KCET Primetime Highlights

Today's Must See
April 2015 Highlights
Please be advised that the following schedule does sometimes change over the course of the month.
April 1 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Some "food deserts" in the San Gabriel Valley are finding ways to reconnect its agricultural roots through a community garden and urban farm called Earthworks Farm in El Monte.
8:30PM
This episode examines a new Swedish model for urban agriculture and the use of solar energy to power food production in the Himalayas.
9:01PM
This visual feast of natural wonders was filmed in the often inaccessible areas of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and California, with actress Linda Hunt delivering poetic spoken word.
10:01PM
'Echoes of Creation' (a companion film to 'Sacred Earth') takes you on a profound journey through the pristine wilderness of Alaska, ancient sequoias of California, and lush Pacific Northwest.
April 2 - Thursday
8:00PM
Martin must treat a patient who insists that he's mentally sound and that it's his six-foot-tall, invisible squirrel friend who needs the meds.
8:47PM
DI Goodman is convinced that there's more to the murder of a surf instructor than meets the eye.
9:42PM
In the premiere episode, Martin's 12th birthday takes a turn for the worst when his new bicycle gets trashed by bullies.
10:06PM
When Marcus forbids Tim from joining his book club until he can demonstrate greater cultural awareness, he turns to Caitlin for help.
10:30PM
David learns about the fascinating past and present of the Quechua people in the Peruvian highlands.
April 3 - Friday
8:00PM
Some "food deserts" in the San Gabriel Valley are finding ways to reconnect its agricultural roots through a community garden and urban farm called Earthworks Farm in El Monte.
8:30PM
This episode examines a new Swedish model for urban agriculture and the use of solar energy to power food production in the Himalayas.
9:00PM
Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis performs a set of upbeat songs, interweaving energetic indie rock with subtle country and pop style.
9:35PM
War, Los Lonely Boys, and two California native bands -- Tierra and Malo -- will be coming together this Memorial Day weekend for one rockin' concert at the Greek Theatre.
April 4 - Saturday
8:00PM
Martin must treat a patient who insists that he's mentally sound and that it's his six-foot-tall, invisible squirrel friend who needs the meds.
9:00PM
Father Brown decides to transport a priceless holy relic to safety, risking his career in the process.
10:00PM
DI Goodman is convinced that there's more to the murder of a surf instructor than meets the eye.
April 5 - Sunday
8:00PM
Father Brown investigates the disappearance of a parishioner who believed she was being haunted by her missing sister.
9:00PM
DCI Vera Stanhope and DS Joe Ashworth investigate a suspicious death in an army barracks.
10:30PM
With their friendship in tatters, the lack of communication between Rachel and Janet makes even the simplest of tasks difficult.
April 6 - Monday
8:00PM
DCI Miller is faced with a dilemma when the investigation of a corrupt senior officer calls into question the conviction of someone she believes is guilty of murdering her former work partner.
9:00PM
Both Scott and Bailey pass the promotion board with flying colors, leaving Gill to decide who stays on as sergeant at Syndicate 9.
10:00PM
The multi-layered onion that is Kasper Juul finally gets peeled back, revealing a core that's far less rotten than its outer shell.
April 7 - Tuesday
8:00PM
This "Artbound" special, in partnership with MOCAtv, features The Museum of Contemporary Art's current programming, including an Elaine Sturtevant retrospective.
9:00PM
Soul songstress Roberta Flack showcases her versatile vocals -- influenced by jazz, gospel, and R&B -- in this throwback session from the 1970s.
9:30PM
You'll fly to the moon and back after hearing music from Brazilian indie artist Juana Molina and Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan.
10:00PM
Today's episode includes the award-winning short "Satellite Beach," in which actor Luke Wilson followed the Endeavor on its three-day journey from LAX to the California Science Center.
10:30PM
This episode examines a new Swedish model for urban agriculture and the use of solar energy to power food production in the Himalayas.
April 8 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Val Zavala talks with L.A. Times publisher Austin Beutner, about the future of newspapers and how the L.A. Times is adapting to the digital age.
