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MOLLY ROCKS THE BLOCK Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM, only on Rootle Informational text saves the day for our August Block Party star— Molly of Denali! Join the crew on their daily adventures in Alaska, from fishing and building snow forts to delivering a camera to friends on a volcano via a dog sled. Along the way, Molly’s life is enhanced, kept on track and flat-out saved by maps, guide books, websites, weather reports and more.

DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD New Episodes—August 17-21! Enjoy a week of all-new episodes featuring Daniel and his pals at school! Follow their adventures as they learn about substitute teachers, fire drills, nap time, patience and what to do when things don’t go as planned. Watch on Rootle and on our 24/7 stream at unctv.org/rootle!

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evening&weekend listings  EX A Taste of History Cuisine of the Equator 12:30  TV America’s Heartland 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ New Tech Improves Neighborhood Yield & Soil Health  NC  Beyond Barbados:  NC  tasteMAKERS The Carolina Connection Kō Hana Rum, Kunia, Trace this small island’s Hawaii influence on the wealth and  EX In the Americas success of the Carolinas. with David Yetman  EX Carolina Mexico City: Outdoor Journal 600 Years of Urban Glory Captain’s Challenge 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Vintage San Diego Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring  EX Expeditions North Carolina with Patrick McMillan Ghost Towns of NC Blue Ridge: The Heart of  EX North Carolina the Eastern Forest Weekend 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Best of Bob Garner  NC  Carolina J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom sends 1:30  NC  Expeditions Outdoor Journal off the season in style, Saturday, with Patrick McMillan Autumn Rainbow Trout August 1, at 11 AM, on UNC-TV. Colorado’s  EX Exploring Rocky Mountains: North Carolina 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV Challenges & Changes Ghost Towns of NC  NC  North Carolina  EX Born To Explore 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Weekend with Richard Wiese Neighborhood DV Best of Bob Garner Connecticut:  NC  Expeditions  EX NOVA A Touch of Africa with Patrick McMillan Making North America: Life 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Colorado’s 9:30  TV Nature Cat Little Europe: San Marino, Rocky Mountains:  NC  ncIMPACT Monaco, Vatican City Challenges & Changes Get Set Transylvania  NC  Sci NC  EX Sci NC 10:00  TV North Carolina Celebrating Citizen Science Celebrating Citizen Science Weekend  EX Queen at War 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Best of Bob Garner Follow Elizabeth II’s revelaPeterrific DV  NC  Carolina tory WWII experiences.  NC  Exploring Business Review 2:30  TV Outside: North Carolina Chris William and his Beyond the Lens Ghost Towns of NC guests discuss business Storm Chasers  EX Animals with Cameras: news in the Carolinas.  NC  Story in the A Nature Miniseries  EX New Public Square Witness the secret lives of Scandinavian Cooking Ken Belson animals as never before. DV Grain for Food 3:00  TV Burt Wolf: 8:30  TV Molly of Denali DV 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Travels & Traditions  NC  Sci NC Get Set Transylvania Palm Beach Scrapbook, Celebrating Citizen Science  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Part 2 Carl Venters Jr.  NC  To the Contrary   E X Jacques Pépin LISTINGS KEY: with Bonnie Erbé Heart & Soul  TV U  NC-TV National TV’s only women La Cocina Olé  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel centered news analysis 11:00  TV J Schwanke’s show tackles hot topics.  EX U  NC-EX Explorer Channel Life in Bloom  EX Prince Charles at 70 Vegetables & Flowers DV Descriptive Video Service See this portrait of the  NC  The Woodwright’s COLOR U  NC-TV productions Prince of Wales. Shop with Roy Underhill & local interest 3:30  TV American Woodshop Carving Away with Shaded programs indicate Stanton Tools Mary May fundraiser specials  NC  Firing Line with  EX tasteMAKERS Margaret Hoover  On the Vine PLEASE NOTE: While every Bright minds and fresh voices 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s effort is made to ensure the debate important challenges. Garden Home accuracy of CenterPiece, on-air 4:00  TV This Old House Cotton All Around Westerly: Decking announcements, updates at  NC  EcoSense for Living for Beginners unctv.org and posts to social Fashioned for the Planet  NC  FRONT ROW   E X A Chef’s Life media provide the latest with Marc Rotterman Pretty in Peach scheduling information. Some Follow lively conversations oon  TV GardenSMART N program start and end times can and interviews with key Private Conifer Collection vary slightly from our listings. policy makers.  NC  To Dine for Add at least five minutes when with Kate Sullivan recording your favorite shows. Jake Wood: Founder Team Rubicon

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visit unctv.org  EX Secrets of Althorp— The Spencers Get a personal tour around the family manor from Princess Diana’s brother. 4:30  TV Ask This Old House Built-In/Dining Room Light  NC  NC SPIN Tom Campbell and guests engage in informative, balanced debate. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Autumn Rainbow Trout  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues.  EX Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries Witness the secret lives of animals as never before. DV 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events. 6 PM  TV Song of the Mountains Jeff Parker & Company/ The King James Boys/ Billy Droze  NC  Classic Gospel GVB Reunion Live  EX NOVA Making North America: Life 7:00  TV As Time Goes By What’s Wrong with Mrs. Bale?  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Carson McHone  EX National Parks: America’s Best Idea Going Home (1920-1933) The Smoky Mountains becomes a park. DV 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Alistair’s Engagement  NC  Echo Sessions Leftover Salmon 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Dagger Club, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains Jeff Parker & Company/ The King James Boys/ Billy Droze 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Dagger Club, Part 2  NC  Farm & Fun Time Steel City Jug Slammers/ Sierra Ferrell  EX The War A Necessary War Explore the impact of America’s entrance into WWII. DV 10:00  TV Hinterland Mathias makes a gruesome discovery.  NC  Front & Center Chris Janson 11:00  TV Professor T The Legacy

 NC  Austin City Limits Cage the Elephant/ Tank & The Bangas 11:30  EX Last Ring Home See how a class ring made its way home 17 years after a WWII soldier was killed.

9:30  TV Ask This Old House Built-In/Dining Room Light  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Living with a Rising Sea  NC  NC SPIN  EX Secrets of Althorp— 2 SUNDAY The Spencers 6 AM TV Nature Cat Get a personal tour around NC  Closer to Truth the family manor from Art Seeking Understanding I: Princess Diana’s brother. Foundations 10:30  TV Sci NC  EX Finding Your Roots Celebrating Citizen Science Dreaming of a New Land:  NC  North Carolina Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Bookwatch Sandberg & Kal Penn Martin Clark: 6:30  TV Wild Kratts The Substitution Order  NC  Education Matters 11:00  TV Hubert Keller: Learn about key issues Secrets of a Chef affecting education in NC. Culinary Hotspots in Down 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV town Las Vegas  NC  The Open Mind  NC  McLaughlin Group America Without Law Tom Rogan, Pat Buchanan,  EX Antiques Roadshow Eleanor Clift, Clarence Page Vintage San Diego and others discuss politics. 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s  EX The Great Neighborhood DV British Baking Show  NC  ncIMPACT Cake Get Set Transylvania 11:30  TV Simply Ming 8:00  TV Curious George DV Ming Tsai with Rick Bayless  NC  Carolina  NC  Story in the Business Review Public Square  EX Queen at War Maddie McGarvey Follow Elizabeth II’s revela- Noon  TV FRONT ROW tory WWII experiences. with Marc Rotterman 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Carolina  NC  Firing Line with Outdoor Journal Margaret Hoover Autumn Rainbow Trout 9:00  TV This Old House  EX Samantha Brown’s Westerly: Decking for Places to Love Beginners Phoenix, Arizona  NC  Washington Week 12:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Prince Charles at 70  NC  Fishing See this portrait of the Behind the Lines Prince of Wales. Reservoir Fish  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Sicily DV 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television The Austrian Table  NC  Song of the Mountains Jeff Parker & Company/ The King James Boys/ Billy Droze  EX Victoria Season 3 on Masterpiece A Show of Unity 1:30  TV My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Saving the Earth on Paros 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Pork & Greens  NC  Farm & Fun Time Steel City Jug Slammers/ Sierra Ferrell Sample some Smoky Pulled Pork  EX Victoria Season 3 on America’s Test Kitchen from on Masterpiece Cook’s Illustrated, Sunday, A Coburg Quartet August 2, at 2 PM, on UNC-TV. August | 5


