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Vermont PBS - Program Schedule | December 2019

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Sunday | December 1
 
  6:00AM  Body Electric (R)
 
  6:30AM  Body Electric (R)
 
  7:00AM  Nature Cat: A Nature Carol (Also 12/2 8AM, 12/4 7AM, 12/6 8AM, 12/16 7AM, 12/24 7AM, 12/25 7AM, 12/25 1:30PM, 12/27 7AM, 12/27 2:30PM)
 
  8:00AM  Pinkalicious & Peterrific "Knights Of The Pink Table/Music Mix Up" (R)
 
  8:30AM  Molly Of Denali "The Night Manager/Not So Permafrost" (R) (Also 12/31 8:30AM)
 
  9:00AM  Xavier Riddle And The Secret Museum "I Am Mary Shelley/I Am Harry Houdini"
 
  9:30AM  Mister Chris And Friends "Inspiration" (Also 12/3 9:30AM, 12/11 9:30AM, 12/20 9:30AM)
 
10:00AM  Mister Chris And Friends "Tradition" (Also 12/4 9:30AM, 12/12 9:30AM)
 
10:30AM  Wild Kratts "Fossa Palooza" (R)
 
11:00AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen Special: Home For The Ho (R) (Also 12/18 1AM)
 
  1:00PM  Rick Steves European Christmas
From manger scenes and mistletoe to wintry wonderlands, RICK STEVES' EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS celebrates the Christmas season throughout the European continent. In the special, Rick visits friends and ...
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Stories From The Slopes"
A nostalgic look back at the golden era of alpine skiing in Western Massachusetts.
 
  2:30PM  Made Here "Together In Time: A Story Of New England Contra Mu" (R)
The 250-year history of an enduring form of community music and dance in New England.
 
  3:00PM  Ken Burns: Country Music
Join host Kathy Mattea to learn more about the making of the epic documentary series by Ken Burns. (Also 12/19 9PM, 12/21 7AM, 12/29 8AM)
 
  5:00PM  Rick Steves' Tasty Europe (R)
The travel expert shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across Europe. (Also 12/14 8:30AM, 12/30 3:30PM)
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Patisserie" (R)
The remaining bakers work their way through cream horns, mokatines and religieuse a l'ancienne.
 
  7:00PM  A Place To Call Home "Demons Of The Dark"
Sarah panics when she thinks she sees a villain from her past in Canberra. Douglas finally knows the truth about his illness and asks Jack for help. Anna contacts Richard for advice about getting out ...
 
  8:00PM  Great Performances "An Intimate Evening With David Foster"
Celebrated musician and composer David Foster explores the music of his career with guest artists. (Also 12/7 10AM, 12/8 12PM)
 
10:00PM  Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White
Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age using gentle daily movement. (Also 12/5 10PM, 12/7 1PM, 12/8 10:30AM, 12/8 3PM, 12/19 8PM, 12/29 4:30PM)
 
11:00PM  American Home: Frank Lloyd Wright's B. Harley B
The B. Harley Bradley House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and the community are highlighted.
 
12:00AM  The Crimson Field "(Part 1 of 6)" (R) (Also 12/3 3AM)
 
  1:00AM  The Crimson Field "(Pt. 2 of 6)" (R) (Also 12/3 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 3" (R) (Also 12/3 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  Great Performances "Kinky Boots"
 
  5:30AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R) (Also 12/11 3AM, 12/13 2:30AM, 12/25 3AM)
 

Monday | December 2
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly Raise A Second Story; Ductless Humidifier" (R)
Raising roof cheeks and second floor walls and engineering for a septic system are featured.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Harrisburg, Hour Two" (R)
Interesting finds including a Charles "Heinie" Wagner Red Sox archive and a Carl Schweninger oil. (Also 12/3 3:30PM, 12/4 4AM)
 
  9:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Harrisburg, Hour Three" (R)
The 1963-1968 NASA archive of Pearl Tucker and a painted Bucher box made around 1800 are appraised. (Also 12/3 1AM, 12/3 4:30PM, 12/4 5AM, 12/6 1AM)
 
10:00PM  Independent Lens "Birth Of A Movement" (R)
Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle about race relations. (Also 12/3 2AM, 12/4 3AM, 12/6 2AM, 12/7 3AM, 12/8 4AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Harrisburg, Hour Three" (R) (Also 12/3 4:30PM, 12/4 5AM, 12/6 1AM)
 
  2:00AM  Independent Lens "Birth Of A Movement" (R) (Also 12/4 3AM, 12/6 2AM, 12/7 3AM, 12/8 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  The Crimson Field "(Part 1 of 6)" (R)
 
  4:00AM  The Crimson Field "(Pt. 2 of 6)" (R)
 
  5:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 3" (R)
 

Tuesday | December 3
 
  7:00PM  Seeing Canada "British Columbia's Okanagan And Northern Ontario"
The delights of the Okanagan in British Columbia and sailing in Thunder Bay, Ontario are highlighted.
 
  7:30PM  Two For The Road "Enchanting Ireland"
An Irish adventure features fishing in Dingle, drinking in Galway, falconry at a castle and more!
 
  8:00PM  Downton Abbey Live: Cast, Creators & Spoilers T
Join host Deborah Roberts along with cast members and creators for a celebration of Downton Abbey. (Also 12/8 4PM, 12/22 10PM)
 
  9:30PM  Brain Fitness Program
This program is designed to drive beneficial chemical, physical and functional change in the brain. (Also 12/23 3:30PM, 12/28 9AM, 12/29 12PM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  In Their Own Words "Muhammad Ali" (R) (Also 12/5 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  In Their Own Words "Jim Henson" (R) (Also 12/5 5AM, 12/7 4AM, 12/9 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  Independent Lens "Birth Of A Movement" (R) (Also 12/6 2AM, 12/7 3AM, 12/8 4AM)
 
  4:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Harrisburg, Hour Two" (R)
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Harrisburg, Hour Three" (R) (Also 12/6 1AM)
 

Wednesday | December 4
 
  7:00PM  The Farming Project "Our Farmers: Eight Years Later"
In 1992, Vermont Public Television produced a 4-part program on the state of Vermont agriculture. The series covered the experiences of six farm families. Now eight years later, Our Farmers revisits ...
 
