MAY 2014 Viewers Matter! May has an exciting set of five Friday nights that will close out the debut year of FOCUS. Since its premiere in September, our local show has earned a loyal audience with deep news reporting and intriguing stories. The FOCUS team has covered topics including new technologies and family-centered therapies for those touched by autism; information on local farming and food options; great hidden regional attractions such as parks and museums; and in-depth information on health topics in pregnancy, infant care and asthma. Join Laura, Grover and Brittany each Friday this month at 7:00pm as they continue with a variety of timely and engaging topics. (You may catch a repeat on Sundays at 11:30am and 5:30pm or Mondays at 11:30pm) Congratulations to FOCUS for capturing the essence of the PBS39 mission to educate, inspire and entertain — all connected to the people, places and issues in the greater Lehigh Valley — and you, our viewers. During the rest of the week, you’ll find your favorite prime time programs outlined inside your guide. And don’t forget all the kids programs that run each weekday from 6:00am to 6:00pm. Your children will enjoy Wild Kratts, Dinosaur Train, Peg + Cat, WordGirl and more; and may not even realize they are learning while they watch! (Check our website for the daytime listings.) Thank you for tuning in and for keeping PBS39 on the air.
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MAY 1 THURSDAY 7:00 Antiques Roadshow: Anaheim (Hour 1) A Marx Brothers prop duck; two sketches by Michael Jackson; a Frederic Church painting. 8:00 Doc Martin: Departure — Louisa has shocking news for Martin, Bert and Jennifer's party goes off with a bang. 9:00 Death in Paradise — Saint-Marie’s scandalized Commerce Minister is discovered dead. 10:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 11:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Naval Treaty 2 FRIDAY 7:00 FOCUS (New) 7:30 Lafayette Lens 8:00 Antiques Roadshow: Anaheim (See 5/1, 7pm) 9:00 British Antiques Roadshow: Shugborough 10:00 Doc Martin Departure (See 5/1, 8pm) 11:00 The Bletchley Circle: Uncustomed Goods Millie's import/export sideline leads to her abduction by a crime ring involved in trading perfume, cigarettes, stockings, and human trafficking. (Part 1 of 2) 3 SATURDAY 7:00 Lawrence Welk: Music Memories 8:00 Keeping Up Appearances (2 Episodes) 9:00 As Time Goes By (2 Episodes) 10:00 Waiting for God (2 Episodes) 11:00 Call the Midwife — The midwives discover that a young woman with Down Syndrome is six months pregnant. 12:00 Austin City Limits: Juanes/Jesse Y Joy 4 SUNDAY 8:00 Nazi Mega Weapons: U-Boat Base The Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens for their lethal U-boat submarines. 9:00 Nazi Mega Weapons: Super Tanks In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built deadly pieces of military hardware and technology. 10:00 Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler — Tracing how Hitler led the German people to war in 1939 and the victory in France in 1940. (Part 2 of 3) 11:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 5 MONDAY 7:00 Father Brown: The Three Tools of Death Alice Armstrong is treated for memory loss and depression, after she accidentally killed her mother. Then her father is murdered. 8:00 Foyle’s War: Among The Few — Sam goes undercover to discover how rationed gasoline is being stolen from a fuel depot. (Part 1 of 2)
Inspector Morse: Death Is Now My Neighbor — A young woman is shot dead through her kitchen window. (Part 1 of 2) DCI Banks: Bad Boy — DI Morton is the subject of an internal investigation when a routine operation to recover a firearm goes horribly wrong. FOCUS (Repeat)
6 TUESDAY 7:00 NOVA: Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest? — Listen in as scientists track dolphins in the Caribbean and elephants on the African savannah, trying to unlock the secrets of animal communication. 8:00 Globe Trekker: London City Guide 9:00 Ellen DeGeneres: The Mark Twain Prize Celebrate the work of Ellen DeGeneres, the 15th recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. 10:30 Tina Fey: The Mark Twain Prize The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize, featuring a star-studded cast of Tina Fey's friends and colleagues. 7 WEDNESDAY 7:00 Death in Paradise — A bird-watcher is discovered murdered in the Saint-Marie jungle. 8:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist Holmes resorts to fisticuffs in this suspensefilled mystery. 9:00 Mr. Selfridge — Members of the staff are dying at the front. Miss Mardle and her lodger fall in love. LeClair's troubles deepen. 10:00 Call the Midwife — Follow Trixie’s disappointment, Shelagh’s decision, and Patsy’s struggles. 8 THURSDAY 7:00 Antiques Roadshow: Anaheim (Hour 2) Performance shoes that belonged to Buddy Ebsen; jade jewelry; a Utrillo oil painting. 8:00 Doc Martin: Sickness and Health Portwenn is buzzing with arrangements for the wedding of the Doc and Louisa. 9:00 Death in Paradise (See 5/7, 7pm) 10:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 11:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist (See 5/7, 8pm)
