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 

Sky viewers, please note that PBS America has recently moved to Documentaries on Sky 534. Virgin Media remains unchanged on Virgin 243.

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  13. 12:00 pm
  14. 1:00 pm
  15. 2:00 pm
  16. 3:00 pm
  17. 4:00 pm
  18. 5:00 pm
  19. 6:00 pm
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  24. 11:00 pm

Fri 25

  1. 11:30pm - 12:40am Electrified: The Guitar Revolution
     

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    Electrified: The Guitar Revolution

    Thursday 24 Apr, 11:30pm

    Featuring professional musicians and historians, this captivating film tells the story of the electric guitar,...
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  2. 12:40am - 1:45am The Madoff Affair
     

    The Madoff Affair

    Friday 25 Apr, 12:40am

    An investigation which follows the trail of fraudster Bernard L Madoff from the early 1960s to his efforts to raise $5 billion in the days before the story broke in December 2008.
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  3. 1:45am - 2:45am Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery
     

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    Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery

    Friday 25 Apr, 1:45am

    Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun died in 1323 BC at the age of just 18. But what were the circumstances...
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  4. 2:45am - 3:10am The...
     

    The New Yankee Workshop

    Friday 25 Apr, 2:45am

    Norm Abram constructs a very useful all-weather convertible bench/table made of rot-resistant cypress.
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  5. 3:10am - 4:10am Clinton
     

    Clinton

    Friday 25 Apr, 3:10am

    Part 3 of 4. After the 1994 Republican victory, Clinton begins to sideline his advisers and reclaims the political centre prior to winning the 1996 election.
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  6. 4:10am - 4:35am The...
     

    The New Yankee Workshop

    Friday 25 Apr, 4:10am

    Norm Abram constructs a very useful all-weather convertible bench/table made of rot-resistant cypress.
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  7. 4:35am - 5:05am The...
     

    The New Yankee Workshop

    Friday 25 Apr, 4:35am

    Norm Abram builds an oversized ottoman and visits the world famous Chapel Hill furniture market in North Carolina.
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  8. 5:05am - 6:00am Clinton
     

    Clinton

    Friday 25 Apr, 5:05am

    Part 3 of 4. After the 1994 Republican victory, Clinton begins to sideline his advisers and reclaims the political centre prior to winning the 1996 election.
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  9. 6:00am - 7:00am Clinton
     

    Clinton

    Friday 25 Apr, 6:00am

    Part 4 of 4. The economy is booming in Clinton's second term but his affair with Monica Lewinsky is about to become public knowledge.
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  10. 7:00am - 8:15am History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Friday 25 Apr, 7:00am

    Fabric from an aircraft that may be linked to Charles Lindbergh and Igor Sikorsky is investigated
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  11. 8:15am - 9:25am Clinton
     

    Clinton

    Friday 25 Apr, 8:15am

    Part 4 of 4. The economy is booming in Clinton's second term but his affair with Monica Lewinsky is about to become public knowledge.
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  12. 9:25am - 10:00am The New Yankee Workshop
     

    The New Yankee Workshop

    Friday 25 Apr, 9:25am

    Norm Abram builds an oversized ottoman and visits the world famous Chapel Hill furniture market in North Carolina.
    Record this show:
  13. 10:00am - 11:15am The Madoff Affair
     

    The Madoff Affair

    Friday 25 Apr, 10:00am

    An investigation which follows the trail of fraudster Bernard L Madoff from the early 1960s to his efforts to raise $5 billion in the days before the story broke in December 2008.
    Record this show:
  14. 11:15am - 12:30pm Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery
     

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    Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery

    Friday 25 Apr, 11:15am

    Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun died in 1323 BC at the age of just 18. But what were the circumstances...
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  15. 12:30pm - 1:40pm Electrified: The Guitar Revolution
     

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    Electrified: The Guitar Revolution

    Friday 25 Apr, 12:30pm

    Featuring professional musicians and historians, this captivating film tells the story of the electric guitar,...
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  16. 1:40pm - 2:55pm History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Friday 25 Apr, 1:40pm

    Fabric from an aircraft that may be linked to Charles Lindbergh and Igor Sikorsky is investigated
    Record this show:
  17. 2:55pm - 4:10pm The Madoff Affair
     

    The Madoff Affair

    Friday 25 Apr, 2:55pm

    An investigation which follows the trail of fraudster Bernard L Madoff from the early 1960s to his efforts to raise $5 billion in the days before the story broke in December 2008.
    Record this show:
  18. 4:10pm - 5:20pm Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery
     

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    Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery

    Friday 25 Apr, 4:10pm

    Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun died in 1323 BC at the age of just 18. But what were the circumstances...
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  19. 5:20pm - 6:35pm Electrified: The Guitar Revolution
     

