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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Mon 02

  1. 6:00am - 7:00am Grizzly
     

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    Grizzly

    Monday 02 Mar, 6:00am

    Susan Sarandon narrates this engaging documentary following two grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park as...
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  2. 7:00am - 7:55am Black Wings
     

    Black Wings

    Monday 02 Mar, 7:00am

    Documentary. The tale of African-Americans who sought to fly, covering the prejudice they faced in becoming barnstorming fliers, war heroes and latterly commercial pilots
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  3. 7:55am - 9:15am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Monday 02 Mar, 7:55am

    The programme marches down to Washington, DC, and analyses a collection of antique Americana including an Andy Warhol lithograph worth from $30,000 to $40,000
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  4. 9:15am - 10:25am Kidnapped in Sao Paolo: Sequestro
     

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    Kidnapped in Sao Paolo: Sequestro

    Monday 02 Mar, 9:15am

    10.15pm, Friday 21 November This powerful documentary by award-winning filmmaker Jorge W Atalla follows...
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  5. 10:25am - 12:55pm The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
     

    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Monday 02 Mar, 10:25am

    A seven-part series concerning one of the most important families in American history. This episode focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's arrival as president
  6. 12:55pm - 2:15pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Monday 02 Mar, 12:55pm

    The programme marches down to Washington, DC, and analyses a collection of antique Americana including an Andy Warhol lithograph worth from $30,000 to $40,000
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  7. 2:15pm - 3:00pm The Golden Age of Zeppelins
     

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    The Golden Age of Zeppelins

    Monday 02 Mar, 2:15pm

    7.45pm, Sunday 1 March  This spectacular documentary recalls a remarkable period in the history of aviation...
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  8. 3:00pm - 4:05pm Kidnapped in Sao Paolo: Sequestro
     

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    Kidnapped in Sao Paolo: Sequestro

    Monday 02 Mar, 3:00pm

    10.15pm, Friday 21 November This powerful documentary by award-winning filmmaker Jorge W Atalla follows...
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  9. 4:05pm - 6:35pm The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
     

    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Monday 02 Mar, 4:05pm

    A seven-part series concerning one of the most important families in American history. This episode focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's arrival as president
  10. 6:35pm - 7:50pm Breaking Barriers: Pioneers of Television
     

    Breaking Barriers: Pioneers of Television

    Monday 02 Mar, 6:35pm

    Documentary series examining developments in American television. This programme traces the story of racial and ethnic diversity reflected in popular American shows
  11. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story
     

    Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story

    Monday 02 Mar, 7:50pm

    A documentary looking at how the events of D-Day in WWII could have been very different had a specially designed secret weapon made it to Omaha Beach
  12. 9:00pm - 10:15pm Alcatraz: Defying the Rock
     

    Alcatraz: Defying the Rock

    Monday 02 Mar, 9:00pm

    Documentary about the infamous prison. Built on an island in San Francisco Bay, with impenetrable walls and unbreakable bars, Alcatraz was supposed to be escape-proof
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  13. 10:15pm - 12:10am Behind the Orange Curtain
     

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Monday 02 Mar, 10:15pm

    A documentary that takes a hard look at opiate addiction and the prescription drug epidemic plaguing affluent Orange County, California, as well as the rest of America
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Tue 03

  1. 10:15pm - 12:10am Beh...
     

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Monday 02 Mar, 10:15pm

    A documentary that takes a hard look at opiate addiction and the prescription drug epidemic plaguing affluent Orange County, California, as well as the rest of America
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  2. 12:10am - 1:25am Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story
     

    Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 12:10am

    A documentary looking at how the events of D-Day in WWII could have been very different had a specially designed secret weapon made it to Omaha Beach
  3. 1:25am - 2:05am The Golden Age of Zeppelins
     

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    The Golden Age of Zeppelins

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 1:25am

    7.45pm, Sunday 1 March  This spectacular documentary recalls a remarkable period in the history of aviation...
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  4. 2:05am - 2:35am Tales...
     

