Prime Afternoons: All your PBS favorites, in the daytime

Missed a show in the evening? Enjoy some of our highest-rated primetime evening shows earlier in the day during Prime Afternoons each weekday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Start your month with some of your favorite shows throughout the week!

On Mondays, pack your bags for “Celebrity Antiques Road Trip” at 1:30 p.m., with the well-loved drama “Father Brown” following behind at 2:30 p.m. Then find out whodunnit on “Agatha Christie’s: Poirot” at 3:30 p.m.


Tuesdays begin with finding hidden gems on “Antiques Roadshow” at 1:30 p.m. followed by a trip to Midsomer County in “Midsomer Murders” at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. To finish off the afternoon, tune in to the latest episode of “Check, Please! Arizona.”

Wednesdays are for American history. Start off with “Finding Your Roots” at 1:30 p.m. On May 1 and 22, enjoy back-to-back episodes of “American Experience” at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. On May 8 and 15, “Asian Americans” will take over the 2:30 p.m. time slot. To wrap up the month, May 29 will feature “Elvis and the USS AZ” at 2:30 p.m. and “Journey Home to the USS AZ” at 3:30 p.m.

Thursdays, check out “Nature” at 1:30 p.m. followed by “Evolution Earth” and “Green Planet” at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. May 16, 23, and 30 will feature back-to-back episodes of “The Story of China” at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Fridays, wrap up the week with “NOVA” at 1:30 p.m. “Earth’s Natural Wonders” will take over the 2:30 p.m. time slot on May 3 with “10 Modern Marvels” on May 10 followed by “Children in Crisis” at 3:30 p.m. May 17, 24, and 31 will feature “Ancient Invisible Cities” at 3:30 p.m.

For more information about what’s on each week, view the full schedule here.

As Prime Afternoons wraps up at 4:30 p.m., it leads you right into our news block featuring ICT NewsArizona HorizonBBC World News America and PBS NewsHour, followed by our regular primetime programming.

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