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This month, the acclaimed documentary series POV presents Raising Bertie, a coming-of-age story set amid the realities of rural North Carolina. Such important, award-winning programs are made possible through the support of viewers like you during our August Fundraiser on UNC-TV—PBS & More!


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MARTHA SPEAKS Weekends at 7 AM & 1 PM This month, Rootle, your 24/7 PBS KIDS channel, welcomes Martha Speaks, starring everyone’s favorite letter-loving dog—Martha. When this beloved family dog accidentally consumes alphabet soup, she gains the power to speak and teach with her words! And don’t miss a special Back-to-School Block Party, Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27, at 7 AM and 1 PM! Enjoy six big Block Party all-stars to get you all ready for school: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (Mister Rogers Talks About Going To School), Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (Daniel Visits School), WordWorld (Shark’s First Day of School), Berenstain Bears (Berenstain Bears Go to School), Curious George (Guest Monkey) and Clifford’s Puppy Days (School Daze)! Get ready to rule school!

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Discover amazing creatures and places on Ireland’s Wild Coast, Wednesday, August 2, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV, and Saturday, August 26, at 9 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

1 TUESDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Rosedown Plantation  NC  BBC World News America Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless It All Begins with Beans  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. LISTINGS KEY:  TV U  NC-TV PBS & More  EX U  NC-EX The Explorer Channel  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel Stories with a Local Accent DV Descriptive voiceovers COLOR U  NC-TV productions & local interest Shaded programs indicate fundraiser specials. PLEASE NOTE: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of CenterPiece, on-air announcements, updates at unctv.org and posts to social media provide the latest scheduling information. Some program start and end times June vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows. 4­ | August

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Prague  NC  Charlie Rose This native Tar Heel interviews fascinating personalities. 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Bakers Peanuts  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Oahu & Kauai 8:00  TV Boys of ‘36: American Experience Follow the triumphant U.S. rowing team at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. DV

 EX Great Yellowstone Thaw Spring brings many new challenges to wildlife.  NC  The Great American Music Company Doc Watson 8:30  NC  The Great American Music Company Cajun Two Step 9:00  TV Rare—Creatures of the Photo Ark Part 3 of 3 Acclaimed photographer Joel Sartore documents creatures on the edge of extinction.  EX Blue Planet Seasonal Seas  NC  David Holt’s State of Music The Krüger Brothers 9:30  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Doyle Lawson/ St. John Unity Choir 10:00  TV FRONTLINE The Vaccine War Anti-vax activists use social media to take on public health scientists. DV

 EX Wild Weather Brave, ambitious and innovative experiments illustrate how weather works.  NC  Infinity Hall Live Rhiannon Giddens 11:00  TV Waiting for God The Helicopter  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Passage Through Chile’s Tierra del Fuego Around Cape Horn DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Hawaii’s Big Island: The Volcanos’ Gifts

^ 2 WEDNESDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Queen’s Garden Explore “royal” wildlife and remarkable plants in central London.  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Berlin  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Climate of Change  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Vikings, Puffins & Ponies 8:00  TV Ireland’s Wild Coast Premiere! An Emmy-winning wildlife cameraman shares insights into his home’s wild animals and places.  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Eat Like a Local in Los Cabos  NC  POV Dalya’s Other Country/ 4.1 Miles A displaced Syrian family balances Muslim values in a new world. 8:30  EX Taste of History Creole Cuisine & the War of 1812 9:00  EX Julia Child: American Masters Celebrate the acclaimed chef’s life and legacy. 10:00  TV NOVA Secrets of the Sky Tombs Probe high altitude tombs in the Tibetan Himalayas.  EX The Great British Baking Show Desserts


visit unctv.org  NC  Musings of an Iraqi Patriot Follow a man’s remarkable journey from life as a noted artist in Baghdad to reluctant refugee in Burlington. 10:30  NC  This Is My Home Now Discover the lives of three Montagnard immigrant families in Greensboro. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? A Change Is as Good as a Rest  EX Blue Planet Seasonal Seas  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

3 THURSDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Family Ingredients Puerto Rico— Arroz con Gandule DV  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Fête Des Boules  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Hamburg & the Luther Trail  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Unconditional Love/ Atlantic Beach Pie/ Dressed for Success  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa San Francisco 8:00  TV Folkways Potters at Seagrove, Part 1  EX Music Voyager Atlanta— A Music Voyager Special  NC  North Carolina State Parks: Environmental Jewels Park officials, scientists and the public work to save our most environmentallysensitive areas. 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Measuring the Mountain  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Manhattan’s Chinatown DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Morocco: Secret Village

7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  EX Coroner Capsized  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row Media strategist Marc Rotterman discusses state and national politics and policy.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Steven Sherrill— The Minotaur Takes His Don’t miss The Great British Baking Own Sweet Time Show’s tasty finale, Friday, August 4, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV, and Wednesday, 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts August 23, at 10 PM, on The Explorer WWI Exhibit Channel. 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show  NC  National Parks: Pâtisserie America’s Best Idea  EX Miss Fisher’s The Scripture of Nature Murder Mysteries (1851-1890) DV King Memses’ Curse 9:30  TV Swannanoa  NC  Front Row Gathering: The 25th 9:30  NC  Washington Week Anniversary Show Join Tom Paxton, Janis Ian, 10:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Kathy Mattea, Ellis Paul and The Final more top performers at  EX Father Brown Warren Wilson College. The Alchemist’s Secret  EX Equitrekking  NC  Bottom Line Colorado Joe Stewart and Sougata 10:00  EX Destination Craft Mukherjee review business with Jim West and economic trends in NC. Nepal 10:30  NC  Carolina Business 10:30  EX Weekends Review with Yankee Chris William and his guests Fall Color discuss area business news. 11:00  TV Keeping Up 10:50  EX North Carolina Appearances Weekend—Shorts Sea Fever River Forest Manor  EX Joseph Rosendo’s 11:00  TV British Antiques Travelscope Roadshow The Many Faces of Wightwick, Part 2 Los Cabos, Mexico DV  EX Midsomer Murders  NC  PBS NewsHour Ghosts of Christmas Past, 11:30  TV BBC World News Part 2  EX In the Americas  NC  PBS NewsHour with David Yetman 11:30  TV BBC World News Chiloe & Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile

4 FRIDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History Discovering China’s Past  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Good Morning, Mexico  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders Ghosts of Christmas Past, Part 2  NC  Charlie Rose

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6:00  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Arizona—Border or Barrier?  NC  Biographical Conversations with... Hugh Morton Part 3 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Lawson’s Voyage to the Carolinas

