KCET Primetime Highlights

Today's Must See
April 2014 Highlights
Please be advised that the following schedule does sometimes change over the course of the month.
April 1 - Tuesday
8:00PM
The murder of a local gigolo brings DI Goodman and his team into contact with the social elite of Saint-Marie. For Fidel this proves to be a particularly hard hitting case as the death of his old school friend forces him to face up to some past mistakes.
9:00PM
A silver mine in Zacatecas, Chihuahua and Mexico City where the Aztecs once ruled are explored.
10:00PM
Beachy rockers Best Coast deliver reverb-drenched guitar, Laurel Canyon strums, and subtle country edge to KCET's Studio A.
10:30PM
Episode 5 of City Walk explores the hidden shorelines of Manhattan and travels high into the Rocky Mountains with stops in Denver, Portland and Washington DC as communities across America rediscover their sidewalks and trails.
April 2 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Jacques Peretti traces those responsible for revolutionising our eating habits, to find out how decisions made in America 40 years ago influence the way we eat now.
9:00PM
Michael Palin explores nine fascinating countries and their cultures during a trek across the Sahara Desert.
10:03PM
Historical memorabilia and old film showcase what Montana's Glacier Park was like 100 years ago.
April 3 - Thursday
8:00PM
The very first episode! As Martin moves in, he realizes that adjusting to village life is not going to be smooth sailing.
9:00PM
Artbound brings one-of-a-kind arts and culture stories that celebrate the creative spirit of Southern California, only on KCET November 7, at 9:35 p.m. PST.
10:00PM
The remarkable story of the pioneering Jews who were drawn to San Francisco by the Gold Rush.
April 4 - Friday
8:00PM
Learn about the legendary life and exploits of bootlegger Bill McCoy during the Prohibition era.
9:00PM
Six teenagers who spend several hours a day with new media take their first wilderness adventure.
10:00PM
Beachy rockers Best Coast deliver reverb-drenched guitar, Laurel Canyon strums, and subtle country edge to KCET's Studio A.
10:30PM
Episode 5 of City Walk explores the hidden shorelines of Manhattan and travels high into the Rocky Mountains with stops in Denver, Portland and Washington DC as communities across America rediscover their sidewalks and trails.
April 5 - Saturday
8:00PM
Jesse Cook Live at the Bathurst Theatre will take you on a musical journey around the world and back in his new television special. His evocative music will transport you from Spain to Morocco; from France to Columbia and from Africa back home again with more stops in between. Amidst these signature works that explores culture and music, Jesse paces this elegant show with poignant and lyrical works that highlight the diverse strengths of a band that has long been dedicated to Cook's artistic vision.
9:30PM
A celebration of Celtic and Irish roots features "Whiskey in the Jar," "Ireland's Call" and more.
April 6 - Sunday
8:00PM
Hastings investigates the deaths of two men, one a murder victim and the other an apparent suicide.
9:00PM
Vera is reunited with her first sergeant, Stuart Macken, when his house is tragically firebombed.
10:30PM
Rosemary and Laura discover a mystery about love and land when a man is impaled by an arrow.
April 7 - Monday
8:00PM
To celebrate Gerry's birthday, Emily takes her reluctant 'father' and the team to a comedy club. However, one of the acts causes trouble - racist, sexist and homophobic comedian Ray Harris is not everyone's idea of humor.
9:00PM
An exploration of fighting pain looks at the isolation of morphine and the manufacturing of aspirin.
10:00PM
Just as opinion polls indicate Birgitte may lose the next election, financier Joachim Crohne emerges with an idea that could save her political career.
April 8 - Tuesday
8:00PM
DI Goodman and his team are introduced to the jet-setting world of airline pilots and cabin crew when an air stewardess is discovered murdered. Will Humphrey and his team manage to unravel the mysteries at the heart of this seemingly impossible murder?
9:00PM
A beautiful voyage along eleven hundred miles of Norway's spectacular coastline is highlighted.
10:00PM
Led by soulful vocalist Syd tha Kyd, R&B sensations, The Internet serve up jazzy funk to KCET's Studio A. The Odd Future-adjacent crew provides groove after groove lighting up the dance floor in this kinetic performance.
10:30PM
City Walk shines a spotlight on the most exotic and exciting walks in America, and travels to cities across the country that are currently transforming themselves into more walkable communities....
April 9 - Wednesday
8:00PM
In the second program of this three-part series, Peretti investigates how the concept of super-sizing changed our eating habits forever.