  8:00PM  Nature "Dogs In The Land Of Lions" (R)
When lions kill her mate, a wild African dog mother raises two generations of pups all on her own. (Also 12/5 3:30PM, 12/6 4AM, 12/8 2AM)
 
  9:00PM  Nova "Ultimate Cruise Ship" (R)
Pioneering shipbuilders endeavor to build the ultimate cruise ship, the Seven Seas Explorer. (Also 12/5 1AM, 12/5 4:30PM, 12/6 5AM, 12/8 1AM)
 
10:00PM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Defying Gravity" (R)
Explore the basic principles of flight to see how animals become airborne in the first place. (Also 12/5 2AM, 12/6 3AM, 12/8 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Ultimate Cruise Ship" (R) (Also 12/5 4:30PM, 12/6 5AM, 12/8 1AM)
 
  2:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Defying Gravity" (R) (Also 12/6 3AM, 12/8 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  In Their Own Words "Queen Elizabeth II" (R)
 
  4:00AM  In Their Own Words "Muhammad Ali" (R)
 
  5:00AM  In Their Own Words "Jim Henson" (R) (Also 12/7 4AM, 12/9 5AM)
 

Thursday | December 5
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "Intelligent Lives"
Narrated by Academy-Award nominee Chris Cooper, INTELLIGENT LIVES follows three young adults with intellectual disabilities. (Also 12/8 2PM)
 
  8:00PM  Country Music: Live At The Ryman
Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill and more musicians celebrate the film by Ken Burns. (Also 12/7 3:30PM, 12/8 7:30AM, 12/9 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White
Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age using gentle daily movement. (Also 12/7 1PM, 12/8 10:30AM, 12/8 3PM, 12/19 8PM, 12/29 4:30PM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Harrisburg, Hour Three" (R)
 
  2:00AM  Independent Lens "Birth Of A Movement" (R) (Also 12/7 3AM, 12/8 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Defying Gravity" (R) (Also 12/8 3AM)
 
  4:00AM  Nature "Dogs In The Land Of Lions" (R) (Also 12/8 2AM)
 
  5:00AM  Nova "Ultimate Cruise Ship" (R) (Also 12/8 1AM)
 

Friday | December 6
 
  7:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Crappie, Victory Basin WMA, Brilyea Dam" (R)
Fishing for crappie on Lake Champlain; the rare spruce grouse at Victory Basin; birdwatching at Addison's Dead Creek.
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 12/8 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 12/8 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 12/8 5:30AM)
 
  9:00PM  Shakespeare Live! From The RSC (R)
Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen mark the life and work of William Shakespeare. (Also 12/7 1AM, 12/9 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  BBC World News
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Shakespeare Live! From The RSC (R) (Also 12/9 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Independent Lens "Birth Of A Movement" (R) (Also 12/8 4AM)
 
  4:00AM  In Their Own Words "Jim Henson" (R) (Also 12/9 5AM)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly Decking For Beginners; Built-In, Dining R" (R) (Also 12/9 7PM)
 

Saturday | December 7
 
  6:00AM  5 Day Rapid Reset With Dr. Kellyann (Also 12/20 10PM)
 
  8:00AM  Classic Christmas (My Music)
 
10:00AM  Great Performances "An Intimate Evening With David Foster" (Also 12/8 12PM)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Simple Chinese Staples" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Italian Comfort Food Classics"
 
  1:00PM  Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White
Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age using gentle daily movement. (Also 12/8 10:30AM, 12/8 3PM, 12/19 8PM, 12/29 4:30PM)
 
  2:00PM  Growing Bolder's Launchpad To What's Next
This special empowers healthy aging and helps viewers imagine purposeful lives after retirement. (Also 12/28 6AM)
 
  3:30PM  Country Music: Live At The Ryman
Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill and more musicians celebrate the film by Ken Burns. (Also 12/8 7:30AM, 12/9 3:30PM)
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By "The Cruise" (R)
Back from a country weekend with Lionel, Jean is annoyed at Judy's insinuations about their relationship. (R)
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "Richard's New Hobby" (R)
Hyacinth gives Richard a video camera and tells him to "be artistic," because he needs a hobby.
 
  7:00PM  Fawlty Towers "Anniversary"
It is Basil and Sibyl's anniversary, and Basil has actually remembered. In true Basil fashion, however, he has not told Sybil he has remembered and she is hugely upset.
 
  7:34PM  Still Open All Hours (R)
Granville discovers a gap in the shop's security, and a cherry picker arrives in the street, which gives Madge terrible anxiety. Meanwhile, Eric and Kath decide to do something together, and Gastric ...
 
  8:04PM  Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries "Death At Victoria Dock" (R)
The death of a young man with a blue tattoo leads Phryne to investigate bank robbery and anarchists.
 
  9:02PM  Doc Martin "Facta Non Verba" (R)
Dr. Timoney questions Martin and Louisa's ultimate compatibility. Martin has new neighbors. (Also 12/11 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Shakespeare & Hathaway-Private Investigators "The Rascal Cook"
When a dead rat makes an unwelcome appearance on Hiverna restaurant's menu on their most important evening, head chef Len Tekler is beyond furious - someone is trying to stop him winning Arden ...
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "Miguel/Alessia Cara" (R)
L.A. singer Miguel blends funk, rock, hip hop and electronica in his album "War & Leisure."
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Amanda Shires" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "A Casserole Says Plenty" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Ultimate Cruise Ship" (R)
 
  2:00AM  Nature "Dogs In The Land Of Lions" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Defying Gravity" (R)
 
  4:00AM  Independent Lens "Birth Of A Movement" (R)
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 

Sunday | December 8
 
  6:00AM  Brain Secrets With Dr. Michael Merzenich (R)
 
  7:30AM  Country Music: Live At The Ryman (Also 12/9 3:30PM)
 
  9:30AM  Mister Chris And Friends "Frogs" (Also 12/16 9:30AM)
 
10:00AM  Mister Chris And Friends "Lost & Found" (Also 12/17 9:30AM)
 
10:30AM  Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White (Also 12/8 3PM, 12/19 8PM, 12/29 4:30PM)
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  Great Performances "An Intimate Evening With David Foster"
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Intelligent Lives"
Narrated by Academy-Award nominee Chris Cooper, INTELLIGENT LIVES follows three young adults with intellectual disabilities.
 