8:30PM
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation uncovers the human and environmental cost of shrimp farming.
9:00PM
'Orphans of the Genocide' is an emotional visual journey through never-before-seen archival footage and discovered memoirs of orphans who lived through the last century's first, fully documented, and least recognized genocide, the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
10:32PM
The story of Indonesian students who came to U.S. universities on scholarships after the 2004 tsunami.
April 9 - Thursday
8:00PM
Love is in the air, but why is it making the Portwennians feel so miserable?
8:47PM
Sainte-Marie Heritage Society members end up with food poisoning while celebrating the island's history with a traditional dinner. In the case of group president Francis Davison, it's fatal.
9:42PM
Steve Coogan guest stars as a sleazy fish factory owner who might fund mama Moone's campaign to support an underdog's bid for the Irish presidency.
10:06PM
Senior MI5 management decide to introduce random drug testing and The Examiner, it appears, has something of a soft spot for illegal substances.
10:35PM
War, Los Lonely Boys, and two California native bands -- Tierra and Malo -- will be coming together this Memorial Day weekend for one rockin' concert at the Greek Theatre.
April 10 - Friday
8:00PM
Val Zavala talks with L.A. Times publisher Austin Beutner, about the future of newspapers and how the L.A. Times is adapting to the digital age.
8:30PM
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation uncovers the human and environmental cost of shrimp farming.
9:00PM
Soul songstress Roberta Flack showcases her versatile vocals -- influenced by jazz, gospel, and R&B -- in this throwback session from the 1970s.
9:30PM
Guitar Hero Joe Bonamassa celebrates the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf.
April 11 - Saturday
8:00PM
Love is in the air, but why is it making the Portwennians feel so miserable?
9:00PM
Father Brown investigates the disappearance of a parishioner who believed she was being haunted by her missing sister.
10:00PM
Sainte-Marie Heritage Society members end up with food poisoning while celebrating the island's history with a traditional dinner. In the case of group president Francis Davison, it's fatal.
April 12 - Sunday
8:00PM
Father Brown investigates the passing of an ex-serviceman who drops dead in the street.
9:00PM
A case involving the death of a child may hold the key to solving a social worker's murder.
10:35PM
War, Los Lonely Boys, and two California native bands -- Tierra and Malo -- will be coming together this Memorial Day weekend for one rockin' concert at the Greek Theatre.
April 13 - Monday
8:00PM
It's the circle of love: Gerry's youngest daughter is about to marry a solicitor, while Sasha is forced to work with her ex-husband.
9:00PM
Rachel's first job as sergeant is a historic missing person's case, and her biggest challenge is to hide her contempt for the shoddy police work that hampered the original investigation.
10:00PM
Birgitte is stuck between a rock and a hard place when she discovers that her husband's new job could create a conflict of interest for her office.
April 14 - Tuesday
8:00PM
"L8S ANG3LES" is comprised of images from eight L.A.-based photographers in the genres of fine art, fashion, architecture, documentary, photojournalism, and celebrity portraits.
8:30PM
Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis performs a set of upbeat songs, interweaving energetic indie rock with subtle country and pop style.
9:00PM
Watch powerful performances from young artists shaping the future of music in Southern California, including Cherry Glazerr and The Bots.
9:30PM
The episode spotlights Finnish and Swedish band Pepe Deluxe, tropical psych band Chicano Batman, and Italian funk group Fitness Forever.
10:00PM
Meet a couple of 13-year-old parkour aficionados in Dresden, Germany who free-run even when temperatures are below freezing.
10:30PM
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation uncovers the human and environmental cost of shrimp farming.
April 15 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Santa Clarita is a quiet suburban community about 35 miles northwest of Skid Row. But it's also a place that has a hidden homeless population.
8:30PM
Reports from Thailand, Bangladesh, and Indonesia uncover the brutal exploitation rooted in the shrimp and smart phone industries.
9:00PM
In a frenzy of mass murders lasting almost two years, as many as 900,000 Jewish men, women, and children were killed in a tiny extermination camp in Poland.