9 FRIDAY 7:00 FOCUS (New) 7:30 McLaughlin Group 8:00 Antiques Roadshow (See 5/8, 7pm) 9:00 British Antiques Roadshow: Ramsgate 9:30 British Antiques Roadshow: Oban 10:00 Doc Martin: Sickness and Health (See 5/8, 8pm)
The Bletchley Circle: Uncustomed Goods (Part 2 of 2)
10 SATURDAY 7:00 Lawrence Welk: Mother’s Day 8:00 See 5/3 Lineup
Call the Midwife (See 5/7, 10pm) Austin City Limits: Jack White
11 SUNDAY 8:00 Nazi Mega Weapons: V2 Rocket — The story of how German rocket scientist, Werner von Braun, heralded the birth of ballistic missiles. 9:00 Nazi Mega Weapons: Jet Fighter Me262 The most technologically advanced plane of WWII, the Messerschmitt Me262. 10:00 Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler — How Hitler tried to retain his leadership once the Germans started to lose the war. (Part 3 of 3) 11:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 12 MONDAY 7:00 Father Brown: The Prize of Colonel Gerard A POW’s uncle threatens to commit him to an asylum and is then found murdered. 8:00 Foyles War: Among the Few (Part 2 of 2) 9:00 Inspector Morse: Death is Now My Neighbor (Part 2 of 2) 10:00 DCI Banks: Aftermath — Police respond to a domestic disturbance call and find a grisly crime scene. 11:30 FOCUS (Repeat) 13 TUESDAY 7:00 NOVA: Why Sharks Attack — Will analyzing the hunting instincts of this predator reduce deadly attacks? 8:00 Globe Trekker: Indonesia 9:00 Carol Burnett: The Mark Twain Prize Salute comedic icon Carol Burnett, recipient of the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. 11:00 Nature: Fortress of the Bears — The Tongass National Forest in Alaska supports the largest concentration of bears in the world. 14 WEDNESDAY 7:00 Death in Paradise — Murder on a privately owned island. 8:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Crooked Man An Army scandal is threatening the honour of the regiment. 9:00 Mr. Selfridge — Harry's secret service contact does him a favor. 10:00 Call the Midwife — Trace the bases of Jenny’s disaffection, Chummy’s distress and the Turners’ secret. 11:00 Secrets of the Tower of London 15 THURSDAY 7:00 Antiques Roadshow: Anaheim (Hour 3) An 18th-century Chinese cinnabar lacquer box; Butch Cassidy wanted circular; a shadow box attributed to Joseph Cornell. 8:00 Doc Martin: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Martin and Louisa host a disastrous dinner party; the new nanny walks out. 9:00 Death in Paradise (See 5/14, 7pm) 10:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 11:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Crooked Man (See 5/14, 8pm)
16 FRIDAY 7:00 FOCUS (New) 7:30 McLaughlin Group 8:00 Antiques Roadshow: Anaheim
Call the Midwife — Preparations for Chummy to nurse her mother and Shelagh to enter the choir into competition.
(See 5/14, 7pm) 22 THURSDAY British Antiques Roadshow: Leeds 7:00 Antiques Roadshow: Richmond (Hour 1) and Leeds Armouries Special Albert Neuhuys watercolor; 1982 UNC 10:00 Doc Martin: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? championship signed basketball; Alice (See 5/15, 8pm) R.H. Smith watercolor 11:00 The Diamond Queen — A look at the 8:00 Doc Martin: The Tameness of a Wolf life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Ruth is invited on Radio Portwenn and Hosted by Andrew Marr (Part 1 of 3) attracts an unwanted admirer. 9:00 Death in Paradise (See 5/21, 7pm) 17 SATURDAY 10:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 7:00 Lawrence Welk: Armed Forces Salute 11:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band 8:00 See 5/3 Lineup (See 5/21, 8pm) 11:00 Call the Midwife (See 5/14, 10pm) 12:00 Austin City Limits: Vampire Weekend/ 23 FRIDAY Grizzly Bear 7:00 FOCUS (New) 7:30 McLaughlin Group 18 SUNDAY 8:00 Antiques Roadshow: Richmond 8:00 Ghost Army — Learn about the American (See 5/22, 7pm) GIs who tricked the enemy in WWII with 9:00 British Antiques Roadshow: Uppingham School crafted illusions. 9:30 British Antiques Roadshow: Mansion House 9:00 Nazi Mega Weapons: Fortress Berlin 10:00 Doc Martin: The Tameness of a Wolf In April of 1945 Hitler was 10 meters (See 5/22, 8pm) underground in the center of Berlin as the 11:00 The Diamond Queen (Part 2 of 3) Russians advanced. 