  3:00PM  Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White
Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age using gentle daily movement. (Also 12/19 8PM, 12/29 4:30PM)
 
  4:00PM  Downton Abbey Live: Cast, Creators & Spoilers T
Join host Deborah Roberts along with cast members and creators for a celebration of Downton Abbey. (Also 12/22 10PM)
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Christmas Masterclass" (R)
St. Lucia buns, mincemeat and marzipan couronne, French galette and Genoa cake are served.
 
  7:00PM  A Place To Call Home "The Anatomy Of His Passing"
The Blighs contend with Douglas's death and planning his funeral, but Elizabeth takes it especially hard and lashes out at the rest of the family. Regina urges George to examine their accounts, ...
 
  8:00PM  Il Volo: Ten Years
Il Volo perform "Grande Amore," "Il Mondo" and more hits in the ancient city of Matera, Italy.
 
  9:30PM  The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum (R)
Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance.
 
11:00PM  Wendell Castle: A Portrait
The life and prolific career of the master furniture artist, designer and sculptor are highlighted.
 
12:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 4" (R) (Also 12/10 3AM)
 
  1:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 5" (R) (Also 12/10 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 6 (Conclusion)" (R) (Also 12/10 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  Shakespeare Live! From The RSC (R)
 
  5:00AM  In Their Own Words "Jim Henson" (R)
 

Monday | December 9
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly Decking For Beginners; Built-In, Dining R" (R)
The apprentices frame a deck and install a window. Tom repairs a built-in with hand tools.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour One" (R)
Journey to The Big Easy for hidden treasures like a diamond bracelet and a Van Cleef & Arpels ring. (Also 12/10 3:30PM, 12/12 3AM, 12/14 2:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour Two" (R)
Incredible stories and items from the Crescent City include a "Blade Runner" set decoration. (Also 12/10 4:30PM, 12/11 5AM)
 
10:00PM  Rick Steves Fascism In Europe (R)
Rick Steves travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe.
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  European Christmas Markets (R) (Also 12/25 4:30PM)
 
  1:30AM  Independent Lens "The Witness" (R) (Also 12/11 3:30AM, 12/13 1AM, 12/14 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 4" (R)
 
  4:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 5" (R)
 
  5:00AM  The Crimson Field "Episode 6 (Conclusion)" (R)
 

Tuesday | December 10
 
  7:00PM  Seeing Canada "Alberta To British Columbia By Rail And The Northw"
Brandy takes the VIA Rail train from Jasper, Alberta, through Prince George to Prince Rupert.
 
  7:30PM  Moments to Remember (R)
Legends of the late 1950s and early '60s pop era including Frankie Laine and the Four Aces.
 
10:00PM  Frontline "The Pension Gamble" (R)
State governments and Wall Street led America's public pensions into a $4-trillion hole. (Also 12/11 2AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Tales From The Royal Wardrobe (R) (Also 12/12 4AM, 12/13 4:30PM, 12/16 5AM)
 
  2:00AM  Frontline "The Pension Gamble" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R) (Also 12/13 2:30AM, 12/25 3AM)
 
  3:30AM  Independent Lens "The Witness" (R) (Also 12/13 1AM, 12/14 3AM)
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour Two" (R)
 

Wednesday | December 11
 
  7:00PM  Rural Free Delivery "Ice Harvest/Snowshoes/Cmas Trees/Decorations/Lange" (R)
Old-time ice harvest, making white ash snowshoes, growing Christmas trees, traditional holiday decorations; and, reflections on year-end festivities by William Lange.
 
  7:30PM  Outdoor Journal "Ice Climbing/Trapping/Primitive Biathlon" (R)
Marianne Eaton gets an introduction to ice climbing. Tom Decker carries on the tradition of trapping. Lawrence Pyne competes in the Primitive Biathlon, where competitors shoot muzzleloaders and traverse the course on wooden snowshoes.
 
  8:00PM  Nature "Raising the Dinosaur Giant" (R)
Paleontologists in South America discover the largest dinosaur bone that has ever been unearthed. (Also 12/12 3:30PM, 12/13 4AM, 12/15 2AM)
 
  9:00PM  Nova "Bigger Than T.Rex" (R)
A team of paleontologists reconstruct the terrifying dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus. (Also 12/12 1AM, 12/12 4:30PM, 12/13 5AM, 12/15 1AM)
 
10:00PM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Masters Of The Sky" (R)
Many animals take to the skies for a split second, but to stay there, the planet's strongest flyers push the laws of physics to the limit. (Also 12/12 2AM, 12/13 3AM, 12/15 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Bigger Than T.Rex" (R) (Also 12/12 4:30PM, 12/13 5AM, 12/15 1AM)
 
  2:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Masters Of The Sky" (R) (Also 12/13 3AM, 12/15 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour One" (R) (Also 12/14 2:30PM)
 
  4:00AM  Tales From The Royal Wardrobe (R) (Also 12/13 4:30PM, 12/16 5AM)
 
  5:00AM  Tales From the Royal Bedchamber (R) (Also 12/13 3:30PM)
 

Thursday | December 12
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "Voice Of America"
Lowell Thomas dominated American journalism in the 1930s and 1940s and was a famous adventurer. (Also 12/15 2PM)
 
  8:00PM  Made Here "Q+a With Rick Moulton"
A short interview with Rick Moulton, the director of VOICE OF AMERICA: LOWELL THOMAS & THE RISE OF BROADCAST NEWS. Hosted by Made Here's Eric Ford.
 
  8:30PM  Sesame Street: 50 Years & Still Sunny!
Join host Gloria Estefan for a 50th anniversary celebration of the iconic children's series. (Also 12/14 4PM)
 
10:00PM  Yellowstone Symphony (R)
Travel on a spectacular visual journey through the wonders of America's first national park.
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Independent Lens "The Witness" (R) (Also 12/14 3AM)
 
  2:30AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R) (Also 12/25 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Masters Of The Sky" (R) (Also 12/15 3AM)
 
  4:00AM  Nature "Raising the Dinosaur Giant" (R) (Also 12/15 2AM)
 
  5:00AM  Nova "Bigger Than T.Rex" (R) (Also 12/15 1AM)
 

Friday | December 13
 
  7:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Restoring The Battenkill, High School Taxidermy" (R)
Lawrence Pyne looks at efforts to restore Battenkill River to a prized trout stream. The Pomainville Wildlife Management Area provides habitat along the Otter Creek. A look at a taxidermy class being taught at Otter Valley Union High School in Brandon, Vt. (Also 12/14 9AM)
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 12/15 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 12/15 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Chefs Marcus And Vivian: A Taste Of What's Next
Chefs Vivian Howard and Marcus Samuelsson visit Grand Central Market and explore L.A.'s food scene. (Also 12/14 4:30AM, 12/15 11AM)
 