evening&weekend listings 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Italian Comfort Food Classics 3:00  TV Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Eating Las Vegas: From Old to New  NC  Front & Center Chris Janson  EX Victoria Season 3 on Masterpiece A Public Inconvenience 3:30  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Sue Monk Kidd: The Book of Longings 4:00  TV Black Issues Forum Best Health Practices to Prevent COVID-19 Spread  NC  Austin City Limits Cage the Elephant/ Tank & The Bangas  EX Dark Angel on Masterpiece Joanne Froggatt stars as Britain’s first female serial killer—a Victorian poisoner. 4:30  TV McLaughlin Group 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  ncIMPACT Get Set Transylvania 6 PM  TV Midsomer Murders The Dagger Club, Part 1  NC  Black Issues Forum Best Health Practices to Prevent COVID-19 Spread  EX Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 1 of 4 6:30  NC  Talk—Race in America Explore the troubled relationship between people of color and law enforcement. 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Dagger Club, Part 2  EX Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries Witness the secret lives of animals as never before. DV 8:00  TV Endeavour Season 6 on Masterpiece Confection DV  EX NOVA Making North America: Human 8:30  NC  Independent Lens I Am Not Your Negro Take a look at James Baldwin’s crucial observations about American race relations. DV 9:00  EX Life from Above Moving Planet Cameras in space capture the planet’s most powerful movements. 9:30  TV Endeavour Season 6 on Masterpiece Deguello DV 6­ | August

9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Tucson, Part 2  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Carl Venters Jr.  EX Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 2 of 4 9:30  NC  North Carolina Weekend Best of Bob Garner 10:00  TV POV New! Chez Jolie Coiffure Catch up on the latest hair mail with this salon’s charismatic proprietor.  NC  David Holt’s Step inside Cameroonian Sabine’s tiny State of Music underground hair salon on POV Chez Jolie Coiffure, Monday, August 3, at Dom Flemons 10 PM, on UNC-TV.  EX Tunnel: Vengeance Karl makes a major breakthrough, but danger lurks. 10:00  NC  REEL SOUTH 10:30  NC  ncIMPACT Mossville: When Get Set Transylvania Great Trees Fall 11:00  TV Amanpour  EX Sci NC & Company Celebrating Citizen Science The acclaimed journalist 10:30  EX ncIMPACT and top peers explore Get Set Transylvania today’s topics. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  ncIMPACT  EX Finding Your Roots Get Set Transylvania Dreaming of a New Land:  EX Antiques Roadshow Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Vintage San Diego Sandberg & Kal Penn 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Carl Venters Jr. 4 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Simply Ming Get in-depth analyses Ming Tsai with of current events. Sara Moulton NC  BBC World News 6:30  NC  BBC World News America Outside Source Katty Kay shares unique  EX My Greek Table global perspectives. with Diane Kochilas  EX Secrets of Althorp— Figs in a Glass The Spencers Get a personal tour around 7:00  TV Flavor, NC Wild Caught Shrimp the family manor from  NC  PBS NewsHour Princess Diana’s brother.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 6:30  NC  BBC World News Florence: Heart of Outside Source the Renaissance Ros Atkins offers an 7:30  TV North Carolina innovative take on the Weekend latest global stories. Best of Bob Garner 7:00  TV Somewhere South  EX Travelscope Porridge for the Soul Bhutan, Part 2: Land of  NC  PBS NewsHour the Thunder Dragon DV  EX Samantha Brown’s 8:00  TV Reagan: American Places to Love Experience Top of the South Island, Lifeguard New Zealand  NC  North Carolina 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Bookwatch Lisbon DV Sue Monk Kidd: 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow The Book of Longings Vintage Boston  EX In Their Own Words  NC  REEL SOUTH Queen Elizabeth II Explore Alabama Bound an astonishing life and reign  EX Grantchester Season 2 of more than 60 years. on Masterpiece Part 2 A professor dies in a suspicious fall. DV

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visit unctv.org 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX Flavor of Poland Lublin 7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends Robert Murray Horner Jr.  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Regal & Intimate 7:30  TV Family of Us: A PBS American Portrait Story Premiere! See diverse families and how these relationships shape us and matter now more than ever.  EX Untamed Meet 2020 Elon University grad Lumiere Rostick and her grandparents on Opossums Family of Us: A PBS American Portrait Story, premiering Thursday, August 6, at 7:30 PM, on UNC-TV. 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Broadband Under 8:30  NC  Muse  NC  PBS NewsHour Quarantine Music Heritage & Education:  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  Flavor, NC Steep Canyon Rangers/ Florentine Delights & Wild Caught Shrimp Start of Cool Summer Tuscan Side Trips  EX Expedition with Camp/We Insist: 7:30  TV Exploring Steve Backshall Music of Max Roach North Carolina Oman: Desert Fortress 9:00  NC  REEL SOUTH Living with a Rising Sea 8:30  TV My Home, NC The Well- Placed Weed  EX Travelscope Mama Dip, Coming  EX The Queen’s Garden Fredericksburg, Texas DV of the Shad, Land of Oz, See remarkable “royal wild- 8:00  TV Animals with Cameras: Banjo Earth life” and plants in London. A Nature Miniseries  NC  Moveable Feast 10:00  TV Statecraft: Chilean Devil Rays/Turkish with Fine Cooking The Bush 41 Team Brown Bears’ Diets DV Cohosts in Portugal Examine the presidency  NC  National Parks: 9:00  TV North Carolina of George H.W. Bush. America’s Best Idea Weekend  NC  J.D. Loudermilk The Last Refuge NC State Parks Tribute Concert—A Music (1890-1915) DV  NC  A Chef’s Life Gone Public Special  EX A Chef’s Life A Food Truck & a Pear Tree Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Gettin’ Figgy with It  EX Weekends Cash, Rodney Crowell, 8:30  EX The Great with Yankee Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver British Baking Show To the Top and more stars perform Continental Cakes 9:30  TV David Holt’s Abilene, Tobacco Road 9:00  TV NOVA State of Music and other hits by the late, Rise of the Mammals Onstage! Durham-born songwriter. New fossils reveal how  NC  Growing a  EX Secrets of mammals took over Earth Greener World Highclere Castle after dinosaur extinction. The Private Garden Go behind the scenes at 9:30  EX A Taste of History of a Public Gardener one of England’s most The Santa Fe Trail  EX Outside: spectacular country houses. 10:00  TV Forces of Nature Beyond the Lens 11:00  TV Amanpour Color Grasslands & Company  EX Sara’s 10:00  NC  North Carolina  NC  PBS NewsHour Weeknight Meals Weekend  EX Travelscope One Pan Wonder Armenia: Ancient History & 1 0:30  NC  Legends of Airpower NC State Parks  EX Rick Steves Cruising Modern Traditions, Part 2 John Boyd DV the Mediterranean  EX Ellie’s Real Good Food 11:30  EX In the Americas Sail from Barcelona to Ath Unboring Salads with David Yetman ens with stops in the French 11:00  TV Amanpour Colombia: Capital & Coffee Riviera, Rome and more. & Company 10:30  TV John Lewis—  NC  PBS NewsHour Get in the Way  EX Animals with Cameras: 5 WEDNESDAY See the life of civil rights A Nature Miniseries 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour hero, congressman and Witness the secret lives of  NC  BBC World News human rights champion. animals as never before. DV America  NC  My Home, NC  EX Sci NC Mama Dip, Coming 6 THURSDAY Celebrating Citizen Science of the Shad, Land of Oz, 6:30  NC  BBC World News Banjo Earth 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Outside Source 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News  EX ncIMPACT  EX Skindigenous America Get Set Transylvania Nimkii  EX Lidia’s Kitchen 7:00  TV Sci NC Childhood Cravings Celebrating Citizen Science August | 7


evening&weekend listings 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Sierra Nevada and the Making of California

 EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Cooking for the President 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ 11:00  TV J Schwanke’s Neighborhood DV Life in Bloom  NC  Southern Belle Arrangements from Young women participate the Garden in an intensive week of  NC  The Woodwright’s historical reenactments. 7 FRIDAY Shop with Roy Underhill  EX Carolina 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Swinging Saw Vise Outdoor Journal  NC  BBC World News  EX tasteMAKERS Autumn Rainbow Trout America Shelled Out 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s  EX tasteMAKERS 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Neighborhood DV Out of the Box Garden Home  EX Expeditions 6:30  NC  BBC World News Keep It Simple with Patrick McMillan Today  NC  EcoSense for Living Blue Ridge: Get a comprehensive look Wild Healing A Crucible of Life at global news and analysis. 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX A Chef’s Life  EX Jacques Pépin: Gettin’ Figgy with It  NC  Carolina Heart & Soul Noon  TV GardenSMART Outdoor Journal Taste Bud Temptations How, When & Where Drum Beat 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group To Start a Garden  EX Exploring  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  To Dine for North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with Kate Sullivan Living with a Rising Sea Paris: Embracing Life & Art 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Ashley Longshore, Artist 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX A Taste of History Neighborhood DV  EX 100 Days, Drinks, The Santa Fe Trail  NC  Expeditions Dishes and Destinations 12:30  TV America’s Heartland with Patrick McMillan Dirt to Dinner Tennessee’s National Corn  EX My Home, NC 8:00  TV Washington Week bread Festival & More Fairs Mama Dip, Coming  NC  North Carolina  NC  tasteMAKERS of the Shad, Land of Oz, Weekend Ramona Farms: Gila River Banjo Earth NC State Parks Indian Community, Arizona 8:00  TV Pinkalicious &  EX Victoria Season 3  EX In the Americas Peterrific DV on Masterpiece with David Yetman  NC  Exploring The White Elephant Our Warming Oceans: North Carolina 8:30  TV FRONT ROW Biosphere to Bahamas Living with a Rising Sea with Marc Rotterman  EX Animals with Cameras: 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  NC  My Home, NC Vintage Boston A Nature Miniseries Mama Dip, Coming  NC  Exploring Witness the secret lives of of the Shad, Land of Oz, North Carolina animals as never before. DV Banjo Earth Living with a Rising Sea 8:30  TV Molly of Denali DV 9:00  TV Great Performances:  EX North Carolina  NC  My Home, NC In the Heights: Chasing Weekend Mama Dip, Coming Broadway Dreams NC State Parks of the Shad, Land of Oz, Follow the cast and team 1:30  NC  Expeditions Banjo Earth from the musical’s small with Patrick McMillan 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV start to its Tony Awards. South Texas—  NC  North Carolina  NC  FRONT ROW A Hint of the Tropics Weekend with Marc Rotterman  EX Born To Explore NC State Parks  EX Poldark on with Richard Wiese  EX NOVA Masterpiece Canada: The Cowboy Life Making North America: Part 1—Poldark Returns 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Human 9:30  NC  Washington Week Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, 9:30  TV Nature Cat 10:00  TV International Jazz Bern, Zurich & Lausanne  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Day: Live from Cuba  NC  My Home, NC Town Hall Special World-renowned artists Mama Dip, Coming Broadband Under collaborate and perform. of the Shad, Land of Oz, Quarantine  NC  NC SPIN Banjo Earth 10:00  TV North Carolina  EX Poldark on  EX In Their Own Words Weekend Masterpiece Queen Elizabeth II Explore NC State Parks Part 2—Investors Wanted an astonishing life and reign  NC  Carolina 10:30  NC  Firing Line with of more than 60 years. Business Review Margaret Hoover 2:30  TV Outside:  EX New 11:00  TV Amanpour Beyond the Lens Scandinavian Cooking & Company East Side Colors Island Treats  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Story in the 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Virtual  EX EastEnders Public Square Town Hall Special 11:30  EX EastEnders Maddie McGarvey Broadband Under 3:00  TV Burt Wolf: Quarantine Travels & Traditions  NC  NC Broadcast Legends China Ancient & Modern Robert Murray Horner Jr. 8­ | August

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visit unctv.org  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX The Queen’s Garden See remarkable “royal wildlife” and plants in London. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Arts & Crafts Luminaries  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Westerly: Return to Paradise  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Secrets of Highclere Castle Go behind the scenes at one of England’s most spectacular country houses. 4:30  TV Ask This Old House Women’s Repair Class/ Garden  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Drum Beat  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries Witness the secret lives of animals as never before. DV 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Song of the Mountains New! Michael Reno Harrell/ Larry Sparks & The Lonesome River Band  NC  Classic Gospel Booth Brothers: Country Roads  EX NOVA Making North America: Human 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The House Next Door  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Bo-keys  EX National Parks: America’s Best Idea Great Nature (1933-1945)

9:00  TV This Old House Westerly: Return to Paradise  NC  Washington Week  EX The Queen’s Garden See remarkable “royal wildlife” and plants in London. 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Women’s Repair Class/ Garden  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina A Peninsula with a Future  NC  NC SPIN  EX Secrets of Highclere Castle Go behind the scenes at one of England’s most Morganton singer/songwriter/ spectacular country houses. storyteller Michael Reno Harrell 10:30  TV My Home, NC brings his “Appalachian grit ‘n’ wit” to Mama Dip, Coming Song of the Mountains, Saturday, of the Shad, Land of Oz, August 8, at 6 PM, on UNC-TV. Banjo Earth  NC  North Carolina 10:00  TV Hinterland Bookwatch The past comes back to Sue Monk Kidd: haunt Mathias. The Book of Longings  NC  Front & Center 11:00  TV Hubert Keller: The Head & the Heart Secrets of a Chef 11:00  TV Professor T Eating in Las Vegas: Murder By Numbers, Part 1 From Peru to Provence  NC  Austin City Limits  NC  McLaughlin Group Miguel/Alessia Cara  EX The Great  EX Day of Days: British Baking Show June 6, 1944 Biscuits Four D-Day veterans share 11:30  TV Simply Ming their experiences. Ming Tsai with Carla Hall  NC  Story in the 9 SUNDAY Public Square Donald Warne, MD 6 AM TV Nature Cat Noon  TV FRONT ROW NC  Closer to Truth with Marc Rotterman Why Philosophy of Art?  NC  Carolina  EX Finding Your Roots Outdoor Journal Freedom Tales: Drum Beat S. Epatha Merkerson &  EX Samantha Brown’s Michael Strahan Places to Love 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Vienna, Austria  NC  Education Matters 12:30  TV NC SPIN 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Fishing  NC  The Open Mind DV Behind the Lines  America Without Law 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Drifting the Grasse  EX Antiques Roadshow A Surprise for Jean  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vintage Boston  NC  Echo Sessions Sicilian Delights DV 7:30   T V Daniel Tiger’s Empire Strikes Brass 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Neighborhood DV 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Milk Street Television  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Murder by Magic, Part 1 Cooking with Chilies Town Hall Special  NC  Song of the Mountains  NC  Song of the Mountains Broadband Under Michael Reno Harrell/ Michael Reno Harrell/ Quarantine Larry Sparks & The Larry Sparks & The 8:00  TV Curious George Lonesome River Band Lonesome River Band   N C  Carolina 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders  EX Victoria Season 3 Business Review Murder by Magic, Part 2 on Masterpiece  EX In Their Own Words  NC  Farm & Fun Time The White Elephant  Queen Elizabeth II Explore Hoot & Holler/ 1:30  TV My Greek Table an astonishing life and reign Davina & The Vagabonds with Diane Kochilas of more than 60 years.  EX The War Figs in a Glass 8:30   T V Wild Kratts When Things Get Tough DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover August | 9


evening&weekend listings 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Eggs for the Holidays  NC  Farm & Fun Time Hoot & Holler/ Davina & The Vagabonds  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 1—Poldark Returns 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Tacos Two Ways 3:00  TV Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Las Vegas Celebrity Chefs: Two of the Best  NC  Front & Center The Head & the Heart  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 2—Investors Wanted 3:30  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Jodi Magness: Masada 4:00  TV Black Issues Forum Internet Access & the Effect of COVID-19  NC  Austin City Limits Miguel/Alessia Cara  EX King Charles III on Masterpiece This drama imagines Prince Charles’ ascent to the throne. 4:30  TV McLaughlin Group 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Broadband Under Quarantine 6 PM  TV Midsomer Murders Murder by Magic, Part 1  NC  Black Issues Forum Internet Access & the Effect of COVID-19  EX Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 2 of 4 6:30  NC  POV Whose Streets? Take a hard look at the Ferguson uprising, where citizens assert their right to live. 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Murder by Magic, Part 2  EX Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries Chilean Devil Rays/Turkish Brown Bears’ Diets DV 8:00  TV Secrets of the Royal Servants Explore life at Buckingham Palace through those who see the royals in a way no one else does.

