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01/2018 NC Spin Debuts • Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Launches • Flavor, NC’s New Season

Her Duty Her Passion Her Majesty

Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes return for seven new episodes as the queen, her prince and the court contend with disasters, celebrate triumphs and navigate a rapidly-changing world. What an extraordinary time to be queen indeed. Revel in all the regalness on member-supported UNC-TV.

Season Two PREMIERES SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, AT 9 PM


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Here’s Your Ticket To Greatness... UNC-TV Passport Brings You Broadway’s Best!

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This month, UNC-TV Passport brings you the “Best of Broadway” with some Great Performances, including Gypsy, Holiday Inn, In the Heights, Hamilton’s America and many others. As a UNC-TV sustaining member (just $5 or more a month or a $60 annual gift), enjoy on-demand access to over 1,000 hours of quality programs exclusive to PBS and UNC-TV. Visit unctv.org/passport for more details.

Just What the Doc Ordered Doc Watson Marathon, January 1, at 1 PM Settle in with the North Carolina Channel for over four hours of songs and stories from a national treasure— Deep Gap’s Doc Watson!

Resolve To Be Your Best Healthy Resolutions Day, Monday, January 1 Make 2018 your best year yet—resolve to get healthy, wealthy and wise! Step off on the right foot with an entire New Year’s Day full of resolutionary specials designed to get you physically and fiscally fit! Healthy Resolutions Day 2018 Specials: • 8 AM Easy Yoga for Diabetes with Peggy Cappy Learn how yoga and a good diet can have a positive impact on health. • 9 AM Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, MD Premiere! Discover the 11 mostly preventable or treatable risk factors that can steal your mind. • 11 AM New Rules of Food with Kristin Kirkpatrick Premiere! Learn simple, life-changing steps to get your diet, weight, energy and overall health back on track. • 12:30 PM Forever Painless with Miranda EsmondeWhite Get groundbreaking, eye-opening news about chronic pain and its causes. • 2 PM Suze Orman’s Financial Solutions for You This financial guru shares ways to make the most of unique investment situations. Ring in the New Year and resolve to be a new you! Enrich your mind, body and spirit with Healthy Resolutions Day 2018, exclusively on UNC-TV, starting at 8 AM. Learn more at unctv.org/specials...because it’s New Rules never too late to do the right thing.

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1:30 WordWorld DV 2:00 Super WHY! DV 2:30 Sesame Street DV 3:30 Dinosaur Train DV 4:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 5:30 Splash & Bubbles 6 PM Nature Cat

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

EXPLORE YOUR WORLD With SciGirls—Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Read-a-roo welcomes the Emmy™ award-winning SciGirls to the Block Party this month. Join Izzie, Jake and real-life middle schoolers in this mix of animated and live-action segments. Each episode follows bright, curious tween girls eager to put science and engineering to work in their everyday lives. With scientific mentors, the girls solve problems while inspiring kids at home to explore the world and discover that science and technology are everywhere!

ODD SQUAD: WORLD TURNED ODD! All-New Odd Squad Movie Premieres January 15 The inquisitive agents are back in the new Odd Squad: World Turned Odd! After Oona, Olympia and Otis accidentally change the past, undoing all their solved cases, they embark on a mission across time to set things right using math skills and teamwork. Watch the squad tackle one of their “oddest” missions yet in this twisted television movie premiere, Monday, January 15, only on Rootle.

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evening&weekend listings 1 MONDAY 6 AM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.  EX Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 7 While George triumphs, his relationship crumbles. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 8 Elizabeth turns the tables. 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Pimp My Grits 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Knoxville, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence  EX Midsomer Murders Death & Dust, Part 1 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Highway to the Future 8:50 EX My Home, NC—Shorts The Original Collard Sandwich 9:00  TV Great Performances: From Vienna—The New Year’s Celebration 2018 Ring in the new year with festive music and dance from the Vienna City Ballet.  NC  Changing Seas Living Fossils  EX Midsomer Murders Death & Dust, Part 2

Debonair Hugh Bonneville hosts Great Performances: From Vienna—The New Year’s Celebration 2018, Monday, January 1, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 4­ | January

Independent Lens The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin celebrates the Raleigh-raised author’s colorful life, Monday, January 1 at 10:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Pinehurst #H²O 9:50    EX My Home, NC—Shorts The Original Collard Sandwich 10:00  EX DCI Banks A Little Bit of Heart  NC  NOVA Day the Dinosaurs Died 10:30  TV Independent Lens The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin Explore the frank and funny Raleigh-raised creator of the groundbreaking Tales of the City series. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall

2 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Brazil with Michael Palin The Deep South 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Naples & Pompeii 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Pecans  EX Crossing South Wine Country: Valle de Guadalupe 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Unfamiliar Kin with Fred Armisen, Christopher Walken & Carly Simon  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ali Standish— The Ethan I Was Before  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways The Diamond Railway, Southern Africa

8:30  NC  First in Future Margaret Collins, Center for Creative Economy 9:00  TV Influenza 1918: American Experience See how this devastating epidemic ravaged America, killing 675,000 people. DV  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour Zurich, St. Gallen, Gstaad & Montreux 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Darryl Banks (Green Lantern) 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Abacus: Small Enough To Jail See the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis.  NC  Echo Sessions Music by John Doyle  EX Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine Pagans & the Cult of Martyrs 10:30  NC  NC Beat Best of Season 1 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Acclaimed journalist Christiane Amanpour and her guests discuss global issues.  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives St. Valentine’s Day Massacre/George Washington Miniature 11:30  TV BBC World News

3 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nature The Story of Cats: Into the Americas DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report


visit unctv.org  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Tuscany’s Dolce Vita 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Pinehurst #H²O  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Remote Tribes 8:00  TV Nature Snow Monkeys The Japanese macaque survives in winter temperatures below 15 degrees. DV  NC  One Band Indivisible See what goes into Durham’s charismatic Hillside High Marching Hornets.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Sunday Family Food 8:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Japan Fried Chicken 9:00  TV NOVA Invisible Universe Revealed Explore one of astronomy’s most ambitious tests: the Hubble Space Telescope.  NC  Sweet Dillard See a school year in the life of Florida’s Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble.  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Olive Oil Everything 9:30  EX Cooking Odyssey Kalamata 10:00  TV Aurora— Fire in the Sky Delve into the colorful glow that brightens the night sky in Earth’s polar regions.  NC  Pacific Heartbeat Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe DV  EX The Great British Baking Show Cake 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Schenectady to Niagara Falls 11:30  TV BBC World News

4 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Being Italian 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Just Ducky! 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour

Join Lisa Prince for the tasty season premiere of Flavor, NC, Thursday, January 4, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Great Hill Towns 7:30  TV Our State The Whalehead Club/ Crowders Mountain/ Grace in Granite  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Germany’s Rhine & Mosel Rivers 8:00  TV Muse: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown  NC  Tending the Wild Learn about environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California.  EX Music Voyager Yellow Roads of Italy: Rome, Umbria, Siena, Cinque Terre & Florence 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s 2 Coasts, Part 1  EX Music Voyager Yellow Roads of Italy: All Roads Lead to Rome— Umbria, Orvieto & Rome 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  NC  Rising Voices/ Hothaninpi The disappearing language on the Lakota nation reveals how languages die.  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Series Premiere! Houston, Texas 9:30  TV Flavor, NC Season Premiere! Beef Cattle Visit a cattle competition at the NC Mountain State Fair.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Painted People of the Desert 10:00  TV High Point University Presents: Wolf Blitzer Premiere! HPU President Nido Qubein engages in conversation with the longtime CNN anchor.

