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01/2017 Healthy Resolutions Day • Secret Life of Babies • Shakori Hills • Mister Rogers

Grammy™ Award-winning singer/songwriter/southerner Darius Rucker hosts the second season of REEL SOUTH, a showcase for provocative independent films of a southern persuasion, from member-supported UNC-TV, public media for all of North Carolina.

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MISTER ROGERS VISITS THE BLOCK PARTY! An oldie but goodie returns to Rootle to ring in the New Year! That's right, Mister Rogers stops by Read-a-roo’s Block Party for a visit this month! Parents and caregivers, pull out your favorite cardigan and take a walk down memory lane with Mister Rogers' Neighborhood as you share this childhood classic with the kids in your life!

New Year-New Time! Read-a-roo’s Block Party kicks off the new year with a new time—now get back-to-back episodes of your favorite PBS KIDS stars Saturdays and Sundays at 7 AM and 1 PM! Enjoy the same great shows and stars, just at a new time in the lineup!

Ready, Set, Create!

2017 PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST January 13–March 31

Art Director: Maria Bilinski Shain UNC-TV Board of Trustees: Chair: Eric M. Teal, Raleigh Vice Chair: Doris P. Loomis, Asheville Sabrina Bengel, New Bern Laura C. Bingham, Raleigh Rick Brajer, Raleigh Joel Kenneth Butler, Grimesland Orson Scott Card, Greensboro Culley C. Carson IV, Raleigh Jack Clayton, Raleigh J. Donald Coleman, Hickory Joseph H. Ely, Winston-Salem Mark Johnson, Raleigh Susan W. Kluttz, Raleigh William W. Mance, Jr., Asheville Travis Mitchell, Raleigh Charles A. Sanders, Durham Margaret Spellings, Chapel Hill Cullie M. Tarleton, Blowing Rock Ashley O. Thrift, Esq., Winston-Salem James Treadaway, Jr., Newton Caroline Foy Welch, Chapel Hill James C. Williamson, Raleigh Questions? viewer@unctv.org or 1-888-292-7070 Connect with us at unctv.org, facebook.com/unctv, twitter.com/unctv and instagram.com/unctv. CenterPiece©2017 UNC-TV

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Get ready for the 2017 PBS KIDS Writers Contest! Our judges seek exceptional stories written and illustrated by kids in kindergarten through third grade. Crank up your imagination and let loose with your special story—you could win some super prizes! Visit unc.tv/pbskidswriters for guidelines and your official entry form.

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SEE DANIEL TIGER LIVE! Saturday, January 21, at DPAC Join Daniel Tiger and all of his fun friends as they hop aboard Trolley to explore the vibrant world of their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This theatrical production is filled with singing, dancing, laughter and “grr-ific” surprises—LIVE on stage, Saturday, January 21, at the Durham Performing Arts Center! Visit dpacnc.com for more information.


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EDULE! BRAND NEW SCH ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Martha Speaks (1/1-15) DV Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman 6:30 Cyberchase 7:00   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (weekends, until 10 AM, starting 1/7) DV 7:30 WordGirl 8:00 Arthur 9:00 Peg + Cat 9:30 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 10:00 Super WHY! 10:30 Clifford the Big Red Dog 11:00 Thomas & Friends DV

LISTINGS KEY:  TV  U  NC-TV PBS & More EX  U  NC-EX The Explorer Channel  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel Stories with a Local Accent DV Descriptive voiceovers COLOR U  NC-TV productions & local interest Shaded programs indicate Healthy Resolutions Day specials. PLEASE NOTE: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of CenterPiece, on-air announcements, updates at unctv.org and posts to social media provide the latest scheduling information. Some program start and end times may vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows.

Noon Caillou 12:30 Sid the Science Kid 1:00 Bob the Builder DV   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (weekends, until 4 PM, starting 1/7) DV 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

NEW YEAR, NEW OPPORTUNITIES All of us at UNC-TV hope that you’re well on your Will YOU be counted? Jane & John Member way to a new year 123 Contribution Lane Hometown, NC 27709 filled with unlimited promise, endless possibilities and greater prosperity than ever. That’s our wish for 2017, too—promise, possibilities and prosperity. Your financial support to the UNC-TV Hometown Member Challenge Fund will help us convert viewers into supporting members during FESTIVAL 2017. Just send in your tax-deductible contribution or pledge online at unctv.org/challenge. Then, during FESTIVAL 2017, we’ll challenge viewers from your hometown who have never donated to UNC-TV to match your donation—dollar for dollar. Your gift will double in value when matched, and we’ll proudly use your name on the air, if you like.

HAPPY HEALTHY RESOLUTIONS DAY! Make 2017 your best year yet—resolve to get healthy, wealthy and wise! Your new you starts with just lifting a finger and turning the page to check out all of our inspiring New Year’s Day specials (shaded for your convenience).

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21 Days to a Slimmer Younger You with Dr. Kellyann January | 3


evening&weekend listings 1 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat EX Bard in the Back Country Go behind-the-scenes as 10 actors delight loyal Shakespeare fans in Montana’s rural towns. NC Closer to Truth Pantheism: Is the World God? 6:30 TV Wild Kratts NC Music & the Spoken Word The Mormon Tabernacle Choir shares inspirational messages and music. 7:00 TV Thomas & Friends DV EX Globe Trekker Eastern Canada NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Bob Abernethy hosts this award-winning series. 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00 TV Curious George DV EX Finding Your Roots Our People, Our Traditions with Tony Kushner, Carole King & Alan Dershowitz DV NC Carolina Business Review Economic Forecast Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. 8:30 TV WordGirl DV NC Market to Market Mike Pearson covers the $100-billion food business. 9:00 TV Brainfit: 50 Ways To Grow Your Brain with Daniel Amen, MD & Tana Amen, RN Learn to ignite your energy and focus at any age. EX Year in Space Go behind-the-scenes of astronaut Scott Kelly’s 12-month stay on the International Space Station. NC White House Chronicle Get witty news analysis from the nation’s capital. 9:30 NC Visionaries In the Spirit of Cooperation, Part 2 DV 10:00 EX To Catch a Comet A spacecraft orbiter tries to land on the surface of a comet. NC North Carolina Bookwatch Kathy Reichs— Speaking in Bones

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Join Benedict Cumberbatch for a new Sherlock on Masterpiece with the premiere of The Six Thatchers, Sunday, January 1, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

0:30 NC Well Read 1 Maria Semple— Today Will Be Different 11:00 TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Get ground breaking, eye-opening news about chronic pain and its causes. EX NOVA Alien Planets Revealed See how NASA’s Kepler telescope identifies new planets. NC Classic Gospel New Orleans Homecoming Noon EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope San Francisco’s Changing Neighborhoods DV NC The Embers: The Heart & Soul of Beach Music Soak up the history of beach music and The Embers’ role in its evolution. 12:30 TV 21 Days to a Slimmer Younger You with Dr. Kellyann This doctor of naturopathy shows how to undergo your own life-changing weightloss transformation. EX This American Land Mountain Range Military Base 1:00 EX Produced by George Martin Celebrate the producer of timeless recordings by The Beatles and other stars. 2:00 TV Suze Orman’s Financial Solutions for You This financial guru shares ways to make the most of unique investment situations. EX Soundbreaking The Art of Recording

