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07/2018 Roo’s Block Party Stars WordGirl • Song of the Mountains’ New Season • Wild Travels

Get ready for some cool fun with Earth’s Natural Wonders: Life at the Extremes, Wednesdays, starting July 11, at 8 PM. And enjoy more hot shows that take you across our state and around the globe on your PBS Summer of Adventure from membersupported UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina!


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FIGHT EVIL WITH WORDGIRL! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Join WordGirl for amazing adventures as she uses her lethal lexicon to fight crime and bolster literacy. Disguised as mild-mannered fifth grader Becky Botsford, WordGirl and sidekick Captain Huggy Face possess superhero strength— plus a super-strong vocabulary! Use your words for good with WordGirl on Read-a-roo’s Block Party, weekends, at 7 AM and 1 PM, on Rootle.

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Get READy to have some fun when Read-a-roo brings her Block Party from the screen to the street—this time in New Bern! Our favorite kangaroo will celebrate her favorite hobby, reading, with this literacy-themed summer shindig. Joining Read-a-roo are some very special guests from WordGirl, Super WHY! and WordWorld—and they’re looking forward to meeting you, Saturday, August 25, from 10 AM to 2 PM, at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

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

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evening&weekend listings 1 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Cosmology & Creation?  EX History Detectives Edison Afterlife Phonograph 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover The brightest minds and freshest voices engage in civil debate.  EX Antiques Roadshow Tucson, Part 2 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas.  EX We’ll Meet Again Heroes of 9/11 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market Get solid reporting and analyses about agriculture and commodities markets. 9:00  TV This Old House Construction Gets a Jumpstart  NC  Washington Week  EX Heart of the World: Colorado’s National Parks Examine humans’ important roles in the parks’ story. 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Patch Lawn/Swap Toilet  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman The political analyst and his guests discuss public affairs & policy issues. 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford  NC  NC SPIN Tom Campbell and guests bring balanced debate for the Old North State.  EX Slovakia: Treasures in the Heart of Europe Explore history, culture, breathtaking landscapes, castles and medieval towns. 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Hurricane Hunters

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1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Salads 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Grilled Steak & Fruit Tart  NC  The Embers: The Heart & Soul of Beach Music Soak up beach music history and The Embers’ role in its evolution.  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 1—Sadness DV

2:30  TV Cook’s Country Pork & Pierogi 3:00  TV Sara’s Catch clever cases and cunning killers Weeknight Meals on new episodes of Endeavour Fancy Pasta Season 5 on Masterpiece, Sundays, 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. Crespelle 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen  NC  North Carolina Java Jive Bookwatch  NC  First in Future Ali Standish— Leslie Boney of the The Ethan I Was Before Institute for Emerging 11:00  TV North Carolina Issues engages leaders in Bookwatch topics affecting our state. Ali Standish—  EX Father Brown The Ethan I Was Before The Star of Jacob  NC  Articulate 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table with Jim Cotter Backyard Picnic Niche Definers: Jim  NC  Situation Report Garland, Tank & The Jeff Smith discusses topics Bangas & Ani DiFranco and issues around the  EX Death on military and veterans. the Matterhorn 5:00  TV Washington Week Examine the deaths of Leading journalists analyze Swiss mountaineers who major news and events. fell on descent in 1865.  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Weekend HBCU Special, Part 1  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Gain insights about the week’s issues. NC State Cypher:  EX Midsomer Murders Rap & Spoken Word Days of Misrule, Part 1 Noon  TV FRONT ROW 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour with Marc Rotterman Weekend  NC  Carolina  NC  BBC Newsnight Outdoor Journal Get comprehensive Spring Top Water Bass coverage of international  EX Travelscope news & current events. New Brunswick’s 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Acadian Festival DV Preserve the Romance 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Black Issues Forum  NC  Legends of Airpower HBCU Special, Part 1 Brigadier General Charles  EX Are We There Yet? Elwood “Chuck” Yeager Ireland  EX Weekends Fossetts, Ireland’s with Yankee Oldest Circus Hidden Gems 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s 6:30  NC  Black America Women & Sports with Milk Street Television Wendy Hilliard Crazy Noodles  NC  Song of the Mountains 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home The Love Undeniable After Marshall Brothers & High arguing with Gino, Anna Road/Williamson Branch temporarily moves home.  EX Doc Martin Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?


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Dive into amazing worlds teeming with creatures in Sir David Attenborough’s Life, premiering Sunday, July 1, at 10 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

 NC  Great Performances at the Met: Tosca Vittorio Grigolo and Sonya Yoncheva star in this new version of Puccini’s classic.  EX Slovakia: Treasures in the Heart of Europe Explore history, culture, breathtaking landscapes, castles and medieval towns. 8:00  TV Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Smugglers make Ross an offer.  EX Nature Pets: Wild at Heart: Secretive Creature DV 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece A pair of poisonings vex the team. DV  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Bad Reputations 9:30  NC  Great Performances: The Opera House Explore the Met’s Lincoln Center home and cultural life of the 1950s and ‘60s.  EX Nature’s Microworlds Yellowstone 10:00  EX Life Series Premiere! Challenges of Life David Attenborough examines amazing survival measures of animals and plants. 10:30  TV Vicious Stuart secretly raises money to help Freddie buy a new coat for a fan club event. 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Oklahoma City 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Maestros: Father & Son Orchestra Conductors Noon  TV As Time Goes By A Trip to Los Angeles

 NC  Great Performances at the Met: Tosca Vittorio Grigolo and Sonya Yoncheva star in this new version of Puccini’s classic.  EX Doc Martin Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? 12:30  TV As Time Goes By Dealing with Sally 1:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Noble Art  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 1—Sadness DV

2:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Measure Twice 2:30  NC  Airplay: The Rise & Fall of Rock Radio Crosby, Stills and Nash, Grace Slick, Bob Weir and legendary disc jockeys discuss rock radio. 3:00  TV Death in Paradise Dark Memories  EX Father Brown The Star of Jacob 4:00  TV Coroner That’s the Way To Do It  NC  Our State Weaverville/Pumpkin Delights/Stickbuilt  EX Midsomer Murders Days of Misrule, Part 1 4:30  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Maestros: Father & Son Orchestra Conductors

2 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.

 EX Death on the Matterhorn Examine the deaths of Swiss mountaineers who fell on descent in 1865. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Galicia & the Camino de Santiago 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Pretty in Peach  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions The Beach Vacation, Part 2 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Savannah  NC  Exploring North Carolina Stuck in Clay  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 2—Secrets DV

8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Tampa  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Blue Ridge: Crucible of Life  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 3— House Party DV 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina The Scientist & the Oysterman 10:00  TV POV Brimstone & Glory Mexico’s National Pyrotechnic Festival is unlike any other on Earth.  NC  NOVA Rise of the Superstorms Examine the 2017 hurricane season and devastation of Houston and the Caribbean.  EX Midsomer Murders A Talent for Life, Part 1 10:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Judaculla Rock 11:00  NC  Amanpour on PBS Journalist Christiane Amanpour brings global issues into focus.  EX History Detectives Edison Afterlife Phonograph 11:30  TV BBC World News Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events.

