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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Sat 30

  1. 11:55pm - 1:45am When Kids Get Life
     

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    When Kids Get Life

    Friday 29 May, 11:55pm

    Human Rights Watch reports that over 2,200 inmates in America are serving life sentences without the option...
  2. 1:45am - 3:45am Custer's Last Stand
     

    Custer's Last Stand

    Saturday 30 May, 1:45am

    Biographical documentary of one of the most charismatic and contradictory American leaders of the 19th century who met his death in June 1876 at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
  3. 3:45am - 5:15am Kit Carson
     

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    Kit Carson

    Saturday 30 May, 3:45am

    Part of PBS America's Wild West Week, Emmy Award-winning director Stephen Ives's film profiles Kit Carson,...
  4. 5:15am - 6:00am Secret World of Gold
     

    Secret World of Gold

    Saturday 30 May, 5:15am

    Documentary which reveals how gold shines in the world of high finance, even though it is hard to know how much exists, where it is located and who really owns it
  5. 6:00am - 6:55am Building the Best: Bentley
     

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    Building the Best: Bentley

    Saturday 30 May, 6:00am

    7.50pm, Monday 4 May This four-part documentary series explores the science, innovation and sheer genius it...
  6. 6:55am - 7:50am Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Saturday 30 May, 6:55am

    A documentary series that explores the scientific innovation that helps to transform raw materials into remarkable machines. Featuring the giant earth mover, Komatsu 930E
  7. 7:50am - 9:00am Building the Best: Mack Truck
     

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    Building the Best: Mack Truck

    Saturday 30 May, 7:50am

    7.50pm, Monday 18 May We take for granted the many marvels of modern engineering we see around us, but this...
  8. 9:00am - 10:10am Building the Best: Bombardier
     

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    Building the Best: Bombardier

    Saturday 30 May, 9:00am

    7.50pm, Monday 11 May This documentary series visiting the factories where the most basic ingredients are...
  9. 10:10am - 11:20am Building the Best: Bentley
     

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    Building the Best: Bentley

    Saturday 30 May, 10:10am

    7.50pm, Monday 4 May This four-part documentary series explores the science, innovation and sheer genius it...
  10. 11:20am - 12:30pm Lost Treasures of Tibet
     

    Lost Treasures of Tibet

    Saturday 30 May, 11:20am

    Since China took over Tibet in 1950, thousands of ancient Buddhist monasteries are said to have been destroyed by the communist authorities. The surviving ‘gompas’,...
  11. 12:30pm - 1:40pm Lost King of the Maya
     

    Lost King of the Maya

    Saturday 30 May, 12:30pm

    Deep inside the rain forest of western Honduras lies the ruined city of Copán. How did this former jewel in the crown of the Mayan civilisation come to be...
  12. 1:40pm - 2:50pm Cracking the Maya Code
     

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    Cracking the Maya Code

    Saturday 30 May, 1:40pm

    scholars came together to unlock the secrets of a system of writing previously considered indecipherable. The...
  13. 2:50pm - 4:00pm Lost Treasures of Tibet
     

    Lost Treasures of Tibet

    Saturday 30 May, 2:50pm

    Since China took over Tibet in 1950, thousands of ancient Buddhist monasteries are said to have been destroyed by the communist authorities. The surviving ‘gompas’,...
  14. 4:00pm - 5:10pm Lost King of the Maya
     

    Lost King of the Maya

    Saturday 30 May, 4:00pm

    Deep inside the rain forest of western Honduras lies the ruined city of Copán. How did this former jewel in the crown of the Mayan civilisation come to be...
  15. 5:10pm - 6:20pm Cracking the Maya Code
     

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    Cracking the Maya Code

    Saturday 30 May, 5:10pm

    scholars came together to unlock the secrets of a system of writing previously considered indecipherable. The...
  16. 6:20pm - 7:30pm Lost Treasures of Tibet
     

