PBS Primetime Program Highlights – April 13-19

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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of April 13-19, 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* THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE, Season 2 premieres Sunday, April 13, 2014, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

·         *NEW* THE ADDRESS premieres Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET.

 

·         *NEW* Join PBS every week for “Think Wednesday,” a primetime line-up of nature, science and technology programs. On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, see NATURE “Touching the Wild” at 8:00 p.m., NOVA “Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses” at 9:00 p.m. and YOUR INNER FISH “Your Inner Reptile” at 10:00 p.m.

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

·         THE DAVE CLARK FIVE — GLAD ALL OVER, A GREAT PERFORMANCES SPECIAL full-length program. Premieres Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

 

·         YOUR INNER FISH “Your Inner Fish” full-length episode. Premieres Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

·         THE STORY OF THE JEWS WITH SIMON SCHAMA preview. Premieres Tuesdays, March 25, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET and April 1, 2014, 8:00-11:00 p.m. ET

 

·         “Think Wednesday” featuring NATURE, NOVA and YOUR INNER FISH previews. Premieres Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 8:00 p.m. ET.

 

·         PBS Special Programming March 2014 clips.

 

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, APRIL 13, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 3) “Episode 3” (#303) (HD) (TV-14)

See how Sister Julienne and Trixie help a pregnant prison inmate and learn why Shelagh is dejected.

               Watch the full-length episode.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/c/CALL-THE-MIDWIFE-Season-3.aspx

#midwifepbs

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Mr. Selfridge, Season 2: Part Three” (#4414) (HD) (TV-PG)

See how the staff responds to the start of World War I.

Watch the full-length episode.

See an embeddable preview.

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

@masterpiecepbs | #masterpiecepbs | #SelfridgePBS | @jeremypiven

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE, Season 2 (BLEC) (HD) (TV-14)

                Series:

Follow ordinary women with the extraordinary ability to break codes and solve crimes.

 

                “Blood on Their Hands: Part 1” (#201)

Watch as the women reunite to help free a woman they believe is wrongly accused of murder.

Watch the full-length episode.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/THE-BLETCHLEY-CIRCLE-Season-2.aspx

#BletchleyPBS

 

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MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts. 4/17/14, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

*NEW* ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Kansas City” (Hour Three) (#1812) (HD) (TV-G)

A 1955 Elvis Presley concert poster; an 1812 Marklin “Puritan” toy boat; a 1919 Leon Gaspard painting.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Minneapolis” (Hour One) (#1616) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “Trials of Muhammad Ali” (#1516) (HD) (TV-PG)

Track Ali’s battle to overturn his five-year prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service.

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

@IndependentLens | #IndieLens

 

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TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* PIONEERS OF TELEVISION, Season 4 (PITV) (HD) (TV-PG)

                Series:

More than 200 breakthrough stars bring their stories to life in season four of this Emmy-nominated documentary series.

 

“Standup to Sitcom” (#401)

See how America’s top standup comics made the transition to the sitcom format.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/p/PIONEERS-OF-TELEVISION.aspx

 

9:00-10:30 PM:

*NEW* THE ADDRESS (ADRE) (HD) (TV-PG)

Watch as students from the Greenwood School memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address.

Watch the full-length program.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/a/THE-ADDRESS.aspx

TheAddressPBS

 

10:30-11:30 PM:

LINCOLN @ GETTYSBURG (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/l/LINCOLN-AT-GETTYSBURG.aspx

 

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* NATURE “Touching the Wild” (#3109) (HD) (TV-PG)

Join Joe Hutto as he crosses the species divide and becomes part of a wild mule deer family.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

@PBSNature | #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* NOVA “Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses” (#4109) (HD) (TV-PG)

Find out what it’s like to be a dog, a shark or a bird.

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

@novapbs | #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* YOUR INNER FISH “Your Inner Reptile” (#102) (HD) (TV-PG)

Learn which parts of our bodies we’ve inherited from our reptilian ancestors.

Watch the full-length episode.

See embeddable clips.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/y/YOUR-INNER-FISH.aspx

#InnerFishpbs | @NeilShubin | #pbsTHINKday

 

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THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1224” (#1224) (HD) (TV-G)

THIS OLD HOUSE Decorative Details • ASK THIS OLD HOUSE Making a Home Accessible; Modifying a Bathroom and Dangerous Staircase

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

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE, Season 2 “Blood on Their Hands: Part 1” (#201) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

Watch the full-length episode.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/THE-BLETCHLEY-CIRCLE.aspx

#BletchleyPBS

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpt. of 4/14/14, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Kansas City” (Hour Three) (#1812) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

Watch the full-length episode.

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

@RoadshowPBS | #antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5342) (EXEMPT) (HD)

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 (#140) (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

 

9:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* PETER PAN FROM THE MILWAUKEE BALLET (PEPM) (HD) (TV-PG)

Enjoy J.M. Barrie’s most famous work in Michael Pink’s adaptation performed by Milwaukee Ballet.

 

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SATURDAY, APRIL 19 , 2014

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “The Civil Wars/Punch Brothers” (#3805) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

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

@acltv | #acltv | @nineinchnails

 

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(3/13/14)

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