NC Live at 9:30 Ani DiFranco/Ben Harper/ Ty Segal/Drive By Truckers 3:00 EX Soundbreaking Painting with Sound NC MotorWeek John Davis shares the latest automotive technologies and models. 3:30 NC Autoline This Week Join John McElroy as he shares cutting-edge automotive news. 4:00 TV Brain Maker with David Perlmutter, MD Learn how nurturing gut health can alter your brain’s destiny for the better. EX Soundbreaking The Human Instrument NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Drifting for Catfish 4:30 NC Our State Land Beneath His Feet/Mount Mitchell/ Barns Reborn 5:00 EX Soundbreaking Going Electric NC PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues. 5:30 NC BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6 PM TV Hamilton’s America Thrill to the creation of this Broadway phenomenon and the history behind it. EX Soundbreaking Four on the Floor NC Healthy Minds with Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein Memory 6:30 NC Second Opinion Down Syndrome


visit unctv.org NC Urban Animals Premiere! Meet city people and the many varied creatures that share their lives. 9:30 NC Urban Animals 10:00 TV Independent Lens Best & Most Beautiful Things A precocious young blind woman chases love and freedom in a provocative fringe community. DV NC EcoSense for Living Take Back the Farm 10:30 NC EcoSense for Living Food Fight See how residents along the Tar River coped in the wake of Hurricane Matthew 11:00 TV Film School Shorts on Down River, Monday, January 2, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. Reality Bite NC In the Garden 7:00 EX Soundbreaking NC Native Report with Bryce Lane The World Is Yours Get a native perspective on Get the dirt on home NC Weighed Down: news and current events. horticulture in this Finding Hope for 11:30 TV EastEnders award-winning series. Childhood Obesity NC Start Up 11:30 TV BBC World News Tour an innovative camp Strike an Adventurous Pose NC In the Garden that focuses on self-esteem with Bryce Lane and self-acceptance. 2 MONDAY 7:30 TV Great Performances: 3 TUESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour From Vienna—The New Get in-depth analyses of Year’s Celebration 2017 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour current events. Julie Andrews hosts favorEX A Taste of EX NOVA ite Strauss Family waltzes. Louisiana with Alien Planets Revealed See NC In Good Shape Chef John Folse & Co. how NASA’s Kepler tele See what’s new in wellness Roast of Wild Boar/ scope identifies new planets. fitness and nutrition. Cochon de Lait Festival NC Charlie Rose 8:00 EX Soundbreaking NC Charlie Rose This native Tar Heel Sound & Vision 6:30 EX Annabel Langbein: interviews fascinating NC Cancer: the Free Range Cook personalities. Focus on Life A French Country Table Explore issues surrounding 7:00 TV Nightly 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report cancer in North Carolina. Business Report Seasoned reporters 9:00 TV Sherlock Season 4 EX Rick Steves’ Europe review financial news. on Masterpiece French Riviera: EX Rick Steves’ Europe Premiere! The Six Thatchers Uniquely Chic Belgium: Bruges & Brussels NC PBS NewsHour Holmes returns as Watson NC PBS NewsHour prepares for parenthood. 7:30 TV From the Vineyard 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life EX Soundbreaking Duplin/Raffaldini Muscadine Time I Am My Music EX Smart Travels: Pacific EX Travel Detective NC Stand & Salute: Rim with Rudy Maxa with Peter Greenberg Our Veterans San Francisco Airline Safety Rankings DV Consider challenges 8:00 TV Sidney Lumet: 8:00 TV Antiques Roadshow faced by troops during American Masters Fort Worth, Part 1 and after active duty. Learn what mattered to EX Shakespeare 9:30 NC Searching for Home: the director as an artist Uncovered Coming Back from War and human being. A Midsummer Night’s This multi-generational EX 9 Months that Dream with Hugh Bonnevdocumentary follows the Made You ille & Ralph Fiennes DV journey from battlefield to The First 8 Weeks NC SciTech Now home front. NC Broadcast: North Carolina 10:00 EX Hitmakers A Man & His Dream Assess the music industry’s Toxic Testers Follow the inspiring story resilience in the digital age. 8:30 NC Exploring of Ralph Epperson and the North Carolina 10:30 TV Vicious radio station he started in New Beginnings Holiday Special A wicked 1948, “the voice of the Blue game of Truth or Dare digs 9:00 TV Down River Ridge” WPAQ Mount Airy. up hidden truths at Freddie Premiere! In Hurricane 9:00 EX 9 Months that Matthew’s wake, Greenville and Stuart’s holiday soiree. Made You and Pitt County residents 11:00 TV EastEnders One of a Kind prepare for Tar River flood- NC IQ: Smartparent EX Produced by ing and pull together as a George Martin Like, Follow, Share See community to cope with Celebrate the producer of how social media can its aftermath. timeless recordings by The define personal narratives. EX Great Performances Beatles and other stars. The Hollow Crown: Richard II January | 5


evening&weekend listings 0:00 TV FRONTLINE 1 President Trump Examine key moments that shaped the president-elect. EX First Peoples Americas/Africa NC Biographical Conversations with Hugh McColl Part 1 11:00 TV Waiting for God Great Aunt Diana EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 1—Gross National Happiness DV NC Growing a Greener World Gardening in the Desert Southwest 11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman Coffee & Culture in Oaxaca NC Tennessee Crossroads Discover the state’s unique personalities, places, foods, crafts and events.

4 WEDNESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Changing Seas Coral Hybrids NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Changing Seas Sunken Stories 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz & Warsaw NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Secrets of the Guilford Courthouse Battlefield EX Mineral Explorers Peru: Mundo Nuevo 8:00 TV Nature Meet the Coywolf Discover this remarkable new hybrid carnivore. DV EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Season Premiere! The Hunt for Caribbean Lobster NC North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up across NC this weekend. 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking New Nordic Cuisine NC NC Now The Original Collard Sandwich

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Enjoy south of the border flavors each Wednesday, at 8 PM, with Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless, on the Explorer Channel.

9:00 TV NOVA Vampire Sky Tombs Probe high altitude caves in the Tibetan Himalayas. EX Eat! Drink! Italy! With Vic Rallo Simple Is Key NC A Chef’s Life One Potato, New Potato 9:30 EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Seafood from the Gulf NC Flavor, NC Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon 10:00 TV Secrets of the Dead Vampire Legend DV EX Great British Baking Show Alternative Ingredients NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show DV 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Handles 11:00 TV Are You Being Served? Punch & Judy Affair EX Undiscovered Haiti with José Andres The acclaimed chef is on a mission to help Haitians through the power of food. NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Drifting for Catfish 11:30 TV BBC World News NC Fishing Behind the Lines Steve Comtois— Active Duty Coastguard

5 THURSDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Tao NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Northern Norway/ Italy: Dry But Tasty

7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Budapest: the Best of Hungary NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Our State Oak Island Light/ Hanging Rock State Park/ Heavy Metal EX Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Seattle 8:00 TV NC Now The Original Collard Sandwich EX Rick Steves’ Europe Assisi & Italian Country Charm NC High Point University Presents: Malcolm Gladwell HPU President Nido Qubein interviews this futurist. 8:30 TV Exploring North Carolina Forgotten Kingdom EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Armenia—Ancient History & Modern Traditions, Part 1 DV 9:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Hong Kong, Part 1 NC Envision: UNC School of the Arts See diverse works from talented student filmmakers. 9:30 TV Flavor, NC Well Fed Garden EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Hong Kong, Part 2 NC Arts in Context The Influencers 10:00 TV Reel South Season Premiere! Soul City Civil rights activists attempted to build a multiracial utopia in North Carolina in the 1970s. EX Fringe Benefits Baltimore NC Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Lady Gaga/Jamie Lee Curtis/Emilia Clarke/ Jay Duplass 10:30 TV Reel South Eat White Dirt Examine the unusual practice of geophagy—consuming earth. EX Curious Traveler Curious About— New York City


visit unctv.org 11:00 TV Keeping Up Appearances The Charity Shop EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 2—Land of the Thunder Dragon DV NC Almanac Gardener Prize Winning Watermelons 11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman Favelas & Samba: Brazil NC Volunteer Gardener Experts share advice for 7 SATURDAY gardening, landscape design and farming. 6 AM TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV EX Expeditions with 6 FRIDAY Patrick McMillan 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour Cape Romain— EX Inspector Morse Threatened by Change The Last Enemy, Part 1 NC Closer to Truth NC Charlie Rose Pantheism: Is the 7:00 TV Nightly World God? Business Report 6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s EX Inspector Morse Neighborhood DV The Last Enemy, Part 2 EX Exploring NC PBS NewsHour North Carolina 7:30 TV NC Now Form & Function The Original NC Music & the Collard Sandwich Spoken Word 8:00 TV Washington Week 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV Leading journalists analyze EX Carolina major news and events. Outdoor Journal Classics EX Doc Martin Joe Albea and John Moore The Wrong Goodbye share top moments from NC North Carolina this long-running series. Bookwatch NC Between the Lines Season Premiere! Chef Vivian with Barry Kibrick Howard—Deep Run Roots Laurence Bergreen— 8:30 TV North Carolina Columbus: The Weekend Four Voyages NC Well Read 7:30 TV Sesame Street DV Ann Patchett— EX Carolina Commonwealth Outdoor Journal 9:00 TV In Jackson Heights Light for White Perch Examine the daily lives in NC Wider World an ethnically and culturally A charity hockey game diverse NY community. helps people with EX Miss Fisher’s developmental disabilities. Murder Mysteries 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles Dead Man’s Chest EX North Carolina NC Visionaries Weekend Sustainability— NC Exploring Lost in the Lexicon? DV North Carolina 9:30 NC Religion & New Beginnings Ethics Newsweekly 8:30 TV Curious George 10:00 EX Father Brown EX Tennessee The Upcott Fraternity Crossroads NC Carolina NC Craftsman’s Legacy Business Review The Goldsmith 10:30 NC Market to Market 9:00 TV Nature Cat 11:00 EX Doctor Blake EX Ecuador: Mysteries The Royal Tour Mortal Coil Peter Greenberg explores NC Consuelo Mack the Amazon rainforest and WealthTrack goes whale watching. DV 11:30 NC To the Contrary NC The Woodwright’s with Bonnie Erbe Shop with Roy Underhill Accomplished women Rocky Bentwood discuss current events. Cradle Show DV

