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Call the Midwife season 13

Episode 5 | Preview

It’s summertime, and a young mother goes into labor amid Violet's first event as mayor. Watch Sunday, April 14 at 8pm.

Mr Bates vs The Post Office

Episode 2 | Preview

Alan Bates and the Subpostmasters begin their fight for the truth and justice with new allies in Parliament, but first, they must convince an independent investigator of their honesty. Watch Sunday, April 14 at 9pm.

Alice & Jack

Episode 5 | Preview

Jack and Alice meet again. Their joy is cut short by devastating news that forces Alice and Jack to re-evaluate what they're doing with their lives. Watch Sunday, April 14 at 10pm.

Antiques Roadshow

North Carolina Museum of Art Hour 2 | Preview

View ravishing finds at the North Carolina Museum of Art including 1921 & 1923 Miss America Pageant trophies, a 1962 Amazing Fantasy #15 introducing Spider-Man and 1910-1911 T3 Turkey Red baseball cards. Which is worth $75,000 to $100,000? Watch Monday, April 15 at 8pm.

Facing The Laughter: Minnie Pearl | Preview

Small-town girl Sarah Cannon dreamed of becoming a Shakespearean actress; instead, she became famous as the class-act comedian Minnie Pearl. With her "Howdee" greeting and price tag dangling from her straw hat, this simple character became an icon of country music through radio, live stage performances, and television. The educated, serious Cannon and her playful, uncomplicated alter ego created a legacy of compassion, empowerment and humor. This is a 90-minute documentary that explores how this beloved character impacted American culture and how it's still relevant today. Watch Monday, April 15 at 9pm.

Mr. Bean | Preview

Loveable buffoon Mr. Bean has the unique talent of turning the most ordinary of situations into moments of excruciating embarrassment. Watch Monday, April 15 at 10:30pm.

Finding Your Roots season 10

Hold the Laughter | Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the roots of comedians Bob Odenkirk and Iliza Shlesinger two very funny people whose family trees brim with dramatic stories, introducing them to relatives who took great risks to overcame enormous hardships. Watch Tuesday, April 16 at 8pm.

Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator

Ides of March | Preview

A handful of senators plot to end his rule in the only way they can: by taking his life. But will it be enough to save the Republic? Watch Tuesday, April 16 at 9pm.

FRONTLINE

Children of Ukraine | Preview

How thousands of Ukrainian children have been taken and held in Russian-controlled areas. Watch Tuesday, April 16 at 10pm.

Nature

Raptors: Fistful of Daggers: Extreme Lives | Preview

See the extreme ways in which raptors conquer the toughest habitats on Earth. Watch Wednesday, April 17 at 8pm.

A Brief History of the Future

Once Upon a Time | Preview

How do the stories we tell shape the boundaries of our beliefs about what is possible? Watch Wednesday, April 17 at 9pm.

NOVA

Making North America: Origins | Preview

See the epic 3-billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to huge eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, discover how forces of almost unimaginable power gave birth to North America. Watch Wednesday, April 17 at 10pm.

RFDS: Royal Flying Doctor Service | Preview

Based on real-life stories, follow the modern-day heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service as they navigate private lives as turbulent and profound as the heart-stopping emergencies they attend to in the Australian outback. Watch Thursday, April 18 at 8pm.

Midsomer Murders season 22

The Stitcher Society | Preview

A local outcast, who was controversially acquitted of murder years previously, is the latest inductee into a post-operative heart rehab club. Following his arrival, members' dreams of a second chance at life begin being cut short. Guest stars include Hannah Waddingham. Watch Thursday, April 18 at 9pm (Part 1) and at 9:52pm (Part 2).

Moone boy

Bells N Smells | Preview

Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family circa 1990. Watch Thursday, April 18 at 10:32pm.

Wonders of the World I Can't See with Chris McCausland

The Colosseum with Tom Allen | Preview

Chris and Tom Allen take a trip to Rome, where the pair take on gladiator training and pasta making before Tom tries to convey the majesty of the Colosseum to Chris. Watch Friday, April 19 at 8pm.

the Mark Twain Prize

Dave Chappelle | Preview

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Dave Chappelle. Watch Friday, April 19 at 9pm.

