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Celebrate Our Americana artist Valerie June hosts the fourth season of acclaimed documentary series REEL SOUTH, premiering Thursday, April 11, at 10 PM. Celebrate more of the things that make our region special, including fresh stories from Flavor, NC, Sci NC and more, this month from the channels of member-supported UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina.


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ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Cyberchase 7:00 WordGirl   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Nature Cat (weekends, until 10 AM) 7:30 Arthur 8:00 Martha Speaks

8:30 Peg + Cat 9:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 9:30 Splash & Bubbles 10:00 Sesame Street DV 10:30 Super WHY! 11:00 Clifford’s Puppy Days 11:30 Caillou Noon Sid the Science Kid

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CELEBRATE EARTH MONTH!

12:30 WordWorld 1:00 Peep & the Big Wide World   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Nature Cat (weekends, until 4 PM) 1:30 Splash & Bubbles 2:00 Sesame Street DV 2:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 3:30 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 4:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 4:30 Dinosaur Train DV 5:00 Let’s Go Luna 5:30 Ready Jet Go! 6 PM Nature Cat 7:00 Wild Kratts 8:00 Odd Squad 9:00 Arthur DV 10:00 Sesame Street DV 10:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 11:30 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 12 M The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 12:30 Dinosaur Train DV 1:00 Let’s Go Luna 1:30 Ready Jet Go! 2:00 Nature Cat 3:00 Wild Kratts 4:00 Odd Squad DV 5:00 Arthur DV

With an Extra-Special Week of Shows, April 15-19 Join Rootle and PBS KIDS to celebrate Earth all month long with some exciting eco-centered shows that will inspire you to get outside and enjoy nature! And enjoy a super-special week of new outdoor adventures from Ready Jet Go, Nature Cat and Wild Kratts, Monday through Friday, April 15-19!

CATCH NATURE CAT! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Get ready to explore the great outdoors with mildmannered house cat Fred. Once his family is out of the house, Fred turns into Nature Cat! With the able assistance of his animal friends, Nature Cat embarks on action-packed adventures in the natural world.

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evening&weekend listings 1 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.  EX Engadin: Switzerland’s Wilderness Discover the country’s first and only wildlife reserve, founded in 1914. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Amsterdam 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Tomatoes...You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love International Food Show 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Hotel del Coronado, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fossil Fields  EX Unforgotten Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Sara’s scandalous past comes out. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fishy Science 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Des Moines, Part 1  NC  Longleaf: The Heart of Pine Explore the South’s ancient primeval forest and how it might be saved. 9:30  EX Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 5: Quartet DV 10:00  TV Independent Lens Tre Maison Dasan Follow three American children (of the estimated one in 14) with a parent in prison. DV  NC  NOVA Secrets of the Shining Knight Master armorers re-engineer and test the Greenwich armor. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives North Vietnamese Soldier’s Diary 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company The acclaimed journalist and top peers explore today’s topics.

Lisa Prince lends a hand at SoCo, Wilson’s scratch-made restaurant, on the season premiere of Flavor, NC, Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:00  TV Central Park Five Examine the ruinous rush to justice following a Central 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Park jogger’s 1989 rape. DV  NC  BBC World News  NC  Sci NC America  EX Christopher Kimball’s New! Critters  EX Stephen Fry in Milk Street Television Central America Middle East Classics Belize to Guatemala 6:30  NC  Nightly 8:50  NC  Muse—Shorts Business Report Mr. June Paints the Dome,  EX Taste the Islands Greensboro with Chef Irie 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Jamaica Jammin Marco Santucci/ 7:00  TV Nightly Maria-Laura Sanapo Business Report 10:00  NC  Articulate  NC  PBS NewsHour with Jim Cotter  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Black History Month with Prague STS & Dindga McCannon 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  EX Brazil with Season Premiere! SoCo Michael Palin  EX Travelscope Out of Africa San Antonio Christmas DV 10:30  NC  On Story 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Bloodline: Todd A. Kessler Eye of the Beholder with 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company Alejandro G. Iñárritu,  NC  PBS NewsHour Marina Abramović &  EX Travelscope Kehinde Wiley Alberta, Canada:  NC  North Carolina The Canadian Rockies DV Bookwatch 11:30  EX In the Americas Graham Allison: with David Yetman Destined for War Bahia: Brazil’s African  EX Penelope Keith’s Connection Hidden Villages North Yorkshire 8:30  NC  Story in the 3 WEDNESDAY Public Square 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Sister Helen Prejean  NC  BBC World News America  EX Silver King: The Birth of Big Game Fishing For more than a century, anglers have found the elusive silver-scaled tarpon fascinating and frustrating. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Something’s sizzling on My Greek Berlin

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visit unctv.org Learn about overcoming adverse childhood experiences on a new episode of ncIMPACT, Thursday, April 4, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30  TV My Home, NC Corral Riding/ Historic Net Fishing/ Mountain Love Story  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Canada: Spirit Land 7:50   TV Muse—Shorts Eddie Hamrick 8:00  TV Nature Forest of the Lynx See the dramatic cycle of growth and decay in Austria’s Kalkalpen National Park. DV  NC  Azalea Festival Parade Relive Wilmington’s 2018 parade.  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Tour of Tacos al Pastor 8:30  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Aegean Cuisine 9:00  TV NOVA Emperor’s Ghost Army  EX Lidia’s Kitchen A Colorful Party 9:30  NC  Ribbon of Sand Meryl Streep narrates this look at Cape Lookout’s unique ecosystem.  EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Mustard 10:00  TV Secrets of the Dead Egypt’s Darkest Hour Examine a rare mass grave dating to the collapse of the ancient Old Kingdom.  NC  Outer Banks: NC’s Coastal Treasure Visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Ocracoke and more.  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Easy French Desserts 10:30  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Umbria 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Santa Fe to the Grand Canyon

4 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Athens Rising

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Nigella: At My Table Herbed Leg of Lamb with Garlicky Roast Potatoes 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Hamburg & the Luther Trail 7:30  TV Our State Elizabeth City/Window Dressing/Pines & Needles  EX Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Adverse Childhood Experiences: Cumberland County  NC  Flavor, NC SoCo  EX Riding the Ocean Dragon Join China’s first expedition to the bottom of the Indian Ocean. 8:20  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Chatham Rabbits 8:30  TV Sci NC Critters  NC  From the Vineyard Woodmill/ Windsor Run 8:50    TV Muse—Shorts Mr. June Paints the Dome, Greensboro 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  NC  A Chef’s Life Rabbit  EX Destination Craft with Jim West 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Scallop Restoration 9:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  NC  Around the Farm Table Scandinavian Midsummer Fest

 EX Music Voyager Peru: Amazon 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH Overburden  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Central North Island, New Zealand 10:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Scallop Restoration 10:30  NC  My Home, NC Legend of the Roan Mountain Ghost Choir/ Kai Lightner—World Champion Rock Climber/ Mitchell’s Hardware  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Sri Lanka: Land of Wonder 10:50  NC  Muse—Shorts Mr. June Paints the Dome, Greensboro 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Chile: From Seaside to Mountaintop DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Winter in the Caldera: January in the Yellowstone