  9:00PM  No Passport Required "Seattle"
Marcus Samuelsson travels to Seattle to learn about the city's Filipino American community. (Also 12/14 1AM, 12/15 4AM, 12/16 3AM)
 
10:00PM  Chef's Life Holiday Special (R)
Vivian Howard hosts her own vision of the season's celebrations with peanut brittle and much more. (Also 12/14 2AM, 12/16 4AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  BBC World News
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  No Passport Required "Seattle" (Also 12/15 4AM, 12/16 3AM)
 
  2:00AM  Chef's Life Holiday Special (R) (Also 12/16 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  Independent Lens "The Witness" (R)
 
  4:30AM  Chefs Marcus And Vivian: A Taste Of What's Next (Also 12/15 11AM)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly Return To Paradise; Women's Repair Class," (R) (Also 12/16 7PM)
 

Saturday | December 14
 
  6:00AM  Classical Stretch: By Essentrics "Spine Mobility" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Classical Stretch: By Essentrics "Back Pain Relief" (R)
 
  7:00AM  Carol Burnett: A Celebration (Also 12/15 3PM)
 
  8:30AM  Rick Steves' Tasty Europe (R) (Also 12/30 3:30PM)
 
  9:00AM  Outdoor Journal "Restoring The Battenkill, High School Taxidermy" (R)
 
  9:30AM  Motorweek
 
10:00AM  Lidia's Kitchen "Trattoria Favorites"
 
10:30AM  Field Trip With Curtis Stone "Lombardy" (R)
 
11:00AM  Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television "Baking In Paris"
 
11:30AM  Martha Bakes "Italian Cookies" (R)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Vibrant Mediterranean Cooking" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Tacos Two Ways" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Woodsmith Shop "Trestle Hall Table"
This versatile table is a great addition to any space, casual or formal. It can serve many ways.
 
  1:30PM  This Old House "Westerly | Return To Paradise" (R)
Tom and Jeff work on the main staircase at Jeff's shop and then they bring it to the house.
 
  2:00PM  Ask This Old House "Women's Repair Class, Garden" (R)
Jenn helps a homeowner select, place and install plants for her terraced garden.
 
  2:30PM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour One" (R)
Journey to The Big Easy for hidden treasures like a diamond bracelet and a Van Cleef & Arpels ring.
 
  3:30PM  Rick Steves' Festive Europe (R)
Rick ventures into the Parisian streets on Bastille Day and takes in the royal pageantry in London.
 
  4:00PM  Sesame Street: 50 Years & Still Sunny!
Join host Gloria Estefan for a 50th anniversary celebration of the iconic children's series.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By "The Book Signing" (R)
Lionel is suffering a case of nerves over his first signing session at a bookshop. (R)
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "The Art Exhibition" (R)
Hyacinth and Richard attend a showing at an art gallery, but her father sneaks into the exhibit.
 
  7:00PM  Fawlty Towers "Basil The Rat"
Manuel has been ordered to get rid of his pet rat before the health inspector pays a visit. But the pet breaks away, leading the Major to trying to shoot the rodent in the bar.
 
  7:34PM  Still Open All Hours (R)
Granville plans a double date with Madge and Mavis but needs to find a way to smarten up Gastric. There's more romance in the air as Mrs Featherstone has her heart set on a new husband and Nurse ...
 
  8:04PM  Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries "Raisins And Almonds" (R)
A death in a bookshop plunges Phryne into the diverse worlds of Jewish politics, alchemy and poison.
 
  9:04PM  Doc Martin "The Doctor is Out" (R)
Marin find himself trapped by a woman who desperately wants him to save her ill husband. Season finale. (Also 12/18 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Shakespeare & Hathaway-Private Investigators "Ill Met By Moonlight"
Lady Tania instructs Frank and Lu to find a missing necklace before the Autumn Equinox Ball.
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "Dan Auerbach/Shinyribs" (R)
Akron's Dan Auerbach puts the Black Keys on hold to showcase his solo album Waiting on a Song.
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Keb' Mo'" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "Honey, I'm Home!" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Bigger Than T.Rex" (R)
 
  2:00AM  Nature "Raising the Dinosaur Giant" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Masters Of The Sky" (R)
 
  4:00AM  No Passport Required "Seattle" (Also 12/16 3AM)
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 

Sunday | December 15
 
  6:00AM  Body Electric (R)
 
  6:30AM  Body Electric (R)
 
  7:00AM  Sesame Street "Wild Adventure On Sesame Street" (Also 12/19 11AM, 12/19 1PM)
 
  7:30AM  Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood "Daniel Learns About Lizards/Daniel Wonders About T" (R)
 
  8:00AM  Pinkalicious & Peterrific "Secret Sculpture/The Celebrator" (R)
 
  8:30AM  Molly Of Denali "Hot Springs Eternal/Tooeys Hero" (R)
 
  9:00AM  Xavier Riddle And The Secret Museum "I Am Mark Twain/I Am Abigail Adams" (Also 12/17 9AM)
 
  9:30AM  Mister Chris And Friends "Sound" (Also 12/18 9:30AM)
 
10:00AM  Mister Chris And Friends "New Friends" (Also 12/19 9:30AM)
 
10:30AM  Wild Kratts "Komodo Dragon" (R)
 
11:00AM  Chefs Marcus And Vivian: A Taste Of What's Next
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Winter Magic (R)
 
  1:00PM  Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour (R)
Jeff Wilson takes in the sights and sounds of Zurich, St. Gallen, Gstaad and Montreux by train.
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Voice Of America"
Lowell Thomas dominated American journalism in the 1930s and 1940s and was a famous adventurer.
 
  3:00PM  Carol Burnett: A Celebration
The career of the comedy legend is celebrated with great clips and memories from iconic stars.
 
  4:30PM  Feel Better With Pressure Point Therapy (R)
Dr. Michael Pinkus applies techniques involving ancient acupressure points to provide pain relief.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Christmas Masterclass" (R)
Stollen, mincemeat streusel and a gingerbread house and more Christmas classics are served.
 
  7:00PM  A Place To Call Home "Cloud Break"
Feeling distant from the rest of the family, George considers selling the farm. As Inverness prepares for the annual open day and fete in support of the hospital, Richard schemes new ways to bring ...
 
