Schedule

PBS America showcases the best American history, music, science, current affairs and arts and culture programming. Our wide selection of shows includes our NOVA series of science features, FRONTLINE which looks at current affairs, our history programmes, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and various Entertainment, Arts & Culture 

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Fri 31

  1. 11:25pm - 12:35am Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Thursday 30 Oct, 11:25pm

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the giant earth mover, Komatsu 930E
  2. 12:35am - 1:45am Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
     

    Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

    Friday 31 Oct, 12:35am

    The final programme in the series by Ken Burns that tells the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's exploration of America's unknown spaces, which began in 1804
  3. 1:45am - 2:35am The Last Bomb
     

    The Last Bomb

    Friday 31 Oct, 1:45am

    Archive World War II footage from gun-cameras mounted on P-51 Mustang fighters that escorted B-29 bombers to targets in Japan during the spring and summer of 1945
  4. 2:35am - 3:35am History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Friday 31 Oct, 2:35am

    Discover the leading role Yakima Canutt's saddle played in the birth of the Hollywood cowboy
  5. 3:35am - 4:35am Latino Americans
     

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    Latino Americans

    Friday 31 Oct, 3:35am

    Emmy award-winning producer Adriana Bosch's series, exploring the rich and varied history of Latinos in...
  6. 4:35am - 5:00am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Friday 31 Oct, 4:35am

    Series following a group of bull-riding cowboys on the professional rodeo tour with each episode reviewing the action from a new location throughout the season
  7. 5:00am - 6:00am History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Friday 31 Oct, 5:00am

    Discover the leading role Yakima Canutt's saddle played in the birth of the Hollywood cowboy
  8. 6:00am - 7:00am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 31 Oct, 6:00am

    In Atlanta, Mark L Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta
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  9. 7:00am - 8:15am History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Friday 31 Oct, 7:00am

    Wes Cowan decodes the message and the strategy behind a US World War II propaganda leaflet.
    Record this show:
  10. 8:15am - 9:30am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 31 Oct, 8:15am

    In Atlanta, Mark L Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta
    Record this show:
  11. 9:30am - 10:00am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Friday 31 Oct, 9:30am

    Series following a group of bull-riding cowboys on the professional rodeo tour. Discover what it takes to get on the back of two tons of bucking bull
    Record this show:
  12. 10:00am - 11:20am Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
     

    Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

    Friday 31 Oct, 10:00am

    The final programme in the series by Ken Burns that tells the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's exploration of America's unknown spaces, which began in 1804
  13. 11:20am - 12:30pm The Last Bomb
     

    The Last Bomb

    Friday 31 Oct, 11:20am

    Archive World War II footage from gun-cameras mounted on P-51 Mustang fighters that escorted B-29 bombers to targets in Japan during the spring and summer of 1945
    Record this show:
  14. 12:30pm - 1:40pm Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Friday 31 Oct, 12:30pm

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the giant earth mover, Komatsu 930E
    Record this show:
  15. 1:40pm - 2:55pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 31 Oct, 1:40pm

    In Atlanta, Mark L Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta
    Record this show:
  16. 2:55pm - 4:15pm Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
     

    Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

    Friday 31 Oct, 2:55pm

    The final programme in the series by Ken Burns that tells the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's exploration of America's unknown spaces, which began in 1804
  17. 4:15pm - 5:25pm The Last Bomb
     

    The Last Bomb

    Friday 31 Oct, 4:15pm

    Archive World War II footage from gun-cameras mounted on P-51 Mustang fighters that escorted B-29 bombers to targets in Japan during the spring and summer of 1945
    Record this show:
  18. 5:25pm - 6:35pm Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Friday 31 Oct, 5:25pm

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the giant earth mover, Komatsu 930E
    Record this show:
  19. 6:35pm - 7:50pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 31 Oct, 6:35pm

    In Atlanta, Mark L Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta
    Record this show:
  20. 7:50pm - 9:00pm A Flea Market Documentary
     

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    A Flea Market Documentary

    Friday 31 Oct, 7:50pm

    One man's trash is another's treasure. This quirky documentary by Rick Sebak celebrates the unusual people and...
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  21. 9:00pm - 10:15pm Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television
     

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    Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television

    Friday 31 Oct, 9:00pm

    9pm, Friday 26 September The Emmy-nominated documentary series that combines compelling new interviews...
  22. 10:15pm - 11:25pm Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly
     

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    Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly

    Friday 31 Oct, 10:15pm

    10.15pm, Friday 31 October His may not be a household name in the UK, but David...
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  23. 11:25pm - 12:40am A Flea Market Documentary
     

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    A Flea Market Documentary

    Friday 31 Oct, 11:25pm

    One man's trash is another's treasure. This quirky documentary by Rick Sebak celebrates the unusual people and...
    Record this show:

Sat 01

  1. 11:25pm - 12:40am A Flea Market Documentary
     

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    A Flea Market Documentary

