HIGHLIGHTS ON PBS SOCAL FOR WEEK OF APRIL 8-14
Sunday, April 8, 8 p.m. – “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” – PREMIERE
This episode explores the family history of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedwick.
Sunday, April 8, 9 p.m. – “Masterpiece Classic: Great Expectations” – PREMIERE
The finale of this two-part series continues with the tale of rags to riches to self-knowledge, starring Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, Bleak House), David Suchet, Ray Winstone and Douglas Booth.
Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m. – “Titanic: Born in Belfast” – PREMIERE
This special program tells us many new details of the Titanic and traces Belfast's emergence as a shipbuilding powerhouse in the early 19th Century, primarily in the form of the Harland and Wolff shipyard.
Tuesday, April 10, 8 p.m. – “The Titanic with Len Goodman” – PREMIERE
This special joins Len Goodman as he examines the 100-year legacy of the Titanic disaster.
Wednesday, April 11, 9 p.m. – “NOVA: Deadliest Tornadoes” – PREMIERE
“Deadliest Tornadoes” looks at the wake of April 2011’s tornado outbreak and examines how we can protect ourselves and our communities in the future.
Wednesday, April 11 10 p.m. – “America Revealed: Food Machine” – PREMIERE
In this special four-part series, host Yul Kwon takes viewers on a journey high above the American landscape to reveal the country as never seen before. Episode one, “Food Machine” examines how the American food machine keeps nearly 300 million Americans fed every day.
About PBS SoCaL
PBS SoCaL, formerly KOCE-TV, is Southern California’s PBS station dedicated to interactively educating, entertaining, and enlightening the greater Los Angeles area. With its three unique broadcast channels. PBS SoCaL HD, PBS OC, and WORLD TV, PBS SoCaL provides award-winning programs like Frontline, NewsHour, NOVA, Nature, and Masterpiece, as well as local productions Real Orange, SoCaL Insider With Rick Reiff, and Bookmark With Maria Hall-Brown. Through community outreach initiatives including PBS SoCaL Education, PBS SoCaL provides local schools access to new media materials that engage students in 21st century learning. Explore the future of PBS in Southern California at www.pbssocal.org.