9:00PM
Crossing the Senegal river to the old French colonial capital of St Louis, Michael leaves the desertbehind and savours the delights of cosmopolitan Black Africa. He meets up with Senegal's Queen of Soap, Marie-Madeleine Yakouba. Over lunch, the topic ofpolygamy comes up and it is one that will resonate throughout the thousand-mile trip to Timbuktu. Marie-Madeleine will have none of it, a view shared by schoolmistress, Dhadi Ba, with whom Michael shares a carriage on the train to Bamako
10:03PM
Climbing to the top of the music industry is a feat for any artist, especially if you're a woman in the male-dominated music industry. Linda Ronstadt is one of the few female rock icons who not only broke through the...
April 10 - Thursday
8:00PM
When Martin fires Elaine for her inefficiency, he becomes universally disliked in the village.
9:00PM
Los Angeles artist Ted Meyer is scarred for life and for much of his childhood lived in a world of pain and immobility, but after a new drug changed his life, he started making original visual art works from other people's scars.
10:00PM
The workshops and lives of people who take fantasy costuming to a professional level are explored.
April 11 - Friday
8:00PM
Filmmaker Tom Vendetti's draws reflections from his decades of traveling through the Himalayas.
9:00PM
The story of the scientific pioneers behind early aviation and the founding of astrophysics is told.
10:00PM
Led by soulful vocalist Syd tha Kyd, R&B sensations, The Internet serve up jazzy funk to KCET's Studio A. The Odd Future-adjacent crew provides groove after groove lighting up the dance floor in this kinetic performance.
10:30PM
City Walk shines a spotlight on the most exotic and exciting walks in America, and travels to cities across the country that are currently transforming themselves into more walkable communities....
April 12 - Saturday
8:00PM
The myths and misconceptions of Attention Deficit Disorder and the hallmark symptoms are discussed.
10:00PM
Varying styles of Celtic and Irish music from traditional standards to modern songs are showcased.
April 13 - Sunday
8:00PM
Father Brown attends a tea party to celebrate a new church clock tower, but just after the bells for the first time, a body is found bludgeoned to death.
9:00PM
DCI Vera Stanhope and DS Joe Ashworth investigate a suspicious death in an army barracks.
10:30PM
When Rosemary and Laura are hired to restore a walled garden, a body is found in a nearby river.
April 14 - Monday
8:00PM
UCOS re-investigates a high-profile riverboat disaster on the Thames after a new witness comes forward claiming the collision was the result of sabotage, rather than an accident.
9:00PM
An exploration of infections features the flu, the Black Death, ancient treatments and antibiotics.
10:00PM
The eyes of the world are on Copenhagen and Birgitte Nyborg as peace talks draw near between North and South Kharun.
April 15 - Tuesday
8:01PM
DI Goodman and his team are drawn into the world of politics when Saint-Marie's scandalized Commerce Minister is discovered dead. Out of the blue, Camille's father turns out to have a link to the victim and she is forced to confront the fact that her dad could be the murderer.
9:00PM
Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar, and Inle Lake are visited.
10:00PM
Noah and the MegaFauna showcases their eclectic sound, ranging from gypsy jazz to indie rock, in this raucous live performance on KCET' s Studio A.
10:30PM
April 16 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Around the world, obesity levels are rising. More people are now overweight than undernourished; two thirds of British adults are overweight and one in four of us is classified as obese.
9:00PM
Michael reaches the legendary city of Timbuktu, along with a camel train carrying the giant salt blocks that made the city one of the greatest centres of Islamic learning up until the 16th Century. Michael wanders through the rubble that is 21st-century Timbuktu, to find the Imam who shows him original astronomical textbooks that pre-date Galileo's discoveries by 200 years. Leaving one of Timbuktu's most famous addresses - the house of Alexander Laing, the Scottish explorer who had his thoat slit for not converting to Islam - Michael heads East to the land of the Wodaabe. These nomadic herders are some of the last true pastoralists of the African continent, famous as much for their male beauty pageant as their stylish cattle
10:03PM
The story of the ever-changing Earth includes spectacular footage of geologic hot spots.
April 17 - Thursday
8:00PM
Dr. Martin announces on his new radio show that there is something dangerous in the public pool.
9:00PM
In this special episode, Artbound explores the work of MOCAtv, which was developed as a digital extension of the education and exhibition programming of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Featuring the work of Sterling Ruby, Niki de Saint Phalle, Barry Le Va, Nan Goldin, Marcus McGhee, Bruce Conner, Fatima Al Qadiri, and more.
