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Great British Baking Show S4

Great British Baking Show

Season 4

Follow 12 amateur bakers in their quest to be named Britain’s best. As judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood create 30 new challenges to test their skill and creativity, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are with them every step of the way.

Fridays, June 16-August 4, at 9:00 p.m.

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Grantchester Season 3

Join James Norton and Robson Green as the improbable crime-fighting team—Reverend Sidney Chambers and Inspector Geordie Keating, respectively—bringing justice and spiritual nourishment to early 1950s England.

Sundays, June 19-July 30 at 9:00 p.m.

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The Story of China

Travel from the Silk Road to the Yellow Sea with host Michael Wood as he explores the history of the world’s newest superpower. A thrilling and moving epic of the world’s oldest continuous state with the landscapes, peoples, and stories that made today’s China.

Begins Tuesday, June 20, at 8:00 p.m.

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Big Pacific

Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television. The programs examine an ocean that covers a third of the Earth’s surface.

Wednesdays, June 21-July 19, at 8:00 p.m.

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geysers in Yellowstone National Park

Great Yellowstone Thaw

Journey with Kirk Johnson to Yellowstone, where wolves, grizzlies, beavers and Great Gray owls survive one of the greatest seasonal changes on the planet. As the temperature swings 140 degrees, cameras capture how the animals cope.

Wednesdays, June 21-July 5, at 9:00 p.m.

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Young elephants interacting

Nature’s Great Race

Traverse the Arctic wilderness and African bush as scientific teams utilize new technology to track caribou, zebras and elephants as they overcome obstacles and face fearless predators on their epic journeys.

Wednesdays, July 12-26, at 9:00 p.m.

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Tom Parfitt (Michael Palin)

Remember Me

Watch Michael Palin’s portrayal of pensioner Tom Parfitt, who stages a fall in his eerie Yorkshire home in order to escape into residential care, leading to a chilling and macabre mystery.

Sundays, July 16-July 30, at 10:00 p.m.

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Joel Sartore takes a selfie with Monarch butterflies

Rare – Creatures of the Photo Ark

Renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, a natural-born storyteller,is on a quest to document Earth’s species at risk of extinction. His 11-year “Photo Ark” project is the focus of this three-part series, which follows Sartore into the field as he captures rare species on camera — at zoos, preserves and elsewhere.

Tuesdays, July 18-August 1, at 9:00 p.m.

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Brown bear catching salmon in Brooks Falls Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska.

Wild Alaska Live

Broadcasting live over three nights with hosts Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt, PBS, in partnership with the BBC, will turn the cameras on a must-see natural spectacle as thousands of the world’s wildest animals gather to take part in Alaska’s amazing summer feast.

Sunday, July 23, at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 26, at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 30, at 8:00 p.m.

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hand full of grain

Gluten Free

“Gluten Free” explores the front line of fact and controversy surrounding gluten-related illnesses. Is gluten harmful or not? Is it a fad diet, or can it actually kill people?

Sunday, July 30, at 7:00 p.m.


The 1936 University of Washington’s varsity crew team.

American Experience: Boys of ’36

Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller The Boys in the Boat, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold.

Tuesday, August 1, at 8:00 p.m.

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coast of Ireland

Ireland’s Wild Coast

Join Emmy-winning wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson on an authored journey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast, providing insights into the wild animals and wild places of the island he calls home.

Wednesday, August 2, at 8:00 p.m.

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