Prime Afternoons: All your PBS favorites, in the daytime

Miss a show in the evening? Enjoy some of our highest-rated primetime evening shows earlier in the day during Prime Afternoons.

Every weekday from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., catch “Antiques Roadshow,” “Nature,” “Nova,” “Frankie Drake Mysteries” and more.

“Prime Afternoons is a really nice way to share the quality PBS programming that we know people love and reach viewers who prefer to watch TV during a different time of the day,” said Tiffany Khan, director of annual giving.

On Mondays, look for dramas like “Frankie Drake Mysteries” (2:30 p.m.) and “Shakespeare & Hathaway” (3:30 p.m.)

Tuesdays bring “Antiques Roadshow” at 1:30 p.m., followed by “Midsomer Murders” at 2:30 p.m.

Wednesdays are for history like “Finding Your Roots” (1:30 p.m.), Ken Burns’ series “The Roosevelts” (2:30 p.m.) and “Unforgiveable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson” (2:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 and 8)

On Thursdays and Fridays, enjoy science and nature programming like “Nature” (Thursdays at 1:30 p.m) “Nova” (Fridays at 1:30 p.m.) and miniseries like “Europe’s New Wild” (Thursdays at 2:30 on Aug. 5 and 12), “Future of Work” (Fridays at 2:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 3) and “Native America” (Fridays at 3:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 27).

For more information about what’s on this week, check our Schedule page, or refer to our June schedule PDF.

As Prime Afternoons wraps up at 4:30 p.m., it leads you right to our news block – BBC World News America, Arizona Horizon, Cronkite News and PBS NewsHour – followed by our regular primetime programming.

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