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Don't Miss List | August 12 - August 25

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Preview the programs you don't want to miss for the period of August 12 - August 25, 2021 from WMHT. For up-to-date program listings on WMHT-TV, WORLD, CREATE, and WMHT PBS Kids 24/7, visit our schedules page. Click here to sign up to receive our Don't Miss List in your inbox bi-weekly.

Weekends with Yankee

Thursday, August 12 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV
Co-host Richard Wiese meets up with dune tour guide Rob Costa in Provincetown, Massachusetts, for an off-road ramble through Cape Cod National Seashore, taking in the magnificent views, and stopping to visit one of the famous local artists’ cottage.

Death in Paradise

Saturday, August 14 at 8pm on WMHT-TV
DI Neville Parker and his team solve a series of murders on the island of Saint Marie.


Sunday, August 15 at 9pm on WMHT-TV
Despite a tragic turn of events, the team narrows down the suspects.

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Part 1

Monday, August 16 at 10pm on WMHT-TV
Follow Jack Johnson's remarkable journey from his humble beginnings to entering the ring.

Jackie Robinson | A Ken Burns Film

Monday, August 16 at 10pm on WMHT-TV
Follow Jack Johnson's remarkable journey from his humble beginnings to entering the ring.

Islands of Wonder | Hawaii

Wednesday, August 18 at 8pm on WMHT-TV
The most remote island chain on Earth, Hawaii is a haven for wildlife.

Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia

Thursday, August 19 at 8pm on WMHT-TV
This historic one-night concert event honored the music of Jerry Garcia, one of the most influential musicians and cultural icons of our time. 

Great Performances at the Met: Joyce DiDonato in Concert

Friday, August 20 at 9pm on WMHT-TV
Experience a new performance by the American mezzo-soprano from Bochum, Germany.

Midsomer Murders

Saturday, August 21 at 7pm on WMHT-TV
During the Christmas days Barnaby has to solve an explosion as well as a number of murders near a freight company while trying to cope with his acting CS who has very strong beliefs about teamwork.

Professor T

Sunday, August 22 at 11pm on WMHT-TV
When the body of Professor T's father is exhumed and examined, the results point to murder.

Native America: From Caves to Cosmos

Tuesday, August 24 at 8pm on WMHT-TV
Ancient clues and modern science answer the question: who were America’s First Peoples?

When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time

Wednesday, August 25 at 9pm on WMHT-TV
Discover the evolutionary secrets of some of the world’s most majestic creatures.

PASSPORT PICKS: Before We Die l Icon: Music Through the Lens l Call the Midwife: Season 9

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Before We Die

Police officer Hanna Svensson has her morals tested when her colleague Sven disappears.

Icon: Music Through the Lens

Join us on a thrill ride through the amazing world of music photography.

Call the Midwife

Nonnatus House encounters new challenges in 1965, including an existential threat.