    Lost Treasures of Tibet

    Saturday 30 May, 6:20pm

    Since China took over Tibet in 1950, thousands of ancient Buddhist monasteries are said to have been destroyed by the communist authorities. The surviving ‘gompas’,...
  17. 7:30pm - 8:40pm Lost King of the Maya
     

    Lost King of the Maya

    Saturday 30 May, 7:30pm

    Deep inside the rain forest of western Honduras lies the ruined city of Copán. How did this former jewel in the crown of the Mayan civilisation come to be...
  18. 8:40pm - 9:50pm Cracking the Maya Code
     

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    Cracking the Maya Code

    Saturday 30 May, 8:40pm

    scholars came together to unlock the secrets of a system of writing previously considered indecipherable. The...
  19. 9:50pm - 11:00pm Lost Treasures of Tibet
     

    Lost Treasures of Tibet

    Saturday 30 May, 9:50pm

    Since China took over Tibet in 1950, thousands of ancient Buddhist monasteries are said to have been destroyed by the communist authorities. The surviving ‘gompas’,...
  20. 11:00pm - 12:10am Lost King of the Maya
     

    Lost King of the Maya

    Saturday 30 May, 11:00pm

    Deep inside the rain forest of western Honduras lies the ruined city of Copán. How did this former jewel in the crown of the Mayan civilisation come to be...

Sun 31

  1. 11:00pm - 12:10am Los...
     

    Lost King of the Maya

    Saturday 30 May, 11:00pm

    Deep inside the rain forest of western Honduras lies the ruined city of Copán. How did this former jewel in the crown of the Mayan civilisation come to be...
  2. 12:10am - 1:20am Cracking the Maya Code
     

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    Cracking the Maya Code

    Sunday 31 May, 12:10am

    scholars came together to unlock the secrets of a system of writing previously considered indecipherable. The...
  3. 1:20am - 2:25am Building the Best: Bentley
     

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    Building the Best: Bentley

    Sunday 31 May, 1:20am

    7.50pm, Monday 4 May This four-part documentary series explores the science, innovation and sheer genius it...
  4. 2:25am - 3:25am Building the Best: Bombardier
     

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    Building the Best: Bombardier

    Sunday 31 May, 2:25am

    7.50pm, Monday 11 May This documentary series visiting the factories where the most basic ingredients are...
  5. 3:25am - 4:30am Building the Best: Komatsu
     

    Building the Best: Komatsu

    Sunday 31 May, 3:25am

    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. 4:30am - 5:30am Building the Best: Mack Truck
     

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    Building the Best: Mack Truck

    Sunday 31 May, 4:30am

    7.50pm, Monday 18 May We take for granted the many marvels of modern engineering we see around us, but this...
  7. 5:30am - 6:00am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Sunday 31 May, 5:30am

    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
  8. 6:00am - 6:55am Influenza 1918
     

    Influenza 1918

    Sunday 31 May, 6:00am

    This documentary recalls the terrible influenza epidemic of 1918 that eventually affected some 25 million Americans, of whom 675,000 died
  9. 6:55am - 7:45am The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry
     

    The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry

    Sunday 31 May, 6:55am

    An account of the tidal wave that swept across Louisiana in 1957, killing over 500 people, when Hurricane Audrey made landfall 12 hours earlier than predicted
  10. 7:45am - 8:55am The Johnstown Flood
     

    The Johnstown Flood

    Sunday 31 May, 7:45am

    The story of a devastating disaster in May 1889 when a private dam burst, unleashing 200 million tons of water into the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  11. 8:55am - 10:05am The Great San Francisco Earthquake
     

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    The Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Sunday 31 May, 8:55am

    On the morning of April 18, 1906, the city of San Francisco was struck by an earthquake measuring 8.0 on...
  12. 10:05am - 11:15am Influenza 1918
     