    Tales of the Living Dead

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 2:05am

    Documentary series. Archaeologist Lone Hvass investigates the discovery of a woman's body, pinned by wooden stakes, in a Danish peat bog in 1835
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  5. 2:35am - 3:30am Kidnapped in Sao Paolo: Sequestro
     

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    Kidnapped in Sao Paolo: Sequestro

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 2:35am

    10.15pm, Friday 21 November This powerful documentary by award-winning filmmaker Jorge W Atalla follows...
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  6. 3:30am - 5:00am Behind the Orange Curtain
     

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 3:30am

    A documentary that takes a hard look at opiate addiction and the prescription drug epidemic plaguing affluent Orange County, California, as well as the rest of America
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  7. 5:00am - 6:00am The Madoff Affair
     

    The Madoff Affair

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 5:00am

    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.
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  8. 6:00am - 7:00am Otters of Yellowstone
     

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    Otters of Yellowstone

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 6:00am

    Monday 24 February at 7.50pm Narrated by Tom Baker and set against the spectacular backdrop of Yellowstone...
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  9. 7:00am - 8:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

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    JFK: A New Perspective

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 7:00am

    6.35pm, Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 March Broadcast over four nights, this documentary by Susan Bellows uses recently...
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  10. 8:00am - 9:10am Alcatraz: Defying the Rock
     

    Alcatraz: Defying the Rock

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 8:00am

    Documentary about the infamous prison. Built on an island in San Francisco Bay, with impenetrable walls and unbreakable bars, Alcatraz was supposed to be escape-proof
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  11. 9:10am - 11:00am Behind the Orange Curtain
     

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 9:10am

    A documentary that takes a hard look at opiate addiction and the prescription drug epidemic plaguing affluent Orange County, California, as well as the rest of America
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  12. 11:00am - 12:10pm Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story
     

    Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 11:00am

    A documentary looking at how the events of D-Day in WWII could have been very different had a specially designed secret weapon made it to Omaha Beach
  13. 12:10pm - 1:15pm Alcatraz: Defying the Rock
     

    Alcatraz: Defying the Rock

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 12:10pm

    Documentary about the infamous prison. Built on an island in San Francisco Bay, with impenetrable walls and unbreakable bars, Alcatraz was supposed to be escape-proof
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  14. 1:15pm - 2:30pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 1:15pm

    The second of three shows in Washington, DC, includes an investigation into missing New Deal-era artwork with the US General Services Administration
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  15. 2:30pm - 4:20pm Behind the Orange Curtain
     

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 2:30pm

    A documentary that takes a hard look at opiate addiction and the prescription drug epidemic plaguing affluent Orange County, California, as well as the rest of America
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  16. 4:20pm - 5:30pm Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story
     

    Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea: D-Day the Untold Story

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 4:20pm

    A documentary looking at how the events of D-Day in WWII could have been very different had a specially designed secret weapon made it to Omaha Beach
  17. 5:30pm - 6:35pm Alcatraz: Defying the Rock
     

    Alcatraz: Defying the Rock

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 5:30pm

    Documentary about the infamous prison. Built on an island in San Francisco Bay, with impenetrable walls and unbreakable bars, Alcatraz was supposed to be escape-proof
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  18. 6:35pm - 7:50pm JFK: A New Perspective
     

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    Tuesday 03 Mar, 6:35pm

    6.35pm, Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 March Broadcast over four nights, this documentary by Susan Bellows uses recently...
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  19. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Underwater Dream Machine
     

    Underwater Dream Machine

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 7:50pm

    Documentary following engineer Peter Robbins during his four-year quest to build a submarine with off-the-shelf machine parts.
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  20. 9:00pm - 10:10pm Alcatraz: Living Hell
     

    Alcatraz: Living Hell

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 9:00pm

    Documentary about the infamous Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, America's first maximum security penitentiary and home to some criminal luminaries including Al Capone
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  21. 10:10pm - 12:05am Prison State
     

    Prison State

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 10:10pm

    A look at the impact of mass incarceration in America where some 2.3 million people are currently behind bars, a disproportionate number coming from just a few city neighbourhoods
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Wed 04

  1. 10:10pm - 12:05am Pri...
     