5 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Tribute to Mrs. Goodfellow 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Reveillon Dinner 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Frankfurt & Nürnberg 7:30  TV NC SPIN Join Tom Campbell and his guests for informative, balanced debate.  EX Travelscope La Joie de Vivre in Quebec City, Canada DV 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 1 After fighting in the American Revolution, Poldark finds wrenching change home in Cornwall. 8:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Scallop Restoration April | 5


evening&weekend listings Greek mythology gets reinvigorated on Atlantis The Earth Bull, premiering Friday, April 5, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman The political analyst and his guests discuss public affairs and policy issues.  NC  ncIMPACT Adverse Childhood Experiences: Cumberland County 8:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Chatham Rabbits 9:00  TV Great Performances at the Met La Traviata Michael Mayer’s richly textured production of Verdi’s classic stars soprano Diana Damrau.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Atlantis Premiere! The Earth Bull When Jason searches for his father, he ends up in a land full of mythical creatures. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX 800 Words A broken heart sends Shay to the dark side. 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover Bright minds and fresh voices debate important challenges. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

6 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bob Scott Part 2 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Blue Water Adventure 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Folkways Dance! 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Blue Water Adventure  EX Exploring North Carolina Gone to Seed 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Rediscovering Catesby’s Carolina, Part 1  EX Exploring North Carolina Bear Facts: NC’s Big Game 6­ | April

8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Our Place in Space  EX Civilizations God & Art 8:30  TV Curious George DV  NC  My Home, NC Legend of the Roan Mountain Ghost Choir/ Kai Lightner—World Champion Rock Climber 8:50  NC  Muse—Shorts Mr. June Paints the Dome, Greensboro 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX NOVA Wonders What’s Living in You? An ecosystem of bacteria and viruses live right beneath your nose. 9:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Scallop Restoration 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  ncIMPACT Adverse Childhood Experiences: Cumberland County 9:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Chatham Rabbits 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Mystery of George Masa Discover a Japanese immigrant who made a lasting impact on the Appalachians Mountains region.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Arctic Fire 10:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Scallop Restoration 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Adverse Childhood Experiences: Cumberland County  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Aegean Cuisine 10:50   TV My Home, NC— Shorts Chatham Rabbits 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Cemetery Gardens

 NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Oak Field Gate  EX Taste of History Jamaica’s Spectacular South Coast 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Sensory Experiences  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Field Gate Hinges  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Crispy Favorites Noon  TV GardenSMART Plant Selection  NC  Growing a Greener World Changing the Way America Eats  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Madrid 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Louisiana Double Harvest: Rice & Crawfish  NC  This American Land Sharing the Gulf/Antiquities Act/Mississippi Wetlands  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Blackfeet & Bison 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Hotel del Coronado, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Our Place in Space  EX Travelscope Guatemala: Seeking the Past in Tikal & Yaxha DV 1:30  NC  Earth Focus City Planning  EX Curious Traveler Venice 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Western Turkey  NC  First in Future Leslie Boney of the Institute for Emerging Issues engages leaders in topics affecting our state.  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala 2:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Brooklyn, NY


visit unctv.org  NC  Story in the Public Square Sister Helen Prejean 3:00  TV Home Diagnosis Rochester, NY: To Flip or Flee  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé National TV’s only womencentered news analysis show tackles hot topics.  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Central North Island, New Zealand 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Workshop Tips & Tricks  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Sri Lanka: Land of Wonder 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Beam Me Up Tommy/ Prairie Grasses  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Heroic WWI AfricanAmerican Soldiers Poster 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Deep Water Bass  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues.  EX Earth Focus Sea Level Rising: Living with Water 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The New River Valley— Ancient Landscapes, Ancient Connections 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show April Showers (1967)  NC  Classic Gospel Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns  EX Life Fish 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Dealing with Sally  NC  Songs At the Center Emily Keener/Thor Platter/ Laurie & Eddie Caner  EX Brazil with Michael Palin Out of Africa 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Problems, Problems  NC  Music Voyager Atlanta’s Stage 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains John Cowan with Darin & Brooke Aldridge

Murder never looked better on a new season of Death in Paradise, premiering Saturday, April 6, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Story of India Beginnings DV 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Davian Robinson: Fearless 9:00  TV Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 1 of 4  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Dom Flemons  EX Story of India The Power of Ideas DV 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers 10:00  TV Hinterland DCI Mathias probes a bus driver’s murder.  NC  Soundbreaking The Art of Recording  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Minneapolis to St. Paul 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Frank Thompson: NC Silent Films 11:00  TV Modus from Walter Presents The bishop’s widower acts strangely.  NC  Austin City Limits Miguel/Alessia Cara  EX Music Voyager Atlanta: A Music Voyager Special 11:30  EX Music Voyager Antigua & Barbuda

7 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth What’s Philosophy of Cosmology?  EX History Detectives Heroic WWI AfricanAmerican Soldiers Poster 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Washington, DC, Part 3

7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas.  EX Secrets of the Dead King Arthur’s Lost Kingdom 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Beam Me Up Tommy/ Prairie Grasses  NC  Washington Week  EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages North Yorkshire 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  NC  NC SPIN  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala 10:30  TV Sci NC Critters  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Graham Allison: Destined for War 10:50   TV Muse—Shorts Mr. June Paints the Dome, Greensboro 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Graham Allison: Destined for War  NC  Comic Culture Marco Santucci/ Maria-Laura Sanapo  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Reefs, Ruins & Revivals: Belize’s Melting Pot 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Meet Sandra Dubose  NC  Story in the Public Square John Kerry  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Two Millennia of Mayas: Guatemala’s Cultural Legacy Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Cape Fear Shad  EX Travelscope Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Bonjour, Montreal DV

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evening&weekend listings 2:30  TV NC SPIN 1  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines Summertime on the St. Lawrence River  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions It’s a Good Thing 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Middle East Classics  NC  Song of the Mountains John Cowan with Darin & Brooke Aldridge  EX 800 Words A broken heart sends Shay to the dark side. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Apples 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Mexican Fare  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Dom Flemons  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 1 After fighting in the American Revolution, Poldark finds wrenching change home in Cornwall. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Ballpark Classics  NC  Sun Studio Sessions John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Cooks & Books  NC  Soundbreaking The Art of Recording  EX Atlantis The Earth Bull When Jason searches for his father, he ends up in a land full of mythical creatures. 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen A Cheesy Craving 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Fresh Catch  NC  Austin City Limits Miguel/Alessia Cara  EX Father Brown The Eve of St. John 4:30  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Tour of Tacos al Pastor 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 3: Passenger DV 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  ncIMPACT Adverse Childhood Experiences: Cumberland County

A Ghanaian family facing an undiagnosed illness get help from the team on a new episode of Call the Midwife, Sunday, April 7, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

5:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Chatham Rabbits 6 PM  TV Father Brown The Two Deaths of Hercule Flambeau  NC  Black Issues Forum Meet Sandra Dubose 6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Tyson/Gilbarg  EX Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 4: Colours DV 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets, Part 1  NC  Finding Your Roots Roots in Politics with Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard & Marco Rubio 8:00  TV Call the Midwife Sister Hilda and the team help a Ghanaian family with an undiagnosed illness.  NC  Jazz Risk (1945-1955)  EX Nature Forest of the Lynx See the dramatic cycle of growth and decay in Austria’s Kalkalpen National Park. DV 9:00  TV Mrs. Wilson on Masterpiece Alec’s secret service handler drops a bombshell, but is it the truth or another lie?