10:02PM
The true story of how Jewish prisoners held in a concentration camp during World War II fought back against the Nazis, not with guns or bombs, but through song, dance, and laughter.
April 16 - Thursday
8:00PM
Gossip about Martin's blood phobia spreads around the village like wildfire.
8:47PM
A bride-to-be is found drowned in her hotel bath after her bachelorette party. Meanwhile, D.S. Camille Bordey leaves for a new job in Paris.
9:42PM
Martin demolishes part of their garden wall to shorten his commute to school, infuriating his mother, who's trying to launch her new weight-loss business from the garden workshop.
10:06PM
The day of the big custody hearing finally arrives and everyone thinks the outcome is a foregone conclusion: Marcus has already packed his bags.
10:30PM
This celebration of Celtic and Irish history features the group's traditional numbers "Whiskey in the Jar" and "Red, Red Rose."
April 17 - Friday
8:00PM
Santa Clarita is a quiet suburban community about 35 miles northwest of Skid Row. But it's also a place that has a hidden homeless population.
8:30PM
Reports from Thailand, Bangladesh, and Indonesia uncover the brutal exploitation rooted in the shrimp and smart phone industries.
9:00PM
Watch powerful performances from young artists shaping the future of music in Southern California, including Cherry Glazerr and The Bots.
9:35PM
War, Los Lonely Boys, and two California native bands -- Tierra and Malo -- will be coming together this Memorial Day weekend for one rockin' concert at the Greek Theatre.
April 18 - Saturday
8:00PM
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
Dudu Fisher treats fans to a variety of music from Broadway favorites like "Phantom of the Opera" and "Les Miserables" to classics like "Tie a Yellow Ribbon."
April 19 - Sunday
8:00PM
The opening of Pryde Castle ends abruptly when guide Audrey Diggle is struck by an arrow.
9:00PM
Vera sifts through evidence of grief and addiction while investigating the murder of a young man.
10:30PM
The documentary reveals Elvis Presley's relentless love and devotion for gospel music.
April 20 - Monday
8:00PM
Dan grows depressed when his daughter leaves for college. The team attempts to raise his spirits by taking him for a ride on a Pedibus in London.
9:03PM
After promising that the chaos of her personal life is behind her, Rachel discovers that her mother's new beau was once charged with domestic abuse.
10:00PM
Birgitte gets everything she wants and loses everything she needs.
April 21 - Tuesday
8:00PM
Organized in partnership with National Geographic Magazine, this episodes deals with the precarious state of the world's fresh water.
8:30PM
Nick Waterhouse creates vintage-inspired music that spans decades, from the doo-wop era to the golden age of AM radio.
9:00PM
Brothers Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei -- the force behind punkish rock band The Bots -- perform a high amplitude set on 'Studio A.'
9:30PM
This episode features music videos from Japanese pop band Yoshida Yohei Group and U.K. electro producer Rival Consoles.
10:00PM
We hike the Pacific Crest Trail with actress Reese Witherspoon before travelling by foot across Copenhagen and walking on the Metro Trail in D.C.
10:30PM
Reports from Thailand, Bangladesh, and Indonesia uncover the brutal exploitation rooted in the shrimp and smart phone industries.
April 22 - Wednesday
8:02PM
Off the coast of Palos Verdes, divers are working frantically to restore miles of vital kelp forests that have died.
8:32PM
From researching the pace of Alaskan glacier melt to changes in Arctic sea ice, climate scientists trek to the most remote areas on Earth to help us understand our environment.
9:00PM
'Rebels with a Cause' spotlights a small group of people who banded together to protect and preserve open spaces near urban areas, allocated for parks and farms, from rampant development.
10:00PM
American college students explore a model of water conservation and community cooperation in India.
April 23 - Thursday
8:00PM
The doc, who's as awkward as ever when it comes to relationships, self-sabotages his latest fling.
8:47PM
With Camille now in France and Florence promoted to sergeant, clumsy new officer J.P. Hooper joins the investigation when the lead singer of a veteran pop group is electrocuted in a swimming pool.
9:42PM
Martin's uncle arrives for an unexpected visit and insists on telling him about the birds and the bees.
