Coming Up This Week on WNED-TV


SUNDAY

The Durrells in Corfu - Masterpiece

Episode 6 Preview

With two women in labor plus a stabbing victim, Dr. Petrides has his hands full. Louisa, Leslie, and Spiro come to the rescue. Gerry's otter is also giving birth. Airing Sunday, November 19 at 8 pm.

Poldark - Masterpiece

Episode 8 Preview

Elizabeth turns the tables on George. Rev. Whitworth is checkmated. Demelza and Lt. Armitage reveal their true feelings. Poldark makes a vow. Airing Sunday, November 19 at 9:15 pm.

The Collection

Episode 7 Preview

Nina is torn between Claude, Billy and the baby she gave up for adoption. Charlotte's new business venture hits the rocks. Amid a glittering celebration of high fashion, Inspector Bompard makes a surprise appearance. Airing Sunday, November 19 at 10 pm.


MONDAY

Mark Twain Prize

David Letterman: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

This year, the Kennedy Center has selected Emmy Award-winning comedian, David Letterman as the recipient of the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Letterman has been hailed as one of the most innovative and influential broadcasters in the history of television. Airing Monday, November 20 at 8 pm.

THE FIRST OFFICIAL THANKSGIVING tells the story of what some historians might call the first “official, EngliAt a meeting in London in 1618, Sir William Throckmorton, George Thorpe, John Smyth and Richard Berkeley gathered to form the Berkeley Company and discuss a land grant in the new world, given to them by King James I. The four Englishmen were to create a settlement in Virginia to be known as Berkeley Hundred.sh-speaking” Thanksgiving held in the Americas. Airing Monday, November 20 at 9:30 pm.

TUESDAY

Finding Your Roots

Relatives We Never Knew We Had

Actresses Tea Leoni and Gaby Hoffmann's lives have been shaped by family mysteries. They are introduced to the identities and life stories of their biological ancestors, thanks to DNA detective work. Airing Tuesday, November 21 at 8 pm.

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Episode Nine Preview

South Vietnamese forces fighting on their own suffer a terrible defeat in Laos. After being re-elected in a landslide, Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that allows American prisoners of war finally to come home to a bitterly divided country. Airing Tuesday, November 21 at 9 pm.


WEDNESDAY

Nature

Nature's Miniature Miracles

Great things come in small packages. This film tells the epic survival stories of the world's smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the "cheetah" of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land. For these animals, size does not matter. Airing Wednesday, November 22 at 9 pm.

NOVA

Extreme Animal Weapons Preview

Explore the secrets that underlie nature's battleground. Every animal has some kind of weapon, whether claws or horns, fangs or stings. But why are some armaments huge and extreme, far beyond any practical need? Airing Wednesday, November 22 at 9 pm.

FRONTLINE

S30 Ep24: Poor Kids

These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80. It's home to John Deere manufacturing and the nation's breadbasket. But it's also an area deeply scarred by the recession. Airing Wednesday, November 22 at 10 pm.


THURSDAY

Anne of Green Gables

Official Trailer

Savor a new adaptation of the classic novel about the orphaned Anne, placed in the care of uptight Marilla and her brother Matthew, played by Martin Sheen. Neither Anne nor Marilla could predict the profound effect they'd have on each other's lives. Airing Thursday, November 23 at 7:30 pm.

Anne of Green Gables

The Good Stars | Official Trailer

Join Anne Shirley as she turns 13 and faces complex situations with friends, adults and Gilbert. Her free-spirited nature is challenged by her perceived need to be sensible, a journey fraught with confusion and unfortunate-albeit amusing-mishaps. Airing Thursday, November 23 at 9:30 pm.


FRIDAY

Great Performances

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn: Friday

Enjoy the hit Broadway adaptation of the classic 1942 movie musical, showcasing an Irving Berlin score including the Oscar-winning "White Christmas" with big dance numbers, comedy and a hit parade of the great songwriter's famous tunes. Airing Friday, November 24 at 8 pm.

SATURDAY

Official Trailer

Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film, by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, reveals how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was "The Beatles." Airing Saturday, November 25 at 8 pm.

Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution

Official Trailer

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Beatles album. Airing Saturday, November 25 at 10:30 pm.


WNED PBS KIDS CHANNEL

PBS Kids Channel Family Night | On the WNED PBS KIDS Channel

Enjoy family viewing events featuring movie specials of themed programming Friday nights from 7-9pm on the WNED PBS KIDS channel. This week it's Wild Kratts.

Remember that you can watch WNED PBS KIDS on your computer, tablet, phone and of course, on television.