 NC  First Language— The Race To Save Cherokee The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians fights to revitalize its native language.  EX Crossing South Turista Libre 10:30  EX Peregrine Dame Buenos Aires 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Istanbul—At the Crossroads of History DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Blackfeet & Bison

5 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History 300 Years of Service 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Family Fiesta 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Left for Dead, Part 2 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home Worlds Apart Jack confirms Elizabeth has suffered a heart attack. 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman The political analyst and his guests discuss public affairs and policy issues.  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown

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evening&weekend listings 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Vollis Simpson Whirligigs 9:00  TV Great Performances: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga—Cheek to Cheek Live! The legendary singer and the pop diva collaborate on swinging selections.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Nonnatus House’s nuns and midwives move; Sister Winifred arrives. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs The stage and screen star brings down the house with his acclaimed cabaret show.  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments.  EX Father Brown The Brewer’s Daughter 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Timberlake Gallery 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Left for Dead, Part 2 11:30  TV BBC World News

6 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Hugh McColl Part 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Trophy Bluegill 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Spring Turkey Hunt  EX Exploring North Carolina Little Mountains 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Structured Bass  EX Exploring North Carolina Wilderness Next Door

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Check out Tijuana’s professional basketball team, the Zonkeys, on Crossing South, Saturday, January 6, at 9 AM, on The Explorer Channel.

8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 1  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 2  EX North Carolina Weekend’s Collecting Carolina Favorite NC Collectibles 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Crossing South Zonkeys & Polka 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Sand & Wood/Harper House/Puppet Masters  EX Peregrine Dame Cancun, Mexico 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  North Carolina Weekend’s Collecting Carolina Favorite NC Collectibles  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Southern Norway: A Modest but Generous Spud 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Edge of Life  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Clockmaker  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Meze Society 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World New Ways of Growing America’s Favorite Vegetable  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Venerable Bead DV

 EX Taste of History German Born, American Made 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Handcrafted DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Woodworking in Berea DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Family Fiesta Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Adams Vineyard at Willow Springs/Tips on Growing Hot Weather Plants  NC  Growing a Greener World Gardening in the Desert Southwest  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Buenos Aires, Argentina 12:30  TV America’s Heartland California’s Wild Horse Sanctuary/Westview Orchards  NC  Almanac Gardener Better Garden Tools  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Reefs, Ruins & Revivals: Belize’s Melting Pot 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Richmond, Part 2  NC  Refuge Swanquarter  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ireland—Coast to Coast DV 1:30  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Houston, Texas 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Castile: Toledo & Salamanca  NC  First in Future Margaret Collins, Center for Creative Economy  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Following the Reformation Trail in Switzerland & Germany DV  NC  InnovateNC Greensboro 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Table Maker  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations David Petraeus, Part 2  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Manassas to Jamestown 3:30  TV American Woodshop Corinthian Door Pilasters with Beautiful Carved Capitals


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Check out New Country Rehab on the season premiere of Jammin at Hippie Jack’s, Saturday, January 6, at 7 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  Comic Culture Darryl Banks (Green Lantern) 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Venerable Bead DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Hot Town Poster/Face Jug/ Lost City of Gold 4:30  TV This Old House A House for the Next Generation: Tommy’s Flair for Flares  NC  Scully/ The World Show Series Premiere! Canada’s Robert Scully goes oneon-one with some of the world’s most significant personalities. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues.  EX Antiques Roadshow Richmond, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Broadway Musicals (1971)  NC  Woodsongs Six String Soldier/ Pentagon Winds  EX The World’s Most Famous Train Travel the luxurious and romantic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By A Surprise for Jean  NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Season Premiere! New Country Rehab  EX Music Voyager Peru: Contemporary Lima 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Pardon?

 NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Mountain Heart  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Flowering of the Llamas 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Vixen’s Run, Part 1 An eccentric aristocrat drops dead after gathering his three wives.  NC  Song of the Mountains Blue Mafia/Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Provence, France 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Judaculla Rock 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders Vixen’s Run, Part 2  NC  Songs at the Center Theo Perry & Jonathan Elliott/Savannah Buist & Katie Larson  EX Farthest— Voyager in Space Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic missions revolutionized understanding our galaxy. 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Cardinal Sons 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Lost Identity  NC  Kate Jane Lynch 11:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Game Morse races against time in his nightmarish hunt for a serial killer. DV  NC  Austin City Limits Father John Misty/ The Black Angels  EX Globe Trekker Art Trails of the French Riviera

7 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth What is Philosophy of Biology?

 EX History Detectives Hot Town Poster/Face Jug/ Lost City of Gold 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman The financial advisor shares his investment insights.  EX Globe Trekker Delhi & Agra 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Finding Your Roots Immigrant Nation with Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd & John Turturro 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market Get solid reporting and analyses about agriculture and commodity markets. 9:00  TV This Old House A House for the Next Generation: Tommy’s Flair for Flares  NC  Washington Week  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways One Way Ticket to Siberia 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 Photographer Watson Brown  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Tony Earley—Mr. Tall  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways The Diamond Railway, Southern Africa 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Pinehurst #H²O  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ali Standish— The Ethan I Was Before 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch New Time! Ali Standish— The Ethan I Was Before  NC   Articulate with Jim Cotter Scents & Sensibility  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour Zurich, St. Gallen, Gstaad & Montreux

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evening&weekend listings 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Season Premiere! Catch new shows. (unctv.org/bif)  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Editorial Cartoonist Dwane Powell Noon  TV My Home, NC Mama Dip/Coming of the Shad/Land of Oz/ Banjo Earth/Glass Artist Ronnie Hughes  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ontario’s Central Counties: Multi-Cultural Advent DV 12:30  TV My Home, NC Courage of Chris Rosati/ Salem Street Drum Co./ Highland Brewing Co./ Hospital to Home/ Villa Verde  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines Justin Walts: Semper Fidelis  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Uganda: Mountain Gorillas 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Satisfying + Complete— With or Without Meat  NC  Song of the Mountains Jonathan Buckner & Chosen Road/ Flatt Lonesome  EX Doc Martin On the Edge, Part 2 1:30  TV Martha Bakes For the Cookie Jar 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Elegant Fall Dinner  NC  Songs at the Center Theo Perry & Jonathan Elliott/Savannah Buist & Katie Larson  EX Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece Part 1 Louisa Durrell and her headstrong children arrive on the bucolic Greek island in 1935. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country BBQ Thighs & Fried Peach Pies  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Cardinal Sons 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Soul of the South  NC  Austin City Limits Father John Misty/ The Black Angels  EX Masterpiece MYSTERY! Grantchester, Part 1 Rev. Sidney Chambers suspects a suicide is really murder. DV 8­ | January

Meet remarkable Mikaila Ulmer, founder of Me & the Bees Lemonade, as the new series Blackademics Television premieres Sunday, January 7, at 7 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Pizza Party 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Baking Up Comfort  NC  First in Future Wayne Holden  EX Father Brown The Labyrinth of the Minotaur 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table The Mezcal Trail  NC  Comic Culture Walter Simonson (Thor) 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Dance with the Dead, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Of All the Harbors in All the Towns  NC  Black Issues Forum Catch new shows. (unctv.org/bif)  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Houston, Texas 6:30  NC  Black America Presidential Politics & Black America with Errol  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Painted People of the Desert 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home True to Your Heart Newly discharged from hospital, Elizabeth is unimpressed by Regina’s treatment of George.