    Influenza 1918

    Sunday 31 May, 10:05am

    This documentary recalls the terrible influenza epidemic of 1918 that eventually affected some 25 million Americans, of whom 675,000 died
  13. 11:15am - 12:20pm The Big Burn
     

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    The Big Burn

    Sunday 31 May, 11:15am

    10.50pm, Tuesday 17 February Inspired by Timothy Egan's best-selling book, this documentary tells the story of...
  14. 12:20pm - 1:30pm The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry
     

    The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry

    Sunday 31 May, 12:20pm

    An account of the tidal wave that swept across Louisiana in 1957, killing over 500 people, when Hurricane Audrey made landfall 12 hours earlier than predicted
  15. 1:30pm - 2:35pm The Johnstown Flood
     

    The Johnstown Flood

    Sunday 31 May, 1:30pm

    The story of a devastating disaster in May 1889 when a private dam burst, unleashing 200 million tons of water into the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  16. 2:35pm - 3:50pm The Great San Francisco Earthquake
     

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    The Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Sunday 31 May, 2:35pm

    On the morning of April 18, 1906, the city of San Francisco was struck by an earthquake measuring 8.0 on...
  17. 3:50pm - 5:00pm Influenza 1918
     

    Influenza 1918

    Sunday 31 May, 3:50pm

    This documentary recalls the terrible influenza epidemic of 1918 that eventually affected some 25 million Americans, of whom 675,000 died
  18. 5:00pm - 6:10pm The Big Burn
     

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    The Big Burn

    Sunday 31 May, 5:00pm

    10.50pm, Tuesday 17 February Inspired by Timothy Egan's best-selling book, this documentary tells the story of...
  19. 6:10pm - 7:15pm The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry
     

    The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry

    Sunday 31 May, 6:10pm

    An account of the tidal wave that swept across Louisiana in 1957, killing over 500 people, when Hurricane Audrey made landfall 12 hours earlier than predicted
  20. 7:15pm - 8:25pm The Johnstown Flood
     

    The Johnstown Flood

    Sunday 31 May, 7:15pm

    The story of a devastating disaster in May 1889 when a private dam burst, unleashing 200 million tons of water into the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  21. 8:25pm - 9:30pm The Great San Francisco Earthquake
     

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    The Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Sunday 31 May, 8:25pm

    On the morning of April 18, 1906, the city of San Francisco was struck by an earthquake measuring 8.0 on...
  22. 9:30pm - 10:40pm The FBI Files: Movie of the Week
     

    The FBI Files: Movie of the Week

    Sunday 31 May, 9:30pm

    Cases from the FBI archives. When James DeBardeleben II was arrested for forgery, police discovered he was also a rapist and murderer wanted in seven states
  23. 10:40pm - 11:50pm The FBI Files: Movie of the Week
     

    The FBI Files: Movie of the Week

    Sunday 31 May, 10:40pm

    When James DeBardeleben II was arrested for forgery, agents found gruesome photographs and mementos of rapes and murders that led to 375 years in prison
  24. 11:50pm - 12:55am The...
     

    The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry

    Sunday 31 May, 11:50pm

    An account of the tidal wave that swept across Louisiana in 1957, killing over 500 people, when Hurricane Audrey made landfall 12 hours earlier than predicted

Mon 01

  1. 11:50pm - 12:55am The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry
     

    The Louisiana Tidal Wave: All Over But to Cry

    Sunday 31 May, 11:50pm

    An account of the tidal wave that swept across Louisiana in 1957, killing over 500 people, when Hurricane Audrey made landfall 12 hours earlier than predicted
  2. 12:55am - 2:00am The FBI Files: Movie of the Week
     

    The FBI Files: Movie of the Week

    Monday 01 Jun, 12:55am

    Cases from the FBI archives. When James DeBardeleben II was arrested for forgery, police discovered he was also a rapist and murderer wanted in seven states
  3. 2:00am - 3:00am The FBI Files: Movie of the Week
     