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evening&weekend listings  NC  Almanac Gardener Adams Vineyard at Willow Springs/Tips on Growing Hot Weather Plants 1:00  TV Play the Ukulele with the Atomic Sharks Premiere! Learn to play the uke in no time flat with Kris Hensler and Kenny Taylor.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan: Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 1 DV  NC  Baby Makes 3 Season Premiere! Run for the Roses DV 1:30  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Learn to make your own kind of music on Play the Ukulele with the Atomic Quebec City, Canada: WinSharks, Saturday, August 5, at 1 PM, on UNC-TV. ter Carnival, Dog Sledding  NC  Baby Makes 3 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Destination Craft Kentucky Roots DV  EX Carolina with Jim West 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe: Outdoor Journal Classics India Great German Cities Joe Albea and John Moore 10:30  EX Mexico— Explore Hamburg, Leipzig, share top moments from One Plate at a Time Dresden, Frankfurt and this long-running series. with Rick Bayless Nürnberg.  NC  Carolina Microbrews & Pub Fare  EX Globe Trekker Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy Tough Boats: The Arctic 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV The Goldsmith Meet Susan  NC  The Great American  EX Carolina McDonough at her studio Music Company Outdoor Journal in the NC mountains. Doc Watson Light for White Perch 11:00  EX Taste of History 2:30  NC  The Great American  NC  Carolina Take to the Waters Music Company Outdoor Journal  NC  The Woodwright’s Cajun Two Step Light for White Perch Shop with Roy Underhill 3:00  EX India—Nature’s 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Groovers & Shakers DV Wonderland Neighborhood DV 11:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Explore and meet a man  EX North Carolina Alan Goes to College who spent 30 years plantWeekend  NC  The Woodwright’s ing his own rainforest.  NC  Exploring Shop with Roy Underhill  NC  David Holt’s North Carolina Iron Machine, Foot Power State of Music Stuck in Clay  TV Ken Burns: The Krüger Brothers 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles America’s Storyteller 3:30  NC  David Holt’s  EX As Long As We Dance American Sampler Explore State of Music See a traditional Nativethe filmmaker’s many docu- Doyle Lawson/ American powwow. mentaries and short series. St. John Unity Choir  NC  Exploring Noon  EX Rudy Maxa’s World 4:00  TV Rhythm & Blues 40: North Carolina South Africa: Safari A Soul Spectacular Fossil Fields  NC  Growing a Join legends of the 1960s 9:00  TV Curious George Greener World and ‘70s for this classic  EX India—Nature’s Hyper Local—Heirloom concert special. Wonderland Apples & Craft Beers  EX History Detectives Experience a ritual tiger 12:30  EX In the Americas Vietnamese Diary dance, lions and elephants with David Yetman  NC  Front Row and a Himalayan climb. The Cry for Mexican  NC  North Carolina Independence Weekend 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Dirt to Shirt/Fins & Feathers 10:00  TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Learn about chronic pain and its causes.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Pale Fish Baby Makes 3 returns for its second season with Run for the Roses, premiering Saturday, August 5, at 1 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. 6­ | August


visit unctv.org Join soulful Percy Sledge and more stars on ’60s Pop, Rock & Soul, Saturday, August 5, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

4:30  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week Get a retrospective of the acclaimed interviewer’s nightly program. 5:00  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Charlotte  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues. 5:30  NC  Washington Week 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk: Precious Memories Enjoy inspirational classics.  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel First People  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Emily West/Mike & Ruthy/ Government Cheese 7:00  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Riviera: Cinque Terre  NC  Jubilee The Boxcars 7:30  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Uganda: Mountain Gorillas 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Magician’s Nephew, Part 2 A prominent member of a secret pagan cult is found murdered.  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beef  NC  Song of the Mountains Mountain Faith/Raymond McLain & the McLain Family 9:00  TV ‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul Relive your favorite sounds from the sensational sixties.  EX Blue Planet Coral Seas  NC  Bluegrass Underground Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Country Duo 10:00  EX Wildest Islands Philippines: Islands of Mystery DV  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Scott Miller/Jim Lauderdale 11:00  TV Tunnel: Sabotage Elise makes a devastating discovery, Karl threatens MI5 and Artem launches his lethal attack.  EX Globe Trekker Papua New Guinea Islands  NC  Austin City Limits Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

6 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  EX History Detectives Vietnamese Diary  NC Closer to Truth What Exists? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Southern China  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman Learn about personal finance issues. 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Blue Planet Coral Seas  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Make Way for the Family  EX Buddies—How Dogs Discovered Man Explore the relationship between humans and dogs, and several breeds’ origins.  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Microgreens/ Wheelchair Lift  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV A Conversation with Bill Moyers The journalist, political commentator and author reflects on storied career.  EX Sea of Creepy Monsters Macro cinematography captures amazing creatures thriving underwater.

 NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Steven Sherrill— The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time 10:30  NC  First in Future Jenna Robinson 11:00  EX Wildest Islands Philippines: Islands of Mystery DV  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Eric Schmidt 11:30  NC  Conversations Jon Reep Noon  TV ‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul Relive your favorite sounds from the sensational sixties.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Cruising the Mediterranean DV

 NC  North Carolina State Parks: Environmental Jewels Park officials, scientists and the public work to save our most environmentallysensitive areas. 12:30  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: The Last Stone Age Tribe 1:00  EX A Place to Call Home The Trouble with Harry  NC  Song of the Mountains Mountain Faith/Raymond Mclain & the Mclain Family 2:00  TV Rhythm & Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Join legends of the 1960s and ‘70s for this classic concert special.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries King Memses’ Curse  NC  Bluegrass Underground Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ 2:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Country Duo 3:00  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Heart of the Matter  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Scott Miller/Jim Lauderdale 4:00  TV Great Performances: Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy See why Broadway is fertile ground for Jewish artists.  EX Father Brown The Wrath of Baron Samdi  NC  First in Future Jenna Robinson 4:30  NC  Bottom Line

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evening&weekend listings 9:30  TV The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance. 10:00  EX Nature’s Miracle Orphans Second Chances 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Globe Trekker Myanmar  NC  Our State Soldier’s Story/Trail of Trust 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Chestatee Wildlife Preserve, Dahlonega, GA/Commodore Hotel, Linden, TN Enjoy enduring favorites with Emmylou Harris—At the Ryman, premiering Sunday, August 6, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

5:00  EX Midsomer Murders The Maid in Splendour, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  NC  BBC Newsnight 6:00  TV Doc Martin Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?  EX Britain’s Outlaws: Highwaymen, Pirates & Rogues Pirates  NC  Black Issues Forum Meet Sandra Dubose 6:30  NC  Black America Social Media with Marcus Mabry 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Home to Roost  EX Britain’s Hidden Heritage Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Tannhäuser Johan Botha sings the title role, as James Levine conducts this Wagner revival.

8:00  TV Emmylou Harris— At the Ryman Premiere! The singer and her band The Nash Ramblers recreate their classic 1991 show at the historic venue.

The struggle is real in four extreme areas of Wildest Arctic, Sundays, at 8 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

 EX Wildest Arctic Arctic Ocean: The Frozen Sea DV 9:00  EX Attenborough’s Birds of Paradise David Attenborough shares mysterious, elusive birds.