    Prison State

    Tuesday 03 Mar, 10:10pm

    A look at the impact of mass incarceration in America where some 2.3 million people are currently behind bars, a disproportionate number coming from just a few city neighbourhoods
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  2. 12:05am - 1:15am Underwater Dream Machine
     

    Underwater Dream Machine

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 12:05am

    Documentary following engineer Peter Robbins during his four-year quest to build a submarine with off-the-shelf machine parts.
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  3. 1:15am - 2:30am Alcatraz: Living Hell
     

    Alcatraz: Living Hell

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 1:15am

    Documentary about the infamous Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, America's first maximum security penitentiary and home to some criminal luminaries including Al Capone
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  4. 2:30am - 4:00am Prison State
     

    Prison State

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 2:30am

    A look at the impact of mass incarceration in America where some 2.3 million people are currently behind bars, a disproportionate number coming from just a few city neighbourhoods
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  5. 4:00am - 5:00am A Death in St Augustine
     

    A Death in St Augustine

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 4:00am

    An investigation into the death of Florida deputy sheriff Michelle O'Connell to assess whether she used her boyfriend's pistol to commit suicide having broken up with him earlier
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  6. 5:00am - 6:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

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    JFK: A New Perspective

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 5:00am

    6.35pm, Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 March Broadcast over four nights, this documentary by Susan Bellows uses recently...
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  7. 6:00am - 6:55am Lions of Crocodile River
     

    Lions of Crocodile River

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 6:00am

    A wildlife documentary exposing life in the Luangwa Valley, a treacherous place where crocodiles, lions and their prey battle to survive during the annual drought
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  8. 6:55am - 8:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 6:55am

    This episode of the biographical series covers John F Kennedy's election to the Senate in 1952 through to his successful campaign to become president in 1960. Part 2 of 4.
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  9. 8:00am - 9:10am Alcatraz: Living Hell
     

    Alcatraz: Living Hell

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 8:00am

    Documentary about the infamous Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, America's first maximum security penitentiary and home to some criminal luminaries including Al Capone
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  10. 9:10am - 11:00am Prison State
     

    Prison State

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 9:10am

    A look at the impact of mass incarceration in America where some 2.3 million people are currently behind bars, a disproportionate number coming from just a few city neighbourhoods
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  11. 11:00am - 12:10pm Underwater Dream Machine
     

    Underwater Dream Machine

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 11:00am

    Documentary following engineer Peter Robbins during his four-year quest to build a submarine with off-the-shelf machine parts.
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  12. 12:10pm - 1:15pm Alcatraz: Living Hell
     

    Alcatraz: Living Hell

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 12:10pm

    Documentary about the infamous Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, America's first maximum security penitentiary and home to some criminal luminaries including Al Capone
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  13. 1:15pm - 2:25pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 1:15pm

    In Washington, DC, the programme takes a look at American history through the world of miniature portraits and a 1954 Rolex watch is valued at over $25,000
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  14. 2:25pm - 4:15pm Prison State
     

    Prison State

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 2:25pm

    A look at the impact of mass incarceration in America where some 2.3 million people are currently behind bars, a disproportionate number coming from just a few city neighbourhoods
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  15. 4:15pm - 5:30pm Underwater Dream Machine
     

    Underwater Dream Machine

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 4:15pm

    Documentary following engineer Peter Robbins during his four-year quest to build a submarine with off-the-shelf machine parts.
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  16. 5:30pm - 6:35pm Alcatraz: Living Hell
     

    Alcatraz: Living Hell

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 5:30pm

    Documentary about the infamous Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, America's first maximum security penitentiary and home to some criminal luminaries including Al Capone
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  17. 6:35pm - 7:50pm JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 6:35pm

    This episode of the biographical series covers John F Kennedy's election to the Senate in 1952 through to his successful campaign to become president in 1960. Part 2 of 4.
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  18. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

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    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 7:50pm

    6.40pm, Sunday 18 March This documentary recalls a chapter in the history of the Cold War that remained a...
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  19. 9:00pm - 10:15pm Race for the Superbomb
     

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    Race for the Superbomb

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 9:00pm

    10.15pm, Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 December Broadcast over two evenings, this documentary recalls...
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  20. 10:15pm - 11:30pm Race for the Superbomb
     

    Race for the Superbomb

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 10:15pm

    The second of two programmes relating a tale of intrigue and deception during the Cold War as the United States and the Soviet Union sought to develop the hydrogen bomb
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  21. 11:30pm - 12:40am Azoria...
     

