KCET Primetime Highlights

Today's Must See
November 2014 Highlights
Please be advised that the following schedule does sometimes change over the course of the month.
November 1 - Saturday
8:00PM
After a murder at a charity treasure hunt, general suspicion falls upon a bereaved man who wants revenge, but Father Brown is determined to prove his innocence.
9:00PM
Detective Inspector Richard Poole is murdered at his college reunion and the replacement DI must step in to solve the sensitive case.
10:00PM
Amjad is so embarrassed about being the gardener's son that he runs for building committee head to fire him.
10:30PM
Amjad gets kidnapped by two Palestinians who mistake his Israeli soldier costume for a military uniform.
November 2 - Sunday
8:00PM
Mayor William Knight is electrocuted by a microphone at the annual village fundraiser.
9:00PM
Gently and Bacchus hunt for the murderer of a young woman whose body is discovered at a local church.
10:30PM
Competition brings out the worst in the people of Rowfield leading up to the annual gardening contest.
November 3 - Monday
8:00PM
The team reinvestigates the death of a wealthy financier when a psychic tells the dead man's daughter that she needs to resolve some unfinished business on her father's behalf.
9:00PM
This doc follows the Nez Perce tribe and a charismatic Navajo horseman whose fates intersect to re-invent a legendary horse culture.
10:00PM
Just as Birgitte's new government is getting back on track after the Green Party's exit, internal strife erupts among coalition partners.
November 4 - Tuesday
8:00PM
It's the last week of elementary school and Martin is determined to end his time there with a bang.
8:30PM
The day of the big custody hearing finally arrives and everyone thinks the outcome is a foregone conclusion: Marcus has already packed his bags.
9:00PM
Richard discovers a secret stairway used by one of Tinseltown's most infamous Lotharios while vising the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
10:00PM
East L.A. band Chicano Batman brings their feel-good fusion of funk, R&B, Latin soul, cumbia, bossa nova, psychedelia, and pop to KCET's 'Studio A.'
10:30PM
You'll fly to the moon and back after hearing music from Brazilian indie artist Juana Molina and Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan.
November 5 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Almonds are one of the thirstiest crops in California, requiring approximately one gallon of water to produce just one almond.
8:30PM
A new Indonesian law may open the world's largest coastline to commercial development. Fragile coastal ecosystems as well as the lives and livelihood of the people living there hang in the balance.
9:00PM
An honest look at the shadow the Vietnam War continues to cast on the West Point Class of 1967.
10:30PM
Navajo veterans of Canyon de Chelly, Ariz. served in WWII, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, but their courage in battle has not protected them from the formidable challenges facing them when they return home.
November 6 - Thursday
8:00PM
With the birth of his child and a sudden death delaying his move, Martin trains Portwenn's new general practitioner, who's in over her head.
9:00PM
We visit the Zorthian Ranch artist community in Altadena and view some of the current art installations at LAX airport in this episode.
10:00PM
This episode explores the hidden shorelines of Manhattan and travels high into the Rocky Mountains with stops in Denver, Portland, and Washington D.C.
10:30PM
David learns about the vibrant indigenous cultures that lived near the largest lake in the world long before European arrival.
November 7 - Friday
8:00PM
Almonds are one of the thirstiest crops in California, requiring approximately one gallon of water to produce just one almond.
8:30PM
Doti chats with Mark Hilbert about The Hilbert Collection of California Scene Paintings, which houses more than 500 works of art.
9:00PM
Our train journey takes you to Lake Biwa, Japan's biggest lake.
10:00PM
East L.A. band Chicano Batman brings their feel-good fusion of funk, R&B, Latin soul, cumbia, bossa nova, psychedelia, and pop to KCET's 'Studio A.'
10:30PM
You'll fly to the moon and back after hearing music from Brazilian indie artist Juana Molina and Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan.
November 8 - Saturday
8:00PM
Mayor William Knight is electrocuted by a microphone at the annual village fundraiser.