    The FBI Files: Movie of the Week

    Monday 01 Jun, 2:00am

    When James DeBardeleben II was arrested for forgery, agents found gruesome photographs and mementos of rapes and murders that led to 375 years in prison
  4. 3:00am - 4:00am The Johnstown Flood
     

    The Johnstown Flood

    Monday 01 Jun, 3:00am

    The story of a devastating disaster in May 1889 when a private dam burst, unleashing 200 million tons of water into the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  5. 4:00am - 5:00am The Great San Francisco Earthquake
     

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    The Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Monday 01 Jun, 4:00am

    On the morning of April 18, 1906, the city of San Francisco was struck by an earthquake measuring 8.0 on...
  6. 5:00am - 6:00am Influenza 1918
     

    Influenza 1918

    Monday 01 Jun, 5:00am

    This documentary recalls the terrible influenza epidemic of 1918 that eventually affected some 25 million Americans, of whom 675,000 died
  7. 6:00am - 6:55am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Monday 01 Jun, 6:00am

    In El Paso, Texas, Mark L Walberg and appraiser John Buxton are at the Centennial Museum to check out beautiful pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture
  8. 6:55am - 7:50am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Monday 01 Jun, 6:55am

    America's oddest festivals and celebrations, featuring cross-dressing drag races in DC, fantasy medieval battles in Virginia and a cool biker party in South Dakota
  9. 7:50am - 8:55am Remember the Alamo
     

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    Remember the Alamo

    Monday 01 Jun, 7:50am

    The story of the siege of the Alamo is well known, but its historical context is not. This revealing...
  10. 8:55am - 10:10am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Monday 01 Jun, 8:55am

    In El Paso, Texas, Mark L Walberg and appraiser John Buxton are at the Centennial Museum to check out beautiful pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture
  11. 10:10am - 12:35pm Marie Antoinette
     

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    Marie Antoinette

    Monday 01 Jun, 10:10am

    On July 14, 1789, violence broke out on the streets of Paris a s crowds stormed the Bastille. PBS America...
  12. 12:35pm - 1:40pm Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?
     

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    Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?

    Monday 01 Jun, 12:35pm

    This compelling CSI-style documentary looks at one of the most high-profile crimes of the twentieth century...
  13. 1:40pm - 2:55pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Monday 01 Jun, 1:40pm

    In El Paso, Texas, Mark L Walberg and appraiser John Buxton are at the Centennial Museum to check out beautiful pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture
  14. 2:55pm - 5:20pm Marie Antoinette
     

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    Marie Antoinette

    Monday 01 Jun, 2:55pm

    On July 14, 1789, violence broke out on the streets of Paris a s crowds stormed the Bastille. PBS America...
  15. 5:20pm - 6:35pm Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?
     

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    Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?

    Monday 01 Jun, 5:20pm

    This compelling CSI-style documentary looks at one of the most high-profile crimes of the twentieth century...
  16. 6:35pm - 7:50pm Remember the Alamo
     

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    Remember the Alamo

    Monday 01 Jun, 6:35pm

    The story of the siege of the Alamo is well known, but its historical context is not. This revealing...
  17. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Monday 01 Jun, 7:50pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 1 of 2
  18. 9:00pm - 11:20pm The Amish
     

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    The Amish

    Monday 01 Jun, 9:00pm

    9pm, Monday 5 January On October 2, 2006, 32-year-old milk truck driver Charles Roberts walked into the tiny...
  19. 11:20pm - 12:35am Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Monday 01 Jun, 11:20pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 1 of 2

Tue 02

  1. 11:20pm - 12:35am Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Monday 01 Jun, 11:20pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 1 of 2
  2. 12:35am - 2:50am The Amish
     

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    The Amish

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 12:35am

    9pm, Monday 5 January On October 2, 2006, 32-year-old milk truck driver Charles Roberts walked into the tiny...
  3. 2:50am - 3:45am Remember the Alamo
     

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    Remember the Alamo

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 2:50am

    The story of the siege of the Alamo is well known, but its historical context is not. This revealing...
  4. 3:45am - 4:40am Tragedy in Amish Country
     

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    Tragedy in Amish Country

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 3:45am

    On October 2, 2006, a lone gunman named Charles Roberts entered an Amish schoolhouse in Lancaster County,...
  5. 4:40am - 5:05am Hell...
     