DG Martin welcomes homegrown star chef Vivian Howard on North Carolina Bookwatch, Friday, January 6, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Handles 10:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX New Scandinavian Cooking Very Local Stews NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Drifting for Catfish 10:30 TV America’s Heartland Sugar Beets in Soft Drinks & Desserts EX Kevin Dundon’s Modern Irish Food Modern Eats to Traditional Treats NC Fishing Behind the Lines Steve Comtois— Active Duty Coastguard 11:00 TV Growing a Greener World The Green Bronx Machine: The Power of a Classroom EX Taste of History George Washington in Barbados NC Central Texas Gardener Summer Pruning 11:30 TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Crystal Bridges, American Dreams EX Flavor, NC Well Fed Garden NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane Noon TV From the Vineyard Wine Competition/ Misty Creek EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast NC North Carolina Local Catch Catch this special look at aquaculture in our state. 12:30 TV British Antiques Roadshow Retrospective EX Desert Speaks Tequila: Exploring the Legend NC Our State Land Beneath His Feet/ Mount Mitchell/ Barns Reborn

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evening&weekend listings 1:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 1 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ontario, Canada’s Niagara Peninsula—Toronto & Beyond DV NC NC Now The Original Collard Sandwich 1:30 EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Switzerland, Part 1— Cheese, Glaciers & Chocolate NC Curiosity Quest Penguins 2:00 TV Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Hamburg & the Luther Trail EX Globe Trekker Central Japan NC SciTech Now North Carolina Climate of Change 2:30 TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope South Korea— A Winter Journey DV NC Health Insurance Open Enrollment: Affordable Care Act Jeff Smith hosts this important program to help ensure that you’re insured. 3:00 TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Fly Rod Makers EX Changing Seas Mysterious Microbes NC On Story Norman Lear— A Retrospective 3:30 TV American Woodshop Curio Cabinet EX This Wild Life Elephant in the Bedroom NC Wider World A charity hockey game helps people with developmental disabilities. 4:00 TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Roman Work Bench DV EX Martin Clunes: A Man & His Dogs Yellowstone & Devon NC Theater Talk Michael Riedel, Susan Haskins and special guests celebrate the magical world of the stage. 4:30 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— From Top to Bottom NC Charlie Rose— The Week Get a retrospective of the acclaimed interviewer’s nightly program. 5:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth 8­ | January

Claire Goose stars in the new British drama Coroner, with Matt Bardock, premiering Saturday, January 7, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

EX Martin Clunes: A Man & His Dogs Cumbrian Fells & Rocky Mountains NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC Washington Week 6 PM TV Lawrence Welk Show Transportation EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Hong Kong, Part 1 NC Woodsongs Lee Ann Womack 6:30 EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Hong Kong, Part 2 7:00 TV As Time Goes By Future Imperfect EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Cruising the Rhine, Part 1 NC Living Legends Music Rick Derringer 7:30 TV As Time Goes By Going Online EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Cruising the Rhine, Part 2 8:00 TV Midsomer Murders Dance with the Dead, Part 1 EX Globe Trekker Mumbai City Guide NC Song of the Mountains Giles Mountain String Band/Kody Norris Band/ Ashley Lewis 9:00 TV Coroner Series Premiere! First Love Jane is woken by a call from Clint telling her that a boy has been found dead at the base of a lighthouse. EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Series Premiere! Billy travels from Chicago to Seattle on the mighty Empire Builder. NC Austin City Limits Ms. Lauryn Hill

0:00 TV DCI Banks 1 To Burn in Every Drop of Blood EX Brazil with Michael Palin Out of Africa NC Live at 9:30 Gogol Bordello/Thievery Corp/Yonder Mountain String Band 11:00 EX Globe Trekker Antarctica NC On Story Norman Lear— A Retrospective 11:30 TV Vicious Freddie and Stuart host a wake and are joined by their elderly friends for a very awkward evening. NC Theater Talk

8 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels from Chicago to Seattle on the mighty Empire Builder. NC Closer to Truth How Do Brains Work? 6:30 TV Wild Kratts NC Music & the Spoken Word

The great Scot returns for Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America, Saturday, January 7, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.


visit unctv.org 7:00 TV Thomas & Friends DV EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: India’s Independence Railroads NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00 TV Curious George DV EX Finding Your Roots The British Invasion with Sally Field, Deepak Chopra & Sting DV NC Carolina Business Review 8:30 TV WordGirl DV NC Market to Market 9:00 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— To Paint or Not To Paint EX 9 Months that Made You The First 8 Weeks NC White House Chronicle 9:30 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— A New Look To Match the Old NC Visionaries Sustainability— Lost in the Lexicon? DV 10:00 TV Folkways Music of Surry County EX 9 Months that Made You One of a Kind NC North Carolina Bookwatch Chef Vivian Howard— Deep Run Roots 10:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Climate of Change NC Well Read Ann Patchett— Commonwealth 11:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Drifting for Catfish EX First Peoples Americas/Africa NC Woodsongs Lee Ann Womack 11:30 TV Black Issues Forum Learn about people and topics around AfricanAmerican life in NC and beyond (visit unctv.org/bif). Noon TV North Carolina Bookwatch Chef Vivian Howard— Deep Run Roots EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV NC Living Legends Music Rick Derringer

2:30 TV Flavor, NC 1 Heritage Turkey EX This American Land Gunnison Country, Colorado 1:00 TV A Chef’s Life Peas, Please EX A Place To Call Home Lest We Forget NC Song of the Mountains Giles Mountain String Band/ Kody Norris Band/Ashley 1:30 TV From the Vineyard Hinnant/Lu Mil 2:00 TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Revolutionizing Classic Fruit Desserts EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death by Miss Adventure NC Live at 9:30 Gogol Bordello/Thievery Corporation/Yonder Mountain String Band 2:30 TV Cook’s Country Pasta for Every Palate 3:00 TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Mid-East Meets West EX Rosemary & Thyme They Understand Me in Paris NC MotorWeek 3:30 TV Lidia’s Kitchen Eggs—All Different Ways NC Autoline This Week 4:00 TV Pati’s Mexican Table Turkey Day EX Father Brown The Judgement of Man NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for White Perch 4:30 TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke Hog Wild NC Our State William Ivey Long/ Natural Connections with Doug Elliott 5:00 TV Charlie Rose— The Week EX Great Performances The Hollow Crown: Richard II NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC BBC Newsnight 6 PM TV Doc Martin Erotomania NC Healthy Body Healthy Mind Onychomycosis: Learning About Nail Fungus

6:30 NC Second Opinion Mystery Diagnosis IV 7:00 TV A Place To Call Home Secret Love NC In Good Shape 7:30 NC Life on the Line Heart to Heart 8:00 TV Changing Face of... the Queen Follow the royal story through the Queen’s evolving image and wardrobe. EX Buddies—How Dogs Discovered Man Explore the human/canine relationship and the origins of several breeds. NC What Love Is— The Duke Pathfinders 50 Fifty women with incurable breast cancer heroically endure an experimental medical protocol. 9:00 TV Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece Premiere! The Lying Detective EX Man & Beast with Martin Clunes Premiere! Nepal & Northern Japan See how man and beast have evolved. NC Homecoming: The Impact on Our Veterans Veterans, military experts and psychologists discuss the issue. 9:30 NC Memory of Forgotten War Korean-American survivors share deeply personal accounts of the Korean War. EX Man & Beast with Martin Clunes Japan, Thailand & the Thames 10:00 NC In Their Words: Songwriting with Soldiers Volunteers and professional songwriters help soldiers heal post-traumatic stress. 10:30 EX Changing Seas Reefs of Rangiroa 10:35 TV Vicious Violet panics when her wealthy sister plans a visit. 11:00 TV EastEnders EX Globe Trekker Art Trails of the French Riviera NC Native Report 11:30 TV EastEnders NC Start Up Don’t Horse Around with the Chocolate

