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2016 Democratic National Convention Coverage

Monday - Thursday at 5 PM (July 25 - 28)

PBS NewsHour combines forces with NPR News to co-produce and broadcast joint, live, prime time coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention July 25 – 28 in Philadelphia on PBS and NPR stations and across PBS NewsHour, PBS, NPR and member stations' digital sites. The partnership between PBS NewsHour and NPR is a first-time collaboration for the two organizations at the conventions and will offer the most in-depth coverage to be found on television, radio and digital.

2016 Campaign Connection

Your roundup of the 2016 Presidential Campaign from across public media. Connecting you to in-depth reporting and analysis on the candidates and the issues this election year.

American Masters -- Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

Tuesday, July 26 at 9 PM

Hear My Train A Comin', directed by Bob Smeaton, unveils previously unseen performance footage and home movies taken by Hendrix and drummer Mitch Mitchell while sourcing an extensive archive of photographs, drawings, family letters and more to provide new insight into the musician’s personality and genius.

NOVA -- D-Day's Sunken Secrets

Wednesday, July 27 at 9 PM

On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. In less than 24 hours, more than 5,000 ships crossed the English Channel, along with thousands of tanks and landing craft and nearly 200,000 men. Throughout the operation, hundreds of ships sank running the gauntlet of mines and bunkers, creating one of the world's largest underwater archaeological sites. Now, NOVA has exclusive access to a unique collaboration between military historians, archaeologists, and specialist divers to carry out the most extensive survey ever done of the seabed bordering the legendary beachheads.

The Great British Baking Show -- Episodes 307 and 308

Friday, July 15 Victorian at 9 PM & Patisserie at 10 PM

Tonight's back to back episodes begin at 9 PM with the Victorian episode followed by Patisserie at 10 PM. The Victorian challenge features game pie, fruitcake and charlotte russe. At 10 PM the five remaining bakers work their way through patisserie. In the signature, they're challenged to make cream horns. Then Mary sets a fiddly technical task: mokatines. The showstopper is a test of time and gravity: religieuse al'ancienne.

Live at 9:30

Saturday, July 30 at 11 PM

For more than 30 years, D.C.'s 9:30 Club has been widely acclaimed as one of the best music venues in the country, topping Billboard's annual club rankings an unprecedented 11 times. Now, the new PBS show "Live at 9:30" sets out to give viewers a firsthand look at great performances past and present, while also hearkening back to the golden era of variety television. Tonight featuring Garbage, Ibeyi, Misterwives, El Vy, Yonder Mountain String Band, Hannibal Buress, Lavell Crawford, & more.

Masterpiece: Mystery! -- Inspector Lewis "Beyond Good and Evil"

Sunday, July 31 at 9 PM

In "Beyond Good and Evil:" Thirteen years after Lewis' first successful arrest as a Detective Inspector, the forensics have been called into question and the case reopened for appeal. Lewis fears the worst, but nothing can prepare him for the resumption of the original murders with the original weapon. Did he arrest an innocent man? With Lewis' reputation in jeopardy, Hathaway and Maddox race to catch the killer.