSE Noisy Baseboard Heating Fix,

Recessed Kitchen Lighting

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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt of 5/3/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Five” (#4561) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/m/MASTERPIECE/Wolf-Hall.aspx

#masterpiecepbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM

Rpt of 5/4/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Santa Clara” (Hour Three) (#1915) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5443) (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 (#242) (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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* AMERICA’S BALLROOM CHALLENGE “Episode Three” (#503) (HD) (TV-G)

Watch the winning couples in the four divisions compete across dance styles in the grand finale.

Watch the full-length episode | Watch an embeddable clip. http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/AMERICAS-BALLROOM-CHALLENGE.aspx

#BallroomPBS

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

BILLY JOEL: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE (BJOL) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BILLY-JOEL-LOC-GERSHWIN.aspx

 

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SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples” (#3803) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)

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

 

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