Coming Up This Week on WNED-TV

SUNDAY

Call the Midwife

Episode 6 | Preview

Barbara helps a widowed, pregnant mother of two; a furious mother objects to a class. Airing Sunday, April 22 at 8 p.m.

Unforgotten

Preview

See a preview for Unforgotten, Season 1, Episode 2.

Independent Lens

What Lies Upstream - Trailer

Travel to West Virginia with investigative filmmaker Cullen Hoback in this detective story that uncovers the troubling truth behind a massive chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months. Airing Sunday, April 22 at 10:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Homeshow Preview Night: Monday April 23 and May 7

Tune in to find out how to get tickets to attend the WNED|WBFO Antiques Homeshow on Saturday May 19th. Airing Tuesday, April 23 at 8 p.m.

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 9:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Civilizations

Episode 2 Preview | How Do We Look?

Explore the many functions of the human image in art. Portraits, paintings and sculptures, both life-size and colossal, perform a role-assuaging loss, expressing strength, inspiring fear-and were instrumental in depicting the human body today. Airing Tuesday, April 24 at 8 p.m.

First Civilizations

Official Trailer

Examine the process of "destructive creation"-the idea that fear, rivalry and conflict strengthen community bonds while stimulating an arms race of technological progress. The result is civilization. Ancient Mesoamerica exemplifies this development. Airing Tuesday, April 24 at 9 p.m.

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 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Nature

Natural Born Rebels | Episode 1

Meet the animals who will steal, cheat and fight to get food, including kleptomaniac crabs, thieving macaques, con artist spiders, tricky tigers, and cannibalistic lizards. Airing Wednesday, April 25 at 8 p.m.

NOVA

What are Animals Saying? Preview

Can we crack the code of animal communication? Follow the clues that reveal how animals "talk" to each other from spider thumps and mice mating songs to the intricate signals between our closest relatives, the chimps. Airing Wednesday, April 25 at 9 p.m.

NOVA

Bird Brain Preview

Long mocked as empty-headed, birds hide surprisingly acute intelligence. But just how smart are they? As scientists test avian aptitude with brainteasers, discover how the genius of birds is leading us to rethink our basic notions of intelligence. Airing Wednesday, April 25 at 10 p.m.

THURSDAY

In Plain Sight | 3 Episodes Back To Back

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 8 p.m.

WNED | WBFO

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. Setting the scene of Roman history, Mystery of the Roman Skulls investigates the leading historical theories of who the victims were and why were they beheaded. Airing Thursday, April 26 at 10:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

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 8 p.m.

WNED-TV Specials

Shaw Festival 2018 Season Preview Promo

Tim Carroll talks with Anthony Chase about the Shaw Festival lineup of plays for 2018. Airing Friday, April 27 at 9 p.m.

The World of the Fatimids

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. Friday, April 27 at 9:30 p.m.

Live From Lincoln Center

Leslie Odom, Jr. in Concert - Preview

Winner of the 2016 Tony for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his legendary performance as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr., a jazz vocalist with an actor's ear for a lyric, brings his remarkable talent to this intimate performance. Airing Friday, April 27 at 10 p.m.

SATURDAY

800 Words

George throws himself into solving the mystery of the missing head of the Sir Frederick Weld statue. While involved in the mystery, he fails to notice Shay and Ike's artistic crimes escalating. Airing Saturday, April 28 at 8:01 p.m.
Inspector George Gently

Breathe The Air

An investigation into a GP's suspected suicide leads Rachel Coles to the small village community that she grew up in, which stirs up tragic memories. Airing Saturday, April 28 at 9 p.m.

Unforgotten

Episode 3 | Preview

The past catches up with suspects Father Rob, Lizzie, Sir Phillip and Eric. But which one is Jimmy's killer? It takes a second cold case to solve the mystery. Airing Saturday, April 28 at 10:30 p.m.


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


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