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    Hell on Hooves

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 4:40am

    Dedicated professional athletes or crazed adrenalin junkies? This reality series follows the fortunes of a...
  6. 5:05am - 6:00am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 5:05am

    America's oddest festivals and celebrations, featuring cross-dressing drag races in DC, fantasy medieval battles in Virginia and a cool biker party in South Dakota
  7. 6:00am - 6:55am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 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
  8. 6:55am - 7:55am The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 6:55am

    A four-part documentary series. The opening programme focuses on Caesar Augustus, a contradictory character who was capable of both violence and compassion
  9. 7:55am - 9:05am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 7:55am

    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
  10. 9:05am - 10:15am Remember the Alamo
     

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    Remember the Alamo

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 9:05am

    The story of the siege of the Alamo is well known, but its historical context is not. This revealing...
  11. 10:15am - 12:35pm The Amish
     

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    The Amish

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 10:15am

    9pm, Monday 5 January On October 2, 2006, 32-year-old milk truck driver Charles Roberts walked into the tiny...
  12. 12:35pm - 1:50pm Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 12:35pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 1 of 2
  13. 1:50pm - 3:00pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 1:50pm

    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
  14. 3:00pm - 5:20pm The Amish
     

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    The Amish

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 3:00pm

    9pm, Monday 5 January On October 2, 2006, 32-year-old milk truck driver Charles Roberts walked into the tiny...
  15. 5:20pm - 6:35pm Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 5:20pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 1 of 2
  16. 6:35pm - 7:50pm The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 6:35pm

    A four-part documentary series. The opening programme focuses on Caesar Augustus, a contradictory character who was capable of both violence and compassion
  17. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 7:50pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 2 of 2
  18. 9:00pm - 10:15pm Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father
     

    Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 9:00pm

    Documentary following Israel 'Izzy' Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours in Europe and relives the Holocaust's unimaginable horrors
  19. 10:15pm - 11:50pm Reagan
     

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    Reagan

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 10:15pm

    10.15pm, Tuesday 2 - Friday 5 June Broadcast over four evenings, this documentary tells the story of one...
  20. 11:50pm - 1:00am Gal...
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 11:50pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 2 of 2

Wed 03

  1. 11:50pm - 1:00am Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Tuesday 02 Jun, 11:50pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 2 of 2
  2. 1:00am - 2:25am Reagan
     

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    Reagan

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 1:00am

    10.15pm, Tuesday 2 - Friday 5 June Broadcast over four evenings, this documentary tells the story of one...
  3. 2:25am - 3:20am Dexter Gordon: More Than You Know
     

    Dexter Gordon: More Than You Know

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 2:25am

    Profile of one of the all-time greats of the tenor saxophone. Dexter Gordon's career began in the 1940s and culminated in a starring role in the film Round Midnight
  4. 3:20am - 4:15am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 3:20am

    Welcome to Sturgis, where all aspects of motorcycle culture are celebrated, from custom bikes and body art, to classic rides and rock and roll
  5. 4:15am - 5:10am The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 4:15am

    A four-part documentary series. The opening programme focuses on Caesar Augustus, a contradictory character who was capable of both violence and compassion
  6. 5:10am - 6:00am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 5:10am

    Welcome to Sturgis, where all aspects of motorcycle culture are celebrated, from custom bikes and body art, to classic rides and rock and roll
  7. 6:00am - 6:55am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 6:00am

    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. 6:55am - 7:20am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 6:55am