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evening&weekend listings Discover The Secret Life of Babies, Tuesday, January 10, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

9 MONDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX First Peoples Americas/Africa NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Lisbon & the Algarve NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life A Road Trip for Rice EX Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg Dark Science of Menu Engineering DV 8:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 2 EX Shakespeare Uncovered King Lear with Christopher Plummer DV NC SciTech Now North Carolina Climate of Change 8:30 NC Exploring North Carolina Roanoke Super Highway 9:00 TV Reel South Soul City Civil rights activists attempted to build a multiracial utopia in North Carolina in the 1970s. EX Great Performances The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 1 NC Urban Animals 9:30 TV Reel South Eat White Dirt The history of the practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy, is examined. NC Urban Animals 10:00 TV Independent Lens Containment/Excerpt from Uranium Drive-in Explore the startling failure to manage waste and attempts to plan for our radioactive future. DV NC EcoSense for Living Power Pioneers—Reducing Our Carbon Footprint 10:30 NC EcoSense for Living Young Eco Heroes 11:00 NC Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason introduces another fascinating person or place in our state. 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Historic & Dynamic NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane

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10 TUESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Speckle Belly Goose Casserole/Oak Grove Hunting Club NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Annabel Langbein: the Free Range Cook Fish on the Menu 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Bath & York NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV From the Vineyard Woodmill/Windsor Run EX Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Shanghai 8:00 TV Nazi Mega Weapons The Eagles Nest Study Hitler’s mountain house, a labyrinth of underground tunnels and bunkers. EX 9 Months that Made You The Final Countdown NC Down River In Hurricane Matthew’s wake, Greenville and Pitt County residents prepare for Tar River flooding and pull together as a community to cope with its aftermath. 9:00 TV Command & Control: American Experience Learn the truth about one of America’s most dangerous nuclear accidents. DV EX Secret Life of Babies See how a baby’s rapidly-changing body affects behavior. NC IQ: Smartparent Tune In, Tune Out Examine the impact of movies, music, TV and ads on children. 10:00 EX First Peoples Africa

NC Biographical Conversations with Hugh McColl Part 2 11:00 TV Waiting for God Financial Difficulties EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV NC Growing a Greener World Winter Gardening 11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman Trinidad & Tobago: Where East Meets West NC Tennessee Crossroads

11 WEDNESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Changing Seas Creatures of the Deep NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Changing Seas Reefs of Rangiroa 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe North Wales: Feisty & Poetic NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Climate of Change EX Mineral Explorers Peru: Pasto Bueno 8:00 TV Nature Snowbound: Animals of Winter Travel across the snow globe to meet penguins, bison and more. DV EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Tour of Traditions NC North Carolina Weekend 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Very Local Stews


visit unctv.org NC NC Now Enjoy stories about the people who make our state unique at unc.tv/ncnow. 9:00 TV NOVA The Nuclear Option Nuclear technology grows while crisis continues at the Fukushima nuclear plant. EX Eat! Drink! Italy! With Vic Rallo You Get Out What You Put In NC A Chef’s Life Onions & Avetts 9:30 EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Fresh Fig Recipes NC Flavor, NC Vollmer Farms Blackberries 10:00 TV Uranium—Twisting the Dragon’s Tail Discover the cultural and scientific history of Earth's most wondrous and terrifying rock. EX Great British Baking Show Pastry NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show, Part 2 DV 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Candle Stand 11:00 EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels from Chicago to Seattle on the mighty Empire Builder. NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for White Perch 11:30 NC Fishing Behind the Lines Brian Eisch—Retired Army Ranger

12 THURSDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food NY Southern NC Charlie Rose

6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking West Coast of Norway: All Is Well—If There Is Herring 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Edinburgh NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Our State New River Adventure/The Carolina Chocolate Drops EX Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Hong Kong 8:00 TV NC Now EX Rick Steves’ Europe Siena & Tuscany’s Wine Country NC High Point University Presents: Entrepreneurship & Innovation in North Carolina Learn what it takes to drive entrepreneurship and innovation from NC’s chief executive and a panel of top business experts. 8:30 TV Exploring North Carolina Stuck in Clay EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope France—Following the Rhone DV 9:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Cruising the Rhine, Part 1 NC Envision: UNC School of the Arts See diverse works from talented student filmmakers. 9:30 TV Flavor, NC Lettuce EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Cruising the Rhine, Part 2 NC Arts in Context Classical Undead Genredefying composers reanimate Mozart’s unfinished Requiem Mass in D minor. 10:00 TV Reel South Deep Run A teenager finds new love and the courage to emerge as a strongwilled transgender man. EX Fringe Benefits Pittsburgh NC Variety Studio: Actors on Actors John Travolta/Rob Lowe/Sarah Paulson/ Bobby Cannavale

Bundle up for Nature Snowbound: Animals of Winter, Wednesday, January 11, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

0:30 EX Curious Traveler 1 Curious About—London 11:00 TV Keeping Up Appearances Daisy’s Toyboy EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope La Joie de Vivre in Quebec City, Canada DV NC Almanac Gardener Sticky Traps for Bugs 11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman Mexico City’s Markets: A Millennium of Trade NC Volunteer Gardener

13 FRIDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Inspector Morse Deceived By Flight, Part 1 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Inspector Morse Deceived By Flight, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV NC Now 8:00 TV Washington Week EX Doc Martin Preserve the Romance NC North Carolina Bookwatch Steven Sherrill— The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time 8:30 TV North Carolina Weekend NC Well Read Amor Towles— A Gentlemen in Moscow 9:00 TV Great Performances: Bel Canto from Chicago Lyric Opera Soprano Danielle de Niese stars in an adaptation of this best-selling novel. EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Deadweight NC Black & Blue Examine relationships between police departments and African-American communities in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville. 9:30 NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 10:00 EX Father Brown The Kemblefored Boggart NC Carolina Business Review 10:30 NC Market to Market 11:00 EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Silence NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 11:30 NC To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe January | 11


evening&weekend listings 14 SATURDAY 6 AM TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Quest for the Ivorybill NC Closer to Truth How Do Brains Work? 6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV EX Exploring North Carolina Currituck NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics NC Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick Greg Brenneman— Right Away & All at Once 7:30 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth NC Wider World Meet a British Columbia athlete who uses a sit ski. 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles EX North Carolina Weekend NC Exploring North Carolina Roanoke Super Highway 8:30 TV Curious George DV EX Tennessee Crossroads NC Craftsman’s Legacy The Potter 9:00 TV Nature Cat EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels from Chicago to Seattle on the mighty Empire Builder. NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show, Part 2 DV 9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Candle Stand 10:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX New Scandinavian Cooking Innovative & Old Fashioned NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for White Perch 10:30 TV America’s Heartland Restaurant Rooftop Vegetable Garden EX Kevin Dundon’s Modern Irish Food Back in Time

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NC Fishing Behind the Lines Brian Eisch— Retired Army Ranger 11:00 TV Growing a Greener World The Private Garden of a Public Gardener EX Taste of History Dr. Benjamin Rush: Father of American Psychiatry NC Central Texas Gardener Garden Photography 11:30 TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home All About the Bugs EX Flavor, NC Lettuce NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane Noon TV From the Vineyard Duplin/Raffaldini EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Four Great Cities, Part 2— Copenhagen, Berlin, Munich & Rome NC Growing a Greener World Winter Gardening 12:30 TV British Antiques Roadshow Royal Ballet School EX Desert Speaks Passions of the Pitaya NC Our State William Ivey Long/Natural Connections with Doug El 1:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 2 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Cruising the Mediterranean DV

NC NC Now 1:30 EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Switzerland, Part 2— Like a Local NC Curiosity Quest Tofu

Asheville native Bryan Sutton picks a few on Woodsongs, Saturday, January 14, at 6 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

2:00 TV Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Dresden & Leipzig EX Globe Trekker Vietnam NC SciTech Now North Carolina Pinehurst #H2O 2:30 TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Hungary, Austria & Germany: Sampling the Danube DV NC Tar Heel Traveler 3:00 TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Metal Shaper EX Changing Seas Grouper Moon NC On Story Charles Burnett: Film as a Means for Social Change 3:30 TV American Woodshop Shop Made Workbenches EX This Wild Life Follow the remarkable lives of human and animal families living in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve. NC Wider World Meet a British Columbia athlete who uses a sit ski. 4:00 TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Staked Furniture DV EX Buddies—How Dogs Discovered Man Explore the human/canine relationship and the origins of several breeds. NC Theater Talk 4:30 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Shedding the Old Look NC Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum EX Man & Beast with Martin Clunes Nepal & Northern Japan NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC Washington Week EX Man & Beast with Martin Clunes Japan, Thailand & the Thames 6 PM TV Lawrence Welk Show This Colorful World NC Woodsongs Bryan Sutton & Dom Flemons 6:30 EX Changing Seas Reefs of Rangiroa 7:00 TV As Time Goes By Time To Settle Down EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Basking with the Basques


visit unctv.org Join Antsy McClain & The Trailer Park Troubadours on Song of the Mountains, Saturday, January 14, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

