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01/2019 Pinkalicious & Peterrific Join the Block Party • Muse Concludes • Canadian Rockies by Rail

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Join Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes as they reprise their lead roles in this era-redefining masterpiece! Season 3 premieres Sunday, January 13. And look for more premieres, including Doc Martin Season 8 and ncIMPACT, from your statewide PBS network UNC-TV.


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ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman 6:30 Cyberchase 7:00   Read-a-roo’s Block Party— Pinkalicious & Peterrific (weekends, until 10 AM) 7:30 WordGirl 8:00 Arthur 9:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 9:30 Sesame Street DV 10:00 Peg + Cat 10:30 Super WHY! 11:00 Clifford’s Puppy Days 11:30 Caillou Noon Sid the Science Kid 12:30 WordWorld 1:00 Peep & the Big Wide World   Read-a-roo’s Block Party— Pinkalicious & Peterrific (weekends, until 4 PM) LISTINGS KEY:  TV U  NC-TV PBS & More  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel Stories with a Local Accent  EX U  NC-EX The Explorer Channel DV Descriptive Video Service COLOR U  NC-TV productions & local interest PLEASE NOTE: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of CenterPiece, on-air announcements, updates at unctv.org and posts to social media provide the latest scheduling information. Some program start and end times can vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows.

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HAPPY NEW ODD SQUAD! It’s Odd Lang Syne Time All Month Long! This new year, resolve to get more odd! Enjoy an all-new hour-long Odd Squad: Odds & Ends special, premiering Monday, January 21, at 8 AM, on UNC-TV, and then at 8 PM, on Rootle. And stick with Rootle for your favorite, classic adventures with Odd Squad: The Movie, Friday, January 4, at 8:30 PM, and Odd Squad: World Turned Odd, Friday, January 18, at 8 PM. Check unctv.org/rootle for more encores of these specials.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH OUR NEWEST BLOCK PARTY STARS... PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Give a warm welcome to Pinkalicious and her brother Peter as the super siblings make their Block Party premiere this month! Get creative as you discover fun, new ways to turn the everyday into something extraordinary on our non-stop block of Pinkalicious & Peterrific episodes, weekends, at 7 AM and 1 PM.

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evening&weekend listings 8:00  TV Nature Fox Tales Take a fascinat 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour ing look into the secret life Get in-depth analyses of resilient red foxes. DV of current events.  NC  4 Wheel Bob  NC  BBC World News Bob Coomber is the first America wheelchair hiker to cross Katty Kay shares unique the 11,845 foot Kearsarge global perspectives. Pass in CA. DV  EX Victoria Season 2  EX Taste of Malaysia on Masterpiece with Martin Yan Comfort & Joy A relative Cultural Confluence Ring in the New Year with Great threatens Victoria. of Peranakan Performances From Vienna: 6:30  NC  Nightly 8:30  EX My Greek Table The New Year’s Celebration 2019, Business Report with Diane Kochilas Tuesday, January 1, at 9 PM, on Seasoned reporters The World’s Most UNC-TV. review financial news. Famous Olive 7:00  TV Nightly 9:00  TV NOVA 11:00  TV Amanpour & Business Report Beyond Pluto Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Hawking The acclaimed journalist 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Follow the remarkable life and top peers explore Old Mill of Guilford/ of Stephen Hawking. today’s topics. J. Peppers  EX Lidia’s Kitchen  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Crispy Favorites  EX Travelscope Hong Kong, Part 1 9:30  EX tasteMAKERS Bonin/Ogasawara Islands: 8:00  TV We’ll Meet Again Grounded A Land Far, Far Away DV Escape from Cuba 10:00  TV James Watson: 11:30  EX In the Americas  NC  North Carolina American Masters with David Yetman Bookwatch Coffee & Culture in Oaxaca Examine the life and impact Charles Frazier— of the Nobel-winning, DNA Cold Mountain structure codiscoverer. 2 WEDNESDAY  EX Native America  NC  REEL SOUTH From Caves to Cosmos 62 Days 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 8:30  NC  Story in the  EX Food Town:  NC  BBC World News Public Square Durham, NC America Bernard Lafayette Take a 24-hour insider’s  EX Rare—Creatures of 9:00  TV Great Performances: look at the people behind the Photo Ark From Vienna—The New the menus that make Joel Sartore searches for Year’s Celebration 2019 Durham one of America’s insects and animals in Enjoy Strauss Family waltzes tastiest towns. Budapest and Prague. by the Vienna Philharmonic 6:30  NC  Nightly 10:30  NC  REEL SOUTH and Vienna City Ballet. Driven Blind Business Report  NC  Road Trip to the Arts: 7:00  TV Nightly  EX To Dine for The Florida Keys with Kate Sullivan Business Report Key Largo in the Kathryn Minshew, CEO &  NC  PBS NewsHour Upper Keys Founder, themuse.com  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX Growing Native 11:00  TV Amanpour & Poland Rediscovered: Northwest: Coast Salish Company Krakow, Auschwitz & Warsaw 9:30  NC  Articulate  NC  PBS NewsHour 7:30  TV My Home, NC with Jim Cotter  EX 10 Monuments Chatham Rabbits/ It’s All Between Their Ears that Changed America Mitchell’s/Artivist 10:00  NC  Innerviews Tour and explore surpris  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with Ernie Manouse ing stories behind wholly Portugal’s Heartland DV Justin Hayward of original favorites. 7:50  TV Muse—Shorts The Moody Blues Frank Thompson:  EX Koo-hoot Kiwat: NC Silent Films The Caddo Grass House A tribal elder returns to his ancestral homeland to build a traditional grass house. 10:30  TV Symphony for Nature: The Britt Orchestra at Crater Lake In July 2016, more than 130 musicians performed in this Oregon national park.  NC  Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One Sonia Nazario  EX Folkways Traditions of the Celebrate Symphony for Nature: The Britt Orchestra at Crater Lake, Cherokee Indians

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visit unctv.org  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX 800 Words A jet-ski wipes out Woody, putting him into a coma. 8:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Fail Lab 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman The political analyst and his guests discuss public affairs and policy issues.  NC  Exploring North Carolina Circumnavigating the Sample a Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan, Wednesday, January 2, at Albemarle Sound 8 PM, on the Explorer Channel. 8:50 EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts  NC  Steven Raichlen’s 3 THURSDAY Lansing Profile Project Fire 9:00  TV Great Performances: 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Raichlen’s Rules From Vienna—The New  NC  BBC World News  EX Curious Traveler Year’s Celebration 2019 America Curious Edinburgh  Enjoy Strauss Family waltzes  EX tasteMAKERS 10:00  TV Bluegrass by the Vienna Philharmonic Sweet Stuff Underground and Vienna City Ballet. 6:30  NC  Nightly Sam Bush Band  NC  FRONT ROW Business Report  NC  North Carolina with Marc Rotterman  EX Mike Colameco’s Weekend  EX Durrells in Corfu Real Food  EX To the Ends of Season 2 on Masterpiece Bordeaux, Part 2 the Earth: East Africa Louisa, Leslie and Spiro 7:00  TV Nightly A breathtaking virtual tour rescue Dr. Petrides. Business Report of showcases its many 9:30  NC  Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour wondrous animal residents. 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 10:30  TV Live at the Join Tom Campbell and Budapest: The Best Charleston Music Hall his guests for informative, of Hungary Sam Bush balanced debate. 7:30  TV Our State  NC  Our State  EX Doctor Blake Somerset Place/ Mule Rider/Bodie Island Mysteries Fort Bragg/Siler City Lighthouse Golden Years  EX Rudy Maxa’s World 11:00  TV Amanpour & 10:30 TV Symphony for Hong Kong, Part 2 Company Nature: The Britt 8:00  TV Exploring  NC  PBS NewsHour Orchestra at Crater Lake North Carolina  EX Travelscope In July 2016, more than 130 Living Collections Bhutan, Part 1: Gross musicians performed in this  NC  Flavor, NC National Happiness DV Oregon national park. Wild Caught Shrimp 11:30  EX In the Americas  NC  Firing Line with  EX Great American with David Yetman Margaret Hoover Railroad Journeys Favelas & Samba: Brazil Bright minds and fresh Santa Fe to the voices debate challenges Grand Canyon 4 FRIDAY facing our nation. 8:30  TV Sci NC 11:00 TV Amanpour & Think Small 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Company  NC  Cooking 80/20  NC  BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour with Robin Shea America  EX Travelscope Slow Cook to Success  EX Taste of History  Bhutan, Part 2: Land 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Boston’s Famous of the Thunder Dragon DV Kudzu Goat Brigade Parker House 11:30  EX In the Americas 9:00  TV North Carolina 6:30  NC  Nightly with David Yetman Weekend Business Report A Gaucho Gathering Deborah Holt Noel shows  EX New Orleans Cooking in Uruguay what’s up this weekend. with Kevin Belton  NC  A Chef’s Life Gettin’ Crabby 5 SATURDAY If You Can’t Beet Em... 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Business Report 6 AM TV Mister Rogers’ Greek Islands: Santorini,  NC  PBS NewsHour Neighborhood DV Mykonos & Rhodes DV  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  Biographical Conver 9:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts Sevilla sations with Bill Friday Fail Lab 7:30  TV NC SPIN  Part 1 of 3 9:30  TV David Holt’s  EX Rudy Maxa’s World  EX Carolina State of Music Bangkok Outdoor Journal Molly Tuttle 8:00  TV Washington Week Autumn Speckle Trout Leading journalists analyze major news and events. January | 5