    The temperature is high and the pressure is on as only a few key money-earning rodeos remain, and there is a debate concerning cowboy hats versus safety helmets
  9. 7:20am - 8:25am The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 7:20am

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. The reign of the despotic Tiberius comes under scrutiny
  10. 8:25am - 9:35am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 8:25am

    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
  11. 9:35am - 10:50am Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father
     

    Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 9:35am

    Documentary following Israel 'Izzy' Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours in Europe and relives the Holocaust's unimaginable horrors
  12. 10:50am - 12:20pm Reagan
     

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    Reagan

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 10:50am

    10.15pm, Tuesday 2 - Friday 5 June Broadcast over four evenings, this documentary tells the story of one...
  13. 12:20pm - 1:35pm Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 12:20pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 2 of 2
  14. 1:35pm - 2:45pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 1:35pm

    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
  15. 2:45pm - 3:55pm Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father
     

    Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 2:45pm

    Documentary following Israel 'Izzy' Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours in Europe and relives the Holocaust's unimaginable horrors
  16. 3:55pm - 5:25pm Reagan
     

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    Reagan

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 3:55pm

    10.15pm, Tuesday 2 - Friday 5 June Broadcast over four evenings, this documentary tells the story of one...
  17. 5:25pm - 6:35pm Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
     

    Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 5:25pm

    Documentary concerning Galileo Galilei's battle to convince the Catholic Church that, contrary to popular belief, the Earth was not at the centre of the universe. Part 2 of 2
  18. 6:35pm - 7:50pm The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 6:35pm

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. The reign of the despotic Tiberius comes under scrutiny
  19. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Mystery of the Arctic Cairn
     

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    Mystery of the Arctic Cairn

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 7:50pm

    9pm, Monday 2 February A subzero adventure with a historical twist, this documentary follows four men on a...
  20. 9:00pm - 10:15pm World War II: For King and Country
     

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    World War II: For King and Country

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 9:00pm

    9pm, Wednesday 3 June Norm Christie concludes the six-part series focusing on the stories of Canadian...
  21. 10:15pm - 11:10pm Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 10:15pm

    The second programme in a four-part documentary series about the life and career of President Ronald Reagan
  22. 11:10pm - 12:20am Mystery of the Arctic Cairn
     

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    Mystery of the Arctic Cairn

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 11:10pm

    9pm, Monday 2 February A subzero adventure with a historical twist, this documentary follows four men on a...

Thu 04

  1. 11:10pm - 12:20am Myster...
     

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    Mystery of the Arctic Cairn

    Wednesday 03 Jun, 11:10pm

    9pm, Monday 2 February A subzero adventure with a historical twist, this documentary follows four men on a...
  2. 12:20am - 1:30am World War II: For King and Country
     

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    World War II: For King and Country

    Thursday 04 Jun, 12:20am

    9pm, Wednesday 3 June Norm Christie concludes the six-part series focusing on the stories of Canadian...
  3. 1:30am - 2:30am Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Thursday 04 Jun, 1:30am

    The second programme in a four-part documentary series about the life and career of President Ronald Reagan
  4. 2:30am - 3:20am Lions of Crocodile River
     

    Lions of Crocodile River

    Thursday 04 Jun, 2:30am

    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
  5. 3:20am - 4:10am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Thursday 04 Jun, 3:20am

    From the world's largest bullfrog festival to the nation's premier arm-wrestling competition and Alaskan frontier festival, this is America at its wildest
  6. 4:10am - 5:10am The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Thursday 04 Jun, 4:10am

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. The reign of the despotic Tiberius comes under scrutiny
  7. 5:10am - 6:00am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Thursday 04 Jun, 5:10am

    From the world's largest bullfrog festival to the nation's premier arm-wrestling competition and Alaskan frontier festival, this is America at its wildest
  8. 6:00am - 6:25am Hell...
     

