Western Reserve PBS • Programs A-Z

Key: M=Monday; T=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; TH=Thursday; F=Friday; S=Saturday; SU=Sunday; M-F=Monday through Friday; PMT=preempted

Airtimes of one-time-only specials are indicated by day and date; ongoing series by day-of-week only.
Dates that a series is preempted (PMT) are indicated in parentheses.

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30 Days to a Younger Heart with Steven Masley, MD – 9:30 am S 12/31

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Age Fix with Anthony Youn, MD – 8 am S 12/3; 1:30 am SU 12/4; 7:30 pm S 12/31

America’s Heartland – 1:30 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

America’s Test Kitchen – 3 pm SU 

American Masters, Eero Saarinen – 8 pm T 12/27; 2 am W 12/28 

American St. Nick – 8 pm SU 12/18; 1:30 am M 12/19; 4 am SU 12/25

André Rieu: Waltzing Forever – 3 pm S 12/3

Anne of Green Gables – 9 pm SU 12/4; 3 am M 12/5

Antiques Roadshow – 8 pm M; 9 pm M (PMT 12/5, 12/19 & 12/26); 2 am T; 3 am T (PMT 12/6, 12/20 & 12/27); 2 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31); 4 pm SU

Around Akron with Blue Green – 9:30 pm F 12/16; 3:30 am S 12/17; 9 pm M 12/26; 3 am T 12/27

Arthur – 6:30 am M-F; 5:30 pm M-F (PMT 12/23)

As Time Goes By – 8 pm S (PMT 12/3, 12/24 & 12/31); midnight SU (PMT 12/4 & 12/25)

Ask This Old House – noon S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Austin City Limits – 6 pm S (PMT 12/3, 12/24 & 12/31)

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Biz Kid$ – 8:30 am SU (ends 12/11)

BrainFit: 50 Ways to Grow Your Brain with Daniel Amen, MD and Tana Amen, RN – 11:30 pm TH 12/1; 1 pm S 12/3; 12:30 pm S 12/31

Brian Wilson & Friends: A Soundstage Special – 10 pm F 12/30; 4 am S 12/31

Britain’s Poshest Nannies – 8 pm SU 12/4; 2 am M 12/5; 10 pm T 12/6; 3 am W 12/7

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Call the Midwife Holiday Special – 7:30 pm SU 12/25

Carpenters: Close to You – 4:30 pm S 12/3; midnight SU 12/4

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! – 6 am M-F 

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! – 7 am SU 12/25

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Space! – 8 am M 12/26 & F 12/30

Charlie Rose – midnight T-S (PMT 12/1, 12/2)

Charlie Rose—The Week – 8:30 pm F (PMT 12/2); 2:30 am S (PMT 12/3-12/10); midnight M

Chef John Besh’s Family Table – 3:30 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

A Chef’s Life – 10 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

A Christmas Carol: The Concert – 8 pm T 12/13

Christmas on the Danube – 9:30 pm T 12/13

Christmas Invitation from Pacific Lutheran University – 8 pm T 12/20; 9 pm S 12/24; 3 am SU 12/25

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis – 9 pm M 12/19; 3 am T 12/20; 6 pm S 12/24; 1 am SU 12/25

Ciao Italia – 1 pm SU 

Consuelo Mack WealthTrack – 1 am M 

Curious George – 8:30 am M-F (PMT 12/26 & 12/30); 2:30 pm M-F

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas – 8:30 am & 2:30 pm F 12/16; 8 am SU 12/25

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – 7:30 am SU (PMT 12/25); 9 am M-F (PMT 12/16); 9:30 am M-F 

Death in Paradise – 10 pm TH (begins 12/8); 4 am F (begins 12/9)

Democracy Now – 5 am M-F

Dinosaur Train – 6:30 am SU (PMT 12/25); 11 am & 1:30 pm M-F 

Dr. Fuhrman’s End Dieting Forever – 10:30 pm S 12/31

Dr. Ruth’s Revving Up Your Romance – 11 pm F 12/2

DragonflyTV – 8:30 am SU (begins 12/18) (PMT 12/25)

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Eat Fat Get Thin with Dr. Mark Hyman – 9:30 am S 12/3; 3 am SU 12/4; 5:30 pm S 12/31