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It’s 1970 and cerebral Detective Morse (Shaun Evans, L) returns (even if his ‘stache does not), along with his man Thursday (Roger Allam), as Endeavour Season 7 on Masterpiece premieres Sunday, August 9, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Out of the Shadows/Move on Up Travel through the last half century of AfricanAmerican history with Henry Louis Gates Jr. DV  EX NOVA Rise of the Mammals New fossils reveal how mammals took over Earth after dinosaur extinction. 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 7 on Masterpiece Season Premiere! Oracle DV  EX Life from Above Colorful Planet 10:00  NC  REEL SOUTH Gip  EX My Home, NC Mama Dip, Coming of the Shad, Land of Oz, Banjo Earth 10:30  EX ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Broadband Under Quarantine 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Broadband Under Quarantine  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Boston 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Robert Murray Horner Jr.

10 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Highclere Castle Go behind the scenes at one of England’s most spectacular country houses. 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source

7:00  TV Somewhere South Dumpling Dilemma  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Sonoma County, California 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Portugal’s Heartland DV 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Tucson, Part 3  NC  REEL SOUTH First Lady of the Revolution  EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Part 3 Sidney and Geordie answer a false alarm. DV 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Omaha, Part 1  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Robert Murray Horner Jr.  EX Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 3 of 4 9:30  NC  North Carolina Weekend NC State Parks 10:00  TV POV About Love  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Onstage!  EX Tunnel: Vengeance Karl and Elise face a gripping showdown with the Pied Piper. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Finding Your Roots Freedom Tales: S. Epatha Merkerson & Michael Strahan 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

11 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Simply Ming Ming Tsai with Dr. William Li


visit unctv.org 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas An Ionian Odyssey 7:00  TV Flavor, NC State Fair  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Historic & Dynamic 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend NC State Parks  EX Travelscope A San Antonio Christmas

11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries Chilean Devil Rays/Turkish Brown Bears’ Diets DV

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8:00  TV Reagan: American Experience An American Crusade  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Jodi Magness: Masada  EX Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Elizabeth I: The Warrior Queen 8:30  NC  Muse Public Art: Burnsville Gateway/Dare Coulter/UNCSA 9:00  NC  REEL SOUTH Ingrid  EX Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Queen Anne: The Mother of Great Britain 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Go inside the compelling, controversial and complex stories shaping our times.  NC  One Band Indivisible Follow the triumphs and trials of Durham’s Hillside Hornet’s marching band.  EX Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope France: Following the Rhone DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Land of Sand

12 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX My Home, NC Mama Dip, Coming of the Shad, Land of Oz, Banjo Earth 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Broadband Under Quarantine

Chef Walter Staib (R) enjoys Antigua on A Taste of History, Wednesday, August 12, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:00  TV My Home, NC Mama Dip, Coming of the Shad, Land of Oz, Banjo Earth  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe North England’s Lake District & Durham 7:30  TV Exploring North Carolina A Peninsula with a Future  EX Travelscope Gathering in Scotland DV 8:00  TV Nature Undercover in the Jungle DV

 NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919) DV  EX A Chef’s Life Pickle Perfect 8:30  EX The Great British Baking Show Pastries 9:00  TV NOVA Decoding the Great Pyramid See how ancient Egyptians built the Giza pyramids. 9:30  EX A Taste of History Return to the Dockyard 10:00  TV Forces of Nature Motion  NC  Legends of Airpower Charles Bolden  EX Sara’s Weeknight Meals Significant Salad 10:30  NC  Future of America’s Past Freedom’s Fortress  EX Ellie’s Real Good Food One Basket, One Week, Zero Waste

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Memories of the Mountains 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX Flavor of Poland Zakopane 7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends Wade Hargrove  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Venice: City of Dreams 7:30  TV Muse Art Abilities: UNCSA— One Knot at a Time, Scratchboard Artist  EX Untamed Snakes 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special COVID-19’s Rural Health Impact  NC  Flavor, NC State Fair  EX No Passport Required Detroit 8:30  TV My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde  NC  Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Basque Country 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Country Stores  NC  A Chef’s Life Wanted: Broccoli  EX Weekends with Yankee Adventurous Spirit 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music Sam Bush  NC  Growing a Greener World The Compost Pedallers  EX Outside: Beyond the Lens Alabama Hills

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evening&weekend listings 10:00  TV Talking Black in America Consider the profound impact of the descendants of American slaves on American language.  NC  North Carolina Weekend Country Stores  EX Rick Steves’ European Travel Tips & Tricks Learn about itinerary planning, avoiding crowds and more essential skills. 10:30  NC  My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Skindigenous New Zealand 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Lake Superior: Circling the Sweet Water Ocean

14 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX tasteMAKERS In the Wild 6:30  NC  BBC World News Today  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Global Gastronomy 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Venice & Its Lagoon 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX 100 Days, Drinks, Dishes and Destinations Feast of Flavors 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend Country Stores  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 3—Gentry Battles 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde 9:00  TV Great Performances: The Sound of Music Follow the von Trapp Family’s escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 12­ | August

 EX My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina A Peninsula with a Future  EX Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries Chilean Devil Rays/Turkish Brown Bears’ Diets DV 8:30  TV Molly of Denali DV  NC  My Home, NC The hills are alive again on this more The Courage of Chris recent revisiting of the musical classic Rosati, Salem Street Drum on Great Performances: The Sound Company, Highland Brewof Music, Friday, August 14, at 9 PM, ing Company, Hospital to on UNC-TV. Home, Villa Verde 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  EX Poldark on  NC  North Carolina Masterpiece Weekend Part 4—Fish Harvest Country Stores 9:30  NC  Washington Week  EX NOVA 10:00  NC  NC SPIN Rise of the Mammals New  EX Poldark on fossils reveal how mammals Masterpiece took over Earth after dino Part 5—In the Family Way saur extinction. 10:30  NC  Firing Line with 9:30  TV Nature Cat Margaret Hoover  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual 1:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 1 Town Hall Special  EX EastEnders COVID-19’s Rural 11:30  TV Amanpour Health Impact & Company 10:00  TV North Carolina  EX EastEnders Weekend Country Stores  NC  Carolina 15 SATURDAY Business Review 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Neighborhood DV Childhood Cravings  NC  Civil War 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Virtual Songs & Stories Town Hall Special Performances of Bonnie COVID-19’s Rural Blue Flag and Dixie capture Health Impact Civil War sounds and tales.  NC  NC Broadcast Legends  EX Carolina Wade Hargrove Outdoor Journal  EX Jacques Pépin: Drum Beat Heart & Soul 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Taste Bud Temptations Neighborhood DV 11:00  TV J Schwanke’s  EX Expeditions Life in Bloom with Patrick McMillan From Farm to Plate & Vase The Great Plains:  NC  The Woodwright’s An Ever-changing Tapestry Shop with Roy Underhill 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Sharpen that Saw!  NC  Carolina  EX tasteMAKERS Outdoor Journal Extracted Pier Lesson 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s  EX Exploring Garden Home North Carolina Add a Little Color A Peninsula with a Future  NC  EcoSense for Living 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Innovation & Biomimicry Neighborhood DV  EX A Chef’s Life  NC  Expeditions Pickle Perfect with Patrick McMillan Noon  TV GardenSMART South Texas—The Border Preplanning & Tips