Mr. Bean | Preview

Loveable buffoon Mr. Bean has the unique talent of turning the most ordinary of situations into moments of excruciating embarrassment. Watch Friday, April 19 at 10:30pm.

The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration | Preview

When it was announced in May of 2016 that lead singer Gord Downie had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, the band decided that they would do one final run of 15 dates across Canada. A National Celebration was the final show of the Tragically Hip's Man Machine Poem Tour recorded on August 20th, 2016 at the K-Rock Centre in their home town of Kingston Ontario. Originally aired live by CBC across all platforms, the concert was experienced by an estimated one-third of Canadians, among the biggest events in the country's broadcast history. Watch Saturday, April 20 at 8:30pm.

The Goes Wrong Show

The Spirit of Christmas | Preview

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society is invited to stage televised plays for the BBC from their home in Cornley. The company decide their first episode will be about Santa Claus and his elves attempting to bring happiness to a sad little girl on Christmas Eve. However, mishaps occur due to some problematic scenery and props. Watch Saturday, April 20 at 10pm.

The Goes Wrong Show

Christmas Special: The Nativity | Preview

Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society conduct a Nativity play for Christmas. They soon face problems as Robert tries to make himself noticed, Trevor struggles with setting up the play, and the group try their best to do the Nativity songs. Watch Saturday, April 20 at 10:30pm.


WNED PBS KIDS Channel Family Night

Enjoy family viewing events featuring movie specials of themed programming Saturday and Sunday nights on the WNED PBS KIDS channel. Watch, play and learn with your favorite PBS KIDS characters every Saturday and Sunday from 7pm to 9pm. You can watch the WNED PBS KIDS channel on your computer, tablet, phone and of course, on television. 


Coming soon to Family Night on WNED PBS KIDS it's an Earth Day Celebration | April 20 & 21 

Watch, play and learn with your favorite PBS KIDS characters, every weekend! On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night, gather the family for a Saturday or Sunday evening of entertainment celebrating Earth Day beginning at 7pm with The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping! Join The Cat in the Hat, Nick, Sally, Fish, and the Little Cats as they go on a frenzied outdoor adventure camping, hiking, and paddling their way to Fish’s family reunion! Next up at 8pm, get ready for some fun with Mr. Conductor and his nephew Gilbert as they lead Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don, and friends on explorations in Dinosaur Train: Nature Trackers Adventure Camp. Throughout their journey, the group find their courage as they try new adventures, all while learning about nature and singing songs for everyone to enjoy! Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight. 

You can even make Family Night movie tickets, signs, and snack boxes for the full movie night experience!

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Coming in April

Call the Midwife season 13

Episode 6 | Preview

As the summer ends, the pupil midwives prepare for their final while two little brothers are abandoned at a church. Trixie learns about Matthew's financial woes. Nancy confronts Nurse Crase for her attitude towards the "Raise the Roof" campaign. Watch Sunday, April 21 at 8pm.

Mr Bates vs The Post Office

Episode 3 | Preview

Alan allies with the Post Office in the hope his friends can get justice at last. Watch Sunday, April 21 at 9pm.

Alice & Jack

Episode 6 | Preview

Jack and Alice face their greatest obstacle. Can love really overcome anything? Watch Sunday, April 21 at 10pm.

Antiques Roadshow

North Carolina Museum of Art Hour 3 | Preview

Wrap up Roadshow's final hour in Raleigh, NC with finds including a Disney Carrier gouache painting, ca. 1942, a pearl, diamond, & platinum brooch, and a William H. Johnson oil, ca. 1928. Can you guess the top $80,000 to $120,000 treasure? Watch Monday, April 22 at 8pm.

American Experience

Poisoned Ground: The Tragedy at Love Canal | Preview

Revisit the story of the 1970s Love Canal disaster, one of the most notorious environmental and public health disasters in US history. The battle for justice, led mostly by women, created the basis for the landmark federal Superfund program. Watch Monday, April 22 at 9pm.

Finding Your Roots season 10

Forever Young | Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. meets Valerie Bertinelli and Brendan Fraser two actors who found fame when they were young and lived their lives in the limelight, cut off from their roots. Each discovers ancestors who paved the way for their success. Watch Tuesday, April 23 at 8pm.