 NC  Blackademics Television Series Premiere! Ulmer/Wests/Smiths  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia 7:30  NC  Blackademics Television Glover/Thompson 8:00  TV Victoria on Masterpiece The Queen’s Husband At loose ends abroad, Albert finds a noble cause; Victoria gets her way at court.  NC  Queen of Swing Follow the life and career of Jazz Age trailblazer, actress and dancer Norma Miller.  EX Wildest Islands The Caribbean: The Wild Side of Paradise DV 9:00  TV Victoria on Masterpiece Engine of Change With a child on the way, Victoria must choose a regent should she die in childbirth.  NC  Hines Farm Blues Club Discover a rural Ohio club that served as an AfricanAmerican cultural nexus and hosted a “who’s who” of blues and jazz stars.  EX Wildest Islands Galapagos: Darwin’s Eden DV

10:00  TV Victoria on Masterpiece Young England  NC  Colored Frames Explore artists’ experiences in this reflection on the last half century of AfricanAmerican art.  EX Wildest Islands Sri Lanka: Monsoon Island DV

1:00  TV EastEnders 1  NC  Our State Flat Rock/Davidson/ Canjoe Man  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beef 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Mama Dip/Coming of the Shad/Land of Oz/ Banjo Earth/Glass Artist Ronnie Hughes

8 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour Zurich, St. Gallen, Gstaad & Montreux


visit unctv.org 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Cracklin’ Kitchen  EX Crossing South Skyline, Sweets, Fair & Fancy 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Harrisburg, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Where Rivers Are Born  EX Midsomer Murders Picture of Innocence, Part 1 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Living Collections 8:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts The Call of the Stache 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Knoxville, Part 2  NC  Changing Seas Biggest Fish in the Sea  EX Midsomer Murders Picture of Innocence, Part 2 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Alligators as Neighbors 10:00 TV Independent Lens Unrest A filmmaker struggles with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. DV EX DCI Banks Undertow  NC  NOVA Invisible Universe Revealed Explore one of astronomy’s most ambitious trials: the Hubble Space Telescope. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV Amanpour on PBS  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Western Turkey

9 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America

9:00  TV Into the Amazon: American Experience Premiere! Follow President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon’s journey into the heart of the South American rainforest.  NC  Muse: The Arts Show New! Berlin & Back Again: UNCSA Film Students  EX Real Rail Adventures: Join some rough-riding adventurers Swiss Winter Magic on Into the Amazon: American Chur, St. Moritz, the Goms Experience, Tuesday, January 9, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. Region, Zermatt & the Matterhorn, Mount Rigi & More  EX Taste of Louisiana with 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Ron Marz Chef John Folse & Co. (DC/Marvel Comics) Captain Sammy Faulk 10:00  NC  Echo Sessions 6:30  NC  Nightly Music by The Resonant Business Report Rogues  EX Mexico—  EX Ancient Roads from One Plate at a Time Christ to Constantine with Rick Bayless Constantine Off the Beaten Path in 10:30  NC  Songwriters Playa Del Carmen Mac Davis 7:00  TV Nightly 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Making of Rick Steves’ Switzerland: Scaling the Jungfrau Region DV Europe 11:30  TV BBC World News 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  EX In the Americas Poulet Rouge Chicken with David Yetman  EX Smart Travels— Chesapeake Bay: Europe with Rudy Maxa Of Clams & Oysters Italy’s Veneto & Dolomites 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots 10 WEDNESDAY Puritans & Pioneers with Ted Danson, Mary Steen 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour burgen & William H. Macy  NC  BBC World News  NC  North Carolina America Bookwatch  EX Nature Wiley Cash— Snow Monkeys DV The Last Ballad 6:30  NC  Nightly  EX Chris Tarrant: Business Report Extreme Railways 7:00  TV Nightly Trans-Caucasus Express, Business Report Caucasus  NC  PBS NewsHour 8:30  NC  First in Future  EX Rick Steves’ Europe kidonomics, Part 1 Burgundy: Profound France 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Alligators as Neighbors  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Journey to Love Valley 8:00  TV Nature Yosemite Global climate changes affect one of our greatest wildernesses. DV  NC  The Editor & the Dragon: Horace Carter Fights the Klan See how a newspaper publisher covered the KKK in pre-Civil Rights NC.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Campeche— Tale of a Pirate City

Welcome Alligators as Neighbors on SciTech Now North Carolina, Monday, January 8, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

January | 9


evening&weekend listings

Nothing to worry about, just a Black Hole Apocalypse on NOVA, Wednesday, January 10, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Portugal 9:00  TV NOVA Black Hole Apocalypse, Parts 1 & 2 Astrophysicist Janna Lavin reveals the mind-bending frontiers of black hole research.  NC  Klansville, U.S.A.: American Experience Examine why our state became home to the largest Klan organization. DV  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Meze Society 9:30  EX Cooking Odyssey Pylos 10:00  NC  Mayor: The Age of Riley See how a Charleston, SC, mayor sought inclusion and worked to improve his city.  EX The Great British Baking Show Biscuits 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Philadelphia to Gettysburg 11:30  TV BBC World News

11 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Gardener 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Cuisine Economique 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Dordogne 7:30  TV Our State Riding the Rails/ Mule Power/In-Tune

10­ | January

 EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Prague & Budapest 8:00  TV Muse: The Arts Show Berlin & Back Again: UNCSA Film Students  NC  Crying Earth Rise Up A Lakota mother seeks the source of the water contamination that damaged her daughter’s health.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Tokyo 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s 2 Coasts, Part 2  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hokkaido 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Independent Lens What Was Ours An Arapaho tribal elder finds ancestral objects in Chicago’s Field Museum archives. DV  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Bern Region, Switzerland 9:30  TV Flavor, NC Sheep Milk & Cheese Discover the delicate art of cheesemaking.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Land of Loch Ness 10:00  TV High Point University Presents: Tony Atala HPU President Nido Qubein speaks with the director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine.  NC  My Louisiana Love Explore the relationship between the oil industry and Native Americans in the Mississippi Delta.

Croon along with the all-star tribute Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, premiering Friday, January 12, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Crossing South Zonkeys & Polka 10:30  EX Peregrine Dame Cancun, Mexico 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Guatemala’s Semana Santa—Easter Week DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Cartagena & a Hidden Palenque

12 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Bonaparte in St. Lucia 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table American Classics, My Way 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Midsomer Life, Part 1 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home Cane Toad Sarah and George start a secret affair. 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Berlin & Back Again: UNCSA Film Students 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Downtown Apex 9:00  TV Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Premiere! Enjoy an all-star tribute to singer Tony Bennett from DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Trixie is upset when Jenny is promoted to acting sister; Cynthia helps a patient have a calm birth. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  EX Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise 10:30  TV REEL SOUTH Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me  NC  Carolina Business Review


visit unctv.org 10:50    EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Silver River Center 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Midsomer Life, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News

10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Little Mountains  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Metal Engraver  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas A Bite of Greek Red Wine 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World 13 SATURDAY A Year in the Life of the 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Garden Farm, Part 1 Neighborhood DV  NC  The Woodwright’s  NC  Biographical ConverShop with Roy Underhill sations with Howard Lee Who Wrote the Howard Lee, Part 1 of 3 Book of Sloyd?  EX Carolina  EX Taste of History Outdoor Journal Creole Cuisine & the Caddis Hatch Trout War of 1812 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Neighborhood DV Garden Home  EX Carolina Outdoor Farm School DV Journal Classics  NC  The Woodwright’s Spring Turkey Hunt Shop with Roy Underhill 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Dovetailed Grease Pot DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Journal Classics American Classics, My Way Gulfstream Yellowfin Tuna Noon  TV Almanac Gardener  EX Exploring Caring for Orchids/ North Carolina Growing Fall Collards Passion for the Land  NC  Growing a 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV Greener World  NC  Carolina Hope for Heroes: The Outdoor Journal Farmer Veteran Coalition Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  EX Rudy Maxa’s World  EX Exploring Mendoza, Argentina North Carolina 12:30  TV America’s Heartland For the Birds How Smartphone Tech 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Could Benefit Crops in Neighborhood DV Third-World Nations  NC  Exploring  NC  Almanac Gardener North Carolina Solving Root Problems Long Parks  EX In the Americas  EX North Carolina with David Yetman Weekend Yakima: The Quest for Hops 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  NC  Exploring Harrisburg, Part 1 North Carolina  NC  Exploring On the Border North Carolina  EX North Carolina Week- Long Parks end’s Collecting Carolina  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Historical Collectibles Travelscope 9:00  TV Curious George DV France—Bordeaux DV  NC  North Carolina 1:30  NC  Exploring Weekend North Carolina  EX Crossing South On the Border Mexicali Zoo & Brew  EX Samantha Brown’s 9:30  TV Nature Cat Places to Love  NC  Our State Bern Region, Switzerland Oak Island Light/Hanging 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Rock State Park/Heavy Metal Normandy: War-Torn  EX Peregrine Dame Yet Full of Life Rio De Janeiro  NC  First in Future 10:00  TV North Carolina Brian Etheridge, Weekend Leadership North Carolina  NC  North Carolina Week-  EX Globe Trekker end’s Collecting Carolina Road Trip: Patagonia Historical Collectibles 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s  EX New Scandinavian Travelscope Cooking Following the Reformation Western Norway: Trail in Switzerland A World of Apples & Germany DV

