Program Highlights

Coming up this week on WNED-TV

New Seasons of Mystery and Drama Series Begin!

Doc Martin |Preview
In the highly-anticipated Doc Martin VII, Martin Clunes reprises his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the G.P. with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood. The series VII begins Saturday, June 24th at 8pm.

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime | Preview

In these sparkling new adaptations of two classic mysteries, set in 1950s Britain at the start of the Cold War, Tommy and Tuppence return to the small screen, bickering, sweet on each other, and soon knee-deep in danger. The series begins Saturday, June 24 with two episodes at 9 & 10pm.

From Masterpiece

My Mother and Other Strangers - Masterpiece

Episode 2 Preview

See what happens when Francis goes poaching and Emma finds a new suitor. Rose stands up for justice and becomes a local hero. Airing Sunday, June 25 at 8pm on WNED-TV.

Grantchester - Masterpiece

Episode 2 Preview

Follow Sidney and Geordie as a mysterious death and the unsettling appearance of a dead bird at the vicarage lead them down a dark path. Leonard forges a bond with a woman close to the case. Amanda and Sidney are in love - but can it continue? Airing Sunday, June 25 at 9pm on WNED-TV.

Prime Suspect: Tennison  on Masterpiece |Preview

Prime Suspect: Tennison on Masterpiece | Premieres June 25th
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Who is Jane Tennison?
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Who is Jane Tennison?
Inside Prime Suspect: Tennison
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Calculating Ada : The Countess of Computing | Preview
Victorian-era British socialite Ada Lovelace was one of the world’s earliest – and unlikeliest – computer pioneers. The estranged daughter of infamous Romantic poet Lord Byron, Lovelace was both an imaginative writer and talented mathematician who foresaw the rise of the digital age more than a century before it became a reality. In Calculating Ada : The Countess of Computing, Dr. Hannah Fry tells the story of Ada's short yet remarkable life, from her early academic prowess to her famed collaborations with Charles Babbage, the man popularly known as the “father of computers." Airing Monday, June 26 at 9pm. 
The Girls In The Band | Preview
The documentary relays the poignant, inspiring, yet often unknown stories of female jazz artists and big band instrumentalists from the late 1930s to the present day. These highly skilled women endured decades of sexism, racism and diminished opportunities to succeed in a field that seldom welcomed them. Because of their hard work and perseverance, today a new breed of gifted young women are taking their rightful place in the world of jazz — a world which can no longer deny their talents. Airing Monday, June 26 at 10pm.
Story of China

Preview: Golden Age 

Learn about China’s Renaissance under the Song Dynasty. In Kaifeng, Michael Wood hears the story of the boys who became emperors; tries a 1,000-year-old recipe; works a giant astronomical clock; and dances with the locals by Hangzhou’s West Lake. The Story of China continues Tuesday, June 27 at 8pm.

Story of China

Preview: The Ming 

Hear the story of China’s most famous dynasty. Michael Wood visits the Great Wall and the Forbidden City; sails the South China Sea on a junk; visits a fabulous Chinese garden; and travels to Macao with the first Jesuit missionary to China. Airing Tuesday, June 27 at 9pm.

Big Pacific

Episode 2 | Extended Trailer

Understand how the Pacific, surrounded by the Ring of Fire, is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the great ocean, and creatures that live there must choose whether to avoid conflict-or rise to meet it. Episode 2 airs Wednesday, June 28 at 8pm.

Great Yellowstone Thaw

Next on Episode 2

Spring is here and Yellowstone is bursting into life, but the thaw is just beginning. Episode 2 airs Wednesday, June 28 at 9pm.

FRONTLINE | "Supplements and Safety" | Preview

An investigation into the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements. Airing Tuesday, June 27 at 10pm.

NOVA | Making North America: Life |Preview

How did massive volcanic eruptions, inland seas, and land bridges pave the way for life? Airing Wednesday, June 28 at 10pm.

Father Brown | Preview

An intruder enters Lady Felicia's bedroom, snapping on the light to reveal her niece Bunty. She's gone on the run after being photographed with a married man - can she stay with her favourite aunt? Airing Thursday, June 29 at 9pm.

Poldark - Masterpiece

Season 1 Episode 3 | Preview

Poldark's battle with the local gentry deepens. He faces one turning point with Elizabeth and another with Demelza. Airing Thursday, June 29 at 9pm.

