A black slave stands next to a white woman. Both look off screen into a field.

New Series and Seasons Coming to PBS Wisconsin This January

December 29, 2020 Alyssa Beno Leave a Comment

A host of new programs are coming to PBS Wisconsin this month, including Masterpiece’s All Creatures Great and Small, Miss Scarlet and the Duke, and Elizabeth is Missing, as well as these new series and seasons:


Moveable Feast With Relish

12:30 p.m. Saturdays beginning Jan. 2

Visit some of the country’s most innovative chefs and food artisans as they cook up a feast using the best seasonal ingredients and each region’s little-known food treasures.

How the Victorians Built Britain

5 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 3-24

Presenter Michael Buerk reveals the surprising stories and hidden heroes behind the epic constructions and inventions that transformed the face of England.

PBS American Portrait

8 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 5

This unique, crowdsourced series blends stories filmed by everyday people into documentaries revealing what it really means to be American today. It’s the story of what brings us together and what keeps us apart as we strive to understand each other.

When Disaster Strikes

9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 6-20

See the mechanics of disaster relief from the heroes responding on the ground. Government leaders, humanitarians and survivors tell their extraordinary personal stories of determination and hope.

The Mallorca Files

7 p.m. Saturdays beginning Jan. 9

A stylish, energetic detective duo take on crime in a stunning location.

In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

3 p.m. Sundays beginning Jan. 17

Experience iconic moments from the archives of the Hollywood Bowl, since attending in-person is currently not an option due to COVID-19. The six episodes feature the “best of” live performances from the past 10 years at the Bowl.


10 p.m. Saturdays beginning Jan. 23

Adapted by Emmy award-winning screenwriters Mai Brostrom and Peter Thorsboe, from the book “Fruktainte” by Norwegian author and lawyer Anne Holt, Modus follows psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik (Melinda Kinnaman).

Find It, Fix It, Drive It

5 p.m. Sundays beginning Jan. 31

Automotive restorers Henry Cole and Sam Lovegrove fix up beautiful antique vehicles and test drive them on difficult locales. Be it motorcycles, ambulances or tractors, Cole and Lovegrove are up to the challenge.

The Long Song on Masterpiece

9 p.m. Sundays beginning Jan. 31

Based on a novel by Andrea Levy, The Long Song is set during the final days of slavery in 19th-century Jamaica following the hardships and survival of plantation slave July and her odious mistress Caroline.


Antiques Roadshow (Season 25)

7 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 4

PBS’ most-watched ongoing series continues the quest to reveal our collective history through cherished treasures and personal stories. New this season are three specials featuring notable guests, including visits with an Olympic medalist, an iconic late-night talk show host, a noted broadcast journalist and more.

The Heart Guy (Season 2)

8 p.m. Saturdays beginning Jan. 9

As the sand slowly runs out on Hugh’s probation, the Knight family must decide whether their struggles will bring them closer together or tear them apart.

Craft in America (Season 12)

3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10

This season, the documentary series discovering the beauty, significance and relevance of handmade objects and the artists who make them visits with storytellers, explores the presence of craft in U.S. history and investigates the role of government in the arts.

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