Michiana PBS

Program Highlights

This Month At A Glance

Click on any of the programs below to learn more information. All times are marked in Eastern Time.

  • Shalom Sesame: It's Passover Grover

    It's Passover, Grover! showcases the Passover story, holiday preparations, and Hebrew words and phrases related to Passover. In the episode, viewers meet families whose holiday traditions originate in Ethiopia and Morocco, providing a glimpse into the diversity of the Jewish people.

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  • Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

    View a historical narrative of cancer, interwoven with patient stories and scientific breakthroughs. Examine cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective and a biographer's passion..

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  • Father Brown

    • The Wrong Shape - April 2 at 8pm & April 5 at 7pm

      Soon after his poetry recital, Leonard Quinton is found hanging in the conservatory. When Father Brown realizes that he could not have committed suicide, the search begins for a murderer.

    • The Man in the Tree - April 9 at 8pm & April 12 at 7pm

      When Lady Felicia finds a stripped and injured man stuck up a tree, Sid is implicated as the perpetrator. Can Father Brown prove his innocence, or has Sid gone too far this time?

    • The Eye of Apollo - April 16 at 8pm

      When the Church of Apollo comes to Kembleford, Susie is drawn to their charismatic leader Kalon. After Kalon's wife is murdered, Father Brown must break the spell over Susie or risk losing her forever.

    • The Bride of Christ - April 23 at 8pm & April 26 at 7pm

      When two nuns die in mysterious Circumstances at St. Agnes convent, Father Brown investigates with the aid of Sister Boniface, an eager young fan of detective novels.

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  • Call the Midwife - Season 4

    • Part 1 - April 2 at 10pm

      Rejoin the nurses and midwives as they welcome a new decade and a new nurse.

    • Part 2 - April 5 at 8pm & April 9 at 10pm

      Uncover the shared history between Sister Julienne and a prospective benefactor.

    • Part 3 - April 12 8pm & April 16 at 10pm

      See a mother's life turned upside down and Nurse Crane's efforts to aid a malnourished woman.

    • Part 4 - April 19 at 8pm & April 23 at 10pm

      Sister Winifred's eyes are opened to Poplar's seedy underworld when she cares for expectant prostitute.

    • Part 5 - April 26 at 8pm & April 30 at 10pm

      Witness the consequences of a Christian Science couple's refusal of medicine for their newborn.

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  • Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

    Take an intimate, inside look at rare surgeries done on babies still inside their mothers' wombs. With exclusive access to the elite Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and its Special Delivery Unit, this gripping series features rarely seen, real-time footage of operations on fetuses

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  • National Mall: America's Front Yard

    From its inception in 1791 to today, the National Mall - "America's Front Yard", along with the other attractions in the Washington Metropolitan Area, make the nation's capital city one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

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  • Changing Seas: Sunken Stories

    In the Florida Keys, divers from around the country learn how to map shipwrecks and apply their skills on a mysterious 18th Century slave ship. When diving isn't possible, professional explorers use high-tech tools to scan objects buried beneath the seafloor.

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  • Civic Life of Nathaniel Colley

    Nathaniel Colley, one of Sacramento's earliest African American lawyers, spent 50 years shaping the course of American history. His passion for education and civil rights brought Colley together with John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Rosa Parks, Edmund "Pat" Brown, and Bill Clinton. We'll discover the achievements of this Sacramento-born advocate for justice and equality.

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  • The Editor and the Dragon: Horace Carter Fights the Klan

    Between 1950 and 1952, the young newspaper editor, Horace Carter, ignores death threats and constant intimidation from the Klan as he editorializes against its "Reign of Terror" in the coastal border region of North and South Carolina.

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  • American Masters: Jascha Heifitz God's Fiddler

    Discover legendary musician Jascha Heifetz, the first truly modern violin virtuoso, through dazzling vintage performance clips. This insightful film portrays a prestigious concert artist for whom only perfection would do, a musical wunderkind who went on to set standards for nearly a century.

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  • Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace

    View an intimate portrait of one of this generation's most intriguing and accomplished visionaries. The program, an exploration of what constitutes beauty in the 21st century, offers a tantalizing look at the intersection of art and fashion.

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  • American Experience: My Lai

    What drove a company of American soldiers - ordinary young men from around the country - to commit the worst atrocity in American military history? Were they "just following orders" as some later declared? Or did they break under the pressure of a vicious war in which the line between enemy soldier and civilian had been intentionally blurred?

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  • America's Ballroom Challenge: Season 5

    This three-part series features all four of the major styles of competitive ballroom dancing. Finalists compete across dance styles in a grand finale, striving to be named America's Best.

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  • Colored Frames

    Reflect on the last 50 years in African-American art by exploring the influences, inspirations and experiences of black artists. Beginning at the height of the Civil Rights Era and leading up to the present, it provides a truthful, unflinching look at often-ignored artists and their progeny.

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  • The Day the 60's Died

    Go into the lives of Americans at the heart of the United States invasion of Cambodia-from the students and soldiers who witnessed Kent State to a young foot soldier in the Cambodian jungle; from construction workers fighting demonstrators on Wall Street to the survivors of the all but forgotten police shootings of Jackson State students.

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  • Dick Cavett's Vietnam

    Take a look back at the thought-provoking conversations the legendary talk show host had about the war with a range of public figures including Muhammad Ali, Billy Graham and Henry Kissinger.

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  • The Draft

    Take a vivid, contemporary and probing look at the history of the military draft in America, including its turbulent Vietnam War peak and the searing stories of people who lived its realities.

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  • The Last Days in Vietnam

    Award-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy chronicles the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War. As the North Vietnamese closed in on Saigon, an unlikely group of heroes took matters into their own hands in order to save as many South Vietnamese lives as possible.

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