PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Week of April 5-11, 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
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
- 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.
- 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.
SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2015
*NEW* CALL THEMIDWIFE, Season 4 “Episode 2” (#402) (HD) (TV-14)
Uncover the shared history between Sister Julienne and a prospective benefactor.
*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.
Rpts 4/9/15, 9:00-10:00 p.m.
*NEW* WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE (MAST) (HD)
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.
MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015
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.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Billings” (Hour Three) (#1512) (HD) (TV-G) (R)
*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.
TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015
*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.
*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.
*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.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015
*NEW* NATURE “Animal Homes” (NAAT) (HD)
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.
@PBSnature| #NaturePBS | #pbsTHINKday
NOVA “Emperor’s Ghost Army” (#4120) (HD) (TV-PG) (R)
@novapbs| #novapbs | #pbsTHINKday
*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.
THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015
*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
Rpt of 4/5/15, 10:00-11:00 p.m.
WOLF HALL ON MASTERPIECE “Episode One” (#4557) (TV-PG, V) (HD) (R)
Rpt of 4/6/15, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Birmingham” (Hour Two) (#1911) (HD) (TV-G) (R)
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5439) (HD) (EXEMPT)
Join Gwen Ifill and noted journalists for a discussion of the big stories from DC.
@washingtonweek | #WashingtonWeek
*NEW* CHARLIE ROSE – THE WEEK (#238) (HD) (EXEMPT)
Join Charlie Rose forhighlights of conversations with the week’s guests on his nightly program.
*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.
SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS “Juanes/Jesse & Joy” (#3901) (TV-PG) (HD) (R)
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