Real Rail Adventures

Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour | Preview

Television host, lifelong traveler and train buff Jeff Wilson journeys through several cities and towns in Switzerland by train, including Zurich, St. Gallen, Gstaad and Montreux, to take in the sights and learn about the local history and traditions of each destination. Airing Friday, June 23 at 8pm.

The Great British Baking Show

Episode 4 Preview Batter

The foodie phenomenon is underway! For the nine bakers left, it's time to tackle some store cupboard classics. Airing Friday, June 30 at 9pm on WNED-TV.

Great Performances

Andrea Bocelli – Landmarks Live in Concert | Preview

Andrea Bocelli performs at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence with Maestro Zubin Mehta. Airing Friday, June 30 at 10pm on WNED-TV.

Canada Day Marathon | WNED Celebrates Canada 150

This Canada Day WNED-TV brings you a celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation with programming all day that reflects and celebrates Canada's rich history and heritage. Saturday, July 1 from 12:30-8pm.

Doc Martin | Preview

After Martin's first session with Dr. Rachel Timoney, we see he may have me this match: if anyone is going to be able to help Martin change, then Dr. Timoney seems well-qualified. Airing Saturday, July 1 at 8pm on WNED-TV !

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime | Preview

Tune in to WNED-TV Saturday, July 1 at 9pm for part three of The Secret Adversary.


   

WNED PBS KIDS Channel Family Night

Enjoy family viewing events featuring movie specials of themed programming Friday nights from 7-9pm on the WNED PBS KIDS channel. Join in the fun July 1 for Odd Squad Saves the World.
Remember, that you can watch the WNED PBS KIDS channel on your computer, tablet, phone and of course, on television. 

 
 
 

Coming Soon to Family Night on the WNED PBS KIDS Channel

June 30 Odd Squad Saves the World

A special Odd Squad event. The Odd Squad is a high-tech agency run by kids equipped with the world's most advanced and unpredictable gadgetry.

< Learn more including suggested activities. 


Coming in July

A Capitol Fourth | Preview

America’s national Independence Day celebration, kicks off our country’s 241st birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. With 20 cameras positioned around the city, viewers are front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation.Watch A Capitol Fourth on Tuesday, July 4 at 8pm on WNED-TV.

I'll Have What Phil's Having | Preview

Journey with Phil Rosenthal, creator of the TV hit “Everybody Loves Raymond,” as he learns from the chefs, vendors, culinary leaders and style-setters who keep their communities’ traditions alive and create new ones. Rosenthal visits kitchens on and off the well-worn gastronomic path. The series premieres Friday. July 7 at 8pm.

Nature's Great Race Trailer

The PBS Summer of Adventure continues as we follow three iconic animals on some of the world’s most breath-taking wildlife adventures. Nature's Great Race begins Wednesday, July 12 at 9pm.

Rare-Creatures of the Photo Ark |Preview

Journey around the world with Joel Sartore to photograph the world's rarest species. The series begins Tuesday, July 18 at 9pm.

NOVA |Life's Rocky Start | Preview

What is the secret link between rocks and minerals, and every living thing on Earth? Airing Wednesday, July 19 at 10pm.


Extras/Behind the Scenes from Masterpiece and other Drama Series

My Mother and Other Strangers - Masterpiece

What is My Mother and Other Strangers?

Set in Northern Ireland during World War Two, My Mother and Other Strangers follows the fortunes of the Coyne family and their neighbors as they struggle to maintain a normal life after a huge United States Army Air Force (USAAF) airfield, with 4,000 service men and women, lands in the middle of their rural parish. My Mother and Other Strangers airs Sundays at 8pm beginning June 18th.

Grantchester - Masterpiece

What to Expect in Season 3

The Grantchester cast & creators on the relationships and themes at the heart of Season 3. Season 3 airs Sundays at 9pm beginning June 18th on WNED-TV.

Grantchester | Extras and Behind the Scenes
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The Women of Grantchester
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Poldark - Masterpiece

Poldark Season 3 | First Look

See what awaits in Poldark Season 3, coming to MASTERPIECE on WNED Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017! CAtch up on the first two seasons Thursday nights from 9-11pm beginning June 22nd.