10:06PM
Marcus runs for class president, but can't compete with the new kid in school who's paying off the principal.
10:30PM
Steven Masley, MD shares three simple steps that will help reverse the onset of aging and disease.
April 24 - Friday
8:30PM
This celebration of Celtic and Irish history features the group's traditional numbers "Whiskey in the Jar" and "Red, Red Rose."
10:00PM
Travel guru Rick Steves tours European cities in Turkey, France, and the Netherlands in his latest special.
April 25 - Saturday
8:05PM
War, Los Lonely Boys, and two California native bands -- Tierra and Malo -- will be coming together this Memorial Day weekend for one rockin' concert at the Greek Theatre.
9:30PM
Rick Steves celebrate the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond.
10:00PM
Travel guru Rick Steves tours European cities in Turkey, France, and the Netherlands in his latest special.
April 26 - Sunday
8:00PM
When convicted killer Violet Fernsley is given a temporary reprieve from the gallows, she begs Father Brown to prove her innocence.
9:00PM
A murder investigation unearths betrayal, guilt, and the desire for atonement, as Vera moves quickly to avoid another tragedy and Joe tries to make amends with the demons of his past.
10:35PM
War, Los Lonely Boys, and two California native bands -- Tierra and Malo -- will be coming together this Memorial Day weekend for one rockin' concert at the Greek Theatre.
April 27 - Monday
8:00PM
The team investigates the death of a suspected terrorist after his daughter receives an anonymous note saying the Metropolitan Police killed him off.
9:00PM
Gill lets slip that Janet was first choice for the sergeant's job, leaving Rachel floored. Janet is later baffled by Rachel pulling rank.
10:00PM
Birgitte is visiting soldiers stationed in Afghanistan when their encampment is attacked, and several men are killed.
April 28 - Tuesday
8:00PM
The five profiled photographers braved harsh, possibly deadly, conditions to capture the corners of Earth that most people will never see in person.
8:30PM
From Latin alternative rock to politically-charged hip-hop, Ceci Bastida's rhythmic sound travels across genres.
9:00PM
A new generation of singer-songwriters is defining California's sound. Watch performances by Jenny Lewis, LP, and Chelsea Wolfe.
9:30PM
The episode celebrates the music of Venezuelan indie singer Ulises Hadjis, Spanish pop band Papa Topo, and Tuareg blues guitarist Mdou Moctar.
10:00PM
Most people think of New York as a city filled with taxis and skyscrapers. One passionate group of citizens, however, the Shorewalkers, celebrate the parks, promenades and trails along the coastline of The Big Apple in their own way: Once...
10:30PM
From researching the pace of Alaskan glacier melt to changes in Arctic sea ice, climate scientists trek to the most remote areas on Earth to help us understand our environment.
April 29 - Wednesday
8:00PM
Reporter Derrick Shore visits the Bay Delta in Northern California, a vital water source and lifeline for much of the state. In the event of a catastrophic earthquake, what would happen to the Delta and surrounding areas?
8:30PM
What do plants, snakes, molds, marine sponges, and cone snails have in common? They have helped develop medicines that save human lives.
9:00PM
What is the personal cost of war? Soldiers fight for us, and do not comprehend that their memories will affect them the rest of their lives.
10:30PM
An illuminating, off-the-beaten-path tour of Hawai'i's six major islands and scenic wonders.
April 30 - Thursday
8:00PM
Martin discovers that the skin infection affecting the local children is not impetigo, as he had initially diagnosed, but a rare condition usually only passed by animals.
8:47PM
The day after Saint Marie's beach volleyball team gets through to the finals, star player Shelly Kennedy is murdered and her body dumped on a beach -- all the suspects of course have an alibi.
9:42PM
Martin decides to become an altar boy and is indoctrinated into a group of very hip, but very corrupt young Catholics.
10:06PM
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.
10:35PM
War, Los Lonely Boys, and two California native bands -- Tierra and Malo -- will be coming together this Memorial Day weekend for one rockin' concert at the Greek Theatre.