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COOL TIME! As summer winds down, get ready for some cool specials! Delight in Dionne, The Dead (featuring Jerry Garcia) and David Foster’s latest discovery! Bask in Chris Botti, Joe Bonamassa and Betty White! And check out carefullycurated classics! Tune in and show your support during our August On-Air Fundraiser, August 18-26, from UNC-TV and Public Media North Carolina.


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DISCOVER WORDWORLD! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM This month, welcome WordWorld to Read-a-roo’s Block Party, and get ready for an adventurous romp into a colorful, vibrant world where words literally come to life! Join these letter-loving animals on their continual quest to inspire passion for building strong vocabularies and spelling skills! Get your literary learning on with WordWorld on Read-a-roo’s Block Party, weekends, at 7 AM and 1 PM, only on Rootle!

BOOK IT TO NEW BERN! Join Us Saturday, August 25 Get READy to have some fun when Read-a-roo brings her block party from the screen to the street—this time in New Bern! Our favorite kangaroo will celebrate her favorite hobby—reading—with this literacythemed summer shindig. Joining Read-a-roo are some very special guests from WordGirl, SuperWHY! and WordWorld and they’re looking forward to meeting you, Saturday, August 25, from 10 AM to 2 PM, at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

GET FREE, FUN RESOURCES! Visit Sesame Street in Communities Online For more educational fun than ever, head over to the new, action-packed Sesame Street in Communities website! You’ll find hundreds of free, bilingual, multimedia resources designed to help nurture kids’ developmental, physical and emotional needs. From videos about brushing your teeth to playing math-enhancement games—even interactive activities about such things as handling tantrums—check out this powerful tool to raising well-rounded kids free from your trusted Sesame Street friends.


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6 PM Nature Cat 7:00 Wild Kratts 8:00 Odd Squad 9:00 Arthur DV 10:00 Sesame Street DV 10:30 Dinosaur Train DV 11:30 Splash & Bubbles 12 M Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 1:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 2:00 Nature Cat 3:00 Wild Kratts 4:00 Odd Squad DV 5:00 Arthur DV

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evening&weekend listings 1 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders Living Wonders 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Veneto: Verona, Padua & Ravenna 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Chemical-Detecting Bugs  EX Wild Travels Celebrate the unusual and eccentric across the U.S. 8:00  TV Outback Series Premiere! The Kimberley Comes Alive  NC  REEL SOUTH Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Burning Water & Melted Butter 8:30  NC  Spectrum: A Story of the Mind Dr. Temple Grandin explains the link between autism and sensory experiences.  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Bordeaux, Part 1 9:00  TV Wonders of Mexico Series Premiere! Forests of the Maya  NC  Independent Lens Autism in Love Follow four adults on the autism spectrum navigating romantic relationships. DV  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Celeriac Fritters & Casserole Roast Pheasant with Indian Spices & Artichokes 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Mirliton—The Tofu of Vegetables 10:00  TV NOVA Making North America: Origins  EX Epic Adventures Hong Kong 10:30  NC  Dreamers Theater Wade into Wonders of Mexico, premiering Wednesday, August 1, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 4­ | August

Your summer of adventure continues when The Kimberley Comes Alive on Outback, premiering Wednesday, August 1, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

Cognitively challenged teens and young adults stage an original musical.  EX Trails to Tsukiji Mozuku 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Journalist Christiane Amanpour brings global issues into focus.  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Two for the Road Magic of the Galapagos 11:30  TV BBC World News Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events.  EX Travels with Darley England: Manchester, Liverpool & the Lake District

2 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook The Perfect Roast 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Il Buco 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Amsterdam 7:30  TV Our State East Fork Pottery, Sweetheart Stream  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa France’s Champagne Region 8:00  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Chemical-Detecting Bugs  NC  Flavor, NC Brinkley Farms/Nana’s  EX Two for the Road Magic of the Galapagos 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Natural Symbols of the State  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea All About Avocados  EX Travels with Darley Martinique Adventures 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  NC  A Chef’s Life Have Yourself Some Moonshine  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Cruising the Baltic


visit unctv.org 9:30  TV Great Scenic Railway Journeys Take an in-depth look at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.  NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Bass/Crappie—Toledo Bend Reservoir  EX Wild Travels 10:00  TV Great Continental Railway Journeys Pisa to Lake Garda  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation Find Your Voice 10:30  NC  Our State More Waterway Tales/Face Time/Makeshift Music  EX Fringe Benefits Indianapolis 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope The Colors of Malaysia 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Argentina’s Route 40: From the Steppes to the Lake

3 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Yorktown—The Last Battle 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Mirliton—The Tofu of Vegetables 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Prague

Climb aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad on Great Scenic Railway Journeys, Thursday, August 2, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30  TV NC SPIN Tom Campbell and guests offer informative, balanced debate for the Old North State.  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa France’s Normandy 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home Home To Roost Elizabeth seizes the chance to battle Regina and Sir Richard at the prime minister’s dinner. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman The analyst and his guests discuss public affairs and policy issues.  NC  Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate (Your State Parks that Is) 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Biscuits

Sing along with Brandi Carlile in Concert—A Bluegrass Underground Special, Friday, August 3, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. .

 NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife The Nonnatus family unites to provide the best care for Sister Mary Cynthia. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Brandi Carlile in Concert—A Bluegrass Underground Special Enjoy personal songs of love, joy and loss from the storied folk/rock star.  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Devil You Know 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover The brightest minds and freshest voices debate important challenges facing our nation. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  Breaking Big Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand  EX Travelscope The Islands of Malaysia 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Heart of the Wilderness: Wyoming’s Wind River Range

4 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Chuck Davis Part 1 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Hatteras Surf Fishing 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Spring Mountain Trout  EX Exploring North Carolina Highway to the Future 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Structured Bass  EX Exploring North Carolina Where Rivers Are Born 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate (Your State Parks that Is)  EX North Carolina Weekend August | 5


evening&weekend listings Legendary beach music band The Chairmen of the Board kicks off Homegrown Music, premiering Saturday, August 4, at 7 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Woodpeckers & Parachuters at Fort Bragg  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Romantic Myths 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX The Great British Baking Show Desserts 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Mineral City/ Becoming Clyde 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Arctic Food 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Still Maker  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Celeriac Fritters & Casserole Roast Pheasant with Indian Spices & Artichokes 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Redeeming Your Ground  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Saw Like a Butterfly DV  EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Poetry in a Cup 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Add a Little Color  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Firewood Carrier DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Fish Fiesta Noon  TV Garden Smart Flower Arranging  NC  Growing a Greener World Redeeming Your Ground  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Paris 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Female Florida Rancher & Conservationist 6­ | August

 NC  Almanac Gardener An Original NC Yard/ Growing Raspberries  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Tultepec: Mexico’s Skyrocket Central 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Birmingham  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Special: An Evening with John Hart & John Grisham DG Martin hosts a lively conversation with the pair of best-selling novelists.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope 
 Taiwan—Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 1 DV 1:30  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Cruising the Rhine, Part 1 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich & Lausanne  NC  First in Future Leslie Boney of the Institute for Emerging Issues engages leaders in topics affecting our state.  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Toronto 2:30  TV Travelscope Fiji—Island Hopping DV  NC  Growing Bolder Believe that You Can Change the World 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Chair Maker  NC  Situation Report Jeff Smith discusses topics and issues around the military and veterans.  EX Finding Your Roots Immigrant Nation with Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd & John Turturro 3:30  TV Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking Adirondack Lawn Chair  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Who Wrote the Book of Sloyd?

 NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Amelia Earhart Plane 4:30  TV This Old House Tommy’s Flair for Flares  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Pee Dee Catfish  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Life Birds 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Small Town, USA (1969)  NC  Classic Gospel Booth Brothers: Gospel Favorites  EX Migrant Kitchen The Migrant Kitchen 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Wedding Day Nerves  NC  Homegrown Music Premiere! The Chairmen of the Board Ken Knox and other band members share their history, stories and what the future holds.  EX No Passport Required Chicago 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Judith’s New Romance  NC  Live at the Charleston Music Hall Edwin McCain 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Fit for Murder When Barnaby enrolls in a spa at a remodeled manor house, bodies start piling up.  NC  Song of the Mountains Lulu Roman/ Garrett Newton Band  EX No Passport Required Queens, NYC 8:30  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Piano Man: Jeff Little


visit unctv.org 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries A Time for Every Purpose  NC  Songs at the Center Marc Cohn  EX Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road Travel all 469 miles of the National Park Service’s most visited site. 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Delta Music Experience, Part 2 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Day of the Dead Death  NC  Music City Roots: Live from the Factory Ashley Campbell/Bonnie Bishop/Billy Strings  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South 11:00  TV Coroner Napoleon’s Violin  NC  Austin City Limits Dan Auerbach/Shinyribs  EX Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure Alice Morrison traces ancient “Salt Roads,” historically one of the world’s richest trading networks.

 EX Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose: Pearl River Hong Kong, Macau & Guangdong: Quest for Harmony 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Walkway Reset/Patch Chipped Floor  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Editorial Cartoonist Dwane Powell  NC  NC SPIN  EX Buddha Explore the life of the Buddha, whose ideas generated Buddhism in northern India 2,500 years ago. DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Cricket Farming  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch James Dodson— The Range Bucket List 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch James Dodson— The Range Bucket List  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Special: An Evening with John 5 SUNDAY Hart & John Grisham 6 AM  TV Nature Cat DG Martin hosts a lively  NC  Closer to Truth conversation with the pair Evolution & Theology of best-selling novelists.  EX History Detectives 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Amelia Earhart Plane Untangling Your DNA 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Noon  TV FRONT ROW  NC  Education Matters with Marc Rotterman Learn about key issues af  NC  Carolina fecting education in NC. Outdoor Journal 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  NC  Firing Line with  EX Travelscope Margaret Hoover Gathering in Scotland DV  EX Antiques Roadshow 12:30  TV NC SPIN Vintage Toronto  NC  Legends of Airpower 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Colonel Francis S. Gabreski  NC  Consuelo Mack  EX Weekends WealthTrack with Yankee Get advice for managing Flora & Fauna investments. 1:00  TV North Carolina 8:00  TV Curious George Bookwatch Special:  NC  Carolina An Evening with John Business Review Hart & John Grisham Chris William and his DG Martin hosts a lively guests discuss business conversation with the pair news in the Carolinas. of best-selling novelists.  EX Genealogy Roadshow  NC  Song of the Mountains San Francisco Lulu Roman/ 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Garrett Newton Band  NC  Market to Market  EX Doc Martin Get solid reporting and Rescue Me analyses about agriculture 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen and commodities markets. from Cook’s Illustrated 9:00  TV This Old House To Meat or Not to Meat Tommy’s Flair for Flares (Sauce)  NC  Washington Week  NC  Songs at the Center Marc Cohn

 EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 1— New Attitudes DV 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Ribs & Mashed Potatoes Revisited  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Delta Music Experience, Part 2 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Farm to Table  NC  Music City Roots: Live from the Factory Ashley Campbell/Bonnie Bishop/Billy Strings 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Vegetable Favorites  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 2— Mod Cons DV 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Cuban Connections  NC  First in Future 4:30  TV Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom The Voice of the Mountain  NC  Situation Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Dogleg Murders 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news & current events. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Don’t Let Go  NC  Black Issues Forum Untangling Your DNA  EX Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road Travel all 469 miles of the National Park Service’s most visited site. 6:30  NC  Black America Women & Media with Jamia Wilson 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Happy Days Are Here Again Sarah, Elizabeth and Anna plan to destroy Regina.  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Don Giovanni Simon Keenlyside makes his Met debut as the unrepentant seducer in Mozart’s masterpiece.  EX Potomac by Air Our Nation’s River Explore America’s history with an aerial trip along the river’s striking curves. August | 7


evening&weekend listings 8:00  TV Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 8 Demelza and Ross wage bitter war.  EX Outback The Kimberley Comes Alive 9:00  TV Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece The Six Thatchers Holmes is back on British soil; Doctor and Mrs. Watson prepare to become parents. DV  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Magical Appearances 9:30  EX Nature’s Microworlds Making Worlds 10:00  EX Life Insects 10:30  NC  Great Performances: Nas Live from the Kennedy Center— Classical Hip-hop Enjoy a symphonic rendition of Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra.  TV Vicious Sister Violet panics when her estranged, wealthy sister announces a visit. 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Toronto 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Frank Thompson: NC Silent Film

6 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life A Casserole Says Plenty  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Kansas City 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage San Francisco  NC  Exploring North Carolina Story in Quarries  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 3— Returning Love DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Living Collections 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Salt Lake City  NC  Mineral Explorers Peru: Mundo Nuevo 8­ | August

Meet China’s famous poet Yu Xiuhua on POV Still Tomorrow, Monday, August 6, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 4— Bombshells DV 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Coexisting with Black Bears 10:00  TV POV Still Tomorrow Meet China’s most famous poet, Yu Xiuhua, a woman with cerebral palsy.  NC  NOVA Making North America: Origins  EX Midsomer Murders Painted in Blood, Part 1 10:30  EX My Home, NC— Shorts King’s Barbeque 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Amelia Earhart Plane 11:30  TV BBC World News

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Fete Des Boules 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Berlin 7:30  TV From the Vineyard Childress/Mothervine  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Medieval Europe 8:00  TV 10 Towns that Changed America Visit towns across the country that had a lasting impact on the way our communities are designed.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch John Hart—The Hush  EX America from the Ground Up America’s Lost Civilization 7 TUESDAY 800-1600 Dig into the 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour archaeology of lost Native  NC  BBC World News American civilizations. America 8:30  NC  First in Future  EX Taste of Louisiana  EX Lost L.A. with Chef John Folse & Co. Wild L.A. Coastal Erosion— 9:00  TV No Passport Required Louisiana Coast Miami

Go wild on Lost L.A., premiering Tuesday, August 7, at 8:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.


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Discover surprising things about the Big Apple as New York: America’s Busiest City premieres Tuesday, August 7, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

 NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Rosalia Torres-Weiner— Artivist  EX New York: America’s Busiest City Premiere! Commuting 9:30  NC  Poetry in America Fast Break—Edward Hirsch 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Documenting Hate: Charlottesville Investigate white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 rally.  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Mark Mothersbaugh, 21st Century Renaissance Man  EX City in the Sky Departure 10:30  NC  Arts in Context Home 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Desert Birds, Bats & Wildflowers 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman From Vaquejada to Jangada: Into Rural Ceara, Brazil

8 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Wildest Arctic Arctic Ocean: The Frozen Sea DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Hamburg & the Luther Trail 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Coexisting with Black Bears  EX Wild Travels 8:00  TV Outback The Dry Season  NC  Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic Rocky Road to Recovery People share harrowing stories of addiction.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Flavor of Roasted Coffee 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Bordeaux, Part 2 9:00  TV Wonders of Mexico Mountain Worlds

Now, there’s a winner! Check out the World Beard & Mustache Championship on Wild Travels, Wednesday, August 8, at 7:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

 NC  Understanding the Opioid Epidemic Experts share information and affected people share their stories.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Lentil & Curly Kale Soup, Grilled Duck 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Cool Beans 10:00  TV NOVA Making North America: Life Explore the mysteries of how life evolved, including the arrival of humans.  NC  A Crisis: NC’s Opioid Battle State leaders describe efforts to fight opioid addiction in our state.  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang A Legend Is Born DV 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji Explore fresh food at Tokyo’s iconic market. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Seeing Canada Nimmo Bay & Manitoulin Island 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Travels with Darley Wales: Isle of Anglesey & the Coast

9 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook A Taste of Asia 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Battersby/Dover 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Dresden & Leipzig 7:30  TV Our State Krüger Brothers/ Illuminating Personality  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Four Great Cities of Europe 8:00  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Alligators as Neighbors  NC  Flavor, NC Seaview Crab Company/ Port Land Grille  EX Seeing Canada Nimmo Bay & Manitoulin Island August | 9


evening&weekend listings 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Story in Quarries  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Taco Tuesday  EX Travels with Darley Hong Kong Urban Adventures 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Blueberries & Boiling Over  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions St. Augustine, FL 9:30  TV Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, IA  NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Fish Markets/Gaspergou— Baton Rouge, LA  EX Wild Travels 10:00  TV Great Continental Railway Journeys Athens to Thessalonik  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation Get Out There 10:30  NC  Our State Hope Plantation/Saluda/ An Artist’s Reflections  EX Fringe Benefits Charleston, WV 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Ontario, Canada’s Far North 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Bogota to the Amazon: A Trip Across Colombia

10 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History The Mummers: Pistols, Parasols & Parades 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Cool Beans 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Bulgaria 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Bath & South Wales 8:00  TV Washington Week

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 NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home Happy Days Are Here Again Sarah, Elizabeth and Anna plan to destroy Regina. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Woodpeckers & Parachuters at Fort Bragg 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Pâtisserie  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Dr. Turner helps the Mullucks cope with the stresses of caring for a disabled child. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Great Performances: Chicago Voices Celebrate Chicago’s vibrant music culture with performances by Renee Fleming, Lupe Fiasco and more.  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Dance of Death 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  Breaking Big Lee Daniels  EX Travelscope Custer Country, MT 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Gift of the Andes: Mendoza, Argentina& Its Wines

11 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Chuck Davis Part 2 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Spring Mountain Trout 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Outer Banks Waterfowl Hunt  EX Exploring North Carolina Living Collections 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV

 NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  EX Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Camp Lejeune—Leathernecks & Leatherbacks  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina History & Future of Water in NC  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Andrew W.K. & Lauren Greenfield 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX The Great British Baking Show Pies 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Unconditional Love/ Atlantic Beach Pie/ Dressed for Success 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show NC State Cypher: Rap & Spoken Word  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Historical Garden 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of North Carolina  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Brass Horn Makers  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Lentil & Curly Kale Soup, Grilled Duck 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Gardening in the Desert Southwest  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Double Casement Window DV

 EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Hot, Hot & Extra Hot! 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Chef Vs. Chef  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Chest Hinges & Latch DV

EX Lidia’s Kitchen It’s Pasta Night!


visit unctv.org 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Improvements?  NC  Homegrown Music Moore Brothers Band  EX No Passport Required Queens, NYC 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The County Set  NC  Live at the Charleston Music Hall Sam Bush 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Tainted Fruit, Part 1 Barnaby and Troy weed through a dark world of adultery and lies to catch a calculating murderer.  NC  Song of the Mountains Lang Sisters/Carson Peters & Iron Mountain  EX No Passport Required Miami 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Family Portrait  NC  Songs at the Center Raleigh-based roots band The Lang Sisters join Tim White on Song of the Emily Keener/Thor Platter/ Mountains, Saturday, August 11, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. Laurie & Eddie Caner (Hey Mavis) Noon  TV Garden Smart  NC  Growing Bolder  EX Adirondacks Garden Design Life Advice from a Group Discover this protected  NC  Growing a of Musical Legends land through historical tales Greener World 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy and modern stories. Gardening in the The Weave Master 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Desert Southwest  NC  Situation Report Don Bryant  EX Smart Travels:  EX Finding Your Roots 10:00  NC  Music City Roots: Europe with Rudy Maxa Black Like Me with Bryant Live from the Factory London Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee & My Bubba/The Coal Men/ 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Suzanne Malveaux Mountain Heart Soybeans Overseas 3:30  TV Rough Cut with 11:00  TV Coroner Trade Strategy Fine Woodworking The Deep Freeze  NC  Almanac Gardener Tea Box  NC  Austin City Limits Solving Tomato Problems/  NC  Firing Line with Angelique Kidjo Backyard Blue Birds Margaret Hoover  EX World’s Most  EX In the Americas 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Expensive Food with David Yetman Shop with Roy Underhill Coffee, Caviar & Cognac In the Shadow of the Holly Wood Spectaculars DV Volcanoes: Chile’s Melting 12 SUNDAY  NC  FRONT ROW 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow with Marc Rotterman Vintage San Francisco 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  EX History Detectives  NC  Exploring  NC  Closer to Truth Hindenburg Artifact? North Carolina New Visions of the Mind 4:30  TV This Old House Roanoke Super Highway  EX History Detectives Time for Trim  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Hindenburg Artifact?   N C  NC SPIN Travelscope 6:30  TV Wild Kratts 5:00  TV Carolina Taiwan—Iron Pathways to  NC  Education Matters Outdoor Journal Adventure, Part 2 DV 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Tagging Expedition— 1:30  NC  Exploring  NC  Firing Line with Grey Trout North Carolina Margaret Hoover  NC  PBS NewsHour Measuring the Mountain  EX Antiques Roadshow Weekend  EX Burt Wolf: Vintage Baltimore   E X Life Travels & Traditions 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Insects Cruising the Rhine, Part 2  NC  Consuelo Mack 5:30   T V PBS NewsHour 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe WealthTrack Weekend Vienna & the Danube 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Washington Week  NC  First in Future  NC  Carolina 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show  EX Antiques Roadshow Business Review  Can’t Help Singing (1966) Vintage Baltimore  EX Genealogy Roadshow  NC  Classic Gospel 2:30  TV Travelscope Austin Tribute to the Goodmans Alberta, Canada— 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  EX World’s Most The Canadian Rockies DV  NC  Market to Market Expensive Food Coffee, Caviar & Cognac August | 11