10:00PM
A Fine Arts Conservatory in Miami was bringing art to black and white students as early as 1951.
April 18 - Friday
8:00PM
Focuses on renewable, clean energy technologies that can improve our future and help our economy.
9:00PM
A look at how America can replace fossil fuels with clean energy in an economically beneficial way.
10:00PM
Noah and the MegaFauna showcases their eclectic sound, ranging from gypsy jazz to indie rock, in this raucous live performance on KCET' s Studio A.
10:30PM
April 19 - Saturday
8:00PM
A celebration of Celtic and Irish roots features "Whiskey in the Jar," "Ireland's Call" and more.
9:30PM
Jesse Cook Live at the Bathurst Theatre will take you on a musical journey around the world and back in his new television special. His evocative music will transport you from Spain to Morocco; from France to Columbia and from Africa back home again with more stops in between. Amidst these signature works that explores culture and music, Jesse paces this elegant show with poignant and lyrical works that highlight the diverse strengths of a band that has long been dedicated to Cook's artistic vision.
April 20 - Sunday
8:00PM
Colonel Adams learns that his wife Anne-Marie has been drinking again and tells her that he wants a divorce. Meanwhile Lady Felicia discovers that Ruby Adams plans to get engaged to her American tutor John Van Ert but Anne Marie slurs that she won't give permission, sacking John in the process. Father Brown arrives with Mrs McCarthy and is told that the play is cancelled - Anne-Marie is 'unwell'. Yet outside she floats on the surface of the lake, her impressive diamond necklace The Flying Stars sparkling around her neck, eyes staring open...dead. Anne Marie's brother James, who has been living abroad for many years, arrives soon after to surprise the family and is told about the tragic accident. But at the wake, Father Brown discovers blood on an oar and deduces that they have a murderer in their midst..
9:02PM
A case involving the death of a child may hold the key to solving the murder of a social worker.
10:31PM
When Rosemary and Laura are hired to restore a walled garden, a body is found in a nearby river.
April 21 - Monday
8:00PM
David Calder Perfume, Christopher Fulford Scoop, David Snow, Tom Eldridge and Julia Eldridge appear.
9:00PM
Deadly poisons in the natural world and the hunt for poisons that can help to cure us are explored.
10:00PM
Laura's illness has worsened over the past few months, and Birgitte now feels terrible about failing to recognize it.
April 22 - Tuesday
8:00PM
When a bird-watcher is discovered murdered in the Saint-Marie jungle, the team have a particularly puzzling conundrum to solve. Is the traditionally quiet and calm world of bird-watching more cut-throat than it appears?
9:00PM
Travel from the Molucca Islands of Indonesia to learn how spice trails have impacted civilizations.
10:00PM
The Grammy-winning band Quetzal mixes sounds of traditional Mexican "son jarocho" music with a contemporary twist. Catch their lively performance on Studio A.
10:30PM
Episode 8 of City Walk blasts across America from the skies above Camarillo to a racetrack in Fontana and straight to Washington DC where the 2013 Walking Summit is paving the path for a more walkable future for everyone. Have you ever wanted to stroll around a NASCAR speedway but were afraid of becoming road kill? Join a group of intrepid fans as they take a walk on the wild side and experience a rush you can only get on your own two feet. Most people think that once a road is paved it’s the end of the story, but in some neighborhoods things are changing. Join us on a special walking tour where we experience first hand the many innovations taking place on our streets and sidewalks to make them more pedestrian friendly. What happens when hundreds of people gather in our nation’s capital to exchange ideas, share solutions and dream about a reimagined America, where Everybody Walks? We take you center stage and behind the scenes of the very first Walking Summit where we’ll meet the leaders, planners, and
April 23 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Conservationists who fight to protect and preserve open spaces near urban areas are highlighted.
9:00PM
Still attired in his Tuareg indigo howli, Michael is dropped off in a wilderness that is completely featureless, except for a short iron pillar, which marks the boundary between the Republic of Niger and the Republic of Algeria. There is one other feature, the carcass of a car abandoned in the desert, stripped of all color by wind and sand. The journey north is a via dolorosa mile-stoned by the wrecks of 2CVs and Peugeots, memorials to the people who never made it in this hellish terrain.
10:03PM
Farmers, shippers, scientists, fishermen and conservationists work together to sustain the sea.
April 24 - Thursday
8:00PM
Martin makes a house call to the park ranger, who introduces him to a six-foot, red squirrel.
