Program Highlights

Coming up this week on WNED-TV

Nature

S36 Ep10: Animals with Cameras | Preview

Explore the secret lives of animals through their eyes. The three-part series concludes with a deep-dive with Chilean devil rays in the Azores, track brown bears' diets in Turkey and follow dogs protecting flocks of sheep from gray wolves in southern France. Airing Wednesday, February 14 at 8pm.

NOVA

S45 Ep5: Great Escape at Dunkirk | Preview

How courage and ingenuity saved Allied troops during the epic Dunkirk operation in 1940. Airing Wednesday, February 14 at 9pm.

Impossible Builds

Impossible Builds| Europe in the Desert | Preview

Trace one man’s dream to transform six sand islands into a luxurious holiday destination. Impossible Builds continues Wednesday, February 14 at 10pm.

Miranda | Preview

Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary. Tune in for back to back episodes - Thursdays at 8pm.

A Place to Call Home | Season 4
Brimming with passion, romance, and intrigue, the Australian drama A PLACE TO CALL HOME explores the ties that hold families together – and the betrayals that can tear them apart. Season four continues following the lives of the complicated and wealthy Bligh family as they adapt to the rapid societal changes sweeping through 1950’s Australia. Don't miss this encore presentation of Season 4 of A Place to Call Home airs Thursdays at 9pm.
This Week (February 15)- Season 4 Continues
Episode #403 - "When You're Smiling"
When Sarah and Roy go to Sydney to deal with Sgt. Taylor's accusation, she finds more than she bargained for. Can Carolyn admit the truth to Elizabeth? Henry's confession forces James to sort out his true feelings.

Episode #404 - "Home to Roost"
Elizabeth seizes the chance to battle Regina and Sir Richard at the Prime Minister's dinner. Harry helps Sarah heal some deep emotional scars. George restores order at Ash Park.
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways | The Railway that Created Canada | Preview
In this episode, Chris Tarrant discovers how a two and a half thousand mile transcontinental railway was built against huge odds in just a few decades and turned a vast wilderness of isolated communities into the country we now know as Canada. Along the way, Chris drops a few bombs, searches for Winnie the Pooh, crosses raging rivers and explores one of the world's most formidable mountain ranges and the amazing engineering achievements that conquered them. Airing Friday, February 16 at 8pm.
American Masters

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise | Trailer

Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had. Don't miss this encore presentation from American Experience Friday, February 16 at 9pm.


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 February 16 for The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Space! 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

February 16: The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Space

The Cat in the Hat joins Nick and Sally in this 60 minute long space special! They're all exploring the backyard, when something extraordinary finds them—a flying robotic dog! The robot lands and does some exploring of his own, gulping up rock samples and photographing the Cat, Nick, Sally, and Fish before blasting off back into space! What was that thing? Where did it come from? Where is it going? The Cat in the Hat fires up his Space-a-ma-racer and whisks Nick, Sally and Fish off on a cosmic adventure in search of the robot.
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Coming in February

Call the Midwife

S6 Ep5: Next on Episode 5

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit; a young man captures the hearts of Fred and Violet. Catch up on Season 6 before Season 7 begins. Don't miss episode 5 Saturday, February 17 at 8pm.

Inspector Lynley Mysteries | Preview

When the body of a child is discovered in the grounds of an Italian country villa, it seems for the English parents that the past has finally been laid to rest - their child had been abducted 15 years ago but never found, until now. Airing Saturday, February 17 at 9pm.

The Queen's Palaces | Holyrood House | Preview

It is one of Britain's smallest palaces and yet events at Holyrood have determined the fate of three countries - England, France and Scotland. It was the last place where a royal prince challenged the right of an English king to sit on the throne. Fiona Bruce discovers remarkable objects from the Royal Collection that are intimately bound to the Palace's turbulent history - Sun., Feb. 18 at 8pm.

Victoria - Masterpiece

Victoria S2 Ep6 |Preview

See a preview for Victoria, Season 2, Episode 6. Victoria and Albert have to face their worst nightmare as parents, while Peel takes on the ultimate battle in Parliament. When tragedy strikes, they must confront the true cost of standing by their convictions. Airing Sunday, February 18 at 9pm.

Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages | Preview
British actress Dame Penelope Keith (The Good Life, To The Manor Born) leads viewers through Britain's most charming villages, discovering what makes each one unique. Armed with her vintage “Batsford” travel books, Keith explores the villages’ histories, communities, and traditions. The three part series concludes with North Yorkshire, Monday, February 19 at 9pm.
Fake or Fortune? | Preview
Beyond the genteel galleries and upmarket auction houses of the art world lies a darker dimension: a world of incalculable wealth, social ambition, and occasional subterfuge. In the fourth season of the audience-pleasing miniseries FAKE OR FORTUNE?, detective Philip Mould, journalist Fiona Bruce, and a team of scientists investigate a new batch of potential fine art forgeries. Mondays at 10pm.
We'll Meet Again

Episode 5 Preview | Freedom Summer

Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions of people thrown together during the civil rights. Airing Tuesday, February 20 at 8pm.

FRONTLINE

S35 Ep17: "Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia" - Preview

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How Iran and Saudi Arabia's rivalry has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. Airing Tuesday, February 20 at 9pm.

NATURE | The Last Rhino | Preview

Meet Sudan, the last male of his kind, the northern white rhino, living in a Kenyan sanctuary under 24-hour armed guard. Trace his harrowing journey as scientists and animal experts race to save the species before it dies out forever. Airing Wednesday, February 21 at 8pm.

NOVA

Secrets of the Sky Tombs | Preview

Evidence discovered in the world’s highest tombs reveals ancient rituals and beliefs. Airing Wednesday, February 21 at 9pm.

Impossible Builds

The Floating House | Next on Episode 3

Follow the construction of a multi-million dollar floating home. Airing Wednesday, February 21 at 10pm.

Great Performances

Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP the Magazine | Preview

The 17th annual Movies for Grownups® Awards will be broadcast for the first time ever. Airing Friday, February 23 at 8pm.

The Texas Tenors: Rise | Preview

Join America's favorite tenors for an all-new concert filmed at Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House. Highlights include a show-stopping tribute to Les Miserables, selections from Phantom of the Opera, and classic rock, pop and country favorites. Airing Sunday, February 25 at 7:30pm. Tune in to see how you can get tickets to see them in concert

We'll Meet Again

Episode 6 Preview | Coming Out

Join Ann Curry as those who met during the early days of the gay rights movement reunite. Airing Tuesday, February 27 at 8pm.

American Creed |Trailer

Condoleezza Rice and David M. Kennedy ask: “what does it mean to be American?” tories of unlikely activists including baseball's Joe Maddon, author Junot Diaz and Marine Tegan Griffith show communities striving to come together across divides. Airing Tuesday, February 27 at 9pm.

Nature

S35 Ep6: Snowbound: Animals of Winter | Preview

Learn the survival strategies of animals who live in the coldest places on Earth. Airing Wednesday, February 28 at 8pm.

NOVA

S45 Ep6: Prediction by the Numbers | Preview

Discover why some predictions succeed and others fail as experts forecast the future. Airing Wednesday, February 28 at 9pm.

FRONTLINE

S34 Ep17: "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail" | Preview

The little-known story of the only US bank prosecuted in relation to the financial crisis. Airing Wednesday, February 28 at 10pm.


Coming in March

FRONTLINE

S36 Ep6: "Weinstein" — Preview

Inside Harvey Weinstein's efforts to silence allegations of sexual harassment and abuse. Airing Friday, March 2 at 9pm

PASQUALE ESPOSITO

Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Italian Piazzas | Preview

Italian Tenor, Pasquale Esposito travels to his native Italy to share with viewers the magic and history of Italy's most picturesque and romantic piazzas (squares) and the beautiful music they inspire. Tune in Sunday, March 4 at 8:30pm to see Pasquale live in our studio and learn how you can get tickets to see him live.

The Sultan and the Saint

The Sultan and the Saint | Official Trailer

Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt risk it all to end the Crusades. Airing Monday, March 5 at 8pm.

2018 Winter Sizzle Reel

Take a look at what is coming to WNED-TV this WInter.


Coming This Spring

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 in May, 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.


Extras/Behind the Scenes from Masterpiece and other Drama Series

Victoria - Masterpiece

Victoria | Season 2 Preview

See a new preview for Victoria, Season 2. Victoria returns with Season 2 in January 2017.