 EX To the Ends of the Earth: East Africa This breathtaking virtual tour showcases the area’s many wondrous animals. 10:00  TV Unforgotten Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1 Cassie and Sunny work to ID human remains found near a London motorway. DV  NC  Makers Women in War  EX Life Birds 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Adverse Childhood Experiences: Cumberland County  EX Nature Forest of the Lynx See the dramatic cycle of growth and decay in Austria’s Kalkalpen National Park. DV 11:20    NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Chatham Rabbits 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Folkways Potters at Seagrove, Part 2

8 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America

Remember to catch Unforgotten Season 3 on Masterpiece, Sunday, April 7, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. 8­ | April


visit unctv.org  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Reefs, Ruins & Revivals: Belize’s Melting Pot 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Two Millennia of Mayas: Guatemala’s Cultural Legacy 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Dresden & Leipzig 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life The World Is Your Oyster  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Charleston, SC 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Philbrook Museum, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Climate Changes in the Carolinas  EX Unforgotten Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Tessa, Sara, Colin and Marion each have motive—but also an alibi.

9:20   NC  Muse—Shorts Foundation Skate Park 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Paul Kupperberg 10:00  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Valentine’s Day  EX Brazil with Michael Palin Into Amazonia 10:30  NC  On Story Courtney Kemp Discover Unexpected Finds in NC 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company with new episodes of Sci NC, starting  NC  PBS NewsHour Tuesday, April 9, at 9 PM, on the North  EX Travelscope Carolina Channel. WV: Wild & Wonderful DV 11:30  EX In the Americas  NC  NOVA with David Yetman Emperor’s Ghost Army ABC Islands: The Dutch 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Legacy in the Caribbean  EX History Detectives Heroic WWI AfricanAmerican Soldiers Poster 10 WEDNESDAY 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News 9 TUESDAY America  EX NOVA 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Emperor’s Ghost Army  NC  BBC World News 6:30  NC  Nightly America Business Report  EX Christopher Kimball’s 7:00  TV Nightly Milk Street Television Business Report Japanese Tuesday Nights DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 6:30  NC  Nightly 8:30  NC  Exploring  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Business Report North Carolina Romania  EX Taste the Islands Natural Symbols 7:30  TV Sci NC with Chef Irie of the State Critters Sak Pase 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  EX Born To Explore 7:00  TV Nightly Des Moines, Part 2 with Richard Wiese Business Report  NC  Mystery of India: Sacred Elephant  NC  PBS NewsHour George Masa 7:50   TV Muse—Shorts  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Discover a Japanese im Mr. June Paints the Bulgaria migrant who made a lasting Dome, Greensboro 7:30  TV Flavor, NC impact on the Appalachian 8:00  TV Nature Grouper Mountains region. The Egg: Life’s Perfect  EX Travelscope 9:30  EX Endeavour Season 5 Invention DV Taiwan: Iron Pathways to on Masterpiece  NC  Situation Report Adventure, Part 1 DV Episode 6: Icarus DV NC National Guard Year 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots 10:00  TV Independent Lens in Review General Lusk All in the Family with The Providers Three rural discusses the events and Joe Madison New Mexican doctors work training that shaped 2018.  NC  North Carolina at clinics that offer care re  EX Mexico— Bookwatch gardless of ability to pay. DV One Plate at a Time Joseph Robinson: with Rick Bayless Long Winded Chilaquiles: Comforting  EX Penelope Keith’s & Classic Hidden Villages Pembrokeshire 8:30  NC  Story in the Public Square John Kerry 9:00  TV Reconstruction: America After the Civil War Premiere! Part 1 of 2 Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores transformative post-war years.  NC  Sci NC Unexpected Finds in NC Get the Situation Report about the Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores  EX Stephen Fry in NC National Guard Year in Review, Reconstruction: America After the Central America Wednesday, April 10, at 8 PM, on the Civil War, Tuesdays, April 9 and 16, at  El Salvador to Nicaragua North Carolina Channel. 9 PM, on UNC-TV. April | 9


evening&weekend listings  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Assisi & Italian Country Charm 7:30  TV Our State Living with an Island/ Island Inspirations/ Nocturnal Visitors  EX Travelscope Taiwan: Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 2 DV 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Volunteer Firefighter Find your foodie fortune on Lucky Chow, Wednesday, April 10, at Shortage: Orange County 9:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.  NC  Flavor, NC Grouper 8:30  NC  Situation Report:  EX Cycle Around Japan A Reason To Live Premiere! Spring: Vets talk suicidal experiencIzu Peninsula & Mt. Fuji es, and how they decided 8:20   TV My Home, NC— to live, with Jeff Smith. Shorts  EX My Greek Table Mitchell Hardware with Diane Kochilas 8:30  TV Sci NC You Say Tomato, Unexpected Finds in NC I Say Domata  NC  From the Vineyard 9:00  TV NOVA Cypress Bend/ Mystery of Easter Island Surry Community College  NC  Soldier On:  EX Off the Beaten Track Life After Deployment with Kate Humble Three women face chal Old-Style Shepherding lenges readjusting to civil 8:50   TV Muse—Shorts ian life after the military. DV Foundation Skate Park  EX Kevin Belton’s New 9:00  TV North Carolina Orleans Celebrations Weekend Vieux Carre Salute  NC  A Chef’s Life 9:30  EX Lucky Chow More than One Way Food as Cultural Collision To Skin a Catfish 10:00  TV Ozone Hole:  EX Destination Craft How We Saved the Planet with Jim West Learn about the hole in the Japan ozone layer and how the 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts world joined to fix it. Raptor Center  NC  Vietnam: Learning, 9:30  TV Exploring Healing, Counseling North Carolina Veterans and counsel Skeleton of North Carolina ors share resources for  NC  Around the getting help. Farm Table  EX Christopher Kimball’s Fireman’s Lunch Milk Street Television  EX Music Voyager Secrets of Thailand Peru: Contemporary Lima 10:30  EX On the Road 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH with Vic Rallo: Italy! Season Premiere! Two Trains Matera Runnin’ A band of blues 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company hounds travel to the Deep  NC  PBS NewsHour South to find two forgotten  EX Great American blues singers in the 1960s. Railroad Journeys  NC  North Carolina Minneapolis to St. Paul Weekend  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love 11 THURSDAY Houston, TX 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 10:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts  NC  BBC World News Raptor Center America 10:30  NC  My Home, NC  EX My Greek Table Digital Diva/Joe Penland with Diane Kochilas  EX Born To Explore Aegean Cuisine with Richard Wiese 6:30  NC  Nightly Namibia: Painted Business Report People of the Desert  EX Nigella: At My Table 10:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Irresistible Favorites Foundation Skate Park 7:00  TV Nightly 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company Business Report 10­ | April

See the Land of the Rising Sun from two wheels on Cycle Around Japan, Thursday, April 11, at 8 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

 NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Austria: Celebrating the Vine in Vienna & the Burgenland DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Quilombos, Candomble & the Mata Atlantica

12 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Recipes in the Rainforest 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations Vieux Carre Salute 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe West England 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 2 Poldark seeks backers for his copper mine.

