PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS, Week of November 23-29, 2014

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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of November 23-29, 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* Sunday, November 23, 2014, celebrate two American comedians. First see JAY LENO: THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE from 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET. Then, catch RICHARD PRYOR: ICON from 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Season 2 “Decoding Our Past” premieres Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* KRISTIN CHENOWETH: COMING HOME – PBS Arts Fall Festival premieres Friday, November 28, 2014, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • GREAT ESTATES SCOTLAND “Rosslyn” full-length episode. Premieres Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET.

 

  • FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Season 2 “The British Invasion” full-length episode. Premieres Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. “We Come From People” preview. Premieres Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON “Light” preview. Premieres Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • MICHAEL FEINSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM – PBS Arts Fall Festival preview. Premieres Friday, October 31, 2014, 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, NOVEMBER 23, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

Rpts. 11/25/2014, 9:00-11:00 p.m.

*NEW* JAY LENO: THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE (JLMT) (HD) (TV-PG)

Salute Jay Leno, the 17th recipient of the annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/JAY-LENO-THE-MARK-TWAIN-PRIZE.aspx

#PBSTwain

 

9:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* RICHARD PRYOR: ICON (RPIC) (HD) (TV-14)

Survey the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American comics of all time.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/Richard-Pryor-Icon.aspx

 

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 11/27/2014, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Finders Keepers” (#1720) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Madison” (Hour Three) (#1409) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

                                                     

10:00 PM-12:00 AM:

INDEPENDENT LENS “Muscle Shoals/Waiting for a Train: The Toshio Hirano Story” (#1517) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@IndependentLens

 

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Season 2 “Decoding Our Past” (#210) (HD) (TV-PG)

See how DNA analysis reveals a family tree with a range of cultures and races for several guests.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/f/Finding-Your-Roots.aspx

@HenryLouisGates |#FindingYourRoots

 

9:00-11:00 PM:

Rpt. of 11/23/14, 8:00-10:00 p.m.

JAY LENO: THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE (JLMT) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/JAY-LENO-THE-MARK-TWAIN-PRIZE.aspx

#PBSTwain

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 11/27/2014, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

NATURE “My Life as a Turkey” (#2904) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

9:00-10:00 PM:

NATURE “An Original DUCKumentary” (#3004) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

NATURE “The Private Life of Deer” (#3012) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2014

8:00-9:00 PM:

THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1304” (#1304) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt. of 11/26/2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

NATURE “My Life as a Turkey” (#2904) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpt. of 11/24/14, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Finders Keepers” (#1720) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2014

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5420) (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 (#219) (HD) (EXEMPT)

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

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

9:00-10:30 PM:

*NEW* KRISTIN CHENOWETH: COMING HOME – PBS Arts Fall Festival (KRCH) (HD) (TV-G)

Join Chenoweth as she goes home to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to perform music from her career.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/k/KRISTIN-CHENOWETH-COMING-HOME.aspx

#PBSarts

10:30-11:00 PM

EMERY BLAGDON AND HIS HEALING MACHINE (EBHM) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/e/Emery-Blagdon.aspx

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2014

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Juanes/Jesse & Joy “(#3901) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@acltv | #acltv

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