 NC  InnovateNC Pembroke 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Still Maker  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations GMC CEO Mary Barra  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour Zurich, St. Gallen, Gstaad & Montreux 3:30  TV American Woodshop Garden Fan Trellis/ Garden Gates  NC  Comic Culture Ron Marz (DC/Marvel Comics) 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 Jackie Robinson All-Stars/ Modoc Basket/Special Agent Five 4:30  TV This Old House A House for the Next Generation: Time for Trim  NC  Scully/ The World Show 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Richmond, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show 200 Years of American Music, Part 1 (1976)  NC  Woodsongs Linkin’ Bridge/Run Boy Run  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Tokyo 6:30  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hokkaido 7:00  TV As Time Goes By An Old Flame  NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Willie Sugarcapps  EX Music Voyager Italy: Yellow Roads of Italy 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The New Neighbours  NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s SteelDrivers  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Saving the Mighty Rhino

January | 11


evening&weekend listings 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Down Among the Dead Men, Part 1 Barnaby has plenty of suspects when blackmail, revenge and murder hit town.  NC  Song of the Mountains Jonathan Buckner & Chosen Road/ Flatt Lonesome  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Kim’s Wig Center 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders Down Among the Dead Men, Part 2  NC  Songs at the Center Willie Phoenix/Kathy Redwine & Hollie Brogunier/ Steve Goodie  EX Year in Space Go behind the scenes of astronaut Scott Kelly’s year on the International Space Station. 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Indigo De Souza 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Dishing Up Murder  NC  Kate Darlene Love  EX Beyond a Year in Space Follow Scott Kelly’s last day in space, his return to Earth and astronaut training. 11:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Canticle When a morality advocate receives a death threat, Morse must protect her at all costs. DV  NC  Austin City Limits Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit/ Amanda Shires  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Provence, France

14 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Epistemology: How do I Know?  EX History Detectives Jackie Robinson All-Stars/ Modoc Basket/Special Agent Five 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Amazon 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack

12­ | January

8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Finding Your Roots Black Like Me with Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee & Suzanne Malveaux 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market 9:00  TV This Old House A House for the Next Generation: Time for Trim  NC  Washington Week  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Slow Train to Guantanamo Bay 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Silica Dust/Wobbly Toilet  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Muse: The Arts Show Berlin & Back Again: UNCSA Film Students  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ralph Hardy—Argos  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Trans-Caucasus Express, Caucasus 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Alligators as Neighbors  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Wiley Cash— The Last Ballad 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Wiley Cash— The Last Ballad  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Watsky on How to Ruin Everything  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Winter Magic Chur/St. Moritz/Goms Region/Zermatt & the Matterhorn, Mount Rigi & More 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Catch new shows. (unctv.org/bif)  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown Noon  TV My Home, NC Endurance Seafood/ Connor Stroud/Kings BBQ/ FARM Café/The Avett Brothers: Joe Kwon  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Sault Saint Marie, Canada DV

2:30  TV My Home, NC 1 The Original Collard Sandwich/Last Patternmaker/Napoleon Hill/Chicken Lady/ Newton Grove Drug Store/ Brown Mountain Lights  NC  Fishing Behind thsie Lines Shane Dial: Roots on the Raquette  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Turtles & Tsongas 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Big Flavor, Less Salt  NC  Song of the Mountains Molly Rose Band/Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice  EX Doc Martin The Apple Doesn’t Fall 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Alternative Crusts 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Canning Classics  NC  Songs at the Center Willie Phoenix/Kathy Redwine & Hollie Brogunier/ Steve Goodie  EX Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece Part 2 Louisa orders her children to put food on the table. Larry bites the bullet and goes hunting. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Ribs & Mashed Potatoes Revisited  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Indigo De Souza 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Girlpower: Hot Young Female Chefs  NC  Austin City Limits Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit/ Amanda Shires  EX Masterpiece MYSTERY! Grantchester, Part 2 Sidney’s former flame throws an engagement party that leads to murder. Sidney must crack the case. DV 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Italian Staples 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless The Splendor of Yucatan’s Enchanting Markets  NC  First in Future Kidonomics, Part 1  EX Father Brown The Eve of St. John 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table From Pueblo to City  NC  Comic Culture Tom Lyle (Marvel, DC Comics)


visit unctv.org

Go inside Queen Elizabeth’s royal residences with Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service, premiering Sunday, January 14, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Animal Within, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Haemophobia  NC  Black Issues Forum Catch new shows. (unctv.org/bif)  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Bern Region, Switzerland 6:30  NC  Black America Appreciating & Saving Our Historic Places with Brent Leggs  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Land of Loch Ness 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home New Beginning Sarah agrees to marry George.  NC  Blackademics Television Tyson/Gilbarg  EX Globe Trekker Nigeria 7:30  NC  Blackademics Television Blakes/Robinson 8:00  TV Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service Series Premiere! Windsor Learn about the Knights of the Garter.  NC  American Masters August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand Consider the playwright’s legacy, from his roots as an activist to his work on Broadway.  EX Wildest Islands The Hebrides: Land of Legends DV 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts International Delights

9:00  TV Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece Season Premiere! A Soldier’s Daughter & The GreenEyed Monster Albert’s budding friendship with mathematician Ada Lovelace rattles the againpregnant Victoria.  EX Wildest Islands Amazon River Islands: The Floating Forest DV 9:30  NC  American Masters Althea Durham-based filmmaker Rex Miller reveals the story of Althea Gibson, the tennis star who broke the color barrier in tennis and won Wimbledon. 10:00  EX Wildest Islands Falkland Islands: Penguin Paradise DV 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Waterway Tales/ Love Valley/Doll Lady  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beer 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Courage of Chris Rosati/ Salem Street Drum Co./ Highland Brewing Co./Hospital to Home/Villa Verde

15 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Winter Magic Chur, St. Moritz, the Goms Region, Zermatt & the Matterhorn, Mount Rigi & More 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Barcelona & Catalunya 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Tomatoes...You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey

 EX Crossing South Crooner, Tigers, Drinks & Food 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Harrisburg, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s 2 Coasts, Part 1  EX Midsomer Murders They Seek Him Here, Part 1 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s 2 Coasts, Part 2 8:50    EX My Home, NC—Shorts Napoleon Hill 9:00  TV Independent Lens I Am Not Your Negro Witness writer James Baldwin’s crucial observations on American race relations. DV  NC  Changing Seas Galapagos: Windows Into the Future  EX Midsomer Murders They Seek Him Here, Part 2 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Saving Bats 10:00  NC  My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life & Science of Dr. Marian Diamond Meet this founder of modern neuroscience.  EX Shetland DI Jimmy Perez and team are convinced two incidents are connected. 10:30  TV The Education of Harvey Gantt Learn the Charlottean’s story as the first AfricanAmerican student accepted to a white college in SC. 11:00  TV An Unlikely Friendship Examine a surprising friendship between a KKK leader and an outspoken black activist in Durham.  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Shetland Perez believes Michael Maguire is implicated in a young man’s grisly death. 11:30  TV Amanpour on PBS