  8:00PM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown"
Revolution sweeps across Europe and pressure builds on Victoria with new arrivals at the Palace. (Also 12/16 12AM, 12/17 3AM, 12/20 3:30PM)
 
  9:30PM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "London Bridge Is Falling Down"
Victoria must decide whether to fight the Chartists with force or allow them to present a petition. (Also 12/16 1AM, 12/17 4AM, 12/20 4:30PM)
 
11:00PM  Classic Christmas With The Bach Festival Societ
The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, Florida performs traditional holiday selections and carols. (Also 12/22 12PM)
 
12:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown" (R) (Also 12/17 3AM, 12/20 3:30PM)
 
  1:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "London Bridge Is Falling Down" (R) (Also 12/17 4AM, 12/20 4:30PM)
 
  2:00AM  Royal Wives At War (R) (Also 12/17 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  No Passport Required "Seattle"
 
  4:00AM  Chef's Life Holiday Special (R)
 
  5:00AM  Tales From The Royal Wardrobe (R)
 

Monday | December 16
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly Return To Paradise; Women's Repair Class," (R)
Tom and Jeff work on the main staircase and Richard tours a factory to see how a furnace is built.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour Three" (R)
A Chinese wine vessel from 1795 and an English Smith & Son tourbillon pocket watch are appraised. (Also 12/17 3:30PM, 12/18 5AM, 12/21 2:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K
The Tabernacle Choir and Kristin Chenoweth showcase favorite holiday music, dancing and storytelling. (Also 12/17 1AM, 12/18 3AM, 12/21 2AM, 12/22 4AM, 12/24 9PM, 12/25 1AM, 12/26 4AM)
 
10:00PM  Independent Lens "Attla"
An Alaska Native dogsled racer became a sports hero, with one good leg and a determined mindset. (Also 12/17 2AM, 12/18 4AM, 12/19 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K (Also 12/18 3AM, 12/21 2AM, 12/22 4AM, 12/24 9PM, 12/25 1AM, 12/26 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  Independent Lens "Attla" (Also 12/18 4AM, 12/19 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown" (R) (Also 12/20 3:30PM)
 
  4:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "London Bridge Is Falling Down" (R) (Also 12/20 4:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  Royal Wives At War (R)
 

Tuesday | December 17
 
  7:00PM  Outside With Greg Aiello "Molokai" (R)
A visit to Molokai features a hike into a sacred valley, deserted beaches and snorkeling in Hawaii.
 
  7:30PM  Two For The Road "One Crazy Day In Hanoi"
On their way around the globe, Nik and Dusty make a quick stop in Vietnam's capital city Hanoi to experience as much of the city as they can in a single day. And what they find will change the way ...
 
  8:00PM  Ornament Of The World
Muslims, Christians and Jews forged a common cultural identity during a remarkable time in history. (Also 12/19 4AM, 12/20 1AM, 12/21 3AM, 12/23 4AM)
 
10:00PM  Frontline "Weinstein" (R)
The ways Harvey Weinstein tried to silence woman that he allegedly sexually harassed are examined. (Also 12/18 2AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  America's Test Kitchen Special: Home For The Ho (R)
 
  2:00AM  Frontline "Weinstein" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K (Also 12/21 2AM, 12/22 4AM, 12/24 9PM, 12/25 1AM, 12/26 4AM)
 
  4:00AM  Independent Lens "Attla" (Also 12/19 3AM)
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour Three" (R) (Also 12/21 2:30PM)
 

Wednesday | December 18
 
  7:00PM  Crossroads "A Child's Christmas In Wales"
An unabridged performance of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" taped in the Vermont PBS studio in Colchester.
 
  7:30PM  Outdoor Journal "Skijoring/Ice Fishing" (R)
Host Marianne Eaton takes a lesson in skijoring, the sport of being pulled along on cross-country skis by a sled dog, and enters a skijoring race put on by the New England Sled Dog Club in Eden. Host Lawrence Pyne goes ice fishing.
 
  8:00PM  Nature "Snowbound: Animals Of Winter" (R)
Travel across the snow globe to meet penguins, bison and more animal survivors of winter. (Also 12/19 3:30PM, 12/20 4AM, 12/22 2AM)
 
  9:00PM  Nova "Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest?" (R)
Scientists try to unlock the secrets of animal communication by tracking dolphins in the Caribbean. (Also 12/19 1AM, 12/19 4:30PM, 12/20 5AM, 12/22 1AM)
 
10:00PM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Crowded Skies" (R)
In order to survive in the crowded sky, mammals, birds and insects must out-flying the competition. (Also 12/19 2AM, 12/20 3AM, 12/22 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest?" (R) (Also 12/19 4:30PM, 12/20 5AM, 12/22 1AM)
 
  2:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Crowded Skies" (R) (Also 12/20 3AM, 12/22 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Independent Lens "Attla"
 
  4:00AM  Ornament Of The World (Also 12/20 1AM, 12/21 3AM, 12/23 4AM)
 

Thursday | December 19
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "Change The Subject"
When Dartmouth College students challenge divisive rhetoric, a library cataloging term becomes a flashpoint in the national immigration debate. Filmed in Hanover, NH. By filmmakers Sawyer Broadley & Jill Baron. (Also 12/22 2PM)
 
  8:00PM  Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White (R)
Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age using gentle daily movement. (Also 12/29 4:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Ken Burns: Country Music
Join host Kathy Mattea to learn more about the making of the epic documentary series by Ken Burns. (Also 12/21 7AM, 12/29 8AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Ornament Of The World (Also 12/21 3AM, 12/23 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Crowded Skies" (R) (Also 12/22 3AM)
 
  4:00AM  Nature "Snowbound: Animals Of Winter" (R) (Also 12/22 2AM)
 
  5:00AM  Nova "Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest?" (R) (Also 12/22 1AM)
 

Friday | December 20
 
  7:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Upland Bird Hunting, West Mountain WMA" (R)
Lawrence Pyne heads for Quimby Country to enjoy some upland bird hunting. West Mountain Wildlife Management Area, covering nearly 23,000 acres, is home to many rare or endangered plants. (Also 12/21 9AM)
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 12/22 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 12/22 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 12/22 5:30AM, 12/22 11AM)
 
  9:00PM  Lidia Celebrates America "Return Of The Artisans"
Lidia meet people mastering the art of meat curing, coopering, jam-making, cider-making and more. (Also 12/21 1AM, 12/23 3AM)
 
10:00PM  5 Day Rapid Reset With Dr. Kellyann
Dr. Kellyann's presents a plan to losing weight, gaining energy and reclaiming your joie de vivre.
 
12:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  1:00AM  Lidia Celebrates America "Return Of The Artisans" (Also 12/23 3AM)
 
  2:00AM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K (Also 12/22 4AM, 12/24 9PM, 12/25 1AM, 12/26 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  Ornament Of The World (Also 12/23 4AM)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly The Doors; Switch, Affordable Geothermal" (R) (Also 12/23 7PM)
 

Saturday | December 21
 
  6:00AM  Classical Stretch: By Essentrics "Hip And Leg Flexibility" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Classical Stretch: By Essentrics "Mobility" (R)
 
  7:00AM  Ken Burns: Country Music (Also 12/29 8AM)
 
  9:00AM  Outdoor Journal "Upland Bird Hunting, West Mountain WMA" (R)
 
  9:30AM  Motorweek
 
10:00AM  Lidia's Kitchen "Great Grains"
 
10:30AM  Field Trip With Curtis Stone "Central Coast" (R)
 
11:00AM  Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television "The Secrets Of S Tir-Fry"
 
11:30AM  Martha Bakes "Cookies Of Great Britain" (R)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Grilled Steak And Fruit Tart" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Beef, Dressed Up" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Woodsmith Shop "Cutting Board"
With multiple design options, this cutting board has universal appeal. You can choose from one of our four designs or create your own.
 
  1:30PM  This Old House "Westerly | The Doors" (R)
Tom and Jeff build a section of a coffered ceiling. Jenn watches as local granite is cut to size.
 
  2:00PM  Ask This Old House (R)
Host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and guest experts make personal HOUSE calls, guiding viewers through ...
 
  2:30PM  Antiques Roadshow "New Orleans, Hour Three" (R)
A Chinese wine vessel from 1795 and an English Smith & Son tourbillon pocket watch are appraised.
 
  3:30PM  3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, MD (R)
Joel Fuhrman offers a healthy, effective and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By
Lionel is more scared of being "shot" for his book cover than he was of being shot during the War.
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "What To Wear When Yachting" (R)
Hyacinth purchases yachting gear and prepares a "nautical light buffet" for her weekend cruise.
 
  7:00PM  Hold The Sunset "Bubbly"
Edith's retirement dreams are shattered when her 50-year old son Roger arrives home.
 
  7:30PM  Still Open All Hours "Christmas Special" (R)
David Jason heads the cast in this one-off special revisiting the popular sitcom "Open All Hours."
 
  8:01PM  Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries "Ruddy Gore" (R)
Phryne must solve an old murder, find a new murderer, and banish a ghost in His Majesty's Theatre.
 
  9:00PM  Doc Martin "Mysterious Ways" (R)
Louisa and Martin are living together, but Louisa finds herself juggling too many responsibilities. (Also 12/25 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Shakespeare & Hathaway-Private Investigators "Outrageous Fortune"
Lawyer George Gonzalo seeks out Frank and Lu to help a dog that is heir to a vast shipping fortune.
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "Tom Waits" (R)
Iconic singer- songwriter Tom Waits performs in this classic episode from 1979.
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Josh Ritter" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "They Call 'em 'bagas" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest?" (R)
 
  2:00AM  Nature "Snowbound: Animals Of Winter" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Supernature - Wild Flyers "Crowded Skies" (R)
 
  4:00AM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K (Also 12/24 9PM, 12/25 1AM, 12/26 4AM)
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover (Also 12/22 11AM)
 

Sunday | December 22
 
  6:00AM  Body Electric (R)
 
  6:30AM  Body Electric (R)
 
  7:00AM  Sesame Street "Elmo's Happy Little Train" (R) (Also 12/26 11AM, 12/26 1PM)
 
  7:30AM  Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood "Daniel Gets A Cold/Mom Tiger Is Sick" (R)
 
  8:00AM  Pinkalicious & Peterrific "Drawing Noses/Pinkalicious On Ice"
 
  8:30AM  Molly Of Denali "The Worm Turns/Little Dog Lost" (R)
 
  9:00AM  Xavier Riddle And The Secret Museum "I Am Leonardo Da Vinci/I Am Amelia Earhart"
 
  9:30AM  Let's Go Luna! "Stairway To Art Day/Melvini Madness" (R)
 
10:00AM  Nature Cat "Snow Way To Keep Warm/So You Think You Know Nature" (R)
 
10:30AM  Wild Kratts "Back In Creature Time - Go Dodo Go, Part 1" (R)
 
11:00AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  Classic Christmas With The Bach Festival Societ
 
  1:00PM  Christmas On The Danube (R)
Visit cities along the Danube river and explore stunning European landscape, history and culture. (Also 12/26 1AM)
 
  1:30PM  The Magic Of Christmas In Alsace
Enjoy a magical Christmas in the small towns and villages.of the Alsace region of France. (Also 12/24 1AM, 12/25 5PM)
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Change The Subject"
When Dartmouth College students challenge divisive rhetoric, a library cataloging term becomes a flashpoint in the national immigration debate. Filmed in Hanover, NH. By filmmakers Sawyer Broadley & Jill Baron.
 
  3:00PM  Great Performances "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert"
Experience composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera starring John Legend and Sara Bareilles.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Christmas Masterclass" (R)
A pavlova wreath, a Chelsea bun Christmas tree, a towering pandoro and more are prepared.
 
  7:00PM  A Place To Call Home "All That Lies Ahead"
Sarah remains cautious as George works with Regina to devise a plan to distract Richard-but they need Jack to cooperate.
 
  8:00PM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Et In Arcadia" (R)
At Osborne House, Victoria is desperate to get back to the Palace and the business of politics. (Also 12/23 12AM, 12/24 3AM, 12/27 3:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Foreign Bodies" (R)
Albert leaves the Palace for Cambridge and Victoria faces the traumatic impact of a cholera epidemic. (Also 12/23 1AM, 12/24 4AM, 12/27 4:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Downton Abbey Live: Cast, Creators & Spoilers T
Join host Deborah Roberts along with cast members and creators for a celebration of Downton Abbey.
 
12:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Et In Arcadia" (R) (Also 12/24 3AM, 12/27 3:30PM)
 
  1:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Foreign Bodies" (R) (Also 12/24 4AM, 12/27 4:30PM)
 
  2:00AM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 1" (R) (Also 12/24 5AM, 12/29 10PM)
 
  3:00AM  Lidia Celebrates America "Return Of The Artisans"
 
  4:00AM  Ornament Of The World
 

Monday | December 23
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly The Doors; Switch, Affordable Geothermal" (R)
Tom and Jeff build a ceiling. Local granite is cut to size and a complex septic system is installed.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Mansion Masterpieces" (R)
A 1907 Robert Henri oil painting, an English giltwood cabinet-on-stand and more are appraised. (Also 12/24 3:30PM, 12/25 5AM)
 
  9:00PM  Christmas at Belmont
Traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music and great seasonal favorites are performed. (Also 12/24 4:30PM, 12/24 8PM, 12/26 5AM, 12/29 2:30AM)
 
10:00PM  Independent Lens "Supergirl" (R)
A young girl navigates the perils of adolescence while attempting to succeed at powerlifting. (Also 12/24 1:30AM, 12/25 3:30AM, 12/27 2AM, 12/28 3AM, 12/30 4:30AM)
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  The Magic Of Christmas In Alsace (Also 12/25 5PM)
 
  1:30AM  Independent Lens "Supergirl" (R) (Also 12/25 3:30AM, 12/27 2AM, 12/28 3AM, 12/30 4:30AM)
 
  3:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Et In Arcadia" (R) (Also 12/27 3:30PM)
 
  4:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "Foreign Bodies" (R) (Also 12/27 4:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 1" (R) (Also 12/29 10PM)
 

Tuesday | December 24
 
  7:00PM  Outside With Greg Aiello "Torrey Pines" (R)
The sport of Paragliding and its history at Torrey Pines north of downtown San Diego are explored.
 
  7:30PM  Two For The Road "Adventure In Iceland"
Nik and Dusty head north - way north - to incredible Iceland, where they board an adventure cruise that takes them on a journey around the island, and to some of Iceland's most spectacular sights and ...
 
  8:00PM  Christmas at Belmont
Traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music and great seasonal favorites are performed. (Also 12/26 5AM, 12/29 2:30AM)
 
  9:00PM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K
The Tabernacle Choir and Kristin Chenoweth showcase favorite holiday music, dancing and storytelling. (Also 12/25 1AM, 12/26 4AM)
 
10:00PM  Frontline "Poor Kids" (R)
An intimate portrait of the economic crisis in America focuses on what poverty means to children. (Also 12/25 2AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight
 
  1:00AM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K (Also 12/26 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  Frontline "Poor Kids" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R)
 
  3:30AM  Independent Lens "Supergirl" (R) (Also 12/27 2AM, 12/28 3AM, 12/30 4:30AM)
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Mansion Masterpieces" (R)
 

Wednesday | December 25
 
  7:00PM  Christmas In Vermont "A Celebration Of Lessons And Carols" (R)
From the Archives: Originally broadcast in 1984, this traditional service of lessons and carols features the Middlebury College Choir.
 
  8:00PM  Lucy Worsley's 12 Days Of Tudor Christmas
Lucy Worsley discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas has Tudor origins. (Also 12/27 1AM, 12/27 5AM)
 
  9:00PM  Call the Midwife Holiday Special
Mother Mildred and the Nonnatus House team go to the Outer Hebrides due to a nursing shortage. (Also 12/26 1:30AM, 12/27 3:30AM, 12/29 1AM, 12/30 3AM)
 
10:30PM  Vicious Special (R)
Chart a year in the life of Freddie and Stuart as they enjoy their inheritance and a birthday. (Also 12/26 3AM, 12/29 4AM)
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight
 
  1:00AM  Christmas On The Danube (R)
 
  1:30AM  Call the Midwife Holiday Special (Also 12/27 3:30AM, 12/29 1AM, 12/30 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Vicious Special (R) (Also 12/29 4AM)
 
  4:00AM  Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir Featuring K
 
  5:00AM  Christmas at Belmont (Also 12/29 2:30AM)
 

Thursday | December 26
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "The Cloud Of Unknowing"
This experimental, mixed-format documentary looks at a Trappist abbey in Spencer, MA and spiritual seekers in the city of Boston. (Also 12/29 2PM)
 
  7:20PM  Made Here "Big Nansen"
Watch amateur ski jumper Cooper Dodds take a rogue flight on a historic New Hampshire ski jump. (Also 12/29 2:20PM)
 
  7:30PM  Made Here "2.5 Million"
Aaron Rice tries to break a record skiing 2.5 million vertical feet in the backcountry. (Also 12/29 2:30PM)
 
  8:00PM  Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song (R)
A year after the songwriter's death, a star-studded lineup perform Cohen's most celebrated songs. (Also 12/28 1PM, 12/29 10AM, 12/30 4PM)
 
  9:30PM  Pete Seeger Tribute Concert: Woody's Children 5
Peter Yarrow, Holly Near and other musicians celebrate Pete Seeger's 100th birthday with a concert. (Also 12/28 10:30AM, 12/29 3PM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Lucy Worsley's 12 Days Of Tudor Christmas (Also 12/27 5AM)
 
  2:00AM  Independent Lens "Supergirl" (R) (Also 12/28 3AM, 12/30 4:30AM)
 
  3:30AM  Call the Midwife Holiday Special (Also 12/29 1AM, 12/30 3AM)
 
  5:00AM  Lucy Worsley's 12 Days Of Tudor Christmas
 

Friday | December 27
 
  7:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Wildlife Habitat Incentives, Deer Management" (R)
Vermont's Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program and the Maquam Wildlife Management Area provide critical habitat for wildlife. Also, a visit to biological deer check-in stations during youth hunting weekend.
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 12/29 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 12/29 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 12/28 4:30AM, 12/29 5:30AM)
 
  9:00PM  Craft In America "Quilts"
Learn about contemporary quilters as we celebrate the role quilts have played in our country's story. Featuring Susan Hudson, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Michael A. Cummings, Judith Content, the ... (Also 12/28 1AM)
 
10:00PM  Craft In America "Identity"
Artists explore issues of gender, race, culture and place, offering true expressions of their experiences in this world. Featuring potter Diego Romero, photographer Cara Romero, furniture maker Wendy ... (Also 12/28 2AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  BBC World News
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Craft In America "Quilts"
 