The Express Way with Dulé Hill | Preview

In California, Dulé Hill connects with three brave artists: a deaf dancer, a gay mariachi, and a senior citizen cabaret troupe. They are each using their art to reclaim their narratives and change the perceptions of their communities. Watch Tuesday, April 23 at 9pm.

Niagara Movement | The Early Battle for Civil Rights

Niagara Movement: The Early Battle for Civil Rights | Preview

The early battle between Black civil rights leaders over the path to secure equality. Watch Tuesday, April 23 at 10pm.

Changing Planet season 3

Coral Special | Preview

Join conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan for a global environmental health check of seven of Earth's bellwether biomes. From the Arctic to the Amazon, these vulnerable habitats are changing, revealing surprising animal behaviors as species adapt. Watch Wednesday, April 24 at 8pm.

A Brief History of the Future

Human | Preview

Ari Wallach investigates the human ability to increase empathy and compassion, what values we are instilling into artificial intelligence technologies, and creating a better world for human life to flourish on this planet. Watch Wednesday, April 24 at 9pm.

NOVA

Making North America: Life | Preview

Discover the surprising intertwined story of life and the landscape in North America-from origins to iconic dinosaurs to giant marine reptiles swimming in an ancient sea that once split the continent in two. Watch Wednesday, April 24 at 10pm.

Midsomer Murders season 22

Happy Families | Preview

DCI Barnaby and DS Winter are called in to investigate the death of Victor Karras, a manufacturer of exclusive board games, who appears to have been poisoned. Guest stars include Rachael Stirling (Detectorists). Watch Thursday, April 25 at 9pm (Part 1) and at 9:53pm (Part 2).

Eye of the Storm | Preview

In this film we follow James Morrison, widely recognized as one of Britain's finest landscape artists, as he faces his greatest ever challenge. His work hangs in the homes of JK Rowling and the Royal family, as well as in museums, and private collections around the world. But now his eyesight is fading fast, and he has one more major painting to complete. As Morrison reflects on his remarkable artistic journey, from the Glasgow shipyards, to France and the vanishing arctic wilderness, the film becomes a powerful and poignant exploration of what it means to be a landscape painter. Eye of the Storm is also the universal story of a creative mind dealing with the physical frailties that catch up with all of us. Winner of a Scottish BAFTA. Watch Friday, April 26 at 9pm.

Art Happens Here with John Lithgow | Preview

Join actor John Lithgow as he goes back to school to demonstrate the transformative power of arts education. Immersing himself with teachers and students, he explores four disciplines: dance, ceramics, silk-screen printing and vocal jazz ensemble. Watch Friday, April 26 at 10pm.

A Suitable Boy | Preview

In the aftermath of religious riots, Lata and Kabir's attraction builds to a heartbreaking climax. In Calcutta, she finds herself courted by Amit and Haresh. Romantic gestures from both suitors over the Christmas holidays compound Lata's confusion about her feelings for all her admirers. Meanwhile as the election approaches, Maan accompanies his father on the campaign trail in the countryside. Already a hero after saving Firoz's life, his relationship with Mahesh Kapoor is improving - even if Maan can't shake his longing for Saeeda Bai. Watch Saturday, April 27 at 8pm.

The Diplomat | Preview

Determined to get Colin the justice he deserves, Laura puts herself in danger to uncover the truth. An influencer's stalker follows her to Barcelona, with horrifying consequences. Watch Saturday, April 27 at 9pm.

The Goes Wrong Show

Summer Once Again | Preview

Robert takes over as director following Chris' handling of the Nativity play, and tasks the members to perform a Downton-esque family saga, giving Chris given a small and humiliating role. However, the cast soon regret the leadership change when Robert is forced to redo the play twice to avoid mistakes. Watch Saturday, April 27 at 10pm.

The Goes Wrong Show

The Most Lamentable | Preview

Chris takes back control as director, punishing Robert with a non-speaking role. The company conducts a play by Simon Shakespeare about a medieval prince who seeks to frame his newly-discovered half brother for murdering their father, the king. Unfortunately, Robert tries to upstage Chris and accidents soon knock out the cast one by one until only he is left standing. Watch Saturday, April 27 at 10:30pm.

