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Don't Miss List | May 20 - June 2

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Preview the programs you don't want to miss for the period of May 20 - June 2, 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.

Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2

Thursday, May 20 | 7:30pm on WMHT-TV
Silver-anniversary concert of the stage musical, in London. With Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas and Lea Salonga.

Inside The Met: The Birthday Surprise

Friday, May 21 | 10pm on WMHT-TV
The future seems limitless for The Met until the coronavirus pandemic shut down the world.

Death in Paradise

Saturday, May 22 | 8pm on WMHT-TV
A celebrated concert pianist is murdered one night in his studio; Catherine's friendship with the victim's family puts her in unexpected danger.

NOVA Hindenburg: New Evidence

Sunday, May 23 | 11am on WMHT-TV
A revealing new investigation of one of history’s most iconic aviation disasters.

Atlantic Crossing

Sunday, May 23 | 9pm on WMHT-TV
The president's health takes a bad turn. Olav faces rocky relations with Martha.

Independent Lens: The Donut King

Monday, May 24 | 10pm on WMHT-TV
Meet the Donut King, the Cambodian refugee who built a multi-million-dollar empire baking.

Race Matters: America After George Floyd

Tuesday, May 25 | 10pm on WMHT-TV
On the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Judy Woodruff and PBS NewsHour reporters will focus on what has changed, and what hasn’t, since the outrage and protests of last summer, focusing on Minneapolis as well as several other communities around the country that have also seen protests, police killings and hate crimes.

NOVA: Great Electric Airplane Ride

Wednesday, May 26 | 9pm on WMHT-TV
NOVA looks at the array of promising new electric planes on the horizon and takes you for a ride in some impressive prototypes that are already in the air—such as Burt Rutan’s Long-ESA that can fly at over 200 mph and climb to 3,000 feet in under six minutes.

Midsomer Murders | A Vintage Murder

Friday, May 7 | 9pm on WMHT-TV
When a wine launch turns deadly, Barnaby tries to find out who is targeting the Midsomer Vinae Winery and what it has to do with the death of a child in a hit-and-run accident.

National Memorial Day Concert

Sunday, May 30 | 8pm on WMHT-TV
Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise return to co-host the 32nd anniversary broadcast of the annual concert honoring the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.

Professor T

Sunday, May 30 | 11pm on WMHT-TV
Professor T's first few days in a tough and unfamiliar new environment are a disaster, but will he cooperate with the efforts of his friends and family to help him?

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten

Monday, May 31 | 9pm on WMHT-TV
Learn about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, on the one hundredth anniversary of the crime.

Philly DA

Tuesday, June 1 | 9pm on WMHT-TV
Frustrated Krasner supporters warn he must accelerate plans to phase out cash bail.

Human: The World Within

Wednesday, June 2 | 10pm on WMHT-TV
See how the technology of the brain and nervous system shape our experience of the world.

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Atlantic Crossing

A princess steals the heart of the president in an epic WWII drama.


Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in Finding Your Roots on PBS!


Follow the story of a leopard mother as she raises her cubs near the Luangwa River.

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