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evening&weekend listings 3 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Redfish/Snapper— Caminada Pass 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Essential Pépin Fabulous Fins DV 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Ancient Glory 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Table Grapes: The Farm at Dover Vineyards/ The Asbury  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Sicily 8:00  TV Civilizations What Is Art (Good For)?  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Wiley Cash— The Last Ballad  EX Ganges with Sue Perkins Series Premiere! Himalayas 8:30  NC  First in Future 9:00  TV The Great War: American Experience As America enters WWI, see how the violent conflict transformed our nation. DV  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Lara Downes: Concert Pianist  EX Himalaya Connection Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake inspired better scientific understanding. DV 9:30  NC  Poetry in America To Prisoners— Gwendolyn Brooks 10:00  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler  EX When the Mountain Calls: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan A filmmaker reflects on his decades of traveling through the Himalayas. 10:30  NC  Arts in Context Migrant Kids 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Mekong River Adventure, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman ABC Islands: The Dutch Legacy in the Caribbean 6­ | July

Explore exotic locales as Ganges with Sue Perkins, premieres Tuesday, July 3, at 8 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

 EX Nigella: At My Table Fried Bread & Tomato Hash 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Real Food  NC  BBC World News Red Hook, Brooklyn America 9:00  EX How To Cook Well  EX Forces of Nature with Rory O’Connell Shape Macroom Mozzarella Salad 6:30  NC  Nightly  NC  Cameron Business Report British/Indian agent 7:00  TV Nightly Alexander Cameron tries Business Report to outrun militiamen at  NC  PBS NewsHour the start of the American  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Revolution. Rome: Baroque Brilliance 9:30  TV A Capitol Fourth 7:30  TV SciTech Now John Stamos hosts this North Carolina star-spangled celebration, The Scientist & with Jimmy Buffett, The the Oysterman Beach Boys, Pentatonix,  EX Wild Travels The Temptations, Joshua Series Premiere! Celebrate Bell, Renée Fleming, the unusual, offbeat and the National Symphony eccentric parts of America. Orchestra and more! 8:00  TV A Capitol Fourth  NC  Loyalty on Trial Premiere! John Stamos hosts Discover a historic judicial this star-spangled showcase from NC in 1787. case, with Jimmy Buffett,  EX Kevin Belton’s The Beach Boys, PentaNew Orleans Kitchen tonix, The Temptations, Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming, Latin America Meets NOLA 10:00  NC  Thomas Paine’s the National Symphony To Begin the World Orchestra and more! Over Again  NC  Alamance Follow the life of the Follow the story of the illprovocative writer in this fated Regulator Movement acclaimed one-man play. DV of the late 1700s.

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Mamas got squeezeboxes! Discover interesting things as Wild Travels premieres Wednesday, July 4, at 7:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.


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Join John Stamos and an all-star lineup for A Capitol Fourth, Wednesday, July 4, at 8 and 9:30 PM.

5 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook A Decadent Dinner 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food The Clam/Louro 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Backstreet Riches 7:30  TV Our State Mule Rider/ Bodie Island Lighthouse  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Classical Europe: Ancient Greece & Rome 8:00  TV SciTech Now North Carolina New Approach to Bee Health  NC  Flavor, NC Smith’s Blueberries/ Cornerstone Tea  EX Two for the Road Alaska: Cruising the Inside Passage 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Stuck in Clay  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Grilling 101  EX Travels with Darley Wales: Isle of Anglesey & the Coast 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  NC  A Chef’s Life A Peanut Pastime  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Kansas City, Part 2 9:30  TV Great Scenic Railway Journeys Alaska: Gold Rush Train/ White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

 NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Crabs—Louisa, LA  EX Weekends with Yankee Winter in New England 10:00  TV Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Trans-Caucasus Express  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation: Ready to Rise Three out-of-work youth travel the U.S. interviewing inspiring individuals. 10:30  NC  Our State Somerset Place/ Fort Bragg/Siler City 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Mekong River Adventure, Part 2 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Quilombos, Candomblé & the Mata Atlantica

6 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History 300 Years of Service 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Latin America Meets NOLA 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Florentine Delights & Tuscan Side Trips 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Renaissance Europe

8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home The Love Undeniable After arguing with Gino, Anna temporarily moves home. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Crowders Mountain State Park 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Desserts  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife The team prepares for the birth of a baby they know may not survive. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Food Flirts Cape Cod Roadtrip  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Jackdaws Revenge 10:30  TV Food Flirts Thailand Meets Tres Leches  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Tattoo Archive 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  Breaking Big Jason Aldean  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Capital & Coffee

7 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Henry Frye Part 3 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Live Baiting Spanish 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Crankin’ Bass July | 7


evening&weekend listings 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Late Season Chukers  EX Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 3 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Top Water Bass  EX Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Beauty with Six Legs  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Allora & Calzadilla: Displacement & Defamiliarization 9:00  TV Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Roaring Back 9:30  NC  Our State Letters from Home/ What It Was, Was Football/ Virginia Johnson 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show A Little Weather: Hand Weaving by Jessica Green  EX New Scandinavian Cooking New Nordic Cuisine 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 1  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Sword Smith  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Macroom Mozzarella Salad 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 1  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Smithing with Peter Ross DV  EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Hot Pot, Anyone? 8­ | July

3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Clockmaker  NC  Situation Report  EX Finding Your Roots The Impression with Larry David & Bernie Sanders 3:30  TV American Woodshop Arts & Crafts End Table  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Chest Hinges & Latch DV

See Steve Wilson of Wilson Banjo Company on the 13th season premiere of Song of the Mountains, Saturday, July 7, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Why Buy?  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Plain Pine Box DV  EX Nigella: At My Table Fried Bread & Tomato Hash Noon  TV This American Land Wyoming Wilderness/ Rising Sea Levels  NC  Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 1  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Genoa & the Italian Riviera 12:30  TV America’s Heartland City Slicker Cattle Drive  NC  Almanac Gardener Gardening in the Shade/ Growing Asparagus  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Hawaii’s Big Island: The Volcanos’ Gifts 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Savannah  NC  Exploring North Carolina Invaders Among Us  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 2—Land of the Thunder Dragon DV 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fords & Mills  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Volunteer Tourism, Part 1 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Burgundy: Profound France  NC  First in Future  EX Antiques Roadshow Tucson, Part 3 2:30  TV Travelscope Desert Birds, Bats & Wildflowers  NC  Growing Bolder A Masterclass in Active Longevity

 NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Atomic Secrets 4:30  TV This Old House All Decked Out  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Crappie Lesson  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Life Challenges of Life Sir David Attenborough examines amazing survival measures of animals and plants. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Strike Up the Band (1964)  NC  Classic Gospel Bradley Walker: Blessed  EX Heart of the World: Colorado’s National Parks Explore the geological forces that created these amazing landscapes. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Problems, Problems  NC  Woodsongs Livingston Taylor/ Rebecca Loebe  EX Ganges with Sue Perkins The Himalayas 7:30  TV As Time Goes By A House Full of Women 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Noble Art  NC  Song of the Mountains Season Premiere! Wilson Banjo Company/Clay Bank  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Villa Verde—Greenville, NC 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries All She Leaves Behind  NC  Songs at the Center Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle & Jerry Salley  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala


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The Del McCoury Band kicks off the new season of Music City Roots Live from the Factory, Saturday, July 7, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Run River North 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Melodies of Murder  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Season Premiere! Raul Malo/ Del McCoury/Greg Garing  EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua 11:00  TV Coroner The Fisherman’s Tale  NC  Austin City Limits Father John Misty/ The Black Angels  EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America The Mighty Empire Builder— Chicago to Seattle

8 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth What Is Philosophy of Biology?  EX History Detectives Atomic Secrets 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Tucson, Part 3 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX We’ll Meet Again Freedom Summer 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market 9:00  TV This Old House All Decked Out  NC  Washington Week  EX Ganges with Sue Perkins The Himalayas

9:30  TV Ask This Old House Radiator Swap/ Brick Repointing  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show NC State Cypher: Rap & Spoken Word  NC  NC SPIN  EX Himalaya Connection Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake inspires better scientific understanding. DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina First Down Science  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Wiley Cash— The Last Ballad 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Wiley Cash— The Last Ballad  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Shara Nova  EX When the Mountain Calls: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan A filmmaker reflects on his decades of traveling through the Himalayas. 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum HBCU Special, Part 2  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Jim Mcdowell: The Black Potter Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Live Baiting Spanish  EX Travelscope Germany’s Winter Carnival DV

2:30  TV NC SPIN 1  NC  Legends of Airpower General Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr.  EX Weekends with Yankee Labors of Love

1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Japan Fried Chicken  NC  Song of the Mountains Wilson Banjo Company/ Clay Bank  EX Doc Martin The Tameness of a Wolf 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Corn 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Spicing Up the Grill  NC  Songs at the Center Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle & Jerry Salley  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 2—Secrets DV

2:30  TV Cook’s Country Spicy & Sour for Supper  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Run River North 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Shellfish Asian Style  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Raul Malo/Del McCoury/ Greg Garing  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 3—House Party DV 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Agrodolce 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen The Po-Boy Sandwich  NC  First in Future  EX Father Brown The Labyrinth of the Minotaur 4:30  TV Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Panda-monium!  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Days of Misrule, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Dry Your Tears  NC  Black Issues Forum HBCU Special, Part 2  EX Himalaya Connection Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake inspires better scientific understanding. DV 6:30  NC  Black America Is the News Media Doing a Good Job with Pamela Newkirk

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7:00  TV A Place To Call Home A Nagging Doubt  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Der Rosenkavalier Renée Fleming stars in this classic Strauss opera.  EX When the Mountain Calls: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan A filmmaker reflects on his decades of traveling through the Himalayas. 8:00  TV Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 4 George moves Poldark toward checkmate.  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders Living Wonders Explore the Amazon and Bangladesh. 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece Is a disappearance linked to a teen’s murder? DV  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Shocking Senses 9:30  EX Nature’s Microworlds The Deep Sea 10:00  EX Life Reptiles & Amphibians 10:30  TV Vicious Freddie falls depressed when Ash lands a role.  NC  Great Performances: Chita Rivera— A Lot of Livin’ To Do For over 70 years this legend has lit up Broadway. 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Savannah 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Edwin Gil

Photo: Mike Fender

Ride along the National Road on 10 Streets that Changed America, premiering Tuesday, July 10, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Volunteer Tourism, Part 1 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Portland  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fossil Fields  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 4—Troubles

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Essential Pépin Sweets for My Sweet DV 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Regal & Intimate 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Spanish Mackerel DV  EX Smart Travels— 8:30  NC  Exploring Europe with Rudy Maxa North Carolina Europe’s Getaways Salamanders as Canaries 8:00  TV 10 Streets that 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Changed America Vintage Columbus Premiere! See how streets  NC  Expeditions with have connected the nation, Patrick McMillan divided communities and The Great Plains, An Everchanged the way we live, changing Tapestry work and shop.  EX Masterpiece Classic:  NC  North Carolina Downton Abbey Bookwatch Season 4, Part 5—Surprises Karen Cox—Goat Castle DV  EX Ganges 9:30  NC  SciTech Now with Sue Perkins North Carolina The Gangetic Plain New Approach to 8:30  NC  First in Future Bee Health 9:00  TV No Passport 10:00  TV POV Required The Workers Cup The Series Premiere! Detroit 2022 FIFA World Cup in  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Qatar is being built by 1.6 American Dance million African and Asian Festival Dancers migrant workers.  EX Story of China  NC  Wild Weather Ancestors/Silk Roads 9 MONDAY Brave, ambitious & China Ships DV experiments show 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 9:30  NC  Poetry in America how weather works.  NC  BBC World News The Gray Heron—  EX Midsomer Murders America Galway Kinnell A Talent for Life, Part 2  EX When the Mountain 10:00  TV FRONTLINE 1 0:50   E X My Home, NC—Shorts Calls: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan Trump’s Takeover Go Kim’s Wig Center A filmmaker reflects on inside the president’s high 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour his decades of traveling stakes battle for control   E X History Detectives through the Himalayas. of the Republican party. Atomic Secrets 6:30  NC  Nightly  NC  Articulate 11:30  TV BBC World News Business Report with Jim Cotter 7:00  TV Nightly Janet Echelman Business Report 10 TUESDAY 10:30  NC  Arts in Context  NC  PBS NewsHour Oh Snap, My Alien Children 6 PM   T V PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Are Trying To Kill Me with   N C  BBC World News Florence: Heart of the Zell Miller III America Renaissance 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  EX Taste of Louisiana 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life  NC  PBS NewsHour with Chef John Folse & Co. Gettin’ Figgy with It  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Catfish—Lac des Allemands Travelscope Myanmar Irrawaddy River Adventure 10­ | July


visit unctv.org  NC  Searching for a Fix Hear personal stories of NC families who’ve lost loved ones to opioid overdose.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Onion, Pepper, Rosemary & Anchovy Pissaladière 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Butter Up 10:00  TV NOVA Treasures of the Earth: Gems  NC  A Crisis: NC’s Opioid Battle Celebrate America’s culinary diversity with renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, A Columbus County View pictured here with Lena Sareini in Detroit, as No Passport Required Join Les High, editor of premieres Tuesday, July 10, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV the News Reporter, for this discussion in Whiteville. 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Nigella: At My Table  EX Yan Can Cook:  EX In the Americas Spiced Lamb Kofta with Spice Kingdom with David Yetman Garlic Sauce Fine Art, Fine Food Sierra Nevada & the 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s 10:30  NC  Second Opinion Making of California Real Food Opioids to Heroin Addiction Dinnertable/GGs A grandmother shares how 11 WEDNESDAY hip pain turned into a nineyear addiction to heroin. 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Trails to Tsukiji  NC  BBC World News Explore fresh food at America Tokyo’s iconic market.  EX Forces of Nature 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Elements  NC  PBS NewsHour 6:30  NC  Nightly  EX Two for the Road Business Report Tanzania: The Search for 7:00  TV Nightly the Big Five Business Report 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travels with Darley  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Paris: Embracing Life & Art 7:30  TV SciTech Now 12 THURSDAY North Carolina New Approach to 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Bee Health  NC  BBC World News Explore the magnificent Rockies:  EX Wild Travels America Kingdoms of the Sky, Wednesday, 8:00  TV Earth’s  EX Annabel Langbein: July 11, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. Natural Wonders— The Free Range Cook Life at the Extremes Paella Party 9:00  TV Rockies: Surviving the Extreme 6:30  NC  Nightly Kingdoms of the Sky  NC  Do No Harm: Business Report Series Premiere! Experience The Opioid Epidemic  EX Mike Colameco’s the amazing wildlife and Ground Zero Health, govReal Food remarkable people who ernment and law enforce Linton Street inhabit this 3,000-mile ment officials discuss opioid 7:00  TV Nightly mountain range. addiction in rural America. Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 
 London: Historic & Dynamic 7:30  TV Our State Lighter than Air/Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookies  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Ireland’s West Coast 8:00  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Laser-Branded Foods  NC  Flavor, NC Sunburst Trout Farms  EX Two for the Road Tanzania: The Search for the Big Five Escape the heat with a visit to Siberia on Earth’s Natural Wonders—Life at the Extremes, Wednesday, July 11, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. July | 11


