PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Week of May 3-9, 2015
In this week’s highlights:
- On-air Picks of the Week
- New and Notable Videos
- Local Connections Google Map
- 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
- THE DRAFT full-length episode – Not Final Broadcast Version. Premieres Monday, April 27, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.
- 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.
SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2015
*NEW* CALL THEMIDWIFE, Season 4 “Episode 6” (#406) (HD) (TV-14)
Witness heartbreak when a diabetic teenager becomes pregnant.
*NEW* MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Mr. Selfridge, Season 3: Episode Six” (#4515) (HD) (TV-14)
Commiserate with the characters who spiral into despair.
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.
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
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.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Biloxi” (Hour Three) (#1515) (HD) (TV-G) (R)
*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.
TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY “Get Action” (1858-1901) (#101) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)
*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.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
NATURE “Parrot Confidential” (#3103) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)
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*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.
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SUPER SKYSCRAPERS “Building the Future” (#102) (HD) (R)
THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015
*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
Rpt of 5/3/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.
WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE “Episode Five” (#4561) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)
Rpt of 5/4/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Santa Clara” (Hour Three) (#1915) (HD) (TV-G) (R)
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015
*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5443) (HD) (EXEMPT)
Join Gwen Ifill and noted journalists for a discussion of the big stories from DC.
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*NEW* CHARLIE ROSE – THE WEEK (#242) (HD) (EXEMPT)
Join Charlie Rose forhighlights of conversations with the week’s guests on his nightly program.
*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.
BILLY JOEL: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE (BJOL) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples” (#3803) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)
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