evening&weekend listings 9:00  TV This Old House Time for Trim  NC  Washington Week  EX America from the Ground Up America’s Lost Civilization 800-1600 Dig into the archaeology of lost Native American civilizations, such as the city of Cahokia. 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Silica Dust/Wobbly Toilet  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Lost L.A. Wild L.A. 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown  NC  NC SPIN  EX New York: America’s Busiest City Commuting 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Chemical-Detecting Bugs  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch John Hart—The Hush 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch John Hart—The Hush  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Jason Reynolds, Alisa Weilerstein & Ibeyi  EX City in the Sky Departure 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum The Art of Cool Project  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Berlin & Back Again: UNCSA Film Students Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  EX Travelscope Cappadocia, Turkey DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Legends of Airpower Brigadier General James Stewart  EX Weekends with Yankee Shores & Shellfish 1:00  TV A Few Good Pie Places Join the UNC-CH alum for a Maine to Alaska tour of fruity and creamy pie shops.  NC  Song of the Mountains Lang Sisters/Carson Peters & Iron Mountain  EX Doc Martin The Shock of the New 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Elegant Desserts

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 NC  Songs at the Center Emily Keener/Thor Platter/ Laurie & Eddie Caner (Hey Mavis)  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 3— Returning Love 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Bourbon & Broccoli Hit the Grill  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Don Bryant 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Chicken Comfort  NC  Music City Roots: Live from the Factory My Bubba/The Coal Men/ Mountain Heart  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 4— Bombshells 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Cheese 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Louisiana Yams  NC  First in Future  EX Father Brown The Chedworth Cyclone 4:30  TV Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom That Which Sustains Life  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Black Book 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Cats & Sharks  NC  Black Issues Forum The Art of Cool Project  EX Adirondacks Discover this protected land through historical tales and modern stories. 6:30  NC  Black America Black Men in America with Kevin Powell 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home The Trouble with Harry Elizabeth and Olivia protect James from Harry.  NC  Great Performances at the Met: L’amour de Loin Kaija Saariaho’s yearning medieval romance has its Met premiere. 8:00  TV Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 9 An enraged mob threatens George and Elizabeth.  EX Outback The Dry Season

9:00  TV Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece The Lying Detective Holmes faces a chilling enemy: seemingly unassailable Culverton Smith. DV  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Impossible Feats 9:30  NC  Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends 2017 Honorees include Jimmie Rodgers, Charley Pride, Ahmad Jamal and NC’s own Shirley Caesar and Nina Simone.  EX Nature’s Microworlds Secrets to Their Success 10:00  EX Life Hunters & Hunted 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Baltimore 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Beatboxer Conrad Ma

13 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX City in the Sky Departure 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Frankfurt & Nürnberg 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Honey, I’m Home!  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Guatemala, Part 1 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cleveland, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina Buffers  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 5— Turning Heads DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line 9:00   TV FRONTLINE Our Man in Tehran, Part 1 A NY Times correspondent shares a fascinating, revealing view of life inside Iran.  NC  Mineral Explorers Peru: Pasto Bueno  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 6— Mysteries DV


visit unctv.org Take a virtual taste of a tart of apricots with almond praline cream on How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell, Wednesday, August 15, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Alligators as Neighbors 10:00  NC  NOVA Making North America: Life Explore the mysteries of how life evolved, including the arrival of humans.  EX Midsomer Murders Painted in Blood, Part 2 10:30  EX My Home, NC— Shorts Endurance Seafood 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Hindenburg Artifact? 11:30  TV BBC World News

10:00  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Kyle Abraham: A Life in Motion  EX City in the Sky Airborne 10:30  NC  Arts in Context Considering 14 TUESDAY Matthew Shepard 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour America  EX Travelscope  EX Taste of Louisiana Brittany, France with Chef John Folse & Co. 11:30  TV BBC World News Fishing Tournaments—  EX In the Americas Grand Isle, LA with David Yetman 6:30  NC  Nightly Coffee & Culture in Oaxaca Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: 15 WEDNESDAY Heart & Soul All in the Family 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 7:00  TV Nightly  NC  BBC World News Business Report America  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Wildest Arctic  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Taiga: The Frozen Forests DV Romania 6:30  NC  Nightly 7:30  TV From the Vineyard Business Report Divine Llama/Adams 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Smart Travels: Business Report Europe with Rudy Maxa  NC  PBS NewsHour Edinburgh & Scotland  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 8:00  TV No Passport Required Assisi & Italian Country D.C. Charm  NC  North Carolina 7:30  TV SciTech Now Bookwatch North Carolina Elizabeth Kostova— Alligators as Neighbors The Shadow Land  EX Mineral Explorers  EX America Peru: Mundo Nuevo from the Ground Up 8:00  TV Outback The Fur Trade 1600-1750 Return of the Wet 8:30  NC  First in Future  NC  Carolina Preserves  EX Lost L.A. Enjoy the rich paintings Before the Dodgers and stories of acclaimed 9:00  TV FRONTLINE Greensboro artist Our Man in Tehran, Part 2 William Mangum.  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  EX New Scandinavian Acorn Drop Cooking  EX New York: Arctic Fire America’s Busiest City 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Food Real Food 9:30  NC  Poetry in America Koreatown Those Winter Sundays— 9:00  TV Wonders of Mexico Robert Hayden with Burning North Joe Biden & Elizabeth Alexander