Eat to Live with Joel Fuhrman, MD – 4 pm S 12/31

Ed Sullivan’s Rock and Roll Classics – 1 am TH 12/1

Egypt’s Treasure Gardens – 10 pm W 12/28; 4 am TH 12/29

Emin: Live from Russia with David Foster – 10:30 pm S 12/3

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Fast Metabolism with Haley Pomeroy – 11 am S 12/31

Father Brown – 8 pm TH (PMT 12/1); 2 am F (PMT 12/2)

Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting – 6 am S

Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White – 9 pm S 12/31

Frontline, Exodus – 9 pm T 12/27; 3 am W 12/28

Frontline, From Jesus to Christ – 10 pm T 12/13-12/20; 3 am W 12/14-12/21

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Garden Smart – 7 am S

Globe Trekker – 4 am SU (PMT 12/4 & 12/25)

The Great British Baking Show – 5 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Great Performances, The Hollow Crown – 9 pm SU 12/11-12/25; 3 am M 12/12; 2:30 am M 12/19 & 12/26

Growing a Greener World – 9:30 am SU (PMT 12/25)

Gypsy – 9:30 pm F 12/9; 2:30 am S 12/10

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Happy Holidays with the Boston Pops – 8 pm T 12/6; 2 am W 12/7; 8 pm S 12/24; 2 am SU 12/25

History Detectives – 5 am SU 

Holiday Handbells: The Raleigh Ringers – 2 am W 12/14; 10 pm S 12/24

 

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Il Volo Notte Magica – 9 pm S 12/3

In the Americas with David Yetman – 6:30 pm TH 

It’s Sew Easy – 6:30 am S

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JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Secret – 2:30 pm S 12/31

Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence – 2:30 pm SU (begins 12/11)

Jordan Smith ‘Tis the Season – 9 pm T 12/20; 2 am W 12/21; midnight SU 12/25

Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope – 6:30 pm W

Joshua Bell Presents Musical Gifts – 11 pm S 12/24

Joshua Bell’s Seasons of Cuba – 10 pm F 12/16; 4 am S 12/17

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Keeping Up Appearances – 8:30 pm S (PMT 12/3, 12/24 & 12/31); 12:30 am SU (PMT 12/4 & 12/25)

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Lawrence Welk—Milestones and Memories – 6 pm S 12/3

The Lawrence Welk Show – 7 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Legacies of Perfection: Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg – 9:30 pm M 12/26; 3:30 am T 12/27

Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday for Heroes – 10 pm F 12/23; 4 am S 12/24

Lidia’s Kitchen – 4:30 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Luther – 10 pm S (PMT 12/3, 12/24 & 12/31); 2 am SU (PMT 12/4 & 12/25)

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Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop – 9:30 pm TH 12/1; 3 am F 12/2

Martha Bakes – 10:30 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Martha Speaks – 6 pm M-F

Max Raabe & the Palast Orchester: Let’s Do It – 3 am TH 12/1

Mexico—One Plate at a Time – 2:30 pm SU (ends 12/4)

Midsomer Murders – 9 pm TH (PMT 12/1); 3 am F (PMT 12/2)

Mineral Explorers – 11 am SU 

The Mind of a Chef – 3:30 pm SU (ends 12/11)

MotorWeek – 11:30 am SU; 6:30 pm M; 7:30 am S

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking – 1:30 pm SU

Music Voyager – 6:30 pm T 

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National Park Symphony—The Mighty Five – 3:30 am S 12/3

Nature – 8 pm W (PMT 12/7); 2 am TH (PMT 12/2 & 12/8); 5 am S (PMT 12/3); noon SU; 9 pm W 12/14; 3 am TH 12/15

Nature Cat – 8 am M-F (PMT 12/26 & 12/30); 3 pm M-F (PMT 12/16)

New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton – 2 pm SU

New Scandinavian Cooking – 9:30 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

New Tricks – 9 pm S (PMT 12/3 12/24 & 31); 1 am SU (PMT 12/4 & 12/25) 

Newsline – 11 pm M-F (PMT 12/1, 12/2, 12/7, 12/9, 12/13 & 12/20)

Nightly Business Report – 11:30 pm M-F (PMT 12/1, 12/2, 12/9, 12/13 & 12/20)