16 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Glenda Daigle 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Ceviches Gone Wild January | 13


evening&weekend listings 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich & Lausanne 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Passion for Pollinators  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Oslo & Norway 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Black Like Me  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Karen Cox—Goat Castle Malinda Lowery guest hosts.  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways War, Ore & Santa Claus, Scandinavia
 8:30  NC  First in Future Kidonomics, Part 2 9:00  TV Secret of Tuxedo Park: American Experience Meet a Wall Street tycoon who led a double life as a scientist. DV  NC  Muse: The Arts Show New! Rosalia Torres-Weiner Artivist  EX Real Rail Adventures: Switzerland Marvel at the engineering feats and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system. 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Tom Orzechowski (X-Men, Spawn) 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Rape on the Night Shift Investigate the sexual abuse of undocumented women in the service industry.  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Raising Caine  EX The World’s Most Famous Train The Venice Simplon-OrientExpress is considered the most luxurious and romantic train in the world. 10:30  NC  Songwriters Steve Cropper 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Taiwan: The Culture of Tea DV

11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peoples of Oaxaca & the Arrival of Holy Week

17 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America

14­ | January

Guest host Malinda Lowery (L) welcomes Karen Cox to North Carolina Bookwatch, Tuesday, January 16, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 EX Nature Yosemite Global climate changes affect one of our greatest wildernesses. DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna & the Danube 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Saving Bats  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Wild Cheetah 8:00  TV Nature Arctic Wolf Pack  NC  Independent Lens I Am Not Your Negro This documentary showcases writer James Baldwin’s crucial observations on American race relations. DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Ancient Yucatan with My Boys 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food NY 2014 Deli/ Jewish Cooking 9:00  TV NOVA Hagia Sophia—Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery Architects and engineers study the Turkish dome’s unique form.  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas A Bite of Greek Red Wine 9:30  NC  The Education of Harvey Gantt Learn the Charlottean’s story as the first AfricanAmerican student accepted to a white college in SC.  EX Cooking Odyssey Ermioni 10:00  TV Understanding the Opioid Epidemic Learn about this public health crisis and those persons affected by it.

 NC  Chairman Jones: An Improbable Leader A rural farmer’s fight for equal education for black children transforms him and Northampton County.  EX The Great British Baking Show Bread 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Wilmington to Fort McHenry 11:30  TV BBC World News

18 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Food Artist 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Wonders of the Sea 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Czech Republic off the Beaten Path 7:30  TV Our State Coast Protectors/Jackson House/Jim McPhail  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa France’s Champagne Region 8:00  TV Muse: The Arts Show Rosalia Torres-Weiner Artivist  NC  Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience Explore the lives of contemporary Native American role models.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Kyushu 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Long Parks  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hong Kong, Part 1


visit unctv.org Explore the author/activist’s life and work on Lorraine Hansberry: American Masters, Friday, January 19, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 Comanche LaDonna Harris led an extensive political and social activist life.  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Brooklyn, New York 9:30  TV Flavor, NC From the Vineyard Special Visit Elkin Creek, Carolina Heritage and Burntshirt.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Amazing Encounters 10:00  TV High Point University Presents: Cam Marston HPU President Nido Qubein speaks with a leading expert on generational change and its affect on the marketplace.  NC  POV Tribal Justice Native-American judges use traditional concepts of justice to reduce incarceration rates.  EX Crossing South Mexicali Zoo & Brew 10:30  EX Peregrine Dame Rio de Janeiro 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  EX Travelscope Taiwan—Forgotten People

1:00  TV Amanpour on PBS 1  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Midsomer Life, Part 2 11:30  TV BBC World News

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6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Howard Lee Part 2 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s 8:00  TV Washington Week Neighborhood DV  NC  North Carolina  EX Carolina Outdoor Weekend Journal Classics  EX A Place To Call Home Gulfstream Yellowfin Tuna Lest We Forget George is 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV asked to host a Japanese  NC  Carolina Outdoor trade delegation. Journal Classics 8:30  TV Front Row with Striped Bass Combo Marc Rotterman  EX Exploring  NC  Muse: The Arts Show North Carolina  Torres-Weiner Artivist Form & Function 8:50  EX North Carolina 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV Weekend—Shorts  NC  Carolina Silver River Center Outdoor Journal 9:00  TV Lorraine Hansberry: Caddis Hatch Trout American Masters  EX Exploring Premiere! This revealing North Carolina portrait of the Raisin in the Currituck Sun playwright and Civil 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Rights activist features rare Neighborhood DV footage and documents, as  NC  Exploring well as interviews with such North Carolina legends as Sidney Poitier, Canals of North Carolina Ruby Dee, Harry Belafonte  EX North Carolina and Louis Gossett Jr. Weekend DV  NC  Front Row with 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV 11:30  TV BBC World News Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Call the Midwife North Carolina  EX In the Americas Sister Julienne risks her rep- Haw Revival with David Yetman utation to help a pregnant  EX North Carolina Week The Brazilian State of Ceará’ prison inmate. end’s Collecting Carolina 9:30  NC  Washington Week Collecting NC Pottery 10:00  NC  NC SPIN 19 FRIDAY 9:00  TV Curious George DV  EX Father Brown  NC  North Carolina 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour The Crackpot of the Empire Weekend  NC  BBC World News 10:30  NC  Carolina Business  EX Crossing South America Review Mexicali: Rappel & Baseball  EX Taste of History 10:50  EX North Carolina 9:30  TV Nature Cat Alexander Hamilton Weekend—Shorts  NC  Our State the Financier Old Havana Sandwich Shop New River Adventure/ 6:30  NC  Nightly Carolina Chocolate Drops Business Report  EX Peregrine Dame  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Puerto Rico Sugar for Hubby 10:00  TV North Carolina 7:00  TV Nightly Weekend Business Report  NC  North Carolina Week  NC  PBS NewsHour end’s Collecting Carolina  EX Midsomer Murders Collecting NC Pottery Midsomer Life, Part 2  EX New Scandinavian 7:30  TV NC SPIN Cooking Series Premiere! Join Northern Norway: Tom Campbell and his Ice Cold Bounty guests for informative, balanced debate for Join Tom Campbell for NC SPIN, the Old North State. premiering Friday, January 19, at 7:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

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evening&weekend listings 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Wilderness Next Door  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Woodturner— Newland, NC’s Alan Hollar  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas The Lesvos Spirit 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 2  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Holly Wood Spectaculars DV

 EX Taste of History 300 Years of Service 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Living Poultry Museum DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Secrets of the Whirlygig DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Sugar for Hubby Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Better Garden Tools  NC  Growing a Greener World The Green Bronx Machine: The Power of a Classroom  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Tokyo, Japan 12:30  TV America’s Heartland California Sake/ Historic Windmills  NC  Almanac Gardener The Blooming of Rare Plants  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Panama’s Wild West 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Harrisburg, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan’s Penghu Islands DV 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Haw Revival  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Brooklyn, New York 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Belfast & the Best of Northern Ireland  NC  First in Future Sepideh Saidi, Sepi Engineering & Construction  EX Globe Trekker Nigeria 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Eastern Europe’s Treasures: From Budapest to Bucharest DV  NC  InnovateNC Wilmington 16­ | January

3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Brass Horn Makers  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Winter Magic Chur, St. Moritz, the Goms Region, Zermatt & the Matterhorn, Mount Rigi & More 3:30  TV American Woodshop Shop Tool Tray Bench for the Organized Work Space  NC  Comic Culture Tom Orzechowski (X-Men, Spawn) 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Holly Wood Spectaculars DV

 NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives WB Cartoons/Galvez Papers/Mussolini Dagger 4:30  TV This Old House A House for the Next Generation: Homeowners Pitch In  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Richmond, Part 3 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show 200 Years of American Music, Part 2 (1976)  NC  Woodsongs Exile/Martin Family Circus  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Kyushu 6:30  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hong Kong, Part 1 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Bypass  NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Outlaw Gospel  EX Music Voyager Yellow Roads of Italy: All Roads Lead to Rome— Umbria, Orvieto & Rome 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Too Old...or Too Nosy  NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Chuck Johnson & Charlyhorse  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan

8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Four Funerals & a Wedding, Part 1 A 90-year-old battle of the sexes comes to a head in Broughton, with casualties on both sides.  NC  Song of the Mountains Molly Rose Band/Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Photographer Watson Brown 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders Four Funerals & a Wedding, Part 2  NC  Songs at the Center Don Henry  EX Ireland’s Wild Coast Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes an odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast. 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Max Hatt & Edda Glass 10:00  TV Death in Paradise The Blood Red Sea  NC  Kate Kiefer Sutherland  EX Tommy Makem’s Ireland The Irish folksinger visits pubs, churches, castles and cliffs, from Dublin to the Dingle Peninsula. 11:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Lazaretto A chain of events lead to Endeavour’s probe of a supposedly cursed hospital and its staff. DV  NC  Austin City Limits Herbie Hancock  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt

21 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth God’s Sovereignty: A Tribute to Hugh McCann  EX History Detectives WB Cartoons/Galvez Papers/Mussolini Dagger 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Vietnam 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  Carolina Business Review


visit unctv.org 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Catch new shows. (unctv.org/bif)  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Berlin & Back Again: UNCSA Film Students Noon  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Northwest Ontario: Lake Superior & Beyond DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines Heath Buchanan & Gary Graeff: Catfish & Canoes Join Jesse Kramer on Song of the  EX Born To Explore Mountains, Sunday, January 21, at with Richard Wiese 1 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. Australia: Secret Outback 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Raw vs. Cooked  EX Finding Your Roots  NC  Song of the Mountains Children of the Revolu Jesse Kramer/ tion with Lupita Nyong’o, Presley & Taylor Carmelo Anthony &  EX Doc Martin Ana Navarro Movement 8:30  TV Wild Kratts 1:30  TV Martha Bakes  NC  Market to Market Flour Power 9:00  TV This Old House 2:00  TV America’s A House for the Test Kitchen from Next Generation: Cook’s Illustrated Homeowners Pitch In Steak & Veggies  NC  Washington Week  NC  Songs at the Center  EX Chris Tarrant: Don Henry Extreme Railways  EX Durrells in Corfu The Great Japanese on Masterpiece Train Ride Part 3 Gerry’s new 9:30  TV Ask This Old House soulmate has a surprising Tankless Water Heater/ background; Leslie suffers Retaining Wall the pangs of heartbreak.  NC  Front Row with 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Muse: The Arts Show Bourbon & Broccoli Hit the Grill Rosalia Torres-Weiner Artivist  NC  Echo Sessions  NC  NC SPIN Music by Max Hatt &  EX Chris Tarrant: Edda Glass Extreme Railways 3:00  TV Sara’s War, Ore & Santa Claus, Weeknight Meals Scandinavia Best of Summer 10:30  TV SciTech Now  NC  Austin City Limits North Carolina Herbie Hancock Saving Bats  EX Masterpiece  NC  North Carolina MYSTERY! Bookwatch Grantchester, Part 3 An old Karen Cox—Goat Castle woman dies shortly after Malinda Lowery guest hosts. telling Sidney that someone 1:00  TV North Carolina 1 wants her dead. DV Bookwatch 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Karen Cox—Goat Castle Malinda Lowery guest hosts. Meatballs 4:00  TV Mexico—  NC  Articulate One Plate at a Time with Jim Cotter with Rick Bayless The Cutting Edge of A Place of Deeply-Rooted Stained Glass Innovation  EX Real Rail Adventures:  NC  First in Future Switzerland Kidonomics, Part 2 Marvel at the engineering  EX Father Brown feats and visual splendors The Chedworth Cyclone of the Swiss rail system.

4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Women of Oaxaca  NC  Comic Culture Paulo Rivera (Marvel, DC Comics) 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Animal Within, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Old Dogs  NC  Black Issues Forum Catch new shows. (unctv.org/bif)  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Brooklyn, New York 6:30  NC  Black America The Art & Sport of Fencing with Peter Westbrook  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Amazing Encounters 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Secret Love James and Olivia’s hopes of a brighter future are challenged.  NC  Blackademics Television Hills/Luckett/Santana  EX Globe Trekker Top 10 South American Adventures 7:30  NC  Blackademics Television Blakes/Adair/Staples 8:00  TV Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service Inveraray & Holyroodhouse Visit Mary Queen of Scots’ bedchamber.  NC  Lorraine Hansberry: American Masters This revealing portrait of the artist and activist features rare footage and documents, as well as interviews with such Hollywood legends as Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Harry Belafonte and Louis Gossett Jr.  EX Wildest Islands Japan: Islands of Extremes DV

8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Brown Mountain Lights 9:00  TV Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece Warp & Weft/The Sins of the Father Discontent grows in the country, and despondency at the castle.  EX Wildest Islands Philippines: Islands of Mystery DV

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evening&weekend listings 0:00  NC  Black Ballerina 1 Discover the stories of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet.  EX Wildest Islands Vancouver Islands: Rivers of Life DV 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Linville Caverns/Castle McCulloch/Sandy Feat  EX Globe Trekker Myanmar 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Endurance Seafood/ Connor Stroud/Kings BBQ/ FARM Café/The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon

9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Restorative Fire 10:00  NC  NOVA Hagia Sophia—Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery Architects and engineers study the Turkish dome’s unique form.  EX Shetland Perez and Tosh’s probe leads them to Glasgow. 10:30  TV Independent Lens The Prison in Twelve Landscapes Visit a series of ordinary American places where prisons affect lives. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Shetland Perez and team are intent on tracking down the killer. 11:30  TV Amanpour on PBS

Meet David Benson, the artist behind Raleigh’s New Year’s Eve icon on Muse: The Arts Show, Tuesday, January 23, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Julian Pleasants— 23 TUESDAY Home Front 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX America’s First City—  NC  BBC World News 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour A Secrets of the Dead America  NC  BBC World News Special  EX Real Rail Adventures: America Switzerland  EX Taste of Louisiana with Archaeologists, scientists and historians uncover Marvel at the engineering Chef John Folse & Co. the little-known history of feats and visual splendors June Breaux Greene America’s Spanish colonists. of the Swiss rail system. 6:30  NC  Nightly Jimmy Smits narrates. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 8:30  NC  First in Future Business Report  EX Mexico— Kidonomics, Part 3 7:00  TV Nightly One Plate at a Time 9:00  TV FRONTLINE Business Report with Rick Bayless Exodus: The Journey  NC  PBS NewsHour Cooking Like a Local Continues  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 7:00  TV Nightly  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Athens & Side Trips Business Report Acorn Drop 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life  NC  PBS NewsHour 9:30  NC  Comic Culture The World Is Your Oyster  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Chris Sims (X-Men 92)  EX Crossing South Copenhagen 10:00  NC  Echo Sessions San Felipe & Tecate 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Music by Mike Dillon Band 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Ll Urban Hydroponics  EX Secrets of the Dead Harrisburg, Part 3  EX Smart Travels— Jamestown’s Dark Winter  NC  Exploring Europe with Rudy Maxa Forensic anthropologists North Carolina Medieval Europe unearth dark secrets at the Cafeteria Line 8:00  TV We’ll Meet Again early American colony. DV  EX Midsomer Murders Children of WWII Join Death in a Chocolate Box, journalist Ann Curry as she 10:30  NC  Songwriters Guy Clark Part 1 hosts dramatic reunions. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS 8:30  NC  Exploring  NC  PBS NewsHour North Carolina  EX Travelscope Long Parks San Antonio— 8:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts More Than the Alamo DV Historic Beach Cottage Row 11:30  TV BBC World News 9:00  TV Independent Lens  EX In the Americas The Force The longwith David Yetman troubled Oakland Police In the Mouth of the Department struggles to Amazon confront federal demands for reform.  NC  Changing Seas 24 WEDNESDAY Saving Sawfish Scientists 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour conduct research in Florida  NC  BBC World News to save these endangered, America prehistoric-looking fish.  EX Nature  EX Midsomer Murders Arctic Wolf Pack Death in a Chocolate Box, See stories of unbreakable bonds 6:30  NC  Nightly Part 2 on Ann Curry’s six-part We’ll Meet Business Report Again, premiering Tuesday, January 7:00  TV Nightly 23, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. Business Report