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    Electrified: The Guitar Revolution

    Friday 25 Apr, 5:20pm

    Featuring professional musicians and historians, this captivating film tells the story of the electric guitar,...
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  20. 6:35pm - 7:50pm History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Friday 25 Apr, 6:35pm

    Fabric from an aircraft that may be linked to Charles Lindbergh and Igor Sikorsky is investigated
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  21. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Secret Worlds: Angkor Wat
     

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    Secret Worlds: Angkor Wat

    Friday 25 Apr, 7:50pm

    7.50pm, Monday 28 April - Friday 2 May This fascinating documentary series follows Michael Arbuthnot as he...
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  22. 9:00pm - 10:10pm Navy Seals: Vietnam
     

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    Navy Seals: Vietnam

    Friday 25 Apr, 9:00pm

    The series using dramatic reconstruction to recall some of the most dangerous missions undertaken by US Navy...
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  23. 10:10pm - 11:20pm Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery
     

    Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery

    Friday 25 Apr, 10:10pm

    The second of two programmes in which a pair of American detectives investigate how and why Egypt's boy-king died, the evidence suggesting that he may well have been murdered
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  24. 11:20pm - 12:30am Secret Worlds: Angkor Wat
     

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    Secret Worlds: Angkor Wat

    Friday 25 Apr, 11:20pm

    7.50pm, Monday 28 April - Friday 2 May This fascinating documentary series follows Michael Arbuthnot as he...
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Sat 26

  1. 11:20pm - 12:30am Secret...
     

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    Secret Worlds: Angkor Wat

    Friday 25 Apr, 11:20pm

    7.50pm, Monday 28 April - Friday 2 May This fascinating documentary series follows Michael Arbuthnot as he...
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  2. 12:30am - 1:30am Navy Seals: Vietnam
     

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    Navy Seals: Vietnam

    Saturday 26 Apr, 12:30am

    The series using dramatic reconstruction to recall some of the most dangerous missions undertaken by US Navy...
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  3. 1:30am - 2:35am Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery
     

    Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery

    Saturday 26 Apr, 1:30am

    The second of two programmes in which a pair of American detectives investigate how and why Egypt's boy-king died, the evidence suggesting that he may well have been murdered
    Record this show:
  4. 2:35am - 3:00am The...
     

    The New Yankee Workshop

    Saturday 26 Apr, 2:35am

    Norm Abram builds an oversized ottoman and visits the world famous Chapel Hill furniture market in North Carolina.
    Record this show:
  5. 3:00am - 4:00am Clinton
     

    Clinton

    Saturday 26 Apr, 3:00am

    Part 4 of 4. The economy is booming in Clinton's second term but his affair with Monica Lewinsky is about to become public knowledge.
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  6. 4:00am - 5:05am History Detectives
     

    History Detectives

    Saturday 26 Apr, 4:00am

    Fabric from an aircraft that may be linked to Charles Lindbergh and Igor Sikorsky is investigated
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  7. 5:05am - 6:00am Clinton
     

    Clinton

    Saturday 26 Apr, 5:05am

    Part 4 of 4. The economy is booming in Clinton's second term but his affair with Monica Lewinsky is about to become public knowledge.
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  8. 6:00am - 7:00am Hunting the Edge of Space - The Mystery of the Milky Way
     

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    Hunting the Edge of Space - The Mystery of the Milky Way

    Saturday 26 Apr, 6:00am

    This two-part documentary marks the 400th anniversary of the invention of the telescope, examining how this...
  9. 7:00am - 8:15am Hunting the Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe
     

    Hunting the Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe

    Saturday 26 Apr, 7:00am

    A look at how the telescope revolutionised human thought across science, philosophy and religion.
  10. 8:15am - 10:40am Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness
     

    Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness

    Saturday 26 Apr, 8:15am

    The story of Jack Johnson, the son of former slaves who, in 1908, became world heavyweight champion. Part 1 of 2.
  11. 10:40am - 12:55pm Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness
     

    Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness

    Saturday 26 Apr, 10:40am

    The story of Jack Johnson, the son of former slaves who, in 1908, became world heavyweight champion. Part 2 of 2.
  12. 12:55pm - 2:55pm The Fight
     

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    The Fight

    Saturday 26 Apr, 12:55pm

    On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch the African American Joe Louis and his...
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  13. 2:55pm - 4:05pm Hunting the Edge of Space - The Mystery of the Milky Way
     

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    Hunting the Edge of Space - The Mystery of the Milky Way

    Saturday 26 Apr, 2:55pm

    This two-part documentary marks the 400th anniversary of the invention of the telescope, examining how this...
  14. 4:05pm - 5:20pm Hunting the Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe
     