9:00PM
Detective Inspector Humphrey Goodman and his team are perplexed by the seemingly random killing of a stand-in on a film set.
10:00PM
Amjad forces his daughter Maya to play the violin so he could live vicariously through her.
10:30PM
Amjad is torn about whether to celebrate Israel's Independence Day or to mourn the Palestinian exodus.
November 9 - Sunday
8:00PM
Father Brown decides to transport a priceless holy relic to safety, risking his career in the process.
9:00PM
Gently uncovers a turf war between rival gangs while investigating the death of a young civil servant.
10:30PM
Rachel Bailey and Janet Scott investigate the murder of a pregnant girl made to resemble a suicide.
November 10 - Monday
8:00PM
Brian reinvestigates the death of a professor who fell from the roof of his college three years ago.
9:00PM
The film recounts a seldom-told chapter in the WWII narrative, picking up during the opening hours of D-Day as two American medics parachute into France and find themselves trapped in church.
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.
November 11 - Tuesday
8:00PM
Martin's livid when his family goes on vacation during the World Cup so he tries to hitchhike back to Ireland to watch a match on home turf.
8:30PM
Marcus runs for class president, but can't compete with the new kid in school who's paying off the principal.
9:00PM
The beautiful Ashford Castle, the Belfast Europa and the Clarence Hotel in Dublin are visited.
10:00PM
It's a throwback session from the KCET archives. Soul songstress Roberta Flack stopped by the KCET studios for this intimate session from the 1970s, showcasing her versatile vocals influenced by jazz, gospel and R&B.
10:30PM
This episode features music videos from Japanese pop band Yoshida Yohei Group and U.K. electro producer Rival Consoles.
November 12 - Wednesday
8:00PM
The episode explores a new technology, adjustable robotic exoskeletons, that allow individuals with injuries to stand upright and walk.
8:30PM
The Colorado River, a lifeline for the expanding population of seven U.S. and two Mexican states, faces an increasing demand for water for drinking, sanitation, agriculture, and energy generation.
9:00PM
The documentary highlights the importance of the rule of law by profiling attorney Beatrice Mtetwa's work as a human rights lawyer in Zimbabwe.
10:00PM
Host Megan McCormick sets out in the footsteps of famous mariners and treasure hunting pirates of the Caribbean.
November 13 - Thursday
8:00PM
Determined to get to grips with fatherhood, Martin asks Louisa to move into his house.
9:00PM
'Artbound' digs into the KCET vaults to uncover a gem from the early 1970s.
9:30PM
These performances bring the Southern California Sheet Music Collection to life and offer a singular portrait of Los Angeles history and culture.
10:04PM
This episode takes a walking school bus from Berkeley to Atlanta, Calif. then makes an unforgettable stop at Disneyland.
10:34PM
Nicaragua promotes its diversity of cultures, Spanish colonial heritage, and natural wonders.
November 14 - Friday
8:00PM
The episode explores a new technology, adjustable robotic exoskeletons, that allow individuals with injuries to stand upright and walk.
8:30PM
The Colorado River, a lifeline for the expanding population of seven U.S. and two Mexican states, faces an increasing demand for water for drinking, sanitation, agriculture, and energy generation.
9:00PM
The film, narrated by actress Parker Posey, offers an intimate portrait of the 300-year-old custom Grab Day in the villages of New Mexico's Laguna Pueblo tribe.
10:00PM
It's a throwback session from the KCET archives. Soul songstress Roberta Flack stopped by the KCET studios for this intimate session from the 1970s, showcasing her versatile vocals influenced by jazz, gospel and R&B.
10:30PM
This episode features music videos from Japanese pop band Yoshida Yohei Group and U.K. electro producer Rival Consoles.
November 15 - Saturday
8:00PM
Father Brown decides to transport a priceless holy relic to safety, risking his career in the process.
9:00PM
The murder of a local gigolo brings DI Goodman and his team into contact with Saint-Marie's social elite.
10:00PM
Amjad joins the civil guard to protect the neighborhood from a series of break-ins, but turns into the neighborhood menace instead.