 NC  Sing Behind the Plow: John C. Campbell Folk Meet the charismatic couple responsible for bringing this Danish schooling concept to the U.S.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Grilled Scallions with Mushroom & Anchovy, Poached Monkfish, Apricot Tart 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Aunt Dorothy’s Arsenal 10:00  TV NOVA Making North America: Human Discover the challenges faced and the wealth uncovered as humans take over the continent.  NC  Saving Place, Saving Grace A Trappist monastery struggles for reformation of their home through a sustainability initiative.  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang The Long Walk DV 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Seeing Canada Saskatoon & Winnipeg 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Travels with Darley Northern England & Wales

16 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook Fiesta for Friends 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Tao 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Siena & Tuscany’s Wine Country 7:30  TV Our State Wild Horses/Dorton Arena/ Flag Man  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Barcelona& Costa Brava 8:00  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Saving Bats  NC  Flavor, NC Walking Fish CSF—Beaufort  EX Seeing Canada Saskatoon & Winnipeg

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evening&weekend listings Learn how to stay healthy on holiday on Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions, Thursday, August 16, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Buffers  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Grilled Italiano  EX Travels with Darley Wyoming National Forests 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Shrimp Sells  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Have a Healthy Trip 9:30  TV Great Scenic Railway Journeys Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, CO  NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Saltwater Fishing— Gulf of Mexico  EX Wild Travels 10:00  TV Great Continental Railway Journeys The Black Forest to Hanover  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation Many Paths 10:30  NC  Our State Chinquapenn/Homeland Creamery/Land of Ahs  EX Fringe Benefits Cleveland 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Fiji—Island Hopping DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Favelas & Samba: Brazil

17 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Coffee Past, Present & Future 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Aunt Dorothy’s Arsenal 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Madrid 14­ | August

8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home The Trouble with Harry Elizabeth and Olivia protect James from Harry. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Camp Lejeune—Leathernecks & Leatherbacks 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show The Final  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife An unexpected turn of events leads to a hastily arranged wedding. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2018 Premiere! Enjoy the annual open-air concert from Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Cat of Mastigatus 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  Breaking Big Gretchen Carlson  EX Travelscope Alberta, Canada— The Canadian Rockies DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas with David Yetman A Gaucho Gathering in Uruguay

18 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV

 NC  Biographical Conversations with Chuck Davis Part 3 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Outer Banks Waterfowl Hunt 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Tidewater Puppy Drum  EX Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 1 of 2 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  EX Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 2 of 2 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Salamanders As Canaries  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Knowing the Rules, Then Breaking Them 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX The Great British Baking Show Puddings 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State The Sweetest Sound/ Gause Tomb


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Saturday, August 18-Sunday, August 26 10:00  TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Get a groundbreaking, eyeopening education about chronic pain and its causes.  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Jim McDowell: The Black Potter  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Stockfish & Amber 10:30  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Rocking Horse Maker  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Grilled Scallions with Mushroom & Anchovy, Poached Monkfish, Apricot Tart 11:00  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Chest from Bristol DV  EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Small Bites 11:30  TV Brain Body Mind Connection with Dr. Rudy Tanzi & Deepak Chopra Two pre-eminent leaders in brain-mind-body medicine answer pressing questions about brain health.  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Roman Work Bench DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen A Comforting Casserole Noon  NC  Growing a Greener World Hope for Heroes: The Farmer Veteran Coalition  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Out of London

2:30  NC  Almanac Gardener 1 Growing Okra/Controlling Voles in Your Landscape  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Rainforest Nisei: Japanese Immigrants in the Amazon 1:00  TV Rick Steves’ Heart of Italy Visit the Italian heartland and explore Umbria, Assisi, Siena and the Cinque Terre.  NC  Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s Other Ocean  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Sailing the Danube 2:00  NC  First in Future  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Omaha 2:30  NC  Growing Bolder Leave the Past Behind & Start Growing Bolder 3:00  TV Wings Over Grand Canyon This aerial journey captures an endless variety of stunning landscapes, lakes and canyons.  NC  Situation Report  EX Finding Your Roots Children of the Revolution with Ana Navarro, Carmelo Anthony & Lupita Nyong’o

Celebrate a stellar career on Dionne Warwick: Then Came You, Saturday, August 18, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

3:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Mussolini’s Dagger? 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Life Hunters & Hunted 5:30  TV Doo Wop Generations Kenny Vance and The Planotones, The Duprees and more performers pass the torch to the new generation.  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  NC  Classic Gospel Give the World a Smile  EX World’s Most Expensive Food Caviar, Truffles & Wines 7:00  NC  Homegrown Music Betting for Benson  EX No Passport Required Miami 7:30  NC  Live at the Charleston Music Hall Elise Testone 8:00  TV Dionne Warwick: Then Came You Premiere! It doesn’t take a mind reader to know that you’re in for some terrific throwback tunes from this enduring hitmaker!  NC  Song of the Mountains John Berry  EX No Passport Required D.C. Take a stunning, high-flying look at amazing natural areas on Wings Over Grand Canyon, Saturday, August 18, at 3 PM, on UNC-TV. August | 15


evening&weekend listings 9:00  NC  Songs at the Center Sienna Stocky, Olivia Martinez & More  EX Canadian Rockies by Rail See some stunning scenery and rich history of the Pacific Northwest and Canadian Rockies. 9:30  TV Fleetwood Mac: The Dance The band performs Don’t Stop, Go Your Own Way, The Chain and more in this intimate 1997 concert.  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Marcella & Her Lovers 10:00  NC  Music City Roots: Live from the Factory Shinyribs/Erin Rae/ Katie Pruitt  EX Becoming Albertan Discover exhilarating experiences in Alberta, Canada. 10:30  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Vancouver, Canada 11:00  NC  Austin City Limits Natalia LaFourcade/ Grupo Fantasma  EX World’s Most Expensive Food Caviar, Truffles & Wines 11:30  TV Rick Steves’ Delicious Europe Savor classic European cuisine in Galicia, Rome and Greece and sip wine in Burgundy.

 NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Lost L.A. Before the Dodgers 10:00  TV Wings Over Grand Canyon This aerial journey captures an endless variety of stunning imagery of landscapes, lakes and canyons.  NC  NC SPIN  EX New York: America’s Busiest City Food 10:30  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Elizabeth Kostova— The Shadow Land 11:00  TV Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like Celebrate the classic children’s series that premiered nationally 50 years ago.  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter 19 SUNDAY Andrew W.K. & Lauren Greenfield 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  EX City in the Sky  NC  Closer to Truth Airborne Analytic Theology 11:30  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  EX History Detectives Rosalia Torres-Weiner— Mussolini’s Dagger? Artivist 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Noon  NC  Carolina  NC  Education Matters Outdoor Journal 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Bluefish on Top  NC  Firing Line with  EX Travelscope Margaret Hoover South Africa—On Safari! DV  EX Antiques Roadshow 12:30  TV Forever Painless with Vintage Omaha Miranda Esmonde-White 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Get a groundbreaking, eye  NC  Consuelo Mack opening education about WealthTrack chronic pain and its causes. 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Legends of Airpower  NC  Carolina Gen. Curtis Emerson LeMay Business Review  EX Weekends  EX Genealogy Roadshow with Yankee St. Louis—Central Library Fall Foliage Forecast 8:30  TV Wild Kratts 1:00  NC  Song of the Mountains  NC  Market to Market John Berry 9:00  TV This Old House  EX Doc Martin Homeowners Pitch In It’s Good to Talk  NC  Washington Week 2:00  TV ‘70s Soul Superstars  EX America Patti LaBelle hosts from the Ground Up an all-star reunion of The Fur Trade 1600-1750 the legends of 1970s 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Motown, R&B and soul. Tankless Water Heater/ Retaining Wall 16­ | August

See stories from some of the half million plus Jewish Americans who served on GI Jews—Jewish Americans in WWII, Monday, August 20, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  Songs at the Center Sienna Stocky, Olivia Martinez & More  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 5— Head Turners DV 2:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Marcella & Her Lovers 3:00  NC  Music City Roots: Live from the Factory Shinyribs/Erin Rae/ Katie Pruitt  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 6— Mysteries DV 4:00  NC  First in Future  EX Father Brown The Hand of Lucia 4:30  TV Independent Lens Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities Explore the pivotal role of HBCUs.  NC  Situation Report 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Black Book 5:30  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  NC  Black Issues Forum Nuance, Language & Race  EX Canadian Rockies by Rail See some stunning scenery and rich history of the Pacific Northwest and Canadian Rockies. 6:30  TV Dionne Warwick: Then Came You It doesn’t take a mind reader to know that you’re in for some terrific throwback tunes from this enduring hitmaker!  NC  Black America My Brother’s Keeper with Michael J. Garner 7:00  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Romeo et Juliette Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo sizzle in Bartlett Sher’s new production.  EX Becoming Albertan Discover exhilarating experiences in Alberta, Canada. 7:30  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Vancouver, Canada


visit unctv.org 8:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1 Demelza’s brothers begin preaching.  EX Outback Return of the Wet 9:00  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Curious Minds 9:30  EX Changing Seas The Future of Seafood One way to increase fish production in a sustainable way is to move aquaculture operations offshore. 10:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Ross searches for information about Dwight in revolutionary France.  NC  Great Performances Indecent An explosive moment in theatrical history inspired Paula Vogel’s Tony Award winner.  EX Life Creatures of the Deep 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Omaha 11:30  TV EastEnders

20 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX City in the Sky Airborne 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe West England 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life They Call ‘em ‘Bagas  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Guatemala, Part 2 8:00  TV GI Jews—Jewish Americans in WWII Discover the story of the 550,000 brave Jewish Americans who served in WWII.  NC  Exploring North Carolina Long-Bellied Friends  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 7— Fresh Starts DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 1 of 2  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 8— Surprises DV 9:00  NC  Mineral Explorers Stories from the Road 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Saving Bats 10:00  TV Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance.  NC  NOVA Making North America: Human Discover the challenges faced and the wealth uncovered as humans take over the continent.  EX Midsomer Murders Tale of Two Hamlets, Part 1 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Mussolini’s Dagger? 11:30  TV BBC World News

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Toast to Julia 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 7:30  TV From the Vineyard Wine Competition/ Misty Creek  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Carcassonne & the Pyrenees 8:00  TV Betty White: First Lady of Television Premiere! Explore the amazing life and work of this always in and entertaining comic actress.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Margaret Maron—Take Out  EX America from the Ground Up World War America 1750-1775 8:30  NC  First in Future  EX Lost L.A. Reshaping L.A. 9:00  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Painter & Sculptor Cher Shaffer  EX New York: America’s Busiest City Central Park Secrets 9:30  TV Dionne Warwick: Then Came You It doesn’t take a mind reader to know that you’re in for some terrific throwback tunes from this enduring hitmaker!  NC  Poetry in America Hymmnn & Hum Bom— Allen Ginsberg with Bono, Juan Felipe Herrera & More 10:00  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter 21 TUESDAY Christian Scott Atunde 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Adjuah: 2nd Century Jazz  NC  BBC World News  EX City in the Sky America Arrival  EX Taste of Louisiana 10:30  NC  Arts in Context with Chef John Folse & Co. Passing It Forward— Garfish/Caviar— Tapestry Dance Company Bayou Dularge, LA 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Chile—From Seaside to Mountaintop DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Catch the premiere Trinidad & Tobago: Where East Meets West of Betty White: First Lady of Television, Tuesday, August 21, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

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evening&weekend listings Jerry Garcia lives in the classic concert Grateful Dead—Downhill from Here, Wednesday, August 22, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

22 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Wildest Arctic Tundra: Deserts of Ice DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Majesty of Madrid 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Saving Bats  EX Mineral Explorers Peru: Pasto Bueno 8:00  TV Nature Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants A man, his family and a band of helpers attempt to relocate a herd of wild giraffes in Africa.  NC  One Band Indivisible Celebrate students in Durham’s Hillside High Hornets marching band.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Hay Smoked Salmon 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Speedy Romeo 9:00  NC  Sweet Dillard Follow the 2013-14 school year of the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Figs, Goats Cheese & Mint Salad, Grilled Squid 9:30  TV Grateful Dead— Downhill from Here Enjoy this classic summer of ‘89 concert from Wisconsin’s Alpine Valley Music Theatre.

 EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Okra—A Deep South Staple 10:00  NC  Pacific Heartbeat Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe Hawaiian students perform in Scotland. DV  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang The Best Chinese Restaurant in America DV 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Seeing Canada Lake Louise & Niagara Falls 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Travels with Darley Little Rock, Arkansas

23 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook A French Country Table 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food NY Southern 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour

Joe Bonamassa—British Blues Explosion Live pays tribute to Brit-rock’s original guitar greats, Thursday, August 23, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 18­ | August

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Castile: Toledo & Salamanca 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Bordeaux & the Dordogne 8:00  TV My Home, NC Special Join Heather Burgiss and The Chatham Rabbits— LIVE—in the studio! Enjoy the Bynum roots/folk duo performing live, along with stories about some of our state’s most fascinating places and people.