7 MONDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Wild Weather Brave, ambitious and innovative experiments illustrate how weather works.  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Dresden & Leipzig  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Gone Clamming, Part 2  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Quebec City, Canada: Winter Carnival, Dog Sledding 8:00  TV Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution Roll up for this magical look at a band and album that changed music.  EX Masterpiece MYSTERY! Grantchester, Part 6 DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Forgotten Kingdom 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Stuck in Clay 9:00  EX Midsomer Murders Picture of Innocence, Part 1  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Catalina Island— A Natural History Fairytale 9:30  TV ‘60s Generation Catch essential R&B, pop and folk rock from 1965-69.  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Pinehurst #H2O We hope you’ll enjoy Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution, Monday, August 7, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

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visit unctv.org Peter, Paul & Mary lead the premiere of Folk Legends: Isn’t This a Time!, Tuesday, August 8, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Romania  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Pinehurst #H2O  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Indonesia: Orangutans— People of the Forest 8:00  TV Nature The Story of Cats: Asia to Africa See how the first cats arose and spread.  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time  NC  David Holt’s 10:00  EX Midsomer Murders with Rick Bayless State of Music Picture of Innocence, Part 2 From Lobster to Chocolate Dom Flemons  NC  Precision: Clams: A Delicious Feast The Measure of All Things 8:30  NC  David Holt’s  NC  POV State of Music Heat, Light & Electricity The War Show Obaidah Bryan Sutton/ 11:00  EX History Detectives Zytoon captures Syria’s fate Rhiannon Giddens Vietnamese Diary through the intimate lens of 9:00  EX Blue Planet  NC  PBS NewsHour a circle of friends. Coral Seas 11:30  TV BBC World News 8:30  EX Taste of History  NC  David Holt’s 300 Years of Service State of Music 8 TUESDAY 9:00  EX Jacques Pépin: David Holt’s State of American Masters Music—Onstage! 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour See how the beloved food 9:30  TV Great Performances:  EX Taste of Louisiana icon elevated basic kitchen Joan Baez 75th Birthday with Chef John Folse techniques to an art form. Celebration & Co. 9:30  TV Ken Burns: The Battle of New Orleans Toast this icon of song with America’s Storyteller Indigo Girls, Paul Simon,  NC  BBC World News American Sampler Enjoy Emmylou Harris, Jackson America highlights of the filmmaker’s Browne and more. 6:30  EX Mexico— documentaries and series. 10:00  EX Nature’s Great Race One Plate at a Time  NC  POV Elephants with Rick Bayless Last Men in Aleppo After  NC  The Queen Family Mediterranean Baja years of war in Syria, the Appalachian Tradition &  NC  Nightly Business city’s remaining citizens Back Porch Music Report ready for a siege. 10:30  NC  The Queen Family 7:00  TV Nightly Business 10:00  EX The Great British Mountain Music Report Baking Show 11:00  EX Joseph Rosendo’s  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Tudor Week Travelscope Bulgaria 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Nicaragua: Culturally Rich &  NC  Charlie Rose Founder’s Day Naturally Beautiful DV 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  EX Blue Planet  NC  PBS NewsHour Topo Distillery Coral Seas 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Smart Travels—  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas Pacific Rim with 11:30  TV BBC World News with David Yetman Rudy Maxa Peru: People of the Vancouver & Victoria, 10 THURSDAY Altiplano British Columbia 8:00  TV Folk Legends: 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour Isn’t This a Time! 9 WEDNESDAY  EX Lucky Chow Premiere! Treasure this last, Trending Japanese 6:00   T V PBS NewsHour historic gathering of the  NC  BBC World News  EX Queen at 90 artists who defined folk America music, including Peter, Paul Members of the British 6:30  EX Jacques Pépin: royal family share their & Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Heart & Soul memories of the Queen as Seeger and The Weavers. All in the Family a monarch and mentor.  EX Great Yellowstone  NC  Nightly Business  NC  BBC World News Thaw Report America See orphaned grizzlies, a 6:30  NC  Nightly Business wolfpack and a wildfire in Report the Beartooth Mountains. August | 9


evening&weekend listings 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Eastbourne Bandstand, Part 1  EX Midsomer Murders Dance with the Dead, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

See what’s coming next month as PBS Previews: The Vietnam War, Friday, August 11, at 10:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Assisi & Italian Country Charm  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State The Sweetest Sound/ Gause Tomb  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Shanghai NC Night! 8:00  TV Folkways Potters at Seagrove, Part 2  EX Music Voyager Antigua & Barbuda  NC  Saving the Best: North Carolina State Parks at 100 Salute the park workers, volunteers and 15 million annual visitors. NC Night! 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina NC’s Other Ocean  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi The Balkans in the Boroughs DV 9:00  TV North Carolina NC Night! Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Uganda: Mountain Gorillas  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea The Last Refuge (1890-1915) DV 9:30  TV Emmylou Harris— At the Ryman The singer and her band The Nash Ramblers recreate their classic 1991 show at the historic venue.  EX Equitrekking Wyoming 10:00  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Christmas Crafts of Austria & Germany 10:30  EX Weekends with Yankee Winter in New England 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Hyacinth Is Alarmed  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Berlin & Western Poland: Over the Borderline DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Tultepec: Mexico’s Skyrocket Central  NC  PBS NewsHour

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12 SATURDAY 11 FRIDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History Benjamin Franklin— At Home in London  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Adventures in San Miguel  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders Dance with the Dead, Part 1  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Coroner The Salcombe Selkie  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch C. Boston Weatherford & J. Boston Weatherford— You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Tryon Equestrian 9:00  TV Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30 Celebrate the 30th anniversary of an iconic concert with an all-star cast including Jackson Browne.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder Most Scandalous  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  EX Father Brown The Sins of Others  NC  Bottom Line 10:30  TV PBS Previews: The Vietnam War See interviews and exclusive clips from the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series.  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts New River State Park

6:00  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Blue Ridge, the Heart of the Eastern Forest  NC  Biographical Conversations with... Julius Chambers Part 1 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Green Gift 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fishy Science 8:30  TV Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Curious George goes on an epic adventure to space and then crash lands in the jungles of Africa.  EX Buried History with Mark Walberg Avalon  NC  Exploring North Carolina Climate Changes in the Carolinas 9:00  EX India— Nature’s Wonderland Continue exploring India and meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest.  NC  North Carolina Weekend 9:30  NC  Our State Hunt Library/ Lockwood Folly River/ One Moment, One Meeting


