PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Week of November 29-December 6, 2014

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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of November 29-December 6, 2014

 

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* DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED
  • *NEW* AMERICAN MASTERS “Bing Crosby Rediscovered”
  • *NEW* NOVA “First Man on the Moon”

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Season 2 “Decoding Our Past Through DNA” full-length episode. Premieres Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.
  • DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED full-length program. Premieres Sunday, November 30, 2014, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

  • FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. “Our People, Our Traditions” preview.  Premieres Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.
  • HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON “Cold” preview. Premieres Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 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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NOTE: PBS SPECIAL PROGRAMMING PERIOD RUNS November 28-December 7, 2014

PBS December 2014 special programming runs November 28-December 7. Please note that all PBS programs are CHECK LOCAL LISTINGS during this period, as stations may choose to run special programming at this time. PBS program schedules vary from market to market, and this is especially true during this period. Program lengths also are subject to change, depending on the break intervals determined on the local level at each station. Regularly scheduled programs and series are subject to preemption. If you have questions about a program’s airdate and length, please contact your local station.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2014

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* THE BEST OF 50s POP (MY MUSIC) (BPOP)

Bring back happy memories with Patti Page, The Four Lads, The McGuire Sisters, Frankie Laine and more.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BEST-OF-50S-POP.aspx

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* ROCK REWIND 1965-1967 (MY MUSIC) (ROKR)
Join host Adam West to celebrate fun, romance and good times with classic songs of the mid 60s.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/ROCK-REWIND-1965-1967.aspx

 

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2014

 

7:30-9:00 PM:

KRISTIN CHENOWETH: COMING HOME (KRCH) (HD) (R)

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

 

9:00-10:30 PM:

*NEW* DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED (RDDA) (HD)

Join Bernadette Peters to relive moments from Downton Abbey’s previous seasons and sample Season 5.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/d/DOWNTON-ABBEY-REDISCOVERED.aspx

 

10:30 PM-12:00 AM:

DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED (RDDA) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/d/DOWNTON-ABBEY-REDISCOVERED.aspx

 

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014

 

8:00-9:30 PM:

*NEW* ANTIQUESROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk 4” (#1832) (HD)

A Steiff Doctor Dolittle character; Pablo Picasso linocut; pair of Italian carved door panels.

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

 

9:30-11:30 PM:

*NEW* 50 YEARS WITH PETER, PAUL AND MARY (PPMF) (HD)

Celebrate the trio that provided America’s soundtrack for generations.

See an embeddable preview.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/5/50-YEARS-WITH-PPM.aspx

 

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED: AMERICAN MASTERS (BCRR) (HD)

Discover the life and legend of the entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/AMERICAN-MASTERS/Bing-Crosby-Rediscovered.aspx

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* THE CANDY BOMBER (CNDY) (HD)

Hear the true story of the American pilot who brought joy to German children in post-war Berlin.

See an embeddable preview.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/Red-Rock-Serenade.aspx

 

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* BEST OF BIRDS (NTBD) (HD)

Watch a compilation of compelling, emotional and even humorous bird stories from NATURE’s archives.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BEST-OF-BIRDS.aspx

 

9:30-10:30 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “First Man on the Moon” (#4122) (HD)

View an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/n/NOVA/4122-First-Man-on-the-Moon.aspx

 

10:30 PM-12:00 AM:

*NEW* A FARM WINTER WITH JERRY APPS (HD)

Share warm winter memories of growing up on a farm with an award-winning storyteller and author.

See an embeddable preview.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/n/NOVA/4122-First-Man-on-the-Moon.aspx

 

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* RENÉE FLEMING – CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK (RENE) (HD)

Celebrate the magic of the season with the acclaimed soprano and special guests.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/r/RENEE-FLEMING-CHRISTMAS-NY.aspx

 

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2014

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5421) (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 (#220) (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 PM-12:00 AM:

*NEW* A TRIBUTE TO BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – PBS Arts Fall Festival (BRCE) (HD)

See an all-star lineup performing Springsteen’s hits at 2013’s MusiCares® Person of the Year benefit.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/t/Tribute-to-Bruce-Springsteen.aspx

 

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014

 

7:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* VICTOR BORGE’S TIMELESS COMEDY! (VBRG) (HD)

Treat yourself to a big dose of laughter and hilarious routines from the master of comedy and music.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/v/Victor-Borge-Timeless-Comedy.aspx

 

8:30-10:00 PM:

*NEW* CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS (HLLY) (HD)

Join Nick Clooney on a tour of the Golden Age of movie musicals sure to leave you singing for days.

See an embeddable preview.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CLASSIC-HOLLYWOOD-MUSICALS.aspx

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

GREAT PERFORMANCES Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE! – PBS Fall Arts Festival (#3910) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-PERFORMANCES/3910-Tony-Bennett-Lady-Gaga.aspx

 

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