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 NC  Flavor, NC State Farmers Market— Raleigh  EX Seeing Canada Lake Louise & Niagara Falls 8:30  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Flavor Explosion  EX Travels with Darley Illinois: Route 66 & Midewin 9:00  TV Joe Bonamassa— British Blues Explosion Live This contemporary guitar hero pays homage to British blues rock guitarists Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.   NC  A Chef’s Life R-E-S-P-E-C-T the Butterbean  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Tea for Two 9:30  NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Coastal Erosion— Louisiana Coast  EX Curious Traveler Curious Paris 10:00  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation Build the Future


visit unctv.org  EX Exploring North Carolina Long Parks 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top  EX Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Highway to the Future Violinist Caroline Campbell joins the Grammy® -winning jazz trumpeter on  EX North Carolina Great Performances: The Chris Botti Band in Concert, Friday, August 24, Weekend at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring 10:30  TV Rick Steves’  NC  Exploring North Carolina Delicious Europe North Carolina Where Rivers Are Born Savor classic European History & Future  EX Articulate cuisine in Galicia, Rome of Water in NC with Jim Cotter and Greece and sip wine 9:00  TV Great Performances: Joyce DiDonato & in Burgundy. The Chris Botti Band Kenneth Goldsmith  NC  Our State in Concert 9:00  TV Curious George DV Chimney Rock/For the Premiere! Enjoy the smooth  NC  North Carolina Birds/Hidden Treasure jazz pop stylings of this Weekend  EX Fringe Benefits charismatic performer.  EX The Great Springfield, MA  NC  FRONT ROW British Baking Show 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS with Marc Rotterman Sweet Dough  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Call the Midwife 9:30  TV Nature Cat  EX Travelscope Lucille, two days late due to  NC  Our State Chile—The Driest the snow and ill, is called to Surrounded by Silence/ Place on Earth DV assist with a breech birth. What Say You 11:30  TV BBC World News 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Incredible Aging:  EX In the Americas 10:00  NC  NC SPIN Adding Life to Your Years with David Yetman  EX Father Brown Meredith Vieira hosts this Mexico City’s Markets: The Flower of the Fairway look at the complex and A Millennium of Trade 10:30  NC  Firing Line with often confusing information Margaret Hoover around healthy aging. 1 1:00   T V Amanpour on PBS 24 FRIDAY  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  NC  Breaking Big Lara Downes: 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Christian Siriano Concert Pianist  NC  BBC World News  EX Travelscope  EX New Scandinavian America West Virginia— Cooking  EX Taste of History Wild & Wonderful DV Burning Water & Queen of the Caribbean 11:30  TV BBC World News Melted Butter 6:30  NC  Nightly  NC  PBS NewsHour 10:30  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy Business Report  EX In the Americas Arrow Maker Noel Grayson  EX Kevin Belton’s with David Yetman  EX How To Cook Well New Orleans Kitchen Brazil’s Pernambuco: with Rory O’Connell Okra—A Deep South Staple The Forgotten Interior Figs, Goats Cheese & Mint 7:00  TV Nightly Salad, Grilled Squid Business Report 25 SATURDAY 1 1:00  NC  The Woodwright’s  NC  PBS NewsHour Shop with Roy Underhill  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Staked Furniture DV Belfast & the Best of Neighborhood DV  EX Yan Can Cook: Northern Ireland  NC  Biographical ConverSpice Kingdom 7:30  TV NC SPIN sations with Eva Clayton Rising Stars  EX Smart Travels: Part 1 of 3 11:30  TV Survival Guide for Europe with Rudy Maxa  EX Carolina Pain-Free Living with Switzerland & the Alps Outdoor Journal Peggy Cappy 8:00  TV Washington Week Beetle Spin Approach  Learn easy stretches and  NC  North Carolina 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s other yoga moves that Weekend Neighborhood DV can help relieve pain.  EX A Place To Call Home  EX Carolina Outdoor  NC  The Woodwright’s You’re Just in Love Journal Classics Shop with Roy Underhill Will Sir Richard spoil Jack Tidewater Puppy Drum Who Wrote the Book and Carolyn’s big day? 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV of Sloyd? 8:30  TV FRONT ROW  NC  Carolina Outdoor  EX Lidia’s Kitchen with Marc Rotterman Journal Classics Crazy for Mushrooms Transition Bass August | 19


evening&weekend listings Noon  NC  Growing a Greener World The Green Bronx Machine: The Power of a Classroom  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Belgium 12:30  TV Betty White: First Lady of Television Explore the amazing life and work of this always in and entertaining comic actress.  NC  Almanac Gardener Carnivorous Bog Garden: NC Aquarium, Pine Knoll Shores  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Two Millennia of Mayas: Guatemala’s Cultural Legacy 1:00  NC  Exploring North Carolina Beauty with Six Legs  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope San Francisco’s Changing Neighborhood DV 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Homecomings  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions The Palm Beaches, FL 2:00  TV ‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul Relive surf rock, British beat, Motown, soul and pop classics.  NC  First in Future  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Salt Lake City 2:30  NC  Growing Bolder Every Day Can Be a Victory 3:00  NC  Situation Report  EX Finding Your Roots Relatives We Never Knew We Had with Tea Leoni & Gaby Hoffmann 3:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV Concert for George Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton and Tom Petty lead this 2002 concert celebration of George Harrison’s life.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives WPA Mural Studies 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Life Creatures of the Deep 5:30  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  NC  Classic Gospel Sweeter as the Day Goes By with The Gatlin Brothers, Oak Ridge Boys, Jeff & Sheri Easter & More

Join Fraser Walters, Clifton Murray and Victor Micallef for The Tenors— Fan Favorites, premiering Saturday, August 25, at 6:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Ireland’s Wild Coast Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes an odyssey along this rugged Atlantic coast. 9:30  TV Bee Gees One for All Tour— Live in Australia 1989 Enjoy the tight harmonies of Barry, Robin and Maurice  EX Undiscovered Haiti Gibb performing their hits. with José Andrés  NC  Sun Studio Sessions America’s acclaimed Span- Chuck Mead & ish chef is on a mission to His Grassy Knoll Boys help the people of Haiti 10:00  NC  Music City Roots: through the power of food. Live from the Factory 6:30  TV Tenors—Fan Favorites Derek Hoke/Lee Harvey Premiere! Blending classical Osmond/Mark O’Connor and contemporary, this 11:00  NC  Austin City Limits Canadian trio returns with a Chris Stapleton/ special featuring Bohemian Turnpike Troubadours Rhapsody, Nessun Dorma,  EX Undiscovered Haiti Always on My Mind, Halwith José Andrés lelujah and more favorites! America’s acclaimed Span 7:00  NC  Homegrown Music ish chef is on a mission to Retro Candy help the people of Haiti  EX No Passport Required through the power of food. D.C. 11:30  TV Rick Steves’ Europe: 7:30  NC  Live at the Remote, Sacred, Wild Charleston Music Hall Celebrate the wondrous Stop Light Observations outdoors and religious sites 8:00  TV Zoltán Mága: in Europe and beyond. Live from Budapest with David Foster 26 SUNDAY Premiere! The Hungarian violin virtuoso joins Foster, 6 AM  TV Nature Cat Katharine McPhee,  NC  Closer to Truth Sheléa and Aida. Philosophy of the Bible  NC  Song of the Mountains  EX History Detectives Unspoken Tradition/The WPA Mural Studies Little Roy & Lizzy Show 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  EX John Paul II in Ire  NC  Education Matters land: A Plea for Peace 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Witness the dramatic fall  NC  Firing Line with 1979 visit of Pope John Margaret Hoover Paul II to Northern Ireland.  EX Antiques Roadshow 9:00  NC  Songs at the Center Vintage Savannah Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle & Jerry Salley