9:00PM
Artbound provides an exclusive look at the avant-garde opera, Invisible Cities. Produced by The Industry, L.A.'s experimental opera company, in partnership with the L.A. Dance Project, "Invisible Cities" depicts the meeting between emperor Kublai Khan at the end of his life with the explorer Marco Polo, as told in Italo Calvino's fantastical book.
April 25 - Friday
8:00PM
The story of the ever-changing Earth includes spectacular footage of geologic hot spots.
9:00PM
Scientists explore the hidden forces that drive the planet's most active volcanic system in Hawaii.
9:30PM
Since the 1870′s women have been DRIVEN TO RIDE...Two-wheeled vehicles gave women a first real taste of the wild thrill found in unfettered mobility. Victorian Age corsets and billowing skirts were set aside as riding unleashed the power hidden within and the freedom to give that power pursuit. Women continue to shape and push the boundaries of two-wheeled freedom. The call of the road stirs in their blood, a call they answer down a thousand Interstates, and black-tops, and dusty country roads. Highways and byways that sail past in the raw sweep of wide-open spaces. Women climb aboard and tear off - embracing the wild exhilaration of acceleration...Driven to Ride.
10:00PM
The Grammy-winning band Quetzal mixes sounds of traditional Mexican "son jarocho" music with a contemporary twist. Catch their lively performance on Studio A.
10:30PM
Episode 8 of City Walk blasts across America from the skies above Camarillo to a racetrack in Fontana and straight to Washington DC where the 2013 Walking Summit is paving the path for a more walkable future for everyone. Have you ever wanted to stroll around a NASCAR speedway but were afraid of becoming road kill? Join a group of intrepid fans as they take a walk on the wild side and experience a rush you can only get on your own two feet. Most people think that once a road is paved it’s the end of the story, but in some neighborhoods things are changing. Join us on a special walking tour where we experience first hand the many innovations taking place on our streets and sidewalks to make them more pedestrian friendly. What happens when hundreds of people gather in our nation’s capital to exchange ideas, share solutions and dream about a reimagined America, where Everybody Walks? We take you center stage and behind the scenes of the very first Walking Summit where we’ll meet the leaders, planners, and
April 26 - Saturday
8:00PM
The myths and misconceptions of Attention Deficit Disorder and the hallmark symptoms are discussed.
10:00PM
Varying styles of Celtic and Irish music from traditional standards to modern songs are showcased.
April 27 - Sunday
8:00PM
Umesh Varma, an Indian man in white robes, bursts into a study waking Leonard Quinton to tell him he's going to die today... ..
9:00PM
Vera sifts through evidence of grief and addiction while investigating the murder of a young man.
10:30PM
Family tensions surface, along with a dead body, when Rosemary and Laura work on a memorial garden.
April 28 - Monday
8:00PM
Retired former detectives with distinct personalities are recruited to re-examine unsolved crimes.
9:00PM
The issues connected to the attempted Neo-Nazi March in Skokie, Illinois 35 years ago are examined.
10:00PM
In the season finale, Birgitte is on a month leave from her post as prime minister to focus on family, and Hans-Christian Thorsen, Labor Party chairman, has positioned himself to be her possible successor.
April 29 - Tuesday
8:00PM
A murder on a privately owned island means DI Goodman and the team are cut off from the mainland when a storm comes in. As night descends, they find themselves locked in a house with a killer - can they solve the mystery before the murderer strikes again?
9:00PM
The Gun Show in Ft. Worth, the Book Depository in Dallas and the Johnson Space Center are visited.
10:00PM
La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music. This Grammy Award-winning group draws inspiration from all over the world, utilizing Pan-American rhythms like cumbia, bossa nova, rumba, bolero, tango, jazz, rock, and klezmer music. Watch their exciting performance on Studio A.
10:30PM
Recounts Dr. Fred Sondermann's journey to his homeland 30 years after he escaped from Nazi Germany.
April 30 - Wednesday
8:00PM
This installment features the surreal photography of groundbreaking husband-and-wife artists Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor. He experiments in a darkroom. She composes on a computer screen. Together, husband-and-wife artists Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor broke free of traditional notions of photography to create haunting, layered dreamscapes that challenge the medium's possibilities.
9:30PM
The art and uplifting life story of Holocaust survivor Esther Nisenthal Krinitz are showcased.
10:00PM
The organization Selfhelp provided housing, food and more to Jewish refugees during World War II.