Stumble Off the Beaten Track with Kate Humble, Thursday, April 11, at 8:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.


visit unctv.org Meet the man behind the prize on Joseph Pulitzer: American Masters, Friday, April 12, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Raptor Center 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  ncIMPACT Volunteer Firefighter Shortage: Orange County 8:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Mitchell Hardware 9:00  TV Joseph Pulitzer: American Masters Learn about this champion of the free press. DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Atlantis A Girl by Any Other Name 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX 800 Words George gets a message from beyond the grave. Hannah tries to convince Tom she’d be a top cop. 10:30  TV PBS Previews: Chasing the Moon Take a sneak peek at his upcoming series.  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

13 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bob Scott Part 3 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Bream Bed 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Folkways Conversations with Doc Watson 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Bream Bed  EX Exploring North Carolina Women in Science 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Rediscovering Catesby’s Carolina, Part 2  EX Exploring North Carolina Basin Basics

8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Smoky Mountain Diversity  EX Civilizations Encounters 8:30  TV Curious George DV  NC  My Home, NC Digital Diva/Joe Penland 8:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Foundation Skate Park 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX NOVA Wonders Are We Alone? Search for life on worlds near and far. 9:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Raptor Center 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  ncIMPACT Volunteer Firefighter Shortage: Orange County 9:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Mitchell Hardware 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Situation Report NC National Guard Year in Review General Lusk discusses events and training that shaped 2018.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Hay Smoked Salmon 10:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Raptor Center 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Volunteer Firefighter Shortage: Orange County  NC  Situation Report: A Reason To Live Vets talk suicidal experiences, and how they decided to live, with Jeff Smith.  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas You Say Tomato, I Say Domata 10:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Mitchell Hardware

11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Waking Up the Garden Farm  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Roubo Bookstand DV  EX Taste of History The Bounty of Penn’s Pennsylvania 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home For the Pets  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill As the Saw Turns DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen A Meal for the Grandkids Noon  TV GardenSMART Creating Delightful, Exciting Flower Arrangements  NC  Growing a Greener World For the Love of Maples, Flat Rock  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Carcassonne & the Pyrenees 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Top Corn-Producing Farm  NC  This American Land Restoring River Flows/ Welcome Back Monarchs  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Chesapeake Bay: Of Clams & Oysters 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Philbrook Museum, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Smoky Mountain Diversity  EX Travelscope Williamsburg, VA: America’s Historic Triangle DV 1:30  NC  Earth Focus Adaptation to Global Water Shortages  EX Curious Traveler Curious Kotor 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Central Turkey  NC  First in Future  EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua 2:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Shanghai, China  NC  Story in the Public Square John Kerry 3:00  TV Home Diagnosis Brooklyn, NY 1600s Vs. #tinylab  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Houston, TX April | 11


evening&weekend listings 3:30  TV American Woodshop Beginning Turnings  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Painted People of the Desert 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Norm Revisits a Skylight/ Smart Irrigation  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives The American West: From the Rodeo to Hollywood 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Surf Zone Red Drum  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Earth Focus Climate Migration 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Jocassee: The Jewel of the Escarpment 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Hooray for Hollywood (1975)  NC  Classic Gospel CCM United with Amy Grant &, Michael W. Smith  EX Life Birds 7:00  TV As Time Goes By A House Full of Women  NC  Songs At the Center Emerging Singer-Songwriters  EX Brazil with Michael Palin Into Amazonia 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Rewrites  NC  Music Voyager Atlanta Canvas 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets, Part 2  NC  Song of the Mountains Eddy Raven with Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road  EX Story of India Spice Routes & Silk Roads DV

8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon 9:00  TV Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 2 of 4  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Onstage! The Branchettes, Rhiannon Giddens, Balsam Range and Josh Goforth join David at WCU. 12­ | April

Experience love, death and the struggle for social justice in early 19th-century France on the premiere of Les Misérables on Masterpiece, Sunday, April 14, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV

 EX Story of India Ages of Gold DV 10:00  TV Hinterland A murdered bus driver offers escape for DCI Mathias’s problems.  NC  Soundbreaking Painting with Sound  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Red Wing, MN-Portage, WI 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Edwin Gill 11:00  TV Modus from Walter Presents Inger Johanne Vik realizes she has seen a suspect before.  NC  Austin City Limits Brandi Carlile  EX Music Voyager Funky Nassau 11:30  EX Music Voyager The Exumas

14 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth What’s Fine-Tuning in Cosmology?  EX History Detectives The American West: From the Rodeo to Hollywood 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Hotel del Coronado, Part 3 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review

 EX Secrets of the Dead Egypt’s Darkest Hour Examine a rare mass grave dating to the collapse of the ancient Old Kingdom. 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Norm Revisits a Skylight/ Smart Irrigation  NC  Washington Week  EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Pembrokeshire 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of NC  NC  NC SPIN  EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua 10:30  TV Sci NC Unexpected Finds in NC  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Joseph Robinson: Long Winded 10:50   TV Muse—Shorts Foundation Skate Park 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Joseph Robinson: Long Winded  NC  Comic Culture Paul Kupperberg  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Nicaragua: Land of the Shaking Earth Emerges 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Black Wall Street Homecoming  NC  Story in the Public Square Jeffrey Lewis  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Panama: A City & a Canal