visit unctv.org 3:00  EX What’s Cookin’ in China? Two Californian chefs learn traditional Sichuan cuisine from master chefs in China.  NC  David Holt’s State of Music David Holt’s State of Music: Onstage! 3:30  TV Jonas Kaufmann—  EX Rudy Maxa’s World My Italy Edinburgh & the Scottish The tenor performs Italian Highlands favorites.  NC  Growing a 4:00  EX History Detectives 10:00  TV Easy Yoga for ArthriGreener World WWI African-American tis with Peggy Cappy Winter Greenhouse School Heroes The Yoga for All of Us 12:30  EX In the Americas  NC  Front Row author shares natural relief. with David Yetman 4:30  NC  Charlie Rose—  EX New Scandinavian Peru: People of the The Week Cooking Altiplano 5:00  TV Texas Tenors: Rise A Traveller’s Bite  NC  Almanac Gardener Premiere! Enjoy country, pop  NC  Destination Craft Caring for Orchids/ and rock classics, plus showwith Jim West Growing Fall Collards stopping selections from Tuscany 1:00  TV Rick Steves’ Phantom of the Opera and 10:30  EX Mexico— Guide to Cuba Les Misérables. One Plate at a Time Tour Havana, visit the ver  EX Antiques Roadshow with Rick Bayless dant national park at Viñales Myrtle Beach, Part 3 Sustainable Aquaculture and get practical travel tips.  NC  PBS NewsHour in the Rich Waters of  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Weekend Ensenada Travelscope 5:30  NC  Washington Week  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy Taiwan: Iron Pathways to 6:00  TV Magic Moments— The Potter Asheville’s Akira Adventure, Part 2 DV The Best of ‘50s Pop Satake discusses the seren-  NC  Baby Makes 3 The McGuire Sisters, The dipity that leads to craft. All Star Baby DV Lennon Sisters, The Chor 11:00  TV Play the Ukulele with 1:30  EX Family Travel dettes, The Four Aces and the Atomic Sharks with Colleen Kelly more take the stage. Learn to play the uke in no Scotland—Loch Ness  EX West of the West: time flat with Kris Hensler Monster, Highland Games Tales from California’s and Kenny Taylor. & Achnagairn Castle Channel  EX Taste of History  NC  Baby Makes 3 Settlers Grenada—The Spice Island The Homestretch DV  NC  Music City Roots  NC  The Woodwright’s 2:00  TV Visions of Europe Live from the Factory Shop with Roy Underhill Soar above the wonders of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Turning Shaker Knobs DV Britain, France, Germany, Founder John McEuen 11:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Italy and Greece in this Tribute with Jerry Douglas, José Andrés Takes Over sweeping aerial tour. Sam Bush & More  NC  The Woodwright’s  EX Globe Trekker 7:00  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Shop with Roy Underhill Food Hour: Southern China Italy’s Veneto: Verona, Hutch Table I  NC  David Holt’s Padua & Ravenna Noon  TV National Park SymState of Music  NC  Jubilee phony—The Mighty Five Dom Flemons Newtown/Coaltown Dixie Celebrate the majesty of 2:30  NC  David Holt’s 7:30  EX Born To Explore Utah’s five national parks State of Music with Richard Wiese set to glorious music from Bryan Sutton/ South Africa: the Utah Symphony. Rhiannon Giddens Turtles & Tsongas 8:00  TV Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop Frankie Valli hosts performances by Little Richard, The Five Satins and more rock and roll legends.  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beer  NC  Song of the Mountains Seldom Scene Enjoy big Lone Star State harmonies on the premiere of Texas Tenors: Rise, Saturday, August 12, at 5 PM, on UNC-TV. August | 11


evening&weekend listings 9:00  EX Blue Planet Tidal Seas  NC  Bluegrass Underground Sierra Hull 9:30  TV ‘60s Generation Catch essential R&B, pop and folk rock from 1965-69.  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Anders Osborne 10:00  EX Wildest Islands Vancouver Islands: Rivers of Life DV  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory John Conlee 11:00  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beef  NC  Austin City Limits Angelique Kidjo 11:30  TV PBS Previews: The Vietnam War See interviews and exclusive clips from the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series.

13 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  EX History Detectives WWI African-American Heroes  NC Closer to Truth How Did the Universe Begin? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Bolivia  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Blue Planet Tidal Seas  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Shedding the Old Look  EX Wildest Arctic Arctic Ocean: The Frozen Sea DV  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Wood Shop/Wireless Switch  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV Best of Trains Around North America Take in unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads.

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3:00  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Food of Love  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory John Conlee 4:00  TV Play the Ukulele with the Atomic Sharks Catch Great Performances: Learn to play the uke in no Pavarotti—A Voice for the Ages, time flat with Kris Hensler Sunday, August 13, at 8 PM, on and Kenny Taylor. UNC-TV.  EX Father Brown  EX Wild Weather The Star of Jacob Brave, ambitious and inno-  NC  First in Future vative experiments illustrate Jimmy Williamson how weather works. 4:30  NC  Bottom Line  NC  North Carolina 5:00  TV Folk Legends: Bookwatch Isn’t This a Time! C. Boston Weatherford Treasure this last, historic & J. Boston Weatherford— gathering of the artists who You Can Fly: The defined folk music, includTuskegee Airmen ing Peter, Paul & Mary, Arlo 10:30  NC  First in Future Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Jimmy Williamson The Weavers. 11:00  EX Wildest Islands  EX Midsomer Murders Vancouver Islands: The Straw Woman, Part 1 Rivers of Life DV  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  David Rubenstein Weekend Show: Peer to Peer 5:30  NC  BBC Newsnight Conversations 6:00  EX Britain’s Outlaws: Indra Nooyi Highwaymen, Pirates 11:30  NC  Conversations & Rogues Umar Muhammad Rogues Noon  TV Rock, Rhythm &  NC  Black Issues Forum Doo Wop BIF Roundtable: Bounds of Frankie Valli hosts perforYouth Sports mances by Little Richard, 6:30  TV Emmylou Harris— The Five Satins and more At the Ryman rock and roll legends. The singer and her band  EX Joseph Rosendo’s The Nash Ramblers recreTravelscope ate their classic 1991 show Christmas in Switzerland DV at the historic venue.  NC  Saving the Best:  NC  Black America North Carolina State #blackperspectivesmatter Parks at 100 with Tonya Pinkins Salute the parks’ volunteers 7:00  EX The Six Queens and energy, and 15 million of Henry VIII annual visitors. Teenaged Henry falls for 12:30  EX Born To Explore Katherine of Aragon; rival with Richard Wiese Anne Boleyn appears. Chile: Kissed by the Sea  NC  Great Performances 1:00  EX A Place to Call Home at the Met—Lulu You’re Just in Love Visual artist William Ken  NC  Song of the tridge stages Alban Berg’s Mountains shocking masterpiece Seldom Scene about a femme fatale. 2:00  TV ‘60s Generation 8:00  TV Great Performances: Catch essential R&B, pop Pavarotti—A Voice for and folk rock from 1965-69. the Ages  EX Miss Fisher’s Celebrate the great tenor, Murder Mysteries whose presence extended Murder Most Scandalous far beyond opera.  NC  Bluegrass  EX Wildest Arctic Underground Taiga: The Frozen Forests Sierra Hull DV 2:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Anders Osborne