NC Closer to Truth What Would an Infinite Cosmos Mean? 6:30 TV Wild Kratts NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Thomas & Friends DV EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack NC Living Legends Music WealthTrack Poco 8:00 TV Curious George DV 7:30 TV As Time Goes By EX Finding Your Roots Wedding Plans Ancient Roots with David EX Burt Wolf: Sedaris, Tina Fey & George Travels & Traditions Stephanopolous DV Coming to America NC Carolina 8:00 TV Midsomer Murders Business Review Dance with the Dead, 8:30 TV WordGirl DV Part 2 NC Market to Market EX Globe Trekker 9:00 TV This Old House Central Japan Arlington Arts & Crafts— NC Song of From Top to Bottom the Mountains EX 9 Months that Antsy McClain & The Made You Trailer Park Troubadours The Final Countdown 9:00 TV Coroner NC White House How To Catch a Lobster Chronicle EX Billy Connolly’s 9:30 TV This Old House Tracks Across America Arlington Arts & Crafts— Billy visits the West Coast Shedding the Old Look and Pacific Ocean, hurtling NC Black & Blue past jaw-dropping vistas. Examine relationships be NC Austin City Limits tween police departments Cyndi Lauper and African-American 10:00 TV DCI Banks communities in Raleigh, A Little Bit of Heart Durham and Fayetteville. EX Brazil with 10:00 TV Folkways Michael Palin Dance! Into Amazonia EX Secret Life of Babies NC Live at 9:30 Discover how a baby’s Troye Sivan/The Suffers/The rapidly changing body Claypool Lennon Delirium affects its behavior. 11:00 EX Globe Trekker NC North Carolina Road Trip: Rust Belt Bookwatch Highway, USA Steven Sherrill— NC On Story The Minotaur Takes Charles Burnett: Film as a His Own Sweet Time Means for Social Change 10:30 TV SciTech Now 11:30 TV Vicious North Carolina Stuart secretly raises some Pinehurst #H2O cash to help Freddie NC Well Read buy a new coat for a fan Amor Towles— club event. A Gentlemen in Moscow NC Theater Talk 11:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for White Perch 15 SUNDAY EX First Peoples 6 AM TV Nature Cat Africa EX Billy Connolly’s NC Woodsongs Tracks Across America Bryan Sutton & Billy visits the West Coast Dom Flemons and Pacific Ocean, hurtling 11:30 TV Black Issues Forum past jaw-dropping vistas.

Noon TV North Carolina Bookwatch Steven Sherrill— The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV NC Living Legends Music Poco 12:30 TV Flavor, NC Bison EX This American Land Scientists face the challenge of harnessing the energy of ocean waves to generate electric power. 1:00 TV A Chef’s Life Stand by Your Cabbage EX A Place To Call Home True to Your Heart NC Song of the Mountains Antsy McClain & The Trailer Park Troubadours 1:30 TV From the Vineyard Childress/Mothervine 2:00 TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Season Premiere! Cast Iron Staples EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Blood & Circuses NC Live at 9:30 Troye Sivan/The Suffers/ The Claypool Delirium 2:30 TV Cook’s Country Fried Chicken & Grilled Peppers 3:00 TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Sam’s Simple Saute EX Rosemary & Thyme The Invisible Worm NC MotorWeek 3:30 TV Lidia’s Kitchen Italian Taste for Bitter Vegetables NC Autoline This Week 4:00 TV Pati’s Mexican Table Alan Goes to College EX Father Brown The Time Machine NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30 TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke Thanksgiving Comes Early NC Our State Mule Rider/Bodie Island Lighthouse 5:00 TV Charlie Rose— The Week EX Great Performances The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 1 NC PBS NewsHour Weekend January | 13


evening&weekend listings 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC BBC Newsnight 6 PM TV Doc Martin On the Edge, Part 1 NC Healthy Body Healthy Mind Lipodystrophy: A Selective Loss of Body Fat Disorder 6:30 NC Second Opinion Kidney Transplant 7:00 TV Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece Premiere! The Final Problem NC In Good Shape 7:30 EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Historic & Dynamic NC Life on the Line Out of the Rubble 8:00 EX Nature Love in the Animal Kingdom DV NC Plan To Survive: Coping with a Breast Cancer Diagnosis A single mother who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer makes many difficult decisions. 8:30 NC All in the Same Boat: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors An extraordinary team of breast cancer survivors prepares for an exciting dragon boat race. 9:00 TV Victoria on Masterpiece Premiere! Doll 123 As new queen, young Victoria, struggles to lead amid plots to manipulate her. EX Nature Nature’s Perfect Partners

Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) stars as the teen queen as Victoria on Masterpiece premieres Sunday, January 15, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

11:30 TV BBC World News EX Rick Steves’ Europe West England NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane

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6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Rattlesnake/ Wildwood Resort NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Annabel Langbein: 16 MONDAY the Free Range Cook Life’s a Picnic 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour 7:00 TV Nightly EX First Peoples Business Report Africa EX Rick Steves’ Europe NC Charlie Rose Milan & Lake Como 7:00 TV Nightly NC PBS NewsHour Business Report 7:30 TV From the Vineyard EX Rick Steves’ Europe Cypress Bend/Surry Naples & Pompeii Community College NC PBS NewsHour EX Smart Travels: Pacific 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life Rim with Rudy Maxa A Peanut Pastime Queensland, Australia EX Travel Detective 8:00 TV Assassination of with Peter Greenberg Abraham Lincoln: Over the Top Airline Seats DV American Experience 8:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Follow the death of Fort Worth, Part 3 America’s first assassinated EX Shakespeare president and the manhunt Uncovered for John Wilkes Booth. The Taming of the Shrew EX Time Scanners with Morgan Freeman DV Egyptian Pyramids NC SciTech Now NC Mayor: North Carolina The Age of Riley DV Pinehurst #H2O Mayor Joseph P. Riley NC Matter of Duty: 8:30 NC Exploring of Charleston, SC, The Continuing War North Carolina worked for inclusion Against PTSD  Measuring the Mountain and to improve his city. See stories of soldiers 9:00 TV Reel South 9:00 TV FRONTLINE facing post-traumatic Deep Run A teenager finds Divided States of America stress disorder. new love and the courage Examine the partisanship 10:00 EX Changing Seas to become a strong-willed that gridlocked DC and Tracking Tigers Scientists transgender man. charged the 2016 presidenuse satellite tags and DNA  EX Great Performances tial campaign. (part 1 of 2) forensic tools to understand The Hollow Crown: Henry tiger shark migrations. IV, Part 2 NC Long Road Home Explore vets’ wartime Post NC Urban Animals 9:30 NC Urban Animals Traumatic Stress Disorder. 10:00 TV Independent Lens 10:30 EX Changing Seas What Was Ours An Arap Mysterious Microbes aho tribal elder explores 11:00 TV EastEnders ancestral objects found in EX Globe Trekker Chicago’s Field Museum. DV Caribbean Islands: St. Lucia,  NC EcoSense for Living Martinique & Montserrat Ocean Health— NC Native Report Tales of Recovery 11:30 TV EastEnders 1 0:30 NC EcoSense for Living NC Start Up Ocean Health— Hub Repair Explore these Divided States of Creatures Speak America in a special two-part 11:00 TV Film School Shorts FRONTLINE, Tuesday and Behind Closed Doors Wednesday, January 17 and 18, NC Tar Heel Traveler at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 14­ | January


visit unctv.org EX Time Scanners St. Paul’s Cathedral NC IQ: Smartparent Tots + Tech Review the latest research about early childhood media exposure. 10:00 EX First Peoples Asia/Australia NC Biographical Conversations with Hugh McColl Part 3 11:00 TV Waiting for God Living Together EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan—Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 2 DV NC Growing a Greener World The Dirt on Creating a Healthy Garden, Raleigh 11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Mata Atlantica: Brazil’s Other Rainforest NC Tennessee Crossroads