evening&weekend listings 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Folkways Coastal Carvers 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Autumn Speckle Trout  EX Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Ace Basin: A Conservation Miracle  EX Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina 10 Places To Learn Tar Heel Natural Heritage  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:20  EX Sci NC-Shorts Fail Lab 8:30  TV Curious George DV  NC  My Home, NC Cheerwine 100th, Salisbury/Piano Man, Boone/ Summerville/Wilkesboro/ Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, Chapel Hill/NC Ninja, Winston Salem/Historic Beach Cottages, Nags Head  EX Muse Art Abilities: UNCSA— One Knot at a Time/ Scratchboard Artist 8:50    EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Conservators Center 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Rotterdam to Utrecht 9:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Fail Lab 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Tryon Palace/David Holt/ Energy Xchange 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse A Little Weather: Hand Weaving by Jessica Green  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Mid-Norway: OldFashioned Sweet Tooth 10:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts At Water’s Edge 10:30  TV EcoSense for Living Environmental Justice

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 EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Making a Restaurant, Part 1 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Baroque Brilliance  NC  First in Future Leslie Boney of the Institute for Emerging Issues engages leaders in topics affecting our state.  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Southern China 2:30  TV Travelscope Thailand: Rediscovering Bangkok DV  NC  Story in the The doctor is in! See Doc Martin’s Public Square eighth season premiere, Saturday, Bernard Lafayette January 5, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Table Maker  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy  NC  To the Contrary The Clockmaker with Bonnie Erbé  EX How To Cook Well National TV’s only womenwith Rory O’Connell centered news analysis Soft Goats Cheese & show tackles hot topics. Thyme Leaf Tart  EX Morocco to Timbuktu: 11:00  TV Growing a An Arabian Adventure Greener World Journey beneath the veil From Food Desert along infamous salt roads. to Urban Oasis 3:30   TV Rough Cut—Wood  NC  The Woodwright’s working with Tommy Mac Shop with Roy Underhill Special Project A Viking Tool Chest DV  NC  Firing Line with  EX Taste of History Margaret Hoover German Born, 4:00  TV This Old House Hour American Made Air Tight House/ 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Fireplace Makeover Garden Home  NC  FRONT ROW Food from the Farm with Marc Rotterman  NC  The Woodwright’s  EX History Detectives Shop with Roy Underhill WWII Carved Cane Mystery Woodworking in Berea DV 4:30  NC  NC SPIN  EX Lidia’s Kitchen 5:00  TV Carolina Cocktail Party Outdoor Journal oon  TV GardenSMART N Muskie Search Care & Maintenance  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Growing a Weekend Greener World Gain insights about the A Year in the Life of the week’s issues. Garden Farm, Part 1  EX David Attenborough’s  EX Smart Travels— Natural Curiosities Europe with Rudy Maxa Curious Imposters Germany’s Rhine 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour & Mosel Rivers Weekend 12:30  TV America’s Heartland  NC  Washington Week Climate Change Effect on  EX Nature’s Microworlds American Agriculture Namibia Desert  NC  This American Land 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show The Continental Divide, Broadway Musicals (1971) Escalante River, 3-D Science  NC  Classic Gospel  EX In the Americas Atlanta Homecoming with David Yetman  EX Great American Panama’s Wild West Railroad Journeys 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Santa Fe to the Junk in the Trunk 5, Part 1 Grand Canyon  NC  Exploring 7:00  TV As Time Goes By North Carolina You Must Remember This Mines of the Past:  NC  Songs at the Center Gold & Coal Craig Carothers/Don  EX Travelscope Henry/Anne E. DeChant Ireland: Coast to Coast DV 1:30  NC  Sci NC Cackalack-ology


visit unctv.org Welsh DCI Tom Mathias (Richard Harrington) leads the crime-fighting pack in Hinterland, premiering Saturday, January 5, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Living Collections  NC  NC SPIN  EX Growing Native Northwest: Coast Salish 10:30  TV Sci NC Think Small  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch  EX Canadian 11:00  TV Tunnel Charles Frazier— Rockies By Rail The third “truth” begins Cold Mountain Premiere! Discover some of as Benji carries out his 10:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts the world’s most stunning Samurai mission. Kudzu Goat Brigade scenery, history and culture.  NC  Austin City Limits 11:00  TV North Carolina 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Trombone Shorty & Orleans Bookwatch Getting to Know You— Avenue with Special Guest Charles Frazier— Again Cyril Neville Cold Mountain  NC  Songwriters  EX Globe Trekker  NC  Articulate Paul Overstreet Top 10 South American with Jim Cotter 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Adventures Unique Perspectives with Tale of Two Hamlets, Part 2 Yannick Nézet-Séguin &  NC  Song of the Mountains 6 SUNDAY Tobias Frere-Jones Bill & Maggie Anderson/  EX Koo-hoot Kiwat: 6:00  TV Nature Cat VW Boys The Caddo Grass House  NC  Closer to Truth  EX Flying to the A tribal elder returns to his What’s Philosophy of Ends of the Earth ancestral homeland to build Cosmology? Peru a traditional grass house.  EX History Detectives 8:20  TV My Home, NC—Shorts 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum WWII Carved Cane Mystery HBCU Special, Part 2 Kudzu Goat Brigade 6:30  TV Wild Kratts   EX North Carolina  NC  Story in the  NC  Education Matters Weekend—Shorts Public Square Learn about key issues Lansing Profile Photographer Maddie affecting education in NC. 9:00  TV Doc Martin McGarvey 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Season Premiere!  EX Folkways  NC  Firing Line with Mysterious Ways Traditions of the Cherokee Margaret Hoover  NC  Echo Sessions Indians  EX Antiques Roadshow Music by Travers Noon  TV FRONT ROW Junk in the Trunk 4, Part 2 Brothership with Marc Rotterman 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s  EX Chris Tarrant:  NC  Carolina Neighborhood DV Extreme Railways Outdoor Journal  NC  Consuelo Mack The Diamond Railway: Bream Bed WealthTrack Southern Africa  EX Travelscope Get advice for managing 9:30  NC  Bluegrass Land Without Limits: The investments. Underground Cariboo Chilcotin Coast DV 8:00  TV Curious George Michael Cleveland & 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Carolina Flamekeeper  NC  Fishing Business Review 10:00  TV Hinterland Behind the Lines Chris William and his guests Devil’s Bridge, Part 1 DCI A Cornucopia of Catfish— discuss business news in Tom Mathias investigates Thomas Davis the Carolinas. the death of a woman  EX Burt Wolf:  EX Finding Your Roots in the remote village of Travels & Traditions Immigrant Nation with Devil’s Bridge. Do the Right Thing Scarlett Johansson, Paul  NC  Sun Studio Sessions 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Rudd & John Turturro Marc Edgar Stuart Milk Street Television 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  EX Great American Middle East Favorites  NC  Firing Line with Railroad Journeys  NC  Song of the Mountains Margaret Hoover Manhattan: Grand Central Bill & Maggie Anderson/ 9:00  TV This Old House Hour to World Trade Center VW Boys Air Tight House/ 10:30  NC  Lowertown Line.  EX 800 Words Fireplace Makeover PaviElle A jet-ski wipes out Woody,  NC  Washington Week 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts putting him into a coma.  EX Native America Abby the Spoon Lady 1:30  TV Martha Bakes From Caves to Cosmos Magnificent Meringues January | 7