visit unctv.org  EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 1 Sidney is suspected of murder; Geordie decides who will hang. DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fossil Fields 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fishy Science 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Part 2  EX Midsomer Murders They Seek Him Here, Part 1  NC  Expeditions with Enjoy the fascinating Zoo Quest in Patrick McMillan Colour, Sunday, August 13, at 9 PM, Catalina Island— on The Explorer Channel. Jewel of the Pacific 9:30  NC  SciTech Now 9:00  EX Zoo Quest in Colour North Carolina Premiere! Enjoy the best from this classic 1954 David Carolina Bays & Synchronous Fireflies Attenborough series. 10:00  TV POV 9:30  TV Folk Legends: Two Towns of Jasper Isn’t This a Time!  EX Midsomer Murders Treasure this last, historic gathering of the artists who They Seek Him Here, Part 2  NC  Fixed: defined folk music, includThe Science/Fiction of ing Peter, Paul & Mary, Arlo Human Enhancement Guthrie, Pete Seeger and How will enhancement tech The Weavers. affect humanity? DV 10:00  EX Nature’s Miracle 11:00  EX History Detectives Orphans WWI African-American Wild Lessons Heroes 10:30  NC  Folkways  NC  PBS NewsHour Gospel Music 11:30  TV BBC World News 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Globe Trekker 15 TUESDAY Tough Boats: The Arctic  NC  Our State 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour Roanoke River/Old Stone  EX Taste of Louisiana House/Fragile Canvas with Chef John Folse 11:30  TV EastEnders & Co.  NC  Southern Accents Italian Immigration to WWI Hero Alvin C. York America Home/Old Alabama Town  NC  BBC World News America 14 MONDAY 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour with Rick Bayless  EX Nature’s Great Race Tijuana Taco Crawl Elephants  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Siena & Tuscany’s Wine Country  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life What’s Your Beef?  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Scotland: Loch Ness Monster/Highland Games/ Achnagairn Castle 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Part 1

 NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Topo Distillery  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Sydney 8:00  TV Bomb See how America developed history’s most destructive invention— the nuclear bomb.  EX Big Pacific Mysterious  NC  2017 Azalea Festival Parade Enjoy Wilmington’s festivities. 9:00  EX Blue Planet Tidal Seas 9:30  NC  Swannanoa Gathering: The 25th Anniversary Show Join Tom Paxton, Janis Ian, Kathy Mattea, Ellis Paul and more top performers at Warren Wilson College. 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Terror in Little Saigon Vietnamese-American journalists are targeted in unsolved attacks and murder.  EX Nature’s Great Race Caribou 11:00  TV Waiting for God The Partition  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Bonjour, Montreal DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Rainforest Nisei: Japanese Immigrants in the Amazon

Caroline Dare is just one of the stars of the 2017 Azalea Festival Parade, Tuesday, August 15, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. August | 13


evening&weekend listings Renée Fleming stars on Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017, Friday, August 18, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

16 WEDNESDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Carolina Bays & Synchronous Fireflies  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Canada: The Mighty Polar Bear Migration 8:00  TV India— Nature’s Wonderland Meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest.  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Cooking in Wine Country  NC  Independent Lens Farmer/Veteran A vet with PTSD starts a farm to cultivate a healthier life. DV 8:30  EX Taste of History Bonaparte in St. Lucia 9:00  TV NOVA Emperor’s Ghost Army 3D computer models explore 8,000 buried clay warriors of China’s first emperor.  EX Alice Waters: American Masters Berkeley’s hippie foodie raised environmental and nutritional consciousness.  NC  Searching for Home: Coming Back From War This multi-generational story follows the journey from battlefield to homefront. 10:00  TV Secrets of the Dead The Real Trojan Horse New evidence suggests this story may be more than myth. DV  EX The Great British Baking Show Pâtisserie 10:30  NC  Homecoming: The Impact on Our Veterans Vets, military experts and psychologists share the effects of homecomings. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Old Order Changes  EX Blue Planet Tidal Seas  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News 14­ | August

17 THURSDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Lucky Chow Asian Farm to Table  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Toast to Julia  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Majesty of Madrid  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Surrounded by Silence/ What Say You  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Queensland, Australia 8:00  TV Folkways Legend of Tom Dula  EX Music Voyager Funky Nassau  NC  America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck & the Asheville Experiment Meet the pioneer who founded America’s first school of forestry. 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Viva la Mexico! DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Turtles & Tsongas  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919) DV 9:30  TV Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Davidson— Joe & Katy Kindred  EX Equitrekking Spain

10:00  TV Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Curious stops await aboard the mighty Empire Builder from Chicago to Seattle.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World: The Taste of Japan Take an in-depth look at the amazing food and places that many visitors miss. 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances A Riverside Picnic  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Tokyo: Celebrating the Past & Present DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Two Millennia of Mayas: Guatemala’s Cultural Legacy

18 FRIDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History The Return of L’ Hermione  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Taco Night  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders Dance with the Dead, Part 2  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Coroner Napoleon’s Violin  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kenneth Janken— The Wilmington Ten 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Mary’s Gone Wild 9:00  TV Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 This glorious celebration stars superstar soprano Renée Fleming.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death Comes Knocking  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  EX Father Brown The Theatre of the Invisible  NC  Bottom Line


visit unctv.org 10:30  TV PBS Previews: The Vietnam War See interviews and exclusive clips from the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series.  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Linville Winery 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Eastbourne Bandstand, Part 2  EX Midsomer Murders Dance with the Dead, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

19 SATURDAY 6:00  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Blue Ridge: A Crucible of Life  NC  Biographical Conversations with... Julius Chambers Part 3 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Changing Sands 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina Natural Symbols of the State 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  EX Mammoth Cave: A Place Called Home Explore this national park and the area’s rich history.  NC  Exploring North Carolina Story in Quarries 9:00  TV Curious George  EX Weekend in Havana Geoffrey Baer visits with dancers, musicians, architects and writers.  NC  North Carolina Weekend

9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Mineral City/ Becoming Clyde 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Norwegian Versions of Classic Recipes  NC  Destination Craft with Jim West Iceland 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate (Your State Parks, That Is)  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Todos Santos Magic  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Saddle Maker 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Growing Up with Living Walls & Vertical Gardens  EX Taste of History Discovering China’s Past  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Cross Cut Conundrum DV 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home No Passport Necessary DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Good Morning, Mexico  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hutch Table, Part 2 Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Adams Vineyard at Willow Springs/Tips on Growing Hot Weather Plants  EX Rudy Maxa’s World London  NC  Growing a Greener World The Seed Farmer: Dr. John Navazio, The Organic Seed 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Smartphone Tech for Better Third-World Crops  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Tultepec: Mexico’s Skyrocket Central  NC  Almanac Gardener Better Garden Tools 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Part 1  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV  NC  Baby Makes 3 Beaches, Books & Baby DV