David Foster and fiancée Katharine McPhee introduce Zoltán Mága: Live from Budapest,Saturday, August 25, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. 20­ | August


visit unctv.org 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Genealogy Roadshow St. Louis—Union Station 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market 9:00  TV This Old House Salvage Helps the Bottom Line  NC  Washington Week  EX America from the Ground Up World War America 1750-1775 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Dutch Door/ Landscape Checkers  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Lost L.A. Reshaping L.A. 10:00  TV Doo Wop Generations Kenny Vance and the Planotones, The Duprees and more performers pass the torch to the new generation.  NC  NC SPIN  EX New York: America’s Busiest City Central Park Secrets 10:30  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Margaret Maron, Take Out 11:00  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Knowing the Rules, Then Breaking Them  EX City in the Sky Arrival 11:30  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Acorn Drop Noon  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Beetle Spin Approach  EX Travelscope Mozambique, Africa DV 12:30  TV Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years Meredith Vieira hosts this look at the complex and often confusing information around healthy aging.  NC  Legends of Airpower Gen. Bernard Adolph Schriever  EX Weekends with Yankee Winter in New England 1:00  NC  Song of the Mountains Unspoken Tradition/ The Little Roy & Lizzy Show  EX Doc Martin Education, Education, Education

2:00  TV GI Jews—Jewish Americans in WWII Discover the story of the 550,000 brave Jewish Americans who served in WWII.  NC  Songs at the Center Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle & Jerry Salley  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 7— Fresh Starts DV 2:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 8— Surprises DV 3:00  NC  Music City Roots: Live from the Factory Derek Hoke/Lee Harvey Osmond/Mark O’Connor 4:00  TV Zoltán Mága: Live from Budapest with David Foster The Hungarian violin virtuoso joins Foster, Katharine McPhee, Sheléa and Aida.  NC  First in Future  EX Father Brown The Eagle & the Daw 4:30  NC  Situation Report 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Secrets & Spies 5:30  TV Rick Steves’ Delicious Europe Savor classic European cuisine in Galicia, Rome and Greece and sip wine in Burgundy.  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Great Performances: The Chris Botti Band in Concert Premiere! Enjoy the smooth jazz pop stylings of this charismatic performer.  NC  Black Issues Forum Revisiting Princeville  EX Ireland’s Wild Coast Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes an odyssey along this rugged Atlantic coast. 6:30  NC  Black America The World of Book Publishing with Lisa Lucas 7:00  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Nabucco Enjoy Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon. 8:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 A failed harvest incites riots, which George handles harshly.

 EX Nature Raising the Dinosaur Giant Paleontologists in South America discover the largest dinosaur bone ever unearthed. DV 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 4 With Dwight languishing in a French prison, Ross takes a desperate gamble.  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Expandable Bodies 9:30  NC  Great Performances: Noel Coward’s Present Laughter Premiere! A self-obsessed actor has a midlife crisis amidst crazed playwrights and unexpected twists.  EX Changing Seas Toxic Algae: Complex Sources & Solutions 10:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 5 Frogs drive George to the breaking point, leading him to set a trap for Drake.  EX Life Plants 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Salt Lake City 11:30  TV EastEnders

27 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX City in the Sky Arrival 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life Ponder sacrifice on D-Day beaches; visit a composer’s eccentric world and Monet’s lily ponds. 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Gone Clamming, Part 1  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Cruising the Baltic 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Austin, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 9— Christmas DV

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evening&weekend listings Make uncommon discoveries on Ancient Invisible Cities, premiering Wednesday, August 29, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 2 of 2 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Austin, Part 2  NC  Mineral Explorers Southern California 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Restorative Fire  EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan 10:00  TV POV Nowhere to Hide Follow male nurse Nori Sharif through five years of dramatic change in dangerous central Iraq.  NC  NOVA Bigger than T. Rex Paleontologists reconstruct the terrifying dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus.  EX Midsomer Murders Tale of Two Hamlets, Part 2 10:30  EX My Home, NC— Shorts Chicken Lady 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives WPA Mural Studies 11:30  TV BBC World News

28 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Turtles—Lake Verret, LA 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Cooking from Le Pelican 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Mod & Trad 7:30  TV From the Vineyard Duplin/Raffaldini  EX Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa Alpine Christmas 8:00  TV Mark Twain Part 1 Travel through Sam Clemens’ early days along the Mississippi River to the town of Hannibal, MO. DV  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Daniel Wallace— Extraordinary Adventures 22­ | August

 EX America from the Ground Up Revolution 1775-1783 8:30  NC  First in Future  EX Lost L.A. Borderlands 9:00  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Mary’s Gone Wild  EX Great Museums: Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York Susan Sarandon narrates this exploration of Manhattan’s uniquely captivating park. 9:30  NC  Poetry in America Skyscraper—Carl Sandburg with Elisa New 10:00  TV FRONTLINE American Patriot See how the Bundy family’s fight against the government invigorated armed militias.  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Allora & Calzadilla: Displacement & Defamiliarization  EX Hudson River School: Artistic Pioneers Explore the movement’s founders and other influential landscape painters. 10:30  NC  Arts in Context The House of Songs International songwriters create music together. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Austria: Celebrating the Vine in Vienna & the Burgenland DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Mata Atlantica: Brazil’s Other Rainforest

29 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Wildest Arctic Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice DV

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report

 NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Paris: Eiffel & Monet to Crème Brûlée 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Restorative Fire  EX Mineral Explorers Stories from the Road 8:00  TV Nature India’s Wandering Lions Asia’s last wild lions live dangerously near villagers. DV

 NC  Black Issues Forum Center for Alzheimer’s Caregivers  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Campfire Fish 8:30  NC  Second Opinion Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food NY Wine Bars 2016 9:00  TV Ancient Invisible Cities Series Premiere! Cairo  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seed Oil & Spiced & Braised Lamb  NC  Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts Explore the national public health threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Plaquemines Parish Citrus 10:00  TV NOVA The Origami Revolution As scientists uncover the power of folding, this art reshapes our world.  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang Mother Knows Best DV  NC  Living with Alzheimer’s & Dementia See the disease’s effects on individuals, families and communities. 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Seeing Canada Western Newfoundland & the Northwest Territories 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Travels with Darley Hong Kong Island Hopping

30 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America


visit unctv.org  EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook Fish on the Menu 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Philippines 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report
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