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July 2017 Sleeper Picks

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In addition to our ongoing programming like Big Pacific, Great Yellowstone Thaw, Grantchester, Tennison and more, we also have some great shows you might not have heard about. Here’s what Jim Weiner, our Chief Programming Officer, is watching this July...

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Summer of Adventure Starts June 20th

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The PBS Summer of Adventure kicks off on June 20 and we’re really excited about all the awesome shows in the line up! The PBS Summer of Adventure is a collection of eight new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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New Masterpiece Drama Coming to CET and ThinkTV

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What would become of the two in a love that cannot be? My Mother and Other Strangers is coming to Masterpiece and airing Sunday, June 18, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16.

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Our Favorite June Membership Drive Shows

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We have an awesome line-up of shows airing this week as part of our June Membership Drive – from an awesome special about “Sgt. Pepper and the Lonely Hearts Club Band” and a Journey concert from the archives to an exploration of lives, careers and works of people like Bill Moyers and Ken Burns.

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Sleeper Picks - June

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Although you'll be hearing a lot about our Summer of Adventure this June, we have some amazing, lesser known shows coming up we don't want you to miss.

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PBS Previews Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” on May 28

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The much anticipated new series from Ken Burns, The Vietnam War, will be coming this fall in September. However, we’re excited to present a special preview of The Vietnam War on CET and ThinkTV16 Sunday, May 28, at 9:30pm and at 11:30pm.

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Dark Angel Comes to Masterpiece this Sunday

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Joanne Froggatt, who stole the hearts of millions of viewers as Anna, the loving and resilient lady’s maid on Downton Abbey, stars in a totally different role in a spine-tingling drama about Mary Ann Cotton, Britain’s first female serial killer, which airs Sunday, May 21, on CET and ThinkTV16.

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King Charles III Comes to Masterpiece

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What happens when Queen Elizabeth dies? What will Prince Charles’ ascension to the throne look like in the years ahead? The hit Broadway show King Charles III has been adapted for television and will air Sunday, May 14, at 9pm on ThinkTV16 and CET.

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Victorian Slum House Premieres

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If you were a fan of Manor House, 1900s House, Frontier House or Colonial House, we have a treat for you this May!

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Independent Lens: National Bird

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Drones are gaining prominence in all aspects of society...

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Two Programs Highlight Escapes from the Holocaust

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This coming Wednesday, April 19, ThinkTV16 and CET are honoring those who were lost and who suffered with two educational programs about prison camp escapes during the Holocaust.

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Gloria Skurski, CET and ThinkTV Chief Content Officer, Appointed to the PBS Children’s Media & Educational Leadership Committee

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Gloria Skurski, CET and ThinkTV Chief Content Officer, has been asked to serve on the PBS Children’s Media & Educational Station Leadership Committee, a multi-disciplinary group of leaders within the public television system who work together with PBS to develop children’s media and educational resources.

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The Great War Comes to American Experience April 10 – 12

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America entered World War I in April of 1917 and it changed the country forever. In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of this fateful turn of events, we’ll be airing "American Experience: The Great War" from 9pm to 11pm on three consecutive nights – April 10, 11 and 12 – on ThinkTV16 and CET.

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Sleeper Picks – March and April 2017

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From historical dramas about Queen Victoria and the Bronte Sisters to new documentaries on The Great War and Patsy Cline, 2017 has already been quite an eventful year in terms of new programming. Of course not every show receives the fanfare of Victoria, which is why we turn to our Chief Programming Officer, Jim Wiener, to see which shows we should keep an eye out for.

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New Show Profiles the Brontë Sisters

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Beloved novelists Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë shook the literary world with some of the most controversial fiction of the 1840s, but what gave them the inspiration to craft some of the world’s most spectacular literature? Find out this Sunday, March 26, at 9pm with "To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters."

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