1:30  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Shenandoah Valley, VA: Luray Caverns, Water Parks & Lavender Farms  NC  Baby Makes 3 Seaside Nursery DV 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Palestine  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Bolivia  NC  2017 Azalea Festival Parade Enjoy all the colorful Wilmington festivities. 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Bonjour, Montreal DV 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Basket Weaver  EX Wildside with Nick Molle—Costa Rica Discover spider monkeys, crocodiles and humpback whales in this biologically diverse ecosystem. DV 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Project Wrap-Up  NC  The Queen Family Appalachian Tradition & Back Porch Music 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Plain Pine Box DV  EX History Detectives American West  NC  Front Row 4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Underground Energy  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Jetty Trout  EX Antiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk Show Great Entertainers  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Return with Joe Walsh  NC  Woodsongs Sweet Honey in the Rock 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Copper Kettle  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Amsterdam  NC  Jubilee Blue Highway 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Surprise, Surprise  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Australia: Secret Outback August | 15


evening&weekend listings You’ll love Lawnmower Racing Love on My Home, NC—Shorts, Saturday, August 19, at 8:50 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Days of Misrule, Part 1 The detectives investigate an explosion at a trucking company run by a man with many enemies.  EX Globe Trekker Myanmar  NC  Song of the Mountains Five Mile Mountain Road/ Idle Time 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Lawnmower Racing Love 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries A Difficult Lie  EX Blue Planet Coasts  NC  Bluegrass Underground St. Paul & The Broken Bones 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Devon Allman 10:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries For Whom the Bell Tolls  EX Wildest Islands Zanzibar: Land of Giants DV  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Parker Millsap/The Secret Sisters/Blackberry Smoke 11:00  TV Luther Returning to work, Luther investigates the murder of a child genius’s parents.  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beer  NC  Austin City Limits Don Henley

20 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  EX History Detectives American West  NC Closer to Truth Is the Universe Theologically Ambiguous? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Delhi & Agra  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Blue Planet Coasts  NC  Carolina Business Review 16­ | August

8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Underground Energy  EX Wildest Arctic Taiga: The Frozen Forests DV  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Bluestone/Mead/ Wire Splices  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand  EX Zoo Quest in Colour Enjoy the best from this classic 1954 David Attenborough series.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kenneth Janken— The Wilmington Ten 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Carolina Bays & Synchronous Fireflies  NC  First in Future Kel Landis 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Jetty Trout  EX Wildest Islands Zanzibar: Land of Giants DV  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Coach K—Mike Krzyzewski 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Cuba & the Black Connection  NC  Conversations Cash Michaels Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Kenneth Janken— The Wilmington Ten  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Passage Through Chile’s Tierra del Fuego DV

 NC  America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck & the Asheville Experiment Meet the pioneer who founded America’s first school of forestry. 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Iceland: Fire & Ice 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Dueling Schedules Dinner Challenge  EX A Place to Call Home There’ll Be Some Changes  NC  Song of the Mountains Five Mile Mountain Road/ Idle Time 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Festive Occasions 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Pork Supper  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death Comes Knocking  NC  Bluegrass Underground St. Paul & The Broken Bones 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Break Out the Bourbon  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Devon Allman 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals The Bird Is the Word  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries A Foreign Field  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Parker Millsap/The Secret Sisters/Blackberry Smoke 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Braising Smaller Cuts 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Seafood Dream  EX Father Brown The Labyrinth of the Minotaur  NC  First in Future Kel Landis 4:30  TV Bbq with Franklin Leftovers  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Midsomer Murders The Straw Woman, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight


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Shaun Evans invites you to catch the premiere of Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece, Sunday, August 20, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

6:00  TV Doc Martin The Tameness of a Wolf  EX Britain’s Poshest Nannies Norland College prepares its students for careers as nannies to the elite.  NC  Black Issues Forum Cuba & the Black Connection 6:30  NC  Black America Documenting Our Existence in Photography with Debo 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Happy Days Are Here Again  EX The Six Queens of Henry VIII Desperate for a son, Henry cruelly abandons Katherine of Aragon for Anne Boleyn.  NC  Great Performances at the Met—Turandot Swedish soprano Nina Stemme sings Puccini’s demanding title role. 8:00  TV Secrets of the Six Wives Divorced Probe the happy marriage of Henry and first wife, Katherine of Aragon.  EX Wildest Arctic Tundra: Deserts of Ice DV 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Season Premiere! Game Morse races against time in his obsessive hunt for a serial killer. DV  EX Zoo Quest in Colour Enjoy the best from this classic 1954 David Attenborough series. 9:30  NC  Swannanoa Gathering: The 25th Anniversary Show Join Tom Paxton, Janis Ian, Kathy Mattea, Ellis Paul and more top performers at Warren Wilson College. 10:00  EX Nature’s Miracle Orphans Sloth, Bat & Kangaroo 10:30  TV Vicious Ballroom

1:00  TV EastEnders 1  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Southern China  NC  Our State Charlie Poole/Vanishing Links/Bamboo Country 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Tennessee International Dude & Guest Ranch/ Alabama’s SAW’s BBQ

21 MONDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Nature’s Great Race Caribou  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Castile: Toledo & Salamanca  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life One Potato, New Potato  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Shenandoah Valley, VA: Luray Caverns, Water Parks & Lavender Farms 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Part 3

 EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 2 A government agent warns Geordie to back off when a professor dies in a suspicious fall. DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Climate Changes in the Carolinas 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Natural Symbols of the State 9:00  TV NOVA Eclipse Over America Witness the first total solar eclipse in over a generation.  EX Midsomer Murders Death in a Chocolate Box, Part 1  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Rice Kingdom 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Spider Silk from Silk Worms 10:00  TV POV Tribal Justice Native-American judges use traditional concepts of justice to reduce incarceration rates.  EX Midsomer Murders Death in a Chocolate Box, Part 2  NC  Explosions: How We Shook the World Groundbreaking, highspeed photography shows the power of explosives. 11:00  EX History Detectives American West  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

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6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Italian Entrepreneurs  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Cooking on the Sea of Cortez  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Belfast & the Best of Northern Ireland  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Cobblestone Farmers Market  EX Smart Travels— NOVA Eclipse Over America explores Pacific Rim with an astronomical anomaly, Monday, Rudy Maxa August 21, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. New Zealand’s North Island August | 17


evening&weekend listings 8:00  TV Diana Premiere! Explore the 20th anniversary of this 20th century tragedy with fresh material from persons close to the Princess of Wales.  EX Big Pacific Violent  NC  Appalachian Showcase Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music presents musical variety. 9:00  TV Secrets of Althorp— The Spencers Join Lord Charles Spencer, brother of Diana, Princess of Wales, for a tour of the family manor.  EX Blue Planet Coasts  NC  Good Ol’ Girls Based on the stories of Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle, this musical stage production draws you into the lives, loves and losses of six southern women. 10:00  TV FRONTLINE League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis  EX Nature’s Great Race Zebra 11:00  TV Waiting for God Daisy Takes Charge  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 1: Gross National Happiness DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Fiesta in the Yucatan: Maya Traditions

23 WEDNESDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Dover Castle, Kent, England  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Mod & Trad  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Spider Silk from Silk Worms  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Summit on Mt. Kilimanjaro