evening&weekend listings It’s pie time to get into The Great British Baking Show, Friday, July 13, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Fossil Fields  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Making Fancy Look Easy  EX Travels with Darley Northern England & Wales 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Love Me Some Candied Yams!  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Kansas City 9:30  TV Great Scenic Railway Journeys Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad/Kettle Valley Steam Railway  NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Tilapia—Scott, LA  EX Wild Travels 10:00  TV Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways War, Ore & Santa Claus Travel Scandinavia and Finland in subzero winter.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation: The Next Mission Three vets seek out fellow service members who successfully transitioned into the workforce. 10:30  NC  Our State The Whalehead Club/ Crowders Mountain/ Grace in Granite 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Christmas Celebrations Around the Globe 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Land of Sand

13 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Bonaparte in St. Lucia 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Butter Up 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report 12­ | July

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 NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Venice: City of Dreams 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Dublin & Beyond 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home A Nagging Doubt 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Roaring River Vineyards 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Pies  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Sister Ursula causes serious problems for Shelagh and Dr. Turner. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Food Flirts Pretzel Meets Chocolate  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Kembleford Dragon 10:30  TV Food Flirts What Is a Food Incubator?  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  Breaking Big Ruth Zukerman (SoulCycle/ FlyWheel)  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Naturally 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Lake Superior: Circling the Sweet Water Ocean

6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Jim Gardner Part 1 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Pee Dee Catfish 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Late Season Chukers 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Ocean Reef Flounder  EX Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Live Baiting Spanish  EX Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of North Carolina 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Homecomings  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Man and Mammoth in the Carolinas  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Kenny Scharf/Buffy Sainte-Marie: Here to Stay 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX The Great British Baking Show Cakes 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Keeper of the Vine/ A Defiant Spirit/ A Muse in Wilmington: Thalian Hall 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Abby the Spoon Lady  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Very Local Stews 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 2  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Ski Maker


visit unctv.org  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Onion, Pepper, Rosemary & Anchovy Pissaladière 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 2  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Van Gogh’s Chair DV  EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Tea Time! 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Wedding Season  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Sliding Lid Boxes DV  EX Nigella: At My Table Irresistible Favorites Noon  TV This American Land Forest Homes for Bats, Defenses Against Flooding,  NC  Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 2  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Florence 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Traveling Agricultural Vocational Program/ Blacksmithing for Students  NC  Almanac Gardener Moss Gardening/ Trouble-shooting Houseplant Problems  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Chiloe & Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Portland  NC  Exploring North Carolina Cradle of Forestry  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope A San Antonio Christmas DV 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Works in Progress  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Volunteer Tourism, Part 2 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Dordogne  NC  First in Future  EX Antiques Roadshow Omaha, Part 1 2:30  TV Travelscope Ontario, Canada’s Far North  NC  Growing Bolder The Unexpected Path to a Happy, Bold Life 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Metal Engraver  NC  Situation Report

 EX Finding Your Roots Unfamiliar Kin with Fred Armisen, Christopher Walken & Carly Simon 3:30  TV Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking Shaker-Inspired Hall Table  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Chest From Bristol DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Capone Gang Shotgun 4:30  TV This Old House This Old House U.  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Redfish Marsh  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Life Reptiles & Amphibians 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show The Great Gershwin (1972)  NC  Classic Gospel A Few Good Men/ The Gaither Vocal Band/ The Gatlin Brothers/ The Oak Ridge Boys  EX Heart of the World: Colorado’s National Parks Witness distinct ways that water forms landscapes. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Rewrites  NC  Woodsongs Dailey & Vincent/ Chasity Brown  EX Ganges with Sue Perkins The Gangetic Plain 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Getting Rid of Gwen 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Not in My Back Yard  NC  Song of the Mountains Hankensaw Boys  EX No Passport Required Detroit 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Last Patternmaker— Raleigh 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Measure Twice  NC  Songs at the Center Christon Gray/ Whetherman/Danika Holmes with Jeb Hart  EX Rockies: Kingdoms of the Sky Experience the amazing wildlife and remarkable people who inhabit this 3,000-mile mountain range.

9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Blue Mother Tupelo 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Murder from Above  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Liz Longley/Maureen Murphy/Gillian Welch  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Costa Rica to Panama 11:00  TV Coroner Gilt  NC  Austin City Limits Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit/ Amanda Shires  EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America West Coast & Pacific Ocean

15 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Epistemology: How Do I Know?  EX History Detectives Capone Gang Shotgun 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Omaha, Part 1 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX We’ll Meet Again Coming Out 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market 9:00  TV This Old House This Old House U.  NC  Washington Week  EX Ganges with Sue Perkins The Gangetic Plain 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Tree Removal/Stud Finders  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Jim McDowell: The Black Potter  NC  NC SPIN  EX Story of China Ancestors/Silk Roads & China Ships DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Scientist & the Oysterman  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Karen Cox—Goat Castle

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evening&weekend listings 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Karen Cox—Goat Castle  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Shannon Hale, Wu Han, Banda Magda 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum What HBCUs Want  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Lara Downes: Concert Pianist Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Pee Dee Catfish  EX Travelscope Thailand—Rediscovering Bangkok DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Legends of Airpower Major General William Mitchell  EX Weekends with Yankee By the Shore 1:00  TV Food Flirts Burger Meets Dosa DV  NC  Song of the Mountains Hankensaw Boys  EX Doc Martin Nobody Likes Me 1:30  TV Food Flirts Pastrami Meets Ramen DV 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Pork Chops & Corn Fritters, Perfected  NC  Songs at the Center Christon Gray/ Whetherman/Danika Holmes with Jeb Hart  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 4—Troubles DV

2:30  TV Cook’s Country Smoky Barbecue Favorites  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Blue Mother Tupelo 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Sunday Supper  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Liz Longley/Maureen Murphy/Gillian Welch  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 5—Surprises DV

3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Herbs & Spices 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Spring Fling  NC  First in Future  EX Father Brown The Eve of St. John

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4:30  TV Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Tomorrow’s Chengdu  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Talking to the Dead, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Born with a Shotgun  NC  Black Issues Forum What HBCUs Want  EX Story of China Ancestors/Silk Roads & China Ships DV 6:30  NC  Black America Image, Beauty & Power with Michaela Angela Davis 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Bad in a Good Way  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Eugene Onegin See Tchaikovsky’s operatic take on Pushkin’s story. 8:00  TV Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 5 Favors abound.  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders— Life at the Extremes Surviving the Extreme 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece A photoshoot turns sinister.