10:30PM
Amjad decides to be a "metrosexual" until he discovers one of Bushra's patients is Husam, a childhood bully who's grown up to be as macho as they get.
November 16 - Sunday
8:00PM
Father Brown investigates the disappearance of a parishioner who believed she was being haunted by her missing sister.
9:00PM
An employee at the local mill is found hanged after an apparent suicide, but the lack of a farewell note makes Gently and Bacchus suspect that he was murdered.
10:30PM
Rachel successfully traps the murderer of housewife, but gets an unexpected and grisly bonus.
November 17 - Monday
8:00PM
After being released from jail, a notorious pedophile admits to abducting and murdering a child 25 years ago.
9:00PM
The life and career of Charles Proteus Steinmetz, the "father of electrical engineering," is traced
10:00PM
The eyes of the world are on Copenhagen and Birgitte Nyborg as peace talks draw near between North and South Kharun.
November 18 - Tuesday
8:00PM
Martin promptly falls in love with his art teacher on the first day of class and tries to impress her with his smooth moves at the school dance.
8:30PM
When Tim becomes infatuated with a woman in the Witness Protection Program, Judith, Chris, Owen, and The Examiner team up to get rid of her.
9:00PM
The season concludes on the glamorous French Riviera, where ex-Formula One driver David Coulthard shows Richard the art of fine dining at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco.
10:00PM
Beachy rockers Best Coast deliver reverb-drenched guitar, Laurel Canyon strums, and subtle country edge to KCET's 'Studio A.'
10:30PM
This episode entwines music videos from Finnish-French group The Do, Swedish indie singer Mariam the Believer, and Chilean hip hop artist Ana Tijoux.
November 19 - Wednesday
8:00PM
The episode spotlights kelp forest restoration efforts, profiles a teenager who grappled with depression, visits Clare Graham's studio, and tours historic Walt Disney Concert Hall.
8:31PM
Stockholm's Royal Seaport, a rundown district in Sweden's capital, is set to become a model of energy efficiency.
9:00PM
The film chronicles Wall Street banker George Pakenham's struggle to improve public health by raising awareness about car idling's impact on New York City.
10:04PM
The Côte d'Azur presents an extraordinary art trail once touched by the greatest artists of the modern era: Paul Cezanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Pablo Picasso all called the French Riviera home.
November 20 - Thursday
8:00PM
Tempers are frayed as Martin and Louisa try to find ways to comfort their constantly wailing baby.
9:00PM
'Artbound' ventures from Lincoln Heights to San Bernardino to explore the art of communities East of Los Angeles.
10:01PM
Today's episode includes the award-winning short "Satellite Beach," in which actor Luke Wilson followed the Endeavor on its three-day journey through from LAX to the California Science Center.
10:30PM
The carnival in Recife, Brazil's fifth largest city that lies within the state of Pernambuco, features joyous parades, dances, and costumes.
November 21 - Friday
8:00PM
The episode spotlights kelp forest restoration efforts, profiles a teenager who grappled with depression, visits Clare Graham's studio, and tours historic Walt Disney Concert Hall.
8:30PM
Stockholm's Royal Seaport, a rundown district in Sweden's capital, is set to become a model of energy efficiency.
9:00PM
The documentary examines the efforts of contemporary Native performers to recast themselves in the 21st century.
10:00PM
Beachy rockers Best Coast deliver reverb-drenched guitar, Laurel Canyon strums, and subtle country edge to KCET's 'Studio A.'
10:30PM
This episode entwines music videos from Finnish-French group The Do, Swedish indie singer Mariam the Believer, and Chilean hip hop artist Ana Tijoux.
November 22 - Saturday
8:00PM
Father Brown investigates the disappearance of a parishioner who believed she was being haunted by her missing sister.
9:00PM
DI Goodman and his team get a taste of the jet-setting life of airline pilots and cabin crew when a stewardess is discovered poisoned in her hotel bedroom.
10:00PM
A war breaks in the south, ruining the idyll Amjad has reached with his neighbors.