visit unctv.org  NC  Bluegrass Underground Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  EX National Parks: America’s Best Idea The Morning of Creation (1946-1980) DV 7:30  TV As Time Goes By An Old Flame  NC  Echo Sessions Hoveykraft 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Ballad of Midsomer County, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains Kornfield Friends: Remembering Hee Haw, Part 1 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Ballad of Midsomer Professor T crosses his Ts and dots his Is on the sleuth’s first-season finale, County, Part 2 Saturday, August 15, at 11 PM, on UNC-TV.  NC  Farm & Fun Time Kelsey Rae/Chuck Mead &  NC  The Hook 3:00  TV Burt Wolf: The Grassy Knoll Boys Catch the funkiest fish show Travels & Traditions  EX The War on the planet, with beloved Mapping Business in China A Deadly Calling DV Durham Chef Ricky Moore  NC  To the Contrary 10:00  TV Hinterland of Saltbox Seafood Joint. with Bonnie Erbé The past comes back to  EX A Taste of History  EX Lucy Worsley’s haunt Mathias. Return to the Dockyard Royal Myths & Secrets  NC  Front & Center 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Queen Anne: Santana IV—Live at the Consumer-Driven Farm The Mother of Great Britain House of Blues in Las Vegas Production Techniques 3:30  TV American Woodshop 11:00  TV Professor T  NC  tasteMAKERS Making Custom Knives Murder By Numbers, Part 2 Custom Foodscaping:  NC  Firing Line with  NC  Austin City Limits St. Louis, Missouri Margaret Hoover Dan Auerbach/Shinyribs  EX In the Americas 4:00  TV This Old House  EX 1st to Fight: with David Yetman Westerly: The Doors Pacific War Marines Mexico’s Sierra Pinacate  NC  FRONT ROW Witness experiences of the 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow with Marc Rotterman 1st Marine Division on the Tucson, Part 3  EX Lucy Worsley’s Pacific island of Guadalca  NC  Exploring Royal Myths & Secrets nal in 1942. North Carolina Marie Antoinette: A Peninsula with a Future The Doomed Queen 16 SUNDAY  EX North Carolina 4:30  TV Ask This Old House Weekend Switch/Affordable 6 AM TV Nature Cat Country Stores Geothermal NC  Closer to Truth 1:30  NC  Expeditions  NC  NC SPIN Can the Brain Explain Art? with Patrick McMillan 5:00  TV Carolina  EX Finding Your Roots South Texas: The Border Outdoor Journal No Laughing Matter:  EX Born To Explore Pier Lesson Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro with Richard Wiese  NC  PBS NewsHour & Sarah Silverman South Africa: Land Weekend 6:30  TV Wild Kratts of the Penguins  EX Animals with Cameras:  NC  Education Matters 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe A Nature Miniseries 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Vienna & the Danube Chilean Devil Rays/Turkish  NC  The Open Mind  NC  My Home, NC Brown Bears’ Diets DV America Without Law The Courage of Chris 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Antiques Roadshow Rosati, Salem Street Drum Weekend Tucson, Part 3 Company, Highland Brew-  NC  Washington Week 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s ing Company, Hospital to 6 PM  TV Song of the Mountains Neighborhood DV Home, Villa Verde Kornfield Friends: Remem-  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual  EX Lucy Worsley’s bering Hee Haw, Part 1 Town Hall Special Royal Myths & Secrets  NC  Classic Gospel COVID-19’s Rural Elizabeth I: Jimmy Fortune: Health Impact The Warrior Queen God & Country 8:00  TV Curious George DV 2:30  TV Outside:  EX NOVA  NC  Carolina Beyond the Lens Rise of the Mammals Business Review New Zealand New fossils reveal how  EX Lucy Worsley’s  NC  Story in the mammals took over Earth Royal Myths & Secrets Public Square after dinosaur extinction. Elizabeth I: Donald Warne, MD 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Warrior Queen Pardon? August | 13


evening&weekend listings 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Westerly: The Doors  NC  Washington Week  EX Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Queen Anne: The Mother of Great Britain 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Switch/Affordable Geothermal  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Why Clean Air Matters?  NC  NC SPIN  EX Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen 10:30  TV My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Jodi Magness: Masada 11:00  TV Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Hubert’s Birthday Bash  NC  McLaughlin Group  EX The Great British Baking Show Bread 11:30  TV Simply Ming Ming Tsai with Susur Lee  NC  Story in the Public Square Mo Rocca Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Pier Lesson  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love The Southern Finger Lakes, New York 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines Texas Rigged  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Scotland’s Highlands DV 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Thailand North to South  NC  Song of the Mountains Kornfield Friends: Remembering Hee Haw, Part 1  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 3—Gentry Battles 1:30  TV My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas An Ionian Odyssey 14­ | August

Smile and say, “Stilton!” Enjoy Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album, Sunday, August 16, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated A Trip to Rome  NC  Farm & Fun Time Kelsey Rae/Chuck Mead & The Grassy Knoll Boys  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part 4—Fish Harvest 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Beef, Dressed Up 3:00  TV Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Spring Mountain’s Secret Gems  NC  Front & Center Santana IV—Live at the House of Blues in Las Vegas  EX Poldark on Masterpiece Part Five Poldark and Demelza start a family and Demelza plays matchmaker. The miners riot. 3:30  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Devi Laskar: The Atlas of Reds & Blues 4:00  TV Black Issues Forum The Power of Black Mobility (Green Book)  NC  Austin City Limits Dan Auerbach/Shinyribs  EX Endeavour Season 7 on Masterpiece Oracle DV 4:30  TV McLaughlin Group 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special COVID-19’s Rural Health Impact 6 PM  TV Midsomer Murders The Ballad of Midsomer County, Part 1  NC  Black Issues Forum The Power of Black Mobility (Green Book)

 EX Death in Paradise Murder on the Honore Express, Part 3 of 4 6:30  NC  POV Quest A Black husband and wife raise a family and nurture a community of hiphop artists in Philadelphia. 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Ballad of Midsomer County, Part 2  EX Nature Undercover in the Jungle DV

8:00  TV Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album Explore how the British royal family has shaped its image with photography.  NC  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Keep Your Head Up/Touch the Sky Explore our changing racial landscape with Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Eric Holder.  EX NOVA Decoding the Great Pyramid See how the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids of Giza. 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 7 on Masterpiece Raga DV  EX Life from Above Patterned Planet 10:00  NC  REEL SOUTH Alabama Bound  EX My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde 10:30  EX ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special COVID-19’s Rural Health Impact 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special COVID-19’s Rural Health Impact


visit unctv.org  EX Antiques Roadshow 18 TUESDAY Tucson, Part 3 11:30  TV EastEnders 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  NC Broadcast Legends  NC  BBC World News Wade Hargrove America  EX Simply Ming Ming Tsai with 17 MONDAY Amanda Freitag 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 6:30  NC  BBC World News  NC  BBC World News Outside Source America  EX My Greek Table  EX Lucy Worsley’s with Diane Kochilas Royal Myths & Secrets The Dodecanese for Dinner Marie Antoinette: 7:00  TV Flavor, NC The Doomed Queen Carter Farms Wheat 6:30  NC  BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour Outside Source  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 7:00  TV Somewhere South European Travel Skills, What a Pickle Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour 7:30  TV North Carolina  EX Samantha Brown’s Weekend Places to Love Country Stores Sailing the British  EX Travelscope Virgin Islands Taiwan Lantern Festival DV 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour Travel Skills: Cruising Convention Coverage Explore cruising’s ins and Join Judy Woodruff and outs and pros and cons. DV team for news and analysis. 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  North Carolina Convention Coverage Bookwatch Join Judy Woodruff and Devi Laskar: team for news and analysis. The Atlas of Reds & Blues  NC  REEL SOUTH  EX Lucy Worsley’s Divided City Royal Photo Album  EX Grantchester Season 2 Explore how the British on Masterpiece royal family has shaped its Part 4 An apparent suicide image with photography. leads Sidney to perform an 8:30  NC  Muse exorcism. DV Cultural History: Center 8:30  NC  REEL SOUTH for Craft/Chitlin’ Circuit Jonah Stands Up 9:00  NC  REEL SOUTH 9:00  NC  NC Broadcast Legends F/11 & Be There Wade Hargrove  EX Tales from the  EX Death in Paradise Royal Bedchamber Murder on the Honore Historian Lucy Worsley Express, Part 4 of 4 reveals the importance of 9:30  NC  North Carolina the palace’s regal bedroom. Weekend 10:00  NC  A Great Country Stores American Tapestry 10:00  NC  David Holt’s Follow Southern mountain State of Music music through Scots-Irish, Sam Bush African-American and  EX The Miniaturist indigenous traditions, with on Masterpiece Rhiannon Giddens, Dom Nella marries to rescue her Flemons, Sheila Kay Adfamily from financial ruin, ams, David Holt and more. but her husband is not all  EX Secrets of she imagined. Henry VIII’s Palace 10:30  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Discover the unique HampTown Hall Special ton Court, the ultimate COVID-19’s Rural royal pleasure palace. Health Impact 11:00  TV Amanpour 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope  EX Finding Your Roots Ireland: Coast to Coast DV No Laughing Matter: 11:30  EX In the Americas Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro with David Yetman & Sarah Silverman Nicaragua: Land of the Shaking Earth Emerges

