KUED Pressroom

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 9:30pm

As the top-rated PBS drama of all time approaches its sixth and final season in January 2016, join host Hugh Bonneville, who portrays Robert, Earl of Grantham, to look back on Downton Abbey and its beloved characters, and to enjoy a tantalizing glimpse of what the climactic nine episodes in Season 6 – premiering Sunday, January 3, 2016, on Masterpiece – will bring. Where will fate, passion, ambition, and duty lead television’s cherished characters?

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 8:00pm
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 8:30pm

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 8:00pm

PBS commemorates the 100th anniversary of the publication of Einstein’s greatest work: the gravitational field equations of general relativity, with back to back NOVA specials detailing his fascinating path to discovery.  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:00am

On Wednesday, November 25, PBS Kids kicks off a full slate of holiday programming with the premiere of Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas, airing on KUED at 5:00 a.m., 7:00 a.m., and 2:30 p.m., with subsequent airings Thursday and Friday November 26th and 27th at 5:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:00am

PBS Kids is proud to present Nature Cat, a new animated series for kids ages 3-8, designed to encourage children to explore and develop connections with the natural world. Nature Cat will premiere on KUED Wednesday, November 25, 2015, airing Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. through January.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 9:00pm

Jamestown, Virginia. The site of the first permanent English colony the Americas settled in 1607 and the home of the archeological site “Historic Jamestowne” today. It has long been speculated that the harsh conditions faced by the colonists during the winter of 1609, often referred to as the “starving time,” might have made them desperate enough to participate in the unthinkable, and perhaps even commit murder to do so.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 7:00pm

Discover the harrowing and brutal truths behind the Pilgrims arrival in the New World and the myths of Thanksgiving.  Director Ric Burns explores the history of our nation's beginnings in an epic tale of converging forces.

American Experience: The Pilgrims, narrated by celebrated actor Oliver Platt, premieres on KUED Tuesday, November 24 at 7:00 p.m. The two-hour documentary tells the true story of the Pilgrims, a small group of religious radicals whose determination to establish a separatist religious community planted the seeds for America’s founding.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 8:00pm

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:00pm

The legendary Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy Award-winning songwriting team of John Kander and Fred Ebb provides the soundtrack for PBS’ First You Dream – The Music of Kander & Ebb which premieres on KUED Friday, November 20th at 8:00 p.m.

The program, based on the musical revue conceived by stage director Eric Schaeffer and music director David Loud, features some of the greatest and best-known Broadway songs ever written. The one-hour special is part of the fifth annual PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 9:30pm

Young boys and girls cluster around a small room in a village school in eastern Afghanistan. The teacher calls on a young boy.

“Stand up, Daud. What is this called?” he asks, handing the boy an AK-47.

“Kalashnikov,” the boy replies.

“Why do we use this?”

“To defend the faith,” Daud responds.


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