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    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 11:30pm

    6.40pm, Sunday 18 March This documentary recalls a chapter in the history of the Cold War that remained a...
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Thu 05

  1. 11:30pm - 12:40am Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

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    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Wednesday 04 Mar, 11:30pm

    6.40pm, Sunday 18 March This documentary recalls a chapter in the history of the Cold War that remained a...
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  2. 12:40am - 2:00am Medal of Honor
     

    Medal of Honor

    Thursday 05 Mar, 12:40am

    To the video generation, Medal of Honor is an exciting game. To anyone with military connections, however, it is the highest award that may be given to US armed forces...
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  3. 2:00am - 3:05am Race for the Superbomb
     

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    Race for the Superbomb

    Thursday 05 Mar, 2:00am

    10.15pm, Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 December Broadcast over two evenings, this documentary recalls...
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  4. 3:05am - 4:05am Race for the Superbomb
     

    Race for the Superbomb

    Thursday 05 Mar, 3:05am

    The second of two programmes relating a tale of intrigue and deception during the Cold War as the United States and the Soviet Union sought to develop the hydrogen bomb
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  5. 4:05am - 4:30am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Thursday 05 Mar, 4:05am

    Series following a group of cowboys on the bull-riding rodeo tour. It is the start of Cowboy Christmas which means a lot of travelling to a lot of rodeos
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  6. 4:30am - 5:00am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Thursday 05 Mar, 4:30am

    Series following bull-riding cowboys on the professional rodeo tour. For one cowboy, to win the Ponoka Stampede could guarantee a berth at the end-of-season finals
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  7. 5:00am - 6:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Thursday 05 Mar, 5:00am

    This episode of the biographical series covers John F Kennedy's election to the Senate in 1952 through to his successful campaign to become president in 1960. Part 2 of 4.
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  8. 6:00am - 7:00am The Natural History of the Chicken
     

    The Natural History of the Chicken

    Thursday 05 Mar, 6:00am

    For many, it’s no more than a living egg factory or a cheap Sunday roast, but in this surprising documentary Mark Lewis (Cane Toads: An Unnatural History and Rat) aims...
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  9. 7:00am - 8:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Thursday 05 Mar, 7:00am

    The series continues by recalling the hapless Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961, just a few months into Kennedy's presidency, and the fear of communist gains in Asia. Part 3 of 4.
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  10. 8:00am - 9:15am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Thursday 05 Mar, 8:00am

    A special edition of the programme that looks back at some never-before-seen appraisals from series 15 of the show, including some WWII memorabilia
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  11. 9:15am - 10:25am Lost Nuke
     

    Lost Nuke

    Thursday 05 Mar, 9:15am

    In February 1950, a US Air Force bomber exploded in flames off the coast of Canada. It was carrying a nuclear weapon, which was lost. Can investigators locate the deadly cargo?
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  12. 10:25am - 11:30am Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

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    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Thursday 05 Mar, 10:25am

    6.40pm, Sunday 18 March This documentary recalls a chapter in the history of the Cold War that remained a...
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  13. 11:30am - 12:50pm Race for the Superbomb
     

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    Race for the Superbomb

    Thursday 05 Mar, 11:30am

    10.15pm, Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 December Broadcast over two evenings, this documentary recalls...
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  14. 12:50pm - 1:55pm Race for the Superbomb
     

    Race for the Superbomb

    Thursday 05 Mar, 12:50pm

    The second of two programmes relating a tale of intrigue and deception during the Cold War as the United States and the Soviet Union sought to develop the hydrogen bomb
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  15. 1:55pm - 3:10pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Thursday 05 Mar, 1:55pm

    A special edition of the programme that looks back at some never-before-seen appraisals from series 15 of the show, including some WWII memorabilia
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  16. 3:10pm - 4:15pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

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    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Thursday 05 Mar, 3:10pm

    6.40pm, Sunday 18 March This documentary recalls a chapter in the history of the Cold War that remained a...
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  17. 4:15pm - 5:30pm Race for the Superbomb
     

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    Race for the Superbomb

    Thursday 05 Mar, 4:15pm

    10.15pm, Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 December Broadcast over two evenings, this documentary recalls...
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  18. 5:30pm - 6:35pm Race for the Superbomb
     

    Race for the Superbomb

    Thursday 05 Mar, 5:30pm

    The second of two programmes relating a tale of intrigue and deception during the Cold War as the United States and the Soviet Union sought to develop the hydrogen bomb
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  19. 6:35pm - 7:50pm JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Thursday 05 Mar, 6:35pm