visit unctv.org 9:00  TV Les Misérables on Masterpiece Premiere! Episode 1 of 6 Newly freed Jean Valjean learns a valuable lesson.  EX Madagascar Island of Marvels 10:00  TV Unforgotten Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2 The team goes to meet Hayley’s family. DV  NC  One Band Indivisible Follow the trials and tribulations of Durham’s charismatic Hillside High Hornets marching band! Sir David Attenborough (not pictured) reveals this ecologically distinct island’s  EX Life most amazing places and inhabitants on Madagascar Island of Marvels, Insects Sunday, April 14, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel. . 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Noon  TV FRONT ROW 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking Volunteer Firefighter with Marc Rotterman with Kevin Belton Shortage: Orange County  NC  Carolina French Beginnings  EX Nature Outdoor Journal  NC  Austin City Limits The Egg: Life’s Perfect Light for Kings Brandi Carlile Invention DV  EX Travelscope  EX Father Brown 11:20   NC  My Home, NC— Tokyo, Japan: Celebrating The Chedworth Cyclone Shorts the Past & Present DV 4:30  TV Mexico— Mitchell Hardware 12:30  TV NC SPIN One Plate at a Time 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Fishing with Rick Bayless  NC  Folkways Behind the Lines Chilaquiles: Comforting Legend of Tom Dula Big Bass on the & Classic St. Regis River 5:00  TV Washington Week 15 MONDAY  EX Burt Wolf:  NC  PBS NewsHour Travels & Traditions Weekend 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Kansas City  EX Endeavour Season 5  NC  BBC World News 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s on Masterpiece America Milk Street Television Episode 5: Quartet DV  EX In the Americas Japanese Tuesday Nights 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour with David Yetman  NC  Song of the Mountains Weekend Nicaragua: Land of the Eddy Raven with Lorraine  NC  ncIMPACT Shaking Earth Emerges Jordan & Carolina Road Volunteer Firefighter 6:30  NC  Nightly  EX 800 Words Shortage: Orange County Business Report George gets a message 5:50   NC  My Home, NC—  EX In the Americas from beyond the grave. Shorts with David Yetman 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Mitchell Hardware Panama: A City & a Canal Cultured Dairy 6 PM  TV Father Brown 7:00  TV Nightly 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen The Star of Jacob Business Report from Cook’s Illustrated  NC  Black Issues Forum  NC  PBS NewsHour Weeknight Italian Black Wall Street  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  David Holt’s Homecoming Siena & Tuscany’s State of Music 6:30  NC  Blackademics Wine Country Onstage! The Branchettes, Television 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Rhiannon Giddens, Balsam Blakes/Robinson Muscadine Time Range and Josh Goforth  EX Endeavour Season 5  EX Samantha Brown’s join David at WCU. on Masterpiece Places To Love  EX Poldark on Episode 6: Icarus DV Central North Island, Masterpiece 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders New Zealand Part 2 Poldark seeks back- Dark Secrets, Part 2 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow ers for his copper mine.  NC  Finding Your Roots Philbrook Museum, Part 2 2:30  TV Cook’s Country No Laughing Matter with  NC  Exploring A Trip to Tar Heel Country Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro & North Carolina 3:00  TV Sara’s Sarah Silverman Story in Quarries Weeknight Meals 8:00  TV Call the Midwife  EX Unforgotten Taste of Northern California The Turners oversee a Season 3 on Masterpiece  NC  Soundbreaking measles vaccination trial. Episode 2 The team goes Painting with Sound  NC  Jazz to meet Hayley’s family. DV  EX Atlantis The Adventure (1955-1960) 8:30  NC  Exploring A Girl by Any Other Name  EX Nature North Carolina 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen The Egg: Life’s Perfect Buffers Eggs All Day Invention DV

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evening&weekend listings 9:00  TV FRONTLINE Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore A U.S. Marine vet tries to reunite her family after her husband is deported to Mexico.  NC  Living Dream: 100 Years of Rocky Mountain National Park Explore this inspirational park’s history, legacy and future.  EX DCI Banks To Burn in Every Drop of Blood 10:30  NC  Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story Take a revealing look at a conservation icon, his wife and their love of Jackson Hole, WY.  EX Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Game DV 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour

Explore inspiration and perspiration on Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World, Wednesday, April 17, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Jeffrey Lewis 9:00  TV Reconstruction: America After the Civil War Part 2 of 2  NC  Sci NC Science & Health 16 TUESDAY  EX Stephen Fry in Central America 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Costa Rica to Panama  NC  BBC World News 9:20  NC  Muse—Shorts America  EX Christopher Kimball’s NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green Milk Street Television 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Easy French Desserts Scott Hanna 6:30  NC  Nightly 10:00  NC  Articulate Business Report with Jim Cotter  EX Taste the Islands Earth Day with Chef Irie  EX Brazil with Roots & Rum Michael Palin 7:00  TV Nightly The Road to Rio Business Report 10:30  NC  On Story  NC  PBS NewsHour Script to Screen:  EX Rick Steves’ Europe American Gods Southeast England 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  NC  PBS NewsHour From the Vineyard Special  EX Travelscope Linville Falls Winery, Italy: Friuli Venezia Giulia— Twisted Vine Winery Italy’s Hidden Region DV & Medaloni Cellars 11:30  EX In the Americas  EX Travelscope with David Yetman San Francisco’s Changing Sierra Nevada & the Neighborhoods DV Making of California 8:00  TV Black Issues Forum Special: Durham’s Black Wall Street— Grounds for the Future Premiere! Deborah HoltNoel hosts a panel discussion with award-winning director Stanley Nelson (Boss: The Black Experience in Business, premiering 4/23, at 8 PM).  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ali Standish: The Ethan I Was Before Award-winning director Stanley  EX Andes: Nelson joins others for Black Issues Kingdoms of the Sky Forum Special: Durham’s Black Wall Experience astonishing Street—Grounds for the Future, natural life in the world’s Tuesday, April 16, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. longest mountain range. 14­ | April

17 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX NOVA Mystery of Easter Island 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 7:30  TV Sci NC Unexpected Finds in NC  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Carolina: A Taste of the South 7:50   TV Muse—Shorts Foundation Skate Park 8:00  TV Nature Big Birds Can’t Fly Follow flightless birds including ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis. DV  NC  Refuge Mattamuskeet  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Chocolate & Churros, Breakfast of Champions 8:30  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Beans for Humanity 9:00  TV NOVA Secrets of Noah’s Ark A 3,700-year-old inscribed clay tablet reveals a surprising new version of the Biblical flood story.  NC  The Appalachians Part 1 of 3 Naomi Judd shares this overview of the area, with Loretta Lynn, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss and other cultural figures.  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations All That Jazz Fest


visit unctv.org 9:30  EX Lucky Chow Food as Art 10:00  TV Breakthrough: The Ideas that Changed the World The Telescope Meet the brilliant minds responsible for creating the telescope, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble.  NC  1840 Carolina Village Discover a doctor’s recreated town near Hickory.  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Pizza & Pasta 10:30  EX Dream of Italy Tuscany 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Red Wing, MN-Portage, WI

18 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas You Say Tomato, I Say Domata 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Nigella: At My Table Spiced Lamb Kofta with Garlic Sauce 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Heart of England DV 7:30  TV Our State Trailmakers/Wild Friends/ Wonders in Wood  EX Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County  NC  Flavor, NC From the Vineyard Special: Linville Falls Winery, Twisted Vine Winery & Medaloni Cellars  EX Cycle Around Japan Summer: Across Hokkaido 8:20  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Kai Lightner: World-Class Rock Climber 8:30  TV Sci NC Science & Health  NC  From the Vineyard Sanctuary Vineyard/ Hanover Park  EX Off the Beaten Track with Kate Humble Deer Cull

8:50   TV Muse—Shorts NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life All Sunchoked Up  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Lost Crafts: Ecuador & Spain 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Synthetic Skin 9:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Mines of the Past: Gold & Coal  NC  Around the Farm Table Restorative Lunch  EX Music Voyager Yellow Roads of Italy: Florence Through Tuscany 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH A Texas Myth Just in time for Earth Day, meet a West Texas family who invites indigenous activists to protest a pipeline on their land.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Bern Region, Switzerland 10:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Synthetic Skin 10:30  NC  My Home, NC Rockstar Chef—Cheetie Kumar/Jonas Family Style— Nellie’s Southern Kitchen/ International Delights  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Land of Loch Ness 10:50  NC  Muse—Shorts NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Guatemala—The Maya of the Western Highlands DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Land of Sand

