Program Highlights

Coming up this week on WNED-TV

Inspector George Gently | Preview

With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases. Martin Shaw is back as Inspector Gently. "Gently with the Women" premieres Saturday, April 21 at 9pm.

The Great British Baking Show Masterclass

Hosts Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood leave the tent and go into the kitchen to put their professional spin on baking techniques used in the show. Spend the afternoon in class, perfecting your techniques with back to back episodes of The Great British Baking Show Masterclass Sunday, April 22.

The Great British Baking Show

Easter Masterclass Special | Preview

Join Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood as they showcase some of their favorite Easter recipes. In a step by step guide, they show classic hot cross buns and simmel cake, and branch out with chocolate custard tarts and lemon meringue nests. Premiering Sunday, April 22 at 4pm.

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Masterclass: Part 3 | Preview

Get Paul and Mary's tips for biscuits and pastry. Mary shares recipes for ginger spiced traybake and technically tricky tuiles with chocolate mousse, while Paul prepares iced tea loaf, sweet dough brioche tete and twisted apricot couronne. Airng Sunday, April 22 at 5:15pm.

Call the Midwife | Next on Episode 6

Barbara helps a widowed, pregnant mother of two; a furious mother objects to a class. Season 7 continues Sunday, April 22 at 8pm.

MASTERPIECE

Unforgotten| Preview

Two stone-cold cases of murder test the wits of crime-solving duo DCI Cassie Stuart and DS Sunny Khan, played by Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Indian Summers), in the critically acclaimed UK crime series Unforgotten. Unforgotten, Season 1, Episode 3, airs Sunday, April 22 at 9pm.

Antiques Roadshow

Appraisal: Charles Schulz Comic Strip Art, ca. 1960

The "Baby Boom" of the mid-20th century created a generation of people who grew up witnessing the rise of television, space exploration, and rock 'n' roll. In celebration of the "Boomer Years," ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is looking back with nostalgia at the vintage treasures from the 1940s, 50s and 60s, including this Charles Schulz Comic Strip Art, ca. 1960. Airing Mon., April 23 at 8pm.

WNED | WBFO Antiques Homeshow

Do you have an antique lamp sitting in your attic collecting dust? Or perhaps you’ve always wondered if the end table you inherited from Great Aunt Myrtle is worth anything.

Tune in during Antiques Roadshow celebration of the "Boomer Years" on April 23, and find out how to get your tickets for WNED | WBFO’s Antiques Home Show on May 19.

Princes of the Palace | Preview

This insightful documentary chronicles the lives of three generations of British royal princes, from 95-year-old family patriarch Prince Philip to his great-grandson Prince George, the young heir to the throne. Airing Monday, April 23 at 9:30pm on WNED-TV.

Civilizations | How Do We Look? | Episode 2 Preview

Examine the formative role of art and the creative imagination in forging of humanity. The epic 9-part series continues as Episode 2 explores how we look at the human body in art. Airing Tuesday, April 24 at 8pm.

Frontline | "Trafficked in America" | Preview

Get the inside story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will in Ohio. An investigation of labor trafficking exposes a criminal network exploiting undocumented minors, companies profiting from forced labor and the US government's role. Airing Tuesday, April 24 at 10pm.

NOVA Wonders Series | Preview

A 6-part series exploring the biggest questions on the frontiers of science. Premiering Wednesday, April 25 at 9pm. In episode 1 we try to crack the code of animal communication.

In Plain Sight | Preview

This atmospheric drama based on a chilling true story sees a determined detective taunted by an arrogant serial killer as he fights to bring him to justice. The trial and execution of Peter Manuel in 1958 was a media sensation and attracted worldwide press attention. Never before had one man been tried simultaneously for eight murders. Airing Thursday, April 26 at 8pm on WNED-TV.