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visit unctv.org  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Restorative Fire  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese India: Good Karma 8:00  TV Nature Animal Misfits Meet odd and unlikely creatures that, at first glance, seem illequipped for survival. DV  NC  Without Perfect Answers Two residential schools in NC and Jerusalem work to find a better way for at-risk children.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Izamal—Gold & God 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Batard 9:00  TV NOVA Petra: Lost City of Stone Experts carve a templetomb to find out how the ancient people of Petra built their city of stone.  NC  Independent Lens The Bad Kids Educators provide empathy and life skills to underserved students at risk of dropping out. DV  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas The Lesvos Spirit 9:30  EX Cooking Odyssey Loutraki 10:00  TV Secrets of the Dead Scanning the Pyramids  EX The Great British Baking Show Batter 10:30  NC  Oyler: One School, One Year A Cincinnati public school fights to break the cycle of poverty in an urban Appalachian community. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Washington to Mount Vernon 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour

25 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen I Love Cheese! 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report

 EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Menu Memories 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Istanbul 7:30  TV Our State More Waterway Tales/ Face Time/Makeshift Music  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Four Great Cities of Europe 8:00  TV Muse: The Arts Show Acorn Drop  NC  Deeply Rooted: John Coykendall’s Journey to Save Our Seeds & Stories Meet a man who has spent nearly 40 years preserving the seeds, traditions and oral histories of a rural Louisiana community.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hong Kong, Part 2 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Bangkok 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Independent Lens Seed: The Untold Story Seed keepers around the world strive to protect humanity’s 12,000-year-old food legacy. DV  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Shanghai, China 9:30  TV Flavor, NC Food Trucks See what’s behind food truck mania.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese India: Incredible Land 10:00  TV High Point University Presents: Kevin Ashton HPU President Nido Qubein speaks with “the Internet of Things”tech pioneer.  NC  Carolina Preserves Explore Greensboro artist William Mangum deftly captured paintings.  EX Crossing South Mexicali: Rappel & Baseball 10:30  EX Peregrine Dame Puerto Rico 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Port Aransas, TX— Fun on the Texas Coast DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas

26 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Cajun Cuisine of the Acadians 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Asian Influences in Mexican Cooking 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders The Magician’s Nephew, Part 1 7:30  TV NC SPIN 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home True to Your Heart Newly discharged from hospital, Elizabeth is unimpressed by Regina’s treatment of George. 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Acorn Drop 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Old Havana Sandwich Shop 9:00  TV Soundbreaking The Art of Recording See how a music producer tries to turn an artist’s vision into a hit.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Jenny’s patient Leah struggles to cope with her mother’s agoraphobia, as well as her own pregnancy. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Soundbreaking Painting with Sound Learn how the recording studio itself became an instrument.  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Daughter of Autolycus 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Clemmons Kitchen 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders The Magician’s Nephew, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News

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evening&weekend listings 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Passion for the Land 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy Neighborhood DV The Stained Glassmaker  NC  Biographical Conver  EX My Greek Table sations with Howard Lee with Diane Kochilas Part 3 of 3 Greek Mountain Cheeses  EX Carolina 11:00  TV Growing a Outdoor Journal Greener World Beetle Spin Approach Epic Tomatoes in Raleigh 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s  NC  The Woodwright’s Neighborhood DV Shop with Roy Underhill  EX Carolina Outdoor The Roubo Bookstand DV Journal Classics  EX Taste of History Striped Bass Combo Bonaparte in St. Lucia 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s  NC  Carolina Outdoor Garden Home Journal Classics Deck the Halls DV Marshland Duck Hunt  NC  The Woodwright’s  EX Exploring Shop with Roy Underhill North Carolina Shaker Rocker Frame DV Logos vs. Leaves  EX Pati’s Mexican Table 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV Asian Influences in  NC  Carolina Mexican Cooking Outdoor Journal Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Bluefish on Top Solving Root Problems  EX Exploring  NC  Growing a North Carolina Greener World Our Place in Space In Susan’s Garden: A Back 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s yard Habitat in Harmony Neighborhood DV  EX Rudy Maxa’s World  NC  Exploring Kyoto, Japan North Carolina 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Report from the Birds Last Cattle Drive  EX North Carolina  NC  Almanac Gardener Weekend When To Use a Treegator 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  EX In the Americas  NC  Exploring with David Yetman North Carolina Argentina’s Route 40: From Life at the Top the Steppes to the Lake  EX A Sweet Potato Tale: Exporting North Carolina’s 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Harrisburg, Part 3 Southern Spuds  NC  Exploring Frank Graff yams it up North Carolina abroad with a veritable bounty of the sweet taters! Report from the Birds  EX Joseph Rosendo’s 9:00  TV Curious George DV Travelscope  NC  North Carolina Portugal: From Porto Weekend to Salamanca DV  EX Crossing South 1:30  NC  Exploring Mexicali & San Felipe North Carolina 9:30  TV Nature Cat Life at the Top  NC  Our State  EX Samantha Brown’s Tweetsie/Silver Lining/ Places to Love Brasstown Dancers  EX Travel Detective with Shanghai, China 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Peter Greenberg London: Mod & Trad Hidden Gems of Sydney  NC  First in Future 10:00  TV North Carolina Mary Danowitz, Dean, NC Weekend State College of Education  NC  A Sweet Potato Tale:  EX Globe Trekker Exporting North Carolina’s Top 10 South American Southern Spuds Adventures Frank Graff yams it up 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s with a veritable bounty Travelscope of sweet taters! South Korea:  EX New Scandinavian A Winter Journey DV Cooking  NC  InnovateNC Southern Norway: Wilson Smoke & Water 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Rocking Horse Maker

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 NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Warren Buffett  EX Real Rail Adventures: Switzerland Marvel at the engineering feats and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Intarsia Flying Eagle Scroll Saw Folk Art with Scorched Wood Accents  NC  Comic Culture Chris Sims (X-Men 92) 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Roubo Bookstand DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Chicago Clock/Universal Friends/War Dog Letter 4:30  TV This Old House A House for the Next Generation: Salvage Helps the Bottom Line  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Beetle Spin Approach  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Knoxville, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show The Italian Show (1966)  NC  Woodsongs Eric Johnson/ Gonzalo Bergara Quartet  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hong Kong, Part 2 6:30  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Bangkok 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Old Folks’ Party  NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Ashley Cleveland  EX Music Voyager Atlanta: A Music Voyager Special 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Proposal  NC  Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Josh Farrow  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Cyprus: Cleopatra’s Secret Island 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Country Matters, Part 1 An environmental supervisor is murdered during a protest against the building of a supermarket.  NC  Song of the Mountains Jesse Kramer/ Presley & Taylor


