PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Week of April 5-11, 2015

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PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of April 5-11, 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

 

A new British drama joins two favorites on Sunday with the premiere of WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE at 10:00 p.m. Two new episodes of CALL THE MIDWIFE, Season 4 and MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Mr. Selfridge, Season 3” precede at 8:00 and 9:00 p.m., respectively.

 

  • *NEW* CALL THE MIDWIFE, Season 4 “Episode Two” premieres Sunday, April 5, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.
  • *NEW* MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Mr. Selfridge, Season 3: Part Two” premieres Sunday, April 5, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • *NEW* WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE premieres Sundays, April 5-May 10, 2015, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

  • MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Mr. Selfridge, Season 3: Episode 1” full-length episode. Premieres Sunday, March 29, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

  • ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Birmingham” (Hour Two) full-length episode. Premieres Monday, April 6, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

Embeddable Clips:

  • CALL THE MIDWIFE, Season 4 preview. Premieres Sundays, March 29-May 17, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

  • WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE trailer. Premieres Sundays, April 5-May 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, APRIL 5, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* CALL THEMIDWIFE, Season 4 “Episode 2” (#402) (HD) (TV-14)

Uncover the shared history between Sister Julienne and a prospective benefactor.

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 Two” (#4511) (HD) (TV-PG, V)

Watch as Harry attends a fateful auction and Edwards’ new book instigates a crisis.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

#masterpiecepbs

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

Rpts 4/9/15, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

*NEW* WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE (MAST) (HD)

Series

Chart the meteoric rise of Thomas Cromwell — from blacksmith’s son to Henry VIII’s closest advisor.

 

“Episode One” (#4557) (TV-PG, V)

See how Wolsey’s restoration to the king’s favor lies with the loyal Cromwell.

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, APRIL 6, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

Rpts 4/9/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

*NEW* ANTIQUESROADSHOW “Birmingham” (Hour Two) (#1911) (HD) (TV-G)

Letters from a young Bill Clinton, 1968; Laliquehood ornament; a 1952 John Falter illustration.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Billings” (Hour Three) (#1512) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

Watch an embeddable clip.

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* INDEPENDENT LENS “Little Hope Was Arson/A City in Flames” (#1611) (HD) (TV-G)

See how the burning of 10 churches ignited the largest criminal investigation in East Texas history.

Watch the full-length episode.

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

#IndieLens #IndependentLens

 

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TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* TWICE BORN – STORIES FROM THE SPECIAL DELIVERY UNIT “Episode 2” (#101) (HD) (TV-14)

Get a close-up look at surgery on a baby in the womb — the first time ever in a major TV broadcast.

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

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/t/TWICE-BORN.aspx

#TwiceBornPBS

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* INSIDE THE COURT OF HENRY VIII (#ICOH) (HD) (TV-PG)

Venture behind the glamorous facade of Henry’s court to understand why courtiers lost their heads.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/i/INSIDE-THE-COURT-OF-HENRY-VIII.aspx

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* FRONTLINE “The Trouble With Chicken” (#3218) (HD) (EXEMPT)

Examine the spread of pathogens in chicken and why the food-safety system isn’t stopping the threat.

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

#frontlinepbs

 

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* NATURE “Animal Homes” (NAAT) (HD)

Series

Investigate how animals build their homes, and the behaviors and interactions in and around them.

 

“The Nest” (#3208) (TV-PG)

Watch as birds collect, compete for, reject and steal materials with which to build their nests.

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

@PBSnature| #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday

 

9:00-10:00 PM:

NOVA “Emperor’s Ghost Army” (#4120) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)

Watch an embeddable clip.

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

@novapbs| #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday

 

10:00-11:00 PM:

*NEW* NAZI MEGA WEAPONS “Hitler’s Megaships” (#204) (HD) (TV-PG)

See Hitler’s ultimate status symbol—bigger, more powerful and more heavily armored battleships.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/n/NAZI-MEGAWEAPONS.aspx

 

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THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW* THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR “Episode #1319” (#1319) (TV-G) (HD)
THIS OLD HOUSE New Walk, Old Stone • ASK THIS OLD HOUSE Ceiling Fan Replacement, Bonsai

Tree

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

9:00-10:00 PM:

Rpt of 4/5/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE “Episode One” (#4557) (TV-PG, V) (HD) (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 4/6/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Birmingham” (Hour Two) (#1911) (HD) (TV-G) (R)

Watch the full-length episode.

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

#antiquesroadshow

 

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FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5439) (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 (#238) (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* LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Norm Lewis: Who Am I?” (#4003) (TV-G) (HD)

Hear the stage and screen star in a show that crosses stylistic boundaries.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/l/LIVE-FROM-LINCOLN-CENTER/4003-Norm-Lewis.aspx

 

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SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015

9:00-10:00 PM:

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

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

 

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