    Friday 31 Oct, 11:25pm

    One man's trash is another's treasure. This quirky documentary by Rick Sebak celebrates the unusual people and...
    Record this show:
  2. 12:40am - 1:40am Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television
     

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    Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television

    Saturday 01 Nov, 12:40am

    9pm, Friday 26 September The Emmy-nominated documentary series that combines compelling new interviews...
  3. 1:40am - 2:40am Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly
     

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    Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly

    Saturday 01 Nov, 1:40am

    10.15pm, Friday 31 October His may not be a household name in the UK, but David...
    Record this show:
  4. 2:40am - 3:35am History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Saturday 01 Nov, 2:40am

    Wes Cowan decodes the message and the strategy behind a US World War II propaganda leaflet.
    Record this show:
  5. 3:35am - 4:35am Latino Americans
     

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    Latino Americans

    Saturday 01 Nov, 3:35am

    Emmy award-winning producer Adriana Bosch's series chronicling the history of Latinos in America...
    Record this show:
  6. 4:35am - 5:00am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Saturday 01 Nov, 4:35am

    Series following a group of bull-riding cowboys on the professional rodeo tour. Discover what it takes to get on the back of two tons of bucking bull
    Record this show:
  7. 5:00am - 6:00am History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Saturday 01 Nov, 5:00am

    Wes Cowan decodes the message and the strategy behind a US World War II propaganda leaflet.
    Record this show:
  8. 6:00am - 8:00am The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
     

    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Saturday 01 Nov, 6:00am

    A seven-part series concerning one of the most important families in American history. This episode focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's arrival as president
  9. 8:00am - 9:10am Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
     

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    Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

    Saturday 01 Nov, 8:00am

    9pm, Monday 27- Thursday 30 October, 9pm Broadcast over four evenings, this documentary by Ken...
  10. 9:10am - 10:25am Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
     

    Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

    Saturday 01 Nov, 9:10am

    The second of four programmes by Ken Burns that tell the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's exploration of America's unknown spaces, their journey beginning in 1804
  11. 10:25am - 11:35am Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
     

    Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

    Saturday 01 Nov, 10:25am

    The third of four programmes by Ken Burns that tell the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's exploration of America's unknown spaces, their journey beginning in 1804
  12. 11:35am - 12:45pm Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
     

    Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

    Saturday 01 Nov, 11:35am

    The final programme in the series by Ken Burns that tells the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's exploration of America's unknown spaces, which began in 1804
  13. 12:45pm - 2:00pm Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly
     

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    Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly

    Saturday 01 Nov, 12:45pm

    10.15pm, Friday 31 October His may not be a household name in the UK, but David...
  14. 2:00pm - 3:10pm Building the Best: Bentley
     

    Building the Best: Bentley

    Saturday 01 Nov, 2:00pm

    The opening programme in a four-part documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines
  15. 3:10pm - 4:25pm Building the Best: Bombardier
     

    Building the Best: Bombardier

    Saturday 01 Nov, 3:10pm

    Documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the Bombardier CRJ-1000 aircraft
  16. 4:25pm - 5:35pm Building the Best: Mack Truck
     

    Building the Best: Mack Truck

    Saturday 01 Nov, 4:25pm

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the Mack Pinnacle truck
  17. 5:35pm - 6:50pm Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Saturday 01 Nov, 5:35pm

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the giant earth mover, Komatsu 930E
  18. 6:50pm - 8:00pm Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly
     

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    Candyman: Mr Jelly Belly

    Saturday 01 Nov, 6:50pm

    10.15pm, Friday 31 October His may not be a household name in the UK, but David...
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  19. 8:00pm - 10:30pm The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
     

    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Saturday 01 Nov, 8:00pm

    A seven-part series concerning one of the most important families in American history. This episode focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's arrival as president
  20. 10:30pm - 11:45pm Building the Best: Bentley
     

    Building the Best: Bentley

    Saturday 01 Nov, 10:30pm

    The opening programme in a four-part documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines
  21. 11:45pm - 12:55am Bui...
     

    Building the Best: Bombardier

    Saturday 01 Nov, 11:45pm

    Documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the Bombardier CRJ-1000 aircraft

Sun 02

  1. 11:45pm - 12:55am Building the Best: Bombardier
     

    Building the Best: Bombardier

    Saturday 01 Nov, 11:45pm

    Documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the Bombardier CRJ-1000 aircraft
  2. 12:55am - 2:00am Building the Best: Mack Truck
     

    Building the Best: Mack Truck

    Sunday 02 Nov, 12:55am

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the Mack Pinnacle truck
  3. 2:00am - 3:00am Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Sunday 02 Nov, 2:00am

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the giant earth mover, Komatsu 930E
  4. 3:00am - 5:05am The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
     

    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Sunday 02 Nov, 3:00am

    A seven-part series concerning one of the most important families in American history. This episode focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's arrival as president
  5. 5:05am - 6:00am Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Sunday 02 Nov, 5:05am

