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Grantchester: Season 2 Premiere

Tue, 03/22/2016 - 9:18pm -- WCVE

The Vicar and Cop are back! Grantchester Season 2 starring James Norton and Robson Green will air Sunday, March 27-May 1, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. ET on WCVE PBS / WHTJ PBS.

James Norton (War and Peace) dons his priestly collar and Robson Green (Reckless) his rumpled raincoat for a new season of Grantchester as the improbable crime-fighting team, Reverend Sidney Chambers and Inspector Geordie Keating, bring justice and spiritual nourishment to early 1950s England.

Downton Abbey Raffle Ticket Winners Announced

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 2:55pm -- WCVE

Congratulations to Phyllis and Jack Marcom of Fredericksburg, Virginia, winners of the 2016 “Trip to the Real Downton Abbey” Ticket Raffle.

Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets. Proceeds from the ticket sales benefit the Community Idea Stations and will help to further our mission to use the Power of Media to Educate, Entertain and Inspire.

PBS Announces Second Season of Original Drama Series “Mercy Street”

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:26pm -- WCVE

PBS announced today (3/10/16) that it has given the greenlight to a second season of Mercy Street, PBS’ first original drama in more than a decade. The first season, executive produced by Ridley Scott (The Martian, Gladiator, Thelma and Louise); David W. Zucker (“The Good Wife” and “The Man in the High Castle”) of Scott Free; Lisa Q.

Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 2:50pm -- WCVE

After six passionate and poignant seasons, the curtain comes down on “Downton Abbey.” How will fate resolve the stories of Edith, Mary, Thomas, Anna, Robert, Cora, Daisy, Carson, Violet, Isobel and all the other occupants of this unforgettable house?

Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.

 Watch WCVE and WHTJ PBS for repeats:

  • Saturday March 12 at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday March 13 at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.

 Or check WCVW PBS:

This Land Is Your Land (My Music)

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 1:41pm -- WCVE

Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host.

Watch This Land Is Your Land (My Music) on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.

On WCVE and WHTJ PBS

  • Saturday March 5 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Thursday March 10 at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday March 12 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Sunday March 13 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday March 14 at 10 p.m.

On WCVW PBS

Rise of the Robots

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 3:58pm -- WCVE

Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But Robots – machines with human-like capabilities – have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now.

Watch NOVA: Rise of the Robots February 24 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.

Fueled by an ambitious DARPA challenge, the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster relief situations. Follow the robots – and the engineers that program them – as they strive to make their way out of the lab and into the real world.

In Performance at the White House: Ray Charles

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 10:37am -- WCVE

Hear interpretations of the music of Ray Charles, using his own big-band musical arrangements, by renowned as well as up-and-coming artists. The performance, a White House partnership with the Smithsonian, airs from the East Room.

Watch In Performance at the White House: Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles February 26 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

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