19 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Pennsbury: The Working Estate 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations All That Jazz Fest

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Portugal’s Heartland 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 3 Poldark’s battle with the local gentry deepens. 8:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Synthetic Skin 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County 8:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Kai Lightner: World-Class Rock Climber 9:00  TV Garry Winogrand: American Masters Discover the American street photographer’s life and work. DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Atlantis A Boy of No Consequence 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX 800 Words Tracey eventually uncovers the truth as Woody discovers something that can’t be hidden. 10:30  TV PBS Previews: Chasing the Moon Take a sneak peek at this upcoming series from American Experience.  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

20 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Ruth Easterling Part 1 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal MR-17 Specks 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Folkways Gospel Music

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evening&weekend listings 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal MR-17 Specks  EX Exploring North Carolina Flatland Lakes 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California: An Ecological Island  EX Exploring North Carolina Forgotten Kingdom 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Birds of Winter  EX Civilizations Renaissances 8:30  TV Curious George  NC  My Home, NC Rockstar Chef—Cheetie Kumar/Jonas Family Style— Nellie’s Southern Kitchen/ International Delights 8:50  NC  Muse—Shorts NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX NOVA Wonders Can We Build a Brain? Explore advances in artificial intelligence. 9:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Synthetic Skin 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County 9:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Kai Lightner: World-Class Rock Climber 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  1840 Carolina Village Discover a doctor’s recreated town near Hickory.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Campfire Fish 10:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Synthetic Skin 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Beans for Humanity 10:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Kai Lightner: World-Class Rock Climber 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World From Food Desert to Urban Oasis 16­ | April

 NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hurray for Hickory! DV  EX Taste of History A Tribute to Mrs. Goodfellow 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Native Plants  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Painless Panel Doors DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Starring Olive Oil Noon  TV GardenSMART Creating Stunning Gardens  NC  Growing a Greener World Cemetery Gardens  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Bordeaux & the Dordogne 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Arts & Agriculture  NC  This American Land Wyoming Wilderness/ Rising Sea Levels  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Cartagena & a Hidden Palenque 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Philbrook Museum, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina Birds of Winter  EX Travelscope Madhya Pradesh, India— The Heart of India DV 1:30  NC  Earth Focus Future of Food  EX Curious Traveler Oslo 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Loire: Chateau Country  NC  First in Future  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Costa Rica to Panama 2:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Huntsville, AL  NC  Story in the Public Square Jeffrey Lewis 3:00  TV Home Diagnosis Philadelphia: Home Is Where the Heat Is  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Bern Region, Switzerland 3:30  TV American Woodshop Live Edge Tall Case Wall Cabinet  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Land of Loch Ness

4:00  TV This Old House Hour Stone Cold Pavers/ Water Filter  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Revolutionary Powder Horn 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Trout Lesson— Rainbow Trout  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Earth Focus City Planning 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Gardening for Life—Transforming Your Landscape 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Easter (1979)  NC  Classic Gospel David Phelps: Freedom  EX Life Insects 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Getting Rid of Gwen  NC  Songs at the Center Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle & Jerry Salley  EX Brazil with Michael Palin The Road to Rio 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Affair  NC  Music Voyager Peru: Lima Original 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains Mountain Faith  EX Story of India The Meeting of Two Oceans DV 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Salem Street Drum Company 9:00  TV Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 3 of 4  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Local  EX Story of India Freedom DV 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Grace Askew 10:00  TV Hinterland A tragic story of love and loss is revealed following the murder of a local dignitary and barrister.  NC  Soundbreaking The Human Instrument  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Milwaukee to Chicago


visit unctv.org Take in traditions from across the Continent on Rick Steves’ European Easter, Sunday, April 21, at 6 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX 800 Words Tracey eventually uncovers the truth as Woody discovers something that can’t be hidden. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Lemons 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Brunch Favorites  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Local  EX Poldark on 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts 10:00  TV Exploring Masterpiece Mr. June Paints the Dome, North Carolina Part 3 Poldark’s battle with Greensboro Mines of the Past: the local gentry deepens. 11:00  TV Modus from Gold & Coal Mines 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Walter Presents  NC  NC SPIN New Recipes for the Grill Profiler Inger Johanne Vik  EX Stephen Fry in  NC  Sun Studio Sessions remembers something from Central America Grace Askew her FBI days that may be Costa Rica to Panama 3:00  TV Sara’s connected to the case. 10:30  TV Sci NC Weeknight Meals  NC  Austin City Limits Science & Health Asia Meets America Kacey Musgraves/  NC  North Carolina  NC  Soundbreaking Lukas Nelson Bookwatch The Human Instrument  EX Music Voyager Ali Standish:  EX Atlantis Eleuthera The Ethan I Was Before A Boy of No Consequence 11:30  EX Music Voyager 10:50    TV Muse—Shorts 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Morocco: Gateway to NC Poet Laureate: Party Favorites Africa—The North Jaki Shelton Green 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking 11:00  TV North Carolina with Kevin Belton Bookwatch 21 SUNDAY Oysters Ali Standish:  NC  Austin City Limits 6 AM  TV Nature Cat The Ethan I Was Before Kacey Musgraves/  NC  Closer to Truth  NC  Comic Culture Lukas Nelson What’s Fine-Tuning in Scott Hanna  EX Father Brown Physics?  EX Richard Bangs’  EX History Detectives Adventures with Purpose The Hand of Lucia 4:30  TV Mexico— Revolutionary Powder Horn Costa Rica: Quest for One Plate at a Time 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Pura Vida with Rick Bayless  NC  Education Matters Punta Islita/Tortuguero Chocolate & Churros: 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Breakfast of Champions  NC  Firing Line with Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Margaret Hoover on Boss: The Black Experi- 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Antiques Roadshow ence in Business Weekend Philbrook Museum, Part 1  NC  Story in the  EX DCI Banks 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Public Square To Burn in Every Neighborhood DV Rosella Cappella Zielinski Drop of Blood  NC  Consuelo Mack Noon  TV FRONT ROW 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour WealthTrack with Marc Rotterman Weekend 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina  NC  ncIMPACT  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Incarceration & Reentry: Business Review Stripers on Top Pitt County  EX Secrets of the Dead  EX Travelscope 5:50   NC  My Home, NC— Scanning the Pyramids Bonin/Ogasawara Islands: Shorts 8:30  TV Wild Kratts A Land Far, Far Away DV Kai Lightner: World-Class  NC  Firing Line with 2:30  TV NC SPIN 1 Rock Climber Margaret Hoover  NC  Fishing 6 PM  TV Rick Steves’ 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Behind the Lines European Easter Stone Cold Pavers/ Friends from West Point Explore this 2,000-year-old Water Filter Part 1 story in Spain, Slovenia and  NC  Washington Week  EX Burt Wolf: Greece and other cultures.  EX Andes: Kingdoms Travels & Traditions  NC  Black Issues Forum of the Sky Guatemala, Part 1 Experience astonishing 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Filmmaker Stanley Nelson on Boss: The Black Experinatural life in the world’s Milk Street Television ence in Business longest mountain range. Easy French Desserts 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW  NC  Song of the Mountains with Marc Rotterman Mountain Faith April | 17