Mystery of the Roman Skulls | Preview

Archeologists have uncovered an ancient mystery beneath the city of modern London: hundreds of skulls from more than 2000 years ago. Something strange and astonishing happened to produce these human remains, and this compelling documentary, narrated by Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), looks for answers. Airing Thursday, April 26 at 10pm.

Stephen Fry in Central America | Preview

a fascinating and entertaining documentary which follows actor, comedian and writer Stephen Fry as he embarks on a remarkable road trip through Central America. It’s an adventure that takes him through Mexico and the entire central American Isthmus to Panama, taking in some of the oldest civilizations on the planet – Maya, Aztec and Olmec. The four-part series premieres Friday, April 27 at 8pm.

WNED-TV Specials

Shaw Festival 2018 Season Preview | Promo

Tim Carroll talks with Anthony Chase about the Shaw Festival lineup of plays for 2018. This WNED-TV original productions airs Friday, April 27 at 9pm.

The World of the Fatimids | Preview

The World of the Fatimids bears witness to a remarkable dynasty that built one of the world's oldest universities, compiled one of its greatest libraries, and fostered a flowering of the arts and sciences. At its height in the 10th and 11th centuries, the Fatimids established one of the greatest civilizations in the world. Airing Friday, April 27 at 9:30pm.


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 April 27 for Explore the Outdoors Marathon with Nature Cat and Wild Kratts! Remember, that you can watch the WNED PBS KIDS channel on your computer, tablet, phone and of course, on television.


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Coming Soon to Family Night on the WNED PBS KIDS Channel

April 27: Explore the Outdoors with Nature Cat and Wild Kratts

We’re wrapping up Earth Month with episodes from NATURE CAT, and WILD KRATTS. Tune in for a marathon including: Enter The Dragonfly/Water Woes, Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors, Cheeks the Hamster and Wild Ponies.

Downtown Abbey Mondays | Watch Every Episode from the Series | Mondays at 12:30pm Beginning April 2

Downton Abbey | 50 Most Memorable Moments

Downton Abbey, the award-winning series from Julian Fellowes, spans 12 years of gripping drama centered on a great English estate on the cusp of a vanishing way of life. years ago, Audiences fell in love with Downton Abbey‘s Granthams and their family of servants, and has followed them through sweeping change, scandals, love, ambition, heartbreak, and hope ever since.

Suffering from Downton Abbey withdrawal? WNED-TV is here to help! This Spring we will be airing every episode of the six-season series from Masterpiece, every Monday at 12:30pm broadcast over 36 weeks beginning April 2. Relive favorite moments from all six seasons – including Lady Mary and Matthew Crawley’s romance, the servants Thomas and O’Brien’s conspiracies, and the Dowager Countess’s fabulously quotable zingers. It’s appointment-viewing at its most British.


If you’re a WNED | WBFO Passport Member, you can watch Downton Abbey episodes anytime with WNED | WBFO Passport.Sign in and start streaming today!
Not a member yet? Learn more about WNED | WBFO Passort.

Coming in May

Frontline | Blackout in Puerto Rico | Preview

An investigation with NPR into the crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Airing Tuesday, May 1 at 10pm.

Nature

Nature | Natural Born Rebels | Episode 1 Preview

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Meet the animals who will steal, cheat and fight to get food. Airing Wednesday, May 2 at 8pm.

Death In Paradise | Series 7 Ep 149 Preview

DI Jack Mooney and the team are left puzzled when Diane Smith, fiancee of hotel billionaire Philip Marston, is found dead the day before her lavish wedding. All evidence points towards suicide, but Jack is convinced there's more to this case than meets the eye. Death in Paradise airs Thursdays at 8pm beginning May 3.

The Tunnel | Official Trailer

Join Elise and Karl as they investigate the abduction of a French couple from the Eurotunnel, leaving behind their traumatized daughter. Days later a passenger plane crashes into the Channel. Is it a coincidence or are the two events connected? Season 2 of the The Tunnel premieres with back-to-back episodes Thursday, Amy 3 beginning at 9pm.