18 WEDNESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose Egypt: Quest for the Lord of the Nile Uncover ancient history, myths and culture. NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Tuscany’s Dolce Vita NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Pinehurst #H2O EX Mineral Explorers Stories from the Road 8:00 TV Nature Moose: Life of a Twig Eater Experience a moose mother’s love and a calf’s first year of life. DV EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Off the Beaten Path in Playa del Carmen NC North Carolina Weekend 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Innovative & Old Fashioned NC NC Now 9:00 TV FRONTLINE Divided States of America (part 2 of 2) EX Eat! Drink! Italy! With Vic Rallo You Are What You Eat

NC A Chef’s Life My Watermelon Baby 9:30 EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Fresh from Boston NC Flavor, NC Farm to Mess Hall 10:00 EX Great British Baking Show Victorian NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Stamp Out Cookie Carving! DV

10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Planes, Part 1 11:00 TV Are You Being Served? Pilot EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy visits the West Coast and Pacific Ocean, hurtling past jaw dropping vistas of land and sea. NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth 11:30 TV BBC World News NC Fishing Behind the Lines Steph Martin—Fishing Behind the Lines Canada

19 THURSDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Philippines NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Great Hill Towns NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Our State Tweetsie/Silver Lining/ Brasstown Dancers EX Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa New Zealand’s South Island 8:00 TV NC Now EX Rick Steves’ Europe West England NC High Point University Presents: Seth Godin HPU President Nido Qubein interviews this entrepreneur and blogger. 8:30 TV Exploring North Carolina Fossil Fields EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ireland—Coast to Coast DV

9:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Sailing the Danube NC An Evening with Gwen Ifill The beloved late journalist discusses her childhood and her development as a television correspondent. 9:30 TV Flavor, NC Mushrooms EX Travels with Darley England: Manchester, Liverpool & the Lake District 10:00 TV Reel South Overburden The lives of a coal supporter and an environmentalist collide because of a mine disaster. EX Fringe Benefits Wilmington, NC NC Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Viola Davis/Tom Hanks/ Emma Stone/ Molly Shannon 10:30 EX Curious Traveler Curious About—Wales 11:00 TV Keeping Up Appearances The Christening EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV NC Almanac Gardener Kids & Seeding Squares 11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman Blackfeet & Bison NC Volunteer Gardener

20 FRIDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Inspector Morse The Secret of Bay 5B, Part 1 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Inspector Morse The Secret of Bay 5B, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV NC Now 8:00 TV Washington Week EX Doc Martin Dry Your Tears NC North Carolina Bookwatch Art Chansky— Game Changers 8:30 TV North Carolina Weekend NC Well Read Tracy Kidder— A Trunk Full of Money

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evening&weekend listings Celebrate Alicia Keys—Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special, Friday, January 20, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:00 TV Alicia Keys— Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Keys highlights her new album at New York’s legendary Apollo Theater. EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder a La Mode NC Front Porch Conversations Jon Reep The NC native and national comedian shares hilarious moments recalling his transition from Hickory to Hollywood. 9:30 NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 10:00 TV Unity—The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson Latin artists perform Latininfused arrangements of iconic songs. EX Father Brown The Lair of the Libertines NC Carolina Business Review 10:30 NC Market to Market 11:00 TV British Antiques Roadshow Polesden Lacey, Part 1 EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Ties of the Past NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 11:30 TV BBC World News NC To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

21 SATURDAY 6 AM TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Bison—Return of a True American NC Closer to Truth What Would an Infinite Cosmos Mean? 6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV EX Exploring North Carolina Logos vs. Leaves NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics NC Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick Steven Bochco— Truth Is a Total Defense

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7:30 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum NC Wider World Visit an amazing sled hockey team in Long Island. 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles: One Big Ocean The Reeftown fish embark on an epic sea journey to help a friendly young turtle. EX North Carolina Weekend NC Exploring North Carolina Measuring the Mountain 8:30 EX Tennessee Crossroads NC Craftsman’s Legacy The Saddle Maker 9:00 TV Nature Cat EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy visits the West Coast and Pacific Ocean, hurtling past jaw dropping vistas of land and sea. NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Stamp Out Cookie Carving! DV

9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Planes, Part 1 10:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX New Scandinavian Cooking Plenty of Foods NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth 10:30 TV America’s Heartland Buy Rice Direct/Record Corn Harvests EX Kevin Dundon’s Modern Irish Food Transformations NC Fishing Behind the Lines Steph Martin—Fishing Behind the Lines Canada

11:00 TV Growing a Greener World Controlling Garden Pests, Diseases & Weeds Organically EX Taste of History The Water of Life: Cognac NC Central Texas Gardener Stayin’ Alive in Summer 11:30 TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Pura Vida, Costa Rica EX Flavor, NC Mushrooms NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane Noon TV From the Vineyard Woodmill/ Windsor Run EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Europe Just for Fun NC Growing a Greener World The Dirt on Creating a Healthy Garden, Raleigh 12:30 TV British Antiques Roadshow Norwich Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Part 1 EX Desert Speaks Magical Michoacan NC Our State Mule Rider, Bodie Island Lighthouse 1:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 3 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Christmas in Switzerland Visit Lausanne, Montreux and Basel to explore some of Switzerland’s best Christmas Markets. DV NC NC Now 1:30 EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Emerald Coast—Castle Building, Dolphin Doodling NC Curiosity Quest Stickers 2:00 TV Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Frankfurt & Nurnberg EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Southern China


visit unctv.org NC SciTech Now North Carolina Nature’s Mysteries: Carolina Bays & Synchronous Fireflies 2:30 TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope The Cook Islands— Cultural Paradise DV NC Tar Heel Traveler 3:00 TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Sand Caster EX Changing Seas Coastal Carnivores NC On Story Saving Mr. Banks: Script to Screen 3:30 TV American Woodshop Oval Tray Table EX This Wild Life NC Wider World Visit an amazing sled hockey team in Long Island. 4:00 TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Van Gogh’s Chair DV EX Nature Love in the Animal Kingdom DV NC Theater Talk 4:30 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Underground Energy NC Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Stripers Deep EX Nature Nature’s Perfect Partners DV NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC Washington Week 6 PM TV Lawrence Welk Show Indiana EX Changing Seas Tracking Tigers Scientists use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to follow migrations of tiger sharks. NC Woodsongs Rhonda Vincent & The Rage/Willow Osborne 6:30 EX Changing Seas Mysterious Microbes 7:00 TV As Time Goes By The Wedding EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Nature vs. Nurture NC Living Legends Music Livingston Taylor 7:30 TV As Time Goes By What Now? EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Women @ Work 8:00 TV Midsomer Murders The Animal Within, Part 1

EX Globe Trekker Vietnam NC Song of the Mountains Eugene Wolf & Mitya Kuznetsov/Jimbo Whaley & Green 9:00 TV Coroner That’s the Way To Do It EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York. NC Austin City Limits Margo Price/Hayes Carll 10:00 TV DCI Banks Undertow EX Brazil with Michael Palin The Road to Rio NC Live at 9:30 Of Monsters & Men/Josh Ritter/Blind Pilot/The Lone Bellow/St. Paul & The Broken Bones 11:00 EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Tea NC On Story Saving Mr. Banks: Script to Screen Director John Lee Hancock and writer Kelly Marcel discuss the script. 11:30 TV Vicious When Ash lands a role after one audition, Freddie falls into a state of depression. NC Theater Talk

22 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York. NC Closer to Truth What Is God? 6:30 TV Wild Kratts NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Thomas & Friends DV EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Deep South USA NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00 TV Curious George DV EX Finding Your Roots Decoding Our Past with Deval Patrick, Jessica Alba & More DV NC Carolina Business Review 8:30 TV WordGirl DV NC Market to Market

9:00 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Underground Energy EX Time Scanners Egyptian Pyramids NC White House Chronicle 9:30 TV Ask This Old House Bluestone/Mead/ Wire Splices NC Front Porch Conversations Jon Reep The NC native and national comedian shares hilarious moments recalling his transition from Hickory to Hollywood. 10:00 TV Folkways Conversations with Doc Watson EX Time Scanners St. Paul’s Cathedral NC North Carolina Bookwatch Art Chansky— Game Changers 10:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Nature’s Mysteries: Carolina Bays & Synchronous Fireflies NC Well Read Dr. Larry Brilliant— Sometimes Brilliant 11:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth EX First Peoples Asia/Australia NC Woodsongs Rhonda Vincent & The Rage/Willow Osborne 11:30 TV Black Issues Forum Noon TV North Carolina Bookwatch Art Chansky— Game Changers EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ontario’s Central Counties: Multicultural Advent DV NC Living Legends Music Livingston Taylor 12:30 TV Flavor, NC Well Fed Garden EX Environmental Heroes Meet three citizens who’ve made extraordinary improvements to our state. 1:00 TV A Chef’s Life Cabbage’s Last Stand EX A Place To Call Home New Beginning NC Song of the Mountains Eugene Wolf & Mitya Kuznetsov/Jimbo Whaley & Green 1:30 TV From the Vineyard Divine Llama/Adams