19 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special COVID-19’s Rural Health Impact 7:00  TV My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati, Salem Street Drum Company, Highland Brewing Company, Hospital to Home, Villa Verde  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, Part 2 7:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Why Clean Air Matters?  EX Travelscope Cappadocia, Turkey DV 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour Convention Coverage Join Judy Woodruff and team for news and analysis.  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea Going Home (1920-1933) The Smoky Mountains becomes a park. DV  EX A Chef’s Life Prickly Business 8:30  EX The Great British Baking Show Advanced Dough 9:30  EX A Taste of History America’s Oldest City 10:00  NC  Legends of Airpower Richard “Steve” Ritchie  EX Sara’s Weeknight Meals Five Ingredient Cookout 10:30  NC  Future of America’s Past The Fire of a Movement  EX Ellie’s Real Good Food Great Grains 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Nature Undercover in the Jungle DV

20 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Growing Up Italian August | 15


evening&weekend listings 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX Flavor of Poland Kraków 7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends Charlie Gaddy  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, Part 3 7:30  TV ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Substance Use, Recovery & COVID-19  EX Untamed Unusual Species 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour Convention Coverage Join Judy Woodruff and team for news and analysis.  NC  Flavor, NC Carter Farms Wheat  EX No Passport Required New Orleans 8:30  NC  Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Authentic Lisbon 9:00  NC  A Chef’s Life Bourbon Country  EX Weekends with Yankee Handmade in New England 9:30  NC  Growing a Greener World Urban Farm, Country Town: The Spark in Sparta  EX Outside: Beyond the Lens Switzerland 10:00  NC  North Carolina Weekend Country Stores  EX Rick Steves European Festivals Celebrate the top 10 festivals in Europe, each one rich with tradition, great food and fun. 10:30  NC  My Home, NC Endurance Seafood, Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, FARM Café, The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Skindigenous New Zealand 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Pernambuco: Brazil’s Other Carnival

21 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX tasteMAKERS Soy to the World

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 NC  No Going Back: Women and the War See how the lives of women and their roles in society changed during and after the Civil War.  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Pier Lesson 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Looking Over Jordan: African Americans & the War Follow the Black experience in the South before, during News anchor Charlie Gaddy is one and after the Civil War. of the NC Broadcast Legends,  EX Expeditions Thursday, August 20, at 7 PM, on with Patrick McMillan UNC-TV. Ghosts of the Plains 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV 6:30  NC  BBC World News  NC  Carolina Today Outdoor Journal  EX Jacques Pépin: Bluegill on the Fly Heart & Soul  EX Exploring Offal Good North Carolina 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group Why Clean Air Matters?  NC  PBS NewsHour 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Neighborhood DV Western Turkey  NC  Expeditions 7:30  TV NC SPIN with Patrick McMillan  EX 100 Days, Drinks, Frogs: Spring’s Dishes and Destinations Symphony in Peril Savor the Senses  EX My Home, NC 8:00  TV Washington Week Endurance Seafood,  NC  North Carolina Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, Weekend FARM Café, The Avett Small-Town Delights Brothers’ Joe Kwon  EX Poldark on 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Masterpiece Peterrific DV Part 6—Copper Competitor  NC  Exploring 8:30  TV FRONT ROW North Carolina with Marc Rotterman Why Clean Air Matters?  NC  My Home, NC  EX Nature Endurance Seafood, Undercover in the Jungle Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, DV FARM Café, The Avett 8:30  TV Molly of Denali DV Brothers’ Joe Kwon  NC  My Home, NC 9:00  TV Great Performances: Endurance Seafood, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, The King & I FARM Café, The Avett The King of Siam and Brothers’ Joe Kwon his children’s British 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV school teacher get to  NC  North Carolina know each other. Weekend  NC  FRONT ROW Small-Town Delights with Marc Rotterman  EX NOVA  EX Poldark on Decoding the Great Masterpiece Pyramid Archaeologists Part 7—Spiral of Trouble investigate how the ancient 9:30  NC  Washington Week Egyptians built the pyra 10:00  NC  NC SPIN mids of Giza. 10:30  NC  Firing Line with 9:30  TV Nature Cat Margaret Hoover  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Town Hall Special  EX EastEnders Substance Use, 11:30  EX EastEnders Recovery & COVID-19 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend 22 SATURDAY Small-Town Delights 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’  NC  Carolina Neighborhood Business Review


visit unctv.org  EX Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace Discover the unique Hampton Court, the ultimate royal pleasure palace. 4:30  TV Ask This Old House Polybutylene/Squeaky Door  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluegill on the Fly  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Nature Undercover in the Jungle DV 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Song of the Mountains Raleigh bluegrass stars Chatham County Line shine on Farm & Fun Time, Saturday, August 22, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. Kornfield Friends: Remembering Hee Haw, Part 2  NC  Classic Gospel  EX Lidia’s Kitchen  EX North Carolina David Phelps: Hymnal Memories of the Mountains Weekend  EX NOVA 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Virtual Small-Town Delights Decoding the Great Town Hall Special 1:30  NC  Expeditions Pyramid Archaeologists Substance Use, with Patrick McMillan investigate how the Recovery & COVID-19 Frogs: Spring’s ancient Egyptians built  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Symphony in Peril the pyramids of Giza. Charlie Gaddy  EX Born To Explore 7:00  TV As Time Goes By  EX Jacques Pépin: with Richard Wiese The New Neighbors Heart & Soul New York: Fossil Hunter  NC  Bluegrass Global Gastronomy 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Underground 11:00  TV J Schwanke’s The Czech Republic Amanda Shires Life in Bloom off the Beaten Path  EX One Woman, Beauty from  NC  My Home, NC One Vote the Flower Farm Endurance Seafood,  NC  The Woodwright’s Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this women’s Shop with Roy Underhill FARM Café, The Avett suffrage documentary. Combination Planes Brothers’ Joe Kwon 7:30  TV As Time Goes By  EX tasteMAKERS  EX Lucy Worsley’s The Bypass Warm & Wooly Royal Photo Album  NC  Echo Sessions 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Explore how the British Dub Kartel Garden Home royal family has shaped its 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Chef vs. Chef image with photography. A Vintage Murder, Part 1  NC  Baby Makes 3 2:30  TV Outside:  NC  Song of the Mountains Run for the Roses Beyond the Lens Kornfield Friends: Remem  EX A Chef’s Life Super Bloom bering Hee Haw, Part 2 Prickly Business  NC  Story in the 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders Noon  TV GardenSMART Public Square A Vintage Murder, Part 2 What are some elements Mo Rocca  NC  Farm & Fun Time we might include in our 3:00  TV Burt Wolf: Jeff Scroggins & Colorado/ garden? Don’t miss this Travels & Traditions Chatham County Line great episode. Decisions  EX The War  NC  Sara’s  NC  To the Contrary Pride of Our Nation DV Weeknight Meals with Bonnie Erbé 10:00  TV The Miniaturist Havana Weeknights  EX Tales from the on Masterpiece  EX A Taste of History Royal Bedchamber Nella marries to rescue her America’s Oldest City Historian Lucy Worsley family from financial ruin, 12:30  TV America’s Heartland reveals the importance of but her husband is not all Historic Dulcimer Maker the palace’s regal bedroom. she imagined.  NC  tasteMAKERS 3:30  TV American Woodshop  NC  The Kate Food Building: Minneapo Wooden Bicycles Marty Stuart & lis, Minnesota  NC  Firing Line with His Fabulous Superlatives  EX In the Americas Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV The Miniaturist with David Yetman 4:00  TV This Old House on Masterpiece Costa Rica: Laboratory of Westerly: Tanks Johannes makes a the Biosphere for the Propane confession to Nella, 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  NC  FRONT ROW promising no more secrets. Junk in the Trunk 6 with Marc Rotterman  NC  Austin City Limits  NC  Exploring Run the Jewels North Carolina Why Clean Air Matters? August | 17


