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[05/01/19 - 10:05 AM]
PBS Summer Slate Celebrates the Cultural Milestones and Technological Triumphs of the Summer of 1969
Celebrating the golden anniversaries of pivotal moments and movements in U.S. history - gay liberation, the lunar landing and Woodstock - PBS will premiere new specials and limited series.







ANCIENT SKIES (PBS)
Premieres Wednesday, July 24
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/24/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (3 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, May 2019) Premiering Wednesday, July 24, limited series ANCIENT SKIES (8:00 p.m. ET) and NOVA "The Planets" (9:00 p.m. ET and 10:00 p.m. ET) tell stories of the human quest to understand the universe. In the three-part ANCIENT SKIES (July 24 - August 7), audiences will discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors explore outer space. Expert contributors demystify astronomical myths with scientific explanations. The five-part NOVA"The Planets" (July 24 - August 14) tells the dramatic story of our solar system, spanning billions of years through the discoveries of the most groundbreaking space missions. The series treats viewers to an up-close look at faraway worlds, including Saturn's 45,000-mile-wide rings, Mars's ancient waterfalls and Neptune's winds - five times stronger than any hurricane felt on Earth.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available