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe North England’s Lake District & Durham 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Pickle Perfect  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Volunteer Tourism, Part 2 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Chicago  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fishy Science  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 6—Abroad DV

8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Toronto  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Ghosts of the Plains  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 7—Returns DV

9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Laser-Branded Foods 10:00  TV POV Lindy Lou, Juror Number Two A juror who handed down the death penalty to a Mississippi man 20 years DV ago tackles past demons.  EX David Attenborough’s  NC  NOVA Natural Curiosities Treasures of the Earth: Gems Life on Ice 9:30  EX Nature’s Microworlds 10:30  EX Midsomer Murders Death & Dreams, Part 1 Australia’s Red Centre 10:00  NC  Great Performances: 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour Havana Time Machine 11:30  TV BBC World News Past, present and future  EX Rick Steves’ Europe joyfully collide in Cuba. Germany’s Hamburg  EX Life & the Luther Trail Mammals 10:30  TV Vicious Freddie, Stuart and the gang 17 TUESDAY go clubbing after Ash gets a 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour job handing out club fliers.  NC  BBC World News 11:00  TV EastEnders America  NC  Our State  EX Taste of Louisiana Weaverville/Pumpkin with Chef John Folse & Co. Delights/Stickbuilt Bass/Crappie—  EX Antiques Roadshow Toledo Bend Reservoir Vintage Portland 6:30  NC  Nightly 11:30  TV EastEnders Business Report  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  EX Essential Pépin Best of North Carolina Arts Veg-in! DV 7:00  TV Nightly 16 MONDAY Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  BBC World News Venice & Its Lagoon America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report


visit unctv.org  NC  Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution Follow efforts to secure equal, adequate access to healthcare for all Americans.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Carrot, Coconut & Lemongrass Soup 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Vibrant Vietnamese 10:00  TV NOVA Treasures of the Earth: Metals  NC  Independent Lens Birth of a Movement Learn Explore how a citizen deals with her role in imposing the death penalty on POV how D.W. Griffith’s 1915 Lindy Lou, Juror Number Two, Monday, July 16, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. film The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle about race relations. DV 7:30  TV Flavor, NC 18 WEDNESDAY  EX Yan Can Cook: Vineyards: Dobbins Creek, Spice Kingdom Laurel Gray, Baker Buffalo 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Back to Roots  EX Smart Travels—  NC  BBC World News 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji Europe with Rudy Maxa America 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Germany’s Romantic Road  EX Earth’s  NC  PBS NewsHour 8:00  TV 10 Monuments that Natural Wonders—  EX Two for the Road Changed America Life at the Extremes Adventure in Patagonia Tour American originals Surviving the Extreme 11:30  TV BBC World News and explore the surprising 6:30  NC  Nightly  EX Travels with Darley stories behind them. Business Report Road Trip: Maryland,  NC  North Carolina 7:00  TV Nightly Virginia & Beyond Bookwatch Business Report Julian Pleasants—  NC  PBS NewsHour Home Front  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 19 THURSDAY  EX Ganges European Travel Skills, 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour with Sue Perkins Part 1  NC  BBC World News The Delta 7:30  TV SciTech Now America 8:30  NC  First in Future North Carolina  EX Annabel Langbein: 9:00  TV No Passport Laser-Branded Foods The Free Range Cook Required  EX Wild Travels Italian Inspiration New Orleans 8:00  TV Earth’s 6:30  NC  Nightly  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Natural Wonders— Business Report Editorial Cartoonist Life at the Extremes  EX Mike Colameco’s Dwane Powell Surviving with Animals Real Food  EX Story of China Wildlife holds the key NY Ice Cream Golden Age/The Ming DV to survival for people in 9:30  NC  Poetry in America northern Australia, northern 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NY State of Mind—Nas Siberia and Vanuatu.  NC  PBS NewsHour 10:00  TV FRONTLINE  NC  Change  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Blackout in Puerto Rico Comes Knocking European Travel Skills, Examine humanitarian and This award-winning Part 2 economic crises following documentary tells the Hurricane Maria. tumultuous story of biracial 7:30  TV Our State Orchids/Scenes from 64/  NC  Articulate anti-poverty organizaThe Southern Wild with Jim Cotter tion, the North Carolina  EX Smart Travels— Ian Brennan & the Fund (NCF), that boldly Europe with Rudy Maxa Democratization of Music confronted explosive issues Germany’s Rhine & 10:30  NC  Arts in Context of race, class and politics Mosel Rivers Lift the Heart during the turbulent 1960s. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  EX Nigella: At My Table 8:00  TV SciTech Now North Carolina  NC  PBS NewsHour Chicken with Red Grapes Cricket Farming  EX Travelscope & Marsala  NC  Flavor, NC Manzanillo, Mexico & 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Maple View Dairy/Panciutto the Costa Alegre Real Food  EX Two for the Road 11:30  TV BBC World News Ivy Stark/Dos Caminos Adventure in Patagonia  EX In the Americas 9:00  TV Himalaya: with David Yetman Kingdoms of the Sky Nicaragua: Land of the See extraordinary wildlife Shaking Earth Emerges and remarkable people. July | 15


evening&weekend listings Journey through glorious Guatemala on Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions, Thursday, July 19, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Fishy Science  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Wrap It Up  EX Travels with Darley Little Rock 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Collard Green Queen  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Guatemala, Part 1 9:30  TV Great Scenic Railway Journeys Nevada Northern Railroad/ Grand Canyon Railway/ Cumbres & Toltec Scenic  NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Redfish/Snapper— Caminada Pass  EX Wild Travels 10:00  TV Great Continental Railway Journeys Sofia to Istanbul  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation Don’t Forget Where You Came From New roadtrippers meet the scientist who saved Hawaii’s papayas. 10:30  NC  Our State Riding the Rails/Mule Power/In-Tune  EX Roadtrip Nation Cross the Ocean, Build Bridges 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Flathead Valley, MT 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Pernambuco: Brazil’s Other Carnival

20 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Alexander Hamilton the Financier 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Vibrant Vietnamese 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour 16­ | July

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Western Turkey 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Bologna & Emilia Romagna 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home Bad in a Good Way 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of North Carolina 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Lexington Glass Works 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Puddings  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife An expectant mother buckles under the strains of pregnancy. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Food Flirts Burger Meets Dosa DV  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Angel of Mercy 10:30  TV Food Flirts Pastrami Meets Ramen DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  Breaking Big Christian Siriano  EX Travelscope New Brunswick, Canada 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Cuetzalan: The Celebration of San Francisco

21 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Jim Gardner Part 2 of 3

Hop aboard Great Scenic Railway Journeys, Thursday, July 19, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Tagging Expedition— Grey Trout 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Ocean Reef Flounder 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Jordan Lake Crappie  EX Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Pee Dee Catfish  EX Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fire in the Land of the Longleaf Pine  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter The Care & Feeding of Michelle Cuevas


visit unctv.org 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX The Great British Baking Show Bread 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Dirt to Shirt/Fins & Feathers 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Glorifying Sisters of the Vine  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Innovative & Old Fashioned 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 3  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Jeans Maker  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Carrot, Coconut & Lemongrass Soup 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Epic Tomatoes in Raleigh  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Carved Oak Desk Box DV  EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom The Voice of the Mountain 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Cotton All Around  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Waving Arm Whirligigs DV  EX Nigella: At My Table Chicken with Red Grapes & Marsala Noon  TV This American Land Farmland Runoff, Maintaining National Parks, Rafting  NC  Growing a Greener World Epic Tomatoes in Raleigh  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Hill Towns of Tuscany & Umbria 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Sustainable farm practices save water and energy at California wineries.  NC  Almanac Gardener Xeriscaping: Drought Tolerant Landscaping  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Cry for Mexican Independence 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Chicago  NC  Exploring North Carolina First Lost Colony

