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Monday, June 27, 2016
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GREEKS, MYSTERIES, AND BEARS - OH MY! - THIS WEEK ON LPB:

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(Follow a drama about a black jazz band’s experiences in London in the 1930s - Dancing on the Edge, Sunday at 7PM.)

Antiques Roadshow goes vintage tonight! At 7PM, the appraisers revisit Tucson 15 years later. How much is a Navajo blanket worth now? At 8 in Phoenix, what is the original 1897 "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" letter appraise for now? Then on Chasing Shadows, an incarcerated serial killer is Sean's new suspect. That is followed at 10 by Shetland.

On Genealogy Roadshow Tuesday at 7PM, the team is in Providence, RI, to research stories tied to the Holocaust, World War 1, whaling, pasta, and more. At 8, see part one of The Greeks, which uncovers the first draft of Western civilization. On FRONTLINE at 9, explore the relationships between doctors and patients who are nearing the end of life.

Wednesday night at 7. see an encore showing of Louisiana Public Square: Symbol or Statement? History in Public Spaces. Do Civil War statues belong only in museums? Join in the spirited debate. At 8, The Great Polar Bear Feast investigates the problems facing a unique population of polar bears due to climate change.

Father Brown investigates when the son of a local aeronautics magnate is murdered, Thursday at 7PM. Then, Ruth has problems with her new neighbor on Doc Martin. At 9, Dr. Blake is back from Singapore - without his daughter.

Get the latest updates from the Special Session Friday night at 7 on Louisiana: The State We're In. At 9 on part three of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, President Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own Republican Party.

On Art Rocks! on Saturday at 5:30PM and Sunday at 4PM, Creole painter Vergie Banks calls Louisiana "her treasure chest," and illustrates her journey through life with an iconic little girl on a red tricycle. At 8PM, see the Vicious one-hour series finale. Freddie and Stuart enjoy their inheritance and a birthday. Then at 9 on Death in Paradise, Dwayne's old mentor is found dead and a text message from beyond the grave says it was murder.

Sunday at 7PM on part one of Dancing on the Edge, chart the band's rise from jazz cellar to posh hotel, and a party attended by an admiring prince. Then at 8 on Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece, a young woman's death from a mysterious stomach bug is investigated. At 9:30 is part two of The Tunnel. Find out what the killer's second "truth" involves.

GET YOUR JAMES TAYLOR TICKETS FROM THE LPB BOX OFFICE

LPB Friends of LPB has tickets to see James Taylor in concert in Bossier City on June 25. Don’t miss your opportunity to see the "Sweet Baby James" live in Louisiana!

LPB PASSPORT WILL TAKE YOU AWAY ANYTIME

LPB LPB Passport is another benefit that provides Friends of LPB members extended access to their favorite public television programs - including full seasons of many current and past series - from any computer, smartphone or tablet. See Downton Abbey, Poldark, Wolf Hall, Nature, and so much more, anytime you want! LPB Passport is another benefit of joining Friends of LPB at the Family Level. Go to the LPB Passport page to see more.

BE SOCIAL WITH LPB

LPB On LPB's Facebook page, we share programming highlights, information about upcoming events, breaking news, behind-the-scenes photos from our productions, insider information on PBS' series - plus, we just like to have fun with our "fans!" Sometimes we have contests open to just our Facebook fans!

We would love to have you join our Facebook family of almost 29,000 fans – go to LPB’s Facebook page and click “like!” Get the latest news about programs, events, and behind-the-scenes action. Louisiana Young Heroes has its own own Facebook page, too. You can also learn more about getting your children interested in reading through our Raising Readers page.

PBS KIDS MEASURE UP! APP

LPB This week. PBS KIDS announced the debut of a new, free app designed to help kids build math skills and empower parents to support their learning. Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds, PBS KIDS Measure Up! focuses on building kids’ measurement skills through a combination of games, videos and activities from popular PBS KIDS’ series. The app also connects to a companion app with tools for parents and caregivers to track progress and find ideas for activities away from the screen.

PBS KIDS Measure Up! is now available for free on iPad, as well as Android tablets in the Amazon Appstore, and is coming soon to Google Play. PBS KIDS Super Vision is now available for free on iPhone and iPod touch, and Android mobile devices on Google Play.

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June 20-26, 2016

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