evening&weekend listings 1:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Lansing Profile 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Pork Chops & Oven Fries  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Travers Brothership  EX Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece Louisa, Leslie and Spiro rescue Dr. Petrides. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Spaghetti House Classics  NC  Bluegrass Underground Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Cooks & Books  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Marc Edgar Stuart  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Golden Years 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Game Day Bites  NC  Lowertown Line. PaviElle 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Traditional Mexican  NC  Austin City Limits Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Special Guest Cyril Neville  EX Father Brown The Two Deaths of Hercule Flambeau 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Tijuana’s Culinary Revolution 4:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Kudzu Goat Brigade 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Great Performances at the Met: La Traviata Thomas Hampson, Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano star in Verdi’s classic. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news & current events. 6 PM  TV Food Town: Durham, NC Take a 24-hour insider’s look at the people behind the menus that make Durham one of America’s tastiest towns.  NC  Black Issues Forum Building Up NC’s Public HBCUs 8­ | January

6:30  TV Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1 A dead, wouldbe groom has wedding rings in his mouth. DV  NC  Blackademics Television Hills/Luckett/Santana 7:00  NC  African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross A More Perfect Union (1968-2013) DV 7:30  EX Muse Art Abilities: UNCSA: One Knot at a Time/ Scratchboard Artist 7:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Ronnie Hughes— Glass Artist 8:00  TV Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece The King Over the Water Victoria gets away from it all in the Scottish highlands.  NC  In Their Own Words Muhammad Ali  EX Nature Fox Tales Take a fascinating look into the secret life of resilient red foxes. DV 9:00  TV Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece The Luxury of Conscience Victoria & Albert face their worst nightmare as parents.  NC  Ball of Confusion: The 1968 Election Assassinations, racial unrest and anti-war protests marked this election.  EX Brain’s Way of Healing A new kind of medicine combines cutting edge Western brain science and Eastern holistic insights. 10:00  TV Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece Comfort & Joy A relative threatens Victoria.  NC  Day the ‘60s Died Follow the story of the 1970 Kent State shootings and the political fallout.  EX Can You Fix a Brain Like Mine? Follow scientists operating at the far-flung frontiers of neuroscience and examine moral and ethical implications of fixing brains. 11:00  NC  Our State Wild Horses/Dorton Arena/ Flag Man  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beef 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Sci NC Ecosystems

Henry Louis Gates Jr. shares surprises with Andy Samberg and George R.R. Martin on Finding Your Roots, Tuesday, January 8, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

7 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Koo-hoot Kiwat: The Caddo Grass House A tribal elder returns to his ancestral homeland to build a traditional grass house. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Folkways Traditions of the Cherokee Indians 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Lisbon & the Algarve 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Prolific Peppers  EX Beyond Your Backyard Northern California 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Natural Boundary  EX Midsomer Murders Dance with the Dead, Part 2 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Currituck 8:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Kudzu Goat Brigade 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Chicago, Part 1  NC  Sinking Cities London  EX Bletchley Circle Uncustomed Goods: Part 1 10:00  TV Independent Lens My Country No More A family fights to preserve their agrarian life during North Dakota’s oil boom. DV


visit unctv.org Figure out Einstein’s Quantum Riddle on NOVA, Wednesday, January 9, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30  TV Sci NC Think Small  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Skills: Cruising DV 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Kudzu Goat Brigade 8:00  TV Nature Attenborough & the Sea Dragon Explore the discovery of the Ichthyosaur.  NC  High Point University Presents Betty Liu The Bloomberg Television  NC  NOVA  EX Growing Native anchor and founder/CEO Beyond Pluto Alaska: People of the North of Radiate speaks with HPU  EX EastEnders 9:30  NC  Articulate President Nido Qubein 10:30  EX EastEnders with Jim Cotter  EX Taste of Malaysia 11:00  TV Amanpour & Redefining Possible with Martin Yan 10:00  TV USS Indianapolis: Company Gateway to the South The Final Chapter  NC  PBS NewsHour 8:30  EX My Greek Table Examine the ship’s legacy  EX History Detectives with Diane Kochilas and dramatic end after WWII Carved Cane Mystery Flavors of Longevity—Ikaria being torpedoed in 1945. 9:00  TV NOVA  NC  Innerviews 8 TUESDAY Einstein’s Quantum Riddle with Ernie Manouse  NC  Whole Truth with 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Annise Parker David Eisenhower  NC  BBC World News  EX Tending Nature Ending Modern Slavery America Protecting the Coast  EX Lidia’s Kitchen  EX Taste of Louisiana with the Tolowa Dee-ni’ A Meal for the Grandkids with Chef John Folse & Co. 10:30  NC  On Story 9:30  NC  Maria Hinojosa: The Germans of New Lady Bird: A Conversation One-on-One Orleans, Minden & with Greta Gerwig Sonia Nazario Robert’s Cove  EX Tending Nature  EX Joanne Weir’s 6:30  NC  Nightly Reviving Food Sovereignty Plates & Places Business Report with the Potowat Season Premiere!  EX Jacques Pépin: 1:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 1 Flavors of the Rhine More Fast Food My Way  EX Travelscope Smooth Food DV A San Antonio Christmas DV 7:00  TV Nightly 11:30  TV Amanpour & Business Report Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with David Yetman England’s Bath & York Trinidad & Tobago: 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Where East Meets West Brinkley Farms/Nana’s  EX Smart Travels— 9 WEDNESDAY Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Maui & Hawaii’s Big Island  NC  BBC World News 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots See commonalities as Dictator’s Playbook premieres Wednesday, America Grandparents & Other January 9, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.  EX My Love Affair with Strangers with Andy the Brain: The Life & Samberg & George 10:00  TV Dictator’s Playbook Science of Dr. Marian R.R. Martin. Series Premiere! Kim Il Sung Diamond  NC  North Carolina  NC  Visionaries Meet the charming Bookwatch Smile Train DV academic and a founder Graham Allison—  EX Confucius of modern neuroscience. Destined for War Was a Foodie 6:30  NC  Nightly  EX Native America Series Premiere! Origins Business Report Nature to Nations of the Beginnings 7:00  TV Nightly 8:30  NC  Story in the Business Report Public Square  NC  PBS NewsHour Photographer  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Maddie McGarvey North Wales: Feisty & Poetic 9:00  TV We’ll Meet Again Fight for Women’s Rights  NC  Road Trip to the Arts: Chef Christine Cushing looks at The Florida Keys Chinese food on Confucius Was Islamorada in the a Foodie, premiering Wednesday, Upper Keys January 9, at 10 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

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evening&weekend listings 0:30  NC  Trust Docs 1 Women’s Work Women give new meaning to the term women’s work. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Manhattan: Grand Central to World Trade Center

10 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX tasteMAKERS Not So Fast 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Koreatown 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Edinburgh 7:30  TV Our State The Whalehead Club/ Crowders Mountain/ Grace in Gran  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Oahu & Kauai 8:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line  NC  Flavor, NC State Fair  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Minneapolis to St. Paul 8:30  TV Sci NC New Discoveries  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Grilling 101 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Sam Jones BBQ Gospel 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life A Casserole Says Plenty  EX Rick Steves’ Europe European Festivals I DV 9:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts Bug Museum 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music Jerry Douglas  NC  Sweet Potato Tale: Exporting NC’s Southern Spuds Frank Graff looks at our state’s growing sweet potato exports to Europe.  EX Curious Traveler Curious London Shops 10:00  TV Bluegrass Underground Tim O’Brien 10­ | January

