PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Week of May 31-June 8, 2014

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PBS June 2014 special programming. All PBS programs are Check Local Listings during this period.

 

PBS PRIMETIME PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Week of May 31-June8, 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* BILLY JOEL: THE BRIDGE TO RUSSIA CONCERT

 

·         *NEW* THE GRATEFUL DEAD − DEAD AHEAD

 

New and Notable Video

Full-length programs:

·         NOVA “D-Day’s Sunken Secrets” full-length episode. Premieres Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

·         LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, Season 2 full-length episodes. Premieres Sundays, June 29 to August 3, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.

 

·         VICIOUS full-length episodes. Premieres Sunday, June 29-August 3, 2014, 10:30-11:00 p.m. ET.

 

Embeddable Clips:

·         COMING BACK WITH WES MOORE preview. Premieres Tuesdays, May 13-27, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

 

·         Ken Burns’s THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY preview. Premiering on PBS Fall 2014.

 

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 MAY 31-JUNE 8, 2014

PBS June 2014 special programming runs May 31-June 8. 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, MAY 31, 2014

 

8:00-9:30 PM:

*NEW* BILLY JOEL: THE BRIDGE TO RUSSIA CONCERT (BLLY)(HD)

Catch musical icon Billy Joel at his electrifying best in concerts taped in 1987 in the U.S.S.R.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BILLY-JOEL-BRIDGE-TO-RUSSIA.aspx

 

9:30-11:30 PM:

THE DAVE CLARK FIVE — GLAD ALL OVER, A GREAT PERFORMANCES SPECIAL (DACF) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/GREAT-PERFORMANCES.aspx

@GPerfPBS | #greatperformances

 

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SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

*NEW* 50S & 60S PARTY SONGS (MY MUSIC) (HD)

Celebrate the golden era of rock ‘n’ roll dance music with host Chubby Checker.

Watch a clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/5/50s-and-60s-Party-Songs.aspx

 

10:00-12:00 PM:

THE BIG BAND YEARS (MY MUSIC) (BIBY) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BIG-BAND-YEARS.aspx

 

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MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014

 

8:00-9:30 PM:

*NEW*JOY BAUER’S FOOD REMEDIES! (JBFR) (HD) 

Eat your way to better health with advice from Joy Bauer, one of the nation’s leading authorities.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/j/JOY-BAUER-FOOD-REMEDIES.aspx

 

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TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW*HAPPY (HAPY) (HD)

Explore the secrets of our most valued emotion in this search for what makes people really happy. 

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/h/HAPPY.aspx

 

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

EARTHFLIGHT, A NATURE SPECIAL PRESENTATION “Flying High” (Part 6) (EARF #106)(HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/e/EARTHFLIGHT-A-NATURE-SPECIAL-PRESENTATION.aspx

 

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THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014

 

8:00-9:00 PM:

*NEW*LENT AT EPHESUS (LENT) (HD)

Relish the celestial voices and intricate harmonies of the Benedictines of Mary.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/l/LENT-AT-EPHESUS.aspx

 

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FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

 

8:00-8:30 PM:

*NEW* WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL (#5349)(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 (#147) (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* YANNI: WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS (YNBD) (HD)

Travel the world with the composer/performer whose music transcends borders and boundaries.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/y/YANNI-WORLD-WITHOUT-BORDERS.aspx

 

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SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014

 

10:00-11:30 PM:

*NEW* THE GRATEFUL DEAD − DEAD AHEAD (GDED) (HD) 

Return to 1980 for luminous performances from the Dead, captured at a moment of transformation.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/g/Grateful-Dead-Dead-Ahead.aspx

 

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SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014

 

8:00-10:00 PM:

50S & 60S PARTY SONGS (MY MUSIC) ­­(PSMM) (HD) (R)

Watch a Clip.

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/5/50s-and-60s-Party-Songs.aspx

 

10:00-12:00 PM:

THE BIG BAND YEARS (MY MUSIC) (BIBY) (HD) (R)

http://pressroom.pbs.org/Programs/b/BIG-BAND-YEARS.aspx

 

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