evening&weekend listings See how African-American entrepreneurs power America’s economic strength on Boss: The Black Experience in Business, premiering Tuesday, April 23, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Hills/Luckett/Santana  EX Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Game DV 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead, Part 1  NC  Finding Your Roots Hard Times with Michael Moore, Laura Linney & Chloë Sevigny 8:00  TV Call the Midwife The team tries to reunite an estranged mother and daughter, both pregnant.  NC  Jazz A Masterpiece by Midnight (1961-Present)  EX Rick Steves’ European Easter Explore this 2,000-year-old story in Spain, Slovenia and Greece and other cultures. 9:00  TV Les Misérables on Masterpiece Episode 2 of 6 Valjean hires Fantine at his factory.  EX Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer Trace the steps of seventh century monks in the lands where Christianity began. 10:00  TV Unforgotten Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Cassie and Sunny interview four men. DV

 NC  Queen of Swing Follow the life and career of Jazz Age trailblazer, actress and dancer Norma Miller.  EX Madagascar Lost Worlds Explore remote, mysterious rainforests that cloak the island’s eastern mountains. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County  EX Nature Big Birds Can’t Fly Follow flightless birds including ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis. DV 11:20   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Kai Lightner: World-Class Rock Climber 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Folkways The Guitar

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22 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose Costa Rica: Quest for Pura Vida Punta Islita & Tortuguero 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Lisbon DV 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life A Road Trip for Rice  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Houston, TX 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Philbrook Museum, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom  EX Unforgotten Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Cassie and Sunny interview four men.

10:30  EX Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Canticle DV 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

23 TUESDAY

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Secrets of Thailand 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Morning Glory 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Skills: Cruising DV 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Sweet Onions  EX Travelscope Ontario’s Central Counties: Multicultural Adventures DV 8:00  TV Boss: The Black Experience in Business DV Premiere! Explore African 8:30  NC  Exploring American entrepreneurNorth Carolina ship, the backbone of our Power in Nature nation’s economic growth. 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  NC  North Carolina Des Moines, Part 3 Bookwatch  NC  Rebels with a Cause Wiley Cash: The Last Ballad Conservationists fight to  EX Himalaya: protect and preserve open Kingdoms of the Sky spaces near urban areas. Discover the extraordinary  EX DCI Banks wildlife and people of A Little Bit of Heart Earth’s highest mountain. 10:00  TV Independent Lens 8:30  NC  Story in the Charm City Citizens, police Public Square and government officials Rosella Cappella Zielinski cope with consequences of 9:00  NC  Sci NC violence in Baltimore. DV Celebrating Citizen Science  NC  America’s First Forest:  EX Himalaya Connection Carl Schenck & the See how Nepal’s devastatAsheville Experiment ing 2015 earthquake helps Pioneering forestry scientists better understand educator Carl Schenck the phenomenon. DV founded the first school 9:20  NC  Muse—Shorts of forestry in America. Eddie Hamrick


visit unctv.org 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Keith Carter 10:00  TV FRONTLINE The Abortion Divide At a Pennsylvania clinic, women face unplanned pregnancies and protesters.  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter The Outsiders  EX Brazil with Michael Palin The Deep South 10:30  NC  On Story Great Adaptations 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Williamsburg, VA: America’s Historic Triangle DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Nicaragua: Land of the Shaking Earth Emerges

24 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX NOVA Secrets of Noah’s Ark 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos & Rhodes DV 7:30  TV Sci NC Science & Health  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Canada: Spirit Bear 7:50   TV Muse—Shorts NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green 8:00  TV Nature Sex, Lies & Butterflies DV  NC  Refuge Pocosin Lakes  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Teaching Tortilla Soup 8:30  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Ancient Greece for Modern Cooks 9:00  TV NOVA Saving the Dead Sea  NC  The Appalachians Part 2 of 3  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations BBQ Fest Sink your teeth into a BBQ Fest with Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations, Wednesday, April 24, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

9:30  EX Lucky Chow Food as Global Locavore 10:00  TV Breakthrough: The Ideas that Changed the World The Airplane  NC  1840 Carolina Village Discover a doctor’s recreated town near Hickory.  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Tunisian Couscous 10:30  EX Dream of Italy Rome 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Milwaukee to Chicago

8:30  TV Sci NC Celebrating Citizen Science  NC  From the Vineyard Treehouse Vineyard/ Biltmore  EX Off the Beaten Track with Kate Humble Fly-Fishing 8:50    TV Muse—Shorts Eddie Hamrick 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Heavenly Hocks  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Nepal 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Carolina Caviar 9:30  TV Exploring North Carolina 25 THURSDAY Circumnavigating the 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Albemarle Sound  NC  BBC World News  NC  Around the America Farm Table  EX My Greek Table Mangalitsa Hogs, with Diane Kochilas Hops & Blue Corn! Beans for Humanity  EX Music Voyager 6:30  NC  Nightly Yellow Roads of Italy: Business Report All Roads Lead to Rome  EX Nigella: At My Table 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH Chicken with Red Grapes ¡FIESTA! Quinceañera & Marsala Latina girls and a seasoned 7:00  TV Nightly drag artist host their own Business Report colorful rite of passage.  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Weekend European Festivals I DV  EX Samantha Brown’s 7:30  TV Our State Places To Love Grandfather Mountain/ Brooklyn, NY Going Nuts/Vintage Vending 10:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts  EX Travelscope Carolina Caviar Sault Saint Marie, Canada 10:30  NC  My Home, NC DV Corral Riding 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Historic Net Fishing/ Renewable Energy: Mountain Love Story Pasquotank/Perquimmans/  EX Born To Explore Gates Counties with Richard Wiese  NC  Flavor, NC South Africa: Sweet Onions Amazing Encounters  EX Cycle Around Japan 10:50  NC  Muse—Shorts Autumn: Tomioka to Nikko Eddie Hamrick 8:20  TV My Home, NC— 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company Shorts  NC  PBS NewsHour Helen’s Love Story:  EX Travelscope Todd Mercantile Madhya Pradesh, India— The Heart of India DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Pernambuco: Brazil’s Other Carnival

26 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History The Monticello Wine Experiment

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evening&weekend listings 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations BBQ Fest 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Sicily 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Travelscope Northwest Ontario: Lake Superior & Beyond DV 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 4 The community awaits news of the fish harvest. 8:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Carolina Caviar 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Pasquotank/Perquimmans/ Gates Counties 8:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Helen’s Love Story: Todd Mercantile 9:00  TV State of the Art Discover extraordinary contemporary art happening in unexpected places. DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Atlantis Twist of Fate 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV International Jazz Day from Cuba From St. Petersburg  NC  NC SPIN  EX 800 Words George longs for solitude but his plan to get rid of his unwanted guests backfires. 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

27 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Ruth Easterling Part 2 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Early Bass 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV

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Check out Lowrider Piñata on the series premiere of State of the Art, Friday, April 26, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California Superbloom: A World of Dramatic Change 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Early Bass  EX Exploring North Carolina Stuck in Clay 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California: Hope, Survival & Resilience  EX Exploring North Carolina Fossil Fields 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Gone To Seed  EX Civilizations Paradise on Earth 8:30  TV Curious George  NC  My Home, NC Corral Riding/ Historic Net Fishing/ Mountain Love Story 8:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Eddie Hamrick 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX NOVA Wonders Can We Make Life? 9:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Carolina Caviar 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Pasquotank/Perquimmans/ Gates Counties 9:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Helen’s Love Story: Todd Mercantile 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  1840 Carolina Village Discover a doctor’s recreated town near Hickory.