You’ll love new places to explore on Samantha Brown’s Places To Love, Thursday, January 10, at 10 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

 NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Season Premiere! Hong Kong 10:30  TV Live at the Charleston Music Hall Jake Shimabakuro  NC  Our State Lighter than Air/Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookies  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Qatar: Pearl of the Arabian Sea 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Mexico City’s Markets: A Millennium of Trade

8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina 10 Places To Learn Tar Heel Natural Heritage 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Nags Head Woods 9:00  TV Great Performances: The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration This gala stars Lang Lang, with historical vignettes throughout.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1 Louisa encourages Leslie to shed girlfriends. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Lucky Numbers 11 FRIDAY 10:30  TV North Carolina 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC World News  NC  Firing Line with America Margaret Hoover  EX Taste of History 10:50   TV My Home, The Moravians NC—Shorts of Bethlehem Photographer 6:30  NC  Nightly Watson Brown Business Report 11:00  TV Amanpour &  EX New Orleans Cooking Company with Kevin Belton  NC  PBS NewsHour Trio of Soups  EX Travelscope 7:00  TV Nightly La Joie de Vivre in Business Report Quebec City, Canada DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  EX In the Americas  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with David Yetman Italy’s Amalfi Coast Brazil’s Pernambuco: 7:30  TV NC SPIN The Forgotten Interior  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa 12 SATURDAY San Francisco 8:00  TV Washington Week 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’  NC  North Carolina Neighborhood DV Weekend  NC  Biographical Conver  EX 800 Words sations with Bill Friday The first anniversary of Part 2 of 3 George’s wife’s death  EX Carolina looms large. Outdoor Journal 8:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Cape Fear Shad Bug Museum


visit unctv.org 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Folkways Old Time Fiddlers Convention 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Cape Fear Shad  EX Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Part 1 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest— A Backyard Bounty of Life  EX Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Part 2 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina On the Border  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:20  EX Sci NC—Shorts Bug Museum 8:30  TV Curious George DV  NC  My Home, NC Albatross Fleet/Kim’s Wig Center/Love & Chocolate/ Frisco UFO  EX Muse Cultural Identity: Fashion Designer/NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green 8:50  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Science of Hockey 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Confucius Was a Foodie Origins of the Beginnings 9:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Bug Museum 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Sand & Wood/Harper House/Puppet Masters 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse Abby the Spoon Lady  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Northern Norway/ Italy: Dry But Tasty 10:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts Fail Lab 10:30  TV EcoSense for Living What Lies Beneath  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Metal Engraver  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Mimosa Salad

11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Mount Cuba Center: A Treasured Garden for Native Plants  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Dovetailed Grease Pot DV  EX Taste of History Creole Cuisine & the War of 1812 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Lessons from the Past  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Secrets of the Whirlygig DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Crowd Pleasers Noon  TV GardenSMART Season Premiere! Stunning Water Features  NC  Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 2  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Bologna & Emilia Romagna 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Bacon  NC  This American Land Sharing the Gulf/Antiquities Act/Mississippi Wet  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Argentina’s Route 40: from the Steppes to the Lake 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Circumnavigating the Albemarle Sound  EX Travelscope France: Bordeaux DV 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California Super Bloom— A World of Dramatic Change  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Making a Restaurant, Part 2 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Backstreet Riches  NC  First in Future Michael Cooper  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Bolivia 2:30  TV Travelscope Thailand: From Golden Triangle to White Sands DV  NC  Story in the Public Square Photographer Maddie McGarvey 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Still Maker  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé

 EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Hong Kong 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Setting up Shop  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Qatar: Pearl of the Arabian Sea 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Designing Their Dream Home/Robotic Construction  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives USS Constitution Andrew Jackson Figurehead Woodcarving? 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Blue Water Adventure  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Bad Reputations 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week  EX Nature’s Microworlds Yellowstone 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show 200 Years of American Music, Part 1 (1976)  NC  Classic Gospel Cliff Barrows: Celebrating the Music of the Billy Graham Crusades  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Minneapolis to St. Paul 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Copper Kettle  NC  Songs at the Center David Tolley/Celeste Friedman/Megan Palmer  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Surprise, Surprise  NC  Music Voyager Atlanta: A Music Voyager Special 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Birds of Prey, Part 1 Barnaby follows up on a body discovered in the river.  NC  Song of the Mountains Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver  EX Flying to the Ends of the Earth The Himalayas 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Sam Jones BBQ Gospel  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Nags Head Woods January | 11


evening&weekend listings 9:00  TV Doc Martin Sons & Lovers  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Sam Bush  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Trans-Caucasus Express 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Blue Mother Tupelo 10:00  TV Hinterland Devil’s Bridge, Part 2 DCI Tom Mathias probes the death of a woman in a remote village.  NC  American Epic The Big Bang with The Carter Family & More DV  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Brooklyn to Montauk 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Medical Wigs 11:00  TV Tunnel As youths are burnt alive, police suspect the Truth Terrorist is back.  NC  Austin City Limits Residente  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Cuba’s Sugar Railroads

Be part of an amazing reconstruction of Victoria & Albert: The Wedding, Sunday, January 13, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line  NC  NC SPIN  EX Growing Native Alaska: People of the North 10:30  TV Sci NC New Discoveries  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Graham Allison— Destined for War 10:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Sam Jones BBQ Gospel 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch 13 SUNDAY Graham Allison— 6:00  TV Nature Cat Destined for War  NC  Closer to Truth  NC  Articulate What’s Fine-Tuning in with Jim Cotter Cosmology? Experiments Gone Right  EX History Detectives with Balkrishna Doshi, USS Constitution Andrew Josh Radnor & Ben Lee Jackson Figurehead  EX Tending Nature Woodcarving? Protecting the Coast with 6:30  TV Wild Kratts the Tolowa Dee-ni’  NC  Education Matters 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Tim Tyson: The Blood  NC  Firing Line with of Emmett Till Margaret Hoover  NC  Story in the  EX Antiques Roadshow Public Square Meadow Brook Hall, Part 1 Martin Puchner 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s  EX Tending Nature Neighborhood DV Reviving Food Sovereignty  NC  Consuelo Mack with the Potowat WealthTrack Noon  TV FRONT ROW 8:00  TV Curious George with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina  NC  Carolina Business Review Outdoor Journal  EX Finding Your Roots MR-17 Specks Grandparents & Other  EX Travelscope Strangers with Andy Sam Sechselauten: Switzerland’s berg & George R.R. Martin Spring Festival DV 8:30  TV Wild Kratts 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Firing Line with  NC  Fishing Margaret Hoover Behind the Lines 9:00  TV This Old House Hour A Summer Salmon— Designing Their Dream Hailey DeRitis Home/Robotic Construction  EX Burt Wolf:  NC  Washington Week Travels & Traditions  EX Native America Kansas City, Part 2 Nature to Nations 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW Milk Street Television with Marc Rotterman New Breads 12­ | January

 NC  Song of the Mountains Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver  EX 800 Words The first anniversary of George’s wife’s death looms large. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Breakfast Pastries 1:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Nags Head Woods 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Chocolate Delights  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Sam Bush  EX Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1 Louisa encourages Leslie to shed girlfriends. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Tex-Mex Favorites  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Blue Mother Tupelo 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals A Taste of Northern California  NC  American Epic The Big Bang with The Carter Family & More DV  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Lucky Numbers 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Pizza Party 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Soul Food  NC  Austin City Limits Residente  EX Father Brown The Mask of the Demon 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Tijuana: Stories from the Border 4:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Sam Jones BBQ Gospel 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend


visit unctv.org  EX Great Performances at the Met: Luisa Miller Plácido Domingo, Sonya Yoncheva and Piotr Beczała star in Verdi’s opera. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Father Brown The Resurrectionists  NC  Black Issues Forum NC Promise for HBCUs 6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Blakes/Adair/Staples 6:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Kudzu Goat Brigade 7:00  TV Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2 A dead bird appears at the vicarage. DV  NC  Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall & the NAACP Explore Marshall’s life leading up to the Brown v. Board of Education ruling. 7:30  EX Muse Cultural Identity: Fashion Designer/NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green 7:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Photographer Watson Brown 8:00  TV Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Historian Lucy Worsley goes undercover in regal bedrooms.  NC  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Out of the Shadows/ Move on Up  EX Nature Attenborough & the Sea Dragon Explore the Ichthyosaur’s discovery. 9:00  TV Victoria Season 3 on Masterpiece Premiere! Episode 1  EX Great Rift— Africa’s Wild Heart Fire 10:00  TV Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Episode 1 Experts uncover astonishing details when reconstructing the wedding that changed history.  NC  With Infinite Hope: MLK & the Civil Rights Movement Review Rev. King’s life, leadership and legacy.  EX Blue Planet The Blue Planet 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Hart Square/Poems for Everyone

 EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. English Louisiana 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Game Day Pressure DV 14 MONDAY 7:00  TV Nightly 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Business Report  NC  BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour America  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX Tending Nature Milan & Lake Como Protecting the Coast 7:30  TV Flavor, NC with the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Seaview Crab Company/ 6:30  NC  Nightly Port Land Grille Business Report  EX Smart Travels—  EX Tending Nature Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Reviving Food Sovereignty Seattle with the Potowat 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots 7:00  TV Nightly Mystery Men with Business Report Felicity Huffman &  NC  PBS NewsHour Michael K. Williams  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  North Carolina Naples & Pompeii Bookwatch 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Chef Vivian Howard— A Food Truck & a Pear Tree Deep Run Roots  EX Beyond Your  EX Native America Backyard Cities of the Sky Thanksgiving 8:30  NC  Story in the 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Public Square Meadow Brook Hall, Part 2 Martin Puchner  NC  Exploring 9:00  TV Swamp: North Carolina American Experience New Beginnings Discover the Florida Ever  EX Midsomer Murders glades National Park and The Animal Within, Part 1 efforts to preserve it. DV A mischievous trickster’s  NC  Road Trip to the Arts: body is found floating. The Florida Keys 8:30  NC  Exploring Marathon in the North Carolina Middle Keys Logos Vs. Leaves  EX Growing Native 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Great Lakes: Turtle Island Chicago, Part 2 9:30  NC  Articulate  NC  Sinking Cities with Jim Cotter Miami Roads Less Traveled  EX Bletchley Circle 10:00  NC  Innerviews Uncustomed Goods:, Part 2 with Ernie Manouse 10:00  TV Independent Lens Zack Braff Rodents of Unusual Size  EX Tending Nature A fisherman in the bayou Tribal Hunting with the Pit goes up against 20-pound River Peoples “swamp rats” that are eat- 10:30  NC  On Story ing up coastal wetlands. DV A Conversation with  NC  NOVA Keenen Ivory Wayans Einstein’s Quantum Riddle  EX Tending Nature  EX EastEnders Healing the Body with 10:30  EX EastEnders United Indian Health Service 11:00  TV Amanpour & 11:00  TV Amanpour Company & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives  EX Travelscope USS Constitution Andrew Taiwan: Iron Pathways to Jackson Figurehead Adventure, Part 1 DV Woodcarving? 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Mata Atlantica: 15 TUESDAY Brazil’s Other Rainforest 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beer 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Sci NC Cackalack-ology

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evening&weekend listings  EX Great American Railroad Journeys 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Red Wing, MN, to  NC  BBC World News Portage, WI America 8:30  TV Sci NC  EX Spy in the Wild: Ecosystems A Nature Miniseries  NC  Cooking 80/20 Love DV with Robin Shea 6:30  NC  Nightly Making Fancy Look Easy Business Report 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts 7:00  TV Nightly So Good Pupusas Business Report 9:00  TV North Carolina  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  A Chef’s Life Tuscany’s Dolce Vita Honey, I’m Home! 7:30  TV Sci NC  EX Rick Steves’ Europe A horse is a horse, of course, of New Discoveries European Festivals II DV course, as Nature Equus: Story  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts of the Horse shows, Wednesday, Greek Islands: Santorini, Infant Imaging January 16, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. Mykonos & Rhodes DV 9:30  TV David Holt’s  EX Great American 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts State of Music Railroad Journeys Sam Jones BBQ Gospel Steep Canyon Rangers Brooklyn to Montauk 8:00  TV Nature  NC  Food Town: Equus: Story of the Horse DV Durham, NC  NC  High Point University 17 THURSDAY Take a 24-hour insider’s Presents Kevin Ashton look at the people behind 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour The visionary technolothe menus that make  NC  BBC World News gist and author speaks Durham one of America’s America with HPU President tastiest towns.  EX tasteMAKERS Nido Qubein.  EX Curious Traveler Fun Ferments  EX Taste of Malaysia Curious Glasgow 6:30  NC  Nightly with Martin Yan 10:00 TV ncIMPACT Business Report Cultural Mosaic Premiere! Pittsboro In this  EX Mike Colameco’s 8:30  EX My Greek Table new series, Anita BrownReal Food with Diane Kochilas
 Graham examines how Speedy Romeo Ancient Grains for Pittsboro is training more 7:00  TV Nightly Modern Cooks women to fill the growing Business Report 9:00  TV NOVA need for skilled workers in  NC  PBS NewsHour Day the Dinosaurs Died construction.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Explore the asteroid that  NC  North Carolina Italy’s Great Hill Towns killed off the dinosaurs 66 Weekend 7:30  TV Our State million years ago.  EX Samantha Brown’s Riding the Rails/  NC  Whole Truth with Places To Love Mule Power/In-Tune David Eisenhower Greater Palm Springs, CA  EX Smart Travels— American Workforce 2040 10:30  TV Live at the Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Charleston Music Hall Vancouver & Victoria, Starring Olive Oil Parker Millsap British Columbia 9:30  NC  Maria Hinojosa:  NC  Our State 8:00  TV Exploring One-on-One Orchids/Scenes from 64/ North Carolina Krzysztof Wodiczko The Southern Wild Long Parks  EX Joanne Weir’s  EX Born To Explore  NC  Flavor, NC Plates & Places with Richard Wiese Carter Farms Wheat Tagines South Dakota: Wild Buffalo 10:00  TV Dictator’s Playbook 11:00  TV Amanpour & Saddam Hussein Company  NC  Visionaries  NC  PBS NewsHour The Institute of Tropical  EX Travelscope Agriculture DV Taiwan: Iron Pathways to  EX Confucius Adventure, Part 2 DV Was a Foodie 11:30  EX In the Americas Confucius & the Origin with David Yetman of Food Philosophy Blackfeet & Bison 10:30  NC  Trust Docs Colombia’s Ghosts of War 18 FRIDAY A generation is emerging from the 52-year civil war to 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour rebuild its nation.  NC  BBC World News 11:00  TV Amanpour & America Company  EX Taste of History Anita Brown-Graham shares  NC  PBS NewsHour James K. Polk: innovative solutions on ncIMPACT, The Dark Horse President

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visit unctv.org 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Carnival 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Salzburg & Surroundings 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Shanghai 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX 800 Words George fears a character flaw may reveal itself. 8:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Infant Imaging 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina On the Border 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Machapunga Tours 9:00  TV Great Performances: Orphee et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago Reimagine Gluck’s enduring opera based on the famous Greek myth.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Louisa must take her dead aunt’s body back to England. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Against the Odds 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Chesapeake Bay: Of Clams & Oysters

19 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bill Friday Part 3 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for Kings 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV

 EX Folkways Workers in Wood 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for Kings  EX Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 3 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest— From Tragedy to Triumph  EX Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Haw Revival  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:20  EX Sci NC—Shorts Infant Imaging 8:30  TV Curious George DV  NC  My Home, NC Photographer Watson Brown/Davian Robinson/ Kudzu Goat Gang  EX Muse Arts Education: Carolina Manga Library/Shakespeare Summer Camp 8:50   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Black Bear Study 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Confucius Was a Foodie Confucius & the Origin of Food Philosophy 9:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Infant Imaging 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Oak Island Light/ Hanging Rock State Park/ Heavy Metal 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse Glorifying Sisters of the Vine  EX New Scandinavian Cooking West Coast of Norway: All Is Well—If There Is Herring 10:20  TV Sci NC-Shorts Bug Museum 10:30  TV EcoSense for Living The Shape of Our Water  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Wood Turner with Newland’s Alan Hollar  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Risotto