Victoria - Masterpiece

Victoria Season 2 | First Look

Get your first look at Victoria Season 2!

Masterpiece PBS

Dark Angel: What is Dark Angel?

Joanne Froggatt explores the frightening true story of Mary Ann Cotton, Britain's first female serial killer. Dark Angel airs Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 9pm on MASTERPIECE on WNED.

Dark Angel: Anna Bates vs. Mary Ann Cotton

Joanne Froggatt explores what Downton Abbey's Anna Bates would think of Dark Angel's Mary Ann Cotton. Dark Angel premieres Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 9pm on MASTERPIECE on WNED.

Call the Midwife

Midwife cast recall their favorite filming spots and scenes.

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Call the Midwife

The Impact of the Show

The cast talks about what makes them most proud of Call the Midwife's social impact.

Season 6 begins April 2. Tune in Sundays at 8pm.

Masterpiece PBS

Farewell

Look back on some of the sweetest, silliest, and most touching memories from Home Fires in this fond farewell to the series. Warning: contains series finale spoilers! #HomeFiresPBS

Masterpiece

Quiz: Guess Which Samantha Bond Character Said These Quotes

Guess which MASTERPIECE series these quotes came from--Downton Abbey or Home Fires?

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Masterpiece

Can You Recognize These Home Fires Stars?

Learn where you have seen the stars of Home Fires in past MASTERPIECE roles! Don't miss the final season of Home Fires Sundays at 10pm beginning April 2,

CALL THE MIDWIFE | How Characters Have Changed

The actors of CALL THE MIDWIFE discuss how their characters have grown and evolved over the years. Tune-in or stream Sundays at 8pm.

CALL THE MIDWIFE |Telling the Honest Drama of Real Life

Cast and series creator Heidi Thomas talk about turning the fictional moments of Call the Midwife into into accurate depictions of real life.

Call the Midwife

Blog: A Midwife's Skill

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Call the Midwife

Blog: Truths and Lessons Learned from Being a Midwife

Blog: Truths and Lessons Learned from Being a Midwife

Masterpiece PBS

Victoria | Set Tour

Nell Hudson (Skerrett) and Tommy Knight (Brodie) take you on the set of Victoria.

Masterpiece

Explore the Real-Life Locations of Wolf Hall

Learn more about the picturesque locations used in Wolf Hall.

Masterpiece

Get On Set, Insider Details About Wolf Hall

Go behind-the-scenes with Wolf Hall's Charity Wakefield (Mary Boleyn) for on-set details.

Masterpiece

Untangle the Mysteries of Wolf Hall in this Essential Guide

Revisit key moments from all six episodes of Wolf Hall.

Masterpiece

Wolf Hall: On Set

Series stars on the warm, jovial, and competitive set of Wolf Hall.

KING CHARLES III on MASTERPIECE | Tim Pigott-Smith

Actor Tim Pigott-Smith explores the challenges of playing "the shadow" of Prince Charles. See real life and imagined history collide in King Charles III: Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at 9pm on MASTERPIECE on WNED-TV. #KingCharlesPBS

King Charles: Why Blank Verse?

The cast of King Charles III explores the use of blank verse to elevate the everyday into the operatic. King Charles III premiered on MASTERPIECE on PBS.


Deeper Look | NOVA  Poisoned Water

NOVA |Poisoned Water |Full Program

54:07
Published:
Expires: 06/29/17
Rating: NR

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country? If you missed the premiere, watch the program online now.

NOVA | BONUS VIDEO

Poisoned Water Q&A with Scientists and Filmmakers

2:00
Published:
Rating: NR

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

NOVA | BONUS VIDEO

This Woman Helped Save Flint

LeeAnne Walters, of Flint, Michigan, helps save the city from a lead water crisis.

NOVA | BONUS VIDEO

What Does Lead Do to the Brain?

How does lead poisoning damage the brain—and can we stop it?


Deeper Look | NOVA  Holocaust Escape Tunnel


Nova |Bonus Video

Holocaust Escape Tunnel Q&A with Historians and Filmmakers

At ground zero for the final solution, scientists uncover a story of hope and bravery.

Nova |Bonus Video

Holocaust Survival Tale: Abe

In Lithuania during WWII, Abe Gol’s father led Jewish prisoners in a tunnel escape.