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evening&weekend listings 1:00 TV EastEnders 1 EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Cheese NC Native Report 11:30 TV EastEnders NC Start Up The Cheese Board

Discover Secrets of the Six Wives, premiering Sunday, January 22, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

2:00 TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Two Modern Stews EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder in the Dark NC Live at 9:30 Of Monsters & Men/ Josh Ritter/Blind Pilot/ The Lone Bellow/St. Paul & The Broken Bones 2:30 TV Cook’s Country All-American Sweet Dough Desserts 3:00 TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Trip to Spain EX Rosemary & Thyme The Gongoozlers NC MotorWeek 3:30 TV Lidia’s Kitchen Ragu NC Autoline This Week 4:00 TV Pati’s Mexican Table José Andres Takes Over EX Father Brown The Standing Stones NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30 TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke Yum Kippers-fish Gets Smoked NC Our State Lighter Than Air, Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookies 5:00 TV Charlie Rose— The Week EX Great Performances The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC BBC Newsnight 6 PM TV Doc Martin On the Edge, Part 2 NC Healthy Body Healthy Mind Understanding Polycythemia Vera or P-vera 6:30 NC Second Opinion Lead Poisoning 7:00 TV A Place To Call Home Season Premiere! No Secrets, Ever Jack is furious at Carolyn upon learning of a secret daughter. NC In Good Shape 7:30 EX Rick Steves’ Europe West England NC Life on the Line End It Now Examine the effects of child abuse as three individuals uncover their secrets of abuse. 18­ | January

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8:00 TV Mercy Street Season Premiere! Balm in Gilead The arrival of a former slave turned activist causes a rift between Foster and Mary. EX Nature Nature’s Miracle Orphans: Second Chances DV NC Conquering the Dragon: Breast Cancer Survivors Race Thousands of breast cancer survivors from around the world compete in Dragon Boat Racing. 8:30 NC Conquistando Al Dragon: La Carrera Contra Cancer Diagnóstico Thousands of breast cancer survivors from around the world compete in Dragon Boat Racing. 9:00 TV Victoria on Masterpiece Brocket Hall Facing rioters and suitors, Victoria grows into her royal role and ponders marriage. EX Nature Nature’s Miracle Orphans: Wild Lessons DV NC Beyond the Divide An act of civil disobedience divides a community between anti-war and military supporters. 10:00 TV Secrets of the Six Wives Series Premiere! Divorced Examine the happy marriage of Henry VIII to first wife, Katherine of Aragon. EX Changing Seas Grouper Moon NC Civilian-Military Divide: Bridging the Gap Explore misunderstanding between those who serve and the larger public. 10:30 EX Changing Seas Coastal Carnivores

6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX First Peoples Asia/Australia NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life Love Me Some Candied Yams! EX Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg The Invisibles DV 8:00 TV Antiques Roadshow The Civil War Years EX Shakespeare Uncovered Othello with David Harewood DV NC SciTech Now North Carolina Nature’s Mysteries: Carolina Bays & Synchronous Fireflies 8:30 NC Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s Other Ocean 9:00 TV Reel South Overburden The lives of a coal supporter and an environmentalist collide because of a mine disaster. EX Great Performances The Hollow Crown: Henry V NC Urban Animals 9:30 NC Urban Animals 10:00 TV Independent Lens The Witness The brother of Kitty Genovese re-examines his sister’s life and brutal 1964 death in New York. DV NC Thunder on the Farm Original music accompanies evocative images of life on a farm, threatened by a looming storm. 10:30 NC Thunder on the Mountain A generally dormant volcanic mountain chain towers above Costa Rican rainforests. 11:00 NC Tar Heel Traveler 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane


visit unctv.org Celebrate an environmental activist on Rachel Carson: American Experience, Tuesday, January 24, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

24 TUESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Goose Jerky NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Annabel Langbein: the Free Range Cook Effortless Entertaining 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Making of Rick Steves’ Europe NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV From the Vineyard Sanctuary Vineyard/ Hanover Park EX Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta 8:00 TV Rachel Carson: American Experience Mary Louise Parker gives voice to revolutionary writings that upended our relationship to the natural world. DV EX Time Scanners Petra NC A New Kind of Listening Go inside a creative, inclusive theater group as cast members, some with disabilities, collaborate. 9:00 EX Time Scanners Colosseum NC Great Museums— Sound Tracks: The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Explore this amazing collection in Cleveland, OH. 10:00 TV FRONTLINE Trump’s Road to the White House Probe how expectations were defied to win the presidency. EX First Peoples Australia NC Biographical Conversations with Betty R. McCain Part 1 11:00 TV Waiting for God Living in Miserable Sin EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV NC Growing a Greener World Sow True Seed, Asheville

11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Cartagena & a Hidden Palenque NC Tennessee Crossroads

25 WEDNESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Egypt Beyond the Pyramids Cairo, Undercover DV NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Burgundy: Profound France NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Nature’s Mysteries: Carolina Bays & Synchronous Fireflies EX Mineral Explorers Southern California 8:00 TV Nature A Sloth Named Velcro A friendship between a journalist and a sloth highlights sloth sanctuaries and rehabilitation. DV

EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Ceviches Gone Wild NC North Carolina Weekend 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Plenty of Foods NC NC Now 9:00 TV NOVA Sunken Ship Rescue Witness efforts to raise and salvage the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship. EX Eat! Drink! Italy! With Vic Rallo The Best Ingredients NC A Chef’s Life Peas, Please 9:30 EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Baking NC Flavor, NC Neese’s Sausage 10:00 TV Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts Explore the national public health threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. EX Great British Baking Show Pâtisserie NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Double Drawer Shaker Table DV 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hayrakes 11:00 TV Are You Being Served? Dear Sexy Knickers EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York. NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum 11:30 TV BBC World News NC Fishing Behind the Lines David Robinson— Retired Army Sergeant

26 THURSDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Aquavit NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking South West of Norway/ Fat Ducks & Sweet Apples Learn about A New Kind of Listening, Tuesday, January 24, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. January | 19


evening&weekend listings 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Dordogne NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Our State Elizabeth City/Window Dressing/Pines & Needles EX Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Mexico City & Ixtapa 8:00 TV NC Now EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England NC High Point University Presents: Steve Wozniak HPU President Nido Qubein interviews this tech legend. 8:30 TV Exploring North Carolina Fishy Science EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope France—Bordeaux DV 9:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions The Palm Beaches, Florida NC Evening with Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee Celebrate the lives of legendary actors and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. 9:30 TV Flavor, NC Winter Squash/ Produce Box EX Travels with Darley Wales: Isle of Anglesey & the Coast 10:00 TV Reel South The State of Eugenics After sterilizing more than 7,600 people between 1933 and 1974, North Carolina became the first state to compensate its victims. EX Fringe Benefits Buffalo NC Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Natalie Portman/Michelle Williams/Amy Adams/ Andrew Garfield 10:30 EX Curious Traveler Curious About—Montreal 11:00 TV Keeping Up Appearances A Strange Man EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV NC Almanac Gardener Controlling the Climate 11:30 TV BBC World News EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peoples of Oaxaca & the Arrival of Holy Week NC Volunteer Gardener 20­ | January

27 FRIDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX Inspector Morse Sins of the Father, Part 1 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Inspector Morse Sins of the Father, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV NC Now 8:00 TV Washington Week EX Doc Martin Born with a Shotgun NC North Carolina Bookwatch Nina Degramont— The Last September 8:30 TV North Carolina Weekend NC Well Read Alexander McCall Smith— Precious & Grace 9:00 TV Brad Paisley— Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special The country superstar performs at West Virginia University. EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Marked for Murder NC Front Row Season Premiere! National media strategist Marc Rotterman discusses state and national politics and policy. 9:30 NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 10:00 TV ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival Enjoy time-tested sounds from Bonnie Raitt, Dwight Yoakam, George Strait, Billy Bragg and more. EX Father Brown The Truth in the Wine NC Carolina Business Review 10:30 NC Market to Market 11:00 TV British Antiques Roadshow Wightwick, Part 2

EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Sky Is Empty NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 11:30 TV BBC World News NC To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

28 SATURDAY 6 AM TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Prairie Dog Wars NC Closer to Truth What Is God? 6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV EX Exploring North Carolina Our Place in Space NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics NC Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick Robert Maurer— Mastering Fear 7:30 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Stripers Deep NC Wider World The UAW and Ford Motor Company team up to provide a wheelchair ramp for an aging veteran. 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles EX North Carolina Weekend NC Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s Other Ocean 8:30 TV Curious George DV EX Tennessee Crossroads NC Craftsman’s Legacy The Gun Maker 9:00 TV Nature Cat EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York. NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Double Drawer Shaker Table DV 9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hayrakes Marc Rotterman and his guests return for a new season of topical issues on Front Row, Friday, January 27, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.