 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Roasted Coastal Lamb & Dried Kelp 10:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Carolina Caviar 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Pasquotank/Perquimmans/ Gates Counties  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Ancient Greece for Modern Cooks 10:50   TV My Home, NC— Shorts Helen’s Love Story: Todd Mercantile 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Mount Cuba Center: A Treasured Garden for Native Plants  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hand Plane Essentials with Chris Schwarz DV  EX Taste of History Recipes in the Rainforest 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Best of Travel DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill English Layout Square with Chris Schwarz DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Spice It Up Noon  TV GardenSMART Tasty & Great-Looking Vegetables  NC  Growing a Greener World Waking Up the Garden Farm  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Switzerland & the Alps 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Cotton  NC  This American Land Forest Homes for Bats/ Defenses Against Flooding


visit unctv.org  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peoples of Oaxaca & the Arrival of Holy Week 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Philbrook Museum, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Gone to Seed  EX Travelscope Madhya Pradesh, India: India’s Rural Heart DV 1:30  NC  Earth Focus Urban Habitat  EX Curious Traveler Bordeaux 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Paris Sidetrips  NC  First in Future  EX Himalaya Connection See how Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake helps scientists better understand the phenomenon. DV 2:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Vancouver, Canada  NC  Story in the Public Square Rosella Cappella Zielinski 3:00  TV Home Diagnosis Atlantic City, NJ: Not Your Average Homeowner  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Brooklyn, NY 3:30  TV American Woodshop Carved & Scroll  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Amazing Encounters 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Eight Is Enough Stairways/ Foundation Repointing  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Finding Your Roots Grandparents & Other Strangers with Andy Samberg & George R.R. Martin 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Crickets & Worms  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Earth Focus Adaptation to Global Water Shortages 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Mountain Bogs: Threatened Heritage

6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Great Entertainers (1981)  NC  Classic Gospel Guy Penrod Live: Hymns & Worship  EX Life Hunters & Hunted 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Welcome News  NC  Songs at the Center Christon Gray, Whetherman & Danika Holmes with Jeb Hart  EX Brazil with Michael Palin The Deep South 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Anniversary Party  NC  Music Voyager Peru: Paracas 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead, Part 2  NC  Song of the Mountains Wilson Banjo Company/ Claybank  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour Zurich, St. Gallen, Gstaad & Montreux 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts International Delights 9:00  TV Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 4 of 4  NC  Kate Jane Lynch  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Chicago to Champaign, IL 10:00  TV Hinterland A tragic story of love and loss is revealed following the murder of a local dignitary and barrister.  NC  Soundbreaking Going Electric  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Mattoon, IL-Memphis, TN 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Foundation Skate Park 11:00  TV Modus from Walter Presents Inger realizes there may be a frightening connection between her daughter Stina and the killer.  NC  Austin City Limits Father John Misty/ The Black Angels  EX Music Voyager The Heart of Morocco— The Middle 11:30  EX Music Voyager Morocco: The Spirit— The South

28 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Is the Anthropic Principle Significant?  EX Finding Your Roots Grandparents & Other Strangers with Andy Samberg & George R.R. Martin 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Philbrook Museum, Part 2 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Secrets of the Dead Hannibal in the Alps 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Eight Is Enough Stairways/ Foundation Repointing  NC  Washington Week  EX Himalaya: Kingdoms of the Sky Discover the extraordinary wildlife and people of Earth’s highest mountain. 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Circumnavigating the Albemarle Sound  NC  NC SPIN  EX Himalaya Connection See how Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake helps scientists better understand the phenomenon. DV 10:30  TV Sci NC Celebrating Citizen Science  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Wiley Cash: The Last Ballad 10:50   TV Muse—Shorts Eddie Hamrick 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Wiley Cash: The Last Ballad  NC  Comic Culture Keith Carter  EX Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose Assam India: Quest for the One-horned Rhinoceros 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Pauli Murray Sainted Activist  NC  Story in the Public Square Karen King April | 21


evening&weekend listings Nature celebrates American Spring Live in real-time over three nights: Monday, April 29, through Wednesday, May 1, at 8, on UNC-TV.

Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Watauga River Drift  EX Travelscope Bhutan, Part 1: Gross National Happiness DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines Friends from West Point Part 2  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Guatemala, Part 2 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Secrets of Thailand  NC  Song of the Mountains Wilson Banjo Company/ Claybank  EX 800 Words George longs for solitude but his plan to get rid of his unwanted guests backfires. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Ginger 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Spring Dinner for Company  NC  Kate Jane Lynch  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 4 The community awaits news of the fish harvest. Poldark’s copper mine struggles. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Spaghetti House Classics 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Found Flavors  NC  Soundbreaking Going Electric  EX Atlantis Twist of Fate 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen A Seaside Buffet 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Thanksgiving  NC  Austin City Limits Father John Misty/ The Black Angels  EX Father Brown The Eagle & the Daw 4:30  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Teaching Tortilla Soup 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX DCI Banks A Little Bit of Heart 22­ | April

5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Pasquotank/Perquimmans/ Gates Counties 5:50   NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Helen’s Love Story: Todd Mercantile 6 PM  TV Father Brown The Eve of St .John  NC  Black Issues Forum Pauli Murray Sainted Activist 6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Blakes/Adair/Staples  EX Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Canticle DV 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead, Part 2  NC  Finding Your Roots Eye of the Beholder with Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Marina Abramović & Kehinde Wiley 8:00  TV Call the Midwife A pregnant woman’s husband begins experiencing inexplicable pain similar to her symptoms.  NC  Black Issues Forum Special: Durham’s Black Wall Street— Grounds for the Future Deborah Holt-Noel hosts a panel discussion with award-winning director Stanley Nelson (Boss: The Black Experience in Business).  EX Nature Sex, Lies & Butterflies DV 9:00  TV Les Misérables on Masterpiece Episode 3 of 6 Valjean and Cosette need a miracle.

 NC  Boss: The Black Experience in Business African American entrepreneurship, the backbone of the nation’s economic growth, is showcased.  EX Madagascar Land of Heat & Dust 10:00  TV Unforgotten Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 4 The media learn of James’ questioning. DV  EX Life Creatures of the Deep 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Pasquotank/Perquimmans/ Gates Counties  EX Nature Sex, Lies & Butterflies DV 11:20    NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Helen’s Love Story: Todd Mercantile 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Folkways Homestead Living

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