    Hell on Hooves

    Thursday 04 Jun, 6:00am

    Strathmore's Scott Schiffner has earned more CPRA money than any other bull rider. Now he is set to show his stuff in front of his home-town crowd
  9. 6:25am - 7:20am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Thursday 04 Jun, 6:25am

    More bizarre festivals from America including the Mud Pit Belly Flop Competition at the Summer Redneck Games in Georgia and the Cardboard Boat Race in Arkansas
  10. 7:20am - 8:20am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Thursday 04 Jun, 7:20am

    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
  11. 8:20am - 9:35am The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Thursday 04 Jun, 8:20am

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. Claudius rises to become one of the greatest emperors of the Roman Empire
  12. 9:35am - 10:45am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Thursday 04 Jun, 9:35am

    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
  13. 10:45am - 11:55am World War II: For King and Country
     

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    World War II: For King and Country

    Thursday 04 Jun, 10:45am

    9pm, Wednesday 3 June Norm Christie concludes the six-part series focusing on the stories of Canadian...
  14. 11:55am - 12:55pm Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Thursday 04 Jun, 11:55am

    The second programme in a four-part documentary series about the life and career of President Ronald Reagan
  15. 12:55pm - 2:05pm Mystery of the Arctic Cairn
     

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    Mystery of the Arctic Cairn

    Thursday 04 Jun, 12:55pm

    9pm, Monday 2 February A subzero adventure with a historical twist, this documentary follows four men on a...
  16. 2:05pm - 3:15pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Thursday 04 Jun, 2:05pm

    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
  17. 3:15pm - 4:25pm World War II: For King and Country
     

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    World War II: For King and Country

    Thursday 04 Jun, 3:15pm

    9pm, Wednesday 3 June Norm Christie concludes the six-part series focusing on the stories of Canadian...
  18. 4:25pm - 5:25pm Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Thursday 04 Jun, 4:25pm

    The second programme in a four-part documentary series about the life and career of President Ronald Reagan
  19. 5:25pm - 6:35pm Mystery of the Arctic Cairn
     

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    Mystery of the Arctic Cairn

    Thursday 04 Jun, 5:25pm

    9pm, Monday 2 February A subzero adventure with a historical twist, this documentary follows four men on a...
  20. 6:35pm - 7:50pm The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Thursday 04 Jun, 6:35pm

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. Claudius rises to become one of the greatest emperors of the Roman Empire
  21. 7:50pm - 9:00pm Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command
     

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    Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command

    Thursday 04 Jun, 7:50pm

    7.50pm, Thursday 4 June William VanDerKloot’s documentary tells the story of a relatively unknown but...
  22. 9:00pm - 10:15pm Victory in the Pacific
     

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    Victory in the Pacific

    Thursday 04 Jun, 9:00pm

    This two-part documentary tells the story of the final year of World War II in the Pacific, recalling the...
  23. 10:15pm - 12:00am Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Thursday 04 Jun, 10:15pm

    The third programme in a four-part documentary series concerning the life and career of Ronald Reagan, the former Hollywood actor who became president of the United States

Fri 05

  1. 12:00am - 1:15am Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command
     

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    Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command

    Friday 05 Jun, 12:00am

    7.50pm, Thursday 4 June William VanDerKloot’s documentary tells the story of a relatively unknown but...
  2. 1:15am - 2:45am Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Friday 05 Jun, 1:15am

    The third programme in a four-part documentary series concerning the life and career of Ronald Reagan, the former Hollywood actor who became president of the United States
  3. 2:45am - 3:25am The Golden Age of Zeppelins
     

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    The Golden Age of Zeppelins

    Friday 05 Jun, 2:45am

    7.45pm, Sunday 1 March  This spectacular documentary recalls a remarkable period in the history of aviation...
  4. 3:25am - 4:15am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Friday 05 Jun, 3:25am

    More bizarre festivals from America including the Mud Pit Belly Flop Competition at the Summer Redneck Games in Georgia and the Cardboard Boat Race in Arkansas
  5. 4:15am - 5:10am The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Friday 05 Jun, 4:15am