11:00  TV Growing a Greener World New York’s High Line: A Thriving Diversity of Plants  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Shaker Rocker Frame DV  EX Taste of History 300 Years of Service 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Why Buy?  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Shaker Rocker Seat DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen A Cheesy Craving Noon  TV GardenSMART Garden Preparation  NC  Growing a Greener World Epic Tomatoes in Raleigh  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Italy’s Veneto & Dolomites 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Robotic NC Nursery  NC  This American Land Restoring River Flows/ Welcome Back Monarchs  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Heart of the Wilderness: Wyoming’s Wind River Range 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina 10 Places To Learn Tar Heel Natural Heritage  EX Travelscope Taiwan’s Penghu Islands DV 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Bringing Butterflies Home!  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions The Beach Vacation, Part 1 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Florence: Heart of the Renaissance  NC  First in Future Larry Hall  EX Globe Trekker Delhi & Agra 2:30  TV Travelscope Fredericksburg, TX DV  NC  Story in the Public Square Martin Puchner 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Brass Horn Makers  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Greater Palm Springs, CA

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evening&weekend listings 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Gentlemen’s Dresser, Part 1  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Dakota: Wild Buffalo 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Powering Net Zero/ Concrete Walkway  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives First Female White House Photographer’s Camera 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Bream Bed  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Shocking Senses 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week  EX Nature’s Microworlds The Deep Sea 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show 200 Years of American Music, Part 2 (1976)  NC  Classic Gospel Cathedrals Family Reunion  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Red Wing, MN, to Portage, WI 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Relationships  NC  Songs at the Center Liz Longley/Robby Hecht/ Sally Fingerett  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Picnic  NC  Music Voyager Atlanta: Atlanta’s Stage with the Atlanta Ballet & Ballerina Tara Lee 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Birds of Prey, Part 2  NC  Song of the Mountains Molly Jeanne/Michael Reno Harrell/Mike Stevens  EX Flying to the Ends of the Earth Australia & Papua 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts So Good Pupusas  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Machapunga Tours 9:00  TV Doc Martin Farewell, My Lovely  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways War, Ore & Santa Claus 16­ | January

9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Dale Watson 10:00  TV Hinterland Night Music, Part 1  NC  American Epic Blood & Soil with Elder Burch, Charley Patton & More DV  EX Great American Railroad Journeys New York City to Albany 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Frank Thompson: NC Silent Films 11:00  TV Tunnel The killer’s actions escalate in his fifth and final “truth.”  NC  Austin City Limits Arctic Monkeys/Wild Child  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Ireland

20 SUNDAY 6:00  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth What’s Fine Tuning in Physics?  EX History Detectives First Female White House Photographer’s Camera 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Part 2 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Finding Your Roots Mystery Men with Felicity Huffman & Michael K. Williams 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Powering Net Zero/ Concrete Walkway  NC  Washington Week  EX Native America Cities of the Sky 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 1  NC  NC SPIN  EX Growing Native Great Lakes: Turtle Island 10:30  TV Sci NC Ecosystems  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Chef Vivian Howard— Deep Run Roots

0:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts 1 So Good Pupusas 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Chef Vivian Howard— Deep Run Roots  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter The Seekers with They Might Be Giants  EX Tending Nature Tribal Hunting with the Pit River Peoples 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Hairlooms Author Michele Tapp Roseman  NC  Story in the Public Square Tara Copp  EX Tending Nature Healing the Body with United Indian Health Service Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Early Bass  EX Travelscope Dreamin’ California’s Coast: Malibu to Big Sur DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines Summer of the Muskie— Laquan Smith  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Hong Kong, Part 1 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television A Trip to Senegal  NC  Song of the Mountains Molly Jeanne/Michael Reno Harrell/Mike Stevens  EX 800 Words George fears a character flaw may reveal itself. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Fanciful Tarts 1:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Machapunga Tours 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Roast Chicken & Sprouts  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton  EX Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Louisa must take her dead aunt’s body back to England. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Pacific Northwest Supper  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Dale Watson 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Asia Meets America


visit unctv.org  EX Tending Nature Tribal Hunting with the Pit River Peoples 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Tending Nature Healing the Body with United Indian Health Service 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Wanted: Broccoli  EX Samantha Brown’s Meet Mississippians Cadwell Turnbull (L) with Terry “Harmonica” Bean Places To Love on Talking Black in America, Sunday, January 20, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. Hong Kong 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  NC  American Epic 7:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Meadow Brook Hall, Part 3 Blood & Soil with Elder Rosalia Torres Weiner:  NC  Exploring Burch, Charley Patton & Artivist North Carolina More DV 8:00  TV Victoria Season 3 Roanoke Super Highway  EX Doctor Blake on Masterpiece  EX Midsomer Murders Mysteries Episode 1 The Animal Within, Part 2 Against the Odds  NC  Black America Since 8:30  NC  Exploring 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen MLK: And Still I Rise North Carolina Italian Staples Keep Your Head Up/ Our Place in Space 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking Touch the Sky 9:00  TV Independent Lens with Kevin Belton  EX Nature The King Climb into Elvis’s Mom’s Saturday Staple Equus: Story of the Horse DV 1963 Rolls-Royce for a  NC  Austin City Limits 9:00  TV Victoria Season 3 musical road trip. DV Arctic Monkeys/Wild Child on Masterpiece  NC  Earth Focus  EX Father Brown Episode 2 Sea Level Rising: The Brewer’s Daughter  EX Great Rift— Living with Water 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Africa’s Wild Heart  EX And Then Ensenada’s Epic Seafood Water There Were None 4:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts 10:00  TV Victoria & Albert: 10 mismatched strangers So Good Pupusas The Wedding find themselves cut off from 5:00  TV Washington Week Episode: 2 Witness the civilization with a murderer  NC  PBS NewsHour most accurate reconstrucin their midst. Weekend tion of Victoria and Albert’s 9:30  NC  Changing Seas  EX Great Performances wedding ever staged. Dolphins: Breaking at the Met: Cendrillon  NC  Talking Black the Code Joyce DiDonato stars in this in America 10:00  NC  NOVA rags to riches classic. Explore the impact on Day the Dinosaurs Died 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour American language by Explore the asteroid that Weekend descendants of America’s killed off the dinosaurs 66  NC  BBC Newsnight enslaved people. million years ago. 6 PM  TV Father Brown  EX Blue Planet  EX EastEnders The Sins of the Father The Deep 10:30  EX EastEnders  NC  Black Issues Forum 1:00  TV EastEnders 1 11:00  TV Amanpour & Images of Black Dads in  NC  Our State Company Life & Pictures Letters from Home/What  NC  PBS NewsHour 6:30  NC  Blackademics It Was, Was Football/The  EX History Detectives Television Story of Virginia Johnson First Female White House Khabele/Chéry  EX Globe Trekker Photographer’s Camera 6:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Myanmar Sam Jones BBQ Gospel 11:30  TV EastEnders 22 TUESDAY 7:00  TV Grantchester Season 3  NC  Food Town: on Masterpiece Durham, NC 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Episode 3 Villagers take ill Take a 24-hour insider’s  NC  BBC World News at a local cricket match. DV look at the people behind America  NC  1964: The Fight the menus that make  EX Taste of Louisiana for a Right Durham one of America’s with Chef John Folse & Co. Examine the struggles of tastiest towns. Rosedown Plantation African Americans in 1960s 6:30  NC  Nightly Mississippi fighting for the Business Report 21 MONDAY right to vote.  EX Jacques Pépin: 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 7:30  EX Muse More Fast Food My Way  NC  BBC World News Arts Education: Carolina Light & Luscious DV America Manga Library/Shakespeare Summer Camp January | 17


evening&weekend listings 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Making Of Go inside the creative process around Milan and Lake Como. 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Walking Fish CSF: Beaufort  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Hong Kong 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Reporting on the Reporters with Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry & Lisa Ling  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kathy Reichs— Speaking in Bones  EX Native America New World Rising 8:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Tara Copp 9:00  TV Big Burn: American Experience America’s largest fire had profound consequences for the U.S. Forest Service. DV  NC  Road Trip to the Arts: The Florida Keys Big Pine Key & Its Environs in the Lower Keys  EX Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People 9:30  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Journeys in Time & Space 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Coal’s Deadly Dust Explore black lung disease’s rise among coal miners and the lack of response to it.  NC  Innerviews with Ernie Manouse Supremes’ Mary Wilson  EX Native Art Now! Discover the evolution of Native contemporary art over the last 25 years. 10:30  NC  On Story A Conversation with Kenneth Lonergan 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope San Francisco’s Changing Neighborhoods DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Cartagena & a Hidden Palenque