10:00 Battle of Midway 24 SATURDAY 11:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 7:00 Lawrence Welk: Concert in the Park 8:00 See 5/3 Lineup 19 MONDAY 11:00 Call the Midwife (See 5/21, 11pm) 7:00 Father Brown: The Grim Reaper 12:00 Austin City Limits: Mumford and Sons/ When Alfred is killed in a threshing machine, Flogging Molly the doctor is suspected when poison pen letters appear. 25 SUNDAY 8:00 Foyle’s War: War Games — Murder results 8:00 D-Day: The Price of Freedom — Pay tribute when a British food corporation signs an to the courageous men who began the agreement with the Nazis. (Part 1 of 2) liberation of France more than 60 years ago. 9:00 Inspector Morse: The Wench is Dead 9:00 Navy Heroes of Normandy — Spotlights While recuperating, Morse is presented with a dedicated group of Navy veterans who a book of Victorian cases. He is intrigued by set out to ensure that the crucial role they one particular case and analyzes the 150played on that day would never be year old evidence using modern forensic forgotten. methods. (Part 1 of 2) 10:00 A Company of Heroes — Recount the 10:00 DCI Banks: Playing with Fire horrors, victories, bonds made and tears Book-seller Leslie Whittaker's charred shed of the “Screaming Eagles,” one of the corpse is found on his burnt-out houseboat. most revered combat units in U.S. military 11:30 FOCUS (Repeat) history. 11:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 20 TUESDAY 7:00 NOVA: Escape from Nazi Alcatraz 26 MONDAY Aerospace engineers and carpenters test a 7:00 Father Brown: The Laws of Motion plan to escape a Nazi war camp using a twoAn investigation of who could be behind man glider. the death of a woman whose brake lines 8:00 Globe Trekker: Central Japan were cut. 9:00 Pioneers of Television: Carol Burnett and 8:00 Foyle’s War: War Games (Part 2 of 2) the Funny Ladies — The careers of Carol 9:00 Inspector Morse: The Wench is Dead Burnett and the women who paved the way (Part 2 of 2) for today’s TV comediennes. 10:00 DCI Banks: Friend of the Devil — Banks 9:30 Will Ferrell: The Mark Twain Prize investigates the rape and murder of student 11:00 Nature: Leave It To Beavers Hayley Daniels. Beavers are regarded as tools for reversing 11:30 FOCUS (Repeat) the effects of global warming and water 27 TUESDAY shortages. 7:00 Taste of History 7:30 Superfoods with Chef Walter Staib 21 WEDNESDAY Enjoy heart healthy cooking and recipes 7:00 Death in Paradise — An elderly retirement with Chef Walter Staib. home resident appears to have committed 8:00 Globe Trekker Food Hour: Story of Tea suicide. 9:00 Eagles of Mercy — The compelling 8:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band story of two 101st Airborne medics A family mystery is unraveled. and their heroic acts of compassion 9:00 Mr. Selfridge — Justice is served, and during the D-Day invasion. so is romance as soldiers return and 10:00 Fly Boys: Western Pennsylvania’s others leave for the front. Tuskegee Airmen
Nature: The Gathering Swarms A look at some of the planet’s great gatherings. Included are bats and bees, locust and ants, monarch butterflies in Mexico, and others.
28 WEDNESDAY Back-to-Back Masterpiece Mystery! Sherlock Series 3 7:00 The Empty Hearse — Sherlock returns! But for John Watson it might be a case of "be careful what you wish for." 9:00 The Sign of 3 — Sherlock faces his biggest challenge of all having to deliver a Best Man's speech on John's wedding day, and one of the guests at the wedding may not live to see the end of the day. 11:00 His Last Vow — An evil mastermind is at work. Charles Augustus Magnussen is the Napoleon of black-mail and the one man Sherlock truly hates. 29 THURSDAY 7:00 Antiques Roadshow: Richmond A 1765 Thomas Pitts silver epergne; Leveille-Rousseau perfume bottle; 1930s Tiffany & Co. brooch. (Hour 2) 8:00 Doc Martin: Nobody Likes Me — Martin is coerced into taking James to playgroup and Ruth is having problems with her new neighbor. 9:00 David Suchet on the Orient Express: A Masterpiece Special — Celebrated actor David Suchet sets aside his alter ego Hercule Poirot to step aboard one of the world's most iconic trains. 10:00 EastEnders (2 Episodes) 11:00 Sherlock Holmes: The Blue Carbuncle A precious stone is stolen and a Christmas goose appears. 30 FRIDAY 7:00 FOCUS (New) 7:30 McLaughlin Group 8:00 Antiques Roadshow: Richmond (See 5/29, 7pm)
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British Antiques Roadshow: Toronto British Antiques Roadshow: Clitheroe Doc Martin: Nobody Likes Me (See 5/29, 8pm) The Diamond Queen (Part 3 of 3)
31 SATURDAY Encore programs and performances
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