10:30PM
Amjad's misguided attempt to combat the stereotype that Arabs can't swim leads him to accidentally drown his swim instructor.
November 23 - Sunday
8:00PM
Father Brown investigates the passing of an ex-serviceman who drops dead in the street.
9:00PM
When a young woman's body is discovered, Gently and Bacchus find themselves investigating a family with unimaginable secrets.
10:30PM
Rachel investigates when a drug addict who was thought to be dead is brought in for questioning.
November 24 - Monday
8:00PM
A sexual assault at a pastry shop reopens an investigation on two unsolved rapes that occurred 10 years ago at a chocolate factory.
9:00PM
KCET celebrates the Local Heroes recognized in 2014 for bringing leadership, dedication, and creativity to their tireless work in the community.
10:00PM
Laura's illness has worsened over the past few months, and Birgitte now feels terrible about failing to recognize it.
November 25 - Tuesday
8:00PM
Martin and Padraic start building a raft to sail down the river à la 'Huckleberry Finn,' but construction takes a little longer than expected.
8:30PM
Tim's identity as an MI5 officer is at risk of being revealed when he's forced to take Marcus to work.
9:00PM
This compelling documentary invites viewers into the lives of contemporary Native American role models living in the U.S. midwest.
10:00PM
Brothers Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei -- the force behind punkish rock band The Bots -- perform a high amplitude set on 'Studio A.'
10:30PM
This episode features the most popular music videos we've aired, as voted by you, including South Korean rockers The Koxx and Russian instrumental rock band Mooncake.
November 26 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Could bugs be the solution to the world's food crisis? Reporter Derrick Shore explores why more people are turning to insects as a sustainable source of protein.
8:30PM
Between 70 to 210 million gallons of waste oil are dumped at sea by commercial ships each year. 'Earth Focus' explores what citizens can do to help stop illegal dumping.
9:00PM
Featuring never before seen archival footage, and interviews in South Africa and the United States, the filmmakers tell the little-known story of Senator Robert Kennedy's influential June 1966 visit to South Africa during the worst years of Apartheid.
10:00PM
KCET celebrates the Local Heroes recognized in 2014 for bringing leadership, dedication, and creativity to their tireless work in the community.
November 27 - Thursday
8:03PM
The television premiere of this touching documentary takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the amazing world of Huell Howser and his iconic TV series.
9:31PM
The television premiere of this touching documentary takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the amazing world of Huell Howser and his iconic TV series.
November 28 - Friday
8:00PM
Could bugs be the solution to the world's food crisis? Reporter Derrick Shore explores why more people are turning to insects as a sustainable source of protein.
8:30PM
Between 70 to 210 million gallons of waste oil are dumped at sea by commercial ships each year. 'Earth Focus' explores what citizens can do to help stop illegal dumping.
9:00PM
This award-winning documentary makes extensive use of Sitting Bull's own words, giving the viewer an intimate portrait of one of America's most legendary, yet least known, figures.
10:00PM
Brothers Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei -- the force behind punkish rock band The Bots -- perform a high amplitude set on 'Studio A.'
10:30PM
This episode features the most popular music videos we've aired, as voted by you, including South Korean rockers The Koxx and Russian instrumental rock band Mooncake.
November 29 - Saturday
8:00PM
Father Brown investigates the passing of an ex-serviceman who drops dead in the street.
9:00PM
DI Goodman and his team are drawn into the world of politics when Saint-Marie's scandalized commerce minister is discovered dead.
10:00PM
Amjad gets offered his very own TV show. The catch? He has to host it dressed as a rabbit.
10:30PM
Six dedicated activists who fight for environmental justice in their communities are showcased.
November 30 - Sunday
8:00PM
The public opening of Pryde Castle ends when guide Audrey Diggle is struck and killed by an arrow.
9:00PM
Gently and Bacchus find themselves in the midst of a social and sexual rebellion when looking into the death of an academic.
10:30PM
Porn actress Vicky Birkinshaw is arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband.