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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  1. 11:40pm - 12:55am America's Parking Lot

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    America's Parking Lot

    Sunday 23 Nov, 11:40pm

    9pm, Tuesday 18 November This documentary by Jonny Mars follows two diehard sports fans as they spend their...
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  2. 12:55am - 2:00am The Bay of Pigs

    The Bay of Pigs

    Monday 24 Nov, 12:55am

    The story of the disastrous amphibious invasion of Cuba in April 1961 undertaken by 1,200 Cuban exiles who were trained, armed and equipped by America's CIA
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  3. 2:00am - 4:05am Fidel Castro

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    Fidel Castro

    Monday 24 Nov, 2:00am

    A ruthless dictator or a champion of social justice? Adriana Bosch's film offers an intimate and revealing...
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  4. 4:05am - 5:00am Breaking Barriers: Pioneers of Television

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    Breaking Barriers: Pioneers of Television

    Monday 24 Nov, 4:05am

    9pm, Friday 21 November The Emmy-nominated series telling the stories of the television programmes that...
  5. 5:00am - 6:00am Building the Alaska Highway

    Building the Alaska Highway

    Monday 24 Nov, 5:00am

    Documentary outlining the massive task undertaken by US soldiers in 1942 to build a supply line to military bases in Alaska following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
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