    The series continues by recalling the hapless Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961, just a few months into Kennedy's presidency, and the fear of communist gains in Asia. Part 3 of 4.
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  20. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Thursday 05 Mar, 7:50pm

    Documentary telling the story of Azorian, one of the most important CIA projects of the Cold War, through the words of the managers and engineers who were involved
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  21. 9:00pm - 11:30pm The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer
     

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    The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer

    Thursday 05 Mar, 9:00pm

    9pm, Thursday 5 March Award-winning producer David Grubin presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of...
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  22. 11:30pm - 12:40am Azoria...
     

    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Thursday 05 Mar, 11:30pm

    Documentary telling the story of Azorian, one of the most important CIA projects of the Cold War, through the words of the managers and engineers who were involved
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Fri 06

  1. 11:30pm - 12:40am Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Thursday 05 Mar, 11:30pm

    Documentary telling the story of Azorian, one of the most important CIA projects of the Cold War, through the words of the managers and engineers who were involved
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  2. 12:40am - 2:30am Massacre in Vietnam: My Lai
     

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    Massacre in Vietnam: My Lai

    Friday 06 Mar, 12:40am

    9pm, Sunday 15 March  Academy Award-nominated film-maker Barak Goodman's documentary tells the story of...
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  3. 2:30am - 4:30am The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer
     

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    The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer

    Friday 06 Mar, 2:30am

    9pm, Thursday 5 March Award-winning producer David Grubin presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of...
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  4. 4:30am - 5:00am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Friday 06 Mar, 4:30am

    Series following bull-riding cowboys on the professional rodeo tour. For one cowboy, to win the Ponoka Stampede could guarantee a berth at the end-of-season finals
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  5. 5:00am - 6:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Friday 06 Mar, 5:00am

    The series continues by recalling the hapless Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961, just a few months into Kennedy's presidency, and the fear of communist gains in Asia. Part 3 of 4.
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  6. 6:00am - 7:00am Furever
     

    Furever

    Friday 06 Mar, 6:00am

    A documentary that explores the bonds that form between humans and their pet animals, taking account of the many ways a pet's body may be preserved or re-purposed for its owners
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  7. 7:00am - 8:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Friday 06 Mar, 7:00am

    The final episode of the series covers the Cuban Missile Crisis, Kennedy's support for a civil rights act and his fateful decision to visit Dallas in November 1963. Part 4 of 4.
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  8. 8:00am - 8:35am Hell on Hooves
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Friday 06 Mar, 8:00am

    The end-of-season tour finals from Calgary find one bull rider poised to take the title as another faces a most harrowing ride
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  9. 8:35am - 9:40am The Last Bomb
     

    The Last Bomb

    Friday 06 Mar, 8:35am

    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
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  10. 9:40am - 11:00am Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Friday 06 Mar, 9:40am

    Documentary telling the story of Azorian, one of the most important CIA projects of the Cold War, through the words of the managers and engineers who were involved
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  11. 11:00am - 1:35pm The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer
     

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    The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer

    Friday 06 Mar, 11:00am

    9pm, Thursday 5 March Award-winning producer David Grubin presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of...
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  12. 1:35pm - 2:50pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 06 Mar, 1:35pm

    Featuring antiques and collectibles all connected to eating and drinking, including an 1805 Paul Storr cruet set in Georgian silver worth up to $12,000
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  13. 2:50pm - 4:05pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Friday 06 Mar, 2:50pm

    Documentary telling the story of Azorian, one of the most important CIA projects of the Cold War, through the words of the managers and engineers who were involved
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  14. 4:05pm - 6:35pm The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer
     

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    Friday 06 Mar, 4:05pm

    9pm, Thursday 5 March Award-winning producer David Grubin presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of...
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  15. 6:35pm - 7:50pm JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Friday 06 Mar, 6:35pm

    The final episode of the series covers the Cuban Missile Crisis, Kennedy's support for a civil rights act and his fateful decision to visit Dallas in November 1963. Part 4 of 4.
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  16. 7:50pm - 10:20pm The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
     

    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Friday 06 Mar, 7:50pm

    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
  17. 10:20pm - 12:10am Flat Daddy
     