 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Lawson’s Voyage to the Carolinas  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Do the Right Thing 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Barcelona & Catalunya  NC  First in Future  EX Antiques Roadshow Omaha, Part 2 2:30  TV Travelscope Custer Country, MT  NC  Growing Bolder On the Edge & in the Moment 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Wood Turner with Newland’s Alan Hollar  NC  Situation Report  EX Finding Your Roots Puritans & Pioneers with Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen & William H. Macy 3:30  TV Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking American Ash Hanging Bow Front Cabinet.  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Roman Work Bench DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Silent Stars Photo Album 4:30  TV This Old House Approaching Half Way  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Top Water Bass  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Life Mammals 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show From Polkas to Classics (1967)  NC  Classic Gospel Country Roots, Gospel Favorites with The Gaither Vocal Band, The Gatlin Brothers & The Oak Ridge Boys  EX Heart of the World: Colorado’s National Parks Examine humans’ important roles in the parks’ story. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Affair  NC  Woodsongs Billy Strings/Whisky Shivers

 EX Ganges with Sue Perkins The Delta 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Welcome News 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Not in My Back Yard  NC  Song of the Mountains Salt & Light/Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain String Band  EX No Passport Required New Orleans 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Damian Stamer— Hillsborough, NC 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries First Dance  NC  Songs at the Center Bob Thompson, Todd Burge & Jessica Baldwin  EX Himalaya: Kingdoms of the Sky See extraordinary wildlife and remarkable people. 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Southern Avenue 10:00  TV Death in Paradise The Stakes Are High  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Southern Avenue/Miss Tess/Band of Heathens  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia Lord Howe Island 11:00  TV Coroner Capsized  NC  Austin City Limits Gary Clark Jr./ Courtney Barnett  EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Crescent Route: San Antonio to New York

22 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth God’s Sovereignty: A Tribute to Hugh McCann  EX History Detectives Silent Stars Photo Album 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Omaha, Part 2 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Genealogy Roadshow Nashville 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market July | 17


evening&weekend listings 9:00  TV This Old House Approaching Half Way  NC  Washington Week  EX Ganges with Sue Perkins The Delta 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Happy Holidays from AskTOH!  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Lara Downes: Concert Pianist  NC  NC SPIN  EX Story of China Golden Age/The Ming DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina New Approach to Bee Health  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Julian Pleasants— Home Front 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Julian Pleasants— Home Front  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Leslie Jamison, Josh Radnor & Luciana Souza 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Visit unctv.org/bif  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show American Dance Festival Dancers Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Tagging Expedition— Grey Trout  EX Travelscope Thailand—From Golden Triangle to White Sands DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Legends of Airpower Commander Randall Cunningham  EX Weekends with Yankee Past & Present 1:00  TV Food Flirts Cape Cod Roadtrip  NC  Song of the Mountains Salt & Light/Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain String Band  EX Doc Martin The Practice Around the Corner 1:30  TV Food Flirts Thailand Meets Tres Leches 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Chinese Classics  NC  Songs at the Center Bob Thompson, Todd Burge & Jessica Baldwin 18­ | July

7:00  TV A Place To Call Home When You’re Smiling Sarah and Roy go to Sydney; James sorts his feelings out.  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Idomeneo Mozart’s post-Trojan War story gets a fresh treatment. 8:00  TV Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 6 A fugitive points the way to riches.  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders— Life at the Extremes Surviving with Animals Wildlife holds the key Matthew Polenzani stars in Mozart’s to survival for people in masterpiece on Great Performances northern Australia, northern at the Met: Idomeneo, Sunday, Siberia and Vanuatu. July 22, at 7 PM, on the North Carolina 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 5 Channel. on Masterpiece  EX Doc Martin Morse probes a closed case Hazardous Exposure of attempted assassination. DV 2:30  TV Cook’s Country  EX David Attenborough’s Smothered and Dowdied Natural Curiosities  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Spinners & Weavers Southern Avenue 9:30  EX Nature’s Microworlds 3:00  EX Masterpiece Classic: Scottish Highlands Downton Abbey 10:00  EX Life Season 4, Part 6—Abroad DV Fish  TV Sara’s 10:30  TV Vicious Weeknight Meals Things look up for Ash, who Upside Down Day has fallen in love with the  NC  Music City Roots Live perfect woman. Or is she? from the Factory  NC  Great Performances: Southern Avenue/Miss In the Heights—Chasing Tess/Band of Heathens Broadway Dreams 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Follow the musical from its Steak House Favorites small start to Tony wins.  EX Masterpiece Classic: 11:00  TV EastEnders Downton Abbey  EX Antiques Roadshow Season 4, Part 7—Returns Vintage Chicago DV 11:30  TV EastEnders 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show New Orleans Kitchen Damian Stamer St. Joseph’s Day  NC  First in Future 23 MONDAY 4:30  TV Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Hot Pot, Anyone?  NC  BBC World News  NC  Situation Report America 5:00  TV Washington Week 6:30  NC  Nightly  NC  PBS NewsHour Business Report Weekend 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Midsomer Murders Business Report Talking to the Dead, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Weekend European Travel Skills,  NC  BBC Newsnight Part 3 6 PM  TV Doc Martin 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Mother Knows Best Prickly Business  NC  Black Issues Forum  EX Burt Wolf: Visit unctv.org/bif. Travels & Traditions  EX Story of China Do the Right Thing Golden Age/The Ming DV 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow 6:30  NC  Black America Vintage Omaha The Criminal Justice System  NC  Exploring with Christina Swarns North Carolina Climate Changes in the Carolinas


visit unctv.org  EX Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 8— More Dilemmas DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Highway to the Future 9:00  TV American Masters: Ted Williams— The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived Premiere! Bob Costas, Wade Boggs and more help share the many sides of the baseball great. DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Grassy Balds: The Heart of Roan 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Cricket Farming  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England 10:00  TV POV The War To Be Her A girl disguises herself as a boy to play sports in a Talibancontrolled area of Pakistan.  NC  NOVA Treasures of the Earth: Metals  EX Midsomer Murders Death & Dreams, Part 2 10:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Mitchell’s Clothing 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Silent Stars Photo Album 11:30  TV BBC World News