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. Claudius rises to become one of the greatest emperors of the Roman Empire
  6. 5:10am - 6:00am America: Wild & Wacky
     

    America: Wild & Wacky

    Friday 05 Jun, 5:10am

    More bizarre festivals from America including the Mud Pit Belly Flop Competition at the Summer Redneck Games in Georgia and the Cardboard Boat Race in Arkansas
  7. 6:00am - 6:55am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 05 Jun, 6:00am

    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
  8. 6:55am - 7:55am The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Friday 05 Jun, 6:55am

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. Nero's death leaves the empire facing an uncertain future
  9. 7:55am - 9:10am America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 05 Jun, 7:55am

    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
  10. 9:10am - 10:15am Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
     
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Friday 05 Jun, 9:10am

    9pm, Wednesday 3 December This brand new documentary from the award-winning AMERICAN EXPERIENCE team...
  11. 10:15am - 12:00pm Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Friday 05 Jun, 10:15am

    The third programme in a four-part documentary series concerning the life and career of Ronald Reagan, the former Hollywood actor who became president of the United States
  12. 12:00pm - 1:15pm Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command
     

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    Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command

    Friday 05 Jun, 12:00pm

    7.50pm, Thursday 4 June William VanDerKloot’s documentary tells the story of a relatively unknown but...
  13. 1:15pm - 2:30pm America's Antiques Roadshow
     

    America's Antiques Roadshow

    Friday 05 Jun, 1:15pm

    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. 2:30pm - 3:35pm Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
     
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Friday 05 Jun, 2:30pm

    9pm, Wednesday 3 December This brand new documentary from the award-winning AMERICAN EXPERIENCE team...
  15. 3:35pm - 5:25pm Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Friday 05 Jun, 3:35pm

    The third programme in a four-part documentary series concerning the life and career of Ronald Reagan, the former Hollywood actor who became president of the United States
  16. 5:25pm - 6:35pm Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command
     

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    Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command

    Friday 05 Jun, 5:25pm

    7.50pm, Thursday 4 June William VanDerKloot’s documentary tells the story of a relatively unknown but...
  17. 6:35pm - 7:50pm The Roman Empire in the First Century
     

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    Friday 05 Jun, 6:35pm

    Documentary series charting Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean world 2,000 years ago. Nero's death leaves the empire facing an uncertain future
  18. 7:50pm - 9:00pm War in the Pacific: Bataan Rescue
     

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    War in the Pacific: Bataan Rescue

    Friday 05 Jun, 7:50pm

    In December 1944, more than 500 American prisoners of war in a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines faced...
  19. 7:50pm - 9:00pm War in the Pacific: Bataan Rescue
     

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    War in the Pacific: Bataan Rescue

    Friday 05 Jun, 7:50pm

    To mark this American federal holiday which always falls on the last Monday in May, PBS America has scheduled...
  20. 9:00pm - 10:15pm Victory in the Pacific
     

    Victory in the Pacific

    Friday 05 Jun, 9:00pm

    The second of two programmes examining the escalation of bloodletting during World War II from the vantage point of both the Japanese and the Americans.
  21. 10:15pm - 11:35pm Reagan
     

    Reagan

    Friday 05 Jun, 10:15pm

    The final programme in a four-part documentary series concerning the life and career of Ronald Reagan, the former Hollywood actor who became president of the United States
  22. 11:35pm - 12:50am War in...
     

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    War in the Pacific: Bataan Rescue

    Friday 05 Jun, 11:35pm

    In December 1944, more than 500 American prisoners of war in a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines faced...
  23. 11:35pm - 12:50am War in...
     

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    War in the Pacific: Bataan Rescue

    Friday 05 Jun, 11:35pm

    To mark this American federal holiday which always falls on the last Monday in May, PBS America has scheduled...

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