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See new content, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of the Princess of Wales, on Diana, Tuesday, August 22, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV NOVA Eclipse Over America Witness the first total solar eclipse in over a generation.  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Tijuana Round Table  NC  Inside Peace Texas inmates doing hard time struggle to find their humanity. 8:30  EX Taste of History Alexander Hamilton the Financier 9:00  TV Farthest— Voyager in Space Celebrate 40 years of NASA’s historic Voyager exploring our solar system and beyond.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World: The Taste of Japan Take an in-depth look at the amazing food and places that many visitors miss.  NC  6,149 Days Follow the true story of Greg Taylor, wrongly convicted and imprisoned for more than 17 years. 10:00  EX The Great British Baking Show The Final 10:30  NC  Black & Blue Examine the relationship between some NC police departments and AfricanAmerican communities. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Takeover  EX Blue Planet Coasts  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

24 THURSDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Lucky Chow Food of the Gods  NC  BBC World News America

6:30  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Cooking from Le Pelican  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Paris: Eiffel & Monet to Crème Brûlée  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Grove Arcade/Kuhn Glass/ Grist Mills  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta 8:00  TV Folkways The Guitar  EX Music Voyager The Exumas  NC  Longleaf: The Heart of Pine Consider the cultural and natural history of the South’s ancient primeval forest and ways to save it. 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Beauty with Six Legs  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi The Lights of Broadway DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Australia: Secret Outback  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea Going Home (1920-1933) DV 9:30  TV Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Durham—Brendan & Andrea Reusing  EX Travels with Darley Guadeloupe Islands Caribbean Adventures 10:00  TV Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy visits the West Coast and Pacific Ocean.


visit unctv.org  EX Rudy Maxa’s World: Escape to French Polynesia Experience rich sea life and vibrant culture. 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Skis  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 2: Land of the Thunder Dragon DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Panama: A City & a Canal

25 FRIDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History Back to the Black Forest  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Summer Evening Party  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders The Animal Within, Part 1  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Coroner The Deep Freeze  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Karin Zipf— Bad Girls at Samarcand 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Eyes on Main 9:00  TV Great Performances at the Met—La Traviata Verdi’s classic stars Thomas Hampson, Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Dead Man’s Chest  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  EX Father Brown The Tanganyika Green  NC  Bottom Line 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Gourmet Chip Company 11:00  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Open Road  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

Unconditional Love/ Atlantic Beach Pie/ Dressed for Success 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX New Scandinavian Cooking A Journey to the North  NC  Destination Craft with Jim West Peru 10:30  TV Exploring Farthest—Voyager in Space traces North Carolina 40 years of exploration, Wednesday, August 23, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. In Perfect Harmony— Fort Bragg: Woodpeckers & Parachuters 26 SATURDAY  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time 6:00  TV Mister Rogers’ with Rick Bayless Neighborhood DV Baja Beach House Cooking  EX Expeditions with  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy Patrick McMillan The Gun Maker The Great Plains: An Ever-Changing Tapestry 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World  NC  Biographical Talking Trash: Dealing with Conversations with... Plastic Pots & Packaging Julius Chambers  EX Taste of History Part 2 of 3 Benjamin Franklin— 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s At Home in London Neighborhood DV  NC  The Woodwright’s  EX Exploring Shop with Roy Underhill North Carolina Bowl Carving with Peter Natural Boundary Follansbee DV 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s  EX Carolina Garden Home Outdoor Journal Classics Super Foods;  NC  Carolina Super Recipes DV Outdoor Journal Classics  EX Pati’s Mexican Table 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV Adventures in San Miguel  EX Carolina  NC  The Woodwright’s Outdoor Journal Shop with Roy Underhill Stripers Deep Iron Bloomery  NC  Carolina Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Outdoor Journal Caring for Orchids/ Stripers Deep Growing Fall Collards 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Neighborhood DV Uzbekistan  EX North Carolina  NC  Growing a Weekend Greener World  NC  Exploring Farm School—Learning North Carolina To Be Organic Farmers Buffers 12:30  TV America’s Heartland 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles California’s Japanese-Style  EX Butterfly Town, USA Sake/Historic Windmills Activists work to save the  EX In the Americas Monarch Butterfly Grove with David Yetman Sanctuary in California. In the Shadow of the Volca  NC  Exploring noes: Chile’s Melting Pot North Carolina  NC  Almanac Gardener Long-Bellied Friends Solving Root Problems 9:00  TV Curious George DV  EX Slovakia: Treasures in 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Part 3 the Heart of Europe  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Explore history, culture, Travelscope breathtaking landscapes, castles and medieval towns. San Francisco’s Changing Neighborhoods DV  NC  North Carolina  NC  Baby Makes 3 Weekend Baby Makes 4 DV 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State

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evening&weekend listings 1:30  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Tampa Bay: Cuban Cuisine & Swimming with Sharks  NC  Baby Makes 3 Side by Side DV 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Riviera: Cinque Terre  EX Globe Trekker Delhi & Agra  NC  Good Ol’ Girls Based on the stories of Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle, this musical stage production draws you into the lives, loves and losses of six southern women. 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Tokyo: Celebrating the Past & Present DV 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Clockmaker  EX Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose Assam India: Quest for the One-Horned Rhinoceros 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Classic Tips & Tricks 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Campaign Furniture DV  EX History Detectives Revolutionary Powder Horn  NC  Front Row 4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Changes Start to Show  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Drifting for Catfish  EX Antiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Part 3  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk Show Great Entertainers  EX Big Pacific Mysterious  NC  Woodsongs Tim O’Brien/Ron Block 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Relationships  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam  NC  Jubilee Town Mountain The Asheville string band performs. 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Picnic  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Land of Legends

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An eclipse heightens the drama on the final episode of Doctor Blake Mysteries The Visible World, Saturday, August 26, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Piano Man: Jeff Little 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Days of Misrule, Part 2 The detectives investigate an explosion at a trucking company run by a man with many enemies.  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Arctic  NC  Song of the Mountains The Churchmen/Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries The Visible World  EX Ireland’s Wild Coast An Emmy-winning wildlife cameraman shares insights into his home’s wild animals and places.  NC  Bluegrass Underground Jason & The Scorchers 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Marc Edgar Stuart 10:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries The Heart of the Matter  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Emily West/Mike & Ruthy/ Government Cheese 11:00  TV Luther Luther must outwit a trained sniper on a mission to kill police officers.  EX Globe Trekker Myanmar  NC  Austin City Limits Foals/Alejandro Escovedo