evening&weekend listings 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Regional Italian-American Favorites 3:00  TV Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Great Eats on & off the Las Vegas Strip  NC  The Kate 23 SUNDAY Marty Stuart & 6 AM TV Nature Cat His Fabulous Superlatives NC  Closer to Truth 3:30  TV North Carolina Can Art Clarify the Bookwatch Mind-Body Problem? Jaki Shelton Green:  EX Finding Your Roots NC Poet Laureate Hard Times: Michael 4:00  TV Black Issues Forum Moore, Laura Linney & Vote by Mail: NC Rep. Chloë Sevigny G.K. Butterfield & NC 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Board of Elections Chief Join NC Poet Laureate Jaki  NC  Education Matters Executive Karen Bell Shelton Green on North Carolina 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Austin City Limits Bookwatch, Sunday, August 23, at  NC  The Open Mind Run the Jewels 3:30 PM, on UNC-TV. America Without Law  EX Endeavour Season 7  EX Antiques Roadshow on Masterpiece 11:00  TV Hubert Keller: Junk in the Trunk 6 Raga DV Secrets of a Chef 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s 4:30  TV McLaughlin Group A Foodie’s Tour Neighborhood DV 5:00  TV Washington Week of the Venetian  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  McLaughlin Group Town Hall Special Weekend  EX The Great Substance Use, 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour British Baking Show Recovery & COVID-19 Weekend Desserts 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual 11:30  TV Simply Ming  NC  Carolina Town Hall Special Ming Tsai with Business Review Substance Use, Joanne Chang  EX Lucy Worsley’s Recovery & COVID-19  NC  Story in the Royal Photo Album 6 PM  TV Midsomer Murders Public Square Explore how the British A Vintage Murder, Part 1 Hilary Levey Friedman royal family has shaped its  NC  Black Issues Forum Noon  TV FRONT ROW image with photography. Vote by Mail: NC Rep. with Marc Rotterman 8:30  TV Wild Kratts G.K. Butterfield & NC  NC  Carolina  NC  Firing Line with Board of Elections Chief Outdoor Journal Margaret Hoover Executive Karen Bell Bluegill on the Fly 9:00  TV This Old House  EX Death in Paradise  EX Samantha Brown’s Westerly: Tanks Murder on the Honore Places to Love for the Propane Express, Part 4 of 4 Auckland, New Zealand  NC  Washington Week 6:30  NC  POV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Tales from the Minding the Gap  NC  Fishing Royal Bedchamber Three young men escape Behind the Lines Historian Lucy Worsley volatile families in their Solo Act reveals the importance of Rust Belt hometown.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe the palace’s regal bedroom. Scotland’s Islands DV 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders 9:30  TV Ask This Old House A Vintage Murder, Part 2 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Polybutylene/Squeaky Door Milk Street Television  NC  FRONT ROW New French Classics with Marc Rotterman  NC  Song of the Mountains 10:00  TV Exploring Kornfield Friends: RememNorth Carolina bering Hee Haw, Part 2 On the Shoulders of a River  EX Poldark on  NC  NC SPIN Masterpiece  EX Secrets of Part 6—Copper Competitor Henry VIII’s Palace 1:30  TV My Greek Table Discover the unique Hampwith Diane Kochilas ton Court, the ultimate The Dodecanese for Dinner royal pleasure palace. 2:00  TV America’s 10:30  TV My Home, NC Test Kitchen from Endurance Seafood, Cook’s Illustrated Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, Pork & Potatoes FARM Café, The Avett  NC  Farm & Fun Time Brothers: Joe Kwon Jeff Scroggins & Colorado/  NC  North Carolina Chatham County Line Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests Bookwatch  EX Poldark on & the Future premieres Sunday, Devi Laskar: Masterpiece August 23, at 7 PM, on the Explorer The Atlas of Reds & Blues Channel. Part 7—Spiral of Trouble 11:30  EX Fighting on Both Fronts: The Story of the 370th Discover African-American soldiers from Illinois who fought during WWI.

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visit unctv.org  EX Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests & the Future Premiere! Fire suppression and climate change threaten forests and wildland-urban landscapes. 8:00  TV Queen at War Follow Elizabeth II’s revelatory WWII experiences.  NC  Maya Angelou: American Masters Journey through the author and activist’s prolific life.  EX NOVA Secrets of the Forbidden City 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 7 on Masterpiece Zenana DV  EX Life from Above Changing Planet 10:00  NC  REEL SOUTH First Lady of the Revolution  EX My Home, NC Endurance Seafood, Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, FARM Café, The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon 10:30  EX ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Substance Use, Recovery & COVID-19 11:00  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Substance Use, Recovery & COVID-19  EX Antiques Roadshow Junk in the Trunk 6  TV EastEnders 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Charlie Gaddy

24 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace Discover the unique Hampton Court, the ultimate royal pleasure palace. 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source 7:00  TV Somewhere South It’s a Greens Thing  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Dallas, Texas 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos & Rhodes DV 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour Convention Coverage Join Judy Woodruff and team for news and analysis.

 NC  DIGADOHI: Lands, Cherokee & the Trail of Tears Forensics and archaeology tell the story of genocide against the original Americans.  EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Part 5 Will Gary go to the gallows? DV 9:00  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Charlie Gaddy  EX Death in Paradise Beyond the Shining Sea, Part 1 9:30  NC  North Carolina Weekend Small-Town Delights 10:00  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Jerron Blind Boy Paxton  EX The Miniaturist on Masterpiece Johannes makes a confession to Nella, promising no more secrets. 10:30  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Substance Use, Recovery & COVID-19 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Finding Your Roots Hard Times: Michael Moore, Laura Linney & Chloë Sevigny

25 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Simply Ming Ming Tsai with Ken Oringer 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Food Secrets of Mykonos 7:00  TV Flavor, NC Currituck Asparagus  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Central Turkey 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend Small-Town Delights  EX Travelscope La Joie De Vivre in Quebec City, Canada DV 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour Convention Coverage Join Judy Woodruff and team for news and analysis.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Jaki Shelton Green: NC Poet Laureate

 EX Queen at War Follow Elizabeth II’s revelatory WWII experiences. 8:30  NC  Muse UNCSA: Dancing to New Heights 9:00  NC  Carolina Ballet Monet Impressions  EX Royal Wives at War The 1936 abdication crisis is dramatized. 10:00  EX Secrets of Althorp— The Spencers Get a personal tour around the family manor from Princess Diana’s brother. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope France: Bordeaux DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Cuetzalan: The Celebration of San Francisco

26 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX My Home, NC Endurance Seafood, Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, FARM Café, The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Substance Use, Recovery & COVID-19 7:00  TV My Home, NC Endurance Seafood, Connor Stroud, Kings BBQ, FARM Café, The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Loire: Chateau Country 7:30  TV Exploring North Carolina On the Shoulders of a River  EX Travelscope South Africa: On Safari! DV 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour Convention Coverage Join Judy Woodruff and team for news and analysis.  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea Great Nature (1933-1945) DV

 EX A Chef’s Life If You Can’t Beet ‘Em... 8:30  EX The Great British Baking Show Pâtisserie 9:30  EX A Taste of History Historic Locust Grove

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evening&weekend listings 0:00  NC  Legends of Airpower 1 Harry Combs  EX Sara’s Weeknight Meals On the Table in 20 10:30  NC  Future of America’s Past Lines in the Sand  EX Ellie’s Real Good Food Desserts with Benefits 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests & the Future Fire suppression and climate change threaten forests and wildland-urban landscapes.