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the giant earth mover, Komatsu 930E
  6. 6:00am - 7:00am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Sunday 02 Nov, 6:00am

    In sunny El Paso, Texas, Mark L Walberg and appraiser Chris Mitchell explore how the 'Mississippi' rifle dramatically changed the odds in the Mexican-American War
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  7. 7:00am - 8:05am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Sunday 02 Nov, 7:00am

    Mark L Walberg and Bruce Shackelford discuss the styles and construction that distinguish Texas spurs and what collectors of vintage spurs are willing to pay
  8. 8:05am - 9:20am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Sunday 02 Nov, 8:05am

    Mark L Walberg and appraiser David Lackey examine some 19th-century examples of the aquatic, amphibious and reptilian-themed plates and vases known as Palissy ware
  9. 9:20am - 11:45am Marie Antoinette
     

    Marie Antoinette

    Sunday 02 Nov, 9:20am

    She has been portrayed on film by some of the most famous actresses of their times, from Norma Shearer to Kirsten Dunst, and her name is now synonymous with privilege and...
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  10. 9:20am - 11:45am Marie Antoinette
     

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    Marie Antoinette

    Sunday 02 Nov, 9:20am

    On July 14, 1789, violence broke out on the streets of Paris a s crowds stormed the Bastille. PBS America...
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  11. 11:45am - 12:45pm The Last Bomb
     

    The Last Bomb

    Sunday 02 Nov, 11:45am

    Archive World War II footage from gun-cameras mounted on P-51 Mustang fighters that escorted B-29 bombers to targets in Japan during the spring and summer of 1945
  12. 12:45pm - 2:00pm Korea's Forgotten Battle: Kapyong
     

    Korea's Forgotten Battle: Kapyong

    Sunday 02 Nov, 12:45pm

    An account of a battle in April 1951 in which the Chinese People's Volunteer Army confronted United Nations forces for control of a strategically vital valley en route to Seoul
  13. 2:00pm - 3:10pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Sunday 02 Nov, 2:00pm

    In Atlanta, Mark L Walberg visits the Coca-Cola archives with Leila Dunbar to explore the mystery surrounding the disappearance of three Norman Rockwell paintings
  14. 3:10pm - 4:25pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Sunday 02 Nov, 3:10pm

    In Atlanta, Mark L Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta
    Record this show:
  15. 4:25pm - 5:35pm Robin Williams Remembered: Pioneers of Television
     

    Robin Williams Remembered: Pioneers of Television

    Sunday 02 Nov, 4:25pm

    A special show celebrating the life and work of Robin Williams. It includes his last full-length television interview and tributes by those who knew and worked with him
  16. 5:35pm - 8:00pm Marie Antoinette
     

    Marie Antoinette

    Sunday 02 Nov, 5:35pm

    She has been portrayed on film by some of the most famous actresses of their times, from Norma Shearer to Kirsten Dunst, and her name is now synonymous with privilege and...
  17. 5:35pm - 8:00pm Marie Antoinette
     

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    Marie Antoinette

    Sunday 02 Nov, 5:35pm

    On July 14, 1789, violence broke out on the streets of Paris a s crowds stormed the Bastille. PBS America...
  18. 8:00pm - 10:30pm The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
     

    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Sunday 02 Nov, 8:00pm

    Documentary series. With his election to the New York State Senate in 1910, Franklin D Roosevelt sets out to make a name for himself in Albany
  19. 10:30pm - 11:40pm Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television
     

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    Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television

    Sunday 02 Nov, 10:30pm

    9pm, Friday 26 September The Emmy-nominated documentary series that combines compelling new interviews...
  20. 11:40pm - 3:05am Robin...
     

    Robin Williams Remembered: Pioneers of Television

    Sunday 02 Nov, 11:40pm

    A special show celebrating the life and work of Robin Williams. It includes his last full-length television interview and tributes by those who knew and worked with him

Mon 03

  1. 11:40pm - 3:05am Robin Williams Remembered: Pioneers of Television
     

    Robin Williams Remembered: Pioneers of Television

    Sunday 02 Nov, 11:40pm

    A special show celebrating the life and work of Robin Williams. It includes his last full-length television interview and tributes by those who knew and worked with him
  2. 3:05am - 5:05am Marie Antoinette
     

    Marie Antoinette

    Monday 03 Nov, 3:05am

    She has been portrayed on film by some of the most famous actresses of their times, from Norma Shearer to Kirsten Dunst, and her name is now synonymous with privilege and...
  3. 3:05am - 5:05am Marie Antoinette
     

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    Marie Antoinette

    Monday 03 Nov, 3:05am

    On July 14, 1789, violence broke out on the streets of Paris a s crowds stormed the Bastille. PBS America...
  4. 5:05am - 6:00am Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television
     

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    Standup to Sitcom: Pioneers of Television

    Monday 03 Nov, 5:05am

    9pm, Friday 26 September The Emmy-nominated documentary series that combines compelling new interviews...

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