No Grain, No Pain with Dr. Peter Osborne – 4:30 am S 12/3

Nova – 9 pm W (PMT 12/1-12/14); 3 am TH (PMT 12/8-12/15); 5 pm SU

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Odd Squad – 4 pm & 4:30 pm M-F 

Once Upon a Midnight Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri – 6 am SU 12/25

The Open Mind – 1:30 am M (PMT 12/19)

Overheard with Evan Smith – 1:30 am W

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P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home – 9 am SU (PMT 12/25)

Passing On – 11 pm S 12/17; 3 am SU 12/18

Pati’s Mexican Table – 9 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

PBS NewsHour – 7 pm M-F

Pearl Harbor—Into the Arizona – 9 pm W 12/7; 2:30 am TH 12/8

Pearl Harbor—USS Oklahoma—The Final Story – 8 pm W 12/7; 1:30 am TH 12/8

Peg + Cat – 11:30 am 

Peg + Cat + Holidays – 11:30 am T 12/13; 10 am SU 12/25

A Place to Call Home – 7 pm SU (PMT 12/25); 10 pm M; 4 am T

Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen – 4 pm S (begins 12/17) (PMT 12/31)

Prince Philip: The Plot to Make a King – 10 pm T 12/6; 4 am W 12/7; 8 pm SU 12/11; 2 am M 12/12

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Ready Jet Go! – 7:30 am M-F (PMT 12/5 & 12/23); 3:30 pm M-F 

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – 11:30 pm SU; 1:30 am F (PMT 12/2)

Remember Pearl Harbor – 10 pm W 12/7; 3:30 am TH 12/8

Rick Steves’ Europe – 6:30 pm F

Rock, Rhythm and Doo Wop – 8 pm F 12/2; 12:30 am S 12/3

Rough Cut—Woodworking with Tommy Mac – 11 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

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Sara’s Weeknight Meals – 3:30 pm SU (begins 12/18)

SciGirls – 8 am SU (PMT 12/25)

Scully: The World Show – 1:30 am T

Secrets of the Dead – 10 pm W 12/14 & 12/21; 4 am TH 12/15 & 12/22

Sesame Street – 7 am SU (PMT 12/25); 10:30 am & 1 pm M-F

Sid the Science Kid – 6 am SU (PMT 12/25)

Simply Ming – 3 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Splash and Bubbles – 10 am & 2 pm M-F 

Start Up – 6:30 pm SU 

The State of Ohio – 1:30 am S (PMT 12/3)

Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke – 4 pm S (PMT 12/3) (ends 12/10)

Studio C Sessions – 9 pm F (PMT 12/2); 2 am S 12/10; 3 am S 12/17-12/31 

Super Why – noon M-F (PMT 12/13)

 

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Tavis Smiley – 1 am T-S (PMT 12/1-1/3)

This Is America & the World – 1:30 am TH (PMT 12/1 & 12/8); 4:30 am TH 12/1

This Old House – 11:30 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

The This Old House Hour – 10 am SU (PMT 12/25); 8 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Thomas & Friends – 12:30 pm M-F

To the Contrary – 12:30 am M

Tracks Ahead – 12:30 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

Traditions: Ohio Heritage Fellows – 10:30 pm SU 12/4; 4:30 am M 12/5; 11 pm SU 12/11; 9:30 pm F 12/23-12/30; 3:30 am S 12/24-12/31

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USO—For the Troops – 9 pm M 12/5; 3 am T 12/6

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Van Morrison: Live at the Rainbow – 10 pm F 12/2; 2:30 am S 12/3

Vicious Holiday Special – 7 pm SU 12/25; 2 am M 12/26

Visions of Italy, Southern Style – 8 pm TH 12/1; 1:30 am F 12/2

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Washington Week – 8 pm F (PMT 12/2); 2 am S (PMT 12/3-12/10); 6 pm SU

Wheat Belly Total Health with WIlliam Davis, MD – 8 am S 12/31

White House Chronicle – 11 pm SU 12/4

Whole Heart Solution with Dr. Joel Kahn – 11:30 am S 12/3

Wild Kratts – 7 am & 5 pm M-F 

Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas – 7 am M 12/5 & F 12/23; 5 pm F 12/23; 9 am SU 12/25

The Woodwright’s Shop – 1 pm S (PMT 12/3 & 12/31)

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Xmas Without China – 11 pm S 12/10; 3 am SU 12/11

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