 EX Rick Steves Andalucia: Southern Spain Explore the region’s rich mix of culture, cuisine, history and natural wonders. 10:30  NC  My Home, NC The Original Collard Sandwich, The Last Patternmaker, Napoleon Hill, The Chicken Lady, Newton Grove Drug Store, Brown Mountain Lights 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Skindigenous Iqaluit 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Alaska: The Wilderness of the Volcanoes

10:30  TV Antiques Roadshow Recut Newport 1  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

29 SATURDAY

6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  DIGADOHI: Lands, Cherokee & the Trail of Tears Forensics and archaeology tell the story of genocide against the original 27 THURSDAY Americans. 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Carolina 28 FRIDAY  NC  BBC World News Outdoor Journal America 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Bluegill on the Fly  EX Lidia’s Kitchen  NC  BBC World News 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Storytime with Grandma America Neighborhood DV 6:30  NC  BBC World News  EX tasteMAKERS  EX Expeditions Outside Source Grounded with Patrick McMillan  EX Flavor of Poland 6:30  NC  BBC World News Grassy Balds: Warszawa Today The Heart of Roan 7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends  EX Jacques Pépin: 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Cullie Tarleton Heart & Soul  NC  Carolina  NC  PBS NewsHour Catch o’ the Day Outdoor Journal  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group Coastal Kayaking Paris Sidetrips  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Exploring 7:30  TV ncIMPACT Virtual  EX Rick Steves’ Europe North Carolina Town Hall Special The Best of Israel On the Shoulders of a River Child Well-Being & 7:30  TV NC SPIN 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s COVID-19  EX Moveable Feast Neighborhood DV  EX Untamed with Fine Cooking  NC  Expeditions Songbirds Madrid Rooftop with Patrick McMillan 8:00  TV PBS NewsHour 8:00  TV Washington Week The Clemson Forest: Convention Coverage  NC  North Carolina A Backyard Bounty of Life Join Judy Woodruff and Weekend  EX My Home, NC team for news and analysis. Things To Do with the Kids The Original Collard  NC  Flavor, NC  EX Poldark Season 2 Sandwich, The Last Pat Currituck Asparagus on Masterpiece ternmaker, Napoleon Hill,  EX No Passport Part 1—Ross Resists Rescue The Chicken Lady, Newton Required 8:30  TV FRONT ROW Grove Drug Store, Brown Chicago with Marc Rotterman Mountain Lights 8:30  NC  Moveable Feast  NC  My Home, NC 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & with Fine Cooking The Original Collard Peterrific DV On the Road in Wisconsin Sandwich, The Last Pat  NC  Exploring & Michigan ternmaker, Napoleon Hill, North Carolina 9:00  NC  A Chef’s Life The Chicken Lady, Newton On the Shoulders of a River Persimmon Style Grove Drug Store, Brown  EX Reconstruction:  EX Weekends Mountain Lights America After with Yankee 9:00  TV Great Performances: the Civil War Ocean Treasures Vienna Philharmonic Following the Civil War, 9:30  NC  Growing a Summer Night support for social and Greener World Concert 2019 economic gains for African New Ways of Conductor Gustavo Americans did not last. Growing America’s Dudamel and pianist Yuja 8:30  TV Molly of Denali DV Favorite Vegetable Wang perform Gershwin’s  NC  My Home, NC  EX Moveable Feast Rhapsody in Blue and more. The Original Collard with Fine Cooking  NC  FRONT ROW Sandwich, The Last Pat Madrid Rooftop with Marc Rotterman ternmaker, Napoleon Hill, 10:00  NC  North Carolina 9:30  NC  Washington Week The Chicken Lady, Newton Weekend 10:00  NC  NC SPIN Grove Drug Store, Brown Things To Do with the Kids  EX Poldark Season 2 Mountain Lights on Masterpiece Part 2—Love Triangle 20­ | August


visit unctv.org  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Joined Chest with Peter Follansbee 11:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 Kentucky Roots Noon  TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Get a groundbreaking, eye-opening look at chronic Welcome the season pain and its causes. with cool favorites and  NC  Sara’s hot new specials! Weeknight Meals Easy Elegance Saturday, August 29 12:30  NC  tasteMAKERS Jacobsen Salt Co., Sunday, September 6 Portland, Oregon 1:00  NC  Exploring Call or Text DONATE North Carolina to 1-800-984-9090. On the Shoulders of a River 1:30  TV Easy Yoga: The Secret unctv.org/specials to Strength & Balance with Peggy Cappy See how yoga can 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV increase strength and  NC  North Carolina mobility at any age. Weekend  NC  Expeditions Things To Do with the Kids with Patrick McMillan 9:30  TV Nature Cat The Clemson Forest:  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual A Backyard Bounty of Life Town Hall Special  EX Africa’s Great Child Well-Being & Civilizations COVID-19 Origins DV 10:00  TV North Carolina 2:00  NC  My Home, NC Weekend Things To Do with the Kids The Original Collard Sandwich, The Last Pat  NC  Carolina ternmaker, Napoleon Hill, Business Review The Chicken Lady, Newton 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Virtual Grove Drug Store, Brown Town Hall Special Mountain Lights. Child Well-Being & 2:30  TV Doo Wop to Pop COVID-19 Rock: My Music  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Celebrates 20 Years Cullie Tarleton Glen Campbell, Aretha  EX Reconstruction: Franklin and more stars America After celebrate hits from the the Civil War 1950s to the ‘70s. Examine the rise of Jim  NC  Story in the Crow and the undermining Public Square of Reconstruction’s legal Hilary Levey Friedman and political legacy.  EX Africa’s Great 11:00  TV Let’s Talk Menopause Civilizations Premiere! Dr. Tara Allmen The Cross & the Crescent shares tools to triumph DV through this phase of life. 3:00  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé

AUTUMN EXPLORATION

Get ready for an unforgettable night with NC’s Avett Brothers at Red Rocks, premiering Saturday, August 29, at 7 PM, on UNC-TV.

News flash—Dr. Tara Allmen premieres Let’s Talk Menopause, Saturday, August 29, at 11 AM, on UNC-TV.

3:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations Empires of Gold DV 4:00  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide The personal finance expert provides essential advice on planning for and thriving in retirement.  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations Cities DV 5:30  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  NC  Classic Gospel Amazing Grace  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations The Atlantic Age DV 7:00  TV Avett Brothers at Red Rocks Premiere! Join 9,000-plus fans as NC’s homegrown folk-rock heroes celebrate their 25th performance at this breathtaking, natural amphitheatre just over a year ago.  NC  Bluegrass Underground Keb’ Mo’ 7:30  NC  Echo Sessions The Get Right Band  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations DV 8:00  NC  Song of the Mountains John Scott Sherrill/ Presley Barker/Kristi Stanley & Running Blind 8:30 TV ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an allstar reunion of Motown, R&B and soul legends.

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evening&weekend listings 9:00  NC  Farm & Fun Time Irene Kelly/ Lonesome River Band  EX Miles Davis: American Masters The Birth of the Cool With full access to the jazz legend’s estate, see rare studio outtakes, photos and interviews. 10:00  NC  The Kate Delbert McClinton & The Self-Made Men + Dana 11:00  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  Austin City Limits Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit/Amanda Shires  EX Doo Wop to Pop Rock: My Music Celebrates 20 Years Glen Campbell, Aretha Franklin and more stars celebrate hits from the 1950s to the ‘70s.

Join Mister Rogers and Officer Clemmons and cool your heels with kindness on this encore presentation of Independent Lens Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Monday, August 31, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

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2:00  NC  Farm & Fun Time Irene Kelly/ Lonesome River Band 2:30  EX Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Get groundbreaking, eyeopening education about chronic pain and its causes. 3:00  TV The African-Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Full Series Marathon Henry Louis Gates Jr. shares the full sweep of AfricanAmerican history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent to today’s deeply divided America.  NC  The Kate Delbert McClinton & The Self-Made Men + Dana 4:00  NC  Austin City Limits Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit/Amanda Shires  EX Doo Wop to Pop Rock: My Music Celebrates 20 Years Glen Campbell, Aretha Franklin and more stars celebrate hits from the 1950s to the ‘70s. 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  NC  ncIMPACT Virtual Town Hall Special Child Well-Being & COVID-19 6 PM  NC  Black Issues Forum Special Summer 2020 BLM Protest & the Road to Progress 6:30  NC  POV Raising Bertie Follow three African-American boys coming of age in rural Bertie County.  EX Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs Celebrate the artist’s centennial with performances of Unforgettable and more timeless hits.


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