Watch clips from previous seasons and see tantalizing previews of season six. Hugh Bonneville hosts.
Join the late Andrew Coulson on his global quest to find a better ways to teach.
Take a tour of Althorp with Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer, brother of Princess Diana.
See how life was – and is – lived in Highclere Castle, the stand-in for the fictional Downton Abbey.
Hear sleuths reveal secrets of becoming a detective and uncover details of those who’ve gone before.
Watch a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians reveal colonial America’s Spanish roots.
Examine previously unknown letters between Pope John Paul II, now a saint, and an American woman.
Explore iconic historical moments while debunking myths and shining new light on past events.
Find out what really went on behind the stately walls of the British manor house a century ago.
Return to the Tudor court for dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII’s wives.
Discover the hidden worlds of London’s House of Commons, House of Lords and Westminster Abbey.
Follow four individuals and their families facing epilepsy and searching for new treatments.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Beatles album.
On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents the RSC’s star-studded gala.
Join the first-ever scientific investigation of Shakespeare’s grave.
Enjoy an all-star tribute to Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Observe a Tlingit man’s attempts to navigate the collision between modernity and an ancient culture.
Join Jack Jones for a nostalgic hit parade of classic songs from the greatest singers of the 50s-60s.
SOUNDBREAKING combines unprecedented access to some of the most celebrated music artists, producers and innovators with rare archival studio footage and an extensive musical
Immerse yourself in the studio showcase that shines a light on the collaboration of music and TV.
Explore the sensory world of autism with Dr. Temple Grandin.
Investigate the rise of spillover viruses. Learn how scientists track diseases like Zika and Ebola.
SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17 (check local listings) and includes special episodes of NOVA, FRONTLINE and PBS
More than 30 animatronic “spy cameras” disguised as animals secretly record behavior in the wild.
PBS Launches “Stories of Service,” a Multiplatform Initiative Exploring Veterans’ Experiences and Providing a Deeper Understanding of Our Country’s Military History Upcoming
Discover how to take charge of your bone health, the key to remaining mobile and independent.
Celebrate the sunny sounds of surf guitar rock and pop tunes that still ride the waves today.
Explore how we might shape our genetic future through self-directed biological transformation.
Explore the wonder and science of one of nature’s greatest innovations — the power of flight. Cutting-edge camera technology and computer-generated graphics help explain
Explore the value of craft and personal vision in food, art and music with Alvin Leung and others.
Travel from the Silk Road to the Yellow Sea with host Michael Wood as he explores the history of the world’s newest superpower. A
Explore how St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt risked it all to end the Crusades.