visit unctv.org  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Land of Legends 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Better Brunch  EX Globe Trekker  NC  Song of the Mountains Nigeria The Boxcars 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts  EX Doc Martin Mitchell’s Clothing City Slickers 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Country Matters, Part 2 Seeded  NC  Songs at the Center 2:00  TV America’s David LaMotte/Grace Test Kitchen from Adele & Keenan Wade/ Cook’s Illustrated Isken 9:00  TV This Old House Mediterranean Grill  EX Ireland’s Wild Coast A House for the Next  NC  Songs at the Center Explore the wildlife and Generation: Salvage David LaMotte/Grace mountains around Clew Helps the Bottom Line Adele & Keenan Wade/ Bay, Donegal and the coast  NC  Washington Week Isken of Northern Ireland.  EX Chris Tarrant:  EX Durrells in Corfu 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Extreme Railways on Masterpiece Music by The New The Railway that Leslie gets thrown MasterSounds Created Canada out of the house and 10:00  TV Death in Paradise 9:30  TV Ask This Old House ends up in court. Flames of Love Dutch Door/ 2:30  TV Cook’s Country  NC  Kate Landscape Checkers Straight from SoCal Mary Lambert  NC  Front Row with  NC  Echo Sessions  EX Tommy Makem’s Marc Rotterman Ireland 10:00  TV Muse: The Arts Show Music by The New MasterSounds The Irish folksinger visits Acorn Drop 3:00  TV Sara’s pubs, churches, castles and  NC  NC SPIN Weeknight Meals cliffs, from Dublin to the  EX America’s First City— Jewish Holidays Dingle Peninsula. A Secrets of the Dead  NC  Austin City Limits 11:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 Special Run the Jewels on Masterpiece Archaeologists, scientists  EX Masterpiece Harvest The extraordinary and historians uncover MYSTERY! discovery of a 2,000-yearthe little-known history of old body reveals a new lead America’s Spanish colonists. Grantchester, Part 4 A shocking murder reveals in a missing-person case. DV Jimmy Smits narrates. the depths of homophobia  NC  Austin City Limits 10:30  TV SciTech Now in Cambridge. DV Run the Jewels North Carolina 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen  EX Globe Trekker Restorative Fire The Dessert Table Road Trip: Patagonia  NC  North Carolina 4:00  TV Mexico— Bookwatch One Plate at a Time Julian Pleasants— 28 SUNDAY with Rick Bayless Home Front Chocolate Dreams, 6 AM  TV Nature Cat 11:00  TV North Carolina Cacao Fantasies  NC  Closer to Truth Bookwatch  NC  First in Future Mind in the World: Julian Pleasants— Kidonomics, Part 3 A Tribute to Hubert Dreyfus Home Front  EX Father Brown  EX History Detectives  NC   Articulate The Hand of Lucia Chicago Clock/Universal with Jim Cotter 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Friends/War Dog Letter It Takes Two The Art of Mole 6:30  TV Wild Kratts 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum  NC  Comic Culture  NC  Education Matters Catch new shows. Monica Gallagher 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV (unctv.org/bif) (Bonnie N. Collide, 9-to-5)  NC  Truth About Money  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show with Ric Edelman Rosalia Torres-Weiner Artivist 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Globe Trekker oon  TV Front Row with N Weekend Tough Trains: India’s Marc Rotterman  EX Midsomer Murders Independence Railroads  NC  Carolina King’s Crystal, Part 1 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Outdoor Journal 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  Consuelo Mack Beetle Spin Approach Weekend WealthTrack  EX Joseph Rosendo’s  NC  BBC Newsnight 8:00  TV Curious George DV Travelscope  NC  Carolina Business Thousand Islands—A Cana- 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Review dian Bi-National Adventure In Loco  NC  Black Issues Forum DV  EX Finding Your Roots Catch new shows. 12:30  TV NC SPIN Relatives We Never Knew (unctv.org/bif)  NC  Fishing Behind We Had with Tea Leoni  EX Samantha Brown’s the Lines & Gaby Hoffmann Places to Love Rob Kring: 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Shanghai, China The First Lake Trout  NC  Market to Market Meet the man behind Mitchell’s Clothing on My Home, NC—Shorts, Friday, January 27, at 8:50 PM, on UNC-TV.

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evening&weekend listings 6:30  NC  Black America Spiritual Black America with Jacqui Lewis  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese India: Incredible Land 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home No Secrets, Ever Jack is furious at Carolyn for having kept secret the fact they have a daughter.  NC  Blackademics Television Khabele/Chery  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Cuba’s Sugar Railroads 7:30  NC  Blackademics Television Tinsley/Mann/Austin 8:00  TV Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service Hillsborough Castle See the Queen’s bugler and discover an unexpected treasure in Northern Ireland.  NC  Jackie Robinson Part 1 Meet the man who rose from humble origins to become Major League Baseball’s first black player. DV

 EX Wildest Islands Zanzibar: Land of Giants DV 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Mama Dip 9:00  TV Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece Entente Cordiale Victoria tries her hand at foreign relations, taking the royal court to France and stepping toe to toe with cunning King Louis Philippe.  EX Wild Venice Magnificent atmospheric photography highlights the unexpected natural glories of Venice, Italy. 10:00  TV The Queen at 90 Royal family members share memories of the monarch and mentor.  NC  Jesse Owens: Enduring Spirit Explore the athlete’s postcompetition impact, as well as his relationship with The Ohio State University.  EX Wild Horses of the West Examine controversial helicopter roundups and other current issues. 10:30  NC  One Night in March Follow Mississippi State University’s basketball program during the Civil Rights movement. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Black River/Sheila Kay Adams/Golden Eggs 22­ | January

 EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Arctic 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC The Original Collard Sandwich/Last Patternmaker/Napoleon Hill/Chicken Lady/ Newton Grove Drug Store/ Brown Mountain Lights

29 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 Iran: Tehran & Side Trips 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Muscadine Time  EX Crossing South Ultralights/Baja Studios/ Lobster 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow New Orleans, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina  EX Midsomer Murders The Dogleg Murders 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Report from the Birds 8:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Goat Lady Dairy 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Knoxville, Part 3  NC  Changing Seas Sea Turtles: The Lost Years  EX Midsomer Murders The Dogleg Murders 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Ice Hockey Science 10:00  TV Independent Lens I Am Another You A charismatic young drifter leaves a comfortable home for a cross-cultural road trip.

 NC  NOVA Petra: Lost City of Stone Experts carve a templetomb to find out how the ancient people of Petra built their city of stone.  EX Shetland DS Boyd reports back from Level Nine nightclub. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Shetland The murderer is closer to home than thought. 11:30  TV Amanpour on PBS

30 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Judy Guidry 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Love of Live Fire Cooking 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway & the Aran Islands 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Taylor Fish Farm Tilapia  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Edinburgh & Scotland 8:00  TV We’ll Meet Again Rescued for Mount St. Helens Join reunions of people whose lives crossed during the deadly Mount St. Helens eruption.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Stephanie Powell Watts— No One Is Coming To Save Us  EX Secrets of the Dead Scanning the Pyramids

Thank you to these fine businesses for their generous donations of food, products & services! Bam Pow Chow • Belgian Waffle Crafters Caffé Bellezza • Catering Works Chez Moi • Gussy’s HC Event Productions • Larry’s Coffee Ward’s Fruit & Produce


visit unctv.org 8:30  NC  First in Future Kidonomics, Part 4 9:00  TV Triangle Fire: American Experience See how public outrage following a deadly factory fire in 1911 led to workplace safety laws. DV  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show New! Painter & Sculptor Cher Shaffer  EX Secrets of the Dead Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb An amateur archaeologist’s theory may reveal where the queen Cleopatra’s lost tomb is hidden. DV 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Hilary Price (Rhymes with Orange) 10:00  TV FRONTLINE North Korea’s Deadly Dictator Examine who killed Kim Jong-un’s half brother and what it reveals about the leader and his regime.  NC  Echo Sessions Music by The Marcus King Band  EX Secrets of the Dead Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings Scientists explore royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city. DV 10:30  NC  Songwriters Bill Anderson 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour

See the world with fresh perspectives when Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries premieres Wednesday, January 31, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Travelscope Rwanda—In Search of Chimpanzees DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil: The Diamond Range

31 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nature Animal Misfits DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report

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7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Croatia: Adriatic Delights 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Ice Hockey Science  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Vikings, Puffins & Ponies 8:00  TV Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries Premiere! Get a front row seat for an extraordinary experience—stories of animal lives “told” by the animals themselves.  NC  February One Experience the events at a Greensboro Woolworth’s lunch counter that changed state laws and served as a blueprint for non-violent protests.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Valladolid: A Day To Explore 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food NY Wine Bars 9:00  TV NOVA Solar Impulse  NC  REEL SOUTH Counter Histories: Rock Hill In 1961, the “Friendship 9” took action to fight segregation laws in Rock Hill, SC.  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Greek Mountain Cheeses 9:30  NC  An Unlikely Friendship Examine a surprising friendship between a KKK leader and an outspoken black activist in Durham.  EX Cooking Odyssey Ancient Olympia 10:00  NC  Independent Lens Accidental Courtesy An African-American musician meets members of the KKK and attempts to change their minds.  EX The Great British Baking Show Pastry 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Manassas to Jamestown 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour

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