HIGHLIGHTS ON PBS SOCAL FOR WEEK OF MAY 6 - 12
Sunday, May 6, 9 p.m. - "Masterpiece Mystery! Sherlock: A Scandal in Bergravia" - PREMIERE
In this episode, Sherlock and Watson are plunged into a case of blackmail involving crafty dominatrix Irene Adler, whose motto is "know when you are beaten."
Sunday, May 6, 10:30 p.m. - "Independent Lens: Circo"- PREMIERE
This episode accompanies the Ponce family circus as it struggles to make a living in Mexico's collapsing rural economy.
Monday, May 7, 8 p.m. – "Antiques Roadshow: Minneapolis, MN" - PREMIERE
"Antiques Roadshow" begins a three-part tour in Minneapolis, Minn. Highlights include a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster discovered at a flea market, a circa 1885 Franz Roubaud oil painting, valued at $100,000, and a 1863 Ulysses S. Grant letter.
Wednesday, May 9, 8 p.m. – "Nature: The White Lions" - PREMIERE
This special follows two rare white lion cubs on their journey to adulthood on the South African savanna.
Friday, May 11, 10 p.m. – "Craft in America: Threads" - PREMIERE
This Los Angeles based special explores textiles and quilts by Faith Ringgold, Consuelo Jimenez Underwood, Terese Agnew and Randall Darwall.
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.