Catch the Baseball Hall of Famer on American Masters: Ted Williams— The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived, Monday, July 23, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Loire: Chateau Country 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Cricket Farming  EX Wild Travels  EX Cruising the 8:00  TV Earth’s Three Gorges Natural Wonders— Visit scenic spots along Life at the Extremes China’s Yangtze River. Surviving Against the 8:30  NC  First in Future Odds People in Brazil, 9:00  TV No Passport Ethiopia, Laos, the Faroes Required and Switzerland push Chicago themselves to the limit.  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  NC  REEL SOUTH Photographer The State of Eugenics Watson Brown  EX New Scandinavian  EX Story of China Cooking The Last Empire/The Age Stockfish & Amber of Revolution DV 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s 9:30  NC  Poetry in America Real Food The New Colossus— Chinatown/Wilson Tang Emma Lazarus Nom Wah Tea Parlor 10:00  TV FRONTLINE 9:00  TV Andes: Kingdoms UN Sex Abuse Scandal of the Sky Investigate sex abuse by Experience astonishUN peacekeepers in the ing natural life. world’s conflict zones.  NC  Independent Lens  NC  Articulate No Mas Bebes (No More with Jim Cotter Babies) Follow Mexican 24 TUESDAY Gene Yang: Drawing American women who were on Knowledge sterilized at Los Angeles 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 10:30  NC  Arts in Context County+USC Medical  NC  BBC World News The Grit of Soul with Center. DV America Shen “Sunny” Jun  EX How To Cook Well  EX Taste of Louisiana with Rory O’Connell with Chef John Folse & Co. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour Beetroot & Raspberry Salad Fish Markets/Gaspergou—  EX Travelscope with Labnah Baton Rouge, LA In the Path of the 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s 6:30  NC  Nightly Conquistadors New Orleans Kitchen Business Report 1 1:30  TV BBC World News Tailgating Dishes that Score  EX Essential Pépin  EX In the Americas 10:00  TV NOVA Fine Finishes DV with David Yetman Treasures of the Earth: 7:00  TV Nightly Alaska: The Wilderness Power Business Report of the Volcanoes  NC  Beautiful Sin  NC  PBS NewsHour Couples struggling with in  EX Rick Steves’ Europe fertility try to get Costa Rica 25 WEDNESDAY Central Turkey to okay in vitro fertilization. 7:30  TV Flavor, NC 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Yan Can Cook: Sweet Potatoes  NC  BBC World News Spice Kingdom  EX Smart Travels— America 1 Belt, 1 Road, 1 World Europe with Rudy Maxa  EX Earth’s 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji Italy’s Veneto & Dolomites Natural Wonders— 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS 8:00  TV 10 Modern Marvels Life at the Extremes  NC  PBS NewsHour that Changed America Surviving with Animals  EX Two for the Road Take a whirlwind tour of Wildlife holds the key Searching for Balance engineering feats. to survival for people in in Beijing  NC  North Carolina northern Australia, northern 11:30  TV BBC World News Bookwatch Siberia and Vanuatu.  EX Travels with Darley Stephanie Powell Watts— Guadeloupe Islands No One Is Coming To Caribbean Escape Save Us July | 19


evening&weekend listings 26 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook Cooking for a Crowd 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Keens/Costata 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris Sidetrips 7:30  TV Our State Elizabeth Keckly/Great American Photographer  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Prague & Budapest 8:00  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Chemical Detecting Bugs  NC  Flavor, NC Old Mill of Guilford/ J. Peppers  EX Two for the Road Searching for Balance in Beijing 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Climate Changes in the Carolinas  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Pizza Party  EX Travels with Darley Hong Kong Island Hopping 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend 
  NC  A Chef’s Life The Buttermilk Belt  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Guatemala, Part 2 9:30  TV Great Scenic Railway Journeys Texas State Railroad  NC  Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Catfish—Lac des Allemands  EX Wild Travels 10:00  TV Great Continental Railway Journeys Vienna to Trieste  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Roadtrip Nation
 Know Where Home Is 10:30  NC  Our State Coast Protectors/Jackson House/Jim McPhail  EX Roadtrip Nation You Can Guide Your Future 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Santa Ynez Valley, CA 20­ | July

11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Reefs, Ruins& Revivals: Belize’s Melting Pot

11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Yakima: The Quest for Hops

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Cajun Cuisine of the Acadians 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Tailgating Dishes That Score 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Palestine 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Stockholm & Sweden 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home When You’re Smiling Sarah and Roy go to Sydney; James sorts his feelings out. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Southport 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Sweet Dough  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Andrea Bocelli— Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special The singer performs in Florence, Italy with conductor Zubin Mehta.  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Face of the Enemy 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  Breaking Big Roxane Gay  EX Travelscope Newfoundland— Winter/Summer

6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Jim Gardner Part 3 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Structured Bass 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Jordan Lake Crappie 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Hatteras Surf Fishing  EX Exploring North Carolina Salamanders as Canaries 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Tagging Expedition— Grey Trout  EX Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Rum, Cigars & Mozart 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX The Great British Baking Show Tarts 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Hunt Library/Lockwood Folly River/One Moment, One Meeting 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Series Finale: Best of Muse  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Plenty of Foods


visit unctv.org The spa is the serene scene to get Fit for Murder on Midsomer Murders, Saturday, July 28, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Henry Mancini— Johnny Mercer (1973)  NC  Classic Gospel Sandi Patty: Forever Grateful  EX Himalaya Connection Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake inspired better scientific understanding. DV 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Anniversary Party  NC  Woodsongs 10:30  TV Exploring  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Julian Lage & Chris North Carolina Travelscope Eldridge/Aoife O’Donovan Water in NC: Yesterday, La Joie De Vivre in Quebec  EX Cruising the Today & Tomorrow, Part 4 City, Canada DV Three Gorges  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy 1:30  NC  Exploring  Visit scenic spots along The Table Maker North Carolina China’s Yangtze River.  EX How To Cook Well Changing Sands 7:30  TV As Time Goes By with Rory O’Connell  EX Burt Wolf: Wedding Preparations Beetroot & Raspberry Salad Travels & Traditions 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders with Labnah Kansas City, Part 2 Fit for Murder 11:00  TV Growing a 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  Song of the Mountains Greener World Little Europe: San Marino, Dom Flemons/ Gardening for Butterflies & Monaco, Vatican City Darrell Webb Band Other Beneficial Insects  NC  First in Future  EX No Passport  NC  The Woodwright’s  EX Antiques Roadshow Required Shop with Roy Underhill Omaha, Part 3 Chicago Wedged Tusk Tenon DV 2:30  TV Travelscope 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts  EX Yan Can Cook: Brittany, France Lawnmower Racing Love Spice Kingdom  NC  Growing Bolder 9:00  TV Doctor Blake That Which Sustains Life Adventures in Mysteries 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Growing Bolder  A Good Drop Garden Home 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy  NC  Songs at the Center Keep It Simple The Stained Glassmaker— Cheley Tackett, Micah Kes  NC  The Woodwright’s Ekaterina Reier selring & Mandy Cook Shop with Roy Underhill  NC  Situation Report  EX Andes: Kingdoms Swedish Shrink Box DV  EX Finding Your Roots of the Sky  EX Lidia’s Kitchen The Vanguard with Experience astonishing Italian American Classics Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava natural life. oon  TV This American Land N DuVernay & Janet Mock 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Irrigation Revival, Partner 3:30  TV Rough Cut with Delta Music Experience, ships for National Parks Fine Woodworking Part 1—Bobby Rush, James  NC  Growing a Sunburst Walnut “Super Chikan” Johnson Greener World Veneer Pattern & Cedric Burnside Gardening for Butterflies &  NC  Firing Line with 1 0:00  TV Death in Paradise Other Beneficial Insects Margaret Hoover The Healer  EX Smart Travels— 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s  NC  Music City Roots Live Europe with Rudy Maxa Shop with Roy Underhill from the Factory Provence Staked Furniture DV Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley/ 12:30  TV America’s Heartland  NC  FRONT ROW Colin Linden/ Cowboy Musician Michael with Marc Rotterman Tommy Emmanuel Martin Murphey  EX History Detectives  EX Martin Clunes:  NC  Almanac Gardener WWII Tokyo Rose Disc Islands of Australia Growing Crinum Lilies/ 4:30  TV This Old House North & West Training Young Apple Trees Duct Dynasty 11:00  TV Coroner  EX In the Americas  NC  NC SPIN The Salcombe Selkie with David Yetman 5:00  TV Carolina  NC  Austin City Limits Peru: People of Outdoor Journal Alabama Shakes/ the Altiplano Live Baiting Spanish Vintage Trouble 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Morocco to Timbuktu: Vintage Omaha Weekend An Arabian Adventure  NC  Exploring  EX Life Writer/explorer Alice North Carolina Fish Morrison follows ancient Green Gift 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour “Salt Roads,” historically Weekend one of the world’s rich  NC  Washington Week est trading networks. July | 21