    Hunting the Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe

    Saturday 26 Apr, 4:05pm

    A look at how the telescope revolutionised human thought across science, philosophy and religion.
  15. 5:20pm - 7:45pm Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness
     

    Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness

    Saturday 26 Apr, 5:20pm

    The story of Jack Johnson, the son of former slaves who, in 1908, became world heavyweight champion. Part 1 of 2.
  16. 7:45pm - 10:00pm Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness
     

    Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness

    Saturday 26 Apr, 7:45pm

    The story of Jack Johnson, the son of former slaves who, in 1908, became world heavyweight champion. Part 2 of 2.
  17. 10:00pm - 12:00am The Fight
     

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    The Fight

    Saturday 26 Apr, 10:00pm

    On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch the African American Joe Louis and his...
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Sun 27

  1. 12:00am - 1:10am Hunting the Edge of Space - The Mystery of the Milky Way
     

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    Hunting the Edge of Space - The Mystery of the Milky Way

    Sunday 27 Apr, 12:00am

    This two-part documentary marks the 400th anniversary of the invention of the telescope, examining how this...
  2. 1:10am - 2:10am Hunting the Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe
     

    Hunting the Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe

    Sunday 27 Apr, 1:10am

    A look at how the telescope revolutionised human thought across science, philosophy and religion.
  3. 2:10am - 4:10am Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness
     

    Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness

    Sunday 27 Apr, 2:10am

    The story of Jack Johnson, the son of former slaves who, in 1908, became world heavyweight champion. Part 1 of 2.
  4. 4:10am - 6:00am Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness
     

    Jack Johnson: Unforgivable Blackness

    Sunday 27 Apr, 4:10am

    The story of Jack Johnson, the son of former slaves who, in 1908, became world heavyweight champion. Part 2 of 2.
  5. 6:00am - 7:00am Aerial America
     

    Aerial America

    Sunday 27 Apr, 6:00am

    The most spectacular parts of Hawaii are only accessible from the air and this programme offers breathtaking aerial views of the Hawaiian islands, flying from west to east
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  6. 7:00am - 9:00am The Fight
     

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    The Fight

    Sunday 27 Apr, 7:00am

    On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch the African American Joe Louis and his...
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  7. 9:00am - 11:30am Henry Ford
     

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    Henry Ford

    Sunday 27 Apr, 9:00am

    His car transformed the lives of millions, his assembly line revolutionised industry, and his Five Dollar Day...
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  8. 11:30am - 1:30pm The Fight
     

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    The Fight

    Sunday 27 Apr, 11:30am

    On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch the African American Joe Louis and his...
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  9. 1:30pm - 4:00pm Fidel Castro
     

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    Fidel Castro

    Sunday 27 Apr, 1:30pm

    A ruthless dictator or a champion of social justice? Adriana Bosch's film offers an intimate and revealing...
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  10. 4:00pm - 6:30pm Henry Ford
     

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    Henry Ford

    Sunday 27 Apr, 4:00pm

    His car transformed the lives of millions, his assembly line revolutionised industry, and his Five Dollar Day...
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  11. 6:30pm - 9:00pm Fidel Castro
     

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    Fidel Castro

    Sunday 27 Apr, 6:30pm

    A ruthless dictator or a champion of social justice? Adriana Bosch's film offers an intimate and revealing...
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  12. 9:00pm - 11:15pm The Boys from H Company
     

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    The Boys from H Company

    Sunday 27 Apr, 9:00pm

    The raising of the American flag on the island of Iwo Jima remains one of the most iconic images of World War...
  13. 11:15pm - 1:40am Henry Ford
     

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    Henry Ford

    Sunday 27 Apr, 11:15pm

    His car transformed the lives of millions, his assembly line revolutionised industry, and his Five Dollar Day...
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Mon 28

  1. 11:15pm - 1:40am Henry Ford
     

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    Henry Ford

    Sunday 27 Apr, 11:15pm

    His car transformed the lives of millions, his assembly line revolutionised industry, and his Five Dollar Day...
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  2. 1:40am - 3:30am The Boys from H Company
     

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    The Boys from H Company

    Monday 28 Apr, 1:40am

    The raising of the American flag on the island of Iwo Jima remains one of the most iconic images of World War...
  3. 3:30am - 5:30am Fidel Castro
     

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    Fidel Castro

    Monday 28 Apr, 3:30am

    A ruthless dictator or a champion of social justice? Adriana Bosch's film offers an intimate and revealing...
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  4. 5:30am - 6:00am The...
     

    The New Yankee Workshop

    Monday 28 Apr, 5:30am

    Norm Abram finds a historic, well-proportioned solid mahogany chest to reproduce faithfully at the shop.
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