23 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Spy in the Wild: A Nature Miniseries Intelligence DV 18­ | January

11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys New York City to Albany

24 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX tasteMAKERS Anima, by Meryl McMaster, features prominently on Native Art Now!, On the Vine Tuesday, January 22, at 10 PM, on 6:30  NC  Nightly the Explorer Channel. Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s 6:30  NC  Nightly Real Food Business Report NY Wine Bars 2016 7:00  TV Nightly 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Burgundy: Profound France France’s Dordogne 7:30  TV Sci NC 7:30  TV Our State Ecosystems Coast Protectors/Jackson  EX Rick Steves’ Europe House/Jim McPhail European Festivals I DV  EX Smart Travels— 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa So Good Pupusas Sydney 8:00  TV Nature 8:00  TV Exploring Equus: Story of the Horse DV North Carolina  NC  High Point University Canals of NC Presents Kevin McCarthy  NC  Flavor, NC HPU President Nido Qu Currituck Asparagus bein speaks with this Chief  EX Great American Leadership Officer author. Railroad Journeys  EX Taste of Malaysia Milwaukee to Chicago with Martin Yan 8:30  TV Sci NC Loyal Friends in Setiawan Cackalack-ology 8:30  EX My Greek Table  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Diane Kochilas with Robin Shea Olive Oil Everything Wrap It Up 9:00  TV NOVA 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Island Volcano Investigate Chatham Rabbits the Kilauea volcano’s spike 9:00  TV North Carolina in activity. Weekend  NC  Whole Truth with  NC  A Chef’s Life David Eisenhower They Call ‘em ‘Bagas Overmedicated,  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Overdosed America: The Best of Sicily DV The Opioid Epidemic 9:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Marsh Living Spice It Up 9:30  TV David Holt’s 9:30  NC  Maria Hinojosa: State of Music One-on-One Glencoe Mill: Alice Gerrard, Ming Tsai Rayna Gellert &  EX Joanne Weir’s Laurelyn Dossett Plates & Places  NC  Around the Farm Table Beef & Cabernet Garlic: The Stinking Rose 10:00  TV Dictator’s Playbook  EX Curious Traveler Benito Mussolini Curious Williamsburg  NC  Visionaries 10:00  TV Bluegrass Job Train DV Underground  EX Confucius Mary Gauthier Was a Foodie  NC  North Carolina Celebrations, Ceremonies Weekend & the Dumpling  EX Samantha Brown’s 10:30  NC  Trust Docs Places To Love Life in Refugee Camps Lake Geneva & the Valais, Glimpse into the lives of Switzerland desperate people.


visit unctv.org 10:30  TV Live at the Charleston Music Hall Sarah Jarosz  NC  Our State Elizabeth Keckly/Great American Photographer  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Maine: Beyond the Sea 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peoples of Oaxaca & the Arrival of Holy Week

0:00  NC  NC SPIN 1  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Price of Love 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Brazilian State of Ceará

9:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Marsh Living 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State New River Adventure/ The Chocolate Drops 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse Series Finale: Best of Muse  EX New Scandinavian Cooking The Coast of Mid-Norway: Shellfish Eldorado 10:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts Infant Imaging 26 SATURDAY 10:30  TV EcoSense for Living 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Environmental Body MakeNeighborhood DV over with Dr. Andrew Weil  NC  Biographical Conver  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy sations with Mary Duke The Stained Glassmaker 25 FRIDAY Biddle Trent Semans  EX How To Cook Well Part 1 of 3 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour with Rory O’Connell  EX Carolina  NC  BBC World News Potato Soup with Black Outdoor Journal America Pudding & Parsley Pesto Stripers on Top  EX Taste of History 11:00  TV Growing a George Washington’s Tent 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Greener World Neighborhood DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Trading Cleats for Beets:  EX Folkways Business Report NFL Player Goes NPK—  EX New Orleans Cooking The Banjo Louisburg’s Jason Brown 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV with Kevin Belton  NC  The Woodwright’s  NC  Carolina Down Home Shop with Roy Underhill Outdoor Journal 7:00  TV Nightly Mary May, Woodcarver DV Stripers on Top Business Report  EX Taste of History  EX Exploring  NC  PBS NewsHour Bonaparte in St. Lucia North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Things that Go Bump Little Europe: San Marino, Garden Home in the Night Monaco, Vatican City, Wedding Season 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV Liechtenstein & Andorra  NC  The Woodwright’s  NC  Expeditions with 7:30  TV NC SPIN Shop with Roy Underhill Patrick McMillan  EX Smart Travels— Wood & Water DV Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa The Longleaf Empire—  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Apalachicola National Forest Eggs All Day Queensland, Australia  EX Exploring 8:00  TV Washington Week Noon  TV GardenSMART North Carolina  NC  North Carolina Challenges & Tips Skeleton of North Carolina Weekend  NC  Growing a 8:00  TV Pinkalicious  EX 800 Words Greener World & Peterrific DV George and Fiona’s rela Gardening for Butterflies &  NC  Exploring tionship is headline news. Other Beneficial Insects North Carolina 8:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts  EX Smart Travels— Life at the Top Marsh Living Europe with Rudy Maxa  EX North Carolina 8:30  TV FRONT ROW Prague & Budapest Weekend with Marc Rotterman 12:30  TV America’s Heartland 8:20  EX Sci NC—Shorts  NC  Exploring Transitioning from Combat Marsh Living North Carolina Life to Life on the Land 8:30  TV Curious George DV Haw Revival  NC  This American Land  NC  My Home, NC 8:50  EX North Carolina Wyoming Wilderness, Ris Jones’ BBQ/Mitchell’s Weekend—Shorts ing Sea Levels, Managing Clothing/Artivist Rosalia O. Henry Hotel National Forests Torres-Weiner 9:00  TV Great Performances:  EX In the Americas  EX My Home, NC Doubt from the with David Yetman Mama Dip/Coming of Minnesota Opera From Vaquejada to Jangada: the Shad/Land of Oz/ Suspicion ignites a battle Into Rural Ceara, Brazil Banjo Earth of wills at a Bronx Catholic 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow 8:50   NC  Sci NC—Shorts school, circa 1964. Meadow Brook Hall, Part 3 Metabolomics  NC  FRONT ROW  NC  Exploring 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV with Marc Rotterman North Carolina  NC  North Carolina  EX Durrells in Corfu Life at the Top Weekend Season 3 on Masterpiece  EX Travelscope  EX Confucius Episode 3 Things are a bit Portugal: From Porto Was a Foodie bumpy with Louisa away. to Salamanca DV Celebrations, Ceremonies 9:30  NC  Washington Week & the Dumpling January | 19


evening&weekend listings 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Sound—The Fullness of Nature, Part 1  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions The Beach Vacation, Part 2 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Florentine Delights & Tuscan Sidetrips  NC  First in Future Andrea Harris  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Amazon 2:30  TV Travelscope Gathering in Scotland DV  NC  Story in the Public Square Tara Copp 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Rocking Horse Maker  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Lake Geneva & the Valais, Switzerland 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Gentlemen’s Dresser, Part 2  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Maine: Beyond the Sea 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Roger’s Nod to Sod/ Seismic Retrofit  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives 1775 Almanac 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal MR-17 Specks  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Life on Ice 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week  EX Nature’s Microworlds Australia’s Red Centre 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show The Italian Show (1966)  NC  Classic Gospel Homecoming Texas Style  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Milwaukee to Chicago 7:00  TV As Time Goes By White Hunter  NC  Songs at the Center Delbert McClinton  EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua 7:30  TV As Time Goes By A Weekend Away  NC  Music Voyager Atlanta Canvas 20­ | January