evening&weekend listings  EX Travelscope Fredericksburg, TX DV 6 AM  TV Nature Cat 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Closer to Truth  NC  Legends of Airpower Mind in the World: A General James Harold Tribute to Hubert Dreyfus Doolittle  EX History Detectives  EX Weekends WWII Tokyo Rose Disc with Yankee 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Best of New England  NC  Education Matters 1:00  TV Food Flirts 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Pretzel Meets Chocolate  NC  Firing Line with  NC  Song of the Mountains Margaret Hoover Dom Flemons/  EX Antiques Roadshow Darrell Webb Band Omaha, Part 3  EX Doc Martin 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Listen with Mother  NC  Consuelo Mack 1:30  TV Food Flirts WealthTrack What Is a Food Incubator? 8:00  TV Curious George 2:00  TV America’s  NC  Carolina Test Kitchen from Business Review Cook’s Illustrated  EX Genealogy Roadshow Summer Cookout Detroit  NC  Songs at the Center 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Cheley Tackett, Micah  NC  Market to Market Kesselring & Mandy Cook 9:00  TV This Old House  EX Doc Martin Duct Dynasty Departure  NC  Washington Week 2:30  TV Cook’s Country  EX Cruising the BBQ Thighs & Three Gorges Fried Peach Pies Visit scenic spots along  NC  Sun Studio Sessions China’s Yangtze River. Delta Music Experience, 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Part 1—Bobby Rush, James Window Gap, Solar “Super Chikan” Johnson Drinking Water & Cedric Burnside  NC  FRONT ROW 3:00  TV Sara’s with Marc Rotterman Weeknight Meals 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Build a Better Burger American Dance  NC  Music City Roots Live Festival Dancers from the Factory  NC  NC SPIN Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley/  EX Story of China Colin Linden/ The Last Empire/ Tommy Emmanuel The Age of Revolution DV  EX Masterpiece Classic: 10:30  TV SciTech Now Downton Abbey North Carolina Season 4, Part 8— Laser-Branded Foods More Dilemmas DV  NC  North Carolina 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Bookwatch Sweet and Savory Stephanie Powell Watts— 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s No One Is Coming to New Orleans Kitchen Save Us Seriously Good Shellfish 11:00  TV North Carolina  NC  First in Future Bookwatch 4:30  TV Yan Can Cook: Stephanie Powell Watts— Spice Kingdom No One Is Coming to Tea Time! Save Us  NC  Situation Report  NC  Articulate  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with Jim Cotter England’s Cornwall Heidi Latsky, Gary Baseman 5:00  TV Washington Week & Bang on a Can  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Weekend Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Midsomer Murders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show The Dogleg Murders Editorial Cartoonist 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Dwane Powell Weekend oon  TV FRONT ROW N  NC  BBC Newsnight with Marc Rotterman 6 PM  TV Doc Martin  NC  Carolina Remember Me Outdoor Journal  NC  Black Issues Forum Structured Bass Visit unctv.org/bif.

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 EX Story of China The Last Empire/ The Age of Revolution DV 6:30  NC  Black America The New Civil Rights Movement with Rashad Robinson 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Home to Roost Elizabeth seizes the chance to battle Regina and Sir Richard at the prime minister’s dinner.  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Rusalka Kristine Opolais stars in Dvorak’s fairy-tale opera. 8:00  TV Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 7 Ross plays the game he despises.  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders— Life at the Extremes Surviving Against the Odds People in Brazil, Ethiopia, Laos, the Faroes and Switzerland push themselves to the limit. 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece A teacher mysteriously disappears. DV  EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Strange Parents 9:30  EX Nature’s Microworlds Them & Us 10:00  NC  Great Performances: Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine Iconic actress Helen Mirren is honored in 2017.  EX Life Birds 10:30  TV Vicious Freddie and Stuart await a guest at their awkward, eventful anniversary party. 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Omaha 11:30  TV EastEnders

30 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Israel 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life If You Can’t Beet ‘Em...  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Kansas City, Part 2 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Birmingham


visit unctv.org 9:00  TV No Passport Required Queens  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Special An Evening with John Hart & John Grisham  EX Buddha Explore the life of the Buddha DV 10:00  TV FRONTLINE An American Family Living Under ISIS Follow a woman who survived two years in ISIS-controlled Raqqa with her children. Enjoy the North Carolina Bookwatch Special: An Evening with John Hart & John Grisham, Tuesday, July 31, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter  NC  Exploring 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Ruebin Margolin Loves North Carolina From the Vineyard Special Making Waves Natural Symbols  EX Smart Travels— 10:30  NC  Arts in Context of the State Europe with Rudy Maxa Sacred Hearts See how  EX Masterpiece Classic: Oslo & Norway Carrie Rodriguez finds Downton Abbey 8:00  TV 10 Homes that inspiration from a 1940s Season 5, Part 1—Snubs DV Changed America Chicana singing sensation. 8:30  NC  Exploring Visit Thomas Jefferson’s 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS North Carolina Monticello and more  NC  PBS NewsHour Where Rivers Are Born transformational homes.  EX Travelscope 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  NC  North Carolina Churchill’s Beluga Whales Vintage Baltimore Bookwatch & Polar Bears  NC  Expeditions with James Dodson— 11:30  TV BBC World News Patrick McMillan The Range Bucket List  EX In the Americas The Rite of Spring  EX Richard Bangs’ with David Yetman 9:30  NC  SciTech Now Adventures with Purpose Panama’s Wild West North Carolina Pearl River Chemical Detecting Bugs Hong Kong, Macau  EX Masterpiece Classic: & Guangdong: Downton Abbey Quest for Harmony Season 5, Part 2—Changes 8:30  NC  First in Future DV

0:00  TV POV 1 Whose Streets? Citizens assert their right to live in this unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising.  NC  NOVA Treasures of the Earth: Power 10:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives WWII Tokyo Rose Disc 11:30  TV BBC World News

31 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Saltwater Fishing— Gulf of Mexico 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Essential Pépin Special Spuds DV 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Riviera: Cinque Terre

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