  2:00AM  Craft In America "Identity"
 
  3:00AM  Independent Lens "Supergirl" (R) (Also 12/30 4:30AM)
 
  4:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover (Also 12/29 5:30AM)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly Tanks For The Propane; Polybutylene, Sque" (R) (Also 12/30 7PM)
 

Saturday | December 28
 
  6:00AM  Growing Bolder's Launchpad To What's Next
 
  7:30AM  Keto Diet With Dr Josh Axe (R)
 
  9:00AM  Brain Fitness Program (Also 12/29 12PM)
 
10:30AM  Pete Seeger Tribute Concert: Woody's Children 5 (Also 12/29 3PM)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Spicing Up The Grill" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Regional Italian American Favorites" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song (R)
A year after the songwriter's death, a star-studded lineup perform Cohen's most celebrated songs. (Also 12/29 10AM, 12/30 4PM)
 
  2:30PM  Food: What The Heck Should I Eat? With Mark Hym (R)
Dr. Mark Hyman reveals which foods nurture our health and which foods can pose a threat.
 
  4:00PM  Champlain: The Lake Between (R)
Recalls Samuel de Champlain's 1609 arrival in the region and the ensuing history for natives and European settlers. A Vermont PBS production.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By
Judy leaves home so that her mother and Lionel can have the house to themselves for the weekend.
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "A Job For Richard" (R)
Hyacinth has decided that Richard will gain a high executive position with a local firm.
 
  7:00PM  Hold The Sunset "Birthday"
Phil and Roger are determined to outshine each other with their gifts for Edith's 70th birthday.
 
  7:30PM  Still Open All Hours (R)
Granville buys a large display item to inject a little bit of sunshine into shop life on the day of Kevin's wedding. However, Kevin is the world's most reluctant bridegroom and is still having second ...
 
  8:00PM  Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries "Murder In Montparnasse" (R)
Phryne is reminded of her days in Paris and confront her past while tracking down a murderer.
 
  9:00PM  Doc Martin "Sons And Lovers" (R)
Martin and Louisa need to find daycare for James and Ruth considers selling her farm.
 
10:00PM  Shakespeare & Hathaway-Private Investigators "The Play's The Thing"
The creator of The Legends of Engelworld employs Frank and Lu to go undercover as LARP characters.
 
11:00PM  ACL Hall of Fame New Year's Eve
Celebrate the 2019 Hall of Fame as Shawn Colvin, Buddy Guy and Lyle Lovett are honored.
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Lucero" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "Gone Clamming, Part I" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Call the Midwife Holiday Special (Also 12/30 3AM)
 
  2:30AM  Christmas at Belmont
 
  3:30AM  Ribbon Of Sand
 
  4:00AM  Vicious Special (R)
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 

Sunday | December 29
 
  6:00AM  Feel Better Fast And Make It Last With Daniel A (R)
 
  8:00AM  Ken Burns: Country Music
 
10:00AM  Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song (R) (Also 12/30 4PM)
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  Brain Fitness Program
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "The Cloud Of Unknowing"
This experimental, mixed-format documentary looks at a Trappist abbey in Spencer, MA and spiritual seekers in the city of Boston.
 
  2:20PM  Made Here "Big Nansen"
Watch amateur ski jumper Cooper Dodds take a rogue flight on a historic New Hampshire ski jump.
 
  2:30PM  Made Here "2.5 Million"
Aaron Rice tries to break a record skiing 2.5 million vertical feet in the backcountry.
 
  3:00PM  Pete Seeger Tribute Concert: Woody's Children 5
Peter Yarrow, Holly Near and other musicians celebrate Pete Seeger's 100th birthday with a concert.
 
  4:30PM  Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White (R)
Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age using gentle daily movement.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Chocolate" (R)
The Signature task is chocolate tart, followed by chocolate souffle in the Technical challenge.
 
  7:00PM  A Place To Call Home "Death Comes As An End"
Jack begins his political campaign running as an independent, while George comes clean to his constituents about Sarah and David. As Matthew grows closer to Olivia, Anna worries that she'll never ...
 
  8:00PM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "A Show Of Unity" (R)
After an assassination attempt, the Royal household visit Ireland where conflict and romance blossom. (Also 12/30 12AM, 12/31 3AM)
 
  9:00PM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "A Coburg Quartet" (R)
Private pictures of the Royal family are made public as the Royals host a Georgian ball at the Palace. (Also 12/30 1AM, 12/31 4AM)
 
10:00PM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 1" (R)
Experts prepare to reconstruct the wedding that changed history and uncover astonishing details.
 
11:00PM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 2" (R)
Witness the most accurate reconstruction of Victoria and Albert's wedding ever staged. (Also 12/30 2AM, 12/31 5AM)
 
12:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "A Show Of Unity" (R) (Also 12/31 3AM)
 
  1:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "A Coburg Quartet" (R) (Also 12/31 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 2" (R) (Also 12/31 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  Call the Midwife Holiday Special
 
  4:30AM  Independent Lens "Supergirl" (R)
 

Monday | December 30
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Westerly Tanks For The Propane; Polybutylene, Sque" (R)
A propane tank goes in. Composite decking and a new shelving system are showcased.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "St. Louis, Hour One" (R)
A 1602 Adam Islip-published book of Chaucer's complete works and more great finds are showcased. (Also 12/31 3:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "St. Louis, Hour Two" (R)
Discover spectacular St. Louis treasures, including a 1927 Rookwood Shirayamadani black opal vase. (Also 12/31 4:30PM)
 
10:00PM  POV "Midnight Traveler"
Hassan Fazili is forced to flee Afghanistan and seek asylum with his wife and two young daughters. (Also 12/31 1:30AM)
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Do Not Duplicate
 
  1:30AM  POV "Midnight Traveler"
 
  3:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "A Show Of Unity" (R)
 
  4:00AM  Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece "A Coburg Quartet" (R)
 
  5:00AM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 2" (R)
 

Tuesday | December 31
 
  7:00PM  Outside With Greg Aiello "Baja California Road Trip" (R)
Greg camps on empty beaches, explores unique landscapes and swims with majestic whale sharks.
 
  7:30PM  Burlington Does Broadway Live
 
  9:30PM  Live From Lincoln Center "New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve 2019: Sondhei"
The New York Philharmonic and Katrina Lenk celebrate the orchestral music of Stephen Sondheim.
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...