The Jazz Ambassadors | Trailer

Discover how the Cold War and Civil Rights movement collided in a music story of diplomacy. Airing Friday, May 4 at 10pm.

Antiques Home Show Preview Night

Antiques Roadshow takes a look at Manor House Treasures- Monday, May 7 at 8pm. Tune in to find out how to get tickets to attend the WNED|WBFO Antiques Home Show.

Requiem For My Mother | Preview

Composer Stephen Edwards pays tribute to his mother and musical muse. The documentary chronicles the creation of the original choral and orchestral composition and the journey to its premiere at a prestigious musical festival in Vatican City. Edwards wrote "Requiem" to commemorate his mother Rosalie's influence on him – both personally and professionally. Airing Friday, May 11 at 10pm.

Little Women | Official Trailer

See Little Women on MASTERPIECE on WNED​, premiering Sunday, May 13th, at 8pm.

Royal Wedding Watch
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ROYAL WEDDING WATCH, a Special Nightly Series on the Marriage of Prince Henry of Wales and American Meghan Markle premieres May 14-18.


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for The Royal Wedding Watch,
a Special Nightly Series on
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with Ms Meghan Markle


Produced by BBC Studios’ Topical and Live Unit and coming nightly from London, ROYAL WEDDING WATCH will be hosted by American news anchor Meredith Vieira and British television presenter Matt Baker, who will update viewers on the preparations for the much-anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle.

During the week prior to the ceremony, which will occur in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor, the hosts will be joined in-studio by experts, commentators and special guests. BBC presenter and host Anita Rani will report live from Windsor each night, and English historian Lucy Worsley, Joint Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, will delve into the pageantry, pomp and protocol surrounding Harry and Meghan’s nuptials.

“Americans find the British royals incredibly fascinating, and ROYAL WEDDING WATCH is the ultimate backgrounder leading up to this historic moment when our American beauty marries her prince,” Meredith Vieira said.

ROYAL WEDDING WATCH will also showcase Britain’s rich royal heritage and illuminate how history and tradition will influence the union of this modern couple. The program premieres Monday-Thursday, May 14-17, 10:00-11:00 pm and Friday, May 18, 10:30-11:30pm, and culminates with live broadcast of the Royal Wedding on Saturday, May 19 at 7am.

“From cakes to choristers, banquets to bouquets, gowns to crowns, viewers will get a fun and informative insider’s briefing on royal etiquette, an unprecedented look at the elaborate planning, secrecy and care that goes into this royal wedding that has captured the imagination of people around the world,” said Shawn Halford, PBS’ Senior Director, Programming.

Lisa Ausden, Creative Director, BBC Studios’ Topical and Live Unit, added: “BBC Studios is thrilled to be working with PBS in this unique collaboration, giving U.S. viewers a front row seat in the build-up to the big day. We’ll capture all the excitement as Windsor becomes the focus of the world, and we’ll have unrivaled expertise in our central London studio to discuss the history and tradition of royal weddings, plus, of course, the romance which brought the Prince and his American bride together.”

The Great American Read

The Great American Read | Trailer

This series explores the joy of reading as the nation votes for America’s best-loved book. Beginning with a two-hour kick-off event May 22, the high-energy, hosted documentary special will feature appearances by celebrities and everyday Americans passionately advocating for and explaining their personal connections to their favorite books.


Coming This Summer

Summer of Adventure 2018

This Summer, PBS brings you the world. The Summer of Adventure starts Tuesday, July 10 at 8pm.


Extras/Behind the Scenes from Masterpiece and other Drama Series

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S2: Most Romantic Moment of Season 2

See the most romantic moments from Season 2!

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S2: What Would the Cast Steal from the Set?
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S2: Flip the Script
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S2: Cast Takes Fan Questions
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S2: Cast Takes Fan Questions