Tag along on Expeditions with Patrick McMillan, Saturday, at 1:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 EX Globe Trekker Hawaii 11:30  NC  Austin City Limits Willie Nelson

27 SUNDAY 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Blood Wedding, Part 1 The maid of honor at a highsociety wedding is killed.  NC  Song of the Mountains Troublesome Hollow Featuring Jim Buchanan/Edgar Loudermilk & Jeff Autry  EX Flying to the Ends of the Earth The Great Northern Wilderness 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Chatham Rabbits  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts O. Henry Hotel 9:00  TV Doc Martin Faith  NC  David Holt’s State of Music April Verch  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Destination Timbuktu 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions JD Wilkes & The Legendary Shack Shakers 10:00  TV Hinterland Night Music, Part 2  NC  American Epic Out of the Many, the One

6:00  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Is the Anthropic Principle Significant?  EX History Detectives 1775 Almanac 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Part 3 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Finding Your Roots Reporting on the Reporters with Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry & Lisa Ling 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Roger’s Nod to Sod/ Seismic Retrofit  NC  Washington Week  EX Native America DV New World Rising  EX Great American 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW Railroad Journeys with Marc Rotterman Schenectady to Niagara Falls 10:00  TV Exploring 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts North Carolina Edwin Gill NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 2 11:00  TV Tunnel  NC  NC SPIN French police capture  EX Growing Native but then lose the prime Oklahoma: Red People suspect. Then, their lead 10:30  TV Sci NC detective goes missing. Cackalack-ology

Willie Nelson returns to Austin City Limits, Saturday, January 26, at 11:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.


visit unctv.org  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kathy Reichs— Speaking in Bones 10:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Chatham Rabbits 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Kathy Reichs— Speaking in Bones  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter The Pursuit of New Truths with Hélène Grimaud  EX Native Art Now! Native modern artists discuss the evolution of Native contemporary art over the last 25 years. 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Nostalgic for Black History Roundtable: Nuance, Language & Race  NC  Story in the Public Square Caroline Orr Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Surf Side Spanish  EX Travelscope San Miguel de Allende: Celebrating in the Heart of Mexico DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines Coming Home— Corey Semo  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Hong Kong, Part 2 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Chicken the Chinese Way  NC  Song of the Mountains Troublesome Hollow Featuring Jim Buchanan/Edgar Loudermilk & Jeff Autry  EX 800 Words George and Fiona’s relationship is headline news. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Impressive Chocolate Desserts 1:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts O. Henry Hotel 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated The Perfect Cake  NC  David Holt’s State of Music April Verch  EX Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Things are a bit bumpy with Louisa away. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Summer Steak & Salad

 NC  Sun Studio Sessions JD Wilkes & The Legendary Shack Shakers 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Found Flavors  NC  American Epic Out of the Many, the One

10:00  TV Tales from the Royal Wardrobe Assess the significance of monarch fashions over the last 400 years.  EX Blue Planet Open Ocean 11:00  TV EastEnders DV  NC  Our State  EX Doctor Blake Keeper of the Vine/ Mysteries A Defiant Spirit/ The Price of Love A Muse in Wilmington 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen  EX Globe Trekker Meatballs Tough Boats: The Arctic 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking 11:30  TV EastEnders with Kevin Belton  NC  Sweet Potato Tale: New Year’s Traditions Exporting NC’s  EX Father Brown Southern Spuds The Hangman’s Demise Frank Graff looks at our 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table state’s growing sweet Baja Breakfast potato exports to Europe.  NC  Folkways Wade Mainer 28 MONDAY 4:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Chatham Rabbits 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour America Weekend  EX Native Art Now!  EX Great Performances Discover the evolution of at the Met: Otello Native contemporary art Aleksandrs Antonenko stars over the last 25 years. in Verdi’s masterpiece. 6:30  NC  Nightly 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Business Report Weekend 7:00  TV Nightly  NC  BBC Newsnight Business Report 6 PM  TV Father Brown  NC  PBS NewsHour The Wrath of Baron Samdi  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  Black Issues Forum Barcelona & Catalunya How Colorblind Is 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Interracial Love? Bourbon Country 6:30  NC  Blackademics  EX Samantha Brown’s Television Places To Love Tinsley/Mann/Austin Greater Palm Springs, CA 6:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow So Good Pupusas Ca’ d’Zan 7:00  TV Grantchester Season 3  NC  Exploring on Masterpiece North Carolina Episode 4 Are a murder Measuring the Mountain and several post office  EX Midsomer Murders robberies connected? DV King’s Crystal, Part 1  NC  Talk— Barnaby probes allegations Race in America of financial irregularities, Learn how Black and love triangles and murders. Hispanic families counsel 8:30  NC  Exploring their kids to stay safe if North Carolina stopped by police. Smoky Mountain Diversity 8:00  TV Victoria Season 3 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow on Masterpiece Miami Beach, Part 1 Episode 2  NC  Earth Focus  EX Nature Climate Migration Equus: Story of the Horse DV  EX And Then 9:00  TV Victoria Season 3 There Were None on Masterpiece Ten strangers are invited Episode 3 to an island by a mysteri  NC  Black Panthers: Vanous host and start to get guard of the Revolution— killed one by one. Independent Lens 9:30  NC  Changing Seas Go inside a new revolu Cryptic Critters Discover tionary culture during the a new species deep unturbulent 1960s. derwater on a shipwreck  EX Great Rift— near Key West, FL. Africa’s Wild Heart Grass January | 21


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See Dunn’s Link Ray on Independent Lens Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, Monday, January 28, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

0:00  TV Independent Lens 1 Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World Discover how Native American musicians have transformed music. DV  NC  NOVA Island Volcano Investigate the Kilauea volcano’s spike in activity.  EX EastEnders 10:30  EX EastEnders 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives 1775 Almanac 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich & Lausanne 7:30  TV Flavor, NC State Farmers Market— Raleigh, NC  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa New Zealand’s South Island 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Dreaming of a New Land with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg & Kal Penn  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Georgann Eubanks— The Month of Their Ripening  EX Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs Legends of the West/ Shelter from the Storm 8:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Caroline Orr 9:00  TV Surviving the Dust Bowl: American Experience Dust storms in the 1930s turned bountiful fields into parched desert. DV  NC  Road Trip to the Arts: The Florida Keys Key West  EX Inside Balmoral Premiere! Discover dramatic moments and historical events at the royal family’s private getaway.

29 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. The Battle of New Orleans 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Dinner Party Special DV 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour

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Go Inside Balmoral, Tuesday, January 29, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

9:30  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter As if by Fate 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Predator on the Reservation Learn how a pediatrician was able to about Native American boys for years.  NC  Innerviews with Ernie Manouse Wes Anderson  EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals Premiere! Explore 22 cathedrals and abbeys.

Enjoy Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs, Tuesday, January 29, at 8 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

0:30  NC  On Story 1 Script to Screen: Arrival 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Ontario’s Central Counties: ​ Multicultural Advent DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Havana: Inside the City

30 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Spy in the Wild: A Nature Miniseries Friendship 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 Sci NC Cackalack-ology  EX Rick Steves’ Europe European Festivals II DV 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Chatham Rabbits 8:00  TV Nature Naledi: One Little Elephant A team helps a baby elephant survive and find her place in the herd. DV  NC  High Point University Presents Josh Groban The singer, songwriter and actor speaks with HPU President Nido Qubein.

Don’t miss High Point University Presents Josh Groban, Wednesday, January 30, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.


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0:30  NC  Trust Docs 1 Searching for Home Immigrants face unbelievable challenges on their search for a new home. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Schenectady to Niagara Falls

31 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX tasteMAKERS Shelled Out 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Hundred Acres/Vic’s (under Construction) 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 More Waterway Tales/ Face Time/Makeshift Music

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