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PBS Fall Winter Primetime Schedule

Tony Winner Mark Rylance in Wolf Hall

By: PBS - 11/20/2014
Tony Winner Mark Rylance in Wolf HallPBS revealed today its full primetime schedule for the 2015 winter/spring season along with key talent appearing at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, taking place this January in Pasadena, CA. PBS will host two days of press conferences featuring Damian Lewis, who plays Henry VIII in MASTERPIECE’s “Wolf Hall,” starring Tony-Award winner Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell; Rory Kennedy, director and producer for LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE; Nicholas Kristof for A PATH APPEARS; Phylicia Rashad for AMERICAN MASTERS “August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand”; Misty Copeland for AMERICAN MASTERS “American Ballet Theatre at 75 (w.t.)”; Ricky Jay for AMERICAN MASTERS “Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice”; Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson for MASTERPIECE’s “Poldark”; and other names to be announced.

Hitmakers on PBS

Airs on Friday. November 14

By: PBS - 10/16/2014
Airs on Friday. November 14 HITMAKERS is an up-close look at the music industry’s resilience in the digital age, featuring interviews and performances from notable artists, including Grammy® Award-winning rocker Melissa Etheridge, multi-media star Questlove, Electronic Dance Music DJ/producer Steve Aoki, multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer Lorde, powerhouse soul/funk singer Sharon Jones and Grammy-winning blues rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band, along with legendary music executives.

Robin Williams Remembered

PBS Special September 9

By: PBS - 09/02/2014
PBS Special September 9The one-hour special will feature Williams’ last full-length television interview, including never-before-seen footage of his comments on life and work, tributes by those who knew and worked with him closely in all phases of his career, and clips from iconic moments throughout his career. Williams shares stories about his first stand-up act, his desire to be a serious dramatic actor and his tireless efforts to entertain U.S. troops overseas.

Salamander a 12 Part Belgian Thriller

Compelling Series on Netflix

By: Charles Giuliano - 08/29/2014
Compelling Series on NetflixWe devoured the 12 part Belgian series "Salamander" over three riveting evenings. Starting as a not so unique bank robbery the master mind has more than theft planned for the 66 owners of targeted private boxes in the vault. The real motive is to bring down a powerful cabal with the code name Salamander surviving from a WWII Resistance group.

Sarah Lancashire in Happy Valley

A Copper in BBC Hit on Netflix

By: Charles Giuliano - 08/24/2014
A Copper in BBC Hit on NetflixSarah Lancashire is familiar to PBS viewers as the lesbian head mistress in Sally Wainwright's series Last Tango in Halifax. She has written a news cop series Happy Valley built around Lancashire. The hit, six part BBC series is now avaiable for binge viewing on Netflix.

PBS Secrets of Underground London

Precedes Masterpiece Mystery June 22

By: PBS - 05/13/2014
Precedes Masterpiece Mystery June 22Following the success of the previous behind-the-scenes looks at England’s most notable landmarks, SECRETS OF UNDERGROUND LONDON premieres Sunday, June 22, 2014, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET. The special precedes MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “The Escape Artist” starring David Tennant.

PBS Fall Programming

Season Launches with The Roosevelts September 14

By: PBS - 05/08/2014
Season Launches with The Roosevelts September 14The Roosevelts kicks off PBS’ fall season Sunday, September 14, with an epic seven-night premiere. The 14-hour documentary airs nightly at 8 p.m. through Saturday, September 20 with a repeat at 10 p.m., and for the first time on television weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

PBS Summer Schedule

Returing Favorites and New Features

By: PBS - 05/01/2014
Returing Favorites and New FeaturesPBS announces a summer schedule of programming spanning generations and genres. From examinations of our nation’s history to our connections to the animal kingdom, and escapes to Britain’s courtrooms and countryside, PBS offers diverse series and specials for all viewers.

Pioneers of Television on PBS

Series Returns on April 15

By: Charles Giuliano - 03/30/2014
Series Returns on April 15The PBS series Pioneers of Television returns for its fourth season on April 15. In the premiere episode through interviews and vintage clips we have insights to the complex transition from the demands of standup to those of working with an ensemble of actors. The episode balances hilarious and poignant moments.

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