Western Reserve PBS • At-A-Glance

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.

December 2016    

Art and Antiques

Drama

Nature
Biography

Health and Wellness

News and Public Affairs

British Comedies

The History Circle Regional Productions

Business and Finance

Holiday Specials

Science and Technology

Children's Programming

Home and Garden

Sewing and Crafts

Cooking

Music and Performance

Travel and Adventure

     

Art and Antiques

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

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Biography

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

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British Comedies

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

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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Business and Finance

Consuelo Mack WealthTrack – 1 am M 

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

Start Up – 6:30 pm SU 

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Children’s Programming

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

Biz Kid$ – 8:30 am SU (ends 12/11)

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

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

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

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

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

Martha Speaks – 6 pm M-F

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

Odd Squad – 4 pm & 4:30 pm M-F 

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

Peg + Cat – 11:30 am 

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

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

SciGirls – 8 am SU (PMT 12/25)

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)

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

Super Why – noon M-F (PMT 12/13)

Thomas & Friends – 12:30 pm M-F

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

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Cooking

America’s Test Kitchen – 3 pm SU 

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)

Ciao Italia – 1 pm SU 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking – 1:30 pm SU

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

New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton – 2 pm SU

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

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

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

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

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

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Drama

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Health and Wellness

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The History Circle

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

History Detectives – 5 am SU 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Holiday Specials

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Home and Garden

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

Garden Smart – 7 am S

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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Music and Performance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Il Volo Notte Magica – 9 pm S 12/3

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nature

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

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News and Public Affairs

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

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

Democracy Now – 5 am M-F

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

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

The Open Mind – 1:30 am M (PMT 12/19)

Overheard with Evan Smith – 1:30 am W

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

PBS NewsHour – 7 pm M-F

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

Scully: The World Show – 1:30 am T

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

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

To the Contrary – 12:30 am M

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

White House Chronicle – 11 pm SU 12/4

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Regional Productions

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

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

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Science and Technology

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

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Sewing and Crafts

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

It’s Sew Easy – 6:30 am S

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Travel and Adventure

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

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

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

Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope – 6:30 pm W

Mineral Explorers – 11 am SU 

Music Voyager – 6:30 pm T 

Rick Steves’ Europe – 6:30 pm F

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

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

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