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Live Daytime Coverage of Funeral and Primetime Special to Air Monday, Sept. 19 

 

Episode 2 of Ken Burns’s THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST Moves to Tuesday, Sept. 20, Followed by Episode 3 on Wednesday, Sept. 21 

 

ARLINGTON, VA; SEPT 13, 2022 – PBS is offering viewers the BBC’s live uninterrupted coverage of THE STATE FUNERAL OF HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II on Monday, Sept. 19, 3:00 a.m. to noon ET (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video app.  

The BBC primetime special, THE STATE FUNERAL OF HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II: EVENTS OF THE DAY, airs that night from 8:00-9:30 p.m.ET (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video app.  

To accommodate this special programming, the broadcast schedule for THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, the new three-part film directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, has been adjusted. Episode 1 of THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST still premieres on Sunday, Sept. 18, with Episode 2 now airing on Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Episode 3 moving to Wednesday, Sept. 21. All three episodes air from 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS,PBS.org and thePBS Video app. An encore of Episode 1 will follow the BBC’s special programming Monday night.  

All three episodes of THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST will be available to stream for free starting on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 8:00 p.m. ET on all station-branded PBS platforms, includingPBS.org and thePBS Video app, available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TV, Chromecast and VIZIO. PBS station members can view the documentary via PBS Passport as part of a full collection of Ken Burns films. For more information about PBS Passport, visit thePBS Passport FAQ website. 

Live coverage of the funeral on Monday, Sept. 19 may preempt regularly scheduled PBS KIDS programming. Families’ favorite characters can be found anytime on the PBS KIDS channel and streaming free on PBS KIDS.  

  
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