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Catch chimeric NC band Southern Culture on the Skids on a new episode of Shakori Hills Concert Series, Saturday, January 28, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

10:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX New Scandinavian Cooking Arctic Food NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum 10:30 TV America’s Heartland Free-Range Yurt Birds EX Kevin Dundon’s Modern Irish Food Fish, Hunt & Harvest NC Fishing Behind the Lines David Robinson— Retired Army Sergeant 11:00 TV Growing a Greener World Hope for Heroes: The Farmer Veteran Coalition EX Taste of History Boston’s Famous Parker House NC Central Texas Gardener Native Plant Cottage Style 11:30 TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Mighty Micros EX Flavor, NC Winter Squash/Produce Box NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane Noon TV From the Vineyard Cypress Bend/Surry Community College EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa A Music Lover’s Europe NC Growing a Greener World Sow True Seed, Asheville 12:30 TV British Antiques Roadshow Exeter Cathedral EX Desert Speaks Palms in the Desert NC Our State Lighter Than Air/Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookies 1:00 TV Antiques Roadshow The Civil War Years EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Passage Through Chile’s Tierra Del Fuego DV NC NC Now

1:30 EX Fringe Benefits Baltimore NC Curiosity Quest Making Fabric 2:00 TV Rick Steves’ Europe Bulgaria EX Globe Trekker East Texas NC SciTech Now North Carolina Spider Silk from Silk Worms 2:30 TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Peru—The Amazon & Beyond DV NC Tar Heel Traveler 3:00 TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Yarn Spinner EX Changing Seas Coral Hybrids NC On Story The Path of an Action Writer: A Conversation with Robert Kamen 3:30 TV American Woodshop Triple Turnings EX Wonder of Animals Penguins TV American Woodshop Triple Turnings NC Wider World The UAW and Ford Motor Company team up to provide a wheelchair ramp for an aging veteran. 4:00 TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Sliding Lid Boxes DV EX Nature Nature’s Miracle Orphans: Second Chances DV NC Theater Talk 4:30 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Changes Start to Show NC Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Popping Cork Specs EX Nature Nature’s Miracle Orphans: Wild Lessons DV NC PBS NewsHour Weekend

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29 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat EX Making Tracks The Indian Pacific: From Coast to Coast DV NC Closer to Truth Why Is Free Will a Big Question?

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evening&weekend listings 6:30 TV Wild Kratts NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Thomas & Friends DV EX Globe Trekker Tough Boat Journeys: The Amazon NC Religion & Ethics Newsweekly 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00 TV Curious George DV EX Finding Your Roots The Stories We Tell with Donna Brazile, Ty Burrell & Kara Walker DV NC Carolina Business Review 8:30 TV WordGirl DV NC Market to Market 9:00 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts— Changes Start to Show EX Time Scanners Petra NC White House Chronicle 9:30 TV Ask This Old House Radiator/Saws/ Garage Lights NC Front Row 10:00 TV Folkways Gospel Music EX Time Scanners Colosseum NC North Carolina Bookwatch Nina Degramont— The Last September 10:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Spider Silk from Silk Worms NC Well Read Margo Livesey—Mercury 11:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum EX First Peoples Australia NC Woodsongs Celebration of the Music of Jean Ritchie 11:30 TV Black Issues Forum Noon TV North Carolina Bookwatch Nina Degramont— The Last September EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Sault Saint Marie, Canada

POV looks at how song and humor help in a Scottish hospice, Monday, January 30, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

1:00 TV A Chef’s Life Rabbit EX A Place To Call Home Secret Love NC Song of the Mountains Mac Puckett & The Good Company Band/ Wayne Henderson 1:30 TV From the Vineyard Wine Competition/ Misty Creek 2:00 TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Back to Basics EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries King Memses’ Curse NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Southern Culture on the Skids 2:30 TV Cook’s Country Break Out the Bourbon 3:00 TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Take Out Chinese at Home EX Rosemary & Thyme The Italian Rapscallion 3:30 TV Lidia’s Kitchen Italian American Favorites NC MotorWeek 4:00 TV Pati’s Mexican Table Chachi’s Champoton Kitchen EX Father Brown The Paradise of Thieves NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30 TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke Smoking the Competition—Our Tailgating Show NC Our State Orchids/Scenes from 64/ The Southern Wild 5:00 TV Charlie Rose— The Week EX Great Performances The Hollow Crown: Henry V NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC BBC Newsnight 6 PM TV Doc Martin DV The Apple Doesn’t Fall NC Living Legends Music NC Healthy Body Marty Balin Healthy Mind 12:30 TV Flavor, NC Opioid Induced Constipa Lettuce tion: Improving Patients EX Environmental Heroes Quality of Life Meet three citizens who’ve 6:30 NC Second Opinion made extraordinary im Lupus provements to our state.

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7:00 TV A Place To Call Home I Believe Bert’s death finds those involved struggling; Sarah battles her demons. NC In Good Shape 7:30 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England NC Life on the Line Baby Blue 8:00 TV Mercy Street The House Guest Alice focuses her schemes on a house guest; Samuel has to make a difficult decision. EX Nature Pets: Wild at Heart: Playful Creatures DV NC Waging War on Cancer: Today & Tomorrow Explore the battle against cancer. 9:00 TV Victoria on Masterpiece The Clockwork Prince Albert pays a visit against the queen’s wishes. The mystery of Miss Skerrett’s past deepens. EX Nature Pets: Wild at Heart: Secretive DV NC Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go To War Revisit John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev in October 1962. 10:00 TV Secrets of the Six Wives Beheaded, Died Henry VIII breaks with the Roman Church to marry Anne Boleyn, but soon falls for Jane Seymour. EX Changing Seas Alien Invaders NC Cold War Roadshow: American Experience Revisit Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's bizarre barnstorm across America in 1959. DV 10:30 EX Changing Seas Reef Revival


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30 MONDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX First Peoples Australia NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Barcelona & Catalunya NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life Collard Green Queen EX Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg Constructing a Mega Resort DV 8:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Indianapolis EX Shakespeare Uncovered Antony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall & Janet Suzman DV NC SciTech Now North Carolina Spider Silk from Silk Worms 8:30 NC Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand 9:00 TV Reel South The State of Eugenics After sterilizing more than 7,600 people between 1933 and 1974, North Carolina became the first state to compensate its victims. EX Great Performances The Hollow Crown: Richard III NC Shelter Me Community Matters 10:00 TV POV Seven Songs for a Long Life Visit Strathcarron, a Scottish hospice center where patients face uncertainty with song and humor. NC FarmHer: The Documentary Marji Gulyer-Alaniz photographs women farmers and created the FarmHer organization. 11:00 TV Film School Shorts Our Culture NC Tar Heel Traveler 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane

31 TUESDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Smothered Squirrel NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook The Ultimate Cookout 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich & Lausanne NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV From the Vineyard Treehouse Vineyard/ Biltmore EX Rudy Maxa’s World Rajasthan 8:00 TV Finding Your Roots The Irish Factor with Soledad O'Brien, Bill O'Reilly & Bill Maher DV EX Time Scanners Jerusalem NC African American Museum Explore the Smithsonian’s African American Museum of History and Culture. 9:00 TV Race Underground: American Experience Learn how America’s first subway, in Boston, overcame engineering challenges. EX Time Scanners Machu Picchu

NC Great Museums: Elevated Thinking— The High Line in New York City Explore this uniquely captivating park. 10:00 TV FRONTLINE Iraq After Isis Investigate powerful militias and growing sectarianism shaping Iraq. EX First Peoples Europe NC Biographical Conversations with Betty R. McCain Part 2 11:00 TV Waiting for God Shelves EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Sault Saint Marie, Canada DV

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