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    Flat Daddy

    Friday 06 Mar, 10:20pm

    9pm, Sunday 14 December This documentary by Nara Garber and Betsy Nagler looks at the impact on four American...
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Sat 07

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    Friday 06 Mar, 10:20pm

    9pm, Sunday 14 December This documentary by Nara Garber and Betsy Nagler looks at the impact on four American...
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  2. 12:10am - 1:25am The Rise of Isis
     

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    Saturday 07 Mar, 12:10am

    "Exemplary piece of journalism." Radio Times 10.15pm, Friday 6 February FRONTLINE...
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  3. 1:25am - 2:30am Battle Zones: Ukraine and Syria
     

    Battle Zones: Ukraine and Syria

    Saturday 07 Mar, 1:25am

    James Jones reveals the violent, deep-seated hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. Muhammad Ali reports on the war in Syria
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  4. 2:30am - 4:00am Flat Daddy
     

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    Flat Daddy

    Saturday 07 Mar, 2:30am

    9pm, Sunday 14 December This documentary by Nara Garber and Betsy Nagler looks at the impact on four American...
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  5. 4:00am - 5:00am Battle Zones: Ukraine and Syria
     

    Battle Zones: Ukraine and Syria

    Saturday 07 Mar, 4:00am

    James Jones reveals the violent, deep-seated hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. Muhammad Ali reports on the war in Syria
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  6. 5:00am - 8:00am JFK: A New Perspective
     

    JFK: A New Perspective

    Saturday 07 Mar, 5:00am

    The final episode of the series covers the Cuban Missile Crisis, Kennedy's support for a civil rights act and his fateful decision to visit Dallas in November 1963. Part 4 of 4.
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  7. 8:00am - 9:20am The Americans on Hell's Highway
     

    The Americans on Hell's Highway

    Saturday 07 Mar, 8:00am

    A documentary outlining American success during Operation Market Garden, the airborne assault on Nazi positions in the Netherlands in September 1944
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  8. 9:20am - 10:35am The Americans on D-Day
     

    The Americans on D-Day

    Saturday 07 Mar, 9:20am

    Historian Ellwood von Seibold tours the American D-Day landing sites in real time while the men who were there in June 1944 recall their experiences
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  9. 10:35am - 11:50am The Americans on Hell's Highway
     

    The Americans on Hell's Highway

    Saturday 07 Mar, 10:35am

    A documentary outlining American success during Operation Market Garden, the airborne assault on Nazi positions in the Netherlands in September 1944
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  10. 11:50am - 1:55pm The Americans in the Bulge
     

    The Americans in the Bulge

    Saturday 07 Mar, 11:50am

    A tour of the frozen Ardennes Forests which recalls the actions of US forces that foiled the Nazi plan to encircle and destroy the Allied armies in 1944
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  11. 1:55pm - 4:20pm The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer
     

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    Saturday 07 Mar, 1:55pm

    9pm, Thursday 5 March Award-winning producer David Grubin presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of...
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  12. 4:20pm - 5:40pm The Americans on D-Day
     

    The Americans on D-Day

    Saturday 07 Mar, 4:20pm

    Historian Ellwood von Seibold tours the American D-Day landing sites in real time while the men who were there in June 1944 recall their experiences
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  13. 5:40pm - 7:00pm The Americans on Hell's Highway
     

    The Americans on Hell's Highway

    Saturday 07 Mar, 5:40pm

    A documentary outlining American success during Operation Market Garden, the airborne assault on Nazi positions in the Netherlands in September 1944
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  14. 7:00pm - 9:00pm The Americans in the Bulge
     

    The Americans in the Bulge

    Saturday 07 Mar, 7:00pm

    A tour of the frozen Ardennes Forests which recalls the actions of US forces that foiled the Nazi plan to encircle and destroy the Allied armies in 1944
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  15. 9:00pm - 11:30pm The Trials of J Robert Oppenheimer
     

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    Saturday 07 Mar, 9:00pm

    9pm, Thursday 5 March Award-winning producer David Grubin presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of...
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  16. 11:30pm - 12:50am Race...
     