7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Rust Belt Highway, USA  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Big Pacific Mysterious  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Changes Start To Show  EX Wildest Arctic Tundra: Deserts of Ice DV  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Beauty with Six Legs  EX Zoo Quest in Colour Enjoy the best from this classic 1954 David Attenborough series.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Karin Zipf— Bad Girls at Samarcand 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Spider Silk from Silk Worms  NC  First in Future Jud Bowman 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Drifting for Catfish 27 SUNDAY  EX Refuge 6 AM  TV Nature Cat Swanquarter  EX History Detectives  NC  David Rubenstein Revolutionary Powder Horn Show: Peer to Peer  NC Closer to Truth Conversations Science & the Future of Jamie Dimon Humanity 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Roundtable: The Future of  NC  Education Matters Public Education  NC  Conversations Lauren Kennedy Brady


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Celebrate an award-winning writer, broadcaster and naturalist on Attenborough at 90, Sunday, August 27, at 9 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Karin Zipf— Bad Girls at Samarcand  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico DV  NC  Longleaf: The Heart of Pine A cultural and natural history of the South’s ancient primeval forest and how it might be saved. 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Vollmer Farms Blackberries  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Africa: The Elephant Trunk Show 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Herbivore vs. Carnivore  EX A Place to Call Home Where Will the Baby’s Dimple Be  NC  Song of the Mountains The Churchmen/Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Small Bites 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Comfort Classics  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Dead Man’s Chest  NC  Bluegrass Underground Jason & The Scorchers 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Southern Comfort  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Marc Edgar Stuart

3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Middle Eastern Mashup  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Smoke & Mirrors  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Emily West/Mike & Ruthy/ Government Cheese 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Quick & Delicious Braises 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Chef’s Path  EX Father Brown The Eve of St. John  NC  First in Future Jud Bowman 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Alan Goes to College  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Midsomer Murders Ghosts of Christmas Past, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6:00  TV Doc Martin Nobody Likes Me  EX English Gentleman— An Illustrated Guide Learn unique style secrets from the British elite’s tailors and shoemakers.  NC  Black Issues Forum Roundtable: The Future of Public Education 6:30  NC  Black America Economic & Racial Equality for Women & Girls with Dara Richardson-Heron 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home The Trouble with Harry

 EX The Six Queens of Henry VIII Henry’s third wife, Jane Seymour, finally provides a son and heir, but soon dies.  NC  Great Performances at the Met— Madama Butterfly Kristine Opolais shines in her heartbreaking interpretation of the title role. 8:00  TV Secrets of the Six Wives Beheaded, Died Henry VIII breaks with the Church to marry Anne Boleyn, but soon falls for Jane Seymour.  EX Wildest Arctic Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice DV 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Canticle Morse must guard a morality advocate who receives a death threat. DV  EX Attenborough at 90 Premiere! The broadcaster, writer and naturalist shares his story. 10:00  EX Nature’s Miracle Orphans Moyo & Robin  NC  Arthur Smith: Now & Then NC’s own Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith performs with top stars of the day. 10:30  TV Vicious Stag 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Bolivia  NC  Our State Land Beneath His Feet/ Mt. Mitchell/Barns Reborn 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Fryemont Inn, Bryson City/ Three Chimney’s Farm, Lexington, KY

28 MONDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Nature’s Great Race Zebra  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Belgium: Bruges & Brussels  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Onions & Avetts  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Tampa Bay: Cuban Cuisine & Swimming with Sharks

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evening&weekend listings Follow the challenges three young Bertie County men face moving from adolescence to adulthood on POV Raising Bertie, Monday, August 28, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 1  EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 3 A false alarm turns into a real murder investigation. DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Story in Quarries 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Buffers 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 2  EX Midsomer Murders Blood Wedding, Part 1  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Colorado’s Rockies: The Rooftop of America 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Candid Critters 10:00  TV POV Premiere! Raising Bertie In rural Bertie County, three African-American teens navigate six years of highs and lows.  EX Midsomer Murders Blood Wedding, Part 2  NC  Into Deepest Space: The Birth of the ALMA Observatory Explore the discoveries of the ALMA telescope in the Chilean Andes. 11:00  EX History Detectives Revolutionary Powder Horn  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

29 TUESDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. St. Joseph’s Day Altars  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Presenting World-Class Wines of Baja  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe French Riviera: Uniquely Chic  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Busy Bee Apiaries 22­ | August

 EX Rudy Maxa’s World Delhi & Agra, India 8:00  TV Walt Disney: American Experience Part 1 Explore the filmmaker’s life and legacy. DV  EX Big Pacific Voracious  NC  African American Museum Celebrate African-American history and culture at the Smithsonian’s new museum. 9:00  EX Wild Alaska Live Join Duke alum Martin Kratt, and brother Chris, as thousands of the world’s wildest animals gather for an amazing summer feast.  NC  Crown on the Mall: Designing the Smithsonian African American Museum Go behind the scenes and learn the NC connection to this popular new museum. 9:30  NC  Courthouse Pittsboro rebuilds its 1881 courthouse, destoyed by fire in 2010. 10:00  TV FRONTLINE League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, Part 2  EX Rare—Creatures of the Photo Ark Part 1 of 3 Acclaimed photographer Joel Sartore documents creatures on the edge of extinction.  NC  Passion for Place North Carolina Architecture 11:00  TV Waiting for God The Thief  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

 EX In the Americas with David Yetman Winter in the Caldera: January in the Yellowstone National Park

30 WEDNESDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Tower of London  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz & Warsaw  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Candid Critters  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Morocco: The Last Nomads 8:00  TV Earth’s Natural Wonders Extreme Wonders  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Extraordinarily Delicious Ensenada  NC  180 Days: Hartsville A Southern town attempts to address the urgent demand for reform in American public schools. 8:30  EX Taste of History Cajun Cuisine of the Acadians 9:00  TV NOVA Zeppelin Terror Attack See how Germany’s war zeppelins, the biggest flying machines ever made, were built and flown.

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 EX Breakfast Special Visit interesting breakfast spots in Florida, New York, Ohio, Oregon and Hawaii.  NC  180 Days: Hartsville A Southern town addresses the urgent demand for public school reform. 10:00  TV India— Nature’s Wonderland Experience a ritual tiger dance, lions and elephants and a Himalayan climb.  EX Breakfast Special 2: Revenge of the Omelets Sample classic and unusual dishes in some of the country’s great breakfast spots.  NC  Schools that Change Communities See diverse public schools’ impacts on neighborhoods. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Goodbye Mr. Grainger  EX Big Pacific Mysterious  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

31 THURSDAY 6:00  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Lucky Chow Made in China  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Chef in Training  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Budapest: The Best of Hungary  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Stars & Beyond/Going Home/Fences  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Rajasthan 8:00  TV Folkways Homestead Living

 EX Music Voyager Eleuthera  NC  Mystery of George Masa Discover a Japanese immigrant whose legacy lives on in the Appalachians. 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Homecomings  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Little Greece DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Land of Legends  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea Great Nature (1933-1945) DV

 EX Travels with Darley Maryland’s Eastern Shore 10:00  TV Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York.  EX Rick Steves Special Rome, Eternally Engaging Explore vibrant art, culture and history. 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances The Country House Sale  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope La Joie de Vivre in Quebec City, Canada DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech in Oaxaca

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