First Look

Call the Midwife

Season 13 | Preview

It's 1969, and Nonnatus House kicks off a new pupil midwife training. Tune in on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 8pm for the Season 13 premiere.

Alice & Jack | Preview

The all-new series premieres Sunday, March 17 at 10pm.

MaryLand on masterpiece

MaryLand | First Look

Watch out for the new three-part series MaryLand, starring Suranne Jones and Eve Best. Sundays at 10pm beginning April 7.

Mr. Bates vs The Post Office | First Look

Learn more about the shocking, true scandal brought to life on-screen in this new series. Sundays at 9pm beginning April 7.

Guilt

Season 3 | First Look

The epic third and final season premieres on Sunday, April 28 at 10pm.

SNEAK PEEK

MASTERPIECE Winter/Spring 2024 Preview

New year, new MASTERPIECE shows, and all-new seasons are ahead in 2024!


Extras/Behind the Scenes from Masterpiece and other Drama Series

All Creatures Great and Small

What's Ahead in Season 4

New characters, new animals, and more touching moments are coming in Season 4!

MASTERPIECE | Extras
1 / 4 Videos
What's Ahead in Season 4
All Creatures Great and Small
What's Ahead in Season 4
Kate's and Stuart's Favorite Things
Miss Scarlet & The Duke
Kate's and Stuart's Favorite Things
Set Tour with Kate Phillips
Miss Scarlet & The Duke
Set Tour with Kate Phillips
The Cast Plays Would You Rather
Miss Scarlet & The Duke
The Cast Plays Would You Rather
The American Buffalo

Behind the Scenes | Making The American Buffalo

Ken Burns, Julie Dunfey and Dayton Duncan on creating their latest documentary.

Extras
1 / 12 Videos
Behind the Scenes | Making The American Buffalo
The American Buffalo
Behind the Scenes | Making The American Buffalo
Behind the Scenes | Exploring Hemingway
Hemingway
Behind the Scenes | Exploring Hemingway
Inside Look
The Black Church
Inside Look
Five Facts About the Farthest Planet in our Solar
NOVA
Five Facts About the Farthest Planet in our Solar
How Insys Therapeutics Bribed Doctors and Made Mil
FRONTLINE
How Insys Therapeutics Bribed Doctors and Made Mil
How Florida Firefighters Fight Wildfires with Fire
Nature
How Florida Firefighters Fight Wildfires with Fire
A Bird's-Eye View of Carbon Emissions
NOVA
A Bird's-Eye View of Carbon Emissions
How Drones are Used on Expedition | Digital Extra
Expedition
How Drones are Used on Expedition | Digital Extra
Inside NATURE - Making Okavango: River of Dreams |
Nature
Inside NATURE - Making Okavango: River of Dreams |
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Nature
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Nature
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Inside NATURE: Undercover in the Jungle
Nature
Inside NATURE: Undercover in the Jungle
Iconic America

Behind the Scenes

David Rubenstein walks us through his inspiration for creating "Iconic America."

Extras/Behind the Scenes
1 / 10 Videos
Behind the Scenes
Iconic America
Behind the Scenes
The Science Behind This Slight of Hand
NOVA
The Science Behind This Slight of Hand
What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change
NOVA
What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change
Canada’s Bold Steps to Reduce Opioid Overdoses
NOVA
Canada’s Bold Steps to Reduce Opioid Overdoses
Interview with Producer and Cinematographer Kim Wolhuter
Nature
Interview with Producer and Cinematographer Kim Wolhuter
Inside Look: Amanpour & Company
Amanpour and Company
Inside Look: Amanpour & Company
Inside Nature: Behind the Scenes of "Living Volcanoes"
Nature
Inside Nature: Behind the Scenes of "Living Volcanoes"
Inside Nature: Making "Wild Way of the Vikings"
Nature
Inside Nature: Making "Wild Way of the Vikings"
Inside Look: Somewhere South
Somewhere South
Inside Look: Somewhere South
Inside Look
VOCES
Inside Look