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    Saturday 07 Mar, 11:30pm

    10.15pm, Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 December Broadcast over two evenings, this documentary recalls...
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Sun 08

  1. 11:30pm - 12:50am Race for the Superbomb
     

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    Saturday 07 Mar, 11:30pm

    10.15pm, Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 December Broadcast over two evenings, this documentary recalls...
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  2. 12:50am - 1:55am Race for the Superbomb
     

    Race for the Superbomb

    Sunday 08 Mar, 12:50am

    The second of two programmes relating a tale of intrigue and deception during the Cold War as the United States and the Soviet Union sought to develop the hydrogen bomb
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  3. 1:55am - 2:30am Tales of the Living Dead
     

    Tales of the Living Dead

    Sunday 08 Mar, 1:55am

    Documentary series. Archaeologist Lone Hvass investigates the discovery of a woman's body, pinned by wooden stakes, in a Danish peat bog in 1835
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  4. 2:30am - 8:00am Teleshopping
     

    Teleshopping

    Sunday 08 Mar, 2:30am

    Teleshopping
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  5. 8:00am - 9:55am Behind the Orange Curtain
     

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Sunday 08 Mar, 8:00am

    A documentary that takes a hard look at opiate addiction and the prescription drug epidemic plaguing affluent Orange County, California, as well as the rest of America
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  6. 9:55am - 11:05am Underwater Dream Machine
     

    Underwater Dream Machine

    Sunday 08 Mar, 9:55am

    Documentary following engineer Peter Robbins during his four-year quest to build a submarine with off-the-shelf machine parts.
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  7. 11:05am - 12:15pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

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    Sunday 08 Mar, 11:05am

    6.40pm, Sunday 18 March This documentary recalls a chapter in the history of the Cold War that remained a...
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  8. 12:15pm - 1:20pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Sunday 08 Mar, 12:15pm

    Documentary telling the story of Azorian, one of the most important CIA projects of the Cold War, through the words of the managers and engineers who were involved
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  9. 1:20pm - 2:30pm Alcatraz: Defying the Rock
     

    Alcatraz: Defying the Rock

    Sunday 08 Mar, 1:20pm

    Documentary about the infamous prison. Built on an island in San Francisco Bay, with impenetrable walls and unbreakable bars, Alcatraz was supposed to be escape-proof
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  10. 2:30pm - 4:20pm Behind the Orange Curtain
     

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Sunday 08 Mar, 2:30pm

    A documentary that takes a hard look at opiate addiction and the prescription drug epidemic plaguing affluent Orange County, California, as well as the rest of America
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  11. 4:20pm - 5:30pm Alcatraz: Living Hell
     

    Alcatraz: Living Hell

    Sunday 08 Mar, 4:20pm

    Documentary about the infamous Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, America's first maximum security penitentiary and home to some criminal luminaries including Al Capone
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  12. 5:30pm - 6:40pm Underwater Dream Machine
     

    Underwater Dream Machine

    Sunday 08 Mar, 5:30pm

    Documentary following engineer Peter Robbins during his four-year quest to build a submarine with off-the-shelf machine parts.
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  13. 6:40pm - 7:50pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

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    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Sunday 08 Mar, 6:40pm

    6.40pm, Sunday 18 March This documentary recalls a chapter in the history of the Cold War that remained a...
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  14. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Azorian: Raising of K-129
     

    Azorian: Raising of K-129

    Sunday 08 Mar, 7:50pm

    Documentary telling the story of Azorian, one of the most important CIA projects of the Cold War, through the words of the managers and engineers who were involved
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  15. 9:00pm - 10:15pm Alcatraz: Defying the Rock
     

    Alcatraz: Defying the Rock

    Sunday 08 Mar, 9:00pm

    Documentary about the infamous prison. Built on an island in San Francisco Bay, with impenetrable walls and unbreakable bars, Alcatraz was supposed to be escape-proof
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  16. 10:15pm - 11:25pm Alcatraz: Living Hell
     

    Alcatraz: Living Hell

    Sunday 08 Mar, 10:15pm

    Documentary about the infamous Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, America's first maximum security penitentiary and home to some criminal luminaries including Al Capone
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  17. 11:25pm - 1:20am Prison State
     

    Prison State

    Sunday 08 Mar, 11:25pm

    A look at the impact of mass incarceration in America where some 2.3 million people are currently behind bars, a disproportionate number coming from just a few city neighbourhoods
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